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BuffyGuide.com — The Complete Buffy Episode Guide
Visitor Demographics




The following are the results of a survey which was open to BuffyGuide.com visitors from January 2 - 16, 2002. Some of the questions were strictly to gather traditional demographics (age, gender, etc.), other questions were to gather information about their habits at this site, and others were more in the vein of fun and curiosity (such as which other TV shows visitors watch). A total of 4,597 visitors completed the survey.

Totals for submitted entries were as follows:



What is your gender?

Male - 1564 (34%)
Female - 3033 (66%)
 4597 total

What is your age?

13 or under - 77 (2%)
14 - 17 - 737 (16%)
18 - 21 - 917 (20%)
22 - 25 - 870 (19%)
26 - 30 - 857 (19%)
31 - 35 - 537 (12%)
36 - 40 - 270 (6%)
41 - 50 - 255 (6%)
51 - 60 - 69 (2%)
Over 60 - 8 (0%)
 4597 total

How long have you been using the internet?

Less than 6 months - 42 (1%)
6 to 12 months - 102 (2%)
1 to 3 years - 1230 (27%)
4 to 6 years - 2141 (47%)
7 years or more - 1075 (23%)
 4590 total

How many hours per week do you access the internet (including email) for fun/play?

Less than 1 hour/week - 77 (2%)
1 to 5 hours/week - 942 (20%)
5 to 10 hours/week - 1340 (29%)
10 to 20 hours/week - 1241 (27%)
21 to 40 hours/week - 689 (15%)
Over 40 hours/week - 308 (7%)
 4597 total

What do you primarily use the internet for? Check all that apply.

Work/business related purposes - 1871 (41%)
Communication with others for work/business/school/"serious" purposes - 2092 (46%)
Socializing (communicating with others for fun) - 2655 (58%)
Entertainment - 4092 (89%)
Education/school related purposes - 2039 (44%)
Shopping/gathering product information - 2170 (47%)
Gathering information for personal needs - 2720 (59%)
Wasting time - 2712 (59%)
Other - 629 (14%)
 4597 total

From which location(s) do you primarily access the internet? Check all that apply.

Home (including a home office) - 4210 (92%)
Work - 1691 (37%)
School - 1039 (23%)
Public terminal (i.e. library, cybercafe, etc.) - 258 (6%)
Other - 117 (3%)
 4597 total

Please indicate your highest level of education completed:

Grammar School - 287 (6%)
High School or equivalent - 897 (20%)
Vocational/Technical/Associate's degree (2 year) - 235 (5%)
Some College - 1067 (23%)
Bachelor Degree (BA, BS) - 1333 (29%)
Master Degree (MA, MS) - 424 (9%)
Doctoral Degree (Ph.D.) - 120 (3%)
Other - 145 (3%)
Rather not say - 89 (2%)
 4597 total

Which best describes your employment status?

Employed - 2184 (48%)
Employed student - 897 (20%)
Unemployed student - 1099 (24%)
Unemployed - 247 (5%)
Retired - 28 (1%)
Rather not say - 142 (3%)
 4597 total

Please indicate your current household income in U.S. dollars. (currency conversion)

Under $10,000 - 461 (10%)
$10,000-$19,999 - 326 (7%)
$20,000-$29,999 - 480 (11%)
$30,000-$39,999 - 481 (11%)
$40,000-$49,999 - 353 (8%)
$50,000-$74,999 - 503 (11%)
$75,000-$99,999 - 266 (6%)
Over $100,000 - 279 (6%)
Rather not say - 1314 (29%)
 4463 total

What is your current marital status?

Single - 2828 (62%)
Living with a partner - 291 (6%)
Committed, unmarried - 349 (8%)
Married - 860 (19%)
Separated - 29 (1%)
Divorced - 99 (2%)
Widowed - 13 (0%)
Rather not say - 109 (2%)
 4578 total

Which of the following best describes you?

Caucasian/White - 3854 (84%)
Hispanic/Latino - 111 (2%)
African American - 77 (2%)
Asian/Pacific Islander - 182 (4%)
Multiracial - 134 (3%)
Other - 97 (2%)
Rather not say - 128 (3%)
 4583 total

Where is your primary home?

USA - 3900 (85%)
Canada - 178 (4%)
Europe - 363 (8%)
Australia or New Zealand - 133 (3%)
Asia - 7 (0%)
Middle East - 3 (0%)
South America - 3 (0%)
Central America - 1 (0%)
Mexico - 3 (0%)
Africa - 4 (0%)
Other - 1 (0%)
Rather not say - 2 (0%)
 4597 total

Which of the following best describes the area you live in?

