Arizona State Profile

The maps below explore the American Community Survey 5-year (Table S1810) disability estimates. The ACS asks a set of disability indicator questions to determine disability, if a respondent can answer “yes” to any disability question they are classified as having a disability. The data below are for all age groups.

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2017

People with Disabilities: Arizona

Map of Arizona showing disability rates by county. See page for full text description.

This map of the state of Arizona shows general rates of disability by county. Disability rates are broken into four levels: 11 to 12.8%, 12.9 to 15.5%, 15.6 to 18.8%, and 18.9 to 34.2%.

Of the 15 counties in Arizona, 3 of them (Mohave, La Paz, and Gila) have the highest (18.9 to 34.2%) disability rates. Yavapai, Navajo, and Cochise have disability rates of 15.6 to 18.8%. Pima, Pinal, Graham, Greenlee, and Apache have disability rates of 12.9 to 15.55. Yuma, Maricopa, Santa Cruz, and Cocoino have the lowest rates of disability, at 11 to 12.8%. According to 2015 OMB county designations, most of the counties in Arizona are considered urban. However, overall most of the rural counties tend to have higher disability rates than urban ones.

To browse or download the data used to make this map, use our Disability Data Lookup Tool.

Map produced July 2019 based on 2013-2017 American Community Survey data.


Maps of Disability by Sex

People with Disabilities – Female: Arizona

Map of Arizona showing disability rates of females by county. See page for full text description.

This map of the state of Arizona shows disability rates among females by county. Rates are broken into four categories: 10.3 to 11.2%, 11.3 to 14.5%, 14.6 to 17.6%, and 17.7 to 20.9%.

Mohave, La Paz, and Gila have the highest rates (17.7 to 20.9%). Yavapai, Navajo, Pima, and Cochise have second-highest rates (14.6 to 17.6%). Santa Cruz, Graham, Pinal, and Apache have rates of 11.3 to 14.5%. Yuma, Maricopa, Coconino, and Greenlee have the lowest rates, 10,3 to 11.2%.

To browse or download the data used to make this map, use our Disability Data Lookup Tool.

For information on how biological sex is used and defined in the ACS, see “American Community Survey and Puerto Rico Community Survey 2017 Subject Definitions” page 125.

Map produced July 2019 based on 2013-2017 American Community Survey data.

People with Disabilities – Male: Arizona

Map of Arizona showing disability rates among males by county. See page for full text description.

This map of the state of Arizona shows disability rates among males by county. Rates are broken into four categories: 10.9 to 13.0%, 13.1 to 15.2%, 15.3 to 19.2%, and 19.3 to 24.6%.

Mohave, La Paz, and Gila have the highest rates (19.3 to 24.6%). Yavapai, Navajo, Greenlee, and Cochise have the second-highest rates of 15.3 to 19.2%. Pima, Pinal, Graham, and Apache have rates of 13.1 to 15.2%. Santa Cruz, Yuma, Maricopa, and Coconino have the lowest rates, 10.9 to 13.0%.

To browse or download the data used to make this map, use our Disability Data Lookup Tool.

For information on how biological sex is used and defined in the ACS, see “American Community Survey and Puerto Rico Community Survey 2017 Subject Definitions” page 125.

Map produced July 2019 based on 2013-2017 American Community Survey data.


Disability Rates by Functional Limitation

People with Vision Difficulty: Arizona

People with Hearing Difficulty: Arizona

People with Cognitive Difficulty: Arizona

People with Mobility Difficulty: Arizona

People with Self Care Difficulty: Arizona

People with Independent Living (IL) Difficulty: Arizona


Veterans

Veterans with Disabilities: Arizona


Poverty

People with Disabilities in Poverty: Arizona

Map of Arizona showing disability rates among veterans by county. See page for full text description.

This map of the state of Arizona shows poverty rates among people with disabilities by county. The data includes people of all ages. Poverty rates are broken into four levels: 10.9 to 19.3%, 19.4 to 21.9%, 22.0 to 25.5%, and 25.6 to 32.5%.

The counties with the highest rates of people with disabilities in poverty (25.6 to 32.5%) are: Santa Cruz, Apache, and Navajo. In Coconino, Gila, Graham, and Pima, rates are 22.0 to 25.5%. In Cochise, Yuma, La Paz, and Mohave, rates are 19.4 to 21.9%. In Yavapai, Maricopa, Pinal, and Greenlee, rates are the lowest, at 10.9 to 21.9%. Poverty rates for people with disabilities tend to be higher in rural counties than in urban ones.

To browse or download the data used to make this map, use our Disability Data Lookup Tool.

Map produced July 2019 based on 2013-2017 American Community Survey data.


Employment

People Employed with a Disability:

People Unemployed with a Disability:

Out of the Labor Force with a Disability:


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These maps are part of RTC:Rural’s State Profile Map Series, which is part of Disability Counts.