Arkansas

Demographic Data

Total state population
3,017,804
Total number of people with disabilities
17.5%
Breakdown by category of disability
Hearing difficulty
5.0%
Vision difficulty
3.4%
Cognitive difficulty
7.2%
Ambulatory difficulty
10.1%
Self-care difficulty
3.6%
Independent living difficulty
7.8%
Race/ethnicity breakdown
White
76.7%
Black or African American
15.5%
American Indian and Alaskan Native
0.6%
Asian
1.5%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander
0.4%
Hispanic or Latino
7.7%
Other Race
2.5%
Two or more Races
2.8%

Employment and unemployment rates for people with disabilities

Employment rate for People with Disabilities (PwD)
30.7%
Unemployment rate for PwD
Number of PwD not working but actively looking for work
6.8%

Poverty rate for people with disabilities

Unemployment rate for PwD
27.8%

Number of AoD grantee programs across the country

CILs
Spa Area Independent Living Services, Inc.
621 Albert Pike Road
Hot Springs, AR 71913
Phone: 501-624-7710
ED:Brenda Steinbuck
Independent Living Resource Center, Inc. dba Mainstream
300 South Rodney Parham, Suite Five
Little Rock, AR 72205
Phone: 501-280-0012
ED:Rita Byers
Sources for Community Independent Living Services
1918 North Birch Avenue
Fayetteville, AR 72703
Phone: 479-442-5600
ED:Jim Mather
State DD Councils
Phone/TDD: (501) 661-2589
ED:Erica Munson
UCEDDs
Partners for Inclusive Communities
University of Arkansas at Fayetteville
10809 Executive Center Drive.
Suite 316
Little Rock, AR 72211
Main Phone: 501-301-1100
Toll Free Number: 800-342-2923
Main Fax: 501-374-2640
TTY: 800-342-2923
State P&A
CAP/PADD/PAIMI/PAIR/PABSS/PAAT/PATBI/PAVA
Disability Rights Arkansas, Inc. (DRA)
400 West Capitol Avenue, Suite 1200
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone & TDD: (501) 296-1775
Toll Free: (800) 482-1174
FAX: (501) 296-1779
TBI Program
Arkansas Trauma Rehabilitation Program at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences’ Center for Distance Health
ED:Terri Imus
ED:Kim Lamb
ED:Amy Moses

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