Finding the right place to live is tough, but it’s even harder when you have to take a disability into account in your search. If you have a disability, you’re not alone. According to a study by the Center for Disease Control (CDC), 1 in 5 adults in the United States have a disability, with a mobility-related disability being the most common. So where should you start?
Fortunately, personal finance website, WalletHub, conducted a study to identify the cities with the most suitable living conditions for people with disabilities, using factors ranging from an economical standpoint, as well as health care opportunities and quality of life.
|Overall Rank||City / State||Total Score||Economy Rank||Quality of Life Rank||Health Care Rank|
|1||Overland Park, KS||65.65||1||78||1|
|6||Huntington Beach, CA||56.01||54||33||7|
|9||Oklahoma City, OK||54.84||21||62||6|
According to the data, Overland Park, KS is number one, followed by Scottsdale, AZ, Lincoln, NE, Gilbert, AZ and Peoria, AZ. When it comes to the top ranking areas, Arizona appears to be ahead of the game in offering opportunities and accessibility to disabled people.
Are you currently looking for an apartment with disabled access? You can easily find one on ApartmentGuide.com. Simply enter the location you're looking for, required rooms and price range and then click More to be given the More Options button. You'll find Disability Access under Additional Amenities.