Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2018

Beneficiaries in Current-Payment Status

All Disabled Beneficiaries

Table 3. Number, average, and total monthly benefits, December 1960–2018
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
2018 9,919,094 8,537,332 254,581 1,127,181 1,233.70 747.41 808.18 10,532,470 190,276 910,967
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 2018
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 9,919,094 1,172.86 8,537,332 1,233.70 254,581 747.41 1,127,181 808.18
Under 25 132,571 691.22 27,277 647.23 . . . . . . 105,294 702.62
25–29 237,235 751.42 106,893 757.36 . . . . . . 130,342 746.55
30–34 351,724 837.48 219,873 874.51 . . . . . . 131,851 775.73
35–39 500,523 925.75 372,706 973.12 . . . . . . 127,817 787.62
40–44 617,726 1,006.18 501,870 1,052.36 . . . . . . 115,856 806.15
45–49 881,434 1,082.72 763,958 1,121.55 . . . . . . 117,476 830.26
50–54 1,367,022 1,147.59 1,227,955 1,183.47 24,864 727.10 114,203 853.43
55–59 2,285,651 1,225.42 2,091,780 1,263.82 87,309 739.86 106,562 869.52
60–64 2,899,458 1,319.05 2,699,857 1,357.40 121,586 753.07 78,015 874.08
65–FRA a 645,750 1,294.29 525,163 1,394.37 20,822 770.26 99,765 876.87
  Men
Subtotal 4,986,595 1,285.23 4,330,186 1,359.64 19,915 561.03 636,494 801.63
Under 25 80,944 694.32 16,504 654.33 . . . . . . 64,440 704.56
25–29 139,636 757.40 62,026 767.52 . . . . . . 77,610 749.31
30–34 196,714 850.52 120,598 897.25 . . . . . . 76,116 776.47
35–39 265,698 941.59 192,866 1,000.79 . . . . . . 72,832 784.82
40–44 311,850 1,034.93 246,894 1,096.55 . . . . . . 64,956 800.76
45–49 438,888 1,139.72 373,744 1,195.07 . . . . . . 65,144 822.15
50–54 676,274 1,240.95 609,416 1,285.59 2,221 545.22 64,637 844.01
55–59 1,118,373 1,367.47 1,050,343 1,402.75 7,710 556.85 60,320 856.71
60–64 1,438,061 1,505.66 1,386,315 1,531.57 8,889 565.68 42,857 862.45
65–FRA a 320,157 1,476.54 271,480 1,585.51 1,095 584.75 47,582 875.30
  Women
Subtotal 4,932,499 1,059.26 4,207,146 1,104.06 234,666 763.22 490,687 816.68
Under 25 51,627 686.36 10,773 636.34 . . . . . . 40,854 699.55
25–29 97,599 742.87 44,867 743.31 . . . . . . 52,732 742.50
30–34 155,010 820.94 99,275 846.90 . . . . . . 55,735 774.71
35–39 234,825 907.83 179,840 943.45 . . . . . . 54,985 791.33
40–44 305,876 976.87 254,976 1,009.58 . . . . . . 50,900 813.04
45–49 442,546 1,026.20 390,214 1,051.13 . . . . . . 52,332 840.35
50–54 690,748 1,056.19 618,539 1,082.85 22,643 744.94 49,566 865.72
55–59 1,167,278 1,089.32 1,041,437 1,123.69 79,599 757.59 46,242 886.22
60–64 1,461,397 1,135.43 1,313,542 1,173.58 112,697 767.85 35,158 888.26
65–FRA a 325,593 1,115.09 253,683 1,189.81 19,727 780.55 52,183 878.29
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.
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Table 5. Distribution, by sex and monthly benefit, December 2018
Monthly benefit (dollars) Total Workers Widow(er)s Adult children
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
  All disabled beneficiaries
Total 9,919,094 100.0 8,537,332 100.0 254,581 100.0 1,127,181 100.0
Less than 300.00 257,095 2.6 95,689 1.1 41,344 16.2 120,062 10.7
300.00–399.90 240,224 2.4 161,691 1.9 20,003 7.9 58,530 5.2
400.00–499.90 326,724 3.3 217,032 2.5 20,490 8.0 89,202 7.9
500.00–599.90 374,120 3.8 253,349 3.0 22,415 8.8 98,356 8.7
600.00–699.90 460,946 4.6 331,822 3.9 23,945 9.4 105,179 9.3
700.00–799.90 667,455 6.7 542,213 6.4 21,796 8.6 103,446 9.2
800.00–899.90 960,757 9.7 842,470 9.9 20,083 7.9 98,204 8.7
900.00–999.90 935,518 9.4 822,685 9.6 17,468 6.9 95,365 8.5
1,000.00–1,099.90 855,140 8.6 753,499 8.8 14,691 5.8 86,950 7.7
1,100.00–1,199.90 764,693 7.7 675,915 7.9 12,012 4.7 76,766 6.8
1,200.00–1,299.90 668,744 6.7 593,652 7.0 9,490 3.7 65,602 5.8
1,300.00–1,399.90 578,204 5.8 517,569 6.1 7,428 2.9 53,207 4.7
1,400.00–1,499.90 477,461 4.8 442,534 5.2 5,554 2.2 29,373 2.6
1,500.00–1,599.90 401,681 4.0 379,525 4.4 6,132 2.4 16,024 1.4
1,600.00–1,699.90 338,940 3.4 321,541 3.8 4,917 1.9 12,482 1.1
1,700.00–1,799.90 281,613 2.8 270,428 3.2 3,287 1.3 7,898 0.7
1,800.00–1,899.90 240,396 2.4 233,457 2.7 2,032 0.8 4,907 0.4
1,900.00–1,999.90 196,020 2.0 191,814 2.2 1,154 0.5 3,052 0.3
2,000.00–2,099.90 165,518 1.7 163,622 1.9 254 0.1 1,642 0.1
2,100.00–2,199.90 179,481 1.8 178,971 2.1 56 (L) 454 (L)
2,200.00 or more 548,364 5.5 547,854 6.4 30 (L) 480 (L)
  Men
Subtotal 4,986,595 100.0 4,330,186 100.0 19,915 100.0 636,494 100.0
Less than 300.00 111,554 2.2 34,599 0.8 5,978 30.0 70,977 11.2
300.00–399.90 94,575 1.9 58,741 1.4 1,919 9.6 33,915 5.3
400.00–499.90 130,670 2.6 78,468 1.8 1,730 8.7 50,472 7.9
500.00–599.90 149,171 3.0 91,351 2.1 1,899 9.5 55,921 8.8
600.00–699.90 188,949 3.8 127,018 2.9 2,067 10.4 59,864 9.4
700.00–799.90 268,423 5.4 208,626 4.8 1,594 8.0 58,203 9.1
800.00–899.90 382,315 7.7 326,002 7.5 1,287 6.5 55,026 8.6
900.00–999.90 395,696 7.9 341,826 7.9 950 4.8 52,920 8.3
1,000.00–1,099.90 386,288 7.7 337,477 7.8 685 3.4 48,126 7.6
1,100.00–1,199.90 368,257 7.4 324,984 7.5 505 2.5 42,768 6.7
1,200.00–1,299.90 341,058 6.8 304,570 7.0 342 1.7 36,146 5.7
1,300.00–1,399.90 311,593 6.2 282,101 6.5 250 1.3 29,242 4.6
1,400.00–1,499.90 272,105 5.5 255,650 5.9 198 1.0 16,257 2.6
1,500.00–1,599.90 239,823 4.8 230,605 5.3 191 1.0 9,027 1.4
1,600.00–1,699.90 211,795 4.2 204,496 4.7 141 0.7 7,158 1.1
1,700.00–1,799.90 181,733 3.6 177,134 4.1 102 0.5 4,497 0.7
1,800.00–1,899.90 159,612 3.2 156,813 3.6 46 0.2 2,753 0.4
1,900.00–1,999.90 133,608 2.7 131,817 3.0 23 0.1 1,768 0.3
2,000.00–2,099.90 114,710 2.3 113,761 2.6 (X) (X) (X) (X)
2,100.00–2,199.90 126,723 2.5 126,467 2.9 (X) (X) (X) (X)
2,200.00 or more 417,937 8.4 417,680 9.6 0 0.0 257 (L)
  Women
Subtotal 4,932,499 100.0 4,207,146 100.0 234,666 100.0 490,687 100.0
Less than 300.00 145,541 3.0 61,090 1.5 35,366 15.1 49,085 10.0
300.00–399.90 145,649 3.0 102,950 2.4 18,084 7.7 24,615 5.0
400.00–499.90 196,054 4.0 138,564 3.3 18,760 8.0 38,730 7.9
500.00–599.90 224,949 4.6 161,998 3.9 20,516 8.7 42,435 8.6
600.00–699.90 271,997 5.5 204,804 4.9 21,878 9.3 45,315 9.2
700.00–799.90 399,032 8.1 333,587 7.9 20,202 8.6 45,243 9.2
800.00–899.90 578,442 11.7 516,468 12.3 18,796 8.0 43,178 8.8
900.00–999.90 539,822 10.9 480,859 11.4 16,518 7.0 42,445 8.7
1,000.00–1,099.90 468,852 9.5 416,022 9.9 14,006 6.0 38,824 7.9
1,100.00–1,199.90 396,436 8.0 350,931 8.3 11,507 4.9 33,998 6.9
1,200.00–1,299.90 327,686 6.6 289,082 6.9 9,148 3.9 29,456 6.0
1,300.00–1,399.90 266,611 5.4 235,468 5.6 7,178 3.1 23,965 4.9
1,400.00–1,499.90 205,356 4.2 186,884 4.4 5,356 2.3 13,116 2.7
1,500.00–1,599.90 161,858 3.3 148,920 3.5 5,941 2.5 6,997 1.4
1,600.00–1,699.90 127,145 2.6 117,045 2.8 4,776 2.0 5,324 1.1
1,700.00–1,799.90 99,880 2.0 93,294 2.2 3,185 1.4 3,401 0.7
1,800.00–1,899.90 80,784 1.6 76,644 1.8 1,986 0.8 2,154 0.4
1,900.00–1,999.90 62,412 1.3 59,997 1.4 1,131 0.5 1,284 0.3
2,000.00–2,099.90 50,808 1.0 49,861 1.2 (X) (X) (X) (X)
2,100.00–2,199.90 52,758 1.1 52,504 1.2 (X) (X) (X) (X)
2,200.00 or more 130,427 2.6 130,174 3.1 30 (L) 223 (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 2018
Diagnostic group Total Workers Widow(er)s Adult children
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
  All disabled beneficiaries
Total 9,919,094 100.0 8,537,332 100.0 254,581 100.0 1,127,181 100.0
Congenital anomalies 42,909 0.4 16,502 0.2 272 0.1 26,135 2.3
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 259,129 2.6 243,589 2.9 10,904 4.3 4,636 0.4
Infectious and parasitic diseases 113,346 1.1 107,808 1.3 2,041 0.8 3,497 0.3
Injuries 346,057 3.5 321,988 3.8 6,378 2.5 17,691 1.6
Mental disorders  
Autistic disorders 82,339 0.8 23,848 0.3 32 (L) 58,459 5.2
Developmental disorders 16,566 0.2 9,167 0.1 134 0.1 7,265 0.6
Childhood and adolescent disorders not elsewhere classified 15,527 0.2 8,218 0.1 89 (L) 7,220 0.6
Intellectual disability 856,481 8.6 334,782 3.9 8,849 3.5 512,850 45.5
Mood disorders 1,277,793 12.9 1,170,844 13.7 41,378 16.3 65,571 5.8
Organic mental disorders 308,935 3.1 265,147 3.1 5,649 2.2 38,139 3.4
Schizophrenic and other psychotic disorders 472,609 4.8 380,530 4.5 6,237 2.4 85,842 7.6
Other 397,503 4.0 344,033 4.0 9,280 3.6 44,190 3.9
Neoplasms 282,512 2.8 273,932 3.2 5,562 2.2 3,018 0.3
Diseases of the—  
Blood and blood-forming organs 26,755 0.3 23,012 0.3 507 0.2 3,236 0.3
Circulatory system 698,876 7.0 675,110 7.9 17,639 6.9 6,127 0.5
Digestive system 145,717 1.5 140,199 1.6 3,793 1.5 1,725 0.2
Genitourinary system 165,196 1.7 159,735 1.9 2,383 0.9 3,078 0.3
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 2,943,994 29.7 2,833,436 33.2 97,986 38.5 12,572 1.1
Nervous system and sense organs 963,677 9.7 818,033 9.6 18,740 7.4 126,904 11.3
Respiratory system 250,755 2.5 237,345 2.8 11,691 4.6 1,719 0.2
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 22,906 0.2 21,630 0.3 616 0.2 660 0.1
Other 22,092 0.2 18,349 0.2 403 0.2 3,340 0.3
Unknown 207,420 2.1 110,095 1.3 4,018 1.6 93,307 8.3
  Men
Subtotal 4,986,595 100.0 4,330,186 100.0 19,915 100.0 636,494 100.0
Congenital anomalies 22,156 0.4 8,536 0.2 28 0.1 13,592 2.1
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 117,564 2.4 114,666 2.6 709 3.6 2,189 0.3
Infectious and parasitic diseases 78,469 1.6 76,256 1.8 297 1.5 1,916 0.3
Injuries 226,692 4.5 213,738 4.9 834 4.2 12,120 1.9
Mental disorders  
Autistic disorders 66,926 1.3 19,859 0.5 5 (L) 47,062 7.4
