Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2016

Beneficiaries in Current-Payment Status

All Disabled Beneficiaries

Table 3. Number, average, and total monthly benefits, December 1960–2016
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
2016 10,153,205 8,808,736 259,207 1,085,262 1,171.15 717.65 761.87 10,316,342 186,020 826,828
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 2016
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 10,153,205 1,115.82 8,808,736 1,171.15 259,207 717.65 1,085,262 761.87
Under 25 137,290 645.79 26,211 603.28 . . . . . . 111,079 655.82
25–29 250,223 710.66 125,164 720.33 . . . . . . 125,059 700.99
30–34 378,906 804.19 257,393 839.78 . . . . . . 121,513 728.80
35–39 515,795 888.45 401,190 929.79 . . . . . . 114,605 743.73
40–44 640,868 962.59 531,315 1,002.75 . . . . . . 109,553 767.80
45–49 948,864 1,030.34 831,965 1,064.41 . . . . . . 116,899 787.89
50–54 1,519,431 1,091.65 1,371,926 1,124.51 29,315 686.99 118,190 810.53
55–59 2,363,771 1,172.64 2,168,687 1,209.10 91,991 707.74 103,093 820.50
60–64 2,788,915 1,262.43 2,599,312 1,298.75 117,926 727.42 71,677 825.56
65–FRA a 609,142 1,237.54 495,573 1,336.02 19,975 750.58 93,594 819.98
  Men
Subtotal 5,140,361 1,226.66 4,510,579 1,293.38 18,749 535.23 611,033 755.31
Under 25 83,357 649.58 15,817 611.13 . . . . . . 67,540 658.58
25–29 145,544 719.44 72,108 735.86 . . . . . . 73,436 703.31
30–34 210,745 818.17 140,964 862.19 . . . . . . 69,781 729.24
35–39 270,105 904.96 204,986 957.49 . . . . . . 65,119 739.61
40–44 322,465 996.24 261,282 1,051.00 . . . . . . 61,183 762.37
45–49 479,556 1,087.41 413,982 1,136.17 . . . . . . 65,574 779.56
50–54 757,023 1,184.89 687,273 1,224.91 2,405 515.65 67,345 800.35
55–59 1,170,847 1,314.39 1,105,255 1,346.32 7,624 530.19 57,968 808.81
60–64 1,394,908 1,446.33 1,348,227 1,469.79 7,767 542.30 38,914 814.11
65–FRA a 305,811 1,417.83 260,685 1,522.67 953 567.29 44,173 817.46
  Women
Subtotal 5,012,844 1,002.17 4,298,157 1,042.87 240,458 731.88 474,229 770.33
Under 25 53,933 639.93 10,394 591.32 . . . . . . 43,539 651.54
25–29 104,679 698.47 53,056 699.22 . . . . . . 51,623 697.69
30–34 168,161 786.67 116,429 812.64 . . . . . . 51,732 728.20
35–39 245,690 870.30 196,204 900.86 . . . . . . 49,486 749.15
40–44 318,403 928.51 270,033 956.06 . . . . . . 48,370 774.66
45–49 469,308 972.03 417,983 993.34 . . . . . . 51,325 798.53
50–54 762,408 999.07 684,653 1,023.73 26,910 702.30 50,845 824.00
55–59 1,192,924 1,033.52 1,063,432 1,066.49 84,367 723.79 45,125 835.51
60–64 1,394,007 1,078.41 1,251,085 1,114.43 110,159 740.48 32,763 839.17
65–FRA a 303,331 1,055.77 234,888 1,128.88 19,022 759.76 49,421 822.24
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 2016
Monthly benefit (dollars) Total Workers Widow(er)s Adult children
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
  All disabled beneficiaries
Total 10,153,205 100.0 8,808,736 100.0 259,207 100.0 1,085,262 100.0
Less than 300.00 292,538 2.9 124,524 1.4 43,561 16.8 124,453 11.5
300.00–399.90 272,385 2.7 189,458 2.2 21,270 8.2 61,657 5.7
400.00–499.90 369,560 3.6 249,356 2.8 21,810 8.4 98,394 9.1
500.00–599.90 417,409 4.1 287,812 3.3 25,607 9.9 103,990 9.6
600.00–699.90 543,930 5.4 412,531 4.7 24,804 9.6 106,595 9.8
700.00–799.90 900,312 8.9 775,664 8.8 22,504 8.7 102,144 9.4
800.00–899.90 1,033,779 10.2 909,525 10.3 20,569 7.9 103,685 9.6
900.00–999.90 953,918 9.4 847,141 9.6 17,423 6.7 89,354 8.2
1,000.00–1,099.90 859,252 8.5 760,210 8.6 14,506 5.6 84,536 7.8
1,100.00–1,199.90 755,679 7.4 673,651 7.6 11,357 4.4 70,671 6.5
1,200.00–1,299.90 650,865 6.4 585,674 6.6 9,084 3.5 56,107 5.2
1,300.00–1,399.90 545,245 5.4 501,448 5.7 6,533 2.5 37,264 3.4
1,400.00–1,499.90 449,582 4.4 425,687 4.8 6,553 2.5 17,342 1.6
1,500.00–1,599.90 379,566 3.7 361,349 4.1 6,148 2.4 12,069 1.1
1,600.00–1,699.90 312,432 3.1 300,961 3.4 3,807 1.5 7,664 0.7
1,700.00–1,799.90 269,043 2.6 262,299 3.0 2,262 0.9 4,482 0.4
1,800.00–1,899.90 219,015 2.2 215,082 2.4 1,202 0.5 2,731 0.3
1,900.00–1,999.90 182,745 1.8 181,200 2.1 173 0.1 1,372 0.1
2,000.00–2,099.90 207,655 2.0 207,333 2.4 11 (L) 311 (L)
2,100.00–2,199.90 190,105 1.9 189,980 2.2 6 (L) 119 (L)
2,200.00 or more 348,190 3.4 347,851 3.9 17 (L) 322 (L)
  Men
Subtotal 5,140,361 100.0 4,510,579 100.0 18,749 100.0 611,033 100.0
Less than 300.00 123,551 2.4 44,166 1.0 5,877 31.3 73,508 12.0
300.00–399.90 104,976 2.0 67,307 1.5 1,854 9.9 35,815 5.9
400.00–499.90 145,956 2.8 89,185 2.0 1,614 8.6 55,157 9.0
500.00–599.90 165,276 3.2 104,065 2.3 2,181 11.6 59,030 9.7
600.00–699.90 222,427 4.3 160,417 3.6 1,829 9.8 60,181 9.8
700.00–799.90 354,957 6.9 296,291 6.6 1,460 7.8 57,206 9.4
800.00–899.90 424,960 8.3 366,325 8.1 1,132 6.0 57,503 9.4
900.00–999.90 421,114 8.2 371,058 8.2 782 4.2 49,274 8.1
1,000.00–1,099.90 406,303 7.9 358,716 8.0 569 3.0 47,018 7.7
1,100.00–1,199.90 380,377 7.4 341,140 7.6 409 2.2 38,828 6.4
1,200.00–1,299.90 347,378 6.8 316,267 7.0 290 1.5 30,821 5.0
1,300.00–1,399.90 308,225 6.0 287,534 6.4 199 1.1 20,492 3.4
1,400.00–1,499.90 268,303 5.2 258,434 5.7 200 1.1 9,669 1.6
1,500.00–1,599.90 237,171 4.6 230,127 5.1 184 1.0 6,860 1.1
1,600.00–1,699.90 202,878 3.9 198,369 4.4 96 0.5 4,413 0.7
1,700.00–1,799.90 180,358 3.5 177,796 3.9 47 0.3 2,515 0.4
1,800.00–1,899.90 150,968 2.9 149,375 3.3 22 0.1 1,571 0.3
1,900.00–1,999.90 128,366 2.5 127,588 2.8 4 (L) 774 0.1
2,000.00–2,099.90 148,895 2.9 148,728 3.3 0 0.0 167 (L)
2,100.00–2,199.90 141,296 2.7 141,229 3.1 0 0.0 67 (L)
2,200.00 or more 276,626 5.4 276,462 6.1 0 0.0 164 (L)
  Women
Subtotal 5,012,844 100.0 4,298,157 100.0 240,458 100.0 474,229 100.0
Less than 300.00 168,987 3.4 80,358 1.9 37,684 15.7 50,945 10.7
300.00–399.90 167,409 3.3 122,151 2.8 19,416 8.1 25,842 5.4
400.00–499.90 223,604 4.5 160,171 3.7 20,196 8.4 43,237 9.1
500.00–599.90 252,133 5.0 183,747 4.3 23,426 9.7 44,960 9.5
600.00–699.90 321,503 6.4 252,114 5.9 22,975 9.6 46,414 9.8
700.00–799.90 545,355 10.9 479,373 11.2 21,044 8.8 44,938 9.5
800.00–899.90 608,819 12.1 543,200 12.6 19,437 8.1 46,182 9.7
900.00–999.90 532,804 10.6 476,083 11.1 16,641 6.9 40,080 8.5
1,000.00–1,099.90 452,949 9.0 401,494 9.3 13,937 5.8 37,518 7.9
1,100.00–1,199.90 375,302 7.5 332,511 7.7 10,948 4.6 31,843 6.7
1,200.00–1,299.90 303,487 6.1 269,407 6.3 8,794 3.7 25,286 5.3
1,300.00–1,399.90 237,020 4.7 213,914 5.0 6,334 2.6 16,772 3.5
1,400.00–1,499.90 181,279 3.6 167,253 3.9 6,353 2.6 7,673 1.6
1,500.00–1,599.90 142,395 2.8 131,222 3.1 5,964 2.5 5,209 1.1
1,600.00–1,699.90 109,554 2.2 102,592 2.4 3,711 1.5 3,251 0.7
1,700.00–1,799.90 88,685 1.8 84,503 2.0 2,215 0.9 1,967 0.4
1,800.00–1,899.90 68,047 1.4 65,707 1.5 1,180 0.5 1,160 0.2
1,900.00–1,999.90 54,379 1.1 53,612 1.2 169 0.1 598 0.1
2,000.00–2,099.90 58,760 1.2 58,605 1.4 11 (L) 144 (L)
2,100.00–2,199.90 48,809 1.0 48,751 1.1 6 (L) 52 (L)
2,200.00 or more 71,564 1.4 71,389 1.7 17 (L) 158 (L)
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data.
NOTE: (L) = less than 0.05 percent.
CONTACT: (410) 965-0090 or statistics@ssa.gov.
