Nebraska

Demographic Data

Total state population
1,934,408
Total number of people with disabilities
12.0%
Breakdown by category of disability
Hearing difficulty
4.0%
Vision difficulty
2.0%
Cognitive difficulty
4.7%
Ambulatory difficulty
6.0%
Self-care difficulty
2.1%
Independent living difficulty
4.8%
Race/ethnicity breakdown
White
86.2%
Black or African American
4.9%
American Indian and Alaskan Native
1.0%
Asian
2.5%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander
0.1%
Hispanic or Latino
11.3%
Other Race
2.6%
Two or more Races
2.8%

Employment and unemployment rates for people with disabilities

Employment rate for People with Disabilities (PwD)
49.5%
Unemployment rate for PwD
Number of PwD not working but actively looking for work
8.6%

Poverty rate for people with disabilities

Unemployment rate for PwD
27.8%

Number of AoD grantee programs across the country

CILs
Center for Independent Living of Central Nebraska, Inc. dba/Independence Rising
3335 West Capital Avenue
Grand Island, NE 68803
Phone: 308-258-1914
ED: Irene Britt
League of Human Dignity, Inc.
1701 P Street
Lincoln, NE 68508
Phone: 402-441-7871
State DD Council
UCEDDs
Nebraska UCEDD
Munroe-Meyer Institute for Genetics and Rehabilitation
University of Nebraska Medical Center
985450 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-5450
Main Phone: 402-559-6483
Toll Free Number: 800-656-3937
Main Fax: 402-559-5737 (UCEDD)
State P&A
PADD/PAIMI/PAIR/PABSS/PAAT/PATBI/PAVA
Disability Rights Nebraska
134 South 13th Street, Suite 600
Lincoln, NE 68508
Phone &TDD: (402) 474-3183
Toll Free: (800) 422-6691
FAX: (402) 474-3274
CAP
Client Assistance Program
301 Centennial Mall South, Box 94987
Lincoln, NE 68509
Phone: (402) 471-3656
Toll Free: (800) 742-7594
FAX: (402) 471-0117
TBI Program
Nebraska Department of Vocational Rehabilitation
ED:Keri Bennett

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