Infographic: 2017 Disability Statistics – Poverty Rate (NJ)

Infographic: In 2017, the poverty rate for people with disabilities in New Jersey was 2.7 times the rate for people without disabilities.

The poverty rate for people with disabilities was 20.5%. The poverty rate for people without disabilities was 7.5%.

Statistics Non-institutionalized population, ages 21-64.

Source: Erickson, W., Lee, C., & von Schrader, S. (2019). 2017 Disability Status Report: United States. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Yang-Tan Institute on Employment and Disability (YTI).

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