Congressional Statistics, December 2007

 

Iowa

Social Security

Old-Age (retirement), Survivors, and Disability Insurance (OASDI)—popularly referred to as Social Security—provides monthly benefits to workers and their families when earnings stop or are reduced because the worker retires, dies, or becomes disabled. The amount of benefits received is based on the worker's level of earnings in employment or self-employment covered by the Social Security program.

Table 1. Number of OASDI beneficiaries with benefits in current-payment status and total monthly benefits, December 2007
Congressional district Number of beneficiaries Total monthly benefits
(thousands of dollars)
Number of beneficiaries
aged 65 or older
Total Retired workers a Disabled workers Widow(er)s b Spouses c Children d All beneficiaries Retired workers Widow(er)s b
Iowa 558,541 373,648 63,349 55,430 30,791 35,323 556,787 401,932 58,460 422,432
1 113,001 74,599 13,100 11,486 6,703 7,113 112,730 80,541 12,145 84,207
2 105,300 70,888 12,959 9,595 5,070 6,788 107,415 78,133 10,189 77,751
3 103,177 69,890 12,508 9,194 4,567 7,018 105,600 77,163 9,852 76,936
4 116,766 79,492 11,392 12,322 6,933 6,627 115,914 84,580 13,083 91,463
5 120,297 78,779 13,390 12,833 7,518 7,777 115,128 81,516 13,190 92,075
All areas e 49,864,838 31,527,728 7,098,723 4,602,812 2,584,884 4,050,691 49,218,145 34,004,494 4,657,266 35,119,015
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data.
a. Excludes special age-72 beneficiaries.
b. Includes nondisabled widow(er)s, disabled widow(er)s, widowed mothers and fathers, and parents receiving payment on the record of a worker who is deceased.
c. These beneficiaries receive payment on the record of a worker who is retired or disabled.
d. These beneficiaries receive payment on the record of a worker who is retired, deceased, or disabled.
e. Includes beneficiaries in the 50 states, District of Columbia, American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, and foreign countries.

Supplemental Security Income

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is a federal cash assistance program that provides monthly payments to low-income aged, blind, or disabled persons in the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and the Northern Mariana Islands.

Table 2. Number of recipients of federally administered SSI payments and total monthly payments, December 2007
Congressional district Number of recipients Total monthly payments
(thousands of dollars)
Number of recipients
Total Aged Blind Disabled Total Aged Blind Disabled With OASDI a Aged 65 or older
Iowa 44,660 3,406 730 40,524 20,074 802 294 18,978 17,344 6,933
1 10,728 661 147 9,920 4,935 142 59 4,734 3,862 1,377
2 9,492 563 159 8,770 4,427 132 69 4,226 3,585 1,276
3 8,737 837 170 7,730 4,094 264 74 3,756 3,095 1,599
4 6,818 591 125 6,102 2,877 120 46 2,710 2,939 1,174
5 8,885 754 129 8,002 3,741 143 46 3,551 3,863 1,507
All areas b 7,359,525 1,204,512 71,727 6,083,286 3,735,792 465,272 36,571 3,233,949 2,568,637 2,016,588
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
a. Includes persons who are receiving both SSI payments and Social Security benefits.
b. Includes recipients in the 50 states, District of Columbia, and Northern Mariana Islands.