Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2015

Beneficiaries in Current-Payment Status

All Disabled Beneficiaries

Table 3. Number, average, and total monthly benefits, December 1960–2015
Year Number Average monthly benefit (dollars) Total monthly benefits (thousands of dollars)
Total Workers Widow(er)s Adult children Workers Widow(er)s Adult children Workers Widow(er)s Adult children
1960 559,425 455,371 . . . 104,054 89.31 . . . 44.15 40,669 . . . 4,594
1961 742,296 618,075 . . . 124,221 89.59 . . . 45.28 55,373 . . . 5,625
1962 888,131 740,867 . . . 147,264 89.99 . . . 45.67 66,671 . . . 6,726
1963 993,656 827,014 . . . 166,642 90.59 . . . 46.45 74,919 . . . 7,741
1964 1,077,695 894,173 . . . 183,522 91.12 . . . 47.35 81,477 . . . 8,690
1965 1,186,464 988,074 . . . 198,390 97.76 . . . 51.77 96,594 . . . 10,271
1966 1,310,911 1,097,190 . . . 213,721 98.09 . . . 52.42 107,623 . . . 11,203
1967 1,422,778 1,193,120 . . . 229,658 98.43 . . . 53.41 117,439 . . . 12,266
1968 1,560,517 1,295,300 21,563 243,654 111.86 72.25 61.83 144,892 1,558 15,065
1969 1,690,982 1,394,291 39,469 257,222 112.74 71.02 62.79 157,192 2,803 16,151
1970 1,812,786 1,492,948 49,281 270,557 131.26 82.00 73.21 195,964 4,041 19,807
1971 1,990,098 1,647,684 56,743 285,671 146.52 90.11 81.37 241,419 5,113 23,245
1972 2,202,090 1,832,916 64,167 305,007 179.32 109.54 98.81 328,678 7,029 30,138
1973 2,415,383 2,016,626 78,769 319,988 183.00 111.14 100.14 369,043 8,754 32,044
1974 2,670,092 2,236,882 92,128 341,082 205.70 125.87 112.45 460,127 11,596 38,355
1975 2,960,620 2,488,774 109,511 362,335 225.90 137.70 122.80 562,214 15,080 44,495
1976 3,171,198 2,670,208 119,427 381,563 245.17 147.01 132.32 654,655 17,557 50,488
1977 3,368,954 2,837,432 127,276 404,246 265.30 156.11 142.12 752,771 19,869 57,451
1978 3,429,421 2,879,774 129,751 419,896 288.30 165.46 153.66 830,239 21,469 64,521
1979 3,435,761 2,870,590 129,833 435,338 322.00 180.52 171.55 924,330 23,437 74,682
1980 3,436,429 2,858,680 127,580 450,169 370.70 205.02 198.95 1,059,713 26,156 89,561
1981 3,361,130 2,776,519 121,590 463,021 413.20 226.58 224.51 1,147,258 27,550 103,953
1982 3,192,379 2,603,599 116,372 472,408 440.60 242.11 245.07 1,147,146 28,175 115,773
1983 3,168,992 2,569,029 111,591 488,372 456.20 250.33 257.78 1,171,991 27,935 125,893
1984 3,212,040 2,596,516 109,151 506,373 470.70 306.24 270.28 1,222,180 33,426 136,862
1985 3,289,485 2,656,638 107,005 525,842 483.80 315.26 281.92 1,285,281 33,734 148,245
1986 3,380,480 2,728,463 106,974 545,043 487.90 319.74 288.79 1,331,217 34,204 157,403
1987 3,453,414 2,785,859 106,282 561,273 508.20 333.89 304.32 1,415,774 35,486 170,807
1988 3,507,707 2,830,284 103,123 574,300 529.50 348.05 320.21 1,498,635 35,892 183,897
1989 3,583,451 2,895,364 101,630 586,457 556.00 366.72 339.47 1,609,822 37,270 199,085
1990 3,712,763 3,011,294 100,989 600,480 587.20 388.93 361.71 1,768,232 39,278 217,200
1991 3,925,472 3,194,938 114,489 616,045 609.40 406.96 378.86 1,946,995 46,592 233,395
1992 4,236,080 3,467,783 131,324 636,973 626.10 422.65 393.61 2,171,179 55,504 250,719
1993 4,529,466 3,725,966 147,015 656,485 641.70 434.20 407.20 2,390,952 63,834 267,321
1994 4,796,313 3,962,954 160,676 672,683 661.40 446.30 422.40 2,621,098 71,710 284,141
1995 5,044,388 4,185,263 173,024 686,101 681.60 458.30 437.30 2,853,512 79,297 300,032
1996 5,264,321 4,385,623 181,911 696,787 703.90 471.00 454.30 3,087,040 85,680 316,550
1997 5,400,781 4,508,134 187,938 704,709 721.60 480.40 468.60 3,253,069 90,285 330,227
1998 5,605,272 4,698,319 194,181 712,772 733.10 487.30 479.40 3,444,338 94,624 341,703
1999 5,798,776 4,879,455 198,795 720,526 754.10 499.90 495.60 3,679,597 99,378 357,093
2000 5,972,468 5,042,333 201,446 728,689 786.40 519.70 518.30 3,965,291 104,681 377,650
2001 6,208,847 5,268,039 204,255 736,553 814.40 536.70 537.60 4,290,449 109,622 395,956
2002 6,491,494 5,539,597 207,365 744,532 834.30 548.10 550.40 4,621,852 113,653 409,813
2003 6,830,714 5,868,541 209,360 752,813 861.60 563.80 567.00 5,054,332 118,010 426,780
2004 7,167,375 6,197,385 210,736 759,254 894.10 582.70 587.60 5,540,703 122,795 446,096
2005 7,503,405 6,519,001 215,866 768,538 938.00 609.30 616.30 6,113,106 131,508 473,545
2006 7,803,692 6,806,918 220,178 776,596 977.70 630.70 642.40 6,655,048 138,859 498,891
2007 8,118,382 7,098,723 224,982 794,677 1,004.00 645.50 660.30 7,127,082 145,233 524,763
2008 8,528,164 7,426,691 230,007 871,466 1,063.10 683.60 681.70 7,895,536 157,243 594,115
2009 8,945,376 7,788,013 236,480 920,883 1,064.30 682.70 676.30 8,288,762 161,437 622,827
2010 9,398,104 8,203,951 244,953 949,200 1,067.80 681.30 678.80 8,759,959 166,888 644,297
2011 9,803,581 8,575,544 251,011 977,026 1,110.50 703.54 705.84 9,523,184 176,596 689,622
2012 10,088,739 8,826,591 255,472 1,006,676 1,130.34 711.47 720.47 9,977,027 181,760 725,285
2013 10,228,364 8,940,950 257,248 1,030,166 1,146.42 716.79 734.68 10,250,098 184,392 756,839
2014 10,261,268 8,954,518 257,871 1,048,879 1,165.39 724.07 751.12 10,435,524 186,717 787,838
2015 10,237,204 8,909,430 259,331 1,068,443 1,165.79 719.11 754.96 10,386,494 186,488 806,630
SOURCES: Social Security Administration. For years before 2000, Annual Statistical Supplement to the Social Security Bulletin, based on the Master Beneficiary Record, various sampling rates; for 2000, Social Security Disability Insurance Beneficiaries, 100 percent data; beginning with 2001, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable.
CONTACT: (410) 965-0090 or statistics@ssa.gov.
Table 4. Number and average monthly benefit, by sex and age, December 2015
Age Total Workers Widow(er)s Adult children
Number Average monthly benefit (dollars) Number Average monthly benefit (dollars) Number Average monthly benefit (dollars) Number Average monthly benefit (dollars)
  All disabled beneficiaries
Total 10,237,204 1,111.59 8,909,430 1,165.79 259,331 719.11 1,068,443 754.96
Under 25 144,748 634.47 29,244 592.24 . . . . . . 115,504 645.16
25–29 261,067 709.24 140,704 721.01 . . . . . . 120,363 695.48
30–34 393,112 806.62 277,047 842.06 . . . . . . 116,065 722.02
35–39 518,934 889.59 409,603 929.77 . . . . . . 109,331 739.09
40–44 673,953 962.37 563,511 1,001.17 . . . . . . 110,442 764.43
45–49 979,684 1,027.66 863,028 1,060.83 . . . . . . 116,656 782.26
50–54 1,598,702 1,090.28 1,446,887 1,122.83 31,364 688.79 120,451 803.82
55–59 2,373,595 1,173.72 2,180,550 1,210.03 92,957 707.68 100,088 815.47
60–64 2,711,354 1,262.48 2,526,776 1,298.81 115,702 732.72 68,876 819.34
65–FRA a 582,055 1,231.02 472,080 1,332.30 19,308 741.91 90,667 807.81
  Men
Subtotal 5,199,544 1,223.70 4,581,300 1,288.71 17,941 534.44 600,303 748.19
Under 25 87,593 637.47 17,614 599.02 . . . . . . 69,979 647.14
25–29 150,901 719.25 80,718 737.90 . . . . . . 70,183 697.80
30–34 216,924 820.41 150,581 863.67 . . . . . . 66,343 722.22
35–39 270,048 907.14 207,948 958.47 . . . . . . 62,100 735.25
40–44 338,767 998.58 277,197 1,052.20 . . . . . . 61,570 757.16
45–49 498,983 1,086.14 433,205 1,133.49 . . . . . . 65,778 774.25
50–54 799,098 1,185.80 728,050 1,225.03 2,431 507.79 68,617 793.57
55–59 1,180,742 1,318.49 1,117,193 1,349.59 7,448 527.15 56,101 804.23
60–64 1,362,308 1,449.35 1,317,977 1,472.36 7,164 547.13 37,167 807.41
65–FRA a 294,180 1,415.16 250,817 1,521.51 898 565.86 42,465 804.94
  Women
Subtotal 5,037,660 995.88 4,328,130 1,035.67 241,390 732.84 468,140 763.64
Under 25 57,155 629.87 11,630 581.96 . . . . . . 45,525 642.11
25–29 110,166 695.53 59,986 698.28 . . . . . . 50,180 692.24
30–34 176,188 789.64 126,466 816.34 . . . . . . 49,722 721.75
35–39 248,886 870.56 201,655 900.16 . . . . . . 47,231 744.14
40–44 335,186 925.78 286,314 951.76 . . . . . . 48,872 773.58
45–49 480,701 966.96 429,823 987.60 . . . . . . 50,878 792.62
50–54 799,604 994.82 718,837 1,019.32 28,933 703.99 51,834 817.40
55–59 1,192,853 1,030.42 1,063,357 1,063.40 85,509 723.41 43,987 829.81
60–64 1,349,046 1,073.76 1,208,799 1,109.60 108,538 744.96 31,709 833.32
65–FRA a 287,875 1,042.84 221,263 1,117.82 18,410 750.50 48,202 810.34
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable; FRA = full retirement age.
a. FRA applies only to workers and widow(er)s. There is no age limit for adult children.
CONTACT: (410) 965-0090 or statistics@ssa.gov.
Table 5. Distribution, by sex and monthly benefit, December 2015
Monthly benefit (dollars) Total Workers Widow(er)s Adult children
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
  All disabled beneficiaries
Total 10,237,204 100.0 8,909,430 100.0 259,331 100.0 1,068,443 100.0
Less than 300.00 298,411 2.9 131,722 1.5 42,761 16.5 123,928 11.6
300.00–399.90 278,931 2.7 196,639 2.2 21,248 8.2 61,044 5.7
400.00–499.90 377,694 3.7 256,724 2.9 21,926 8.5 99,044 9.3
500.00–599.90 422,474 4.1 292,900 3.3 25,844 10.0 103,730 9.7
600.00–699.90 562,197 5.5 431,710 4.8 24,968 9.6 105,519 9.9
700.00–799.90 928,534 9.1 804,776 9.0 22,670 8.7 101,088 9.5
800.00–899.90 1,043,222 10.2 919,166 10.3 20,597 7.9 103,459 9.7
900.00–999.90 953,519 9.3 846,520 9.5 17,420 6.7 89,579 8.4
1,000.00–1,099.90 861,842 8.4 765,133 8.6 14,572 5.6 82,137 7.7
1,100.00–1,199.90 754,855 7.4 674,942 7.6 11,406 4.4 68,507 6.4
1,200.00–1,299.90 649,535 6.3 586,369 6.6 9,206 3.5 53,960 5.1
1,300.00–1,399.90 545,330 5.3 504,188 5.7 6,640 2.6 34,502 3.2
1,400.00–1,499.90 449,667 4.4 426,806 4.8 6,869 2.6 15,992 1.5
1,500.00–1,599.90 379,034 3.7 361,792 4.1 6,104 2.4 11,138 1.0
1,600.00–1,699.90 312,795 3.1 302,354 3.4 3,719 1.4 6,722 0.6
1,700.00–1,799.90 271,750 2.7 265,624 3.0 2,187 0.8 3,939 0.4
1,800.00–1,899.90 220,999 2.2 217,593 2.4 1,063 0.4 2,343 0.2
1,900.00–1,999.90 186,217 1.8 184,965 2.1 105 (L) 1,147 0.1
2,000.00–2,099.90 220,079 2.1 219,852 2.5 8 (L) 219 (L)
2,100.00–2,199.90 187,295 1.8 187,157 2.1 7 (L) 131 (L)
2,200.00 or more 332,824 3.3 332,498 3.7 11 (L) 315 (L)
  Men
Subtotal 5,199,544 100.0 4,581,300 100.0 17,941 100.0 600,303 100.0
Less than 300.00 125,423 2.4 46,647 1.0 5,593 31.2 73,183 12.2
300.00–399.90 106,796 2.1 69,550 1.5 1,791 10.0 35,455 5.9
400.00–499.90 148,415 2.9 91,525 2.0 1,567 8.7 55,323 9.2
500.00–599.90 166,622 3.2 105,741 2.3 2,109 11.8 58,772 9.8
600.00–699.90 229,540 4.4 168,299 3.7 1,751 9.8 59,490 9.9
700.00–799.90 365,590 7.0 307,983 6.7 1,379 7.7 56,228 9.4
800.00–899.90 431,777 8.3 373,479 8.2 1,060 5.9 57,238 9.5
900.00–999.90 424,252 8.2 374,196 8.2 771 4.3 49,285 8.2
1,000.00–1,099.90 410,735 7.9 364,544 8.0 542 3.0 45,649 7.6
1,100.00–1,199.90 382,695 7.4 344,698 7.5 377 2.1 37,620 6.3
1,200.00–1,299.90 348,752 6.7 318,956 7.0 291 1.6 29,505 4.9
1,300.00–1,399.90 310,564 6.0 291,409 6.4 196 1.1 18,959 3.2
1,400.00–1,499.90 269,857 5.2 260,759 5.7 190 1.1 8,908 1.5
1,500.00–1,599.90 238,278 4.6 231,788 5.1 175 1.0 6,315 1.1
1,600.00–1,699.90 204,410 3.9 200,487 4.4 82 0.5 3,841 0.6
1,700.00–1,799.90 183,330 3.5 181,095 4.0 44 0.2 2,191 0.4
1,800.00–1,899.90 153,645 3.0 152,276 3.3 (X) (X) (X) (X)
1,900.00–1,999.90 131,782 2.5 131,129 2.9 (X) (X) (X) (X)
2,000.00–2,099.90 159,350 3.1 159,238 3.5 0 0.0 112 (L)
2,100.00–2,199.90 140,684 2.7 140,612 3.1 0 0.0 72 (L)
2,200.00 or more 267,047 5.1 266,889 5.8 0 0.0 158 (L)
  Women
Subtotal 5,037,660 100.0 4,328,130 100.0 241,390 100.0 468,140 100.0
Less than 300.00 172,988 3.4 85,075 2.0 37,168 15.4 50,745 10.8
300.00–399.90 172,135 3.4 127,089 2.9 19,457 8.1 25,589 5.5
400.00–499.90 229,279 4.6 165,199 3.8 20,359 8.4 43,721 9.3
500.00–599.90 255,852 5.1 187,159 4.3 23,735 9.8 44,958 9.6
600.00–699.90 332,657 6.6 263,411 6.1 23,217 9.6 46,029 9.8
700.00–799.90 562,944 11.2 496,793 11.5 21,291 8.8 44,860 9.6
800.00–899.90 611,445 12.1 545,687 12.6 19,537 8.1 46,221 9.9
900.00–999.90 529,267 10.5 472,324 10.9 16,649 6.9 40,294 8.6
1,000.00–1,099.90 451,107 9.0 400,589 9.3 14,030 5.8 36,488 7.8
1,100.00–1,199.90 372,160 7.4 330,244 7.6 11,029 4.6 30,887 6.6
1,200.00–1,299.90 300,783 6.0 267,413 6.2 8,915 3.7 24,455 5.2
1,300.00–1,399.90 234,766 4.7 212,779 4.9 6,444 2.7 15,543 3.3
1,400.00–1,499.90 179,810 3.6 166,047 3.8 6,679 2.8 7,084 1.5
1,500.00–1,599.90 140,756 2.8 130,004 3.0 5,929 2.5 4,823 1.0
1,600.00–1,699.90 108,385 2.2 101,867 2.4 3,637 1.5 2,881 0.6
1,700.00–1,799.90 88,420 1.8 84,529 2.0 2,143 0.9 1,748 0.4
1,800.00–1,899.90 67,354 1.3 65,317 1.5 (X) (X) (X) (X)
1,900.00–1,999.90 54,435 1.1 53,836 1.2 (X) (X) (X) (X)
2,000.00–2,099.90 60,729 1.2 60,614 1.4 8 (L) 107 (L)
2,100.00–2,199.90 46,611 0.9 46,545 1.1 7 (L) 59 (L)
2,200.00 or more 65,777 1.3 65,609 1.5 11 (L) 157 (L)
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data.