Developmental disorders 9,971 0.2 5,657 0.1 18 0.1 4,296 0.7
Childhood and adolescent disorders not elsewhere classified 10,651 0.2 5,323 0.1 11 0.1 5,317 0.8
Intellectual disability 481,186 9.6 204,642 4.7 785 3.9 275,759 43.3
Mood disorders 472,371 9.5 438,424 10.1 1,971 9.9 31,976 5.0
Organic mental disorders 187,972 3.8 162,737 3.8 631 3.2 24,604 3.9
Schizophrenic and other psychotic disorders 318,123 6.4 255,561 5.9 681 3.4 61,881 9.7
Other 188,342 3.8 163,749 3.8 529 2.7 24,064 3.8
Neoplasms 126,563 2.5 124,514 2.9 353 1.8 1,696 0.3
Diseases of the—  
Blood and blood-forming organs 11,410 0.2 9,735 0.2 30 0.2 1,645 0.3
Circulatory system 438,542 8.8 432,962 10.0 2,299 11.5 3,281 0.5
Digestive system 69,925 1.4 68,708 1.6 342 1.7 875 0.1
Genitourinary system 96,638 1.9 94,716 2.2 286 1.4 1,636 0.3
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 1,382,387 27.7 1,369,347 31.6 7,636 38.3 5,404 0.8
Nervous system and sense organs 452,719 9.1 384,579 8.9 1,316 6.6 66,824 10.5
Respiratory system 109,816 2.2 108,243 2.5 790 4.0 783 0.1
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 9,484 0.2 9,172 0.2 44 0.2 268 (L)
Other 10,034 0.2 8,154 0.2 29 0.1 1,851 0.3
Unknown 98,654 2.0 50,908 1.2 291 1.5 47,455 7.5
  Women
Subtotal 4,932,499 100.0 4,207,146 100.0 234,666 100.0 490,687 100.0
Congenital anomalies 20,753 0.4 7,966 0.2 244 0.1 12,543 2.6
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 141,565 2.9 128,923 3.1 10,195 4.3 2,447 0.5
Infectious and parasitic diseases 34,877 0.7 31,552 0.7 1,744 0.7 1,581 0.3
Injuries 119,365 2.4 108,250 2.6 5,544 2.4 5,571 1.1
Mental disorders  
Autistic disorders 15,413 0.3 3,989 0.1 27 (L) 11,397 2.3
Developmental disorders 6,595 0.1 3,510 0.1 116 (L) 2,969 0.6
Childhood and adolescent disorders not elsewhere classified 4,876 0.1 2,895 0.1 78 (L) 1,903 0.4
Intellectual disability 375,295 7.6 130,140 3.1 8,064 3.4 237,091 48.3
Mood disorders 805,422 16.3 732,420 17.4 39,407 16.8 33,595 6.8
Organic mental disorders 120,963 2.5 102,410 2.4 5,018 2.1 13,535 2.8
Schizophrenic and other psychotic disorders 154,486 3.1 124,969 3.0 5,556 2.4 23,961 4.9
Other 209,161 4.2 180,284 4.3 8,751 3.7 20,126 4.1
Neoplasms 155,949 3.2 149,418 3.6 5,209 2.2 1,322 0.3
Diseases of the—  
Blood and blood-forming organs 15,345 0.3 13,277 0.3 477 0.2 1,591 0.3
Circulatory system 260,334 5.3 242,148 5.8 15,340 6.5 2,846 0.6
Digestive system 75,792 1.5 71,491 1.7 3,451 1.5 850 0.2
Genitourinary system 68,558 1.4 65,019 1.5 2,097 0.9 1,442 0.3
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 1,561,607 31.7 1,464,089 34.8 90,350 38.5 7,168 1.5
Nervous system and sense organs 510,958 10.4 433,454 10.3 17,424 7.4 60,080 12.2
Respiratory system 140,939 2.9 129,102 3.1 10,901 4.6 936 0.2
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 13,422 0.3 12,458 0.3 572 0.2 392 0.1
Other 12,058 0.2 10,195 0.2 374 0.2 1,489 0.3
Unknown 108,766 2.2 59,187 1.4 3,727 1.6 45,852 9.3
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 2018 (in dollars)
Diagnostic group Total Workers Widow(er)s Adult children
  All disabled beneficiaries
Total 1,172.86 1,233.70 747.41 808.18
Congenital anomalies 888.96 966.43 767.54 841.30
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 1,172.94 1,200.85 715.27 782.98
Infectious and parasitic diseases 1,184.61 1,207.70 697.23 757.49
Injuries 1,245.50 1,280.11 727.07 802.55
Mental disorders  
Autistic disorders 814.67 732.14 642.83 848.43
Developmental disorders 792.00 842.63 744.93 728.98
Childhood and adolescent disorders not elsewhere classified 800.96 897.98 743.76 691.24
Intellectual disability 780.36 750.31 680.05 801.70
Mood disorders 1,101.09 1,131.91 759.04 766.57
Organic mental disorders 1,179.66 1,244.31 743.57 794.76
Schizophrenic and other psychotic disorders 922.74 953.15 759.71 799.75
Other 1,064.26 1,111.03 780.67 759.65
Neoplasms 1,418.49 1,438.31 769.20 816.31
Diseases of the—  
Blood and blood-forming organs 1,100.19 1,161.32 753.56 719.77
Circulatory system 1,344.38 1,365.01 736.00 822.46
Digestive system 1,290.57 1,310.48 773.85 808.59
Genitourinary system 1,285.54 1,304.34 717.26 749.92
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 1,295.76 1,316.95 749.67 777.71
Nervous system and sense organs 1,221.00 1,290.47 741.20 844.05
Respiratory system 1,228.48 1,254.05 776.20 774.71
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 1,173.78 1,200.63 700.23 735.81
Other 1,242.96 1,337.18 711.67 789.48
Unknown 1,016.68 1,163.60 742.96 855.11
  Men
Subtotal 1,285.23 1,359.64 561.03 801.63
Congenital anomalies 907.03 1,017.87 581.43 838.10
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 1,355.23 1,371.03 562.40 784.12
Infectious and parasitic diseases 1,251.82 1,267.21 587.27 742.14
Injuries 1,328.18 1,361.59 563.43 791.47
Mental disorders  
Autistic disorders 812.89 735.00 389.70 845.80
Developmental disorders 811.96 882.94 418.33 720.14
Childhood and adolescent disorders not elsewhere classified 785.79 891.82 692.95 679.84
Intellectual disability 791.08 789.85 470.83 792.90
Mood disorders 1,208.73 1,244.09 549.09 764.56
Organic mental disorders 1,230.47 1,300.94 540.41 782.01
Schizophrenic and other psychotic disorders 930.80 965.26 544.37 792.74
Other 1,151.03 1,211.27 562.43 754.08
Neoplasms 1,611.15 1,624.90 609.71 810.06
Diseases of the—  
Blood and blood-forming organs 1,195.76 1,277.19 518.07 726.20
Circulatory system 1,485.14 1,494.93 588.65 821.82
Digestive system 1,453.85 1,466.19 600.33 818.05
Genitourinary system 1,398.07 1,411.88 596.31 738.68
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 1,495.25 1,503.32 562.36 770.31
Nervous system and sense organs 1,325.82 1,413.53 546.32 836.37
Respiratory system 1,456.31 1,467.61 585.42 773.43
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 1,311.96 1,331.82 591.06 750.69
Other 1,307.16 1,428.36 639.65 783.68
Unknown 1,065.81 1,265.70 533.18 854.64
  Women
Subtotal 1,059.26 1,104.06 763.22 816.68
Congenital anomalies 869.66 911.31 788.89 844.78
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 1,021.56 1,049.48 725.90 781.97
Infectious and parasitic diseases 1,033.41 1,063.85 715.96 776.10
Injuries 1,088.48 1,119.21 751.68 826.65
Mental disorders  
Autistic disorders 822.42 717.94 689.70 859.30
Developmental disorders 761.83 777.67 795.60 741.77
Childhood and adolescent disorders not elsewhere classified 834.09 909.30 750.92 723.08
Intellectual disability 766.62 688.13 700.41 811.95
Mood disorders 1,037.96 1,064.76 769.55 768.48
Organic mental disorders 1,100.70 1,154.32 769.11 817.93
Schizophrenic and other psychotic disorders 906.13 928.39 786.11 817.85
Other 986.12 1,019.99 793.87 766.29
Neoplasms 1,262.14 1,282.82 780.01 824.33
Diseases of the—  
Blood and blood-forming organs 1,029.13 1,076.37 768.37 713.13
Circulatory system 1,107.26 1,132.71 758.09 823.21
Digestive system 1,139.94 1,160.84 791.04 798.85
Genitourinary system 1,126.92 1,147.68 733.76 762.67
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 1,119.17 1,142.64 765.50 783.29
Nervous system and sense organs 1,128.13 1,181.28 755.92 852.58
Respiratory system 1,050.96 1,074.99 790.02 775.77
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 1,076.13 1,104.03 708.63 725.63
Other 1,189.54 1,264.25 717.25 796.69
Unknown 972.11 1,075.79 759.34 855.59
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 2018
State Resident population a Beneficiaries
Number Percentage of resident population
United States 201,336,899 9,104,183 4.5
Alabama 2,971,137 239,964 8.1
Alaska 466,611 13,052 2.8
Arizona 4,270,739 160,611 3.8
Arkansas 1,798,818 144,710 8.0
California 24,898,065 702,818 2.8
Colorado 3,622,100 105,543 2.9
Connecticut 2,222,351 88,942 4.0
Delaware 582,469 28,983 5.0
District of Columbia 489,658 14,970 3.1
Florida 12,712,173 583,324 4.6
Georgia 6,553,315 301,911 4.6
Hawaii 856,110 23,058 2.7
Idaho 1,028,954 47,608 4.6
Illinois 7,890,853 307,740 3.9
Indiana 4,068,727 219,598 5.4
Iowa 1,885,548 85,425 4.5
Kansas 1,743,303 78,888 4.5
Kentucky 2,728,947 211,598 7.8
Louisiana 2,845,629 172,617 6.1
Maine 812,001 61,141 7.5
Maryland 3,771,434 136,951 3.6
Massachusetts 4,396,191 212,692 4.8
Michigan 6,114,643 368,349 6.0
Minnesota 3,418,762 131,892 3.9
Mississippi 1,805,914 136,845 7.6
Missouri 3,715,658 227,144 6.1
Montana 633,969 28,616 4.5
Nebraska 1,148,761 45,165 3.9
Nevada 1,869,214 67,462 3.6
New Hampshire 852,643 50,663 5.9
New Jersey 5,516,350 209,551 3.8
New Mexico 1,247,086 67,824 5.4
New York 12,260,573 536,278 4.4
North Carolina 6,393,710 337,174 5.3
North Dakota 464,742 15,644 3.4
Ohio 7,101,095 378,262 5.3
Oklahoma 2,367,040 134,011 5.7
Oregon 2,578,455 113,498 4.4
Pennsylvania 7,822,519 430,681 5.5
Rhode Island 669,848 39,401 5.9
South Carolina 3,078,267 185,133 6.0
South Dakota 517,775 20,660 4.0
Tennessee 4,154,093 260,011 6.3
Texas 17,701,426 597,667 3.4
Utah 1,878,165 50,764 2.7
Vermont 389,119 23,853 6.1
Virginia 5,332,492 224,596 4.2
Washington 4,708,074 184,472 3.9
West Virginia 1,081,794 94,159 8.7
Wisconsin 3,551,992 174,659 4.9
Wyoming 347,587 14,188 4.1
SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data; U.S. Postal Service geographic data; and Census Bureau, Population Division, 2018 estimates of resident population.
NOTE: Data exclude U.S. territories and other areas.
a. Population estimates for the United States as of July 1, 2018, as reported by the Census Bureau.
