SSI Annual Statistical Report, 2009

 

Awards

Table 63. All awards, by age of awardee, 1974–2009
Year All ages Under 18 18–64 65 or older
Number Percentage
of total
Number Percentage
of total
Number Percentage
of total
Total 29,982,268 4,082,048 13.6 17,840,394 59.5 8,059,826 26.9
State conversions a 3,155,995 2,748 0.1 1,299,343 41.2 1,853,904 58.7
Federal applications
1974 1,336,164 66,699 5.0 493,511 36.9 775,954 58.1
1975 929,369 63,060 6.8 509,271 54.8 357,038 38.4
1976 667,994 46,114 6.9 400,314 59.9 221,566 33.2
1977 642,712 50,883 7.9 377,454 58.7 214,375 33.4
1978 563,117 46,520 8.3 321,413 57.1 195,184 34.7
1979 517,446 44,911 8.7 293,910 56.8 178,625 34.5
1980 523,758 45,781 8.7 292,080 55.8 185,897 35.5
1981 409,992 39,106 9.5 248,105 60.5 122,781 29.9
1982 343,928 35,410 10.3 203,335 59.1 105,183 30.6
1983 453,789 42,154 9.3 259,042 57.1 152,593 33.6
1984 585,832 45,766 7.8 322,858 55.1 217,208 37.1
1985 526,418 46,362 8.8 324,933 61.7 155,123 29.5
1986 603,989 50,632 8.4 390,499 64.7 162,858 27.0
1987 589,053 48,292 8.2 372,914 63.3 167,847 28.5
1988 578,748 47,798 8.3 362,903 62.7 168,047 29.0
1989 630,486 50,985 8.1 390,703 62.0 188,798 29.9
1990 718,917 77,923 10.8 447,849 62.3 193,145 26.9
1991 821,396 125,874 15.3 506,177 61.6 189,345 23.1
1992 1,054,441 221,362 21.0 641,750 60.9 191,329 18.1
1993 1,052,415 236,564 22.5 629,246 59.8 186,605 17.7
1994 943,889 203,688 21.6 580,253 61.5 159,948 16.9
1995 888,633 175,784 19.8 568,072 63.9 144,777 16.3
1996 797,137 144,404 18.1 525,350 65.9 127,383 16.0
1997 676,444 117,090 17.3 463,444 68.5 95,910 14.2
1998 743,121 136,383 18.4 490,638 66.0 116,100 15.6
1999 758,076 140,520 18.5 494,609 65.2 122,947 16.2
2000 750,163 144,136 19.2 485,798 64.8 120,229 16.0
2001 772,775 156,844 20.3 504,366 65.3 111,565 14.4
2002 820,992 170,048 20.7 535,507 65.2 115,437 14.1
2003 827,029 179,566 21.7 539,127 65.2 108,336 13.1
2004 852,052 183,152 21.5 561,487 65.9 107,413 12.6
2005 852,222 177,688 20.8 560,960 65.8 113,574 13.3
2006 838,448 170,453 20.3 556,140 66.3 111,855 13.3
2007 836,642 169,375 20.2 563,094 67.3 104,173 12.5
2008 919,146 181,228 19.7 629,697 68.5 108,221 11.8
2009 999,540 196,745 19.7 694,242 69.5 108,553 10.9
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
a. Persons who were converted to the SSI program in 1973 from the state Old-Age Assistance, Aid to the Blind, and Aid to the Permanently and Totally Disabled programs.
