OASDI Beneficiaries by State and County, 2001

 

Massachusetts

Table 4. Number of beneficiaries in Massachusetts with benefits in current-payment status, by type of benefit, sex of beneficiaries aged 65 or older, and county, December 2001
County Total Retirement Survivors Disability Aged 65 or older
Retired workers a Spouses Children Widow(er)s b Children Disabled workers Spouses Children Men Women
Total, Massachusetts c 1,059,201 695,913 50,678 8,945 101,436 34,735 127,542 2,529 37,423 316,147 472,631
Barnstable 62,390 45,110 4,070 425 5,575 1,140 4,675 90 1,305 21,635 28,910
Berkshire 30,020 19,810 1,450 280 3,065 875 3,415 85 1,040 8,940 13,465
Bristol 99,180 63,800 3,585 790 8,640 3,315 14,475 340 4,235 27,610 42,490
Dukes 2,790 1,930 160 30 305 80 215 0 70 910 1,315
Essex 122,685 80,935 6,005 1,090 11,780 4,000 14,335 280 4,260 36,395 55,525
Franklin 12,915 8,075 635 95 1,285 385 1,795 50 595 3,765 5,555
Hampden 85,775 53,525 3,760 690 8,550 3,415 11,635 330 3,870 24,090 36,900
Hampshire 22,875 15,075 1,155 195 2,190 695 2,685 55 825 6,880 10,245
Middlesex 221,690 151,985 11,475 1,785 21,050 6,335 22,825 390 5,845 69,340 103,460
Nantucket 1,275 935 75 10 150 20 70 0 15 460 590
Norfolk 107,010 73,400 5,900 940 11,205 3,115 9,660 165 2,625 33,775 51,040
Plymouth 74,800 46,895 3,710 685 7,430 2,880 9,735 170 3,295 21,960 31,305
Suffolk 89,185 53,175 3,240 990 8,010 3,920 15,420 265 4,165 23,505 36,715
Worcester 126,605 81,260 5,460 940 12,200 4,560 16,600 310 5,275 36,875 55,115
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data.
a. Includes special age-72 beneficiaries.
b. Includes nondisabled widow(er)s, disabled widow(er)s, widowed mothers and fathers, and parents.
c. Total includes beneficiaries with unknown county code.
Table 5. Amount of benefits in current-payment status in Massachusetts, by type of benefit, sex of beneficiaries aged 65 or older, and county, December 2001 (in thousands of dollars)
County Total Retirement Survivors Disability Aged 65 or older
Retired workers a Spouses Children Widow(er)s b Children Disabled workers Spouses Children Men Women
Total, Massachusetts c 860,425 612,238 23,643 3,879 87,232 21,099 102,952 483 8,900 318,199 360,520
Barnstable 52,522 40,438 1,947 187 5,061 734 3,810 19 326 22,422 21,712
Berkshire 24,501 17,525 678 128 2,647 541 2,735 17 229 8,985 10,363
Bristol 73,858 50,972 1,489 321 6,731 1,926 11,370 59 991 25,077 29,914
Dukes 2,391 1,777 83 13 277 48 174 0 19 960 1,044
Essex 100,735 71,959 2,841 477 10,243 2,489 11,650 52 1,024 37,080 42,693
Franklin 9,956 6,801 283 41 1,087 232 1,375 9 128 3,553 4,120
Hampden 66,096 45,662 1,655 268 7,004 1,850 8,816 54 785 23,366 27,494
Hampshire 17,888 12,774 496 84 1,821 424 2,074 10 204 6,546 7,631
Middlesex 190,818 140,391 5,688 841 18,946 4,163 19,184 83 1,523 73,910 82,062
Nantucket 1,186 923 41 5 138 13 61 0 5 515 495
Norfolk 92,855 67,870 2,932 454 10,356 2,088 8,385 39 731 35,983 40,795
Plymouth 60,404 41,100 1,720 301 6,372 1,850 8,199 34 829 22,034 23,562
Suffolk 65,473 43,022 1,303 345 6,146 1,978 11,750 52 877 20,776 26,897
Worcester 101,733 71,020 2,489 413 10,399 2,762 13,367 55 1,227 36,983 41,736
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data.
a. Includes special age-72 beneficiaries.
b. Includes nondisabled widow(er)s, disabled widow(er)s, widowed mothers and fathers, and parents.
c. Total includes beneficiaries with unknown county code.