The Residential Information Systems Project is a longitudinal study of trends in residential service setting types, setting sizes, funding authorities, and expenditures for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities in the United States. The most recent report uses data from fiscal year 2016 (July 1, 2015 - June 30, 2016 for most states). RISP reports are downloadable in Adobe Acrobat format.

Current RISP Annual Report

RISP FY2016 cover

Status and Trends through 2016 PDF (published 2018, 9.1 MB) is the current RISP annual report using data for the fiscal year ending on June 30, 2016

Survey Instruments and Operational Definitions from the FY2016 are: 

Please also explore the online interactive charts in the Chart Gallery that can be downloaded and shared. Featured charts are displayed below.

One-page infographics  from the report are also available for download:

prevalence infographic

IDD Prevalence. The number of people in the United States compared to people with IDD on State IDD agency caseloads and receiving long-term supports and services through state IDD agencies (Prevalence PDF 449 KB PDF)

living arrangement infographic

Residence Types of People Who Receive LTSS.Living Arrangements of People Served by State IDD Agencies on June 30, 2016 (Residence Type PDF 226 KB PDF)

nonfamily settings over time infographic

LTSS Recipients in Non-Family IDD Settings.Change in the Total Number of People in Non-family IDD Settings and Proportion of Settings of Different Sizes Between 1977 and 2016 (Non-Family settings PDF 172 KB PDF)

Waiver infographic

Waiver Recipients with IDD. Medicaid Waiver Recipients and Expenditures in Fiscal Year 2016 (Medicaid Waiver PDF 180 KB PDF)

ICF infographic

ICF/IID Residents. Medicaid Intermediate Care Facilities for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (ICF/IID) in Fiscal Year 2016 (Medicaid ICF PDF 165 KB PDF)

State operated infographic

People in State-Operated Facilities. State-Operated Facilities Serving People with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities, Fiscal Year 2016 (Facility Size PDF, 315 KB PDF)

For more charts, please visit the Chart Gallery.

Report Archives

RISP report archives are listed in chronological order along with other related publications published from the 1980s to present. 

Please cite all data and information obtained from this website as RISP content with the website url (i.e. Residential Information Systems Project (2020). [Page Name]. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota, RISP, Research and Training Center on Community Living, Institute on Community Integration.. Retreived from: unless there is a more specific citation for the resource used.