SSI Annual Statistical Report, 2008

 

Noncitizens

Table 29. Recipients, by eligibility category, December 1982–2008
Year Total Aged Blind and disabled
Number Percentage of all
SSI recipients
Number Percentage of all
SSI recipients
Number Percentage of all
SSI recipients
1982 127,900 3.3 91,900 5.9 36,000 1.6
1983 151,200 3.9 106,600 7.0 44,600 1.9
1984 181,100 4.5 127,600 8.3 53,500 2.1
1985 210,800 5.1 146,500 9.7 64,300 2.4
1986 244,300 5.7 165,300 11.2 79,000 2.8
1987 282,500 6.4 188,000 12.9 94,500 3.2
1988 320,300 7.2 213,900 14.9 106,400 3.5
1989 370,300 8.1 245,700 17.1 124,600 4.0
1990 435,600 9.0 282,400 19.4 153,200 4.6
1991 519,660 10.2 329,690 22.5 189,970 5.2
1992 601,430 10.8 372,930 25.4 228,500 5.6
1993 683,150 11.4 416,420 28.2 266,730 5.9
1994 738,140 11.7 440,000 30.0 298,140 6.2
1995 785,410 12.1 459,220 31.8 326,190 6.3
1996 724,990 11.0 417,360 29.5 307,630 5.9
1997 650,830 10.0 367,200 27.0 283,630 5.5
1998 669,630 10.2 364,980 27.4 304,650 5.8
1999 684,930 10.4 368,330 28.2 316,600 6.0
2000 692,590 10.5 364,470 28.3 328,120 6.2
2001 695,650 10.4 364,550 28.9 331,100 6.1
2002 703,515 10.4 364,827 29.1 338,688 6.1
2003 696,772 10.1 356,298 28.9 340,474 6.0
2004 676,979 9.7 342,220 28.3 334,759 5.8
2005 680,397 9.6 344,166 28.3 336,231 5.7
2006 674,250 9.3 339,073 28.0 335,177 5.6
2007 663,210 9.0 330,665 27.5 332,545 5.4
2008 655,988 8.7 324,271 26.9 331,717 5.3
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 30. Recipients, by selected characteristics and citizenship status, December 2008
Characteristic All recipients Citizens Noncitizens
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
Total 7,520,501 100.0 6,864,513 100.0 655,988 100.0
Age
Under 18 1,153,844 15.3 1,151,260 16.8 2,584 0.4
18–21 331,210 4.4 328,577 4.8 2,633 0.4
22–25 290,376 3.9 286,289 4.2 4,087 0.6
26–29 264,746 3.5 259,377 3.8 5,369 0.8
30–39 647,166 8.6 628,700 9.2 18,466 2.8
40–49 1,015,976 13.5 978,301 14.3 37,675 5.7
50–59 1,254,450 16.7 1,174,875 17.1 79,575 12.1
60–64 529,172 7.0 473,743 6.9 55,429 8.4
65–74 1,026,340 13.7 827,327 12.1 199,013 30.3
75 or older 1,007,221 13.4 756,064 11.0 251,157 38.3
Sex
Male 3,330,178 44.3 3,081,002 44.9 249,176 38.0
Female 4,190,323 55.7 3,783,511 55.1 406,812 62.0
Living arrangement
Own household 6,024,433 80.1 5,446,531 79.3 577,902 88.1
Another's household 387,017 5.1 322,373 4.7 64,644 9.9
Parent's household 966,673 12.9 964,131 14.0 2,542 0.4
Medicaid institution 135,683 1.8 125,222 1.8 10,461 1.6
Unknown 6,695 0.1 6,256 0.1 439 0.1
Income
Social Security 2,612,560 34.7 2,388,320 34.8 224,240 34.2
Worker beneficiary 1,832,756 24.4 1,665,926 24.3 166,830 25.4
Auxiliary beneficiary 779,804 10.4 722,394 10.5 57,410 8.8