NOTES: (L) = less than 0.05 percent; (X) = suppressed to avoid disclosing information about particular individuals.
CONTACT: (410) 965-0090 or statistics@ssa.gov.
Table 6. Distribution, by sex and diagnostic group, December 2015
Diagnostic group Total Workers Widow(er)s Adult children
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
  All disabled beneficiaries
Total 10,237,204 100.0 8,909,430 100.0 259,331 100.0 1,068,443 100.0
Congenital anomalies 37,363 0.4 16,240 0.2 275 0.1 20,848 2.0
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 297,812 2.9 280,280 3.1 13,074 5.0 4,458 0.4
Infectious and parasitic diseases 126,922 1.2 120,970 1.4 2,210 0.9 3,742 0.4
Injuries 371,023 3.6 347,230 3.9 6,746 2.6 17,047 1.6
Mental disorders  
Autistic disorders 57,125 0.6 17,816 0.2 33 (L) 39,276 3.7
Developmental disorders 14,604 0.1 8,444 0.1 121 (L) 6,039 0.6
Childhood and adolescent disorders not elsewhere classified 13,241 0.1 7,094 0.1 67 (L) 6,080 0.6
Intellectual disability 858,197 8.4 357,219 4.0 9,435 3.6 491,543 46.0
Mood disorders 1,394,271 13.6 1,290,603 14.5 43,523 16.8 60,145 5.6
Organic mental disorders 332,172 3.2 290,099 3.3 6,075 2.3 35,998 3.4
Schizophrenic and other psychotic disorders 502,114 4.9 412,977 4.6 6,716 2.6 82,421 7.7
Other 391,350 3.8 342,791 3.8 9,127 3.5 39,432 3.7
Neoplasms 286,971 2.8 278,406 3.1 5,605 2.2 2,960 0.3
Diseases of the—  
Blood and blood-forming organs 27,750 0.3 24,061 0.3 505 0.2 3,184 0.3
Circulatory system 754,541 7.4 729,590 8.2 19,140 7.4 5,811 0.5
Digestive system 154,850 1.5 149,471 1.7 3,824 1.5 1,555 0.1
Genitourinary system 162,991 1.6 157,548 1.8 2,331 0.9 3,112 0.3
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 2,932,328 28.6 2,827,673 31.7 93,464 36.0 11,191 1.0
Nervous system and sense organs 972,248 9.5 836,534 9.4 19,072 7.4 116,642 10.9
Respiratory system 265,787 2.6 252,327 2.8 11,833 4.6 1,627 0.2
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 23,623 0.2 22,414 0.3 628 0.2 581 0.1
Other 23,640 0.2 20,362 0.2 419 0.2 2,859 0.3
Unknown 236,281 2.3 119,281 1.3 5,108 2.0 111,892 10.5
  Men
Subtotal 5,199,544 100.0 4,581,300 100.0 17,941 100.0 600,303 100.0
Congenital anomalies 19,279 0.4 8,418 0.2 17 0.1 10,844 1.8
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 135,351 2.6 132,556 2.9 694 3.9 2,101 0.3
Infectious and parasitic diseases 88,250 1.7 85,931 1.9 261 1.5 2,058 0.3
Injuries 244,587 4.7 231,991 5.1 792 4.4 11,804 2.0
Mental disorders  
Autistic disorders 46,504 0.9 14,819 0.3 3 (L) 31,682 5.3
Developmental disorders 8,927 0.2 5,283 0.1 12 0.1 3,632 0.6
Childhood and adolescent disorders not elsewhere classified 9,298 0.2 4,759 0.1 5 (L) 4,534 0.8
Intellectual disability 486,367 9.4 220,856 4.8 708 3.9 264,803 44.1
Mood disorders 519,321 10.0 487,978 10.7 1,793 10.0 29,550 4.9
Organic mental disorders 204,173 3.9 180,090 3.9 601 3.3 23,482 3.9
Schizophrenic and other psychotic disorders 337,412 6.5 277,662 6.1 636 3.5 59,114 9.8
Other 188,801 3.6 166,490 3.6 480 2.7 21,831 3.6
Neoplasms 130,336 2.5 128,314 2.8 358 2.0 1,664 0.3
Diseases of the—  
Blood and blood-forming organs 11,751 0.2 10,142 0.2 26 0.1 1,583 0.3
Circulatory system 479,529 9.2 474,225 10.4 2,180 12.2 3,124 0.5
Digestive system 77,608 1.5 76,506 1.7 321 1.8 781 0.1
Genitourinary system 95,517 1.8 93,606 2.0 237 1.3 1,674 0.3
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 1,402,066 27.0 1,390,800 30.4 6,493 36.2 4,773 0.8
Nervous system and sense organs 461,632 8.9 398,641 8.7 1,214 6.8 61,777 10.3
Respiratory system 119,003 2.3 117,571 2.6 693 3.9 739 0.1
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 9,935 0.2 9,656 0.2 43 0.2 236 (L)
Other 10,693 0.2 9,081 0.2 20 0.1 1,592 0.3
Unknown 113,204 2.2 55,925 1.2 354 2.0 56,925 9.5
  Women
Subtotal 5,037,660 100.0 4,328,130 100.0 241,390 100.0 468,140 100.0
Congenital anomalies 18,084 0.4 7,822 0.2 258 0.1 10,004 2.1
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 162,461 3.2 147,724 3.4 12,380 5.1 2,357 0.5
Infectious and parasitic diseases 38,672 0.8 35,039 0.8 1,949 0.8 1,684 0.4
Injuries 126,436 2.5 115,239 2.7 5,954 2.5 5,243 1.1
Mental disorders  
Autistic disorders 10,621 0.2 2,997 0.1 30 (L) 7,594 1.6
Developmental disorders 5,677 0.1 3,161 0.1 109 (L) 2,407 0.5
Childhood and adolescent disorders not elsewhere classified 3,943 0.1 2,335 0.1 62 (L) 1,546 0.3
Intellectual disability 371,830 7.4 136,363 3.2 8,727 3.6 226,740 48.4
Mood disorders 874,950 17.4 802,625 18.5 41,730 17.3 30,595 6.5
Organic mental disorders 127,999 2.5 110,009 2.5 5,474 2.3 12,516 2.7
Schizophrenic and other psychotic disorders 164,702 3.3 135,315 3.1 6,080 2.5 23,307 5.0
Other 202,549 4.0 176,301 4.1 8,647 3.6 17,601 3.8
Neoplasms 156,635 3.1 150,092 3.5 5,247 2.2 1,296 0.3
Diseases of the—  
Blood and blood-forming organs 15,999 0.3 13,919 0.3 479 0.2 1,601 0.3
Circulatory system 275,012 5.5 255,365 5.9 16,960 7.0 2,687 0.6
Digestive system 77,242 1.5 72,965 1.7 3,503 1.5 774 0.2
Genitourinary system 67,474 1.3 63,942 1.5 2,094 0.9 1,438 0.3
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 1,530,262 30.4 1,436,873 33.2 86,971 36.0 6,418 1.4
Nervous system and sense organs 510,616 10.1 437,893 10.1 17,858 7.4 54,865 11.7
Respiratory system 146,784 2.9 134,756 3.1 11,140 4.6 888 0.2
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 13,688 0.3 12,758 0.3 585 0.2 345 0.1
Other 12,947 0.3 11,281 0.3 399 0.2 1,267 0.3
Unknown 123,077 2.4 63,356 1.5 4,754 2.0 54,967 11.7
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data.
NOTES: The diagnosis for disabled adult children typically was not recorded on the Master Beneficiary Record until 1984. Many beneficiaries entitled before that date are still on the rolls today.
(L) = less than 0.05 percent.
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Table 7. Average monthly benefit, by sex and diagnostic group, December 2015 (in dollars)
Diagnostic group Total Workers Widow(er)s Adult children
  All disabled beneficiaries
Total 1,111.59 1,165.79 719.11 754.96
Congenital anomalies 848.08 931.66 780.59 783.86
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 1,114.29 1,140.00 696.41 723.33
Infectious and parasitic diseases 1,122.84 1,144.06 669.25 704.66
Injuries 1,179.50 1,210.05 697.70 747.89
Mental disorders  
Autistic disorders 763.54 701.34 780.35 791.74
Developmental disorders 748.42 801.68 716.81 674.58
Childhood and adolescent disorders not elsewhere classified 738.25 828.79 782.78 632.13
Intellectual disability 735.58 717.76 657.87 750.02
Mood disorders 1,050.93 1,077.40 734.62 711.64
Organic mental disorders 1,112.72 1,168.18 711.52 733.46
Schizophrenic and other psychotic disorders 881.82 911.45 733.36 745.43
Other 1,004.76 1,045.81 751.93 706.48
Neoplasms 1,320.72 1,338.48 735.47 758.28
Diseases of the—  
Blood and blood-forming organs 1,034.77 1,089.07 722.36 673.96
Circulatory system 1,276.54 1,295.53 707.38 766.30
Digestive system 1,220.63 1,237.78 742.02 748.94
Genitourinary system 1,209.52 1,227.09 699.31 702.00
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 1,226.86 1,245.61 719.08 730.40
Nervous system and sense organs 1,156.35 1,218.14 713.86 785.55
Respiratory system 1,165.08 1,187.57 746.52 720.95
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 1,112.42 1,135.30 680.91 696.07
Other 1,190.57 1,264.94 724.63 729.20
Unknown 958.58 1,115.11 713.89 802.90
  Men
Subtotal 1,223.70 1,288.71 534.44 748.19
Congenital anomalies 869.82 988.01 578.71 778.52
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 1,298.82 1,311.97 533.57 722.30
Infectious and parasitic diseases 1,186.07 1,200.01 535.55 686.34
Injuries 1,260.99 1,290.08 539.21 737.72
Mental disorders  
Autistic disorders 762.60 704.30 533.00 789.89
Developmental disorders 767.06 836.95 424.33 666.53
Childhood and adolescent disorders not elsewhere classified 726.21 821.88 738.00 625.79
Intellectual disability 748.98 758.44 442.86 741.91
Mood disorders 1,162.67 1,192.44 528.37 709.69
Organic mental disorders 1,165.65 1,225.54 520.71 722.86
Schizophrenic and other psychotic disorders 892.94 926.79 510.66 738.02
Other 1,091.18 1,143.92 522.26 701.44
Neoplasms 1,506.46 1,518.63 614.09 759.87
Diseases of the—  
Blood and blood-forming organs 1,126.60 1,197.68 521.92 681.16
Circulatory system 1,414.90 1,423.13 560.63 761.67
Digestive system 1,374.21 1,383.84 582.85 755.47
Genitourinary system 1,318.93 1,331.96 567.77 696.52
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 1,417.19 1,423.67 534.14 728.02
Nervous system and sense organs 1,261.12 1,338.41 515.46 777.01
Respiratory system 1,384.57 1,393.48 576.02 725.40
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 1,248.79 1,265.37 512.34 704.64
Other 1,262.16 1,358.63 647.33 719.62
Unknown 1,007.59 1,220.51 498.39 801.57
  Women
Subtotal 995.88 1,035.67 732.84 763.64
Congenital anomalies 824.90 871.01 793.89 789.65
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 960.55 985.69 705.54 724.24
Infectious and parasitic diseases 978.56 1,006.86 687.15 727.06
Injuries 1,021.85 1,048.93 718.79 770.79
Mental disorders  
Autistic disorders 767.69 686.73 805.08 799.49
Developmental disorders 719.10 742.73 749.01 686.72
Childhood and adolescent disorders not elsewhere classified 766.66 842.89 786.39 650.72
Intellectual disability 718.06 651.89 675.31 759.49
Mood disorders 984.60 1,007.47 743.49 713.51
Organic mental disorders 1,028.29 1,074.29 732.47 753.35
Schizophrenic and other psychotic disorders 859.04 879.97 756.66 764.22
Other 924.22 953.15 764.67 712.74
Neoplasms 1,166.16 1,184.47 743.75 756.24
Diseases of the—  
Blood and blood-forming organs 967.31 1,009.93 733.23 666.85
Circulatory system 1,035.27 1,058.57 726.24 771.67
Digestive system 1,066.33 1,084.64 756.60 742.36
Genitourinary system 1,054.63 1,073.56 714.20 708.38
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 1,052.48 1,073.25 732.88 732.17
Nervous system and sense organs 1,061.62 1,108.64 727.35 795.17
Respiratory system 987.13 1,007.92 757.12 717.24
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 1,013.43 1,036.85 693.30 690.21
Other 1,131.44 1,189.52 728.50 741.24
Unknown 913.51 1,022.06 729.94 804.27
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data.
