Utah 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.


2017

People with Disabilities: Utah

Map of Utah showing disability rates by county. See Utah State Profile page for full text description.
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This map of Utah shows general rates of disability across the state at the county level. Disability rates are broken into four categories, from 5.4 to 25.4%.

The five largest urban areas (Logan, Ogden-Layton, Salt Lake City-West Valley City, Provo-Orem, and St. George) 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 category of 5.4 to 9.8% is mainly found in the counties surrounding four of the five largest urban areas. The highest rates of 13.5 to 25.4% are largely clustered in the southeastern part of the state.

In the upper corner is an inset map of the United States showing how overall general disability rates in Utah compare to the rest of the country. Overall, general disability rates in Utah 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

Map of Utah showing rates of females with disability. See Utah State Profile for text description.
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This map of the state of Utah shows disability rate among females by county. Rates are broken into four categories from 4.6 to 18.8%.

The five largest urban areas (Logan, Ogden, Salt Lake City, Provo, and St. George) are labeled on the map to show if there are any differences between rates in urban compared to rural areas.

Logan, Salt Lake City, and Provo are in counties with the lowest rate of 4.6 to 10.0%. Ogden is in a county with the second-lowest rate of 10.1 to 11.3%. St. George is in a county with the second-highest rate of 11.4 to 12.8%.

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 2020 based on 2013-2017 American Community Survey data.





People with Disabilities – Male

Map of Utah showing males with disability. See Utah State Profile for text description.
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This map of the state of Utah shows disability rate among males by county. Rates are broken into four categories from 6.0 to 31.7%.

The five largest urban areas (Logan, Ogden, Salt Lake City, Provo, and St. George) are labeled on the map to show if there are any differences between rates in urban compared to rural areas

Ogden and St. George are in counties with the second-lowest rate of 10.2 to 12.9%. The other three cities are in counties with the lowest rate of 6.0 to 10.1%.

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 2020 based on 2013-2017 American Community Survey data.






Disability Rates by Functional Limitation

People with Vision Difficulty

Map of Utah showing rates of people with vision difficulty by county. See Utah State Profile page for full text description.
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This map of the state of Utah shows rates of people with vision difficulty for ages 5 and older by county. Rates are broken into four categories from .9 to 5.0%.

The five largest urban areas (Logan, Ogden-Layton, Salt Lake City-West Valley City, Provo-Orem, and St. George) are labeled on the map to show if there are any differences between rates in urban compared to rural areas.

Provo is in a county with the lowest rate of 0.9 to 1.5%. Salt Lake City, Ogden, and Logan are in counties with the second-lowest rate of 1.6 to 2.0%. St. George is in a county with the second-highest rate of 2.1 to 2.5%.

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

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





People with Hearing Difficulty

Map of Utah showing rates of people with hearing difficulty. See Utah State Profile page for full text description.
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This map of the state of Utah shows rates of people with hearing difficulty for ages 5 and older by county. Rates are broken into four categories from 2.0 to 10.7%.

The five largest urban areas (Logan, Ogden-Layton, Salt Lake City-West Valley City, Provo-Orem, and St. George) are labeled on the map to show if there are any differences between rates in urban compared to rural areas.

Provo, Salt Lake City, and Logan are in counties with the lowest rate of 2.0 to 3.1%. Ogden is in a county with the second-lowest rate of 3.2 to 4.3%. St. George is in a county with the second-highest rate of 4.4 to 4.9%.

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

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





People with Cognitive Difficulty

Map of Utah showing rates of people with cognitive difficulty by county. See Utah State Profile page for full text description.
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This map of the state of Utah shows rates of people with cognitive difficulty by county. Rates are broken into four categories from 2.4 to 12.9%.

The five largest urban areas (Logan, Ogden-Layton, Salt Lake City-West Valley City, Provo-Orem, and St. George) are labeled on the map to show if there are any differences between rates in urban compared to rural areas.

Provo is in a county with the lowest rate of 2.4 to 3.7%. The other four cities are in counties with the second-lowest rate of 3.8 to 5.7%.

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

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





People with Mobility Difficulty

Map of Utah showing rates of people with mobility difficulty by county. See Utah State Profile page for full text description.
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This map of the state of Utah shows rates of people with mobility difficulty for all ages by county. Rates are broken into four categories from 2.1 to 12.6%.

Overall, there are higher rates of mobility difficulty in rural counties than in urban ones.

The five largest urban areas (Logan, Ogden-Layton, Salt Lake City-West Valley City, Provo-Orem, and St. George) 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.

St. George is in a county with the second-highest rate of 6.0 to 7.1%. The other four cities are in counties with the lowest rate of 2.1 to 4.9%.

