Virgin Islands

Demographic Data

Total state population
104,318
Total number of people with disabilities
9.8%
Breakdown by category of disability
Hearing difficulty
2.0%
Vision difficulty
3.3%
Cognitive difficulty
3.2%
Ambulatory difficulty
5.6%
Self-care difficulty
1.8%
Independent living difficulty
4.3%
Race/ethnicity breakdown
White
15.6%
Black or African American
76%
American Indian and Alaskan Native
0.0%
Asian
1.4%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander
0.0%
Hispanic or Latino
17.4%
Other Race
2.1%
Two or more Races
2.1%

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
0.0%

Poverty rate for people with disabilities

Unemployment rate for PwD
29.4%

Number of AoD grantee programs across the country

P&A
CAP/PADD/PAIMI/PAIR/PABSS/PAAT/PATBI/PAVA
Disability Rights Center of the Virgin Islands
63 Estate Cane Carlton
Frederiksted, VI 00840
Phone: (340) 772-1200
TDD: (340) 772-4641
FAX: (340) 772-0609
State DD Council
Phone: (340) 773-2323
ED:Yvonne Peterson

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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.