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Disability Data for West Virginia from the 2009 American Community Survey: Race/ethnicity



Number of people with disabilities and disability rate, by race/ethnicity in West Virginia, 2009
  Total population Any disability Daily activity limitation Self-care limitation
   Number   Percent  Number Percent Number Percent
  1,712,000 358,000 20.9% 148,000 8.7% 77,000 4.5%
 White 1,640,000 343,000 20.9% 142,000 8.6% 74,000 4.5%
 African American 62,000 13,000 20.6% 6,000 9.3% 2,000 3.6%
 American Indian/Alaska Native 19,000 6,000 33.5% 2,000 11.6% 1,000 4.4%
 Asian/Pacific Islander 12,000 1,000 5.6% 3.2% 1.4%
 Latino/Hispanic 19,000 4,000 18.6% 1,000 6.6% 1,000 3.7%

Note: People identifying as having multiple racial backgrounds are classified in multiple categories. Latinos are classified according to their Hispanic ethnicity as well as the racial category or categories they identify. The sum of the racial/ethnic categories is therefore greater than the total.

— Estimate is less than 500.

Racial/ethnic distribution of people with disabilities in West Virginia, 2009
Any Disability Daily activity limitation Self-care limitation No disability
Number of people 358,000 148,000 77,000 1,354,000
Race
 White 95.9% 95.5% 96.2% 95.8%
 African American 3.6% 3.9% 2.9% 3.6%
 American Indian and Alaska Native 1.7% 1.4% 1.1% 0.9%
 Asian and Pacific Islander 0.2% 0.3% 0.2% 0.8%
 Latino/Hispanic 1.0% 0.9% 0.9% 1.2%

Racial/ethnic distribution of people with daily activity limitations in West Virginia, 2009

AIAN - American Indian/Alaska Native
API - Asian/Pacific Islander

The above bar chart shows that 95.5% of people with disabilities in West Virginia are white, 3.9% are African American, 1.4% are American Indian/Alaska Native, 0.3% are Asian/Pacific Islander, and 0.9% are Latino/Hispanic.

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Race Data for West Virginia from the 2008 American Community Survey

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