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Table 9. Distribution, by state or other area, December 2018
State or area Total Workers Widow(er)s Adult children
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
All areas 9,919,094 100.0 8,537,332 100.0 254,581 100.0 1,127,181 100.0
Alabama 256,215 2.6 222,986 2.6 9,130 3.6 24,099 2.1
Alaska 13,858 0.1 11,944 0.1 300 0.1 1,614 0.1
Arizona 172,102 1.7 151,124 1.8 3,926 1.5 17,052 1.5
Arkansas 153,937 1.6 134,780 1.6 5,054 2.0 14,103 1.3
California 757,075 7.6 641,737 7.5 15,664 6.2 99,674 8.8
Colorado 112,742 1.1 100,040 1.2 2,238 0.9 10,464 0.9
Connecticut 95,368 1.0 80,566 0.9 1,664 0.7 13,138 1.2
Delaware 31,024 0.3 27,075 0.3 762 0.3 3,187 0.3
District of Columbia 15,943 0.2 13,896 0.2 256 0.1 1,791 0.2
Florida 624,456 6.3 551,521 6.5 15,238 6.0 57,697 5.1
Georgia 322,541 3.3 280,549 3.3 10,107 4.0 31,885 2.8
Hawaii 24,840 0.3 21,165 0.2 489 0.2 3,186 0.3
Idaho 50,743 0.5 43,971 0.5 1,082 0.4 5,690 0.5
Illinois 329,374 3.3 276,442 3.2 7,621 3.0 45,311 4.0
Indiana 234,161 2.4 201,734 2.4 6,613 2.6 25,814 2.3
Iowa 91,291 0.9 77,006 0.9 1,915 0.8 12,370 1.1
Kansas 84,105 0.8 72,185 0.8 2,122 0.8 9,798 0.9
Kentucky 225,759 2.3 194,959 2.3 8,455 3.3 22,345 2.0
Louisiana 184,238 1.9 154,395 1.8 6,617 2.6 23,226 2.1
Maine 64,896 0.7 55,900 0.7 1,451 0.6 7,545 0.7
Maryland 146,092 1.5 126,920 1.5 2,935 1.2 16,237 1.4
Massachusetts 226,065 2.3 194,364 2.3 3,834 1.5 27,867 2.5
Michigan 393,621 4.0 334,642 3.9 10,144 4.0 48,835 4.3
Minnesota 140,663 1.4 120,283 1.4 2,072 0.8 18,308 1.6
Mississippi 146,555 1.5 124,851 1.5 5,321 2.1 16,383 1.5
Missouri 241,950 2.4 209,607 2.5 7,192 2.8 25,151 2.2
Montana 30,687 0.3 26,628 0.3 651 0.3 3,408 0.3
Nebraska 48,206 0.5 40,704 0.5 934 0.4 6,568 0.6
Nevada 72,135 0.7 64,745 0.8 1,752 0.7 5,638 0.5
New Hampshire 53,474 0.5 47,128 0.6 1,017 0.4 5,329 0.5
New Jersey 224,220 2.3 191,337 2.2 4,536 1.8 28,347 2.5
New Mexico 72,193 0.7 63,955 0.7 1,534 0.6 6,704 0.6
New York 574,609 5.8 486,264 5.7 11,016 4.3 77,329 6.9
North Carolina 361,233 3.6 314,113 3.7 10,482 4.1 36,638 3.3
North Dakota 16,827 0.2 14,095 0.2 277 0.1 2,455 0.2
Ohio 403,498 4.1 344,385 4.0 11,539 4.5 47,574 4.2
Oklahoma 143,009 1.4 124,606 1.5 4,765 1.9 13,638 1.2
Oregon 122,022 1.2 105,296 1.2 2,931 1.2 13,795 1.2
Pennsylvania 460,540 4.6 395,568 4.6 11,174 4.4 53,798 4.8
Rhode Island 42,023 0.4 36,471 0.4 823 0.3 4,729 0.4
South Carolina 198,718 2.0 172,718 2.0 6,501 2.6 19,499 1.7
South Dakota 22,145 0.2 18,842 0.2 409 0.2 2,894 0.3
Tennessee 277,595 2.8 241,307 2.8 9,595 3.8 26,693 2.4
Texas 638,606 6.4 553,435 6.5 18,071 7.1 67,100 6.0
Utah 53,941 0.5 46,048 0.5 1,125 0.4 6,768 0.6
Vermont 25,346 0.3 21,828 0.3 431 0.2 3,087 0.3
Virginia 240,028 2.4 207,901 2.4 6,467 2.5 25,660 2.3
Washington 197,114 2.0 171,397 2.0 4,231 1.7 21,486 1.9
West Virginia 101,477 1.0 86,060 1.0 3,884 1.5 11,533 1.0
Wisconsin 186,423 1.9 158,502 1.9 3,345 1.3 24,576 2.2
Wyoming 15,079 0.2 13,266 0.2 312 0.1 1,501 0.1
Outlying areas  
American Samoa 1,487 (L) 1,308 (L) 69 (L) 110 (L)
Guam 1,919 (L) 1,645 (L) 47 (L) 227 (L)
Northern Mariana Islands 307 (L) 235 (L) 13 (L) 59 (L)
Puerto Rico 177,570 1.8 151,590 1.8 3,948 1.6 22,032 2.0
U.S. Virgin Islands 1,832 (L) 1,487 (L) 40 (L) 305 (L)
Foreign countries 15,118 0.2 9,741 0.1 458 0.2 4,919 0.4
Unknown 99 (L) 85 (L) 2 (L) 12 (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.
CONTACT: (410) 965-0090 or statistics@ssa.gov.
Table 10. Number, by state or other area and diagnostic group, December 2018
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 9,919,094 42,909 259,129 113,346 346,057 3,427,753 282,512 26,755 698,876 145,717 165,196 2,943,994 963,677 250,755 22,906 22,092 207,420
Alabama 256,215 855 8,592 2,303 9,880 72,952 5,532 929 20,797 3,407 3,823 91,594 22,657 6,479 740 691 4,984
Alaska 13,858 83 295 101 565 5,474 407 30 776 202 202 3,752 1,422 247 35 47 220
Arizona 172,102 763 4,191 1,890 6,535 60,370 4,858 369 10,536 2,865 3,342 49,118 19,417 3,856 395 543 3,054
Arkansas 153,937 527 5,956 1,078 5,797 46,929 3,870 403 12,627 2,327 1,928 50,759 13,837 4,437 515 256 2,691
California 757,075 4,225 17,247 11,915 29,053 273,911 23,296 1,689 45,562 11,164 17,560 217,300 77,008 9,954 1,517 1,781 13,893
Colorado 112,742 664 2,618 1,165 4,554 37,294 3,416 184 5,542 2,154 1,769 32,811 14,776 3,119 212 330 2,134
Connecticut 95,368 361 2,165 1,036 2,561 41,635 2,995 235 5,303 1,313 1,362 22,654 9,268 1,862 203 179 2,236
Delaware 31,024 140 660 407 1,019 9,608 918 96 2,264 429 572 10,272 3,074 884 65 64 552
District of Columbia 15,943 33 427 646 444 6,787 386 69 1,263 160 495 3,082 1,373 313 45 32 388
Florida 624,456 2,683 16,912 12,521 22,398 184,465 21,699 2,287 50,483 11,014 10,834 195,713 60,889 16,413 1,883 1,313 12,949
Georgia 322,541 1,129 9,552 6,038 12,319 91,285 9,760 1,464 29,897 4,901 7,694 100,704 30,413 9,214 813 741 6,617
Hawaii 24,840 100 483 349 825 10,655 929 25 1,972 240 927 5,075 2,302 322 65 68 503
Idaho 50,743 263 1,225 278 1,864 18,750 1,324 93 2,574 934 615 14,762 5,634 1,296 126 133 872
Illinois 329,374 1,717 8,932 3,613 10,278 120,746 10,265 1,047 25,509 4,280 6,096 84,654 35,472 9,188 694 793 6,090
Indiana 234,161 860 7,796 1,874 7,338 76,553 6,613 552 18,867 3,850 3,363 66,936 24,305 9,088 505 534 5,127
Iowa 91,291 536 2,875 468 3,051 35,532 2,846 138 5,660 1,223 1,022 23,405 9,302 2,910 167 148 2,008
Kansas 84,105 449 2,200 523 2,864 31,139 2,348 161 5,433 1,416 1,139 23,387 8,637 2,509 182 188 1,530
Kentucky 225,759 738 5,752 1,388 7,478 72,726 4,992 388 16,370 3,320 2,359 78,611 18,249 7,870 559 543 4,416
Louisiana 184,238 645 4,934 2,514 7,204 55,771 4,779 717 17,279 2,473 3,329 58,833 15,837 4,316 494 389 4,724
Maine 64,896 206 1,562 308 2,006 28,208 1,648 105 3,299 1,062 449 17,260 5,770 1,565 215 144 1,089
Maryland 146,092 724 3,789 2,794 5,170 49,841 4,475 631 11,478 2,189 3,449 38,568 14,928 3,682 346 328 3,700
Massachusetts 226,065 949 3,768 2,342 6,015 111,547 5,836 419 10,118 3,049 2,104 51,003 19,139 3,911 345 575 4,945
Michigan 393,621 1,485 10,265 2,620 12,300 137,397 10,676 1,016 26,770 5,806 5,372 121,057 37,738 10,941 983 770 8,425
Minnesota 140,663 788 2,234 848 4,650 64,437 4,328 242 7,156 1,701 1,737 32,073 14,864 2,612 263 302 2,428
Mississippi 146,555 482 5,458 1,497 6,198 45,134 4,253 601 14,873 1,796 3,024 41,886 13,036 4,015 357 301 3,644
Missouri 241,950 1,121 7,250 2,080 9,233 78,871 6,445 620 16,881 3,850 3,252 75,476 23,920 7,937 557 466 3,991
Montana 30,687 150 632 155 1,259 10,936 830 42 1,510 512 359 8,979 3,586 1,004 60 63 610
Nebraska 48,206 302 1,368 280 1,788 18,296 1,328 89 3,104 697 718 12,097 5,514 1,358 119 113 1,035
Nevada 72,135 299 1,854 965 2,779 21,871 2,031 194 5,084 1,214 1,511 23,068 7,674 1,881 256 188 1,266
New Hampshire 53,474 219 879 219 1,441 27,546 1,262 64 2,293 685 329 11,696 4,661 1,140 89 110 841
New Jersey 224,220 895 4,887 2,820 7,481 77,245 7,510 752 16,140 3,517 4,303 65,508 22,766 4,706 476 595 4,619
New Mexico 72,193 334 2,002 599 2,784 26,120 1,570 103 3,351 1,188 1,201 22,742 6,895 1,566 157 236 1,345
New York 574,609 2,163 10,570 9,221 18,258 190,437 17,545 1,660 35,328 6,517 8,311 195,691 51,692 12,198 985 959 13,074
North Carolina 361,233 1,451 11,470 4,647 12,927 111,581 10,865 1,250 29,358 5,558 7,013 111,157 34,021 10,922 988 912 7,113
North Dakota 16,827 106 314 97 652 6,799 464 28 952 233 263 4,194 1,902 426 48 25 324
Ohio 403,498 1,989 10,825 3,139 12,097 149,989 11,368 968 29,557 5,635 5,477 110,419 36,606 14,149 903 698 9,679
Oklahoma 143,009 454 4,552 972 4,776 47,557 3,451 243 10,930 2,115 2,024 46,094 12,609 4,523 358 239 2,112
Oregon 122,022 543 2,886 1,092 4,339 44,149 3,360 219 6,304 2,175 1,559 36,537 13,551 2,468 301 273 2,266
Pennsylvania 460,540 2,175 10,882 4,268 16,792 158,161 13,109 1,175 31,185 7,343 5,994 140,644 44,374 12,308 915 1,138 10,077
Rhode Island 42,023 151 712 300 1,044 19,718 1,117 92 2,033 560 373 10,370 3,728 895 92 98 740
South Carolina 198,718 661 5,434 2,331 7,418 56,087 5,415 844 17,097 2,866 3,923 67,121 18,634 6,116 529 460 3,782
South Dakota 22,145 135 450 103 796 8,527 667 26 1,239 294 371 5,719 2,741 587 62 55 373
Tennessee 277,595 983 8,859 2,252 9,238 82,480 7,389 697 22,463 4,259 4,379 90,596 24,580 8,908 636 585 9,291
Texas 638,606 2,623 21,286 9,126 25,710 211,143 18,186 1,719 51,751 9,806 15,700 175,918 67,454 12,918 1,379 1,358 12,529
Utah 53,941 456 1,265 327 1,725 21,399 1,307 70 2,422 842 754 13,892 6,654 1,288 102 153 1,285
Vermont 25,346 137 443 123 756 11,949 561 34 864 321 166 6,364 2,304 642 45 89 548
Virginia 240,028 1,000 6,241 2,759 7,790 81,824 7,434 806 19,411 3,641 4,653 68,847 22,706 6,828 605 518 4,965
Washington 197,114 862 4,542 1,735 6,295 76,874 5,733 390 10,183 3,600 2,640 55,754 19,955 3,846 509 455 3,741
West Virginia 101,477 307 3,420 637 4,417 30,224 2,658 169 7,677 1,518 991 33,045 8,220 4,240 242 240 3,472
Wisconsin 186,423 1,307 4,143 1,050 5,877 72,177 5,213 406 10,362 2,366 2,350 51,365 20,732 4,024 361 407 4,283
Wyoming 15,079 78 240 73 672 5,376 371 18 805 219 190 4,250 1,815 675 28 62 207
Outlying areas  
American Samoa 1,487 (X) 85 25 54 241 27 (X) 167 (X) 38 686 99 31 12 (X) 12
Guam 1,919 9 26 17 85 522 68 (X) 291 (X) 141 430 236 35 7 17 17
Northern Mariana Islands 307 (X) 8 (X) 18 84 8 (X) 42 0 (X) 51 47 (X) (X) 0 (X)
Puerto Rico 177,570 408 1,528 1,193 4,518 83,502 2,286 144 6,621 762 1,431 56,567 12,401 1,986 328 332 3,563
U.S. Virgin Islands 1,832 (X) 48 11 87 551 50 (X) 139 17 50 539 265 11 7 (X) 28
Foreign countries 15,118 174 137 208 582 6,346 431 19 920 114 140 2,877 1,975 127 20 42 1,006
Unknown 99 0 3 (X) 3 25 4 (X) 4 (X) (X) 32 13 (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.
