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Percentage of People with and without Disabilities Age 25 and Above with Less than a High School Diploma in United States

With Disabilities with Less than a High School Diploma in United States Counties have been grouped using the US state quartile ranges and United States is in the second quartile with a value of 18.7%. The following cities in United States have the value, Anchorage 16.2%, Asheville 16.8%, Austin 20.3%, Baltimore 30.7%, Baton Rouge 24.4%, Birmingham 23.5%, Boise 12.8%, Chicago 31.4%, Columbia 23.2%, Columbus 22.8%, Denver 21.4%, Detroit 30.6%, Fresno 35.6%, Gastonia 29.6%, Greensboro 22.0%, Houston 29.8%, Indianapolis 24.4%, Lansing 21.3%, Las Vegas 20.3%, Little Rock 17.2%, Memphis 26.6%, Milwaukee 31.3%, Minneapolis 24.2%, Missoula 10.2%, Montgomery 27.3%, Nashville 24.5%, New Orleans 28.7%, Oakland 32.0%, Phoenix 23.6%, Pittsburgh 18.7%, Portland 17.8%, Raleigh 14.9%, Richmond 29.1%, Riverside 26.3%, Sacramento 26.5%, Salt Lake City 15.6%, San Francisco 29.0%, Santa Barbara 21.9%, Seattle 15.5%, Spokane 16.2%, St. Petersburg 19.4%, Tacoma 19.2%, Tampa 25.1%, Tucson 21.5%, Tulsa 17.5%, Urban Honolulu CDP 20.7% & Washington 23.8%.With Disabilities with Less than a High School Diploma Albuquerque, 18.7%Anchorage, 16.2%Asheville, 16.8%Austin, 20.3%Baltimore, 30.7%Baton Rouge, 24.4%Birmingham, 23.5%Boise, 12.8%Chicago, 31.4%Columbia, 23.2%Columbus, 22.8%Denver, 21.4%Detroit, 30.6%Fresno, 35.6%Gastonia, 29.6%Greensboro, 22.0%Houston, 29.8%Indianapolis, 24.4%Lansing, 21.3%Las Vegas, 20.3%Little Rock, 17.2%Memphis, 26.6%Milwaukee, 31.3%Minneapolis, 24.2%Missoula, 10.2%Montgomery, 27.3%Nashville, 24.5%New Orleans, 28.7%Oakland, 32.0%Phoenix, 23.6%Pittsburgh, 18.7%Portland, 17.8%Raleigh, 14.9%Richmond, 29.1%Riverside, 26.3%Sacramento, 26.5%Salt Lake City, 15.6%San Francisco, 29.0%Santa Barbara, 21.9%Seattle, 15.5%Spokane, 16.2%St. Petersburg, 19.4%Tacoma, 19.2%Tampa, 25.1%Tucson, 21.5%Tulsa, 17.5%Urban Honolulu CDP, 20.7%Washington, 23.8% Without Disabilities with Less than a High School Diploma in United States Counties have been grouped using the US state quartile ranges and United States is in the second quartile with a value of 18.7%. The following cities in United States have the value, Anchorage 16.2%, Asheville 16.8%, Austin 20.3%, Baltimore 30.7%, Baton Rouge 24.4%, Birmingham 23.5%, Boise 12.8%, Chicago 31.4%, Columbia 23.2%, Columbus 22.8%, Denver 21.4%, Detroit 30.6%, Fresno 35.6%, Gastonia 29.6%, Greensboro 22.0%, Houston 29.8%, Indianapolis 24.4%, Lansing 21.3%, Las Vegas 20.3%, Little Rock 17.2%, Memphis 26.6%, Milwaukee 31.3%, Minneapolis 24.2%, Missoula 10.2%, Montgomery 27.3%, Nashville 24.5%, New Orleans 28.7%, Oakland 32.0%, Phoenix 23.6%, Pittsburgh 18.7%, Portland 17.8%, Raleigh 14.9%, Richmond 29.1%, Riverside 26.3%, Sacramento 26.5%, Salt Lake City 15.6%, San Francisco 29.0%, Santa Barbara 21.9%, Seattle 15.5%, Spokane 16.2%, St. Petersburg 19.4%, Tacoma 19.2%, Tampa 25.1%, Tucson 21.5%, Tulsa 17.5%, Urban Honolulu CDP 20.7% & Washington 23.8%.Without Disabilities with Less than a High School Diploma Albuquerque, 9.3%Anchorage, 5.1%Asheville, 5.4%Austin, 10.8%Baltimore, 12.7%Baton Rouge, 9.0%Birmingham, 11.3%Boise, 4.4%Chicago, 14.3%Columbia, 8.3%Columbus, 8.9%Denver, 12.4%Detroit, 17.2%Fresno, 22.0%Gastonia, 12.2%Greensboro, 8.9%Houston, 21.5%Indianapolis, 12.0%Lansing, 8.7%Las Vegas, 15.6%Little Rock, 7.7%Memphis, 13.1%Milwaukee, 14.2%Minneapolis, 8.6%Missoula, 3.0%Montgomery, 10.9%Nashville, 10.4%New Orleans, 11.1%Oakland, 17.1%Phoenix, 18.3%Pittsburgh, 5.2%Portland, 6.6%Raleigh, 7.6%Richmond, 12.5%Riverside, 20.1%Sacramento, 14.0%Salt Lake City, 12.0%San Francisco, 10.1%Santa Barbara, 13.9%Seattle, 4.8%Spokane, 5.8%St. Petersburg, 8.0%Tacoma, 10.3%Tampa, 10.7%Tucson, 13.6%Tulsa, 11.7%Urban Honolulu CDP, 10.2%Washington, 7.6%

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 less than high school graduate 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 Less than a High School Diploma by Region
RegionWith Disabilities with Less than a High School DiplomaWithout Disabilities with Less than a High School Diploma
United States23.0%10.8%
Albuquerque18.7%9.3%
Anchorage16.2%5.1%
Asheville16.8%5.4%
Austin20.3%10.8%
Baltimore30.7%12.7%
Baton Rouge24.4%9.0%
Birmingham23.5%11.3%
Boise12.8%4.4%
Chicago31.4%14.3%
Columbia23.2%8.3%
Columbus22.8%8.9%
Denver21.4%12.4%
Detroit30.6%17.2%
Fresno35.6%22.0%
Gastonia29.6%12.2%
Greensboro22.0%8.9%
Houston29.8%21.5%
Indianapolis24.4%12.0%
Lansing21.3%8.7%
Las Vegas20.3%15.6%
Little Rock17.2%7.7%
Memphis26.6%13.1%
Milwaukee31.3%14.2%
Minneapolis24.2%8.6%
Missoula10.2%3.0%
Montgomery27.3%10.9%
Nashville24.5%10.4%
New Orleans28.7%11.1%
Oakland32.0%17.1%
Phoenix23.6%18.3%
Pittsburgh18.7%5.2%
Portland17.8%6.6%
Raleigh14.9%7.6%
Richmond29.1%12.5%
Riverside26.3%20.1%
Sacramento26.5%14.0%
Salt Lake City15.6%12.0%
San Francisco29.0%10.1%
Santa Barbara21.9%13.9%
Seattle15.5%4.8%
Spokane16.2%5.8%
St. Petersburg19.4%8.0%
Tacoma19.2%10.3%
Tampa25.1%10.7%
Tucson21.5%13.6%
Tulsa17.5%11.7%
Urban Honolulu CDP20.7%10.2%
Washington23.8%7.6%