SSI Recipients by State and County, 2020


Table 4. Number of persons receiving federally administered optional state supplementation, December 2020
Living arrangement State code Total Aged Blind Disabled
Adult Child
All recipients, Vermont   14,917 889 77 12,625 1,326
Living independently A and B 13,383 842 63 11,193 1,285
Assistive community care, Level III C 140 (X) 0 124 (X)
Living in the household of another E 405 21 (X) 355 (X)
Residential care home, Level IV G 99 0 (X) (X) 0
Custodial care family home H 824 5 8 802 9
Medicaid facility I 66 (X) (X) (X) (X)
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record, 100 percent data.
NOTES: The Social Security Administration reported expenditures of $9,773,000 for calendar year 2020 in federally administered payments to SSI recipients.
(X) = suppressed to avoid disclosing information about particular individuals.
A and B: Living independently.
Includes eligible recipients who are not in any other state living arrangement. Includes children who are living with parents, recipients residing in private Title XIX facilities where Medicaid is not paying more than 50 percent of the cost of care, and recipients residing in publicly operated emergency shelters throughout a month.
C: Assistive community care, Level III.
Includes any individual who resides in a Level III residential care home that is certified by the Department of Aging and Independent Living to provide assistive community care services.
E: Living in the household of another.
Includes recipients residing in a federal Code B living arrangement who are not otherwise exempted from state supplementation.
G: Residential care home, Level IV.
Includes recipients living in Level IV community homes identified by the state.
H: Custodial care family home.
Includes recipients who reside in a federal Code A living arrangement, live in another's home, pay room and board, and receive one or more custodial services. Custodial care includes providing basic room and board, plus such services as help with feeding, dressing, bathing, moving under normal circumstances, and occasional tray service and supervision for the recipients' protection. To qualify as a home under this arrangement, these services must be provided by a resident of the home and cannot be provided to more than two persons in the home. Custodial care or supervision provided by a spouse is not included under this arrangement.
I: Medicaid facility.
Includes recipients residing in a federal Code D living arrangement.
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