SSI Annual Statistical Report, 2007

 

Federally Administered Payments

Table 3. Recipients, by age, December 1974–2007
Year Total Under age 18 Aged 18–64 Aged 65 or older
Number Percentage
of total
Number Percentage
of total
Number Percentage
of total
1974 3,996,064 70,900 1.8 1,503,155 37.6 2,422,009 60.6
1975 4,314,275 107,026 2.5 1,699,394 39.4 2,507,855 58.1
1976 4,235,939 125,412 3.0 1,713,594 40.5 2,396,933 56.6
1977 4,237,692 147,355 3.5 1,736,879 41.0 2,353,458 55.5
1978 4,216,925 165,899 3.9 1,747,126 41.4 2,303,900 54.6
1979 4,149,575 177,306 4.3 1,726,553 41.6 2,245,716 54.1
1980 4,142,017 190,394 4.6 1,730,847 41.8 2,220,776 53.6
1981 4,018,875 194,890 4.8 1,702,895 42.4 2,121,090 52.8
1982 3,857,590 191,570 5.0 1,655,279 42.9 2,010,741 52.1
1983 3,901,497 198,323 5.1 1,699,774 43.6 2,003,400 51.3
1984 4,029,333 211,587 5.3 1,780,459 44.2 2,037,287 50.6
1985 4,138,021 227,384 5.5 1,879,168 45.4 2,031,469 49.1
1986 4,269,184 241,198 5.6 2,010,458 47.1 2,017,528 47.3
1987 4,384,999 250,902 5.7 2,118,710 48.3 2,015,387 46.0
1988 4,463,869 255,135 5.7 2,202,714 49.3 2,006,020 44.9
1989 4,593,059 264,890 5.8 2,301,926 50.1 2,026,243 44.1
1990 4,817,127 308,589 6.4 2,449,897 50.9 2,058,641 42.7
1991 5,118,470 397,162 7.8 2,641,524 51.6 2,079,784 40.6
1992 5,566,189 556,470 10.0 2,910,016 52.3 2,099,703 37.7
1993 5,984,330 722,678 12.1 3,148,413 52.6 2,113,239 35.3
1994 6,295,786 841,474 13.4 3,335,255 53.0 2,119,057 33.7
1995 6,514,134 917,048 14.1 3,482,256 53.5 2,114,830 32.5
1996 6,613,718 955,174 14.4 3,568,393 54.0 2,090,151 31.6
1997 6,494,985 879,828 13.5 3,561,625 54.8 2,053,532 31.6
1998 6,566,069 887,066 13.5 3,646,020 55.5 2,032,983 31.0
1999 6,556,634 847,063 12.9 3,690,970 56.3 2,018,601 30.8
2000 6,601,686 846,784 12.8 3,744,022 56.7 2,010,880 30.5
2001 6,688,489 881,836 13.2 3,811,494 57.0 1,995,159 29.8
2002 6,787,857 914,821 13.5 3,877,752 57.1 1,995,284 29.4
2003 6,902,364 959,379 13.9 3,953,248 57.3 1,989,737 28.8
2004 6,987,845 993,127 14.2 4,017,108 57.5 1,977,610 28.3
2005 7,113,879 1,036,498 14.6 4,082,870 57.4 1,994,511 28.0
2006 7,235,583 1,078,977 14.9 4,152,130 57.4 2,004,476 27.7
2007 7,359,525 1,121,017 15.2 4,221,920 57.4 2,016,588 27.4
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
CONTACT: Clark Pickett (410) 965-9016 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 4. By type of payment, sex, eligibility category, and age, December 2007
Type of payment and sex Total Category Age
Aged Blind Disabled Under 18 18–64 65 or older
Number
All payments 7,359,525 1,204,512 71,727 6,083,286 1,121,017 4,221,920 2,016,588
Male 3,226,839 388,411 32,735 2,805,693 736,294 1,860,129 630,416
Female 4,132,686 816,101 38,992 3,277,593 384,723 2,361,791 1,386,172
Federal SSI 7,061,234 1,101,440 66,611 5,893,183 1,118,633 4,073,723 1,868,878
Male 3,092,311 349,104 30,210 2,712,997 734,741 1,783,156 574,414
Female 3,968,923 752,336 36,401 3,180,186 383,892 2,290,567 1,294,464
State supplementation 2,302,130 595,555 30,048 1,676,527 226,010 1,176,744 899,376
