SSI Annual Statistical Report, 2005

 

Federally Administered Payments

Table 3. Recipients, by age, December 1974–2005
Year Total Under age 18 Aged 18–64 Aged 65 or older
Number Percentage
of total
Number Percentage
of total
Number Percentage
of total
1974 3,996,064 70,900 1.8 1,503,155 37.6 2,422,009 60.6
1975 4,314,275 107,026 2.5 1,699,394 39.4 2,507,855 58.1
1976 4,235,939 125,412 3.0 1,713,594 40.5 2,396,933 56.6
1977 4,237,692 147,355 3.5 1,736,879 41.0 2,353,458 55.5
1978 4,216,925 165,899 3.9 1,747,126 41.4 2,303,900 54.6
1979 4,149,575 177,306 4.3 1,726,553 41.6 2,245,716 54.1
1980 4,142,017 190,394 4.6 1,730,847 41.8 2,220,776 53.6
1981 4,018,875 194,890 4.8 1,702,895 42.4 2,121,090 52.8
1982 3,857,590 191,570 5.0 1,655,279 42.9 2,010,741 52.1
1983 3,901,497 198,323 5.1 1,699,774 43.6 2,003,400 51.3
1984 4,029,333 211,587 5.3 1,780,459 44.2 2,037,287 50.6
1985 4,138,021 227,384 5.5 1,879,168 45.4 2,031,469 49.1
1986 4,269,184 241,198 5.6 2,010,458 47.1 2,017,528 47.3
1987 4,384,999 250,902 5.7 2,118,710 48.3 2,015,387 46.0
1988 4,463,869 255,135 5.7 2,202,714 49.3 2,006,020 44.9
1989 4,593,059 264,890 5.8 2,301,926 50.1 2,026,243 44.1
1990 4,817,127 308,589 6.4 2,449,897 50.9 2,058,641 42.7
1991 5,118,470 397,162 7.8 2,641,524 51.6 2,079,784 40.6
1992 5,566,189 556,470 10.0 2,910,016 52.3 2,099,703 37.7
1993 5,984,330 722,678 12.1 3,148,413 52.6 2,113,239 35.3
1994 6,295,786 841,474 13.4 3,335,255 53.0 2,119,057 33.7
1995 6,514,134 917,048 14.1 3,482,256 53.5 2,114,830 32.5
1996 6,613,718 955,174 14.4 3,568,393 54.0 2,090,151 31.6
1997 6,494,985 879,828 13.5 3,561,625 54.8 2,053,532 31.6
1998 6,566,069 887,066 13.5 3,646,020 55.5 2,032,983 31.0
1999 6,556,634 847,063 12.9 3,690,970 56.3 2,018,601 30.8
2000 6,601,686 846,784 12.8 3,744,022 56.7 2,010,880 30.5
2001 6,688,489 881,836 13.2 3,811,494 57.0 1,995,159 29.8
2002 6,787,857 914,821 13.5 3,877,752 57.1 1,995,284 29.4
2003 6,902,364 959,379 13.9 3,953,248 57.3 1,989,737 28.8
2004 6,987,845 993,127 14.2 4,017,108 57.5 1,977,610 28.3
2005 7,113,879 1,036,498 14.6 4,082,870 57.4 1,994,511 28.0
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
CONTACT: Clark Pickett (410) 965-9016 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 4. By type of payment, sex, eligibility category, and age, December 2005
Type of payment and sex Total Category Age
Aged Blind Disabled Under 18 18–64 65 or older
Number
All payments 7,113,879 1,214,296 75,039 5,824,544 1,036,498 4,082,870 1,994,511
Male 3,066,275 380,848 33,912 2,651,515 677,634 1,780,339 608,302
Female 4,047,604 833,448 41,127 3,173,029 358,864 2,302,531 1,386,209
Federal SSI 6,818,944 1,112,779 69,637 5,636,528 1,033,709 3,935,491 1,849,744
Male 2,934,371 343,376 31,295 2,559,700 675,776 1,703,522 555,073
Female 3,884,573 769,403 38,342 3,076,828 357,933 2,231,969 1,294,671
State supplementation 2,242,112 584,787 31,346 1,625,979 214,702 1,153,875 873,535
Male 961,619 204,529 14,157 742,933 141,080 525,767 294,772
