Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2002

 

Beneficiaries in Current Payment Status

All Disabled Beneficiaries

Table 3. Number, average, and total monthly benefits, December 1960-2002
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 n.a. 104,054 89.31 n.a. 44.15 40,669 n.a. 4,594
1961 742,296 618,075 n.a. 124,221 89.59 n.a. 45.28 55,373 n.a. 5,625
1962 888,131 740,867 n.a. 147,264 89.99 n.a. 45.67 66,671 n.a. 6,726
1963 993,656 827,014 n.a. 166,642 90.59 n.a. 46.45 74,919 n.a. 7,741
1964 1,077,695 894,173 n.a. 183,522 91.12 n.a. 47.35 81,477 n.a. 8,690
1965 1,186,464 988,074 n.a. 198,390 97.76 n.a. 51.77 96,594 n.a. 10,271
1966 1,310,911 1,097,190 n.a. 213,721 98.09 n.a. 52.42 107,623 n.a. 11,203
1967 1,422,778 1,193,120 n.a. 229,658 98.43 n.a. 53.41 117,439 n.a. 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
SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Annual Statistical Supplement to the Social Security Bulletin, Table 5.A17 for 1960-1999 data; Social Security Disabled Beneficiaries 100 percent file for 2000 data; Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file beginning with 2001 data.
NOTE: n.a. = not applicable.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov for further information.
Table 4. Number and average monthly benefit, by sex and age, December 2002
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 6,491,494 792.60 5,539,597 834.30 207,365 548.10 744,532 550.40
Under 25 123,054 462.00 53,380 452.00 n.a. n.a. 69,674 469.60
25-29 176,082 534.80 113,802 549.50 n.a. n.a. 62,280 507.80
30-34 285,599 604.50 211,053 627.20 n.a. n.a. 74,546 539.90
35-39 470,785 661.30 373,310 689.00 n.a. n.a. 97,475 555.20
40-44 708,617 721.60 597,861 749.40 n.a. n.a. 110,756 571.20
45-49 880,798 785.20 783,590 810.50 n.a. n.a. 97,208 581.30
50-54 1,069,722 838.80 968,489 865.80 27,409 558.50 73,824 588.10
55-59 1,312,956 872.00 1,179,445 906.70 78,254 550.70 55,257 585.20
60 or older 1,463,881 864.40 1,258,667 917.20 101,702 543.30 103,512 536.90
Men
Subtotal 3,479,990 889.40 3,067,251 935.60 6,098 384.70 406,641 548.10
Under 25 72,668 465.60 31,766 460.80 n.a. n.a. 40,902 469.40
25-29 98,643 542.40 63,209 561.80 n.a. n.a. 35,434 507.80
30-34 157,760 612.30 115,537 639.80 n.a. n.a. 42,223 537.20
35-39 261,191 674.10 205,703 706.80 n.a. n.a. 55,488 552.70
40-44 393,673 752.40 331,233 786.90 n.a. n.a. 62,440 569.40
45-49 484,069 844.10 430,073 877.30 n.a. n.a. 53,996 579.40
50-54 570,327 939.20 529,700 966.50 1,014 395.50 39,613 587.00
55-59 678,826 1,028.70 647,716 1,051.10 2,573 392.60 28,537 578.90
60 or older 762,833 1,043.80 712,314 1,080.40 2,511 372.20 48,008 535.90
Women
Subtotal 3,011,504 680.80 2,472,346 708.70 201,267 553.00 337,891 553.20
Under 25 50,386 456.70 21,614 439.10 n.a. n.a. 28,772 469.90
25-29 77,439 525.00 50,593 534.20 n.a. n.a. 26,846 507.90
30-34 127,839 594.80 95,516 612.10 n.a. n.a. 32,323 543.60
35-39 209,594 645.40 167,607 667.10 n.a. n.a. 41,987 558.50
40-44 314,944 683.10 266,628 702.90 n.a. n.a. 48,316 573.70
45-49 396,729 713.30 353,517 729.10 n.a. n.a. 43,212 583.70
50-54 499,395 724.10 438,789 744.20 26,395 564.70 34,211 589.30
55-59 634,130 704.20 531,729 730.90 75,681 556.00 26,720 591.80
60 or older 701,048 669.10 546,353 704.50 99,191 547.60 55,504 537.80
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file.
NOTE: n.a. = not applicable.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov for further information.
Table 5. Distribution, by sex and monthly benefit, December 2002
Sex and monthly benefit (dollars) Total Workers Widow(er)s Adult children
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
All disabled beneficiaries 6,491,494 100.0 5,539,597 100.0 207,365 100.0 744,532 100.0
Less than 300.00 360,401 5.6 222,231 4.0 41,262 19.9 96,908 13.0
300.00-399.90 370,040 5.7 227,023 4.1 26,309 12.7 116,708 15.7
400.00-499.90 546,067 8.4 403,099 7.3 28,894 13.9 114,074 15.3
500.00-599.90 864,095 13.3 726,781 13.1 26,542 12.8 110,772 14.9
600.00-699.90 848,140 13.1 709,032 12.8 22,869 11.0 116,239 15.6
700.00-799.90 720,280 11.1 623,299 11.3 19,277 9.3 77,704 10.4
800.00-899.90 595,671 9.2 529,450 9.6 15,496 7.5 50,725 6.8
900.00-999.90 496,376 7.6 443,592 8.0 15,244 7.4 37,540 5.0
1,000.00-1,099.90 392,503 6.0 368,948 6.7 7,877 3.8 15,678 2.1
1,100.00-1,199.90 310,627 4.8 303,080 5.5 2,681 1.3 4,866 0.7
1,200.00-1,299.90 277,589 4.3 275,147 5.0 765 0.4 1,677 0.2
1,300.00-1,399.90 279,436 4.3 278,580 5.0 95 a 761 0.1
1,400.00-1,499.90 210,348 3.2 209,976 3.8 17 a 355 a
1,500.00-1,599.90 127,232 2.0 127,032 2.3 14 a 186 a
1,600.00-1,699.90 60,036 0.9 59,899 1.1 11 a 126 a
1,700.00-1,799.90 25,296 0.4 25,192 0.5 b b b b
1,800.00 or more 7,357 0.1 7,236 0.1 b b b b
Average benefit (dollars) 792.60 834.30 548.10 550.40
Men 3,479,990 100.0 3,067,251 100.0 6,098 100.0 406,641 100.0
Less than 300.00 133,628 3.8 75,373 2.5 2,458 40.3 55,797 13.7
300.00-399.90 143,623 4.1 79,538 2.6 962 15.8 63,123 15.5
400.00-499.90 209,895 6.0 147,024 4.8 951 15.6 61,920 15.2
500.00-599.90 346,452 10.0 286,028 9.3 638 10.5 59,786 14.7
600.00-699.90 382,545 11.0 319,886 10.4 418 6.9 62,241 15.3
700.00-799.90 358,665 10.3 316,147 10.3 281 4.6 42,237 10.4
800.00-899.90 324,969 9.3 297,003 9.7 162 2.7 27,804 6.8
900.00-999.90 294,418 8.5 273,744 8.9 121 2.0 20,553 5.1
1,000.00-1,099.90 258,226 7.4 249,407 8.1 74 1.2 8,745 2.2
1,100.00-1,199.90 222,239 6.4 219,608 7.2 28 0.5 2,603 0.6
1,200.00-1,299.90 213,158 6.1 212,218 6.9 b b b b
1,300.00-1,399.90 226,280 6.5 225,848 7.4 b b b b
1,400.00-1,499.90 175,906 5.1 175,719 5.7 b b b b
1,500.00-1,599.90 108,890 3.1 108,795 3.5 b b b b
1,600.00-1,699.90 52,562 1.5 52,489 1.7 b b b b
1,700.00-1,799.90 22,361 0.6 22,315 0.7 b b b b
1,800.00 or more 6,173 0.2 6,109 0.2 b b b b
Average benefit (dollars) 889.40 935.60 384.70 548.10
Women 3,011,504 100.0 2,472,346 100.0 201,267 100.0 337,891 100.0
Less than 300.00 226,773 7.5 146,858 5.9 38,804 19.3 41,111 12.2
300.00-399.90 226,417 7.5 147,485 6.0 25,347 12.6 53,585 15.9
400.00-499.90 336,172 11.2 256,075 10.4 27,943 13.9 52,154 15.4
500.00-599.90 517,643 17.2 440,753 17.8 25,904 12.9 50,986 15.1
600.00-699.90 465,595 15.5 389,146 15.7 22,451 11.2 53,998 16.0
700.00-799.90 361,615 12.0 307,152 12.4 18,996 9.4 35,467 10.5
800.00-899.90 270,702 9.0 232,447 9.4 15,334 7.6 22,921 6.8
900.00-999.90 201,958 6.7 169,848 6.9 15,123 7.5 16,987 5.0
1,000.00-1,099.90 134,277 4.5 119,541 4.8 7,803 3.9 6,933 2.1
1,100.00-1,199.90 88,388 2.9 83,472 3.4 2,653 1.3 2,263 0.7
1,200.00-1,299.90 64,431 2.1 62,929 2.5 b b b b
1,300.00-1,399.90 53,156 1.8 52,732 2.1 b b b b
1,400.00-1,499.90 34,442 1.1 34,257 1.4 b b b b
1,500.00-1,599.90 18,342 0.6 18,237 0.7 b b b b
1,600.00-1,699.90 7,474 0.2 7,410 0.3 b b b b
1,700.00-1,799.90 2,935 0.1 2,877 0.1 b b b b
1,800.00 or more 1,184 a 1,127 a b b b b
Average benefit (dollars) 680.80 708.70 553.00 553.20
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file.
a. Less than 0.05 percent.
b. Data not shown to avoid disclosure of information for particular individuals.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov for further information.