Table 6. Distribution, by sex and diagnostic group, December 2016
Diagnostic group Total Workers Widow(er)s Adult children
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
  All disabled beneficiaries
Total 10,153,205 100.0 8,808,736 100.0 259,207 100.0 1,085,262 100.0
Congenital anomalies 38,787 0.4 16,251 0.2 268 0.1 22,268 2.1
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 285,885 2.8 269,065 3.1 12,313 4.8 4,507 0.4
Infectious and parasitic diseases 123,005 1.2 117,203 1.3 2,151 0.8 3,651 0.3
Injuries 361,576 3.6 337,772 3.8 6,609 2.5 17,195 1.6
Mental disorders  
Autistic disorders 64,611 0.6 19,383 0.2 37 (L) 45,191 4.2
Developmental disorders 14,890 0.1 8,470 0.1 125 (L) 6,295 0.6
Childhood and adolescent disorders not elsewhere classified 13,217 0.1 7,006 0.1 68 (L) 6,143 0.6
Intellectual disability 856,643 8.4 349,537 4.0 9,237 3.6 497,869 45.9
Mood disorders 1,359,737 13.4 1,254,618 14.2 43,090 16.6 62,029 5.7
Organic mental disorders 326,054 3.2 282,901 3.2 5,995 2.3 37,158 3.4
Schizophrenic and other psychotic disorders 491,683 4.8 401,803 4.6 6,526 2.5 83,354 7.7
Other 391,850 3.9 341,626 3.9 9,262 3.6 40,962 3.8
Neoplasms 286,123 2.8 277,531 3.2 5,635 2.2 2,957 0.3
Diseases of the—  
Blood and blood-forming organs 27,303 0.3 23,606 0.3 498 0.2 3,199 0.3
Circulatory system 740,788 7.3 716,119 8.1 18,799 7.3 5,870 0.5
Digestive system 152,116 1.5 146,645 1.7 3,860 1.5 1,611 0.1
Genitourinary system 164,417 1.6 158,911 1.8 2,356 0.9 3,150 0.3
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 2,949,325 29.0 2,842,133 32.3 95,602 36.9 11,590 1.1
Nervous system and sense organs 969,913 9.6 831,232 9.4 19,099 7.4 119,582 11.0
Respiratory system 262,397 2.6 248,896 2.8 11,864 4.6 1,637 0.2
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 23,476 0.2 22,251 0.3 620 0.2 605 0.1
Other 23,271 0.2 19,806 0.2 422 0.2 3,043 0.3
Unknown 226,138 2.2 115,971 1.3 4,771 1.8 105,396 9.7
  Men
Subtotal 5,140,361 100.0 4,510,579 100.0 18,749 100.0 611,033 100.0
Congenital anomalies 20,052 0.4 8,412 0.2 21 0.1 11,619 1.9
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 129,732 2.5 126,893 2.8 707 3.8 2,132 0.3
Infectious and parasitic diseases 85,539 1.7 83,258 1.8 271 1.4 2,010 0.3
Injuries 237,892 4.6 225,198 5.0 839 4.5 11,855 1.9
Mental disorders  
Autistic disorders 52,504 1.0 16,125 0.4 5 (L) 36,374 6.0
Developmental disorders 9,072 0.2 5,288 0.1 14 0.1 3,770 0.6
Childhood and adolescent disorders not elsewhere classified 9,250 0.2 4,669 0.1 6 (L) 4,575 0.7
Intellectual disability 484,303 9.4 215,412 4.8 749 4.0 268,142 43.9
Mood disorders 505,026 9.8 472,753 10.5 1,863 9.9 30,410 5.0
Organic mental disorders 199,885 3.9 175,122 3.9 622 3.3 24,141 4.0
Schizophrenic and other psychotic disorders 330,587 6.4 269,989 6.0 652 3.5 59,946 9.8
Other 187,078 3.6 163,989 3.6 485 2.6 22,604 3.7
Neoplasms 129,598 2.5 127,555 2.8 373 2.0 1,670 0.3
Diseases of the—  
Blood and blood-forming organs 11,615 0.2 9,979 0.2 24 0.1 1,612 0.3
Circulatory system 469,042 9.1 463,649 10.3 2,244 12.0 3,149 0.5
Digestive system 75,190 1.5 74,046 1.6 339 1.8 805 0.1
Genitourinary system 96,290 1.9 94,351 2.1 258 1.4 1,681 0.3
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 1,403,879 27.3 1,391,987 30.9 6,932 37.0 4,960 0.8
Nervous system and sense organs 458,696 8.9 394,154 8.7 1,234 6.6 63,308 10.4
Respiratory system 116,739 2.3 115,269 2.6 716 3.8 754 0.1
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 9,849 0.2 9,563 0.2 42 0.2 244 (L)
Other 10,579 0.2 8,857 0.2 24 0.1 1,698 0.3
Unknown 107,964 2.1 54,061 1.2 329 1.8 53,574 8.8
  Women
Subtotal 5,012,844 100.0 4,298,157 100.0 240,458 100.0 474,229 100.0
Congenital anomalies 18,735 0.4 7,839 0.2 247 0.1 10,649 2.2
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 156,153 3.1 142,172 3.3 11,606 4.8 2,375 0.5
Infectious and parasitic diseases 37,466 0.7 33,945 0.8 1,880 0.8 1,641 0.3
Injuries 123,684 2.5 112,574 2.6 5,770 2.4 5,340 1.1
Mental disorders  
Autistic disorders 12,107 0.2 3,258 0.1 32 (L) 8,817 1.9
Developmental disorders 5,818 0.1 3,182 0.1 111 (L) 2,525 0.5
Childhood and adolescent disorders not elsewhere classified 3,967 0.1 2,337 0.1 62 (L) 1,568 0.3
Intellectual disability 372,340 7.4 134,125 3.1 8,488 3.5 229,727 48.4
Mood disorders 854,711 17.1 781,865 18.2 41,227 17.1 31,619 6.7
Organic mental disorders 126,169 2.5 107,779 2.5 5,373 2.2 13,017 2.7
Schizophrenic and other psychotic disorders 161,096 3.2 131,814 3.1 5,874 2.4 23,408 4.9
Other 204,772 4.1 177,637 4.1 8,777 3.7 18,358 3.9
Neoplasms 156,525 3.1 149,976 3.5 5,262 2.2 1,287 0.3
Diseases of the—  
Blood and blood-forming organs 15,688 0.3 13,627 0.3 474 0.2 1,587 0.3
Circulatory system 271,746 5.4 252,470 5.9 16,555 6.9 2,721 0.6
Digestive system 76,926 1.5 72,599 1.7 3,521 1.5 806 0.2
Genitourinary system 68,127 1.4 64,560 1.5 2,098 0.9 1,469 0.3
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 1,545,446 30.8 1,450,146 33.7 88,670 36.9 6,630 1.4
Nervous system and sense organs 511,217 10.2 437,078 10.2 17,865 7.4 56,274 11.9
Respiratory system 145,658 2.9 133,627 3.1 11,148 4.6 883 0.2
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 13,627 0.3 12,688 0.3 578 0.2 361 0.1
Other 12,692 0.3 10,949 0.3 398 0.2 1,345 0.3
Unknown 118,174 2.4 61,910 1.4 4,442 1.8 51,822 10.9
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 2016 (in dollars)
Diagnostic group Total Workers Widow(er)s Adult children
  All disabled beneficiaries
Total 1,115.82 1,171.15 717.65 761.87
Congenital anomalies 851.21 933.80 771.31 791.90
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 1,117.48 1,143.35 694.11 729.86
Infectious and parasitic diseases 1,127.09 1,148.43 665.98 713.89
Injuries 1,183.63 1,214.89 695.95 757.01
Mental disorders  
Autistic disorders 770.43 704.91 720.03 798.57
Developmental disorders 755.45 807.33 719.62 686.37
Childhood and adolescent disorders not elsewhere classified 747.93 838.44 776.03 644.39
Intellectual disability 740.07 718.79 656.27 756.56
Mood disorders 1,052.59 1,080.00 732.64 720.41
Organic mental disorders 1,117.27 1,175.25 708.60 741.80
Schizophrenic and other psychotic disorders 882.96 912.42 728.18 753.09
Other 1,007.53 1,049.72 751.55 713.51
Neoplasms 1,332.92 1,351.06 737.74 764.59
Diseases of the—  
Blood and blood-forming organs 1,043.51 1,099.86 733.55 675.96
Circulatory system 1,279.54 1,298.70 706.32 778.40
Digestive system 1,226.08 1,243.98 743.70 752.22
Genitourinary system 1,216.40 1,234.30 692.60 705.20
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 1,231.54 1,250.85 717.37 736.12
Nervous system and sense organs 1,160.84 1,223.97 712.89 793.50
Respiratory system 1,167.96 1,190.87 747.37 732.04
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 1,117.05 1,140.87 670.28 698.72
Other 1,191.58 1,271.66 703.34 738.06
Unknown 963.83 1,114.79 711.23 809.16
  Men
Subtotal 1,226.66 1,293.38 535.23 755.31
Congenital anomalies 871.07 987.51 570.71 787.32
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 1,298.39 1,312.28 528.21 727.42
Infectious and parasitic diseases 1,190.87 1,204.91 531.52 698.35
Injuries 1,264.28 1,294.32 543.59 744.71
Mental disorders  
Autistic disorders 769.42 707.66 454.20 796.85
Developmental disorders 775.10 843.14 474.07 680.77
Childhood and adolescent disorders not elsewhere classified 735.02 830.23 685.83 637.92
Intellectual disability 752.48 758.62 449.05 748.39
Mood disorders 1,161.44 1,192.47 524.94 717.99
Organic mental disorders 1,168.92 1,231.67 527.19 730.32
Schizophrenic and other psychotic disorders 893.03 926.59 512.20 746.01
Other 1,091.01 1,145.28 524.37 709.43
Neoplasms 1,518.13 1,530.69 612.56 761.68
Diseases of the—  
Blood and blood-forming organs 1,136.85 1,211.55 549.04 683.13
Circulatory system 1,416.59 1,425.07 564.81 774.69
Digestive system 1,380.27 1,390.63 590.02 759.67
Genitourinary system 1,324.91 1,338.15 559.58 699.28
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 1,422.05 1,428.93 533.39 732.77
Nervous system and sense organs 1,264.19 1,343.42 521.87 785.36
Respiratory system 1,386.40 1,395.80 569.41 725.68
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 1,251.11 1,268.33 485.17 708.10
Other 1,258.38 1,361.12 637.38 731.23
Unknown 1,011.91 1,216.71 509.48 808.32
  Women
Subtotal 1,002.17 1,042.87 731.88 770.33
Congenital anomalies 829.95 876.16 788.36 796.90
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 967.17 992.57 704.21 732.06
Infectious and parasitic diseases 981.47 1,009.89 685.36 732.93
Injuries 1,028.51 1,056.00 718.10 784.32
Mental disorders  
Autistic disorders 774.78 691.28 761.56 805.69
Developmental disorders 724.83 747.81 750.59 694.73
Childhood and adolescent disorders not elsewhere classified 778.04 854.86 784.76 663.27
Intellectual disability 723.92 654.81 674.55 766.10
Mood disorders 988.28 1,012.00 742.02 722.73
Organic mental disorders 1,035.43 1,083.57 729.60 763.09
Schizophrenic and other psychotic disorders 862.31 883.40 752.15 771.21
Other 931.26 961.51 764.10 718.55
Neoplasms 1,179.56 1,198.28 746.62 768.35
Diseases of the—  
Blood and blood-forming organs 974.41 1,018.07 742.90 668.69
Circulatory system 1,043.01 1,066.63 725.50 782.70
Digestive system 1,075.36 1,094.40 758.50 744.77
Genitourinary system 1,063.04 1,082.53 708.96 711.98
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 1,058.48 1,079.92 731.76 738.63
Nervous system and sense organs 1,068.10 1,116.26 726.08 802.67
Respiratory system 992.89 1,014.10 758.80 737.46
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 1,020.15 1,044.81 683.73 692.38
Other 1,135.89 1,199.28 707.32 746.69
Unknown 919.91 1,025.78 726.17 810.03
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 2016
State Resident population a Beneficiaries
Number Percentage of resident population
United States 200,241,033 9,357,799 4.7
Alabama 2,981,926 247,730 8.3
Alaska 477,361 13,530 2.8
Arizona 4,128,655 164,016 4.0
Arkansas 1,796,461 148,601 8.3
California 24,810,519 743,794 3.0
Colorado 3,535,649 109,549 3.1
Connecticut 2,245,755 89,994 4.0
Delaware 580,841 29,314 5.0
District of Columbia 481,586 15,502 3.2
Florida 12,370,810 594,387 4.8
Georgia 6,444,165 305,556 4.7
Hawaii 876,579 24,174 2.8
Idaho 990,978 47,498 4.8
Illinois 8,004,166 316,607 4.0
Indiana 4,066,038 225,717 5.6
Iowa 1,889,747 86,247 4.6
Kansas 1,755,345 80,498 4.6
Kentucky 2,735,628 219,930 8.0
Louisiana 2,893,274 175,353 6.1
Maine 819,082 62,979 7.7
Maryland 3,791,509 140,015 3.7
Massachusetts 4,359,713 221,057 5.1
Michigan 6,125,488 379,935 6.2
Minnesota 3,399,391 135,874 4.0
Mississippi 1,816,497 140,789 7.8
Missouri 3,728,116 235,205 6.3
Montana 629,869 29,510 4.7
Nebraska 1,147,047 46,008 4.0
Nevada 1,821,489 68,327 3.8
New Hampshire 847,403 51,504 6.1
New Jersey 5,587,105 217,742 3.9
New Mexico 1,247,926 68,583 5.5
New York 12,532,221 552,261 4.4
North Carolina 6,278,603 347,300 5.5
North Dakota 471,642 15,444 3.3
Ohio 7,115,572 388,911 5.5
Oklahoma 2,371,795 135,960 5.7
Oregon 2,535,860 117,076 4.6
Pennsylvania 7,885,701 439,378 5.6
Rhode Island 674,081 40,401 6.0
South Carolina 3,033,266 188,826 6.2
South Dakota 513,362 20,877 4.1
Tennessee 4,102,347 267,625 6.5
Texas 17,214,769 609,000 3.5
Utah 1,808,280 52,137 2.9
Vermont 393,134 24,324 6.2
Virginia 5,312,941 228,040 4.3
Washington 4,577,439 191,856 4.2
West Virginia 1,112,517 97,467 8.8
Wisconsin 3,562,597 177,034 5.0
Wyoming 358,788 14,210 4.0
SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data; U.S. Postal Service geographic data; and Census Bureau, Population Division, 2016 estimates of resident population.
NOTE: Data exclude U.S. territories and other areas.
a. Population estimates for the United States as of July 1, 2016, as reported by the Census Bureau.
