Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2017

Beneficiaries in Current-Payment Status

All Disabled Beneficiaries

Table 3. Number, average, and total monthly benefits, December 1960–2017
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
2017 10,059,166 8,695,475 258,286 1,105,405 1,196.87 729.44 782.03 10,407,363 188,404 864,459
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 2017
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 10,059,166 1,139.28 8,695,475 1,196.87 258,286 729.44 1,105,405 782.03
Under 25 136,076 664.19 27,562 615.81 . . . . . . 108,514 676.48
25–29 244,817 727.23 115,617 734.94 . . . . . . 129,200 720.34
30–34 365,649 817.83 239,064 854.15 . . . . . . 126,585 749.24
35–39 510,672 903.18 389,833 947.03 . . . . . . 120,839 761.70
40–44 626,309 980.92 514,789 1,023.16 . . . . . . 111,520 785.97
45–49 917,631 1,052.87 801,083 1,088.65 . . . . . . 116,548 806.94
50–54 1,443,562 1,114.28 1,300,621 1,148.26 27,200 702.36 115,741 829.33
55–59 2,328,859 1,193.56 2,133,767 1,230.76 90,090 721.76 105,002 842.29
60–64 2,856,791 1,284.49 2,661,528 1,321.64 120,511 736.17 74,752 845.98
65–FRA a 628,800 1,261.66 511,611 1,360.49 20,485 759.58 96,704 845.17
  Men
Subtotal 5,075,458 1,250.36 4,432,330 1,320.30 19,575 545.11 623,553 775.29
Under 25 82,815 666.42 16,680 621.58 . . . . . . 66,135 677.73
25–29 143,291 734.95 66,863 748.14 . . . . . . 76,428 723.42
30–34 204,210 831.25 131,346 876.73 . . . . . . 72,864 749.26
35–39 269,543 919.01 200,638 974.31 . . . . . . 68,905 757.98
40–44 315,223 1,012.37 252,890 1,069.50 . . . . . . 62,333 780.60
45–49 460,313 1,109.85 395,286 1,161.13 . . . . . . 65,027 798.12
50–54 716,828 1,207.15 648,549 1,248.97 2,352 529.71 65,927 819.84
55–59 1,147,081 1,334.64 1,080,159 1,368.00 7,784 542.25 59,138 829.60
60–64 1,422,523 1,468.94 1,373,285 1,493.40 8,358 551.68 40,880 834.79
65–FRA a 313,631 1,442.18 266,634 1,548.97 1,081 548.35 45,916 843.05
  Women
Subtotal 4,983,708 1,026.16 4,263,145 1,068.54 238,711 744.56 481,852 790.75
Under 25 53,261 660.73 10,882 606.98 . . . . . . 42,379 674.53
25–29 101,526 716.33 48,754 716.82 . . . . . . 52,772 715.88
30–34 161,439 800.86 107,718 826.61 . . . . . . 53,721 749.22
35–39 241,129 885.48 189,195 918.10 . . . . . . 51,934 766.65
40–44 311,086 949.05 261,899 978.40 . . . . . . 49,187 792.77
45–49 457,318 995.51 405,797 1,018.04 . . . . . . 51,521 818.07
50–54 726,734 1,022.69 652,072 1,048.08 24,848 718.70 49,814 841.88
55–59 1,181,778 1,056.62 1,053,608 1,090.07 82,306 738.74 45,864 858.66
60–64 1,434,268 1,101.56 1,288,243 1,138.54 112,153 749.92 33,872 859.48
65–FRA a 315,169 1,082.03 244,977 1,155.35 19,404 771.34 50,788 847.08
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 2017
Monthly benefit (dollars) Total Workers Widow(er)s Adult children
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
  All disabled beneficiaries
Total 10,059,166 100.0 8,695,475 100.0 258,286 100.0 1,105,405 100.0
Less than 300.00 277,145 2.8 111,487 1.3 42,990 16.6 122,668 11.1
300.00–399.90 258,931 2.6 177,822 2.0 20,828 8.1 60,281 5.5
400.00–499.90 351,683 3.5 235,638 2.7 21,328 8.3 94,717 8.6
500.00–599.90 396,791 3.9 270,924 3.1 24,303 9.4 101,564 9.2
600.00–699.90 506,958 5.0 375,872 4.3 24,563 9.5 106,523 9.6
700.00–799.90 799,236 7.9 674,200 7.8 22,180 8.6 102,856 9.3
800.00–899.90 1,008,033 10.0 887,394 10.2 20,425 7.9 100,214 9.1
900.00–999.90 947,872 9.4 837,261 9.6 17,553 6.8 93,058 8.4
1,000.00–1,099.90 860,822 8.6 759,792 8.7 14,609 5.7 86,421 7.8
1,100.00–1,199.90 761,161 7.6 675,569 7.8 11,681 4.5 73,911 6.7
1,200.00–1,299.90 660,517 6.6 591,514 6.8 9,327 3.6 59,676 5.4
1,300.00–1,399.90 561,880 5.6 509,133 5.9 7,020 2.7 45,727 4.1
1,400.00–1,499.90 460,154 4.6 432,910 5.0 5,713 2.2 21,531 1.9
1,500.00–1,599.90 389,486 3.9 369,347 4.2 6,447 2.5 13,692 1.2
1,600.00–1,699.90 322,879 3.2 308,646 3.5 4,403 1.7 9,830 0.9
1,700.00–1,799.90 273,906 2.7 265,542 3.1 2,685 1.0 5,679 0.5
1,800.00–1,899.90 227,857 2.3 222,610 2.6 1,587 0.6 3,660 0.3
1,900.00–1,999.90 187,087 1.9 184,406 2.1 544 0.2 2,137 0.2
2,000.00–2,099.90 175,764 1.7 174,984 2.0 65 (L) 715 0.1
2,100.00–2,199.90 200,277 2.0 200,082 2.3 12 (L) 183 (L)
2,200.00 or more 430,727 4.3 430,342 4.9 23 (L) 362 (L)
  Men
Subtotal 5,075,458 100.0 4,432,330 100.0 19,575 100.0 623,553 100.0
Less than 300.00 118,437 2.3 39,909 0.9 6,034 30.8 72,494 11.6
300.00–399.90 101,049 2.0 64,050 1.4 1,928 9.8 35,071 5.6
400.00–499.90 139,892 2.8 84,902 1.9 1,676 8.6 53,314 8.6
500.00–599.90 157,511 3.1 97,566 2.2 2,115 10.8 57,830 9.3
600.00–699.90 207,706 4.1 145,302 3.3 1,962 10.0 60,442 9.7
700.00–799.90 316,925 6.2 257,759 5.8 1,526 7.8 57,640 9.2
800.00–899.90 407,911 8.0 350,667 7.9 1,224 6.3 56,020 9.0
900.00–999.90 411,165 8.1 358,786 8.1 880 4.5 51,499 8.3
1,000.00–1,099.90 398,676 7.9 350,140 7.9 616 3.1 47,920 7.7
1,100.00–1,199.90 376,080 7.4 334,777 7.6 453 2.3 40,850 6.6
1,200.00–1,299.90 345,327 6.8 312,276 7.0 321 1.6 32,730 5.2
1,300.00–1,399.90 311,120 6.1 285,762 6.4 241 1.2 25,117 4.0
1,400.00–1,499.90 269,636 5.3 257,429 5.8 173 0.9 12,034 1.9
1,500.00–1,599.90 238,570 4.7 230,637 5.2 199 1.0 7,734 1.2
1,600.00–1,699.90 205,818 4.1 200,081 4.5 122 0.6 5,615 0.9
1,700.00–1,799.90 180,676 3.6 177,382 4.0 61 0.3 3,233 0.5
1,800.00–1,899.90 154,660 3.0 152,544 3.4 34 0.2 2,082 0.3
1,900.00–1,999.90 129,541 2.6 128,306 2.9 (X) (X) (X) (X)
2,000.00–2,099.90 123,789 2.4 123,370 2.8 (X) (X) (X) (X)
2,100.00–2,199.90 145,269 2.9 145,169 3.3 0 0.0 100 (L)
2,200.00 or more 335,700 6.6 335,516 7.6 0 0.0 184 (L)
  Women
Subtotal 4,983,708 100.0 4,263,145 100.0 238,711 100.0 481,852 100.0
Less than 300.00 158,708 3.2 71,578 1.7 36,956 15.5 50,174 10.4
300.00–399.90 157,882 3.2 113,772 2.7 18,900 7.9 25,210 5.2
400.00–499.90 211,791 4.2 150,736 3.5 19,652 8.2 41,403 8.6
500.00–599.90 239,280 4.8 173,358 4.1 22,188 9.3 43,734 9.1
600.00–699.90 299,252 6.0 230,570 5.4 22,601 9.5 46,081 9.6
700.00–799.90 482,311 9.7 416,441 9.8 20,654 8.7 45,216 9.4
800.00–899.90 600,122 12.0 536,727 12.6 19,201 8.0 44,194 9.2
900.00–999.90 536,707 10.8 478,475 11.2 16,673 7.0 41,559 8.6
1,000.00–1,099.90 462,146 9.3 409,652 9.6 13,993 5.9 38,501 8.0
1,100.00–1,199.90 385,081 7.7 340,792 8.0 11,228 4.7 33,061 6.9
1,200.00–1,299.90 315,190 6.3 279,238 6.6 9,006 3.8 26,946 5.6
1,300.00–1,399.90 250,760 5.0 223,371 5.2 6,779 2.8 20,610 4.3
1,400.00–1,499.90 190,518 3.8 175,481 4.1 5,540 2.3 9,497 2.0
1,500.00–1,599.90 150,916 3.0 138,710 3.3 6,248 2.6 5,958 1.2
1,600.00–1,699.90 117,061 2.3 108,565 2.5 4,281 1.8 4,215 0.9
1,700.00–1,799.90 93,230 1.9 88,160 2.1 2,624 1.1 2,446 0.5
1,800.00–1,899.90 73,197 1.5 70,066 1.6 1,553 0.7 1,578 0.3
1,900.00–1,999.90 57,546 1.2 56,100 1.3 (X) (X) (X) (X)
2,000.00–2,099.90 51,975 1.0 51,614 1.2 (X) (X) (X) (X)
2,100.00–2,199.90 55,008 1.1 54,913 1.3 12 (L) 83 (L)
2,200.00 or more 95,027 1.9 94,826 2.2 23 (L) 178 (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 2017
Diagnostic group Total Workers Widow(er)s Adult children
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
  All disabled beneficiaries
Total 10,059,166 100.0 8,695,475 100.0 258,286 100.0 1,105,405 100.0
Congenital anomalies 40,718 0.4 16,408 0.2 275 0.1 24,035 2.2
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 272,820 2.7 256,676 3.0 11,583 4.5 4,561 0.4
Infectious and parasitic diseases 118,989 1.2 113,305 1.3 2,103 0.8 3,581 0.3
Injuries 354,355 3.5 330,413 3.8 6,507 2.5 17,435 1.6
Mental disorders  
Autistic disorders 73,520 0.7 21,833 0.3 33 (L) 51,654 4.7
Developmental disorders 15,785 0.2 8,870 0.1 130 0.1 6,785 0.6
Childhood and adolescent disorders not elsewhere classified 14,307 0.1 7,590 0.1 78 (L) 6,639 0.6
Intellectual disability 857,575 8.5 343,664 4.0 9,116 3.5 504,795 45.7
Mood disorders 1,322,909 13.2 1,216,016 14.0 42,680 16.5 64,213 5.8
Organic mental disorders 318,691 3.2 274,966 3.2 5,849 2.3 37,876 3.4
Schizophrenic and other psychotic disorders 482,942 4.8 391,571 4.5 6,474 2.5 84,897 7.7
Other 395,819 3.9 343,893 4.0 9,313 3.6 42,613 3.9
Neoplasms 285,544 2.8 276,905 3.2 5,619 2.2 3,020 0.3
Diseases of the—  
Blood and blood-forming organs 26,998 0.3 23,281 0.3 490 0.2 3,227 0.3
Circulatory system 720,460 7.2 696,154 8.0 18,323 7.1 5,983 0.5
Digestive system 149,456 1.5 143,961 1.7 3,817 1.5 1,678 0.2
Genitourinary system 165,344 1.6 159,810 1.8 2,378 0.9 3,156 0.3
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 2,954,183 29.4 2,844,928 32.7 97,230 37.6 12,025 1.1
Nervous system and sense organs 968,598 9.6 826,878 9.5 18,997 7.4 122,723 11.1
Respiratory system 257,761 2.6 244,194 2.8 11,888 4.6 1,679 0.2
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 23,185 0.2 21,944 0.3 599 0.2 642 0.1
Other 22,757 0.2 19,144 0.2 417 0.2 3,196 0.3
Unknown 216,450 2.2 113,071 1.3 4,387 1.7 98,992 9.0
  Men
Subtotal 5,075,458 100.0 4,432,330 100.0 19,575 100.0 623,553 100.0
Congenital anomalies 21,043 0.4 8,520 0.2 25 0.1 12,498 2.0
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 123,923 2.4 121,051 2.7 726 3.7 2,146 0.3
Infectious and parasitic diseases 82,587 1.6 80,310 1.8 296 1.5 1,981 0.3
Injuries 232,558 4.6 219,717 5.0 839 4.3 12,002 1.9
Mental disorders  
Autistic disorders 59,792 1.2 18,188 0.4 5 (L) 41,599 6.7
Developmental disorders 9,536 0.2 5,499 0.1 16 0.1 4,021 0.6
Childhood and adolescent disorders not elsewhere classified 9,903 0.2 4,997 0.1 8 (L) 4,898 0.8
