43% of Americans have a tablet, an eReader, or both

These statistics go out the door if you enter a local coffee shop, of course.

One in three Americans now owns a tablet, or 35 percent of the population aged 16 and older. At the same time, one in four US citizens at least 16-years-old now owns an e-reader. Mixing up these two device types, 43 percent of adults in the country have a tablet or an e-book reader.

The latest figures come from Pew’s ongoing Internet & American Life survey. Here’s the breakdown over the last three years:

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