SSI Annual Statistical Report, 2003

 

Federally Administered Payments

Table 3. Recipients, by age, December 1974–2003
Year Total Under age 18 Aged 18–64 Aged 65 or older
Number Percentage
of total
Number Percentage
of total
Number Percentage
of total
1974 3,996,064 70,900 1.8 1,503,155 37.6 2,422,009 60.6
1975 4,314,275 107,026 2.5 1,699,394 39.4 2,507,855 58.1
1976 4,235,939 125,412 3.0 1,713,594 40.5 2,396,933 56.6
1977 4,237,692 147,355 3.5 1,736,879 41.0 2,353,458 55.5
1978 4,216,925 165,899 3.9 1,747,126 41.4 2,303,900 54.6
1979 4,149,575 177,306 4.3 1,726,553 41.6 2,245,716 54.1
1980 4,142,017 190,394 4.6 1,730,847 41.8 2,220,776 53.6
1981 4,018,875 194,890 4.8 1,702,895 42.4 2,121,090 52.8
1982 3,857,590 191,570 5.0 1,655,279 42.9 2,010,741 52.1
1983 3,901,497 198,323 5.1 1,699,774 43.6 2,003,400 51.3
1984 4,029,333 211,587 5.3 1,780,459 44.2 2,037,287 50.6
1985 4,138,021 227,384 5.5 1,879,168 45.4 2,031,469 49.1
1986 4,269,184 241,198 5.6 2,010,458 47.1 2,017,528 47.3
1987 4,384,999 250,902 5.7 2,118,710 48.3 2,015,387 46.0
1988 4,463,869 255,135 5.7 2,202,714 49.3 2,006,020 44.9
1989 4,593,059 264,890 5.8 2,301,926 50.1 2,026,243 44.1
1990 4,817,127 308,589 6.4 2,449,897 50.9 2,058,641 42.7
1991 5,118,470 397,162 7.8 2,641,524 51.6 2,079,784 40.6
1992 5,566,189 556,470 10.0 2,910,016 52.3 2,099,703 37.7
1993 5,984,330 722,678 12.1 3,148,413 52.6 2,113,239 35.3
1994 6,295,786 841,474 13.4 3,335,255 53.0 2,119,057 33.7
1995 6,514,134 917,048 14.1 3,482,256 53.5 2,114,830 32.5
1996 6,613,718 955,174 14.4 3,568,393 54.0 2,090,151 31.6
1997 6,494,985 879,828 13.5 3,561,625 54.8 2,053,532 31.6
1998 6,566,069 887,066 13.5 3,646,020 55.5 2,032,983 31.0
1999 6,556,634 847,063 12.9 3,690,970 56.3 2,018,601 30.8
2000 6,601,686 846,784 12.8 3,744,022 56.7 2,010,880 30.5
2001 6,688,489 881,836 13.2 3,811,494 57.0 1,995,159 29.8
2002 6,787,857 914,821 13.5 3,877,752 57.1 1,995,284 29.4
2003 6,902,364 959,379 13.9 3,953,248 57.3 1,989,737 28.8
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 4. By type of payment, sex, eligibility category, and age, December 2003
Type of payment and sex Total Category Age
Aged Blind Disabled Under 18 18–64 65 or older
Number
All payments 6,902,364 1,232,778 77,082 5,592,504 959,379 3,953,248 1,989,737
Male 2,926,827 374,002 34,393 2,518,432 620,279 1,717,487 589,061
Female 3,975,537 858,776 42,689 3,074,072 339,100 2,235,761 1,400,676
Federal SSI 6,614,465 1,132,947 71,621 5,409,897 956,263 3,811,060 1,847,142
Male 2,800,534 339,042 31,863 2,429,629 618,257 1,643,019 539,258
Female 3,813,931 793,905 39,758 2,980,268 338,006 2,168,041 1,307,884
State supplementation 2,467,116 602,807 34,142 1,830,167 253,095 1,310,187 903,834
Male 1,049,251 204,096 15,205 829,950 165,366 588,874 295,011
Female 1,417,865 398,711 18,937 1,000,217 87,729 721,313 608,823
Total payments (thousands of dollars)
All payments 3,077,819 424,774 35,646 2,617,398 502,763 1,886,790 688,266
Male 1,355,417 136,099 15,886 1,203,432 325,704 819,878 209,835
