SSI Recipients by State and County, 2002

 

Massachusetts

Table 3. Number of recipients in state (by eligibility category, age, and receipt of OASDI benefits) and amount of payments, by county, December 2002
County Total Category Age SSI
recipients
also
receiving
OASDI
Amount of
payments
(thousands
of dollars)
Aged Blind and
disabled
Under 18 18–64 65 or
older
Total, Massachusetts 166,831 45,042 121,789 16,197 102,256 48,378 62,590 74,265
Barnstable 3,507 657 2,850 300 2,492 715 1,654 1,388
Berkshire 3,713 664 3,049 392 2,600 721 1,694 1,593
Bristol 18,800 5,132 13,668 1,493 11,801 5,506 8,475 7,734
Dukes 146 49 97 6 85 55 83 61
Essex 20,339 5,615 14,724 2,054 12,253 6,032 7,341 9,218
Franklin 1,889 294 1,595 228 1,335 326 807 850
Hampden 21,601 3,965 17,636 3,048 14,278 4,275 7,642 10,151
Hampshire 2,227 376 1,851 265 1,546 416 964 939
Middlesex 24,171 7,981 16,190 1,723 13,975 8,473 9,251 10,406
Nantucket 50 6 44 6 36 8 18 21
Norfolk 8,387 2,938 5,449 557 4,665 3,165 3,187 3,545
Plymouth 8,565 1,962 6,603 871 5,543 2,151 3,462 3,549
Suffolk 34,638 11,347 23,291 3,323 19,259 12,056 10,695 16,477
Worcester 18,601 3,997 14,604 1,915 12,270 4,416 7,243 8,247
Unknown 197 59 138 16 118 63 74 85
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, SORD file, 100 percent data.