Female 1,280,493 380,258 17,189 883,046 73,622 628,108 578,763
Total payments (thousands of dollars)
All payments 3,366,952 440,023 36,382 2,890,546 577,807 2,063,312 725,833
Male 1,506,951 143,301 16,322 1,347,328 378,346 903,520 225,085
Female 1,860,000 296,722 20,060 1,543,218 199,460 1,159,792 500,749
Federal SSI 3,001,392 339,507 28,993 2,632,891 559,938 1,866,225 575,228
Male 1,346,497 105,799 12,996 1,227,702 366,734 808,986 170,776
Female 1,654,895 233,708 15,997 1,405,189 193,204 1,057,239 404,452
State supplementation 365,560 100,516 7,389 257,655 17,868 197,087 150,605
Male 160,455 37,502 3,327 119,626 11,612 94,534 54,308
Female 205,105 63,014 4,063 138,029 6,256 102,553 96,296
Average monthly payment a (dollars)
All payments 439.09 360.25 474.62 455.13 522.80 455.64 361.99
Male 452.76 374.41 471.94 463.83 523.54 454.67 368.34
Female 428.81 353.80 476.81 447.91 521.41 456.38 359.22
Federal SSI 406.50 303.29 407.87 426.95 508.11 425.67 309.36
Male 420.56 306.35 407.90 436.14 508.94 422.84 306.12
Female 395.96 301.93 407.84 419.36 506.56 427.81 310.74
State supplementation 156.30 170.39 229.41 149.80 77.75 159.79 170.97
Male 159.39 182.02 227.68 151.82 77.05 168.40 182.85
Female 153.99 164.14 230.83 148.11 79.09 152.65 164.93
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
a. Averages are not obtained simply by dividing the total dollars by the number of recipients. Averages exclude payments made in the current month for prior-month eligibility, such as back pay for new awards, so that large retroactive payments do not distort the averages.
CONTACT: Art Kahn (410) 965-0186 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 5. By selected characteristics, eligibility category, and age, December 2005
Characteristic Total Category Age
Aged Blind Disabled Under 18 18–64 65 or older
Number
All recipients 7,113,879 1,214,296 75,039 5,824,544 1,036,498 4,082,870 1,994,511
Sex
Male 3,066,275 380,848 33,912 2,651,515 677,634 1,780,339 608,302
Female 4,047,604 833,448 41,127 3,173,029 358,864 2,302,531 1,386,209
Living arrangement
Own household 5,785,944 1,099,274 63,445 4,623,225 135,322 3,813,938 1,836,684
Another's household 308,915 93,544 4,190 211,181 35,930 166,611 106,374
Parent's household 870,603 . . . 5,582 865,021 850,451 20,152 . . .
Medicaid institution 135,652 19,249 1,746 114,657 13,884 73,041 48,727
Unknown 12,765 2,229 76 10,460 911 9,128 2,726
Average monthly payment (dollars)
All recipients 439.09 360.25 474.62 455.13 522.80 455.64 361.99
Sex
Male 452.76 374.41 471.94 463.83 523.54 454.67 368.34
Female 428.81 353.80 476.81 447.91 521.41 456.38 359.22
Living arrangement
Own household 437.02 361.15 478.70 454.56 566.39 466.10 367.45
Another's household 394.54 410.27 455.80 386.30 379.87 389.12 407.91
Parent's household 529.74 . . . 577.59 529.43 529.59 533.91 . . .
Medicaid institution 38.39 38.60 36.76 38.38 50.54 37.14 36.70
Unknown 390.98 362.48 407.61 399.33 487.33 384.97 370.94
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable.
