Delaware

Demographic Data

Total state population
973,764
Total number of people with disabilities
13.8%
Breakdown by category of disability
Hearing difficulty
3.6%
Vision difficulty
2.1%
Cognitive difficulty
6.4%
Ambulatory difficulty
7.3%
Self-care difficulty
2.7%
Independent living difficulty
6.1%
Race/ethnicity breakdown
White
67.7%
Black or African American
22.5%
American Indian and Alaskan Native
0.4%
Asian
3.8%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander
0.0%
Hispanic or Latino
9.6%
Other Race
2.4%
Two or more Races
3.1%

Employment and unemployment rates for people with disabilities

Employment rate for People with Disabilities (PwD)
33.3%
Unemployment rate for PwD
Number of PwD not working but actively looking for work
7.6%

Poverty rate for people with disabilities

Unemployment rate for PwD
23.1%

Number of AoD grantee programs across the country

CILs
Freedom Center for Independent Living
400 North Broad Street
Middletown, DE 19709
Phone: 302-376-4399
ED:Pat Maichle
Independent Resources, Inc.
Two Fox Point Centre, 6 Denny Road, Suite 101
Wilmington, DE 19809
Phone: 302-765-0191
ED:Despina Wilson
State DD Council
Phone: (302) 739-3333
ED:Vacant
UCEDDs
Center for Disabilities Studies
College of Education and Human Development
University of Delaware
461 Wyoming Road
Newark, DE 19716
Main Phone: 302-831-6974
Main Fax: 302-831-4690
TTY: 302-831-4689
State P&A
PADD/PAIMI/PAIR/PABSS/PAAT/PATBI/PAVA
Community Legal Aid Society, Inc.
Community Services Building, Suite 801
100 W. 10th Street
Wilmington, DE 19801
Phone & TDD: (302) 575-0660
FAX: (302) 575-0840
CAP
Client Assistance Program
of United Cerebral Palsy of Delaware, Inc.
700A River Road
Wilmington, DE 19809-2746
Phone: (302) 764-6216
Toll Free: (800) 640-9336
FAX: (302) 764-8713

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This website was created by The Lewin Group/TASH under the Administration for Community Living (Administration on Disabilities) . Contract HHSP233201500088I / 75P00120F37007.