Community & Work Disparities
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Percentage of People with a Vision Disability in United States

Percentage of People with a Vision Disability in United States Counties have been grouped using the US state quartile ranges and United States is in the third quartile with a value of 2.6%. The following cities in United States have the value, Anchorage 1.9%, Asheville 2.3%, Austin 1.7%, Baltimore 3.0%, Baton Rouge 4.6%, Birmingham 3.6%, Boise 2.1%, Chicago 2.3%, Columbia 2.1%, Columbus 2.0%, Denver 2.1%, Detroit 4.2%, Fresno 3.0%, Gastonia 2.7%, Greensboro 1.6%, Houston 2.2%, Indianapolis 2.8%, Lansing 2.6%, Las Vegas 3.0%, Little Rock 2.4%, Memphis 2.9%, Milwaukee 2.7%, Minneapolis 1.7%, Missoula 2.0%, Montgomery 3.1%, Nashville 2.5%, New Orleans 3.3%, Oakland 2.2%, Phoenix 2.1%, Pittsburgh 2.2%, Portland 2.4%, Raleigh 1.6%, Richmond 2.8%, Riverside 1.7%, Sacramento 2.6%, Salt Lake City 2.3%, San Francisco 2.1%, Santa Barbara 1.5%, Seattle 1.6%, Spokane 2.4%, St. Petersburg 2.2%, Tacoma 2.9%, Tampa 2.8%, Tucson 2.9%, Tulsa 3.2%, Urban Honolulu CDP 1.6% & Washington 2.5%.Percentage of People with a Vision Disability Albuquerque, 2.6%Anchorage, 1.9%Asheville, 2.3%Austin, 1.7%Baltimore, 3.0%Baton Rouge, 4.6%Birmingham, 3.6%Boise, 2.1%Chicago, 2.3%Columbia, 2.1%Columbus, 2.0%Denver, 2.1%Detroit, 4.2%Fresno, 3.0%Gastonia, 2.7%Greensboro, 1.6%Houston, 2.2%Indianapolis, 2.8%Lansing, 2.6%Las Vegas, 3.0%Little Rock, 2.4%Memphis, 2.9%Milwaukee, 2.7%Minneapolis, 1.7%Missoula, 2.0%Montgomery, 3.1%Nashville, 2.5%New Orleans, 3.3%Oakland, 2.2%Phoenix, 2.1%Pittsburgh, 2.2%Portland, 2.4%Raleigh, 1.6%Richmond, 2.8%Riverside, 1.7%Sacramento, 2.6%Salt Lake City, 2.3%San Francisco, 2.1%Santa Barbara, 1.5%Seattle, 1.6%Spokane, 2.4%St. Petersburg, 2.2%Tacoma, 2.9%Tampa, 2.8%Tucson, 2.9%Tulsa, 3.2%Urban Honolulu CDP, 1.6%Washington, 2.5%

Data source. , American Community Survey (ACS), 5 year Estimates. Table S1810, disability characteristics.
Calculation. The sum of people under 5, age 5 to 17, age 18 to 64 and 65 and above with a vision disability divided by the total population.

Percentage of People with a Vision Disability by Region
RegionPercentage of People with a Vision Disability
United States2.3%
Albuquerque2.6%
Anchorage1.9%
Asheville2.3%
Austin1.7%
Baltimore3.0%
Baton Rouge4.6%
Birmingham3.6%
Boise2.1%
Chicago2.3%
Columbia2.1%
Columbus2.0%
Denver2.1%
Detroit4.2%
Fresno3.0%
Gastonia2.7%
Greensboro1.6%
Houston2.2%
Indianapolis2.8%
Lansing2.6%
Las Vegas3.0%
Little Rock2.4%
Memphis2.9%
Milwaukee2.7%
Minneapolis1.7%
Missoula2.0%
Montgomery3.1%
Nashville2.5%
New Orleans3.3%
Oakland2.2%
Phoenix2.1%
Pittsburgh2.2%
Portland2.4%
Raleigh1.6%
Richmond2.8%
Riverside1.7%
Sacramento2.6%
Salt Lake City2.3%
San Francisco2.1%
Santa Barbara1.5%
Seattle1.6%
Spokane2.4%
St. Petersburg2.2%
Tacoma2.9%
Tampa2.8%
Tucson2.9%
Tulsa3.2%
Urban Honolulu CDP1.6%
Washington2.5%
Percentage of People with a Vision DisabilityPercentage of People with a Vision DisabilityA bar chart listed in descending orderBaton Rouge    4.6Detroit    4.2Birmingham    3.6New Orleans    3.3Tulsa    3.2Montgomery    3.1Fresno    3.0Baltimore    3.0Las Vegas    3.0Tucson    2.9Tacoma    2.9Memphis    2.9Tampa    2.8Indianapolis    2.8Richmond    2.8Milwaukee    2.7Gastonia    2.7Albuquerque    2.6Sacramento    2.6Lansing    2.6Washington    2.5Nashville    2.5Little Rock    2.4Portland    2.4Spokane    2.4Asheville    2.3Salt Lake City    2.3Chicago    2.3United States    2.3St. Petersburg    2.2Oakland    2.2Pittsburgh    2.2Houston    2.2San Francisco    2.1Denver    2.1Columbia    2.1Phoenix    2.1Boise    2.1Missoula    2.0Columbus    2.0Anchorage    1.9Austin    1.7Minneapolis    1.7Riverside    1.7Urban Honolulu CDP    1.6Raleigh    1.6Seattle    1.6Greensboro    1.6Santa Barbara    1.50%0.5%1%1.5%2%2.5%3%3.5%4%4.5%