New Jersey

Demographic Data

Total state population
8,882,190
Total number of people with disabilities
10.3%
Breakdown by category of disability
Hearing difficulty
2.5%
Vision difficulty
1.9%
Cognitive difficulty
4.1%
Ambulatory difficulty
5.7%
Self-care difficulty
2.3%
Independent living difficulty
5.0%
Race/ethnicity breakdown
White
67.1%
Black or African American
13.6%
American Indian and Alaskan Native
0.2%
Asian
9.6%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander
0.0%
Hispanic or Latino
20.9%
Other Race
6.4%
Two or more Races
3.0%

Employment and unemployment rates for people with disabilities

Employment rate for People with Disabilities (PwD)
37.7%
Unemployment rate for PwD
Number of PwD not working but actively looking for work
7.8%

Poverty rate for people with disabilities

Unemployment rate for PwD
22.3%

Number of AoD grantee programs across the country

CILs
Resources for Independent Living, Inc.
351 High Street, Suite 103
Burlington, NJ 08016
Phone: 609-747-7745
ED:Lisa Killion-Smith
Disabled, Information, Awareness, and Living
Two Prospect Village Plaza, First Floor
Clifton, NJ 07013
Phone: 973-470-8090
ED:John Petix Jr.
Heightened Independence and Progress
131 Main Street, Suite 120
Hackensack, NJ 07601
Phone: 201-996-9100
ED:Brian Fitzgibbons
Camden City Independent Living Center, Inc.
Virtua Camden Campus, 1000 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 105
Camden, NJ 08104
Phone: 856-966-0800
ED:Veda Smith
Progressive Center for Independent Living, Inc.
3525 Quakerbridge Road, Suite 904
Hamilton, NJ 08619
Phone: 609-581-4500
ED:Scott Elliott
DAWN Center for Independent Living
66 Ford Road, Suite 121
Denville, NJ 07834
Phone: 973-625-1940
ED:Carmela Slivinski
State DD Council
Phone: (609) 292-3745
ED:Mercedes Witowsky
State P&A
CAP/PADD/PAIMI/PAIR/PABSS/PAAT/PATBI/PAVA
Disability Rights New Jersey
210 S. Broad Street, 3rd Floor
Trenton, NJ 08608
Phone: (609) 292-9742
Toll Free: (800) 922-7233
FAX: (609) 777-0187

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This website was created by The Lewin Group/TASH under the Administration for Community Living (Administration on Disabilities) . Contract HHSP233201500088I / 75P00120F37007.

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