Disabilities Ministry

Disability Statistics

  • According to the Survey of Income and Program Participation, 54 million Americans (31%) are living with a disability (Cornell University's Disability Statistics FAQ).
  • According to the 2007 American Community Survey, 5,033,000 Americans (2.9%) have a sensory disability, such as blindness or deafness (ibid.).
  • 13,789,000 Americans (7.9%) have a physical disability (2007 ACS, ibid.).
  • 8,273,000 Americans (4.7%) have a mental disability (2007 ACS, ibid.).
  • 4,056,000 Americans (2.3%) h
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