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POPULATION, 2000      
United States Louisiana EastBatonRouge
Total Population 281,421,906 4,468,976 412,852
 Total Population 5 Years and Older 257,167,527 4,045,963 378,490
Source:  U.S. Census Bureau, Census  2000, Sample File 3 (SF3), Tables: P6. Race and P8. Sex by Age,
http://factfinder.census.gov <keyword: data sets>
POPULATION WITH A DISABILITY, 2000    
5 years and older by disability type1,2      
United States Louisiana EastBatonRouge
Total Persons with a Disability 49,746,248 880,047 72,553
% of Population with a Disability 19.3 21.8 19.2
Sensory
Persons with Sensory Disability 9,305,275 174,834 12,247
% with a Sensory Disability  3.6 4.3 3.2
Physical
Persons with Physical Disability 21,151,506 396,140 29,014
% with a Physical Disability 8.2 9.8 7.7
Mental
Persons with Mental Disablity 12,435,853 238,855 19,397
% with a Mental Disability 4.8 5.9 5.1
Self-care
Persons with Self-care Disability 6,752,733 132,673 9,501
% with a Self-care Disability 2.6 3.3 2.5
Employment Disability 
Persons with Employment Disability  21,287,570 362,213 31,373
% with Employment Disability 8.3 9.0 8.3
Difficulty Going Outside the Home 
Persons with Difficulty Going Outside the Home 18,210,025 310,808 24,765
% with Difficulty Going Outside the Home 7.1 7.7 6.5
Employment Status of Persons 21-64 Years
Total Population: 21 to 64 years 159,131,544 2,445,674 234,221
Persons with a Disability: Employed 30,553,796 540,838 45,263
% with Disability: Employed 56.6 51.4 58.4
Persons with No Disability: Employed 128,577,748 1,904,836 188,958
% with No disability: Employed 77.2 72.7 76.1
Disability and Poverty
% of All Persons Below Poverty Level 12.0 19.0 17.3
% with a Disability and Below Poverty 17.6 24.9 22.3
% with No Disability and Below Poverty 10.6 17.3 16.1
1Non-institutionalized population
2More than one disability type can be reported
Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Census 2000, American FactFinder, Sample File 3 (SF3), QT-P21 Disability Status by Sex, 
             Sample File 4 (SF4) PCT 148 Poverty Status in 1999 by Disability Status,  http://factfinder.census.gov
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Total Public School Population, 3-21 Years 732,971 52,832
Students with Disability   98,668 5,535
% of Students with a Disability   13.5 10.5
Source: Louisiana Department of Education, State Special Education  Data Profile, 2004, Table 7 Special Education
             Public Counts from LANSER October 1, 2003  http://www.doe.louisiana.gov/lde/specialp/2115.html
PREVALENCE OF DISABILITY BY RACE, SEX, AND AGE  
Rates per 1,000 population      
United States Louisiana EastBatonRouge
Prevalence of Disability by Race
White Population 5 and older 195,100,538 2,627,624 217,227
with a disability 36,158,505 540,396 36,743
Disability rate per 1,000 population 185.3 205.7 169.1
Black Population 5 and older 30,297,703 1,268,683 146,209
with a disability 7,370,476 307,048 32,824
Disability rate per 1,000 population 243.3 242.0 224.5
Other Population 5 and older 31,769,286 149,656 15,054
with a disability 6,217,267 32,603 2,986
Disability rate per 1,000 population 195.7 217.9 198.4
Prevalence of Disability by Sex
Male  — Total Population  124,636,825 1,923,168 179,801
with a disability 24,439,531 430,708 34,803
Disability rate per 1,000 population 196.1 224.0 193.6
Female — Total Population  132,530,702 2,122,795 198,689
with a disability 25,306,717 449,339 37,750
Disability rate per 1,000 population 190.9 211.7 190.0
Prevalence of Disability by Race and Sex
White Male 95,016,158 1,276,567 105,592
With a Disability 17,925,342 274,270 18,212
Disability rate per 1,000 population 188.7 214.8 172.5
White Female  100,084,380 1,351,057 111,635
With a Disability 18,233,163 266,126 18,531
Disability rate per 1,000 population 182.2 197.0 166.0
Black  Male 13,815,576 572,378 66,525
With a Disability 3,306,836 139,875 15,129
Disability rate per 1,000 population 239.4 244.4 227.4
Black Female 16,482,127 696,305 79,684
With a Disability 4,063,640 167,173 17,695
Disability rate per 1,000 population 246.5 240.1 222.1
Other Male 15,805,091 74,223 7,684
With a Disability 3,207,353 16,563 1,462
Disability rate per 1,000 population 202.9 223.2 190.3
Other Female 15,964,195 75,433 7,370
With a Disability 3,009,914 16,040 1,524
Disability rate per 1,000 population 188.5 212.6 206.8
Prevalence of Disability by Age
5 to 15 years — Total Population 45,133,667 757,341 65,544
With a Disability 2,614,919 52,782 4351
Disability rate per 1,000 population 57.9 69.7 66.4
16 to 20 years — Total Population 19,555,690 353,374 39,812
With a Disability 2,599,415 50,945 6028
Disability rate per 1,000 population 132.9 144.2 151.4
 21 to 64 years — Total Population 159,131,544 2,445,674 234,221
With a Disability 30,553,796 540,838 45,263
Disability rate per 1,000 population 192.0 221.1 193.2
65 to 74 years — Total Population 18,253,304 280,467 21,717
With a Disability 5,889,876 108,629 7,322
Disability rate per 1,000 population 322.7 387.3 337.2
 75 years and over — Total Population 15,093,322 209,107 17,196
With a Disability 8,088,242 126,853 9,589
Disability rate per 1,000 population 535.9 606.6 557.6
Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Census 2000, American FactFinder, Sample File 3 (SF3), QT-P21 Disability Status by Sex.             
          http://factfinder.census.gov  <key words: Data Sets>. 
