Washington

Demographic Data

Total state population
7,614,893
Total number of people with disabilities
12.7%
Breakdown by category of disability
Hearing difficulty
3.8%
Vision difficulty
1.9%
Cognitive difficulty
5.5%
Ambulatory difficulty
6.4%
Self-care difficulty
2.5%
Independent living difficulty
5.7%
Race/ethnicity breakdown
White
74.2%
Black or African American
4.0%
American Indian and Alaskan Native
1.4%
Asian
9.0%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander
0.7%
Hispanic or Latino
13.0%
Other Race
4.8%
Two or more Races
6.0%

Employment and unemployment rates for people with disabilities

Employment rate for People with Disabilities (PwD)
41.2%
Unemployment rate for PwD
Number of PwD not working but actively looking for work
7.9%

Poverty rate for people with disabilities

Unemployment rate for PwD
23.6%

Number of AoD grantee programs across the country

Center for Independence (Lakewood)
7801 Bridgeport Way, West, Suite 200
Lakewood, WA 98499
Phone: 253-582-1253
ED:Leah Velasco
Central Washington Disability Resources
200 East Fourth Avenue
Ellensburg, WA 98926
ED:Mayra Colazo
Spokane Center for Independent Living
8817 East Mission Avenue, Suite 106
Spokane Valley, WA 99212
Phone: 509-326-6355
ED:William Kane
Alliance of People with Disabilities
1120 East Terrace Street, Suite 100
Seattle, WA 98122
Phone: 206-545-7055
ED:Kimberly Heymann
Phone: (360) 586-3560
ED:Jeremy Norden-Paul
Center on Human Development and Disabilities
University of Washington
Center on Human Development and Disability
PO Box 357920
Seattle, WA 98195-7920
Main Phone: 206-543-2832
Main Fax: 206-543-5771
ED:Chdd@u.washington.edu
PADD/PAIMI/PAIR/PABSS/PAAT/PATBI/PAVA
Disability Rights Washington
315 5th Avenue South, Suite 850
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: (206) 324-1521
Toll Free: (800) 562-2702
FAX: (206) 957-0729
Toll Free TDD: (800) 905-0209
CAP
Washington State Client Assistance Program
2531 Rainier Avenue South
Seattle, WA 98144
Phone: (206) 721-5999
FAX: (206) 721-4537