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Wilkin County

Table of goal data by year
Year Rank 100/20 Mbps
2021 #47 of 87 77.06%
2020 #45 of 87 77.06%
2019 #34 of 87 80.84%
2018 #20 of 87 82.08%
2017 #20 of 87 80.84%
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Rank: 47 (out of 87) for access to 100/20 megabits per second (Mbps)

Broadband access in Wilkin County has actually decreased over the years. The access and ranking is decreasing. But at least the local policymakers seem to recognize the need for broadband. And the influx of federal money could present new opportunities.

Projected allocation of American Recovery Project ARP funds in Wilkin is $1,203,809; broadband is one possible use.

Wilkin County has the opportunity to invest in broadband with federal funding. That would help them reach ubiquitous broadband. They are a code red community.

Household Density

3.26

Number of Providers

8

As of 2019 · Source: MN DEED

Households with Device Access

Computer 86% 93.6%
statewide
Desktop or Laptop 76.1% 80.6%
statewide
Smartphone 4.2% 7.7%
statewide
Tablet 57.7% 63.8%
statewide
Other —% %
statewide

Has Worked with Blandin Foundation

No

Has Received MN Grant(s)

Yes

2017 – Advantenon – Rural Grant, Stevens and Wilkin Counties – Grant $316,554

Find more articles on broadband in Wilkin County (http://tinyurl.com/zh64v29)

Government Districts

U.S. Congress: CD 7

MN Senate: 12

MN House: 12A

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