CONTACT: (410) 965-0090 or statistics@ssa.gov.
Table 10.A. Number, by state or other area and mental disorders diagnostic group, December 2018
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 3,427,753 82,339 16,566 15,527 856,481 1,277,793 308,935 472,609 397,503
Alabama 72,952 1,155 146 278 20,798 26,279 6,334 9,221 8,741
Alaska 5,474 214 14 40 1,212 1,330 711 1,118 835
Arizona 60,370 1,300 254 240 11,834 24,004 7,703 8,301 6,734
Arkansas 46,929 700 152 202 13,742 17,199 3,674 5,404 5,856
California 273,911 7,492 1,459 824 58,435 102,420 25,204 53,549 24,528
Colorado 37,294 773 178 166 8,069 13,053 4,388 5,453 5,214
Connecticut 41,635 1,388 170 162 9,989 15,181 3,985 6,642 4,118
Delaware 9,608 327 58 36 2,816 3,296 910 1,313 852
District of Columbia 6,787 87 115 36 1,696 2,256 830 1,499 268
Florida 184,465 4,121 573 642 39,615 73,504 19,241 29,010 17,759
Georgia 91,285 1,703 244 344 26,027 30,272 9,681 13,774 9,240
Hawaii 10,655 242 12 26 1,999 3,437 1,406 2,285 1,248
Idaho 18,750 622 97 166 4,255 6,306 1,834 2,209 3,261
Illinois 120,746 3,054 1,042 439 35,006 44,242 9,275 17,418 10,270
Indiana 76,553 1,698 310 302 23,189 24,952 7,326 9,396 9,380
Iowa 35,532 776 157 389 12,069 9,771 3,525 4,403 4,442
Kansas 31,139 940 78 208 8,782 9,990 3,120 3,895 4,126
Kentucky 72,726 1,013 230 303 18,622 28,342 8,242 5,934 10,040
Louisiana 55,771 1,016 249 217 20,494 17,231 3,855 7,614 5,095
Maine 28,208 885 110 134 5,380 10,385 2,369 2,469 6,476
Maryland 49,841 1,448 411 248 12,971 17,064 6,271 7,643 3,785
Massachusetts 111,547 3,167 842 691 16,782 48,096 8,932 13,528 19,509
Michigan 137,397 3,379 818 711 33,836 52,619 13,548 18,931 13,555
Minnesota 64,437 2,110 159 320 15,935 22,997 7,032 8,347 7,537
Mississippi 45,134 534 226 137 12,846 17,213 3,819 6,162 4,197
Missouri 78,871 1,965 242 390 21,929 27,442 6,386 10,797 9,720
Montana 10,936 285 59 55 2,749 2,999 1,438 1,435 1,916
Nebraska 18,296 446 48 101 5,746 5,829 1,554 2,490 2,082
Nevada 21,871 453 123 92 3,993 8,390 2,173 3,793 2,854
New Hampshire 27,546 798 168 237 3,412 11,407 2,160 2,198 7,166
New Jersey 77,245 2,971 709 352 18,515 28,231 6,179 13,487 6,801
New Mexico 26,120 392 198 106 5,060 9,515 3,186 3,026 4,637
New York 190,437 5,742 1,842 799 51,385 66,136 11,209 32,030 21,294
North Carolina 111,581 2,474 480 403 33,702 36,640 10,843 15,135 11,904
North Dakota 6,799 211 28 33 2,220 1,542 922 973 870
Ohio 149,989 3,402 371 622 40,080 57,286 10,658 19,263 18,307
Oklahoma 47,557 675 189 147 13,835 16,623 4,966 5,526 5,596
Oregon 44,149 1,813 134 354 9,560 13,588 4,598 6,071 8,031
Pennsylvania 158,161 3,754 923 888 43,944 61,783 11,107 20,233 15,529
Rhode Island 19,718 472 90 142 3,674 8,349 1,492 2,124 3,375
South Carolina 56,087 853 210 175 16,493 18,331 5,918 7,392 6,715
South Dakota 8,527 202 65 73 2,641 2,203 1,180 1,097 1,066
Tennessee 82,480 1,194 231 283 21,879 32,859 7,695 9,051 9,288
Texas 211,143 4,696 960 1,069 47,723 86,972 19,789 25,604 24,330
Utah 21,399 795 103 149 5,705 5,938 2,668 3,084 2,957
Vermont 11,949 432 64 124 2,076 4,108 1,200 1,189 2,756
Virginia 81,824 2,057 279 431 22,608 28,633 7,463 11,162 9,191
Washington 76,874 2,277 368 486 14,665 25,504 9,041 10,356 14,177
West Virginia 30,224 490 93 151 10,622 10,083 2,583 2,137 4,065
Wisconsin 72,177 2,606 280 482 19,156 22,891 6,373 9,033 11,356
Wyoming 5,376 138 19 38 1,450 1,487 781 651 812
Outlying areas  
American Samoa 241 (X) 0 (X) 65 33 27 (X) 88
Guam 522 (X) (X) (X) 173 73 58 107 90
Northern Mariana Islands 84 (X) (X) 0 (X) 9 (X) 14 (X)
Puerto Rico 83,502 381 169 63 12,689 59,828 1,395 6,143 2,834
U.S. Virgin Islands 551 7 3 0 181 117 49 172 22
Foreign countries 6,346 190 (X) (X) 2,116 1,514 618 1,287 594
Unknown 25 0 0 0 (X) 11 (X) (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.
CONTACT: (410) 965-0090 or statistics@ssa.gov.
Table 11. Number and percentage distribution, by state or other area and diagnostic group, December 2018
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 9,919,094 100.0 0.4 2.6 1.1 3.5 34.6 2.8 0.3 7.0 1.5 1.7 29.7 9.7 2.5 0.2 0.2 2.1
Alabama 256,215 100.0 0.3 3.4 0.9 3.9 28.5 2.2 0.4 8.1 1.3 1.5 35.7 8.8 2.5 0.3 0.3 1.9
Alaska 13,858 100.0 0.6 2.1 0.7 4.1 39.5 2.9 0.2 5.6 1.5 1.5 27.1 10.3 1.8 0.3 0.3 1.6
Arizona 172,102 100.0 0.4 2.4 1.1 3.8 35.1 2.8 0.2 6.1 1.7 1.9 28.5 11.3 2.2 0.2 0.3 1.8
Arkansas 153,937 100.0 0.3 3.9 0.7 3.8 30.5 2.5 0.3 8.2 1.5 1.3 33.0 9.0 2.9 0.3 0.2 1.7
California 757,075 100.0 0.6 2.3 1.6 3.8 36.2 3.1 0.2 6.0 1.5 2.3 28.7 10.2 1.3 0.2 0.2 1.8
Colorado 112,742 100.0 0.6 2.3 1.0 4.0 33.1 3.0 0.2 4.9 1.9 1.6 29.1 13.1 2.8 0.2 0.3 1.9
Connecticut 95,368 100.0 0.4 2.3 1.1 2.7 43.7 3.1 0.2 5.6 1.4 1.4 23.8 9.7 2.0 0.2 0.2 2.3
Delaware 31,024 100.0 0.5 2.1 1.3 3.3 31.0 3.0 0.3 7.3 1.4 1.8 33.1 9.9 2.8 0.2 0.2 1.8
District of Columbia 15,943 100.0 0.2 2.7 4.1 2.8 42.6 2.4 0.4 7.9 1.0 3.1 19.3 8.6 2.0 0.3 0.2 2.4
Florida 624,456 100.0 0.4 2.7 2.0 3.6 29.5 3.5 0.4 8.1 1.8 1.7 31.3 9.8 2.6 0.3 0.2 2.1
Georgia 322,541 100.0 0.4 3.0 1.9 3.8 28.3 3.0 0.5 9.3 1.5 2.4 31.2 9.4 2.9 0.3 0.2 2.1
Hawaii 24,840 100.0 0.4 1.9 1.4 3.3 42.9 3.7 0.1 7.9 1.0 3.7 20.4 9.3 1.3 0.3 0.3 2.0
Idaho 50,743 100.0 0.5 2.4 0.5 3.7 37.0 2.6 0.2 5.1 1.8 1.2 29.1 11.1 2.6 0.2 0.3 1.7
Illinois 329,374 100.0 0.5 2.7 1.1 3.1 36.7 3.1 0.3 7.7 1.3 1.9 25.7 10.8 2.8 0.2 0.2 1.8
Indiana 234,161 100.0 0.4 3.3 0.8 3.1 32.7 2.8 0.2 8.1 1.6 1.4 28.6 10.4 3.9 0.2 0.2 2.2
Iowa 91,291 100.0 0.6 3.1 0.5 3.3 38.9 3.1 0.2 6.2 1.3 1.1 25.6 10.2 3.2 0.2 0.2 2.2
Kansas 84,105 100.0 0.5 2.6 0.6 3.4 37.0 2.8 0.2 6.5 1.7 1.4 27.8 10.3 3.0 0.2 0.2 1.8
Kentucky 225,759 100.0 0.3 2.5 0.6 3.3 32.2 2.2 0.2 7.3 1.5 1.0 34.8 8.1 3.5 0.2 0.2 2.0
Louisiana 184,238 100.0 0.4 2.7 1.4 3.9 30.3 2.6 0.4 9.4 1.3 1.8 31.9 8.6 2.3 0.3 0.2 2.6
Maine 64,896 100.0 0.3 2.4 0.5 3.1 43.5 2.5 0.2 5.1 1.6 0.7 26.6 8.9 2.4 0.3 0.2 1.7
Maryland 146,092 100.0 0.5 2.6 1.9 3.5 34.1 3.1 0.4 7.9 1.5 2.4 26.4 10.2 2.5 0.2 0.2 2.5
Massachusetts 226,065 100.0 0.4 1.7 1.0 2.7 49.3 2.6 0.2 4.5 1.3 0.9 22.6 8.5 1.7 0.2 0.3 2.2
Michigan 393,621 100.0 0.4 2.6 0.7 3.1 34.9 2.7 0.3 6.8 1.5 1.4 30.8 9.6 2.8 0.2 0.2 2.1
Minnesota 140,663 100.0 0.6 1.6 0.6 3.3 45.8 3.1 0.2 5.1 1.2 1.2 22.8 10.6 1.9 0.2 0.2 1.7
