Texas

Demographic Data

Total state population
28,995,881
Total number of people with disabilities
11.5%
Breakdown by category of disability
Hearing difficulty
3.2%
Vision difficulty
2.4%
Cognitive difficulty
4.8%
Ambulatory difficulty
6.2%
Self-care difficulty
2.5%
Independent living difficulty
5.3%
Race/ethnicity breakdown
White
73.4%
Black or African American
12.3%
American Indian and Alaskan Native
0.5%
Asian
5.0%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander
0.1%
Hispanic or Latino
39.7%
Other Race
5.9%
Two or more Races
2.9%

Employment and unemployment rates for people with disabilities

Employment rate for People with Disabilities (PwD)
40.8%
Unemployment rate for PwD
Number of PwD not working but actively looking for work
7.2%

Poverty rate for people with disabilities

Unemployment rate for PwD
23.5%

Number of AoD grantee programs across the country

Austin Resource Center for Independent Living
825 East Rundberg Lane
Austin, TX 78753
Phone: 512-832-6349
ED:Ronald Rocha
Heart of Central Texas Independent Living
P.O. Box 636, 222 East Central Avenue
Belton, TX 76513
Phone: 254-933-7487
ED:Melissa Ingriola
East Texas Center for Independent Living
4713 Troup Highway
Tyler, TX 75703
Phone: 903-581-7542
ED:Jay Nichols
Coastal Bend Center for Independent Living
1537 Seventh Street
Corpus Christi, TX 78404
Phone: 361-883-8461
ED:Linda Fallwell-Stover
Coalition for Barrier Free Living/Houston Center for Independent Living (Ft. Bend)
6201 Bonhomme Road, Suite 150 South
Houston, TX 77036
Phone: 713-974-4621
ED:Chamane Barrow
Crockett Resource Center for Independent Living
1020 Loop 304 East
Crockett, TX 75835
Phone: 936-433-2811
ED:Sara Minton
Reach of Dallas
8625 King George Drive, Suite 210
Dallas, TX 79925
Phone: 214-630-4796
ED:Charlotte Stewart
VOLAR Center for Independent Living
1220 Golden Key Circle
El Paso, TX 79925
Phone: 915-591-0800
ED:Luis Chew
San Antonio Independent Living
1028 South Alamo Street, Suite One
San Antonio, TX 78210
Phone: 210-281-1878
ED: Kitty Brietzke
Able Center for Independent Living
4803 Plaza Boulevard, Suite 401
Odessa, TX 79762
Phone: 432-580-3439
ED:Marilyn Hancock
The Valley Association for Independent Living dba VAIL
3016 North McColl Road, Suite B
McAllen, TX 78501
Phone: 956-668-8245
ED:Susan Nelson
Lifetime Independence for Everyone, Inc.
8240 Boston Avenue
Lubbock, TX 79423
Phone: 806-795-5433
ED:Michelle Crain
Resource, Information, Support, and Empowerment (RISE)
755 South 11th Street, Suite 101
Beaumont, TX 77701
Phone: 409-832-2599
ED:Jim Brocato
Panhandle Independent Living Center
417 West 10th Avenue
Amarillo, TX 79101
Phone: 806-374-1400
ED:Joseph Rogers
Palestine Resource Center for Independent Living (Crockett)
421 Avenue A
Palestine, TX 75801
Phone: 903-729-7505
ED:Sara Minton
Brazos Valley Center for Independent Living
1869 Briarcrest Drive
Bryan, TX 77802
Phone: 979-776-5505
ED:Jackie Pacha
Phone: (512) 437-5432
ED:Beth Stalvey
Center on Disability and Development
Texas A&M University
Department of Educational Psychology
Harrington 637C
Mail Stop 4225
College Station, TX 77843-4225
Main Phone: 979-845-4612
Main Fax: 979-862-1256
Texas Center for Disability Studies
The University of Texas at Austin
Commons Learning Center
10100 Burnet Road
Austin, TX 78758-4445
Main Phone: 512-232-0740
Toll Free Number: 800-828-7839
Main Fax: 512-232-0761
TTY: 512-232-0762
CAP/PADD/PAIMI/PAIR/PABSS/PAAT/PATBI/PAVA
Disability Rights Texas
2222 West Braker Lane
Austin, TX 78758
Phone & TDD: (512) 454-4816
Toll-Free & TDD: (800) 252-9108
FAX: (512) 323-0902