Minnesota 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: Minnesota

Map of Minnesota showing disability rates by county. See MN State Profile for full text description.
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This map of Minnesota shows general rates of disability across the state at the county level. Disability rates are broken into four categories, from 6.5 to 19.1%

The five largest urban areas (Duluth, St. Cloud, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Mankato, and Rochester) are labeled to show if there are any differences between disability rates in urban vs rural areas. Disability rates tend to be higher in rural areas than urban ones. The lowest rates, of 6.5 to 10.9%, are mainly found in the urban counties in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area, encompassing St. Cloud, Mankato, and Rochester. Rates are higher north of St. Cloud, and most northern counties have rates of either 14.2 to 19.1% or 12.6 to 14.1%, the highest and second-highest rates.

In the upper corner is an inset map of the United States showing how overall general disability rates in Minnesota compare to the rest of the country. Overall, general disability rates in Minnesota are in the lowest category (out of four) compared to the rest of the U.S.

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

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






Maps of Disability by Sex

People with Disabilities – Female

People with Disabilities – Male


Disability Rates by Functional Limitation

People with Vision Difficulty

Map of MN showing rates of people with vision difficulty by county. See MN State Profile page for text description.
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This map of the state of Minnesota shows rates of people with vision difficulty for ages 5 and older by county. Rates are broken into four categories from 0.9 to 4.0%.

The five largest urban areas (Duluth, St. Cloud, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Mankato, and Rochester) are labeled on the map to show if there are any differences between rates in urban compared to rural areas.

Mankato is in a county with the lowest rate of 0.9 to 1.4%. St. Cloud, Minneapolis-St. Paul, and Rochester are in counties with the second-lowest rate of 1.5 to 1.8%. Duluth is in a county with the second-highest rate of 1.9 to 2.2%.

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

Map produced June 2020 based on 2013-2017 American Community Survey data.





People with Hearing Difficulty

Map of MN showing rates of people with hearing difficulty by county. See MN State Profile page for text description.
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This map of the state of Minnesota shows rates of people with hearing difficulty for ages 5 and older by county. Rates are broken into four categories from 2.3 to 7.7%.

The five largest urban areas (Duluth, St. Cloud, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Mankato, and Rochester) are labeled on the map to show if there are any differences between rates in urban compared to rural areas.

Duluth is in a county with the second-highest rate of 4.5 to 5.5%. The other four cities are in counties with the lowest rate of 2.3 to 3.7%.

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

Map produced June 2020 based on 2013-2017 American Community Survey data.





People with Cognitive Difficulty

Map of MN showing rates of cognitive difficulty by county. See MN State Profile page for text description.
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This map of the state of Minnesota shows rates of people with cognitive difficulty by county. Rates are broken into four categories from 2.5 to 7.9%.

The five largest urban areas (Duluth, St. Cloud, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Mankato, and Rochester) are labeled on the map to show if there are any differences between rates in urban compared to rural areas.

Minneapolis-St. Paul, St. Cloud, and Rochester are in counties with the second-lowest rate of 3.9 to 4.6%. Mankato is in a county with the second-highest rate of 4.7 to 5.3%. Duluth is in a county with the highest rate of 5.4 to 7.9%.

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

Map produced June 2020 based on 2013-2017 American Community Survey data.





People with Mobility Difficulty

Map of MN showing rates of mobility difficulty by county. See MN State Profile page for text description.
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This map of the state of Minnesota shows rates of people with mobility difficulty for all ages by county. Rates are broken into four categories from 3.0 to 9.9%.

The five largest urban areas (Duluth, St. Cloud, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Mankato, and Rochester) are labeled on the map to show if there are any differences between rates of people with mobility difficulty in urban compared to rural areas.

Duluth is in a county with the second-highest rate of 6.3 to 6.8%. The other four cities are in counties with the lowest rate of 3.0 to 5.1%.

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

Map produced June 2020 based on 2013-2017 American Community Survey data.





People with Self Care Difficulty

Map of MN showing rates of people with self care difficulty by county. See MN State Profile page for text description.
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This map of the state of Minnesota shows rates of people with self-care difficulty by county. Rates are broken into four categories from 0.4 to 4.2%.

The five largest urban areas (Duluth, St. Cloud, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Mankato, and Rochester) are labeled on the map to show if there are any differences between rates in urban compared to rural areas.

St. Cloud, Mankato, and Rochester are in counties with the lowest rate of 0.4 to 1.8%. Minneapolis-St. Paul is in a county with the second-lowest rate of 1.9 to 2.3%. Duluth is in a county with the second-highest rate of 2.4 to 2.6%.

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

Map produced June 2020 based on 2013-2017 American Community Survey data.





People with Independent Living (IL) Difficulty

Map of MN showing rates of people with IL difficulty by county. See MN State Profile page for text description.
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This map of the state of Minnesota shows rates of independent living (IL) difficulty for people 18 years of age and older by county. Rates are broken into four categories from 3.1 to 8.0%.

The five largest urban areas (Duluth, St. Cloud, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Mankato, and Rochester) are labeled on the map to show if there are any differences between rates of people with independent living difficulty in urban compared to rural areas.

St. Cloud, Mankato, and Rochester are in counties with the lowest rate of 3.1 to 4.4%. Minneapolis-St. Paul is in a county with the second-lowest rate of 4.5 to 5.0%. Duluth is in a county with the highest rate of 5.5 to 8.0%.

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

Map produced June 2020 based on 2013-2017 American Community Survey data.






Veterans

Veterans with Disabilities


Poverty

People with Disabilities in Poverty


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.