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6/12: You’ve Got Mail

If you’ve moved beyond snail mail, you’re not alone.  More than three-quarters of Americans have an email address.  Have we piqued your curiosity?  Here’s what else The Marist Poll found out.

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— 77% of U.S. residents have an email address.  23% do not.

— Most employed residents — 87% — report they personally have an email address.

— More, younger Americans — 90% — have their own email accounts compared with their older counterparts — 69%.

— Income is a determining factor.  95% of residents earning an annual salary of $50,000 or more have an email address.  66% of those earning less say the same.

Table:  Have Email Address?

Marist Poll Methodology

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  1. Sales Engineer

    July 19, 2009 at 11:09 am

    In the circles I move in, everybody has an email address, so the stats seemed rather low. But on reflection, there can’t be many children under, say, 7 with email addresses, nor those aged over 80. If those two groups and those who are seriously unwell are taken out of the count, you end up with a figure which will be far closer to 100%.

  2. Email Marketing Solutions

    July 7, 2009 at 9:13 am

    wow, those are some crazy statistics, i had no idea that only richer people tended to have emails, it makes sense about the age, but some of those are shocking. thanks for the info.

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