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Disabilities StLandry  
POPULATION WITH A DISABILITY, 2000    
5 years and older by disability type1,2      
United States Louisiana StLandry
Population — 5 Years and Older 257,167,527 4,045,963 79,468
Number with a Disability 49,746,248 880,047 20,561
% of Population with a Disability 19.3 21.8 25.9
Sensory
# Sensory 9,305,275 174,834 4,463
% with a Sensory Disability  3.6 4.3 5.6
Physical
# Physical 21,151,506 396,140 9,980
% with a Physical Disability 8.2 9.8 12.6
Mental
# Mental 12,435,853 238,855 6,539
% with a Mental Disability 4.8 5.9 8.2
Self-care
# Self-care 6,752,733 132,673 3,376
% with a Self-care Disability 2.6 3.3 4.2
Employment Disability 
# Employment disability  21,287,570 362,213 7,707
% with an Employment Disability 8.3 9.0 9.7
Difficulty Going Outside the Home 
# Difficulty Going Outside the Home 18,210,025 310,808 7,396
% with a Go-outside-home Disability  7.1 7.7 9.3
Employment Status of Persons 21-64 Years
Total Population: 21 to 64 years 159,131,544 2,445,674 45,518
# with a Disability: Employed 30,553,796 540,838 12,229
% with Disability: Employed 56.6 51.4 39.4
# with No Disability 128,577,748 1,904,836 33,289
% with No disability: Employed 77.2 72.7 64.8
Disability and Poverty
% of Persons Below Poverty Level 12.0 19.0 28.2
% with a Disability 17.6 24.9 34.1
% with No Disability 10.6 17.3 26.1
1Non-institutionalized population
2More than one disability type can be reported
Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Census 2000, American FactFinder, Sample File 3 (SF3), QT-P21 Disability Status by Sex, 
             Sample File 4 (SF4) PCT 148 Poverty Status in 1999 by Disability Status,  http://factfinder.census.gov
           <key words: Data Sets>. 
Children with Disabilities in the Louisiana Public School System  
Public School Population, 3-21 Years not available 732,971 15,458
 #  with Disability   98,668 2,162
% with a Disability   13.5 14.0
Source: Louisiana Department of Education, State Special Education  Data Profile, 2004, Table 7 Special Education
             Public Counts from LANSER October 1, 2003,    http://www.doe.state.la.us/lde/misc/pub.asp
           <keywords: Publications, Data, Special Populations>. 
PREVALENCE OF DISABILITY IN TOTAL POPULATION  
5 and Older, rate per 1,000 population      
United States Louisiana StLandry
By Race and Sex
White — Total Population  195,100,538 2,627,624 45,425
#  with Disability 36,158,505 540,396 11,075
Rate in White population  185.3 205.7 243.8
White Male 95,016,158 1,276,567 21,980
#  with Disability 17,925,342 274,270 5,601
Rate in White Males  188.7 214.8 254.8
White Female  100,084,380 1,351,057 23,445
#  with Disability 18,233,163 266,126 5,474
Rate in White Females  182.2 197.0 233.5
Black — Total Population 30,297,703 1,268,683 33,003
#  with Disability 7,370,476 307,048 9,228
Rate of Disability in Black Population  243.3 242.0 279.6
Black  Male 13,815,576 572,378 15,179
#  with Disability 3,306,836 139,875 4,577
Rate in Black Males  239.4 244.4 301.5
Black Female 16,482,127 696,305 17,824
#  with Disability 4,063,640 167,173 4,651
Rate in Black Females  246.5 240.1 260.9
Other — Total Population    31,769,286 149,656 1,040
#  with Disability 6,217,267 32,603 258
Rate of Disability in Other Population   195.7 217.9 248.1
Other Male 15,805,091 74,223 477
#  with Disability 3,207,353 16,563 124
Rate in Other Males  202.9 223.2 260.0
Other Female 15,964,195 75,433 563
#  with Disability 3,009,914 16,040 134
Rate in Other Females  188.5 212.6 238.0
By Age
5 to 15 years — Total Population 45,133,667 757,341 15,924
#  with Disability 2,614,919 52,782 1,315
Rate in Persons 5  to 15 Years 57.9 69.7 82.6
16 to 20 years — Total Population 19,555,690 353,374 6,846
#  with Disability 2,599,415 50,945 1,241
Rate in Persons 16-20 Years 132.9 144.2 181.3
 21 to 64 years — Total Population 159,131,544 2,445,674 45,518
#  with Disability 30,553,796 540,838 12,229
Rate in Persons 21-64 Years 192.0 221.1 268.7
65 to 74 years — Total Population 18,253,304 280,467 6,516
#  with Disability 5,889,876 108,629 2,780
Rate in Persons 65-74 Years 322.7 387.3 426.6
 75 years and over — Total Population 15,093,322 209,107 4,664
#  with Disability 8,088,242 126,853 2,996
Rate in Persons 75 and older 535.9 606.6 642.4
By Sex
Male  — Total Population  124,636,825 1,923,168 37,636
#  with Disability 24,439,531 430,708 10,302
Rate in Males  196.1 224.0 273.7
Female — Total Population  132,530,702 2,122,795 41,832
#  with Disability 25,306,717 449,339 10,259
Rate in Females  190.9 211.7 245.2
Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Census 2000, American FactFinder, Sample File 3 (SF3), QT-P21 Disability Status by Sex.             
          http://factfinder.census.gov  <key words: Data Sets>. 
