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Percentage of People with and without Disabilities Below the Poverty Level, Age 18 to 64 in Tennessee

People with Disabilities Below the Poverty Level in Tennessee Counties have been grouped using the US state quartile ranges and Tennessee is in the second quartile with a value of 30.7%. The following cities in Tennessee have the value, Memphis 37.7% & Nashville 30.6%.People with Disabilities Below the Poverty Level Memphis, 37.7%Nashville, 30.6% People without Disabilities Below the Poverty Level in Tennessee Counties have been grouped using the US state quartile ranges and Tennessee is in the second quartile with a value of 30.7%. The following cities in Tennessee have the value, Memphis 37.7% & Nashville 30.6%.People without Disabilities Below the Poverty Level Memphis, 21.2%Nashville, 13.9%

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%
Tennessee30.7%13.9%
Memphis37.7%21.2%
Nashville30.6%13.9%