Mississippi 146,555 100.0 0.3 3.7 1.0 4.2 30.8 2.9 0.4 10.1 1.2 2.1 28.6 8.9 2.7 0.2 0.2 2.5
Missouri 241,950 100.0 0.5 3.0 0.9 3.8 32.6 2.7 0.3 7.0 1.6 1.3 31.2 9.9 3.3 0.2 0.2 1.6
Montana 30,687 100.0 0.5 2.1 0.5 4.1 35.6 2.7 0.1 4.9 1.7 1.2 29.3 11.7 3.3 0.2 0.2 2.0
Nebraska 48,206 100.0 0.6 2.8 0.6 3.7 38.0 2.8 0.2 6.4 1.4 1.5 25.1 11.4 2.8 0.2 0.2 2.1
Nevada 72,135 100.0 0.4 2.6 1.3 3.9 30.3 2.8 0.3 7.0 1.7 2.1 32.0 10.6 2.6 0.4 0.3 1.8
New Hampshire 53,474 100.0 0.4 1.6 0.4 2.7 51.5 2.4 0.1 4.3 1.3 0.6 21.9 8.7 2.1 0.2 0.2 1.6
New Jersey 224,220 100.0 0.4 2.2 1.3 3.3 34.5 3.3 0.3 7.2 1.6 1.9 29.2 10.2 2.1 0.2 0.3 2.1
New Mexico 72,193 100.0 0.5 2.8 0.8 3.9 36.2 2.2 0.1 4.6 1.6 1.7 31.5 9.6 2.2 0.2 0.3 1.9
New York 574,609 100.0 0.4 1.8 1.6 3.2 33.1 3.1 0.3 6.1 1.1 1.4 34.1 9.0 2.1 0.2 0.2 2.3
North Carolina 361,233 100.0 0.4 3.2 1.3 3.6 30.9 3.0 0.3 8.1 1.5 1.9 30.8 9.4 3.0 0.3 0.3 2.0
North Dakota 16,827 100.0 0.6 1.9 0.6 3.9 40.4 2.8 0.2 5.7 1.4 1.6 24.9 11.3 2.5 0.3 0.1 1.9
Ohio 403,498 100.0 0.5 2.7 0.8 3.0 37.2 2.8 0.2 7.3 1.4 1.4 27.4 9.1 3.5 0.2 0.2 2.4
Oklahoma 143,009 100.0 0.3 3.2 0.7 3.3 33.3 2.4 0.2 7.6 1.5 1.4 32.2 8.8 3.2 0.3 0.2 1.5
Oregon 122,022 100.0 0.4 2.4 0.9 3.6 36.2 2.8 0.2 5.2 1.8 1.3 29.9 11.1 2.0 0.2 0.2 1.9
Pennsylvania 460,540 100.0 0.5 2.4 0.9 3.6 34.3 2.8 0.3 6.8 1.6 1.3 30.5 9.6 2.7 0.2 0.2 2.2
Rhode Island 42,023 100.0 0.4 1.7 0.7 2.5 46.9 2.7 0.2 4.8 1.3 0.9 24.7 8.9 2.1 0.2 0.2 1.8
South Carolina 198,718 100.0 0.3 2.7 1.2 3.7 28.2 2.7 0.4 8.6 1.4 2.0 33.8 9.4 3.1 0.3 0.2 1.9
South Dakota 22,145 100.0 0.6 2.0 0.5 3.6 38.5 3.0 0.1 5.6 1.3 1.7 25.8 12.4 2.7 0.3 0.2 1.7
Tennessee 277,595 100.0 0.4 3.2 0.8 3.3 29.7 2.7 0.3 8.1 1.5 1.6 32.6 8.9 3.2 0.2 0.2 3.3
Texas 638,606 100.0 0.4 3.3 1.4 4.0 33.1 2.8 0.3 8.1 1.5 2.5 27.5 10.6 2.0 0.2 0.2 2.0
Utah 53,941 100.0 0.8 2.3 0.6 3.2 39.7 2.4 0.1 4.5 1.6 1.4 25.8 12.3 2.4 0.2 0.3 2.4
Vermont 25,346 100.0 0.5 1.7 0.5 3.0 47.1 2.2 0.1 3.4 1.3 0.7 25.1 9.1 2.5 0.2 0.4 2.2
Virginia 240,028 100.0 0.4 2.6 1.1 3.2 34.1 3.1 0.3 8.1 1.5 1.9 28.7 9.5 2.8 0.3 0.2 2.1
Washington 197,114 100.0 0.4 2.3 0.9 3.2 39.0 2.9 0.2 5.2 1.8 1.3 28.3 10.1 2.0 0.3 0.2 1.9
West Virginia 101,477 100.0 0.3 3.4 0.6 4.4 29.8 2.6 0.2 7.6 1.5 1.0 32.6 8.1 4.2 0.2 0.2 3.4
Wisconsin 186,423 100.0 0.7 2.2 0.6 3.2 38.7 2.8 0.2 5.6 1.3 1.3 27.6 11.1 2.2 0.2 0.2 2.3
Wyoming 15,079 100.0 0.5 1.6 0.5 4.5 35.7 2.5 0.1 5.3 1.5 1.3 28.2 12.0 4.5 0.2 0.4 1.4
Outlying areas  
American Samoa 1,487 100.0 (X) 5.7 1.7 3.6 16.2 1.8 (X) 11.2 (X) 2.6 46.1 6.7 2.1 0.8 (X) 0.8
Guam 1,919 100.0 0.5 1.4 0.9 4.4 27.2 3.5 (X) 15.2 (X) 7.3 22.4 12.3 1.8 0.4 0.9 0.9
Northern Mariana Islands 307 100.0 (X) 2.6 (X) 5.9 27.4 2.6 (X) 13.7 0.0 (X) 16.6 15.3 (X) (X) 0.0 (X)
Puerto Rico 177,570 100.0 0.2 0.9 0.7 2.5 47.0 1.3 0.1 3.7 0.4 0.8 31.9 7.0 1.1 0.2 0.2 2.0
U.S. Virgin Islands 1,832 100.0 (X) 2.6 0.6 4.7 30.1 2.7 (X) 7.6 0.9 2.7 29.4 14.5 0.6 0.4 (X) 1.5
Foreign countries 15,118 100.0 1.2 0.9 1.4 3.8 42.0 2.9 0.1 6.1 0.8 0.9 19.0 13.1 0.8 0.1 0.3 6.7
Unknown 99 100.0 0.0 3.0 (X) 3.0 25.3 4.0 (X) 4.0 (X) (X) 32.3 13.1 (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.
CONTACT: (410) 965-0090 or statistics@ssa.gov.
Table 11.A. Percentage distribution, by state or other area and mental disorders diagnostic group, December 2018
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 0.8 0.2 0.2 8.6 12.9 3.1 4.8 4.0
Alabama 28.5 0.5 0.1 0.1 8.1 10.3 2.5 3.6 3.4
Alaska 39.5 1.5 0.1 0.3 8.7 9.6 5.1 8.1 6.0
Arizona 35.1 0.8 0.1 0.1 6.9 13.9 4.5 4.8 3.9
Arkansas 30.5 0.5 0.1 0.1 8.9 11.2 2.4 3.5 3.8
California 36.2 1.0 0.2 0.1 7.7 13.5 3.3 7.1 3.2
Colorado 33.1 0.7 0.2 0.1 7.2 11.6 3.9 4.8 4.6
Connecticut 43.7 1.5 0.2 0.2 10.5 15.9 4.2 7.0 4.3
Delaware 31.0 1.1 0.2 0.1 9.1 10.6 2.9 4.2 2.7
District of Columbia 42.6 0.5 0.7 0.2 10.6 14.2 5.2 9.4 1.7
Florida 29.5 0.7 0.1 0.1 6.3 11.8 3.1 4.6 2.8
Georgia 28.3 0.5 0.1 0.1 8.1 9.4 3.0 4.3 2.9
Hawaii 42.9 1.0 (L) 0.1 8.0 13.8 5.7 9.2 5.0
Idaho 37.0 1.2 0.2 0.3 8.4 12.4 3.6 4.4 6.4
Illinois 36.7 0.9 0.3 0.1 10.6 13.4 2.8 5.3 3.1
Indiana 32.7 0.7 0.1 0.1 9.9 10.7 3.1 4.0 4.0
Iowa 38.9 0.9 0.2 0.4 13.2 10.7 3.9 4.8 4.9
Kansas 37.0 1.1 0.1 0.2 10.4 11.9 3.7 4.6 4.9
Kentucky 32.2 0.4 0.1 0.1 8.2 12.6 3.7 2.6 4.4
Louisiana 30.3 0.6 0.1 0.1 11.1 9.4 2.1 4.1 2.8
Maine 43.5 1.4 0.2 0.2 8.3 16.0 3.7 3.8 10.0
Maryland 34.1 1.0 0.3 0.2 8.9 11.7 4.3 5.2 2.6
Massachusetts 49.3 1.4 0.4 0.3 7.4 21.3 4.0 6.0 8.6
Michigan 34.9 0.9 0.2 0.2 8.6 13.4 3.4 4.8 3.4
Minnesota 45.8 1.5 0.1 0.2 11.3 16.3 5.0 5.9 5.4
Mississippi 30.8 0.4 0.2 0.1 8.8 11.7 2.6 4.2 2.9
Missouri 32.6 0.8 0.1 0.2 9.1 11.3 2.6 4.5 4.0
Montana 35.6 0.9 0.2 0.2 9.0 9.8 4.7 4.7 6.2
Nebraska 38.0 0.9 0.1 0.2 11.9 12.1 3.2 5.2 4.3
Nevada 30.3 0.6 0.2 0.1 5.5 11.6 3.0 5.3 4.0
New Hampshire 51.5 1.5 0.3 0.4 6.4 21.3 4.0 4.1 13.4
New Jersey 34.5 1.3 0.3 0.2 8.3 12.6 2.8 6.0 3.0
New Mexico 36.2 0.5 0.3 0.1 7.0 13.2 4.4 4.2 6.4
New York 33.1 1.0 0.3 0.1 8.9 11.5 2.0 5.6 3.7
North Carolina 30.9 0.7 0.1 0.1 9.3 10.1 3.0 4.2 3.3
North Dakota 40.4 1.3 0.2 0.2 13.2 9.2 5.5 5.8 5.2
Ohio 37.2 0.8 0.1 0.2 9.9 14.2 2.6 4.8 4.5
Oklahoma 33.3 0.5 0.1 0.1 9.7 11.6 3.5 3.9 3.9
Oregon 36.2 1.5 0.1 0.3 7.8 11.1 3.8 5.0 6.6
Pennsylvania 34.3 0.8 0.2 0.2 9.5 13.4 2.4 4.4 3.4
Rhode Island 46.9 1.1 0.2 0.3 8.7 19.9 3.6 5.1 8.0
South Carolina 28.2 0.4 0.1 0.1 8.3 9.2 3.0 3.7 3.4
South Dakota 38.5 0.9 0.3 0.3 11.9 9.9 5.3 5.0 4.8
Tennessee 29.7 0.4 0.1 0.1 7.9 11.8 2.8 3.3 3.3
Texas 33.1 0.7 0.2 0.2 7.5 13.6 3.1 4.0 3.8
Utah 39.7 1.5 0.2 0.3 10.6 11.0 4.9 5.7 5.5
Vermont 47.1 1.7 0.3 0.5 8.2 16.2 4.7 4.7 10.9
Virginia 34.1 0.9 0.1 0.2 9.4 11.9 3.1 4.7 3.8
Washington 39.0 1.2 0.2 0.2 7.4 12.9 4.6 5.3 7.2
West Virginia 29.8 0.5 0.1 0.1 10.5 9.9 2.5 2.1 4.0
Wisconsin 38.7 1.4 0.2 0.3 10.3 12.3 3.4 4.8 6.1
Wyoming 35.7 0.9 0.1 0.3 9.6 9.9 5.2 4.3 5.4
Outlying areas  
American Samoa 16.2 (X) 0.0 (X) 4.4 2.2 1.8 (X) 5.9
Guam 27.2 (X) (X) (X) 9.0 3.8 3.0 5.6 4.7
Northern Mariana Islands 27.4 (X) (X) 0.0 (X) 2.9 (X) 4.6 (X)
Puerto Rico 47.0 0.2 0.1 (L) 7.1 33.7 0.8 3.5 1.6
U.S. Virgin Islands 30.1 0.4 0.2 0.0 9.9 6.4 2.7 9.4 1.2
Foreign countries 42.0 1.3 (X) (X) 14.0 10.0 4.1 8.5 3.9
Unknown 25.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 (X) 11.1 (X) (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.
