Missouri

Demographic Data

Total state population
6,137,428
Total number of people with disabilities
14.7%
Breakdown by category of disability
Hearing difficulty
4.3%
Vision difficulty
2.6%
Cognitive difficulty
6.1%
Ambulatory difficulty
8.2%
Self-care difficulty
3.0%
Independent living difficulty
6.9%
Race/ethnicity breakdown
White
81.8%
Black or African American
11.5%
American Indian and Alaskan Native
0.4%
Asian
2.1%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander
0.2%
Hispanic or Latino
4.3%
Other Race
1.2%
Two or more Races
2.8%

Employment and unemployment rates for people with disabilities

Employment rate for People with Disabilities (PwD)
36.2%
Unemployment rate for PwD
Number of PwD not working but actively looking for work
6.3%

Poverty rate for people with disabilities

Unemployment rate for PwD
28.2%

Number of AoD grantee programs across the country

Disabled Citizens Alliance for Independence, Inc.
P. O. Box 675, Eight Missouri Avenue
Viburnam, MO 65566
Phone: 573-244-5402
ED:Dennis Atkins
Paraquad, Inc.
5240 Oakland Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63110
Phone: 314-289-4200
ED:Aimee Wehmeier
Independent Living Center of Mid-Missouri, Inc.
1401 Hathman Place
Columbia, MO 65201
Phone: 573-874-1646
ED:Jessica Macy
The Whole Person, Inc.
3710 Main Street
Kansas City, MO 64111
Phone: 816-561-0304
ED:Julie DeJean
Phone: (573) 751-8611
ED:Vicky Davidson
CAP/PADD/PAIMI/PAIR/PABSS/PAAT/PATBI/PAVA
Missouri Protection and Advocacy Services
925 South Country Club Drive
Jefferson City, MO 65109
Phone: (573) 893-3333
Toll Free: (800) 392-8667
FAX: (573) 893-4231
Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Division of Community and Public Health
ED:Jennifer Braun
ED:Kathy Craig