Oregon 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: Oregon

Map of Oregon showing rates of disability by county. See page for full text description.
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This map of Oregon shows general rates of disability across the state at the county level. Disability rates are broken into four categories, from 9.9 to 23.4%.

The five largest cities (Portland, Salem, Eugene, Bend, and Medford) are labeled on the map to show if there are any differences between disability rates in urban vs rural areas. The map shows quite a bit of variation in disability rates across the state. The highest rates, of 21.3 to 23.4%, occur in rural counties in the central, southern, and coastal regions of the state. The lowest rates, of 9.9 to 14.8%, tend to occur in more urban areas like the counties containing three of the five most populous cities (Portland, Salem, and Bend).

In the upper corner of the map is an inset map of the United States showing how overall general disability rates in Oregon compare to the rest of the United States. Overall, general disability rates in Oregon are 12.8 to 14.6%, which is the second-highest category.

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

Map produced August 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 Oregon showing rates of people with vision difficulty by county. See Oregon State Profile page for full text description.
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This map of the state of Oregon shows rates of people with vision difficulty for ages 5 and older by county. Rates are broken into four categories from 1.4 to 5.7%.

The five largest urban areas (Portland, Salem, Eugene, Bend, and Medford) are labeled on the map to show if there are any differences between rates in urban compared to rural areas.

Portland and Salem are in counties with the lowest rate of 1.4 to 2.6%. Eugene, Bend, and Medford are in counties with the second-lowest rate of 2.7 to 3.1%.

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

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



People with Hearing Difficulty

Map of Oregon showing rates of people with hearing difficulty by county. See Oregon State Profile page for full text description.
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This map of the state of Oregon shows rates of people with hearing difficulty for ages 5 and older by county. Rates are broken into four categories from 2.9 to 10.1%.

The five largest urban areas (Portland, Salem, Eugene, Bend, and Medford) are labeled on the map to show if there are any differences between rates in urban compared to rural areas.

Portland, Salem, and Eugene are in counties with the lowest rate of 2.9 to 5.3%. Bend and Medford are in counties with the second-lowest rate of 5.4 to 6.2%.

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

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



People with Cognitive Difficulty

Map of Oregon showing rates of people with cognitive difficulty by county. See Oregon State Profile page for full text description.
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This map of the state of Oregon shows rates of people with cognitive difficulty by county. Rates are broken into four categories from 4.0 to 10.1%.

The five largest urban areas (Portland, Salem, Eugene, Bend, and Medford) are labeled on the map to show if there are any differences between rates in urban compared to rural areas.

Bend is in a county with the lowest rate of 4.0 to 5.8%. Portland and Salem are in counties with the second-lowest rate of 5.9 to 6.8%. Eugene and Medford are in counties with the second-highest rate of 6.9 to 7.6%.

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

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



People with Mobility Difficulty

Map of Oregon showing rates of people with mobility difficulty by county. See Oregon State Profile page for full text description.
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This map of the state of Oregon shows rates of people with mobility difficulty for all ages by county. Rates are broken into four categories from 4.6 to 14.1%.

The five largest urban areas (Portland, Salem, Eugene, Bend, and Medford) 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. 

Portland, Salem and Bend are in counties with the lowest rate of 4.6 to 7.8%. Eugene and Medford are in counties with the second-lowest rate of 7.9 to 9.5%.

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

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



People with Self Care Difficulty

Map of Oregon showing rates of people with self care difficulty by county. See Oregon State Profile page for full text description.
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This map of the state of Oregon shows rates of people with self-care difficulty by county. Rates are broken into four categories from 2.0 to 6.0%.

The five largest urban areas (Portland, Salem, Eugene, Bend, and Medford) are labeled on the map to show if there are any differences between rates in urban compared to rural areas.

Bend is in a county with the lowest rate of 1.2 to 2.5%. The other four cities are in counties with the second-lowest rate of 2.6 to 3.1%.

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

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



People with Independent Living (IL) Difficulty

Map of Oregon showing rates of people with IL difficulty by county. See Oregon State Profile page for full text description.
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This map of the state of Oregon shows rates of independent living (IL) difficulty for people 18 years of age and older by county. Rates are broken into four categories from 3.8 to 10.5%.

The five largest urban areas (Portland, Salem, Eugene, Bend, and Medford) 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.

Bend is in a county with the lowest rate of 3.8 to 5.3%. Salem and Portland are in counties with the second-lowest rate of 5.4 to 6.6%. Eugene and Medford are in counties with the second-highest rate of 6.7 to 7.8%.

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

Map produced April 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.