Disability Related Statistics From the Great Lakes Region 2017

Population Distribution*

  • In Illinois, 4.3% of people between the ages of 5 to 15 years reported a disability.
  • In Indiana, 6.2% of people between the ages of 5 to 15 years reported a disability.
  • In Michigan, 6.3% of people between the ages of 5 to 15 years reported having a disability.
  • In Minnesota, 5% of people between the ages of 5 to 15 years reported having a disability.
  • In Ohio, 6.8% of people between the ages of 5 to 15 years reported having a disability.
  • In Wisconsin, 5.5% of people between the ages of 5 to 15 years reported having a disability.
  • In Illinois, 8.3% of people between the ages of 16 to 64 years reported having a disability.
  • In Indiana, 11.8% of people between the ages of 16 to 64 years reported having a disability.
  • In Michigan, 12.4% of people between the ages of 16 to 64 years reported having a disability.
  • In Minnesota, 8.6% of people between the ages of 16 to 64 years reported having a disability.
  • In Ohio, 12.1% of people between the ages of 16 to 64 years reported having a disability.
  • In Wisconsin, 9.6% of people between the ages of 16 to 64 years reported having a disability.
  • In Illinois, 33.5% of people between the ages of 65 years and older reported a disability.
  • In Indiana, 37.7% of people between the ages of 65 and over reported having a disability.
  • In Michigan, 35.5% of people between the ages of 65 and over reported having a disability.
  • In Minnesota, 32.9% of people between the ages of 65 and over reported having a disability.
  • In Ohio, 34.6% of people between the ages of 65 and over reported having a disability.
  • In Wisconsin, 31.7% of people between the ages of 65 and over reported having a disability.
  • In Illinois, 46.1% people who are 5 years of age and older reported having a disability.
  • In Indiana, 55.7% of people who are 5 years of age and older reported having a disability.
  • In Michigan, 54.2% of people who are 5 years of age and older reported having a disability.
  • In Minnesota, 46.5% of people who are 5 years of age and older reported having a disability.
  • In Ohio, 53.5% of people who are 5 years of age and older reported having a disability.
  • In Wisconsin, 46.8% of 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, 12.7% of females compared to 12.5% of males reported having a disability.

Distribution of People with Disabilities*

  • In Illinois, during 2015, 10.7% non-institutionalized men and women of all races, with all education levels between ages 16 to 64 years reported a disability.
  • In Indiana, during 2015, 13.9% non-institutionalized men and women of all races, with all education levels between ages 16 to 64 years reported a disability.
  • In Michigan, during 2015, 14.5% non-institutionalized men and women of all races, with all education levels between ages 16 to 64 years reported a disability.
  • In Minnesota, during 2015, 11.1% non-institutionalized men and women of all races, with all education levels between ages 16 to 64 years reported a disability.
  • In Ohio, during 2015, 14.1% non-institutionalized men and women of all races, with all education levels between ages 16 to 64 years reported a disability.
  • In Wisconsin, during 2015, 11.9% 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*

  • 40.8% 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, 34.6% or 686,400 people in the age range of 16 to 64 years are employed with a disability.
  • In Indiana, 35.6% or 495,500 people in the age range of 16 to 64 are employed with a disability.
  • In Michigan, 30.7% or 787,700 people in the age range of 16 to 64 are employed with a disability.
  • In Minnesota, 48.2% or 304,800 people in the age range of 16 to 64 are employed with a disability.
  • In Ohio, 34.9% or 887,700 people in the age range of 16 to 64 are employed with a disability.
  • In Wisconsin, 42% or 355,800 people in the age range of 16 to 64 are employed with a disability.
  • In the Great Lakes Region, over 2.7 million people in the age range of 16 to 64 are employed with a disability.

Income and Poverty*

  • In Illinois, 25.1% or 648,000 people 21 years and over are below poverty level and have a disability.
  • In Indiana, 26.3% or 466,900 people 21 years of age and over are below poverty level and have a disability.
  • In Michigan, 29.6% or 734,800 people 21 years of age and over are below poverty level and have a disability.
  • In Minnesota, 24.6% or 284,300 people 21 years of age and over are below poverty level and have a disability.
  • In Ohio, 29.5% or 829,100 people 21 years of age and over are below poverty level and have a disability.
  • In Wisconsin, 25.2% or 333,600 people 21 years of age and over are below poverty level and have a disability.
  • In the Great Lakes Region nearly 3.3 million people 21 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
 

Last Updated on:
Tue Jul 17, 2018