Disability Related Statistics From the Great Lakes Region 2010

Population Distribution*

  • In Illinois, 5.6% or 108,923 people between the ages of 5 to 15 years reported a disability.
  • In Indiana, 7.1% or 68,260 people between the ages of 5 to 15 years reported a disability.
  • In Michigan, 7.6% or 116,493 people between the ages of 5 to 15 years reported having a disability.
  • In Minnesota, 5.8% or 44,078 people between the ages of 5 to 15 years reported having a disability.
  • In Ohio, 7.6% or 129,283 people between the ages of 5 to 15 years reported having a disability.
  • In Wisconsin, 6.6% or 53,307 people between the ages of 5 to 15 years reported having a disability.
  • In Illinois, 10.4% or 828,262 people between the ages of 16 to 64 years reported having a disability.
  • In Indiana, 12.8% or 521,285 people between the ages of 16 to 64 years reported having a disability.
  • In Michigan, 13.5% or 884,707 people between the ages of 16 to 64 years reported having a disability.
  • In Minnesota, 10.0% or 338,197 people between the ages of 16 to 64 years reported having a disability.
  • In Ohio, 13.4% or 991,893 people between the ages of 16 to 64 years reported having a disability.
  • In Wisconsin, 10.8% or 392,574 people between the ages of 16 to 64 years reported having a disability.
  • In Illinois, 38.6% or 561,739 people between the ages of 65 years and older reported a disability.
  • In Indiana, 41.2% or 304,722 people between the ages of 65 and over reported having a disability.
  • In Michigan, 40.5% or 494,147 people between the ages of 65 and over reported having a disability.
  • In Minnesota, 35.2% or 209,667 people between the ages of 65 and over reported having a disability.
  • In Ohio, 39.7% or 578,057 people between the ages of 65 and over reported having a disability.
  • In Wisconsin, 35.7% or 247,398 people between the ages of 65 and over reported having a disability.
  • In Illinois, over 1.4 million people who are 5 years of age and older reported having a disability.
  • In Indiana, about 900,000 people who are 5 years of age and older reported having a disability.
  • In Michigan, over 2.6 million people who are 5 years of age and older reported having a disability.
  • In Minnesota, over 500,000 people who are 5 years of age and older reported having a disability.
  • In Ohio, over 1.6 million people who are 5 years of age and older reported having a disability.
  • In Wisconsin, over 600,000 people who are 5 years of age and older reported having a disability.
  • In the Great Lakes Region, over 6.8 million people who are 5 years or age and older reported having a disability. The Great Lakes Region consists of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin.
  • In the United States, 15% of females compared to 14% of males reported having a disability.

Distribution of People with Disabilities*

  • In Illinois, during 2007, 9.8% non-institutionalized men and women of all races, with all education levels between ages 16 to 64 years reported a disability.
  • In Indiana, during 2007, 12.9% non-institutionalized men and women of all races, with all education levels between ages 16 to 64 years reported a disability.
  • In Michigan, during 2007, 13.7% non-institutionalized men and women of all races, with all education levels between ages 16 to 64 years reported a disability.
  • In Minnesota, during 2007, 10% non-institutionalized men and women of all races, with all education levels between ages 16 to 64 years reported a disability.
  • In Ohio, during 2007, 13.5% non-institutionalized men and women of all races, with all education levels between ages 16 to 64 years reported a disability.
  • In Wisconsin, during 2007, 10.8% non-institutionalized men and women of all races, with all education levels between ages 16 to 64 years reported a disability.
  • In the Great Lakes Region, over 40 million people in the age range of 5 years and older have no disability.
  • In the Great Lakes Region, over 3 million people in the age range of 5 years and older have one disability.
  • In the Great Lakes Region, over 2 million people in the age range of 5 years and older have two or more disabilities.

Employment*

  • 38.7% of people in the Midwest are employed with a disability. The Midwest consists of North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, and Michigan.
  • In Illinois, 38.1% or 315,568 people in the age range of 16 to 64 years are employed with a disability.
  • In Indiana, 38.1% or 198,609 people in the age range of 16 to 64 are employed with a disability.
  • In Michigan, 32.7% or 289,299 people in the age range of 16 to 64 are employed with a disability.
  • In Minnesota, 46.7% or 157,938 people in the age range of 16 to 64 are employed with a disability.
  • In Ohio, 36.4% or 361,049 people in the age range of 16 to 64 are employed with a disability.
  • In Wisconsin, 43.5% or 170,769 people in the age range of 16 to 64 are employed with a disability.
  • In the Great Lakes Region, 1, 493,232 million people in the age range of 16 to 64 are employed with a disability.

Income and Poverty*

  • In Illinois, 20.1% or 301,105 people 5 years and over are below poverty level and have a disability.
  • In Indiana, 20.3% or 180,381 people 5 years of age and over are below poverty level and have a disability.
  • In Michigan, 22.2% or 330,419 people 5 years of age and over are below poverty level and have a disability.
  • In Minnesota, 19.2% or 112,416 people 5 years of age and over are below poverty level and have a disability.
  • In Ohio, 22.3% or 376,845 people 5 years of age and over are below poverty level and have a disability.
  • In Wisconsin, 19.4% or 133,518 people 5 years of age and over are below poverty level and have a disability.
  • In the Great Lakes Region over 1.4 million people 5 years of age and over are below poverty level and have a disability.

Links to Access These Statistics and More

These statistics were obtained from:

Disability Statistics http://www.disabilitystatistics.org

The following resources provide more information:

Access to Disability Data http://www.infouse.com/disabilitydata/home/
U.S. Census Bureau Facts for Features http://www.census.gov/Press-Release/www/releases/archives/facts_for_features_special_editions/011953.html
U.S. Census Bureau American Fact Finder https://factfinder.census.gov/faces/nav/jsf/pages/index.xhtml
U.S. Census Bureau Disability Statistics Home Page http://www.census.gov/hhes/www/disability/disability.html
U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ADA Charges http://www.eeoc.gov/stats/ada.html
U.S. Department of Labor: Finding Facts and Figures: Disability Data Resources http://www.dol.gov/odep/pubs/fact/finding.htm
Department of Justice Status Reports http://www.ada.gov/statrpt.htm
 

Last Updated on:
Tue Jul 17, 2018