Community & Work Disparities
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Percentage of People with and without Disabilities Age 25 and Above with a High School Diploma or GED in Louisiana

With Disabilities with a High School Diploma or GED in Louisiana Counties have been grouped using the US state quartile ranges and Louisiana is in the fourth quartile with a value of 36.6%. The following cities in Louisiana have the value, Baton Rouge 32.6% & New Orleans 28.0%.With Disabilities with a High School Diploma or GED Baton Rouge, 32.6%New Orleans, 28.0% Without Disabilities with a High School Diploma or GED in Louisiana Counties have been grouped using the US state quartile ranges and Louisiana is in the fourth quartile with a value of 36.6%. The following cities in Louisiana have the value, Baton Rouge 32.6% & New Orleans 28.0%.Without Disabilities with a High School Diploma or GED Baton Rouge, 26.1%New Orleans, 21.6%

Data source. , American Community Survey (ACS), 5 year Estimates. Table S1811, selected economic characteristics for the civilian noninstitutionalized population by disability status.
Calculation. Number of people aged 25 and over with a high school diploma or GED with/without a disability divided by the total number of people aged 25 and over with/without a disability. ACS Table S1811 provides these percentages.

Percentage of People with and without Disabilities Age 25 and Above with a High School Diploma or GED by Region
RegionWith Disabilities with a High School Diploma or GEDWithout Disabilities with a High School Diploma or GED
United States34.1%26.0%
Louisiana36.6%33.1%
Baton Rouge32.6%26.1%
New Orleans28.0%21.6%