CONTACT: Alfreda Brooks (410) 965-9849 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 6. Recipients, by type of representative payee, eligibility category, and age, December 2005
Type of payee Total Category Age
Aged Blind Disabled Under 18 18–64 65 or older
All recipients 7,113,879 1,214,296 75,039 5,824,544 1,036,498 4,082,870 1,994,511
Without payee 4,542,542 1,169,863 55,371 3,317,308 847 2,702,400 1,839,295
With payee 2,571,337 44,433 19,668 2,507,236 1,035,651 1,380,470 155,216
Natural or adoptive parents 1,465,358 337 11,774 1,453,247 846,562 616,991 1,805
Spouse 59,402 1,920 229 57,253 45 50,444 8,913
Natural, adoptive, or stepchild 96,347 18,448 654 77,245 351 49,852 46,144
Grandparent 97,600 29 641 96,930 70,784 26,767 49
Other relative 353,560 10,781 2,421 340,358 71,613 239,557 42,390
Nonmental institution 126,917 6,544 1,313 119,060 5,993 95,366 25,558
Mental institution 76,673 1,147 725 74,801 2,596 67,608 6,469
Financial organization 2,633 37 12 2,584 120 2,367 146
Social agency 127,726 2,062 1,007 124,657 20,234 97,837 9,655
Public official 14,655 507 77 14,071 1,292 11,218 2,145
Other 150,466 2,621 815 147,030 16,061 122,463 11,942
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
CONTACT: Alfreda Brooks (410) 965-9849 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 7. Recipients, by type of income, eligibility category, and age, December 2005
Type of income Total Category Age
Aged Blind Disabled Under 18 18–64 65 or older
All recipients a 7,113,879 1,214,296 75,039 5,824,544 1,036,498 4,082,870 1,994,511
No other income 3,934,300 426,669 39,983 3,467,648 771,472 2,431,631 731,197
Earned income 272,881 17,470 4,512 250,899 3,101 242,748 27,032
Unearned income
Social Security benefits 2,500,705 695,428 27,358 1,777,919 74,231 1,286,950 1,139,524
Veterans' benefits 65,334 27,140 514 37,680 1,308 22,031 41,995
Income based on need 14,705 203 45 14,457 9,636 4,852 217
Workers' compensation 4,938 379 20 4,539 18 4,007 913
Support from absent parents 136,742 . . . 914 135,828 133,410 3,332 . . .
Pensions 60,012 39,860 400 19,752 30 12,352 47,630
Support and maintenance 290,862 85,422 2,610 202,830 45,715 140,264 104,883
Asset income b 206,796 74,774 2,895 129,127 11,169 92,996 102,631
Other c 81,607 13,107 838 67,662 3,181 59,373 19,053
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable.
a. The sum of the entries may be greater than the total because some recipients may receive more than one type of unearned income or both earned and unearned income.
b. Includes income received as rent, interest, dividends, and royalties.
c. Does not include income deemed from a spouse or parent.
CONTACT: Alfreda Brooks (410) 965-9849 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 8. By receipt of Social Security, type of income, eligibility category, and age, December 2005
Type of income Total Category Age
Aged Blind Disabled Under 18 18–64 65 or older
Number
All recipients 7,113,879 1,214,296 75,039 5,824,544 1,036,498 4,082,870 1,994,511
With Social Security
No other income 2,113,462 550,200 23,068 1,540,194 64,371 1,104,839 944,252
Earned income only 99,919 10,040 1,524 88,355 283 83,963 15,673
Unearned income only a 275,929 133,442 2,588 139,899 9,517 89,347 177,065
Both earned and unearned income a 11,395 1,746 178 9,471 60 8,801 2,534
Without Social Security
No other income 3,934,300 426,669 39,983 3,467,648 771,472 2,431,631 731,197
Earned income only 144,833 4,499 2,522 137,812 2,052 135,500 7,281
Unearned income only a 517,307 86,515 4,888 425,904 188,037 214,305 114,965
Both earned and unearned income a 16,734 1,185 288 15,261 706 14,484 1,544
Average monthly payment (dollars)
All recipients 439.09 360.25 474.62 455.13 522.80 455.64 361.99
With Social Security
No other income 217.97 210.96 254.81 219.95 390.36 211.43 213.84
Earned income only 221.12 204.52 241.46 222.74 329.79 222.89 210.19
Unearned income only a 188.41 174.60 227.17 201.29 339.07 198.81 175.42
Both earned and unearned income a 214.81 191.89 237.61 218.77 332.75 218.20 200.90
Without Social Security
No other income 574.68 585.09 619.27 572.89 553.27 579.98 579.63
Earned income only 466.55 426.77 478.92 467.62 472.63 468.17 434.70
Unearned income only a 478.67 515.21 535.07 470.60 453.56 482.44 512.56
Both earned and unearned income a 417.73 364.50 453.52 421.22 393.24 423.01 379.76
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
a. Includes recipients with in-kind unearned income.
