Geography and Rural Disability Maps

Explore our Geography and Rural Disability research and data in the following map formats. 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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  • Map of the United States showing disability rates by county
  • This is a map of the United States which depicts rates of mobility difficulty by county.
  • This is a map of the United States which depicts rates of vision difficulty by county.
  • This is a map of the United States which depicts rates of hearing difficulty by county.
  • This is a map of the United States which depicts rates of cognitive difficulty by county.
  • This is a map of the United States which depicts rates of self-care difficulty by county.
  • This is a map of the United States which depicts rates of independent living difficulty by county.
  • This is a map of the United States which depicts employment rates among people with disabilities by county.
  • map of rates of people out of the labor force who have disabilities in the US - click the link in this article for a full text description of the map
  • Map of the United States showing disability rates of people in poverty, by county
  • Map of the United States showing disability rates of veterans, by county

Accessibility

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Index of Maps

Maps of Disability Rates Across America

Maps of Disability by Gender

Maps of Disability Rates – Vision Difficulty

Maps of Disability Rates – Hearing Difficulty

Maps of Disability Rates – Cognitive Difficulty

Maps of Disability Rates – Mobility Difficulty

Maps of Disability Rates – Self-Care Difficulty

Maps of Disability Rates – Independent Living Difficulty

Maps of Disability and Veterans

Maps of Disability and Poverty Rates

Maps of Disability and Employment Rates

Maps of OMB Rural-Urban County Classifications

Maps of Other Rural Designations

More Information

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