OASDI Beneficiaries by State and County, 2007

 
Table 1. Beneficiaries as a percentage of the total resident population and of the population aged 65 or older, by state, December 2007
State Total population Population aged 65 or older
Number a
(thousands)
Percentage
receiving
benefits
Number a
(thousands)
Percentage
receiving
benefits
United States 301,621 16.1 37,888 90.4
Alabama 4,628 20.2 626 92.8
Alaska 683 10.1 48 90.9
Arizona 6,339 15.1 820 83.3
Arkansas 2,835 20.8 397 93.8
California 36,553 12.5 4,004 82.9
Colorado 4,862 12.7 493 90.6
Connecticut 3,502 16.9 472 94.7
Delaware 865 18.2 118 93.9
District of Columbia 588 12.1 70 72.9
Florida 18,251 19.1 3,098 83.3
Georgia 9,545 13.7 943 90.6
Hawaii 1,283 16.2 184 85.7
Idaho 1,499 16.0 175 96.5
Illinois 12,853 15.0 1,549 90.3
Indiana 6,345 17.3 795 96.3
Iowa 2,988 18.7 438 96.3
Kansas 2,776 16.5 360 93.6
Kentucky 4,241 19.5 550 92.4
Louisiana 4,293 17.1 522 90.5
Maine 1,317 21.3 195 96.8
Maryland 5,618 14.0 662 86.8
Massachusetts 6,450 16.8 859 90.6
Michigan 10,072 17.9 1,280 96.7
Minnesota 5,198 15.7 636 95.0
Mississippi 2,919 19.2 365 92.6
Missouri 5,878 18.5 788 94.5
Montana 958 18.4 134 94.9
Nebraska 1,775 16.6 237 93.9
Nevada 2,565 14.1 286 90.5
New Hampshire 1,316 17.6 166 97.1
New Jersey 8,686 16.0 1,135 91.8
New Mexico 1,970 16.6 250 88.6
New York 19,298 16.1 2,546 87.0
North Carolina 9,061 17.5 1,103 95.9
North Dakota 640 18.2 93 95.6
Ohio 11,467 17.4 1,545 93.2
Oklahoma 3,617 18.2 480 93.4
Oregon 3,747 17.2 489 95.6
Pennsylvania 12,433 19.8 1,890 94.5
Rhode Island 1,058 18.3 147 94.5
South Carolina 4,408 18.7 573 93.9
South Dakota 796 18.2 114 96.7
Tennessee 6,157 18.5 793 94.2
Texas 23,904 13.0 2,394 89.1
Utah 2,645 11.0 234 88.5
Vermont 621 18.9 84 97.1
Virginia 7,712 15.3 910 90.0
Washington 6,468 15.2 758 92.7
West Virginia 1,812 23.4 281 94.6
Wisconsin 5,602 17.5 736 97.3
Wyoming 523 16.1 64 95.3
SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data; Census Bureau, Population Division, 2007 estimates of resident population.
a. Population estimates for the United States as of July 1, 2007, as reported by the Census Bureau.
CONTACT: Jennie Park (410) 965-9358 or oasdi.sc@ssa.gov.