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Table 9. Distribution, by state or other area, December 2016
State or area Total Workers Widow(er)s Adult children
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
All areas 10,153,205 100.0 8,808,736 100.0 259,207 100.0 1,085,262 100.0
Alabama 263,177 2.6 230,951 2.6 9,029 3.5 23,197 2.1
Alaska 14,306 0.1 12,532 0.1 299 0.1 1,475 0.1
Arizona 174,615 1.7 154,824 1.8 3,984 1.5 15,807 1.5
Arkansas 157,351 1.5 138,619 1.6 5,021 1.9 13,711 1.3
California 794,651 7.8 682,668 7.7 16,648 6.4 95,335 8.8
Colorado 116,359 1.1 104,206 1.2 2,276 0.9 9,877 0.9
Connecticut 95,705 0.9 81,330 0.9 1,629 0.6 12,746 1.2
Delaware 31,234 0.3 27,481 0.3 764 0.3 2,989 0.3
District of Columbia 16,370 0.2 14,451 0.2 259 0.1 1,660 0.2
Florida 632,362 6.2 562,750 6.4 15,419 5.9 54,193 5.0
Georgia 324,580 3.2 284,601 3.2 10,052 3.9 29,927 2.8
Hawaii 25,896 0.3 22,275 0.3 490 0.2 3,131 0.3
Idaho 50,453 0.5 44,174 0.5 1,082 0.4 5,197 0.5
Illinois 336,881 3.3 284,951 3.2 7,887 3.0 44,043 4.1
Indiana 239,497 2.4 207,660 2.4 6,714 2.6 25,123 2.3
Iowa 91,782 0.9 77,750 0.9 1,910 0.7 12,122 1.1
Kansas 85,328 0.8 73,768 0.8 2,112 0.8 9,448 0.9
Kentucky 233,641 2.3 203,471 2.3 8,509 3.3 21,661 2.0
Louisiana 186,099 1.8 156,737 1.8 6,781 2.6 22,581 2.1
Maine 66,638 0.7 57,979 0.7 1,491 0.6 7,168 0.7
Maryland 148,583 1.5 130,269 1.5 2,928 1.1 15,386 1.4
Massachusetts 233,545 2.3 202,428 2.3 3,998 1.5 27,119 2.5
Michigan 403,625 4.0 346,000 3.9 10,280 4.0 47,345 4.4
Minnesota 144,504 1.4 124,537 1.4 2,124 0.8 17,843 1.6
Mississippi 150,018 1.5 128,746 1.5 5,458 2.1 15,814 1.5
Missouri 249,185 2.5 217,590 2.5 7,348 2.8 24,247 2.2
Montana 31,488 0.3 27,567 0.3 669 0.3 3,252 0.3
Nebraska 49,019 0.5 41,726 0.5 911 0.4 6,382 0.6
Nevada 72,519 0.7 65,717 0.7 1,751 0.7 5,051 0.5
New Hampshire 54,177 0.5 48,091 0.5 1,001 0.4 5,085 0.5
New Jersey 231,785 2.3 199,405 2.3 4,679 1.8 27,701 2.6
New Mexico 72,694 0.7 64,822 0.7 1,545 0.6 6,327 0.6
New York 588,865 5.8 502,062 5.7 11,611 4.5 75,192 6.9
North Carolina 370,610 3.7 325,037 3.7 10,566 4.1 35,007 3.2
North Dakota 16,588 0.2 13,926 0.2 256 0.1 2,406 0.2
Ohio 412,714 4.1 354,548 4.0 11,544 4.5 46,622 4.3
Oklahoma 144,357 1.4 126,364 1.4 4,793 1.8 13,200 1.2
Oregon 124,954 1.2 108,974 1.2 2,927 1.1 13,053 1.2
Pennsylvania 467,545 4.6 404,049 4.6 11,387 4.4 52,109 4.8
Rhode Island 42,806 0.4 37,393 0.4 866 0.3 4,547 0.4
South Carolina 201,686 2.0 176,723 2.0 6,443 2.5 18,520 1.7
South Dakota 22,333 0.2 19,081 0.2 423 0.2 2,829 0.3
Tennessee 284,486 2.8 249,055 2.8 9,600 3.7 25,831 2.4
Texas 646,954 6.4 564,733 6.4 18,653 7.2 63,568 5.9
Utah 55,048 0.5 47,560 0.5 1,138 0.4 6,350 0.6
Vermont 25,738 0.3 22,325 0.3 444 0.2 2,969 0.3
Virginia 242,514 2.4 211,614 2.4 6,398 2.5 24,502 2.3
Washington 203,514 2.0 178,805 2.0 4,339 1.7 20,370 1.9
West Virginia 104,754 1.0 89,508 1.0 3,955 1.5 11,291 1.0
Wisconsin 188,077 1.9 160,929 1.8 3,334 1.3 23,814 2.2
Wyoming 15,033 0.1 13,323 0.2 302 0.1 1,408 0.1
Outlying areas  
American Samoa 1,453 (L) 1,280 (L) 60 (L) 113 (L)
Guam 1,940 (L) 1,670 (L) 55 (L) 215 (L)
Northern Mariana Islands 310 (L) 246 (L) 13 (L) 51 (L)
Puerto Rico 194,778 1.9 167,317 1.9 4,445 1.7 23,016 2.1
U.S. Virgin Islands 2,039 (L) 1,656 (L) 49 (L) 334 (L)
Foreign countries 15,846 0.2 10,305 0.1 552 0.2 4,989 0.5
Unknown 196 (L) 177 (L) 6 (L) 13 (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 2016
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 10,153,205 38,787 285,885 123,005 361,576 3,518,685 286,123 27,303 740,788 152,116 164,417 2,949,325 969,913 262,397 23,476 23,271 226,138
Alabama 263,177 780 9,365 2,449 10,431 75,083 5,633 971 22,226 3,490 3,796 92,374 22,732 6,995 755 723 5,374
Alaska 14,306 74 331 111 603 5,460 427 30 818 213 202 3,971 1,501 262 35 46 222
Arizona 174,615 673 4,570 2,026 6,756 62,336 4,931 373 11,023 3,039 3,202 48,572 19,029 3,993 399 557 3,136
Arkansas 157,351 504 6,499 1,195 6,025 47,904 3,895 410 13,330 2,384 1,883 51,122 13,933 4,610 544 273 2,840
California 794,651 3,715 19,299 13,441 30,728 289,022 24,004 1,786 48,732 12,229 17,893 225,525 79,011 10,974 1,594 1,922 14,776
Colorado 116,359 607 2,852 1,330 4,792 38,090 3,385 188 5,872 2,275 1,759 34,028 14,964 3,314 236 349 2,318
Connecticut 95,705 350 2,350 1,139 2,616 41,779 2,960 225 5,429 1,408 1,353 21,977 9,320 1,906 194 212 2,487
Delaware 31,234 123 739 447 1,040 9,648 936 90 2,317 466 594 10,108 3,127 894 67 71 567
District of Columbia 16,370 25 475 707 435 6,931 396 73 1,331 190 495 3,100 1,414 316 49 36 397
Florida 632,362 2,469 18,538 13,595 23,803 187,355 21,798 2,320 53,329 11,567 10,734 192,365 59,936 17,022 1,983 1,399 14,149
Georgia 324,580 1,035 10,457 6,353 12,599 91,963 9,841 1,470 31,462 4,998 7,478 98,517 30,008 9,634 810 746 7,209
Hawaii 25,896 99 502 374 851 11,420 900 39 2,034 271 907 5,107 2,331 368 74 74 545
Idaho 50,453 232 1,347 268 1,904 18,511 1,335 81 2,645 937 575 14,601 5,601 1,311 117 126 862
Illinois 336,881 1,520 10,093 3,936 10,715 124,625 10,501 1,066 26,906 4,452 6,105 83,611 35,925 9,343 700 794 6,589
Indiana 239,497 768 8,907 1,908 7,553 79,366 6,616 577 19,921 3,957 3,364 66,092 24,485 9,398 507 555 5,523
Iowa 91,782 490 3,169 521 3,157 36,128 2,823 160 5,735 1,224 1,014 22,580 9,378 2,883 164 157 2,199
Kansas 85,328 409 2,275 565 2,976 31,600 2,299 174 5,608 1,437 1,157 23,431 8,770 2,618 191 195 1,623
Kentucky 233,641 671 6,292 1,511 7,828 76,192 5,114 377 17,788 3,330 2,334 79,381 18,432 8,216 592 577 5,006
Louisiana 186,099 572 5,535 2,620 7,464 55,829 4,755 712 18,508 2,511 3,266 57,896 15,717 4,442 493 408 5,371
Maine 66,638 207 1,685 342 2,098 28,475 1,670 108 3,442 1,073 474 18,046 5,812 1,657 225 155 1,169
Maryland 148,583 668 4,175 3,013 5,369 50,461 4,646 643 12,229 2,347 3,409 37,978 14,943 3,835 355 350 4,162
Massachusetts 233,545 909 4,171 2,656 6,369 115,485 5,906 455 10,733 3,248 2,116 51,741 19,636 4,280 363 594 4,883
Michigan 403,625 1,375 11,415 2,853 12,811 141,661 10,805 1,026 28,626 5,987 5,483 120,828 38,228 11,580 1,003 803 9,141
Minnesota 144,504 684 2,616 939 5,004 66,303 4,366 245 7,659 1,837 1,759 32,269 15,026 2,638 263 307 2,589
Mississippi 150,018 422 5,961 1,601 6,408 46,666 4,221 604 15,876 1,859 3,022 41,405 13,052 4,116 376 321 4,108
Missouri 249,185 1,039 7,972 2,248 9,701 80,566 6,493 653 18,111 4,020 3,259 77,475 24,065 8,184 587 493 4,319
Montana 31,488 129 700 162 1,335 11,019 842 38 1,598 493 350 9,303 3,642 1,050 70 74 683
Nebraska 49,019 260 1,482 325 1,860 18,249 1,304 93 3,278 729 722 12,422 5,530 1,432 118 117 1,098
Nevada 72,519 303 1,959 949 2,863 21,922 2,054 204 5,231 1,308 1,448 22,865 7,580 2,029 253 190 1,361
New Hampshire 54,177 198 983 231 1,536 27,524 1,336 62 2,439 740 350 11,750 4,756 1,218 76 109 869
New Jersey 231,785 849 5,309 3,159 8,001 79,500 7,639 790 17,335 3,716 4,370 66,311 23,509 5,078 499 639 5,081
New Mexico 72,694 298 2,240 624 2,935 26,205 1,628 100 3,418 1,225 1,196 22,559 6,861 1,601 152 246 1,406
New York 588,865 2,002 11,524 10,259 19,065 195,298 18,027 1,698 37,441 6,915 8,568 196,570 52,369 12,856 1,006 985 14,282
North Carolina 370,610 1,315 12,607 5,020 13,326 114,294 11,062 1,285 31,949 5,870 6,972 111,603 33,944 11,545 983 934 7,901