DEMOGRAPHIC BREAKDOWN  OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITES   
BY AGE GROUP AND DISABILITY TYPE3     
United States Louisiana EastBatonRouge
Total Persons With a Disability (5 and Older ) 49,746,248 880,047 72,553
By Age Group
5 to 15 Years with a Disability 2,614,919 52,782 4,351
% 5 to 15 Years 5.3 6.0 6.0
16 to 20 Years 2,599,415 50,945 6,028
% 16 to 20 Years 5.2 5.8 8.3
21 to 64 Years  30,553,796 540,838 45,263
% 21 to 64 Years 61.4 61.5 62.4
65 to 74 Years  5,889,876 108,629 7,322
% 65 to 74 11.8 12.3 10.1
75 Years and Over 8,088,242 126,853 9,589
% 75 Years and Over 16.3 14.4 13.2
By Disability Type within Age Group
5 to 15 Years  2,614,919 52,782 4,351
Persons with a Sensory Disability  442,894 9,695 658
% Sensory  16.9 18.4 15.1
Persons with a Physical Disability 455,461 9,487 667
% Physical  17.4 18.0 15.3
Persons with a Mental Disability 2,078,502 41,622 3,536
% Mental  79.5 78.9 81.3
Persons with a Self-care Disability  419,018 8,112 679
% Self-care  16.0 15.4 15.6
16 to 20 Years  2,599,415 50,945 6,028
Persons with a Sensory Disability  230,725 5,856 557
% Sensory  8.9 11.5 9.2
Persons with a Physical Disability 283,700 6,700 723
% Physical  10.9 13.2 12.0
Persons with a Mental Disability 773,549 17,094 2,143
% Mental  29.8 33.6 35.6
Persons with a Self-care Disability  148,742 3,280 311
% Self-care  5.7 0.1 5.2
Persons with an Employment Disability 1,445,539 25,330 2,930
% Employment  55.6 49.7 48.6
Persons with a Go-outside-home Disability  1,024,849 19,274 2,259
% go-outside-home  39.4 37.8 37.5
21 to 64 Years 30,553,796 540,838 45,263
Persons with a Sensory Disability  3,893,177 79,039 5,802
% Sensory  12.7 14.6 12.8
Persons with a Physical Disability 10,866,665 212,150 15,244
% Physical  35.6 39.2 33.7
Persons with a Mental Disability 5,990,890 113,802 9,112
% Mental  19.6 21.0 20.1
Persons with a Self-care Disability  3,001,133 60,365 4,400
% Self-care  9.8 11.2 9.7
Persons with an Employment Disability 19,842,031 336,883 28,443
% Employment  64.9 62.3 62.8
Persons with a go-outside-home  disability  10,389,659 175,427 14,525
% Go-outside home  34.0 32.4 32.1
65 to 74 Years  5,889,876 108,629 7,322
Persons with a Sensory Disability  1,580,988 30,687 1,923
% Sensory  26.8 28.2 26.3
Persons with a Physical Disability 3,920,711 75,058 5,247
% Physical  66.6 69.1 71.7
Persons with a Mental Disability 1,157,231 23,788 1,591
% Mental  19.6 21.9 21.7
Persons with a Self-care Disability  971,131 20,717 1,282
% Self-care  16.5 19.1 17.5
Persons with a Go-outside-home Disability  2,433,426 45,768 2,845
% Go-outside-home  41.3 42.1 38.9
75 Years and Over— Population Reporting a Disability  by Type 8,088,242 126,853 9,589
Persons with a Sensory Disability  3,157,491 49,557 3,307
% Sensory  39.0 39.1 34.5
Persons with a Physical Disability 5,624,969 92,745 7,133
% Physical  69.5 73.1 74.4
Persons with a Mental Disability 2,435,681 42,549 3,015
% Mental  30.1 33.5 31.4
Persons with a Self-care Disability  2,212,709 40,199 2,829
% self-care  27.4 31.7 29.5
Persons with a Go-outside-home Disability  4,362,091 70,339 5,136
% Go-outside-home  53.9 55.4 53.6
3More than one disability type can be reported
Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Census 2000, American FactFinder, Sample File 3 (SF3), QT-P21 Disability Status by Sex,             
              http://factfinder.census.gov, <key words: Data Sets>. 
ELDERLY POPULATION      
65 years and older      
United States Louisiana EastBatonRouge
Total Population 65 and Over 34,991,753 516,929 40,932
% of Total Population  12.4 11.6 9.9
 65 to 74 years 18,390,986 282,925 22,040
% of Total Population  6.5 6.3 5.3
 75 to 84 years 12,361,180 175,328 14,359
% of Total Population  4.4 3.9 3.5
85 years and over 4,239,587 58,676 4,533
% of Total Population  1.5 1.3 1.1
Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Census 2000, American FactFinder, Sample File 1 (SF1), P12 Sex by Age,      
              http://factfinder.census.gov/, <key words: Data Sets>.