Male 998,052 211,498 13,698 772,856 149,225 540,700 308,127
Female 1,304,078 384,057 16,350 903,671 76,785 636,044 591,249
Total payments (thousands of dollars)
All payments 3,735,792 465,272 36,571 3,233,949 660,768 2,290,670 784,354
Male 1,695,029 153,230 16,571 1,525,228 434,373 1,014,636 246,020
Female 2,040,763 312,042 20,000 1,708,721 226,395 1,276,034 538,334
Federal SSI 3,357,680 362,064 29,477 2,966,139 642,355 2,087,346 627,979
Male 1,527,220 114,275 13,348 1,399,597 422,334 916,067 188,819
Female 1,830,460 247,789 16,129 1,566,542 220,021 1,171,279 439,159
State supplementation 378,112 103,208 7,094 267,810 18,413 203,324 156,376
Male 167,809 38,954 3,224 125,631 12,039 98,569 57,201
Female 210,304 64,253 3,871 142,179 6,374 104,755 99,175
Average monthly payment a (dollars)
All payments 468.36 384.15 500.22 484.67 555.28 484.22 386.94
Male 481.15 392.31 495.00 493.31 556.02 483.09 388.05
Female 458.39 380.27 504.60 477.29 553.86 485.11 386.44
Federal SSI 437.05 327.06 435.15 457.67 541.07 455.65 334.48
Male 450.62 325.59 432.91 466.95 541.84 452.90 327.01
Female 426.51 327.74 437.01 449.77 539.59 457.78 337.79
State supplementation 156.56 171.69 229.27 149.87 76.41 159.91 172.30
Male 159.32 182.56 227.92 151.73 75.72 168.40 183.91
Female 154.45 165.71 230.41 148.28 77.74 152.72 166.25
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
a. Averages are not obtained simply by dividing the total dollars by the number of recipients. Averages exclude payments made in the current month for prior-month eligibility, such as back pay for new awards, so that large retroactive payments do not distort the averages.
CONTACT: Art Kahn (410) 965-0186 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 5. Recipients, by selected characteristics, eligibility category, and age, December 2007
Characteristic Total Category Age
Aged Blind Disabled Under 18 18–64 65 or older
Number
All recipients 7,359,525 1,204,512 71,727 6,083,286 1,121,017 4,221,920 2,016,588
Sex
Male 3,226,839 388,411 32,735 2,805,693 736,294 1,860,129 630,416
Female 4,132,686 816,101 38,992 3,277,593 384,723 2,361,791 1,386,172
Living arrangement
Own household 5,915,319 1,082,243 60,631 4,772,445 140,434 3,924,046 1,850,839
Another's household 364,119 102,431 4,306 257,382 46,126 201,436 116,557
Parent's household 934,737 . . . 5,098 929,639 918,521 16,216 . . .
Medicaid institution 135,724 18,618 1,649 115,457 15,462 72,555 47,707
Unknown 9,626 1,220 43 8,363 474 7,667 1,485
Average monthly payment (dollars)
All recipients $468.36 $384.15 $500.22 $484.67 $555.28 $484.22 $386.94
Sex
Male 481.15 392.31 495.00 493.31 556.02 483.09 388.05
Female 458.39 380.27 504.60 477.29 553.86 485.11 386.44
Living arrangement
Own household 465.96 385.63 504.40 483.70 604.61 495.43 393.10
Another's household 418.03 425.06 485.61 414.06 407.41 417.63 422.93
Parent's household 563.74 . . . 608.85 563.50 563.78 561.69 . . .
Medicaid institution 34.48 37.18 36.24 34.05 37.36 33.41 35.19
Unknown 489.07 458.60 415.00 499.58 388.25 521.36 477.67
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable.
