OASDI Beneficiaries by State and County, 2012

 
Table 1. Beneficiaries as a percentage of the total resident population and of the population aged 65 or older, by state, December 2012
State Total population Population aged 65 or older
Number a (thousands) Percentage receiving benefits Number a (thousands) Percentage receiving benefits
United States 313,914 18.1 43,145 91.8
Alabama 4,822 22.0 699 92.6
Alaska 731 11.6 62 88.9
Arizona 6,553 17.4 972 84.5
Arkansas 2,949 22.3 443 92.7
California 38,041 13.9 4,600 83.5
Colorado 5,188 14.4 613 88.1
Connecticut 3,590 17.8 533 90.9
Delaware 917 19.9 140 92.4
District of Columbia 632 12.2 72 74.6
Florida 19,318 20.7 3,510 83.8
Georgia 9,920 15.9 1,140 90.5
Hawaii 1,392 17.3 211 87.3
Idaho 1,596 18.1 213 94.7
Illinois 12,875 16.3 1,694 89.3
Indiana 6,537 19.0 889 94.9
Iowa 3,074 19.5 470 94.6
Kansas 2,886 17.6 394 91.9
Kentucky 4,380 21.2 615 91.9
Louisiana 4,602 18.0 595 88.1
Maine 1,329 23.7 226 93.6
Maryland 5,885 15.2 763 85.2
Massachusetts 6,646 17.8 958 87.8
Michigan 9,883 20.9 1,443 95.2
Minnesota 5,379 17.2 730 92.9
Mississippi 2,985 20.8 404 92.9
Missouri 6,022 20.1 883 92.1
Montana 1,005 20.2 158 91.8
Nebraska 1,856 17.1 257 91.6
Nevada 2,759 16.0 361 87.7
New Hampshire 1,321 20.5 194 96.1
New Jersey 8,865 17.2 1,251 90.6
New Mexico 2,086 18.3 295 87.6
New York 19,570 17.3 2,758 87.5
North Carolina 9,752 19.1 1,348 92.4
North Dakota 700 17.5 101 92.0
Ohio 11,544 19.1 1,705 90.2
Oklahoma 3,815 19.1 534 92.0
Oregon 3,899 19.4 582 93.6
Pennsylvania 12,764 20.8 2,043 92.7
Rhode Island 1,050 20.1 159 93.1
South Carolina 4,724 20.9 695 93.5
South Dakota 833 19.1 122 97.7
Tennessee 6,456 20.5 919 93.6
Texas 26,059 14.0 2,839 88.3
Utah 2,855 12.2 271 90.2
Vermont 626 21.7 98 95.8
Virginia 8,186 16.5 1,063 89.4
Washington 6,897 16.9 908 91.6
West Virginia 1,855 24.6 312 91.5
Wisconsin 5,726 19.4 825 95.8
Wyoming 576 16.7 76 92.1
SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data; Census Bureau, Population Division, 2012 estimates of resident population.
a. Population estimates for the United States as of July 1, 2012, as reported by the Census Bureau.
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