Annual Statistical Supplement, 2017

Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance

Benefits in Current-Payment Status

Geographic Data

Table 5.J1 Estimated total annual benefits paid, by state or other area and program, 2016 (in millions of dollars)
State or area Total, OASDI Retirement Survivors Disability
All areas 911,132 651,280 117,149 142,703
Alabama 16,336 10,376 2,265 3,695
Alaska 1,352 975 177 200
Arizona 19,462 14,642 2,233 2,587
Arkansas 9,669 6,259 1,264 2,146
California 85,057 63,173 10,483 11,401
Colorado 12,512 9,294 1,508 1,710
Connecticut 11,008 8,394 1,245 1,369
Delaware 3,255 2,423 365 467
District of Columbia 1,140 812 126 202
Florida 66,293 49,614 7,525 9,154
Georgia 25,782 17,852 3,320 4,610
Hawaii 3,911 3,126 413 372
Idaho 4,728 3,462 571 695
Illinois 34,026 24,684 4,644 4,698
Indiana 20,594 14,433 2,787 3,374
Iowa 9,543 7,095 1,261 1,187
Kansas 8,266 6,027 1,070 1,169
Kentucky 13,865 8,568 2,057 3,240
Louisiana 12,343 7,585 2,307 2,451
Maine 4,676 3,250 547 879
Maryland 15,286 11,270 1,845 2,171
Massachusetts 19,077 13,596 2,168 3,313
Michigan 34,440 24,087 4,528 5,825
Minnesota 15,418 11,653 1,766 1,999
Mississippi 9,139 5,819 1,312 2,008
Missouri 18,795 12,927 2,441 3,427
Montana 3,188 2,367 404 417
Nebraska 5,035 3,738 663 634
Nevada 7,561 5,630 830 1,101
New Hampshire 4,611 3,339 465 807
New Jersey 26,632 19,941 3,107 3,584
New Mexico 5,824 4,094 741 989
New York 55,182 40,267 6,497 8,418
North Carolina 30,225 21,572 3,392 5,261
North Dakota 1,852 1,354 290 208
Ohio 34,540 23,746 5,292 5,502
Oklahoma 11,206 7,633 1,611 1,962
Oregon 12,632 9,437 1,454 1,741
Pennsylvania 43,178 30,886 5,744 6,548
Rhode Island 3,339 2,395 354 590
South Carolina 16,371 11,560 1,909 2,902
South Dakota 2,453 1,849 319 285
Tennessee 20,823 14,207 2,699 3,917
Texas 58,394 40,642 8,726 9,026
Utah 5,826 4,279 774 773
Vermont 2,157 1,579 237 341
Virginia 22,497 16,302 2,744 3,451
Washington 20,129 14,919 2,300 2,910
West Virginia 6,966 4,326 1,155 1,485
Wisconsin 18,358 13,615 2,167 2,576
Wyoming 1,625 1,206 207 212
Outlying areas  
American Samoa 56 25 14 17
Guam 174 114 35 25
Northern Mariana Islands 23 14 6 3
Puerto Rico 8,792 5,002 1,321 2,469
U.S. Virgin Islands 290 229 33 28
Foreign countries 5,182 3,588 1,422 172
Unknown 35 27 5 3
SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data; and U.S. Postal Service geographic data.
NOTES: Unnegotiated checks are not deducted. Excludes lump-sum death payments.
Totals do not necessarily equal the sum of rounded components.
CONTACT: (410) 965-0090 or statistics@ssa.gov.
Table 5.J2 Number of beneficiaries, by state or other area, program, and type of benefit, December 2016
State or area Total Retirement Survivors Disability
Retired workers Spouses Children Widow(er)s and parents Children Disabled workers Spouses Children
All areas 60,907,307 41,233,126 2,371,074 661,944 4,138,134 1,892,959 8,808,736 134,680 1,666,654
Alabama 1,120,486 669,776 32,679 12,037 81,760 43,116 230,951 3,475 46,692
Alaska 95,500 65,342 2,977 1,923 5,375 4,638 12,532 177 2,536
Arizona 1,274,815 916,047 47,037 13,623 77,298 35,407 154,824 2,341 28,238
Arkansas 685,361 418,853 17,636 7,038 46,581 25,158 138,619 2,037 29,439
California 5,754,771 4,049,771 289,750 77,761 372,180 157,038 682,668 11,637 113,966
Colorado 830,604 590,238 34,563 7,627 51,509 23,193 104,206 1,206 18,062
Connecticut 664,688 481,923 22,028 7,192 38,266 18,490 81,330 735 14,724
Delaware 201,748 144,280 5,826 1,621 11,809 5,837 27,481 260 4,634
District of Columbia 81,274 54,638 2,093 796 4,411 3,155 14,451 40 1,690
Florida 4,431,473 3,181,656 154,492 45,027 270,971 109,900 562,750 7,962 98,715
Georgia 1,751,227 1,157,084 48,708 19,263 114,674 66,272 284,601 4,043 56,582
Hawaii 261,513 200,592 9,215 3,837 14,997 6,032 22,275 405 4,160
Idaho 325,247 226,694 11,826 3,564 19,642 9,360 44,174 824 9,163
Illinois 2,196,032 1,522,000 83,792 24,107 154,134 70,695 284,951 4,169 52,184
Indiana 1,318,046 875,768 41,208 12,812 91,083 46,030 207,660 2,908 40,577
Iowa 630,014 448,784 21,227 6,064 43,608 18,210 77,750 911 13,460
Kansas 535,673 370,764 17,670 5,501 35,357 17,406 73,768 846 14,361
Kentucky 972,352 566,353 34,198 9,388 77,540 37,033 203,471 4,373 39,996
Louisiana 882,185 506,448 42,593 10,572 86,482 42,740 156,737 3,452 33,161
Maine 334,291 221,235 10,518 3,156 20,337 8,508 57,979 678 11,880
Maryland 966,632 681,024 32,177 9,266 58,923 31,963 130,269 981 22,029
Massachusetts 1,246,936 837,720 43,427 13,198 71,304 34,427 202,428 1,707 42,725
Michigan 2,162,113 1,425,674 76,654 23,146 147,017 68,949 346,000 5,675 68,998
Minnesota 994,806 716,577 34,156 9,723 59,070 25,807 124,537 1,137 23,799
Mississippi 653,352 393,012 16,146 8,491 47,643 30,228 128,746 2,036 27,050
Missouri 1,269,508 832,355 36,850 11,855 84,641 43,679 217,590 2,697 39,841
Montana 223,401 159,645 7,821 2,452 14,390 6,613 27,567 461 4,452
Nebraska 335,361 237,200 11,801 3,290 22,726 10,349 41,726 383 7,886
Nevada 506,324 366,270 15,252 5,313 28,369 13,713 65,717 784 10,906
New Hampshire 294,322 200,675 8,585 2,482 15,017 7,109 48,091 392 11,971
New Jersey 1,597,052 1,137,556 58,715 18,303 97,678 44,118 199,405 2,622 38,655
New Mexico 416,674 275,576 16,763 4,379 27,216 15,043 64,822 1,010 11,865
New York 3,546,954 2,436,860 141,132 44,452 218,891 97,488 502,062 7,445 98,624
North Carolina 2,020,386 1,382,757 48,850 18,848 119,033 63,265 325,037 4,050 58,546
North Dakota 127,962 90,200 5,188 1,108 10,702 4,307 13,926 150 2,381
Ohio 2,311,984 1,508,888 93,615 20,394 187,078 79,523 354,548 5,448 62,490
Oklahoma 768,889 497,084 24,828 8,081 57,115 29,383 126,364 2,047 23,987
Oregon 836,215 599,645 29,983 8,947 51,030 19,251 108,974 1,705 16,680
Pennsylvania 2,768,956 1,883,880 97,860 24,592 197,421 79,905 404,049 5,652 75,597
Rhode Island 220,420 149,847 5,467 2,430 11,893 5,677 37,393 276 7,437
South Carolina 1,089,728 737,196 27,255 10,266 67,764 35,881 176,723 2,386 32,257
South Dakota 171,594 124,445 5,693 1,490 11,833 5,386 19,081 175 3,491
Tennessee 1,412,299 910,021 42,172 13,975 96,778 50,213 249,055 3,787 46,298
Texas 4,024,516 2,618,163 199,354 46,524 316,703 148,081 564,733 10,850 120,108
Utah 385,942 263,496 19,399 4,934 23,279 15,886 47,560 721 10,667
Vermont 144,889 99,547 4,881 1,474 8,264 3,551 22,325 234 4,613
Virginia 1,471,294 1,010,928 51,738 14,314 95,587 44,263 211,614 2,945 39,905
Washington 1,291,198 904,793 52,001 13,812 77,404 31,969 178,805 2,368 30,046
West Virginia 470,240 272,938 23,112 5,106 43,086 17,355 89,508 2,939 16,196
Wisconsin 1,189,455 845,036 34,419 11,485 71,700 33,018 160,929 1,768 31,100
Wyoming 106,720 76,221 3,550 955 6,799 3,487 13,323 178 2,207
Outlying areas  
American Samoa 6,175 2,370 207 272 608 760 1,280 51 627
Guam 17,118 10,429 1,040 595 1,490 1,234 1,670 70 590
Northern Mariana Islands 2,878 1,593 119 200 315 325 246 8 72
Puerto Rico 841,061 455,898 61,782 11,344 76,025 27,390 167,317 6,507 34,798
U.S. Virgin Islands 21,955 16,366 969 437 1,324 734 1,656 43 426
Foreign countries 642,081 401,017 107,947 11,083 93,770 14,372 10,305 509 3,078
Unknown 2,617 1,978 130 19 234 39 177 4 36
SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data; and U.S. Postal Service geographic data.
CONTACT: (410) 965-0090 or statistics@ssa.gov.
