Community & Work Disparities
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Percentage of Total Population with Disabilities, 2014

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Percentage of Total Population with Disabilities Color coded map of the United States.  States have been grouped into four quartile ranges. The first quartile ranges from 9.1% to 10.9% and includes the states Alaska, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Illinois, Maryland, Minnesota, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York & Utah.  The second quartile ranges from 11.0% to 12.0% and includes the states Arizona, Washington DC, Georgia, Hawaii, Iowa, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Nevada, South Dakota, Texas, Virginia, Wisconsin & Wyoming.  The third quartile ranges from 12.1% to 14.0% and includes the states Delaware, Florida, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Montana, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, United States, Vermont & Washington.  The fourth quartile ranges from 14.1% to 19.3% and includes the states Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Missouri, Mississippi, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee & West Virginia. Albuquerque 12.650124024Anchorage 9.8900332377Asheville 13.164825474Austin 8.7878163752Baltimore 15.367949807Baton Rouge 13.949745385Birmingham 16.499412089Boise 11.097889516Chicago 10.775793618Columbia 11.256221132Columbus 11.909608162Denver 9.6513621035Detroit 19.61817214Fresno 12.703974551Gastonia 15.536371395Greensboro 9.7948605636Houston 9.8788127278Indianapolis 13.368756616Lansing 16.850128496Las Vegas 12.651314048Little Rock 11.87460744Memphis 13.98733316Milwaukee 13.924558182Milwaukee 13.924558182Minneapolis 10.511491894Missoula 10.995777102Montgomery 15.526815175Nashville 11.477997635New Orleans 13.642527278Oakland 11.584593198Phoenix 9.4562895392Pittsburgh 13.827950283Portland 12.13351738Raleigh 7.774761573Richmond 15.501723799Riverside 9.2750309919Sacramento 13.289153459Salt Lake City 10.599301063San Francisco 10.459724808Santa Barbara 9.7848148107Seattle 9.0973139168Spokane 15.780985171St. Petersburg 13.410038257Tacoma 14.449720869Tampa 12.358678304Tucson 14.228185552Tulsa 14.316922598Urban Honolulu CDP 10.924352158Washington 11.122897506
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Data source. 2014, American Community Survey (ACS), 5 year Estimates. Table S1810, disability characteristics.
Calculation. Population age 18 to 64 with a disability divided by total population age 18 to 64.

Percentage of Total Population with Disabilities by region

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Percentage of Total Population with Disabilities by Region. Click on a state to view city data, where available.
RegionPercentage with Disabilities
United States12.3%
Alaska10.8%
Alabama16.1%
Arkansas16.7%
Arizona11.9%
California10.3%
Colorado10.3%
Connecticut10.6%
District of Columbia11.1%
Delaware12.1%
Florida13.1%
Georgia12.1%
Hawaii11.1%
Iowa11.4%
Idaho12.7%
Illinois10.6%
Indiana13.2%
Percentage of Total Population with Disabilities by Region. Click on a state to view city data, where available.
RegionPercentage with Disabilities
Kansas12.3%
Kentucky17.0%
Louisiana15.0%
Massachusetts11.3%
Maryland10.4%
Maine15.7%
Michigan13.9%
Minnesota10.3%
Missouri14.1%
Mississippi16.4%
Montana13.1%
North Carolina13.4%
North Dakota10.5%
Nebraska11.0%
New Hampshire11.8%
New Jersey10.2%
New Mexico14.3%
Percentage of Total Population with Disabilities by Region. Click on a state to view city data, where available.
RegionPercentage with Disabilities
Nevada12.1%
New York11.0%
Ohio13.5%
Oklahoma15.6%
Oregon14.2%
Pennsylvania13.3%
Rhode Island12.8%
South Carolina14.2%
South Dakota12.0%
Tennessee15.2%
Texas11.6%
Utah9.1%
Virginia11.0%
Vermont13.5%
Washington12.4%
Wisconsin11.4%
West Virginia19.3%
Wyoming12.0%
Percentage of Total Population with DisabilitiesPercentage of Total Population with DisabilitiesA bar chart listed in descending orderDetroit    19.61817214Lansing    16.850128496Birmingham    16.499412089Spokane    15.780985171Gastonia    15.536371395Montgomery    15.526815175Richmond    15.501723799Baltimore    15.367949807Tacoma    14.449720869Tulsa    14.316922598Tucson    14.228185552Memphis    13.98733316Baton Rouge    13.949745385Milwaukee    13.924558182Pittsburgh    13.827950283New Orleans    13.642527278St. Petersburg    13.410038257Indianapolis    13.368756616Sacramento    13.289153459Asheville    13.164825474Fresno    12.703974551Las Vegas    12.651314048Albuquerque    12.650124024Tampa    12.358678304United States    12.253880648Portland    12.13351738Columbus    11.909608162Little Rock    11.87460744Oakland    11.584593198Nashville    11.477997635Columbia    11.256221132Washington    11.122897506Boise    11.097889516Missoula    10.995777102Urban Honolulu CDP    10.924352158Chicago    10.775793618Salt Lake City    10.599301063Minneapolis    10.511491894San Francisco    10.459724808Anchorage    9.8900332377Houston    9.8788127278Greensboro    9.7948605636Santa Barbara    9.7848148107Denver    9.6513621035Phoenix    9.4562895392Riverside    9.2750309919Seattle    9.0973139168Austin    8.7878163752Raleigh    7.7747615730%5%10%15%20%