Female 1,722,401 288,675 19,760 1,413,967 177,058 1,066,912 478,431
Federal SSI 2,721,097 327,311 28,316 2,365,469 484,581 1,692,999 543,517
Male 1,199,903 100,399 12,620 1,086,884 313,949 727,201 158,754
Female 1,521,193 226,912 15,696 1,278,585 170,632 965,798 384,763
State supplementation 356,722 97,463 7,330 251,929 18,182 193,791 144,749
Male 155,514 35,700 3,266 116,548 11,756 92,677 51,082
Female 201,208 61,763 4,064 135,382 6,426 101,114 93,668
Average monthly payment a (dollars)
All payments 417.16 342.28 454.84 433.16 490.63 436.37 343.77
Male 429.87 361.80 452.76 439.69 491.19 433.72 354.20
Female 407.83 333.81 456.51 427.84 489.59 438.39 339.40
Federal SSI 383.59 287.10 389.19 403.76 474.39 405.08 292.56
Male 396.20 294.44 388.81 410.54 475.00 400.57 292.77
Female 374.36 283.97 389.50 398.27 473.28 408.48 292.48
State supplementation 138.38 160.02 210.51 129.89 67.07 138.18 158.59
Male 141.23 173.33 209.17 132.08 66.36 147.03 171.67
Female 136.27 153.22 211.58 128.08 68.41 130.99 152.28
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
a. Averages are not obtained simply by dividing the total dollars by the number of recipients. Averages exclude payments made in the current month for prior-month eligibility, such as back pay for new awards, so that large retroactive payments do not distort the averages.
CONTACT: Art Kahn (410) 965-0186 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 5. By selected characteristics, eligibility category, and age, December 2003
Characteristic Total Category Age
Aged Blind Disabled Under 18 18–64 65 or older
Number
All recipients 6,902,364 1,232,778 77,082 5,592,504 959,379 3,953,248 1,989,737
Sex
Male 2,926,827 374,002 34,393 2,518,432 620,279 1,717,487 589,061
Female 3,975,537 858,776 42,689 3,074,072 339,100 2,235,761 1,400,676
Living arrangement
Own household 5,672,584 1,119,294 65,362 4,487,928 127,144 3,712,277 1,833,163
Another's household 281,140 90,329 4,093 186,718 30,103 148,438 102,599
Parent's household 798,101 . . . 5,663 792,438 787,627 10,474 . . .
Medicaid institution 138,381 21,161 1,891 115,329 13,650 73,221 51,510
Unknown 12,158 1,994 73 10,091 855 8,838 2,465
Citizenship status
Citizen 6,205,592 876,480 68,340 5,260,772 955,086 3,727,713 1,522,793
Noncitizen 696,772 356,298 8,742 331,732 4,293 225,535 466,944
Average monthly payment (dollars)
All recipients 417.16 342.28 454.84 433.16 490.63 436.37 343.77
Sex
Male 429.87 361.80 452.76 439.69 491.19 433.72 354.20
Female 407.83 333.81 456.51 427.84 489.59 438.39 339.40
Living arrangement
Own household 417.10 342.83 460.62 435.02 542.44 446.61 348.85
Another's household 380.16 400.27 437.63 369.09 363.79 371.33 397.63
Parent's household 494.74 . . . 536.89 494.44 494.76 492.96 . . .
Medicaid institution 37.36 37.33 36.87 37.37 46.65 36.63 35.85
Unknown 371.57 354.12 463.97 375.98 469.81 360.95 361.26
Citizenship status
Citizen 408.59 287.91 438.08 428.35 490.47 431.76 300.85
Noncitizen 471.84 457.64 556.66 486.01 515.04 489.61 463.50
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable.