Table 5.J3 Number and total monthly benefits of beneficiaries aged 65 or older, by state or other area and sex, December 2016
State or area Number Total monthly benefits (thousands of dollars)
Total Men Women Total Men Women
All areas 44,506,717 19,751,456 24,755,261 59,625,118 30,211,526 29,413,592
Alabama 722,572 312,242 410,330 955,016 478,322 476,694
Alaska 67,431 33,990 33,441 87,215 49,825 37,389
Arizona 966,382 441,360 525,022 1,328,536 689,015 639,521
Arkansas 447,995 197,264 250,731 573,865 288,785 285,080
California 4,399,639 1,994,059 2,405,580 5,770,162 2,946,555 2,823,606
Colorado 633,522 290,680 342,842 851,343 450,006 401,337
Connecticut 517,317 225,117 292,200 766,973 381,401 385,571
Delaware 151,136 66,659 84,477 219,975 110,191 109,784
District of Columbia 58,256 24,559 33,697 74,606 34,006 40,600
Florida 3,365,750 1,516,272 1,849,478 4,512,843 2,302,081 2,210,762
Georgia 1,208,692 523,174 685,518 1,614,343 803,246 811,098
Hawaii 210,016 94,154 115,862 280,062 137,785 142,277
Idaho 238,549 111,317 127,232 314,170 169,189 144,980
Illinois 1,642,577 720,937 921,640 2,261,428 1,138,528 1,122,900
Indiana 932,284 404,766 527,518 1,315,207 659,805 655,401
Iowa 481,404 211,389 270,015 649,275 329,537 319,738
Kansas 396,946 174,782 222,164 552,729 279,500 273,229
Kentucky 626,719 278,547 348,172 799,945 412,300 387,645
Louisiana 586,412 261,194 325,218 729,697 386,004 343,693
Maine 237,155 108,050 129,105 298,744 155,701 143,044
Maryland 728,604 313,843 414,761 1,030,863 499,689 531,173
Massachusetts 917,048 401,340 515,708 1,262,471 631,435 631,036
Michigan 1,514,473 669,176 845,297 2,170,328 1,102,787 1,067,541
Minnesota 760,371 339,993 420,378 1,057,082 541,299 515,782
Mississippi 418,309 181,080 237,229 531,739 263,951 267,788
Missouri 888,258 391,343 496,915 1,183,560 600,234 583,326
Montana 167,707 79,382 88,325 214,662 115,616 99,045
Nebraska 258,001 112,397 145,604 346,987 174,142 172,845
Nevada 378,432 181,458 196,974 505,704 271,520 234,184
New Hampshire 212,236 96,163 116,073 304,621 158,128 146,494
New Jersey 1,224,654 522,530 702,124 1,818,181 878,269 939,911
New Mexico 295,911 135,260 160,651 372,623 193,275 179,348
New York 2,634,051 1,132,780 1,501,271 3,663,843 1,765,392 1,898,451
North Carolina 1,432,041 618,901 813,140 1,940,550 956,826 983,724
North Dakota 99,974 44,949 55,025 127,172 66,553 60,620
Ohio 1,668,357 737,402 930,955 2,214,614 1,140,746 1,073,868
Oklahoma 537,434 236,675 300,759 705,673 355,142 350,531
Oregon 632,367 287,194 345,173 855,566 441,684 413,882
Pennsylvania 2,041,553 880,677 1,160,876 2,840,471 1,408,357 1,432,114
Rhode Island 159,050 68,667 90,383 218,873 107,486 111,387
South Carolina 766,471 337,301 429,170 1,045,542 530,073 515,469
South Dakota 133,202 61,168 72,034 169,577 89,865 79,712
Tennessee 967,579 424,310 543,269 1,294,784 652,037 642,746
Texas 2,902,619 1,307,993 1,594,626 3,786,638 1,980,366 1,806,272
Utah 285,641 130,282 155,359 391,038 210,054 180,984
Vermont 106,446 48,404 58,042 144,177 73,854 70,323
Virginia 1,083,267 472,269 610,998 1,492,186 745,200 746,986
Washington 969,835 439,559 530,276 1,363,062 704,539 658,523
West Virginia 313,290 140,620 172,670 409,140 213,653 195,487
Wisconsin 880,840 394,280 486,560 1,222,234 627,236 594,998
Wyoming 79,840 37,723 42,117 109,261 59,750 49,511
Outlying areas  
American Samoa 2,616 1,260 1,356 2,284 1,227 1,057
Guam 11,424 5,524 5,900 10,201 5,625 4,575
Northern Mariana Islands 1,605 842 763 1,177 702 474
Puerto Rico 551,439 246,070 305,369 473,893 239,655 234,238
U.S. Virgin Islands 17,167 8,033 9,134 19,918 10,291 9,627
Foreign countries 571,594 273,027 298,567 365,298 191,474 173,824
Unknown 2,257 1,069 1,188 2,993 1,607 1,386
SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data; and U.S. Postal Service geographic data.
NOTE: Totals do not necessarily equal the sum of rounded components.
CONTACT: (410) 965-0090 or statistics@ssa.gov.
Table 5.J4 Total monthly benefits, by state or other area, program, and type of benefit, December 2016 (in thousands of dollars)
State or area Total Retirement Survivors Disability
Retired workers Spouses Children Widow(er)s and parents Children Disabled workers Spouses Children
All areas 75,917,962 56,082,551 1,678,368 434,777 5,184,802 1,585,244 10,316,342 43,633 592,245
Alabama 1,341,514 895,762 23,722 8,234 96,454 34,273 265,556 1,101 16,413
Alaska 113,938 84,896 2,190 1,142 6,522 3,803 14,494 53 839
Arizona 1,643,717 1,271,120 34,780 8,813 100,390 29,477 188,194 766 10,177
Arkansas 795,729 541,541 11,970 4,506 53,606 19,324 154,593 561 9,627
California 7,126,458 5,407,482 193,722 49,533 468,115 137,912 821,386 4,093 44,215
Colorado 1,052,599 801,823 27,165 5,207 66,854 20,555 123,957 416 6,622
Connecticut 922,735 721,790 18,715 5,090 54,336 17,377 99,276 240 5,910
Delaware 274,916 211,562 4,866 1,153 16,155 5,045 34,304 85 1,746
District of Columbia 95,379 70,358 1,780 517 4,947 2,297 14,911 14 554
Florida 5,584,296 4,303,891 109,316 28,794 346,355 90,489 667,494 2,521 35,435
Georgia 2,147,409 1,551,035 36,260 12,674 139,081 53,373 333,989 1,199 19,797
Hawaii 331,474 270,160 6,545 2,523 18,590 5,334 26,705 127 1,489
Idaho 398,558 300,665 8,679 2,337 25,287 7,876 50,541 241 2,933
Illinois 2,823,703 2,117,272 63,166 16,297 205,381 61,551 339,661 1,370 19,005
Indiana 1,706,346 1,244,523 32,335 8,968 122,093 38,918 244,460 937 14,111
Iowa 795,782 611,843 16,066 3,966 57,107 15,503 86,603 266 4,427
Kansas 689,743 520,552 14,101 3,708 47,099 14,560 84,656 274 4,794
Kentucky 1,132,277 735,602 23,209 6,045 90,041 28,870 233,011 1,497 14,002
Louisiana 1,001,883 644,104 29,225 6,581 100,713 32,582 176,662 1,178 10,836
Maine 389,823 280,924 7,695 1,961 24,575 7,034 63,461 203 3,970
Maryland 1,281,271 974,584 26,421 6,645 78,079 28,368 158,288 370 8,516
Massachusetts 1,590,928 1,167,999 35,015 8,834 93,668 31,040 237,766 561 16,044
Michigan 2,850,592 2,067,238 60,044 16,749 200,289 60,676 419,447 1,850 24,298
Minnesota 1,296,913 1,008,266 27,323 6,460 78,979 22,804 144,677 370 8,034
Mississippi 749,026 503,133 11,134 5,353 53,345 22,563 143,843 578 9,078
Missouri 1,554,999 1,116,181 27,772 7,787 106,163 34,612 248,216 798 13,470
Montana 268,148 205,565 5,591 1,531 18,138 5,275 30,433 136 1,478
Nebraska 420,808 322,575 9,078 2,203 29,509 8,732 46,045 114 2,553
Nevada 638,063 490,349 10,746 3,413 36,398 11,903 80,961 277 4,015
New Hampshire 388,252 289,896 7,425 1,745 20,442 6,530 57,832 127 4,255
New Jersey 2,225,451 1,712,466 46,625 13,044 136,441 42,152 257,094 954 16,677
New Mexico 485,568 352,606 11,316 2,660 31,808 11,102 71,972 315 3,789
New York 4,599,203 3,448,429 101,984 30,012 286,805 87,501 604,348 2,561 37,563
North Carolina 2,530,940 1,881,196 37,750 12,668 145,342 51,287 380,285 1,180 21,234
North Dakota 154,076 117,006 3,579 697 13,207 3,510 15,250 45 784
Ohio 2,839,739 2,029,503 68,891 13,429 240,148 64,572 400,858 1,763 20,575
Oklahoma 925,736 658,661 17,885 5,177 69,957 23,284 142,341 620 7,811
Oregon 1,063,195 816,088 23,090 5,983 67,336 16,792 127,301 551 6,055
Pennsylvania 3,581,701 2,654,759 76,505 17,049 261,327 68,816 474,586 1,830 26,830
Rhode Island 279,187 207,401 4,286 1,580 15,526 4,855 42,845 89 2,605
South Carolina 1,372,112 1,010,548 21,090 7,065 81,868 28,875 210,166 726 11,775
South Dakota 205,702 160,401 4,074 901 14,296 4,082 20,793 44 1,110
Tennessee 1,726,649 1,228,295 31,546 9,527 116,711 39,531 284,138 1,103 15,798
Texas 4,854,798 3,486,487 138,120 29,130 385,196 121,408 650,687 3,500 40,270
Utah 489,367 365,815 15,666 3,273 31,293 13,899 55,605 241 3,577
Vermont 181,120 136,436 3,877 967 10,583 3,048 24,597 68 1,546
Virginia 1,885,766 1,410,412 40,819 9,906 120,655 38,252 250,066 999 14,657
Washington 1,696,167 1,287,638 41,468 9,517 104,637 28,714 212,513 814 10,865
West Virginia 565,260 366,645 15,777 3,383 52,586 13,881 105,927 1,156 5,904
Wisconsin 1,538,938 1,181,208 26,846 7,829 96,197 28,615 187,195 521 10,527
Wyoming 137,056 105,119 2,773 666 9,073 2,999 15,585 59 781
Outlying areas  
American Samoa 4,337 2,078 77 109 447 374 1,116 10 127
Guam 14,224 9,553 461 265 1,256 768 1,751 16 153
Northern Mariana Islands 1,850 1,148 46 74 204 168 194 1 15
Puerto Rico 708,223 413,708 26,027 5,291 59,808 16,375 173,941 1,931 11,142
U.S. Virgin Islands 24,331 19,494 555 269 1,359 533 1,954 17 151
Foreign countries 416,588 284,051 31,087 5,519 71,730 11,157 11,579 199 1,266
Unknown 3,396 2,710 93 16 292 37 231 1 16
SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data; and U.S. Postal Service geographic data.
NOTE: Totals do not necessarily equal the sum of rounded components.
CONTACT: (410) 965-0090 or statistics@ssa.gov.
