Nationally, around 12 to 13 percent of our U.S. population lives with a differing ability. For 2016, 12.8 percent was reported as the percentage of people in the U.S. with disabilities in the 2017 Disability Statistics Annual Report. (You can view the full report, a publication of the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Disability Statistics and Demographics at https://disabilitycompendium.org/).
For Los Alamos county, that percentage ranges from 8.9 to 15.9 percent depending on census tract. An interactive map and information table below show the most recent statistics available.
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Disability by Age, Race, and Type
Los Alamos County, NM
Community Epidemiologist Tom Scharmen with the NM Dept. of Health used information developed by New Mexico Community Data Collaborative to create these files for us. Thank you to Ashley Ringwood, Health Promotion Specialist with the NM Dept. of Health for getting us this data.