The map below explores the 2010-2014 ACS 5-year (table C21007) disability estimates by veteran status and county type (OMB county classifications). 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 ages 18 and over.
Map 10. Disability rate among veterans in America by county. This map of the United States depicts disability rates among veterans by county. Disability tends to be more predominant along the borders of Kentucky, West Virginia, and Virginia. There are also some concentrated pockets of higher rates throughout parts of Texas, New Mexico, Arkansans, Oklahoma, Missouri, Montana Idaho, Washington, and Oregon, and Maine. Rates tend to be lower in southern California, Arizona, the upper Midwest and New England.
This work is part of the Geography of Disability Project.