NOTE: The diagnosis for disabled adult children typically was not recorded on the Master Beneficiary Record until 1984. Many beneficiaries entitled before that date are still on the rolls today.
CONTACT: (410) 965-0090 or statistics@ssa.gov.
Table 8. Number aged 18–64 as a percentage of the resident population aged 18–64, by state, December 2015
State Resident population a Beneficiaries
Number Percentage of resident population
United States 200,012,857 9,462,414 4.7
Alabama 2,991,321 251,532 8.4
Alaska 479,329 13,621 2.8
Arizona 4,085,161 165,075 4.0
Arkansas 1,795,755 149,976 8.4
California 24,835,148 760,162 3.1
Colorado 3,487,884 111,625 3.2
Connecticut 2,260,021 90,558 4.0
Delaware 581,033 29,280 5.0
District of Columbia 477,117 15,696 3.3
Florida 12,223,675 597,108 4.9
Georgia 6,405,764 306,680 4.8
Hawaii 883,856 24,694 2.8
Idaho 978,599 47,323 4.8
Illinois 8,071,045 320,801 4.0
Indiana 4,074,097 227,656 5.6
Iowa 1,892,226 86,829 4.6
Kansas 1,765,674 81,498 4.6
Kentucky 2,740,660 223,240 8.1
Louisiana 2,902,817 176,179 6.1
Maine 822,412 63,441 7.7
Maryland 3,808,604 141,098 3.7
Massachusetts 4,362,113 223,776 5.1
Michigan 6,144,601 385,356 6.3
Minnesota 3,399,564 138,174 4.1
Mississippi 1,825,784 143,668 7.9
Missouri 3,737,274 238,733 6.4
Montana 628,518 29,673 4.7
Nebraska 1,147,142 46,489 4.1
Nevada 1,799,563 67,736 3.8
New Hampshire 847,668 51,706 6.1
New Jersey 5,615,566 220,909 3.9
New Mexico 1,257,796 68,833 5.5
New York 12,620,659 560,817 4.4
North Carolina 6,235,410 352,761 5.7
North Dakota 475,720 15,441 3.2
Ohio 7,141,994 392,355 5.5
Oklahoma 2,373,767 137,261 5.8
Oregon 2,505,245 117,890 4.7
Pennsylvania 7,932,441 443,786 5.6
Rhode Island 675,278 40,500 6.0
South Carolina 3,009,763 191,193 6.4
South Dakota 512,725 21,041 4.1
Tennessee 4,086,136 270,085 6.6
Texas 17,032,175 614,056 3.6
Utah 1,775,556 52,421 3.0
Vermont 396,226 24,559 6.2
Virginia 5,324,178 229,244 4.3
Washington 4,522,463 192,394 4.3
West Virginia 1,128,244 100,254 8.9
Wisconsin 3,574,577 178,501 5.0
Wyoming 362,513 14,080 3.9
SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data; U.S. Postal Service geographic data; and Census Bureau, Population Division, 2015 estimates of resident population.
NOTE: Data exclude U.S. territories and other areas.
a. Population estimates for the United States as of July 1, 2015, as reported by the Census Bureau.
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Table 9. Distribution, by state or other area, December 2015
State or area Total Workers Widow(er)s Adult children
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
All areas 10,237,204 100.0 8,909,430 100.0 259,331 100.0 1,068,443 100.0
Alabama 266,285 2.6 234,229 2.6 9,094 3.5 22,962 2.1
Alaska 14,350 0.1 12,620 0.1 294 0.1 1,436 0.1
Arizona 175,082 1.7 155,862 1.7 3,911 1.5 15,309 1.4
Arkansas 158,498 1.5 140,027 1.6 5,008 1.9 13,463 1.3
California 809,509 7.9 699,241 7.8 16,962 6.5 93,306 8.7
Colorado 117,986 1.2 105,960 1.2 2,278 0.9 9,748 0.9
Connecticut 96,036 0.9 81,784 0.9 1,610 0.6 12,642 1.2
Delaware 31,024 0.3 27,385 0.3 736 0.3 2,903 0.3
District of Columbia 16,535 0.2 14,612 0.2 260 0.1 1,663 0.2
Florida 633,467 6.2 565,238 6.3 15,205 5.9 53,024 5.0
Georgia 325,035 3.2 285,889 3.2 9,898 3.8 29,248 2.7
Hawaii 26,395 0.3 22,800 0.3 512 0.2 3,083 0.3
Idaho 50,091 0.5 44,090 0.5 1,052 0.4 4,949 0.5
Illinois 340,612 3.3 288,827 3.2 8,107 3.1 43,678 4.1
Indiana 240,318 2.3 208,908 2.3 6,654 2.6 24,756 2.3
Iowa 92,096 0.9 78,222 0.9 1,880 0.7 11,994 1.1
Kansas 86,082 0.8 74,677 0.8 2,120 0.8 9,285 0.9
Kentucky 236,059 2.3 206,175 2.3 8,441 3.3 21,443 2.0
Louisiana 186,499 1.8 157,310 1.8 6,792 2.6 22,397 2.1
Maine 66,934 0.7 58,476 0.7 1,480 0.6 6,978 0.7
Maryland 149,154 1.5 131,074 1.5 2,935 1.1 15,145 1.4
Massachusetts 235,739 2.3 205,060 2.3 4,050 1.6 26,629 2.5
Michigan 407,730 4.0 350,684 3.9 10,220 3.9 46,826 4.4
Minnesota 146,132 1.4 126,390 1.4 2,130 0.8 17,612 1.6
Mississippi 152,333 1.5 131,143 1.5 5,547 2.1 15,643 1.5
Missouri 251,865 2.5 220,596 2.5 7,231 2.8 24,038 2.2
Montana 31,674 0.3 27,848 0.3 661 0.3 3,165 0.3
Nebraska 49,346 0.5 42,162 0.5 936 0.4 6,248 0.6
Nevada 71,708 0.7 65,211 0.7 1,700 0.7 4,797 0.4
New Hampshire 54,117 0.5 48,223 0.5 969 0.4 4,925 0.5
New Jersey 234,433 2.3 202,497 2.3 4,700 1.8 27,236 2.5
New Mexico 72,876 0.7 65,167 0.7 1,539 0.6 6,170 0.6
New York 596,480 5.8 510,196 5.7 11,783 4.5 74,501 7.0
North Carolina 375,262 3.7 330,353 3.7 10,523 4.1 34,386 3.2
North Dakota 16,549 0.2 13,917 0.2 260 0.1 2,372 0.2
Ohio 414,619 4.1 356,826 4.0 11,478 4.4 46,315 4.3
Oklahoma 145,285 1.4 127,565 1.4 4,766 1.8 12,954 1.2
Oregon 125,407 1.2 109,815 1.2 2,914 1.1 12,678 1.2
Pennsylvania 470,120 4.6 407,320 4.6 11,362 4.4 51,438 4.8
Rhode Island 42,781 0.4 37,476 0.4 839 0.3 4,466 0.4
South Carolina 203,554 2.0 178,822 2.0 6,449 2.5 18,283 1.7
South Dakota 22,415 0.2 19,212 0.2 413 0.2 2,790 0.3
Tennessee 286,009 2.8 251,021 2.8 9,581 3.7 25,407 2.4
Texas 650,588 6.4 569,586 6.4 18,734 7.2 62,268 5.8
Utah 55,126 0.5 47,923 0.5 1,106 0.4 6,097 0.6
Vermont 25,957 0.3 22,565 0.3 472 0.2 2,920 0.3
Virginia 243,259 2.4 212,711 2.4 6,383 2.5 24,165 2.3
Washington 203,784 2.0 179,674 2.0 4,335 1.7 19,775 1.9
West Virginia 107,202 1.0 91,995 1.0 3,989 1.5 11,218 1.0
Wisconsin 188,681 1.8 161,864 1.8 3,347 1.3 23,470 2.2
Wyoming 14,899 0.1 13,252 0.1 296 0.1 1,351 0.1
Outlying areas  
American Samoa 1,487 (L) 1,331 (L) 51 (L) 105 (L)
Guam 1,921 (L) 1,642 (L) 59 (L) 220 (L)
Northern Mariana Islands 312 (L) 249 (L) 10 (L) 53 (L)
Puerto Rico 200,942 2.0 173,131 1.9 4,655 1.8 23,156 2.2
U.S. Virgin Islands 2,060 (L) 1,682 (L) 48 (L) 330 (L)
Foreign countries 16,341 0.2 10,773 0.1 561 0.2 5,007 0.5
Unknown 164 (L) 142 (L) 5 (L) 17 (L)
SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data; and U.S. Postal Service geographic data.
NOTE: (L) = less than 0.05 percent.
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Table 10. Number, by state or other area and diagnostic group, December 2015
State or area Total Congenital anomalies Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases Infectious and parasitic diseases Injuries Mental disorders a Neoplasms Diseases of the— Other Unknown
Blood and blood-forming organs Circulatory system Digestive system Genitourinary system Musculo-skeletal system and connective tissue Nervous system and sense organs Respiratory system Skin and subcutaneous tissue
All areas 10,237,204 37,363 297,812 126,922 371,023 3,563,074 286,971 27,750 754,541 154,850 162,991 2,932,328 972,248 265,787 23,623 23,640 236,281
Alabama 266,285 777 9,549 2,514 10,755 76,156 5,677 991 22,901 3,535 3,775 92,567 22,850 7,170 753 714 5,601
Alaska 14,350 73 346 111 609 5,426 452 28 810 220 194 4,010 1,519 249 36 49 218
Arizona 175,082 625 4,776 2,055 6,919 63,432 4,845 383 11,046 3,072 3,121 47,960 18,724 4,026 382 562 3,154
Arkansas 158,498 496 6,643 1,234 6,250 48,183 3,984 422 13,669 2,400 1,845 51,021 14,005 4,637 547 284 2,878
California 809,509 3,523 20,316 14,139 31,596 296,096 24,246 1,863 49,814 12,659 17,790 227,216 80,073 11,357 1,611 2,003 15,207
Colorado 117,986 584 2,963 1,397 4,917 38,647 3,363 197 5,998 2,325 1,779 34,205 15,167 3,374 248 373 2,449
Connecticut 96,036 330 2,446 1,196 2,611 42,015 2,957 232 5,588 1,408 1,335 21,684 9,296 1,952 190 200 2,596
Delaware 31,024 113 767 453 1,034 9,668 919 94 2,333 476 581 9,916 3,020 923 64 68 595
District of Columbia 16,535 21 481 739 438 7,098 412 79 1,369 189 499 3,006 1,416 309 42 33 404
Florida 633,467 2,421 19,072 13,902 24,631 189,183 21,760 2,382 54,177 11,810 10,702 188,534 59,373 17,300 2,029 1,419 14,772
Georgia 325,035 974 10,952 6,453 12,733 92,883 9,942 1,471 31,933 5,079 7,370 96,492 29,843 9,800 806 744 7,560
Hawaii 26,395 93 522 384 894 11,798 918 42 2,064 274 879 5,091 2,305 401 73 70 587
Idaho 50,091 215 1,398 277 1,860 18,324 1,308 80 2,697 926 565 14,472 5,538 1,320 115 131 865
Illinois 340,612 1,465 10,625 4,062 10,969 127,078 10,668 1,082 27,409 4,575 6,090 82,694 36,074 9,434 710 804 6,873
Indiana 240,318 748 9,357 1,940 7,748 80,363 6,643 586 20,045 3,942 3,338 65,038 24,353 9,380 515 562 5,760
Iowa 92,096 476 3,266 535 3,254 36,309 2,805 176 5,758 1,240 1,018 22,401 9,392 2,874 157 157 2,278
Kansas 86,082 381 2,360 578 3,075 31,867 2,299 182 5,706 1,480 1,145 23,451 8,863 2,656 186 183 1,670
Kentucky 236,059 640 6,541 1,552 8,118 77,531 5,137 386 18,328 3,369 2,315 78,960 18,520 8,238 572 583 5,269
Louisiana 186,499 549 5,718 2,684 7,635 55,901 4,836 699 18,921 2,507 3,218 57,187 15,565 4,451 505 416 5,707
