Percentage of adults in the United States who use social networks as of January 2018, by educational background

Share of U.S. adults who use social media 2018, by education This statistic shows the share of adults in the United States who were using social networks as of January 2018, sorted by educational background. During that period of time, 79 percent of adults who had graduated college used social networks. In 2018, more than two thirds quarters of the United States population had a social media profile.
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Share of U.S. adults
High school grad or less60%
Some college72%
College grad79%
Share of U.S. adults
High school grad or less60%
Some college72%
College grad79%
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This statistic shows the share of adults in the United States who were using social networks as of January 2018, sorted by educational background. During that period of time, 79 percent of adults who had graduated college used social networks. In 2018, more than two thirds quarters of the United States population had a social media profile.
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Release date
March 2018
Region
United States
Survey time period
January 2018
Age group
18 years and older
Special properties
who use at least one social media site
Method of interview
Telephone interview

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