Wausau residents are well-educated and enjoy short commute times. The upper-middle class population is primarily white and Asian. They typically work in administrative support and sales occupations. A steady internet connection is important to Wausau resident to stay connected to both work and family responsibilities. Compared to just 86% of Wisconsin, 100% of Wausau residents have access to high-speed internet.
Frontier Fios reaches every Wausau resident with DSL connectivity and Charter reaches all Wausau homes with cable. Although fiber optics has not made an appearance, residents can get satellite internet from HughesNet.
A small percentage of the businesses can get copper wire from TW Telecom. Fiber optics is not yet available to businesses either.