Cell Phone Ownership Among Teenagers

Mobile phone ownership among teenagers is on the rise. In August of last year, a Pew Internet study had put the number of cell phone toting teens in US at 71% (2008 data). How much has changed since then? Here are statistics from the latest Pew report

Children in 12-17 age group owning a cell phone : 75%

Cell Phone Ownership Among Teens By Age
12 : 58%
13 : 73%
14 : 76%
15 : 79%
16 : 82%
17 : 83%

Cell Phone Ownership Among Teens By Family Income
< $30K : 59% $30K-$50K : 76% $50K-$75K : 73% $75K+ : 87%