CONTACT: Art Kahn (410) 965-0186 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 9. Recipients, by state or other area, eligibility category, and age, December 2005
State or area Total Category Age
Aged Blind Disabled Under 18 18–64 65 or older
All areas 7,113,879 1,214,296 75,039 5,824,544 1,036,498 4,082,870 1,994,511
Alabama 163,709 17,872 971 144,866 28,007 100,560 35,142
Alaska 11,027 2,158 98 8,771 1,109 6,853 3,065
Arizona 97,703 13,448 901 83,354 17,004 57,244 23,455
Arkansas 91,043 9,782 797 80,464 18,042 53,760 19,241
California 1,212,069 356,224 21,752 834,093 98,023 590,674 523,372
Colorado 55,441 8,546 526 46,369 6,874 34,697 13,870
Connecticut 52,147 6,752 468 44,927 6,587 33,064 12,496
Delaware 13,664 1,315 104 12,245 3,163 8,050 2,451
District of Columbia 21,166 1,984 155 19,027 4,354 12,584 4,228
Florida 422,466 98,645 2,951 320,870 79,643 201,135 141,688
Georgia 202,747 27,402 2,044 173,301 33,292 117,922 51,533
Hawaii 22,689 6,540 203 15,946 1,522 12,578 8,589
Idaho 22,200 1,780 206 20,214 4,050 14,981 3,169
Illinois 258,553 30,414 2,389 225,750 44,387 156,410 57,756
Indiana 98,555 5,884 949 91,722 20,668 65,533 12,354
Iowa 43,388 3,612 780 38,996 6,889 29,445 7,054
Kansas 39,154 3,311 355 35,488 7,001 25,664 6,489
Kentucky 180,225 14,162 1,429 164,634 26,717 119,544 33,964
Louisiana 155,803 17,588 1,650 136,565 28,482 92,619 34,702
Maine 31,978 2,449 231 29,298 3,337 23,264 5,377
Maryland 94,418 15,251 677 78,490 14,670 55,096 24,652
Massachusetts 171,488 44,653 3,867 122,968 17,975 105,699 47,814
Michigan 222,073 16,878 1,748 203,447 37,514 148,269 36,290
Minnesota 72,915 10,023 712 62,180 10,524 45,929 16,462
Mississippi 124,561 15,161 1,018 108,382 22,440 71,397 30,724
Missouri 117,613 9,537 955 107,121 19,451 78,126 20,036
Montana 14,784 1,105 135 13,544 1,946 10,421 2,417
Nebraska 22,334 2,026 241 20,067 3,459 15,018 3,857
Nevada 32,977 8,527 693 23,757 5,834 18,146 8,997
New Hampshire 13,636 869 140 12,627 1,809 10,042 1,785
New Jersey 152,352 33,551 994 117,807 22,047 79,413 50,892
New Mexico 53,773 8,589 491 44,693 7,166 30,820 15,787
New York 635,079 134,506 3,015 497,558 71,767 335,795 227,517
North Carolina 199,270 25,384 1,801 172,085 36,739 113,947 48,584
North Dakota 7,917 971 76 6,870 960 5,150 1,807
Ohio 250,283 15,242 1,930 233,111 42,477 171,404 36,402
Oklahoma 79,564 8,066 791 70,707 13,506 50,366 15,692
Oregon 60,557 7,772 670 52,115 7,996 39,612 12,949
Pennsylvania 317,462 29,562 2,198 285,702 57,809 198,852 60,801
Rhode Island 30,194 3,934 197 26,063 4,069 18,884 7,241
South Carolina 105,341 12,303 1,386 91,652 18,386 62,046 24,909
South Dakota 12,573 1,673 95 10,805 1,867 7,635 3,071
Tennessee 161,099 16,915 1,550 142,634 22,492 102,847 35,760
Texas 501,762 109,823 6,531 385,408 85,886 253,354 162,522
Utah 22,587 2,245 258 20,084 4,039 14,623 3,925
Vermont 13,138 1,136 89 11,913 1,616 9,009 2,513
Virginia 137,340 20,830 1,293 115,217 22,199 79,734 35,407
Washington 115,563 14,697 960 99,906 14,577 74,537 26,449
West Virginia 76,728 4,258 576 71,894 8,559 55,922 12,247
Wisconsin 92,225 8,375 936 82,914 16,534 59,723 15,968
Wyoming 5,797 441 44 5,312 831 4,092 874
Outlying area
Northern Mariana Islands 749 125 13 611 203 381 165
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
CONTACT: Alfreda Brooks (410) 965-9849 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 10. Average monthly payment, by state or other area, eligibility category, and age, December 2005 (in dollars)
State or area Total Category Age
Aged Blind Disabled Under 18 18–64 65 or older
All areas 439.09 360.25 474.62 455.13 522.80 455.64 361.99
Alabama 385.73 182.53 372.57 410.93 516.11 407.18 220.69
