SSI Annual Statistical Report, 2010

 

Recipients Who Work

Table 40. Blind and disabled recipients who work, selected months 1976–2010
Month All blind and disabled recipients a Blind and disabled recipients who work
Total Receiving SSI b Section 1619(b) participants Total as a percentage of all blind and disabled recipients
December
1976 2,088,242 70,719 70,719 . . . 3.4
1977 2,186,771 83,697 83,697 . . . 3.8
1978 2,249,025 87,697 87,697 . . . 3.9
1979 2,277,859 92,270 92,270 . . . 4.1
1980 2,334,241 99,276 99,276 . . . 4.3
1981 2,340,785 102,632 102,632 . . . 4.4
1982 2,314,364 107,803 102,288 5,515 4.7
1983 2,391,262 113,899 108,734 5,165 4.8
1984 2,499,046 -- -- -- --
1985 2,633,552 -- -- -- --
1986 2,795,756 -- -- -- --
1987 2,945,244 172,855 157,223 15,632 5.9
1988 3,046,074 189,144 173,519 15,625 6.2
1989 3,172,270 205,837 187,583 18,254 6.5
1990 3,386,603 219,932 196,415 23,517 6.5
1991 3,681,050 229,619 202,355 27,264 6.2
1992 4,126,816 248,917 217,268 31,649 6.0
1993 4,544,777 265,649 230,350 35,299 5.8
1994 4,870,564 282,476 241,793 40,683 5.8
1995 5,115,014 298,635 251,633 47,002 5.8
1996 5,252,991 308,300 256,395 51,905 5.9
1997 5,189,724 319,855 262,766 57,089 6.2
1998 5,293,829 326,475 266,933 59,542 6.2
1999 5,317,861 340,618 271,353 69,265 6.4
2000 5,395,935 360,427 276,855 83,572 6.7
2001 5,500,481 346,110 269,655 76,455 6.3
2002 5,618,506 340,910 258,733 82,177 6.1
2003 5,740,683 323,682 252,585 71,097 5.6
2004 5,850,359 328,204 254,523 73,681 5.6
2005 5,977,788 336,570 258,365 78,205 5.6
2006 6,113,277 349,420 260,070 89,350 5.7
2007 6,252,564 357,344 259,793 97,551 5.7
2008 6,416,726 355,761 256,280 99,481 5.5
2009 6,582,261 340,175 248,641 91,534 5.2
2010 6,801,164 318,537 245,786 72,751 4.7
2008
March 6,294,771 359,253 259,871 99,382 5.7
June 6,352,610 361,596 259,659 101,937 5.7
September 6,408,469 361,308 256,731 104,577 5.6
December 6,416,726 355,761 256,280 99,481 5.5
2009
March 6,491,964 353,021 255,850 97,171 5.4
June 6,536,732 350,789 251,971 98,818 5.4
September 6,590,220 349,978 251,784 98,194 5.3
December 6,582,261 340,175 248,641 91,534 5.2
2010
March 6,673,188 332,139 247,257 84,882 5.0
June 6,727,965 326,339 246,602 79,737 4.9
September 6,782,394 322,450 246,960 75,490 4.8
December 6,801,164 318,537 245,786 72,751 4.7
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
NOTES: . . . = not applicable; -- = not available.
a. Includes section 1619(b) participants.
b. Includes section 1619(a) participants and SSI recipients earning less than the substantial gainful activity level ($1,000 effective January 2010).
CONTACT: (410) 965-0090 or statistics@ssa.gov.
Table 41. Blind and disabled recipients who work, by state or other area, December 2010
State or area All blind and disabled recipients Recipients who work
Number Percentage of all blind and disabled recipients
All areas 6,801,164 318,537 4.7
Alabama 160,678 3,656 2.3
Alaska 10,561 676 6.4
Arizona 96,375 3,537 3.7
Arkansas 100,589 3,874 3.9
California 918,517 40,756 4.4
Colorado 57,202 3,636 6.4
Connecticut 52,491 3,899 7.4
Delaware 14,750 901 6.1
District of Columbia 22,749 715 3.1
Florida 378,365 10,560 2.8
Georgia 205,140 6,230 3.0
Hawaii 19,112 804 4.2
Idaho 25,754 1,584 6.2
Illinois 245,661 12,580 5.1
Indiana 113,690 5,366 4.7
Iowa 45,666 6,373 14.0
Kansas 43,436 3,970 9.1
Kentucky 182,212 4,268 2.3
Louisiana 162,293 5,775 3.6
Maine 34,007 1,874 5.5
Maryland 93,996 5,994 6.4
Massachusetts 148,652 9,147 6.2
Michigan 239,361 11,867 5.0
Minnesota 78,065 10,320 13.2
Mississippi 115,285 2,754 2.4
Missouri 127,361 6,870 5.4
Montana 16,605 1,842 11.1
Nebraska 24,216 2,919 12.1
Nevada 31,281 1,609 5.1
New Hampshire 17,272 1,194 6.9
New Jersey 135,936 7,195 5.3
New Mexico 52,798 1,998 3.8
New York 556,085 27,435 4.9
North Carolina 200,196 7,418 3.7
North Dakota 7,839 1,306 16.7
Ohio 273,627 16,573 6.1
Oklahoma 88,080 4,047 4.6
Oregon 66,999 4,375 6.5
Pennsylvania 335,912 15,176 4.5
Rhode Island 29,567 1,502 5.1
South Carolina 103,104 4,445 4.3
South Dakota 12,780 2,020 15.8
Tennessee 161,876 4,752 2.9
Texas 514,006 16,205 3.2
Utah 26,034 2,233 8.6
Vermont 14,606 1,154 7.9
Virginia 130,757 6,304 4.8
Washington 122,803 5,581 4.5
West Virginia 77,766 2,130 2.7
Wisconsin 102,001 10,395 10.2
Wyoming 6,234 729 11.7
Outlying area
Northern Mariana Islands 816 14 1.7
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
NOTE: Includes section 1619(b) participants.