CONTACT: Clark Pickett (410) 965-9016 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 64. Awards for children under age 18, by selected characteristics, 2001–2009
Characteristic 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Total 156,844 170,048 179,566 183,152 177,688 170,453 169,375 181,228 196,745
Age
Under 5 64,841 68,329 70,101 72,068 72,214 71,202 73,814 79,134 84,409
5–12 66,582 72,720 77,896 77,903 73,648 69,746 67,383 72,745 80,673
13–17 25,421 28,999 31,569 33,181 31,826 29,505 28,178 29,349 31,663
Sex
Male 100,034 109,265 116,130 118,679 115,274 109,800 109,543 117,500 128,010
Female 56,810 60,783 63,436 64,473 62,414 60,653 59,832 63,728 68,735
Citizenship status
Citizen 155,959 169,243 178,905 182,514 177,011 169,881 168,845 180,596 196,023
Noncitizen 885 805 661 638 677 572 530 632 722
Diagnostic group
Congenital anomalies 7,137 7,505 7,730 8,045 7,891 8,065 8,228 8,625 9,648
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic disorders 1,061 1,052 1,113 1,162 1,150 1,144 1,155 1,184 1,275
Infectious and parasitic diseases 223 222 179 152 150 143 136 137 122
Injuries 966 1,091 1,048 1,146 1,138 1,061 1,146 1,156 1,246
Mental disorders
Retardation 27,553 28,406 27,158 24,209 21,127 18,123 16,095 16,160 16,745
Other 70,837 82,292 93,414 97,908 95,721 91,640 91,556 100,367 110,530
Neoplasms 2,665 2,987 2,861 2,979 2,841 2,820 2,950 3,120 3,285
Diseases of the—
Blood and blood-forming organs 1,362 1,475 1,433 1,473 1,330 1,293 1,323 1,457 1,646
Circulatory system 808 938 1,013 1,063 1,013 943 902 915 1,017
Digestive system 1,031 1,221 1,368 1,393 1,341 1,492 1,512 2,496 2,842
Genitourinary system 551 587 560 641 603 548 554 612 615
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 1,483 1,405 1,262 1,219 1,199 1,235 1,148 1,322 1,522
Nervous system and sense organs 11,524 11,956 11,696 11,425 10,445 10,536 10,506 11,430 12,850
Respiratory system 4,487 4,766 4,902 4,560 3,765 3,604 3,583 3,726 3,990
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 149 179 164 212 251 271 274 315 403
Other 21,299 20,307 20,150 22,020 24,339 23,894 24,652 24,626 25,290
Unknown 3,708 3,659 3,515 3,545 3,384 3,641 3,655 3,580 3,719
SSA administrative region
Boston 5,770 5,829 6,375 6,467 6,517 6,766 6,747 6,863 7,227
New York 12,943 13,795 14,198 15,302 15,140 14,145 14,201 15,865 17,463
Philadelphia 17,712 18,071 19,455 20,534 20,662 19,485 19,432 19,304 19,446
Atlanta 42,069 43,229 45,719 43,032 40,206 38,025 37,468 40,563 46,038
Chicago 26,272 29,047 29,896 29,784 28,871 27,149 26,004 27,911 30,551
Dallas 19,472 24,808 28,346 31,126 31,123 30,603 31,289 32,649 35,728
Kansas City 6,174 6,748 6,571 7,093 6,627 6,626 6,549 6,876 7,297
Denver 3,086 3,274 3,208 3,230 3,340 3,560 3,485 3,626 3,750
San Francisco 18,552 20,048 20,504 21,015 19,700 18,559 18,956 22,131 22,965
Seattle 4,791 5,199 5,294 5,568 5,499 5,534 5,244 5,438 6,277
Unknown 3 0 0 1 3 1 0 2 3
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 65. Awards for adults aged 18–64, by selected characteristics, 2001–2009
Characteristic 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Total 504,366 535,507 539,127 561,487 560,960 556,140 563,094 629,697 694,242
Age
18–21 40,514 43,116 44,678 46,187 45,760 44,743 45,853 50,949 55,305
22–25 21,423 24,070 25,844 26,931 26,101 24,846 24,507 27,968 31,117
