Community & Work Disparities
A Program of the ADA Participatory Action Research Consortium (ADA-PARC)

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Percentage of People with and without Disabilities who Commute by Public Transit in Washington

With Disabilities who Commute by Public Transit in Washington Counties have been grouped using the US state quartile ranges and Washington is in the third quartile with a value of 5.7%. The following cities in Washington have the value, Seattle 25.6%, Spokane 6.5% & Tacoma 8.0%.With Disabilities who Commute by Public Transit Seattle, 25.6%Spokane, 6.5%Tacoma, 8.0% Without Disabilities who Commute by Public Transit in Washington Counties have been grouped using the US state quartile ranges and Washington is in the third quartile with a value of 5.7%. The following cities in Washington have the value, Seattle 25.6%, Spokane 6.5% & Tacoma 8.0%.Without Disabilities who Commute by Public Transit Seattle, 20.6%Spokane, 3.8%Tacoma, 4.7%

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 workers aged 16 and above with/without a disability who commute by public transport divided by the total number of workers aged 16 and above with/without a disability. ACS Table S1811 provides these percentages.

Percentage of People with and without Disabilities who Commute by Public Transit by Region
RegionWith Disabilities who Commute by Public TransitWithout Disabilities who Commute by Public Transit
Washington7.3%6.2%
United States5.7%5.1%
Seattle25.6%20.6%
Spokane6.5%3.8%
Tacoma8.0%4.7%