Urban - 1575 (35%)
Suburban - 2385 (52%)
Rural - 598 (13%)
 4558 total

How many hours per week do you watch television?

Less than 1 hour/week - 35 (1%)
1 to 5 hours/week - 795 (17%)
5 to 10 hours/week - 1493 (32%)
10 to 20 hours/week - 1461 (32%)
21 to 40 hours/week - 629 (14%)
Over 40 hours/week - 184 (4%)
 4597 total

Which of the following television shows, if any, do you watch regularly? Check all that apply.

Buffy the Vampire Slayer - 4568 (99%)
Angel - 3150 (69%)
Friends - 2143 (47%)
The Simpsons - 2003 (44%)
ER - 1207 (26%)
Sex and the City - 989 (22%)
Charmed - 939 (20%)
Roswell - 801 (17%)
Ally McBeal - 769 (17%)
Smallville - 755 (16%)
Dark Angel - 730 (16%)
Gilmore Girls - 634 (14%)
Dawson's Creek - 633 (14%)
The Sopranos - 610 (13%)
Seventh Heaven - 381 (8%)
Everybody Loves Raymond - 380 (8%)
Other - 2256 (49%)
 4597 total

How often do you see movies (at a movie theater)?

Weekly - 626 (14%)
Monthly - 1942 (42%)
A few times per year - 1714 (37%)
About once per year - 201 (4%)
Less than once per year - 179 (4%)
 4597 total

Which of the following movies, if any, did you see in the theater last year? Check all that apply.

Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring - 2505 (54%)
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone - 2318 (50%)
Shrek - 2133 (46%)
The Mummy Returns - 1746 (38%)
Lara Croft: Tomb Raider - 1521 (33%)
American Pie 2 - 1408 (31%)
Planet of the Apes - 1391 (30%)
Legally Blonde - 1271 (28%)
Monsters, Inc. - 1157 (25%)
Hannibal - 1081 (24%)
Pearl Harbor - 1037 (23%)
A.I. - 957 (21%)
Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back - 935 (20%)
Ocean's Eleven - 912 (20%)
A Knight's Tale - 902 (20%)
America's Sweethearts - 899 (20%)
Cats and Dogs - 629 (14%)
The Fast and the Furious - 616 (13%)
Valentine - 531 (12%)
Rat Race - 428 (9%)
 4597 total

How often do you visit BuffyGuide.com?

This is my first visit - 470 (10%)
Daily - 891 (19%)
Weekly - 1961 (43%)
Occasionally - 1275 (28%)
 4597 total

Which of the following is the most accurate description of your status at the BuffyGuide.com forums?

I am registered at the forums and visit regularly - 368 (8%)
I am registered at the forums and visit occasionally - 1052 (23%)
I am NOT registered at the forums, but I visit regularly - 552 (12%)
I am NOT registered at the forums, but I visit occasionally - 457 (10%)
I have looked at the forums once or twice, but didn't go back/register - 462 (10%)
I have never been to the forums at this site - 1691 (37%)
 4582 total

Do you have BuffyGuide.com in your favorites/bookmarks?

Yes - 3352 (73%)
No - 1227 (27%)
 4579 total

How long have you been watching Buffy the Vampire Slayer?

Since it began (season 1) - 2095 (46%)
Since Season 2 - 678 (15%)
Since Season 3 - 591 (13%)
Since Season 4 - 448 (10%)
Since Season 5 (last season) - 333 (7%)
Just started this season - 452 (10%)
 4597 total

How many people (in real life) do you know who are BtVS fans?

No one or nearly no one - 630 (14%)
A few - 2871 (62%)
Lots - most or all of my friends and/or family watch it - 1096 (24%)
 4597 total

How much of a BtVS fan do you consider yourself?

I'm a die hard fan, possibly obsessed - 2301 (50%)
I'm a big fan - 1892 (41%)
I'm a fan, but not in a big way - 376 (8%)
I watch the show casually, but I'm not sure I'd call myself a fan - 28 (1%)
 4597 total

Which of the following, if any, are you generally interested in (BtVS aside)? Check all that apply.

Sci-Fi - 2998 (65%)
Horror - 2093 (46%)
Vampires (novels, movies, history, etc.) - 2493 (54%)
Drama - 3359 (73%)
Comedy - 3865 (84%)
 4549 total

Survey was powered by EventHandler Pro v3.6.

 
 
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