Table 6. Distribution, by sex and diagnostic group, December 2002
Diagnostic group Total Workers Widow(er)s Adult children
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
All disabled beneficiaries
Total 6,491,494 100.0 5,539,597 100.0 207,365 100.0 744,532 100.0
Congenital anomalies 16,606 0.3 9,226 0.2 267 0.1 7,113 1.0
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 259,335 4.0 237,020 4.3 19,634 9.5 2,681 0.4
Infectious and parasitic diseases 107,013 1.6 102,589 1.9 1,695 0.8 2,729 0.4
Injuries 262,822 4.0 248,544 4.5 5,171 2.5 9,107 1.2
Mental disorders
Retardation 620,423 9.6 286,210 5.2 9,679 4.7 324,534 43.6
Other 1,701,328 26.2 1,558,928 28.1 45,274 21.8 97,126 13.0
Neoplasms 156,080 2.4 150,138 2.7 4,262 2.1 1,680 0.2
Diseases of the--
Blood and blood-forming organs 15,916 0.2 13,708 0.2 354 0.2 1,854 0.2
Circulatory system 584,316 9.0 558,736 10.1 22,348 10.8 3,232 0.4
Digestive system 83,152 1.3 80,396 1.5 2,227 1.1 529 0.1
Genitourinary system 97,239 1.5 93,645 1.7 1,837 0.9 1,757 0.2
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 1,385,191 21.3 1,324,762 23.9 55,677 26.8 4,752 0.6
Nervous system and sense organs 612,180 9.4 533,774 9.6 14,527 7.0 63,879 8.6
Respiratory system 188,897 2.9 176,941 3.2 11,054 5.3 902 0.1
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 14,188 0.2 13,429 0.2 510 0.2 249 a
Other 10,715 0.2 9,447 0.2 214 0.1 1,054 0.1
Unknown 376,093 5.8 142,104 2.6 12,635 6.1 221,354 29.7
Men
Subtotal 3,479,990 100.0 3,067,251 100.0 6,098 100.0 406,641 100.0
Congenital anomalies 8,534 0.2 4,837 0.2 6 0.1 3,691 0.9
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 100,518 2.9 98,936 3.2 295 4.8 1,287 0.3
Infectious and parasitic diseases 79,130 2.3 77,584 2.5 85 1.4 1,461 0.4
Injuries 183,723 5.3 177,071 5.8 294 4.8 6,358 1.6
Mental disorders
Retardation 365,074 10.5 188,430 6.1 295 4.8 176,349 43.4
Other 878,971 25.3 816,141 26.6 1,095 18.0 61,735 15.2
Neoplasms 74,246 2.1 73,149 2.4 134 2.2 963 0.2
Diseases of the--
Blood and blood-forming organs 7,349 0.2 6,416 0.2 11 0.2 922 0.2
Circulatory system 382,100 11.0 379,306 12.4 1,056 17.3 1,738 0.4
Digestive system 44,184 1.3 43,823 1.4 88 1.4 273 0.1
Genitourinary system 57,728 1.7 56,726 1.8 94 1.5 908 0.2
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 700,013 20.1 696,529 22.7 1,447 23.7 2,037 0.5
Nervous system and sense organs 306,338 8.8 271,690 8.9 397 6.5 34,251 8.4
Respiratory system 91,563 2.6 90,828 3.0 322 5.3 413 0.1
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 5,647 0.2 5,536 0.2 12 0.2 99 a
Other 5,393 0.2 4,808 0.2 8 0.1 577 0.1
Unknown 189,479 5.4 75,441 2.5 459 7.5 113,579 27.9
Women
Subtotal 3,011,504 100.0 2,472,346 100.0 201,267 100.0 337,891 100.0
Congenital anomalies 8,072 0.3 4,389 0.2 261 0.1 3,422 1.0
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 158,817 5.3 138,084 5.6 19,339 9.6 1,394 0.4
Infectious and parasitic diseases 27,883 0.9 25,005 1.0 1,610 0.8 1,268 0.4
Injuries 79,099 2.6 71,473 2.9 4,877 2.4 2,749 0.8
Mental disorders
Retardation 255,349 8.5 97,780 4.0 9,384 4.7 148,185 43.9
Other 822,357 27.3 742,787 30.0 44,179 22.0 35,391 10.5
Neoplasms 81,834 2.7 76,989 3.1 4,128 2.1 717 0.2
Diseases of the--
Blood and blood-forming organs 8,567 0.3 7,292 0.3 343 0.2 932 0.3
Circulatory system 202,216 6.7 179,430 7.3 21,292 10.6 1,494 0.4
Digestive system 38,968 1.3 36,573 1.5 2,139 1.1 256 0.1
Genitourinary system 39,511 1.3 36,919 1.5 1,743 0.9 849 0.3
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 685,178 22.8 628,233 25.4 54,230 26.9 2,715 0.8
Nervous system and sense organs 305,842 10.2 262,084 10.6 14,130 7.0 29,628 8.8
Respiratory system 97,334 3.2 86,113 3.5 10,732 5.3 489 0.1
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 8,541 0.3 7,893 0.3 498 0.2 150 a
Other 5,322 0.2 4,639 0.2 206 0.1 477 0.1
Unknown 186,614 6.2 66,663 2.7 12,176 6.0 107,775 31.9
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file.
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.
a. Less than 0.05 percent.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov for further information.
Table 7. Average monthly benefit, by sex and diagnostic group, December 2002 (in dollars)
Diagnostic group Total Workers Widow(er)s Adult children
All disabled beneficiaries
Total 792.60 834.30 548.10 550.40
Congenital anomalies 670.50 742.00 551.90 582.10
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 771.10 792.60 542.60 542.80
Infectious and parasitic diseases 820.80 833.50 546.00 516.30
Injuries 844.80 861.40 528.60 570.80
Mental disorders
Retardation 558.30 582.00 494.10 539.30
Other 752.20 769.80 568.40 555.70
Neoplasms 951.30 966.70 558.90 573.40
Diseases of the--
Blood and blood-forming organs 744.20 781.80 528.20 507.10
Circulatory system 936.30 954.10 546.70 564.60
Digestive system 869.60 880.10 567.80 547.50
Genitourinary system 860.10 872.60 545.10 526.30
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 865.50 880.00 545.60 545.00
Nervous system and sense organs 825.70 864.50 552.30 564.10
Respiratory system 855.80 875.90 561.30 525.10
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 796.40 811.10 538.60 531.60
Other 863.10 905.90 565.10 540.50
Unknown 660.30 829.10 524.20 559.70
Men
Subtotal 889.40 935.60 384.70 548.10
Congenital anomalies 713.60 813.00 448.20 583.80
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 960.30 967.50 388.00 538.20
Infectious and parasitic diseases 862.40 869.60 426.00 508.10
Injuries 907.90 920.90 362.80 571.20
Mental disorders
Retardation 576.80 616.00 331.20 535.40
Other 814.60 834.80 395.30 555.10
Neoplasms 1,115.00 1,123.50 396.00 570.30
Diseases of the--
Blood and blood-forming organs 824.60 871.80 426.50 501.50
Circulatory system 1,063.30 1,067.50 390.90 560.50
Digestive system 995.70 999.70 435.00 532.90
Genitourinary system 952.50 960.30 405.80 521.70
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 1,021.90 1,024.70 391.60 539.90
Nervous system and sense organs 922.10 968.80 362.60 558.10
Respiratory system 1,040.00 1,044.70 390.20 526.10
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 923.00 931.20 376.80 530.60
Other 935.40 985.30 346.70 528.10
Unknown 703.10 921.00 358.50 559.70
Women
Subtotal 680.80 708.70 553.00 553.20
Congenital anomalies 624.80 663.60 554.30 580.30
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 651.30 667.20 545.00 547.00
Infectious and parasitic diseases 702.70 721.30 552.30 525.60
Injuries 698.20 714.00 538.60 570.00
Mental disorders
Retardation 531.70 516.50 499.20 543.90
Other 685.50 698.30 572.70 556.70
Neoplasms 802.80 817.70 564.20 577.60
Diseases of the--
Blood and blood-forming organs 675.20 702.70 531.40 512.80
Circulatory system 696.40 714.20 554.50 569.50
Digestive system 726.70 736.80 573.20 563.10
Genitourinary system 725.20 737.90 552.60 531.30
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 705.60 719.70 549.70 548.80
Nervous system and sense organs 729.20 756.30 557.60 571.10
Respiratory system 682.50 697.80 566.40 524.30
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 712.70 726.80 542.50 532.30
Other 789.90 823.60 573.50 555.40
Unknown 616.80 725.20 530.40 559.60
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file.
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: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov for further information.
Table 8. Number aged 18-64 as a percentage of the resident population aged 18-64, by state, December 2002
State Resident population a Beneficiaries
Number Percentage of
resident population
United States 179,872,304 6,249,479 3.5
Alabama 2,790,858 161,105 5.8
Alaska 412,158 9,093 2.2
Arizona 3,278,354 108,750 3.3
Arkansas 1,656,170 97,161 5.9
California 21,946,806 542,140 2.5
Colorado 2,920,952 70,835 2.4
Connecticut 2,115,336 68,150 3.2
Delaware 512,199 18,719 3.7
District of Columbia 390,236 10,140 2.6
Florida 9,976,040 381,013 3.8
Georgia 5,478,181 197,028 3.6
Hawaii 782,474 18,347 2.3
Idaho 819,551 26,523 3.2
Illinois 7,846,848 228,226 2.9
Indiana 3,806,760 140,175 3.7
Iowa 1,805,930 60,720 3.4
Kansas 1,664,271 52,253 3.1
Kentucky 2,651,827 159,113 6.0
Louisiana 2,776,526 120,745 4.3
Maine 829,023 44,020 5.3
Maryland 3,461,513 88,554 2.6
Massachusetts 4,100,766 151,568 3.7
Michigan 6,248,262 241,732 3.9
Minnesota 3,165,854 87,445 2.8
Mississippi 1,764,784 108,456 6.1
Missouri 3,517,921 155,855 4.4
Montana 570,327 20,610 3.6
Nebraska 1,057,653 32,480 3.1
Nevada 1,360,646 40,316 3.0
New Hampshire 814,108 29,016 3.6
New Jersey 5,341,712 156,021 2.9
New Mexico 1,133,099 40,701 3.6
New York 12,070,771 422,616 3.5
North Carolina 5,252,915 241,742 4.6
North Dakota 393,222 11,712 3.0
Ohio 7,027,968 249,601 3.6
Oklahoma 2,159,695 84,072 3.9
Oregon 2,222,440 71,888 3.2
Pennsylvania 7,562,677 285,762 3.8
Rhode Island 678,191 28,564 4.2
South Carolina 2,624,764 129,183 4.9
South Dakota 457,116 14,924 3.3
Tennessee 3,673,451 179,561 4.9
Texas 13,524,681 345,995 2.6
Utah 1,404,203 27,881 2.0
Vermont 397,689 15,637 3.9
Virginia 4,696,693 160,636 3.4
Washington 3,878,104 114,331 2.9
West Virginia 1,136,728 80,561 7.1
Wisconsin 3,396,714 108,349 3.2
Wyoming 317,137 9,454 3.0
SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file; U.S. Census Bureau, 2002 estimates of resident population.
