OASDI Beneficiaries by State and County, 2010

 
Table 1. Beneficiaries as a percentage of the total resident population and of the population aged 65 or older, by state, December 2010
State Total population Population aged 65 or older
Number a
(thousands)
Percentage receiving benefits Number a
(thousands)
Percentage receiving benefits
United States 309,051 17.5 40,538 92.0
Alabama 4,730 21.4 664 92.4
Alaska 709 11.0 56 89.8
Arizona 6,677 16.0 900 83.7
Arkansas 2,910 21.8 421 92.9
California 37,267 13.4 4,284 83.5
Colorado 5,095 13.6 559 88.2
Connecticut 3,527 17.6 496 93.9
Delaware 891 19.3 129 92.6
District of Columbia 611 12.2 72 71.8
Florida 18,678 20.3 3,276 84.0
Georgia 9,908 14.8 1,053 89.7
Hawaii 1,300 17.5 196 87.6
Idaho 1,560 17.3 194 95.6
Illinois 12,944 15.7 1,622 89.3
Indiana 6,445 18.5 843 95.2
Iowa 3,023 19.3 448 96.1
Kansas 2,841 17.2 375 92.8
Kentucky 4,339 20.6 581 92.0
Louisiana 4,529 17.5 566 87.7
Maine 1,313 22.8 210 94.8
Maryland 5,737 14.8 713 85.7
Massachusetts 6,631 17.2 910 88.5
Michigan 9,931 19.8 1,363 95.5
Minnesota 5,290 16.7 686 93.4
Mississippi 2,960 20.2 383 92.6
Missouri 6,012 19.4 839 92.6
Montana 980 19.7 145 93.5
Nebraska 1,811 17.1 245 92.9
Nevada 2,655 15.4 320 89.8
New Hampshire 1,324 19.2 183 94.6
New Jersey 8,733 16.9 1,190 91.0
New Mexico 2,034 17.7 270 89.0
New York 19,578 16.8 2,659 86.6
North Carolina 9,459 18.6 1,226 94.0
North Dakota 654 18.4 96 94.6
Ohio 11,532 18.4 1,623 91.0
Oklahoma 3,724 18.9 509 92.3
Oregon 3,856 18.5 534 94.5
Pennsylvania 12,633 20.4 1,965 92.9
Rhode Island 1,057 19.3 151 94.0
South Carolina 4,597 20.1 644 92.7
South Dakota 820 18.7 120 95.6
Tennessee 6,338 19.8 862 93.2
Texas 25,213 13.6 2,635 88.1
Utah 2,831 11.5 261 87.1
Vermont 622 20.7 92 95.6
Virginia 7,952 16.2 990 89.4
Washington 6,746 16.2 846 90.8
West Virginia 1,826 24.3 290 94.2
Wisconsin 5,669 18.7 773 97.0
Wyoming 548 16.6 69 94.3
SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data; Census Bureau, Population Division, 2010 estimates of resident population.
a. Population estimates for the United States as of July 1, 2010, as reported by the Census Bureau.
CONTACT: Sheron Matthews (410) 965-0090 or statistics@ssa.gov.