Some interesting findings from a recent eMarketer article on US internet penetration and overall usage. Here are a few nuggets from the brief article.
On using the web for employment searches:
"According to comScore, 18.8 million people conducted online job searches in December 2008, a 51% increase in unique visitors compared with a year earlier."
On the male/female online balance:
"eMarketer projects that females will make up 51.8% of the US Internet population this year, and males 48.2%."
On US internet penetration:
"eMarketer estimates the US Internet population will grow to nearly 200 million users this year. By 2013, some 221 million people will be online."