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



Number of people with disabilities and disability rate, by race/ethnicity in Florida, 2009
  Total population Any disability Daily activity limitation Self-care limitation
   Number   Percent  Number Percent Number Percent
  17,377,000 2,446,000 14.1% 1,044,000 6.0% 538,000 3.1%
 White 13,722,000 2,009,000 14.6% 856,000 6.2% 441,000 3.2%
 African American 2,789,000 366,000 13.1% 158,000 5.7% 83,000 3.0%
 American Indian/Alaska Native 139,000 34,000 24.5% 13,000 9.5% 6,000 4.5%
 Asian/Pacific Islander 495,000 32,000 6.5% 14,000 2.8% 5,000 1.1%
 Latino/Hispanic 3,630,000 381,000 10.5% 175,000 4.8% 88,000 2.4%

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.

Racial/ethnic distribution of people with disabilities in Florida, 2009
Any Disability Daily activity limitation Self-care limitation No disability
Number of people 2,446,000 1,044,000 538,000 14,931,000
Race
 White 82.1% 81.9% 82.0% 78.5%
 African American 15.0% 15.1% 15.5% 16.2%
 American Indian and Alaska Native 1.4% 1.3% 1.2% 0.7%
 Asian and Pacific Islander 1.3% 1.3% 1.0% 3.1%
 Latino/Hispanic 15.6% 16.7% 16.4% 21.8%

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

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

The above bar chart shows that 81.9% of people with disabilities in Florida are white, 15.1% are African American, 1.3% are American Indian/Alaska Native, 1.3% are Asian/Pacific Islander, and 16.7% are Latino/Hispanic.

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Race Data for Florida from the 2008 American Community Survey

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