26–29 22,403 23,474 23,893 24,939 24,919 25,042 25,343 29,219 32,381
30–39 90,827 92,383 89,885 89,554 84,462 80,163 77,996 85,941 94,584
40–49 134,410 144,441 145,735 151,181 149,549 147,433 145,951 158,312 170,444
50–59 149,400 161,003 162,774 174,696 181,797 186,544 193,638 221,442 249,733
60–64 45,389 47,020 46,318 47,999 48,372 47,369 49,806 55,866 60,678
Sex
Men 245,214 261,617 265,340 278,548 279,984 279,779 286,268 322,829 360,495
Women 259,152 273,890 273,787 282,939 280,976 276,361 276,826 306,868 333,747
Citizenship status
Citizen 471,664 502,085 507,578 530,962 531,177 527,811 536,196 601,450 664,705
Noncitizen 32,702 33,422 31,549 30,525 29,783 28,329 26,898 28,247 29,537
Diagnostic group
Congenital anomalies 1,682 1,796 2,033 2,094 2,016 2,164 2,209 2,337 2,521
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic disorders 14,642 15,929 15,928 17,340 17,729 18,266 18,592 21,538 24,274
Infectious and parasitic diseases 12,680 11,987 11,044 10,937 10,430 10,036 9,534 10,364 10,747
Injuries 16,914 17,965 17,998 19,054 19,289 19,917 19,755 22,812 25,460
Mental disorders
Retardation 35,628 35,953 34,739 34,875 32,787 30,506 30,676 32,790 34,734
Other 161,305 171,307 175,632 181,605 179,750 172,390 172,561 194,516 212,594
Neoplasms 27,294 28,559 28,230 30,285 31,520 32,267 33,136 35,565 37,902
Diseases of the—
Blood and blood-forming organs 1,501 1,563 1,631 1,691 1,704 1,708 1,721 1,979 2,156
Circulatory system 44,776 47,318 46,432 47,897 48,723 48,217 49,326 55,026 59,721
Digestive system 10,258 11,741 11,717 12,394 12,358 12,170 12,479 13,627 15,024
Genitourinary system 10,018 9,976 10,289 10,761 10,987 11,539 12,016 12,518 12,535
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 77,062 86,037 87,628 95,560 98,672 101,922 109,725 128,434 149,813
Nervous system and sense organs 32,268 34,846 34,829 36,677 36,408 36,520 37,027 42,121 46,007
Respiratory system 17,820 18,970 19,230 19,838 19,715 19,204 19,629 21,909 24,398
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 959 1,020 1,002 1,097 1,131 1,224 1,208 1,355 1,587
Other 908 1,021 1,045 1,105 1,073 1,057 1,299 1,328 1,421
Unknown 38,651 39,519 39,720 38,277 36,668 37,033 32,201 31,478 33,348
SSA administrative region
Boston 23,813 24,536 25,572 26,740 27,558 28,593 30,402 30,470 30,269
New York 47,871 46,791 43,394 48,699 48,458 47,419 48,088 54,581 57,947
Philadelphia 53,161 52,489 54,633 57,146 57,654 58,530 56,605 60,678 63,516
Atlanta 122,818 126,532 128,596 127,302 126,280 125,147 123,867 143,048 170,982
Chicago 69,741 77,152 78,576 82,084 82,844 84,075 84,206 101,650 115,467
Dallas 64,953 77,499 77,367 80,786 82,819 82,337 86,155 94,096 99,884
Kansas City 20,953 21,088 20,881 24,005 22,795 22,570 22,361 26,431 30,392
Denver 9,782 10,643 10,100 10,578 11,708 12,239 12,837 14,232 15,110
San Francisco 72,206 78,399 79,937 83,848 79,844 74,359 77,070 81,878 83,311
Seattle 19,063 20,372 20,069 20,291 20,996 20,868 21,500 22,631 27,364
Unknown 5 6 2 8 4 3 3 2 0
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 66. Awards for adults aged 65 or older, by selected characteristics, 2001–2009
Characteristic 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Total 111,565 115,437 108,336 107,413 113,574 111,855 104,173 108,221 108,553
Age
65 32,702 32,787 31,843 31,007 32,142 31,471 31,584 32,537 32,564
