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

People with Disabilities Below the Poverty Level 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 32.9%. The following cities in United States have the value, Anchorage 16.5%, Asheville 35.0%, Austin 26.3%, Baltimore 37.7%, Baton Rouge 35.5%, Birmingham 40.4%, Boise 27.9%, Chicago 35.5%, Columbia 38.5%, Columbus 35.4%, Denver 34.0%, Detroit 48.6%, Fresno 39.2%, Gastonia 30.6%, Greensboro 35.1%, Honolulu CDP 24.5%, Houston 31.0%, Indianapolis 32.2%, Lansing 39.7%, Las Vegas 25.9%, Little Rock 30.2%, Memphis 37.7%, Milwaukee 41.0%, Minneapolis 41.9%, Missoula 37.3%, Montgomery 32.3%, Nashville 30.6%, New Orleans 39.6%, Oakland 35.7%, Phoenix 30.8%, Pittsburgh 39.0%, Portland 35.4%, Raleigh 27.2%, Richmond 38.0%, Riverside 24.1%, Sacramento 35.5%, Salt Lake City 30.7%, San Francisco 33.3%, Santa Barbara 29.1%, Seattle 31.2%, Spokane 38.5%, St. Petersburg 30.9%, Tacoma 32.2%, Tampa 32.8%, Tucson 36.1%, Tulsa 34.8% & Washington 38.5%.People with Disabilities Below the Poverty Level Albuquerque, 32.9%Anchorage, 16.5%Asheville, 35.0%Austin, 26.3%Baltimore, 37.7%Baton Rouge, 35.5%Birmingham, 40.4%Boise, 27.9%Chicago, 35.5%Columbia, 38.5%Columbus, 35.4%Denver, 34.0%Detroit, 48.6%Fresno, 39.2%Gastonia, 30.6%Greensboro, 35.1%Houston, 31.0%Indianapolis, 32.2%Lansing, 39.7%Las Vegas, 25.9%Little Rock, 30.2%Memphis, 37.7%Milwaukee, 41.0%Minneapolis, 41.9%Missoula, 37.3%Montgomery, 32.3%Nashville, 30.6%New Orleans, 39.6%Oakland, 35.7%Phoenix, 30.8%Pittsburgh, 39.0%Portland, 35.4%Raleigh, 27.2%Richmond, 38.0%Riverside, 24.1%Sacramento, 35.5%Salt Lake City, 30.7%San Francisco, 33.3%Santa Barbara, 29.1%Seattle, 31.2%Spokane, 38.5%St. Petersburg, 30.9%Tacoma, 32.2%Tampa, 32.8%Tucson, 36.1%Tulsa, 34.8%Washington, 38.5% People without Disabilities Below the Poverty Level 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 32.9%. The following cities in United States have the value, Anchorage 16.5%, Asheville 35.0%, Austin 26.3%, Baltimore 37.7%, Baton Rouge 35.5%, Birmingham 40.4%, Boise 27.9%, Chicago 35.5%, Columbia 38.5%, Columbus 35.4%, Denver 34.0%, Detroit 48.6%, Fresno 39.2%, Gastonia 30.6%, Greensboro 35.1%, Honolulu CDP 24.5%, Houston 31.0%, Indianapolis 32.2%, Lansing 39.7%, Las Vegas 25.9%, Little Rock 30.2%, Memphis 37.7%, Milwaukee 41.0%, Minneapolis 41.9%, Missoula 37.3%, Montgomery 32.3%, Nashville 30.6%, New Orleans 39.6%, Oakland 35.7%, Phoenix 30.8%, Pittsburgh 39.0%, Portland 35.4%, Raleigh 27.2%, Richmond 38.0%, Riverside 24.1%, Sacramento 35.5%, Salt Lake City 30.7%, San Francisco 33.3%, Santa Barbara 29.1%, Seattle 31.2%, Spokane 38.5%, St. Petersburg 30.9%, Tacoma 32.2%, Tampa 32.8%, Tucson 36.1%, Tulsa 34.8% & Washington 38.5%.People without Disabilities Below the Poverty Level Albuquerque, 16.1%Anchorage, 6.2%Asheville, 15.3%Austin, 14.5%Baltimore, 18.2%Baton Rouge, 24.6%Birmingham, 23.6%Boise, 13.4%Chicago, 17.5%Columbia, 21.1%Columbus, 17.2%Denver, 13.1%Detroit, 33.4%Fresno, 25.1%Gastonia, 16.0%Greensboro, 17.6%Houston, 17.1%Indianapolis, 16.7%Lansing, 25.2%Las Vegas, 14.3%Little Rock, 16.0%Memphis, 21.2%Milwaukee, 22.6%Minneapolis, 17.6%Missoula, 20.2%Montgomery, 19.2%Nashville, 13.9%New Orleans, 21.6%Oakland, 16.4%Phoenix, 18.6%Pittsburgh, 20.2%Portland, 14.5%Raleigh, 13.1%Richmond, 21.0%Riverside, 16.0%Sacramento, 17.9%Salt Lake City, 17.3%San Francisco, 10.8%Santa Barbara, 13.4%Seattle, 11.6%Spokane, 16.9%St. Petersburg, 13.4%Tacoma, 14.6%Tampa, 17.5%Tucson, 22.9%Tulsa, 15.5%Washington, 14.2%

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%
Albuquerque32.9%16.1%
Anchorage16.5%6.2%
Asheville35.0%15.3%
Austin26.3%14.5%
Baltimore37.7%18.2%
Baton Rouge35.5%24.6%
Birmingham40.4%23.6%
Boise27.9%13.4%
Chicago35.5%17.5%
Columbia38.5%21.1%
Columbus35.4%17.2%
Denver34.0%13.1%
Detroit48.6%33.4%
Fresno39.2%25.1%
Gastonia30.6%16.0%
Greensboro35.1%17.6%
Honolulu CDP24.5%10.8%
Houston31.0%17.1%
Indianapolis32.2%16.7%
Lansing39.7%25.2%
Las Vegas25.9%14.3%
Little Rock30.2%16.0%
Memphis37.7%21.2%
Milwaukee41.0%22.6%
Minneapolis41.9%17.6%
Missoula37.3%20.2%
Montgomery32.3%19.2%
Nashville30.6%13.9%
New Orleans39.6%21.6%
Oakland35.7%16.4%
Phoenix30.8%18.6%
Pittsburgh39.0%20.2%
Portland35.4%14.5%
Raleigh27.2%13.1%
Richmond38.0%21.0%
Riverside24.1%16.0%
Sacramento35.5%17.9%
Salt Lake City30.7%17.3%
San Francisco33.3%10.8%
Santa Barbara29.1%13.4%
Seattle31.2%11.6%
Spokane38.5%16.9%
St. Petersburg30.9%13.4%
Tacoma32.2%14.6%
Tampa32.8%17.5%
Tucson36.1%22.9%
Tulsa34.8%15.5%
Washington38.5%14.2%