North Dakota 16,588 89 355 100 700 6,556 490 27 991 228 251 4,064 1,850 439 54 26 368
Ohio 412,714 1,776 12,059 3,322 12,539 155,076 11,128 947 31,430 5,759 5,515 109,146 36,882 14,681 952 747 10,755
Oklahoma 144,357 417 4,858 1,028 4,868 48,459 3,445 242 11,427 2,186 1,949 45,566 12,553 4,590 351 249 2,169
Oregon 124,954 497 3,135 1,201 4,597 44,506 3,531 227 6,846 2,303 1,555 37,025 14,080 2,657 305 290 2,199
Pennsylvania 467,545 1,955 12,259 4,628 17,525 160,850 13,308 1,176 33,003 7,626 5,987 138,657 44,511 12,842 929 1,248 11,041
Rhode Island 42,806 140 777 328 1,112 19,996 1,173 96 2,178 573 381 10,382 3,696 901 99 113 861
South Carolina 201,686 613 6,001 2,508 7,612 57,615 5,410 874 18,309 2,986 3,878 66,058 18,350 6,385 514 489 4,084
South Dakota 22,333 116 511 123 834 8,444 658 26 1,276 304 345 5,726 2,833 605 66 61 405
Tennessee 284,486 870 9,517 2,354 9,515 85,508 7,431 688 23,826 4,292 4,381 90,105 24,438 9,393 658 614 10,896
Texas 646,954 2,240 23,480 9,728 26,450 213,729 18,518 1,744 53,378 10,175 15,013 175,788 67,138 13,372 1,368 1,415 13,418
Utah 55,048 381 1,380 347 1,807 21,610 1,318 74 2,566 854 749 14,076 6,726 1,422 103 162 1,473
Vermont 25,738 142 511 160 806 11,840 613 33 957 358 172 6,456 2,321 643 45 95 586
Virginia 242,514 896 6,864 2,841 8,015 82,608 7,544 821 20,203 3,708 4,607 68,301 22,385 7,081 598 548 5,494
Washington 203,514 803 5,040 1,885 6,568 78,961 5,823 403 10,851 3,795 2,576 57,309 20,273 4,206 524 506 3,991
West Virginia 104,754 305 3,805 686 4,742 31,361 2,624 182 8,265 1,522 978 33,207 8,254 4,302 254 237 4,030
Wisconsin 188,077 1,123 4,532 1,135 6,190 72,864 5,170 396 10,791 2,475 2,354 50,542 20,970 4,095 363 437 4,640
Wyoming 15,033 73 258 82 708 5,298 393 16 835 224 184 4,216 1,771 665 26 77 207
Outlying areas  
American Samoa 1,453 0 99 24 40 253 15 (X) 146 (X) 45 653 117 26 13 10 (X)
Guam 1,940 (X) 33 17 82 514 69 (X) 291 14 128 473 226 33 10 19 22
Northern Mariana Islands 310 3 (X) 3 13 91 8 0 52 (X) 32 48 41 (X) (X) 0 5
Puerto Rico 194,778 397 1,812 1,379 5,159 92,501 2,395 156 7,601 841 1,524 60,350 13,592 2,293 374 343 4,061
U.S. Virgin Islands 2,039 (X) 47 18 100 617 61 (X) 149 19 57 600 272 15 11 4 38
Foreign countries 15,846 160 146 228 631 6,503 441 21 1,028 120 144 3,042 2,036 144 20 44 1,138
Unknown 196 (X) (X) 3 6 55 9 (X) 10 (X) 3 52 31 (X) (X) 0 (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 2016
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 3,518,685 64,611 14,890 13,217 856,643 1,359,737 326,054 491,683 391,850
Alabama 75,083 907 126 215 20,725 28,154 6,846 9,575 8,535
Alaska 5,460 174 11 22 1,171 1,448 728 1,089 817
Arizona 62,336 987 215 197 11,449 26,038 8,222 8,509 6,719
Arkansas 47,904 538 155 187 14,095 17,806 3,851 5,543 5,729
California 289,022 5,950 1,341 714 58,112 113,985 27,475 56,328 25,117
Colorado 38,090 603 170 128 8,120 13,643 4,655 5,609 5,162
Connecticut 41,779 1,094 136 97 9,972 15,699 3,964 6,924 3,893
Delaware 9,648 235 46 27 2,799 3,459 925 1,336 821
District of Columbia 6,931 62 105 27 1,672 2,331 885 1,583 266
Florida 187,355 3,106 522 508 38,830 77,043 20,320 30,098 16,928
Georgia 91,963 1,257 217 265 25,737 31,672 9,970 14,059 8,786
Hawaii 11,420 188 15 23 2,073 3,874 1,536 2,382 1,329
Idaho 18,511 462 93 149 4,112 6,610 1,800 2,153 3,132
Illinois 124,625 2,403 917 346 35,039 47,507 9,797 18,376 10,240
Indiana 79,366 1,396 245 273 23,310 26,690 7,961 9,937 9,554
Iowa 36,128 665 142 356 12,268 10,054 3,756 4,592 4,295
Kansas 31,600 759 65 188 8,814 10,416 3,236 4,055 4,067
Kentucky 76,192 787 215 249 18,816 30,896 8,751 6,207 10,271
Louisiana 55,829 783 249 191 20,381 17,819 3,907 7,704 4,795
Maine 28,475 708 99 115 5,373 10,889 2,418 2,579 6,294
Maryland 50,461 1,109 362 198 12,967 17,752 6,683 7,787 3,603
Massachusetts 115,485 2,557 790 637 17,047 51,307 9,312 14,191 19,644
Michigan 141,661 2,645 741 606 33,586 56,195 14,531 20,070 13,287
Minnesota 66,303 1,775 125 230 16,115 24,589 7,341 8,585 7,543
Mississippi 46,666 419 166 111 12,901 18,359 4,030 6,477 4,203
Missouri 80,566 1,523 202 297 22,114 29,114 6,719 11,057 9,540
Montana 11,019 210 56 48 2,710 3,065 1,477 1,469 1,984
Nebraska 18,249 338 38 96 5,700 5,886 1,621 2,550 2,020
Nevada 21,922 339 105 84 3,712 8,853 2,242 3,745 2,842
New Hampshire 27,524 608 169 227 3,424 11,668 2,208 2,284 6,936
New Jersey 79,500 2,361 614 333 18,685 29,775 6,581 14,339 6,812
New Mexico 26,205 291 186 97 4,947 9,835 3,285 3,097 4,467
New York 195,298 4,492 1,748 696 51,636 69,660 11,929 33,787 21,350
North Carolina 114,294 1,940 445 348 34,123 38,545 11,694 15,582 11,617
North Dakota 6,556 157 16 24 2,196 1,507 893 984 779
Ohio 155,076 2,655 324 551 40,726 61,041 11,364 20,281 18,134
Oklahoma 48,459 517 161 108 13,821 17,428 5,269 5,746 5,409
Oregon 44,506 1,552 123 317 9,492 14,139 4,800 6,172 7,911
Pennsylvania 160,850 2,956 802 858 43,955 64,446 11,448 20,985 15,400
Rhode Island 19,996 374 85 111 3,777 8,701 1,566 2,201 3,181
South Carolina 57,615 645 165 121 16,422 19,681 6,275 7,663 6,643
South Dakota 8,444 140 61 62 2,613 2,268 1,172 1,120 1,008
Tennessee 85,508 852 185 189 22,182 35,252 8,343 9,322 9,183
Texas 213,729 3,615 889 992 46,403 91,801 20,451 26,033 23,545
Utah 21,610 625 102 110 5,615 6,341 2,749 3,179 2,889
Vermont 11,840 340 63 100 2,055 4,296 1,224 1,205 2,557
Virginia 82,608 1,544 252 357 22,915 29,858 7,791 11,268 8,623
Washington 78,961 1,803 306 424 14,616 27,270 9,629 10,697 14,216
West Virginia 31,361 390 89 119 10,858 10,881 2,702 2,242 4,080
Wisconsin 72,864 2,165 241 398 19,231 23,816 6,520 9,360 11,133
Wyoming 5,298 111 21 27 1,412 1,515 803 636 773
Outlying areas  
American Samoa 253 (X) 0 (X) 69 39 27 (X) 94
Guam 514 (X) 3 (X) 167 72 61 111 85
Northern Mariana Islands 91 (X) (X) 0 (X) 11 9 17 16
Puerto Rico 92,501 316 158 52 13,219 66,980 1,595 7,192 2,989
U.S. Virgin Islands 617 6 3 0 207 133 51 190 27
Foreign countries 6,503 156 (X) (X) 2,120 1,603 645 1,393 568
Unknown 55 (X) 0 (X) (X) 22 11 (X) 9
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 2016
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 10,153,205 100.0 0.4 2.8 1.2 3.6 34.7 2.8 0.3 7.3 1.5 1.6 29.0 9.6 2.6 0.2 0.2 2.2
Alabama 263,177 100.0 0.3 3.6 0.9 4.0 28.5 2.1 0.4 8.4 1.3 1.4 35.1 8.6 2.7 0.3 0.3 2.0
Alaska 14,306 100.0 0.5 2.3 0.8 4.2 38.2 3.0 0.2 5.7 1.5 1.4 27.8 10.5 1.8 0.2 0.3 1.6
Arizona 174,615 100.0 0.4 2.6 1.2 3.9 35.7 2.8 0.2 6.3 1.7 1.8 27.8 10.9 2.3 0.2 0.3 1.8
Arkansas 157,351 100.0 0.3 4.1 0.8 3.8 30.4 2.5 0.3 8.5 1.5 1.2 32.5 8.9 2.9 0.3 0.2 1.8
California 794,651 100.0 0.5 2.4 1.7 3.9 36.4 3.0 0.2 6.1 1.5 2.3 28.4 9.9 1.4 0.2 0.2 1.9
Colorado 116,359 100.0 0.5 2.5 1.1 4.1 32.7 2.9 0.2 5.0 2.0 1.5 29.2 12.9 2.8 0.2 0.3 2.0
Connecticut 95,705 100.0 0.4 2.5 1.2 2.7 43.7 3.1 0.2 5.7 1.5 1.4 23.0 9.7 2.0 0.2 0.2 2.6
Delaware 31,234 100.0 0.4 2.4 1.4 3.3 30.9 3.0 0.3 7.4 1.5 1.9 32.4 10.0 2.9 0.2 0.2 1.8
District of Columbia 16,370 100.0 0.2 2.9 4.3 2.7 42.3 2.4 0.4 8.1 1.2 3.0 18.9 8.6 1.9 0.3 0.2 2.4
Florida 632,362 100.0 0.4 2.9 2.1 3.8 29.6 3.4 0.4 8.4 1.8 1.7 30.4 9.5 2.7 0.3 0.2 2.2
Georgia 324,580 100.0 0.3 3.2 2.0 3.9 28.3 3.0 0.5 9.7 1.5 2.3 30.4 9.2 3.0 0.2 0.2 2.2
Hawaii 25,896 100.0 0.4 1.9 1.4 3.3 44.1 3.5 0.2 7.9 1.0 3.5 19.7 9.0 1.4 0.3 0.3 2.1
