North Carolina: Disability Employment Statistics

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North Carolina By the Numbers

Population and Employment Statistics1

Working Age Population with a Disability (18-64): 680,459

  • Percentage that did not work by Disability Type
Cognitive 63.9%
Hearing 41.2%
Ambulatory 71.7%
Visual 51.2%


North Carolina

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

SourceAmerica/AbilityOne Network By the Numbers2

7 nonprofit agencies headquartered in North Carolina participated in the program as SourceAmerica/AbilityOne Authorized Providers.


932 Individuals with Significant Disabilities Employed, including 64 Veterans


Average AbilityOne Employee Wage


$143.7 million
Total AbilityOne Sales

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

SourceAmerica Nonprofit Agencies Headquartered in North Carolina

  • Coastal Enterprises of Jacksonville, Inc.
  • Durham Exchange Club Industries, Inc.
  • Eastern Carolina Vocational Center, Inc.
  • Employment Source, Inc.
  • OE Enterprises, Inc.
  • Skills Incorporated
  • Transylvania Vocational Services, Inc.

Other Nonprofit Agencies with AbilityOne Contracts in North Carolina

  • Brevard Achievement Center, Inc.
  • Chimes
  • Industries of the Blind, Inc. 
  • LC Industries, Inc.
  • Louise W. Eggleston Center, Inc.
  • Portco, Inc.
  • ShredAmerica LLC
  • Skookum 
  • The Charles Lea Center, Inc.