Nevada

Demographic Data

Total state population
3,080,156
Total number of people with disabilities
12.3%
Breakdown by category of disability
Hearing difficulty
3.6%
Vision difficulty
2.3%
Cognitive difficulty
4.5%
Ambulatory difficulty
6.9%
Self-care difficulty
2.5%
Independent living difficulty
5.3%
Race/ethnicity breakdown
White
64.6%
Black or African American
9.6%
American Indian and Alaskan Native
1.4%
Asian
8.5%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander
0.7%
Hispanic or Latino
29.2%
Other Race
10.5%
Two or more Races
4.7%

Employment and unemployment rates for people with disabilities

Employment rate for People with Disabilities (PwD)
42.5%
Unemployment rate for PwD
Number of PwD not working but actively looking for work
6.1%

Poverty rate for people with disabilities

Unemployment rate for PwD
25.5%

Number of AoD grantee programs across the country

Southern Nevada Center for Independent Living
2950 South Rainbow Boulevard, Suite 220
Las Vegas, NV 89146
Phone: 702-889-4216
ED:Mary Evilsizer
Northern Nevada Center for Independent Living
999 Pyramid Way
Sparks, NV 89541
Phone: 775-353-3599
ED:Lisa Bonie
Phone: (775) 684-8619
ED:Kari Horn
Nevada Center for Excellence in Disabilities
University of Nevada, Reno
Mail Stop 285
Reno, NV 89557
Main Phone: 775-784-4921
Toll Free Number: 1-800-216-7988
Main Fax: 775-784-4997
TTY: 775-327-5234