Alaska 397.16 279.98 392.03 426.45 461.26 431.63 298.53
Arizona 416.47 298.41 418.16 435.61 513.91 431.42 309.97
Arkansas 377.16 166.04 363.82 403.09 511.43 396.31 198.25
California 570.55 514.68 631.06 592.88 625.64 605.02 521.51
Colorado 391.00 308.67 401.87 406.11 482.17 408.29 302.98
Connecticut 414.43 336.09 421.20 426.18 506.77 426.85 333.30
Delaware 404.79 263.52 383.66 419.10 492.99 409.37 275.40
District of Columbia 443.02 274.61 394.44 461.00 512.36 464.64 307.84
Florida 405.29 328.63 397.09 429.01 506.52 417.84 330.83
Georgia 383.69 219.40 404.68 409.42 506.50 411.75 240.25
Hawaii 444.02 370.31 443.08 474.37 482.92 479.95 384.87
Idaho 394.64 214.16 405.80 410.56 487.36 402.89 239.18
Illinois 437.63 348.49 429.54 449.72 517.76 448.05 347.99
Indiana 411.12 233.32 389.57 422.79 510.65 410.28 250.08
Iowa 382.89 216.09 368.07 398.90 488.09 394.17 234.55
Kansas 396.69 250.32 424.62 410.17 500.72 403.07 260.75
Kentucky 403.57 192.17 405.55 421.80 520.32 424.59 238.58
Louisiana 399.42 198.83 389.85 425.41 518.55 424.79 233.67
Maine 375.20 173.13 391.55 392.01 495.43 396.21 210.49
Maryland 420.15 328.76 414.57 437.98 495.92 440.96 328.71
Massachusetts 447.61 381.41 481.78 470.72 546.95 461.45 379.77
Michigan 435.65 303.03 431.19 446.70 519.01 444.93 311.82
Minnesota 411.54 330.66 415.98 424.57 500.14 417.01 339.99
Mississippi 381.05 176.63 360.92 410.02 513.92 409.63 218.37
Missouri 397.98 227.63 396.42 413.33 513.45 407.57 249.04
Montana 388.51 193.52 396.46 404.43 499.03 405.78 226.88
Nebraska 378.64 226.94 397.15 393.87 490.90 387.82 243.56
Nevada 408.11 321.93 471.60 437.34 494.93 422.86 321.98
New Hampshire 387.34 255.25 380.68 396.60 470.15 395.91 255.96
New Jersey 424.36 362.38 411.96 442.11 514.23 439.52 361.91
New Mexico 388.61 247.73 411.41 415.51 516.48 419.41 271.03
New York 468.67 386.30 445.58 491.12 540.86 498.35 402.30
North Carolina 371.97 194.57 376.34 398.15 495.79 392.60 230.32
North Dakota 349.64 207.71 401.18 369.41 469.32 370.40 227.95
Ohio 429.73 277.87 403.50 439.93 518.83 437.41 290.34
Oklahoma 394.76 210.72 395.54 415.86 509.31 414.43 233.56
Oregon 406.66 299.04 416.44 422.67 502.82 420.86 304.63
Pennsylvania 435.03 285.65 409.71 450.72 512.40 449.41 315.00
Rhode Island 440.35 319.60 412.71 458.74 557.88 455.43 334.67
South Carolina 380.18 194.63 377.87 405.19 501.08 403.98 232.26
South Dakota 364.66 198.29 387.59 390.63 481.87 389.38 233.63
Tennessee 387.18 192.19 406.90 410.18 511.77 413.72 233.06
Texas 377.04 253.28 402.19 412.04 505.66 408.40 260.51
Utah 406.21 330.40 414.50 414.65 479.18 407.02 328.62
Vermont 395.99 202.06 401.01 414.49 545.84 412.29 241.68
Virginia 387.94 279.26 382.76 407.69 492.16 406.06 282.24
Washington 433.41 376.93 423.80 441.89 502.11 441.58 373.20
West Virginia 412.45 187.38 405.13 425.93 511.81 432.62 251.69
Wisconsin 400.56 245.01 408.07 416.27 506.81 407.08 267.07
Wyoming 376.84 177.32 399.71 393.29 489.13 391.93 200.66
Outlying area
Northern Mariana Islands 468.02 355.15 460.23 491.71 546.33 467.18 372.31
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
CONTACT: Alfreda Brooks (410) 965-9849 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 11. Recipients and their average income, by type of income and marital status, December 2005
Type of income Eligible individual
with no spouse
Eligible individual with eligible spouse Eligible individual with ineligible spouse
Individual Spouse Individual Spouse
Number Average income (dollars) Number Average income (dollars) Number Average income (dollars) Number Average income (dollars) Number Average income (dollars)
Total a 6,232,310 . . . 283,440 . . . 283,440 . . . 307,630 . . . 307,630 . . .
