Internet Master Plan: Adoption and Infrastructure Data by Neighborhood

data.cityofnewyork.us | Last Updated 7 Jan 2020

Key indicators of broadband adoption, service and infrastructure in New York City.</p> <b>Data Limitations:</b> Data accuracy is limited as of the date of publication and by the methodology and accuracy of the original sources. The City shall not be liable for any costs related to, or in reliance of, the data contained in these datasets.

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This dataset has the following 78 columns:

Column NameAPI Column NameData TypeDescriptionSample Values
Neighborhood Tabulation Area Code (NTA Code)neighborhood_tabulation_areatextFour (4) digit code assigned to neighborhoods to differentiate NYC's five boroughs.
Neighborhood Tabulation Area Name (NTA NAME)neighborhood_tabulation_area_1textNeighborhood name identifiers to differentiate NYC's five boroughs.
Borough Nameborough_nametextThe Borough of New York City where the attribute or asset is located in or referencing.
Total Populationtotal_populationnumberThe total number of persons based on 5 year American Community Survey estimates.
Population Density (per Sq. Mi.)population_density_per_sqnumberA ratio of the total number of persons per square mile.
Total Number of Householdstotal_number_of_householdsnumberThe total number of households per NTAs.
Area (Sq. Mi.)area_sq_minumberSquare miles of the NTA.
Street Mileagestreet_mileagenumberTotal length of publicly accessible streets in the NTA presented in miles.
Home Broadband Adoption (Percentage of Households)home_broadband_adoptionnumberPercentage of Households with a broadband internet service subscription by neighborhood. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) sets a standard for “broadband” as an internet service with a download speed of at least 25 megabits per second (Mbps) and an upload speed of at least 3 Mbps.
Home Broadband Adoption by Quartiles (High, Medium-High, Medium-Low, Low)home_broadband_adoption_bytextPercentage of Households with a broadband internet service subscription, categorized by quartiles (High, Medium-High, Medium-Low, Low). The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) sets a standard for “broadband” as an internet service with a download speed of at least 25 megabits per second (Mbps) and an upload speed of at least 3 Mbps. Quartile grouping is as follows: High, Medium-High, Medium-Low, Low. Data is sourced from the 2017 5 year American Community Survey estimates.
Mobile Broadband Adoption (Percentage of Households)mobile_broadband_adoptionnumberPercentage of Households in the neighborhood with a cellular data plan internet service subscription.
Mobile broadband adoption by Quartiles (High, Medium-High, Medium-Low, Low)mobile_broadband_adoption_1textPercentage of Households with a cellular data plan, categorized by quartiles (High, Medium-High, Medium-Low, Low).
Mobile Dependent Households (Percentage of Households)mobile_dependent_householdsnumberPercentage of Households with a cellular data plan and no other internet subscription.
Mobile Dependent Households Categorized by Quartiles (High, Medium-High, Medium-Low, Low)mobile_dependent_households_1textPercentage of Households with a cellular data plan and no other internet subscription, categorized as either above ('High') or below ('Low') the mean.
Residential Broadband Choice Average by NTAresidential_broadband_choicenumberThe average number of residential broadband internet service providers reported to be available per census block by neighborhood.
Residential Broadband Choice Average by Quartiles (High, Medium-High, Medium-Low, Low)residential_broadband_choice_1textThe average number of residential broadband internet service providers reported to be available per census block by neighborhood and categorized by quartile groups (High, Medium-High, Medium-Low, Low).
Commercial Fiber ISP Choice Average by NTAcommercial_fiber_isp_choicenumberThe average number of commercial fiber internet service providers reported to be available per census block by neighborhood.
Commercial Fiber Choice Average by Quartiles (High, Medium-High, Medium-Low, Low)commercial_fiber_choicetextThe average number of commercial fiber internet service providers reported to be available per census block by neighborhood and categorized by quartiles (High, Medium-High, Medium-Low, Low).
Commercial Fiber Max ISP Choice by NTAcommercial_fiber_max_ispnumberThe maximum number of commercial fiber internet service providers reported to be available per census block by neighborhood.
Commercial Fiber Max ISP Choice by Quartiles (High, Medium-High, Medium-Low, Low)commercial_fiber_max_isp_1textThe maximum number of commercial fiber internet service providers reported to be available per census block by neighborhood and categorized by quartiles (High, Medium-High, Medium-Low, Low).
Percentage of Blocks without a Commercial Fiber Providerpercentage_of_blocks_withoutnumberThe percentage of census blocks reported to have no commercial fiber internet service providers available by neighborhood.
Percentage of Blocks without a Commercial Fiber Provider by Quartilespercentage_of_blocks_without_1textThe average number of commercial fiber internet service providers reported to be available per census block by neighborhood and categorized by quartiles (High, Medium-High, Medium-Low, Low).
