OASDI Beneficiaries by State and County, 2007

 

Massachusetts

Table 4. Number of beneficiaries with benefits in current-payment status, by county, type of benefit, and sex of beneficiaries aged 65 or older, December 2007
County Total Retirement Survivors Disability Aged 65 or older
Retired workers Spouses Children Widow(er)s a Children Disabled workers Spouses Children Men Women
Total, Massachusetts b 1,080,847 698,950 41,439 9,474 86,283 33,366 166,198 2,101 43,036 322,637 455,694
Barnstable 63,555 46,725 3,080 405 5,020 1,080 5,880 65 1,300 22,220 29,120
Berkshire 30,805 19,785 1,155 250 2,500 855 4,880 80 1,300 9,140 12,775
Bristol 102,955 63,960 2,970 840 7,555 3,295 19,150 245 4,940 28,330 41,025
Dukes 3,110 2,250 150 30 275 80 265 0 60 1,060 1,410
Essex 125,370 81,225 5,020 1,105 10,140 3,950 18,750 245 4,935 37,075 53,500
Franklin 13,975 8,415 505 135 1,080 385 2,640 25 790 3,950 5,395
Hampden 88,895 51,815 3,090 755 7,395 3,400 16,955 350 5,135 23,815 34,535
Hampshire 24,485 15,875 910 230 1,995 720 3,810 40 905 7,350 10,240
Middlesex 219,405 149,830 9,295 1,815 17,650 5,845 28,130 320 6,520 69,530 98,630
Nantucket 1,305 960 75 5 130 25 85 0 25 480 625
Norfolk 107,895 73,725 4,705 1,030 9,365 3,115 12,640 140 3,175 34,200 49,385
Plymouth 82,275 52,335 3,255 730 6,790 2,725 12,635 135 3,670 24,650 33,230
Suffolk 87,085 50,590 2,700 1,065 6,075 3,465 18,570 185 4,435 23,265 33,050
Worcester 129,725 81,455 4,530 1,080 10,315 4,425 21,805 270 5,845 37,570 52,770
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data.
a. Includes nondisabled widow(er)s, disabled widow(er)s, widowed mothers and fathers, and parents.
b. Includes beneficiaries with unknown county code.
CONTACT: Jennie Park (410) 965-9358 or oasdi.sc@ssa.gov.
Table 5. Amount of benefits in current-payment status, by county, type of benefit, and sex of beneficiaries aged 65 or older, December 2007 (in thousands of dollars)
County Total Retirement Survivors Disability Aged 65 or older
Retired workers Spouses Children Widow(er)s a Children Disabled workers Spouses Children Men Women
Total, Massachusetts b 1,083,680 759,550 23,355 5,278 91,437 25,733 164,725 524 13,079 402,277 429,499
Barnstable 66,770 51,743 1,813 235 5,677 873 5,984 16 426 28,552 27,455
Berkshire 30,665 21,493 647 144 2,647 652 4,709 20 353 11,293 12,085
Bristol 95,078 63,358 1,482 449 7,217 2,413 18,647 55 1,458 32,255 35,543
Dukes 3,329 2,566 100 16 295 62 272 0 18 1,376 1,396
Essex 126,944 89,155 2,895 615 10,898 3,114 18,705 58 1,504 46,826 50,867
Franklin 13,095 8,643 263 76 1,099 288 2,490 7 227 4,601 4,840
Hampden 82,471 53,934 1,608 356 7,279 2,281 15,622 77 1,317 28,289 31,262
Hampshire 23,801 16,572 482 130 2,042 573 3,711 10 280 8,669 9,400
Middlesex 234,447 171,634 5,577 1,113 19,657 4,940 29,206 93 2,226 91,894 97,082
Nantucket 1,504 1,187 50 2 152 19 89 0 7 679 641
Norfolk 115,724 84,228 2,840 637 10,664 2,639 13,541 40 1,135 44,998 48,951
Plymouth 83,239 57,042 1,834 417 7,334 2,201 13,171 37 1,203 30,948 31,245
Suffolk 77,957 50,196 1,276 484 5,639 2,212 16,928 40 1,181 25,227 29,609
Worcester 128,650 87,796 2,487 601 10,831 3,468 21,650 71 1,745 46,667 49,123
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data.
a. Includes nondisabled widow(er)s, disabled widow(er)s, widowed mothers and fathers, and parents.
b. Includes beneficiaries with unknown county code.
CONTACT: Jennie Park (410) 965-9358 or oasdi.sc@ssa.gov.