CONTACT: Alfreda Brooks (410) 965-9849 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 6. Recipients, by type of representative payee, eligibility category, and age, December 2007
Type of payee Total Category Age
Aged Blind Disabled Under 18 18–64 65 or older
All recipients 7,359,525 1,204,512 71,727 6,083,286 1,121,017 4,221,920 2,016,588
Without payee 4,635,572 1,160,559 52,317 3,422,696 915 2,777,545 1,857,112
With payee 2,723,953 43,953 19,410 2,660,590 1,120,102 1,444,375 159,476
Natural or adoptive parents 1,584,442 361 11,587 1,572,494 917,494 664,952 1,996
Spouse 57,125 1,927 211 54,987 37 47,805 9,283
Natural, adoptive, or stepchild 98,470 18,868 650 78,952 420 49,755 48,295
Grandparent 106,259 31 630 105,598 75,070 31,136 53
Other relative 367,388 10,638 2,417 354,333 80,191 244,057 43,140
Nonmental institution 130,800 6,085 1,289 123,426 6,424 98,777 25,599
Mental institution 76,982 1,058 707 75,217 2,562 67,823 6,597
Financial organization 3,980 40 18 3,922 156 3,632 192
Social agency 130,348 2,052 1,058 127,238 18,867 101,142 10,339
Public official 15,295 501 80 14,714 1,383 11,689 2,223
Other 152,864 2,392 763 149,709 17,498 123,607 11,759
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
CONTACT: Alfreda Brooks (410) 965-9849 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 7. Recipients, by type of income, eligibility category, and age, December 2007
Type of income Total Category Age
Aged Blind Disabled Under 18 18–64 65 or older
All recipients a 7,359,525 1,204,512 71,727 6,083,286 1,121,017 4,221,920 2,016,588
No other income 4,096,403 425,321 37,959 3,633,123 834,311 2,515,291 746,801
Earned income 276,640 18,008 4,176 254,456 3,021 245,689 27,930
Unearned income
Social Security benefits 2,568,637 689,877 26,681 1,852,079 80,539 1,339,554 1,148,544
Veterans' benefits 56,884 22,871 415 33,598 1,155 20,003 35,726
Income based on need 22,422 288 51 22,083 15,097 7,008 317
Workers' compensation 4,828 413 14 4,401 14 3,817 997
Support from absent parents 146,499 1 830 145,668 142,411 4,087 1
Pensions 59,814 39,958 360 19,496 42 12,001 47,771
Support and maintenance 316,538 89,017 2,526 224,995 53,010 152,944 110,584
Asset income b 176,142 63,442 2,380 110,320 8,415 78,411 89,316
Other c 75,416 12,629 685 62,102 3,641 53,638 18,137
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
a. The sum of the entries may be greater than the total because some recipients may receive more than one type of unearned income or both earned and unearned income.
b. Includes income received as rent, interest, dividends, and royalties.
c. Does not include income deemed from a spouse or parent.
CONTACT: Alfreda Brooks (410) 965-9849 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 8. Recipients, by receipt of Social Security, type of income, eligibility category, and age, December 2007
Type of income Total Category Age
Aged Blind Disabled Under 18 18–64 65 or older
Number
All recipients 7,359,525 1,204,512 71,727 6,083,286 1,121,017 4,221,920 2,016,588
With Social Security
No other income 2,199,765 551,409 22,963 1,625,393 69,611 1,168,225 961,929
Earned income only 101,056 10,514 1,406 89,136 262 84,273 16,521
Unearned income only a 258,093 126,292 2,164 129,637 10,613 79,758 167,722
Both earned and unearned income a 9,723 1,638 148 7,937 53 7,298 2,372
Without Social Security
No other income 4,086,523 425,207 37,920 3,623,396 831,148 2,508,771 746,604
Earned income only 149,987 4,704 2,379 142,904 2,038 140,383 7,566
Unearned income only a 538,504 83,596 4,504 450,404 206,624 219,477 112,403
Both earned and unearned income a 15,874 1,152 243 14,479 668 13,735 1,471
Average monthly payment (dollars)
All recipients 468.36 384.15 500.22 484.67 555.28 484.22 386.94
With Social Security
No other income 232.33 227.04 266.38 233.64 414.89 224.74 228.39
Earned income only 234.74 218.43 259.23 236.34 354.22 236.60 223.70
Unearned income only a 203.33 187.32 237.93 218.91 362.17 216.80 187.44
Both earned and unearned income a 223.27 198.87 251.59 227.96 267.84 227.90 208.70
Without Social Security
No other income 612.35 621.03 658.72 610.85 587.49 619.97 617.82
Earned income only 490.64 451.51 508.47 491.63 496.37 491.81 467.54
Unearned income only a 508.96 545.21 570.27 501.63 483.92 513.92 545.23
Both earned and unearned income a 432.25 375.64 477.97 435.97 397.59 438.39 390.06
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
a. Includes recipients with in-kind unearned income.
