SSI Annual Statistical Report, 2006

 

Applications

Table 31. All applications, by age of applicant, 1973–2006
Year All ages a Under 18 18–64 65 or older
Total 59,723,740 8,548,333 41,089,040 10,086,367
State conversions b 3,402,474 3,939 1,419,041 1,979,494
Federal applications
1973 282,472 5,007 82,993 194,472
1974 2,069,452 125,028 1,098,373 846,051
1975 1,468,610 99,996 977,209 391,405
1976 1,207,448 83,960 865,790 257,698
1977 1,268,462 95,314 903,618 269,530
1978 1,265,436 99,610 902,756 263,070
1979 1,323,113 106,828 949,087 267,198
1980 1,408,034 114,508 1,013,221 280,305
1981 1,148,844 94,246 864,481 190,117
1982 1,015,848 93,872 775,491 146,485
1983 1,131,890 101,087 834,190 196,613
1984 1,264,820 104,748 868,375 291,697
1985 1,399,869 119,021 1,049,758 231,090
1986 1,467,326 124,938 1,098,832 243,556
1987 1,435,024 126,575 1,069,285 239,164
1988 1,365,117 125,953 1,013,316 225,848
1989 1,388,545 130,307 1,015,483 242,755
1990 1,547,230 166,416 1,133,564 247,250
1991 1,807,821 248,325 1,315,918 243,578
1992 2,087,788 378,808 1,465,039 243,941
1993 2,310,005 503,486 1,571,203 235,316
1994 2,260,271 540,124 1,517,140 203,007
1995 2,055,907 500,333 1,375,696 179,878
1996 1,922,472 465,685 1,289,985 166,802
1997 1,601,970 336,074 1,133,623 132,273
1998 1,629,223 339,243 1,139,825 150,155
1999 1,661,448 350,382 1,153,450 157,616
2000 1,744,386 360,329 1,224,826 159,231
2001 1,861,123 376,002 1,324,057 161,064
2002 2,084,828 414,068 1,490,731 180,029
2003 2,224,739 437,492 1,608,391 178,856
2004 2,418,096 458,236 1,771,003 188,857
2005 2,545,079 458,588 1,850,002 236,489
2006 2,648,570 459,805 1,923,288 265,477
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
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 32. Applications for children under age 18, by selected characteristics, 1998–2006
Characteristic 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
Total a 339,243 350,382 360,329 376,002 414,068 437,492 458,236 458,588 459,805
Age
Under 5 122,635 124,374 125,428 131,613 140,610 145,506 150,283 154,450 156,241
5–12 159,945 167,169 172,275 177,909 197,425 208,354 217,010 210,763 209,901
13–17 56,663 58,839 62,626 66,480 76,033 83,632 90,943 93,375 93,663
Sex
Male 212,619 219,807 225,626 235,121 258,940 274,605 287,629 287,157 286,975
Female 126,624 130,575 134,703 140,881 155,128 162,887 170,607 171,431 172,830
Citizenship status
Citizen 337,041 348,131 358,265 373,855 411,812 435,385 456,020 456,326 457,610
Noncitizen 2,202 2,251 2,064 2,147 2,256 2,107 2,216 2,262 2,195
SSA administrative region
Boston 11,706 11,668 11,764 11,824 12,984 13,651 14,300 15,902 16,282
New York 34,727 33,222 33,667 33,691 35,414 35,721 38,223 37,451 37,052
Philadelphia 33,738 35,743 35,528 37,162 41,441 43,289 45,582 47,489 48,628
Atlanta 87,320 92,440 99,280 105,465 115,207 120,265 122,287 119,201 118,180
Chicago 64,057 65,659 66,177 70,370 77,096 82,158 84,100 83,524 83,619
Dallas 45,380 47,999 49,626 50,551 58,794 67,139 74,880 74,199 76,527
Kansas City 15,318 15,371 15,038 15,530 16,440 16,695 17,332 17,620 17,560
Denver 6,061 6,042 6,123 6,339 6,725 7,188 7,542 7,601 7,869
San Francisco 33,186 33,523 34,104 35,647 39,724 41,385 43,201 44,392 43,015
Seattle 7,524 8,531 8,870 9,276 10,130 9,925 10,721 11,134 11,009
Unknown 226 184 152 147 113 76 68 75 64
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
a. Totals include applications taken under the abbreviated application process, which was used from 1987 to 1999.
