SSI Recipients by State and County, 2004

 

Massachusetts

Table 3. Number of recipients in state (by eligibility category, age, and receipt of OASDI benefits) and amount of payments, by county, December 2004
County Total Category Age SSI
recipients
also
receiving
OASDI
Amount of
payments
(thousands
of dollars)
Aged Blind and
disabled
Under 18 18–64 65 or
older
Total, Massachusetts 168,975 44,258 124,717 17,108 104,135 47,732 62,956 79,436
Barnstable 3,372 596 2,776 291 2,430 651 1,562 1,421
Berkshire 3,806 643 3,163 407 2,681 718 1,728 1,748
Bristol 18,735 4,771 13,964 1,509 12,057 5,169 8,408 8,236
Dukes 158 49 109 12 91 55 95 61
Essex 20,353 5,517 14,836 2,099 12,300 5,954 7,311 9,693
Franklin 2,019 294 1,725 249 1,451 319 868 930
Hampden 22,723 3,961 18,762 3,478 14,963 4,282 7,834 11,304
Hampshire 2,388 378 2,010 286 1,693 409 997 1,101
Middlesex 24,630 7,920 16,710 1,829 14,341 8,460 9,240 11,333
Nantucket 52 10 42 8 31 13 21 24
Norfolk 8,591 2,949 5,642 629 4,785 3,177 3,269 3,832
Plymouth 8,511 1,819 6,692 880 5,623 2,008 3,356 3,776
Suffolk 34,557 11,412 23,145 3,260 19,108 12,189 10,934 17,102
Worcester 18,941 3,895 15,046 2,164 12,496 4,281 7,275 8,819
Unknown 139 44 95 7 85 47 58 57
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.