SSI Annual Statistical Report, 2004

 

Applications

Table 41. All applications, by age of applicant, 1973–2004
Year All ages a Under 18 18–64 65 or older
Total 54,526,950 7,619,870 37,306,690 9,600,390
State conversions b 3,406,600 3,650 1,424,010 1,978,940
Federal applications
1973 284,930 5,030 82,820 197,080
1974 2,060,590 124,300 1,096,130 840,160
1975 1,467,960 100,030 976,840 391,090
1976 1,212,810 84,360 866,720 261,730
1977 1,272,360 95,610 904,150 272,600
1978 1,268,170 99,460 905,340 263,370
1979 1,325,270 108,000 950,980 266,290
1980 1,410,080 113,200 1,016,750 280,130
1981 1,149,290 95,010 863,670 190,610
1982 1,016,080 94,680 775,240 146,160
1983 1,132,220 101,560 832,540 198,120
1984 1,264,480 104,860 866,420 293,200
1985 1,401,400 120,640 1,047,930 232,830
1986 1,465,970 125,270 1,099,220 241,480
1987 1,433,340 124,910 1,068,890 239,540
1988 1,360,870 125,280 1,008,200 227,390
1989 1,392,660 132,080 1,016,430 244,150
1990 1,550,990 163,610 1,136,160 251,220
1991 1,808,690 247,460 1,315,160 246,070
1992 2,086,820 380,350 1,460,520 245,950
1993 2,308,770 503,800 1,567,730 237,240
1994 2,256,640 541,150 1,512,310 203,180
1995 2,062,590 502,940 1,380,090 179,560
1996 1,915,520 462,710 1,285,630 167,180
1997 1,594,630 332,940 1,130,410 131,280
1998 1,626,210 337,300 1,141,180 147,730
1999 1,658,400 350,070 1,148,740 159,590
2000 1,742,630 358,800 1,224,540 159,290
2001 1,859,990 376,170 1,323,020 160,800
2002 2,084,730 413,330 1,492,740 178,660
2003 2,230,540 436,230 1,616,440 177,870
2004 2,414,720 455,080 1,769,740 189,900
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 10 percent sample.
a. Totals include applications taken under the abbreviated application process, which was used from 1987 to 1999. Totals do not include reapplications as a result of the Sullivan v. Zebley decision. These reapplications were received from 1991 to 1995.
b. Persons who were converted in 1973 from the state Old-Age Assistance, Aid to the Blind, and Aid to the Permanently and Totally Disabled programs to the SSI program.
CONTACT: Clark Pickett (410) 965-9016 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 42. Applications for children under age 18, by selected characteristics, 1996–2004
Characteristic 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Total a 462,710 332,940 337,300 350,070 358,800 376,170 413,330 436,230 455,080
Age
Under 5 154,970 122,280 121,410 124,030 124,520 131,730 141,190 145,730 148,800
5–12 226,150 154,110 159,630 166,880 172,420 178,790 195,760 208,490 214,580
13–17 81,590 56,550 56,260 59,160 61,860 65,650 76,380 82,010 91,700
Sex
Male 290,610 207,840 209,590 219,700 224,270 233,730 257,880 273,230 287,220
Female 172,100 125,100 127,710 130,370 134,530 142,440 155,450 163,000 167,860
Citizenship status
Citizen 460,020 331,530 335,140 347,760 356,730 374,060 411,120 434,370 452,920
Noncitizen 2,690 1,410 2,160 2,310 2,070 2,110 2,210 1,860 2,160
SSA administrative region
Boston 14,820 11,450 11,800 11,630 12,510 11,810 13,010 13,200 14,380
New York 51,120 35,500 35,110 33,640 33,270 33,980 35,430 36,070 38,620
Philadelphia 45,080 33,140 33,830 35,560 34,860 37,720 41,100 43,130 44,770
Atlanta 117,260 85,550 86,950 91,330 98,260 105,210 115,970 119,010 119,890
Chicago 88,910 62,870 63,310 64,880 67,130 69,550 76,090 83,350 84,100
Dallas 65,240 46,030 44,500 48,470 48,950 50,900 58,660 66,000 74,770
Kansas City 21,680 15,000 14,890 16,040 14,280 15,570 16,930 16,180 17,000
Denver 9,110 6,660 5,980 5,950 6,110 6,190 6,660 7,220 7,420
San Francisco 38,730 29,950 33,050 34,120 34,270 35,720 39,140 41,740 43,570
Seattle 10,140 6,540 7,650 8,300 9,040 9,380 10,260 10,240 10,480
Unknown 620 250 230 150 120 140 80 90 80
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 10 percent sample.
a. Totals include applications taken under the abbreviated application process, which was used from 1987 to 1999. Totals do not include reapplications as a result of the Sullivan v. Zebley decision. These reapplications were received from 1991 to 1995.