Table 5.J5 Number of beneficiaries, by state or other area and age, December 2016
State or area Total, all ages 17 or under 18–54 55–61 62–64 65–69 70–74 75–79 80–84 85–89 90–99 100 or older
All areas 60,907,307 3,006,856 4,703,362 3,621,716 5,068,656 13,781,556 11,607,050 7,972,398 5,430,336 3,515,864 2,135,801 63,712
Alabama 1,120,486 74,798 121,063 94,757 107,296 238,482 188,594 130,425 87,012 50,608 26,669 782
Alaska 95,500 7,384 7,175 4,896 8,614 24,529 19,630 11,335 6,494 3,545 1,852 46
Arizona 1,274,815 58,969 79,567 63,061 106,836 302,018 262,769 178,823 114,312 68,920 38,517 1,023
Arkansas 685,361 45,793 74,963 55,238 61,372 142,607 117,315 83,189 54,633 31,879 17,816 556
California 5,754,771 245,950 353,242 287,857 468,083 1,344,899 1,162,989 780,816 531,363 347,347 225,280 6,945
Colorado 830,604 37,500 53,858 41,609 64,115 204,907 171,887 109,434 72,494 46,323 27,695 782
Connecticut 664,688 26,790 45,512 32,891 42,178 141,483 134,335 90,478 66,347 49,134 34,346 1,194
Delaware 201,748 8,666 13,605 11,687 16,654 47,354 41,272 27,415 17,648 11,139 6,144 164
District of Columbia 81,274 3,864 7,551 5,814 5,789 16,229 15,581 10,728 7,194 4,785 3,545 194
Florida 4,431,473 189,841 279,356 236,235 360,291 991,771 889,537 624,406 423,318 272,437 159,700 4,581
Georgia 1,751,227 106,779 149,411 119,049 167,296 412,160 327,643 212,756 134,340 77,555 42,965 1,273
Hawaii 261,513 10,738 12,386 9,061 19,312 62,684 54,958 34,837 24,806 18,855 13,422 454
Idaho 325,247 16,251 24,554 17,249 28,644 77,735 63,871 43,026 27,428 16,549 9,671 269
Illinois 2,196,032 98,407 156,927 120,279 177,842 492,925 416,624 295,373 206,247 139,366 89,161 2,881
Indiana 1,318,046 70,241 112,583 86,087 116,851 296,823 236,544 166,627 112,435 74,026 44,611 1,218
Iowa 630,014 24,404 43,699 31,861 48,646 142,821 115,375 86,139 63,672 43,770 28,690 937
Kansas 535,673 26,645 40,540 30,018 41,524 120,401 98,799 69,613 50,914 34,665 21,846 708
Kentucky 972,352 61,945 106,664 84,613 92,411 209,028 161,392 113,099 73,294 44,629 24,587 690
Louisiana 882,185 60,869 89,403 66,082 79,419 190,696 151,646 105,391 70,311 43,858 23,860 650
Maine 334,291 15,794 33,551 21,815 25,976 74,546 61,612 41,418 29,124 18,945 11,217 293
Maryland 966,632 46,608 69,148 52,323 69,949 219,259 195,051 130,935 87,908 57,523 36,846 1,082
Massachusetts 1,246,936 60,546 118,973 75,324 75,045 257,772 238,731 159,451 117,668 84,328 57,343 1,755
Michigan 2,162,113 109,601 184,884 144,982 208,173 485,041 384,170 263,537 181,129 123,464 75,079 2,053
Minnesota 994,806 39,634 70,898 48,280 75,623 231,342 191,327 135,475 95,273 64,234 41,372 1,348
Mississippi 653,352 47,315 68,663 54,441 64,624 140,606 107,084 75,529 49,249 29,408 15,876 557
Missouri 1,269,508 67,786 114,270 90,480 108,714 273,959 227,127 161,654 111,428 70,463 42,376 1,251
Montana 223,401 9,827 14,433 11,349 20,085 54,945 43,873 29,852 19,309 12,271 7,247 210
Nebraska 335,361 14,501 23,927 16,397 22,535 76,300 63,490 45,470 34,272 23,520 14,515 434
Nevada 506,324 24,072 32,326 26,509 44,985 125,139 107,699 69,815 41,312 22,684 11,547 236
New Hampshire 294,322 15,865 28,762 17,046 20,413 66,538 56,714 36,377 25,398 16,567 10,372 270
New Jersey 1,597,052 70,402 106,610 83,989 111,397 353,447 316,895 217,083 155,377 109,757 69,903 2,192
New Mexico 416,674 24,016 34,949 25,236 36,562 96,770 78,564 53,045 34,906 20,822 11,488 316
New York 3,546,954 161,034 273,039 206,043 272,787 782,584 670,770 465,913 332,066 229,240 148,268 5,210
North Carolina 2,020,386 100,985 165,066 135,185 187,109 467,644 382,050 253,104 168,727 101,541 57,276 1,699
North Dakota 127,962 5,131 7,999 5,605 9,253 29,350 23,643 17,329 13,559 9,580 6,249 264
Ohio 2,311,984 109,822 193,115 148,134 192,556 515,194 411,592 299,862 210,347 142,370 86,647 2,345
Oklahoma 768,889 45,686 67,611 52,062 66,096 167,490 140,614 99,448 66,927 40,258 22,133 564
Oregon 836,215 30,602 55,905 43,722 73,619 205,750 169,581 110,005 70,462 45,894 29,828 847
Pennsylvania 2,768,956 122,019 217,134 165,687 222,563 609,546 504,290 358,994 261,514 187,513 116,476 3,220
Rhode Island 220,420 10,676 20,235 14,512 15,947 46,677 40,135 26,901 19,607 14,938 10,471 321
South Carolina 1,089,728 57,174 88,151 74,561 103,371 256,878 210,238 136,031 85,856 48,961 27,705 802
South Dakota 171,594 7,183 10,745 7,552 12,912 40,969 33,038 22,995 16,910 11,581 7,409 300
Tennessee 1,412,299 80,991 131,563 102,059 130,107 318,072 257,105 174,705 113,345 66,777 36,545 1,030
Texas 4,024,516 240,229 312,494 228,243 340,931 934,351 779,896 520,342 342,781 206,473 115,662 3,114
Utah 385,942 24,381 29,062 17,807 29,051 89,146 76,104 51,987 35,334 21,542 11,312 216
Vermont 144,889 6,421 13,166 8,269 10,587 33,481 28,697 18,478 12,321 8,294 5,034 141
Virginia 1,471,294 70,919 112,283 86,657 118,168 336,714 291,960 195,776 129,201 80,498 47,826 1,292
Washington 1,291,198 52,967 94,117 71,149 103,130 310,160 264,980 168,590 108,747 70,091 45,866 1,401
West Virginia 470,240 26,144 45,474 38,078 47,254 106,030 78,239 56,193 37,053 23,177 12,313 285
Wisconsin 1,189,455 49,517 90,809 64,137 104,152 275,761 218,126 153,703 110,206 75,227 46,479 1,338
Wyoming 106,720 5,018 7,083 5,442 9,337 26,315 21,019 14,129 9,206 5,834 3,244 93
Outlying areas  
American Samoa 6,175 1,537 673 688 661 1,102 750 418 223 91 (X) (X)
Guam 17,118 2,104 1,270 692 1,628 4,092 3,047 2,059 1,334 604 283 5
Northern Mariana Islands 2,878 527 253 132 361 725 400 280 136 44 (X) (X)
Puerto Rico 841,061 49,604 82,125 71,645 86,248 165,484 145,091 105,237 71,268 39,842 23,491 1,026
U.S. Virgin Islands 21,955 1,228 1,028 703 1,829 5,304 5,433 3,230 1,901 819 462 18
Foreign countries 642,081 23,076 9,432 6,359 31,620 137,114 146,656 122,690 84,350 50,995 28,963 826
Unknown 2,617 80 77 78 125 407 498 448 340 304 (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 particular individuals.
CONTACT: (410) 965-0090 or statistics@ssa.gov.
Table 5.J5.1 Number of beneficiaries, by state or other area and sex, December 2016
State or area Total Adult beneficiaries Children
Men Women
All areas 60,907,307 25,411,963 31,273,787 4,221,557
Alabama 1,120,486 444,803 573,838 101,845
Alaska 95,500 43,660 42,743 9,097
Arizona 1,274,815 548,239 649,308 77,268
Arkansas 685,361 278,766 344,960 61,635
California 5,754,771 2,474,254 2,931,752 348,765
Colorado 830,604 360,708 421,014 48,882
Connecticut 664,688 275,199 349,083 40,406
Delaware 201,748 83,855 105,801 12,092
District of Columbia 81,274 32,950 42,683 5,641
Florida 4,431,473 1,891,715 2,286,116 253,642
Georgia 1,751,227 701,572 907,538 142,117
Hawaii 261,513 112,622 134,862 14,029
Idaho 325,247 141,395 161,765 22,087
Illinois 2,196,032 909,542 1,139,504 146,986
Indiana 1,318,046 535,485 683,142 99,419
Iowa 630,014 262,992 329,288 37,734
Kansas 535,673 220,580 277,825 37,268
Kentucky 972,352 404,150 481,785 86,417
Louisiana 882,185 362,324 433,388 86,473
Maine 334,291 144,158 166,589 23,544
Maryland 966,632 393,221 510,153 63,258
Massachusetts 1,246,936 515,049 641,537 90,350
Michigan 2,162,113 892,757 1,108,263 161,093
Minnesota 994,806 422,248 513,229 59,329
Mississippi 653,352 257,721 329,862 65,769
Missouri 1,269,508 525,237 648,896 95,375
Montana 223,401 99,483 110,401 13,517
Nebraska 335,361 137,373 176,463 21,525
Nevada 506,324 227,796 248,596 29,932
New Hampshire 294,322 123,412 149,348 21,562
New Jersey 1,597,052 645,640 850,336 101,076
New Mexico 416,674 178,540 206,847 31,287
New York 3,546,954 1,448,541 1,857,849 240,564
North Carolina 2,020,386 819,137 1,060,590 140,659
North Dakota 127,962 54,346 65,820 7,796
Ohio 2,311,984 965,189 1,184,388 162,407
Oklahoma 768,889 314,172 393,266 61,451
Oregon 836,215 362,745 428,592 44,878
Pennsylvania 2,768,956 1,135,405 1,453,457 180,094
Rhode Island 220,420 89,764 115,112 15,544
South Carolina 1,089,728 445,815 565,509 78,404
South Dakota 171,594 74,177 87,050 10,367
Tennessee 1,412,299 574,988 726,825 110,486
Texas 4,024,516 1,678,023 2,031,780 314,713
Utah 385,942 161,408 193,047 31,487
Vermont 144,889 62,339 72,912 9,638
Virginia 1,471,294 603,589 769,223 98,482
Washington 1,291,198 555,823 659,548 75,827
West Virginia 470,240 200,742 230,841 38,657
Wisconsin 1,189,455 503,057 610,795 75,603
Wyoming 106,720 47,458 52,613 6,649
Outlying areas  
American Samoa 6,175 2,215 2,301 1,659
Guam 17,118 7,167 7,532 2,419
Northern Mariana Islands 2,878 1,166 1,115 597
Puerto Rico 841,061 354,373 413,156 73,532
U.S. Virgin Islands 21,955 9,441 10,917 1,597
Foreign countries 642,081 292,239 321,309 28,533
Unknown 2,617 1,198 1,325 94
SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data; and U.S. Postal Service geographic data.