Percentage of Blocks with ISP Reported Speed Availability of >=25 Mbps (Broadband Speed)percentage_of_blocks_withnumberThe percentage of census blocks in the specified neighborhood which have been reported as having a maximum advertised downstream speed/bandwidth offered by the provider in the block for consumer service of equal to or greater than 25 megabits per second.
Percentage of Blocks with ISP Reported Speed Availability of >=900 Mbpspercentage_of_blocks_with_1numberThe percentage of census blocks in the specified neighborhood which have been reported as having a maximum advertised downstream speed/bandwidth offered by the provider in the block for consumer service of equal to or greater than 900 megabits per second.
Number of Public Computer Centers with free public Wi-Finumber_of_public_computernumberIndicates the number of public computer centers that offer public Wi-Fi within the specified NTA.
Public Wi-Fi in NYC Countpublic_wi_fi_in_nyc_countnumberIndicates the number of public Wi-Fi access points within the specified NTA.
Number of Free Public Wi-Fi Access Points in a Pedestrian Corridornumber_of_free_public_winumberIndicates the number of public Wi-Fi access points in a pedestrian corridor within the specified NTA.
Available Free Public Wi-Fi in a Pedestrian Corridor (Y/N)available_free_public_wicheckboxIndicates if a public Wi-Fi access point or points are available in a pedestrian corridor within the specified NTA.
Estimated Number of Businessesestimated_number_of_businessesnumberTotal Number of Businesses.
Number of Householdsnumber_of_householdsnumberTotal Number of Households.
Total Accountstotal_accountsnumberTotal Number of Business and Residential Accounts.
Account Densityaccount_densitynumberTotal Accounts per unit of Street Mileage.
Account Density Quartileaccount_density_quartiletextNTAs categorized based on the account density quartiles.
Population Projections 2050population_projections_2050number2030-2050 Socioeconomic and Demographic (SED) Population Forecasts.
Households Receiving Benefitshouseholds_receiving_benefitsnumberPublic assistance income provides cash payments to poor families or individuals and includes Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) and General Assistance (GA).
Estimated Lifeline Eligible Householdsestimated_lifeline_eligiblenumberEstimate of number of households eligible for the Lifeline Program, a federal program that lowers the monthly cost of phone and internet.
Supportive Housing (NYCDHS)supportive_housing_nycdhsnumberNumber of individuals for each shelter facility type, at the community district level.
Low-Income Housing (NYCHA)low_income_housing_nychanumberNumber of individuals in New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) apartments.
Presence of IBZspresence_of_ibzscheckboxWhether or not an Industrial Business Zone is present in the NTA.
Number of NYCHA Buildingsnumber_of_nycha_buildingsnumberNumber of the public housing buildings managed by the New York City Housing Authority in the NTA.
Number of Public Schoolsnumber_of_public_schoolsnumberNumber of the public school buildings managed by the New York City Department of Education in the NTA.
Number of DCAS Buildingsnumber_of_dcas_buildingsnumberNumber of the buildings managed by the Department of Citywide Administrative Services in the NTA.
Number of NYC H+H Buildingsnumber_of_nyc_h_h_buildingsnumberNumber of Health and Hospitals Corporation facilities in the NTA.
City Buildings with High Rooftops (7+ Floors) Capacity by Quartilecity_buildings_with_hightextBuildings that are owned, operated, or otherwise controlled by the City, or available for City use, that are higher than 6 floors in the NTA.
Street Furniture: FDNY Call Boxesstreet_furniture_fdny_callnumberNumber of FDNY Call Boxes in the NTA.
Street Furniture: Parking Pay Stationsstreet_furniture_parkingnumberNumber of parking pay stations in the NTA.
Street Furniture: Bus Stop Sheltersstreet_furniture_bus_stopnumberNumber of bus stop shelters in the NTA.
Street Furniture: Bike Sheltersstreet_furniture_bike_sheltersnumberNumber of bicycle parking shelters in the NTA.
Street Furniture: City Benchesstreet_furniture_city_benchesnumberNumber of City benches in the NTA.
LinkNYC Kioskslinknyc_kiosksnumberLocations where a LinkNYC Kiosk has been installed or (planned installations available on LinkNYC website).
WalkNYC Sign Locationswalknyc_sign_locationstextNumber of WalkNYC Sign Locations in the NTA.
Poles Reserved by Mobile Telecom Franchiseepoles_reserved_by_mobilenumberPoles that the City has reserved for use for the Mobile Telecommunications Franchise, without equipment installed.
Pole with Equipment Installed by Mobile Telecom Franchisepole_with_equipment_installednumberPoles in use for the Mobile Telecom Franchise, with equipment installed.
