How Many People Have Cable?

How many people have cable in the United States?
There are approximately 311,822,916 people in the U.S. according to the U.S. Census Bureau(as of Jul 23, 2011).

About 51% of U.S. households have cable, with this information we can do the following math:
311,822,916 * (51%) = 159,029,687

STATISTICS
U.S. Population: 311,822,916
U.S. Households: 114,825,428
Percentage of Households with Cable: 51%
Households with Cable: 81,105,141
People with Cable: 159,029,687


FUN FACTS
Around 23 million people use Netflix, making it one of the largest cable companies, if not the largest(and it's not even a cable company.)
HELPFUL LINKS
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