Intellectual disability 483,353 9.5 210,851 4.8 762 3.9 271,740 43.6
Mood disorders 489,882 9.7 456,551 10.3 1,946 9.9 31,385 5.0
Organic mental disorders 194,705 3.8 169,536 3.8 622 3.2 24,547 3.9
Schizophrenic and other psychotic disorders 324,849 6.4 263,002 5.9 696 3.6 61,151 9.8
Other 187,908 3.7 164,012 3.7 507 2.6 23,389 3.8
Neoplasms 128,769 2.5 126,681 2.9 370 1.9 1,718 0.3
Diseases of the—  
Blood and blood-forming organs 11,552 0.2 9,889 0.2 24 0.1 1,639 0.3
Circulatory system 454,230 8.9 448,716 10.1 2,289 11.7 3,225 0.5
Digestive system 72,836 1.4 71,648 1.6 345 1.8 843 0.1
Genitourinary system 96,891 1.9 94,926 2.1 279 1.4 1,686 0.3
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 1,397,864 27.5 1,385,327 31.3 7,385 37.7 5,152 0.8
Nervous system and sense organs 456,495 9.0 390,418 8.8 1,295 6.6 64,782 10.4
Respiratory system 113,656 2.2 112,116 2.5 766 3.9 774 0.1
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 9,681 0.2 9,381 0.2 41 0.2 259 (L)
Other 10,352 0.2 8,555 0.2 27 0.1 1,770 0.3
Unknown 103,093 2.0 52,439 1.2 306 1.6 50,348 8.1
  Women
Subtotal 4,983,708 100.0 4,263,145 100.0 238,711 100.0 481,852 100.0
Congenital anomalies 19,675 0.4 7,888 0.2 250 0.1 11,537 2.4
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 148,897 3.0 135,625 3.2 10,857 4.5 2,415 0.5
Infectious and parasitic diseases 36,402 0.7 32,995 0.8 1,807 0.8 1,600 0.3
Injuries 121,797 2.4 110,696 2.6 5,668 2.4 5,433 1.1
Mental disorders  
Autistic disorders 13,728 0.3 3,645 0.1 28 (L) 10,055 2.1
Developmental disorders 6,249 0.1 3,371 0.1 114 (L) 2,764 0.6
Childhood and adolescent disorders not elsewhere classified 4,404 0.1 2,593 0.1 70 (L) 1,741 0.4
Intellectual disability 374,222 7.5 132,813 3.1 8,354 3.5 233,055 48.4
Mood disorders 833,027 16.7 759,465 17.8 40,734 17.1 32,828 6.8
Organic mental disorders 123,986 2.5 105,430 2.5 5,227 2.2 13,329 2.8
Schizophrenic and other psychotic disorders 158,093 3.2 128,569 3.0 5,778 2.4 23,746 4.9
Other 207,911 4.2 179,881 4.2 8,806 3.7 19,224 4.0
Neoplasms 156,775 3.1 150,224 3.5 5,249 2.2 1,302 0.3
Diseases of the—  
Blood and blood-forming organs 15,446 0.3 13,392 0.3 466 0.2 1,588 0.3
Circulatory system 266,230 5.3 247,438 5.8 16,034 6.7 2,758 0.6
Digestive system 76,620 1.5 72,313 1.7 3,472 1.5 835 0.2
Genitourinary system 68,453 1.4 64,884 1.5 2,099 0.9 1,470 0.3
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 1,556,319 31.2 1,459,601 34.2 89,845 37.6 6,873 1.4
Nervous system and sense organs 512,103 10.3 436,460 10.2 17,702 7.4 57,941 12.0
Respiratory system 144,105 2.9 132,078 3.1 11,122 4.7 905 0.2
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 13,504 0.3 12,563 0.3 558 0.2 383 0.1
Other 12,405 0.2 10,589 0.2 390 0.2 1,426 0.3
Unknown 113,357 2.3 60,632 1.4 4,081 1.7 48,644 10.1
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 2017 (in dollars)
Diagnostic group Total Workers Widow(er)s Adult children
  All disabled beneficiaries
Total 1,139.28 1,196.87 729.44 782.03
Congenital anomalies 865.56 943.61 758.09 813.51
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 1,139.87 1,166.62 699.58 752.69
Infectious and parasitic diseases 1,150.34 1,172.38 675.86 731.79
Injuries 1,209.37 1,242.09 704.42 777.72
Mental disorders  
Autistic disorders 787.47 711.90 650.61 819.49
Developmental disorders 769.48 818.54 721.22 706.28
Childhood and adolescent disorders not elsewhere classified 769.52 863.11 745.17 662.80
Intellectual disability 757.32 731.56 664.83 776.52
Mood disorders 1,072.04 1,101.11 742.87 740.28
Organic mental disorders 1,142.23 1,203.17 724.85 764.25
Schizophrenic and other psychotic disorders 898.79 928.74 741.32 772.68
Other 1,030.93 1,074.87 764.60 734.48
Neoplasms 1,370.16 1,389.06 753.75 784.41
Diseases of the—  
Blood and blood-forming organs 1,068.74 1,127.52 744.38 693.98
Circulatory system 1,305.43 1,325.30 716.74 795.82
Digestive system 1,252.53 1,271.31 751.16 781.36
Genitourinary system 1,245.71 1,264.16 703.09 720.50
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 1,258.06 1,278.22 730.41 754.46
Nervous system and sense organs 1,185.97 1,251.41 726.05 816.24
Respiratory system 1,192.20 1,216.36 758.87 746.20
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 1,142.20 1,167.01 692.14 714.18
Other 1,212.45 1,298.39 708.23 763.48
Unknown 985.50 1,132.73 723.59 828.93
  Men
Subtotal 1,250.36 1,320.30 545.11 775.29
Congenital anomalies 884.97 996.31 569.60 809.70
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 1,321.26 1,335.99 540.79 754.05
Infectious and parasitic diseases 1,215.16 1,229.96 552.37 714.03
Injuries 1,290.59 1,322.09 549.16 765.73
Mental disorders  
Autistic disorders 786.05 715.00 365.00 817.16
Developmental disorders 789.53 856.03 454.19 699.93
Childhood and adolescent disorders not elsewhere classified 754.19 853.54 664.00 652.97
Intellectual disability 768.71 770.98 447.65 767.85
Mood disorders 1,179.78 1,212.85 538.11 738.47
Organic mental disorders 1,192.61 1,258.80 525.73 752.40
Schizophrenic and other psychotic disorders 907.82 941.87 526.44 765.71
Other 1,114.91 1,171.75 539.81 728.81
Neoplasms 1,557.65 1,571.00 603.52 778.79
Diseases of the—  
Blood and blood-forming organs 1,162.53 1,240.39 550.46 701.75
Circulatory system 1,443.71 1,452.81 575.42 794.21
Digestive system 1,410.60 1,421.86 590.30 789.64
Genitourinary system 1,355.99 1,369.66 587.43 713.46
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 1,451.95 1,459.42 543.89 745.74
Nervous system and sense organs 1,289.63 1,372.01 533.87 808.26
Respiratory system 1,414.59 1,425.00 571.36 740.95
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 1,275.44 1,293.59 575.00 728.78
Other 1,279.37 1,389.71 634.22 755.88
Unknown 1,033.40 1,233.44 529.62 828.12
  Women
Subtotal 1,026.16 1,068.54 744.56 790.75
Congenital anomalies 844.80 886.68 776.94 817.63
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 988.91 1,015.45 710.20 751.49
Infectious and parasitic diseases 1,003.29 1,032.21 696.08 753.78
Injuries 1,054.30 1,083.31 727.40 804.20
Mental disorders  
Autistic disorders 793.64 696.43 701.61 829.13
Developmental disorders 738.89 757.38 758.69 715.52
Childhood and adolescent disorders not elsewhere classified 804.00 881.56 754.44 690.47
Intellectual disability 742.60 668.98 684.64 786.63
Mood disorders 1,008.68 1,033.94 752.66 742.02
Organic mental disorders 1,063.10 1,113.72 748.55 786.08
Schizophrenic and other psychotic disorders 880.25 901.88 767.20 790.65
Other 955.02 986.55 777.54 741.37
Neoplasms 1,216.16 1,235.63 764.34 791.84
Diseases of the—  
Blood and blood-forming organs 998.60 1,044.17 754.37 685.96
Circulatory system 1,069.49 1,094.07 736.91 797.69
Digestive system 1,102.26 1,122.16 767.14 772.99
Genitourinary system 1,089.61 1,109.80 718.46 728.58
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 1,083.90 1,106.24 745.74 761.00
Nervous system and sense organs 1,093.57 1,143.53 740.10 825.15
Respiratory system 1,016.80 1,039.26 771.79 750.69
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 1,046.68 1,072.48 700.74 704.30
Other 1,156.62 1,224.61 713.35 772.90
Unknown 941.93 1,045.64 738.13 829.76
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.
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Table 8. Number aged 18–64 as a percentage of the resident population aged 18–64, by state, December 2017
State Resident population a Beneficiaries
Number Percentage of resident population
United States 201,205,121 9,256,482 4.6
Alabama 2,975,503 243,816 8.2
Alaska 472,287 13,331 2.8
Arizona 4,181,034 162,733 3.9
Arkansas 1,799,595 147,479 8.2
California 24,971,159 724,229 2.9
Colorado 3,573,279 107,903 3.0
Connecticut 2,241,948 89,852 4.0
Delaware 583,327 29,078 5.0
District of Columbia 485,746 15,341 3.2
Florida 12,567,782 590,422 4.7
Georgia 6,506,871 303,839 4.7
Hawaii 868,234 23,701 2.7
Idaho 1,008,250 47,960 4.8
Illinois 7,959,440 313,324 3.9
Indiana 4,068,519 223,493 5.5
Iowa 1,887,707 86,033 4.6
Kansas 1,751,022 79,984 4.6
Kentucky 2,732,301 215,950 7.9
Louisiana 2,878,547 174,510 6.1
Maine 817,059 62,091 7.6
Maryland 3,800,000 139,240 3.7
Massachusetts 4,381,255 218,359 5.0
Michigan 6,118,466 374,899 6.1
Minnesota 3,417,740 133,652 3.9
Mississippi 1,809,014 139,689 7.7
Missouri 3,723,528 231,159 6.2
Montana 631,081 29,186 4.6
Nebraska 1,148,970 45,660 4.0
Nevada 1,853,517 68,266 3.7
New Hampshire 847,865 51,338 6.1
New Jersey 5,608,023 214,810 3.8
New Mexico 1,247,379 68,789 5.5
New York 12,532,709 544,004 4.3
North Carolina 6,340,628 343,019 5.4
North Dakota 466,413 15,617 3.3
Ohio 7,110,238 385,270 5.4
Oklahoma 2,368,756 135,513 5.7
Oregon 2,560,340 115,819 4.5
Pennsylvania 7,861,335 435,777 5.5
Rhode Island 674,352 40,095 5.9
South Carolina 3,055,118 186,776 6.1
South Dakota 513,186 20,806 4.1
Tennessee 4,131,880 264,054 6.4
Texas 17,465,845 606,770 3.5
Utah 1,839,562 51,530 2.8
Vermont 389,963 24,215 6.2
Virginia 5,329,416 227,329 4.3
Washington 4,644,885 188,916 4.1
West Virginia 1,094,540 95,791 8.8
Wisconsin 3,558,282 177,066 5.0
Wyoming 351,225 14,191 4.0
SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data; U.S. Postal Service geographic data; and Census Bureau, Population Division, 2017 estimates of resident population.
NOTE: Data exclude U.S. territories and other areas.
a. Population estimates for the United States as of July 1, 2017, as reported by the Census Bureau.
