This just in from the Census Bureau, from the November 2009 Current Population Survey.
My chart from Census data.
Householders with less education are less likely to use Internet at home, as are Latinos and Blacks, compared with Whites and Asians. For their children, this represents unequal access to a valuable resource. If it also meant they got more fresh air and sunshine instead, that would be one thing, but I don’t think that’s the case — instead, “Most young children who spend time at home on computer-based activities spend no less time on activities such as reading, sports or outside play than children without home computers.” But kids who aren’t on the computer are more likely to be watching TV.