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

People with Disabilities Below the Poverty Level in North Carolina Counties have been grouped using the US state quartile ranges and North Carolina is in the second quartile with a value of 29.2%. The following cities in North Carolina have the value, Asheville 35.0%, Gastonia 30.6%, Greensboro 35.1% & Raleigh 27.2%.People with Disabilities Below the Poverty Level Asheville, 35.0%Gastonia, 30.6%Greensboro, 35.1%Raleigh, 27.2% People without Disabilities Below the Poverty Level in North Carolina Counties have been grouped using the US state quartile ranges and North Carolina is in the second quartile with a value of 29.2%. The following cities in North Carolina have the value, Asheville 35.0%, Gastonia 30.6%, Greensboro 35.1% & Raleigh 27.2%.People without Disabilities Below the Poverty Level Asheville, 15.3%Gastonia, 16.0%Greensboro, 17.6%Raleigh, 13.1%

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%
North Carolina29.2%14.3%
Asheville35.0%15.3%
Gastonia30.6%16.0%
Greensboro35.1%17.6%
Raleigh27.2%13.1%