CONTACT: Art Kahn (410) 965-0186 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 9. Recipients, by state or other area, eligibility category, and age, December 2007
State or area Total Category Age
Aged Blind Disabled Under 18 18–64 65 or older
All areas 7,359,525 1,204,512 71,727 6,083,286 1,121,017 4,221,920 2,016,588
Alabama 165,521 15,577 894 149,050 29,090 103,655 32,776
Alaska 11,440 2,062 94 9,284 1,165 7,243 3,032
Arizona 100,724 13,561 825 86,338 18,449 58,116 24,159
Arkansas 95,802 8,529 754 86,519 21,145 56,873 17,784
California 1,247,231 365,340 20,875 861,016 102,144 602,926 542,161
Colorado 58,497 8,764 514 49,219 7,495 36,620 14,382
Connecticut 54,197 6,684 456 47,057 7,099 34,257 12,841
Delaware 14,401 1,263 97 13,041 3,441 8,519 2,441
District of Columbia 22,102 1,926 142 20,034 4,490 13,422 4,190
Florida 431,015 99,352 2,661 329,002 82,435 204,595 143,985
Georgia 208,016 26,096 1,895 180,025 36,259 121,309 50,448
Hawaii 23,262 6,338 200 16,724 1,606 13,135 8,521
Idaho 23,697 1,830 201 21,666 4,444 15,882 3,371
Illinois 261,901 30,502 2,327 229,072 44,997 158,162 58,742
Indiana 104,366 5,639 880 97,847 22,781 69,184 12,401
Iowa 44,659 3,406 728 40,525 7,502 30,225 6,932
Kansas 40,405 3,201 331 36,873 7,685 26,263 6,457
Kentucky 184,378 12,692 1,328 170,358 29,096 122,125 33,157
Louisiana 162,271 16,223 1,558 144,490 31,491 96,987 33,793
Maine 33,328 2,247 225 30,856 3,707 24,370 5,251
Maryland 97,858 15,155 615 82,088 15,816 57,304 24,738
Massachusetts 178,856 45,229 3,708 129,919 20,247 110,014 48,595
Michigan 228,068 16,437 1,642 209,989 39,043 152,215 36,810
Minnesota 78,401 10,371 723 67,307 12,027 48,948 17,426
Mississippi 122,745 13,239 935 108,571 22,987 71,262 28,496
Missouri 121,876 8,829 950 112,097 20,992 81,393 19,491
Montana 15,629 1,090 124 14,415 2,238 10,886 2,505
Nebraska 23,052 2,025 242 20,785 3,715 15,426 3,911
Nevada 35,548 9,092 664 25,792 6,570 19,322 9,656
New Hampshire 15,119 852 160 14,107 2,089 11,189 1,841
New Jersey 156,374 33,859 911 121,604 23,239 81,152 51,983
New Mexico 56,387 8,404 478 47,505 8,117 32,391 15,879
New York 648,908 135,334 2,920 510,654 75,387 340,415 233,106
North Carolina 205,604 23,345 1,741 180,518 39,919 119,099 46,586
North Dakota 8,003 895 70 7,038 1,040 5,250 1,713
Ohio 257,874 15,094 1,776 241,004 44,872 175,599 37,403
Oklahoma 85,102 7,437 747 76,918 15,381 54,544 15,177
Oregon 64,031 8,012 651 55,368 8,606 41,791 13,634
Pennsylvania 333,531 27,796 2,075 303,660 64,360 208,343 60,828
Rhode Island 31,101 3,855 189 27,057 4,224 19,579 7,298
South Carolina 105,519 11,229 1,311 92,979 19,139 62,698 23,682
South Dakota 12,961 1,570 98 11,293 2,144 7,813 3,004
Tennessee 163,142 15,239 1,497 146,406 23,665 105,518 33,959
Texas 544,605 108,006 6,606 429,993 105,084 275,659 163,862
Utah 24,472 2,347 248 21,877 4,625 15,687 4,160
Vermont 13,920 1,117 87 12,716 1,732 9,686 2,502
Virginia 140,419 19,985 1,194 119,240 23,272 82,468 34,679
Washington 121,577 15,225 893 105,459 15,716 77,823 28,038
West Virginia 78,931 3,817 560 74,554 9,196 57,757 11,978
Wisconsin 96,037 7,879 879 87,279 17,957 62,264 15,816
Wyoming 5,832 386 38 5,408 845 4,148 839
Outlying area
Northern Mariana Islands 827 130 10 687 251 407 169
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
CONTACT: Alfreda Brooks (410) 965-9849 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 10. Average monthly payment, by state or other area, eligibility category, and age, December 2007 (in dollars)
State or area Total Category Age
Aged Blind Disabled Under 18 18–64 65 or older
All areas 468.36 384.15 500.22 484.67 555.28 484.22 386.94
Alabama 418.48 195.87 396.34 441.88 549.39 438.28 239.47