NOTE: Excludes United States territories and other areas.
a. Population estimates for the United States as of July 1, 2002, as reported by the U.S. Census Bureau.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov for further information.
Table 9. Distribution, by state or other area, December 2002
State or area Total Workers Widow(er)s Adult children
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
All areas a 6,491,494 100.0 5,539,597 100.0 207,365 100.0 744,532 100.0
Alabama 162,478 2.5 139,276 2.5 6,378 3.1 16,824 2.3
Alaska 9,120 0.1 8,197 0.1 223 0.1 700 0.1
Arizona 109,183 1.7 97,886 1.8 2,975 1.4 8,322 1.1
Arkansas 97,793 1.5 85,310 1.5 3,672 1.8 8,811 1.2
California 545,712 8.4 470,665 8.5 13,547 6.5 61,500 8.3
Colorado 71,247 1.1 63,770 1.2 1,774 0.9 5,703 0.8
Connecticut 69,159 1.1 58,123 1.0 1,595 0.8 9,441 1.3
Delaware 18,905 0.3 16,492 0.3 498 0.2 1,915 0.3
District of Columbia 10,246 0.2 8,608 0.2 280 0.1 1,358 0.2
Florida 383,036 5.9 339,296 6.1 11,244 5.4 32,496 4.4
Georgia 198,515 3.1 171,333 3.1 7,228 3.5 19,954 2.7
Hawaii 18,615 0.3 15,844 0.3 464 0.2 2,307 0.3
Idaho 26,730 0.4 23,513 0.4 733 0.4 2,484 0.3
Illinois 231,008 3.6 191,744 3.5 7,497 3.6 31,767 4.3
Indiana 141,869 2.2 120,126 2.2 4,750 2.3 16,993 2.3
Iowa 61,735 1.0 51,446 0.9 1,727 0.8 8,562 1.1
Kansas 52,900 0.8 45,339 0.8 1,499 0.7 6,062 0.8
Kentucky 160,518 2.5 137,541 2.5 6,871 3.3 16,106 2.2
Louisiana 121,811 1.9 98,302 1.8 5,691 2.7 17,818 2.4
Maine 44,507 0.7 38,926 0.7 1,189 0.6 4,392 0.6
Maryland 89,516 1.4 76,354 1.4 2,396 1.2 10,766 1.4
Massachusetts 153,517 2.4 132,229 2.4 3,407 1.6 17,881 2.4
Michigan 244,448 3.8 203,632 3.7 7,995 3.9 32,821 4.4
Minnesota 88,798 1.4 75,509 1.4 1,852 0.9 11,437 1.5
Mississippi 109,279 1.7 93,231 1.7 4,486 2.2 11,562 1.6
Missouri 157,343 2.4 135,948 2.5 5,389 2.6 16,006 2.1
Montana 20,809 0.3 18,077 0.3 598 0.3 2,134 0.3
Nebraska 33,007 0.5 27,999 0.5 830 0.4 4,178 0.6
Nevada 40,438 0.6 37,072 0.7 1,034 0.5 2,332 0.3
New Hampshire 29,307 0.5 25,971 0.5 709 0.3 2,627 0.4
New Jersey 157,929 2.4 133,918 2.4 4,163 2.0 19,848 2.7
New Mexico 40,979 0.6 35,601 0.6 1,219 0.6 4,159 0.6
New York 428,516 6.6 359,653 6.5 12,323 5.9 56,540 7.6
North Carolina 244,100 3.8 213,194 3.8 8,126 3.9 22,780 3.1
North Dakota 12,010 0.2 9,654 0.2 304 0.1 2,052 0.3
Ohio 252,933 3.9 208,282 3.8 9,474 4.6 35,177 4.7
Oklahoma 84,938 1.3 72,737 1.3 3,186 1.5 9,015 1.2
Oregon 72,431 1.1 63,547 1.1 1,931 0.9 6,953 0.9
Pennsylvania 290,270 4.5 241,917 4.4 9,620 4.6 38,733 5.2
Rhode Island 28,937 0.4 25,225 0.5 675 0.3 3,037 0.4
South Carolina 130,261 2.0 112,264 2.0 4,866 2.3 13,131 1.8
South Dakota 15,226 0.2 12,754 0.2 386 0.2 2,086 0.3
Tennessee 181,165 2.8 155,631 2.8 7,371 3.6 18,163 2.4
Texas 349,135 5.4 296,565 5.4 12,951 6.2 39,619 5.3
Utah 28,125 0.4 24,186 0.4 686 0.3 3,253 0.4
Vermont 15,829 0.2 13,543 0.2 444 0.2 1,842 0.2
Virginia 162,239 2.5 139,695 2.5 5,570 2.7 16,974 2.3
Washington 115,123 1.8 101,078 1.8 2,930 1.4 11,115 1.5
West Virginia 81,530 1.3 67,905 1.2 3,644 1.8 9,981 1.3
Wisconsin 110,111 1.7 91,892 1.7 2,645 1.3 15,574 2.1
Wyoming 9,528 0.1 8,379 0.2 262 0.1 887 0.1
Outlying areas
American Samoa 1,192 b 1,042 b 53 b 97 b
Guam 1,031 b 875 b c c c c
Northern Mariana Islands 197 b 145 b c c c c
Puerto Rico 156,471 2.4 128,630 2.3 5,101 2.5 22,740 3.1
Virgin Islands 1,744 b 1,407 b 54 b 283 b
Foreign countries 17,886 0.3 12,051 0.2 801 0.4 5,034 0.7
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file.
a. Includes beneficiaries with unknown state code.
b. Less than 0.05 percent.
c. Data not shown to avoid disclosure of information for particular individuals.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov for further information.
Table 10. Number, by state or other area and diagnostic group, December 2002
State or area Total Congenital
anomalies
Endocrine,
nutritional,
and metabolic
diseases
Infectious
and parasitic
diseases
Injuries Mental disorders Neoplasms Diseases of the-- Other Unknown
Total Retardation Other Blood and
blood-forming
organs
Circulatory
system
Digestive
system
Genitourinary
system
Musculoskeletal
system and
connective
tissue
Nervous
system
and sense
organs
Respiratory
system
Skin and
subcutaneous
tissue
All areas a 6,491,494 16,606 259,335 107,013 262,822 2,321,751 620,423 1,701,328 156,080 15,916 584,316 83,152 97,239 1,385,191 612,180 188,897 14,188 10,715 376,093
Alabama 162,478 306 7,074 1,657 7,387 50,436 14,915 35,521 3,473 564 17,398 2,015 2,573 41,277 13,583 5,287 399 272 8,777
Alaska 9,120 23 287 94 489 3,377 720 2,657 255 23 645 147 101 2,062 1,041 248 23 18 287
Arizona 109,183 241 3,840 1,664 4,906 40,764 6,651 34,113 2,535 176 8,306 1,622 1,600 24,623 10,988 3,115 235 307 4,261
Arkansas 97,793 271 4,091 1,112 4,602 25,908 9,354 16,554 2,510 260 11,259 1,382 1,206 27,976 9,195 3,508 299 119 4,095
California 545,712 1,433 18,816 14,271 23,481 208,026 38,739 169,287 13,521 1,155 39,957 8,205 9,562 117,632 54,111 10,511 1,011 1,146 22,874
Colorado 71,247 250 2,230 1,260 3,577 23,236 5,677 17,559 1,860 105 4,224 1,043 900 17,505 9,307 2,393 153 151 3,053
Connecticut 69,159 171 2,429 1,169 2,128 29,417 7,307 22,110 1,699 159 5,183 826 868 11,666 6,635 1,694 159 89 4,867
Delaware 18,905 64 843 427 743 6,421 1,764 4,657 507 66 1,626 231 365 4,187 1,857 573 31 45 919
District of Columbia 10,246 16 383 674 247 4,188 1,174 3,014 174 50 846 77 371 1,393 1,030 210 37 14 536
Florida 383,036 991 16,574 11,327 20,163 125,024 25,647 99,377 10,159 1,116 39,118 6,135 5,745 78,791 30,882 11,686 1,651 686 22,988
Georgia 198,515 435 9,457 4,349 7,803 64,181 19,451 44,730 4,825 755 20,756 2,568 3,918 42,122 16,106 6,637 447 302 13,854
Hawaii 18,615 36 612 358 767 7,893 1,574 6,319 504 24 1,906 190 504 2,868 1,551 374 43 56 929
Idaho 26,730 77 1,038 223 1,365 9,696 2,353 7,343 694 35 1,913 369 279 6,207 2,879 795 57 38 1,065
Illinois 231,008 551 10,068 3,499 8,192 94,588 26,397 68,191 5,851 710 20,382 2,621 3,821 37,122 23,161 6,551 414 341 13,136
Indiana 141,869 295 7,363 1,577 4,867 51,411 17,480 33,931 3,560 329 13,769 1,972 1,948 25,570 14,772 5,396 248 235 8,557
Iowa 61,735 199 2,469 448 2,344 24,200 8,709 15,491 1,529 118 4,339 713 732 12,014 6,720 1,930 110 81 3,789
Kansas 52,900 153 2,626 556 2,520 19,554 6,518 13,036 1,290 112 4,157 647 712 10,025 5,681 1,789 86 88 2,904
Kentucky 160,518 329 5,891 1,283 5,611 57,044 16,017 41,027 3,068 247 15,263 1,790 1,445 40,045 11,788 6,290 293 242 9,889
Louisiana 121,811 273 4,808 1,869 5,226 35,182 15,167 20,015 2,664 437 13,923 1,377 2,183 30,784 10,421 2,954 334 205 9,171
Maine 44,507 140 1,435 310 1,728 18,138 3,932 14,206 929 54 3,383 492 303 10,393 3,833 1,226 133 71 1,939
