Community & Work Disparities
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Percentage of People with a Self Care Disability in United States

Percentage of People with a Self Care Disability 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 2.8%. The following cities in United States have the value, Anchorage 2.2%, Asheville 3.0%, Austin 1.6%, Baltimore 2.9%, Baton Rouge 2.8%, Birmingham 3.6%, Boise 2.3%, Chicago 2.4%, Columbia 2.1%, Columbus 2.4%, Denver 1.8%, Detroit 5.8%, Fresno 3.0%, Gastonia 2.4%, Greensboro 2.2%, Houston 2.1%, Indianapolis 2.7%, Lansing 3.2%, Las Vegas 2.4%, Little Rock 2.6%, Memphis 2.7%, Milwaukee 3.4%, Minneapolis 2.0%, Missoula 2.1%, Montgomery 3.5%, Nashville 2.4%, New Orleans 3.0%, Oakland 3.0%, Phoenix 2.0%, Pittsburgh 2.5%, Portland 2.6%, Raleigh 1.6%, Richmond 2.8%, Riverside 2.3%, Sacramento 3.2%, Salt Lake City 1.6%, San Francisco 2.7%, Santa Barbara 1.9%, Seattle 1.7%, Spokane 2.9%, St. Petersburg 2.8%, Tacoma 2.9%, Tampa 2.4%, Tucson 3.0%, Tulsa 2.6%, Urban Honolulu CDP 2.2% & Washington 2.1%.Percentage of People with a Self Care Disability Albuquerque, 2.8%Anchorage, 2.2%Asheville, 3.0%Austin, 1.6%Baltimore, 2.9%Baton Rouge, 2.8%Birmingham, 3.6%Boise, 2.3%Chicago, 2.4%Columbia, 2.1%Columbus, 2.4%Denver, 1.8%Detroit, 5.8%Fresno, 3.0%Gastonia, 2.4%Greensboro, 2.2%Houston, 2.1%Indianapolis, 2.7%Lansing, 3.2%Las Vegas, 2.4%Little Rock, 2.6%Memphis, 2.7%Milwaukee, 3.4%Minneapolis, 2.0%Missoula, 2.1%Montgomery, 3.5%Nashville, 2.4%New Orleans, 3.0%Oakland, 3.0%Phoenix, 2.0%Pittsburgh, 2.5%Portland, 2.6%Raleigh, 1.6%Richmond, 2.8%Riverside, 2.3%Sacramento, 3.2%Salt Lake City, 1.6%San Francisco, 2.7%Santa Barbara, 1.9%Seattle, 1.7%Spokane, 2.9%St. Petersburg, 2.8%Tacoma, 2.9%Tampa, 2.4%Tucson, 3.0%Tulsa, 2.6%Urban Honolulu CDP, 2.2%Washington, 2.1%

Data source. , American Community Survey (ACS), 5 year Estimates. Table S1810, disability characteristics.
Calculation. The sum of people under 5, age 5 to 17, age 18 to 64 and 65 and above with a self care disability divided by the total population.

Percentage of People with a Self Care Disability by Region
RegionPercentage of People with a Self Care Disability
United States2.5%
Albuquerque2.8%
Anchorage2.2%
Asheville3.0%
Austin1.6%
Baltimore2.9%
Baton Rouge2.8%
Birmingham3.6%
Boise2.3%
Chicago2.4%
Columbia2.1%
Columbus2.4%
Denver1.8%
Detroit5.8%
Fresno3.0%
Gastonia2.4%
Greensboro2.2%
Houston2.1%
Indianapolis2.7%
Lansing3.2%
Las Vegas2.4%
Little Rock2.6%
Memphis2.7%
Milwaukee3.4%
Minneapolis2.0%
Missoula2.1%
Montgomery3.5%
Nashville2.4%
New Orleans3.0%
Oakland3.0%
Phoenix2.0%
Pittsburgh2.5%
Portland2.6%
Raleigh1.6%
Richmond2.8%
Riverside2.3%
Sacramento3.2%
Salt Lake City1.6%
San Francisco2.7%
Santa Barbara1.9%
Seattle1.7%
Spokane2.9%
St. Petersburg2.8%
Tacoma2.9%
Tampa2.4%
Tucson3.0%
Tulsa2.6%
Urban Honolulu CDP2.2%
Washington2.1%
Percentage of People with a Self Care DisabilityPercentage of People with a Self Care DisabilityA bar chart listed in descending orderDetroit    5.8Birmingham    3.6Montgomery    3.5Milwaukee    3.4Sacramento    3.2Lansing    3.2New Orleans    3.0Oakland    3.0Asheville    3.0Tucson    3.0Fresno    3.0Spokane    2.9Baltimore    2.9Tacoma    2.9St. Petersburg    2.8Albuquerque    2.8Richmond    2.8Baton Rouge    2.8San Francisco    2.7Memphis    2.7Indianapolis    2.7Portland    2.6Little Rock    2.6Tulsa    2.6Pittsburgh    2.5United States    2.5Chicago    2.4Columbus    2.4Tampa    2.4Gastonia    2.4Las Vegas    2.4Nashville    2.4Riverside    2.3Boise    2.3Anchorage    2.2Urban Honolulu CDP    2.2Greensboro    2.2Washington    2.1Missoula    2.1Houston    2.1Columbia    2.1Minneapolis    2.0Phoenix    2.0Santa Barbara    1.9Denver    1.8Seattle    1.7Austin    1.6Salt Lake City    1.6Raleigh    1.60%1%2%3%4%5%6%