New Jersey

Demographic Data

Total state population
9,163,640
Total number of people with disabilities
11%
Breakdown by category of disability
Hearing difficulty
3%
Vision difficulty
2%
Cognitive difficulty
4%
Ambulatory difficulty
6%
Self-care difficulty
2%
Independent living difficulty
5%
Race/ethnicity breakdown

For more detailed metrics on demographics for people with disabilities, please visit Disability Employment Statistics | U.S. Department of Labor (dol.gov).

Employment and unemployment rates for people with disabilities

Employment rate for People with Disabilities (PwD)
4%
Unemployment rate for PwD
9%
Number of PwD not working but actively looking for work
21%

Poverty rate for people with disabilities

For more detailed metrics on demographics for people with disabilities, please visit Disability Employment Statistics | U.S. Department of Labor (dol.gov).

Number of AoD grantee programs across the country

For more information on the AoD grantee programs across the country, please visit Administration on Disabilities | ACL Administration for Community Living.

Resources for Independent Living, Inc.
351 High Street, Suite 103
Burlington, NJ 08016
Phone: 609-747-7745
ED:Lisa Killion-Smith
Disabled, Information, Awareness, and Living
Two Prospect Village Plaza, First Floor
Clifton, NJ 07013
Phone: 973-470-8090
ED:John Petix Jr.
Heightened Independence and Progress
131 Main Street, Suite 120
Hackensack, NJ 07601
Phone: 201-996-9100
ED:Brian Fitzgibbons
Camden City Independent Living Center, Inc.
Virtua Camden Campus, 1000 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 105
Camden, NJ 08104
Phone: 856-966-0800
ED:Veda Smith
Progressive Center for Independent Living, Inc.
3525 Quakerbridge Road, Suite 904
Hamilton, NJ 08619
Phone: 609-581-4500
ED:Scott Elliott
DAWN Center for Independent Living
66 Ford Road, Suite 121
Denville, NJ 07834
Phone: 973-625-1940
ED:Carmela Slivinski
Phone: (609) 292-3745
ED:Mercedes Witowsky
CAP/PADD/PAIMI/PAIR/PABSS/PAAT/PATBI/PAVA
Disability Rights New Jersey
210 S. Broad Street, 3rd Floor
Trenton, NJ 08608
Phone: (609) 292-9742
Toll Free: (800) 922-7233
FAX: (609) 777-0187