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Table 9. Distribution, by state or other area, December 2017
State or area Total Workers Widow(er)s Adult children
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
All areas 10,059,166 100.0 8,695,475 100.0 258,286 100.0 1,105,405 100.0
Alabama 259,543 2.6 226,922 2.6 9,108 3.5 23,513 2.1
Alaska 14,171 0.1 12,317 0.1 298 0.1 1,556 0.1
Arizona 173,625 1.7 153,257 1.8 3,972 1.5 16,396 1.5
Arkansas 156,291 1.6 137,228 1.6 5,060 2.0 14,003 1.3
California 777,363 7.7 663,886 7.6 16,241 6.3 97,236 8.8
Colorado 114,954 1.1 102,531 1.2 2,270 0.9 10,153 0.9
Connecticut 95,905 1.0 81,260 0.9 1,657 0.6 12,988 1.2
Delaware 31,085 0.3 27,255 0.3 777 0.3 3,053 0.3
District of Columbia 16,255 0.2 14,284 0.2 262 0.1 1,709 0.2
Florida 630,165 6.3 558,750 6.4 15,405 6.0 56,010 5.1
Georgia 323,547 3.2 282,646 3.3 10,131 3.9 30,770 2.8
Hawaii 25,446 0.3 21,813 0.3 484 0.2 3,149 0.3
Idaho 51,005 0.5 44,432 0.5 1,093 0.4 5,480 0.5
Illinois 334,617 3.3 282,120 3.2 7,818 3.0 44,679 4.0
Indiana 237,701 2.4 205,562 2.4 6,670 2.6 25,469 2.3
Iowa 91,736 0.9 77,521 0.9 1,923 0.7 12,292 1.1
Kansas 84,984 0.8 73,174 0.8 2,139 0.8 9,671 0.9
Kentucky 229,630 2.3 199,178 2.3 8,538 3.3 21,914 2.0
Louisiana 185,660 1.8 156,107 1.8 6,717 2.6 22,836 2.1
Maine 65,860 0.7 57,062 0.7 1,479 0.6 7,319 0.7
Maryland 148,168 1.5 129,481 1.5 2,985 1.2 15,702 1.4
Massachusetts 231,503 2.3 199,966 2.3 3,960 1.5 27,577 2.5
Michigan 399,608 4.0 341,200 3.9 10,281 4.0 48,127 4.4
Minnesota 142,361 1.4 122,142 1.4 2,101 0.8 18,118 1.6
Mississippi 148,678 1.5 127,181 1.5 5,359 2.1 16,138 1.5
Missouri 245,674 2.4 213,655 2.5 7,334 2.8 24,685 2.2
Montana 31,297 0.3 27,274 0.3 675 0.3 3,348 0.3
Nebraska 48,665 0.5 41,249 0.5 925 0.4 6,491 0.6
Nevada 72,715 0.7 65,664 0.8 1,748 0.7 5,303 0.5
New Hampshire 53,967 0.5 47,738 0.5 1,006 0.4 5,223 0.5
New Jersey 229,352 2.3 196,663 2.3 4,650 1.8 28,039 2.5
New Mexico 72,954 0.7 64,863 0.7 1,572 0.6 6,519 0.6
New York 581,746 5.8 493,907 5.7 11,460 4.4 76,379 6.9
North Carolina 366,833 3.6 320,583 3.7 10,553 4.1 35,697 3.2
North Dakota 16,793 0.2 14,114 0.2 263 0.1 2,416 0.2
Ohio 409,989 4.1 351,027 4.0 11,648 4.5 47,314 4.3
Oklahoma 143,820 1.4 125,634 1.4 4,774 1.8 13,412 1.2
Oregon 124,127 1.2 107,703 1.2 2,992 1.2 13,432 1.2
Pennsylvania 465,000 4.6 400,818 4.6 11,306 4.4 52,876 4.8
Rhode Island 42,620 0.4 37,133 0.4 838 0.3 4,649 0.4
South Carolina 200,034 2.0 174,597 2.0 6,518 2.5 18,919 1.7
South Dakota 22,264 0.2 18,994 0.2 406 0.2 2,864 0.3
Tennessee 281,154 2.8 245,370 2.8 9,619 3.7 26,165 2.4
Texas 645,909 6.4 562,264 6.5 18,507 7.2 65,138 5.9
Utah 54,603 0.5 46,926 0.5 1,144 0.4 6,533 0.6
Vermont 25,668 0.3 22,203 0.3 423 0.2 3,042 0.3
Virginia 242,313 2.4 210,694 2.4 6,515 2.5 25,104 2.3
Washington 201,625 2.0 176,269 2.0 4,317 1.7 21,039 1.9
West Virginia 103,089 1.0 87,754 1.0 3,938 1.5 11,397 1.0
Wisconsin 188,540 1.9 160,916 1.9 3,376 1.3 24,248 2.2
Wyoming 15,081 0.1 13,320 0.2 298 0.1 1,463 0.1
Outlying areas  
American Samoa 1,464 (L) 1,281 (L) 67 (L) 116 (L)
Guam 1,893 (L) 1,624 (L) 54 (L) 215 (L)
Northern Mariana Islands 302 (L) 234 (L) 15 (L) 53 (L)
Puerto Rico 182,304 1.8 156,044 1.8 4,087 1.6 22,173 2.0
U.S. Virgin Islands 1,905 (L) 1,545 (L) 42 (L) 318 (L)
Foreign countries 15,473 0.2 10,027 0.1 482 0.2 4,964 0.4
Unknown 132 (L) 113 (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 2017
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 10,059,166 40,718 272,820 118,989 354,355 3,481,548 285,544 26,998 720,460 149,456 165,344 2,954,183 968,598 257,761 23,185 22,757 216,450
Alabama 259,543 801 8,986 2,382 10,199 73,992 5,641 964 21,394 3,416 3,811 91,854 22,725 6,759 757 725 5,137
Alaska 14,171 80 310 114 577 5,517 420 27 800 213 205 3,879 1,473 250 36 50 220
Arizona 173,625 703 4,402 1,969 6,622 61,631 4,911 384 10,765 3,000 3,255 48,824 19,245 3,897 398 558 3,061
Arkansas 156,291 522 6,218 1,157 5,921 47,628 3,942 406 12,949 2,348 1,911 51,168 13,982 4,555 515 265 2,804
California 777,363 3,958 18,256 12,760 29,929 281,807 23,794 1,730 47,269 11,772 17,832 221,917 78,158 10,454 1,545 1,856 14,326
Colorado 114,954 623 2,715 1,252 4,667 37,796 3,468 185 5,672 2,227 1,788 33,631 14,872 3,246 227 351 2,234
Connecticut 95,905 352 2,281 1,104 2,626 41,857 3,005 227 5,346 1,367 1,359 22,411 9,296 1,889 199 199 2,387
Delaware 31,085 132 706 438 1,027 9,587 937 96 2,301 439 579 10,211 3,067 885 66 67 547
District of Columbia 16,255 26 451 683 451 6,824 398 70 1,314 176 483 3,137 1,440 325 48 39 390
Florida 630,165 2,573 17,762 13,202 23,185 186,647 21,749 2,298 51,803 11,400 10,816 194,579 60,596 16,730 1,917 1,351 13,557
Georgia 323,547 1,074 9,958 6,255 12,510 91,785 9,841 1,446 30,618 4,936 7,660 99,472 30,170 9,380 824 733 6,885
Hawaii 25,446 97 487 365 838 11,053 910 31 2,011 267 922 5,122 2,313 360 69 75 526
Idaho 51,005 248 1,289 278 1,878 18,783 1,340 89 2,607 928 588 14,855 5,653 1,339 124 127 879
Illinois 334,617 1,603 9,520 3,805 10,585 123,147 10,437 1,065 26,299 4,369 6,175 84,588 35,807 9,347 700 814 6,356
Indiana 237,701 817 8,354 1,894 7,436 78,259 6,682 551 19,494 3,882 3,363 66,813 24,471 9,334 516 537 5,298
Iowa 91,736 506 3,009 501 3,115 36,019 2,851 146 5,684 1,199 1,000 23,083 9,322 2,916 162 153 2,070
Kansas 84,984 433 2,191 547 2,921 31,590 2,340 164 5,479 1,446 1,165 23,440 8,765 2,564 181 187 1,571
Kentucky 229,630 704 5,970 1,460 7,633 74,421 5,004 388 17,064 3,320 2,319 79,000 18,372 8,113 569 568 4,725
Louisiana 185,660 601 5,223 2,575 7,386 55,960 4,765 731 18,027 2,513 3,306 58,446 15,783 4,410 496 398 5,040
Maine 65,860 205 1,649 322 2,066 28,381 1,625 105 3,410 1,072 468 17,702 5,765 1,607 223 153 1,107
Maryland 148,168 697 4,025 2,936 5,328 50,234 4,586 636 11,889 2,304 3,433 38,604 15,043 3,852 359 340 3,902
Massachusetts 231,503 938 4,036 2,517 6,246 114,095 5,892 435 10,518 3,166 2,149 51,980 19,545 4,137 352 578 4,919
Michigan 399,608 1,421 10,897 2,763 12,588 139,911 10,786 1,040 27,725 5,952 5,473 121,120 38,060 11,276 1,009 789 8,798
Minnesota 142,361 740 2,416 891 4,774 65,302 4,415 236 7,353 1,766 1,753 32,123 14,920 2,636 256 297 2,483
Mississippi 148,678 444 5,745 1,578 6,317 45,971 4,315 603 15,342 1,827 3,044 41,784 13,084 4,093 366 313 3,852
Missouri 245,674 1,092 7,660 2,184 9,442 79,746 6,474 635 17,405 3,946 3,250 76,518 24,013 8,121 571 469 4,148
Montana 31,297 139 659 169 1,330 11,051 842 42 1,552 499 362 9,217 3,649 1,017 65 62 642
Nebraska 48,665 271 1,414 308 1,847 18,302 1,328 99 3,184 718 700 12,296 5,530 1,378 115 117 1,058
Nevada 72,715 303 1,932 989 2,840 22,011 2,046 190 5,210 1,283 1,451 23,106 7,592 1,977 258 194 1,333
New Hampshire 53,967 207 925 220 1,489 27,598 1,303 62 2,375 720 351 11,768 4,713 1,176 80 115 865
New Jersey 229,352 864 5,121 3,010 7,738 78,851 7,685 769 16,767 3,635 4,362 66,358 23,270 4,974 485 611 4,852
New Mexico 72,954 307 2,149 608 2,856 26,298 1,598 100 3,406 1,209 1,205 22,930 6,925 1,585 157 243 1,378
New York 581,746 2,095 10,998 9,721 18,614 193,502 17,698 1,684 36,254 6,654 8,444 195,772 52,142 12,563 1,014 972 13,619
North Carolina 366,833 1,381 12,120 4,848 13,097 113,199 11,076 1,257 30,660 5,719 7,006 111,784 33,993 11,289 979 920 7,505
North Dakota 16,793 102 342 101 667 6,686 498 32 992 229 255 4,115 1,896 438 51 25 364
