Disability Employment Statistics: How Is Your State Doing?
MARCH 30, 2016
In the study they compare all things disability-related, such as employment, wages, housing, poverty and more. South Dakota is the number one state for hiring people with disabilities, with 50.1% The highest gaps occur in Maine, Kentucky, District of Columbia, South Carolina, and West Virginia. The Disability Wage Gap. The last statistic we will highlight is wages. The benefits surpass any negatives but the fear and stigma is still present in our society.