The small city of Statesville is home to both blue- and white-collar workers. The lower-middle income residents are ethnically diverse. More than 10% of the population is from Latino or Hispanic descent. Residents rely on their internet services to connect with their neighbors and seek opportunities. 100% of Statesville residents can connect to high-speed services, compared with 91% of North Carolina.
Time Warner Spectrum reaches 100% of homes with cable internet and is the sole provider of that service in the area. AT&T provides DSL to 99% of residents. Yadtel reaches 1% of homes along I-40 and I-77 with DSL services.
Businesses have additional options. Megapath provides copper wire to 100% of businesses and DSL to 71% of commercial users. In addition, MCNC is introducing fiber optics to the commercial space, currently reaching 2% of business users. Level 3 Communications reaches 1% of the commercial internet market.