Community & Work Disparities
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Percentage of People with and without Disabilities Below the Poverty Level, Age 18 to 64 in Louisiana

People with Disabilities Below the Poverty Level in Louisiana Counties have been grouped using the US state quartile ranges and Louisiana is in the second quartile with a value of 30.8%. The following cities in Louisiana have the value, Baton Rouge 35.5% & New Orleans 39.6%.People with Disabilities Below the Poverty Level Baton Rouge, 35.5%New Orleans, 39.6% People without Disabilities Below the Poverty Level in Louisiana Counties have been grouped using the US state quartile ranges and Louisiana is in the second quartile with a value of 30.8%. The following cities in Louisiana have the value, Baton Rouge 35.5% & New Orleans 39.6%.People without Disabilities Below the Poverty Level Baton Rouge, 24.6%New Orleans, 21.6%

Data source. , ACS, 5 year Estimates, Table C18130, Age by Disability Status by Poverty Status.
Calculation. Number in each group (people with disabilities or people without disabilities) who are below the poverty level divided by the total population of each group.
Note. The poverty level refers to income that is below a minimum threshold based on family size and composition.

Percentage of People with and without Disabilities Below the Poverty Level, Age 18 to 64 by Region
RegionPeople with Disabilities Below the Poverty LevelPeople without Disabilities Below the Poverty Level
United States27.7%12.6%
Louisiana30.8%16.1%
Baton Rouge35.5%24.6%
New Orleans39.6%21.6%