CONTACT: Clark Pickett (410) 965-9016 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 33. Applications for adults aged 18–64, by selected characteristics, 1998–2006
Characteristic 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
Total a 1,139,825 1,153,450 1,224,826 1,324,057 1,490,731 1,608,391 1,771,003 1,850,002 1,923,288
Age
18–21 81,197 85,488 90,994 99,251 110,690 116,569 124,284 123,561 126,991
22–29 132,985 131,204 135,688 147,194 169,969 181,987 198,991 202,177 207,438
30–39 272,066 266,978 271,472 283,462 306,718 314,586 330,160 323,024 322,096
40–49 320,162 328,615 355,328 387,448 438,578 472,602 519,999 533,307 541,692
50–59 259,156 265,262 291,945 320,975 367,740 412,175 470,120 519,426 559,756
60–64 74,259 75,903 79,399 85,727 97,036 110,472 127,449 148,507 165,315
Sex
Men 548,880 554,630 590,330 644,606 732,740 793,711 869,693 911,021 946,356
Women 590,945 598,820 634,496 679,451 757,991 814,680 901,310 938,981 976,932
Citizenship status
Citizen 1,071,153 1,082,600 1,156,008 1,254,051 1,416,935 1,534,995 1,694,842 1,774,054 1,847,683
Noncitizen 68,672 70,850 68,818 70,006 73,796 73,396 76,161 75,948 75,605
SSA administrative region
Boston 50,245 48,893 49,006 50,967 55,580 64,098 70,315 84,732 89,743
New York 112,139 109,161 108,853 117,352 120,711 121,097 128,341 128,653 135,340
Philadelphia 110,332 112,712 117,143 124,290 140,586 154,770 170,232 179,519 188,425
Atlanta 284,814 288,111 316,528 344,111 381,188 396,605 426,469 442,705 456,661
Chicago 168,713 167,056 186,104 208,019 241,983 269,757 300,502 314,824 336,938
Dallas 140,562 147,855 159,477 172,406 203,521 227,721 256,360 259,523 263,222
Kansas City 52,576 54,723 58,842 64,749 71,632 75,766 84,259 85,892 88,517
Denver 24,865 25,789 27,252 29,760 33,584 35,896 43,112 44,970 45,813
San Francisco 158,123 158,421 156,846 163,422 188,348 206,089 226,244 238,936 245,983
Seattle 36,592 40,050 44,021 48,201 52,661 55,533 63,950 69,081 71,511
Unknown 864 679 754 780 937 1,059 1,219 1,167 1,135
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
a. Totals include applications taken under the abbreviated application process, which was used from 1987 to 1999.
CONTACT: Clark Pickett (410) 965-9016 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 34. Applications for adults aged 65 or older, by selected characteristics, 1998–2006
Characteristic 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
Total a 150,155 157,616 159,231 161,064 180,029 178,856 188,857 236,489 265,477
Age
65–69 82,165 86,379 87,055 88,070 96,288 96,301 100,905 123,000 143,383
70–74 29,607 31,225 32,288 33,179 38,941 38,142 40,849 50,805 54,000
75 or older 38,383 40,012 39,888 39,815 44,800 44,413 47,103 62,684 68,094
Sex
Men 54,668 58,001 59,877 60,772 69,067 69,664 74,377 92,907 107,695
Women 95,487 99,615 99,354 100,292 110,962 109,192 114,480 143,582 157,782
Citizenship status
Citizen 101,319 107,201 110,197 110,164 117,383 119,793 126,554 161,489 192,123
Noncitizen 48,836 50,415 49,034 50,900 62,646 59,063 62,303 75,000 73,354
SSA administrative region
Boston 6,104 6,226 6,120 5,869 6,053 6,764 7,083 12,694 18,979
New York 20,877 21,620 22,302 23,917 26,697 24,676 26,164 46,708 44,841
Philadelphia 11,022 11,830 11,372 10,900 11,102 11,029 11,137 11,876 12,288
Atlanta 30,907 31,633 31,330 31,555 35,529 33,119 34,616 41,269 44,856
Chicago 11,648 11,877 12,469 12,097 12,414 12,855 13,932 17,491 23,408
Dallas 17,628 19,413 20,067 21,392 22,864 22,919 24,108 26,000 27,266
Kansas City 3,213 3,189 3,420 2,971 2,919 2,854 2,976 3,439 5,077
Denver 2,181 2,289 2,744 2,553 2,701 2,831 3,088 3,556 3,961
San Francisco 43,016 45,480 45,402 45,712 55,706 56,935 61,107 67,661 77,219
Seattle 3,523 4,041 3,991 4,086 4,037 4,867 4,641 5,780 7,569
Unknown 36 18 14 12 7 7 5 15 13
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
a. Totals include applications taken under the abbreviated application process, which was used from 1987 to 1999.