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

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





People with Self Care Difficulty

Map of Utah showing rates of people with self care difficulty by county. See Utah State Profile page for full text description.
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This map of the state of Utah shows rates of people with self-care difficulty by county. Rates are broken into four categories from 0.6 to 9.2%.

The five largest urban areas (Logan, Ogden-Layton, Salt Lake City-West Valley City, Provo-Orem, and St. George) are labeled on the map to show if there are any differences between rates in urban compared to rural areas.

Provo and Logan are in counties with the lowest rate of 0.6 to 1.6%. Salt Lake City and Ogden are in counties with the second-lowest rate of 1.7 to 1.9%. St. George is in a county with the second-highest rate of 2.0 to 2.3%.

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

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





People with Independent Living (IL) Difficulty

Map of Utah showing rates of people with IL difficulty by county. See Utah State Profile page for full text description.
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This map of the state of Utah shows rates of independent living (IL) difficulty for people 18 years of age and older by county. Rates are broken into four categories from 1.9 to 13.5%.

The five largest urban areas (Logan, Ogden-Layton, Salt Lake City-West Valley City, Provo-Orem, and St. George) 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.

Provo, Ogden and Logan are in counties with the lowest rate of 1.9 to 4.0%. Salt Lake City is in a county with the second-lowest rate of 4.1 to 4.9%. St. George is in a county with the second-highest rate of 5.0 to 5.9%.

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

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






Veterans

Veterans with Disabilities

Map of Utah showing rates of veterans with disability. See Utah State Profile for text description.
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This map of the state of Utah shows rates of disability among veterans aged 18 and older by county. Rates are broken into four categories from 13.5% to 70.9%.

The five largest urban areas (Logan, Ogden, Salt Lake City, Provo, and St. George) are labeled on the map to show if there are any differences between rates in urban compared to rural areas.

Provo is in a county with the lowest rate of 13.5 to 28.5%. Logan, Ogden, and Salt Lake City are in counties with the second-lowest rate of 28.6 to 32.6%. St. George is in a county with the second-highest rate of 32.7 to 39.0%.

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

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






Poverty

People with Disabilities in Poverty

Map of Utah showing rates of people with disability in poverty. See Utah State Profile for text description.
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This map of the state of Utah shows poverty rates among people with disabilities of all ages by county. Poverty rates are broken into four levels from 2.4% to 32.0%.

The five largest urban areas (Logan, Ogden, Salt Lake City, Provo, and St. George) are labeled on the map to show if there are any differences between rates in urban compared to rural areas.

Salt Lake City and St. George are in counties with the second-lowest rate of 11.9 to 15.9%. Provo and Logan are in counties with the second-highest rate of 16.0 to 20.1%. Ogden is in a county with the highest rate of 20.2 to 32.0%.

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

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






Employment

People Employed with a Disability

Map of UT showing rates of people with disability employed. See Utah State Profile for text description.
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This map of Utah shows employment rates among people with disabilities. The data includes people ages 18 to 64. Rates are broken into four categories ranging from 0.0 to 62.2%.

The five largest urban areas (Logan, Ogden, Salt Lake City, Provo, and St. George) are labeled on the map to show if there are any differences between rates in urban compared to rural areas.

Ogden and St. George are in counties with the second-lowest rate of 34.9 to 41.2%. Salt Lake City and Provo are in counties with the second-highest rate of 41.3 to 51.2%. Logan is in a county with the highest rate of 51.3 to 62.2%.

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

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





People Unemployed with a Disability

Map of UT showing rates of people with disability unemployed. See Utah State Profile for text description.
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This map of Utah shows unemployment rates among people with disabilities. The data includes people ages 18 to 64. Rates are broken into four categories from 0.0% to 11.9%.

The five largest urban areas (Logan, Ogden, Salt Lake City, Provo, and St. George) are labeled on the map to show if there are any differences between rates in urban compared to rural areas

Provo is in a county with the highest rate of 5.7 to 11.9%. The other four cities are in counties with the second-highest rate of 4.4 to 5.6%.

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

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





Out of the Labor Force with a Disability

Map of UT showing rates of people with disability out of labor force. See Utah State Profile for text description.
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This map of Utah shows out of labor force rates among people with disabilities. The data includes people ages 18 to 64. Rates are broken into four categories from 34.9 to 100.0%.

The five largest urban areas (Logan, Ogden, Salt Lake City, Provo, and St. George) are labeled on the map to show if there are any differences between rates in urban compared to rural areas.

Logan is in a county with the lowest rate of 34.9 to 44.0%. Salt Lake City, Provo and St. George are in counties with the second-lowest rate of 44.1 to 53.2%. Ogden is in a county with the second-highest rate of 53.3 to 60.0%.

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

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






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