Infographic: 2017 Disability Statistics - Prevalence (NJ)

Infographic featuring text on top of an outline of New Jersey along with icons representing various disability types.
In New Jersey, there are 912 thousand people with a disability. (A person can report one or more of six disability types).
479 thousand people have an ambulatory disability.
358 people have an independent living disability.
336 thousand people have a cognitive disability.
222 thousand people have a hearing disability.
196 thousand people have a self-care disability.
167 thousand people have a visual disability.
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).
If you have questions about the Americans with Disabilities Act, contact the Northeast ADA Center at 1-800-949-4232.