When choosing a city to call home, disabled people may want to first review WalletHub's 2017's Best & Worst Cities for People with Disabilities.

One in five Americans lives with a disability, and one in 10 has a severe disability, according to the Social Security Administration. Considering the physical and economic challenges of managing a disability, not all cities are alike.

To determine the most livable places for people with disabilities, WalletHub's analysts compared the 150 most populated cities across three key dimensions: economy, quality of life and health care. The website evaluated those dimensions using 28 relevant metrics with varying weights, such as housing affordability, cost of living, cost of doctor, number of family doctors and general practitioners per capita, and wheelchair access for restaurants, grocery stores and even nature trails.

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Katie Kuehner-Hebert

Katie Kuehner-Hebert is a freelance writer based in Running Springs, Calif. She has more than three decades of journalism experience, with particular expertise in employee benefits and other human resource topics.