Moline is an economically diverse area with both blue- and white-collar residents working in administrative support and sales roles. They enjoy short commutes and are well-educated. The upper-middle income residents are also ethnically diverse with nearly 17% of residents considering themselves to be Hispanic or Latino descent. They rely on their high-speed internet service to connect with the community. Compared with 95% of Illinois, 100% of Moline has access to high-speed internet services.
Connection options in Moline are limited. Mediacom offers cable internet services to 100% of Moline residents. AT&T reaches 97% of area residents with DSL service. Both suppliers have a monopoly on their respective services and residents do not yet have a fiber optics option.
Business users are beginning to have access to fiber optics. Currently, 3% of commercial users in the area can connect with Zayo Group and this is likely to expand.