CONTACT: (410) 965-0090 or statistics@ssa.gov.
Table 5.J6 Percentage distribution of retired workers, by monthly benefit amount and state or other area, December 2016
State or area Number Percentage distribution by dollar amount of 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 41,233,126 100.0 8.2 9.5 12.1 11.4 11.9 12.9 12.1 8.0 5.7 8.0 1,360.13 1,347.00
Alabama 669,776 100.0 6.3 9.8 13.4 13.3 13.4 13.2 11.7 7.3 5.2 6.4 1,337.41 1,306.00
Alaska 65,342 100.0 13.6 11.2 12.4 10.9 9.9 9.8 9.9 7.3 5.7 9.3 1,299.25 1,238.00
Arizona 916,047 100.0 6.6 8.9 12.0 11.3 12.0 13.6 13.1 8.6 6.0 7.9 1,387.61 1,387.00
Arkansas 418,853 100.0 6.3 10.7 14.4 14.7 14.4 13.2 10.6 6.4 4.5 4.9 1,292.91 1,253.00
California 4,049,771 100.0 12.1 10.9 11.7 10.4 10.1 10.8 10.4 7.5 6.0 10.0 1,335.26 1,297.00
Colorado 590,238 100.0 10.3 9.1 11.7 11.0 11.0 12.0 11.6 8.1 6.0 9.1 1,358.47 1,344.00
Connecticut 481,923 100.0 5.8 6.8 9.9 9.9 11.2 13.3 13.2 9.8 7.7 12.5 1,497.73 1,497.00
Delaware 144,280 100.0 4.4 6.9 10.6 10.6 12.2 14.8 14.9 9.6 6.8 9.3 1,466.33 1,473.00
District of Columbia 54,638 100.0 18.7 11.3 11.7 10.2 9.2 7.8 7.0 5.5 4.9 13.5 1,287.71 1,159.00
Florida 3,181,656 100.0 7.6 10.0 12.6 11.8 12.0 13.0 12.1 8.0 5.5 7.5 1,352.72 1,335.00
Georgia 1,157,084 100.0 7.5 9.7 13.1 12.7 12.6 12.7 11.5 7.5 5.4 7.2 1,340.47 1,309.00
Hawaii 200,592 100.0 9.5 9.7 11.2 11.4 12.6 12.9 11.7 7.2 5.7 8.1 1,346.82 1,332.00
Idaho 226,694 100.0 6.5 10.5 13.4 12.6 13.0 13.7 12.1 7.5 5.1 5.6 1,326.30 1,308.00
Illinois 1,522,000 100.0 8.5 8.6 11.3 10.3 11.1 13.1 13.0 8.8 6.4 8.8 1,391.11 1,402.00
Indiana 875,768 100.0 4.0 7.9 11.9 11.1 12.7 15.3 15.3 9.1 6.0 6.9 1,421.06 1,434.00
Iowa 448,784 100.0 4.4 9.4 12.6 12.3 14.3 15.6 13.2 7.8 5.0 5.3 1,363.34 1,361.00
Kansas 370,764 100.0 4.8 8.4 11.8 12.2 13.4 14.5 12.8 8.4 6.0 7.7 1,404.00 1,391.00
Kentucky 566,353 100.0 8.0 10.6 13.6 12.8 13.0 13.2 11.7 6.9 4.8 5.4 1,298.84 1,277.00
Louisiana 506,448 100.0 12.7 11.6 13.0 11.3 10.7 10.7 10.2 7.1 5.3 7.4 1,271.81 1,224.00
Maine 221,235 100.0 10.2 10.8 13.6 13.3 12.8 12.2 10.1 6.5 4.6 5.9 1,269.80 1,233.00
Maryland 681,024 100.0 8.6 8.0 10.3 10.5 11.1 12.5 12.2 8.4 6.7 11.6 1,431.06 1,423.00
Massachusetts 837,720 100.0 10.5 8.7 10.9 10.5 10.7 11.5 10.8 8.4 6.7 11.2 1,394.26 1,374.00
Michigan 1,425,674 100.0 4.0 7.6 11.5 9.7 11.5 15.0 16.7 10.3 5.8 7.8 1,450.01 1,478.00
Minnesota 716,577 100.0 4.9 8.5 12.1 11.2 12.3 14.7 14.1 8.7 6.0 7.4 1,407.06 1,412.00
Mississippi 393,012 100.0 7.0 11.2 14.9 14.6 13.8 12.4 10.2 6.5 4.5 5.1 1,280.20 1,232.00
Missouri 832,355 100.0 7.2 9.4 12.7 12.4 13.0 13.9 12.3 7.5 5.2 6.5 1,340.99 1,329.00
Montana 159,645 100.0 7.5 11.3 13.7 13.3 13.4 13.7 11.1 6.6 4.4 4.9 1,287.64 1,263.00
Nebraska 237,200 100.0 5.3 9.6 12.6 13.0 13.8 14.4 12.0 7.5 5.5 6.3 1,359.93 1,340.00
Nevada 366,270 100.0 9.4 9.7 12.3 11.6 11.4 12.4 11.9 8.0 6.0 7.4 1,338.77 1,325.00
New Hampshire 200,675 100.0 5.0 7.2 11.3 11.9 12.7 13.8 12.7 9.0 6.7 9.7 1,444.60 1,427.00
New Jersey 1,137,556 100.0 5.6 7.3 10.1 9.5 10.2 12.5 13.6 10.5 7.8 12.8 1,505.39 1,519.00
New Mexico 275,576 100.0 10.0 11.5 13.6 13.0 12.3 11.7 10.1 6.5 4.9 6.5 1,279.52 1,230.00
New York 2,436,860 100.0 7.4 9.0 11.0 10.4 11.3 13.0 13.1 8.7 6.1 9.9 1,415.11 1,413.00
North Carolina 1,382,757 100.0 4.9 8.6 13.3 14.1 14.3 14.0 11.8 7.4 5.1 6.5 1,360.47 1,327.00
North Dakota 90,200 100.0 6.1 11.1 14.4 13.8 13.8 13.5 11.0 6.8 4.6 4.8 1,297.19 1,265.00
Ohio 1,508,888 100.0 9.7 8.9 11.3 10.2 11.7 14.1 13.7 8.3 5.5 6.7 1,345.03 1,372.00
Oklahoma 497,084 100.0 7.3 10.1 12.8 13.2 13.6 13.4 11.2 7.1 5.2 6.2 1,325.05 1,298.00
Oregon 599,645 100.0 6.1 9.8 12.5 11.7 12.9 14.4 12.8 7.7 5.5 6.6 1,360.95 1,355.00
Pennsylvania 1,883,880 100.0 4.9 8.5 11.4 11.2 13.2 15.3 13.9 8.3 5.8 7.5 1,409.20 1,411.00
Rhode Island 149,847 100.0 7.1 8.7 11.6 12.0 12.9 13.4 11.9 7.8 6.2 8.4 1,384.08 1,365.00
South Carolina 737,196 100.0 5.2 8.7 13.2 13.4 13.4 13.5 12.1 7.9 5.4 7.0 1,370.80 1,340.00
South Dakota 124,445 100.0 6.7 10.9 14.2 14.3 14.1 13.3 10.9 6.4 4.4 4.8 1,288.93 1,255.00
Tennessee 910,021 100.0 5.6 9.5 13.4 13.4 13.6 13.5 11.8 7.4 5.2 6.6 1,349.74 1,317.00
Texas 2,618,163 100.0 10.8 10.5 12.3 11.4 11.0 11.2 10.4 7.5 5.8 9.2 1,331.65 1,290.00
Utah 263,496 100.0 7.7 9.5 12.3 10.6 10.8 12.8 12.2 8.5 6.6 9.0 1,388.31 1,387.00
Vermont 99,547 100.0 5.0 9.2 12.6 13.1 14.2 14.2 12.0 7.6 5.3 6.9 1,370.56 1,343.00
Virginia 1,010,928 100.0 6.9 8.7 12.0 12.1 12.5 12.9 11.6 7.9 6.0 9.4 1,395.17 1,364.00
Washington 904,793 100.0 6.2 8.5 11.4 10.5 11.3 13.7 13.6 9.0 6.7 9.0 1,423.13 1,430.00
West Virginia 272,938 100.0 6.0 9.6 12.4 12.3 13.8 15.0 13.0 7.3 5.2 5.3 1,343.33 1,343.00
Wisconsin 845,036 100.0 3.8 8.3 12.1 11.4 13.5 16.4 15.0 8.2 5.3 5.9 1,397.82 1,410.00
Wyoming 76,221 100.0 5.7 9.2 12.9 11.8 12.5 13.6 12.8 8.4 5.9 7.3 1,379.13 1,370.00
Outlying areas  
American Samoa 2,370 100.0 31.1 19.2 16.6 10.8 8.0 5.2 3.5 2.4 1.8 1.3 876.60 797.00
Guam 10,429 100.0 30.9 19.4 14.7 10.2 7.8 5.1 4.1 2.6 2.2 3.1 916.00 795.00
Northern Mariana Islands 1,593 100.0 50.9 17.3 10.5 6.4 3.8 2.7 2.4 2.1 1.4 2.5 720.72 591.00
Puerto Rico 455,898 100.0 23.1 22.9 20.0 12.9 8.0 5.1 3.4 1.9 1.3 1.3 907.46 834.00
U.S. Virgin Islands 16,366 100.0 10.0 14.3 16.9 15.0 12.4 10.8 8.0 4.7 3.8 4.3 1,191.10 1,111.10
Foreign countries 401,017 100.0 49.5 14.9 11.1 7.4 5.2 4.1 3.2 1.9 1.2 1.5 708.33 606.00
Unknown 1,978 100.0 10.5 9.4 12.2 10.7 11.8 12.3 9.6 7.3 5.3 11.0 1,370.13 1,323.50
SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data; and U.S. Postal Service geographic data.
NOTE: Totals do not necessarily equal the sum of rounded components.
CONTACT: (410) 965-0090 or statistics@ssa.gov.
