OASDI Beneficiaries by State and County, 2002

 

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 2002
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 1,060,299 695,464 48,985 9,202 98,885 34,833 132,216 2,358 38,356 316,666 468,203
Barnstable 62,910 45,525 3,940 440 5,550 1,120 4,860 90 1,385 21,935 28,895
Berkshire 30,090 19,745 1,390 280 2,965 890 3,640 75 1,105 8,930 13,300
Bristol 101,025 64,615 3,510 805 8,565 3,335 15,340 320 4,535 28,090 42,610
Dukes 2,820 1,995 165 30 285 65 220 0 60 930 1,325
Essex 122,530 80,675 5,795 1,150 11,530 3,995 14,815 275 4,295 36,235 55,000
Franklin 13,115 8,115 610 95 1,255 400 1,930 55 655 3,770 5,500
Hampden 85,950 53,130 3,640 690 8,365 3,480 12,325 310 4,010 23,855 36,530
Hampshire 23,035 15,160 1,110 185 2,180 720 2,840 50 790 6,930 10,205
Middlesex 221,295 151,825 11,085 1,820 20,525 6,375 23,370 375 5,920 69,510 102,565
Nantucket 1,305 955 75 10 155 20 75 0 15 480 610
Norfolk 105,700 72,490 5,600 960 10,755 3,145 9,930 140 2,680 33,430 49,970
Plymouth 75,625 47,410 3,620 725 7,295 2,890 10,115 160 3,410 22,300 31,230
Suffolk 88,535 52,615 3,135 1,035 7,660 3,865 15,730 245 4,250 23,405 35,905
Worcester 126,360 81,205 5,310 975 11,800 4,535 17,025 265 5,245 36,860 54,560
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 for beneficiaries in Massachusetts, by type of benefit, sex of beneficiaries aged 65 or older, and county, December 2002 (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 881,151 626,065 23,295 4,121 86,972 21,794 109,039 453 9,412 326,004 365,302
Barnstable 54,214 41,792 1,926 201 5,149 729 4,055 18 343 23,262 22,205
Berkshire 25,049 17,835 663 134 2,608 568 2,969 14 258 9,154 10,452
Bristol 77,105 52,981 1,489 338 6,826 1,999 12,333 54 1,085 26,231 30,704
Dukes 2,490 1,888 88 13 265 39 180 0 17 1,006 1,078
Essex 102,935 73,405 2,792 510 10,267 2,551 12,286 54 1,068 37,809 43,327
Franklin 10,296 6,968 274 41 1,089 252 1,520 10 144 3,631 4,175
Hampden 67,464 46,271 1,629 273 6,959 1,950 9,491 50 842 23,628 27,763
Hampshire 18,454 13,105 492 84 1,835 460 2,267 9 202 6,726 7,757
Middlesex 195,257 143,731 5,609 901 18,937 4,313 20,091 78 1,599 75,864 83,344
Nantucket 1,244 970 42 4 147 12 64 0 6 555 522
Norfolk 93,786 68,515 2,835 475 10,148 2,156 8,840 34 784 36,351 40,846
Plymouth 62,600 42,533 1,712 327 6,432 1,916 8,764 34 882 22,900 24,044
Suffolk 66,321 43,477 1,282 373 6,012 2,023 12,185 50 918 21,108 26,858
Worcester 103,931 72,590 2,462 445 10,297 2,827 13,996 50 1,264 37,772 42,228
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.