Explore our Geography and Rural Disability research and data in the following maps. Use the black arrows on the sides of the map below to scroll through maps of the various disability types, or simply watch the slideshow.
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All maps created using American Community Survey data.
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Index of Maps
- Disability rate among males
- Disability rate among females
Disability Rates by Functional Limitation
The ACS does not directly measure disability. Instead, it uses questions related to difficulty and functional impairment to identify individuals who may experience a disability. See Rural Matters: The Geography of Disability in Rural America for more information.
- Employment rates among people with disabilities
- Unemployment rates among people with disabilities
- Out of labor force rates among people with disabilities
- Census Urban and Rural Classification
- OMB Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Counties
- USDA Economic Research Service (ERS)
- Rural-Urban Continuum Codes (RUCC)
- Rural-Urban Commuting Areas (RUCA)
- Urban-Influence Codes (UIC)
- Frontier and Remote Area Codes (FAR)
This work is part of the RTC:Rural Geography of Disability Project.
You may also be interested in viewing the charts available on the Geography of Rural Disability Research Findings Page.