Rhode Island: Disability Employment Statistics

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Rhode Island By the Numbers

Population and Employment Statistics1

Working Age Population with a Disability (18-64): 72,690

  • Percentage that did not work by Disability Type
Cognitive 67.4%
Hearing 44%
Ambulatory 72.3%
Visual 61.7%


Rhode Island

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

SourceAmerica/AbilityOne Network By the Numbers2

2 nonprofit agencies headquartered in Rhode Island participated in the program as SourceAmerica/AbilityOne Authorized Providers.


62 Individuals with Significant Disabilities Employed


Average AbilityOne Employee Wage


$2.9 million
Total AbilityOne Sales

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

SourceAmerica Nonprofit Agencies Headquartered in Rhode Island

  • AccessPoint RI
  • James L. Maher Center

Other Nonprofit Agencies with AbilityOne Contracts in Rhode Island

  • CW Resources, Inc.
  • Global Connections to Employment, Inc.