Wisconsin

Demographic Data

Total state population
5,822,434
Total number of people with disabilities
11.8%
Breakdown by category of disability
Hearing difficulty
3.5%
Vision difficulty
1.7%
Cognitive difficulty
4.7%
Ambulatory difficulty
6.0%
Self-care difficulty
2.4%
Independent living difficulty
5.0%
Race/ethnicity breakdown
White
85.2%
Black or African American
6.4%
American Indian and Alaskan Native
0.9%
Asian
2.9%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander
0.1%
Hispanic or Latino
7.1%
Other Race
2.1%
Two or more Races
2.4%

Employment and unemployment rates for people with disabilities

Employment rate for People with Disabilities (PwD)
41.5%
Unemployment rate for PwD
Number of PwD not working but actively looking for work
6.0%

Poverty rate for people with disabilities

Unemployment rate for PwD
23.7%

Number of AoD grantee programs across the country

Independent Living Resources, Inc.
4439 Mormon Coulee Road
La Crosse, WI 54601
Phone: 608-787-1111
ED:Kathie Knoble-Iverson
Options for Independent Living, Inc.
P.O. Box 11967, 555 Country Club Road
Green Bay, WI 54307
Phone: 920-490-0500
ED:Sue Permo
Society's Assets, Inc.
5200 Washington Avenue, Suite 225
Racine, WI 53406
Phone: 262-637-9128
ED:Karl Kopp
North Country Independent Living
69 North 28th Street, Suite 28
Superior, WI 54880
Phone: 715-392-9118
ED:Jillian Nyberg
Midstate Independent Living Consultants, Inc.
3262 Church Street, Suite 1
Stevens Point, WI 54481
Phone: 715-344-4210
ED:Zoe Kujawa
Access to Independence, Inc.
3810 Milwaukee Street
Madison, WI 53714
Phone: 608-242-8484
ED:Jason Belougny
Independence First
540 South First Street
Milwaukee, WI 53204
Phone: 414-291-7520
ED:Marci Boucher
Center for Independent Living for Western Wisconsin
2920 Schneider Avenue East
Menomonie, WI 54751
Phone: 715-233-1070
ED: Kyle Kleist
Phone: (608) 266-7826
ED:Beth Swedeen
Waisman Center
University of Wisconsin-Madison
1500 Highland Ave
Madison, WI 53705-2280
Main Phone: 608-263-1656
Main Fax: 608-263-0529
PADD/PAIMI/PAIR/PABSS/PAAT/PATBI/PAVA
Disability Rights Wisconsin
131 W. Wilson Street, Suite 700
Madison, WI 53703
Phone: (608) 267-0214
Toll Free: (800) 928-8778
FAX: (608) 267-0368
Toll-Free TDD: (888) 758-6049
ED:info@drwi.org
CAP
Wisconsin Client Assistance Program
2811 Agriculture Drive
PO Box 8911
Madison, WI 53708-8911
Phone: (608) 224-5071
Toll Free: (800) 362-1290
FAX: (608) 224-5069