Idaho 50,453 100.0 0.5 2.7 0.5 3.8 36.7 2.6 0.2 5.2 1.9 1.1 28.9 11.1 2.6 0.2 0.2 1.7
Illinois 336,881 100.0 0.5 3.0 1.2 3.2 37.0 3.1 0.3 8.0 1.3 1.8 24.8 10.7 2.8 0.2 0.2 2.0
Indiana 239,497 100.0 0.3 3.7 0.8 3.2 33.1 2.8 0.2 8.3 1.7 1.4 27.6 10.2 3.9 0.2 0.2 2.3
Iowa 91,782 100.0 0.5 3.5 0.6 3.4 39.4 3.1 0.2 6.2 1.3 1.1 24.6 10.2 3.1 0.2 0.2 2.4
Kansas 85,328 100.0 0.5 2.7 0.7 3.5 37.0 2.7 0.2 6.6 1.7 1.4 27.5 10.3 3.1 0.2 0.2 1.9
Kentucky 233,641 100.0 0.3 2.7 0.6 3.4 32.6 2.2 0.2 7.6 1.4 1.0 34.0 7.9 3.5 0.3 0.2 2.1
Louisiana 186,099 100.0 0.3 3.0 1.4 4.0 30.0 2.6 0.4 9.9 1.3 1.8 31.1 8.4 2.4 0.3 0.2 2.9
Maine 66,638 100.0 0.3 2.5 0.5 3.1 42.7 2.5 0.2 5.2 1.6 0.7 27.1 8.7 2.5 0.3 0.2 1.8
Maryland 148,583 100.0 0.4 2.8 2.0 3.6 34.0 3.1 0.4 8.2 1.6 2.3 25.6 10.1 2.6 0.2 0.2 2.8
Massachusetts 233,545 100.0 0.4 1.8 1.1 2.7 49.4 2.5 0.2 4.6 1.4 0.9 22.2 8.4 1.8 0.2 0.3 2.1
Michigan 403,625 100.0 0.3 2.8 0.7 3.2 35.1 2.7 0.3 7.1 1.5 1.4 29.9 9.5 2.9 0.2 0.2 2.3
Minnesota 144,504 100.0 0.5 1.8 0.6 3.5 45.9 3.0 0.2 5.3 1.3 1.2 22.3 10.4 1.8 0.2 0.2 1.8
Mississippi 150,018 100.0 0.3 4.0 1.1 4.3 31.1 2.8 0.4 10.6 1.2 2.0 27.6 8.7 2.7 0.3 0.2 2.7
Missouri 249,185 100.0 0.4 3.2 0.9 3.9 32.3 2.6 0.3 7.3 1.6 1.3 31.1 9.7 3.3 0.2 0.2 1.7
Montana 31,488 100.0 0.4 2.2 0.5 4.2 35.0 2.7 0.1 5.1 1.6 1.1 29.5 11.6 3.3 0.2 0.2 2.2
Nebraska 49,019 100.0 0.5 3.0 0.7 3.8 37.2 2.7 0.2 6.7 1.5 1.5 25.3 11.3 2.9 0.2 0.2 2.2
Nevada 72,519 100.0 0.4 2.7 1.3 3.9 30.2 2.8 0.3 7.2 1.8 2.0 31.5 10.5 2.8 0.3 0.3 1.9
New Hampshire 54,177 100.0 0.4 1.8 0.4 2.8 50.8 2.5 0.1 4.5 1.4 0.6 21.7 8.8 2.2 0.1 0.2 1.6
New Jersey 231,785 100.0 0.4 2.3 1.4 3.5 34.3 3.3 0.3 7.5 1.6 1.9 28.6 10.1 2.2 0.2 0.3 2.2
New Mexico 72,694 100.0 0.4 3.1 0.9 4.0 36.0 2.2 0.1 4.7 1.7 1.6 31.0 9.4 2.2 0.2 0.3 1.9
New York 588,865 100.0 0.3 2.0 1.7 3.2 33.2 3.1 0.3 6.4 1.2 1.5 33.4 8.9 2.2 0.2 0.2 2.4
North Carolina 370,610 100.0 0.4 3.4 1.4 3.6 30.8 3.0 0.3 8.6 1.6 1.9 30.1 9.2 3.1 0.3 0.3 2.1
North Dakota 16,588 100.0 0.5 2.1 0.6 4.2 39.5 3.0 0.2 6.0 1.4 1.5 24.5 11.2 2.6 0.3 0.2 2.2
Ohio 412,714 100.0 0.4 2.9 0.8 3.0 37.6 2.7 0.2 7.6 1.4 1.3 26.4 8.9 3.6 0.2 0.2 2.6
Oklahoma 144,357 100.0 0.3 3.4 0.7 3.4 33.6 2.4 0.2 7.9 1.5 1.4 31.6 8.7 3.2 0.2 0.2 1.5
Oregon 124,954 100.0 0.4 2.5 1.0 3.7 35.6 2.8 0.2 5.5 1.8 1.2 29.6 11.3 2.1 0.2 0.2 1.8
Pennsylvania 467,545 100.0 0.4 2.6 1.0 3.7 34.4 2.8 0.3 7.1 1.6 1.3 29.7 9.5 2.7 0.2 0.3 2.4
Rhode Island 42,806 100.0 0.3 1.8 0.8 2.6 46.7 2.7 0.2 5.1 1.3 0.9 24.3 8.6 2.1 0.2 0.3 2.0
South Carolina 201,686 100.0 0.3 3.0 1.2 3.8 28.6 2.7 0.4 9.1 1.5 1.9 32.8 9.1 3.2 0.3 0.2 2.0
South Dakota 22,333 100.0 0.5 2.3 0.6 3.7 37.8 2.9 0.1 5.7 1.4 1.5 25.6 12.7 2.7 0.3 0.3 1.8
Tennessee 284,486 100.0 0.3 3.3 0.8 3.3 30.1 2.6 0.2 8.4 1.5 1.5 31.7 8.6 3.3 0.2 0.2 3.8
Texas 646,954 100.0 0.3 3.6 1.5 4.1 33.0 2.9 0.3 8.3 1.6 2.3 27.2 10.4 2.1 0.2 0.2 2.1
Utah 55,048 100.0 0.7 2.5 0.6 3.3 39.3 2.4 0.1 4.7 1.6 1.4 25.6 12.2 2.6 0.2 0.3 2.7
Vermont 25,738 100.0 0.6 2.0 0.6 3.1 46.0 2.4 0.1 3.7 1.4 0.7 25.1 9.0 2.5 0.2 0.4 2.3
Virginia 242,514 100.0 0.4 2.8 1.2 3.3 34.1 3.1 0.3 8.3 1.5 1.9 28.2 9.2 2.9 0.2 0.2 2.3
Washington 203,514 100.0 0.4 2.5 0.9 3.2 38.8 2.9 0.2 5.3 1.9 1.3 28.2 10.0 2.1 0.3 0.2 2.0
West Virginia 104,754 100.0 0.3 3.6 0.7 4.5 29.9 2.5 0.2 7.9 1.5 0.9 31.7 7.9 4.1 0.2 0.2 3.8
Wisconsin 188,077 100.0 0.6 2.4 0.6 3.3 38.7 2.7 0.2 5.7 1.3 1.3 26.9 11.1 2.2 0.2 0.2 2.5
Wyoming 15,033 100.0 0.5 1.7 0.5 4.7 35.2 2.6 0.1 5.6 1.5 1.2 28.0 11.8 4.4 0.2 0.5 1.4
Outlying areas  
American Samoa 1,453 100.0 0.0 6.8 1.7 2.8 17.4 1.0 (X) 10.0 (X) 3.1 44.9 8.1 1.8 0.9 0.7 (X)
Guam 1,940 100.0 (X) 1.7 0.9 4.2 26.5 3.6 (X) 15.0 0.7 6.6 24.4 11.6 1.7 0.5 1.0 1.1
Northern Mariana Islands 310 100.0 1.0 (X) 1.0 4.2 29.4 2.6 0.0 16.8 (X) 10.3 15.5 13.2 (X) (X) 0.0 1.6
Puerto Rico 194,778 100.0 0.2 0.9 0.7 2.6 47.5 1.2 0.1 3.9 0.4 0.8 31.0 7.0 1.2 0.2 0.2 2.1
U.S. Virgin Islands 2,039 100.0 (X) 2.3 0.9 4.9 30.3 3.0 (X) 7.3 0.9 2.8 29.4 13.3 0.7 0.5 0.2 1.9
Foreign countries 15,846 100.0 1.0 0.9 1.4 4.0 41.0 2.8 0.1 6.5 0.8 0.9 19.2 12.8 0.9 0.1 0.3 7.2
Unknown 196 100.0 (X) (X) 1.5 3.1 28.1 4.6 (X) 5.1 (X) 1.5 26.5 15.8 (X) (X) 0.0 (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 2016
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 34.7 0.6 0.1 0.1 8.4 13.4 3.2 4.8 3.9
Alabama 28.5 0.3 (L) 0.1 7.9 10.7 2.6 3.6 3.2
Alaska 38.2 1.2 0.1 0.2 8.2 10.1 5.1 7.6 5.7
Arizona 35.7 0.6 0.1 0.1 6.6 14.9 4.7 4.9 3.8
Arkansas 30.4 0.3 0.1 0.1 9.0 11.3 2.4 3.5 3.6
California 36.4 0.7 0.2 0.1 7.3 14.3 3.5 7.1 3.2
Colorado 32.7 0.5 0.1 0.1 7.0 11.7 4.0 4.8 4.4
Connecticut 43.7 1.1 0.1 0.1 10.4 16.4 4.1 7.2 4.1
Delaware 30.9 0.8 0.1 0.1 9.0 11.1 3.0 4.3 2.6
District of Columbia 42.3 0.4 0.6 0.2 10.2 14.2 5.4 9.7 1.6
Florida 29.6 0.5 0.1 0.1 6.1 12.2 3.2 4.8 2.7
Georgia 28.3 0.4 0.1 0.1 7.9 9.8 3.1 4.3 2.7
Hawaii 44.1 0.7 0.1 0.1 8.0 15.0 5.9 9.2 5.1
Idaho 36.7 0.9 0.2 0.3 8.2 13.1 3.6 4.3 6.2
Illinois 37.0 0.7 0.3 0.1 10.4 14.1 2.9 5.5 3.0
Indiana 33.1 0.6 0.1 0.1 9.7 11.1 3.3 4.1 4.0
Iowa 39.4 0.7 0.2 0.4 13.4 11.0 4.1 5.0 4.7
Kansas 37.0 0.9 0.1 0.2 10.3 12.2 3.8 4.8 4.8
Kentucky 32.6 0.3 0.1 0.1 8.1 13.2 3.7 2.7 4.4
Louisiana 30.0 0.4 0.1 0.1 11.0 9.6 2.1 4.1 2.6
Maine 42.7 1.1 0.1 0.2 8.1 16.3 3.6 3.9 9.4
Maryland 34.0 0.7 0.2 0.1 8.7 11.9 4.5 5.2 2.4
Massachusetts 49.4 1.1 0.3 0.3 7.3 22.0 4.0 6.1 8.4
Michigan 35.1 0.7 0.2 0.2 8.3 13.9 3.6 5.0 3.3
Minnesota 45.9 1.2 0.1 0.2 11.2 17.0 5.1 5.9 5.2
Mississippi 31.1 0.3 0.1 0.1 8.6 12.2 2.7 4.3 2.8
Missouri 32.3 0.6 0.1 0.1 8.9 11.7 2.7 4.4 3.8
Montana 35.0 0.7 0.2 0.2 8.6 9.7 4.7 4.7 6.3
Nebraska 37.2 0.7 0.1 0.2 11.6 12.0 3.3 5.2 4.1
Nevada 30.2 0.5 0.1 0.1 5.1 12.2 3.1 5.2 3.9
New Hampshire 50.8 1.1 0.3 0.4 6.3 21.5 4.1 4.2 12.8
New Jersey 34.3 1.0 0.3 0.1 8.1 12.8 2.8 6.2 2.9
New Mexico 36.0 0.4 0.3 0.1 6.8 13.5 4.5 4.3 6.1
New York 33.2 0.8 0.3 0.1 8.8 11.8 2.0 5.7 3.6
North Carolina 30.8 0.5 0.1 0.1 9.2 10.4 3.2 4.2 3.1
North Dakota 39.5 0.9 0.1 0.1 13.2 9.1 5.4 5.9 4.7
Ohio 37.6 0.6 0.1 0.1 9.9 14.8 2.8 4.9 4.4
Oklahoma 33.6 0.4 0.1 0.1 9.6 12.1 3.6 4.0 3.7
Oregon 35.6 1.2 0.1 0.3 7.6 11.3 3.8 4.9 6.3
Pennsylvania 34.4 0.6 0.2 0.2 9.4 13.8 2.4 4.5 3.3
Rhode Island 46.7 0.9 0.2 0.3 8.8 20.3 3.7 5.1 7.4
South Carolina 28.6 0.3 0.1 0.1 8.1 9.8 3.1 3.8 3.3
South Dakota 37.8 0.6 0.3 0.3 11.7 10.2 5.2 5.0 4.5
Tennessee 30.1 0.3 0.1 0.1 7.8 12.4 2.9 3.3 3.2
Texas 33.0 0.6 0.1 0.2 7.2 14.2 3.2 4.0 3.6
Utah 39.3 1.1 0.2 0.2 10.2 11.5 5.0 5.8 5.2
Vermont 46.0 1.3 0.2 0.4 8.0 16.7 4.8 4.7 9.9
Virginia 34.1 0.6 0.1 0.1 9.4 12.3 3.2 4.6 3.6
Washington 38.8 0.9 0.2 0.2 7.2 13.4 4.7 5.3 7.0
West Virginia 29.9 0.4 0.1 0.1 10.4 10.4 2.6 2.1 3.9
Wisconsin 38.7 1.2 0.1 0.2 10.2 12.7 3.5 5.0 5.9
Wyoming 35.2 0.7 0.1 0.2 9.4 10.1 5.3 4.2 5.1
Outlying areas  
American Samoa 17.4 (X) 0.0 (X) 4.7 2.7 1.9 (X) 6.5
Guam 26.5 (X) 0.2 (X) 8.6 3.7 3.1 5.7 4.4
Northern Mariana Islands 29.4 (X) (X) 0.0 (X) 3.5 2.9 5.5 5.2
Puerto Rico 47.5 0.2 0.1 (L) 6.8 34.4 0.8 3.7 1.5
U.S. Virgin Islands 30.3 0.3 0.1 0.0 10.2 6.5 2.5 9.3 1.3
Foreign countries 41.0 1.0 (X) (X) 13.4 10.1 4.1 8.8 3.6
Unknown 28.1 (X) 0.0 (X) (X) 11.2 5.6 (X) 4.6
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.
CONTACT: (410) 965-0090 or statistics@ssa.gov.