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 2018
State or area Blind Deaf
Total Workers Widow(er)s Adult children Total Workers Widow(er)s Adult children
All areas 131,758 109,684 2,341 19,733 76,815 60,835 1,173 14,807
Alabama 2,936 2,507 57 372 1,753 1,384 35 334
Alaska 181 152 4 25 142 122 0 20
Arizona 2,379 1,963 43 373 1,779 1,458 22 299
Arkansas 1,836 1,538 45 253 980 782 32 166
California 12,109 9,847 197 2,065 6,869 5,133 92 1,644
Colorado 1,357 1,118 19 220 1,082 910 10 162
Connecticut 1,188 928 13 247 752 598 9 145
Delaware 391 334 5 52 239 190 (X) (X)
District of Columbia 220 195 (X) (X) 257 185 0 72
Florida 8,008 6,930 149 929 5,931 4,827 79 1,025
Georgia 5,074 4,406 85 583 2,464 1,891 52 521
Hawaii 392 319 7 66 205 168 (X) (X)
Idaho 629 514 8 107 334 287 (X) (X)
Illinois 5,106 4,303 92 711 2,633 2,090 32 511
Indiana 3,428 2,926 77 425 1,990 1,598 28 364
Iowa 1,073 841 19 213 703 579 13 111
Kansas 1,078 894 23 161 692 590 7 95
Kentucky 2,562 2,070 69 423 1,488 1,144 50 294
Louisiana 2,604 2,167 74 363 1,457 1,059 30 368
Maine 603 477 10 116 353 300 (X) (X)
Maryland 1,923 1,649 18 256 1,601 1,296 11 294
Massachusetts 2,891 2,025 26 840 1,389 1,109 12 268
Michigan 3,988 3,156 71 761 2,530 2,019 47 464
Minnesota 1,718 1,352 13 353 1,189 1,047 14 128
Mississippi 2,352 2,018 57 277 1,099 805 19 275
Missouri 3,235 2,723 58 454 1,574 1,261 32 281
Montana 325 266 3 56 224 183 (X) (X)
Nebraska 665 544 8 113 371 314 5 52
Nevada 1,125 965 25 135 587 488 8 91
New Hampshire 474 382 8 84 225 188 3 34
New Jersey 2,885 2,403 45 437 1,668 1,363 17 288
New Mexico 963 799 13 151 501 403 11 87
New York 6,671 5,477 96 1,098 4,105 3,128 44 933
North Carolina 4,634 3,963 82 589 2,603 2,111 41 451
North Dakota 195 158 (X) (X) 111 88 3 20
Ohio 4,805 4,004 80 721 3,007 2,420 49 538
Oklahoma 2,034 1,731 46 257 1,005 800 21 184
Oregon 1,528 1,199 23 306 1,015 809 14 192
Pennsylvania 5,085 4,190 76 819 2,983 2,359 42 582
Rhode Island 426 340 4 82 267 219 (X) (X)
South Carolina 3,048 2,592 62 394 1,338 1,050 23 265
South Dakota 283 236 5 42 190 164 (X) (X)
Tennessee 3,777 3,189 89 499 1,914 1,537 42 335
Texas 12,572 10,943 231 1,398 5,981 4,811 87 1,083
Utah 754 593 17 144 552 485 10 57
Vermont 223 180 5 38 155 133 (X) (X)
Virginia 2,763 2,303 60 400 1,646 1,350 20 276
Washington 2,078 1,672 20 386 1,512 1,225 25 262
West Virginia 1,040 825 30 185 643 493 21 129
Wisconsin 1,963 1,586 27 350 1,378 1,120 21 237
Wyoming 165 144 (X) (X) 93 77 (X) (X)
Outlying areas  
American Samoa 14 (X) 0 (X) 13 (X) 0 (X)
Guam 50 44 0 6 22 15 0 7
Northern Mariana Islands (X) (X) (X) (X) 9 (X) 0 (X)
Puerto Rico 1,606 1,334 27 245 1,053 567 18 468
U.S. Virgin Islands 49 46 0 3 22 15 0 7
Foreign countries 283 199 13 71 134 65 8 61
Unknown (X) (X) 0 0 3 3 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 2018 (in thousands of dollars)
State or area Total Workers Widow(er)s Adult children
All areas 11,633,713 10,532,470 190,276 910,967
Alabama 294,914 270,057 6,488 18,368
Alaska 16,100 14,564 249 1,287
Arizona 210,730 193,709 2,997 14,023
Arkansas 172,271 158,454 3,380 10,437
California 908,913 813,757 12,778 82,378
Colorado 135,764 125,381 1,760 8,622
Connecticut 116,252 103,602 1,290 11,360
Delaware 39,089 35,707 583 2,799
District of Columbia 16,620 15,138 188 1,294
Florida 748,680 691,402 11,131 46,147
Georgia 378,482 346,570 7,143 24,769
Hawaii 29,991 26,850 401 2,740
Idaho 58,446 53,124 827 4,495
Illinois 391,004 346,306 5,890 38,808
Indiana 276,109 249,331 5,013 21,765
Iowa 101,785 90,604 1,351 9,830
Kansas 96,536 87,097 1,503 7,936
Kentucky 257,850 234,796 6,349 16,705
Louisiana 205,954 182,898 5,409 17,647
Maine 71,325 64,708 1,029 5,588
Maryland 178,659 162,437 2,276 13,947
Massachusetts 266,358 241,115 2,863 22,380
Michigan 475,832 424,585 8,321 42,926
Minnesota 163,354 147,021 1,470 14,863
Mississippi 162,385 147,029 3,671 11,685
Missouri 276,433 251,732 4,988 19,713
Montana 34,244 31,059 511 2,675
Nebraska 53,223 47,227 642 5,354
Nevada 90,035 83,868 1,426 4,741
New Hampshire 64,945 59,930 725 4,290
New Jersey 289,317 260,274 3,636 25,407
New Mexico 80,804 74,667 1,139 4,997
New York 691,854 617,214 8,395 66,245
North Carolina 422,136 386,681 6,958 28,497
North Dakota 18,358 16,271 199 1,888
Ohio 457,720 409,514 8,893 39,314
Oklahoma 162,050 147,859 3,525 10,666
Oregon 142,542 128,839 2,325 11,379
Pennsylvania 542,689 489,442 8,395 44,852
Rhode Island 48,504 44,242 602 3,660
South Carolina 236,699 216,839 4,487 15,374
South Dakota 23,971 21,616 263 2,092
Tennessee 317,432 290,047 6,495 20,889
Texas 740,085 673,326 13,913 52,846
Utah 63,453 56,867 909 5,677
Vermont 28,027 25,381 308 2,338
Virginia 284,310 259,014 4,676 20,620
Washington 236,656 215,042 3,465 18,150
West Virginia 118,746 106,490 3,210 9,046
Wisconsin 216,269 193,794 2,416 20,059
Wyoming 17,884 16,405 267 1,212
Outlying areas  
American Samoa 1,299 1,189 41 69
Guam 2,026 1,840 35 151
Northern Mariana Islands 234 196 8 30
Puerto Rico 181,040 165,653 2,655 12,732
U.S. Virgin Islands 2,136 1,873 33 230
Foreign countries 15,069 11,729 375 2,966
Unknown 121 109 2 11
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 2018
Type of payee Total Workers Widow(er)s Adult children
All disabled beneficiaries 9,919,094 8,537,332 254,581 1,127,181
Without payee 8,229,305 7,682,108 241,823 305,374
With payee  
Parent (natural, adoptive, or stepparent) 659,663 268,218 840 390,605
Spouse 133,324 132,408 63 853
Child (natural, adoptive, or stepchild) 57,936 49,050 4,387 4,499
Other relative 324,012 158,945 3,259 161,808
Nonmental institution 157,917 71,317 1,608 84,992
Mental institution 88,094 26,179 260 61,655
Social agency 117,874 53,675 712 63,487
Public official 12,618 7,053 130 5,435
Financial organization 7,736 4,493 54 3,189
Other 130,615 83,886 1,445 45,284
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 2018
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 8,537,332 855,224 10.0 254,581 12,758 5.0 1,127,181 821,807 72.9
Congenital anomalies 16,502 4,344 26.3 272 5 1.8 26,135 20,913 80.0
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 243,589 6,063 2.5 10,904 268 2.5 4,636 1,185 25.6
Infectious and parasitic diseases 107,808 3,514 3.3 2,041 52 2.5 3,497 1,969 56.3
Injuries 321,988 28,462 8.8 6,378 242 3.8 17,691 7,470 42.2
Mental disorders  
Autistic disorders 23,848 15,524 65.1 32 4 12.5 58,459 50,364 86.2
Developmental disorders 9,167 3,572 39.0 134 24 17.9 7,265 4,925 67.8
Childhood and adolescent disorders not elsewhere classified 8,218 2,757 33.5 89 6 6.7 7,220 4,764 66.0
Intellectual disability 334,782 189,982 56.7 8,849 1,804 20.4 512,850 436,736 85.2
Mood disorders 1,170,844 166,966 14.3 41,378 3,419 8.3 65,571 29,566 45.1
Organic mental disorders 265,147 97,851 36.9 5,649 1,402 24.8 38,139 26,538 69.6
Schizophrenic and other psychotic disorders 380,530 146,943 38.6 6,237 1,543 24.7 85,842 57,852 67.4
Other 344,033 44,511 12.9 9,280 625 6.7 44,190 21,842 49.4
Neoplasms 273,932 3,942 1.4 5,562 86 1.5 3,018 1,471 48.7
Diseases of the—  
Blood and blood-forming organs 23,012 648 2.8 507 9 1.8 3,236 603 18.6
Circulatory system 675,110 40,884 6.1 17,639 819 4.6 6,127 2,862 46.7
Digestive system 140,199 3,688 2.6 3,793 100 2.6 1,725 305 17.7
Genitourinary system 159,735 1,964 1.2 2,383 40 1.7 3,078 603 19.6
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 2,833,436 37,552 1.3 97,986 1,225 1.3 12,572 2,518 20.0
Nervous system and sense organs 818,033 40,409 4.9 18,740 645 3.4 126,904 69,246 54.6
Respiratory system 237,345 3,622 1.5 11,691 203 1.7 1,719 516 30.0
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 21,630 339 1.6 616 9 1.5 660 129 19.5
Other 18,349 978 5.3 403 13 3.2 3,340 2,412 72.2
Unknown 110,095 10,709 9.7 4,018 215 5.4 93,307 77,018 82.5
  Men
Subtotal 4,330,186 538,516 12.4 19,915 1,220 6.1 636,494 479,870 75.4
Congenital anomalies 8,536 2,551 29.9 28 (X) (X) 13,592 11,153 82.1
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 114,666 3,305 2.9 709 22 3.1 2,189 650 29.7
Infectious and parasitic diseases 76,256 2,652 3.5 297 10 3.4 1,916 1,117 58.3
Injuries 213,738 21,046 9.8 834 34 4.1 12,120 5,039 41.6
Mental disorders  
Autistic disorders 19,859 13,156 66.2 5 0 0.0 47,062 40,443 85.9
Developmental disorders 5,657 2,411 42.6 18 0 0.0 4,296 3,087 71.9
Childhood and adolescent disorders not elsewhere classified 5,323 2,083 39.1 11 (X) (X) 5,317 3,559 66.9
Intellectual disability 204,642 121,017 59.1 785 163 20.8 275,759 240,699 87.3
Mood disorders 438,424 82,666 18.9 1,971 217 11.0 31,976 16,746 52.4