CONTACT: (410) 965-0090 or statistics@ssa.gov.
Table 42. Percentage distribution of all blind and disabled recipients and those who work aged 18–64, by diagnostic group, December 2010
Diagnostic group All blind and disabled recipients Recipients who work a
Total
Number 4,631,507 303,182
Percent 100.0 100.0
Congenital anomalies 0.8 2.0
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 2.9 1.0
Infectious and parasitic diseases 1.4 0.8
Injuries 2.6 1.4
Mental disorders
Autistic disorders 1.2 3.5
Developmental disorders 0.6 1.0
Childhood and adolescent disorders not elsewhere classified 1.0 1.2
Intellectual disability 20.2 40.8
Mood disorders 16.8 8.3
Organic mental disorders 4.1 3.7
Schizophrenic and other psychotic disorders 9.3 6.0
Other mental disorders 5.7 4.0
Neoplasms 1.3 0.8
Diseases of the—
Blood and blood-forming organs 0.4 0.4
Circulatory system 4.2 1.3
Digestive system 1.0 0.4
Genitourinary system 1.0 0.6
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 11.8 4.2
Nervous system and sense organs b 7.8 8.8
Respiratory system 2.0 0.7
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 0.2 0.1
Other 0.3 0.4
Unknown 3.4 8.6
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
a. Includes section 1619(b) participants.
b. Most disabled recipients classified as blind are included in this category. A few blind recipients with a primary impairment other than diseases of the eye are coded in other categories. Also, a few recipients are classified with diseases of the eye, but their impairment does not meet the definition of blindness.
CONTACT: (410) 965-0090 or statistics@ssa.gov.
Table 43. All blind and disabled recipients, those who work, and section 1619(b) participants aged 18–64, by age, December 2010
Age All blind and disabled recipients a Recipients who work a Section 1619(b) participants
Number Percent Number Percentage of all blind and disabled recipients Number Percentage of all blind and disabled recipients
Total 4,701,200 100.0 303,182 6.4 69,693 1.5
18–21 366,863 7.8 30,357 8.3 2,324 0.6
22–25 328,437 7.0 44,633 13.6 8,870 2.7
26–29 300,893 6.4 38,479 12.8 9,753 3.2
30–39 692,594 14.7 65,006 9.4 17,509 2.5
40–49 1,025,581 21.8 58,005 5.7 15,788 1.5
50–59 1,410,166 30.0 51,219 3.6 11,962 0.8
60–64 576,666 12.3 15,483 2.7 3,487 0.6
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
a. Includes section 1619(b) participants.
CONTACT: (410) 965-0090 or statistics@ssa.gov.
Table 44. Blind and disabled recipients in December 2009, by program status and earnings in December 2010
Program status in December 2009 Total Receiving payments in December 2010 Not receiving payments in December 2010
Ineligible because of earned income Other excess income Other nonpay
Section 1619(b) Reasons no longer eligible
Section 1619(a) Have earnings No earnings Do not need or use Medicaid Can pay for equivalent coverage Both
All blind and disabled recipients 6,510,667 10,604 217,997 5,716,277 68,411 672 241 332 128,935 367,198
Receiving payments
Section 1619(a) 11,900 3,992 1,798 2,396 1,842 19 5 5 654 1,189
Have earnings 236,697 1,935 169,313 38,360 7,760 31 12 15 7,112 12,159
No earnings 6,170,600 3,022 41,649 5,662,418 13,360 56 26 30 112,204 337,835
Not receiving payments
Section 1619(b) 91,470 1,655 5,237 13,103 45,449 566 198 282 8,965 16,015
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
CONTACT: (410) 965-0090 or statistics@ssa.gov.