Table 12. Number receiving Social Security disability benefits because of blindness or deafness, by state or other area, December 2016
State or area Blind Deaf
Total Workers Widow(er)s Adult children Total Workers Widow(er)s Adult children
All areas 131,538 110,486 2,469 18,583 79,022 63,514 1,198 14,310
Alabama 2,986 2,564 66 356 1,825 1,468 35 322
Alaska 195 167 3 25 154 141 0 13
Arizona 2,262 1,893 39 330 1,791 1,502 19 270
Arkansas 1,885 1,602 48 235 976 788 32 156
California 12,313 10,170 209 1,934 7,079 5,404 93 1,582
Colorado 1,320 1,118 18 184 1,090 935 10 145
Connecticut 1,212 953 12 247 751 606 10 135
Delaware 393 335 7 51 253 206 (X) (X)
District of Columbia 219 200 3 16 282 201 (X) (X)
Florida 7,547 6,545 158 844 6,017 4,974 79 964
Georgia 4,960 4,327 92 541 2,440 1,913 44 483
Hawaii 403 333 7 63 220 179 (X) (X)
Idaho 598 497 13 88 358 309 3 46
Illinois 5,181 4,381 103 697 2,687 2,176 35 476
Indiana 3,505 3,015 78 412 2,066 1,682 31 353
Iowa 1,050 829 15 206 697 582 12 103
Kansas 1,111 944 18 149 733 633 8 92
Kentucky 2,586 2,106 78 402 1,532 1,209 49 274
Louisiana 2,543 2,125 80 338 1,486 1,098 33 355
Maine 608 482 12 114 381 326 (X) (X)
Maryland 1,860 1,620 17 223 1,601 1,314 12 275
Massachusetts 3,000 2,165 33 802 1,390 1,123 13 254
Michigan 4,017 3,209 74 734 2,675 2,149 54 472
Minnesota 1,735 1,395 14 326 1,266 1,126 12 128
Mississippi 2,417 2,083 69 265 1,118 838 19 261
Missouri 3,248 2,747 71 430 1,670 1,349 34 287
Montana 352 300 3 49 247 204 (X) (X)
Nebraska 663 542 8 113 363 311 6 46
Nevada 1,094 955 23 116 608 504 11 93
New Hampshire 475 385 8 82 251 210 5 36
New Jersey 2,935 2,468 51 416 1,690 1,393 17 280
New Mexico 953 809 13 131 493 407 8 78
New York 6,722 5,562 107 1,053 4,278 3,333 46 899
North Carolina 4,589 3,953 85 551 2,698 2,232 40 426
North Dakota 180 147 (X) (X) 115 92 3 20
Ohio 4,918 4,159 86 673 3,178 2,583 51 544
Oklahoma 2,097 1,781 51 265 1,006 830 18 158
Oregon 1,598 1,272 23 303 1,086 880 13 193
Pennsylvania 5,167 4,297 79 791 3,052 2,439 45 568
Rhode Island 449 364 4 81 268 220 (X) (X)
South Carolina 3,095 2,657 64 374 1,378 1,081 28 269
South Dakota 281 233 5 43 217 186 (X) (X)
Tennessee 3,849 3,277 96 476 1,940 1,574 45 321
Texas 11,877 10,377 222 1,278 6,099 4,974 85 1,040
Utah 775 624 18 133 572 509 (X) (X)
Vermont 212 172 (X) (X) 157 133 (X) (X)
Virginia 2,681 2,260 54 367 1,717 1,431 19 267
Washington 2,130 1,735 27 368 1,614 1,315 29 270
West Virginia 1,044 843 26 175 636 486 25 125
Wisconsin 1,943 1,589 27 327 1,422 1,154 22 246
Wyoming 162 144 (X) (X) 89 72 (X) (X)
Outlying areas  
American Samoa 14 (X) 0 (X) 14 (X) 0 (X)
Guam 43 37 0 6 24 19 0 5
Northern Mariana Islands 11 (X) (X) (X) 8 (X) 0 (X)
Puerto Rico 1,760 1,488 29 243 1,102 605 22 475
U.S. Virgin Islands 45 42 0 3 24 17 0 7
Foreign countries 265 182 14 69 134 (X) (X) 67
Unknown 5 5 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 2016 (in thousands of dollars)
State or area Total Workers Widow(er)s Adult children
All areas 11,329,190 10,316,342 186,020 826,828
Alabama 288,365 265,556 6,189 16,620
Alaska 15,851 14,494 239 1,118
Arizona 203,386 188,194 2,922 12,269
Arkansas 167,270 154,593 3,218 9,460
California 908,914 821,386 12,981 74,547
Colorado 133,275 123,957 1,705 7,613
Connecticut 110,928 99,276 1,208 10,445
Delaware 37,334 34,304 562 2,468
District of Columbia 16,239 14,911 183 1,145
Florida 719,072 667,494 10,682 40,897
Georgia 362,771 333,989 6,806 21,976
Hawaii 29,597 26,705 381 2,511
Idaho 55,208 50,541 791 3,876
Illinois 381,150 339,661 5,874 35,614
Indiana 269,362 244,460 4,896 20,005
Iowa 96,961 86,603 1,298 9,059
Kansas 93,295 84,656 1,451 7,187
Kentucky 254,479 233,011 6,199 15,269
Louisiana 198,167 176,662 5,310 16,195
Maine 69,443 63,461 1,014 4,967
Maryland 172,922 158,288 2,171 12,463
Massachusetts 261,123 237,766 2,884 20,473
Michigan 466,975 419,447 8,117 39,411
Minnesota 159,732 144,677 1,447 13,609
Mississippi 158,036 143,843 3,580 10,613
Missouri 271,127 248,216 4,939 17,972
Montana 33,363 30,433 508 2,422
Nebraska 51,535 46,045 585 4,905
Nevada 86,327 80,961 1,327 4,039
New Hampshire 62,380 57,832 689 3,859
New Jersey 284,025 257,094 3,557 23,374
New Mexico 77,517 71,972 1,096 4,448
New York 673,760 604,348 8,539 60,873
North Carolina 412,419 380,285 6,647 25,487
North Dakota 17,171 15,250 169 1,752
Ohio 445,781 400,858 8,543 36,380
Oklahoma 155,523 142,341 3,407 9,775
Oregon 139,657 127,301 2,235 10,121
Pennsylvania 523,955 474,586 8,255 41,114
Rhode Island 46,748 42,845 606 3,297
South Carolina 228,054 210,166 4,208 13,681
South Dakota 22,974 20,793 261 1,919
Tennessee 309,418 284,138 6,301 18,978
Texas 711,559 650,687 13,792 47,079
Utah 61,482 55,605 877 5,000
Vermont 27,029 24,597 300 2,132
Virginia 273,113 250,066 4,488 18,559
Washington 232,210 212,513 3,446 16,251
West Virginia 117,502 105,927 3,175 8,401
Wisconsin 207,887 187,195 2,302 18,390
Wyoming 16,894 15,585 240 1,069
Outlying areas  
American Samoa 1,214 1,116 34 64
Guam 1,925 1,751 40 134
Northern Mariana Islands 226 194 7 24
Puerto Rico 189,253 173,941 2,875 12,437
U.S. Virgin Islands 2,224 1,954 39 231
Foreign countries 14,837 11,579 418 2,840
Unknown 248 231 4 12
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 2016
Type of payee Total Workers Widow(er)s Adult children
All disabled beneficiaries 10,153,205 8,808,736 259,207 1,085,262
Without payee 8,439,047 7,904,593 245,352 289,102
With payee  
Parent (natural, adoptive, or stepparent) 645,567 275,107 857 369,603
Spouse 145,212 144,270 66 876
Child (natural, adoptive, or stepchild) 59,573 51,650 4,847 3,076
Other relative 333,918 171,652 3,599 158,667
Nonmental institution 163,875 75,437 1,643 86,795
Mental institution 93,898 28,627 311 64,960
Social agency 117,749 55,664 781 61,304
Public official 12,627 7,340 128 5,159
Financial organization 8,684 5,411 67 3,206
Other 133,055 88,985 1,556 42,514
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 2016
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 8,808,736 904,143 10.3 259,207 13,855 5.3 1,085,262 796,160 73.4
Congenital anomalies 16,251 3,837 23.6 268 5 1.9 22,268 17,412 78.2
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 269,065 6,651 2.5 12,313 284 2.3 4,507 1,152 25.6
Infectious and parasitic diseases 117,203 3,828 3.3 2,151 67 3.1 3,651 2,067 56.6
Injuries 337,772 28,967 8.6 6,609 250 3.8 17,195 7,204 41.9
Mental disorders  
Autistic disorders 19,383 12,365 63.8 37 7 18.9 45,191 38,854 86.0
Developmental disorders 8,470 3,262 38.5 125 24 19.2 6,295 4,241 67.4
Childhood and adolescent disorders not elsewhere classified 7,006 2,390 34.1 68 4 5.9 6,143 4,030 65.6
Intellectual disability 349,537 198,009 56.6 9,237 1,958 21.2 497,869 426,865 85.7
Mood disorders 1,254,618 185,760 14.8 43,090 3,853 8.9 62,029 28,653 46.2
Organic mental disorders 282,901 105,744 37.4 5,995 1,548 25.8 37,158 25,897 69.7
Schizophrenic and other psychotic disorders 401,803 157,398 39.2 6,526 1,684 25.8 83,354 56,470 67.7
Other 341,626 46,083 13.5 9,262 646 7.0 40,962 20,487 50.0
Neoplasms 277,531 4,122 1.5 5,635 81 1.4 2,957 1,432 48.4
Diseases of the—  
Blood and blood-forming organs 23,606 650 2.8 498 5 1.0 3,199 614 19.2
Circulatory system 716,119 42,314 5.9 18,799 887 4.7 5,870 2,736 46.6
Digestive system 146,645 4,119 2.8 3,860 86 2.2 1,611 276 17.1
Genitourinary system 158,911 1,963 1.2 2,356 39 1.7 3,150 614 19.5
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 2,842,133 39,110 1.4 95,602 1,240 1.3 11,590 2,260 19.5
Nervous system and sense organs 831,232 40,923 4.9 19,099 699 3.7 119,582 64,519 54.0
Respiratory system 248,896 3,931 1.6 11,864 206 1.7 1,637 484 29.6
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 22,251 363 1.6 620 4 0.6 605 122 20.2
Other 19,806 1,045 5.3 422 13 3.1 3,043 2,144 70.5
Unknown 115,971 11,309 9.8 4,771 265 5.6 105,396 87,627 83.1
  Men
Subtotal 4,510,579 569,648 12.6 18,749 1,236 6.6 611,033 462,113 75.6
Congenital anomalies 8,412 2,247 26.7 21 (X) (X) 11,619 9,338 80.4
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 126,893 3,618 2.9 707 25 3.5 2,132 650 30.5
Infectious and parasitic diseases 83,258 2,884 3.5 271 9 3.3 2,010 1,185 59.0
Injuries 225,198 21,524 9.6 839 33 3.9 11,855 4,871 41.1
Mental disorders  
Autistic disorders 16,125 10,474 65.0 5 0 0.0 36,374 31,174 85.7
Developmental disorders 5,288 2,224 42.1 14 0 0.0 3,770 2,692 71.4
Childhood and adolescent disorders not elsewhere classified 4,669 1,846 39.5 6 (X) (X) 4,575 3,042 66.5
Intellectual disability 215,412 126,853 58.9 749 171 22.8 268,142 235,183 87.7
