Community & Work Disparities
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Percentage of People with and without Disabilities Age 25 and Above with a Bachelor's Degree or Higher in Tennessee

With Disabilities with a Bachelor's Degree or Higher in Tennessee Counties have been grouped using the US state quartile ranges and Tennessee is in the third quartile with a value of 11.7%. The following cities in Tennessee have the value, Memphis 13.4% & Nashville 17.6%. With Disabilities with a Bachelor's Degree or Higher Memphis, 13.4%Nashville, 17.6% Without Disabilities with a Bachelor's Degree or Higher in Tennessee Counties have been grouped using the US state quartile ranges and Tennessee is in the third quartile with a value of 11.7%. The following cities in Tennessee have the value, Memphis 13.4% & Nashville 17.6%.Without Disabilities with a Bachelor's Degree or Higher Memphis, 28.2%Nashville, 41.7%

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 bachelor's degree or higher 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 Bachelor's Degree or Higher by Region
Region With Disabilities with a Bachelor's Degree or HigherWithout Disabilities with a Bachelor's Degree or Higher
United States15.7%33.6%
Tennessee11.7%29.2%
Memphis13.4%28.2%
Nashville17.6%41.7%