Earnings 272,538 3.6 263,828 3.8 8,710 1.3
SSI payment
Federal SSI only 5,176,902 68.8 4,900,905 71.4 275,997 42.1
State supplementation only 301,489 4.0 263,008 3.8 38,481 5.9
Both federal SSI and state supplementation 2,042,110 27.2 1,700,600 24.8 341,510 52.1
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 31. Recipients, by state or other area, eligibility category, and age, December 2008
State or area Total Category Age
Aged Blind and
disabled
Under 18 18–64 65 or older
All areas 655,988 324,271 331,717 2,584 203,234 450,170
Alabama 800 404 396 7 229 564
Alaska 801 312 489 10 324 467
Arizona 10,033 4,738 5,295 53 3,303 6,677
Arkansas 717 332 385 a a 449
California 244,562 120,021 124,541 419 74,315 169,828
Colorado 4,725 2,408 2,317 22 1,388 3,315
Connecticut 3,836 1,890 1,946 11 1,125 2,700
Delaware 353 215 138 a a 271
District of Columbia 670 298 372 3 261 406
Florida 67,426 36,453 30,973 423 19,949 47,054
Georgia 6,181 3,664 2,517 39 1,410 4,732
Hawaii 2,735 1,743 992 a a 2,109
Idaho 922 413 509 23 330 569
Illinois 16,804 8,728 8,076 47 4,408 12,349
Indiana 1,182 645 537 24 316 842
Iowa 1,005 423 582 7 331 667
Kansas 1,368 622 746 10 425 933
Kentucky 1,205 575 630 47 424 734
Louisiana 1,942 936 1,006 7 590 1,345
Maine 622 142 480 20 331 271
Maryland 5,844 3,796 2,048 18 1,135 4,691
Massachusetts 18,401 10,673 7,728 66 7,131 11,204
Michigan 7,831 3,255 4,576 87 2,560 5,184
Minnesota 8,620 2,845 5,775 172 4,007 4,441
Mississippi 378 182 196 a a 272
Missouri 2,059 966 1,093 34 681 1,344
Montana 126 35 91 0 55 71
Nebraska 853 375 478 20 285 548
Nevada 4,011 2,841 1,170 10 1,053 2,948
New Hampshire 434 191 243 5 155 274
New Jersey 19,011 10,596 8,415 67 4,911 14,033
New Mexico 5,220 2,327 25,893 5 1,703 3,512
New York 92,873 42,160 50,713 288 31,049 61,536
North Carolina 3,826 1,908 1,918 39 1,100 2,687
North Dakota 138 51 87 6 63 69
Ohio 3,965 1,935 2,030 57 1,133 2,775
Oklahoma 1,517 839 678 8 399 1,110
Oregon 4,154 2,002 2,152 40 1,209 2,905
Pennsylvania 10,879 4,215 6,664 79 3,976 6,824
Rhode Island 3,613 1,246 2,367 8 1,560 2,045
South Carolina 916 461 455 3 267 646
South Dakota 176 51 125 11 82 83
Tennessee 1,631 857 774 31 447 1,153
Texas 67,789 34,771 33,018 155 20,192 47,442
Utah 1,477 700 777 25 463 989
Vermont 187 66 121 a a 100
Virginia 5,900 3,632 2,268 26 1,242 4,632
Washington 12,113 4,916 7,197 96 3,948 8,069
West Virginia 125 57 68 0 49 76
Wisconsin 3,977 1,333 2,644 48 1,743 2,186
Wyoming 46 18 28 0 16 30
Outlying area
Northern Mariana Islands 9 9 0 0 0 9
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
a. Data not shown to avoid disclosure of information for particular individuals.
