Chart A-2: Percent of U.S. Households with a Telephone
By Income

1984-1998 (Selected Years)

Household Income

1984

1989

1994

1997

1998

Under $5,000

71.8

75.8

75.7

76.3

78.7

5,000 - 9,999

84.6

84.3

85.1

84.8

85.2

10,000 14,999

90.7

90.1

90.8

90.4

89.0

15,000 19,999

94.1

93.3

93.3

92.2

92.8

20,000 24.999

95.6

95.9

94.6

95.1

94.1

25,000 34,999

97.4

97.8

97.2

96.3

96.2

35,000 49,999

99.0

98.9

98.4

97.8

97.8

50,000 74,999

99.5

99.4

99.1

98.6

97.9

75,000+

99.1

99.7

99.0

98.8

98.9