No other income 3,502,640 . . . 144,730 . . . 155,640 . . . 185,040 . . . 134,570 . . .
With income 2,729,670 419 138,710 414 127,800 359 122,590 428 173,060 847
Earned income only 136,150 346 1,920 596 2,630 631 4,280 587 95,560 1,118
Unearned income only 2,474,450 412 134,700 404 122,210 342 116,320 416 66,760 419
Both earned and unearned income 119,070 645 2,090 887 2,960 838 1,990 815 10,740 1,109
With earned income a 255,220 297 4,010 517 5,590 540 6,270 539 106,300 1,095
Wages 238,360 304 2,930 606 4,300 624 4,270 671 83,570 1,194
Self-employment income 18,460 188 1,110 269 1,350 252 2,070 250 24,280 681
With unearned income a 2,593,520 411 136,790 405 125,170 343 118,310 415 77,500 391
Social Security benefits 2,128,940 453 115,810 447 107,970 370 95,770 467 36,210 494
Veterans' benefits 55,270 198 870 265 660 232 7,380 144 8,640 403
Income based on need 16,140 252 70 121 270 124 900 104 25,840 128
Workers' compensation 3,740 362 300 336 220 447 450 402 1,060 755
Support from absent parents 135,030 203 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Pensions 46,370 175 7,350 144 4,930 125 2,180 170 2,760 301
Support and maintenance 238,060 142 16,910 107 15,450 107 15,870 124 750 139
Asset income b 170,760 5 14,320 5 9,720 5 7,750 15 4,890 16
Other c 72,770 211 2,150 135 1,970 188 3,820 162 7,640 501
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 10 percent sample.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable.
a. The sum of the entries may be greater than the total because some recipients may receive more than one type of earned or unearned income or both earned and unearned income.
b. Includes income received as rent, interest, dividends, and royalties.
c. Does not include income deemed from a spouse or parent.
CONTACT: Clark Pickett (410) 965-9016 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 12. Recipients as a percentage of resident population, by state, December 2005
State Resident population a Recipients
Number Percentage
of resident
population
United States 296,410,404 7,113,130 b 2.4
Alabama 4,557,808 163,709 3.6
Alaska 663,661 11,027 1.7
Arizona 5,939,292 97,703 1.6
Arkansas 2,779,154 91,043 3.3
California 36,132,147 1,212,069 3.4
Colorado 4,665,177 55,441 1.2
Connecticut 3,510,297 52,147 1.5
Delaware 843,524 13,664 1.6
District of Columbia 550,521 21,166 3.8
Florida 17,789,864 422,466 2.4
Georgia 9,072,576 202,747 2.2
Hawaii 1,275,194 22,689 1.8
Idaho 1,429,096 22,200 1.6
Illinois 12,763,371 258,553 2.0
Indiana 6,271,973 98,555 1.6
Iowa 2,966,334 43,388 1.5
Kansas 2,744,687 39,154 1.4
Kentucky 4,173,405 180,225 4.3
Louisiana 4,523,628 155,803 3.4
Maine 1,321,505 31,978 2.4
Maryland 5,600,388 94,418 1.7
Massachusetts 6,398,743 171,488 2.7
Michigan 10,120,860 222,073 2.2
Minnesota 5,132,799 72,915 1.4
Mississippi 2,921,088 124,561 4.3
Missouri 5,800,310 117,613 2.0
Montana 935,670 14,784 1.6
Nebraska 1,758,787 22,334 1.3
Nevada 2,414,807 32,977 1.4
New Hampshire 1,309,940 13,636 1.0
New Jersey 8,717,925 152,352 1.7
New Mexico 1,928,384 53,773 2.8
New York 19,254,630 635,079 3.3
North Carolina 8,683,242 199,270 2.3