Alaska 425.74 293.77 426.61 455.16 501.44 459.69 316.83
Arizona 446.95 322.65 441.68 466.58 544.70 462.62 334.94
Arkansas 413.07 179.47 390.60 436.33 547.33 424.75 216.49
California 590.75 528.78 651.85 615.57 658.76 626.28 538.50
Colorado 422.00 337.40 424.21 437.11 514.75 439.09 330.71
Connecticut 443.70 357.60 445.85 455.91 540.75 456.12 357.13
Delaware 437.12 288.24 416.11 451.57 523.00 441.62 299.93
District of Columbia 480.50 301.06 430.81 498.03 550.57 501.94 336.40
Florida 434.19 350.88 425.92 459.44 537.67 449.20 353.68
Georgia 417.14 243.74 425.10 442.17 540.25 443.93 264.21
Hawaii 483.84 402.51 486.93 514.61 515.31 521.75 419.61
Idaho 425.09 238.92 430.99 440.82 519.32 433.65 261.59
Illinois 466.90 370.92 455.58 479.80 553.61 476.90 373.70
Indiana 442.68 254.48 414.42 453.84 543.66 440.08 272.79
Iowa 413.38 234.95 404.14 428.63 521.99 422.21 258.22
Kansas 426.35 274.53 428.26 439.51 530.02 430.45 286.97
Kentucky 435.04 206.25 430.13 452.08 553.47 454.28 260.18
Louisiana 432.53 216.49 416.81 456.95 554.50 454.32 256.17
Maine 408.78 196.53 423.32 424.10 526.50 428.42 234.65
Maryland 451.81 353.11 433.87 470.17 527.93 472.97 354.19
Massachusetts 479.43 412.47 515.95 501.82 579.82 491.37 410.66
Michigan 465.91 328.06 449.02 476.82 556.54 473.71 337.82
Minnesota 446.22 368.84 448.13 458.16 531.22 449.96 377.35
Mississippi 412.96 186.43 376.47 440.94 549.62 439.45 236.53
Missouri 428.03 248.66 420.51 442.22 547.22 435.07 270.31
Montana 419.22 209.50 445.82 434.85 533.16 435.73 245.52
Nebraska 407.38 248.14 437.68 422.55 522.81 415.04 268.59
Nevada 439.17 349.48 494.19 469.48 527.11 454.89 347.76
New Hampshire 420.47 282.53 428.52 428.75 505.56 427.66 281.00
New Jersey 453.22 387.20 429.78 471.71 545.43 468.98 387.31
New Mexico 420.48 267.71 435.79 447.40 549.81 450.97 292.38
New York 498.49 407.16 476.73 522.79 572.19 529.69 429.07
North Carolina 405.94 211.45 398.72 431.12 530.08 425.14 250.36
North Dakota 379.67 230.44 440.77 398.16 499.38 398.41 250.13
Ohio 460.42 303.92 426.20 470.48 555.84 466.36 318.30
Oklahoma 428.75 231.15 420.43 447.97 541.83 444.92 256.09
Oregon 438.08 325.15 448.94 454.39 534.71 453.39 330.96
Pennsylvania 468.14 311.90 439.37 482.61 543.33 481.15 344.24
Rhode Island 469.07 340.25 426.05 487.67 593.28 483.13 359.25
South Carolina 411.50 212.03 405.17 435.72 533.50 434.30 252.75
South Dakota 395.20 224.21 426.92 418.80 507.39 417.21 258.53
Tennessee 419.11 210.04 437.40 440.68 542.90 444.35 254.69
Texas 409.77 274.01 431.71 443.60 537.88 436.88 282.20
Utah 430.02 357.44 427.42 437.89 490.72 433.90 348.55
Vermont 427.50 221.35 413.96 445.67 575.59 443.63 262.73
Virginia 421.31 306.69 421.26 440.54 525.21 439.29 309.03
Washington 463.30 403.74 449.15 472.04 533.62 471.92 400.37
West Virginia 442.93 199.82 427.49 455.40 544.97 462.08 271.92
Wisconsin 435.49 271.27 438.90 450.31 542.44 440.20 295.83
Wyoming 406.27 195.71 392.11 421.44 510.56 420.58 231.63
Outlying area
Northern Mariana Islands 507.44 359.56 459.60 535.60 588.09 509.78 380.49
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
CONTACT: Alfreda Brooks (410) 965-9849 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 11. Recipients and their average income, by type of income and marital status, December 2007
Type of income Eligible individual
with no spouse
Eligible individual with eligible spouse Eligible individual with ineligible spouse
Individual Spouse Individual Spouse
Number Average
income
(dollars)
Number Average
income
(dollars)
Number Average
income
(dollars)
Number Average
income
(dollars)
Number Average
income
(dollars)
Total a 6,487,662 . . . 280,217 . . . 280,217 . . . 311,429 . . . 311,429 . . .