Maryland 89,516 327 3,678 2,327 3,545 30,239 8,873 21,366 2,630 371 9,198 1,135 2,207 15,759 9,655 2,597 200 141 5,507
Massachusetts 153,517 476 4,120 2,855 5,177 69,002 12,536 56,466 3,554 267 9,968 1,990 1,373 28,697 14,141 3,567 220 311 7,799
Michigan 244,448 617 10,076 2,178 8,494 98,342 24,785 73,557 5,649 582 21,101 2,622 3,472 46,819 23,264 6,650 517 313 13,752
Minnesota 88,798 231 2,381 898 3,596 41,692 11,220 30,472 2,197 163 5,636 900 987 13,857 9,772 1,798 137 136 4,417
Mississippi 109,279 185 5,226 1,220 4,400 36,843 11,304 25,539 2,509 362 13,212 1,162 1,886 21,810 8,862 3,264 320 199 7,819
Missouri 157,343 450 7,782 1,940 7,178 51,651 16,433 35,218 3,647 384 14,307 2,255 2,022 36,220 14,965 5,824 334 231 8,153
Montana 20,809 66 623 169 1,158 6,763 1,872 4,891 429 24 1,353 249 231 5,350 2,535 721 41 46 1,051
Nebraska 33,007 105 1,417 342 1,598 11,114 3,792 7,322 821 61 2,701 396 468 7,068 3,909 1,062 55 46 1,844
Nevada 40,438 116 1,493 766 1,816 12,302 1,920 10,382 1,030 98 3,979 730 571 10,141 4,148 1,509 74 90 1,575
New Hampshire 29,307 72 789 193 1,121 12,453 2,217 10,236 683 37 2,224 367 220 5,995 3,027 864 44 56 1,162
New Jersey 157,929 401 5,435 3,134 5,714 57,316 13,276 44,040 4,690 446 15,434 2,268 2,825 29,613 16,505 4,195 343 323 9,287
New Mexico 40,979 123 1,564 566 2,251 12,845 3,184 9,661 804 77 2,662 629 640 11,223 4,363 1,209 117 104 1,802
New York 428,516 1,030 14,525 10,522 15,367 139,550 37,750 101,800 10,856 1,177 37,310 4,905 6,039 107,102 37,950 11,622 794 488 29,279
North Carolina 244,100 556 12,190 3,816 9,068 75,998 26,413 49,585 6,117 700 27,213 3,285 4,199 54,249 20,169 8,502 593 411 17,034
North Dakota 12,010 53 329 81 553 4,680 1,921 2,759 305 18 918 127 138 2,335 1,406 324 18 16 709
Ohio 252,933 723 10,231 2,263 7,340 112,532 32,531 80,001 5,288 520 20,279 2,350 3,283 37,536 21,950 7,486 345 271 20,536
Oklahoma 84,938 185 3,990 970 3,600 26,994 8,470 18,524 2,062 148 8,759 1,126 1,151 20,720 8,442 3,199 214 122 3,256
Oregon 72,431 205 2,640 968 3,710 25,882 6,409 19,473 1,799 132 5,214 1,079 849 16,070 8,999 1,934 132 109 2,709
Pennsylvania 290,270 891 12,120 3,704 11,855 97,300 30,600 66,700 7,319 624 27,780 3,949 3,926 63,915 28,820 8,164 440 618 18,845
Rhode Island 28,937 46 1,001 359 924 12,279 2,822 9,457 691 49 2,152 383 254 5,692 2,562 775 74 83 1,613
South Carolina 130,261 254 5,444 1,707 5,472 43,819 12,550 31,269 3,051 547 15,010 1,645 2,479 28,503 10,728 4,613 363 220 6,406
South Dakota 15,226 58 421 152 534 5,525 2,013 3,512 309 24 1,180 148 183 3,403 2,033 486 30 22 718
Tennessee 181,165 390 7,318 1,938 6,457 65,432 17,958 47,474 4,108 383 18,547 2,171 2,632 38,793 14,474 6,684 432 266 11,140
Texas 349,135 759 18,204 7,823 15,609 103,467 30,280 73,187 9,318 868 35,237 5,064 7,758 78,311 37,482 9,369 685 536 18,645
Utah 28,125 120 1,036 257 1,144 11,397 3,215 8,182 630 32 1,682 365 374 5,377 3,495 812 51 58 1,295
Vermont 15,829 65 625 177 660 6,248 1,455 4,793 377 28 1,106 188 116 3,200 1,495 444 25 32 1,043
Virginia 162,239 425 6,938 2,382 6,326 53,121 17,770 35,351 4,162 498 16,159 2,116 2,960 37,736 14,358 5,353 329 278 9,098
Washington 115,123 367 4,184 1,771 4,757 46,508 9,643 36,865 3,033 250 7,634 1,793 1,386 22,797 12,394 2,989 263 169 4,828
West Virginia 81,530 188 3,610 528 3,877 25,133 9,603 15,530 1,550 110 8,447 929 566 19,994 5,779 3,394 161 108 7,156
Wisconsin 110,111 458 4,289 1,027 4,193 44,798 12,998 31,800 2,581 242 7,560 1,191 1,340 19,553 12,525 2,506 173 166 7,509
Wyoming 9,528 33 351 92 527 3,274 951 2,323 203 b 698 120 101 2,219 1,149 420 18 25 284
Outlying areas
American Samoa 1,192 b 181 b 42 123 46 77 b b 121 b b 439 113 34 19 b b
Guam 1,031 b b b 49 308 117 191 36 b 133 b 56 b 124 37 b b 39
Northern Mariana Islands 197 b b b 13 54 24 30 b b 32 b b b 32 b 16 b b
Puerto Rico 156,471 263 2,474 1,496 5,668 71,551 11,862 59,689 1,606 138 9,223 927 1,202 36,355 13,022 3,065 406 159 8,916
Virgin Islands 1,744 b 41 27 90 523 177 346 42 b 192 19 48 404 230 b b b 79
Foreign countries 17,886 102 251 213 792 5,962 1,862 4,100 346 25 1,593 127 123 3,456 1,748 231 34 27 2,856
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file.
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.
a. Includes beneficiaries with unknown state code.
b. Data not shown to avoid disclosure of information for particular individuals.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov for further information.
Table 11. Percentage distribution, by state or other area and diagnostic group, December 2002
State or area Total Congenital
anomalies
Endocrine,
nutritional,
and metabolic
diseases
Infectious
and parasitic
diseases
Injuries Mental disorders Neoplasms Diseases of the-- Other Unknown
Number Percent Total Retardation Other Blood and
blood-forming
organs
Circulatory
system
Digestive
system
Genitourinary
system
Musculoskeletal
system and
connective
tissue
Nervous
system
and sense
organs
Respiratory
system
Skin and
subcutaneous
tissue
All areas a 6,491,494 100.0 0.3 4.0 1.6 4.0 35.8 9.6 26.2 2.4 0.2 9.0 1.3 1.5 21.3 9.4 2.9 0.2 0.2 5.8
Alabama 162,478 100.0 0.2 4.4 1.0 4.5 31.1 9.2 21.9 2.1 0.3 10.7 1.2 1.6 25.4 8.4 3.3 0.2 0.2 5.4
Alaska 9,120 100.0 0.3 3.1 1.0 5.4 37.0 7.9 29.1 2.8 0.3 7.1 1.6 1.1 22.6 11.4 2.7 0.3 0.2 3.1
Arizona 109,183 100.0 0.2 3.5 1.5 4.5 37.3 6.1 31.2 2.3 0.2 7.6 1.5 1.5 22.6 10.1 2.9 0.2 0.3 3.9
Arkansas 97,793 100.0 0.3 4.2 1.1 4.7 26.5 9.6 16.9 2.6 0.3 11.5 1.4 1.2 28.6 9.4 3.6 0.3 0.1 4.2
California 545,712 100.0 0.3 3.4 2.6 4.3 38.1 7.1 31.0 2.5 0.2 7.3 1.5 1.8 21.6 9.9 1.9 0.2 0.2 4.2
Colorado 71,247 100.0 0.4 3.1 1.8 5.0 32.6 8.0 24.6 2.6 0.1 5.9 1.5 1.3 24.6 13.1 3.4 0.2 0.2 4.3
Connecticut 69,159 100.0 0.2 3.5 1.7 3.1 42.6 10.6 32.0 2.5 0.2 7.5 1.2 1.3 16.9 9.6 2.4 0.2 0.1 7.0
Delaware 18,905 100.0 0.3 4.5 2.3 3.9 33.9 9.3 24.6 2.7 0.3 8.6 1.2 1.9 22.1 9.8 3.0 0.2 0.2 4.9
District of Columbia 10,246 100.0 0.2 3.7 6.6 2.4 40.9 11.5 29.4 1.7 0.5 8.3 0.8 3.6 13.6 10.1 2.0 0.4 0.1 5.2
Florida 383,036 100.0 0.3 4.3 3.0 5.3 32.6 6.7 25.9 2.7 0.3 10.2 1.6 1.5 20.6 8.1 3.1 0.4 0.2 6.0
Georgia 198,515 100.0 0.2 4.8 2.2 3.9 32.3 9.8 22.5 2.4 0.4 10.5 1.3 2.0 21.2 8.1 3.3 0.2 0.2 7.0
Hawaii 18,615 100.0 0.2 3.3 1.9 4.1 42.4 8.5 33.9 2.7 0.1 10.2 1.0 2.7 15.4 8.3 2.0 0.2 0.3 5.0
Idaho 26,730 100.0 0.3 3.9 0.8 5.1 36.3 8.8 27.5 2.6 0.1 7.2 1.4 1.0 23.2 10.8 3.0 0.2 0.1 4.0
Illinois 231,008 100.0 0.2 4.4 1.5 3.5 40.9 11.4 29.5 2.5 0.3 8.8 1.1 1.7 16.1 10.0 2.8 0.2 0.1 5.7
Indiana 141,869 100.0 0.2 5.2 1.1 3.4 36.2 12.3 23.9 2.5 0.2 9.7 1.4 1.4 18.0 10.4 3.8 0.2 0.2 6.0
Iowa 61,735 100.0 0.3 4.0 0.7 3.8 39.2 14.1 25.1 2.5 0.2 7.0 1.2 1.2 19.5 10.9 3.1 0.2 0.1 6.1
