OASDI Beneficiaries by State and County, 2004

 

Massachusetts

Table 4. Number of beneficiaries with benefits in current-payment status, by county, type of benefit, and sex of beneficiaries aged 65 or older, December 2004
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 1,063,061 692,180 45,388 9,290 93,744 34,471 145,341 2,289 40,358 315,930 458,847
Barnstable 63,090 45,915 3,575 435 5,330 1,120 5,265 80 1,370 21,910 28,725
Berkshire 30,195 19,630 1,295 270 2,795 855 4,075 80 1,195 8,980 12,985
Bristol 102,070 64,095 3,260 825 8,215 3,405 17,150 290 4,830 28,010 41,855
Dukes 2,895 2,065 155 35 265 70 235 5 65 965 1,330
Essex 122,840 80,110 5,395 1,175 10,985 4,100 16,295 265 4,515 36,085 53,690
Franklin 13,380 8,160 555 110 1,185 405 2,235 50 680 3,795 5,345
Hampden 86,385 52,285 3,390 700 7,955 3,505 13,805 315 4,430 23,540 35,450
Hampshire 23,475 15,290 1,035 200 2,085 725 3,230 50 860 7,030 10,155
Middlesex 218,995 149,860 10,235 1,755 19,195 6,010 25,385 375 6,180 68,815 99,745
Nantucket 1,345 985 80 10 150 20 80 0 20 495 630
Norfolk 106,200 72,705 5,170 1,035 10,225 3,175 10,925 115 2,850 33,535 49,465
Plymouth 77,615 48,760 3,375 700 7,095 2,865 11,125 175 3,520 22,895 31,540
Suffolk 87,645 51,410 2,985 1,030 7,005 3,700 16,880 225 4,410 23,070 34,520
Worcester 126,925 80,905 4,885 1,010 11,260 4,510 18,655 265 5,435 36,805 53,410
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. Includes beneficiaries with unknown county code.
Table 5. Amount of benefits in current-payment status, by county, type of benefit, and sex of beneficiaries aged 65 or older, December 2004 (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 943,250 664,804 22,854 4,519 87,963 23,323 128,541 492 10,753 347,231 381,734
Barnstable 58,435 45,062 1,865 220 5,311 791 4,790 19 377 24,856 23,761
Berkshire 26,720 18,876 650 138 2,628 581 3,532 19 297 9,781 10,876
Bristol 83,307 56,173 1,469 379 6,980 2,202 14,794 57 1,251 28,031 32,130
Dukes 2,719 2,092 88 15 261 46 200 0 18 1,123 1,158
Essex 110,088 77,726 2,760 560 10,448 2,823 14,512 56 1,203 40,207 45,123
Franklin 11,129 7,428 263 53 1,085 270 1,857 8 165 3,878 4,296
Hampden 71,857 48,397 1,602 300 7,014 2,104 11,396 57 987 24,771 28,597
Hampshire 20,112 14,129 480 102 1,883 505 2,769 10 234 7,286 8,230
Middlesex 206,235 151,172 5,456 941 18,886 4,422 23,426 87 1,845 80,029 86,317
Nantucket 1,357 1,068 45 4 150 13 71 0 6 611 574
Norfolk 100,925 73,535 2,804 554 10,330 2,363 10,417 30 891 39,011 43,286
Plymouth 69,084 46,830 1,700 339 6,718 2,053 10,403 46 996 25,199 26,034
Suffolk 69,799 45,258 1,277 412 5,814 2,094 13,863 46 1,036 22,199 27,376
Worcester 111,477 77,056 2,395 501 10,456 3,055 16,510 56 1,447 40,249 43,975
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. Includes beneficiaries with unknown county code.