Table 45. Blind and disabled recipients who work, by state or other area, December 2010
State or area Total Section 1619(a) participants Section 1619(b) participants Other blind and disabled recipients who work
Number Percentage of total Number Percentage of total Number Percentage of total
All areas 318,537 11,305 3.5 72,751 22.8 234,481 73.6
Alabama 3,656 177 4.8 962 26.3 2,517 68.8
Alaska 676 25 3.7 207 30.6 444 65.7
Arizona 3,537 147 4.2 927 26.2 2,463 69.6
Arkansas 3,874 128 3.3 782 20.2 2,964 76.5
California 40,756 2,221 5.4 8,877 21.8 29,658 72.8
Colorado 3,636 90 2.5 696 19.1 2,850 78.4
Connecticut 3,899 97 2.5 865 22.2 2,937 75.3
Delaware 901 25 2.8 229 25.4 647 71.8
District of Columbia 715 41 5.7 268 37.5 406 56.8
Florida 10,560 442 4.2 3,258 30.9 6,860 65.0
Georgia 6,230 250 4.0 1,482 23.8 4,498 72.2
Hawaii 804 31 3.9 305 37.9 468 58.2
Idaho 1,584 58 3.7 407 25.7 1,119 70.6
Illinois 12,580 451 3.6 2,814 22.4 9,315 74.0
Indiana 5,366 124 2.3 1,167 21.7 4,075 75.9
Iowa 6,373 116 1.8 1,268 19.9 4,989 78.3
Kansas 3,970 95 2.4 759 19.1 3,116 78.5
Kentucky 4,268 161 3.8 923 21.6 3,184 74.6
Louisiana 5,775 292 5.1 1,661 28.8 3,822 66.2
Maine 1,874 56 3.0 523 27.9 1,295 69.1
Maryland 5,994 211 3.5 1,515 25.3 4,268 71.2
Massachusetts 9,147 395 4.3 2,674 29.2 6,078 66.4
Michigan 11,867 296 2.5 2,327 19.6 9,244 77.9
Minnesota 10,320 144 1.4 1,998 19.4 8,178 79.2
Mississippi 2,754 133 4.8 732 26.6 1,889 68.6
Missouri 6,870 169 2.5 1,499 21.8 5,202 75.7
Montana 1,842 25 1.4 364 19.8 1,453 78.9
Nebraska 2,919 63 2.2 515 17.6 2,341 80.2
Nevada 1,609 46 2.9 341 21.2 1,222 75.9
New Hampshire 1,194 31 2.6 277 23.2 886 74.2
New Jersey 7,195 192 2.7 1,685 23.4 5,318 73.9
New Mexico 1,998 94 4.7 562 28.1 1,342 67.2
New York 27,435 1,109 4.0 6,301 23.0 20,025 73.0
North Carolina 7,418 231 3.1 1,625 21.9 5,562 75.0
North Dakota 1,306 26 2.0 318 24.3 962 73.7
Ohio 16,573 363 2.2 2,826 17.1 13,384 80.8
Oklahoma 4,047 125 3.1 998 24.7 2,924 72.3
Oregon 4,375 90 2.1 864 19.7 3,421 78.2
Pennsylvania 15,176 560 3.7 3,776 24.9 10,840 71.4
Rhode Island 1,502 36 2.4 301 20.0 1,165 77.6
South Carolina 4,445 106 2.4 738 16.6 3,601 81.0
South Dakota 2,020 39 1.9 387 19.2 1,594 78.9
Tennessee 4,752 174 3.7 1,006 21.2 3,572 75.2
Texas 16,205 775 4.8 4,338 26.8 11,092 68.4
Utah 2,233 39 1.7 473 21.2 1,721 77.1
Vermont 1,154 43 3.7 350 30.3 761 65.9
Virginia 6,304 222 3.5 1,461 23.2 4,621 73.3
Washington 5,581 236 4.2 1,601 28.7 3,744 67.1
West Virginia 2,130 127 6.0 567 26.6 1,436 67.4
Wisconsin 10,395 159 1.5 1,753 16.9 8,483 81.6
Wyoming 729 15 2.1 196 26.9 518 71.1
Outlying area
Northern Mariana Islands 14 4 28.6 3 21.4 7 50.0
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
CONTACT: (410) 965-0090 or statistics@ssa.gov.
Table 46. Blind and disabled recipients who work and their average earnings, by selected characteristics, December 2010
Characteristic Number Percent Average earnings (dollars)
Total 318,537 100.0 513
Age
Under 18 2,430 0.8 559
18–21 30,357 9.5 426
22–25 44,633 14.0 509
26–29 38,479 12.1 556
30–39 65,006 20.4 566
40–49 58,005 18.2 550
50–59 51,219 16.1 492
60–64 15,483 4.9 445
65 or older 12,925 4.1 327
Sex
Male 172,021 54.0 503
Female 146,516 46.0 525
Earned income a
Wages 295,876 92.9 530
Self-employment income 24,020 7.5 330
Earnings (dollars)
65 or less 85,288 26.8 41
66–99 16,801 5.3 82
100–199 39,673 12.5 140
200–299 28,475 8.9 239
300–399 21,741 6.8 337
400–499 18,093 5.7 437
500–599 17,364 5.5 536
600–699 14,357 4.5 635
700–799 10,702 3.4 736
800–899 9,371 2.9 834
900–999 6,891 2.2 937
1,000–1,099 6,641 2.1 1,028
1,100–1,199 4,204 1.3 1,139
1,200–1,299 4,896 1.5 1,232
1,300–1,399 3,387 1.1 1,336
1,400 or more 30,653 9.6 2,224
Unearned income a
None 163,489 51.3 621
Social Security benefits 139,871 43.9 372
Other pensions 1,704 0.5 405
Income based on need 207 0.1 742
Asset income 7,807 2.5 433
Other 13,865 4.4 627
Work incentives a
Section 1619(a) 11,305 3.5 1,260
Section 1619(b) 72,751 22.8 1,266
Plan to achieve self-support (PASSb 346 0.1 761
Impairment-related work expenses (IRWE) 3,491 1.1 618
Blind work expenses (BWE) 1,847 0.6 1,051
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
NOTE: Includes section 1619(b) participants.
