South Carolina: Disability Employment Statistics

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South Carolina By the Numbers

Population and Employment Statistics1

Working Age Population with a Disability (18-64): 357,695

  • Percentage that did not work by Disability Type
Cognitive ​65.7%
Hearing 46.3%
Ambulatory 71.6%
Visual 50.3%


South Carolina

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

SourceAmerica/AbilityOne Network By the Numbers2

10 nonprofit agencies headquartered in South Carolina participated in the program as SourceAmerica/AbilityOne Authorized Providers.


394 Individuals with Significant Disabilities Employed, including 9 Veterans


Average AbilityOne Employee Wage


$17.1 million
Total AbilityOne Sales

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

SourceAmerica Nonprofit Agencies Headquartered in South Carolina

  • Beaufort Vocational Rehabilitation Center
  • Charleston Vocational Rehabilitation Center
  • Dorchester County Board of Disabilities and Special Needs
  • Florence County Disabilities and Special Needs
  • Horry Co. Disabilities and Specials Needs Board
  • Palmetto Goodwill Services
  • SC Vocations & Individual Advancement, Inc.
  • The Charles Lea Center, Inc.
  • The Tri-Development Center of Aiken County, Inc.
  • Walterboro Vocational Rehabilitation Center

Other Nonprofit Agencies with AbilityOne Contracts in South Carolina

  • Challenged Unlimited, Inc. 
  • CW Resources, Inc.
  • OE Enterprises, Inc.
  • Servtech
  • Trace, Inc.