Maine 66,934 199 1,715 357 2,111 28,653 1,609 96 3,535 1,056 482 18,081 5,815 1,655 217 150 1,203
Maryland 149,154 645 4,307 3,076 5,461 50,908 4,756 637 12,476 2,363 3,437 37,062 15,041 3,845 360 383 4,397
Massachusetts 235,739 870 4,332 2,782 6,534 116,853 5,990 437 10,880 3,334 2,115 51,541 19,817 4,377 382 565 4,930
Michigan 407,730 1,340 12,091 2,976 13,084 143,797 10,899 1,026 29,474 6,065 5,486 119,823 38,547 11,769 991 820 9,542
Minnesota 146,132 662 2,758 980 5,129 67,230 4,332 255 7,897 1,905 1,704 32,200 15,173 2,665 274 303 2,665
Mississippi 152,333 425 6,250 1,638 6,616 47,549 4,194 612 16,330 1,902 3,017 41,331 13,201 4,182 386 342 4,358
Missouri 251,865 1,025 8,345 2,362 9,986 81,381 6,495 639 18,466 4,147 3,247 77,838 24,062 8,318 587 512 4,455
Montana 31,674 126 717 177 1,371 11,058 830 46 1,589 508 362 9,352 3,681 1,036 71 71 679
Nebraska 49,346 251 1,530 336 1,925 18,217 1,316 96 3,315 762 725 12,512 5,548 1,395 111 129 1,178
Nevada 71,708 291 1,981 955 2,870 21,836 1,989 211 5,221 1,329 1,352 22,332 7,411 2,062 252 181 1,435
New Hampshire 54,117 195 1,003 242 1,611 27,409 1,364 62 2,474 724 356 11,677 4,705 1,211 77 105 902
New Jersey 234,433 831 5,484 3,294 8,299 80,635 7,712 796 17,771 3,776 4,387 65,963 23,752 5,253 523 657 5,300
New Mexico 72,876 275 2,317 650 3,016 26,244 1,642 105 3,456 1,266 1,160 22,356 6,897 1,646 159 249 1,438
New York 596,480 1,929 12,016 10,682 19,587 198,079 18,065 1,760 38,207 7,192 8,521 197,258 52,934 13,135 1,018 1,013 15,084
North Carolina 375,262 1,283 13,179 5,123 13,556 115,855 11,269 1,294 33,059 6,001 6,979 111,497 34,056 11,807 987 960 8,357
North Dakota 16,549 91 366 102 718 6,539 501 22 994 222 239 4,004 1,859 438 53 28 373
Ohio 414,619 1,730 12,497 3,376 12,853 157,617 11,082 958 31,757 5,811 5,462 106,909 36,881 14,659 955 761 11,311
Oklahoma 145,285 402 5,082 1,069 5,004 48,747 3,420 256 11,601 2,215 1,941 45,451 12,568 4,685 362 260 2,222
Oregon 125,407 466 3,254 1,251 4,725 44,486 3,528 237 6,954 2,330 1,535 36,931 14,165 2,752 305 278 2,210
Pennsylvania 470,120 1,896 12,955 4,755 17,975 161,764 13,312 1,196 33,496 7,796 5,961 137,665 44,700 12,970 933 1,312 11,434
Rhode Island 42,781 131 815 329 1,145 20,116 1,164 102 2,219 583 366 10,096 3,683 918 93 115 906
South Carolina 203,554 586 6,171 2,552 7,759 58,768 5,459 874 18,873 3,002 3,806 65,632 18,340 6,458 533 489 4,252
South Dakota 22,415 114 542 127 808 8,548 616 30 1,285 291 323 5,715 2,855 611 69 66 415
Tennessee 286,009 807 9,694 2,371 9,727 87,144 7,403 692 24,114 4,315 4,392 88,807 24,103 9,441 664 629 11,706
Texas 650,588 2,115 24,575 10,037 27,206 215,271 18,449 1,786 53,548 10,393 14,689 175,251 66,974 13,486 1,360 1,421 14,027
Utah 55,126 363 1,422 369 1,860 21,679 1,353 81 2,574 853 718 13,914 6,729 1,417 100 165 1,529
Vermont 25,957 143 536 164 842 11,846 635 36 996 352 168 6,447 2,375 650 53 95 619
Virginia 243,259 848 7,155 2,894 8,190 83,157 7,492 824 20,297 3,734 4,557 67,759 22,310 7,101 607 561 5,773
Washington 203,784 761 5,238 1,956 6,649 79,414 5,718 410 10,823 3,809 2,524 56,872 20,215 4,288 513 498 4,096
West Virginia 107,202 312 4,007 708 4,940 32,151 2,655 193 8,582 1,540 970 33,599 8,361 4,316 259 239 4,370
Wisconsin 188,681 1,110 4,743 1,197 6,310 73,171 5,108 395 11,124 2,488 2,328 50,029 20,965 4,080 348 433 4,852
Wyoming 14,899 68 264 79 764 5,225 403 11 836 227 166 4,140 1,764 650 29 65 208
Outlying areas  
American Samoa 1,487 0 105 24 48 251 16 0 157 (X) 39 669 116 26 15 (X) 9
Guam 1,921 (X) 36 (X) 85 523 69 (X) 268 14 114 473 218 32 10 21 27
Northern Mariana Islands 312 (X) 9 (X) 16 91 (X) 0 55 (X) 30 44 38 (X) (X) 0 (X)
Puerto Rico 200,942 393 2,017 1,445 5,432 95,602 2,450 157 7,995 904 1,561 61,351 14,137 2,437 386 352 4,323
U.S. Virgin Islands 2,060 8 39 18 99 631 61 (X) 149 17 63 614 268 18 9 (X) 39
Foreign countries 16,341 158 162 238 657 6,620 435 20 1,117 130 147 3,183 2,067 142 24 43 1,198
Unknown 164 0 5 (X) 9 51 (X) 0 11 (X) 3 45 21 (X) (X) (X) (X)
SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data; and U.S. Postal Service geographic data.
NOTES: The diagnosis for disabled adult children typically was not recorded on the Master Beneficiary Record until 1984. Many beneficiaries entitled before that date are still on the rolls today.
(X) = suppressed to avoid disclosing information about particular individuals.
a. Data for individual mental disorder diagnostic groups are shown separately in Table 10.A.
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Table 10.A. Number, by state or other area and mental disorders diagnostic group, December 2015
State or area Total Autistic disorders Developmental disorders Childhood and adolescent disorders not elsewhere classified Intellectual disability Mood disorders Organic mental disorders Schizophrenic and other psychotic disorders Other
All areas 3,563,074 57,125 14,604 13,241 858,197 1,394,271 332,172 502,114 391,350
Alabama 76,156 820 131 226 20,771 28,835 7,078 9,820 8,475
Alaska 5,426 154 15 24 1,168 1,462 721 1,093 789
Arizona 63,432 830 207 200 11,337 27,090 8,448 8,665 6,655
Arkansas 48,183 490 158 172 14,144 18,076 3,905 5,583 5,655
California 296,096 5,270 1,278 730 58,051 118,964 28,415 57,718 25,670
Colorado 38,647 550 167 127 8,180 13,934 4,763 5,754 5,172
Connecticut 42,015 1,008 132 93 9,945 15,959 3,942 7,101 3,835
Delaware 9,668 215 44 32 2,768 3,508 948 1,357 796
District of Columbia 7,098 54 107 27 1,712 2,349 919 1,670 260
Florida 189,183 2,739 525 500 38,647 78,494 20,782 30,753 16,743
Georgia 92,883 1,079 211 266 25,744 32,323 10,263 14,346 8,651
Hawaii 11,798 165 19 24 2,065 4,031 1,616 2,457 1,421
Idaho 18,324 396 87 156 4,018 6,657 1,774 2,148 3,088
Illinois 127,078 2,103 896 370 35,364 49,095 9,986 18,866 10,398
Indiana 80,363 1,249 236 252 23,375 27,370 8,116 10,195 9,570
Iowa 36,309 594 143 344 12,284 10,178 3,760 4,693 4,313
Kansas 31,867 675 60 179 8,819 10,661 3,291 4,132 4,050
Kentucky 77,531 681 219 241 18,970 31,925 8,925 6,345 10,225
Louisiana 55,901 695 241 187 20,405 17,974 3,944 7,792 4,663
Maine 28,653 618 107 122 5,386 11,014 2,462 2,649 6,295
Maryland 50,908 995 346 218 13,049 18,012 6,843 7,865 3,580
Massachusetts 116,853 2,300 835 662 17,138 52,531 9,363 14,412 19,612
Michigan 143,797 2,303 698 610 33,655 57,832 14,845 20,549 13,305
Minnesota 67,230 1,652 118 247 16,116 25,284 7,432 8,681 7,700
Mississippi 47,549 356 142 113 13,061 18,878 4,111 6,675 4,213
Missouri 81,381 1,298 200 296 22,271 29,739 6,769 11,288 9,520
Montana 11,058 178 52 44 2,696 3,147 1,497 1,476 1,968
Nebraska 18,217 292 45 92 5,624 5,906 1,651 2,616 1,991
Nevada 21,836 285 110 85 3,626 8,861 2,303 3,716 2,850
New Hampshire 27,409 541 171 215 3,398 11,743 2,189 2,340 6,812
New Jersey 80,635 2,081 578 314 18,734 30,542 6,782 14,693 6,911
New Mexico 26,244 272 183 95 4,908 9,878 3,329 3,159 4,420
New York 198,079 3,962 1,720 694 51,777 71,552 12,088 34,715 21,571
North Carolina 115,855 1,727 436 342 34,486 39,342 12,071 15,842 11,609
North Dakota 6,539 136 14 18 2,213 1,522 871 992 773
Ohio 157,617 2,322 324 546 41,158 62,913 11,683 20,616 18,055
Oklahoma 48,747 459 152 107 13,691 17,737 5,333 5,845 5,423
Oregon 44,486 1,399 123 320 9,419 14,314 4,819 6,276 7,816
Pennsylvania 161,764 2,584 784 902 44,064 65,430 11,338 21,282 15,380
Rhode Island 20,116 346 81 111 3,831 8,745 1,601 2,191 3,210
South Carolina 58,768 565 158 107 16,523 20,431 6,449 7,879 6,656
South Dakota 8,548 108 67 58 2,626 2,323 1,189 1,134 1,043
Tennessee 87,144 721 159 194 22,200 36,507 8,562 9,562 9,239
Texas 215,271 3,173 895 1,014 46,111 93,935 20,601 26,497 23,045
Utah 21,679 566 102 112 5,474 6,491 2,790 3,213 2,931
Vermont 11,846 322 67 111 2,043 4,336 1,210 1,269 2,488
Virginia 83,157 1,357 256 350 23,058 30,372 8,006 11,300 8,458
Washington 79,414 1,603 303 409 14,538 27,705 9,789 10,901 14,166
West Virginia 32,151 324 80 117 11,053 11,294 2,771 2,321 4,191
Wisconsin 73,171 1,966 231 381 19,282 24,213 6,570 9,473 11,055
Wyoming 5,225 105 19 25 1,386 1,521 767 639 763
Outlying areas  
American Samoa 251 0 0 0 68 39 27 22 95
Guam 523 (X) 3 (X) 174 (X) 61 114 83
Northern Mariana Islands 91 (X) (X) 0 35 (X) 11 16 16
Puerto Rico 95,602 288 155 50 13,203 69,385 1,650 7,763 3,108
U.S. Virgin Islands 631 6 3 0 203 135 62 197 25
Foreign countries 6,620 132 (X) (X) 2,146 1,673 671 1,440 539
Unknown 51 0 0 0 6 21 10 8 6
SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data; and U.S. Postal Service geographic data.
NOTE: (X) = suppressed to avoid disclosing information about certain individuals.