CONTACT: Alfreda Brooks (410) 965-9849 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 32. Recipients, by region and country of origin, eligibility category, and age, December 2008
Region and country of origin Total Category Age
Aged Blind and
disabled
Under 18 18–64 65 or older
All areas 655,988 324,271 331,717 2,584 203,234 450,170
Latin America 362,058 179,249 182,809 989 119,044 242,025
Mexico 185,995 94,721 91,274 255 57,388 128,352
Cuba 49,840 24,830 25,010 326 16,038 33,476
Dominican Republic 44,761 15,972 28,789 199 20,088 24,474
El Salvador 14,239 8,292 5,947 13 3,885 10,341
Haiti 12,890 7,830 5,060 71 3,327 9,492
Other 54,333 27,604 26,729 125 18,318 35,890
Africa 13,889 5,615 8,273 526 6,110 7,253
Somalia 4,336 1,648 2,688 151 2,075 2,110
Ethiopia 2,012 728 1,284 21 950 1,041
Liberia 1,411 701 710 46 514 851
Nigeria 997 457 540 7 411 579
Cape Verde 858 539 319 2 263 593
Other 4,275 1,543 2,732 299 1,897 2,079
Asia 170,508 88,013 82,495 466 48,054 121,988
Vietnam 40,301 15,748 24,553 47 13,385 26,869
China 27,693 22,917 4,776 11 2,035 25,647
Laos 21,216 4,192 17,024 67 11,610 9,539
Philippines 16,908 12,399 4,509 24 3,006 13,878
South Korea 16,695 11,906 4,789 9 2,184 14,502
Other 47,695 20,851 26,844 308 15,834 31,553
Middle East 33,541 16,467 17,074 232 8,362 24,947
Iran 17,122 9,569 7,553 52 3,517 13,553
Iraq 5,313 1,794 3,519 105 2,105 3,103
Lebanon 2,584 1,261 1,323 7 523 2,054
Syria 2,049 934 1,115 7 406 1,636
Egypt 1,677 755 922 16 440 1,221
Other 4,796 2,154 2,642 45 1,371 3,380
Former Soviet Republics 43,265 21,287 21,978 233 9,457 33,575
Europe 26,653 11,673 14,980 90 9,357 17,206
Former Yugoslavia 4,433 1,700 2,733 42 1,617 2,774
Portugal 3,734 2,058 1,676 5 1,172 2,557
Poland 3,036 1,612 1,424 3 910 2,123
United Kingdom 2,945 982 1,963 10 1,391 1,544
Italy 2,567 1,140 1,427 3 834 1,730
Other 9,938 4,181 5,757 27 3,433 6,478
Oceania 2,123 878 1,245 6 742 1,375
Other areas 3,951 1,088 2,863 42 2,108 1,801
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 33. Recipients, by number of months between date of U.S. residency and date of SSI application, eligibility category, and age, December 2008
Months Total Category Age
Aged Blind and
disabled
Under 18 18–64 65 or older
All recipients 655,988 324,271 331,717 2,584 203,234 450,170
a 2,577 1,471 1,106 17 603 1,957
1–11 67,933 35,015 32,918 984 17,756 49,193
12–23 24,524 9,465 15,059 303 7,710 16,511
24–35 21,603 8,919 12,684 219 6,476 14,908
36–47 47,004 28,795 18,209 162 8,897 37,945
48–59 28,523 13,997 14,526 102 7,094 21,327
60–71 43,579 26,077 17,502 242 8,964 34,373
72–83 30,478 15,968 14,510 134 7,608 22,736
84–119 79,472 39,800 39,672 226 22,055 57,191
120 and over 307,639 143,965 163,674 161 115,178 192,300
State conversions b 888 81 807 0 313 575
Unknown 1,768 718 1,050 34 580 1,154
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
a. Persons whose records indicate that they applied in the same month that their residence began.
b. Persons who were converted in 1973 from the state Old-Age Assistance, Aid to the Blind, and Aid to the Permanently and Totally Disabled programs to the SSI program.
CONTACT: Alfreda Brooks (410) 965-9849 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.