Ohio 409,989 1,901 11,439 3,268 12,342 153,192 11,327 944 30,599 5,689 5,490 110,526 36,881 14,498 919 729 10,245
Oklahoma 143,820 430 4,701 978 4,835 48,160 3,479 241 11,164 2,167 1,971 45,930 12,508 4,526 353 249 2,128
Oregon 124,127 524 3,024 1,146 4,502 44,471 3,448 221 6,628 2,253 1,555 37,145 13,822 2,563 300 286 2,239
Pennsylvania 465,000 2,076 11,635 4,478 17,190 160,015 13,236 1,179 32,165 7,518 6,023 139,863 44,418 12,572 919 1,199 10,514
Rhode Island 42,620 145 770 323 1,094 19,890 1,143 94 2,085 585 369 10,481 3,743 901 97 107 793
South Carolina 200,034 631 5,690 2,423 7,526 56,827 5,429 853 17,642 2,899 3,922 66,499 18,489 6,270 514 458 3,962
South Dakota 22,264 120 495 110 808 8,534 682 26 1,257 299 360 5,691 2,769 604 65 58 386
Tennessee 281,154 917 9,232 2,307 9,287 84,063 7,444 693 23,123 4,312 4,390 90,350 24,511 9,210 647 610 10,058
Texas 645,909 2,413 22,367 9,499 26,186 213,314 18,501 1,743 52,870 10,106 15,450 176,970 67,479 13,277 1,385 1,393 12,956
Utah 54,603 408 1,326 342 1,776 21,493 1,332 75 2,489 865 752 14,019 6,706 1,361 102 165 1,392
Vermont 25,668 141 481 145 754 11,939 568 33 910 342 179 6,529 2,313 645 46 89 554
Virginia 242,313 944 6,556 2,854 7,919 82,545 7,503 820 19,955 3,687 4,637 68,927 22,568 7,031 598 535 5,234
Washington 201,625 833 4,766 1,835 6,507 78,310 5,794 385 10,644 3,728 2,636 57,021 20,261 4,045 511 487 3,862
West Virginia 103,089 311 3,621 666 4,572 30,723 2,624 172 8,038 1,506 993 33,168 8,233 4,299 246 235 3,682
Wisconsin 188,540 1,207 4,377 1,101 6,086 72,875 5,219 391 10,670 2,444 2,390 51,294 21,073 4,107 367 430 4,509
Wyoming 15,081 75 243 81 673 5,346 385 17 810 219 183 4,263 1,792 683 31 69 211
Outlying areas  
American Samoa 1,464 (X) 90 20 47 251 27 (X) 151 (X) 40 667 107 27 14 (X) 12
Guam 1,893 (X) 30 17 76 512 61 (X) 278 (X) 134 452 226 37 8 19 19
Northern Mariana Islands 302 (X) (X) 4 14 86 9 (X) 49 0 25 52 41 (X) (X) 0 (X)
Puerto Rico 182,304 395 1,609 1,243 4,715 86,504 2,242 147 6,885 768 1,408 57,187 12,709 2,074 343 334 3,741
U.S. Virgin Islands 1,905 5 45 17 90 584 58 (X) 143 18 48 552 268 14 8 (X) 31
Foreign countries 15,473 170 138 226 608 6,438 425 17 960 117 143 2,949 2,009 137 17 42 1,077
Unknown 132 0 (X) 0 3 35 6 0 7 (X) 3 41 22 (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 2017
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 3,481,548 73,520 15,785 14,307 857,575 1,322,909 318,691 482,942 395,819
Alabama 73,992 1,026 134 235 20,717 27,216 6,612 9,392 8,660
Alaska 5,517 202 16 27 1,205 1,419 728 1,083 837
Arizona 61,631 1,167 234 222 11,660 25,180 7,964 8,434 6,770
Arkansas 47,628 621 159 205 13,970 17,643 3,759 5,496 5,775
California 281,807 6,733 1,398 764 58,347 108,411 26,373 54,917 24,864
Colorado 37,796 697 168 140 8,080 13,375 4,579 5,550 5,207
Connecticut 41,857 1,247 145 130 9,984 15,497 3,985 6,834 4,035
Delaware 9,587 284 49 31 2,774 3,346 929 1,332 842
District of Columbia 6,824 74 102 34 1,661 2,291 873 1,523 266
Florida 186,647 3,598 551 576 39,300 75,785 19,808 29,574 17,455
Georgia 91,785 1,450 239 294 25,826 31,084 9,865 14,000 9,027
Hawaii 11,053 214 17 28 2,026 3,664 1,463 2,352 1,289
Idaho 18,783 547 98 154 4,246 6,502 1,842 2,186 3,208
Illinois 123,147 2,735 990 399 35,124 46,091 9,656 17,880 10,272
Indiana 78,259 1,555 283 291 23,299 25,910 7,681 9,726 9,514
Iowa 36,019 740 150 371 12,257 10,008 3,632 4,488 4,373
Kansas 31,590 847 72 196 8,883 10,316 3,214 3,950 4,112
Kentucky 74,421 882 224 269 18,647 29,629 8,465 6,137 10,168
Louisiana 55,960 897 246 208 20,447 17,569 3,912 7,712 4,969
Maine 28,381 790 103 122 5,350 10,691 2,384 2,535 6,406
Maryland 50,234 1,285 385 231 12,941 17,431 6,540 7,693 3,728
Massachusetts 114,095 2,868 827 664 16,938 50,068 9,185 13,945 19,600
Michigan 139,911 3,021 787 653 33,749 54,597 14,087 19,546 13,471
Minnesota 65,302 1,961 137 261 16,092 23,742 7,168 8,444 7,497
Mississippi 45,971 475 195 126 12,882 17,784 3,931 6,335 4,243
Missouri 79,746 1,729 220 343 22,035 28,235 6,526 11,005 9,653
Montana 11,051 247 61 50 2,748 3,045 1,486 1,450 1,964
Nebraska 18,302 397 38 101 5,729 5,892 1,586 2,516 2,043
Nevada 22,011 402 111 81 3,869 8,700 2,205 3,805 2,838
New Hampshire 27,598 684 169 235 3,413 11,569 2,154 2,254 7,120
New Jersey 78,851 2,677 661 340 18,689 29,275 6,401 13,959 6,849
New Mexico 26,298 339 190 103 5,030 9,734 3,248 3,074 4,580
New York 193,502 5,116 1,796 738 51,623 68,141 11,599 33,046 21,443
North Carolina 113,199 2,187 473 377 33,869 37,759 11,331 15,417 11,786
North Dakota 6,686 183 20 27 2,185 1,533 920 986 832
Ohio 153,192 3,077 362 587 40,580 59,437 11,028 19,790 18,331
Oklahoma 48,160 614 169 124 13,856 17,087 5,126 5,655 5,529
Oregon 44,471 1,685 135 348 9,567 13,945 4,719 6,094 7,978
Pennsylvania 160,015 3,369 865 866 43,971 63,511 11,410 20,601 15,422
Rhode Island 19,890 414 89 131 3,740 8,539 1,556 2,146 3,275
South Carolina 56,827 740 171 144 16,484 19,023 6,100 7,515 6,650
South Dakota 8,534 174 63 70 2,651 2,234 1,197 1,113 1,032
Tennessee 84,063 1,020 208 231 21,975 34,172 7,993 9,219 9,245
Texas 213,314 4,082 930 1,040 47,089 90,092 20,253 25,762 24,066
Utah 21,493 712 102 130 5,679 6,102 2,726 3,125 2,917
Vermont 11,939 384 63 105 2,069 4,237 1,211 1,195 2,675
Virginia 82,545 1,804 262 396 22,843 29,373 7,684 11,256 8,927
Washington 78,310 2,048 346 444 14,726 26,496 9,384 10,642 14,224
West Virginia 30,723 437 95 132 10,731 10,446 2,693 2,189 4,000
Wisconsin 72,875 2,403 275 425 19,241 23,454 6,496 9,208 11,373
Wyoming 5,346 131 22 34 1,438 1,477 795 638 811
Outlying areas  
American Samoa 251 (X) 0 (X) 69 37 28 (X) 90
Guam 512 (X) (X) (X) 168 76 62 106 84
Northern Mariana Islands 86 (X) (X) 0 (X) 9 8 16 (X)
Puerto Rico 86,504 349 163 58 12,746 62,324 1,449 6,552 2,863
U.S. Virgin Islands 584 (X) (X) 0 199 126 47 180 23
Foreign countries 6,438 175 (X) (X) 2,123 1,560 631 1,335 591
Unknown 35 0 0 0 (X) 20 4 (X) (X)
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 2017
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 10,059,166 100.0 0.4 2.7 1.2 3.5 34.6 2.8 0.3 7.2 1.5 1.6 29.4 9.6 2.6 0.2 0.2 2.2
Alabama 259,543 100.0 0.3 3.5 0.9 3.9 28.5 2.2 0.4 8.2 1.3 1.5 35.4 8.8 2.6 0.3 0.3 2.0
Alaska 14,171 100.0 0.6 2.2 0.8 4.1 38.9 3.0 0.2 5.6 1.5 1.4 27.4 10.4 1.8 0.3 0.4 1.6
Arizona 173,625 100.0 0.4 2.5 1.1 3.8 35.5 2.8 0.2 6.2 1.7 1.9 28.1 11.1 2.2 0.2 0.3 1.8
Arkansas 156,291 100.0 0.3 4.0 0.7 3.8 30.5 2.5 0.3 8.3 1.5 1.2 32.7 8.9 2.9 0.3 0.2 1.8
California 777,363 100.0 0.5 2.3 1.6 3.9 36.3 3.1 0.2 6.1 1.5 2.3 28.5 10.1 1.3 0.2 0.2 1.8
Colorado 114,954 100.0 0.5 2.4 1.1 4.1 32.9 3.0 0.2 4.9 1.9 1.6 29.3 12.9 2.8 0.2 0.3 1.9
Connecticut 95,905 100.0 0.4 2.4 1.2 2.7 43.6 3.1 0.2 5.6 1.4 1.4 23.4 9.7 2.0 0.2 0.2 2.5
Delaware 31,085 100.0 0.4 2.3 1.4 3.3 30.8 3.0 0.3 7.4 1.4 1.9 32.8 9.9 2.8 0.2 0.2 1.8
District of Columbia 16,255 100.0 0.2 2.8 4.2 2.8 42.0 2.4 0.4 8.1 1.1 3.0 19.3 8.9 2.0 0.3 0.2 2.4
Florida 630,165 100.0 0.4 2.8 2.1 3.7 29.6 3.5 0.4 8.2 1.8 1.7 30.9 9.6 2.7 0.3 0.2 2.2
Georgia 323,547 100.0 0.3 3.1 1.9 3.9 28.4 3.0 0.4 9.5 1.5 2.4 30.7 9.3 2.9 0.3 0.2 2.1
Hawaii 25,446 100.0 0.4 1.9 1.4 3.3 43.4 3.6 0.1 7.9 1.0 3.6 20.1 9.1 1.4 0.3 0.3 2.1
Idaho 51,005 100.0 0.5 2.5 0.5 3.7 36.8 2.6 0.2 5.1 1.8 1.2 29.1 11.1 2.6 0.2 0.2 1.7