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Table 11. Number and percentage distribution, by state or other area and diagnostic group, December 2015
State or area Total Congenital anomalies Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases Infectious and parasitic diseases Injuries Mental disorders a Neoplasms Diseases of the— Other Unknown
Number Percent Blood and blood-forming organs Circulatory system Digestive system Genitourinary system Musculo-skeletal system and connective tissue Nervous system and sense organs Respiratory system Skin and subcutaneous tissue
All areas 10,237,204 100.0 0.4 2.9 1.2 3.6 34.8 2.8 0.3 7.4 1.5 1.6 28.6 9.5 2.6 0.2 0.2 2.3
Alabama 266,285 100.0 0.3 3.6 0.9 4.0 28.6 2.1 0.4 8.6 1.3 1.4 34.8 8.6 2.7 0.3 0.3 2.1
Alaska 14,350 100.0 0.5 2.4 0.8 4.2 37.8 3.1 0.2 5.6 1.5 1.4 27.9 10.6 1.7 0.3 0.3 1.5
Arizona 175,082 100.0 0.4 2.7 1.2 4.0 36.2 2.8 0.2 6.3 1.8 1.8 27.4 10.7 2.3 0.2 0.3 1.8
Arkansas 158,498 100.0 0.3 4.2 0.8 3.9 30.4 2.5 0.3 8.6 1.5 1.2 32.2 8.8 2.9 0.3 0.2 1.8
California 809,509 100.0 0.4 2.5 1.7 3.9 36.6 3.0 0.2 6.2 1.6 2.2 28.1 9.9 1.4 0.2 0.2 1.9
Colorado 117,986 100.0 0.5 2.5 1.2 4.2 32.8 2.9 0.2 5.1 2.0 1.5 29.0 12.9 2.9 0.2 0.3 2.1
Connecticut 96,036 100.0 0.3 2.5 1.2 2.7 43.7 3.1 0.2 5.8 1.5 1.4 22.6 9.7 2.0 0.2 0.2 2.7
Delaware 31,024 100.0 0.4 2.5 1.5 3.3 31.2 3.0 0.3 7.5 1.5 1.9 32.0 9.7 3.0 0.2 0.2 1.9
District of Columbia 16,535 100.0 0.1 2.9 4.5 2.6 42.9 2.5 0.5 8.3 1.1 3.0 18.2 8.6 1.9 0.3 0.2 2.4
Florida 633,467 100.0 0.4 3.0 2.2 3.9 29.9 3.4 0.4 8.6 1.9 1.7 29.8 9.4 2.7 0.3 0.2 2.3
Georgia 325,035 100.0 0.3 3.4 2.0 3.9 28.6 3.1 0.5 9.8 1.6 2.3 29.7 9.2 3.0 0.2 0.2 2.3
Hawaii 26,395 100.0 0.4 2.0 1.5 3.4 44.7 3.5 0.2 7.8 1.0 3.3 19.3 8.7 1.5 0.3 0.3 2.2
Idaho 50,091 100.0 0.4 2.8 0.6 3.7 36.6 2.6 0.2 5.4 1.8 1.1 28.9 11.1 2.6 0.2 0.3 1.7
Illinois 340,612 100.0 0.4 3.1 1.2 3.2 37.3 3.1 0.3 8.0 1.3 1.8 24.3 10.6 2.8 0.2 0.2 2.0
Indiana 240,318 100.0 0.3 3.9 0.8 3.2 33.4 2.8 0.2 8.3 1.6 1.4 27.1 10.1 3.9 0.2 0.2 2.4
Iowa 92,096 100.0 0.5 3.5 0.6 3.5 39.4 3.0 0.2 6.3 1.3 1.1 24.3 10.2 3.1 0.2 0.2 2.5
Kansas 86,082 100.0 0.4 2.7 0.7 3.6 37.0 2.7 0.2 6.6 1.7 1.3 27.2 10.3 3.1 0.2 0.2 1.9
Kentucky 236,059 100.0 0.3 2.8 0.7 3.4 32.8 2.2 0.2 7.8 1.4 1.0 33.4 7.8 3.5 0.2 0.2 2.2
Louisiana 186,499 100.0 0.3 3.1 1.4 4.1 30.0 2.6 0.4 10.1 1.3 1.7 30.7 8.3 2.4 0.3 0.2 3.1
Maine 66,934 100.0 0.3 2.6 0.5 3.2 42.8 2.4 0.1 5.3 1.6 0.7 27.0 8.7 2.5 0.3 0.2 1.8
Maryland 149,154 100.0 0.4 2.9 2.1 3.7 34.1 3.2 0.4 8.4 1.6 2.3 24.8 10.1 2.6 0.2 0.3 2.9
Massachusetts 235,739 100.0 0.4 1.8 1.2 2.8 49.6 2.5 0.2 4.6 1.4 0.9 21.9 8.4 1.9 0.2 0.2 2.1
Michigan 407,730 100.0 0.3 3.0 0.7 3.2 35.3 2.7 0.3 7.2 1.5 1.3 29.4 9.5 2.9 0.2 0.2 2.3
Minnesota 146,132 100.0 0.5 1.9 0.7 3.5 46.0 3.0 0.2 5.4 1.3 1.2 22.0 10.4 1.8 0.2 0.2 1.8
Mississippi 152,333 100.0 0.3 4.1 1.1 4.3 31.2 2.8 0.4 10.7 1.2 2.0 27.1 8.7 2.7 0.3 0.2 2.9
Missouri 251,865 100.0 0.4 3.3 0.9 4.0 32.3 2.6 0.3 7.3 1.6 1.3 30.9 9.6 3.3 0.2 0.2 1.8
Montana 31,674 100.0 0.4 2.3 0.6 4.3 34.9 2.6 0.1 5.0 1.6 1.1 29.5 11.6 3.3 0.2 0.2 2.1
Nebraska 49,346 100.0 0.5 3.1 0.7 3.9 36.9 2.7 0.2 6.7 1.5 1.5 25.4 11.2 2.8 0.2 0.3 2.4
Nevada 71,708 100.0 0.4 2.8 1.3 4.0 30.5 2.8 0.3 7.3 1.9 1.9 31.1 10.3 2.9 0.4 0.3 2.0
New Hampshire 54,117 100.0 0.4 1.9 0.4 3.0 50.6 2.5 0.1 4.6 1.3 0.7 21.6 8.7 2.2 0.1 0.2 1.7
New Jersey 234,433 100.0 0.4 2.3 1.4 3.5 34.4 3.3 0.3 7.6 1.6 1.9 28.1 10.1 2.2 0.2 0.3 2.3
New Mexico 72,876 100.0 0.4 3.2 0.9 4.1 36.0 2.3 0.1 4.7 1.7 1.6 30.7 9.5 2.3 0.2 0.3 2.0
New York 596,480 100.0 0.3 2.0 1.8 3.3 33.2 3.0 0.3 6.4 1.2 1.4 33.1 8.9 2.2 0.2 0.2 2.5
North Carolina 375,262 100.0 0.3 3.5 1.4 3.6 30.9 3.0 0.3 8.8 1.6 1.9 29.7 9.1 3.1 0.3 0.3 2.2
North Dakota 16,549 100.0 0.5 2.2 0.6 4.3 39.5 3.0 0.1 6.0 1.3 1.4 24.2 11.2 2.6 0.3 0.2 2.3
Ohio 414,619 100.0 0.4 3.0 0.8 3.1 38.0 2.7 0.2 7.7 1.4 1.3 25.8 8.9 3.5 0.2 0.2 2.7
Oklahoma 145,285 100.0 0.3 3.5 0.7 3.4 33.6 2.4 0.2 8.0 1.5 1.3 31.3 8.7 3.2 0.2 0.2 1.5
Oregon 125,407 100.0 0.4 2.6 1.0 3.8 35.5 2.8 0.2 5.5 1.9 1.2 29.4 11.3 2.2 0.2 0.2 1.8
Pennsylvania 470,120 100.0 0.4 2.8 1.0 3.8 34.4 2.8 0.3 7.1 1.7 1.3 29.3 9.5 2.8 0.2 0.3 2.4
Rhode Island 42,781 100.0 0.3 1.9 0.8 2.7 47.0 2.7 0.2 5.2 1.4 0.9 23.6 8.6 2.1 0.2 0.3 2.1
South Carolina 203,554 100.0 0.3 3.0 1.3 3.8 28.9 2.7 0.4 9.3 1.5 1.9 32.2 9.0 3.2 0.3 0.2 2.1
South Dakota 22,415 100.0 0.5 2.4 0.6 3.6 38.1 2.7 0.1 5.7 1.3 1.4 25.5 12.7 2.7 0.3 0.3 1.9
Tennessee 286,009 100.0 0.3 3.4 0.8 3.4 30.5 2.6 0.2 8.4 1.5 1.5 31.1 8.4 3.3 0.2 0.2 4.1
Texas 650,588 100.0 0.3 3.8 1.5 4.2 33.1 2.8 0.3 8.2 1.6 2.3 26.9 10.3 2.1 0.2 0.2 2.2
Utah 55,126 100.0 0.7 2.6 0.7 3.4 39.3 2.5 0.1 4.7 1.5 1.3 25.2 12.2 2.6 0.2 0.3 2.8
Vermont 25,957 100.0 0.6 2.1 0.6 3.2 45.6 2.4 0.1 3.8 1.4 0.6 24.8 9.1 2.5 0.2 0.4 2.4
Virginia 243,259 100.0 0.3 2.9 1.2 3.4 34.2 3.1 0.3 8.3 1.5 1.9 27.9 9.2 2.9 0.2 0.2 2.4
Washington 203,784 100.0 0.4 2.6 1.0 3.3 39.0 2.8 0.2 5.3 1.9 1.2 27.9 9.9 2.1 0.3 0.2 2.0
West Virginia 107,202 100.0 0.3 3.7 0.7 4.6 30.0 2.5 0.2 8.0 1.4 0.9 31.3 7.8 4.0 0.2 0.2 4.1
Wisconsin 188,681 100.0 0.6 2.5 0.6 3.3 38.8 2.7 0.2 5.9 1.3 1.2 26.5 11.1 2.2 0.2 0.2 2.6
Wyoming 14,899 100.0 0.5 1.8 0.5 5.1 35.1 2.7 0.1 5.6 1.5 1.1 27.8 11.8 4.4 0.2 0.4 1.4
Outlying areas  
American Samoa 1,487 100.0 0.0 7.1 1.6 3.2 16.9 1.1 0.0 10.6 (X) 2.6 45.0 7.8 1.7 1.0 (X) 0.6
Guam 1,921 100.0 (X) 1.9 (X) 4.4 27.2 3.6 (X) 14.0 0.7 5.9 24.6 11.3 1.7 0.5 1.1 1.4
Northern Mariana Islands 312 100.0 (X) 2.9 (X) 5.1 29.2 (X) 0.0 17.6 (X) 9.6 14.1 12.2 (X) (X) 0.0 (X)
Puerto Rico 200,942 100.0 0.2 1.0 0.7 2.7 47.6 1.2 0.1 4.0 0.4 0.8 30.5 7.0 1.2 0.2 0.2 2.2
U.S. Virgin Islands 2,060 100.0 0.4 1.9 0.9 4.8 30.6 3.0 (X) 7.2 0.8 3.1 29.8 13.0 0.9 0.4 (X) 1.9
Foreign countries 16,341 100.0 1.0 1.0 1.5 4.0 40.5 2.7 0.1 6.8 0.8 0.9 19.5 12.6 0.9 0.1 0.3 7.3
Unknown 164 100.0 0.0 3.0 (X) 5.5 31.1 (X) 0.0 6.7 (X) 1.8 27.4 12.8 (X) (X) (X) (X)
SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data; and U.S. Postal Service geographic data.
NOTES: The diagnosis for disabled adult children typically was not recorded on the Master Beneficiary Record until 1984. Many beneficiaries entitled before that date are still on the rolls today.
(X) = suppressed to avoid disclosing information about particular individuals.
a. Data for individual mental disorder diagnostic groups are shown separately in Table 11.A.
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Table 11.A. Percentage distribution, by state or other area and mental disorders diagnostic group, December 2015
State or area Total Autistic disorders Developmental disorders Childhood and adolescent disorders not elsewhere classified Intellectual disability Mood disorders Organic mental disorders Schizophrenic and other psychotic disorders Other
All areas 34.8 0.6 0.1 0.1 8.4 13.6 3.2 4.9 3.8
Alabama 28.6 0.3 (L) 0.1 7.8 10.8 2.7 3.7 3.2
Alaska 37.8 1.1 0.1 0.2 8.1 10.2 5.0 7.6 5.5
Arizona 36.2 0.5 0.1 0.1 6.5 15.5 4.8 4.9 3.8
Arkansas 30.4 0.3 0.1 0.1 8.9 11.4 2.5 3.5 3.6
California 36.6 0.7 0.2 0.1 7.2 14.7 3.5 7.1 3.2
Colorado 32.8 0.5 0.1 0.1 6.9 11.8 4.0 4.9 4.4
Connecticut 43.7 1.0 0.1 0.1 10.4 16.6 4.1 7.4 4.0
Delaware 31.2 0.7 0.1 0.1 8.9 11.3 3.1 4.4 2.6
District of Columbia 42.9 0.3 0.6 0.2 10.4 14.2 5.6 10.1 1.6
Florida 29.9 0.4 0.1 0.1 6.1 12.4 3.3 4.9 2.6
Georgia 28.6 0.3 0.1 0.1 7.9 9.9 3.2 4.4 2.7
Hawaii 44.7 0.6 0.1 0.1 7.8 15.3 6.1 9.3 5.4
Idaho 36.6 0.8 0.2 0.3 8.0 13.3 3.5 4.3 6.2
Illinois 37.3 0.6 0.3 0.1 10.4 14.4 2.9 5.5 3.1
Indiana 33.4 0.5 0.1 0.1 9.7 11.4 3.4 4.2 4.0
Iowa 39.4 0.6 0.2 0.4 13.3 11.1 4.1 5.1 4.7
Kansas 37.0 0.8 0.1 0.2 10.2 12.4 3.8 4.8 4.7
Kentucky 32.8 0.3 0.1 0.1 8.0 13.5 3.8 2.7 4.3
Louisiana 30.0 0.4 0.1 0.1 10.9 9.6 2.1 4.2 2.5
Maine 42.8 0.9 0.2 0.2 8.0 16.5 3.7 4.0 9.4
Maryland 34.1 0.7 0.2 0.1 8.7 12.1 4.6 5.3 2.4
Massachusetts 49.6 1.0 0.4 0.3 7.3 22.3 4.0 6.1 8.3
Michigan 35.3 0.6 0.2 0.1 8.3 14.2 3.6 5.0 3.3
Minnesota 46.0 1.1 0.1 0.2 11.0 17.3 5.1 5.9 5.3
Mississippi 31.2 0.2 0.1 0.1 8.6 12.4 2.7 4.4 2.8
Missouri 32.3 0.5 0.1 0.1 8.8 11.8 2.7 4.5 3.8
Montana 34.9 0.6 0.2 0.1 8.5 9.9 4.7 4.7 6.2
Nebraska 36.9 0.6 0.1 0.2 11.4 12.0 3.3 5.3 4.0
Nevada 30.5 0.4 0.2 0.1 5.1 12.4 3.2 5.2 4.0
New Hampshire 50.6 1.0 0.3 0.4 6.3 21.7 4.0 4.3 12.6
New Jersey 34.4 0.9 0.2 0.1 8.0 13.0 2.9 6.3 2.9
New Mexico 36.0 0.4 0.3 0.1 6.7 13.6 4.6 4.3 6.1
New York 33.2 0.7 0.3 0.1 8.7 12.0 2.0 5.8 3.6
North Carolina 30.9 0.5 0.1 0.1 9.2 10.5 3.2 4.2 3.1
North Dakota 39.5 0.8 0.1 0.1 13.4 9.2 5.3 6.0 4.7
Ohio 38.0 0.6 0.1 0.1 9.9 15.2 2.8 5.0 4.4
Oklahoma 33.6 0.3 0.1 0.1 9.4 12.2 3.7 4.0 3.7
Oregon 35.5 1.1 0.1 0.3 7.5 11.4 3.8 5.0 6.2
Pennsylvania 34.4 0.5 0.2 0.2 9.4 13.9 2.4 4.5 3.3
Rhode Island 47.0 0.8 0.2 0.3 9.0 20.4 3.7 5.1 7.5
South Carolina 28.9 0.3 0.1 0.1 8.1 10.0 3.2 3.9 3.3
South Dakota 38.1 0.5 0.3 0.3 11.7 10.4 5.3 5.1 4.7
Tennessee 30.5 0.3 0.1 0.1 7.8 12.8 3.0 3.3 3.2
Texas 33.1 0.5 0.1 0.2 7.1 14.4 3.2 4.1 3.5
Utah 39.3 1.0 0.2 0.2 9.9 11.8 5.1 5.8 5.3
Vermont 45.6 1.2 0.3 0.4 7.9 16.7 4.7 4.9 9.6
Virginia 34.2 0.6 0.1 0.1 9.5 12.5 3.3 4.6 3.5
Washington 39.0 0.8 0.1 0.2 7.1 13.6 4.8 5.3 7.0
West Virginia 30.0 0.3 0.1 0.1 10.3 10.5 2.6 2.2 3.9
Wisconsin 38.8 1.0 0.1 0.2 10.2 12.8 3.5 5.0 5.9
Wyoming 35.1 0.7 0.1 0.2 9.3 10.2 5.1 4.3 5.1
Outlying areas  
American Samoa 16.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 4.6 2.6 1.8 1.5 6.4
Guam 27.2 (X) 0.2 (X) 9.1 (X) 3.2 5.9 4.3
Northern Mariana Islands 29.2 (X) (X) 0.0 11.2 (X) 3.5 5.1 5.1
Puerto Rico 47.6 0.1 0.1 (L) 6.6 34.5 0.8 3.9 1.5
U.S. Virgin Islands 30.6 0.3 0.1 0.0 9.9 6.6 3.0 9.6 1.2
Foreign countries 40.5 0.8 (X) (X) 13.1 10.2 4.1 8.8 3.3
Unknown 31.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 3.7 12.8 6.1 4.9 3.7
SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data; and U.S. Postal Service geographic data.
