OASDI Beneficiaries by State and County, 2006

 
Table 1. Beneficiaries as a percentage of the total resident population and of the population aged 65 or older, by state, December 2006
State Total population Population aged 65 or older
Number a
(thousands)
Percentage
receiving
benefits
Number a
(thousands)
Percentage
receiving
benefits
United States 299,398 16.2 37,260 91.4
Alabama 4,599 20.2 616 94.4
Alaska 670 10.1 46 94.9
Arizona 6,166 15.8 790 87.5
Arkansas 2,811 20.8 390 95.2
California 36,458 12.5 3,932 84.3
Colorado 4,753 12.9 477 93.2
Connecticut 3,505 16.7 470 93.3
Delaware 853 18.2 115 95.6
District of Columbia 582 12.9 71 75.7
Florida 18,090 19.4 3,038 84.8
Georgia 9,364 14.0 913 94.8
Hawaii 1,285 16.0 179 88.7
Idaho 1,466 16.4 169 99.6
Illinois 12,832 14.9 1,534 90.2
Indiana 6,314 17.2 784 96.7
Iowa 2,982 18.7 436 96.3
Kansas 2,764 16.6 358 93.7
Kentucky 4,206 19.5 537 94.7
Louisiana 4,288 16.0 523 87.4
Maine 1,322 20.8 193 96.0
Maryland 5,616 13.9 651 87.7
Massachusetts 6,437 16.8 856 90.5
Michigan 10,096 17.5 1,261 96.5
Minnesota 5,167 15.6 627 95.0
Mississippi 2,911 19.0 362 92.8
Missouri 5,843 18.6 779 94.9
Montana 945 18.5 131 95.9
Nebraska 1,768 16.7 235 94.4
Nevada 2,496 14.7 277 91.7
New Hampshire 1,315 17.3 163 96.2
New Jersey 8,725 15.8 1,128 91.3
New Mexico 1,955 16.6 243 91.9
New York 19,306 16.0 2,523 87.1
North Carolina 8,857 17.9 1,077 97.5
North Dakota 636 18.1 93 94.5
Ohio 11,478 17.2 1,532 93.0
Oklahoma 3,579 18.2 474 94.4
Oregon 3,701 17.3 478 97.0
Pennsylvania 12,441 19.6 1,885 93.5
Rhode Island 1,068 17.9 148 92.3
South Carolina 4,321 18.8 553 97.0
South Dakota 782 18.4 111 97.6
Tennessee 6,039 18.7 769 97.0
Texas 23,508 13.2 2,334 91.7
Utah 2,550 11.4 226 93.0
Vermont 624 18.4 83 97.7
Virginia 7,643 15.3 888 92.4
Washington 6,396 15.3 738 94.9
West Virginia 1,818 23.1 279 94.2
Wisconsin 5,557 17.5 724 97.7
Wyoming 515 16.2 63 96.1
SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data; U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division, 2006 estimates of resident population.
a. Population estimates for the United States as of July 1, 2006, as reported by the U.S. Census Bureau.
CONTACT: Jennie Park (410) 965-9358 or oasdi.sc@ssa.gov.