Kansas 52,900 100.0 0.3 5.0 1.1 4.8 36.9 12.3 24.6 2.4 0.2 7.9 1.2 1.3 19.0 10.7 3.4 0.2 0.2 5.5
Kentucky 160,518 100.0 0.2 3.7 0.8 3.5 35.6 10.0 25.6 1.9 0.2 9.5 1.1 0.9 24.9 7.3 3.9 0.2 0.2 6.2
Louisiana 121,811 100.0 0.2 3.9 1.5 4.3 28.9 12.5 16.4 2.2 0.4 11.4 1.1 1.8 25.3 8.6 2.4 0.3 0.2 7.5
Maine 44,507 100.0 0.3 3.2 0.7 3.9 40.7 8.8 31.9 2.1 0.1 7.6 1.1 0.7 23.4 8.6 2.8 0.3 0.2 4.4
Maryland 89,516 100.0 0.4 4.1 2.6 4.0 33.8 9.9 23.9 2.9 0.4 10.3 1.3 2.5 17.6 10.8 2.9 0.2 0.2 6.2
Massachusetts 153,517 100.0 0.3 2.7 1.9 3.4 45.0 8.2 36.8 2.3 0.2 6.5 1.3 0.9 18.7 9.2 2.3 0.1 0.2 5.1
Michigan 244,448 100.0 0.3 4.1 0.9 3.5 40.2 10.1 30.1 2.3 0.2 8.6 1.1 1.4 19.2 9.5 2.7 0.2 0.1 5.6
Minnesota 88,798 100.0 0.3 2.7 1.0 4.0 46.9 12.6 34.3 2.5 0.2 6.3 1.0 1.1 15.6 11.0 2.0 0.2 0.2 5.0
Mississippi 109,279 100.0 0.2 4.8 1.1 4.0 33.7 10.3 23.4 2.3 0.3 12.1 1.1 1.7 20.0 8.1 3.0 0.3 0.2 7.2
Missouri 157,343 100.0 0.3 4.9 1.2 4.6 32.8 10.4 22.4 2.3 0.2 9.1 1.4 1.3 23.0 9.5 3.7 0.2 0.1 5.2
Montana 20,809 100.0 0.3 3.0 0.8 5.6 32.5 9.0 23.5 2.1 0.1 6.5 1.2 1.1 25.7 12.2 3.5 0.2 0.2 5.1
Nebraska 33,007 100.0 0.3 4.3 1.0 4.8 33.7 11.5 22.2 2.5 0.2 8.2 1.2 1.4 21.4 11.8 3.2 0.2 0.1 5.6
Nevada 40,438 100.0 0.3 3.7 1.9 4.5 30.4 4.7 25.7 2.5 0.2 9.8 1.8 1.4 25.1 10.3 3.7 0.2 0.2 3.9
New Hampshire 29,307 100.0 0.2 2.7 0.7 3.8 42.5 7.6 34.9 2.3 0.1 7.6 1.3 0.8 20.5 10.3 2.9 0.2 0.2 4.0
New Jersey 157,929 100.0 0.3 3.4 2.0 3.6 36.3 8.4 27.9 3.0 0.3 9.8 1.4 1.8 18.8 10.5 2.7 0.2 0.2 5.9
New Mexico 40,979 100.0 0.3 3.8 1.4 5.5 31.4 7.8 23.6 2.0 0.2 6.5 1.5 1.6 27.4 10.6 3.0 0.3 0.3 4.4
New York 428,516 100.0 0.2 3.4 2.5 3.6 32.6 8.8 23.8 2.5 0.3 8.7 1.1 1.4 25.0 8.9 2.7 0.2 0.1 6.8
North Carolina 244,100 100.0 0.2 5.0 1.6 3.7 31.1 10.8 20.3 2.5 0.3 11.1 1.3 1.7 22.2 8.3 3.5 0.2 0.2 7.0
North Dakota 12,010 100.0 0.4 2.7 0.7 4.6 39.0 16.0 23.0 2.5 0.1 7.6 1.1 1.1 19.4 11.7 2.7 0.1 0.1 5.9
Ohio 252,933 100.0 0.3 4.0 0.9 2.9 44.5 12.9 31.6 2.1 0.2 8.0 0.9 1.3 14.8 8.7 3.0 0.1 0.1 8.1
Oklahoma 84,938 100.0 0.2 4.7 1.1 4.2 31.8 10.0 21.8 2.4 0.2 10.3 1.3 1.4 24.4 9.9 3.8 0.3 0.1 3.8
Oregon 72,431 100.0 0.3 3.6 1.3 5.1 35.7 8.8 26.9 2.5 0.2 7.2 1.5 1.2 22.2 12.4 2.7 0.2 0.2 3.7
Pennsylvania 290,270 100.0 0.3 4.2 1.3 4.1 33.5 10.5 23.0 2.5 0.2 9.6 1.4 1.4 22.0 9.9 2.8 0.2 0.2 6.5
Rhode Island 28,937 100.0 0.2 3.5 1.2 3.2 42.5 9.8 32.7 2.4 0.2 7.4 1.3 0.9 19.7 8.9 2.7 0.3 0.3 5.6
South Carolina 130,261 100.0 0.2 4.2 1.3 4.2 33.6 9.6 24.0 2.3 0.4 11.5 1.3 1.9 21.9 8.2 3.5 0.3 0.2 4.9
South Dakota 15,226 100.0 0.4 2.8 1.0 3.5 36.3 13.2 23.1 2.0 0.2 7.7 1.0 1.2 22.3 13.4 3.2 0.2 0.1 4.7
Tennessee 181,165 100.0 0.2 4.0 1.1 3.6 36.1 9.9 26.2 2.3 0.2 10.2 1.2 1.5 21.4 8.0 3.7 0.2 0.1 6.1
Texas 349,135 100.0 0.2 5.2 2.2 4.5 29.7 8.7 21.0 2.7 0.2 10.1 1.5 2.2 22.4 10.7 2.7 0.2 0.2 5.3
Utah 28,125 100.0 0.4 3.7 0.9 4.1 40.5 11.4 29.1 2.2 0.1 6.0 1.3 1.3 19.1 12.4 2.9 0.2 0.2 4.6
Vermont 15,829 100.0 0.4 3.9 1.1 4.2 39.5 9.2 30.3 2.4 0.2 7.0 1.2 0.7 20.2 9.4 2.8 0.2 0.2 6.6
Virginia 162,239 100.0 0.3 4.3 1.5 3.9 32.8 11.0 21.8 2.6 0.3 10.0 1.3 1.8 23.3 8.8 3.3 0.2 0.2 5.6
Washington 115,123 100.0 0.3 3.6 1.5 4.1 40.4 8.4 32.0 2.6 0.2 6.6 1.6 1.2 19.8 10.8 2.6 0.2 0.1 4.2
West Virginia 81,530 100.0 0.2 4.4 0.6 4.8 30.8 11.8 19.0 1.9 0.1 10.4 1.1 0.7 24.5 7.1 4.2 0.2 0.1 8.8
Wisconsin 110,111 100.0 0.4 3.9 0.9 3.8 40.7 11.8 28.9 2.3 0.2 6.9 1.1 1.2 17.8 11.4 2.3 0.2 0.2 6.8
Wyoming 9,528 100.0 0.3 3.7 1.0 5.5 34.4 10.0 24.4 2.1 b 7.3 1.3 1.1 23.3 12.1 4.4 0.2 0.3 3.0
Outlying areas
American Samoa 1,192 100.0 b 15.2 b 3.5 10.4 3.9 6.5 b b 10.2 b b 36.8 9.5 2.9 1.6 b b
Guam 1,031 100.0 b b b 4.8 29.8 11.3 18.5 3.5 b 12.9 b 5.4 b 12.0 3.6 b b 3.8
Northern Mariana Islands 197 100.0 b b b 6.6 27.4 12.2 15.2 b b 16.2 b b b 16.2 b 8.1 b b
Puerto Rico 156,471 100.0 0.2 1.6 1.0 3.6 45.7 7.6 38.1 1.0 0.1 5.9 0.6 0.8 23.2 8.3 2.0 0.3 0.1 5.7
Virgin Islands 1,744 100.0 b 2.4 1.5 5.2 29.9 10.1 19.8 2.4 b 11.0 1.1 2.8 23.2 13.2 b b b 4.5
Foreign countries 17,886 100.0 0.6 1.4 1.2 4.4 33.3 10.4 22.9 1.9 0.1 8.9 0.7 0.7 19.3 9.8 1.3 0.2 0.2 16.0
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file.
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.
a. Includes beneficiaries with unknown state code.
b. Data not shown to avoid disclosure of information for particular individuals.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov for further information.
Table 12. Total monthly benefits, by state or other area, December 2002 (in thousands of dollars)
State or area Total Workers Widow(er)s Adult children
All areas a 5,145,158 4,621,686 113,657 409,790
Alabama 124,068 112,396 3,269 8,404
Alaska 7,304 6,797 132 375
Arizona 91,048 84,622 1,701 4,724
Arkansas 73,804 67,711 1,804 4,287
California 444,100 401,148 8,009 34,975
Colorado 57,019 52,808 998 3,207
Connecticut 57,042 50,404 860 5,778
Delaware 15,627 14,219 268 1,140
District of Columbia 7,309 6,504 143 662
Florida 306,314 282,566 5,921 17,844
Georgia 153,750 140,099 3,521 10,143
Hawaii 15,147 13,608 266 1,273
Idaho 20,895 19,088 429 1,379
Illinois 188,479 165,111 4,375 18,974
Indiana 113,878 100,966 2,732 10,167
Iowa 47,061 41,162 950 4,951
Kansas 40,818 36,498 832 3,490
Kentucky 125,108 113,389 3,788 7,927
Louisiana 94,184 81,984 3,279 8,925
Maine 32,690 29,790 621 2,277
Maryland 73,385 65,726 1,388 6,268
Massachusetts 121,094 109,049 1,858 10,196
Michigan 206,974 181,762 4,932 20,264
Minnesota 69,547 61,978 1,029 6,539
Mississippi 80,397 72,916 2,221 5,264
Missouri 122,586 110,920 2,869 8,797
Montana 16,233 14,724 326 1,183
Nebraska 24,815 22,052 445 2,320
Nevada 34,817 32,827 604 1,385
New Hampshire 23,777 21,862 370 1,544
New Jersey 135,156 120,660 2,324 12,183
New Mexico 31,546 28,798 687 2,060
New York 357,511 317,178 6,889 33,438
North Carolina 187,591 172,325 3,731 11,524
North Dakota 8,746 7,492 159 1,094
Ohio 198,527 172,270 5,684 20,586
Oklahoma 66,005 59,528 1,719 4,753
Oregon 58,220 52,979 1,126 4,117
Pennsylvania 233,116 204,904 5,627 22,581
Rhode Island 22,423 20,379 350 1,693
South Carolina 101,330 92,382 2,303 6,655
South Dakota 11,004 9,733 199 1,073
Tennessee 137,414 124,474 3,739 9,207
Texas 273,373 245,467 7,164 20,760
Utah 22,103 19,835 400 1,866
Vermont 11,870 10,658 226 985
Virginia 129,012 117,078 2,995 8,935
Washington 93,687 85,310 1,737 6,640
West Virginia 67,018 59,661 2,222 5,133
Wisconsin 86,955 76,289 1,472 9,195
Wyoming 7,636 6,968 147 521
Outlying areas
American Samoa 715 654 24 37
Guam 712 649 15 48
Northern Mariana Islands 92 76 4 12
Puerto Rico 101,581 91,404 2,289 7,886
Virgin Islands 1,321 1,160 32 130
Foreign countries 11,327 8,851 438 2,038
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file.
