Number of Blind People in US

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How many blind people are there in the U.S.?

At least 21.2 million.

There are21.2 million blind adults in the United States. This is according to the 2006 National Health Interview Survey conducted by the U.S. National Center for Health Statistics. This number does not include the number of blind Americans under the age of 18.


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  1. Jeff Thomson

    March 19, 2015 10:55 pm

    This answer is just wrong. Following the link you give, the number is more like 6 million, and this is includes people who are visually impaired but not legally blind. Are all your numbers as far off as this one?


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