Kentucky: Disability Employment Statistics

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Kentucky By the Numbers

Population and Employment Statistics1

Working Age Population with a Disability (18-64): 417,808

  • Percentage that did not work by Disability Type
Cognitive 67.9%
Hearing 50.4%
Ambulatory 74.6%
Visual 57%



Percentage of working age people with disabilities that do not have jobs.

SourceAmerica/AbilityOne Network By the Numbers2

6 nonprofit agencies headquartered in Kentucky participated in the program as SourceAmerica/AbilityOne Authorized Providers.


287 Individuals with Significant Disabilities Employed, including 9 Veterans


Average AbilityOne Employee Wage


$21.7 million
Total AbilityOne Sales

1 Data from 2019 American Community Survey
2 Fiscal Year 2022 data proprietary to SourceAmerica® 

SourceAmerica Nonprofit Agencies Headquartered in Kentucky

  • Goodwill Industries of Kentucky, Inc.
  • Opportunity Workshop of Lexington, Incorporated
  • Pennyroyal Center
  • Pioneer Vocational Industrial Services, Inc.
  • Southeastern Kentucky Rehabilitation Industries, Inc.
  • Zoom Group

Other Nonprofit Agencies with AbilityOne Contracts in Kentucky

  • Bluegrass Estate Services
  • Employment Source
  • Global Connections to Employment
  • Great Plains Enterprises
  • Greater Cincinnati Behavioral Health Services
  • InspiriTec
  • Prestera Center
  • Pride Industries
  • Professional Contract Services
  • Progressive Directions
  • The Ginn Group
  • Trace, Inc.