Kansas

Demographic Data

Total state population
2,913,314
Total number of people with disabilities
13.5%
Breakdown by category of disability
Hearing difficulty
4.3%
Vision difficulty
2.5%
Cognitive difficulty
5.6%
Ambulatory difficulty
6.9%
Self-care difficulty
2.4%
Independent living difficulty
5.7%
Race/ethnicity breakdown
White
83.6%
Black or African American
5.7%
American Indian and Alaskan Native
0.8%
Asian
3.0%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander
0.1%
Hispanic or Latino
12.2%
Other Race
3.0%
Two or more Races
3.7%

Employment and unemployment rates for people with disabilities

Employment rate for People with Disabilities (PwD)
45.2%
Unemployment rate for PwD
Number of PwD not working but actively looking for work
8.0%

Poverty rate for people with disabilities

Unemployment rate for PwD
27.7%

Number of AoD grantee programs across the country

Southeast Kansas Independent Living
P.O. Box 957, 1801 Main Street
Parsons, KS 67357
Phone: 620-421-5502
ED:Shari Coatney
Three Rivers, Inc.
P.O. Box 408, 504 Miller Drive
Wamego, KS 66547
Phone: 785-456-9915
ED:Audrey Schremmer-Phili
Independence, Inc.
2001 Haskell Avenue
Lawrence, KS 66046
Phone: 785-841-0333
ED:Jill Enyart
Living Independently in Northwest Kansas, Inc.
2401 East 13th Street
Hays, KS 67601
Phone: 785-625-6942
ED:Angie Zimmerman
Topeka Independent Living Resource Center, Inc
501 Southwest Jackson Street, Suite 100
Topeka, KS 6660
ED:Ami Hyten
Phone: (785) 296-2608
ED: Steve Gieber
UMKC Institute for Human Development (UCE)
215 W. Pershing
6th Floor
Kansas City, MO 64108
Main Phone: 816-235-1770
Main Fax: 816-235-1762
TTY: 800-452-1185
Kansas University Center on Developmental Disabilities
University of Kansas
Schiefelbusch Institute for Life Span Studies
1200 Sunnyside Avenue
3111 Haworth
Lawrence, KS 66045-7534
Main Phone: 785-864-7600
Main Fax: 785-864-7605
CAP/PADD/PAIMI/PAIR/PABSS/PAAT/PATBI/PAVA
Disability Rights Center of Kansas
214 SW 6th AVE, Suite 100
Topeka, KS 66603
Phone: (785) 273-9661
Toll Free: (877) 776-1541
FAX: (785) 273-9414
Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services
ED:Robin Abramowitz