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, or they may benefit from more than one work incentive provision.
b. Number of working recipients with a PASS. See Tables 53–56 for data on all recipients with a PASS.
CONTACT: (410) 965-0090 or statistics@ssa.gov.
Table 47. Number of section 1619 participants and percentage change from prior period, selected months 1982–2010
Month Section 1619(a) participants Section 1619(b) participants a
Number Percentage change from prior period Number Percentage change from prior period
December
1982 287 . . . 5,515 . . .
1983 392 36.6 5,165 -6.3
1984 -- -- -- --
1985 -- -- -- --
1986 -- -- -- --
1987 14,559 . . . 15,632 . . .
1988 19,920 36.8 15,625 0
1989 25,655 28.8 18,254 16.8
1990 13,994 -45.5 23,517 28.8
1991 15,531 11.0 27,264 15.9
1992 17,603 13.3 31,649 16.1
1993 20,028 13.8 35,299 11.5
1994 24,315 21.4 40,683 15.3
1995 28,060 15.4 47,002 15.5
1996 31,085 10.8 51,905 10.4
1997 34,673 11.5 57,089 10.0
1998 37,271 7.5 59,542 4.3
1999 25,528 -31.5 69,265 16.3
2000 27,542 7.9 83,572 20.7
2001 22,100 -19.8 76,455 -8.5
2002 17,271 -21.9 82,177 7.5
2003 17,132 -0.8 71,097 -13.5
2004 17,114 -0.1 73,681 3.6
2005 17,621 3.0 78,205 6.1
2006 17,394 -1.3 89,350 14.3
2007 16,939 -2.6 97,551 9.2
2008 16,142 -4.7 99,481 2.0
2009 11,900 -26.3 91,534 -8.0
2010 11,305 -5.0 72,751 -20.5
2008
March 16,725 -1.3 99,382 1.9
June 16,548 -1.1 101,937 2.6
September 16,403 -0.9 104,577 2.6
December 16,142 -1.6 99,481 -4.9
2009
March 15,166 -6.0 97,171 -2.3
June 14,848 -2.1 98,818 1.7
September 14,065 -5.3 98,194 -0.6
December 11,900 -15.4 91,534 -6.8
2010
March 11,485 -3.5 84,882 -7.3
June 11,550 0.6 79,737 -6.1
September 11,410 -1.2 75,490 -5.3
December 11,305 -0.9 72,751 -3.6
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
NOTES: When the substantial gainful activity (SGA) level is periodically raised, SSI recipients with earnings below the increased SGA level become eligible for regular SSI benefits rather than the special cash payments under section 1619(a). This can lead to decreases in the number of 1619(a) participants.
. . . = not applicable; -- = not available.
a. Includes blind participants. Of the 72,751 participants in December 2010, 1,028 were blind.
CONTACT: (410) 965-0090 or statistics@ssa.gov.
Table 48. Ranking of state or other area, by section 1619 participants as a percentage of all blind and disabled recipients in state aged 18–64, December 2010
State or area Ranking All blind and disabled recipients a Section 1619 participants
Number Percent
All areas   4,701,200 80,836 1.72
North Dakota 1 5,900 335 5.68
South Dakota 2 8,846 411 4.65
Wyoming 3 4,794 200 4.17
Iowa 4 34,068 1,366 4.01
Minnesota 5 56,795 2,086 3.67
Vermont 6 11,285 387 3.43
Nebraska 7 18,153 564 3.11
Montana 8 12,534 375 2.99
Alaska 9 8,175 228 2.79
Utah 10 18,734 502 2.68
Kansas 11 31,087 828 2.66
Wisconsin 12 72,729 1,866 2.57
Delaware 13 9,845 248 2.52
Maryland 14 67,167 1,681 2.50
Idaho 15 18,625 455 2.44
Connecticut 16 37,729 920 2.44
Massachusetts 17 121,801 2,956 2.43
New Hampshire 18 13,804 303 2.20
Hawaii 19 14,905 324 2.17
Maine 20 26,807 564 2.10
New Jersey 21 91,556 1,810 1.98
Washington 22 91,202 1,773 1.94
New York 23 368,880 7,133 1.93
Oregon 24 50,491 926 1.83
Pennsylvania 25 229,962 4,209 1.83
Illinois 26 171,269 3,115 1.82
District of Columbia 27 16,041 290 1.81
Colorado 28 42,350 765 1.81
Virginia 29 91,765 1,636 1.78
New Mexico 30 35,742 622 1.74
Louisiana 31 108,520 1,885 1.74
Oklahoma 32 62,354 1,081 1.73
Missouri 33 93,401 1,599 1.71
California 34 621,364 10,417 1.68
Nevada 35 22,988 377 1.64
Arizona 36 64,210 1,018 1.59
Indiana 37 80,672 1,255 1.56
Rhode Island 38 21,319 328 1.54
Ohio 39 200,779 3,078 1.53
Northern Mariana Islands 40 459 7 1.53
Texas 41 323,060 4,910 1.52
Florida 42 236,522 3,564 1.51
Michigan 43 175,890 2,513 1.43
Arkansas 44 64,518 870 1.35
North Carolina 45 134,788 1,797 1.33
Georgia 46 138,888 1,660 1.20
South Carolina 47 70,012 819 1.17
West Virginia 48 60,084 680 1.13
Mississippi 49 76,570 823 1.07
Alabama 50 113,169 1,108 0.98
Tennessee 51 117,986 1,123 0.95
Kentucky 52 130,606 1,046 0.80
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
a. Includes section 1619(b) participants.