CONTACT: Clark Pickett (410) 965-9016 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 43. Applications for adults aged 18–64, by selected characteristics, 1996–2004
Characteristic 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Total a 1,285,630 1,130,410 1,141,180 1,148,740 1,224,540 1,323,020 1,492,740 1,616,440 1,769,740
Age
18–21 93,050 80,090 80,920 84,520 88,570 100,860 110,930 116,220 124,200
22–29 169,750 137,950 135,000 130,390 136,900 147,580 169,870 182,500 198,950
30–39 332,740 279,870 272,260 265,820 271,980 282,170 308,820 317,400 330,910
40–49 340,490 312,200 318,350 327,880 356,800 387,270 439,250 474,740 519,500
50–59 271,000 252,320 259,970 264,660 290,360 320,390 367,860 416,860 468,870
60–64 78,600 67,980 74,680 75,470 79,930 84,750 96,010 108,720 127,310
Sex
Men 632,440 550,960 550,360 551,620 591,580 643,540 733,980 797,690 870,330
Women 653,190 579,450 590,820 597,120 632,960 679,480 758,760 818,750 899,410
Citizenship status
Citizen 1,220,060 1,088,560 1,071,380 1,077,840 1,155,200 1,252,960 1,419,220 1,542,720 1,695,150
Noncitizen 65,570 41,850 69,800 70,900 69,340 70,060 73,520 73,720 74,590
SSA administrative region
Boston 60,890 51,440 49,710 48,660 48,640 52,510 56,290 64,840 70,680
New York 129,690 113,410 113,010 109,720 108,600 118,010 122,190 122,470 127,750
Philadelphia 121,870 109,790 109,940 111,800 115,410 125,330 141,400 155,980 171,640
Atlanta 320,790 283,700 283,130 284,450 315,360 341,060 378,350 398,060 424,460
Chicago 190,920 169,170 169,140 168,610 188,600 208,580 243,720 272,570 299,480
Dallas 160,280 140,000 141,490 146,920 158,610 172,400 203,390 225,520 256,580
Kansas City 60,040 55,450 52,280 54,230 59,350 64,640 73,510 77,320 83,980
Denver 28,800 25,110 24,890 25,000 27,020 28,670 32,580 35,960 42,790
San Francisco 170,910 146,370 159,830 158,750 157,690 163,670 188,260 206,850 226,750
Seattle 39,590 35,050 36,800 39,850 44,420 47,170 51,860 55,500 63,920
Unknown 1,850 920 960 750 840 980 1,190 1,370 1,710
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 10 percent sample.
a. Totals include applications taken under the abbreviated application process, which was used from 1987 to 1999. Totals do not include reapplications as a result of the Sullivan v. Zebley decision. These reapplications were received from 1991 to 1995.
CONTACT: Clark Pickett (410) 965-9016 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 44. Applications for adults aged 65 or older, by selected characteristics, 1996–2004
Characteristic 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Total a 167,180 131,280 147,730 159,590 159,290 160,800 178,660 177,870 189,900
Age
65–69 92,710 74,540 81,600 87,720 87,310 88,290 95,280 95,970 100,660
70–74 32,270 23,900 28,860 31,820 32,040 33,070 39,080 37,890 41,940
75 or older 42,200 32,840 37,270 40,050 39,940 39,440 44,300 44,010 47,300
Sex
Men 61,540 47,300 54,420 59,870 60,070 60,800 69,090 69,380 74,900
Women 105,640 83,980 93,310 99,720 99,220 100,000 109,570 108,490 115,000
Citizenship status
Citizen 122,530 104,950 98,940 106,730 109,440 109,010 116,770 118,630 127,040
Noncitizen 44,650 26,330 48,790 52,860 49,850 51,790 61,890 59,240 62,860
SSA administrative region
Boston 6,610 5,480 6,250 6,280 6,090 5,940 6,090 6,910 7,330
New York 23,180 17,740 21,320 22,300 22,720 24,200 25,800 25,300 26,100
Philadelphia 12,230 9,310 10,510 11,890 11,620 11,010 11,280 11,290 11,060
Atlanta 37,500 29,800 30,340 32,130 31,580 31,100 35,680 32,660 34,330
Chicago 12,610 10,030 11,190 12,260 12,690 12,380 12,120 13,050 14,000
Dallas 20,220 17,110 18,220 19,830 19,520 21,250 23,400 22,770 24,290
Kansas City 3,860 3,140 2,990 2,880 3,380 2,990 2,940 2,950 3,010
Denver 2,540 2,060 2,080 2,370 2,550 2,360 2,620 2,780 3,050
San Francisco 44,640 33,810 41,450 45,550 45,090 45,760 54,880 55,710 62,050
Seattle 3,670 2,760 3,330 4,090 4,040 3,800 3,840 4,450 4,680
Unknown 120 40 50 10 10 10 10 0 0
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 10 percent sample.
a. Totals include applications taken under the abbreviated application process, which was used from 1987 to 1999. Totals do not include reapplications as a result of the Sullivan v. Zebley decision. These reapplications were received from 1991 to 1995.