NOTES: Unnegotiated checks not deducted.
Excludes lump-sum death payments.
a. Includes beneficiaries with unknown state code.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov for further information.
Table 13. Number, by type of representative payee, December 2002
Type of payee Total Workers Widow(er)s Adult children
All disabled beneficiaries 6,491,494 5,539,597 207,365 744,532
Without payee 5,230,866 4,877,277 193,439 160,150
With payee
Parent (natural, adoptive, or stepparent) 432,168 192,936 478 238,754
Spouse 133,352 132,552 93 707
Child (natural, adoptive, or stepchild) 44,588 36,807 6,479 1,302
Other relative 240,406 118,166 3,164 119,076
Nonmental institution 123,002 47,835 1,477 73,690
Mental institution 96,829 25,046 294 71,489
Social agency 87,468 40,075 590 46,803
Public official 10,149 6,053 140 3,956
Financial organization 3,860 2,606 36 1,218
Other 88,806 60,244 1,175 27,387
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov for further information.
Table 14. Representative payment, by sex and diagnostic group, December 2002
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 5,539,597 662,320 12.0 207,365 13,926 6.7 744,532 584,382 78.5
Congenital anomalies 9,226 1,004 10.9 267 5 1.9 7,113 4,741 66.7
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 237,020 3,385 1.4 19,634 282 1.4 2,681 685 25.6
Infectious and parasitic diseases 102,589 3,092 3.0 1,695 52 3.1 2,729 1,441 52.8
Injuries 248,544 22,390 9.0 5,171 147 2.8 9,107 3,495 38.4
Mental disorders
Retardation 286,210 155,489 54.3 9,679 2,690 27.8 324,534 287,078 88.5
Other 1,558,928 384,778 24.7 45,274 7,649 16.9 97,126 62,485 64.3
Neoplasms 150,138 2,533 1.7 4,262 84 2.0 1,680 935 55.7
Diseases of the--
Blood and blood-forming organs 13,708 307 2.2 354 13 3.7 1,854 309 16.7
Circulatory system 558,736 28,361 5.1 22,348 866 3.9 3,232 1,556 48.1
Digestive system 80,396 2,237 2.8 2,227 43 1.9 529 102 19.3
Genitourinary system 93,645 1,099 1.2 1,837 27 1.5 1,757 351 20.0
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 1,324,762 12,790 1.0 55,677 489 0.9 4,752 955 20.1
Nervous system and sense organs 533,774 24,790 4.6 14,527 572 3.9 63,879 32,803 51.4
Respiratory system 176,941 2,091 1.2 11,054 131 1.2 902 273 30.3
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 13,429 165 1.2 510 4 0.8 249 47 18.9
Other 9,447 421 4.5 214 4 1.9 1,054 666 63.2
Unknown 142,104 17,388 12.2 12,635 868 6.9 221,354 186,460 84.2
Men
Subtotal 3,067,251 445,270 14.5 6,098 488 8.0 406,641 325,714 80.1
Congenital anomalies 4,837 600 12.4 6 a a 3,691 2,527 68.5
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 98,936 1,951 2.0 295 9 3.1 1,287 384 29.8
Infectious and parasitic diseases 77,584 2,523 3.3 85 2 2.4 1,461 816 55.9
Injuries 177,071 17,297 9.8 294 16 5.4 6,358 2,424 38.1
Mental disorders
Retardation 188,430 105,282 55.9 295 80 27.1 176,349 158,860 90.1
Other 816,141 255,884 31.4 1,095 243 22.2 61,735 42,248 68.4
Neoplasms 73,149 1,553 2.1 134 6 4.5 963 550 57.1
Diseases of the--
Blood and blood-forming organs 6,416 195 3.0 11 a a 922 182 19.7
Circulatory system 379,306 18,778 5.0 1,056 40 3.8 1,738 877 50.5
Digestive system 43,823 1,736 4.0 88 4 4.5 273 67 24.5
Genitourinary system 56,726 729 1.3 94 a a 908 184 20.3
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 696,529 8,708 1.3 1,447 27 1.9 2,037 537 26.4
Nervous system and sense organs 271,690 15,648 5.8 397 19 4.8 34,251 18,153 53.0
Respiratory system 90,828 1,409 1.6 322 11 3.4 413 152 36.8
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 5,536 98 1.8 12 a a 99 26 26.3
Other 4,808 314 6.5 8 a a 577 373 64.6
Unknown 75,441 12,565 16.7 459 30 6.5 113,579 97,354 85.7
Women
Subtotal 2,472,346 217,050 8.8 201,267 13,438 6.7 337,891 258,668 76.6
Congenital anomalies 4,389 404 9.2 261 4 1.5 3,422 2,214 64.7
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 138,084 1,434 1.0 19,339 273 1.4 1,394 301 21.6
Infectious and parasitic diseases 25,005 569 2.3 1,610 50 3.1 1,268 625 49.3
Injuries 71,473 5,093 7.1 4,877 131 2.7 2,749 1,071 39.0
Mental disorders
Retardation 97,780 50,207 51.3 9,384 2,610 27.8 148,185 128,218 86.5
Other 742,787 128,894 17.4 44,179 7,406 16.8 35,391 20,237 57.2
Neoplasms 76,989 980 1.3 4,128 78 1.9 717 385 53.7
Diseases of the--
Blood and blood-forming organs 7,292 112 1.5 343 13 3.8 932 127 13.6
Circulatory system 179,430 9,583 5.3 21,292 826 3.9 1,494 679 45.4
Digestive system 36,573 501 1.4 2,139 39 1.8 256 35 13.7
Genitourinary system 36,919 370 1.0 1,743 27 1.5 849 167 19.7
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 628,233 4,082 0.6 54,230 462 0.9 2,715 418 15.4
Nervous system and sense organs 262,084 9,142 3.5 14,130 553 3.9 29,628 14,650 49.4
Respiratory system 86,113 682 0.8 10,732 120 1.1 489 121 24.7
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 7,893 67 0.8 498 4 0.8 150 21 14.0
Other 4,639 107 2.3 206 4 1.9 477 293 61.4
Unknown 66,663 4,823 7.2 12,176 838 6.9 107,775 89,106 82.7
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file.
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.
a. Data not shown to avoid disclosure of information for particular individuals.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov for further information.
Table 15. Percentage distribution of disabled workers, by state or other area and monthly benefit, December 2002
State or area Number Percentage distribution by dollar amount of benefit Monthly benefit
(dollars)
Total Less than 400.00 400.00-599.90 600.00-799.90 800.00-999.90 1,000.00-1,199.90 1,200.00 or more Average Median
All areas a 5,539,597 100.0 8.1 20.4 24.1 17.6 12.1 17.7 834.30 779.00
Alabama 139,276 100.0 8.2 21.9 26.2 17.6 11.3 14.8 807.00 746.00
Alaska 8,197 100.0 9.4 21.6 22.8 16.6 11.2 18.3 829.20 759.00
Arizona 97,886 100.0 6.8 18.5 23.5 18.1 13.2 19.9 864.50 811.70
Arkansas 85,310 100.0 8.0 21.9 26.5 19.3 12.1 12.2 793.70 747.70
California 470,665 100.0 8.9 19.6 22.0 16.8 12.4 20.4 852.30 795.00
Colorado 63,770 100.0 7.9 21.2 24.0 17.6 12.3 17.0 828.10 770.00
Connecticut 58,123 100.0 6.3 18.7 24.0 18.1 12.6 20.2 867.20 809.00
Delaware 16,492 100.0 7.0 18.8 23.7 17.5 12.8 20.0 862.20 804.00
District of Columbia 8,608 100.0 9.3 24.7 28.3 18.5 9.6 9.7 755.60 700.00
Florida 339,296 100.0 7.4 20.6 24.7 17.9 12.3 17.1 832.80 775.00
Georgia 171,333 100.0 7.2 20.5 26.5 19.2 12.1 14.5 817.70 765.70
Hawaii 15,844 100.0 6.8 19.5 23.0 18.3 13.2 19.2 858.90 806.70
Idaho 23,513 100.0 9.6 22.4 22.9 16.8 11.9 16.5 811.80 753.70
Illinois 191,744 100.0 7.7 19.3 22.5 17.5 12.6 20.6 861.10 805.70
Indiana 120,126 100.0 8.3 20.2 23.2 17.6 12.2 18.6 840.50 784.00
Iowa 51,446 100.0 10.0 22.4 23.7 16.6 11.9 15.3 800.10 740.00
Kansas 45,339 100.0 8.9 22.3 24.2 17.7 12.2 14.7 805.00 751.00
Kentucky 137,541 100.0 9.5 21.2 22.8 16.7 11.8 18.0 824.40 765.00
Louisiana 98,302 100.0 9.5 20.4 22.7 16.0 12.0 19.3 834.00 773.00
Maine 38,926 100.0 9.7 24.0 26.8 18.1 10.4 11.1 765.30 713.70
Maryland 76,354 100.0 7.0 18.8 23.2 18.6 12.8 19.6 860.80 809.00
Massachusetts 132,229 100.0 7.0 21.3 26.0 18.0 11.6 16.1 824.70 763.00
Michigan 203,632 100.0 8.2 18.2 20.3 15.4 12.6 25.3 892.60 839.70
Minnesota 75,509 100.0 8.6 21.8 24.2 17.2 11.4 17.0 820.80 757.00
Mississippi 93,231 100.0 8.2 22.9 28.0 17.8 11.0 12.1 782.10 725.00
