Tuesday Trivia: Cellphone usage in America

Johnson City Press • Mar 13, 2018 at 8:00 AM

You love your cellphones, and a lot of them are smartphones. The Pew Research Center says more American adults than ever are using cellphones and smart phones.

• All American adults: 95 percent own any kind of cellphone. 77 percent own smartphones. One-third live in a household with three or more smartphones.

• Americans 65 and older: 85 percent own any kind of cellphone. 46 percent own smartphones.

• Rural American adults: 91 percent own cellphones. 65 percent own smartphones.

• In 2002, 62 percent of Americans owned cellphones.

• In 2011 (first year of available data), 35 percent of Americans owned smartphones.

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