CONTACT: Clark Pickett (410) 965-9016 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 45. All applications, by state or other area and age of applicant, 2004
State or area Total Under 18 18–64 65 or older
All areas 2,414,720 455,080 1,769,740 189,900
Alabama 52,740 13,090 37,810 1,840
Alaska 5,220 480 4,280 460
Arizona 37,900 6,530 29,280 2,090
Arkansas 38,380 9,150 28,170 1,060
California 272,620 33,720 181,800 57,100
Colorado 23,930 3,130 19,270 1,530
Connecticut 18,710 3,240 14,340 1,130
Delaware 5,590 1,250 4,120 220
District of Columbia 6,640 1,660 4,650 330
Florida 151,420 32,250 101,860 17,310
Georgia 79,060 15,760 59,470 3,830
Hawaii 5,920 650 4,200 1,070
Idaho 10,130 1,720 7,950 460
Illinois 92,320 21,510 65,730 5,080
Indiana 49,050 10,190 37,840 1,020
Iowa 19,780 3,330 15,750 700
Kansas 20,300 3,180 16,560 560
Kentucky 55,560 10,430 43,130 2,000
Louisiana 64,410 17,370 44,650 2,390
Maine 9,840 1,180 8,270 390
Maryland 41,180 6,370 32,720 2,090
Massachusetts 46,260 7,240 34,250 4,770
Michigan 84,380 18,580 63,240 2,560
Minnesota 27,280 4,730 20,920 1,630
Mississippi 48,650 12,730 34,230 1,690
Missouri 51,020 8,950 40,890 1,180
Montana 5,920 910 4,750 260
Nebraska 12,890 1,540 10,780 570
Nevada 15,720 2,560 11,380 1,780
New Hampshire 6,520 680 5,650 190
New Jersey 48,870 9,350 33,660 5,860
New Mexico 16,650 2,630 12,750 1,270
New York 143,600 29,270 94,090 20,240
North Carolina 83,610 16,080 63,610 3,920
North Dakota 3,930 580 3,140 210
Ohio 103,590 21,020 80,180 2,390
Oklahoma 33,890 6,020 26,740 1,130
Oregon 24,040 2,740 19,750 1,550
Pennsylvania 104,590 23,210 76,380 5,000
Rhode Island 7,520 1,540 5,300 680
South Carolina 43,920 8,770 33,660 1,490
South Dakota 5,000 940 3,560 500
Tennessee 63,720 10,780 50,690 2,250
Texas 202,310 39,600 144,270 18,440
Utah 11,030 1,500 9,040 490
Vermont 3,540 500 2,870 170
Virginia 44,560 8,910 32,850 2,800
Washington 39,690 5,540 31,940 2,210
West Virginia 24,910 3,370 20,920 620
Wisconsin 40,960 8,070 31,570 1,320
Wyoming 3,450 360 3,030 60
Outlying area
Northern Mariana Islands 210 110 90 10
Unknown 1,790 80 1,710 0
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 10 percent sample.
CONTACT: Clark Pickett (410) 965-9016 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 46. All applicants, by year of first application and age, 1973–2004
Year All ages a Under 18 18–64 65 or older
Total 37,428,200 6,031,630 24,128,880 7,267,690
State conversions b 3,406,600 3,650 1,424,010 1,978,940
Federal applications
1973 282,270 4,970 81,850 195,450
1974 1,997,130 122,170 1,061,670 813,290
1975 1,300,670 93,480 859,400 347,790
1976 973,420 75,950 684,750 212,720
1977 941,300 82,180 658,930 200,190
1978 896,610 84,360 629,240 183,010
1979 914,350 90,170 639,040 185,140
1980 936,350 91,700 654,580 190,070
1981 722,170 75,390 528,580 118,200
1982 604,290 72,760 449,350 82,180
1983 643,870 78,830 465,190 99,850
1984 735,850 81,580 485,400 168,870
1985 859,290 92,560 627,390 139,340
1986 930,260 98,590 687,520 144,150
1987 891,320 96,940 652,920 141,460
1988 835,650 95,380 603,060 137,210
1989 855,140 100,470 606,990 147,680
1990 981,590 127,430 696,700 157,460
1991 1,199,860 207,940 835,810 156,110
1992 1,455,720 339,210 954,900 161,610
1993 1,620,200 439,860 1,027,300 153,040
1994 1,568,700 460,050 979,480 129,170
1995 1,385,000 407,220 863,230 114,550
1996 1,242,710 359,030 778,990 104,690
1997 980,380 254,320 645,750 80,310
1998 982,570 249,810 642,260 90,500
1999 993,590 256,080 638,450 99,060
2000 1,034,360 258,000 677,230 99,130
2001 1,125,740 273,350 751,380 101,010
2002 1,275,550 301,690 861,610 112,250
2003 1,371,600 320,790 942,340 108,470
2004 1,484,090 335,720 1,033,580 114,790
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 10 percent sample.
NOTE: Data include only the first application for each person.
a. Totals include applications taken under the abbreviated application process, which was used from 1987 to 1999. Totals do not include reapplications as a result of the Sullivan v. Zebley decision. These reapplications were received from 1991 to 1995.
b. Persons who were converted in 1973 from the state Old-Age Assistance, Aid to the Blind, and Aid to the Permanently and Totally Disabled programs to the SSI program.
CONTACT: Clark Pickett (410) 965-9016 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.