North Carolina

Demographic Data

Total state population
10,488,084
Total number of people with disabilities
13.2%
Breakdown by category of disability
Hearing difficulty
3.6%
Vision difficulty
2.4%
Cognitive difficulty
5.4%
Ambulatory difficulty
7.5%
Self-care difficulty
2.7%
Independent living difficulty
6.0%
Race/ethnicity breakdown
White
68.1%
Black or African American
21.5%
American Indian and Alaskan Native
1.2%
Asian
3.0%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander
0.1%
Hispanic or Latino
9.8%
Other Race
3.4%
Two or more Races
2.8%

Employment and unemployment rates for people with disabilities

Employment rate for People with Disabilities (PwD)
35.3%
Unemployment rate for PwD
Number of PwD not working but actively looking for work
6.6%

Poverty rate for people with disabilities

Unemployment rate for PwD
25.9%

Number of AoD grantee programs across the country

The Adaptables, Inc. dba Solutions for Independence
7744 North Point Boulevard
Winston-Salem, NC 27106
Phone: 336-767-7060
ED:Mark Steele
Alliance of Disability Advocates
3725 National Drive, Suite 105
Raleigh, NC 27613
Phone: 919-591-0891
ED:Vicki Smith
Disability Rights & Resources
5801 Executive Center Drive, Suite 101
Charlotte, NC 28212
Phone: 704-537-0550
Pathways for the Future, Inc. dba Disability Partners Sylva & Ashville
525 Mineral Springs Drive
Sylva, NC 28779
Phone: 828-631-1167
ED:Barbra Davis
DisAbility Resource Center, Inc.
5041 New Centre Drive, Suite 210
Wilmington, NC 28403
Phone: 910-815-6618
ED:Gloria Garton
Phone/TDD: (919) 850-2901
ED:Talley Wells
Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Campus Box 7255
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7255
Main Phone: 919-966-5171
Main Fax: 919-966-2230
PADD/PAIMI/PAIR/PABSS/PAAT/PATBI/PAVA
Disability Rights North Carolina
3724 National Drive, Suite 100
Raleigh NC 27612
Phone: (919) 856-2195
Toll Free: (877) 235-4210
FAX: (919) 856-2244
TDD: (919) 733-9250
CAP
Client Assistance Program
North Carolina Department of Health & Human Services
2806 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-2806
Phone: (919) 855-3600
Toll Free: (800) 215-7227
FAX: (919) 715-2456
North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Mental Health
ED:Scott Pokorny
ED:Mya Lewis
ED:Michael Brown