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Overview of internet satisfaction and availability in Washington

Internet providers received an average satisfaction rating of 3.6 out of 5 stars from customers in Washington.

That ranks Washington 37th nationwide for internet customer satisfaction.

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Internet customer satisfaction in Washington

 3.6/5 average customer satisfaction rating
 37th national ranking for customer satisfaction

$66.96 average price per payment for internet, per household

87.6% of the time, advertised speeds meet household needs

3.6/5 average customer service rating of internet services

3.6/5 average reliability rating of services state-wide

7,887,965 people

2.67 average people per household

$77,250 average income per household

42 average age per household

56% of population employed


5% higher than national average

Ranked 7th nationally


10% lower than national average

Ranked 38th nationally


7% higher than national average

Ranked 43rd nationally


9% higher than national average

Ranked 8th nationally

Average download speed
125.8 Mbps

6.05% lower than national average
Ranks 26th nationally

Average upload speed
35.4 Mbps

47.15% lower than national average
Ranks 46th nationally
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Fastest internet providers in Washington

Provider Avg download speed Avg upload speed Availability Order online
XFINITY 188.26 Mbps 20.96 Mbps 95.8% View Plans for Xfinity
Google Fiber Webpass 175.23 Mbps 182.67 Mbps 38.08% View Plans for Google Fiber Webpass
Spectrum 136.08 Mbps 13.57 Mbps 92.27% View Plans for Spectrum
Hood Canal Communications 135.16 Mbps 81.33 Mbps 99.6% View Plans for Hood Canal Communications
Ziply Fiber 132.76 Mbps 148.63 Mbps 75.41% View Plans for Ziply Fiber
85% of people in Washington have access to 100Mbps or faster broadband, ranking 42nd nationally.

Internet by tech type

Internet tech type Avg download speed % of people with access % availability Learn more
5G Home 179.51 Mbps 84.96% 82.86% See all providers
Cable 1103.04 Mbps 81.94% 76.57% See all providers
DSL 254.43 Mbps 58.62% 74.11% See all providers
Fiber 1637.88 Mbps 67.15% 60.74% See all providers
Fixed Wireless 99.38 Mbps 44.41% 86.06% See all providers
LTE Home 99 Mbps 15.94% 99% See all providers
Satellite 65.41 Mbps 85.09% 100% See all providers

Best cities for internet in Washington

Cities in Washington with the fastest internet

City Avg download speed Avg upload speed Fiber availability Fastest provider
Mukilteo 223.27 Mbps 38.48 Mbps 23% Astound Broadband
Spanaway 222 Mbps 18.13 Mbps 41% XFINITY
Maple Valley 208.64 Mbps 26.81 Mbps 73% XFINITY
Mountlake Terrace 208.59 Mbps 48.08 Mbps 25% Empower Broadband
Bonney Lake 206.27 Mbps 21.45 Mbps 29% XFINITY
Quincy 199.55 Mbps 323.19 Mbps 55% LocalTel Communications
Oak Harbor 193.08 Mbps 16.94 Mbps 9% XFINITY
Edmonds 190.9 Mbps 63.05 Mbps 27% XFINITY

Mukilteo is the best city in Washington for internet, shooting to the top of the list thanks to a combination of record-setting average download speeds, wide fiber-optic internet availability, and the presence of a reliable and well-rated internet provider. Spanaway and Maple Valley also earn top rankings, according to our data.

The most connected cities in Washington

City Population Percent with access to high speed internet Percent with access to fiber internet Percent with access to 3+ providers
Seattle 971,465 100% 99% 100%
Tacoma 339,400 100% 19% 100%
Spokane 363,290 100% 43% 100%
Vancouver 331,970 100% 100% 100%
Everett 168,067 100% 100% 100%
Bellevue 148,337 100% 100% 100%
Kent 164,177 100% 100% 100%
Olympia 186,858 100% 100% 100%

Seattle is the most internet-connected city in Washington. Seattle makes it to the top of the list due to the high number of its residents who have access not only to high-speed internet, but also to fiber internet specifically. A large number of Seattle's residents also have access to three or more internet providers—an uncommon number of options compared to the rest of the state. Tacoma and Spokane also make it to the top of our list.

Top cities in Washington


Population: 971,465

Median income: $97,131

84.77 Mbps
avg. download speed

36.83 Mbps
avg. upload speed

100% have access to high speed internet

99.5% have access to fiber internet

100% have access to 3 or more providers

Fastest ISP
Synergy Internet


Population: 363,290

Median income: $61,737

131.69 Mbps
avg. download speed

32.88 Mbps
avg. upload speed

100% have access to high speed internet

43.29% have access to fiber internet

100% have access to 3 or more providers

Fastest ISP


Population: 339,400

Median income: $70,085

156.25 Mbps
avg. download speed

22.38 Mbps
avg. upload speed

100% have access to high speed internet

19.27% have access to fiber internet

100% have access to 3 or more providers

Fastest ISP

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Methodology relies on proprietary and exclusive data to analyze the customer and provider trends presented on this page. We analyze millions of results from our speed test tool to determine average statewide speeds, fastest speeds, and availability. Our annual customer satisfaction survey provides us with data for developing the satisfaction rating. We also draw from data provided to us directly by internet providers to determine available tech types and average speeds.

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