CONTACT: Clark Pickett (410) 965-9016 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 35. All applications, by state or other area and age of applicant, 2006
State or area Total Under 18 18–64 65 or older
All areas 2,648,570 459,805 1,923,288 265,477
Alabama 57,368 12,624 42,539 2,205
Alaska 6,003 521 4,505 977
Arizona 38,575 6,052 29,872 2,651
Arkansas 41,833 9,956 30,575 1,302
California 303,317 33,857 198,336 71,124
Colorado 26,849 3,448 21,275 2,126
Connecticut 28,581 3,375 19,464 5,742
Delaware 6,293 1,407 4,681 205
District of Columbia 6,697 1,260 5,072 365
Florida 167,876 31,588 111,702 24,586
Georgia 85,965 16,592 64,681 4,692
Hawaii 6,921 566 5,093 1,262
Idaho 10,845 1,717 8,646 482
Illinois 94,934 19,448 68,988 6,498
Indiana 55,350 10,323 43,027 2,000
Iowa 22,126 3,577 16,877 1,672
Kansas 20,743 3,294 16,595 854
Kentucky 59,365 10,790 46,356 2,219
Louisiana 57,310 13,513 41,164 2,633
Maine 12,689 1,429 10,131 1,129
Maryland 39,327 6,150 30,776 2,401
Massachusetts 60,169 8,209 42,164 9,796
Michigan 97,923 19,063 75,625 3,235
Minnesota 32,863 5,233 24,758 2,872
Mississippi 48,611 11,091 35,317 2,203
Missouri 55,166 8,831 44,697 1,638
Montana 6,970 933 5,743 294
Nebraska 13,119 1,858 10,348 913
Nevada 17,189 2,459 12,588 2,142
New Hampshire 7,578 918 6,342 318
New Jersey 51,251 9,325 34,681 7,245
New Mexico 19,509 2,931 15,173 1,405
New York 165,982 27,727 100,659 37,596
North Carolina 89,607 16,277 68,988 4,342
North Dakota 3,914 499 3,055 360
Ohio 122,001 21,526 93,024 7,451
Oklahoma 36,415 6,172 28,354 1,889
Oregon 27,199 3,037 22,082 2,080
Pennsylvania 123,244 26,834 90,926 5,484
Rhode Island 11,227 1,656 7,792 1,779
South Carolina 47,478 8,723 36,542 2,213
South Dakota 5,761 969 4,344 448
Tennessee 63,427 10,495 50,536 2,396
Texas 211,948 43,955 147,956 20,037
Utah 11,162 1,682 8,852 628
Vermont 4,760 695 3,850 215
Virginia 48,707 9,487 36,063 3,157
Washington 46,042 5,734 36,278 4,030
West Virginia 25,073 3,490 20,907 676
Wisconsin 40,894 8,026 31,516 1,352
Wyoming 2,987 338 2,544 105
Outlying area
Northern Mariana Islands 215 81 94 40
Unknown 1,212 64 1,135 13
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 36. All applicants, by year of first application and age, 1973–2006
Year All ages a Under 18 18–64 65 or older
Total 40,627,469 6,706,066 26,336,527 7,584,876
State conversions b 3,402,447 3,939 1,419,029 1,979,479
Federal applications
1973 279,923 4,921 81,976 193,026
1974 2,007,786 122,958 1,064,223 820,605
1975 1,303,896 93,684 859,790 350,422
1976 971,621 75,158 686,086 210,377
1977 943,084 81,750 661,112 200,222
1978 899,731 84,845 629,784 185,102
1979 912,850 89,054 637,521 186,275
1980 936,442 93,059 652,690 190,693
1981 721,999 74,306 529,231 118,462
1982 604,008 72,480 448,905 82,623
1983 645,244 78,616 467,151 99,477
1984 736,509 81,634 486,922 167,953
1985 857,757 91,242 628,241 138,274
1986 933,045 97,656 689,437 145,952
1987 892,945 98,174 653,728 141,043
1988 839,066 96,325 608,131 134,610
1989 852,453 98,931 605,939 147,583
1990 978,993 129,266 695,281 154,446
1991 1,198,677 208,822 835,058 154,797
1992 1,451,391 336,632 955,060 159,699
1993 1,624,332 440,585 1,030,912 152,835
1994 1,571,525 459,531 982,275 129,719
1995 1,381,111 406,498 860,162 114,451
1996 1,246,066 361,211 780,058 104,797
1997 981,841 256,888 644,982 79,971
1998 984,062 251,074 640,585 92,403
1999 996,186 256,120 641,973 98,093
2000 1,038,677 259,137 680,397 99,143
2001 1,127,672 272,977 753,650 101,045
2002 1,278,653 302,682 862,899 113,072
2003 1,367,391 320,201 938,352 108,838
2004 1,489,330 336,735 1,038,077 114,518
2005 1,559,272 335,539 1,079,252 144,481
2006 1,611,484 333,436 1,107,658 170,390
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
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.