Table 5.J8 Percentage distribution of disabled workers, by monthly benefit amount and state or other area, December 2016
State or area Number Percentage distribution by dollar amount of benefit Monthly benefit (dollars)
Total Less than 600.00 600.00–799.90 800.00–999.90 1,000.00–1,199.90 1,200.00–1,399.90 1,400.00–1,599.90 1,600.00–1,799.90 1,800.00–1,999.90 2,000.00–2,199.90 2,200.00 or more Average Median
All areas 8,808,736 100.0 9.7 13.5 19.9 16.3 12.3 8.9 6.4 4.5 4.5 3.9 1,171.15 1,079.00
Alabama 230,951 100.0 8.5 13.6 21.6 17.7 12.9 8.9 6.1 4.1 3.8 2.8 1,149.84 1,064.00
Alaska 12,532 100.0 11.1 15.5 19.5 15.3 11.1 8.1 5.7 4.4 4.7 4.8 1,156.55 1,048.00
Arizona 154,824 100.0 7.8 12.1 19.0 16.5 13.2 9.9 7.2 5.1 5.1 4.3 1,215.54 1,130.00
Arkansas 138,619 100.0 9.0 14.2 22.0 18.6 13.5 9.0 5.7 3.4 2.8 1.8 1,115.23 1,048.00
California 682,668 100.0 10.9 13.4 18.1 14.6 11.3 8.6 6.7 5.1 5.6 5.6 1,203.20 1,099.00
Colorado 104,206 100.0 8.7 12.9 19.5 16.6 12.8 9.4 6.6 4.7 4.6 4.1 1,189.53 1,101.00
Connecticut 81,330 100.0 9.5 12.8 17.8 15.1 12.0 9.2 7.1 5.3 5.9 5.2 1,220.65 1,126.00
Delaware 27,481 100.0 7.8 11.1 18.0 15.7 13.1 10.1 7.5 5.8 5.9 5.0 1,248.29 1,163.00
District of Columbia 14,451 100.0 13.6 17.0 23.9 16.8 11.2 6.6 4.1 2.6 2.2 2.0 1,031.86 953.00
Florida 562,750 100.0 8.4 12.8 20.1 16.9 13.0 9.3 6.5 4.5 4.5 4.0 1,186.13 1,097.00
Georgia 284,601 100.0 7.9 12.8 20.3 17.5 13.8 10.0 6.6 4.3 3.9 3.0 1,173.53 1,099.00
Hawaii 22,275 100.0 8.9 12.8 18.4 15.7 13.3 10.0 7.1 5.1 4.9 3.8 1,198.89 1,120.00
Idaho 44,174 100.0 10.4 14.1 20.6 16.2 12.2 9.0 6.2 4.2 4.1 3.1 1,144.13 1,056.00
Illinois 284,951 100.0 10.2 13.3 19.0 15.1 11.8 8.8 6.7 4.9 5.3 4.8 1,192.00 1,093.00
Indiana 207,660 100.0 8.9 13.0 19.7 16.8 13.0 9.6 6.5 4.5 4.4 3.6 1,177.21 1,094.00
Iowa 77,750 100.0 11.2 14.8 20.5 16.6 12.3 8.9 6.3 4.1 3.3 2.1 1,113.87 1,039.00
Kansas 73,768 100.0 9.4 13.9 20.6 16.9 12.8 9.2 6.2 4.3 3.8 2.9 1,147.60 1,067.00
Kentucky 203,471 100.0 10.4 14.3 20.3 16.3 12.2 8.5 6.0 4.4 4.2 3.4 1,145.18 1,055.00
Louisiana 156,737 100.0 11.9 15.0 21.4 15.5 10.7 7.7 5.8 4.2 4.1 3.9 1,127.13 1,019.00
Maine 57,979 100.0 10.4 15.4 22.6 17.7 12.2 8.0 5.2 3.3 3.2 2.0 1,094.55 1,016.00
Maryland 130,269 100.0 8.9 12.4 18.6 15.6 12.6 9.7 7.1 5.1 5.4 4.7 1,215.09 1,127.00
Massachusetts 202,428 100.0 9.5 13.7 19.9 16.2 12.3 8.7 6.5 4.6 4.6 4.1 1,174.57 1,080.00
Michigan 346,000 100.0 10.0 13.2 18.7 14.6 11.2 8.6 6.9 5.4 5.9 5.5 1,212.27 1,103.00
Minnesota 124,537 100.0 10.0 13.8 19.9 16.1 12.3 9.0 6.5 4.6 4.5 3.4 1,161.72 1,073.00
Mississippi 128,746 100.0 8.8 14.3 22.5 18.5 12.9 8.7 5.8 3.5 3.0 2.0 1,117.26 1,042.00
Missouri 217,590 100.0 9.8 14.2 20.9 16.8 12.5 8.7 6.0 4.0 3.9 3.1 1,140.75 1,053.00
Montana 27,567 100.0 11.4 15.4 22.0 16.3 11.6 7.8 5.6 3.6 3.6 2.7 1,103.96 1,013.00
Nebraska 41,726 100.0 10.5 14.9 21.8 17.2 12.7 8.7 5.6 3.5 3.0 2.0 1,103.50 1,029.00
Nevada 65,717 100.0 7.2 11.3 18.8 17.1 13.6 10.0 7.0 5.1 5.4 4.7 1,231.96 1,145.00
New Hampshire 48,091 100.0 7.2 11.9 19.8 17.6 13.9 9.9 6.9 4.6 4.5 3.7 1,202.55 1,119.00
New Jersey 199,405 100.0 8.5 11.4 16.8 14.3 11.4 9.2 7.4 5.9 7.0 8.1 1,289.30 1,183.00
New Mexico 64,822 100.0 11.0 15.0 21.6 16.8 12.2 8.1 5.5 3.8 3.4 2.6 1,110.31 1,025.50
New York 502,062 100.0 11.5 13.8 18.3 14.1 10.7 8.1 6.3 4.8 5.4 6.9 1,203.73 1,083.00
North Carolina 325,037 100.0 7.7 12.1 20.0 18.6 14.7 10.1 6.5 4.1 3.6 2.6 1,169.97 1,105.00
North Dakota 13,926 100.0 11.9 15.3 21.5 17.1 11.3 8.5 5.6 3.3 3.0 2.6 1,095.04 1,015.00
Ohio 354,548 100.0 11.7 14.9 20.4 15.5 11.3 8.3 6.0 4.3 4.3 3.3 1,130.62 1,034.00
Oklahoma 126,364 100.0 10.4 14.6 20.9 16.6 12.4 8.8 6.2 4.1 3.6 2.4 1,126.43 1,044.00
Oregon 108,974 100.0 9.5 13.7 19.9 16.3 12.3 9.0 6.7 4.7 4.6 3.4 1,168.17 1,079.00
Pennsylvania 404,049 100.0 10.1 13.3 19.4 15.8 12.3 9.1 6.8 4.9 4.8 3.7 1,174.58 1,085.00
Rhode Island 37,393 100.0 10.0 14.3 20.6 16.4 12.1 8.8 6.5 4.2 4.1 3.0 1,145.79 1,057.00
South Carolina 176,723 100.0 7.3 11.7 19.8 18.0 14.7 10.3 6.8 4.4 4.1 2.8 1,189.24 1,121.00
South Dakota 19,081 100.0 11.5 14.9 22.0 17.3 12.2 8.5 5.6 3.4 2.8 1.9 1,089.75 1,018.00
Tennessee 249,055 100.0 8.4 13.6 21.6 18.1 13.5 9.3 6.0 3.8 3.5 2.4 1,140.87 1,065.00
Texas 564,733 100.0 10.1 13.7 20.4 16.5 12.5 9.0 6.2 4.1 4.0 3.6 1,152.20 1,064.00
Utah 47,560 100.0 10.0 14.1 19.5 15.9 12.1 8.7 6.3 4.6 4.7 4.0 1,169.14 1,072.00
Vermont 22,325 100.0 10.7 14.7 21.6 17.8 12.6 8.6 5.2 3.6 3.1 2.1 1,101.77 1,031.00
Virginia 211,614 100.0 8.7 12.7 19.6 17.0 13.3 9.5 6.7 4.5 4.4 3.6 1,181.71 1,099.00
Washington 178,805 100.0 9.4 13.3 19.6 15.9 12.0 9.0 6.5 4.8 5.1 4.4 1,188.52 1,091.00
West Virginia 89,508 100.0 10.9 13.8 19.2 14.8 11.3 8.2 6.5 4.9 5.0 5.4 1,183.43 1,075.00
Wisconsin 160,929 100.0 10.2 13.5 19.4 16.1 12.5 9.0 6.7 4.7 4.7 3.1 1,163.21 1,080.00
Wyoming 13,323 100.0 9.9 14.2 20.8 15.6 11.2 8.6 6.1 4.3 4.5 4.9 1,169.80 1,059.00
Outlying areas  
American Samoa 1,280 100.0 21.8 24.8 21.7 14.2 9.1 4.9 2.0 0.9 0.5 0.0 872.11 821.00
Guam 1,670 100.0 13.7 15.1 22.8 15.9 13.4 7.4 5.0 2.8 2.6 1.2 1,048.21 976.00
Northern Mariana Islands 246 100.0 28.9 24.4 24.8 12.2 4.5 2.4 (X) (X) 0.0 (X) 789.97 777.00
Puerto Rico 167,317 100.0 9.1 16.9 28.2 19.5 10.7 6.0 3.9 2.5 2.1 1.1 1,039.59 968.00
U.S. Virgin Islands 1,656 100.0 8.9 13.2 19.6 16.5 13.3 8.9 6.5 5.3 4.8 3.0 1,180.08 1,092.50
Foreign countries 10,305 100.0 16.7 12.7 16.2 13.8 11.1 9.5 7.0 4.5 4.7 3.8 1,123.64 1,061.00
Unknown 177 100.0 4.0 6.8 17.5 18.1 16.4 11.9 (X) (X) 4.5 (X) 1,306.92 1,224.00
SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data; and U.S. Postal Service geographic data.
NOTES: Totals do not necessarily equal the sum of rounded components.
(X) = suppressed to avoid disclosing information about particular individuals.
CONTACT: (410) 965-0090 or statistics@ssa.gov.