NOTES: (L) = less than 0.05 percent; (X) = suppressed to avoid disclosing information of certain individuals.
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Table 12. Number receiving Social Security disability benefits because of blindness or deafness, by state or other area, December 2015
State or area Blind Deaf
Total Workers Widow(er)s Adult children Total Workers Widow(er)s Adult children
All areas 130,885 110,314 2,452 18,119 80,050 64,799 1,197 14,054
Alabama 3,024 2,615 65 344 1,818 1,460 34 324
Alaska 196 170 4 22 161 148 0 13
Arizona 2,214 1,854 42 318 1,782 1,499 18 265
Arkansas 1,873 1,590 50 233 999 808 30 161
California 12,414 10,333 228 1,853 7,196 5,540 92 1,564
Colorado 1,323 1,110 20 193 1,099 947 9 143
Connecticut 1,216 959 10 247 760 613 8 139
Delaware 377 320 (X) (X) 250 210 (X) (X)
District of Columbia 219 198 5 16 276 202 (X) (X)
Florida 7,370 6,387 150 833 6,015 5,010 73 932
Georgia 4,868 4,252 89 527 2,464 1,957 43 464
Hawaii 397 332 7 58 212 170 (X) (X)
Idaho 591 496 11 84 361 312 (X) (X)
Illinois 5,211 4,424 102 685 2,729 2,216 37 476
Indiana 3,464 2,990 74 400 2,085 1,731 31 323
Iowa 1,056 841 10 205 715 599 11 105
Kansas 1,092 932 15 145 746 653 7 86
Kentucky 2,645 2,166 80 399 1,561 1,236 50 275
Louisiana 2,484 2,076 81 327 1,462 1,091 32 339
Maine 617 497 13 107 397 338 3 56
Maryland 1,820 1,589 15 216 1,638 1,357 11 270
Massachusetts 3,009 2,192 33 784 1,440 1,182 11 247
Michigan 3,996 3,208 72 716 2,756 2,233 57 466
Minnesota 1,773 1,439 13 321 1,303 1,164 15 124
Mississippi 2,437 2,110 68 259 1,129 864 17 248
Missouri 3,224 2,733 65 426 1,700 1,377 38 285
Montana 351 301 (X) (X) 258 223 (X) (X)
Nebraska 672 559 8 105 370 323 6 41
Nevada 1,042 906 20 116 605 519 11 75
New Hampshire 459 379 9 71 261 222 4 35
New Jersey 2,968 2,504 53 411 1,728 1,431 17 280
New Mexico 964 819 15 130 533 443 10 80
New York 6,760 5,614 110 1,036 4,326 3,392 47 887
North Carolina 4,520 3,903 86 531 2,741 2,282 43 416
North Dakota 191 156 (X) (X) 116 94 3 19
Ohio 4,981 4,235 91 655 3,252 2,662 47 543
Oklahoma 2,127 1,812 54 261 1,004 836 17 151
Oregon 1,614 1,295 18 301 1,129 917 17 195
Pennsylvania 5,149 4,297 78 774 3,106 2,493 48 565
Rhode Island 443 367 3 73 274 227 (X) (X)
South Carolina 3,084 2,648 67 369 1,372 1,088 30 254
South Dakota 266 222 3 41 214 184 3 27
Tennessee 3,845 3,282 100 463 1,937 1,569 45 323
Texas 11,527 10,080 208 1,239 6,152 5,050 80 1,022
Utah 769 623 16 130 586 535 (X) (X)
Vermont 228 188 5 35 157 131 (X) (X)
Virginia 2,639 2,231 54 354 1,721 1,426 22 273
Washington 2,111 1,738 26 347 1,614 1,315 26 273
West Virginia 1,058 863 26 169 658 505 25 128
Wisconsin 1,910 1,569 23 318 1,437 1,171 24 242
Wyoming 160 140 (X) (X) 90 77 (X) (X)
Outlying areas  
American Samoa 13 (X) (X) (X) 14 14 0 0
Guam 42 36 0 6 25 19 0 6
Northern Mariana Islands 8 (X) (X) (X) 8 (X) 0 (X)
Puerto Rico 1,755 1,487 29 239 1,137 632 22 483
U.S. Virgin Islands 43 39 0 4 21 (X) 0 (X)
Foreign countries 272 187 13 72 146 77 3 66
Unknown 4 4 0 0 4 4 0 0
SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data; and U.S. Postal Service geographic data.
NOTES: The diagnosis for disabled adult children typically was not recorded on the Master Beneficiary Record until 1984. Many beneficiaries entitled before that date are still on the rolls today.
(X) = suppressed to avoid disclosing information about particular individuals.
CONTACT: (410) 965-0090 or statistics@ssa.gov.
Table 13. Total monthly benefits, by state or other area, December 2015 (in thousands of dollars)
State or area Total Workers Widow(er)s Adult children
All areas 11,379,613 10,386,494 186,488 806,630
Alabama 291,038 268,481 6,262 16,295
Alaska 15,813 14,507 236 1,070
Arizona 203,115 188,488 2,882 11,745
Arkansas 167,963 155,538 3,236 9,189
California 923,020 837,359 13,235 72,426
Colorado 134,396 125,290 1,705 7,401
Connecticut 110,645 99,221 1,182 10,242
Delaware 36,847 33,936 537 2,374
District of Columbia 16,350 15,036 187 1,127
Florida 716,734 666,606 10,516 39,612
Georgia 362,126 334,156 6,716 21,255
Hawaii 30,109 27,257 402 2,450
Idaho 54,611 50,186 772 3,653
Illinois 384,059 342,974 6,031 35,055
Indiana 269,489 245,075 4,862 19,552
Iowa 96,935 86,768 1,287 8,880
Kansas 93,709 85,235 1,482 6,991
Kentucky 256,074 234,896 6,211 14,967
Louisiana 197,962 176,716 5,338 15,908
Maine 69,388 63,607 987 4,794
Maryland 172,531 158,228 2,162 12,141
Massachusetts 261,840 238,987 2,924 19,929
Michigan 471,702 424,890 8,112 38,701
Minnesota 161,025 146,266 1,453 13,305
Mississippi 159,908 145,865 3,638 10,404
Missouri 273,234 250,727 4,887 17,619
Montana 33,467 30,624 494 2,349
Nebraska 51,733 46,351 609 4,774
Nevada 85,172 80,046 1,299 3,827
New Hampshire 62,029 57,652 673 3,704
New Jersey 285,830 259,451 3,574 22,804
New Mexico 77,524 72,146 1,093 4,285
New York 679,888 611,369 8,651 59,868
North Carolina 416,408 385,051 6,625 24,732
North Dakota 17,008 15,122 174 1,712
Ohio 446,003 401,612 8,515 35,876
Oklahoma 155,913 143,033 3,384 9,495
Oregon 139,773 127,771 2,231 9,771
Pennsylvania 524,918 476,311 8,320 40,287
Rhode Island 46,468 42,659 587 3,222
South Carolina 229,220 211,648 4,196 13,376
South Dakota 22,960 20,828 254 1,877
Tennessee 309,992 285,215 6,290 18,486
Texas 711,712 652,213 13,847 45,653
Utah 61,389 55,774 860 4,754
Vermont 27,148 24,737 316 2,095
Virginia 272,543 250,042 4,474 18,026
Washington 231,611 212,524 3,426 15,661
West Virginia 120,013 108,545 3,215 8,253
Wisconsin 207,704 187,398 2,314 17,992
Wyoming 16,630 15,378 237 1,016
Outlying areas  
American Samoa 1,252 1,162 32 59
Guam 1,876 1,694 45 137
Northern Mariana Islands 227 195 6 26
Puerto Rico 194,872 179,480 3,037 12,356
U.S. Virgin Islands 2,249 1,987 37 225
Foreign countries 15,258 12,000 427 2,831
Unknown 199 181 4 15
SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data; and U.S. Postal Service geographic data.
NOTES: Unnegotiated checks not deducted.
Data exclude lump-sum death payments.
CONTACT: (410) 965-0090 or statistics@ssa.gov.
Table 14. Number, by type of representative payee, December 2015
Type of payee Total Workers Widow(er)s Adult children
All disabled beneficiaries 10,237,204 8,909,430 259,331 1,068,443
Without payee 8,507,067 7,980,399 244,974 281,694
With payee  
Parent (natural, adoptive, or stepparent) 641,174 280,631 834 359,709
Spouse 150,165 149,222 74 869
Child (natural, adoptive, or stepchild) 60,439 52,769 5,097 2,573
Other relative 338,619 177,282 3,774 157,563
Nonmental institution 168,824 78,515 1,684 88,625
Mental institution 96,298 29,629 296 66,373
Social agency 118,559 56,655 825 61,079
Public official 12,685 7,451 122 5,112
Financial organization 8,158 5,003 65 3,090
Other 135,216 91,874 1,586 41,756
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data.
CONTACT: (410) 965-0090 or statistics@ssa.gov.
Table 15. Representative payment, by sex and diagnostic group, December 2015
Diagnostic group Workers Widow(er)s Adult children
Total Number with payee Percentage with payee Total Number with payee Percentage with payee Total Number with payee Percentage with payee
  All disabled beneficiaries
Total 8,909,430 929,031 10.4 259,331 14,357 5.5 1,068,443 786,749 73.6
Congenital anomalies 16,240 3,707 22.8 275 3 1.1 20,848 16,110 77.3
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 280,280 6,939 2.5 13,074 299 2.3 4,458 1,139 25.5
Infectious and parasitic diseases 120,970 4,031 3.3 2,210 70 3.2 3,742 2,125 56.8
Injuries 347,230 29,446 8.5 6,746 264 3.9 17,047 7,092 41.6
Mental disorders  
Autistic disorders 17,816 11,418 64.1 33 6 18.2 39,276 33,890 86.3
Developmental disorders 8,444 3,310 39.2 121 29 24.0 6,039 4,083 67.6
Childhood and adolescent disorders not elsewhere classified 7,094 2,482 35.0 67 5 7.5 6,080 4,040 66.4
Intellectual disability 357,219 202,652 56.7 9,435 2,048 21.7 491,543 422,785 86.0
Mood disorders 1,290,603 194,429 15.1 43,523 4,041 9.3 60,145 27,993 46.5
Organic mental disorders 290,099 109,283 37.7 6,075 1,621 26.7 35,998 25,148 69.9
Schizophrenic and other psychotic disorders 412,977 162,815 39.4 6,716 1,757 26.2 82,421 56,063 68.0
Other 342,791 46,959 13.7 9,127 668 7.3 39,432 19,888 50.4
Neoplasms 278,406 4,228 1.5 5,605 76 1.4 2,960 1,416 47.8
Diseases of the—  
Blood and blood-forming organs 24,061 662 2.8 505 7 1.4 3,184 586 18.4
Circulatory system 729,590 42,631 5.8 19,140 888 4.6 5,811 2,696 46.4
Digestive system 149,471 4,310 2.9 3,824 83 2.2 1,555 260 16.7
Genitourinary system 157,548 2,004 1.3 2,331 43 1.8 3,112 612 19.7
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 2,827,673 39,222 1.4 93,464 1,237 1.3 11,191 2,201 19.7
Nervous system and sense organs 836,534 41,407 4.9 19,072 704 3.7 116,642 62,658 53.7
Respiratory system 252,327 4,000 1.6 11,833 198 1.7 1,627 487 29.9
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 22,414 369 1.6 628 6 1.0 581 111 19.1
Other 20,362 1,042 5.1 419 16 3.8 2,859 1,976 69.1
Unknown 119,281 11,685 9.8 5,108 288 5.6 111,892 93,390 83.5
  Men
Subtotal 4,581,300 585,944 12.8 17,941 1,227 6.8 600,303 455,422 75.9
Congenital anomalies 8,418 2,156 25.6 17 0 0.0 10,844 8,621 79.5
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 132,556 3,781 2.9 694 22 3.2 2,101 640 30.5
Infectious and parasitic diseases 85,931 3,029 3.5 261 7 2.7 2,058 1,211 58.8
Injuries 231,991 21,964 9.5 792 39 4.9 11,804 4,824 40.9
Mental disorders  
Autistic disorders 14,819 9,680 65.3 3 0 0.0 31,682 27,261 86.0
Developmental disorders 5,283 2,255 42.7 12 0 0.0 3,632 2,600 71.6
Childhood and adolescent disorders not elsewhere classified 4,759 1,914 40.2 5 (X) (X) 4,534 3,050 67.3
Intellectual disability 220,856 130,140 58.9 708 162 22.9 264,803 232,960 88.0
Mood disorders 487,978 96,366 19.7 1,793 229 12.8 29,550 15,824 53.5
Organic mental disorders 180,090 73,396 40.8 601 176 29.3 23,482 16,845 71.7
Schizophrenic and other psychotic disorders 277,662 120,009 43.2 636 164 25.8 59,114 41,067 69.5
Other 166,490 28,273 17.0 480 57 11.9 21,831 12,042 55.2
Neoplasms 128,314 2,345 1.8 358 7 2.0 1,664 820 49.3
Diseases of the—  
Blood and blood-forming organs 10,142 365 3.6 26 0 0.0 1,583 350 22.1
Circulatory system 474,225 27,206 5.7 2,180 96 4.4 3,124 1,516 48.5
Digestive system 76,506 2,908 3.8 321 18 5.6 781 159 20.4
Genitourinary system 93,606 1,305 1.4 237 4 1.7 1,674 390 23.3
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 1,390,800 23,168 1.7 6,493 150 2.3 4,773 1,170 24.5
Nervous system and sense organs 398,641 24,895 6.2 1,214 45 3.7 61,777 34,362 55.6
Respiratory system 117,571 2,265 1.9 693 21 3.0 739 281 38.0
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 9,656 217 2.2 43 (X) (X) 236 54 22.9
Other 9,081 696 7.7 20 (X) (X) 1,592 1,154 72.5
Unknown 55,925 7,611 13.6 354 (X) (X) 56,925 48,221 84.7
  Women
Subtotal 4,328,130 343,087 7.9 241,390 13,130 5.4 468,140 331,327 70.8
Congenital anomalies 7,822 1,551 19.8 258 3 1.2 10,004 7,489 74.9
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 147,724 3,158 2.1 12,380 277 2.2 2,357 499 21.2
Infectious and parasitic diseases 35,039 1,002 2.9 1,949 63 3.2 1,684 914 54.3
Injuries 115,239 7,482 6.5 5,954 225 3.8 5,243 2,268 43.3
Mental disorders  
Autistic disorders 2,997 1,738 58.0 30 6 20.0 7,594 6,629 87.3
Developmental disorders 3,161 1,055 33.4 109 29 26.6 2,407 1,483 61.6
Childhood and adolescent disorders not elsewhere classified 2,335 568 24.3 62 (X) (X) 1,546 990 64.0
Intellectual disability 136,363 72,512 53.2 8,727 1,886 21.6 226,740 189,825 83.7
Mood disorders 802,625 98,063 12.2 41,730 3,812 9.1 30,595 12,169 39.8
Organic mental disorders 110,009 35,887 32.6 5,474 1,445 26.4 12,516 8,303 66.3
Schizophrenic and other psychotic disorders 135,315 42,806 31.6 6,080 1,593 26.2 23,307 14,996 64.3
Other 176,301 18,686 10.6 8,647 611 7.1 17,601 7,846 44.6
Neoplasms 150,092 1,883 1.3 5,247 69 1.3 1,296 596 46.0
Diseases of the—  
Blood and blood-forming organs 13,919 297 2.1 479 7 1.5 1,601 236 14.7
Circulatory system 255,365 15,425 6.0 16,960 792 4.7 2,687 1,180 43.9
Digestive system 72,965 1,402 1.9 3,503 65 1.9 774 101 13.0
Genitourinary system 63,942 699 1.1 2,094 39 1.9 1,438 222 15.4
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 1,436,873 16,054 1.1 86,971 1,087 1.2 6,418 1,031 16.1
Nervous system and sense organs 437,893 16,512 3.8 17,858 659 3.7 54,865 28,296 51.6
Respiratory system 134,756 1,735 1.3 11,140 177 1.6 888 206 23.2
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 12,758 152 1.2 585 (X) (X) 345 57 16.5
Other 11,281 346 3.1 399 (X) (X) 1,267 822 64.9
Unknown 63,356 4,074 6.4 4,754 (X) (X) 54,967 45,169 82.2
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data.
