Annual Statistical Supplement, 2004

 

Supplemental Security Income

Recipient Characteristics

Table 7.E2 Percentage distribution of federally administered awards, by sex, age, and eligibility category, 2003
Sex and age Total Adults Blind and
disabled
children a
Aged Blind Disabled
All persons
Number 824,000 104,630 4,190 530,650 184,530
Percent 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Percentage distribution by sex
Male 51.0 37.4 55.1 49.0 64.5
Female 49.0 62.6 44.9 51.0 35.5
Percentage distribution by age
Under 5 8.6 . . . . . . . . . 38.5
5–9 5.9 . . . . . . . . . 26.3
10–14 5.4 . . . . . . . . . 24.3
15–17 1.8 . . . . . . . . . 8.2
18–21 5.4 . . . 14.6 7.3 2.7
22–29 6.0 . . . 8.6 9.3 . . .
30–39 11.1 . . . 14.3 17.1 . . .
40–49 17.5 . . . 21.7 27.0 . . .
50–59 19.7 . . . 26.7 30.4 . . .
60–64 5.5 . . . 8.1 8.5 . . .
65–69 7.3 55.6 1.9 0.3 . . .
70–74 2.6 20.0 1.2 b . . .
75–79 1.5 11.9 1.7 b . . .
80 or older 1.6 12.5 1.2 b . . .
Male
Number 420,220 39,120 2,310 259,770 119,020
Percent 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Under 5 10.1 . . . . . . . . . 35.7
5–9 8.2 . . . . . . . . . 29.0
10–14 7.2 . . . . . . . . . 25.5
15–17 2.1 . . . . . . . . . 7.4
18–21 6.0 . . . 16.5 8.4 2.4
22–29 6.1 . . . 9.5 9.8 . . .
30–39 10.3 . . . 13.9 16.5 . . .
40–49 17.0 . . . 23.4 27.2 . . .
50–59 18.4 . . . 26.0 29.5 . . .
60–64 5.1 . . . 7.4 8.2 . . .
65–69 5.6 58.4 1.3 0.3 . . .
70–74 2.0 21.5 0.9 b . . .
75–79 1.1 11.9 0.4 b . . .
80 or older 0.8 8.2 0.9 b . . .
Female
Number 403,780 65,510 1,880 270,880 65,510
Percent 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Under 5 7.1 . . . . . . . . . 43.5
5–9 3.5 . . . . . . . . . 21.5
10–14 3.6 . . . . . . . . . 22.1
15–17 1.6 . . . . . . . . . 9.7
18–21 4.8 . . . 12.2 6.3 3.3
22–29 5.9 . . . 7.4 8.7 . . .
30–39 11.9 . . . 14.9 17.7 . . .
40–49 18.1 . . . 19.7 26.8 . . .
50–59 21.1 . . . 27.7 31.2 . . .
60–64 5.9 . . . 9.0 9.3 . . .
65–69 9.0 53.9 2.7 0.5 . . .
70–74 3.1 19.1 1.6 0.1 . . .
75–79 2.0 11.9 3.2 b . . .
80 or older 2.5 15.1 1.6 b . . .
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 10 percent sample.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable.
a. Includes students aged 18–21.
b. Less than 0.05 percent.
CONTACT: Clark Pickett (410) 965-9016.
Table 7.E3 Number and percentage distribution of recipients of federally administered payments, by sex, age, and eligibility category, December 2003
Sex and age All recipients Adults Blind and
disabled,
under age 18
Aged Blind Disabled
All persons
Number 6,902,364 1,232,778 70,323 4,639,884 959,379
Percent 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Percentage distribution by sex
Male 42.4 30.3 43.7 41.0 64.7
Female 57.6 69.7 56.3 59.0 35.3
Percentage distribution by age
Under 5 2.2 . . . . . . . . . 16.2
5–9 3.7 . . . . . . . . . 26.7
10–14 5.1 . . . . . . . . . 36.7
15–17 2.8 . . . . . . . . . 20.4
18–21 3.7 . . . 6.1 5.4 . . .
22–29 6.8 . . . 11.7 10.0 . . .
30–39 10.1 . . . 14.6 14.8 . . .
40–49 14.9 . . . 17.1 21.8 . . .
50–59 14.9 . . . 17.6 21.9 . . .
60–64 6.9 . . . 8.1 10.1 . . .
65–69 7.5 15.2 6.8 7.0 . . .
70–74 7.1 23.0 6.0 4.4 . . .
75–79 6.2 25.2 5.0 2.4 . . .
80 or older 8.0 36.6 7.0 2.0 . . .
Male
Number 2,926,827 374,002 30,705 1,901,841 620,279
