Supplemental Security Income Program Entry at Age 18 and Entrants' Subsequent Earnings

by Jeffrey Hemmeter
Social Security Bulletin, Vol. 75, No. 3, 2015
Table equivalent for Chart 1. SSI applications for youths aged 17–19, by applicant age in months relative to 18th birthday: 2003–2012
Months before or after 18th birthday 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
-12 1,081 1,240 1,182 1,172 1,281 1,304 1,578 1,557 1,422 1,263
-11 1,056 1,243 1,272 1,258 1,281 1,351 1,638 1,510 1,495 1,350
-10 1,049 1,209 1,209 1,281 1,254 1,390 1,646 1,505 1,449 1,268
-9 1,045 1,206 1,214 1,220 1,251 1,328 1,632 1,615 1,471 1,234
-8 1,074 1,215 1,203 1,186 1,279 1,270 1,664 1,579 1,444 1,291
-7 1,105 1,231 1,238 1,252 1,244 1,459 1,642 1,633 1,489 1,345
-6 1,067 1,204 1,295 1,296 1,285 1,397 1,737 1,713 1,562 1,365
-5 1,079 1,173 1,201 1,343 1,365 1,442 1,777 1,664 1,499 1,360
-4 1,192 1,191 1,281 1,362 1,440 1,505 1,848 1,761 1,609 1,498
-3 1,353 1,442 1,602 1,729 1,769 1,850 2,124 2,241 1,875 1,760
-2 1,562 1,755 1,988 2,207 2,162 2,179 2,625 2,666 2,505 2,216
-1 1,863 2,079 2,205 2,331 2,663 2,692 3,145 3,133 2,821 2,664
0 3,997 4,223 4,661 5,086 5,502 5,808 6,669 6,749 6,476 6,075
1 12,852 13,257 12,823 12,965 13,106 13,813 14,593 14,593 13,976 13,506
2 3,134 3,342 3,421 3,503 3,678 4,038 4,528 4,613 4,354 4,065
3 2,749 2,924 2,927 3,039 3,137 3,411 3,977 3,924 3,679 3,437
4 2,503 2,613 2,606 2,773 2,868 3,246 3,512 3,462 3,422 3,113
5 2,379 2,511 2,463 2,692 2,845 3,035 3,469 3,316 3,371 3,005
6 2,477 2,406 2,506 2,578 2,693 2,983 3,326 3,375 3,175 3,045
7 2,303 2,422 2,509 2,555 2,666 2,877 3,410 3,440 3,166 2,924
8 2,292 2,525 2,401 2,570 2,635 2,868 3,388 3,431 3,249 3,065
9 2,377 2,509 2,556 2,593 2,639 2,984 3,480 3,500 3,337 3,043
10 2,439 2,605 2,536 2,603 2,770 3,053 3,503 3,560 3,309 3,139
11 2,529 2,648 2,695 2,802 2,915 3,201 3,745 3,699 3,520 3,254
12 2,720 2,911 2,822 3,057 3,028 3,363 3,903 4,104 3,861 3,554
13 2,584 2,914 2,722 2,926 2,920 3,332 3,823 4,037 3,750 3,543
14 2,523 2,762 2,652 2,586 2,650 3,023 3,461 3,750 3,465 3,209
15 2,487 2,585 2,505 2,652 2,702 2,975 3,711 3,665 3,601 3,355
16 2,341 2,399 2,413 2,587 2,557 2,749 3,484 3,486 3,293 3,145
17 2,168 2,329 2,387 2,475 2,382 2,646 3,171 3,210 3,038 2,897
18 2,139 2,316 2,348 2,457 2,334 2,635 3,219 3,265 3,022 2,885
19 2,156 2,264 2,164 2,341 2,327 2,654 3,128 3,256 3,064 2,921
20 2,090 2,304 2,222 2,391 2,347 2,556 3,264 3,291 3,099 2,747
21 2,120 2,174 2,250 2,240 2,272 2,570 3,122 3,134 2,986 2,795
22 2,127 2,189 2,231 2,239 2,330 2,574 3,137 3,234 2,954 2,800
23 2,103 2,195 2,102 2,120 2,225 2,556 3,120 3,221 2,990 2,827
24 2,009 2,135 2,182 2,160 2,258 2,500 2,963 3,023 2,920 2,732
SOURCE: Author's calculations using Social Security administrative records.