Mississippi: Disability Employment Statistics

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Mississippi By the Numbers

Population and Employment Statistics1

Working Age Population with a Disability (18-64): 256,889

  • Percentage that did not work by Disability Type
Cognitive 72.9%
Hearing 53%
Ambulatory 74.2%
Visual 55.1%



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

SourceAmerica/AbilityOne Network By the Numbers2

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


154 Individuals with Significant Disabilities Employed, including 11 Veterans


Average AbilityOne Employee Wage


$7.8 million
Total AbilityOne Sales

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

SourceAmerica Nonprofit Agencies Headquartered in Mississippi

  • AbilityWorks, Inc. of Harrison County
  • AbilityWorks, Inc. of Jackson
  • AbilityWorks, Inc. of Meridian
  • Warren County ARC
  • Mississippi Goodworks, Inc.

Other Nonprofit Agencies with AbilityOne Contracts in Mississippi

  • Challenge Unlimited
  • CW Resources
  • Global Connections to Employment
  • Rising Star Resource Development Corporation
  • Trace, Inc.
  • Training, Rehabilitation, and Development Institute