Mood disorders 472,753 92,059 19.5 1,863 227 12.2 30,410 16,195 53.3
Organic mental disorders 175,122 70,815 40.4 622 176 28.3 24,141 17,284 71.6
Schizophrenic and other psychotic disorders 269,989 115,927 42.9 652 168 25.8 59,946 41,468 69.2
Other 163,989 27,573 16.8 485 60 12.4 22,604 12,357 54.7
Neoplasms 127,555 2,278 1.8 373 8 2.1 1,670 823 49.3
Diseases of the—  
Blood and blood-forming organs 9,979 356 3.6 24 0 0.0 1,612 359 22.3
Circulatory system 463,649 26,949 5.8 2,244 89 4.0 3,149 1,534 48.7
Digestive system 74,046 2,747 3.7 339 15 4.4 805 162 20.1
Genitourinary system 94,351 1,295 1.4 258 (X) (X) 1,681 387 23.0
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 1,391,987 22,935 1.6 6,932 157 2.3 4,960 1,206 24.3
Nervous system and sense organs 394,154 24,608 6.2 1,234 47 3.8 63,308 35,404 55.9
Respiratory system 115,269 2,214 1.9 716 24 3.4 754 286 37.9
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 9,563 214 2.2 42 0 0.0 244 60 24.6
Other 8,857 692 7.8 24 (X) (X) 1,698 1,252 73.7
Unknown 54,061 7,316 13.5 329 20 6.1 53,574 45,201 84.4
  Women
Subtotal 4,298,157 334,495 7.8 240,458 12,619 5.2 474,229 334,047 70.4
Congenital anomalies 7,839 1,590 20.3 247 (X) (X) 10,649 8,074 75.8
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 142,172 3,033 2.1 11,606 259 2.2 2,375 502 21.1
Infectious and parasitic diseases 33,945 944 2.8 1,880 58 3.1 1,641 882 53.7
Injuries 112,574 7,443 6.6 5,770 217 3.8 5,340 2,333 43.7
Mental disorders  
Autistic disorders 3,258 1,891 58.0 32 7 21.9 8,817 7,680 87.1
Developmental disorders 3,182 1,038 32.6 111 24 21.6 2,525 1,549 61.3
Childhood and adolescent disorders not elsewhere classified 2,337 544 23.3 62 (X) (X) 1,568 988 63.0
Intellectual disability 134,125 71,156 53.1 8,488 1,787 21.1 229,727 191,682 83.4
Mood disorders 781,865 93,701 12.0 41,227 3,626 8.8 31,619 12,458 39.4
Organic mental disorders 107,779 34,929 32.4 5,373 1,372 25.5 13,017 8,613 66.2
Schizophrenic and other psychotic disorders 131,814 41,471 31.5 5,874 1,516 25.8 23,408 15,002 64.1
Other 177,637 18,510 10.4 8,777 586 6.7 18,358 8,130 44.3
Neoplasms 149,976 1,844 1.2 5,262 73 1.4 1,287 609 47.3
Diseases of the—  
Blood and blood-forming organs 13,627 294 2.2 474 5 1.1 1,587 255 16.1
Circulatory system 252,470 15,365 6.1 16,555 798 4.8 2,721 1,202 44.2
Digestive system 72,599 1,372 1.9 3,521 71 2.0 806 114 14.1
Genitourinary system 64,560 668 1.0 2,098 (X) (X) 1,469 227 15.5
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 1,450,146 16,175 1.1 88,670 1,083 1.2 6,630 1,054 15.9
Nervous system and sense organs 437,078 16,315 3.7 17,865 652 3.6 56,274 29,115 51.7
Respiratory system 133,627 1,717 1.3 11,148 182 1.6 883 198 22.4
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 12,688 149 1.2 578 4 0.7 361 62 17.2
Other 10,949 353 3.2 398 (X) (X) 1,345 892 66.3
Unknown 61,910 3,993 6.4 4,442 245 5.5 51,822 42,426 81.9
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 2016
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 8,808,736 100.0 9.7 13.5 19.9 16.3 12.3 8.9 6.4 4.5 4.5 3.9 1,171.15 1,079.00
Alabama 230,951 100.0 8.5 13.6 21.6 17.7 12.9 8.9 6.1 4.1 3.8 2.8 1,149.84 1,064.00
Alaska 12,532 100.0 11.1 15.5 19.5 15.3 11.1 8.1 5.7 4.4 4.7 4.8 1,156.55 1,048.00
Arizona 154,824 100.0 7.8 12.1 19.0 16.5 13.2 9.9 7.2 5.1 5.1 4.3 1,215.54 1,130.00
Arkansas 138,619 100.0 9.0 14.2 22.0 18.6 13.5 9.0 5.7 3.4 2.8 1.8 1,115.23 1,048.00
California 682,668 100.0 10.9 13.4 18.1 14.6 11.3 8.6 6.7 5.1 5.6 5.6 1,203.20 1,099.00
Colorado 104,206 100.0 8.7 12.9 19.5 16.6 12.8 9.4 6.6 4.7 4.6 4.1 1,189.53 1,101.00
Connecticut 81,330 100.0 9.5 12.8 17.8 15.1 12.0 9.2 7.1 5.3 5.9 5.2 1,220.65 1,126.00
Delaware 27,481 100.0 7.8 11.1 18.0 15.7 13.1 10.1 7.5 5.8 5.9 5.0 1,248.29 1,163.00
District of Columbia 14,451 100.0 13.6 17.0 23.9 16.8 11.2 6.6 4.1 2.6 2.2 2.0 1,031.86 953.00
Florida 562,750 100.0 8.4 12.8 20.1 16.9 13.0 9.3 6.5 4.5 4.5 4.0 1,186.13 1,097.00
Georgia 284,601 100.0 7.9 12.8 20.3 17.5 13.8 10.0 6.6 4.3 3.9 3.0 1,173.53 1,099.00
Hawaii 22,275 100.0 8.9 12.8 18.4 15.7 13.3 10.0 7.1 5.1 4.9 3.8 1,198.89 1,120.00
Idaho 44,174 100.0 10.4 14.1 20.6 16.2 12.2 9.0 6.2 4.2 4.1 3.1 1,144.13 1,056.00
Illinois 284,951 100.0 10.2 13.3 19.0 15.1 11.8 8.8 6.7 4.9 5.3 4.8 1,192.00 1,093.00
Indiana 207,660 100.0 8.9 13.0 19.7 16.8 13.0 9.6 6.5 4.5 4.4 3.6 1,177.21 1,094.00
Iowa 77,750 100.0 11.2 14.8 20.5 16.6 12.3 8.9 6.3 4.1 3.3 2.1 1,113.87 1,039.00
Kansas 73,768 100.0 9.4 13.9 20.6 16.9 12.8 9.2 6.2 4.3 3.8 2.9 1,147.60 1,067.00
Kentucky 203,471 100.0 10.4 14.3 20.3 16.3 12.2 8.5 6.0 4.4 4.2 3.4 1,145.18 1,055.00
Louisiana 156,737 100.0 11.9 15.0 21.4 15.5 10.7 7.7 5.8 4.2 4.1 3.9 1,127.13 1,019.00
Maine 57,979 100.0 10.4 15.4 22.6 17.7 12.2 8.0 5.2 3.3 3.2 2.0 1,094.55 1,016.00
Maryland 130,269 100.0 8.9 12.4 18.6 15.6 12.6 9.7 7.1 5.1 5.4 4.7 1,215.09 1,127.00
Massachusetts 202,428 100.0 9.5 13.7 19.9 16.2 12.3 8.7 6.5 4.6 4.6 4.1 1,174.57 1,080.00
Michigan 346,000 100.0 10.0 13.2 18.7 14.6 11.2 8.6 6.9 5.4 5.9 5.5 1,212.27 1,103.00
Minnesota 124,537 100.0 10.0 13.8 19.9 16.1 12.3 9.0 6.5 4.6 4.5 3.4 1,161.72 1,073.00
Mississippi 128,746 100.0 8.8 14.3 22.5 18.5 12.9 8.7 5.8 3.5 3.0 2.0 1,117.26 1,042.00
Missouri 217,590 100.0 9.8 14.2 20.9 16.8 12.5 8.7 6.0 4.0 3.9 3.1 1,140.75 1,053.00
Montana 27,567 100.0 11.4 15.4 22.0 16.3 11.6 7.8 5.6 3.6 3.6 2.7 1,103.96 1,013.00
Nebraska 41,726 100.0 10.5 14.9 21.8 17.2 12.7 8.7 5.6 3.5 3.0 2.0 1,103.50 1,029.00
Nevada 65,717 100.0 7.2 11.3 18.8 17.1 13.6 10.0 7.0 5.1 5.4 4.7 1,231.96 1,145.00
New Hampshire 48,091 100.0 7.2 11.9 19.8 17.6 13.9 9.9 6.9 4.6 4.5 3.7 1,202.55 1,119.00
New Jersey 199,405 100.0 8.5 11.4 16.8 14.3 11.4 9.2 7.4 5.9 7.0 8.1 1,289.30 1,183.00
New Mexico 64,822 100.0 11.0 15.0 21.6 16.8 12.2 8.1 5.5 3.8 3.4 2.6 1,110.31 1,025.50
New York 502,062 100.0 11.5 13.8 18.3 14.1 10.7 8.1 6.3 4.8 5.4 6.9 1,203.73 1,083.00
North Carolina 325,037 100.0 7.7 12.1 20.0 18.6 14.7 10.1 6.5 4.1 3.6 2.6 1,169.97 1,105.00
North Dakota 13,926 100.0 11.9 15.3 21.5 17.1 11.3 8.5 5.6 3.3 3.0 2.6 1,095.04 1,015.00
Ohio 354,548 100.0 11.7 14.9 20.4 15.5 11.3 8.3 6.0 4.3 4.3 3.3 1,130.62 1,034.00
Oklahoma 126,364 100.0 10.4 14.6 20.9 16.6 12.4 8.8 6.2 4.1 3.6 2.4 1,126.43 1,044.00
Oregon 108,974 100.0 9.5 13.7 19.9 16.3 12.3 9.0 6.7 4.7 4.6 3.4 1,168.17 1,079.00
Pennsylvania 404,049 100.0 10.1 13.3 19.4 15.8 12.3 9.1 6.8 4.9 4.8 3.7 1,174.58 1,085.00
Rhode Island 37,393 100.0 10.0 14.3 20.6 16.4 12.1 8.8 6.5 4.2 4.1 3.0 1,145.79 1,057.00
South Carolina 176,723 100.0 7.3 11.7 19.8 18.0 14.7 10.3 6.8 4.4 4.1 2.8 1,189.24 1,121.00
South Dakota 19,081 100.0 11.5 14.9 22.0 17.3 12.2 8.5 5.6 3.4 2.8 1.9 1,089.75 1,018.00
Tennessee 249,055 100.0 8.4 13.6 21.6 18.1 13.5 9.3 6.0 3.8 3.5 2.4 1,140.87 1,065.00
Texas 564,733 100.0 10.1 13.7 20.4 16.5 12.5 9.0 6.2 4.1 4.0 3.6 1,152.20 1,064.00
Utah 47,560 100.0 10.0 14.1 19.5 15.9 12.1 8.7 6.3 4.6 4.7 4.0 1,169.14 1,072.00
Vermont 22,325 100.0 10.7 14.7 21.6 17.8 12.6 8.6 5.2 3.6 3.1 2.1 1,101.77 1,031.00
Virginia 211,614 100.0 8.7 12.7 19.6 17.0 13.3 9.5 6.7 4.5 4.4 3.6 1,181.71 1,099.00
Washington 178,805 100.0 9.4 13.3 19.6 15.9 12.0 9.0 6.5 4.8 5.1 4.4 1,188.52 1,091.00
West Virginia 89,508 100.0 10.9 13.8 19.2 14.8 11.3 8.2 6.5 4.9 5.0 5.4 1,183.43 1,075.00
Wisconsin 160,929 100.0 10.2 13.5 19.4 16.1 12.5 9.0 6.7 4.7 4.7 3.1 1,163.21 1,080.00
Wyoming 13,323 100.0 9.9 14.2 20.8 15.6 11.2 8.6 6.1 4.3 4.5 4.9 1,169.80 1,059.00
Outlying areas  
American Samoa 1,280 100.0 21.8 24.8 21.7 14.2 9.1 4.9 2.0 0.9 0.5 0.0 872.11 821.00
Guam 1,670 100.0 13.7 15.1 22.8 15.9 13.4 7.4 5.0 2.8 2.6 1.2 1,048.21 976.00
Northern Mariana Islands 246 100.0 28.9 24.4 24.8 12.2 4.5 2.4 (X) (X) 0.0 (X) 789.97 777.00
Puerto Rico 167,317 100.0 9.1 16.9 28.2 19.5 10.7 6.0 3.9 2.5 2.1 1.1 1,039.59 968.00
U.S. Virgin Islands 1,656 100.0 8.9 13.2 19.6 16.5 13.3 8.9 6.5 5.3 4.8 3.0 1,180.08 1,092.50
Foreign countries 10,305 100.0 16.7 12.7 16.2 13.8 11.1 9.5 7.0 4.5 4.7 3.8 1,123.64 1,061.00
Unknown 177 100.0 4.0 6.8 17.5 18.1 16.4 11.9 (X) (X) 4.5 (X) 1,306.92 1,224.00
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 17. Number and percentage distribution of disabled widow(er)s, by state or other area and monthly benefit, December 2016
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 259,207 100.0 9.5 15.5 18.3 18.3 14.7 10.0 6.0 7.8 717.65 669.00
Alabama 9,029 100.0 10.4 16.4 19.0 18.5 14.9 9.6 5.7 5.7 685.41 646.00
Alaska 299 100.0 4.3 13.4 15.7 18.7 18.7 11.0 9.0 9.0 800.23 770.00
Arizona 3,984 100.0 8.4 15.1 18.3 18.5 14.1 10.9 6.4 8.2 733.47 693.00
