Brief: Disability in PA, 2013-2017

Approximately 1.73 million Pennsylvanians (13.7%) have at least one disability. This month we highlight trends in the population with disabilities in PA according to the 2013-2017 American Community Estimates. Key trends include:

  • A higher percentage of females and older persons had disabilities
  • Ambulatory, or movement-based, disabilities were the most common type
  • Those with disabilities had lower educational attainment and earnings

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