Louisiana: Disability Employment Statistics

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Louisiana By the Numbers

Population and Employment Statistics1

Working Age Population with a Disability (18-64): 375,922

  • Percentage that did not work by Disability Type
Cognitive 66.1%
Hearing 48.2%
Ambulatory 71.6%
Visual 51.4%



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

SourceAmerica/AbilityOne Network By the Numbers2

5 nonprofit agencies headquartered in Louisiana participated in the program as SourceAmerica/AbilityOne Authorized Providers.


175 Individuals with Significant Disabilities Employed, including 25 Veterans


Average AbilityOne Employee Wage


$8 million
Total AbilityOne Sales

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

SourceAmerica Nonprofit Agencies Headquartered in Louisiana

  • Goodwill Industries of North Louisiana, Inc.
  • Goodworks, Inc.
  • Louisiana Industries for the Disabled, Inc.
  • The Arc of Caddo-Bossier
  • The Arc of Greater New Orleans

Other Nonprofit Agencies with AbilityOne Contracts in Louisiana

  • The Arc of Greater New Orleans
  • Ace Data Storage
  • Anthony Wayne Rehabilitation Center
  • CW Resources
  • Enterprises Professional Services
  • Global Connections to Employment
  • HHI Services
  • Information Management Solutions
  • On-Site Secure Shredding
  • Pride Industries
  • Rising Star Resource Development Corporation
  • The Lighthouse for the Blind in New Orleans