American Community Survey

Comparing Employment and Poverty Rates of People with and without a Cognitive Disability

DataNote No. 76 2022

This DataNote shares census data from the American Community Survey (ACS) that demonstrates 5-year trends in employment rates and poverty rates for working-age individuals. It compares these rates between individuals without any disabilities to individuals with a cognitive disability.

Summary of Statedata: The National Report on Employment Services and Outcomes Through 2018

DataNote No. 71, 2021

This data note summarizes the findings from the National Report on Employment Services and Outcomes Through 2018. Overall, the findings suggest that across data sources, people with IDD experience greater levels of unemployment, underemployment, low wages, and poverty compared to those without disabilities.

Employment Rates for People With and Without Disabilities

DataNote No. 63, 2019

Data show that people with disabilities are consistently less likely to be working than their non-disabled counterparts. In this Data Note, the employment rate for working-age people is compared across disability types, as well as those without disabilities.

Federal Data Snapshot of Puerto Rico on Individuals with Disabilities

This Data Note is the second in a series on the territories produced by the Access to Integrated Employment project, focusing on the secondary data analysis of federal data sets. The purpose is to describe the employment outcomes of adults with disabilities in the territory of Puerto Rico, drawing from a variety of data sources that are typically analyzed for individual U.S. states.

Trends in Employment Outcomes of Young Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities,

This report summarizes the employment and economic outcomes for young adults with intellectual disabilities between 2006 and 2013 in the nation’s 50 states and the District of Columbia (DC). Data are reported separately for two age groups: 16 to 21 years old, and 22 to 30 years old. Data are from the American Community Survey (ACS), the Rehabilitation Services Administration 911 (RSA-911), and the National Core Indicators (NCI).