Almost half (44%) of US homes are now mobile phone only

Monday 6 April 2015 | 09:38 CET | News
The number of US adults living in households with mobile phones but not landline phones has growth by 70 percent since 2010 to 44 percent, data from GfK revealed, covering the fall of 2014. Roughly two-thirds (64%) of Millennials (born 1977-1994) are without landlines, while 60 percent of Hispanics live in mobile-phone-only homes. The figure goes to 45 percent for Generation X (born 1965-1976), 32 percent for Baby Boomers (1946-1965) and 13 percent for Pre-Boomers. People living in mobile-only households are fairly evenly represented in the West (47%), Midwest (45%) and South (48%) but are

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Countries: United States
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