Missouri 135,948 100.0 8.6 21.5 24.5 17.5 11.8 16.0 815.90 757.70
Montana 18,077 100.0 8.7 22.1 23.4 17.2 12.4 16.3 814.50 759.70
Nebraska 27,999 100.0 9.3 23.5 24.6 17.6 11.9 13.1 787.60 731.70
Nevada 37,072 100.0 5.8 17.4 23.4 18.4 13.4 21.6 885.50 831.70
New Hampshire 25,971 100.0 6.2 19.1 25.9 19.6 12.8 16.4 841.80 789.00
New Jersey 133,918 100.0 5.9 17.5 22.4 17.6 12.9 23.8 901.00 844.70
New Mexico 35,601 100.0 8.8 21.4 24.2 18.5 11.9 15.1 808.90 757.00
New York 359,653 100.0 7.4 18.6 21.8 16.8 12.5 22.9 881.90 823.00
North Carolina 213,194 100.0 7.1 20.2 27.5 20.4 12.1 12.9 808.30 763.00
North Dakota 9,654 100.0 10.3 23.9 24.9 16.6 11.4 12.9 776.10 713.00
Ohio 208,282 100.0 10.1 21.3 21.8 16.0 12.0 18.9 827.10 766.70
Oklahoma 72,737 100.0 9.1 20.7 23.3 17.9 13.1 16.0 818.40 771.00
Oregon 63,547 100.0 8.6 21.1 22.9 16.9 12.0 18.5 833.70 774.00
Pennsylvania 241,917 100.0 8.3 19.2 22.9 17.5 13.0 19.1 847.00 794.70
Rhode Island 25,225 100.0 7.4 22.1 26.7 17.6 11.8 14.4 807.90 747.00
South Carolina 112,264 100.0 6.6 19.0 26.9 20.8 12.8 13.8 822.90 779.00
South Dakota 12,754 100.0 11.1 24.3 25.0 16.9 11.2 11.5 763.10 706.70
Tennessee 155,631 100.0 7.9 21.9 26.8 18.6 11.5 13.5 799.80 747.00
Texas 296,565 100.0 8.6 20.2 23.9 18.1 12.4 16.8 827.70 775.00
Utah 24,186 100.0 9.6 22.5 22.6 15.9 11.0 18.4 820.10 751.00
Vermont 13,543 100.0 9.0 21.9 26.4 19.1 11.4 12.1 787.00 738.70
Virginia 139,695 100.0 7.6 19.5 24.7 18.3 12.4 17.5 838.10 784.00
Washington 101,078 100.0 8.4 20.7 22.8 16.4 12.1 19.6 844.00 780.00
West Virginia 67,905 100.0 9.4 17.6 20.0 15.9 12.9 24.1 878.60 833.70
Wisconsin 91,892 100.0 8.9 21.0 23.0 16.6 12.3 18.1 830.20 770.70
Wyoming 8,379 100.0 8.9 21.7 22.6 16.2 11.5 19.0 831.60 761.00
Outlying areas
American Samoa 1,042 100.0 18.6 32.5 26.4 13.7 6.0 2.7 627.80 594.00
Guam 875 100.0 13.1 22.5 26.6 17.1 10.1 10.5 741.80 700.00
Northern Mariana Islands 145 100.0 31.0 38.6 20.7 6.2 2.1 1.4 525.80 507.00
Puerto Rico 128,630 100.0 7.3 28.4 35.2 16.3 7.5 5.3 710.60 666.00
Virgin Islands 1,407 100.0 7.0 19.0 26.9 19.0 13.5 14.4 824.10 778.70
Foreign countries 12,051 100.0 18.5 19.3 21.6 17.1 11.2 12.2 734.50 708.70
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file.
a. Includes beneficiaries with unknown state code.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov for further information.
Table 16. Percentage distribution of disabled widow(er)s, by state or other area and monthly benefit, December 2002
State or area Number Percentage distribution by dollar amount of benefit Monthly benefit (dollars)
Total Less than 200.00 200.00-299.90 300.00-399.90 400.00-499.90 500.00-599.90 600.00-699.90 700.00-799.90 800.00-899.90 900.00 or more Average Median
All areas a 207,365 100.0 10.3 9.6 12.7 13.9 12.8 11.0 9.3 7.5 12.9 548.10 529.00
Alabama 6,378 100.0 12.2 11.0 13.2 14.5 13.7 11.3 9.2 5.9 9.1 512.60 494.00
Alaska 223 100.0 7.2 9.0 10.3 14.8 12.6 12.6 8.1 8.5 17.0 592.90 559.00
Arizona 2,975 100.0 8.8 10.2 11.4 12.9 12.5 10.5 10.2 8.3 15.1 571.70 550.70
Arkansas 3,672 100.0 13.2 12.0 14.0 14.3 14.5 10.5 8.5 5.3 7.7 491.40 475.00
California 13,547 100.0 7.9 8.2 11.8 13.6 12.1 10.7 9.7 8.9 17.1 591.20 570.00
Colorado 1,774 100.0 9.1 8.9 12.7 13.6 13.4 10.5 10.0 8.1 13.8 562.80 546.00
Connecticut 1,595 100.0 10.0 9.2 14.9 15.5 11.5 11.0 8.7 6.2 13.0 539.30 502.00
Delaware 498 100.0 11.4 10.0 11.4 14.7 13.5 9.2 9.0 8.8 11.8 538.80 520.50
District of Columbia 280 100.0 10.0 9.6 15.4 15.0 17.5 11.8 8.2 4.3 8.2 510.60 498.00
Florida 11,244 100.0 11.7 10.6 13.1 14.1 12.8 11.1 9.0 6.5 11.0 526.60 503.00
Georgia 7,228 100.0 14.4 11.9 14.1 15.2 13.3 9.5 8.2 5.4 8.2 487.20 464.00
Hawaii 464 100.0 8.0 8.0 13.4 13.4 12.9 12.3 9.9 8.2 14.0 573.00 551.80
Idaho 733 100.0 7.9 8.3 12.7 10.2 14.3 12.4 10.4 10.0 13.8 585.00 576.00
Illinois 7,497 100.0 8.6 8.5 11.8 12.7 11.9 11.4 9.8 9.0 16.3 583.60 570.00
Indiana 4,750 100.0 9.1 8.7 11.8 12.1 13.2 11.1 10.0 8.4 15.5 575.20 565.00
Iowa 1,727 100.0 8.7 9.9 11.2 14.5 14.8 12.1 9.0 8.1 11.6 550.30 540.00
Kansas 1,499 100.0 9.9 8.8 12.2 13.9 13.1 11.7 10.2 8.1 12.0 555.30 538.00
Kentucky 6,871 100.0 9.5 8.7 12.9 14.3 13.1 11.6 10.2 7.5 12.1 551.30 533.00
Louisiana 5,691 100.0 7.9 7.7 12.4 13.8 14.3 10.6 10.2 8.7 14.4 576.20 554.00
Maine 1,189 100.0 12.3 9.7 14.1 13.7 13.1 11.0 8.7 7.2 10.2 522.60 501.00
Maryland 2,396 100.0 9.3 8.0 10.9 12.6 13.3 12.2 9.5 9.0 15.2 579.20 566.50
Massachusetts 3,407 100.0 8.8 9.8 14.1 15.4 12.7 11.4 8.5 6.6 12.5 545.40 510.00
Michigan 7,995 100.0 7.6 7.1 10.0 12.7 12.1 11.0 9.8 9.0 20.8 616.90 605.00
Minnesota 1,852 100.0 9.5 9.6 13.2 12.9 13.0 10.7 10.3 6.9 14.0 555.60 534.00
Mississippi 4,486 100.0 12.6 11.2 14.9 15.9 13.6 10.4 7.6 5.6 8.2 495.20 469.50
Missouri 5,389 100.0 11.5 10.4 13.0 14.3 12.1 10.7 9.2 7.4 11.5 532.40 507.00
Montana 598 100.0 7.4 10.9 13.0 17.7 11.4 12.2 9.4 5.9 12.2 545.70 510.50
Nebraska 830 100.0 10.7 11.0 12.8 14.0 10.8 11.8 10.4 7.5 11.1 535.80 514.50
Nevada 1,034 100.0 8.7 8.8 12.5 12.7 10.9 11.0 10.0 8.8 16.6 583.80 568.50
New Hampshire 709 100.0 12.6 12.6 12.8 13.4 10.9 11.1 8.3 6.3 12.0 521.50 492.00
New Jersey 4,163 100.0 11.2 8.7 12.9 13.1 12.4 10.6 8.4 6.7 16.0 558.20 534.00
New Mexico 1,219 100.0 7.5 9.2 12.6 14.3 13.9 11.8 10.2 7.8 12.6 563.60 546.00
New York 12,323 100.0 9.9 8.7 12.5 14.4 12.1 11.3 9.3 7.4 14.3 559.00 534.00
North Carolina 8,126 100.0 18.0 12.9 14.3 14.3 11.9 9.8 7.1 4.7 6.9 459.10 432.00
North Dakota 304 100.0 11.5 9.9 14.5 11.2 16.1 9.5 8.9 10.2 8.2 523.10 516.80
Ohio 9,474 100.0 7.7 7.3 11.4 12.3 12.0 11.1 10.9 9.9 17.3 600.00 591.30
Oklahoma 3,186 100.0 10.5 9.5 13.0 14.3 12.7 11.4 9.5 8.0 11.1 539.50 520.50
Oregon 1,931 100.0 8.8 7.8 12.0 12.4 12.2 11.5 9.9 9.5 15.9 583.10 574.00
Pennsylvania 9,620 100.0 8.1 8.5 10.9 12.8 12.7 11.4 10.9 9.5 15.1 584.90 576.00
Rhode Island 675 100.0 11.7 10.7 14.5 14.5 11.0 10.7 10.1 8.0 8.9 518.90 494.00
South Carolina 4,866 100.0 16.7 11.6 14.3 13.5 13.9 10.6 7.2 4.8 7.4 473.20 452.80
South Dakota 386 100.0 11.7 13.5 11.7 14.5 14.0 9.3 8.0 5.7 11.7 516.70 495.50
Tennessee 7,371 100.0 13.0 11.0 13.2 14.2 13.3 10.9 8.9 6.4 9.0 507.30 490.00
Texas 12,951 100.0 9.6 9.5 12.6 14.0 13.3 11.0 9.5 7.8 12.8 553.20 533.00
Utah 686 100.0 7.4 7.9 12.1 17.1 11.2 11.1 8.5 8.0 16.8 583.30 547.00
Vermont 444 100.0 10.8 11.7 13.1 14.9 14.0 13.3 8.3 6.1 7.9 510.10 493.50
Virginia 5,570 100.0 11.1 9.9 12.8 14.1 12.9 11.5 8.6 7.0 12.2 537.70 518.00
Washington 2,930 100.0 7.1 8.3 12.4 12.6 11.5 12.8 10.4 8.1 16.9 592.80 586.00
West Virginia 3,644 100.0 5.7 7.2 10.4 13.1 12.6 13.8 11.0 9.9 16.3 609.70 606.00
Wisconsin 2,645 100.0 10.0 8.9 11.3 14.2 13.6 11.9 9.0 8.0 13.1 556.40 543.00
Wyoming 262 100.0 7.3 9.5 11.5 18.7 11.5 11.8 10.3 5.0 14.5 560.30 524.00
Outlying areas
American Samoa 53 100.0 11.3 13.2 b 18.9 18.9 11.3 11.3 b b 458.30 460.70
Guam b 100.0 b b 25.0 28.6 b 10.7 b 10.7 7.1 520.80 443.80
Northern Mariana Islands b 100.0 b 25.0 50.0 b b b 12.5 b 12.5 464.30 348.00
Puerto Rico 5,101 100.0 11.9 14.6 18.1 18.9 13.6 b b 3.3 b 448.80 424.70
Virgin Islands 54 100.0 5.6 b b b 20.4 14.8 13.0 11.1 7.4 591.20 570.30
Foreign countries 801 100.0 7.6 7.1 13.5 16.5 15.9 12.4 11.0 6.9 9.2 546.80 531.00
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file.