Illinois 334,617 100.0 0.5 2.8 1.1 3.2 36.8 3.1 0.3 7.9 1.3 1.8 25.3 10.7 2.8 0.2 0.2 1.9
Indiana 237,701 100.0 0.3 3.5 0.8 3.1 32.9 2.8 0.2 8.2 1.6 1.4 28.1 10.3 3.9 0.2 0.2 2.2
Iowa 91,736 100.0 0.6 3.3 0.5 3.4 39.3 3.1 0.2 6.2 1.3 1.1 25.2 10.2 3.2 0.2 0.2 2.3
Kansas 84,984 100.0 0.5 2.6 0.6 3.4 37.2 2.8 0.2 6.4 1.7 1.4 27.6 10.3 3.0 0.2 0.2 1.8
Kentucky 229,630 100.0 0.3 2.6 0.6 3.3 32.4 2.2 0.2 7.4 1.4 1.0 34.4 8.0 3.5 0.2 0.2 2.1
Louisiana 185,660 100.0 0.3 2.8 1.4 4.0 30.1 2.6 0.4 9.7 1.4 1.8 31.5 8.5 2.4 0.3 0.2 2.7
Maine 65,860 100.0 0.3 2.5 0.5 3.1 43.1 2.5 0.2 5.2 1.6 0.7 26.9 8.8 2.4 0.3 0.2 1.7
Maryland 148,168 100.0 0.5 2.7 2.0 3.6 33.9 3.1 0.4 8.0 1.6 2.3 26.1 10.2 2.6 0.2 0.2 2.6
Massachusetts 231,503 100.0 0.4 1.7 1.1 2.7 49.3 2.5 0.2 4.5 1.4 0.9 22.5 8.4 1.8 0.2 0.2 2.1
Michigan 399,608 100.0 0.4 2.7 0.7 3.2 35.0 2.7 0.3 6.9 1.5 1.4 30.3 9.5 2.8 0.3 0.2 2.2
Minnesota 142,361 100.0 0.5 1.7 0.6 3.4 45.9 3.1 0.2 5.2 1.2 1.2 22.6 10.5 1.9 0.2 0.2 1.7
Mississippi 148,678 100.0 0.3 3.9 1.1 4.2 30.9 2.9 0.4 10.3 1.2 2.0 28.1 8.8 2.8 0.2 0.2 2.6
Missouri 245,674 100.0 0.4 3.1 0.9 3.8 32.5 2.6 0.3 7.1 1.6 1.3 31.1 9.8 3.3 0.2 0.2 1.7
Montana 31,297 100.0 0.4 2.1 0.5 4.2 35.3 2.7 0.1 5.0 1.6 1.2 29.5 11.7 3.2 0.2 0.2 2.1
Nebraska 48,665 100.0 0.6 2.9 0.6 3.8 37.6 2.7 0.2 6.5 1.5 1.4 25.3 11.4 2.8 0.2 0.2 2.2
Nevada 72,715 100.0 0.4 2.7 1.4 3.9 30.3 2.8 0.3 7.2 1.8 2.0 31.8 10.4 2.7 0.4 0.3 1.8
New Hampshire 53,967 100.0 0.4 1.7 0.4 2.8 51.1 2.4 0.1 4.4 1.3 0.7 21.8 8.7 2.2 0.1 0.2 1.6
New Jersey 229,352 100.0 0.4 2.2 1.3 3.4 34.4 3.4 0.3 7.3 1.6 1.9 28.9 10.1 2.2 0.2 0.3 2.1
New Mexico 72,954 100.0 0.4 2.9 0.8 3.9 36.0 2.2 0.1 4.7 1.7 1.7 31.4 9.5 2.2 0.2 0.3 1.9
New York 581,746 100.0 0.4 1.9 1.7 3.2 33.3 3.0 0.3 6.2 1.1 1.5 33.7 9.0 2.2 0.2 0.2 2.3
North Carolina 366,833 100.0 0.4 3.3 1.3 3.6 30.9 3.0 0.3 8.4 1.6 1.9 30.5 9.3 3.1 0.3 0.3 2.0
North Dakota 16,793 100.0 0.6 2.0 0.6 4.0 39.8 3.0 0.2 5.9 1.4 1.5 24.5 11.3 2.6 0.3 0.1 2.2
Ohio 409,989 100.0 0.5 2.8 0.8 3.0 37.4 2.8 0.2 7.5 1.4 1.3 27.0 9.0 3.5 0.2 0.2 2.5
Oklahoma 143,820 100.0 0.3 3.3 0.7 3.4 33.5 2.4 0.2 7.8 1.5 1.4 31.9 8.7 3.1 0.2 0.2 1.5
Oregon 124,127 100.0 0.4 2.4 0.9 3.6 35.8 2.8 0.2 5.3 1.8 1.3 29.9 11.1 2.1 0.2 0.2 1.8
Pennsylvania 465,000 100.0 0.4 2.5 1.0 3.7 34.4 2.8 0.3 6.9 1.6 1.3 30.1 9.6 2.7 0.2 0.3 2.3
Rhode Island 42,620 100.0 0.3 1.8 0.8 2.6 46.7 2.7 0.2 4.9 1.4 0.9 24.6 8.8 2.1 0.2 0.3 1.9
South Carolina 200,034 100.0 0.3 2.8 1.2 3.8 28.4 2.7 0.4 8.8 1.4 2.0 33.2 9.2 3.1 0.3 0.2 2.0
South Dakota 22,264 100.0 0.5 2.2 0.5 3.6 38.3 3.1 0.1 5.6 1.3 1.6 25.6 12.4 2.7 0.3 0.3 1.7
Tennessee 281,154 100.0 0.3 3.3 0.8 3.3 29.9 2.6 0.2 8.2 1.5 1.6 32.1 8.7 3.3 0.2 0.2 3.6
Texas 645,909 100.0 0.4 3.5 1.5 4.1 33.0 2.9 0.3 8.2 1.6 2.4 27.4 10.4 2.1 0.2 0.2 2.0
Utah 54,603 100.0 0.7 2.4 0.6 3.3 39.4 2.4 0.1 4.6 1.6 1.4 25.7 12.3 2.5 0.2 0.3 2.5
Vermont 25,668 100.0 0.5 1.9 0.6 2.9 46.5 2.2 0.1 3.5 1.3 0.7 25.4 9.0 2.5 0.2 0.3 2.2
Virginia 242,313 100.0 0.4 2.7 1.2 3.3 34.1 3.1 0.3 8.2 1.5 1.9 28.4 9.3 2.9 0.2 0.2 2.2
Washington 201,625 100.0 0.4 2.4 0.9 3.2 38.8 2.9 0.2 5.3 1.8 1.3 28.3 10.0 2.0 0.3 0.2 1.9
West Virginia 103,089 100.0 0.3 3.5 0.6 4.4 29.8 2.5 0.2 7.8 1.5 1.0 32.2 8.0 4.2 0.2 0.2 3.6
Wisconsin 188,540 100.0 0.6 2.3 0.6 3.2 38.7 2.8 0.2 5.7 1.3 1.3 27.2 11.2 2.2 0.2 0.2 2.4
Wyoming 15,081 100.0 0.5 1.6 0.5 4.5 35.4 2.6 0.1 5.4 1.5 1.2 28.3 11.9 4.5 0.2 0.5 1.4
Outlying areas  
American Samoa 1,464 100.0 (X) 6.1 1.4 3.2 17.1 1.8 (X) 10.3 (X) 2.7 45.6 7.3 1.8 1.0 (X) 0.8
Guam 1,893 100.0 (X) 1.6 0.9 4.0 27.0 3.2 (X) 14.7 (X) 7.1 23.9 11.9 2.0 0.4 1.0 1.0
Northern Mariana Islands 302 100.0 (X) (X) 1.3 4.6 28.5 3.0 (X) 16.2 0.0 8.3 17.2 13.6 (X) (X) 0.0 (X)
Puerto Rico 182,304 100.0 0.2 0.9 0.7 2.6 47.5 1.2 0.1 3.8 0.4 0.8 31.4 7.0 1.1 0.2 0.2 2.1
U.S. Virgin Islands 1,905 100.0 0.3 2.4 0.9 4.7 30.7 3.0 (X) 7.5 0.9 2.5 29.0 14.1 0.7 0.4 (X) 1.6
Foreign countries 15,473 100.0 1.1 0.9 1.5 3.9 41.6 2.7 0.1 6.2 0.8 0.9 19.1 13.0 0.9 0.1 0.3 7.0
Unknown 132 100.0 0.0 (X) 0.0 2.3 26.5 4.5 0.0 5.3 (X) 2.3 31.1 16.7 (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 2017
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 34.6 0.7 0.2 0.1 8.5 13.2 3.2 4.8 3.9
Alabama 28.5 0.4 0.1 0.1 8.0 10.5 2.5 3.6 3.3
Alaska 38.9 1.4 0.1 0.2 8.5 10.0 5.1 7.6 5.9
Arizona 35.5 0.7 0.1 0.1 6.7 14.5 4.6 4.9 3.9
Arkansas 30.5 0.4 0.1 0.1 8.9 11.3 2.4 3.5 3.7
California 36.3 0.9 0.2 0.1 7.5 13.9 3.4 7.1 3.2
Colorado 32.9 0.6 0.1 0.1 7.0 11.6 4.0 4.8 4.5
Connecticut 43.6 1.3 0.2 0.1 10.4 16.2 4.2 7.1 4.2
Delaware 30.8 0.9 0.2 0.1 8.9 10.8 3.0 4.3 2.7
District of Columbia 42.0 0.5 0.6 0.2 10.2 14.1 5.4 9.4 1.6
Florida 29.6 0.6 0.1 0.1 6.2 12.0 3.1 4.7 2.8
Georgia 28.4 0.4 0.1 0.1 8.0 9.6 3.0 4.3 2.8
Hawaii 43.4 0.8 0.1 0.1 8.0 14.4 5.7 9.2 5.1
Idaho 36.8 1.1 0.2 0.3 8.3 12.7 3.6 4.3 6.3
Illinois 36.8 0.8 0.3 0.1 10.5 13.8 2.9 5.3 3.1
Indiana 32.9 0.7 0.1 0.1 9.8 10.9 3.2 4.1 4.0
Iowa 39.3 0.8 0.2 0.4 13.4 10.9 4.0 4.9 4.8
Kansas 37.2 1.0 0.1 0.2 10.5 12.1 3.8 4.6 4.8
Kentucky 32.4 0.4 0.1 0.1 8.1 12.9 3.7 2.7 4.4
Louisiana 30.1 0.5 0.1 0.1 11.0 9.5 2.1 4.2 2.7
Maine 43.1 1.2 0.2 0.2 8.1 16.2 3.6 3.8 9.7
Maryland 33.9 0.9 0.3 0.2 8.7 11.8 4.4 5.2 2.5
Massachusetts 49.3 1.2 0.4 0.3 7.3 21.6 4.0 6.0 8.5
Michigan 35.0 0.8 0.2 0.2 8.4 13.7 3.5 4.9 3.4
Minnesota 45.9 1.4 0.1 0.2 11.3 16.7 5.0 5.9 5.3
Mississippi 30.9 0.3 0.1 0.1 8.7 12.0 2.6 4.3 2.9
Missouri 32.5 0.7 0.1 0.1 9.0 11.5 2.7 4.5 3.9
Montana 35.3 0.8 0.2 0.2 8.8 9.7 4.7 4.6 6.3
Nebraska 37.6 0.8 0.1 0.2 11.8 12.1 3.3 5.2 4.2
Nevada 30.3 0.6 0.2 0.1 5.3 12.0 3.0 5.2 3.9
New Hampshire 51.1 1.3 0.3 0.4 6.3 21.4 4.0 4.2 13.2
New Jersey 34.4 1.2 0.3 0.1 8.1 12.8 2.8 6.1 3.0
New Mexico 36.0 0.5 0.3 0.1 6.9 13.3 4.5 4.2 6.3
New York 33.3 0.9 0.3 0.1 8.9 11.7 2.0 5.7 3.7
North Carolina 30.9 0.6 0.1 0.1 9.2 10.3 3.1 4.2 3.2
North Dakota 39.8 1.1 0.1 0.2 13.0 9.1 5.5 5.9 5.0
Ohio 37.4 0.8 0.1 0.1 9.9 14.5 2.7 4.8 4.5
Oklahoma 33.5 0.4 0.1 0.1 9.6 11.9 3.6 3.9 3.8
Oregon 35.8 1.4 0.1 0.3 7.7 11.2 3.8 4.9 6.4
Pennsylvania 34.4 0.7 0.2 0.2 9.5 13.7 2.5 4.4 3.3
Rhode Island 46.7 1.0 0.2 0.3 8.8 20.0 3.7 5.0 7.7
South Carolina 28.4 0.4 0.1 0.1 8.2 9.5 3.0 3.8 3.3
South Dakota 38.3 0.8 0.3 0.3 11.9 10.0 5.4 5.0 4.6
Tennessee 29.9 0.4 0.1 0.1 7.8 12.2 2.8 3.3 3.3
Texas 33.0 0.6 0.1 0.2 7.3 13.9 3.1 4.0 3.7
Utah 39.4 1.3 0.2 0.2 10.4 11.2 5.0 5.7 5.3
Vermont 46.5 1.5 0.2 0.4 8.1 16.5 4.7 4.7 10.4
Virginia 34.1 0.7 0.1 0.2 9.4 12.1 3.2 4.6 3.7
Washington 38.8 1.0 0.2 0.2 7.3 13.1 4.7 5.3 7.1
West Virginia 29.8 0.4 0.1 0.1 10.4 10.1 2.6 2.1 3.9
Wisconsin 38.7 1.3 0.1 0.2 10.2 12.4 3.4 4.9 6.0
Wyoming 35.4 0.9 0.1 0.2 9.5 9.8 5.3 4.2 5.4
Outlying areas  
American Samoa 17.1 (X) 0.0 (X) 4.7 2.5 1.9 (X) 6.1
Guam 27.0 (X) (X) (X) 8.9 4.0 3.3 5.6 4.4
Northern Mariana Islands 28.5 (X) (X) 0.0 (X) 3.0 2.6 5.3 (X)
Puerto Rico 47.5 0.2 0.1 (L) 7.0 34.2 0.8 3.6 1.6
U.S. Virgin Islands 30.7 (X) (X) 0.0 10.4 6.6 2.5 9.4 1.2
Foreign countries 41.6 1.1 (X) (X) 13.7 10.1 4.1 8.6 3.8
Unknown 26.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 (X) 15.2 3.0 (X) (X)
SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data; and U.S. Postal Service geographic data.
NOTES: (X) = suppressed to avoid disclosing information of certain individuals; (L) = less than 0.05 percent.
