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Study: Nevada city ranks in slowest US cities for internet

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Posted at 8:44 AM, Apr 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-27 13:39:32-04

ELKO (KTNV) — A Nevada city has ranked among the top cities nationwide for slowest internet, according to a newly-released report.

The internet provider comparison website HighSpeedInternet.com reports Elko is sixth on the list when it comes to U.S. cities with slow internet.

No Nevada cities ranked in the top for fastest internet speeds.

Data analysts at HighSpeedInternet.com looked at data from three million speed test tool results, then took the average internet speed of every city in the U.S.

The team then ranked the 2,939 cities from fastest to slowest. Here's what they found.

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CITIES WITH THE FASTEST INTERNET

  1. Whitestone, NY (138.4 Mbps)
  2. Elkridge, MD (114.0 Mbps)
  3. Merrick, NY (112.0 Mbps)
  4. Odenton, MD (109.9 Mbps)
  5. Halethorpe, MD (109.0 Mbps)
  6. Pasadena, MD (108.3 Mbps)
  7. Somerset, NJ (107.8 Mbps)
  8. Pacifica, CA (106.5 Mbps)
  9. Merchantville, NJ (106.4 Mbps)
  10. Long Island City, NY (105.8 Mbps)

CITIES WITH THE SLOWEST INTERNET

  1. Stowe, VT (7.3 Mbps)
  2. Española, NM (7.7 Mbps)
  3. Ville Platte, LA (7.8 Mbps)
  4. Oneonta, AL (8.6 Mbps)
  5. Kingston, WA (9.2 Mbps)
  6. Elko, NV (9.5 Mbps)
  7. Foley, AL (10.1 Mbps)
  8. New Richmond, WI (10.2 Mbps)
  9. Wasilla, AK (10.4 Mbps)
  10. Vashon, WA (10.9 Mbps)

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