Percent 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Under 5 3.1 . . . . . . . . . 14.5
5–9 5.8 . . . . . . . . . 27.5
10–14 8.0 . . . . . . . . . 38.0
15–17 4.2 . . . . . . . . . 20.0
18–21 5.1 . . . 7.5 7.7 . . .
22–29 8.5 . . . 14.0 12.8 . . .
30–39 11.0 . . . 17.4 16.7 . . .
40–49 15.0 . . . 18.9 22.8 . . .
50–59 13.2 . . . 17.1 20.1 . . .
60–64 5.8 . . . 7.4 8.9 . . .
65–69 6.1 18.3 5.9 5.6 . . .
70–74 5.5 26.5 4.6 3.1 . . .
75–79 4.3 26.0 3.4 1.4 . . .
80 or older 4.3 29.2 3.9 0.8 . . .
Female
Number 3,975,537 858,776 39,618 2,738,043 339,100
Percent 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Under 5 1.6 . . . . . . . . . 19.2
5–9 2.2 . . . . . . . . . 25.3
10–14 2.9 . . . . . . . . . 34.4
15–17 1.8 . . . . . . . . . 21.0
18–21 2.7 . . . 5.0 3.9 . . .
22–29 5.6 . . . 9.9 8.0 . . .
30–39 9.4 . . . 12.5 13.5 . . .
40–49 14.7 . . . 15.6 21.2 . . .
50–59 16.1 . . . 18.0 23.1 . . .
60–64 7.7 . . . 8.7 11.0 . . .
65–69 8.6 13.9 7.6 8.0 . . .
70–74 8.4 21.5 7.1 5.3 . . .
75–79 7.6 24.8 6.2 3.2 . . .
80 or older 10.7 39.8 9.4 2.9 . . .
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable.
CONTACT: Art Kahn (410) 965-0186.
Table 7.E4 Number and percentage distribution of persons with representative payees receiving federally administered payments, by eligibility category and age, December 2003
Category and age Number Percentage distribution
Total With
representative
payee
Without
representative
payee
Total With
representative
payee
Without
representative
payee
Total 6,902,364 2,425,455 4,476,909 100.0 35.1 64.9
Category
Aged 1,232,778 45,981 1,186,797 100.0 3.7 96.3
Blind 77,082 19,286 57,796 100.0 25.0 75.0
Disabled 5,592,504 2,360,188 3,232,316 100.0 42.2 57.8
Age
Under 18 959,379 958,482 897 100.0 99.9 0.1
18–64 3,953,248 1,313,040 2,640,208 100.0 33.2 66.8
65 or older 1,989,737 153,933 1,835,804 100.0 7.7 92.3
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
CONTACT: Arthur Kahn (410) 965-0186.
Table 7.E5 Number and percentage distribution of persons receiving federally administered payments, by living arrangement, eligibility category, and age, December 2003
Living arrangement a Number Category Age
Aged Blind b Disabled c Under 18 18–64 65 or older
Total
Number 6,902,364 1,232,778 77,082 5,592,504 959,379 3,953,248 1,989,737
Percent 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Own household 94.0 90.9 92.2 94.6 95.5 94.4 92.2
Another's household 4.1 7.3 5.3 3.3 3.2 3.8 5.1
Institutional care covered by Medicaid 2.0 1.8 2.5 2.1 1.4 1.9 2.6
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
a. As defined for determination of federal SSI payment standards.
b. Includes 17,400 persons aged 65 or older.
c. Includes 739,500 persons aged 65 or older.
CONTACT: Arthur Kahn (410) 965-0186.
Table 7.E6 Number of noncitizens receiving federally administered payments as a percentage of SSI recipients, by eligibility category, December 1982–2003, selected years
Year All noncitizens Aged Blind and disabled
Number Percentage of
total SSI
Number Percentage of
total SSI
Number Percentage of
total SSI
1982 127,900 3.3 91,900 5.9 36,000 1.6
1985 210,800 5.1 146,500 9.7 64,300 2.4
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
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
CONTACT: Paul S. Davies (410) 966-0299.