January 11, 2017

Who owns cellphones and smartphones

% of U.S. adults who own the following devices

Any cellphone Smartphone Cellphone, but not smartphone
Total 95% 77% 18%
Men 96% 78% 18%
Women 94% 75% 19%
White 94% 77% 17%
Black 94% 72% 23%
Hispanic 98% 75% 23%
Ages 18-29 100% 92% 8%
30-49 99% 88% 11%
50-64 97% 74% 23%
65+ 80% 42% 38%
Less than high school graduate 92% 54% 39%
High school graduate 92% 69% 23%
Some college 96% 80% 16%
College graduate 97% 89% 8%
Less than $30,000 92% 64% 29%
$30,000-$49,999 95% 74% 21%
$50,000-$74,999 96% 83% 13%
$75,000+ 99% 93% 6%
Urban 95% 77% 17%
Suburban 96% 79% 16%
Rural 94% 67% 27%

Source: Survey conducted Sept. 29-Nov. 6, 2016.

Pew Research Center