No other income 3,616,386 . . . 141,941 . . . 148,540 . . . 184,204 . . . 138,339 . . .
With income 2,871,276 438 138,276 434 131,677 377 127,225 451 173,090 917
Earned income only 141,842 382 1,738 700 2,315 601 4,114 634 98,749 1,198
Unearned income only 2,610,313 431 134,449 424 126,290 362 120,767 437 64,589 450
Both earned and unearned income 119,121 668 2,089 857 3,072 835 2,344 876 9,752 1,167
With earned income a 260,963 321 3,827 546 5,387 516 6,458 577 108,501 1,173
Wages 240,967 330 2,719 667 3,866 618 4,445 697 85,009 1,292
Self-employment income 20,821 198 1,132 244 1,550 253 2,056 306 24,870 701
With unearned income a 2,729,434 431 136,538 425 129,362 362 123,111 436 74,341 423
Social Security benefits 2,235,854 476 117,851 462 113,769 386 101,163 482 37,994 522
Veterans' benefits 49,240 211 782 258 632 208 6,230 172 7,380 470
Income based on need 23,578 191 71 130 383 129 1,009 113 22,533 133
Workers' compensation 3,975 388 228 392 213 474 412 509 801 750
Support from absent parents 145,097 210 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Pensions 46,501 174 6,493 142 4,712 129 2,108 171 2,461 290
Support and maintenance 266,569 150 17,128 112 15,637 112 17,204 134 841 134
Asset income b 149,826 6 12,089 5 8,294 4 5,933 12 3,686 31
Other c 70,089 199 1,815 155 1,725 153 3,181 257 6,883 532
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable.
a. The sum of the entries may be greater than the total because some recipients may receive more than one type of earned or unearned income or both earned and unearned income.
b. Includes income received as rent, interest, dividends, and royalties.
c. Does not include income deemed from a spouse or parent.
CONTACT: Clark Pickett (410) 965-9016 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 12. Recipients as a percentage of resident population, by state, December 2007
State Resident population a Recipients
Number Percentage of
resident
population
United States 301,621,157 7,358,698 b 2.4
Alabama 4,627,851 165,521 3.6
Alaska 683,478 11,440 1.7
Arizona 6,338,755 100,724 1.6
Arkansas 2,834,797 95,802 3.4
California 36,553,215 1,247,231 3.4
Colorado 4,861,515 58,497 1.2
Connecticut 3,502,309 54,197 1.5
Delaware 864,764 14,401 1.7
District of Columbia 588,292 22,102 3.8
Florida 18,251,243 431,015 2.4
Georgia 9,544,750 208,016 2.2
Hawaii 1,283,388 23,262 1.8
Idaho 1,499,402 23,697 1.6
Illinois 12,852,548 261,901 2.0
Indiana 6,345,289 104,366 1.6
Iowa 2,988,046 44,659 1.5
Kansas 2,775,997 40,405 1.5
Kentucky 4,241,474 184,378 4.3
Louisiana 4,293,204 162,271 3.8
Maine 1,317,207 33,328 2.5
Maryland 5,618,344 97,858 1.7
Massachusetts 6,449,755 178,856 2.8
Michigan 10,071,822 228,068 2.3
Minnesota 5,197,621 78,401 1.5
Mississippi 2,918,785 122,745 4.2
Missouri 5,878,415 121,876 2.1
Montana 957,861 15,629 1.6
Nebraska 1,774,571 23,052 1.3
Nevada 2,565,382 35,548 1.4
New Hampshire 1,315,828 15,119 1.1
New Jersey 8,685,920 156,374 1.8
New Mexico 1,969,915 56,387 2.9
New York 19,297,729 648,908 3.4
North Carolina 9,061,032 205,604 2.3
North Dakota 639,715 8,003 1.3
