Iowa

Demographic Data

Total state population
3,155,070
Total number of people with disabilities
11.8%
Breakdown by category of disability
Hearing difficulty
3.7%
Vision difficulty
1.7%
Cognitive difficulty
4.8%
Ambulatory difficulty
5.8%
Self-care difficulty
2.1%
Independent living difficulty
5.0%
Race/ethnicity breakdown
White
89.9%
Black or African American
4.1%
American Indian and Alaskan Native
0.4%
Asian
2.4%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander
0.1%
Hispanic or Latino
6.3%
Other Race
1.0%
Two or more Races
2.2%

Employment and unemployment rates for people with disabilities

Employment rate for People with Disabilities (PwD)
45.9%
Unemployment rate for PwD
Number of PwD not working but actively looking for work
7.0%

Poverty rate for people with disabilities

Unemployment rate for PwD
25.8%

Number of AoD grantee programs across the country

Three Rivers Independent Living Corporation dba: Disabilities Resource Center of Siouxland
505 5th Street, Suite 400
Sioux City, IA 51101
Phone: 712-255-1065
South Central Iowa Center for Independent Living
109 North 3rd Street
Oskaloosa, IA 52577
ED:Debora Philpot
Access 2 Independence
1556 South First Avenue, Suite B
Iowa City, IA 52240
Phone: 319-338-3870
ED:Sarah Martinez
Central Iowa Center for Independent Living
100 East Euclid Avenue, Suite 105
Des Moines, IA 50309
Phone: 515-243-1742
ED:Reyma McDeid
League of Human Dignity, Inc
1520 Avenue M
Council Bluffs, IA 51501
Phone: 712-323-6863
Illinois/Iowa Center for Independent Living
P.O. Box 6156, 501 11th Street
Rock Island, IA 61201
ED: Elizabeth Sherwin
Phone: (800) 452-1936
ED:Brooke Lovelace Hundling
Iowa's University Center for Excellence in Disabilities
Center for Disabilities and Development
100 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242-1011
Main Phone: 319-384-5656
Main Fax: 319-356-8284
PADD/PAIMI/PAIR/PABSS/PATBI/PAVA
Disability Rights Iowa
666 Walnut St., Suite 1440
Des Moines, IA 50309
Phone: (515) 278-2502
Toll Free: (800) 779-2502
TDD: (515) 278-0571
Toll-Free TDD: (866) 483-3342
FAX: (515) 278-0539
CAP
Community Advocacy Services
Office of Persons w/ Disabilities
Lucas State Office Building, 2nd Floor
Des Moines, IA 50319
Phone: (515) 281-8088
Toll Free: (888) 219-0471
FAX: (515) 242-6119
Toll-Free TDD: (888) 219-0471
Iowa Department of Public Health
ED:James Pender
ED:Maggie Ferguson