OASDI Beneficiaries by State and County, 2008

 

Massachusetts

Table 4. Number of beneficiaries in current-payment status, by county, type of benefit, and sex of beneficiaries aged 65 or older, December 2008
County FIPS
Code
Total Retirement Survivors Disability Aged 65 or older
Retired workers Spouses Children Widow(er)s a Children Disabled workers Spouses Children Men Women
Total, Massachusetts b 25000 1,094,012 706,674 39,885 10,224 84,458 33,836 172,992 2,061 43,882 328,057 457,753
Barnstable 25001 63,700 46,980 2,875 460 4,935 1,115 6,025 65 1,245 22,340 29,190
Berkshire 25003 30,975 19,860 1,095 285 2,425 880 5,035 75 1,320 9,260 12,725
Bristol 25005 104,505 64,720 2,865 875 7,425 3,340 20,030 260 4,990 28,850 41,260
Dukes 25007 3,220 2,350 150 30 280 80 275 0 55 1,105 1,460
Essex 25009 126,690 81,995 4,855 1,185 9,910 4,005 19,505 235 5,000 37,720 53,640
Franklin 25011 14,225 8,605 480 160 1,045 395 2,740 20 780 4,070 5,390
Hampden 25013 90,115 52,045 2,980 850 7,270 3,530 17,780 340 5,320 24,115 34,495
Hampshire 25015 25,225 16,290 910 270 1,955 760 4,025 50 965 7,560 10,400
Middlesex 25017 221,440 151,105 8,960 1,990 17,205 5,945 29,280 315 6,640 70,475 98,910
Nantucket 25019 1,355 1,000 70 0 135 30 85 0 35 500 640
Norfolk 25021 108,585 74,455 4,495 1,075 9,105 3,175 12,980 140 3,160 34,610 49,455
Plymouth 25023 84,665 54,150 3,145 790 6,785 2,720 13,125 145 3,805 25,635 34,220
Suffolk 25025 88,140 50,980 2,655 1,115 5,945 3,450 19,310 175 4,510 23,635 33,145
Worcester 25027 131,170 82,140 4,350 1,140 10,035 4,410 22,795 240 6,060 38,180 52,825
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data.
NOTE: FIPS = Federal Information Processing Standard
a. Includes nondisabled widow(er)s, disabled widow(er)s, widowed mothers and fathers, and parents.
b. Includes beneficiaries with unknown county code.
CONTACT: Jennie Park (410) 965-9358 or oasdi.sc@ssa.gov.
Table 5. Amount of benefits in current-payment status, by county, type of benefit, and sex of beneficiaries aged 65 or older, December 2008 (in thousands of dollars)
County FIPS
Code
Total Retirement Survivors Disability Aged 65 or older
Retired workers Spouses Children Widow(er)s a Children Disabled workers Spouses Children Men Women
Total, Massachusetts b 25000 1,170,915 821,494 24,098 5,949 95,648 27,488 181,515 546 14,176 437,348 462,030
Barnstable 25001 71,620 55,657 1,832 277 5,944 942 6,515 17 437 30,661 29,563
Berkshire 25003 32,788 23,015 659 165 2,735 705 5,114 20 376 12,233 12,858
Bristol 25005 103,194 68,698 1,530 491 7,578 2,570 20,712 60 1,555 35,265 38,271
Dukes 25007 3,678 2,855 101 21 325 66 291 0 18 1,529 1,545
Essex 25009 136,848 96,249 2,994 695 11,397 3,300 20,535 61 1,613 50,914 54,623
Franklin 25011 14,207 9,427 269 92 1,138 306 2,727 7 241 5,062 5,163
Hampden 25013 88,837 57,768 1,654 418 7,640 2,504 17,323 80 1,452 30,549 33,349
Hampshire 25015 26,132 18,200 521 151 2,143 635 4,154 14 312 9,581 10,217
Middlesex 25017 252,819 185,374 5,777 1,270 20,484 5,288 32,118 97 2,408 99,654 104,360
Nantucket 25019 1,670 1,315 49 0 169 25 99 0 12 761 709
Norfolk 25021 124,539 91,023 2,891 700 11,103 2,833 14,740 38 1,213 48,666 52,499
Plymouth 25023 91,707 63,230 1,906 480 7,861 2,342 14,530 44 1,316 34,429 34,518
Suffolk 25025 84,069 54,032 1,341 526 5,886 2,325 18,626 41 1,291 27,313 31,780
Worcester 25027 138,805 94,650 2,572 660 11,246 3,647 24,034 67 1,930 50,734 52,570
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data.
NOTE: FIPS = Federal Information Processing Standard
a. Includes nondisabled widow(er)s, disabled widow(er)s, widowed mothers and fathers, and parents.
b. Includes beneficiaries with unknown county code.
CONTACT: Jennie Park (410) 965-9358 or oasdi.sc@ssa.gov.