CONTACT: (410) 965-0090 or statistics@ssa.gov.
Table 49. Section 1619(a) participants and their average earnings, by state or other area, selected months 2009–2010
State or area December 2009 September 2010 December 2010
Number Average earnings (dollars) Number Average earnings (dollars) Number Average earnings (dollars)
All areas 11,900 1,262 11,410 1,261 11,305 1,260
Alabama 186 1,220 161 1,229 177 1,237
Alaska (X) (X) (X) (X) 25 1,227
Arizona 164 1,221 149 1,224 147 1,241
Arkansas 117 1,242 110 1,224 128 1,236
California 2,391 1,346 2,244 1,344 2,221 1,341
Colorado 118 1,240 100 1,242 90 1,243
Connecticut 111 1,217 85 1,250 97 1,264
Delaware 30 1,227 32 1,193 25 1,181
District of Columbia 51 1,225 51 1,256 41 1,280
Florida 479 1,230 434 1,224 442 1,222
Georgia 238 1,219 273 1,216 250 1,222
Hawaii 36 1,285 42 1,275 31 1,247
Idaho 57 1,211 55 1,227 58 1,213
Illinois 497 1,223 458 1,243 451 1,224
Indiana 130 1,223 113 1,234 124 1,220
Iowa 121 1,246 124 1,238 116 1,250
Kansas 115 1,238 92 1,250 95 1,248
Kentucky 181 1,229 166 1,221 161 1,206
Louisiana 292 1,229 304 1,212 292 1,221
Maine 53 1,277 50 1,270 56 1,295
Maryland 223 1,222 214 1,223 211 1,217
Massachusetts 388 1,291 393 1,300 395 1,313
Michigan 294 1,230 291 1,225 296 1,243
Minnesota 175 1,224 162 1,220 144 1,219
Mississippi 114 1,220 129 1,236 133 1,232
Missouri 143 1,272 158 1,215 169 1,219
Montana 29 1,281 25 1,183 25 1,224
Nebraska 70 1,263 79 1,246 63 1,254
Nevada 54 1,221 48 1,230 46 1,233
New Hampshire 26 1,257 30 1,272 31 1,293
New Jersey 218 1,244 194 1,247 192 1,247
New Mexico 101 1,193 94 1,235 94 1,241
New York 1,215 1,293 1,180 1,289 1,109 1,284
North Carolina 228 1,213 219 1,219 231 1,218
North Dakota 27 1,205 32 1,223 26 1,241
Ohio 367 1,235 337 1,234 363 1,235
Oklahoma 112 1,231 124 1,230 125 1,227
Oregon 103 1,220 94 1,250 90 1,251
Pennsylvania 615 1,234 573 1,221 560 1,221
Rhode Island 44 1,272 40 1,258 36 1,192
South Carolina 101 1,234 117 1,234 106 1,218
South Dakota 37 1,181 41 1,221 39 1,220
Tennessee 157 1,227 159 1,227 174 1,228
Texas 734 1,216 753 1,219 775 1,227
Utah 39 1,211 43 1,246 39 1,203
Vermont 44 1,289 40 1,327 43 1,288
Virginia 230 1,242 211 1,247 222 1,244
Washington 270 1,255 253 1,246 236 1,239
West Virginia 126 1,281 129 1,244 127 1,257
Wisconsin 207 1,218 168 1,235 159 1,220
Wyoming 22 1,245 15 1,225 15 1,193
Outlying area
Northern Mariana Islands (X) (X) (X) (X) 4 1,174
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
NOTE: (X) = suppressed to avoid disclosing information about particular individuals.
CONTACT: (410) 965-0090 or statistics@ssa.gov.
