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Disability Status: 2000 - Census 2000 Brief


Table 4.
Ten Places of 100,000 or More With the Highest Percentage of People With Disabilities in the Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population 5 years Old and Over: 2000
(For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, and definitions, see www.census.gov/prod/cen2000/sf3.pdf)
Place Number with disabilities Percent Margin of Error*
Paterson, NJ 40,068 29.8 0.4
Miami, FL 97,782 29.4 0.2
Newark, NJ 71,291 29.0 0.3
Detroit, MI 244,893 28.3 0.1
Birmingham, AL 61,421 27.6 0.3
Springfield, MA 38,264 27.6 0.4
Hartford, CT 29,669 27.2 0.4
Baltimore, MD 162,044 27.2 0.2
Gary, IN 25,182 26.9 0.4
Buffalo, NY 69,927 26.2 0.3
     * When margin of error is added to or subtracted from the estimate, it produces a 90-percent confidence interval.
     Note: Because of sampling error, the estimates in this table may not be significantly different from one another or from other places not listed in this tables.

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Housing and Household Economic Statistics Division
Last Revised: November 16, 2005

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