Table 5.J9 Percentage distribution of nondisabled widow(er)s, by monthly benefit amount and state or other area, December 2016
State or area Number Percentage distribution by dollar amount of 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 3,744,962 100.0 8.1 7.8 10.3 13.7 17.6 16.6 12.3 6.9 3.5 3.3 1,300.86 1,313.50
Alabama 69,543 100.0 7.8 8.5 12.4 15.7 17.9 15.8 11.1 5.8 2.7 2.3 1,256.98 1,261.00
Alaska 4,771 100.0 9.3 9.7 11.5 14.1 16.7 14.6 10.8 6.7 4.0 2.7 1,261.06 1,266.00
Arizona 70,746 100.0 6.4 6.8 9.3 13.0 18.3 17.7 13.3 7.8 4.0 3.3 1,342.76 1,356.00
Arkansas 39,719 100.0 7.4 9.3 13.8 16.9 18.2 15.0 10.1 5.0 2.3 1.9 1,229.37 1,227.00
California 342,732 100.0 10.0 9.3 10.5 12.6 15.6 14.9 11.7 7.2 3.9 4.3 1,291.25 1,297.00
Colorado 47,349 100.0 7.3 6.7 9.8 13.3 17.1 17.2 13.3 7.8 3.9 3.7 1,336.28 1,353.00
Connecticut 35,643 100.0 4.9 4.9 6.7 10.7 16.6 18.8 14.9 10.0 5.9 6.5 1,459.40 1,465.00
Delaware 10,731 100.0 3.5 4.4 8.1 12.2 18.6 20.2 15.6 8.4 5.0 4.0 1,424.51 1,430.00
District of Columbia 4,076 100.0 18.5 13.8 14.0 12.7 10.9 8.2 6.9 4.9 3.4 6.8 1,152.95 1,062.00
Florida 247,323 100.0 6.3 7.5 10.5 14.3 18.0 16.7 12.4 7.1 3.7 3.6 1,325.19 1,325.00
Georgia 99,710 100.0 7.6 8.5 11.9 15.0 16.7 15.8 11.7 6.5 3.3 3.0 1,280.31 1,282.00
Hawaii 13,982 100.0 9.2 9.1 11.8 14.6 16.8 14.4 10.8 6.4 3.5 3.5 1,266.69 1,263.00
Idaho 17,766 100.0 4.2 5.6 10.1 15.7 20.5 18.7 13.1 6.9 2.9 2.2 1,336.82 1,339.00
Illinois 141,523 100.0 6.0 6.0 8.1 12.3 18.2 18.4 14.5 8.2 4.4 3.8 1,376.57 1,393.00
Indiana 81,145 100.0 3.4 4.0 7.3 13.2 20.5 21.3 15.4 8.4 3.8 2.8 1,405.90 1,415.00
Iowa 40,650 100.0 3.1 5.2 9.8 16.1 21.5 19.2 13.4 6.5 3.0 2.2 1,348.48 1,345.00
Kansas 31,990 100.0 3.7 4.8 9.1 14.2 19.7 18.5 14.3 7.8 4.2 3.7 1,390.36 1,385.00
Kentucky 66,414 100.0 9.3 9.5 12.5 14.9 17.8 15.8 10.9 5.2 2.4 1.8 1,227.28 1,244.00
Louisiana 76,850 100.0 10.9 10.3 13.0 14.6 16.4 14.5 10.2 5.3 2.5 2.4 1,207.82 1,215.00
Maine 18,317 100.0 7.2 8.0 12.5 16.5 18.6 15.9 10.4 5.8 2.6 2.4 1,259.29 1,260.00
Maryland 54,423 100.0 6.9 6.8 9.0 12.7 17.0 16.8 13.2 8.0 4.6 5.0 1,365.23 1,371.00
Massachusetts 65,556 100.0 8.4 7.2 9.0 11.9 16.4 15.9 12.8 8.2 4.9 5.4 1,356.82 1,366.00
Michigan 132,256 100.0 3.6 4.0 6.8 12.3 20.1 20.8 16.3 9.0 3.9 3.2 1,420.07 1,430.00
Minnesota 55,450 100.0 4.3 5.8 9.3 13.4 19.4 19.0 13.8 7.7 4.1 3.2 1,370.64 1,376.00
Mississippi 40,252 100.0 10.2 10.8 13.6 16.0 16.6 14.2 9.5 4.9 2.4 2.0 1,194.80 1,193.00
Missouri 74,571 100.0 5.5 6.2 10.6 15.1 19.3 18.2 12.5 6.7 3.2 2.8 1,324.23 1,329.00
Montana 13,195 100.0 4.6 7.0 11.1 17.3 19.8 17.3 12.4 5.8 2.6 2.0 1,301.32 1,299.00
Nebraska 21,198 100.0 3.7 5.9 11.0 16.2 19.7 18.2 12.8 6.6 3.2 2.7 1,337.54 1,331.00
Nevada 25,532 100.0 6.9 7.6 9.7 13.3 17.5 16.7 13.5 7.6 4.1 3.2 1,330.89 1,345.00
New Hampshire 13,558 100.0 3.9 4.3 7.7 13.1 19.6 18.6 14.4 8.9 4.9 4.5 1,421.05 1,413.20
New Jersey 89,935 100.0 4.9 5.6 7.6 11.4 16.4 17.4 15.1 9.8 5.8 6.0 1,440.01 1,447.00
New Mexico 24,709 100.0 10.4 10.2 13.0 15.5 16.7 14.2 9.6 5.5 2.7 2.2 1,210.07 1,210.00
New York 201,016 100.0 6.5 7.1 9.5 13.2 17.8 16.9 12.9 7.5 4.0 4.6 1,353.43 1,353.00
North Carolina 103,992 100.0 6.7 7.7 11.7 15.5 17.8 16.2 11.8 6.5 3.3 2.8 1,293.31 1,293.00
North Dakota 10,190 100.0 4.7 9.3 13.7 17.7 18.8 16.3 10.4 5.1 2.1 1.8 1,254.69 1,242.00
Ohio 170,577 100.0 6.9 5.9 8.5 13.1 19.9 19.3 13.7 7.0 3.2 2.5 1,331.45 1,357.00
Oklahoma 50,104 100.0 6.3 7.6 11.5 15.7 18.7 17.1 11.5 6.0 3.1 2.5 1,288.82 1,294.00
Oregon 46,604 100.0 4.3 5.1 8.7 14.4 20.7 19.2 14.1 7.1 3.6 2.8 1,365.27 1,368.00
Pennsylvania 181,037 100.0 4.2 4.8 8.3 14.4 21.4 19.9 13.7 6.9 3.5 3.0 1,370.88 1,371.00
Rhode Island 10,725 100.0 5.7 6.0 9.1 14.8 18.9 16.7 12.7 7.2 4.4 4.6 1,362.72 1,351.00
South Carolina 58,708 100.0 7.1 8.1 12.2 15.3 17.2 15.9 11.9 6.6 3.1 2.6 1,281.62 1,282.00
South Dakota 11,127 100.0 5.7 9.1 13.8 18.3 19.2 15.7 9.5 4.8 2.4 1.6 1,238.89 1,231.00
Tennessee 83,538 100.0 6.9 7.8 11.8 15.7 18.1 16.2 11.4 6.2 3.1 2.7 1,283.42 1,283.00
Texas 285,573 100.0 9.6 9.7 11.8 13.8 16.0 14.9 10.9 6.3 3.5 3.5 1,260.30 1,263.00
Utah 20,723 100.0 6.1 5.3 7.2 11.1 17.7 19.4 15.6 9.1 4.8 3.9 1,400.74 1,426.00
Vermont 7,599 100.0 4.6 6.8 11.3 15.8 19.6 17.0 11.9 6.3 3.4 3.3 1,325.31 1,319.00
Virginia 86,165 100.0 6.8 7.9 11.0 14.7 17.3 16.1 11.9 7.1 3.6 3.7 1,313.26 1,310.00
Washington 70,823 100.0 4.6 5.2 8.0 12.3 19.2 19.3 14.9 8.4 4.5 3.7 1,396.62 1,406.00
West Virginia 37,786 100.0 5.7 7.3 11.7 15.8 20.6 18.2 11.7 5.3 2.2 1.5 1,275.68 1,290.00
Wisconsin 66,403 100.0 3.3 4.6 8.0 13.8 20.8 21.5 14.6 7.4 3.4 2.6 1,384.99 1,395.00
Wyoming 6,267 100.0 3.9 5.2 8.9 14.0 20.7 18.9 14.5 7.6 3.7 2.7 1,371.62 1,373.00
Outlying areas  
American Samoa 429 100.0 32.6 27.3 15.2 11.9 4.7 4.9 1.9 0.9 0.7 0.0 792.49 719.00
Guam 1,278 100.0 27.2 24.3 18.2 10.8 8.5 5.1 2.7 1.3 1.0 0.9 869.80 785.50
Northern Mariana Islands 253 100.0 49.4 25.7 9.5 6.7 3.6 2.4 1.6 1.2 0.0 0.0 674.23 602.00
Puerto Rico 69,849 100.0 33.2 24.4 17.3 10.7 6.6 3.6 2.2 1.0 0.5 0.5 797.98 732.00
U.S. Virgin Islands 1,236 100.0 13.5 20.1 18.9 15.9 10.9 8.8 6.0 3.3 1.7 1.0 1,039.71 966.00
Foreign countries 91,117 100.0 39.7 18.5 13.9 9.9 7.1 4.8 2.9 1.5 0.8 0.7 763.69 707.00
Unknown 228 100.0 7.0 10.5 15.8 13.6 20.6 10.5 7.9 4.8 4.4 4.8 1,262.09 1,237.25
SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data; and U.S. Postal Service geographic data.
NOTE: Totals do not necessarily equal the sum of rounded components.
CONTACT: (410) 965-0090 or statistics@ssa.gov.
