South Carolina

Demographic Data

Total state population
5,099,812
Total number of people with disabilities
14%
Breakdown by category of disability
Hearing difficulty
4%
Vision difficulty
3%
Cognitive difficulty
6%
Ambulatory difficulty
8%
Self-care difficulty
3%
Independent living difficulty
6%
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)
6%
Unemployment rate for PwD
15%
Number of PwD not working but actively looking for work
28%

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.

disAbility Resource Center dba:AccessAbility
7944 Dorchester Road, Suite 5
North Charleston, SC 29418
Phone: 843-225-5080
ED:Julia Martinelli
Walton Options for Independent Living, Inc.
P.O. Box 519, 514 West Avenue
North Augusta, SC 29841
Phone: 803-279-9611
ED:Tiffany Clifford
ABLE South Carolina
720 Gacern Road, Suite 106
Columbia, SC 29210
Phone: 803-779-5121
ED:Kimberly Tissot
Phone: (803) 734-0465
ED:Valarie Bishop
Center for Disability Resources
University of South Carolina
Department of Pediatrics
School of Medicine
Columbia, SC 29208
Main Phone: 803-935-5231
Main Fax: 803-935-5059
PADD/PAIMI/PAIR/PABSS/PAAT/PATBI/PAVA/CAP
Disability Rights South Carolina
3710 Landmark Drive, Suite 208
Columbia, SC 29204
Phone & TTY: (803) 782-0639
Toll Free: (866) 275-7273
FAX: (803) 790-1946
Toll-Free TTY: (866) 232-4525