a. Includes beneficiaries with unknown state code.
b. Data not shown to avoid disclosure of information for particular individuals.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov for further information.
Table 17. Percentage distribution of disabled adult children, by state or other area and monthly benefit, December 2002
State or area Number Percentage distribution by dollar amount of benefit Monthly benefit (dollars)
Total Less than 200.00 200.00-299.90 300.00-399.90 400.00-499.90 500.00-599.90 600.00-699.90 700.00-799.90 800.00-899.90 900.00 or more Average Median
All areas a 744,532 100.0 6.4 6.6 15.7 15.3 14.9 15.6 10.4 6.8 8.2 550.40 541.80
Alabama 16,824 100.0 7.6 8.3 21.0 17.3 14.8 12.4 8.4 5.0 5.3 499.50 471.00
Alaska 700 100.0 9.0 7.1 17.1 15.1 12.6 14.4 9.3 6.0 9.3 535.60 517.00
Arizona 8,322 100.0 6.2 6.5 12.8 15.3 14.3 16.9 11.0 7.3 9.6 567.60 567.00
Arkansas 8,811 100.0 8.7 7.9 21.5 18.2 15.5 11.9 7.7 4.3 4.3 486.50 465.00
California 61,500 100.0 6.2 6.4 13.4 14.6 14.6 16.8 11.4 7.1 9.7 568.70 567.00
Colorado 5,703 100.0 6.2 6.3 14.0 14.9 15.0 16.4 10.8 7.8 8.8 562.40 557.00
Connecticut 9,441 100.0 4.5 4.7 10.7 11.8 14.9 19.8 13.0 9.0 11.8 612.00 623.00
Delaware 1,915 100.0 3.2 4.6 12.0 15.1 15.6 20.0 11.3 8.6 9.7 595.50 598.00
District of Columbia 1,358 100.0 8.9 7.9 22.6 17.5 14.3 12.1 8.2 3.6 5.0 487.70 461.00
Florida 32,496 100.0 6.7 6.6 14.3 16.1 15.7 15.8 10.4 6.6 7.8 549.10 539.00
Georgia 19,954 100.0 6.6 7.7 20.6 17.9 15.7 12.7 8.4 4.8 5.6 508.30 485.00
Hawaii 2,307 100.0 5.2 6.8 15.5 14.6 17.4 15.6 12.0 6.1 6.8 552.00 551.70
Idaho 2,484 100.0 5.6 6.3 13.4 17.6 15.6 16.7 11.2 5.9 7.9 555.00 547.00
Illinois 31,767 100.0 4.7 5.1 12.5 13.4 14.6 17.7 12.3 8.5 11.3 597.30 599.00
Indiana 16,993 100.0 3.8 4.5 11.8 13.6 16.2 18.9 12.3 9.0 9.9 598.30 600.70
Iowa 8,562 100.0 4.2 4.7 12.8 16.9 16.6 16.7 11.8 7.8 8.5 578.30 570.00
Kansas 6,062 100.0 4.8 4.9 13.4 15.2 16.1 17.5 11.8 7.7 8.6 575.80 568.00
Kentucky 16,106 100.0 9.0 9.2 20.7 16.8 13.5 12.4 8.1 4.7 5.5 492.20 465.00
Louisiana 17,818 100.0 9.3 8.9 20.0 16.6 13.4 12.1 7.8 5.3 6.7 500.90 469.00
Maine 4,392 100.0 8.1 6.2 15.8 18.6 16.9 14.9 9.5 5.0 5.1 518.50 507.00
Maryland 10,766 100.0 4.3 5.2 14.0 14.9 15.7 16.8 11.1 7.6 10.4 582.20 572.30
Massachusetts 17,881 100.0 6.1 6.0 13.6 14.2 15.1 16.2 12.1 7.5 9.2 570.20 567.00
Michigan 32,821 100.0 4.2 4.2 9.7 12.8 14.6 19.0 13.5 9.9 12.0 617.40 626.00
Minnesota 11,437 100.0 4.9 5.0 14.4 15.7 15.4 17.0 11.6 7.5 8.6 571.70 567.00
Mississippi 11,562 100.0 10.2 11.3 24.1 17.4 13.8 9.6 6.0 3.6 3.9 455.30 421.00
Missouri 16,006 100.0 6.4 5.8 16.1 15.6 15.5 15.4 10.8 6.5 7.9 549.60 540.00
Montana 2,134 100.0 4.9 6.0 14.7 17.5 15.7 16.4 11.1 7.3 6.5 554.30 549.50
Nebraska 4,178 100.0 4.7 6.0 14.8 18.0 16.4 16.0 10.1 5.9 8.1 555.30 539.70
Nevada 2,332 100.0 5.4 5.4 12.1 13.1 14.9 16.9 11.8 8.3 12.0 593.70 594.00
New Hampshire 2,627 100.0 4.6 4.6 11.7 14.4 16.6 18.1 12.9 7.9 9.2 587.70 587.70
New Jersey 19,848 100.0 4.1 4.5 11.2 12.5 15.2 18.1 13.3 9.0 12.3 613.80 620.00
New Mexico 4,159 100.0 10.1 8.8 18.4 17.0 14.9 12.2 8.1 4.9 5.6 495.20 473.00
New York 56,540 100.0 4.6 5.0 12.5 13.7 15.2 18.1 12.4 8.2 10.2 591.40 594.00
North Carolina 22,780 100.0 6.3 7.5 21.2 18.5 15.4 13.1 8.2 4.7 5.1 505.90 480.00
North Dakota 2,052 100.0 5.0 6.5 17.8 18.8 16.4 14.9 9.0 5.2 6.3 533.00 513.30
Ohio 35,177 100.0 5.1 5.3 12.6 14.2 15.1 17.3 11.9 8.5 10.0 585.20 587.00
Oklahoma 9,015 100.0 6.5 6.5 18.3 17.4 15.5 14.5 9.4 5.7 6.3 527.20 507.00
Oregon 6,953 100.0 4.8 4.8 11.4 14.2 15.1 18.8 12.0 9.1 9.7 592.10 599.00
Pennsylvania 38,733 100.0 5.0 4.7 12.1 14.7 16.1 18.3 11.9 8.0 9.1 583.00 585.00
Rhode Island 3,037 100.0 6.7 6.0 14.0 14.4 16.6 16.6 10.6 7.2 7.9 557.30 557.00
South Carolina 13,131 100.0 6.2 7.6 20.5 18.8 15.5 13.3 8.1 4.9 5.0 506.80 482.00
South Dakota 2,086 100.0 6.4 6.2 19.3 19.7 16.0 13.5 9.1 4.6 5.3 514.20 491.00
Tennessee 18,163 100.0 7.2 7.3 21.1 17.2 15.3 13.0 8.2 5.1 5.5 506.90 482.00
Texas 39,619 100.0 7.7 7.7 18.0 16.7 14.4 13.4 8.8 5.9 7.5 524.00 499.00
Utah 3,253 100.0 5.3 6.4 11.9 14.9 15.9 18.5 11.2 6.5 9.5 573.70 572.70
Vermont 1,842 100.0 5.3 6.2 16.7 17.4 17.4 15.3 10.3 5.6 5.8 534.70 523.00
Virginia 16,974 100.0 6.3 6.9 18.8 17.0 15.6 14.0 9.1 5.9 6.4 526.40 506.30
Washington 11,115 100.0 4.5 5.2 11.6 13.6 15.1 17.8 12.8 8.8 10.7 597.40 600.00
West Virginia 9,981 100.0 7.9 7.6 18.4 16.4 14.8 15.0 8.8 5.4 5.8 514.30 497.70
Wisconsin 15,574 100.0 4.1 4.5 12.1 14.4 15.8 19.4 12.1 8.0 9.6 590.40 596.00
Wyoming 887 100.0 4.4 4.5 12.2 17.4 16.0 16.0 10.6 8.3 10.6 587.10 573.00
Outlying areas
American Samoa 97 100.0 15.5 19.6 24.7 14.4 15.5 5.2 b 2.1 b 381.30 370.70
Guam 128 100.0 21.1 15.6 25.0 14.1 10.2 6.3 2.3 2.3 3.1 378.40 348.70
Northern Mariana Islands 44 100.0 45.5 20.5 13.6 9.1 6.8 2.3 b 2.3 b 274.80 219.50
Puerto Rico 22,740 100.0 19.1 17.6 32.7 14.8 7.5 4.3 2.1 1.1 0.8 346.80 331.00
Virgin Islands 283 100.0 9.5 7.8 22.6 21.6 16.6 10.6 5.7 2.5 3.2 459.40 442.70
Foreign countries 5,034 100.0 18.1 14.5 21.2 15.2 11.2 10.0 4.7 2.1 3.0 404.90 378.00
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file.
a. Includes beneficiaries with unknown state code.
b. Data not shown to avoid disclosure of information for particular individuals.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov for further information.