FY 2018 RISP Infographics
How many people with IDD live in large state-run IDD facilities?
The number of large state-run IDD facilities declined from 327 in 1977 to 115 in 2018. The number of people living in those settings declined from 154,638 to 17,557. In 1977 there was at least one large state-run IDD institution in every state. By 2018, 17 states had closed all their large state-run IDD facilities. Nine states had only 1 large state-run IDD facility remaining, most serving 100 or fewer people. However, Illinois, New Jersey, North Carolina, and Texas had 5 or more large state-run IDD facilities open on June 30, 2018 serving more than 1,000 people across those facilities.
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