According to the latest Pew Report, 56% of U.S. adults now own a smartphone. Plus a majority of those in the 18 to 24 year old demographic have a shiny new smartphone. That is more than half of the population in the U.S.
Overall, 91% of Americans own a cellphone. This is a huge increase from the 35% of Americans that said they owned a smartphone in the spring of 2011 and is also up from the 46% seen last year. This year’s report also reveals that a majority of smartphone owners in the U.S. have attended college with 78% of them earning more than $75,000 a year.
79% of those in the 18 to 24 year old group owns a smartphone. On the other end of the spectrum, 18% of those over 65 are carrying a smartphone. Also of note, 40% of U.S. Apple iPhone owners say that they earn over $75,000 a year compared to the 31% of Android users who say that they earn the same amount.
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