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<strong>9. Austin, Texas</strong>

Population: 717,448
WiFi Hot Spots: 35.4/100K residents
Internet Users accessing at least 5 times daily: 22.5 percent

Austin residents spend an annual average of $224.50 on hardware and $32.24 on software. Nearly 9 percent use the Internet away from home, which is 37.1 percent above average. 21.1 percent use the Internet for financial transactions (29 percent above average) and 45.9 percent have broadband connections, which is 16.1 percent above average.

Source: Symantec Corp. and Sperling’s BestPlacesPhoto: WikiMedia Commons | Zereshk