Table 50. Section 1619(b) participants and their average earnings, by state or other area, selected months 2009–2010
State or area December 2009 September 2010 December 2010
Number Average earnings (dollars) Number Average earnings (dollars) Number Average earnings (dollars)
All areas 91,534 1,327 75,490 1,297 72,751 1,266
Alabama 1,255 1,388 1,030 1,373 962 1,350
Alaska a 224 1,438 203 1,522 207 1,571
Arizona 1,278 1,527 960 1,479 927 1,440
Arkansas 966 1,302 813 1,230 782 1,240
California 10,260 1,631 9,011 1,576 8,877 1,573
Colorado 926 1,286 726 1,218 696 1,163
Connecticut a 1,144 1,242 924 1,129 865 1,100
Delaware 276 1,280 243 1,307 229 1,305
District of Columbia 345 1,673 272 1,774 268 1,743
Florida 4,081 1,317 3,449 1,344 3,258 1,296
Georgia 1,947 1,277 1,565 1,299 1,482 1,279
Hawaii a 345 1,528 305 1,499 305 1,502
Idaho a 508 1,175 414 1,126 407 1,094
Illinois a 3,523 1,324 2,882 1,311 2,814 1,258
Indiana a 1,488 1,124 1,177 1,059 1,167 1,049
Iowa 1,463 976 1,289 898 1,268 871
Kansas a 977 1,100 797 1,077 759 1,011
Kentucky 1,196 1,360 949 1,309 923 1,245
Louisiana 2,037 1,378 1,692 1,366 1,661 1,340
Maine 624 1,138 565 1,135 523 1,153
Maryland 2,031 1,410 1,615 1,422 1,515 1,409
Massachusetts 3,428 1,473 2,795 1,411 2,674 1,388
Michigan 2,934 1,151 2,383 1,101 2,327 1,071
Minnesota a 2,505 1,051 2,101 1,011 1,998 976
Mississippi 983 1,355 738 1,349 732 1,299
Missouri a 1,762 1,075 1,520 1,002 1,499 979
Montana 436 1,079 373 1,058 364 1,052
Nebraska a 615 1,092 540 1,035 515 1,037
Nevada a 461 1,547 347 1,367 341 1,360
New Hampshire a 351 1,040 273 1,052 277 1,000
New Jersey 2,231 1,372 1,768 1,378 1,685 1,321
New Mexico 693 1,255 590 1,303 562 1,242
New York 8,285 1,487 6,577 1,462 6,301 1,408
North Carolina 1,992 1,203 1,737 1,186 1,625 1,149
North Dakota a 360 958 337 962 318 921
Ohio a 3,287 1,123 2,820 1,067 2,826 1,025
Oklahoma a 1,227 1,163 1,027 1,101 998 1,088
Oregon a 1,078 1,056 901 1,003 864 979
Pennsylvania 4,817 1,337 3,961 1,303 3,776 1,282
Rhode Island 433 1,294 337 1,298 301 1,345
South Carolina 1,043 1,174 773 1,158 738 1,132
South Dakota 474 942 392 942 387 915
Tennessee 1,332 1,223 1,016 1,245 1,006 1,191
Texas 5,316 1,344 4,523 1,348 4,338 1,303
Utah a 674 1,199 502 1,113 473 1,105
Vermont 431 1,248 373 1,247 350 1,183
Virginia a 2,053 1,316 1,557 1,252 1,461 1,191
Washington 2,311 1,389 1,650 1,330 1,601 1,309
West Virginia 759 1,512 623 1,483 567 1,451
Wisconsin 2,123 1,053 1,875 1,069 1,753 1,003
Wyoming 239 1,064 197 1,056 196 1,105
Outlying area
Northern Mariana Islands 7 1,382 3 821 3 821
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
a. The Social Security Administration identifies persons as potential participants; the state makes final Medicaid determinations.
CONTACT: (410) 965-0090 or statistics@ssa.gov.
Table 51. Section 1619 participants and their average earnings, by selected characteristics, December 2010
Characteristic Section 1619(a) participants Section 1619(b) participants
Number Percent Average earnings (dollars) Number Percent Average earnings (dollars)
All participants 11,305 100.0 1,260 72,751 100.0 1,266
Age
Under 18 87 0.8 1,266 275 0.4 --
18–21 1,026 9.1 1,240 2,324 3.2 1,227
22–25 1,793 15.9 1,228 8,870 12.2 1,239
26–29 1,408 12.5 1,257 9,753 13.4 1,333
30–39 2,568 22.7 1,264 17,509 24.1 1,329
40–49 2,318 20.5 1,276 15,788 21.7 1,260
50–59 1,695 15.0 1,276 11,962 16.4 1,222
60–64 335 3.0 1,287 3,487 4.8 1,160
65 or older 75 0.7 1,301 2,783 3.8 977
Sex
Male 5,955 52.7 1,268 37,567 51.6 1,282
Female 5,350 47.3 1,252 35,184 48.4 1,248
Earned income a
Wages 10,895 96.4 1,263 69,951 96.2 1,282
Self-employment income 493 4.4 1,193 3,402 4.7 1,013
Earnings (dollars)
Less than 400 . . . . . . . . . 9,028 12.4 267
400–499 . . . . . . . . . 4,871 6.7 440
500–599 . . . . . . . . . 6,250 8.6 539
600–699 . . . . . . . . . 5,925 8.1 636
700–799 . . . . . . . . . 4,806 6.6 736
800–899 . . . . . . . . . 4,276 5.9 833
900–999 . . . . . . . . . 2,997 4.1 936
1,000–1,099 2,068 18.3 1,049 2,833 3.9 1,027
1,100–1,199 2,335 20.7 1,139 1,622 2.2 1,139
1,200–1,299 2,687 23.8 1,233 1,862 2.6 1,231
1,300–1,399 1,986 17.6 1,335 1,215 1.7 1,337
1,400 or more 2,229 19.7 1,549 27,066 37.2 2,283
Unearned income a
None 10,577 93.6 1,262 24,603 33.8 2,121
Social Security benefits 213 1.9 1,224 45,254 62.2 758
Other pensions 10 0.1 1,372 351 0.5 1,315
Income based on need 2 (L) 1,134 61 0.1 1,596
Asset income 192 1.7 1,291 1,564 2.1 1,267
Other 328 2.9 1,222 3,471 4.8 1,454
Work incentives a
Plan to achieve self-support (PASSb 77 0.7 1,745 0 0 0
Impairment-related work expenses (IRWE) 213 1.9 1,371 861 1.2 1,235
Blind work expenses (BWE) 1 (L) 1,138 472 0.6 1,774
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
NOTES: -- = not available; . . . = not applicable; (L) = less than 0.05 percent.