Ohio 11,466,917 257,874 2.2
Oklahoma 3,617,316 85,102 2.4
Oregon 3,747,455 64,031 1.7
Pennsylvania 12,432,792 333,531 2.7
Rhode Island 1,057,832 31,101 2.9
South Carolina 4,407,709 105,519 2.4
South Dakota 796,214 12,961 1.6
Tennessee 6,156,719 163,142 2.6
Texas 23,904,380 544,605 2.3
Utah 2,645,330 24,472 0.9
Vermont 621,254 13,920 2.2
Virginia 7,712,091 140,419 1.8
Washington 6,468,424 121,577 1.9
West Virginia 1,812,035 78,931 4.4
Wisconsin 5,601,640 96,037 1.7
Wyoming 522,830 5,832 1.1
SOURCES: U.S. Census Bureau and Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
a. Population estimates for the United States as of July 1, 2007, as reported by the U.S. Census Bureau.
b. Excludes 827 recipients in the Northern Mariana Islands.
CONTACT: Art Kahn (410) 965-0186 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 13. Foreign-born recipients, by region, country of origin, eligibility category, and age, December 2007
Region and country of origin Total Category Age
Aged Blind and
disabled
Under 18 18–64 65 or older
All areas 1,595,765 772,304 823,461 18,325 509,023 1,068,417
North America 192,399 27,220 165,179 11,611 116,938 63,850
U.S. territories 184,243 25,102 159,141 11,367 112,294 60,582
Puerto Rico 178,921 24,480 15,444 10,673 108,897 59,351
Other a 5,322 622 4,700 694 3,397 1,231
Other 8,156 2,118 6,038 244 4,644 3,268
Latin America 608,446 309,417 299,029 2,439 187,863 417,144
Mexico 272,894 137,185 135,709 782 84,407 187,705
Cuba 96,266 52,872 43,394 373 23,770 72,123
Dominican Republic 71,060 25,666 45,394 498 30,398 40,164
Other 168,226 93,694 74,532 786 49,288 118,152
Africa 25,532 10,894 14,638 673 11,122 13,737
Somalia 6,299 2,551 3,748 173 2,895 3,231
Cape Verde Islands 1,575 1,021 554 6 450 1,119
Ethiopia 3,383 1,204 2,179 34 1,709 1,640
Other 14,275 6,118 8,157 460 6,068 7,747
Asia 508,974 306,081 202,893 1,372 118,971 388,631
Vietnam 107,416 47,861 59,555 161 32,954 74,301
China 82,379 70,597 11,782 94 5,425 76,860
Laos 34,320 6,944 27,376 78 18,978 15,264
Philippines 70,584 57,330 13,254 142 8,847 61,595
Other 214,275 123,349 90,926 897 52,767 160,611
Middle East 38,879 17,821 21,058 370 10,954 27,555
Lebanon 9,491 4,570 4,921 24 2,225 7,242
Syria 7,034 3,236 3,798 13 1,555 5,466
Turkey 3,469 2,111 1,358 17 578 2,874
Other 18,885 7,904 10,981 316 6,596 11,973
Former Soviet Republics 129,594 64,972 64,622 540 24,800 104,254
Europe 84,452 32,954 51,498 1,144 35,403 47,905
Portugal 7,518 4,153 3,365 12 2,231 5,275
Italy 6,337 2,690 3,647 40 2,273 4,024
United Kingdom 8,176 2,522 5,654 109 4,287 3,780
Poland 8,145 4,761 3,384 28 1,997 6,120
Former Yugoslavia 11,284 4,034 7,250 114 4,699 6,471
Other 42,992 14,794 28,198 841 19,916 22,235
Other or unknown areas 7,489 2,945 4,544 176 2,972 4,341
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
NOTE: Foreign-born means born in an area not served by the Supplemental Security Income program.
a. Includes American Samoa, Guam, and Virgin Islands.
CONTACT: Alfreda Brooks (410) 965-9849 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.