Document Number: 3503Home Computers and Internet Use in the United States: August 2000 - The proportion of households with computers has increased more than fivefold since the Census Bureau began collecting data on computer ownership in 1984. This report offers a quick look at the trends and characteristics of computer use in the United States. The report asserts that schools "level the playing field" by giving computer access to children who have no computers at home. It includes information according to income level, ethnicity, age, educational attainment and region. (U.S. Department of Commerce, September 2001)...