OASDI Beneficiaries by State and County, 2011

 
Table 1. Beneficiaries as a percentage of the total resident population and of the population aged 65 or older, by state, December 2011
State Total population Population aged 65 or older
Number a (thousands) Percentage receiving benefits Number a (thousands) Percentage receiving benefits
United States 311,592 17.8 41,394 92.5
Alabama 4,803 21.6 673 93.3
Alaska 723 11.4 58 90.4
Arizona 6,483 17.0 922 85.0
Arkansas 2,938 22.0 429 93.1
California 37,692 13.6 4,399 83.9
Colorado 5,117 14.1 576 89.3
Connecticut 3,581 17.6 515 91.7
Delaware 907 19.5 133 92.9
District of Columbia 618 12.3 70 74.9
Florida 19,058 20.4 3,360 84.4
Georgia 9,815 15.5 1,078 91.2
Hawaii 1,375 17.0 203 87.8
Idaho 1,585 17.6 202 95.1
Illinois 12,869 16.0 1,641 89.9
Indiana 6,517 18.7 858 95.6
Iowa 3,062 19.3 458 95.2
Kansas 2,871 17.4 383 92.4
Kentucky 4,369 20.9 592 92.5
Louisiana 4,575 17.7 572 88.9
Maine 1,328 23.1 216 94.4
Maryland 5,828 15.0 729 86.1
Massachusetts 6,588 17.6 922 88.9
Michigan 9,876 20.4 1,389 95.9
Minnesota 5,345 16.9 702 93.5
Mississippi 2,979 20.5 388 93.7
Missouri 6,011 19.8 855 92.6
Montana 998 19.9 151 92.3
Nebraska 1,843 17.0 250 92.2
Nevada 2,723 15.6 339 88.6
New Hampshire 1,318 19.9 184 96.8
New Jersey 8,821 17.0 1,208 91.4
New Mexico 2,082 17.8 282 88.0
New York 19,465 17.1 2,665 88.1
North Carolina 9,656 18.7 1,279 93.3
North Dakota 684 17.7 99 92.8
Ohio 11,545 18.8 1,648 91.0
Oklahoma 3,792 18.9 518 92.4
Oregon 3,872 19.0 553 94.4
Pennsylvania 12,743 20.5 1,982 93.4
Rhode Island 1,051 19.7 154 93.7
South Carolina 4,679 20.4 659 94.3
South Dakota 824 18.9 119 98.1
Tennessee 6,403 20.1 880 94.1
Texas 25,675 13.8 2,706 88.9
Utah 2,817 11.9 259 90.7
Vermont 626 21.1 94 96.6
Virginia 8,097 16.3 1,011 90.3
Washington 6,830 16.5 865 92.1
West Virginia 1,855 24.3 301 92.3
Wisconsin 5,712 19.0 793 96.7
Wyoming 568 16.5 72 92.7
SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data; Census Bureau, Population Division, 2011 estimates of resident population.
a. Population estimates for the United States as of July 1, 2011, as reported by the Census Bureau.
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