Table 5.J10 Number of children, by state or other area and type of benefit, December 2016
State or area Total Children under age 18 of— Disabled adult children of— Students aged 18–19 of—
Subtotal Retired workers Deceased workers Disabled workers Subtotal Retired workers Deceased workers Disabled workers Subtotal Retired workers Deceased workers Disabled workers
All areas 4,221,557 3,006,839 333,993 1,179,370 1,493,476 1,085,262 308,529 654,531 122,202 129,456 19,422 59,058 50,976
Alabama 101,845 74,798 6,548 26,844 41,406 23,197 5,062 14,623 3,512 3,850 427 1,649 1,774
Alaska 9,097 7,384 1,394 3,623 2,367 1,475 462 887 126 238 67 128 43
Arizona 77,268 58,969 8,024 25,317 25,628 15,807 5,150 8,857 1,800 2,492 449 1,233 810
Arkansas 61,635 45,793 3,666 16,009 26,118 13,711 3,161 8,235 2,315 2,131 211 914 1,006
California 348,765 245,945 42,316 100,513 103,116 95,335 33,761 53,012 8,562 7,485 1,684 3,513 2,288
Colorado 48,882 37,500 4,110 16,827 16,563 9,877 3,257 5,618 1,002 1,505 260 748 497
Connecticut 40,406 26,790 3,275 10,248 13,267 12,746 3,748 7,886 1,112 870 169 356 345
Delaware 12,092 8,666 740 3,766 4,160 2,989 813 1,855 321 437 68 216 153
District of Columbia 5,641 3,864 504 1,846 1,514 1,660 271 1,238 151 117 21 71 25
Florida 253,642 189,841 26,772 74,150 88,919 54,193 16,462 31,371 6,360 9,608 1,793 4,379 3,436
Georgia 142,117 106,779 10,842 44,829 51,108 29,927 7,661 18,861 3,405 5,411 760 2,582 2,069
Hawaii 14,029 10,738 2,649 4,169 3,920 3,131 1,130 1,799 202 160 58 64 38
Idaho 22,087 16,251 1,622 6,412 8,217 5,197 1,836 2,673 688 639 106 275 258
Illinois 146,986 98,407 10,776 41,224 46,407 44,043 12,550 27,406 4,087 4,536 781 2,065 1,690
Indiana 99,419 70,241 5,776 28,793 35,672 25,123 6,565 15,390 3,168 4,055 471 1,847 1,737
Iowa 37,734 24,404 2,286 10,365 11,753 12,122 3,615 7,253 1,254 1,208 163 592 453
Kansas 37,268 26,645 2,510 11,319 12,816 9,448 2,826 5,529 1,093 1,175 165 558 452
Kentucky 86,417 61,945 4,073 22,366 35,506 21,661 5,026 13,450 3,185 2,811 289 1,217 1,305
Louisiana 86,473 60,869 5,068 26,207 29,594 22,581 5,177 14,990 2,414 3,023 327 1,543 1,153
Maine 23,544 15,794 1,216 4,297 10,281 7,168 1,874 4,019 1,275 582 66 192 324
Maryland 63,258 46,608 4,914 21,496 20,198 15,386 4,150 9,798 1,438 1,264 202 669 393
Massachusetts 90,350 60,545 5,324 17,800 37,421 27,119 7,465 15,677 3,977 2,686 409 950 1,327
Michigan 161,093 109,597 9,538 38,727 61,332 47,345 13,014 28,515 5,816 4,151 594 1,707 1,850
Minnesota 59,329 39,633 3,412 14,940 21,281 17,843 6,014 10,061 1,768 1,853 297 806 750
Mississippi 65,769 47,315 4,619 18,874 23,822 15,814 3,555 10,181 2,078 2,640 317 1,173 1,150
Missouri 95,375 67,786 5,189 27,202 35,395 24,247 6,297 14,946 3,004 3,342 369 1,531 1,442
Montana 13,517 9,827 1,299 4,488 4,040 3,252 1,069 1,896 287 438 84 229 125
Nebraska 21,525 14,501 1,264 6,278 6,959 6,382 1,949 3,770 663 642 77 301 264
Nevada 29,932 24,072 3,633 10,367 10,072 5,051 1,535 2,944 572 809 145 402 262
New Hampshire 21,562 15,865 983 4,201 10,681 5,085 1,407 2,683 995 612 92 225 295
New Jersey 101,076 70,402 9,340 26,110 34,952 27,701 8,394 16,772 2,535 2,973 569 1,236 1,168
New Mexico 31,287 24,016 2,354 10,812 10,850 6,327 1,899 3,731 697 944 126 500 318
New York 240,564 161,029 21,319 50,285 89,425 75,192 22,318 45,472 7,402 4,343 815 1,731 1,797
North Carolina 140,659 100,985 9,439 39,609 51,937 35,007 8,814 21,555 4,638 4,667 595 2,101 1,971
North Dakota 7,796 5,131 377 2,635 2,119 2,406 705 1,538 163 259 26 134 99
Ohio 162,407 109,822 8,056 46,579 55,187 46,622 11,677 30,059 4,886 5,963 661 2,885 2,417
Oklahoma 61,451 45,686 4,392 19,901 21,393 13,200 3,381 8,192 1,627 2,565 308 1,290 967
Oregon 44,878 30,602 4,293 11,502 14,807 13,053 4,409 7,190 1,454 1,223 245 559 419
Pennsylvania 180,094 122,019 10,137 44,862 67,020 52,109 13,692 32,490 5,927 5,966 763 2,553 2,650
Rhode Island 15,544 10,676 1,126 2,944 6,606 4,547 1,250 2,635 662 321 54 98 169
South Carolina 78,404 57,174 5,358 22,884 28,932 18,520 4,534 11,780 2,206 2,710 374 1,217 1,119
South Dakota 10,367 7,183 599 3,458 3,126 2,829 844 1,732 253 355 47 196 112
Tennessee 110,486 80,991 7,136 32,303 41,552 25,831 6,397 16,221 3,213 3,664 442 1,689 1,533
Texas 314,713 240,228 26,323 104,484 109,421 63,568 18,612 38,081 6,875 10,917 1,589 5,516 3,812
Utah 31,487 24,381 2,345 12,274 9,762 6,350 2,480 3,183 687 756 109 429 218
Vermont 9,638 6,421 652 1,750 4,019 2,969 793 1,712 464 248 29 89 130
Virginia 98,482 70,919 7,231 27,891 35,797 24,502 6,649 14,994 2,859 3,061 434 1,378 1,249
Washington 75,827 52,967 6,703 19,590 26,674 20,370 6,663 11,279 2,428 2,490 446 1,100 944
West Virginia 38,657 26,144 2,450 9,468 14,226 11,291 2,513 7,356 1,422 1,222 143 531 548
Wisconsin 75,603 49,517 3,868 18,274 27,375 23,814 7,305 13,794 2,715 2,272 312 950 1,010
Wyoming 6,649 5,018 464 2,566 1,988 1,408 462 798 148 223 29 123 71
Outlying areas  
American Samoa 1,659 1,537 240 685 612 113 (X) 69 (X) 9 0 6 3
Guam 2,419 2,104 494 1,048 562 215 73 129 13 100 28 57 15
Northern Mariana Islands 597 527 181 275 71 51 (X) 40 (X) 19 9 10 0
Puerto Rico 73,532 49,604 4,909 12,574 32,121 23,016 6,274 14,532 2,210 912 161 284 467
U.S. Virgin Islands 1,597 1,228 303 532 393 334 124 187 23 35 10 15 10
Foreign countries 28,533 23,076 9,547 10,549 2,980 4,989 1,359 3,578 52 468 177 245 46
Unknown 94 80 15 29 36 13 4 9 0 1 0 1 0
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 particular individuals.
CONTACT: (410) 965-0090 or statistics@ssa.gov.
Table 5.J11 Number and total monthly benefits of beneficiaries in foreign countries, December 2016
Region and country a Number Total monthly benefits (thousands of dollars)
All beneficiaries Retired workers Disabled workers Spouses Widow(er)s and parents Children All beneficiaries Retired workers
Total 642,076 401,014 10,305 108,456 93,769 28,532 416,582 284,049
Africa 3,582 2,299 145 208 225 705 3,271 2,376
Asia 142,802 86,533 1,979 32,841 13,417 8,032 91,925 65,069
China 1,292 935 32 120 70 135 1,183 908
Cyprus 570 387 19 68 79 17 471 341
Hong Kong 2,217 1,685 20 279 168 65 1,963 1,601
India 2,692 1,936 81 263 175 237 2,580 1,890
Israel 12,123 7,714 177 1,975 1,452 805 10,789 7,825
Japan 75,964 42,433 128 26,547 6,213 643 32,016 21,508
Jordan 555 229 26 42 49 209 393 205
Lebanon 669 389 20 61 71 128 539 356
Philippines 29,580 18,193 1,142 1,573 4,243 4,429 26,311 17,836
South Korea 4,826 3,272 36 1,219 231 68 2,550 1,969
Taiwan 2,000 1,556 30 227 106 81 1,960 1,612
Thailand 6,111 4,900 134 202 239 636 6,968 5,839
Turkey 1,015 670 34 93 166 52 964 661
Central America and Caribbean 27,238 20,096 806 1,357 2,379 2,600 24,740 19,219
Barbados 983 856 15 29 64 19 1,025 910
Belize 659 516 16 30 39 58 696 572
Costa Rica 3,213 2,347 80 191 377 218 3,332 2,563
Dominican Republic 7,333 5,015 247 341 616 1,114 5,864 4,284
El Salvador 2,026 1,573 52 116 150 135 1,629 1,298
Guatemala 1,784 1,327 51 98 199 109 1,559 1,195
Honduras 968 647 30 50 112 129 912 647
Jamaica 2,167 1,782 43 85 162 95 1,950 1,655
Nicaragua 2,046 1,483 71 103 134 255 1,697 1,302
Panama 2,976 2,160 151 170 236 259 3,141 2,420
Trinidad and Tobago 1,139 925 20 44 88 62 1,093 901
Europe 254,903 160,677 3,712 44,726 39,129 6,659 153,723 103,033
Austria 2,917 1,952 39 413 416 97 1,699 1,139
Belgium 2,217 1,393 16 407 313 88 1,442 961
Croatia 1,504 1,079 84 116 153 72 1,504 1,126
Czech Republic 1,283 872 59 88 124 140 1,190 868
Denmark 1,794 1,137 21 365 225 46 1,202 786
Finland 1,100 722 32 165 144 37 733 509
France 15,336 10,062 67 2,800 2,067 340 10,450 7,530
Germany 40,520 24,822 782 7,048 6,584 1,284 22,902 13,904
Greece 23,570 14,475 281 3,875 4,391 548 14,101 9,267
Hungary 1,982 1,473 53 113 253 90 2,081 1,606
Ireland 10,188 6,822 164 1,488 1,326 388 6,670 4,761
Italy 29,791 17,759 253 5,109 5,952 718 17,856 11,614
Malta 728 459 25 108 103 33 655 453
Netherlands 5,949 3,865 56 1,114 780 134 3,110 2,087
Norway 6,806 4,073 54 1,320 1,207 152 3,145 1,907
Poland 28,581 16,353 385 7,260 4,157 426 11,035 6,653
Portugal 12,521 9,223 374 1,185 1,526 213 9,084 7,058
Romania 1,165 932 43 61 78 51 970 780
Serbia and Montenegro 1,236 876 66 85 140 69 1,034 749
Spain 12,102 7,465 220 1,943 2,102 372 8,438 5,647
Sweden 6,321 4,186 55 1,282 593 205 2,876 1,963
Switzerland 7,518 5,053 49 1,330 937 149 4,036 2,831
United Kingdom 36,608 23,572 383 6,705 5,132 816 24,968 17,144
North America 166,451 97,531 2,418 24,790 33,884 7,828 100,540 62,200
Canada 109,790 68,776 1,497 19,211 18,335 1,971 62,115 41,124
Mexico 56,349 28,531 919 5,541 15,511 5,847 38,098 20,833
Oceania 16,791 12,241 282 2,239 1,430 599 12,714 9,798
Australia 14,223 10,261 224 2,095 1,267 376 10,089 7,628
New Zealand 1,978 1,601 33 120 100 124 2,126 1,817
South America 25,203 18,441 647 1,803 2,864 1,448 23,296 17,746
Argentina 3,403 2,245 49 381 604 124 2,997 2,093
Bolivia 547 404 14 46 44 39 501 390
Brazil 2,335 1,506 59 179 373 218 2,287 1,540
Chile and Easter Island 2,614 1,780 38 270 397 129 2,340 1,686
Colombia 8,670 6,704 284 483 767 432 8,335 6,636
Ecuador 3,887 3,044 101 227 294 221 3,425 2,785
Peru 2,168 1,584 73 122 203 186 1,987 1,513
Uruguay 932 729 17 59 93 34 853 695
U.S. Overseas Military Base 5,106 3,196 316 492 441 661 6,374 4,608
SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data; and U.S. Postal Service geographic data.
