South Dakota

Demographic Data

Total state population
884,659
Total number of people with disabilities
12.6%
Breakdown by category of disability
Hearing difficulty
4.5%
Vision difficulty
2.2%
Cognitive difficulty
4.9%
Ambulatory difficulty
6.3%
Self-care difficulty
2.2%
Independent living difficulty
4.8%
Race/ethnicity breakdown
White
84.1%
Black or African American
2.4%
American Indian and Alaskan Native
8.6%
Asian
1.3%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander
0.2%
Hispanic or Latino
3.7%
Other Race
0.7%
Two or more Races
2.8%

Employment and unemployment rates for people with disabilities

Employment rate for People with Disabilities (PwD)
52.4%
Unemployment rate for PwD
Number of PwD not working but actively looking for work
7.1%

Poverty rate for people with disabilities

Unemployment rate for PwD
26.0%

Number of AoD grantee programs across the country

CILs
Western Resources for Independent Living
405 East Omaha Street, Suite D
Rapid City, SD 57701
Phone: 605-718-1930
ED:Jen Red Bear
Independent Living Choices
4107 South Carnegie Circle
Sioux Falls, SD 57106
Phone: 605-362-3550
ED:Matt Cain
State DD Council
Phone: (605) 773-6369
ED:Arlene Poncelet
UCEDDs
Center for Disabilities
University of South Dakota
Sanford School of Medicine
1400 West 22nd Street
Sioux Falls, SD 57105-1570
Main Phone: 605-357-1439
Toll Free Number: 800-658-3080
Main Fax: 605-357-1438
TTY: 800-658-3080
State P&A
CAP/PADD/PAIMI/PAIR/PABSS/PAAT/PATBI/PAVA
Disability Rights South Dakota
2520 E. Franklin Street, Suite 2
Pierre, SD 57501
Phone & TTY: (605) 224-8294
Toll Free: (800) 658-4782
FAX: (605) 224-5125

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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.