Vision Impairment Prevalence Rates by State

The map above reflects estimated state-by-state prevalence rates of vision impairment (excluding blindness). The overall national rate is 2% for the U.S. population age 40 and older, indicating that 2.9 million older Americans have vision impairment, defined as having 20/40 or worse vision in the better eye even with eyeglasses, excluding blindness. Hover over the map and click on the desired state for the prevalence rate of vision impairment in that state.