Maine

Demographic Data

Total state population
1,344,212
Total number of people with disabilities
16.2%
Breakdown by category of disability
Hearing difficulty
5.3%
Vision difficulty
1.9%
Cognitive difficulty
7.1%
Ambulatory difficulty
7.7%
Self-care difficulty
2.8%
Independent living difficulty
6.9%
Race/ethnicity breakdown
White
94.0%
Black or African American
1.6%
American Indian and Alaskan Native
0.7%
Asian
1.1%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander
0.0%
Hispanic or Latino
1.7%
Other Race
0.4%
Two or more Races
2.1%

Employment and unemployment rates for people with disabilities

Employment rate for People with Disabilities (PwD)
34.1%
Unemployment rate for PwD
Number of PwD not working but actively looking for work
7.2%

Poverty rate for people with disabilities

Unemployment rate for PwD
32.4%

Number of AoD grantee programs across the country

Alpha One, Inc.
127 Main Street
South Portland, ME 04106
Phone: 207-767-2189
ED:Thomas Newman
Phone: (207) 287-4213
ED:Nancy Cronin
University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities
The University of Maine
Center for Community Inclusion and Disability Studies
5717 Corbett Hall
Orono, ME 04469-5717
Main Phone: 207-581-1084
Toll Free Number: 800-203-6957
Main Fax: 207-581-1231
TTY: 800-203-6957
PADD/PAIMI/PAIR/PABSS/PAAT/PATBI/PAVA
Disability Rights Maine
160 Capitol St., Suite 4
Augusta, ME 04330
Phone: (207) 626-2774
TDD: (800) 452-1948
FAX: (207) 621-1419
CAP
CARES, Inc.
134 Main Street, Suite 2C
Winthrop, ME 04364
Phone: (207) 377-7055
Toll Free: (800) 773-7055
FAX: (207) 377-7057
Maine Department of Health and Human Services
ED:Derek Fales
ED:Steve Wade
ED:Elizabeth Hardink
ED:Sarah Jordan