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Table 12. Number receiving Social Security disability benefits because of blindness or deafness, by state or other area, December 2017
State or area Blind Deaf
Total Workers Widow(er)s Adult children Total Workers Widow(er)s Adult children
All areas 131,948 110,451 2,420 19,077 78,170 62,484 1,188 14,498
Alabama 2,998 2,575 63 360 1,789 1,427 32 330
Alaska 184 154 3 27 148 133 0 15
Arizona 2,329 1,933 41 355 1,785 1,484 20 281
Arkansas 1,876 1,582 50 244 984 792 32 160
California 12,258 10,070 202 1,986 6,970 5,287 93 1,590
Colorado 1,359 1,131 21 207 1,087 928 10 149
Connecticut 1,202 942 15 245 752 594 10 148
Delaware 388 331 (X) (X) 246 195 (X) (X)
District of Columbia 229 208 3 18 278 199 0 79
Florida 7,783 6,744 146 893 5,999 4,934 81 984
Georgia 4,988 4,342 87 559 2,463 1,909 50 504
Hawaii 399 329 7 63 201 164 (X) (X)
Idaho 599 491 12 96 333 290 3 40
Illinois 5,169 4,363 100 706 2,661 2,136 31 494
Indiana 3,442 2,946 78 418 2,035 1,649 28 358
Iowa 1,067 836 19 212 696 578 13 105
Kansas 1,082 906 22 154 727 620 9 98
Kentucky 2,565 2,072 71 422 1,521 1,191 49 281
Louisiana 2,574 2,146 79 349 1,482 1,096 31 355
Maine 604 481 11 112 361 307 3 51
Maryland 1,906 1,655 19 232 1,588 1,302 12 274
Massachusetts 2,931 2,086 28 817 1,389 1,120 14 255
Michigan 4,048 3,217 73 758 2,576 2,065 52 459
Minnesota 1,727 1,373 15 339 1,236 1,100 14 122
Mississippi 2,367 2,040 61 266 1,101 814 20 267
Missouri 3,249 2,746 67 436 1,650 1,323 34 293
Montana 345 288 3 54 235 196 (X) (X)
Nebraska 662 541 8 113 375 321 6 48
Nevada 1,098 950 23 125 570 467 10 93
New Hampshire 470 378 9 83 236 194 3 39
New Jersey 2,918 2,449 47 422 1,699 1,404 17 278
New Mexico 965 816 15 134 504 410 10 84
New York 6,762 5,586 103 1,073 4,255 3,289 45 921
North Carolina 4,592 3,958 82 552 2,644 2,159 39 446
North Dakota 193 156 (X) (X) 118 95 3 20
Ohio 4,878 4,104 82 692 3,112 2,515 50 547
Oklahoma 2,048 1,740 48 260 1,006 828 17 161
Oregon 1,577 1,241 26 310 1,046 840 12 194
Pennsylvania 5,145 4,257 84 804 3,030 2,412 39 579
Rhode Island 450 360 6 84 271 222 (X) (X)
South Carolina 3,065 2,626 61 378 1,368 1,073 27 268
South Dakota 280 232 5 43 206 178 (X) (X)
Tennessee 3,863 3,276 94 493 1,944 1,575 38 331
Texas 12,258 10,703 228 1,327 6,086 4,942 92 1,052
Utah 754 606 17 131 570 498 (X) (X)
Vermont 218 178 4 36 153 131 0 22
Virginia 2,711 2,286 54 371 1,668 1,379 20 269
Washington 2,129 1,728 24 377 1,602 1,303 28 271
West Virginia 1,045 836 26 183 653 501 25 127
Wisconsin 1,985 1,623 27 335 1,413 1,147 21 245
Wyoming 160 140 (X) (X) 89 74 (X) (X)
Outlying areas  
American Samoa (X) (X) 0 (X) (X) (X) 0 (X)
Guam 41 35 0 6 22 17 0 5
Northern Mariana Islands (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) 0 (X)
Puerto Rico 1,673 1,406 27 240 1,050 571 19 460
U.S. Virgin Islands 42 39 0 3 22 14 0 8
Foreign countries 270 190 12 68 137 67 7 63
Unknown (X) (X) (X) (X) (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.
CONTACT: (410) 965-0090 or statistics@ssa.gov.
Table 13. Total monthly benefits, by state or other area, December 2017 (in thousands of dollars)
State or area Total Workers Widow(er)s Adult children
All areas 11,460,226 10,407,363 188,404 864,459
Alabama 290,302 266,626 6,321 17,354
Alaska 15,999 14,559 246 1,195
Arizona 206,335 190,327 2,960 13,047
Arkansas 169,771 156,501 3,300 9,970
California 907,714 816,908 12,905 77,901
Colorado 134,394 124,610 1,732 8,053
Connecticut 113,484 101,344 1,253 10,886
Delaware 38,000 34,821 582 2,597
District of Columbia 16,458 15,076 184 1,198
Florida 732,139 677,911 10,872 43,356
Georgia 368,869 338,695 6,971 23,203
Hawaii 29,793 26,803 387 2,603
Idaho 57,028 52,022 822 4,184
Illinois 386,393 343,445 5,903 37,045
Indiana 272,675 246,952 4,936 20,787
Iowa 99,177 88,405 1,310 9,462
Kansas 94,860 85,804 1,499 7,557
Kentucky 255,098 232,937 6,296 15,866
Louisiana 201,765 179,597 5,340 16,828
Maine 70,243 63,987 1,028 5,228
Maryland 176,152 160,830 2,249 13,073
Massachusetts 264,669 240,400 2,895 21,374
Michigan 470,555 421,296 8,243 41,017
Minnesota 160,462 144,845 1,435 14,183
Mississippi 159,888 145,155 3,607 11,125
Missouri 272,736 248,979 4,989 18,768
Montana 33,875 30,826 512 2,537
Nebraska 52,244 46,523 612 5,109
Nevada 88,211 82,500 1,370 4,340
New Hampshire 63,536 58,768 700 4,069
New Jersey 287,116 259,204 3,625 24,287
New Mexico 79,330 73,486 1,135 4,709
New York 679,259 607,280 8,554 63,425
North Carolina 416,598 383,059 6,809 26,730
North Dakota 17,754 15,782 175 1,797
Ohio 451,683 405,130 8,743 37,810
Oklahoma 158,269 144,658 3,452 10,159
Oregon 141,399 128,369 2,321 10,709
Pennsylvania 532,192 481,170 8,321 42,701
Rhode Island 47,665 43,613 596 3,456
South Carolina 231,118 212,342 4,351 14,425
South Dakota 23,333 21,084 251 1,998
Tennessee 312,230 286,039 6,409 19,782
Texas 726,474 662,909 13,900 49,665
Utah 62,370 56,187 903 5,280
Vermont 27,536 25,009 293 2,234
Virginia 278,777 254,649 4,618 19,511
Washington 235,152 214,471 3,482 17,200
West Virginia 117,647 105,793 3,184 8,670
Wisconsin 212,663 191,111 2,372 19,179
Wyoming 17,372 15,983 247 1,141
Outlying areas  
American Samoa 1,236 1,127 39 69
Guam 1,936 1,762 40 134
Northern Mariana Islands 221 186 9 25
Puerto Rico 180,903 165,890 2,694 12,319
U.S. Virgin Islands 2,134 1,870 35 229
Foreign countries 14,883 11,614 380 2,888
Unknown 153 135 5 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 2017
Type of payee Total Workers Widow(er)s Adult children
All disabled beneficiaries 10,059,166 8,695,475 258,286 1,105,405
Without payee 8,356,091 7,813,297 244,873 297,921
With payee  
Parent (natural, adoptive, or stepparent) 651,882 272,024 858 379,000
Spouse 139,272 138,341 67 864
Child (natural, adoptive, or stepchild) 59,073 50,647 4,669 3,757
Other relative 329,310 165,713 3,448 160,149
Nonmental institution 161,051 73,752 1,650 85,649
Mental institution 91,775 27,731 291 63,753
Social agency 117,798 54,995 745 62,058
Public official 12,619 7,197 128 5,294
Financial organization 8,555 5,260 73 3,222
Other 131,740 86,518 1,484 43,738
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 2017
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 8,695,475 882,178 10.1 258,286 13,413 5.2 1,105,405 807,484 73.0
Congenital anomalies 16,408 4,096 25.0 275 4 1.5 24,035 18,990 79.0
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 256,676 6,369 2.5 11,583 303 2.6 4,561 1,169 25.6
Infectious and parasitic diseases 113,305 3,698 3.3 2,103 66 3.1 3,581 2,014 56.2
Injuries 330,413 28,830 8.7 6,507 245 3.8 17,435 7,324 42.0
Mental disorders  
Autistic disorders 21,833 14,054 64.4 33 3 9.1 51,654 44,347 85.9
Developmental disorders 8,870 3,418 38.5 130 26 20.0 6,785 4,578 67.5
Childhood and adolescent disorders not elsewhere classified 7,590 2,534 33.4 78 4 5.1 6,639 4,364 65.7
Intellectual disability 343,664 194,554 56.6 9,116 1,883 20.7 504,795 431,170 85.4
Mood disorders 1,216,016 176,851 14.5 42,680 3,665 8.6 64,213 29,223 45.5
Organic mental disorders 274,966 102,191 37.2 5,849 1,493 25.5 37,876 26,384 69.7
Schizophrenic and other psychotic disorders 391,571 152,486 38.9 6,474 1,645 25.4 84,897 57,283 67.5
Other 343,893 45,439 13.2 9,313 643 6.9 42,613 21,069 49.4
Neoplasms 276,905 4,090 1.5 5,619 80 1.4 3,020 1,460 48.3
Diseases of the—  
Blood and blood-forming organs 23,281 621 2.7 490 6 1.2 3,227 616 19.1
Circulatory system 696,154 41,730 6.0 18,323 880 4.8 5,983 2,778 46.4
Digestive system 143,961 3,945 2.7 3,817 85 2.2 1,678 291 17.3
Genitourinary system 159,810 1,981 1.2 2,378 35 1.5 3,156 611 19.4
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 2,844,928 38,398 1.3 97,230 1,233 1.3 12,025 2,402 20.0
Nervous system and sense organs 826,878 40,746 4.9 18,997 655 3.4 122,723 66,466 54.2
Respiratory system 244,194 3,825 1.6 11,888 197 1.7 1,679 500 29.8
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 21,944 349 1.6 599 8 1.3 642 127 19.8
Other 19,144 1,011 5.3 417 13 3.1 3,196 2,256 70.6
Unknown 113,071 10,962 9.7 4,387 241 5.5 98,992 82,062 82.9
  Men
Subtotal 4,432,330 555,428 12.5 19,575 1,267 6.5 623,553 470,170 75.4
Congenital anomalies 8,520 2,404 28.2 25 (X) (X) 12,498 10,133 81.1
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 121,051 3,447 2.8 726 26 3.6 2,146 646 30.1
Infectious and parasitic diseases 80,310 2,799 3.5 296 13 4.4 1,981 1,155 58.3
Injuries 219,717 21,354 9.7 839 33 3.9 12,002 4,962 41.3
Mental disorders  
Autistic disorders 18,188 11,924 65.6 5 0 0.0 41,599 35,595 85.6
Developmental disorders 5,499 2,336 42.5 16 0 0.0 4,021 2,878 71.6
Childhood and adolescent disorders not elsewhere classified 4,997 1,944 38.9 8 (X) (X) 4,898 3,270 66.8
Intellectual disability 210,851 124,269 58.9 762 170 22.3 271,740 237,621 87.4
Mood disorders 456,551 87,505 19.2 1,946 227 11.7 31,385 16,539 52.7
Organic mental disorders 169,536 68,058 40.1 622 182 29.3 24,547 17,552 71.5
Schizophrenic and other psychotic disorders 263,002 112,265 42.7 696 173 24.9 61,151 42,130 68.9
Other 164,012 27,119 16.5 507 58 11.4 23,389 12,680 54.2
Neoplasms 126,681 2,234 1.8 370 9 2.4 1,718 843 49.1
Diseases of the—  
Blood and blood-forming organs 9,889 349 3.5 24 (X) (X) 1,639 359 21.9
Circulatory system 448,716 26,611 5.9 2,289 98 4.3 3,225 1,566 48.6
Digestive system 71,648 2,625 3.7 345 15 4.3 843 175 20.8
Genitourinary system 94,926 1,316 1.4 279 (X) (X) 1,686 392 23.3
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 1,385,327 22,345 1.6 7,385 164 2.2 5,152 1,265 24.6
Nervous system and sense organs 390,418 24,463 6.3 1,295 51 3.9 64,782 36,401 56.2
Respiratory system 112,116 2,105 1.9 766 24 3.1 774 295 38.1
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 9,381 197 2.1 41 0 0.0 259 64 24.7
Other 8,555 670 7.8 27 (X) (X) 1,770 1,308 73.9
Unknown 52,439 7,089 13.5 306 (X) (X) 50,348 42,341 84.1
  Women
Subtotal 4,263,145 326,750 7.7 238,711 12,146 5.1 481,852 337,314 70.0
Congenital anomalies 7,888 1,692 21.5 250 (X) (X) 11,537 8,857 76.8
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 135,625 2,922 2.2 10,857 277 2.6 2,415 523 21.7
Infectious and parasitic diseases 32,995 899 2.7 1,807 53 2.9 1,600 859 53.7
Injuries 110,696 7,476 6.8 5,668 212 3.7 5,433 2,362 43.5
Mental disorders  
Autistic disorders 3,645 2,130 58.4 28 3 10.7 10,055 8,752 87.0
Developmental disorders 3,371 1,082 32.1 114 26 22.8 2,764 1,700 61.5
Childhood and adolescent disorders not elsewhere classified 2,593 590 22.8 70 (X) (X) 1,741 1,094 62.8
Intellectual disability 132,813 70,285 52.9 8,354 1,713 20.5 233,055 193,549 83.0
Mood disorders 759,465 89,346 11.8 40,734 3,438 8.4 32,828 12,684 38.6
Organic mental disorders 105,430 34,133 32.4 5,227 1,311 25.1 13,329 8,832 66.3
Schizophrenic and other psychotic disorders 128,569 40,221 31.3 5,778 1,472 25.5 23,746 15,153 63.8
Other 179,881 18,320 10.2 8,806 585 6.6 19,224 8,389 43.6
Neoplasms 150,224 1,856 1.2 5,249 71 1.4 1,302 617 47.4
Diseases of the—  
Blood and blood-forming organs 13,392 272 2.0 466 (X) (X) 1,588 257 16.2
Circulatory system 247,438 15,119 6.1 16,034 782 4.9 2,758 1,212 43.9
Digestive system 72,313 1,320 1.8 3,472 70 2.0 835 116 13.9
Genitourinary system 64,884 665 1.0 2,099 (X) (X) 1,470 219 14.9
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 1,459,601 16,053 1.1 89,845 1,069 1.2 6,873 1,137 16.5
Nervous system and sense organs 436,460 16,283 3.7 17,702 604 3.4 57,941 30,065 51.9
Respiratory system 132,078 1,720 1.3 11,122 173 1.6 905 205 22.7
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 12,563 152 1.2 558 8 1.4 383 63 16.4
Other 10,589 341 3.2 390 (X) (X) 1,426 948 66.5
Unknown 60,632 3,873 6.4 4,081 (X) (X) 48,644 39,721 81.7
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.
