OASDI Beneficiaries by State and County, 2006

 

Massachusetts

Table 4. Number of beneficiaries with benefits in current-payment status, by county, type of benefit, and sex of beneficiaries aged 65 or older, December 2006
County Total Retirement Survivors Disability Aged 65 or older
Retired workers a Spouses Children Widow(er)s b Children Disabled workers Spouses Children Men Women
Total, Massachusetts c 1,072,305 695,199 42,601 9,415 88,505 33,620 158,781 2,161 42,023 317,977 454,159
Barnstable 63,000 46,170 3,220 425 5,100 1,070 5,635 70 1,310 21,930 28,730
Berkshire 30,670 19,750 1,200 265 2,575 855 4,635 85 1,305 9,010 12,815
Bristol 101,845 63,570 3,085 825 7,720 3,315 18,305 265 4,760 27,825 40,875
Dukes 2,990 2,175 145 25 270 70 245 0 60 1,015 1,360
Essex 124,560 80,880 5,160 1,130 10,440 3,995 17,945 230 4,780 36,515 53,395
Franklin 13,750 8,315 520 125 1,105 390 2,515 35 745 3,905 5,350
Hampden 88,050 52,000 3,175 715 7,560 3,395 15,930 335 4,940 23,515 34,620
Hampshire 24,030 15,640 960 215 1,990 680 3,585 45 915 7,135 10,130
Middlesex 218,465 149,390 9,535 1,785 18,080 5,895 27,045 335 6,400 68,830 98,415
Nantucket 1,300 960 75 10 130 25 80 0 20 475 610
Norfolk 107,250 73,220 4,855 1,050 9,675 3,150 12,150 135 3,015 33,890 49,180
Plymouth 80,775 51,275 3,270 740 6,875 2,750 12,095 150 3,620 23,960 32,575
Suffolk 87,025 50,755 2,775 1,040 6,365 3,520 17,915 210 4,445 22,980 33,420
Worcester 128,590 81,100 4,625 1,065 10,620 4,510 20,700 265 5,705 36,990 52,685
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data.
a. Includes special age-72 beneficiaries.
b. Includes nondisabled widow(er)s, disabled widow(er)s, widowed mothers and fathers, and parents.
c. Includes beneficiaries with unknown county code.
CONTACT: Jennie Park (410) 965-9358 or oasdi.sc@ssa.gov.
Table 5. Amount of benefits in current-payment status, by county, type of benefit, and sex of beneficiaries aged 65 or older, December 2006 (in thousands of dollars)
County Total Retirement Survivors Disability Aged 65 or older
Retired workers a Spouses Children Widow(er)s b Children Disabled workers Spouses Children Men Women
Total, Massachusetts c 1,041,553 730,983 23,331 5,044 90,958 25,070 153,275 512 12,380 383,667 414,469
Barnstable 64,104 49,569 1,852 240 5,594 832 5,579 17 423 27,321 26,176
Berkshire 29,630 20,792 652 148 2,658 633 4,380 21 348 10,787 11,749
Bristol 91,031 60,881 1,492 414 7,143 2,351 17,325 62 1,365 30,578 34,287
Dukes 3,102 2,397 88 15 291 54 237 0 18 1,283 1,304
Essex 122,281 85,915 2,894 603 10,889 3,035 17,475 53 1,415 44,629 49,261
Franklin 12,497 8,255 265 70 1,100 276 2,318 7 205 4,385 4,657
Hampden 79,431 52,411 1,620 332 7,242 2,224 14,313 65 1,221 27,046 30,480
Hampshire 22,625 15,845 491 114 1,974 537 3,384 11 271 8,151 9,033
Middlesex 225,886 165,470 5,543 1,057 19,515 4,793 27,314 91 2,100 87,945 93,721
Nantucket 1,446 1,147 49 4 143 21 78 0 6 655 607
Norfolk 111,492 81,001 2,850 611 10,678 2,590 12,676 38 1,044 43,174 47,182
Plymouth 78,983 53,960 1,789 405 7,176 2,152 12,298 43 1,160 29,088 29,553
Suffolk 75,547 48,788 1,275 452 5,736 2,171 15,941 44 1,142 24,171 28,976
Worcester 123,496 84,550 2,470 579 10,817 3,401 19,955 61 1,662 44,457 47,481
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data.
a. Includes special age-72 beneficiaries.
b. Includes nondisabled widow(er)s, disabled widow(er)s, widowed mothers and fathers, and parents.
c. Includes beneficiaries with unknown county code.
CONTACT: Jennie Park (410) 965-9358 or oasdi.sc@ssa.gov.