Kentucky

Demographic Data

Total state population
4,467,673
Total number of people with disabilities
17.9%
Breakdown by category of disability
Hearing difficulty
5.0%
Vision difficulty
3.7%
Cognitive difficulty
7.7%
Ambulatory difficulty
10.0%
Self-care difficulty
3.6%
Independent living difficulty
8.1%
Race/ethnicity breakdown
White
86.7%
Black or African American
8.1%
American Indian and Alaskan Native
0.2%
Asian
1.6%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander
0.1%
Hispanic or Latino
3.8%
Other Race
0.9%
Two or more Races
2.3%

Employment and unemployment rates for people with disabilities

Employment rate for People with Disabilities (PwD)
31.6%
Unemployment rate for PwD
Number of PwD not working but actively looking for work
5.7%

Poverty rate for people with disabilities

Unemployment rate for PwD
30.5%

Number of AoD grantee programs across the country

Center for Accessible Living, Inc.
501 South Second Street, Suite 200
Louisville, KY 40202
Phone: 502-589-6620
ED:Susan Tharpe
Disability Resource Center, Inc.
242 Village Lane
Hazard, KY 41701
Phone: 606-436-0000
ED:Katherine Moore
disAbility Resource Center -- serves southeast KY
900 East Hill Avenue, Suite 120
Knoxville, TN 37915
Phone: 865-637-3666
Phone: (502) 564-7841
ED:Kellie McCain
University of Kentucky Human Development Institute
University Center on Disability
University of Kentucky
126 Mineral Industries Building
Lexington, KY 40506-0051
Main Phone: 859-257-1714
Main Fax: 859-323-1901
TTY: 859-257-2903
PADD/PAIMI/PAIR/PABSS/PAAT/PATBI/PAVA
Kentucky Protection and Advocacy
5 Mill Creek Park
Frankfort, KY 40601
Phone: (502) 564-2967
TDD: (800) 372-2988
FAX: 502-695-6764
CAP
Client Assistance Program
300 Sower Blvd. 4th Floor 4CSW20
Frankfort, KY 40601
Phone: (502) 564-8035
Toll Free: (800) 633-6283
Video Phone: (502) 564-0530
FAX: (502) 564-1566
Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services
ED:Marnie Mountjoy
ED:Sheena Batts
ED:Donald Collins
ED:Victoria Eldridge