(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 2017
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 8,695,475 100.0 9.2 12.1 19.8 16.5 12.7 9.2 6.6 4.7 4.3 4.9 1,196.87 1,102.00
Alabama 226,922 100.0 8.0 12.1 21.4 18.0 13.2 9.3 6.4 4.3 3.7 3.6 1,174.97 1,088.00
Alaska 12,317 100.0 10.3 14.2 20.0 14.8 11.7 8.3 6.0 4.5 4.6 5.7 1,181.99 1,067.00
Arizona 153,257 100.0 7.5 10.8 18.7 16.6 13.5 10.1 7.4 5.2 4.9 5.4 1,241.88 1,154.00
Arkansas 137,228 100.0 8.4 12.7 21.7 18.9 14.0 9.4 6.1 3.7 2.8 2.5 1,140.44 1,071.00
California 663,886 100.0 10.3 12.1 18.1 14.8 11.5 8.9 6.9 5.3 5.3 6.9 1,230.49 1,123.00
Colorado 102,531 100.0 8.3 11.6 19.2 16.9 13.1 9.7 6.9 4.9 4.4 5.1 1,215.34 1,125.00
Connecticut 81,260 100.0 9.1 11.6 17.8 15.1 12.1 9.5 7.2 5.5 5.5 6.6 1,247.16 1,149.00
Delaware 27,255 100.0 7.3 9.9 17.7 15.9 13.2 10.4 7.8 5.7 5.9 6.3 1,277.61 1,189.00
District of Columbia 14,284 100.0 13.0 15.2 24.4 16.7 11.8 7.1 4.5 2.6 2.1 2.6 1,055.44 972.00
Florida 558,750 100.0 7.9 11.4 19.9 17.1 13.2 9.7 6.8 4.7 4.3 5.0 1,213.26 1,121.00
Georgia 282,646 100.0 7.5 11.4 20.0 17.6 14.1 10.3 7.0 4.5 3.9 3.7 1,198.30 1,121.00
Hawaii 21,813 100.0 8.5 11.5 18.0 15.7 13.4 10.3 7.3 5.3 4.7 5.1 1,228.77 1,146.00
Idaho 44,432 100.0 9.8 12.5 20.6 16.5 12.5 9.2 6.5 4.4 3.9 4.1 1,170.83 1,079.00
Illinois 282,120 100.0 9.7 11.9 19.1 15.4 12.0 9.1 6.8 5.1 5.0 5.9 1,217.37 1,115.00
Indiana 205,562 100.0 8.4 11.6 19.6 17.0 13.4 9.8 6.8 4.8 4.2 4.4 1,201.35 1,116.00
Iowa 77,521 100.0 10.6 13.2 20.5 16.7 12.9 9.1 6.6 4.4 3.2 2.9 1,140.39 1,063.00
Kansas 73,174 100.0 9.0 12.5 20.4 17.1 13.1 9.6 6.4 4.4 3.7 3.8 1,172.60 1,089.00
Kentucky 199,178 100.0 9.8 12.9 20.3 16.6 12.6 8.8 6.1 4.6 4.0 4.3 1,169.49 1,077.00
Louisiana 156,107 100.0 11.3 13.4 21.7 15.8 11.0 7.9 5.9 4.3 3.9 4.7 1,150.47 1,040.00
Maine 57,062 100.0 9.8 13.9 22.1 18.0 12.9 8.4 5.4 3.6 3.1 2.8 1,121.37 1,041.00
Maryland 129,481 100.0 8.4 11.0 18.3 15.8 12.9 9.9 7.3 5.4 5.0 5.9 1,242.11 1,151.00
Massachusetts 199,966 100.0 9.1 12.3 19.6 16.4 12.6 9.0 6.7 4.8 4.5 5.1 1,202.20 1,103.00
Michigan 341,200 100.0 9.4 11.9 18.8 15.0 11.6 8.8 6.9 5.4 5.4 6.6 1,234.75 1,124.00
Minnesota 122,142 100.0 9.5 12.6 19.8 16.2 12.6 9.3 6.6 4.7 4.3 4.4 1,185.87 1,095.00
Mississippi 127,181 100.0 8.3 12.7 22.3 18.8 13.4 9.0 6.2 3.7 3.0 2.6 1,141.32 1,064.00
Missouri 213,655 100.0 9.3 12.7 20.8 17.2 12.9 8.9 6.2 4.2 3.8 3.9 1,165.33 1,077.00
Montana 27,274 100.0 10.7 13.7 21.9 17.0 12.1 8.0 5.8 3.8 3.5 3.4 1,130.22 1,037.00
Nebraska 41,249 100.0 10.0 13.3 21.5 17.8 13.0 9.2 5.9 3.7 2.9 2.7 1,127.87 1,052.00
Nevada 65,664 100.0 6.9 10.2 18.4 17.1 13.9 10.2 7.3 5.1 5.2 5.8 1,256.40 1,167.00
New Hampshire 47,738 100.0 6.8 10.5 19.6 17.5 14.0 10.5 7.1 4.9 4.5 4.7 1,231.05 1,145.00
New Jersey 196,663 100.0 8.2 10.3 16.7 14.3 11.6 9.3 7.5 6.0 6.5 9.7 1,318.01 1,208.00
New Mexico 64,863 100.0 10.5 13.3 21.8 17.0 12.5 8.6 5.8 3.9 3.4 3.3 1,132.95 1,046.00
New York 493,907 100.0 11.0 12.6 18.4 14.4 10.9 8.3 6.3 4.8 5.0 8.3 1,229.54 1,104.00
North Carolina 320,583 100.0 7.3 10.8 19.6 18.6 15.1 10.6 6.8 4.3 3.6 3.3 1,194.88 1,128.00
North Dakota 14,114 100.0 11.2 13.6 21.4 17.6 12.3 8.4 5.8 3.6 2.9 3.2 1,118.16 1,037.00
Ohio 351,027 100.0 11.0 13.5 20.5 15.9 11.7 8.6 6.2 4.5 4.0 4.1 1,154.13 1,056.00
Oklahoma 125,634 100.0 9.8 13.0 21.1 16.9 12.7 9.2 6.4 4.3 3.6 3.1 1,151.42 1,066.00
Oregon 107,703 100.0 8.9 12.4 19.9 16.5 12.6 9.2 6.9 4.8 4.3 4.3 1,191.88 1,100.00
Pennsylvania 400,818 100.0 9.5 11.9 19.3 16.1 12.5 9.4 6.9 5.1 4.6 4.7 1,200.47 1,109.00
Rhode Island 37,133 100.0 9.5 12.9 20.3 16.7 12.3 9.0 6.7 4.6 4.1 4.0 1,174.51 1,082.00
South Carolina 174,597 100.0 6.9 10.3 19.4 18.0 15.0 10.7 7.2 4.7 4.1 3.7 1,216.18 1,146.00
South Dakota 18,994 100.0 11.0 13.4 22.0 17.7 12.5 8.8 5.8 3.5 2.8 2.5 1,110.04 1,036.00
Tennessee 245,370 100.0 7.9 12.1 21.3 18.3 14.0 9.6 6.3 4.0 3.4 3.1 1,165.75 1,088.00
Texas 562,264 100.0 9.6 12.1 20.4 16.6 12.8 9.3 6.5 4.3 3.8 4.5 1,179.00 1,088.00
Utah 46,926 100.0 9.4 12.7 19.5 16.1 12.3 8.9 6.6 4.8 4.5 5.1 1,197.36 1,096.00
Vermont 22,203 100.0 10.0 13.1 21.5 18.2 13.2 9.1 5.5 3.8 3.0 2.6 1,126.36 1,055.00
Virginia 210,694 100.0 8.3 11.3 19.4 17.2 13.5 9.9 6.8 4.7 4.2 4.7 1,208.62 1,123.10
Washington 176,269 100.0 8.9 11.9 19.5 16.1 12.3 9.2 6.7 5.0 4.7 5.7 1,216.72 1,115.00
West Virginia 87,754 100.0 10.4 12.4 19.3 15.3 11.6 8.6 6.4 5.0 4.7 6.3 1,205.56 1,096.00
Wisconsin 160,916 100.0 9.8 12.2 19.3 16.3 12.7 9.5 6.8 4.9 4.4 4.1 1,187.64 1,103.00
Wyoming 13,320 100.0 9.5 12.4 20.5 16.4 11.4 8.6 6.4 4.6 4.1 6.2 1,199.96 1,085.00
Outlying areas  
American Samoa 1,281 100.0 21.2 23.6 24.2 13.0 9.3 4.6 1.9 1.2 (X) (X) 879.84 828.00
Guam 1,624 100.0 12.1 12.9 23.7 15.8 13.9 7.9 6.2 3.3 (X) (X) 1,085.04 1,013.50
Northern Mariana Islands 234 100.0 28.6 22.2 26.9 12.8 3.8 (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) 794.37 795.00
Puerto Rico 156,044 100.0 8.6 14.9 27.8 20.3 11.5 6.4 4.1 2.7 2.2 1.5 1,063.10 990.00
U.S. Virgin Islands 1,545 100.0 8.5 11.5 19.8 15.9 13.2 10.2 6.3 5.8 4.5 4.4 1,210.42 1,122.00
Foreign countries 10,027 100.0 15.8 11.5 15.9 13.8 11.5 9.6 7.4 4.8 4.9 4.8 1,158.32 1,095.00
Unknown 113 100.0 7.1 10.6 23.0 13.3 15.0 (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) 1,196.73 1,179.00
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 2017
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 258,286 100.0 9.4 15.3 17.7 18.1 14.7 10.2 6.3 8.3 729.44 679.00
Alabama 9,108 100.0 10.2 16.8 17.9 18.0 15.1 10.3 5.7 6.0 694.05 655.00
Alaska 298 100.0 4.7 11.7 17.1 17.1 16.4 13.4 10.4 9.1 823.88 794.00
Arizona 3,972 100.0 8.3 14.8 17.6 18.0 14.9 11.0 7.0 8.4 745.24 707.00
Arkansas 5,060 100.0 11.8 18.3 18.9 18.7 14.5 8.0 4.7 5.2 652.22 609.00
California 16,241 100.0 6.9 13.2 16.9 17.9 15.4 10.7 7.5 11.4 794.60 738.00
Colorado 2,270 100.0 8.5 15.2 16.2 18.7 13.7 10.5 6.9 10.2 762.92 709.50
Connecticut 1,657 100.0 7.8 15.0 17.0 18.8 14.5 10.9 6.5 9.5 756.39 710.00
Delaware 777 100.0 8.8 13.9 17.6 18.4 15.4 10.7 5.8 9.4 749.39 705.00
District of Columbia 262 100.0 11.8 13.7 16.0 20.6 16.4 9.2 6.1 6.1 703.13 666.50
Florida 15,405 100.0 9.9 16.2 18.5 18.2 14.5 9.4 6.2 7.1 705.77 653.00
Georgia 10,131 100.0 11.2 16.4 17.9 17.9 14.6 10.0 5.7 6.2 688.07 642.00
Hawaii 484 100.0 6.0 11.6 16.9 19.2 18.4 11.0 6.8 10.1 799.22 763.50
Idaho 1,093 100.0 7.7 14.0 17.8 16.8 17.2 11.7 6.8 8.0 751.86 700.00
Illinois 7,818 100.0 9.0 14.5 16.6 17.7 14.6 11.2 6.7 9.7 755.04 705.00
Indiana 6,670 100.0 10.1 14.6 16.9 17.6 14.4 10.6 6.6 9.2 740.10 692.00
Iowa 1,923 100.0 11.1 16.1 19.3 18.2 14.5 9.4 5.3 6.1 681.46 638.00
Kansas 2,139 100.0 10.6 14.7 19.4 19.2 13.9 9.0 5.9 7.1 700.89 648.00
Kentucky 8,538 100.0 8.8 15.3 16.9 18.3 15.7 10.3 6.5 8.2 737.35 694.00
Louisiana 6,717 100.0 7.5 12.7 15.6 17.8 15.9 11.7 7.8 10.9 795.06 752.00
Maine 1,479 100.0 10.1 16.6 18.4 18.8 14.0 11.2 5.4 5.6 694.90 653.00
Maryland 2,985 100.0 8.5 14.3 18.1 18.1 14.4 10.3 6.7 9.6 753.54 695.00
Massachusetts 3,960 100.0 8.8 13.9 20.1 18.8 14.1 10.5 6.0 7.9 731.02 670.00
Michigan 10,281 100.0 8.4 13.4 15.4 17.0 14.4 11.2 7.6 12.7 801.75 751.00