Arkansas 5,021 100.0 12.0 19.0 19.0 18.6 14.0 8.0 4.4 4.9 640.82 598.00
California 16,648 100.0 7.1 13.5 17.7 17.9 15.4 10.4 7.3 10.7 779.75 724.00
Colorado 2,276 100.0 9.1 15.2 16.6 18.5 14.1 10.8 6.3 9.5 749.20 698.50
Connecticut 1,629 100.0 7.7 15.0 18.2 18.4 15.2 11.3 5.9 8.3 741.47 694.00
Delaware 764 100.0 8.9 14.1 17.9 18.3 14.8 11.0 6.9 8.0 735.73 696.00
District of Columbia 259 100.0 9.7 14.3 18.9 20.1 15.1 10.0 6.2 5.8 705.23 658.00
Florida 15,419 100.0 10.2 16.6 19.1 18.4 14.3 9.1 5.6 6.8 692.75 640.00
Georgia 10,052 100.0 11.3 16.8 18.7 18.0 14.3 9.6 5.4 5.9 677.08 631.00
Hawaii 490 100.0 6.9 12.0 16.9 18.2 18.2 12.2 6.5 9.0 777.81 750.00
Idaho 1,082 100.0 7.9 14.8 17.5 18.9 16.4 11.4 6.3 6.8 731.40 682.00
Illinois 7,887 100.0 9.1 14.4 17.5 17.5 14.9 11.0 6.6 9.0 744.77 700.00
Indiana 6,714 100.0 10.4 14.8 17.4 17.6 14.3 10.6 6.2 8.7 729.25 681.50
Iowa 1,910 100.0 10.3 16.5 20.2 18.2 14.5 9.1 5.1 6.0 679.67 633.50
Kansas 2,112 100.0 11.1 15.3 20.0 18.3 14.3 8.5 5.7 6.8 687.06 635.00
Kentucky 8,509 100.0 8.8 15.3 17.7 18.3 15.5 10.3 6.3 7.9 728.54 685.00
Louisiana 6,781 100.0 7.5 12.8 16.2 18.5 15.6 11.5 7.6 10.3 783.02 741.00
Maine 1,491 100.0 9.9 17.2 19.0 19.0 14.9 9.9 5.2 4.8 680.26 646.00
Maryland 2,928 100.0 8.2 14.5 18.5 18.5 14.7 10.8 6.3 8.6 741.38 683.00
Massachusetts 3,998 100.0 8.8 13.9 20.8 19.1 14.2 10.3 5.3 7.8 721.38 664.00
Michigan 10,280 100.0 8.4 13.6 16.0 17.0 14.5 11.2 7.2 12.1 789.63 740.00
Minnesota 2,124 100.0 10.8 17.7 18.7 17.3 13.9 9.7 5.9 6.1 681.17 621.50
Mississippi 5,458 100.0 10.8 18.2 18.6 20.0 14.1 8.8 5.1 4.3 655.93 621.00
Missouri 7,348 100.0 11.5 16.9 18.3 18.9 14.2 9.1 4.9 6.1 672.20 629.00
Montana 669 100.0 6.9 15.7 17.9 17.8 12.9 13.2 6.9 8.8 758.89 707.00
Nebraska 911 100.0 12.1 18.3 20.2 17.3 14.6 7.9 4.4 5.2 642.49 595.00
Nevada 1,751 100.0 8.5 15.0 16.5 17.7 14.7 10.5 6.6 10.4 757.85 704.00
New Hampshire 1,001 100.0 12.9 15.3 19.7 16.0 13.3 8.9 6.2 7.8 688.68 627.00
New Jersey 4,679 100.0 9.2 14.1 17.3 17.2 14.8 10.3 6.3 10.8 760.23 705.00
New Mexico 1,545 100.0 9.4 14.4 18.8 19.5 15.5 10.5 5.2 6.7 709.12 669.00
New York 11,611 100.0 8.7 15.0 18.2 18.8 14.4 10.0 6.0 9.0 735.44 679.00
North Carolina 10,566 100.0 13.3 19.6 18.3 17.8 13.7 8.2 4.5 4.5 629.10 586.00
North Dakota 256 100.0 8.2 19.5 20.7 21.5 14.5 5.9 3.5 6.3 662.02 612.00
Ohio 11,544 100.0 9.5 14.2 17.9 17.5 14.8 10.6 6.7 8.9 740.06 689.50
Oklahoma 4,793 100.0 10.0 15.5 17.9 17.8 14.9 10.6 6.4 6.8 710.88 672.00
Oregon 2,927 100.0 7.5 15.4 16.0 17.8 15.9 10.3 7.0 10.1 763.64 724.00
Pennsylvania 11,387 100.0 9.2 14.6 18.5 18.3 15.1 10.3 6.2 7.7 724.97 681.00
Rhode Island 866 100.0 8.5 18.7 19.4 17.4 12.8 9.8 5.8 7.5 700.07 641.00
South Carolina 6,443 100.0 11.9 17.2 20.3 17.5 14.3 9.4 4.5 5.0 653.04 605.00
South Dakota 423 100.0 12.3 18.7 20.3 17.5 15.8 9.0 2.6 3.8 617.64 572.00
Tennessee 9,600 100.0 12.2 17.3 19.6 18.4 13.7 8.6 4.7 5.6 656.39 609.00
Texas 18,653 100.0 8.5 14.2 18.2 19.1 14.7 10.5 6.4 8.4 739.41 695.00
Utah 1,138 100.0 6.9 14.1 17.4 17.9 15.2 11.4 8.2 8.9 770.78 736.00
Vermont 444 100.0 11.0 16.9 18.0 17.8 15.1 11.7 5.2 4.3 675.67 642.00
Virginia 6,398 100.0 10.4 16.6 18.2 17.1 14.8 9.9 6.0 7.0 701.41 658.00
Washington 4,339 100.0 6.5 13.1 17.7 17.4 15.7 10.9 7.7 11.1 794.12 746.00
West Virginia 3,955 100.0 6.5 13.2 16.6 16.6 16.0 11.9 8.0 11.2 802.74 763.00
Wisconsin 3,334 100.0 10.8 16.6 19.4 16.9 14.5 9.1 5.8 7.0 690.41 628.00
Wyoming 302 100.0 4.3 14.2 16.2 18.5 16.6 14.6 5.3 10.3 794.58 728.50
Outlying areas  
American Samoa 60 100.0 (X) 11.7 25.0 25.0 11.7 5.0 (X) (X) 562.22 563.00
Guam 55 100.0 (X) 23.6 18.2 (X) (X) 10.9 (X) (X) 730.30 666.00
Northern Mariana Islands 13 100.0 (X) (X) 38.5 (X) (X) 0.0 (X) 0.0 542.00 545.00
Puerto Rico 4,445 100.0 7.8 17.0 22.5 24.3 13.8 7.1 4.1 3.4 646.81 621.00
U.S. Virgin Islands 49 100.0 (X) (X) 14.3 24.5 24.5 8.2 12.2 (X) 805.22 799.00
Foreign countries 552 100.0 3.6 11.8 23.6 19.2 17.0 11.4 6.9 6.5 758.05 693.50
Unknown 6 100.0 33.3 0.0 16.7 0.0 16.7 0.0 16.7 16.7 740.83 689.00
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 2016
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 1,085,262 100.0 6.5 10.7 18.6 19.2 17.8 14.3 8.6 4.3 761.87 746.00
Alabama 23,197 100.0 6.6 11.0 22.2 21.7 17.2 11.9 6.1 3.3 716.49 687.00
Alaska 1,475 100.0 6.7 12.2 19.1 18.4 16.9 13.1 8.4 5.3 757.83 731.00
Arizona 15,807 100.0 6.3 10.8 17.3 19.1 17.6 15.3 9.0 4.8 776.18 765.00
Arkansas 13,711 100.0 7.4 11.4 22.9 23.0 17.2 10.7 4.9 2.4 689.94 668.00
California 95,335 100.0 6.2 10.7 17.9 18.1 17.3 14.9 9.8 5.1 781.95 767.00
Colorado 9,877 100.0 7.1 10.7 16.9 18.8 17.9 15.1 8.9 4.5 770.79 762.00
Connecticut 12,746 100.0 6.0 10.1 15.3 15.7 18.2 16.8 12.2 5.7 819.45 834.00
Delaware 2,989 100.0 5.6 7.7 16.0 17.7 19.4 16.5 11.4 5.7 825.59 831.00
District of Columbia 1,660 100.0 6.9 10.6 27.7 21.8 15.5 9.2 4.8 3.7 689.50 633.50
Florida 54,193 100.0 6.5 10.9 18.6 20.2 17.9 14.0 8.0 4.1 754.66 737.00
Georgia 29,927 100.0 5.9 10.3 21.3 22.2 17.7 12.4 6.8 3.4 734.32 707.00
Hawaii 3,131 100.0 4.4 9.8 16.2 18.4 20.5 17.6 8.4 4.6 801.94 810.00
Idaho 5,197 100.0 7.4 10.9 18.0 20.0 18.1 14.3 7.6 3.8 745.81 733.00
Illinois 44,043 100.0 5.7 9.7 16.0 17.7 18.5 16.2 10.8 5.5 808.63 811.00
Indiana 25,123 100.0 6.2 9.7 15.4 18.5 19.3 16.2 9.8 4.9 796.30 801.00
Iowa 12,122 100.0 7.8 11.1 16.8 19.2 18.7 15.0 8.1 3.3 747.34 750.00
Kansas 9,448 100.0 7.1 10.7 17.3 19.2 18.4 14.7 8.4 4.1 760.69 755.00
Kentucky 21,661 100.0 7.4 12.1 21.9 21.1 16.6 11.8 6.1 3.0 704.91 675.00
Louisiana 22,581 100.0 6.9 12.0 21.8 20.8 16.1 11.8 7.1 3.5 717.18 683.00
Maine 7,168 100.0 9.8 12.8 19.4 19.7 17.5 11.7 6.3 2.7 692.99 678.00
Maryland 15,386 100.0 5.0 9.0 16.9 18.7 18.7 15.6 10.9 5.2 810.03 804.00
Massachusetts 27,119 100.0 8.1 11.5 17.8 18.0 16.8 14.0 9.2 4.7 754.92 736.00
Michigan 47,345 100.0 6.0 8.8 14.3 16.3 18.9 18.0 11.8 5.9 832.41 850.00
Minnesota 17,843 100.0 7.6 10.9 17.0 18.2 17.6 15.4 9.0 4.1 762.68 756.00
Mississippi 15,814 100.0 6.6 13.0 26.2 22.3 15.2 9.7 4.5 2.4 671.14 633.50
Missouri 24,247 100.0 6.8 11.5 18.8 20.7 17.5 13.5 7.6 3.7 741.19 723.00
Montana 3,252 100.0 6.9 10.7 19.4 19.1 18.2 14.2 8.5 3.0 744.76 736.50
Nebraska 6,382 100.0 6.1 9.9 16.4 20.4 20.3 15.4 8.0 3.5 768.63 772.00
Nevada 5,051 100.0 5.9 9.7 16.4 18.7 18.4 15.4 9.8 5.7 799.64 790.00
New Hampshire 5,085 100.0 7.5 11.4 16.4 19.2 18.2 15.0 8.0 4.3 758.94 752.00
New Jersey 27,701 100.0 5.4 8.5 14.8 16.5 18.4 17.4 12.4 6.6 843.79 853.00
New Mexico 6,327 100.0 7.3 13.0 21.7 20.8 16.2 11.4 6.2 3.2 703.09 672.00
New York 75,192 100.0 5.6 9.1 16.6 17.6 18.7 16.4 10.7 5.3 809.57 812.00
North Carolina 35,007 100.0 6.3 10.3 20.9 22.4 18.3 12.3 6.2 3.2 728.05 707.00
North Dakota 2,406 100.0 7.1 10.9 20.5 20.5 18.2 13.3 6.6 2.9 728.23 712.00
Ohio 46,622 100.0 6.6 10.5 16.9 17.7 18.1 15.9 10.0 4.2 780.31 782.00
Oklahoma 13,200 100.0 6.3 11.5 19.3 21.1 18.2 13.1 7.1 3.5 740.51 722.00
Oregon 13,053 100.0 6.7 10.1 16.6 19.1 18.6 15.8 8.8 4.3 775.36 774.00
Pennsylvania 52,109 100.0 6.3 9.6 16.0 18.6 19.4 16.3 9.8 4.1 789.00 797.00
Rhode Island 4,547 100.0 8.2 12.7 18.5 18.8 17.2 14.0 7.1 3.6 725.07 711.00
South Carolina 18,520 100.0 5.8 9.4 20.7 22.8 18.7 12.9 6.4 3.2 738.69 718.00
South Dakota 2,829 100.0 8.8 13.5 20.2 21.2 18.6 10.3 5.5 1.9 678.27 672.00
Tennessee 25,831 100.0 5.9 10.5 20.8 21.9 18.1 12.7 6.6 3.4 734.71 714.00
Texas 63,568 100.0 6.5 11.7 20.1 20.0 17.2 12.8 7.6 4.2 740.62 713.00
Utah 6,350 100.0 7.0 10.8 15.4 17.9 19.0 14.9 9.5 5.5 787.45 790.00
Vermont 2,969 100.0 8.2 11.7 18.9 21.6 17.1 12.6 6.8 3.1 718.07 705.00
Virginia 24,502 100.0 5.7 10.3 19.2 21.1 18.3 13.6 7.6 4.2 757.46 737.00
Washington 20,370 100.0 6.3 10.1 16.0 17.4 18.4 16.4 10.1 5.3 797.78 802.50
West Virginia 11,291 100.0 6.1 10.4 19.7 21.0 19.1 13.1 7.4 3.3 744.04 733.00
Wisconsin 23,814 100.0 7.3 10.4 16.3 18.2 18.4 16.0 9.3 4.0 772.24 775.00
Wyoming 1,408 100.0 7.0 11.2 16.8 20.2 17.6 14.0 8.9 4.3 758.97 738.00
Outlying areas  
American Samoa 113 100.0 13.3 17.7 28.3 23.0 10.6 3.5 (X) (X) 562.02 550.00
Guam 215 100.0 7.9 20.5 22.8 20.9 14.4 7.0 (X) (X) 625.00 588.00
Northern Mariana Islands 51 100.0 19.6 29.4 19.6 17.6 7.8 5.9 0.0 0.0 474.98 422.00
Puerto Rico 23,016 100.0 7.9 18.6 39.7 19.1 8.6 4.1 1.4 0.6 540.37 498.00
U.S. Virgin Islands 334 100.0 4.5 9.3 23.1 28.7 21.9 6.6 4.2 1.8 690.62 674.50
Foreign countries 4,989 100.0 14.5 15.6 28.2 18.8 12.7 5.2 3.3 1.6 569.21 531.00
Unknown 13 100.0 0.0 7.7 7.7 7.7 38.5 23.1 7.7 7.7 919.74 938.00
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.