Organic mental disorders 162,737 64,923 39.9 631 169 26.8 24,604 17,581 71.5
Schizophrenic and other psychotic disorders 255,561 108,262 42.4 681 163 23.9 61,881 42,647 68.9
Other 163,749 26,516 16.2 529 58 11.0 24,064 13,107 54.5
Neoplasms 124,514 2,136 1.7 353 10 2.8 1,696 843 49.7
Diseases of the—  
Blood and blood-forming organs 9,735 353 3.6 30 (X) (X) 1,645 355 21.6
Circulatory system 432,962 26,013 6.0 2,299 97 4.2 3,281 1,613 49.2
Digestive system 68,708 2,429 3.5 342 17 5.0 875 185 21.1
Genitourinary system 94,716 1,315 1.4 286 (X) (X) 1,636 398 24.3
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 1,369,347 21,750 1.6 7,636 161 2.1 5,404 1,320 24.4
Nervous system and sense organs 384,579 24,266 6.3 1,316 44 3.3 66,824 37,825 56.6
Respiratory system 108,243 1,960 1.8 790 25 3.2 783 306 39.1
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 9,172 189 2.1 44 0 0.0 268 64 23.9
Other 8,154 646 7.9 29 (X) (X) 1,851 1,406 76.0
Unknown 50,908 6,871 13.5 291 21 7.2 47,455 39,727 83.7
  Women
Subtotal 4,207,146 316,708 7.5 234,666 11,538 4.9 490,687 341,937 69.7
Congenital anomalies 7,966 1,793 22.5 244 (X) (X) 12,543 9,760 77.8
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 128,923 2,758 2.1 10,195 246 2.4 2,447 535 21.9
Infectious and parasitic diseases 31,552 862 2.7 1,744 42 2.4 1,581 852 53.9
Injuries 108,250 7,416 6.9 5,544 208 3.8 5,571 2,431 43.6
Mental disorders  
Autistic disorders 3,989 2,368 59.4 27 4 14.8 11,397 9,921 87.0
Developmental disorders 3,510 1,161 33.1 116 24 20.7 2,969 1,838 61.9
Childhood and adolescent disorders not elsewhere classified 2,895 674 23.3 78 (X) (X) 1,903 1,205 63.3
Intellectual disability 130,140 68,965 53.0 8,064 1,641 20.3 237,091 196,037 82.7
Mood disorders 732,420 84,300 11.5 39,407 3,202 8.1 33,595 12,820 38.2
Organic mental disorders 102,410 32,928 32.2 5,018 1,233 24.6 13,535 8,957 66.2
Schizophrenic and other psychotic disorders 124,969 38,681 31.0 5,556 1,380 24.8 23,961 15,205 63.5
Other 180,284 17,995 10.0 8,751 567 6.5 20,126 8,735 43.4
Neoplasms 149,418 1,806 1.2 5,209 76 1.5 1,322 628 47.5
Diseases of the—  
Blood and blood-forming organs 13,277 295 2.2 477 (X) (X) 1,591 248 15.6
Circulatory system 242,148 14,871 6.1 15,340 722 4.7 2,846 1,249 43.9
Digestive system 71,491 1,259 1.8 3,451 83 2.4 850 120 14.1
Genitourinary system 65,019 649 1.0 2,097 (X) (X) 1,442 205 14.2
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 1,464,089 15,802 1.1 90,350 1,064 1.2 7,168 1,198 16.7
Nervous system and sense organs 433,454 16,143 3.7 17,424 601 3.4 60,080 31,421 52.3
Respiratory system 129,102 1,662 1.3 10,901 178 1.6 936 210 22.4
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 12,458 150 1.2 572 9 1.6 392 65 16.6
Other 10,195 332 3.3 374 (X) (X) 1,489 1,006 67.6
Unknown 59,187 3,838 6.5 3,727 194 5.2 45,852 37,291 81.3
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 2018
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 8,537,332 100.0 8.5 10.2 19.5 16.7 13.0 9.6 6.9 5.0 4.0 6.4 1,233.70 1,135.00
Alabama 222,986 100.0 7.4 10.1 20.9 18.1 13.7 9.9 6.8 4.6 3.6 4.8 1,211.10 1,122.00
Alaska 11,944 100.0 9.9 11.7 20.4 15.0 12.1 8.7 6.0 4.8 4.0 7.4 1,219.39 1,100.00
Arizona 151,124 100.0 7.0 9.0 18.1 16.7 13.7 10.6 7.8 5.6 4.6 7.1 1,281.79 1,190.00
Arkansas 134,780 100.0 7.8 10.6 21.3 19.1 14.5 9.9 6.6 4.1 2.7 3.4 1,175.65 1,103.50
California 641,737 100.0 9.7 10.4 18.0 15.0 11.8 9.1 7.0 5.5 4.8 8.8 1,268.05 1,156.00
Colorado 100,040 100.0 7.6 9.8 18.9 17.0 13.5 10.1 7.3 5.0 4.1 6.7 1,253.31 1,158.00
Connecticut 80,566 100.0 8.5 10.0 17.6 15.0 12.4 9.7 7.5 5.7 5.0 8.6 1,285.93 1,183.50
Delaware 27,075 100.0 6.6 8.5 16.9 16.0 13.4 10.7 8.1 6.0 5.4 8.3 1,318.81 1,226.00
District of Columbia 13,896 100.0 12.1 13.2 24.5 17.0 12.2 7.7 4.9 3.0 2.1 3.3 1,089.35 1,001.75
Florida 551,521 100.0 7.4 9.5 19.4 17.1 13.6 10.1 7.2 5.1 4.1 6.6 1,253.63 1,157.50
Georgia 280,549 100.0 6.9 9.5 19.5 17.8 14.3 10.8 7.5 4.9 3.7 5.0 1,235.33 1,154.50
Hawaii 21,165 100.0 7.7 9.7 17.6 16.2 13.3 10.8 7.9 5.5 4.5 6.7 1,268.60 1,182.00
Idaho 43,971 100.0 9.0 10.7 20.1 17.0 12.8 9.7 6.9 4.6 3.8 5.5 1,208.15 1,112.50
Illinois 276,442 100.0 9.1 10.3 18.8 15.6 12.2 9.4 7.0 5.3 4.5 7.6 1,252.73 1,146.50
Indiana 201,734 100.0 7.9 9.8 19.2 17.2 13.7 10.2 7.2 5.0 3.9 5.8 1,235.94 1,148.00
Iowa 77,006 100.0 9.8 11.2 20.2 17.0 13.2 9.6 7.0 4.8 3.3 3.9 1,176.58 1,096.50
Kansas 72,185 100.0 8.4 10.5 19.9 17.6 13.5 10.1 6.9 4.6 3.5 5.0 1,206.58 1,122.50
Kentucky 194,959 100.0 9.1 11.1 20.1 17.0 13.1 9.3 6.4 4.8 3.7 5.6 1,204.34 1,110.00
Louisiana 154,395 100.0 10.5 11.4 21.6 16.3 11.6 8.3 6.1 4.5 3.6 6.0 1,184.61 1,071.00
Maine 55,900 100.0 9.1 12.0 21.5 18.4 13.4 8.9 5.9 3.9 3.0 3.9 1,157.56 1,074.00
Maryland 126,920 100.0 7.9 9.3 17.9 15.9 13.1 10.2 7.6 5.7 4.6 7.7 1,279.84 1,185.00
Massachusetts 194,364 100.0 8.4 10.5 19.3 16.5 13.0 9.3 6.9 5.2 4.1 6.8 1,240.53 1,138.00
Michigan 334,642 100.0 8.8 10.1 18.8 15.4 11.9 9.1 7.1 5.6 4.9 8.3 1,268.77 1,155.00
Minnesota 120,283 100.0 8.8 10.7 19.4 16.6 12.9 9.6 7.1 5.0 4.0 5.8 1,222.29 1,127.50
Mississippi 124,851 100.0 7.8 10.6 21.7 19.2 13.9 9.6 6.6 4.2 3.0 3.6 1,177.64 1,098.00
Missouri 209,607 100.0 8.6 10.8 20.5 17.5 13.3 9.5 6.5 4.5 3.5 5.2 1,200.97 1,109.50
Montana 26,628 100.0 9.9 11.6 21.8 17.4 12.5 8.6 6.1 4.2 3.3 4.6 1,166.39 1,069.50
Nebraska 40,704 100.0 9.3 11.4 21.2 18.0 13.5 9.7 6.3 4.2 2.7 3.6 1,160.26 1,083.00
Nevada 64,745 100.0 6.4 8.5 17.7 17.1 14.1 10.7 7.7 5.4 4.8 7.5 1,295.36 1,202.50
New Hampshire 47,128 100.0 6.3 8.8 18.6 17.8 14.3 10.9 7.6 5.2 4.2 6.4 1,271.64 1,183.00
New Jersey 191,337 100.0 7.7 8.7 16.4 14.4 11.7 9.4 7.6 6.2 5.8 12.2 1,360.29 1,244.50
New Mexico 63,955 100.0 9.8 11.3 21.7 17.2 12.9 9.2 6.1 4.2 3.3 4.3 1,167.50 1,078.50
New York 486,264 100.0 10.3 10.8 18.4 14.6 11.1 8.6 6.5 5.0 4.5 10.1 1,269.30 1,138.00
North Carolina 314,113 100.0 6.8 9.2 18.9 18.5 15.5 11.1 7.4 4.7 3.4 4.5 1,231.03 1,162.00
North Dakota 14,095 100.0 10.6 11.6 21.4 17.6 12.6 8.9 6.2 4.2 2.8 4.2 1,154.35 1,070.50
Ohio 344,385 100.0 10.2 11.5 20.5 16.3 12.2 8.9 6.5 4.7 3.7 5.4 1,189.12 1,088.50
Oklahoma 124,606 100.0 9.1 10.8 20.8 17.3 13.1 9.6 6.7 4.7 3.4 4.3 1,186.61 1,098.50
Oregon 105,296 100.0 8.4 10.7 19.6 16.9 13.1 9.5 7.1 5.0 4.0 5.7 1,223.59 1,129.50
Pennsylvania 395,568 100.0 8.9 10.1 19.0 16.3 12.8 9.8 7.2 5.3 4.3 6.3 1,237.31 1,143.00
Rhode Island 36,471 100.0 8.8 11.0 19.9 16.9 12.9 9.1 6.9 4.9 3.9 5.6 1,213.07 1,116.00
South Carolina 172,718 100.0 6.3 8.7 18.6 17.9 15.2 11.2 7.9 5.1 3.9 5.1 1,255.45 1,181.00
South Dakota 18,842 100.0 10.1 11.3 21.7 18.0 13.4 9.2 6.2 4.0 2.7 3.4 1,147.24 1,072.50
Tennessee 241,307 100.0 7.3 10.2 20.7 18.6 14.4 10.3 6.8 4.4 3.2 4.2 1,201.98 1,122.50
Texas 553,435 100.0 8.9 10.3 20.1 16.8 13.1 9.7 6.9 4.7 3.6 5.8 1,216.63 1,122.00
Utah 46,048 100.0 8.8 10.8 19.5 16.1 12.7 9.2 6.7 5.2 4.3 6.7 1,234.96 1,129.00
Vermont 21,828 100.0 9.4 11.0 21.1 18.5 13.5 9.7 6.0 4.1 3.0 3.6 1,162.78 1,088.00
Virginia 207,901 100.0 7.7 9.5 19.0 17.2 13.9 10.3 7.3 5.1 4.0 6.1 1,245.85 1,157.50
Washington 171,397 100.0 8.2 10.0 19.3 16.3 12.7 9.4 7.1 5.2 4.3 7.4 1,254.64 1,148.00
West Virginia 86,060 100.0 9.7 10.6 19.3 15.8 11.9 9.0 6.6 5.2 4.2 7.7 1,237.39 1,125.00
Wisconsin 158,502 100.0 9.2 10.4 18.9 16.6 13.1 9.8 7.1 5.2 4.2 5.6 1,222.66 1,135.00
Wyoming 13,266 100.0 8.7 10.4 20.1 16.8 12.2 8.9 6.8 4.9 3.7 7.5 1,236.60 1,118.75
Outlying areas  
American Samoa 1,308 100.0 19.9 20.7 25.8 13.0 10.7 4.7 2.5 1.0 1.2 0.5 909.04 853.25
Guam 1,645 100.0 11.0 11.1 23.5 17.4 13.6 8.5 6.3 3.5 2.4 2.7 1,118.25 1,048.50
Northern Mariana Islands 235 100.0 26.4 17.9 31.1 13.2 4.7 1.7 (X) 2.6 (X) (X) 833.93 826.50
Puerto Rico 151,590 100.0 8.0 12.3 27.3 21.5 12.4 6.8 4.3 2.9 2.2 2.2 1,092.77 1,018.50
U.S. Virgin Islands 1,487 100.0 8.2 9.8 16.5 18.0 13.0 10.4 7.5 5.7 5.1 5.9 1,259.69 1,173.00
Foreign countries 9,741 100.0 14.6 10.2 15.4 14.0 11.6 9.8 7.8 5.3 4.4 6.8 1,204.05 1,135.00
Unknown 85 100.0 5.9 8.2 20.0 14.1 16.5 9.4 (X) 8.2 (X) (X) 1,280.03 1,212.50
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 17. Number and percentage distribution of disabled widow(er)s, by state or other area and monthly benefit, December 2018
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 254,581 100.0 9.2 14.9 16.9 18.0 14.8 10.5 6.6 9.2 747.41 695.50
Alabama 9,130 100.0 9.9 16.6 17.3 17.3 15.4 10.6 5.9 7.0 710.67 671.00
Alaska 300 100.0 5.0 12.3 16.0 17.7 14.3 14.3 9.0 11.3 830.47 777.00
Arizona 3,926 100.0 8.4 14.2 16.4 18.0 15.7 11.1 7.1 9.2 763.47 725.00