PREVALENCE OF AGE AND DISABILITY TYPE IN PERSONS  
WITH DISABILITIES      
by age group & *disability type      
United States Louisiana StLandry
By Age Group
 5 and Older With a Disability 49,746,248 880,047 20,561
5 to 15 Years  2,614,919 52,782 1,315
% of Population with a Disability 5.3 6.0 6.4
16 to 20 Years 2,599,415 50,945 1,241
% of Population with a Disability 5.2 5.8 6.0
21 to 64 Years  30,553,796 540,838 12,229
% of Population with a Disability 61.4 61.5 59.5
65 to 74 Years  5,889,876 108,629 2,780
% of Population with a Disability 11.8 12.3 13.5
75 Years and Over 8,088,242 126,853 2,996
% of Population with a Disability 16.3 14.4 14.6
By Age Group and Disability Type
5 to 15 Years  2,614,919 52,782 1,315
# with a Sensory Disability  442,894 9,695 292
% Sensory  16.9 18.4 22.2
# with a Physical Disability 455,461 9,487 233
% Physical  17.4 18.0 17.7
# with a Mental Disability 2,078,502 41,622 1,023
% Mental  79.5 78.9 77.8
# with a Self-care Disability  419,018.0 8,112.0 283
% Self-care  16.0 15.4 21.5
16 to 20 Years  2,599,415 50,945 1,241
# with a Sensory Disability  230,725 5,856 230
% Sensory  8.9 11.5 18.5
# with a Physical Disability 283,700 6,700 152
% Physical  10.9 13.2 12.2
# with a Mental Disability 773,549 17,094 420
% Mental  29.8 33.6 33.8
# with a Self-care Disability  148,742 3,280 40
% Self-care  5.7 0.1 3.2
# with an Employment Disability 1,445,539 25,330 548
% Employment  55.6 49.7 44.2
# with a Go-outside-home Disability  1,024,849 19,274 469
% go-outside-home  39.4 37.8 37.8
21 to 64 Years 30,553,796 540,838 12,229
# with a Sensory Disability  3,893,177 79,039 1,859
% Sensory  12.7 14.6 15.2
# with a Physical Disability 10,866,665 212,150 5,461
% Physical  35.6 39.2 44.7
# with a Mental Disability 5,990,890 113,802 3,120
% Mental  19.6 21.0 25.5
# with a Self-care Disability  3,001,133 60,365 1,491
% Self-care  9.8 11.2 12.2
# with an Employment Disability 19,842,031 336,883 7,159
% Employment  64.9 62.3 58.5
# with a go-outside-home  disability  10,389,659 175,427 4,010
% Go-outside home  34.0 32.4 32.8
65 to 74 Years  5,889,876 108,629 2,780
# with a Sensory Disability  1,580,988 30,687 860
% Sensory  26.8 28.2 30.9
# with a Physical Disability 3,920,711 75,058 1,903
% Physical  66.6 69.1 68.5
# with a Mental Disability 1,157,231 23,788 800
% Mental  19.6 21.9 28.8
# with a Self-care Disability  971,131 20,717 499
% Self-care  16.5 19.1 17.9
# with a Go-outside-home Disability  2,433,426 45,768 1,179
% Go-outside-home  41.3 42.1 42.4
75 Years and Over— Population Reporting a Disability  by Type 8,088,242 126,853 2,996
# With a Sensory Disability  3,157,491 49,557 1,222
% Sensory  39.0 39.1 40.8
# with a Physical Disability 5,624,969 92,745 2,231
% Physical  69.5 73.1 74.5
# with a Mental Disability 2,435,681 42,549 1,176
% Mental  30.1 33.5 39.3
# with a Self-care Disability  2,212,709 40,199 1,063
% self-care  27.4 31.7 35.5
# with a Go-outside-home Disability  4,362,091 70,339 1,738
% Go-outside-home  53.9 55.4 58.0
* More than one disability type can be reported
Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Census 2000, American FactFinder, Sample File 3 (SF3), QT-P21 Disability Status by Sex,             
              http://factfinder.census.gov, <key words: Data Sets>. 
ELDERLY POPULATION      
65 years and older      
United States Louisiana StLandry
2000 Census Total Population 281,421,906 4,468,976 87,700
 65 and Over 34,991,753 516,929 11,758
% of Total Population  12.4 11.6 13.4
 65 to 74 years 18,390,986 282,925 6,488
% of Total Population  6.5 6.3 7.4
 75 to 84 years 12,361,180 175,328 3,903
% of Total Population  4.4 3.9 4.5
85 years and over 4,239,587 58,676 1,367
% of Total Population  1.5 1.3 1.6
Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Census 2000, American FactFinder, Sample File 1 (SF1), P12 Sex by Age,      
              http://factfinder.census.gov/, <key words: Data Sets>.