66–69 29,710 31,284 29,126 28,998 30,659 29,814 27,176 28,513 29,797
70–74 21,731 23,148 21,297 21,613 22,993 23,008 20,405 21,739 21,594
75–79 13,162 13,630 12,583 12,652 13,703 13,559 12,574 12,932 12,547
80 or older 14,260 14,588 13,487 13,143 14,077 14,003 12,434 12,500 12,051
Sex
Men 40,307 42,254 40,621 40,810 43,220 42,782 40,704 43,050 43,511
Women 71,258 73,183 67,715 66,603 70,354 69,073 63,469 65,171 65,042
Citizenship status
Citizen 80,375 82,032 80,397 81,053 83,704 85,241 79,865 84,058 83,380
Noncitizen 31,190 33,405 27,939 26,360 29,870 26,614 24,308 24,163 25,173
SSA administrative region
Boston 4,370 4,126 4,134 4,033 4,225 4,228 4,020 4,041 4,088
New York 16,374 15,638 14,321 14,379 18,060 17,072 14,712 14,627 14,373
Philadelphia 8,303 7,898 7,474 7,365 6,941 6,877 6,151 6,478 6,334
Atlanta 20,686 22,941 19,664 18,353 21,873 20,354 18,057 20,074 20,582
Chicago 8,514 8,188 8,050 8,429 8,544 8,868 8,282 8,375 8,550
Dallas 13,844 14,240 13,238 12,871 12,149 12,064 11,160 11,294 11,839
Kansas City 2,062 1,991 1,868 1,917 1,920 1,961 1,780 1,796 1,746
Denver 1,654 1,670 1,726 1,653 1,745 1,761 1,685 1,686 1,750
San Francisco 32,766 35,816 34,429 35,393 35,086 35,676 35,517 36,983 36,096
Seattle 2,989 2,928 3,430 3,020 3,029 2,993 2,809 2,867 3,195
Unknown 3 1 2 0 2 1 0 0 0
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 67. All awards, by state or other area and age of awardee, 2009
State or area Total Under 18 18–64 65 or older
Number Percentage
of total
Number Percentage
of total
Number Percentage
of total
All areas 999,540 196,745 19.7 694,242 69.5 108,553 10.9
Alabama 23,214 4,346 18.7 17,995 77.5 873 3.8
Alaska 1,875 304 16.2 1,381 73.7 190 10.1
Arizona 14,195 3,253 22.9 9,433 66.5 1,509 10.6
Arkansas 16,791 4,881 29.1 11,407 67.9 503 3.0
California 118,060 17,936 15.2 67,171 56.9 32,953 27.9
Colorado 9,230 1,486 16.1 6,714 72.7 1,030 11.2
Connecticut 6,816 1,277 18.7 4,848 71.1 691 10.1
Delaware 2,528 556 22.0 1,810 71.6 162 6.4
District of Columbia 3,588 722 20.1 2,651 73.9 215 6.0
Florida 68,727 15,262 22.2 42,099 61.3 11,366 16.5
Georgia 33,912 5,817 17.2 25,682 75.7 2,413 7.1
Hawaii 3,373 338 10.0 2,410 71.4 625 18.5
Idaho 4,288 1,041 24.3 3,013 70.3 234 5.5
Illinois 31,372 6,361 20.3 22,169 70.7 2,842 9.1
Indiana 19,047 4,020 21.1 14,322 75.2 705 3.7
Iowa 6,754 1,424 21.1 4,985 73.8 345 5.1
Kansas 8,447 1,582 18.7 6,495 76.9 370 4.4
Kentucky 21,848 4,253 19.5 16,599 76.0 996 4.6
Louisiana 20,933 4,894 23.4 15,042 71.9 997 4.8
Maine 3,993 683 17.1 3,142 78.7 168 4.2
Maryland 14,973 2,763 18.5 10,936 73.0 1,274 8.5
Massachusetts 22,234 3,854 17.3 15,713 70.7 2,667 12.0
Michigan 38,393 7,042 18.3 29,430 76.7 1,921 5.0
Minnesota 11,672 2,245 19.2 8,476 72.6 951 8.1
Mississippi 15,906 3,521 22.1 11,621 73.1 764 4.8
Missouri 20,030 3,485 17.4 15,770 78.7 775 3.9
Montana 2,771 482 17.4 2,150 77.6 139 5.0
Nebraska 4,204 806 19.2 3,142 74.7 256 6.1
Nevada 6,601 1,386 21.0 4,240 64.2 975 14.8
New Hampshire 3,276 403 12.3 2,771 84.6 102 3.1
New Jersey 21,451 4,164 19.4 13,794 64.3 3,493 16.3
New Mexico 7,493 1,553 20.7 5,176 69.1 764 10.2
New York 68,332 13,299 19.5 44,153 64.6 10,880 15.9
North Carolina 31,861 5,995 18.8 23,830 74.8 2,036 6.4
North Dakota 1,122 204 18.2 826 73.6 92 8.2
Ohio 38,154 7,294 19.1 29,400 77.1 1,460 3.8
Oklahoma 13,409 2,959 22.1 9,749 72.7 701 5.2