Minnesota 2,101 100.0 10.6 18.3 18.5 16.9 13.6 10.2 5.5 6.3 682.82 624.00
Mississippi 5,359 100.0 10.4 17.6 17.9 19.8 14.6 9.3 5.4 5.1 673.16 639.00
Missouri 7,334 100.0 11.4 16.9 17.9 18.9 14.3 9.0 5.1 6.5 680.22 636.00
Montana 675 100.0 8.1 14.7 18.1 17.9 11.4 12.6 7.7 9.5 758.95 699.00
Nebraska 925 100.0 11.9 18.2 18.3 18.5 14.7 8.0 4.8 5.7 661.59 623.00
Nevada 1,748 100.0 8.6 13.9 17.1 16.2 13.9 11.2 6.9 12.2 783.76 730.50
New Hampshire 1,006 100.0 12.5 15.2 19.3 16.3 13.6 8.3 6.7 8.1 695.44 632.50
New Jersey 4,650 100.0 9.0 13.8 16.7 17.3 14.0 10.8 6.5 11.9 779.50 720.00
New Mexico 1,572 100.0 9.3 13.6 18.6 18.6 16.7 10.4 6.0 6.7 721.85 686.00
New York 11,460 100.0 8.7 14.9 17.5 18.5 14.7 10.1 6.3 9.4 746.45 690.00
North Carolina 10,553 100.0 13.1 19.2 17.7 17.4 14.0 8.6 4.9 5.1 645.18 599.00
North Dakota 263 100.0 7.2 22.4 20.5 19.4 12.5 7.6 3.8 6.5 666.59 596.00
Ohio 11,648 100.0 9.4 14.0 17.5 17.3 14.7 10.7 6.8 9.5 750.61 697.00
Oklahoma 4,774 100.0 9.9 15.0 17.4 18.0 15.3 10.2 6.5 7.7 723.19 680.00
Oregon 2,992 100.0 7.5 14.7 16.4 17.3 15.4 10.7 7.2 10.8 775.79 726.00
Pennsylvania 11,306 100.0 9.2 14.5 17.7 18.4 14.9 10.6 6.4 8.4 736.00 690.00
Rhode Island 838 100.0 8.0 18.1 20.6 16.0 13.0 10.7 5.4 8.1 711.31 640.00
South Carolina 6,518 100.0 11.7 16.7 19.7 17.3 14.4 9.8 5.2 5.3 667.56 618.00
South Dakota 406 100.0 12.8 17.2 21.9 17.5 16.5 8.6 1.7 3.7 618.10 576.00
Tennessee 9,619 100.0 12.1 17.0 18.8 18.5 13.9 8.8 5.1 5.8 666.26 619.00
Texas 18,507 100.0 8.4 14.2 17.6 18.7 14.7 10.7 6.7 9.0 751.07 703.00
Utah 1,144 100.0 6.6 13.6 15.9 18.3 15.1 12.3 8.6 9.5 789.35 755.50
Vermont 423 100.0 9.7 15.1 20.3 18.4 14.4 11.1 5.7 5.2 693.31 650.00
Virginia 6,515 100.0 10.3 16.5 17.7 17.1 14.8 10.1 6.2 7.3 708.76 665.00
Washington 4,317 100.0 6.5 13.3 16.7 16.9 15.5 11.2 8.1 11.7 806.53 758.00
West Virginia 3,938 100.0 6.8 12.9 16.0 17.1 15.3 12.1 8.0 11.9 808.54 761.50
Wisconsin 3,376 100.0 10.8 16.2 18.7 17.2 14.2 9.0 6.4 7.6 702.72 639.50
Wyoming 298 100.0 4.0 15.1 14.1 18.1 14.8 14.8 6.7 12.4 829.47 775.00
Outlying areas  
American Samoa 67 100.0 16.4 10.4 25.4 26.9 11.9 (X) (X) (X) 584.45 588.00
Guam 54 100.0 (X) 18.5 18.5 (X) (X) 11.1 (X) (X) 738.73 709.50
Northern Mariana Islands 15 100.0 (X) 20.0 26.7 (X) (X) 0.0 (X) (X) 630.73 520.00
Puerto Rico 4,087 100.0 7.7 16.5 21.6 24.8 14.2 7.0 4.4 3.8 659.16 632.00
U.S. Virgin Islands 42 100.0 0.0 7.1 9.5 31.0 31.0 (X) 9.5 (X) 830.45 807.50
Foreign countries 482 100.0 3.3 11.2 20.7 20.3 15.6 12.9 8.7 7.3 787.84 730.00
Unknown 6 100.0 33.3 0.0 0.0 16.7 0.0 0.0 16.7 33.3 877.17 1,046.50
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 2017
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 1,105,405 100.0 6.2 10.3 17.8 18.9 17.5 14.5 9.5 5.2 782.03 765.00
Alabama 23,513 100.0 6.2 10.6 21.1 21.6 17.2 12.4 7.0 4.0 738.08 708.00
Alaska 1,556 100.0 7.5 11.5 17.5 19.3 16.3 13.0 8.4 6.6 768.08 735.50
Arizona 16,396 100.0 6.0 10.5 16.2 19.2 17.2 15.0 10.0 5.8 795.74 781.50
Arkansas 14,003 100.0 7.0 11.1 21.4 22.4 17.5 11.8 5.6 3.1 711.96 688.00
California 97,236 100.0 6.0 10.4 17.1 17.8 16.9 14.9 10.7 6.2 801.15 784.00
Colorado 10,153 100.0 6.5 10.3 16.1 18.5 18.0 15.1 10.0 5.5 793.12 782.00
Connecticut 12,988 100.0 6.0 9.8 14.9 15.2 17.4 16.4 13.2 7.0 838.16 850.00
Delaware 3,053 100.0 5.3 7.5 14.6 17.2 19.5 16.9 11.8 7.2 850.61 857.00
District of Columbia 1,709 100.0 6.6 10.9 26.2 22.3 15.9 9.4 5.4 3.3 701.04 650.00
Florida 56,010 100.0 6.3 10.5 17.8 19.8 17.5 14.3 8.9 4.9 774.08 755.00
Georgia 30,770 100.0 5.6 10.2 20.0 21.9 17.7 12.7 7.6 4.3 754.07 725.00
Hawaii 3,149 100.0 4.4 9.4 15.5 17.8 19.5 18.0 9.8 5.7 826.48 834.00
Idaho 5,480 100.0 7.2 10.8 17.3 19.3 17.9 14.4 8.3 4.7 763.49 751.00
Illinois 44,679 100.0 5.4 9.4 15.3 17.4 18.0 16.2 11.7 6.6 829.14 830.00
Indiana 25,469 100.0 6.0 9.4 14.7 18.2 18.7 16.2 10.8 5.9 816.15 818.00
Iowa 12,292 100.0 7.6 10.4 16.2 18.8 17.9 15.7 9.1 4.3 769.74 770.00
Kansas 9,671 100.0 6.8 10.5 16.2 18.9 18.1 15.1 9.3 5.0 781.44 774.00
Kentucky 21,914 100.0 7.0 11.9 20.6 21.1 16.7 11.9 7.1 3.8 724.00 692.00
Louisiana 22,836 100.0 6.6 11.7 20.7 20.6 16.2 11.9 7.9 4.4 736.91 702.00
Maine 7,319 100.0 9.5 12.1 18.7 19.9 16.8 12.4 7.0 3.6 714.27 697.00
Maryland 15,702 100.0 4.8 8.8 15.7 18.3 18.2 15.8 12.0 6.3 832.56 827.00
Massachusetts 27,577 100.0 7.7 11.2 17.2 17.9 16.1 14.2 10.0 5.7 775.07 754.00
Michigan 48,127 100.0 5.9 8.7 13.6 15.8 18.2 17.7 13.1 7.1 852.27 870.00
Minnesota 18,118 100.0 7.2 10.6 16.1 18.0 17.4 15.8 9.9 5.0 782.82 777.00
Mississippi 16,138 100.0 6.4 12.3 25.1 22.4 15.7 10.2 4.9 3.0 689.39 651.00
Missouri 24,685 100.0 6.7 10.8 18.0 20.4 17.4 13.7 8.3 4.7 760.30 740.00
Montana 3,348 100.0 7.2 10.5 18.2 19.0 18.3 13.7 9.3 3.7 757.73 746.50
Nebraska 6,491 100.0 6.0 9.7 15.6 19.7 20.0 15.9 8.9 4.3 787.05 791.00
Nevada 5,303 100.0 5.8 9.4 15.7 18.5 17.7 15.3 11.0 6.6 818.49 810.00
New Hampshire 5,223 100.0 7.1 11.1 15.8 18.8 17.7 15.5 8.7 5.3 779.02 770.00
New Jersey 28,039 100.0 5.1 8.3 14.3 16.0 17.7 17.2 13.4 8.1 866.17 873.00
New Mexico 6,519 100.0 7.0 12.3 21.2 20.5 16.5 11.8 6.8 3.9 722.29 689.00
New York 76,379 100.0 5.3 8.9 15.8 17.2 18.1 16.4 11.7 6.5 830.40 831.00
North Carolina 35,697 100.0 6.0 10.1 19.7 22.0 18.3 12.8 7.2 3.9 748.81 725.00
North Dakota 2,416 100.0 7.1 10.4 19.0 20.3 18.6 14.2 6.9 3.5 743.85 733.00
Ohio 47,314 100.0 6.5 10.1 16.2 17.3 17.6 16.0 11.0 5.3 799.12 798.00
Oklahoma 13,412 100.0 6.1 11.1 18.3 20.9 18.1 13.6 7.5 4.3 757.47 738.00
Oregon 13,432 100.0 6.5 9.9 15.5 18.4 18.4 16.2 9.8 5.3 797.27 797.00
Pennsylvania 52,876 100.0 6.1 9.4 15.4 18.1 18.7 16.4 10.8 5.1 807.56 813.00
Rhode Island 4,649 100.0 7.8 12.0 18.4 18.2 17.0 14.2 8.1 4.3 743.39 726.00
South Carolina 18,919 100.0 5.4 9.0 19.5 22.2 18.9 13.4 7.4 4.1 762.47 740.00
South Dakota 2,864 100.0 8.4 13.5 19.2 20.0 18.7 11.1 6.4 2.5 697.65 688.00
Tennessee 26,165 100.0 5.6 10.1 19.7 21.6 18.2 13.2 7.5 4.2 756.06 733.00
Texas 65,138 100.0 6.1 11.1 19.2 20.0 17.0 13.2 8.4 5.0 762.46 733.00
Utah 6,533 100.0 6.6 10.5 15.2 16.6 18.7 15.1 10.6 6.7 808.17 809.00
Vermont 3,042 100.0 8.0 11.4 18.2 20.7 17.7 13.4 7.1 3.6 734.54 720.50
Virginia 25,104 100.0 5.7 9.9 18.1 20.7 18.2 13.8 8.7 4.9 777.19 755.00
Washington 21,039 100.0 6.0 9.9 15.4 17.0 17.6 16.6 11.0 6.5 817.52 820.00
West Virginia 11,397 100.0 6.0 10.6 18.3 20.3 18.9 13.6 8.3 4.0 760.70 747.00
Wisconsin 24,248 100.0 7.0 10.3 15.6 17.8 18.0 15.9 10.5 5.0 790.96 792.00
Wyoming 1,463 100.0 6.9 10.9 15.2 20.8 16.7 14.2 9.8 5.4 780.13 755.00
Outlying areas  
American Samoa 116 100.0 9.5 16.4 28.4 23.3 13.8 5.2 (X) (X) 598.18 589.00
Guam 215 100.0 6.5 23.3 24.2 18.6 14.9 4.7 (X) (X) 622.98 573.00
Northern Mariana Islands 53 100.0 20.8 30.2 20.8 13.2 9.4 5.7 0.0 0.0 475.23 386.00
Puerto Rico 22,173 100.0 7.2 17.9 38.7 20.2 9.0 4.4 1.7 0.8 555.58 512.80
U.S. Virgin Islands 318 100.0 3.5 8.5 23.0 26.7 22.6 8.8 4.4 2.5 719.45 690.50
Foreign countries 4,964 100.0 14.3 15.2 27.5 19.0 12.7 5.8 3.6 2.0 581.89 543.00
Unknown 13 100.0 0.0 7.7 0.0 15.4 38.5 23.1 0.0 15.4 955.35 954.00
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.