Density of Poles Reserved and with Equipment Installed for Mobile Telecom Franchisedensity_of_poles_reservednumberTotal poles, reserved by Mobile Telecom Franchisee with or without equipment installed, per street mile in the NTA.
Mobile Telecom Franchise Pole Density Level by Quartilemobile_telecom_franchisetextTotal poles, reserved by Mobile Telecom Franchisee with or without equipment installed, per street mile in the NTA. Classified as "Low", "Medium", or "High".
Empire City Subway Coverage (Percentage)empire_city_subway_coveragenumberTotal street coverage of conduits by NTA. Described as the ratio of ECS total mileage and the total street mileage in each NTA. Multiple conduits along the same route are not double counted in total mileage.
Empire City Subway Coverage (Quartile)empire_city_subway_coverage_1textECS coverage in quartiles except the areas with no ECS routing.
Percentage of Households with fewer than 3 broadband options availablepercentage_of_householdsnumberThe percentage of households in the NTA in census blocks that are shown as having fewer than three ISPs available with service options that meet the federal broadband standard.
Number of Fixed Wireless Providers Availablenumber_of_fixed_wirelessnumberNumber of Fixed Wireless providers, as reported to be operating in a given census block (which are aggregated to give NTA numbers)
Estimated Aerial Plant Coverage (Percentage)estimated_aerial_plantnumberEstimated portion of NTA currently with aerial fiber delivery mode.
Estimated Underground Plant Coverage (Percentage)estimated_underground_plantnumberEstimated portion of NTA currently with underground fiber delivery mode.
Geographic Variations in Fiber Delivery Modes by NTAgeographic_variations_intextThe relative delivery mode of fiber, above ground and underground, throughout NYC by NTA.
Estimated Underground Utility Conflict Volumeestimated_underground_utilitytextEstimated volume of Underground Utility Conflicts. Classified as "High", "Medium", and "Low".
Utility Pole Make-Ready - Estimated Required Number of Movesutility_pole_make_readynumberMoving of existing telecom utilities to create space on utility poles and the placement of strand placed between utility poles
Utility Pole Make-Ready - Estimated Relative Volumeutility_pole_make_ready_1textEstimated cost Utility Pole Make-Ready. Classified as "High", "Medium", and "Low"
NYC Internet Master Plan Open Access Infrastructure Cost Comparison Coefficientnyc_internet_master_plannumberInfrastructure cost comparison for NYC Internet Master Plan by NTA
NYC Internet Master Plan Open Access Infrastructure Cost Comparison Coefficient by Quartilenyc_internet_master_plan_1textInfrastructure cost comparison for NYC Internet Master Plan by NTA and grouped into quartiles.
Fiber Drops, Estimated Relative Costsfiber_drops_estimated_relativetextEstimated relative cost of connecting premises for fiber-to-the-premises broadband deployment. Classified as "High", "Medium", and "Low".
Indoor Cabling for Multiple Dwelling Units, Estimated Relative Costsindoor_cabling_for_multipletextEstimated relative cost of connecting households within apartment buildings in the neighborhood. Classified as "High", "Medium", and "Low".
Optimal for Unlicensed Millimeter Wave Fixed Wireless Access as a Residential Broadband Solutionoptimal_for_unlicensedtextWhether or not there are areas within the NTA assessed as potentially optimal for Unlicensed Millimeter Wave Fixed Wireless Access (mmWave-FWA) as a Residential Broadband Solution
Percentage Optimal for Unlicensed Millimeter Wave Fixed Wireless Access as a Residential Broadband Solutionpercentage_optimal_fornumberThe percentage of the NTA area assessed as potentially optimal for Unlicensed Millimeter Wave Fixed Wireless Access (mmWave-FWA) as a Residential Broadband Solution
Estimated number of radio sites for CBRS coverageestimated_number_of_radionumberThe number of sites needed to provide CBRS coverage within the NTA.
Estimated number of radio sites for mmWave coverage in optimal areasestimated_number_of_radio_1numberThe number of sites needed to provide mmWave coverage within the portion of the NTA projected to be feasible for mmWave-FWA deployment.
Sample of NTA Field Surveyed? (Y/N)sample_of_nta_field_surveyedtextField surveys involved walking a portion of an NTA and recording observations based on how certain broadband technologies could be deployed in those areas.
Reviewed for Underground Fiber-to-the-Premise? (Y/N)reviewed_for_undergroundtextField survey considered deployment of this broadband technology.
Reviewed for Aerial Fiber-to-the-Premise? (Y/N)reviewed_for_aerial_fibertextField survey considered deployment of this broadband technology.
Reviewed for Millimeter Wave Fixed Wireless Access? (Y/N)reviewed_for_millimeter_wavetextField survey considered deployment of this broadband technology.
Field Survey Findingsfield_survey_findingstextThe key findings from field survey.