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Percentage of People with and without Disabilities That Are Employed, Age 18 to 64 in United States

With a Disability That Are Employed in United States Counties have been grouped using the US state quartile ranges and United States is in the third quartile with a value of 33.8%. The following cities in United States have the value, Anchorage 46.6%, Asheville 35.2%, Austin 48.4%, Baltimore 26.0%, Baton Rouge 36.9%, Birmingham 24.5%, Boise 38.2%, Chicago 29.3%, Columbia 34.7%, Columbus 37.6%, Denver 38.4%, Detroit 18.7%, Fresno 29.9%, Gastonia 30.7%, Greensboro 31.8%, Honolulu CDP 43.4%, Houston 37.6%, Indianapolis 34.5%, Lansing 35.0%, Las Vegas 36.0%, Little Rock 34.5%, Memphis 29.5%, Milwaukee 29.0%, Minneapolis 38.9%, Missoula 44.8%, Montgomery 28.5%, Nashville 39.6%, New Orleans 29.7%, Oakland 33.8%, Phoenix 34.2%, Pittsburgh 32.6%, Portland 37.7%, Raleigh 43.6%, Richmond 34.7%, Riverside 31.3%, Sacramento 31.1%, Salt Lake City 44.1%, San Francisco 37.7%, Santa Barbara 40.2%, Seattle 44.2%, Spokane 31.7%, St. Petersburg 29.0%, Tacoma 37.7%, Tampa 33.6%, Tucson 35.7%, Tulsa 37.2% & Washington 32.1%.With a Disability That Are Employed Albuquerque, 33.8%Anchorage, 46.6%Asheville, 35.2%Austin, 48.4%Baltimore, 26.0%Baton Rouge, 36.9%Birmingham, 24.5%Boise, 38.2%Chicago, 29.3%Columbia, 34.7%Columbus, 37.6%Denver, 38.4%Detroit, 18.7%Fresno, 29.9%Gastonia, 30.7%Greensboro, 31.8%Houston, 37.6%Indianapolis, 34.5%Lansing, 35.0%Las Vegas, 36.0%Little Rock, 34.5%Memphis, 29.5%Milwaukee, 29.0%Minneapolis, 38.9%Missoula, 44.8%Montgomery, 28.5%Nashville, 39.6%New Orleans, 29.7%Oakland, 33.8%Phoenix, 34.2%Pittsburgh, 32.6%Portland, 37.7%Raleigh, 43.6%Richmond, 34.7%Riverside, 31.3%Sacramento, 31.1%Salt Lake City, 44.1%San Francisco, 37.7%Santa Barbara, 40.2%Seattle, 44.2%Spokane, 31.7%St. Petersburg, 29.0%Tacoma, 37.7%Tampa, 33.6%Tucson, 35.7%Tulsa, 37.2%Washington, 32.1% Without a Disability That Are Employed in United States Counties have been grouped using the US state quartile ranges and United States is in the third quartile with a value of 33.8%. The following cities in United States have the value, Anchorage 46.6%, Asheville 35.2%, Austin 48.4%, Baltimore 26.0%, Baton Rouge 36.9%, Birmingham 24.5%, Boise 38.2%, Chicago 29.3%, Columbia 34.7%, Columbus 37.6%, Denver 38.4%, Detroit 18.7%, Fresno 29.9%, Gastonia 30.7%, Greensboro 31.8%, Honolulu CDP 43.4%, Houston 37.6%, Indianapolis 34.5%, Lansing 35.0%, Las Vegas 36.0%, Little Rock 34.5%, Memphis 29.5%, Milwaukee 29.0%, Minneapolis 38.9%, Missoula 44.8%, Montgomery 28.5%, Nashville 39.6%, New Orleans 29.7%, Oakland 33.8%, Phoenix 34.2%, Pittsburgh 32.6%, Portland 37.7%, Raleigh 43.6%, Richmond 34.7%, Riverside 31.3%, Sacramento 31.1%, Salt Lake City 44.1%, San Francisco 37.7%, Santa Barbara 40.2%, Seattle 44.2%, Spokane 31.7%, St. Petersburg 29.0%, Tacoma 37.7%, Tampa 33.6%, Tucson 35.7%, Tulsa 37.2% & Washington 32.1%.Without a Disability That Are Employed Albuquerque, 75.6%Anchorage, 80.6%Asheville, 79.7%Austin, 79.1%Baltimore, 70.2%Baton Rouge, 71.7%Birmingham, 69.8%Boise, 79.8%Chicago, 72.7%Columbia, 67.1%Columbus, 77.8%Denver, 79.7%Detroit, 58.2%Fresno, 67.6%Gastonia, 74.9%Greensboro, 72.9%Houston, 75.0%Indianapolis, 76.9%Lansing, 74.6%Las Vegas, 73.1%Little Rock, 74.9%Memphis, 71.9%Milwaukee, 73.1%Minneapolis, 80.8%Missoula, 78.5%Montgomery, 73.3%Nashville, 79.3%New Orleans, 70.2%Oakland, 75.2%Phoenix, 73.4%Pittsburgh, 72.7%Portland, 78.4%Raleigh, 78.0%Richmond, 73.4%Riverside, 68.6%Sacramento, 71.6%Salt Lake City, 78.3%San Francisco, 79.3%Santa Barbara, 79.0%Seattle, 80.8%Spokane, 72.4%St. Petersburg, 76.4%Tacoma, 74.6%Tampa, 72.3%Tucson, 72.0%Tulsa, 76.9%Washington, 75.8%

Data source. , American Community Survey (ACS), 5 year Estimates. Table C18120, employment by disability status
Calculation. This percentage is calculated by dividing the number in each group (people with disabilities or people without disabilities) who are currently employed by the total population of each group.

Percentage of People with and without Disabilities That Are Employed, Age 18 to 64 by Region
RegionWith a Disability That Are EmployedWithout a Disability That Are Employed
United States34.6%75.4%
Albuquerque33.8%75.6%
Anchorage46.6%80.6%
Asheville35.2%79.7%
Austin48.4%79.1%
Baltimore26.0%70.2%
Baton Rouge36.9%71.7%
Birmingham24.5%69.8%
Boise38.2%79.8%
Chicago29.3%72.7%
Columbia34.7%67.1%
Columbus37.6%77.8%
Denver38.4%79.7%
Detroit18.7%58.2%
Fresno29.9%67.6%
Gastonia30.7%74.9%
Greensboro31.8%72.9%
Honolulu CDP43.4%77.7%
Houston37.6%75.0%
Indianapolis34.5%76.9%
Lansing35.0%74.6%
Las Vegas36.0%73.1%
Little Rock34.5%74.9%
Memphis29.5%71.9%
Milwaukee29.0%73.1%
Minneapolis38.9%80.8%
Missoula44.8%78.5%
Montgomery28.5%73.3%
Nashville39.6%79.3%
New Orleans29.7%70.2%
Oakland33.8%75.2%
Phoenix34.2%73.4%
Pittsburgh32.6%72.7%
Portland37.7%78.4%
Raleigh43.6%78.0%
Richmond34.7%73.4%
Riverside31.3%68.6%
Sacramento31.1%71.6%
Salt Lake City44.1%78.3%
San Francisco37.7%79.3%
Santa Barbara40.2%79.0%
Seattle44.2%80.8%
Spokane31.7%72.4%
St. Petersburg29.0%76.4%
Tacoma37.7%74.6%
Tampa33.6%72.3%
Tucson35.7%72.0%
Tulsa37.2%76.9%
Washington32.1%75.8%