Oregon 11,023 1,777 16.1 8,199 74.4 1,047 9.5
Pennsylvania 41,770 10,664 25.5 28,480 68.2 2,626 6.3
Rhode Island 3,378 717 21.2 2,321 68.7 340 10.1
South Carolina 16,731 2,963 17.7 12,983 77.6 785 4.7
South Dakota 1,875 415 22.1 1,290 68.8 170 9.1
Tennessee 25,403 3,881 15.3 20,173 79.4 1,349 5.3
Texas 88,825 21,441 24.1 58,510 65.9 8,874 10.0
Utah 4,457 987 22.1 3,182 71.4 288 6.5
Vermont 1,887 293 15.5 1,474 78.1 120 6.4
Virginia 19,030 3,433 18.0 13,784 72.4 1,813 9.5
Washington 19,650 3,155 16.1 14,771 75.2 1,724 8.8
West Virginia 7,407 1,308 17.7 5,855 79.0 244 3.3
Wisconsin 15,930 3,589 22.5 11,670 73.3 671 4.2
Wyoming 1,155 176 15.2 948 82.1 31 2.7
Outlying area
Northern Mariana Islands 143 52 36.4 57 39.9 34 23.8
Unknown 3 3 100.0 0 0 0 0
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 68. All persons awarded SSI, by year of first award and age, 1974–2009
Year All ages Under 18 18–64 65 or older
Number Percentage
of total
Number Percentage
of total
Number Percentage
of total
Total 26,977,489 3,843,823 14.2 15,920,201 59.0 7,213,465 26.7
State conversions a 3,155,607 2,738 0.1 1,299,165 41.2 1,853,704 58.7
Federal applications
1974 1,324,931 66,062 5.0 488,386 36.9 770,483 58.2
1975 916,824 62,545 6.8 503,780 54.9 350,499 38.2
1976 638,206 45,118 7.1 385,832 60.5 207,256 32.5
1977 580,829 47,675 8.2 347,409 59.8 185,745 32.0
1978 494,509 43,348 8.8 287,797 58.2 163,364 33.0
1979 448,824 41,464 9.2 259,149 57.7 148,211 33.0
1980 449,437 42,142 9.4 253,629 56.4 153,666 34.2
1981 348,666 35,365 10.1 214,339 61.5 98,962 28.4
1982 285,142 31,495 11.0 172,443 60.5 81,204 28.5
1983 357,797 37,757 10.6 214,397 59.9 105,643 29.5
1984 481,215 41,506 8.6 272,933 56.7 166,776 34.7
1985 445,951 41,950 9.4 279,275 62.6 124,726 28.0
1986 520,771 45,864 8.8 342,655 65.8 132,252 25.4
1987 508,760 43,918 8.6 327,890 64.4 136,952 26.9
1988 501,869 43,596 8.7 319,120 63.6 139,153 27.7
1989 549,240 46,472 8.5 344,526 62.7 158,242 28.8
1990 634,462 72,072 11.4 398,648 62.8 163,742 25.8
1991 737,339 118,676 16.1 455,676 61.8 162,987 22.1
1992 966,873 214,273 22.2 586,317 60.6 166,283 17.2
1993 968,268 229,701 23.7 576,355 59.5 162,212 16.8
1994 862,977 197,343 22.9 528,799 61.3 136,835 15.9
1995 810,367 169,897 21.0 516,967 63.8 123,503 15.2
1996 723,977 138,753 19.2 476,698 65.8 108,526 15.0
1997 602,946 111,728 18.5 411,199 68.2 80,019 13.3
1998 660,324 129,876 19.7 431,784 65.4 98,664 14.9
1999 667,305 132,280 19.8 430,624 64.5 104,401 15.6
2000 653,066 133,967 20.5 417,225 63.9 101,874 15.6
2001 670,146 144,852 21.6 430,838 64.3 94,456 14.1
2002 711,763 157,313 22.1 456,779 64.2 97,671 13.7
2003 713,787 166,188 23.3 457,638 64.1 89,961 12.6
2004 734,909 169,985 23.1 476,287 64.8 88,637 12.1
2005 735,530 165,380 22.5 475,538 64.7 94,612 12.9
2006 723,604 158,982 22.0 471,305 65.1 93,317 12.9
2007 723,427 158,678 21.9 477,889 66.1 86,860 12.0
2008 798,049 170,336 21.3 537,061 67.3 90,652 11.4
2009 869,792 184,528 21.2 593,849 68.3 91,415 10.5
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
NOTE: Data include only the first award for each person.
a. Persons who were converted to the SSI program in 1973 from the state Old-Age Assistance, Aid to the Blind, and Aid to the Permanently and Totally Disabled programs.
CONTACT: Clark Pickett (410) 965-9016 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.