NOTES: The diagnosis for disabled adult children typically was not recorded on the Master Beneficiary Record until 1984. Many beneficiaries entitled before that date are still on the rolls today.
(X) = suppressed to avoid disclosing information about particular individuals.
CONTACT: (410) 965-0090 or statistics@ssa.gov.
Table 16. Number and percentage distribution of disabled workers, by state or other area and monthly benefit, December 2015
State or area Number Percentage distribution by dollar amount of monthly benefit Monthly benefit (dollars)
Total Less than 600.00 600.00–799.90 800.00–999.90 1,000.00–1,199.90 1,200.00–1,399.90 1,400.00–1,599.90 1,600.00–1,799.90 1,800.00–1,999.90 2,000.00–2,199.90 2,200.00 or more Average Median
All areas 8,909,430 100.0 9.9 13.9 19.8 16.2 12.2 8.9 6.4 4.5 4.6 3.7 1,165.79 1,074.00
Alabama 234,229 100.0 8.7 14.0 21.5 17.5 12.7 8.8 6.0 4.1 3.9 2.7 1,146.23 1,061.00
Alaska 12,620 100.0 11.2 16.1 19.3 15.1 11.1 7.9 5.7 4.3 4.9 4.5 1,149.53 1,041.00
Arizona 155,862 100.0 8.1 12.4 19.0 16.4 13.0 9.8 7.2 5.1 5.2 4.0 1,209.33 1,124.90
Arkansas 140,027 100.0 9.1 14.6 21.9 18.5 13.3 8.9 5.7 3.4 2.8 1.7 1,110.77 1,043.00
California 699,241 100.0 11.1 13.7 17.9 14.4 11.3 8.6 6.7 5.2 5.7 5.3 1,197.53 1,095.00
Colorado 105,960 100.0 8.9 13.3 19.4 16.6 12.7 9.4 6.6 4.7 4.5 3.8 1,182.42 1,095.00
Connecticut 81,784 100.0 9.6 13.1 17.9 15.0 12.0 9.2 7.2 5.3 5.9 4.8 1,213.21 1,122.00
Delaware 27,385 100.0 7.9 11.6 18.0 15.7 13.0 10.0 7.5 5.7 5.9 4.6 1,239.20 1,155.00
District of Columbia 14,612 100.0 14.0 17.3 23.3 16.6 11.3 6.7 4.1 2.7 2.2 1.8 1,029.02 951.00
Florida 565,238 100.0 8.6 13.3 20.0 16.8 12.8 9.2 6.5 4.5 4.5 3.7 1,179.34 1,090.90
Georgia 285,889 100.0 8.1 13.1 20.2 17.4 13.7 9.9 6.6 4.2 4.0 2.8 1,168.83 1,094.90
Hawaii 22,800 100.0 8.9 13.3 18.0 15.9 13.2 9.9 7.2 5.0 5.0 3.6 1,195.49 1,118.00
Idaho 44,090 100.0 10.6 14.5 20.4 16.1 12.1 8.9 6.2 4.2 4.2 2.9 1,138.26 1,050.90
Illinois 288,827 100.0 10.4 13.7 18.8 15.0 11.7 8.8 6.7 5.0 5.4 4.5 1,187.47 1,088.90
Indiana 208,908 100.0 9.1 13.4 19.6 16.7 12.8 9.4 6.5 4.5 4.5 3.4 1,173.12 1,089.00
Iowa 78,222 100.0 11.4 15.2 20.3 16.4 12.1 8.8 6.2 4.1 3.3 2.0 1,109.25 1,034.00
Kansas 74,677 100.0 9.6 14.3 20.6 16.7 12.7 9.1 6.2 4.2 3.8 2.7 1,141.39 1,060.00
Kentucky 206,175 100.0 10.7 14.7 20.2 16.1 12.1 8.4 6.0 4.4 4.3 3.1 1,139.30 1,049.80
Louisiana 157,310 100.0 12.1 15.3 21.0 15.3 10.7 7.7 5.8 4.2 4.1 3.7 1,123.36 1,016.00
Maine 58,476 100.0 10.6 15.9 22.4 17.6 12.0 8.0 5.2 3.3 3.1 1.8 1,087.74 1,010.00
Maryland 131,074 100.0 9.1 12.8 18.6 15.5 12.5 9.6 7.0 5.2 5.4 4.4 1,207.17 1,119.00
Massachusetts 205,060 100.0 9.7 14.2 19.9 16.1 12.2 8.6 6.4 4.5 4.5 3.8 1,165.45 1,071.90
Michigan 350,684 100.0 10.1 13.4 18.5 14.4 11.2 8.5 6.9 5.4 6.0 5.4 1,211.60 1,103.00
Minnesota 126,390 100.0 10.2 14.1 19.7 16.0 12.3 8.8 6.4 4.6 4.6 3.2 1,157.26 1,069.90
Mississippi 131,143 100.0 8.9 14.8 22.5 18.3 12.8 8.6 5.8 3.5 3.0 1.9 1,112.26 1,037.00
Missouri 220,596 100.0 10.1 14.6 20.8 16.7 12.4 8.6 5.9 4.0 4.0 2.9 1,136.59 1,049.90
Montana 27,848 100.0 11.6 15.9 21.6 16.3 11.5 7.7 5.6 3.7 3.6 2.5 1,099.69 1,009.55
Nebraska 42,162 100.0 10.6 15.4 21.6 17.1 12.6 8.7 5.5 3.5 3.1 1.9 1,099.35 1,024.90
Nevada 65,211 100.0 7.3 11.6 18.8 16.9 13.5 10.0 7.0 5.1 5.5 4.4 1,227.50 1,141.90
New Hampshire 48,223 100.0 7.4 12.3 19.8 17.5 13.8 9.9 6.8 4.7 4.5 3.4 1,195.53 1,113.90
New Jersey 202,497 100.0 8.7 11.8 16.7 14.3 11.3 9.1 7.4 5.9 7.1 7.6 1,281.26 1,176.90
New Mexico 65,167 100.0 11.1 15.4 21.4 16.5 12.1 8.1 5.5 3.8 3.5 2.5 1,107.10 1,021.90
New York 510,196 100.0 11.7 14.2 18.1 14.1 10.7 8.1 6.3 4.8 5.5 6.6 1,198.30 1,078.95
North Carolina 330,353 100.0 7.8 12.5 20.0 18.5 14.7 10.0 6.4 4.1 3.6 2.4 1,165.58 1,101.90
North Dakota 13,917 100.0 11.8 16.0 21.5 16.8 11.0 8.8 5.5 3.2 3.0 2.2 1,086.55 1,006.90
Ohio 356,826 100.0 12.0 15.4 20.1 15.3 11.2 8.2 6.0 4.3 4.4 3.1 1,125.51 1,028.00
Oklahoma 127,565 100.0 10.6 14.9 20.8 16.4 12.3 8.9 6.2 4.1 3.6 2.2 1,121.26 1,038.90
Oregon 109,815 100.0 9.6 14.1 19.8 16.1 12.2 8.9 6.7 4.7 4.7 3.2 1,163.51 1,074.00
Pennsylvania 407,320 100.0 10.3 13.6 19.3 15.7 12.2 9.1 6.7 4.9 4.8 3.4 1,169.38 1,080.00
Rhode Island 37,476 100.0 10.1 14.7 20.7 16.4 11.9 8.7 6.5 4.2 4.1 2.7 1,138.30 1,049.00
South Carolina 178,822 100.0 7.4 12.1 19.7 18.1 14.6 10.2 6.8 4.4 4.1 2.6 1,183.57 1,116.90
South Dakota 19,212 100.0 11.8 15.4 21.7 17.0 12.0 8.6 5.5 3.4 2.7 1.8 1,084.14 1,012.90
Tennessee 251,021 100.0 8.6 14.0 21.5 17.9 13.4 9.1 5.9 3.8 3.5 2.2 1,136.22 1,060.00
Texas 569,586 100.0 10.4 14.1 20.3 16.3 12.4 8.9 6.1 4.1 4.0 3.3 1,145.06 1,058.00
Utah 47,923 100.0 10.2 14.4 19.6 15.7 12.1 8.5 6.4 4.6 4.8 3.8 1,163.83 1,066.90
Vermont 22,565 100.0 10.9 15.1 21.5 17.8 12.6 8.3 5.2 3.6 3.0 2.0 1,096.26 1,027.00
Virginia 212,711 100.0 8.9 13.1 19.5 16.9 13.2 9.3 6.6 4.5 4.4 3.4 1,175.50 1,094.00
Washington 179,674 100.0 9.5 13.8 19.5 15.8 11.9 8.9 6.5 4.9 5.2 4.1 1,182.83 1,084.85
West Virginia 91,995 100.0 11.0 14.1 19.0 14.7 11.2 8.2 6.5 5.0 5.2 5.0 1,179.91 1,073.00
Wisconsin 161,864 100.0 10.5 13.9 19.3 16.0 12.2 9.0 6.7 4.8 4.7 2.9 1,157.75 1,074.00
Wyoming 13,252 100.0 10.3 14.9 20.4 15.4 11.1 8.4 6.1 4.5 4.4 4.6 1,160.39 1,053.95
Outlying areas  
American Samoa 1,331 100.0 21.3 25.0 21.8 14.2 10.1 4.2 2.0 0.8 0.5 0.0 872.95 821.90
Guam 1,642 100.0 14.7 16.1 23.0 15.6 12.2 7.1 4.9 (X) 3.0 (X) 1,031.54 953.00
Northern Mariana Islands 249 100.0 (X) 24.5 25.3 10.8 4.8 (X) (X) (X) 0.0 (X) 782.50 772.00
Puerto Rico 173,131 100.0 9.1 17.4 28.1 19.3 10.6 5.9 3.9 2.5 2.1 1.1 1,036.67 964.90
U.S. Virgin Islands 1,682 100.0 9.1 13.3 18.8 16.7 13.0 9.6 6.6 5.0 5.1 2.9 1,181.14 1,095.90
Foreign countries 10,773 100.0 17.1 13.1 16.0 13.7 11.1 9.2 7.2 4.5 4.5 3.6 1,113.88 1,051.90
Unknown 142 100.0 (X) 7.7 21.1 16.2 12.7 (X) (X) (X) 6.3 (X) 1,271.48 1,208.40
SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data; and U.S. Postal Service geographic data.
NOTES: Totals do not necessarily equal the sum of rounded components.
(X) = suppressed to avoid disclosing information about particular individuals.
CONTACT: (410) 965-0090 or statistics@ssa.gov.
