Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2000

 

Geographic Distributions

Benefits Awarded

Table 39. Number, percentage distribution, and average monthly benefit, 2000
Geographic area Disabled workers Disabled widow(er)s Disabled adult children
Number Percent Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)
Number Percent Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)
Number Percent Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)
United States, territories,
and foreign countries
610,700 100.0 825.60 27,600 100.0 512.00 37,300 100.0 386.20
Alabama 14,800 2.4 770.30 1,100 4.0 601.20 1,000 2.7 361.10
Alaska 1,200 0.2 783.20 b b b b b b
Arizona 9,600 1.6 856.50 500 1.8 582.20 900 2.4 409.80
Arkansas 9,800 1.6 730.10 800 2.9 364.80 600 1.6 230.80
California 51,700 8.5 802.90 2,300 8.3 557.80 3,600 9.7 408.10
Colorado 7,800 1.3 771.90 b b b b b b
Connecticut 6,500 1.1 900.50 b b b b b b
Delaware 2,500 0.4 726.70 b b b b b b
District of Columbia 1,500 0.3 912.40 b b b b b b
Florida 35,800 5.9 823.80 1,400 5.1 530.20 2,000 5.4 363.10
Georgia 17,500 2.9 806.80 900 3.3 387.30 600 1.6 341.00
Hawaii 2,400 0.4 738.40 b b b b b b
Idaho 2,800 0.5 772.00 b b b b b b
Illinois 20,700 3.4 856.30 1,100 4.0 536.90 1,200 3.2 310.10
Indiana 14,900 2.4 841.00 600 2.2 447.70 1,100 3.0 471.90
Iowa 6,000 1.0 758.50 b b b b b b
Kansas 7,900 1.3 789.80 b b b b b b
Kentucky 11,800 1.9 865.90 1,500 5.4 497.60 1,100 3.0 356.20
Louisiana 10,300 1.7 787.90 800 2.9 675.90 1,100 3.0 357.20
Maine 2,800 0.5 709.70 b b b b b b
Maryland 9,500 1.6 958.00 b b b b b b
Massachusetts 14,400 2.4 802.70 600 2.2 427.70 700 1.9 278.30
Michigan 21,000 3.4 927.30 1,100 4.0 677.30 1,200 3.2 320.10
Minnesota 10,000 1.6 806.30 b b b b b b
Mississippi 9,900 1.6 686.50 500 1.8 472.20 800 2.1 154.40
Missouri 18,100 3.0 850.60 900 3.3 428.50 600 1.6 404.80
Montana 1,900 0.3 738.00 b b b b b b
Nebraska 3,000 0.5 739.60 b b b b b b
Nevada 4,100 0.7 824.60 b b b b b b
New Hampshire 2,500 0.4 738.60 b b b b b b
New Jersey 16,200 2.7 933.30 800 2.9 519.00 1,100 3.0 527.90
New Mexico 3,500 0.6 736.90 b b b b b b
New York 41,800 6.8 888.60 1,600 5.8 501.70 3,300 8.9 402.00
North Carolina 21,500 3.5 796.20 700 2.5 345.40 900 2.4 471.10
North Dakota 1,300 0.2 821.10 b b b b b b
Ohio 21,800 3.6 848.90 900 3.3 724.60 700 1.9 661.60
Oklahoma 9,800 1.6 844.20 500 1.8 252.10 400 1.1 613.10
Oregon 6,200 1.0 835.70 b b b 700 1.9 452.30
Pennsylvania 28,000 4.6 818.30 1,100 4.0 750.90 1,700 4.6 388.50
Rhode Island 2,500 0.4 907.80 b b b b b b
South Carolina 14,300 2.3 811.50 500 1.8 254.60 1,100 3.0 418.90
South Dakota 1,500 0.3 832.60 b b b b b b
Tennessee 18,500 3.0 810.40 1,500 5.4 381.10 900 2.4 293.40
Texas 29,900 4.9 797.60 1,400 5.1 564.30 2,000 5.4 412.60
Utah 2,400 0.4 700.10 b b b b b b
Vermont 2,000 0.3 879.40 b b b b b b
Virginia 14,000 2.3 839.20 1,200 4.4 410.80 1,100 3.0 434.20
Washington 13,700 2.2 870.80 b b b 600 1.6 321.20
West Virginia 5,500 0.9 756.90 b b b 500 1.3 295.20
Wisconsin 11,800 1.9 864.30 b b b 500 1.3 328.30
Wyoming 900 0.2 938.50 b b b b b b
Unknown state code b b b b b b 700 1.9 444.60
Outlying area
Puerto Rico 10,100 1.7 703.60 500 1.8 667.80 700 1.9 263.70
Other a 700 0.1 524.60 b b b b b b
SOURCE: Annual Award and Termination Transaction file.
NOTES: Based on a 1 percent sample. Benefits awarded before the December cost-of-living increase are converted to the December rates before averages are computed.
a. Includes American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Virgin Islands, and foreign countries.
b. Fewer than 500 beneficiaries.
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