OASDI Beneficiaries by State and County, 2005

 

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 2005
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 1,066,962 693,001 44,096 9,413 91,158 34,044 152,027 2,172 41,051 315,969 455,486
Barnstable 63,105 46,040 3,435 425 5,215 1,100 5,465 75 1,350 21,845 28,765
Berkshire 30,455 19,735 1,265 265 2,695 870 4,325 70 1,230 8,940 12,910
Bristol 101,370 63,275 3,145 825 7,920 3,360 17,715 270 4,860 27,640 40,915
Dukes 2,940 2,100 150 30 265 75 250 0 70 1,005 1,320
Essex 123,485 80,380 5,280 1,155 10,675 4,020 17,065 240 4,670 36,160 53,330
Franklin 13,540 8,235 550 120 1,150 400 2,370 40 675 3,840 5,340
Hampden 87,145 52,220 3,310 720 7,765 3,465 14,715 305 4,645 23,505 34,995
Hampshire 23,685 15,435 995 220 2,075 695 3,340 50 875 7,045 10,190
Middlesex 218,765 149,610 9,895 1,785 18,600 5,875 26,340 355 6,305 68,630 98,935
Nantucket 1,325 980 80 5 135 25 80 0 20 495 615
Norfolk 107,210 73,185 5,030 1,060 10,025 3,120 11,745 130 2,915 33,850 49,400
Plymouth 79,205 49,970 3,335 725 7,035 2,820 11,635 175 3,510 23,360 32,010
Suffolk 87,430 50,995 2,875 1,055 6,725 3,675 17,440 205 4,460 22,905 33,975
Worcester 127,300 80,840 4,750 1,025 10,880 4,545 19,540 255 5,465 36,750 52,785
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 2005 (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 993,875 698,654 23,236 4,813 89,902 24,205 140,970 492 11,603 365,178 398,247
Barnstable 61,431 47,415 1,889 226 5,461 822 5,199 18 398 26,060 25,045
Berkshire 28,278 19,922 666 139 2,654 623 3,932 16 323 10,267 11,337
Bristol 86,784 58,095 1,481 394 7,046 2,284 16,097 58 1,323 29,048 32,924
Dukes 2,905 2,233 87 16 266 51 228 0 20 1,223 1,212
Essex 116,177 81,869 2,835 581 10,692 2,909 15,922 50 1,314 42,334 47,144
Franklin 11,825 7,841 268 63 1,103 280 2,080 8 178 4,109 4,482
Hampden 75,817 50,618 1,631 316 7,184 2,175 12,719 61 1,108 25,949 29,595
Hampshire 21,341 14,983 485 113 1,966 513 3,017 9 252 7,701 8,688
Middlesex 216,548 158,651 5,518 1,015 19,246 4,574 25,472 85 1,983 83,983 90,126
Nantucket 1,414 1,121 47 4 140 15 76 0 7 641 589
Norfolk 106,970 77,705 2,848 594 10,627 2,450 11,737 33 973 41,381 45,399
Plymouth 74,116 50,338 1,746 376 7,051 2,112 11,374 49 1,064 27,088 27,776
Suffolk 72,926 47,084 1,286 436 5,835 2,160 14,974 40 1,108 23,129 28,275
Worcester 117,341 80,773 2,443 534 10,622 3,232 18,134 56 1,544 42,258 45,650
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.