NOTE: Totals do not necessarily equal the sum of rounded components.
a. Countries with 500 or more beneficiaries are shown separately. The total and continent subtotals include all foreign residents.
CONTACT: (410) 965-0090 or statistics@ssa.gov.
Table 5.J14 Number, average monthly benefit, and median monthly benefit of disabled beneficiaries, by state or other area and type of benefit, December 2016
State or area All disabled beneficiaries Disabled workers Disabled widow(er)s Disabled adult children
Number Average monthly benefit (dollars) Median monthly benefit (dollars) Number Average monthly benefit (dollars) Median monthly benefit (dollars) Number Average monthly benefit (dollars) Median monthly benefit (dollars) Number Average monthly benefit (dollars) Median monthly benefit (dollars)
All areas 10,153,205 1,115.82 1,032.00 8,808,736 1,171.15 1,079.00 259,207 717.65 669.00 1,085,262 761.87 746.00
Alabama 263,177 1,095.71 1,020.00 230,951 1,149.84 1,064.00 9,029 685.41 646.00 23,197 716.49 687.00
Alaska 14,306 1,107.99 1,007.00 12,532 1,156.55 1,048.00 299 800.23 770.00 1,475 757.83 731.00
Arizona 174,615 1,164.77 1,085.00 154,824 1,215.54 1,130.00 3,984 733.47 693.00 15,807 776.18 765.00
Arkansas 157,351 1,063.04 1,004.00 138,619 1,115.23 1,048.00 5,021 640.82 598.00 13,711 689.94 668.00
California 794,651 1,143.79 1,047.00 682,668 1,203.20 1,099.00 16,648 779.75 724.00 95,335 781.95 767.00
Colorado 116,359 1,145.38 1,064.00 104,206 1,189.53 1,101.00 2,276 749.20 698.50 9,877 770.79 762.00
Connecticut 95,705 1,159.07 1,072.00 81,330 1,220.65 1,126.00 1,629 741.47 694.00 12,746 819.45 834.00
Delaware 31,234 1,195.30 1,114.00 27,481 1,248.29 1,163.00 764 735.73 696.00 2,989 825.59 831.00
District of Columbia 16,370 991.97 920.00 14,451 1,031.86 953.00 259 705.23 658.00 1,660 689.50 633.50
Florida 632,362 1,137.12 1,055.00 562,750 1,186.13 1,097.00 15,419 692.75 640.00 54,193 754.66 737.00
Georgia 324,580 1,117.66 1,049.00 284,601 1,173.53 1,099.00 10,052 677.08 631.00 29,927 734.32 707.00
Hawaii 25,896 1,142.93 1,067.00 22,275 1,198.89 1,120.00 490 777.81 750.00 3,131 801.94 810.00
Idaho 50,453 1,094.25 1,014.00 44,174 1,144.13 1,056.00 1,082 731.40 682.00 5,197 745.81 733.00
Illinois 336,881 1,131.41 1,041.00 284,951 1,192.00 1,093.00 7,887 744.77 700.00 44,043 808.63 811.00
Indiana 239,497 1,124.70 1,051.00 207,660 1,177.21 1,094.00 6,714 729.25 681.50 25,123 796.30 801.00
Iowa 91,782 1,056.42 991.00 77,750 1,113.87 1,039.00 1,910 679.67 633.50 12,122 747.34 750.00
Kansas 85,328 1,093.36 1,022.00 73,768 1,147.60 1,067.00 2,112 687.06 635.00 9,448 760.69 755.00
Kentucky 233,641 1,089.19 1,007.00 203,471 1,145.18 1,055.00 8,509 728.54 685.00 21,661 704.91 675.00
Louisiana 186,099 1,064.85 970.00 156,737 1,127.13 1,019.00 6,781 783.02 741.00 22,581 717.18 683.00
Maine 66,638 1,042.09 976.00 57,979 1,094.55 1,016.00 1,491 680.26 646.00 7,168 692.99 678.00
Maryland 148,583 1,163.81 1,081.00 130,269 1,215.09 1,127.00 2,928 741.38 683.00 15,386 810.03 804.00
Massachusetts 233,545 1,118.08 1,034.00 202,428 1,174.57 1,080.00 3,998 721.38 664.00 27,119 754.92 736.00
Michigan 403,625 1,156.95 1,059.00 346,000 1,212.27 1,103.00 10,280 789.63 740.00 47,345 832.41 850.00
Minnesota 144,504 1,105.38 1,027.00 124,537 1,161.72 1,073.00 2,124 681.17 621.50 17,843 762.68 756.00
Mississippi 150,018 1,053.45 990.00 128,746 1,117.26 1,042.00 5,458 655.93 621.00 15,814 671.14 633.50
Missouri 249,185 1,088.05 1,010.00 217,590 1,140.75 1,053.00 7,348 672.20 629.00 24,247 741.19 723.00
Montana 31,488 1,059.53 981.00 27,567 1,103.96 1,013.00 669 758.89 707.00 3,252 744.76 736.50
Nebraska 49,019 1,051.33 988.00 41,726 1,103.50 1,029.00 911 642.49 595.00 6,382 768.63 772.00
Nevada 72,519 1,190.40 1,110.00 65,717 1,231.96 1,145.00 1,751 757.85 704.00 5,051 799.64 790.00
New Hampshire 54,177 1,151.42 1,078.00 48,091 1,202.55 1,119.00 1,001 688.68 627.00 5,085 758.94 752.00
New Jersey 231,785 1,225.38 1,123.00 199,405 1,289.30 1,183.00 4,679 760.23 705.00 27,701 843.79 853.00
New Mexico 72,694 1,066.34 990.00 64,822 1,110.31 1,025.50 1,545 709.12 669.00 6,327 703.09 672.00
New York 588,865 1,144.17 1,033.00 502,062 1,203.73 1,083.00 11,611 735.44 679.00 75,192 809.57 812.00
North Carolina 370,610 1,112.81 1,056.00 325,037 1,169.97 1,105.00 10,566 629.10 586.00 35,007 728.05 707.00
North Dakota 16,588 1,035.16 966.00 13,926 1,095.04 1,015.00 256 662.02 612.00 2,406 728.23 712.00
Ohio 412,714 1,080.12 996.00 354,548 1,130.62 1,034.00 11,544 740.06 689.50 46,622 780.31 782.00
Oklahoma 144,357 1,077.35 1,004.00 126,364 1,126.43 1,044.00 4,793 710.88 672.00 13,200 740.51 722.00
Oregon 124,954 1,117.66 1,037.00 108,974 1,168.17 1,079.00 2,927 763.64 724.00 13,053 775.36 774.00
Pennsylvania 467,545 1,120.65 1,039.00 404,049 1,174.58 1,085.00 11,387 724.97 681.00 52,109 789.00 797.00
Rhode Island 42,806 1,092.08 1,013.00 37,393 1,145.79 1,057.00 866 700.07 641.00 4,547 725.07 711.00
South Carolina 201,686 1,130.74 1,068.00 176,723 1,189.24 1,121.00 6,443 653.04 605.00 18,520 738.69 718.00
South Dakota 22,333 1,028.68 967.00 19,081 1,089.75 1,018.00 423 617.64 572.00 2,829 678.27 672.00
Tennessee 284,486 1,087.64 1,021.00 249,055 1,140.87 1,065.00 9,600 656.39 609.00 25,831 734.71 714.00
Texas 646,954 1,099.86 1,020.00 564,733 1,152.20 1,064.00 18,653 739.41 695.00 63,568 740.62 713.00
Utah 55,048 1,116.88 1,030.00 47,560 1,169.14 1,072.00 1,138 770.78 736.00 6,350 787.45 790.00
Vermont 25,738 1,050.16 989.00 22,325 1,101.77 1,031.00 444 675.67 642.00 2,969 718.07 705.00
Virginia 242,514 1,126.17 1,050.40 211,614 1,181.71 1,099.00 6,398 701.41 658.00 24,502 757.46 737.00
Washington 203,514 1,141.00 1,052.00 178,805 1,188.52 1,091.00 4,339 794.12 746.00 20,370 797.78 802.50
West Virginia 104,754 1,121.70 1,019.00 89,508 1,183.43 1,075.00 3,955 802.74 763.00 11,291 744.04 733.00
Wisconsin 188,077 1,105.33 1,032.00 160,929 1,163.21 1,080.00 3,334 690.41 628.00 23,814 772.24 775.00
Wyoming 15,033 1,123.79 1,022.00 13,323 1,169.80 1,059.00 302 794.58 728.50 1,408 758.97 738.00
Outlying areas  
American Samoa 1,453 835.20 791.00 1,280 872.11 821.00 60 562.22 563.00 113 562.02 550.00
Guam 1,940 992.30 925.00 1,670 1,048.21 976.00 55 730.30 666.00 215 625.00 588.00
Northern Mariana Islands 310 727.75 743.00 246 789.97 777.00 13 542.00 545.00 51 474.98 422.00
Puerto Rico 194,778 971.63 921.00 167,317 1,039.59 968.00 4,445 646.81 621.00 23,016 540.37 498.00
U.S. Virgin Islands 2,039 1,090.90 1,000.00 1,656 1,180.08 1,092.50 49 805.22 799.00 334 690.62 674.50
Foreign countries 15,846 936.35 853.00 10,305 1,123.64 1,061.00 552 758.05 693.50 4,989 569.21 531.00
Unknown 196 1,263.91 1,207.50 177 1,306.92 1,224.00 6 740.83 689.00 13 919.74 938.00
SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data; and U.S. Postal Service geographic data.
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