North Dakota 636,677 7,917 1.2
Ohio 11,464,042 250,283 2.2
Oklahoma 3,547,884 79,564 2.2
Oregon 3,641,056 60,557 1.7
Pennsylvania 12,429,616 317,462 2.6
Rhode Island 1,076,189 30,194 2.8
South Carolina 4,255,083 105,341 2.5
South Dakota 775,933 12,573 1.6
Tennessee 5,962,959 161,099 2.7
Texas 22,859,968 501,762 2.2
Utah 2,469,585 22,587 0.9
Vermont 623,050 13,138 2.1
Virginia 7,567,465 137,340 1.8
Washington 6,287,759 115,563 1.8
West Virginia 1,816,856 76,728 4.2
Wisconsin 5,536,201 92,225 1.7
Wyoming 509,294 5,797 1.1
SOURCES: U.S. Census Bureau and Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
a. Population estimates for the United States as of July 1, 2005, as reported by the U.S. Census Bureau.
b. Excludes 749 recipients in the Northern Mariana Islands.
CONTACT: Art Kahn (410) 965-0186 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 13. Foreign-born recipients, by region, country of origin, eligibility category, and age, December 2005
Region and country of origin Total Category Age
Aged Blind and disabled Under 18 18–64 65 or older
All areas 1,535,404 740,697 794,707 17,454 505,028 1,012,922
North America 187,037 27,035 160,002 10,266 116,302 60,469
U.S. territories 178,500 24,649 153,851 10,006 111,591 56,903
Puerto Rico 173,432 24,001 149,431 9,427 108,349 55,656
Other a 5,068 648 4,420 579 3,242 1,247
Other 8,537 2,386 6,151 260 4,711 3,566
Latin America 577,684 292,857 284,827 2,703 182,718 392,263
Mexico 254,567 126,967 127,600 853 81,594 172,120
Cuba 96,244 52,446 43,798 412 24,272 71,560
Dominican Republic 66,724 24,365 42,359 601 28,972 37,151
Other 160,149 89,079 71,070 837 47,880 111,432
Africa 21,898 9,221 12,677 567 9,763 11,568
Somalia 4,768 2,026 2,742 139 2,112 2,517
Cape Verde Islands 1,400 888 512 7 402 991
Ethiopia 3,012 1,016 1,996 34 1,615 1,363
Other 12,718 5,291 7,427 387 5,634 6,697
Asia 488,108 291,062 197,046 1,549 120,686 365,873
Vietnam 103,133 44,677 58,456 226 35,043 67,864
China 76,530 65,489 11,041 83 5,016 71,431
Laos 33,761 7,117 26,644 84 19,043 14,634
Philippines 70,720 57,709 13,011 164 8,650 61,906
Other 203,964 116,070 87,894 992 52,934 150,038
Middle East 37,207 17,021 20,186 348 10,780 26,079
Lebanon 9,095 4,307 4,788 17 2,323 6,755
Syria 6,717 3,020 3,697 13 1,643 5,061
Turkey 3,693 2,318 1,375 20 561 3,112
Other 17,702 7,376 10,326 298 6,253 11,151
Former Soviet Republics 130,665 66,801 63,864 569 26,093 104,003
Europe 85,411 33,782 51,629 1,281 35,716 48,414
Portugal 7,894 4,438 3,456 13 2,286 5,595
Italy 6,737 2,917 3,820 44 2,369 4,324
United Kingdom 8,398 2,722 5,676 137 4,345 3,916
Poland 7,983 4,671 3,312 20 1,948 6,015
Former Yugoslavia 11,465 4,111 7,354 148 5,034 6,283
Other 42,934 14,923 28,011 919 19,734 22,281
Other or unknown areas 7,394 2,918 4,476 171 2,970 4,253
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
NOTE: Foreign-born means born in an area not served by the Supplemental Security Income program.
a. Includes American Samoa, Guam, and Virgin Islands.
CONTACT: Paul Davies (202) 358-6277 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.