Table 17. Number and percentage distribution of disabled widow(er)s, by state or other area and monthly benefit, December 2015
State or area Number Percentage distribution by dollar amount of monthly benefit Monthly benefit (dollars)
Total Less than 200.00 200.00–399.90 400.00–599.90 600.00–799.90 800.00–999.90 1,000.00–1,199.90 1,200.00–1,399.90 1,400.00 or more Average Median
All areas 259,331 100.0 9.3 15.4 18.4 18.4 14.7 10.0 6.1 7.7 719.11 670.00
Alabama 9,094 100.0 10.0 16.0 19.3 18.8 15.1 9.3 5.7 5.7 688.57 648.00
Alaska 294 100.0 3.7 13.6 15.6 19.0 18.0 12.9 8.5 8.5 803.26 780.50
Arizona 3,911 100.0 7.8 14.8 18.5 19.4 14.1 10.4 6.6 8.3 736.92 695.00
Arkansas 5,008 100.0 11.9 18.7 18.8 19.0 13.7 8.3 4.7 4.8 646.11 606.00
California 16,962 100.0 6.9 13.3 17.8 18.3 15.3 10.3 7.4 10.6 780.26 725.45
Colorado 2,278 100.0 9.1 15.0 16.9 18.0 14.0 11.4 6.1 9.6 748.54 699.00
Connecticut 1,610 100.0 7.3 15.5 19.4 18.0 15.6 10.5 5.8 8.0 734.27 682.00
Delaware 736 100.0 9.1 14.4 18.1 17.9 14.7 11.5 6.5 7.7 730.25 694.00
District of Columbia 260 100.0 8.5 13.5 20.0 19.6 15.4 10.4 6.2 6.5 717.72 654.00
Florida 15,205 100.0 10.0 16.7 19.2 18.4 14.2 9.2 5.6 6.6 691.63 640.00
Georgia 9,898 100.0 11.0 16.7 19.1 17.8 14.6 9.6 5.4 5.7 678.52 632.90
Hawaii 512 100.0 6.3 11.7 15.6 20.3 18.8 11.1 8.2 8.0 784.67 761.95
Idaho 1,052 100.0 8.2 14.5 16.7 19.1 16.9 11.7 5.5 7.3 734.05 692.50
Illinois 8,107 100.0 9.2 14.4 17.8 17.3 14.9 10.9 6.7 8.8 743.88 697.00
Indiana 6,654 100.0 10.2 14.9 17.6 17.4 14.0 10.8 6.4 8.7 730.68 680.00
Iowa 1,880 100.0 10.4 15.4 19.4 19.1 15.4 9.2 5.2 5.9 684.47 648.00
Kansas 2,120 100.0 11.1 14.7 19.3 18.8 13.8 8.7 6.1 7.5 699.21 649.00
Kentucky 8,441 100.0 8.5 14.8 17.9 18.2 15.6 10.5 6.6 8.0 735.79 692.00
Louisiana 6,792 100.0 7.2 12.6 16.3 18.7 15.8 11.5 7.5 10.4 785.96 743.00
Maine 1,480 100.0 10.5 17.1 20.4 18.9 13.6 9.9 5.1 4.6 666.86 621.45
Maryland 2,935 100.0 8.0 14.7 19.2 18.3 14.7 10.3 6.6 8.2 736.51 678.00
Massachusetts 4,050 100.0 8.5 14.0 20.6 19.6 14.0 10.2 5.3 7.8 721.87 665.00
Michigan 10,220 100.0 7.9 13.6 16.0 17.2 14.4 11.4 7.4 12.2 793.72 744.00
Minnesota 2,130 100.0 10.5 17.3 18.8 18.3 14.1 9.0 5.8 6.2 682.18 626.00
Mississippi 5,547 100.0 10.5 18.6 18.8 19.6 14.1 9.0 5.0 4.3 655.89 619.00
Missouri 7,231 100.0 11.2 17.0 18.4 18.5 14.5 9.3 5.0 6.2 675.88 631.00
Montana 661 100.0 7.0 15.9 18.6 18.0 13.2 12.0 7.6 7.9 748.06 693.00
Nebraska 936 100.0 12.1 18.1 19.9 17.5 14.4 7.8 4.5 5.8 650.45 602.00
Nevada 1,700 100.0 8.3 14.4 17.2 17.3 15.0 10.5 6.5 10.8 763.93 711.45
New Hampshire 969 100.0 10.9 16.2 19.3 16.9 14.3 8.8 6.3 7.2 694.45 643.00
New Jersey 4,700 100.0 9.1 13.7 17.8 17.5 14.9 9.9 6.3 10.9 760.48 703.00
New Mexico 1,539 100.0 8.8 14.5 18.6 19.9 16.0 10.5 5.1 6.5 710.47 676.00
New York 11,783 100.0 8.5 15.1 18.3 18.7 14.3 10.2 6.3 8.6 734.16 679.00
North Carolina 10,523 100.0 13.3 19.5 18.5 18.1 13.5 8.1 4.6 4.5 629.56 586.00
North Dakota 260 100.0 7.7 20.4 19.6 20.0 15.4 6.2 4.6 6.2 670.70 625.00
Ohio 11,478 100.0 9.2 14.2 18.1 17.5 14.8 10.7 6.5 9.1 741.82 692.00
Oklahoma 4,766 100.0 9.7 15.4 18.5 18.3 14.5 10.7 6.1 6.7 710.13 670.00
Oregon 2,914 100.0 7.8 14.6 16.0 17.8 15.5 10.8 7.4 9.9 765.69 726.00
Pennsylvania 11,362 100.0 8.9 14.2 18.5 18.2 15.2 10.8 6.5 7.7 732.25 690.00
Rhode Island 839 100.0 7.6 18.8 19.9 18.6 11.9 10.0 6.3 6.8 699.16 643.00
South Carolina 6,449 100.0 11.7 17.8 20.2 17.6 13.9 9.4 4.6 4.7 650.57 602.00
South Dakota 413 100.0 12.6 17.4 21.5 17.2 16.0 9.0 (X) (X) 616.14 579.00
Tennessee 9,581 100.0 12.1 17.2 19.6 18.5 13.6 8.6 4.6 5.7 656.55 610.00
Texas 18,734 100.0 8.4 14.1 18.2 19.4 14.7 10.6 6.4 8.3 739.12 693.90
Utah 1,106 100.0 6.6 14.5 16.9 17.7 15.1 11.8 8.2 9.2 777.74 738.50
Vermont 472 100.0 11.4 15.9 18.2 20.6 13.8 10.8 4.9 4.4 669.15 641.00
Virginia 6,383 100.0 10.4 16.4 18.4 17.2 15.0 9.6 5.9 7.1 701.00 657.00
Washington 4,335 100.0 6.5 13.3 17.3 17.8 15.7 10.9 8.0 10.5 790.35 746.00
West Virginia 3,989 100.0 5.8 13.1 16.9 16.8 16.2 12.2 8.0 11.0 805.96 765.00
Wisconsin 3,347 100.0 10.7 16.1 19.2 17.4 14.9 9.3 5.9 6.6 691.41 642.00
Wyoming 296 100.0 5.1 14.9 17.6 15.5 14.5 13.5 7.1 11.8 800.88 728.00
Outlying areas  
American Samoa 51 100.0 13.7 (X) 25.5 23.5 (X) 5.9 (X) (X) 619.31 617.00
Guam 59 100.0 (X) 22.0 13.6 (X) 15.3 10.2 10.2 (X) 767.49 767.00
Northern Mariana Islands (X) (X) 0.0 (X) (X) 0.0 (X) 0.0 (X) 0.0 606.98 548.95
Puerto Rico 4,655 100.0 7.2 17.0 22.6 24.2 14.3 7.0 4.2 3.4 652.36 625.00
U.S. Virgin Islands 48 100.0 (X) 8.3 14.6 25.0 20.8 (X) (X) (X) 776.46 773.40
Foreign countries 561 100.0 4.1 11.2 21.9 20.1 16.8 12.5 7.0 6.4 761.12 698.00
Unknown (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) 743.34 675.00
SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data; and U.S. Postal Service geographic data.
NOTES: Totals do not necessarily equal the sum of rounded components.
(X) = suppressed to avoid disclosing information about particular individuals.
CONTACT: (410) 965-0090 or statistics@ssa.gov.
Table 18. Number and percentage distribution of disabled adult children, by state or other area and monthly benefit, December 2015
State or area Number Percentage distribution by dollar amount of monthly benefit Monthly benefit (dollars)
Total Less than 200.00 200.00–399.90 400.00–599.90 600.00–799.90 800.00–999.90 1,000.00–1,199.90 1,200.00–1,399.90 1,400.00 or more Average Median
All areas 1,068,443 100.0 6.5 10.8 19.0 19.3 18.1 14.1 8.3 3.9 754.96 739.00
Alabama 22,962 100.0 6.6 11.2 22.6 21.8 17.2 11.7 6.0 2.9 709.67 681.00
Alaska 1,436 100.0 7.7 12.6 18.6 17.8 17.3 13.2 7.6 5.2 745.27 727.50
Arizona 15,309 100.0 6.4 10.9 17.7 19.0 18.0 15.1 8.6 4.3 767.18 759.00
Arkansas 13,463 100.0 7.5 11.5 23.5 23.1 17.0 10.5 4.7 2.2 682.57 660.00
California 93,306 100.0 6.3 10.7 18.0 18.3 17.8 14.8 9.4 4.8 776.22 761.45
Colorado 9,748 100.0 7.4 10.9 17.2 19.1 18.3 14.6 8.4 4.1 759.21 751.00
Connecticut 12,642 100.0 6.2 10.5 15.1 15.8 19.1 16.6 11.5 5.2 810.14 829.00
Delaware 2,903 100.0 5.4 8.0 15.8 18.5 20.0 16.1 11.2 5.2 817.77 826.00
District of Columbia 1,663 100.0 6.3 11.8 28.3 21.9 15.3 8.8 4.4 3.2 677.71 627.00
Florida 53,024 100.0 6.7 10.8 19.0 20.3 18.1 13.8 7.6 3.7 747.05 730.00
Georgia 29,248 100.0 5.9 10.4 21.9 22.3 17.9 12.0 6.5 3.1 726.70 699.00
Hawaii 3,083 100.0 4.7 9.6 16.8 19.0 19.9 17.5 8.2 4.2 794.65 798.00
Idaho 4,949 100.0 7.7 10.6 18.3 20.7 18.3 13.5 7.3 3.6 738.18 730.00
Illinois 43,678 100.0 5.8 9.7 16.3 17.8 18.9 16.1 10.4 5.1 802.57 805.00
Indiana 24,756 100.0 6.2 9.8 15.6 18.7 19.6 16.0 9.5 4.4 789.78 795.00
Iowa 11,994 100.0 7.8 11.2 17.1 19.5 19.0 14.7 7.8 2.9 740.41 744.95
Kansas 9,285 100.0 7.1 10.9 17.7 19.6 18.6 14.5 8.0 3.7 752.98 746.00
Kentucky 21,443 100.0 7.3 12.5 22.3 20.9 16.8 11.5 6.0 2.7 697.99 669.00
Louisiana 22,397 100.0 6.9 12.2 22.4 20.6 16.0 11.6 6.9 3.4 710.27 676.00
Maine 6,978 100.0 9.8 12.9 20.1 19.7 17.2 11.8 6.1 2.5 687.04 669.00
Maryland 15,145 100.0 5.2 9.1 17.3 18.8 19.1 15.2 10.5 4.8 801.65 796.00
Massachusetts 26,629 100.0 8.2 11.4 18.2 18.0 17.2 13.9 8.8 4.3 748.40 731.00
Michigan 46,826 100.0 6.1 8.8 14.4 16.4 19.5 17.9 11.4 5.5 826.48 846.00
Minnesota 17,612 100.0 7.6 11.0 17.4 18.3 18.1 15.2 8.6 3.8 755.48 751.00
Mississippi 15,643 100.0 6.8 13.3 26.5 22.2 15.1 9.5 4.4 2.2 665.11 629.00
Missouri 24,038 100.0 7.1 11.5 19.1 20.8 17.7 13.2 7.2 3.3 732.98 716.00
Montana 3,165 100.0 6.5 10.9 19.8 19.1 18.8 14.1 8.1 2.7 742.09 734.00
Nebraska 6,248 100.0 6.2 9.8 16.8 20.4 20.9 15.2 7.6 3.2 764.01 769.00
Nevada 4,797 100.0 5.8 9.4 16.7 18.8 18.9 15.3 9.7 5.4 797.70 793.00
New Hampshire 4,925 100.0 7.5 11.9 16.5 19.1 18.6 14.7 7.8 4.0 752.10 747.00
New Jersey 27,236 100.0 5.3 8.5 15.2 16.7 18.8 17.3 12.0 6.2 837.28 846.00
New Mexico 6,170 100.0 7.7 13.1 22.1 20.6 16.5 11.1 6.0 2.9 694.43 663.40
New York 74,501 100.0 5.6 9.1 16.8 17.9 19.2 16.2 10.3 4.8 803.59 806.00
North Carolina 34,386 100.0 6.5 10.5 21.5 22.5 18.2 11.9 6.0 2.9 719.25 698.00
North Dakota 2,372 100.0 7.0 11.6 20.7 20.1 18.8 12.8 6.4 2.7 721.80 706.95
Ohio 46,315 100.0 6.6 10.5 17.1 18.0 18.6 15.8 9.6 3.9 774.62 776.00
Oklahoma 12,954 100.0 6.4 11.6 19.5 21.1 18.4 13.0 6.7 3.2 732.97 715.90
Oregon 12,678 100.0 6.7 10.3 16.9 19.1 18.8 15.9 8.4 4.1 770.72 767.00
Pennsylvania 51,438 100.0 6.3 9.6 16.3 18.8 19.8 16.2 9.4 3.8 783.22 790.00
Rhode Island 4,466 100.0 8.0 12.7 19.2 18.7 17.6 13.6 6.6 3.6 721.55 707.00
South Carolina 18,283 100.0 5.9 9.6 21.2 22.9 18.8 12.6 6.2 2.9 731.61 710.00
South Dakota 2,790 100.0 8.9 13.7 20.6 21.6 17.8 10.4 5.2 1.8 672.91 663.00
Tennessee 25,407 100.0 6.1 10.6 21.3 22.0 18.1 12.4 6.4 3.1 727.61 707.00
Texas 62,268 100.0 6.6 11.8 20.5 20.1 17.2 12.6 7.3 3.9 733.17 706.00
Utah 6,097 100.0 7.2 10.9 15.5 18.2 19.0 14.9 9.1 5.2 779.81 783.00
Vermont 2,920 100.0 8.1 11.4 19.6 21.3 17.4 12.7 6.4 3.2 717.44 706.40
Virginia 24,165 100.0 5.9 10.6 20.0 21.2 18.3 13.2 7.2 3.8 745.97 724.00
Washington 19,775 100.0 6.3 10.3 16.1 17.6 18.9 16.1 9.8 4.9 791.94 796.00
West Virginia 11,218 100.0 6.2 10.5 20.1 21.3 19.1 12.7 7.0 3.1 735.69 722.45
Wisconsin 23,470 100.0 7.2 10.8 16.3 18.3 18.9 15.8 9.1 3.7 766.62 771.00
Wyoming 1,351 100.0 7.3 11.3 17.1 19.8 17.8 14.4 8.8 3.5 751.84 732.00
Outlying areas  
American Samoa 105 100.0 9.5 19.0 32.4 21.9 11.4 (X) 0.0 (X) 558.87 523.00
Guam 220 100.0 7.3 20.5 25.5 19.5 13.2 8.2 (X) (X) 622.66 582.90
Northern Mariana Islands 53 100.0 17.0 (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) 0.0 0.0 483.12 447.90
Puerto Rico 23,156 100.0 8.1 19.2 40.0 18.5 8.5 3.9 1.3 0.5 533.60 491.90
U.S. Virgin Islands 330 100.0 4.8 9.7 24.5 27.0 22.4 6.1 3.9 1.5 681.31 668.90
Foreign countries 5,007 100.0 14.6 15.6 28.6 18.5 13.0 5.0 3.3 1.5 565.40 526.00
Unknown 17 100.0 0.0 (X) (X) (X) (X) 23.5 (X) (X) 880.39 932.90
SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data; and U.S. Postal Service geographic data.
NOTES: Totals do not necessarily equal the sum of rounded components.
(X) = suppressed to avoid disclosing information about particular individuals.
CONTACT: (410) 965-0090 or statistics@ssa.gov.