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, or they may benefit from more than one work incentive provision.
b. Includes 5 persons with a PASS that excludes only resources.
CONTACT: (410) 965-0090 or statistics@ssa.gov.
Table 52. Percentage distribution of section 1619 participants aged 18–64, by diagnostic group, December 2010
Diagnostic group All blind and disabled recipients Section 1619(a) participants Section 1619(b) participants
Total
Number 4,631,507 11,143 69,693
Percent 100.0 100.0 100.0
Congenital anomalies 0.8 0.8 1.0
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 2.9 1.7 1.6
Infectious and parasitic diseases 1.4 1.5 1.6
Injuries 2.6 1.8 2.3
Mental disorders
Autistic disorders 1.2 2.0 1.9
Developmental disorders 0.6 1.6 0.9
Childhood and adolescent disorders not elsewhere classified 1.0 1.6 0.9
Intellectual disability 20.2 29.1 29.6
Mood disorders 16.8 13.4 12.8
Organic mental disorders 4.1 4.7 4.0
Schizophrenic and other psychotic disorders 9.3 7.2 7.2
Other mental disorders 5.7 6.1 5.2
Neoplasms 1.3 1.2 1.4
Diseases of the—
Blood and blood-forming organs 0.4 0.9 0.8
Circulatory system 4.2 1.7 1.8
Digestive system 1.0 0.5 0.7
Genitourinary system 1.0 1.2 1.2
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 11.8 5.6 6.3
Nervous system and sense organs a 7.8 10.8 10.6
Respiratory system 2.0 1.0 1.0
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 0.2 0.2 0.1
Other 0.3 0.4 0.3
Unknown 3.4 5.1 6.8
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
a. Most disabled recipients classified as blind are included in this category. A few blind recipients with a primary impairment other than diseases of the eye are coded in other categories. Also, a few recipients are classified with diseases of the eye, but their impairment does not meet the definition of blindness.
CONTACT: (410) 965-0090 or statistics@ssa.gov.
Table 53. Recipients benefiting from specified work incentives, by state or other area and provision, December 2010
State or area Plan to achieve self-support (PASSa Impairment-related work expenses (IRWE) Blind work expenses (BWE)
All areas 1,393 3,491 1,847
Alabama 8 75 28
Alaska (X) 0 (X)
Arizona 15 48 10
Arkansas 13 25 19
California 320 198 286
Colorado 14 20 15
Connecticut 6 47 23
Delaware 0 26 6
District of Columbia (X) 0 0
Florida 30 205 69
Georgia 14 160 44
Hawaii (X) (X) 4
Idaho 4 5 5
Illinois 36 101 49
Indiana 26 61 26
Iowa 82 25 31
Kansas 25 193 25
Kentucky 33 53 26
Louisiana 8 72 27
Maine 42 12 7
Maryland 6 111 28
Massachusetts 113 84 148
Michigan 66 56 46
Minnesota 32 70 46
Mississippi 5 19 15
Missouri 50 59 31
Montana 9 10 5
Nebraska 29 16 6
Nevada (X) 10 15
New Hampshire 16 23 5
New Jersey 10 114 28
New Mexico 3 27 9
New York 91 327 157
North Carolina 28 184 86
North Dakota 4 6 4
Ohio 32 71 51
Oklahoma 12 35 7
Oregon 7 18 21
Pennsylvania 22 127 66
Rhode Island 16 8 6
South Carolina 16 28 19
South Dakota 10 7 3
Tennessee 11 48 23
Texas 37 234 156
Utah 3 17 6
Vermont 26 4 4
Virginia 11 239 41
Washington 3 67 32
West Virginia 12 23 16
Wisconsin 28 118 60
Wyoming 0 (X) (X)
Outlying area
Northern Mariana Islands 0 0 (X)
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
NOTE: (X) = suppressed to avoid disclosing information about particular individuals.
a. Includes 376 persons with a PASS that excludes only resources.
CONTACT: (410) 965-0090 or statistics@ssa.gov.