Arkansas 5,054 100.0 11.1 17.9 18.3 19.0 14.0 9.0 4.9 5.8 668.78 624.00
California 15,664 100.0 6.8 12.9 15.7 17.9 15.2 11.1 7.9 12.5 815.73 759.00
Colorado 2,238 100.0 8.5 13.3 15.4 19.3 13.9 11.2 7.2 11.3 786.40 733.50
Connecticut 1,664 100.0 7.9 13.9 16.9 18.1 14.7 10.4 7.8 10.2 774.94 727.00
Delaware 762 100.0 8.7 13.1 16.7 19.9 15.0 10.5 6.7 9.4 764.56 711.00
District of Columbia 256 100.0 10.2 14.1 14.8 19.1 17.2 11.3 6.6 6.6 736.07 700.00
Florida 15,238 100.0 9.5 15.4 17.6 18.1 14.7 10.0 6.4 8.2 730.48 676.75
Georgia 10,107 100.0 11.0 15.9 17.3 17.6 14.3 10.8 6.1 7.0 706.72 661.00
Hawaii 489 100.0 6.1 10.0 17.4 18.6 17.2 11.9 8.2 10.6 820.89 780.00
Idaho 1,082 100.0 7.4 13.7 17.7 18.6 14.7 12.1 7.6 8.2 764.48 710.50
Illinois 7,621 100.0 9.2 13.6 15.8 17.7 14.7 11.5 7.0 10.5 772.83 723.00
Indiana 6,613 100.0 9.6 14.6 16.3 17.4 14.2 10.5 7.1 10.2 758.13 705.00
Iowa 1,915 100.0 9.7 16.4 18.8 17.3 15.1 10.2 5.8 6.6 705.67 658.00
Kansas 2,122 100.0 10.8 15.1 18.6 18.9 13.6 9.2 6.1 7.6 708.31 651.50
Kentucky 8,455 100.0 8.8 15.1 16.3 17.8 15.3 10.5 7.0 9.1 750.91 703.00
Louisiana 6,617 100.0 7.5 12.4 14.7 17.4 16.0 11.1 8.5 12.3 817.37 775.00
Maine 1,451 100.0 10.1 17.0 17.5 17.0 14.7 11.4 6.2 6.1 709.37 665.00
Maryland 2,935 100.0 8.4 14.3 16.1 17.9 14.5 10.6 7.9 10.5 775.31 715.00
Massachusetts 3,834 100.0 8.6 13.6 18.8 18.9 14.2 11.2 6.1 8.6 746.68 688.00
Michigan 10,144 100.0 8.2 12.9 15.0 16.7 14.3 11.3 7.6 14.0 820.29 765.00
Minnesota 2,072 100.0 10.5 16.9 17.0 18.1 14.0 10.1 5.3 7.9 709.37 650.00
Mississippi 5,321 100.0 10.4 17.3 17.6 18.7 14.6 9.7 5.3 6.3 689.89 650.00
Missouri 7,192 100.0 11.5 16.2 17.4 19.1 14.0 9.3 5.6 7.0 693.59 646.00
Montana 651 100.0 7.4 14.6 17.2 15.8 14.1 12.0 8.3 10.6 785.33 724.50
Nebraska 934 100.0 11.3 17.6 18.0 17.7 14.2 9.7 4.8 6.6 687.41 643.50
Nevada 1,752 100.0 7.7 13.5 15.5 16.3 13.8 12.0 7.5 13.7 813.74 758.50
New Hampshire 1,017 100.0 11.5 15.0 19.3 17.3 12.6 8.7 7.2 8.5 712.87 637.00
New Jersey 4,536 100.0 8.7 13.6 15.5 17.0 14.5 10.7 6.8 13.2 801.50 740.00
New Mexico 1,534 100.0 8.6 13.9 17.8 17.9 16.3 11.7 6.2 7.6 742.53 698.00
New York 11,016 100.0 8.7 14.4 16.9 18.5 14.6 10.2 6.5 10.3 762.07 703.00
North Carolina 10,482 100.0 12.5 18.5 17.2 17.3 14.4 9.0 5.4 5.7 663.78 619.00
North Dakota 277 100.0 7.2 19.5 19.9 18.4 13.4 7.9 4.0 9.7 716.64 645.00
Ohio 11,539 100.0 9.0 13.6 16.2 17.8 15.0 10.9 7.2 10.3 770.65 718.00
Oklahoma 4,765 100.0 9.7 15.0 16.5 17.8 15.0 10.3 6.9 8.9 739.73 693.00
Oregon 2,931 100.0 7.3 14.4 16.4 16.5 15.4 10.8 7.3 11.8 793.10 738.50
Pennsylvania 11,174 100.0 8.9 14.3 17.0 18.3 14.8 10.9 6.4 9.2 751.33 702.00
Rhode Island 823 100.0 7.4 17.3 19.8 16.8 13.7 10.6 5.7 8.7 731.83 664.00
South Carolina 6,501 100.0 11.0 16.3 18.8 17.1 14.8 10.1 5.6 6.3 690.18 642.00
South Dakota 409 100.0 12.7 17.1 21.0 16.6 15.4 9.5 2.7 4.9 642.30 589.00
Tennessee 9,595 100.0 12.2 17.2 17.5 18.4 14.0 9.1 5.5 6.1 676.94 629.00
Texas 18,071 100.0 8.3 13.5 16.6 18.6 15.1 11.1 6.9 9.9 769.93 723.00
Utah 1,125 100.0 5.9 13.7 15.9 17.1 15.5 13.2 8.3 10.6 807.78 770.00
Vermont 431 100.0 9.3 13.9 21.1 16.7 14.8 12.1 6.0 6.0 714.13 662.00
Virginia 6,467 100.0 10.3 16.4 16.4 17.3 14.5 10.4 6.9 7.8 723.12 675.00
Washington 4,231 100.0 6.6 12.6 16.6 16.7 15.8 10.9 8.1 12.6 818.84 769.00
West Virginia 3,884 100.0 6.6 12.5 15.5 16.8 15.1 12.5 8.3 12.8 826.45 777.00
Wisconsin 3,345 100.0 10.2 15.4 18.2 17.7 14.1 9.5 6.4 8.5 722.30 654.00
Wyoming 312 100.0 3.5 13.5 13.8 18.3 15.1 14.4 9.0 12.5 857.37 823.50
Outlying areas  
American Samoa 69 100.0 (X) 10.1 21.7 27.5 17.4 (X) (X) (X) 598.09 623.50
Guam 47 100.0 (X) 23.4 12.8 14.9 23.4 8.5 6.4 (X) 746.51 725.00
Northern Mariana Islands 13 100.0 (X) (X) (X) 0.0 (X) 0.0 (X) (X) 648.41 534.00
Puerto Rico 3,948 100.0 7.8 16.5 20.3 24.7 14.5 7.5 4.2 4.5 672.47 646.25
U.S. Virgin Islands 40 100.0 (X) (X) (X) 25.0 (X) (X) (X) (X) 814.29 820.00
Foreign countries 458 100.0 2.8 11.6 18.3 21.0 16.4 10.7 9.4 9.8 818.90 744.00
Unknown 2 100.0 50.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 50.0 752.00 752.00
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 2018
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 1,127,181 100.0 5.9 9.9 16.6 18.5 17.2 14.5 10.5 6.8 808.18 790.00
Alabama 24,099 100.0 5.9 10.4 19.6 21.0 17.3 12.6 8.2 4.9 762.18 729.00
Alaska 1,614 100.0 6.8 10.5 16.5 19.2 16.3 12.8 10.0 7.8 797.32 768.50
Arizona 17,052 100.0 5.7 10.1 15.2 18.3 17.6 14.8 11.1 7.3 822.37 807.00
Arkansas 14,103 100.0 6.7 10.1 19.7 22.5 17.8 12.7 6.6 4.0 740.04 716.00
California 99,674 100.0 5.6 10.1 16.3 17.4 16.4 14.7 11.6 7.9 826.47 807.00
Colorado 10,464 100.0 6.1 9.6 15.2 18.0 17.6 15.1 11.2 7.2 824.01 814.00
Connecticut 13,138 100.0 5.7 9.6 14.3 14.7 16.6 16.0 14.0 9.1 864.69 874.00
Delaware 3,187 100.0 5.2 6.8 13.5 17.1 18.4 16.7 13.7 8.6 878.27 888.00
District of Columbia 1,791 100.0 6.0 11.1 24.3 21.6 16.5 10.3 6.0 4.3 722.35 669.00
Florida 57,697 100.0 5.9 10.1 16.7 19.2 17.5 14.5 9.7 6.4 799.82 779.00
Georgia 31,885 100.0 5.4 9.9 18.6 21.7 17.5 13.2 8.3 5.5 776.83 746.00
Hawaii 3,186 100.0 3.8 8.8 14.3 17.4 18.7 18.3 11.3 7.4 859.99 861.00
Idaho 5,690 100.0 7.0 10.4 16.2 18.9 17.2 14.7 9.3 6.4 789.97 774.00
Illinois 45,311 100.0 5.2 8.9 14.5 16.8 17.4 15.8 12.9 8.5 856.49 854.50
Indiana 25,814 100.0 5.8 9.1 13.7 17.4 18.2 15.8 12.3 7.6 843.14 843.00
Iowa 12,370 100.0 7.2 10.2 15.0 18.2 17.8 15.8 10.3 5.5 794.63 795.00
Kansas 9,798 100.0 6.6 9.6 15.0 18.5 17.7 15.6 10.1 6.7 809.99 802.00
Kentucky 22,345 100.0 6.8 11.6 19.1 21.0 16.4 12.2 8.0 5.0 747.57 714.00
Louisiana 23,226 100.0 6.3 11.4 19.3 20.3 16.6 12.0 8.6 5.6 759.80 723.00
Maine 7,545 100.0 9.0 11.6 17.5 19.1 17.4 12.9 7.9 4.7 740.66 723.00
Maryland 16,237 100.0 4.8 8.3 15.1 17.6 17.2 15.9 12.6 8.5 858.94 852.00
Massachusetts 27,867 100.0 7.4 10.7 16.2 17.2 15.6 14.3 11.0 7.4 803.10 780.00
Michigan 48,835 100.0 5.7 8.4 12.8 15.3 17.3 16.9 14.4 9.2 879.00 896.00
Minnesota 18,308 100.0 6.8 10.2 14.9 17.5 17.1 15.7 11.1 6.7 811.86 807.00
Mississippi 16,383 100.0 6.1 11.6 23.3 22.4 16.1 10.7 6.0 3.7 713.25 674.00
Missouri 25,151 100.0 6.5 10.5 16.5 20.1 17.2 14.0 9.2 5.9 783.77 763.00
Montana 3,408 100.0 6.8 10.3 16.6 19.0 17.8 13.9 10.5 5.1 784.77 771.00
Nebraska 6,568 100.0 5.6 9.4 14.4 19.0 19.5 15.9 10.2 5.8 815.18 816.50
Nevada 5,638 100.0 5.4 9.3 14.7 18.7 16.6 15.4 11.7 8.2 840.94 828.00
New Hampshire 5,329 100.0 6.8 10.5 14.7 18.2 18.3 15.2 9.5 6.9 805.07 798.00
New Jersey 28,347 100.0 4.8 7.9 13.4 15.5 16.8 16.7 14.5 10.4 896.28 903.00
New Mexico 6,704 100.0 6.5 12.2 19.6 20.2 16.9 12.0 7.8 4.9 745.42 709.00
New York 77,329 100.0 5.2 8.6 15.0 16.6 17.3 16.1 12.8 8.4 856.67 857.00
North Carolina 36,638 100.0 5.6 9.6 18.0 21.4 18.5 13.6 8.1 5.2 777.79 754.00
North Dakota 2,455 100.0 6.4 10.3 18.2 19.7 18.2 14.1 8.5 4.6 769.22 754.00
Ohio 47,574 100.0 6.2 9.5 15.3 17.0 17.1 15.6 12.1 7.1 826.37 824.00
Oklahoma 13,638 100.0 5.9 10.9 16.6 20.1 18.6 13.8 8.6 5.6 782.07 763.00
Oregon 13,795 100.0 6.1 9.6 14.6 17.7 18.0 16.0 11.1 7.0 824.83 823.00
Pennsylvania 53,798 100.0 5.9 9.1 14.6 17.2 18.1 16.1 12.1 6.9 833.71 836.00
Rhode Island 4,729 100.0 7.2 11.3 17.1 18.2 16.7 14.7 9.1 5.7 773.95 755.00
South Carolina 19,499 100.0 5.1 8.5 18.1 22.0 18.7 14.1 8.2 5.3 788.43 764.00
South Dakota 2,894 100.0 8.2 12.9 17.8 19.7 18.5 12.4 7.4 3.2 722.99 717.00
Tennessee 26,693 100.0 5.4 9.7 18.0 21.4 18.1 13.3 8.6 5.5 782.58 757.00
Texas 67,100 100.0 5.9 10.6 18.0 19.7 16.8 13.4 9.2 6.4 787.57 756.00
Utah 6,768 100.0 6.0 10.2 14.0 16.0 18.5 15.6 11.1 8.5 838.77 839.00
Vermont 3,087 100.0 7.5 11.4 16.6 20.5 17.8 13.6 8.1 4.6 757.47 743.00
Virginia 25,660 100.0 5.6 9.3 16.7 20.4 18.0 14.2 9.6 6.3 803.59 780.00
Washington 21,486 100.0 5.8 9.4 14.3 16.7 16.9 16.7 12.1 8.1 844.75 847.00
West Virginia 11,533 100.0 5.7 10.0 17.6 19.6 19.0 13.7 9.3 5.2 784.37 770.00
Wisconsin 24,576 100.0 6.8 10.0 14.6 17.3 17.4 15.7 11.7 6.5 816.22 815.00
Wyoming 1,501 100.0 7.1 10.4 14.5 18.6 17.1 14.2 11.0 7.1 807.15 787.50
Outlying areas  
American Samoa 110 100.0 8.2 16.4 20.0 31.8 14.5 (X) (X) 2.7 625.07 610.75
Guam 227 100.0 5.7 21.1 20.3 21.1 15.9 7.9 4.0 4.0 666.01 616.60
Northern Mariana Islands 59 100.0 15.3 30.5 20.3 16.9 8.5 (X) (X) 0.0 508.11 480.00
Puerto Rico 22,032 100.0 6.9 16.7 36.8 21.5 9.8 5.1 2.1 1.0 577.87 534.50
U.S. Virgin Islands 305 100.0 3.6 7.2 20.3 27.2 22.0 10.5 6.2 3.0 753.47 720.50
Foreign countries 4,919 100.0 13.8 14.7 25.7 19.9 12.8 6.5 3.9 2.6 602.87 563.00
Unknown 12 100.0 0.0 16.7 8.3 16.7 16.7 16.7 8.3 16.7 890.25 915.75
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.