Table 54. Recipients benefiting from specified work incentives, by selected characteristics and provision, December 2010
Characteristic Plan to achieve self-support (PASSa Impairment-related work expenses (IRWE) Blind work expenses (BWE)
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
Total 1,393 100.0 3,491 100.0 1,847 100.0
Age
Under 18 1 0.1 4 0.1 0 0
18–21 79 5.7 219 6.3 69 3.7
22–25 156 11.2 618 17.7 175 9.5
26–29 151 10.8 597 17.1 269 14.6
30–39 287 20.6 902 25.8 485 26.3
40–49 377 27.1 577 16.5 422 22.8
50–59 266 19.1 372 10.7 302 16.4
60–64 66 4.7 126 3.6 74 4.0
65 or older 10 0.7 76 2.2 51 2.8
Sex
Male 585 42.0 1,932 55.3 986 53.4
Female 808 58.0 1,559 44.7 861 46.6
Earned income b
Wages 320 23.0 3,382 96.9 1,771 95.9
Self-employment income 83 6.0 124 3.6 99 5.4
Earnings (dollars)
None 1,001 71.9 0 0 0 0
65 or less 31 2.2 321 9.2 143 7.7
66–99 16 1.1 121 3.5 64 3.5
100–199 30 2.2 481 13.8 185 10.0
200–299 34 2.4 402 11.5 149 8.1
300–399 27 1.9 385 11.0 106 5.7
400–499 25 1.8 283 8.1 107 5.8
500–599 27 1.9 275 7.9 85 4.6
600–699 35 2.5 224 6.4 72 3.9
700–799 31 2.2 170 4.9 58 3.1
800–899 29 2.1 133 3.8 67 3.6
900–999 23 1.7 109 3.1 58 3.1
1,000–1,099 12 0.9 89 2.5 61 3.3
1,100–1,199 9 0.6 58 1.7 51 2.8
1,200–1,299 13 0.9 49 1.4 75 4.1
1,300–1,399 4 0.3 46 1.3 57 3.1
1,400 or more 46 3.3 345 9.9 509 27.6
Unearned income b
None 218 15.6 1,536 44.0 944 51.1
Social Security benefits 1,137 81.6 1,802 51.6 828 44.8
Other pensions 7 0.5 19 0.5 4 0.2
Income based on need 0 0 1 (L) 1 0.1
Asset income 33 2.4 93 2.7 47 2.5
Other 56 4.0 136 3.9 71 3.8
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
NOTE: (L) = less than 0.05 percent.
a. Includes 376 persons with a PASS that excludes only resources.
b. 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.
CONTACT: (410) 965-0090 or statistics@ssa.gov.
Table 55. Percentage distribution of recipients benefiting from specified work incentives, by diagnostic group and provision, December 2010
Diagnostic group All blind and disabled recipients Plan to achieve self-support (PASSa Impairment-related work expenses (IRWE) Blind work expenses (BWE)
Total
Number 4,631,507 1,393 3,491 1,847
Percent 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Congenital anomalies 0.8 1.2 3.2 0.9
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 2.9 1.6 0.3 0.2
Infectious and parasitic diseases 1.4 1.4 0.6 0.1
Injuries 2.6 3.9 2.0 0.2
Mental disorders
Autistic disorders 1.2 2.4 5.0 0.1
Developmental disorders 0.6 0.4 0.9 0.1
Childhood and adolescent disorders not elsewhere classified 1.0 0.6 0.6 0
Intellectual disability 20.2 3.9 46.4 2.3
Mood disorders 16.8 21.5 3.1 0.1
Organic mental disorders 4.1 3.6 3.1 0.2
Schizophrenic and other psychotic disorders 9.3 8.3 3.2 0.1
Other mental disorders 5.7 7.1 2.3 0.1
Neoplasms 1.3 1.1 0.7 0.2
Diseases of the—
Blood and blood-forming organs 0.4 0.4 0.2 0
Circulatory system 4.2 1.1 1.1 0.9
Digestive system 1.0 1.0 0.1 0
Genitourinary system 1.0 0.8 0.7 0.2
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 11.8 8.5 2.7 0.3
Nervous system and sense organs b 7.8 11.7 15.2 85.1
Respiratory system 2.0 0.6 0.7 0.1
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 0.2 0.2 0 0
Other 0.3 0.1 0.3 0
Unknown 3.4 18.3 7.6 9.1
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
a. Includes 376 persons with a PASS that excludes only resources.
b. Most disabled recipients classified as blind are included in this category. A few blind recipients with a primary impairment other than diseases of the eye are coded in other categories. Also, a few recipients are classified with diseases of the eye, but their impairment does not meet the definition of blindness.
CONTACT: (410) 965-0090 or statistics@ssa.gov.
Table 56. Percentage distribution of recipients with income excluded under specified work incentives, by amount excluded and provision, December 2010
Amount excluded (dollars) Plan to achieve self-support (PASSa Impairment-related work expenses (IRWE) Blind work expenses (BWE)
Total
Number 1,017 3,491 1,847
Percent 100.0 100.0 100.0
Under 25 0.5 17.4 20.3
25–49 1.2 20.9 11.6
50–99 2.1 30.6 14.7
100–199 4.0 19.2 17.7
200–299 6.0 5.7 10.3
300–499 20.2 3.6 11.9
500–599 10.2 0.7 3.7
600–699 14.9 0.5 2.3
700–799 11.4 0.2 2.1
800–899 6.9 0.2 1.4
900–999 5.7 0.1 0.9
1,000 or more 16.9 0.8 3.2
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
a. Data do not include plans to achieve self-support that exclude only resources.
CONTACT: (410) 965-0090 or statistics@ssa.gov.