CONTACT: Alfreda Brooks (410) 965-9849 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 6. Recipients, by type of representative payee, eligibility category, and age, December 2003
Type of payee Total Category Age
Aged Blind Disabled Under 18 18–64 65 or older
All recipients 6,902,364 1,232,778 77,082 5,592,504 959,379 3,953,248 1,989,737
Without payee 4,476,912 1,186,797 57,796 3,232,319 897 2,640,210 1,835,805
With payee 2,425,452 45,981 19,286 2,360,185 958,482 1,313,038 153,932
Natural or adoptive parents 1,352,958 280 11,451 1,341,227 783,897 567,338 1,723
Spouse 62,595 1,839 227 60,529 54 54,029 8,512
Natural, adoptive, or stepchild 92,950 18,222 653 74,075 265 48,851 43,834
Grandparent 87,726 27 614 87,085 64,999 22,676 51
Other relative 343,742 11,577 2,394 329,771 63,487 237,345 42,910
Nonmental institution 124,903 7,151 1,316 116,436 5,867 92,723 26,313
Mental institution 77,056 1,373 715 74,968 3,019 67,332 6,705
Financial organization 2,248 35 14 2,199 119 2,002 127
Social agency 126,099 2,187 1,033 122,879 20,852 95,624 9,623
Public official 14,566 576 91 13,899 1,294 11,008 2,264
Other 140,609 2,714 778 137,117 14,629 114,110 11,870
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
CONTACT: Alfreda Brooks (410) 965-9849 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 7. Recipients, by type of income, eligibility category, and age, December 2003
Type of income Total Category Age
Aged Blind Disabled Under 18 18–64 65 or older
All recipients a 6,902,364 1,232,778 77,082 5,592,504 959,379 3,953,248 1,989,737
No other income 3,823,904 430,664 41,848 3,351,392 719,247 2,382,078 722,579
Earned income 239,396 14,313 4,320 220,763 2,325 214,140 22,931
Unearned income
Social Security benefits 2,421,362 708,499 26,891 1,685,972 67,351 1,212,446 1,141,565
Veterans' benefits 75,028 32,332 619 42,077 1,368 24,275 49,385
Income based on need 12,273 79 33 12,161 8,187 3,998 88
Workers' compensation 4,990 346 23 4,621 17 4,126 847
Support from absent parents 121,058 . . . 873 120,185 118,150 2,908 . . .
Pensions 59,739 39,517 439 19,783 37 12,521 47,181
Support and maintenance 257,745 78,205 2,479 177,061 38,231 123,616 95,898
Asset income b 244,155 87,447 3,563 153,145 15,898 110,700 117,557
Other c 76,435 13,114 846 62,475 2,962 54,641 18,832
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable.
a. The sum of the entries may be greater than the total because some recipients may receive more than one type of unearned income or both earned and unearned income.
b. Includes income received as rent, interest, dividends, and royalties.
c. Does not include income deemed from a spouse or parent.
CONTACT: Alfreda Brooks (410) 965-9849 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 8. Recipients, by receipt of Social Security, type of income, eligibility category, and age, December 2003
Type of income Total Category Age
Aged Blind Disabled Under 18 18–64 65 or older
All recipients 6,902,364 1,232,778 77,082 5,592,504 959,379 3,953,248 1,989,737
With Social Security 2,421,362 708,499 26,891 1,685,972 67,351 1,212,446 1,141,565
No other income 2,029,154 556,451 22,426 1,450,277 58,549 1,033,147 937,458
Earned income only 96,820 10,164 1,530 85,126 291 80,707 15,822
Unearned income only a 282,033 139,896 2,733 139,404 8,457 88,181 185,395
Both earned and unearned income a 13,355 1,988 202 11,165 54 10,411 2,890
Without Social Security 4,481,002 524,279 50,191 3,906,532 892,028 2,740,802 848,172
No other income 3,823,904 430,664 41,848 3,351,392 719,247 2,382,078 722,579
Earned income only 142,576 4,149 2,790 135,637 2,034 133,433 7,109
Unearned income only a 495,316 88,226 5,133 401,957 170,006 208,501 116,809
Both earned and unearned income a 19,206 1,240 420 17,546 741 16,790 1,675
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
a. Includes recipients with in-kind unearned income.
CONTACT: Art Kahn (410) 965-0186 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 9. Recipients, by state or other area, eligibility category, and age, December 2003
State or area Total Category Age
Aged Blind Disabled Under 18 18–64 65 or older
All areas 6,902,364 1,232,778 77,082 5,592,504 959,379 3,953,248 1,989,737
Alabama 163,760 21,010 1,029 141,721 27,318 97,723 38,719
Alaska 10,639 2,230 107 8,302 1,054 6,542 3,043
Arizona 91,655 13,211 924 77,520 15,527 53,437 22,691
Arkansas 86,542 11,177 873 74,492 15,356 50,312 20,874
California 1,162,725 345,911 21,951 794,863 92,830 567,445 502,450
Colorado 53,988 8,537 555 44,896 6,580 33,765 13,643
Connecticut 51,151 6,937 505 43,709 6,277 32,454 12,420
Delaware 12,930 1,304 115 11,511 2,970 7,544 2,416
District of Columbia 20,403 2,154 175 18,074 3,923 12,044 4,436
Florida 409,400 95,566 3,166 310,668 77,253 195,400 136,747
Georgia 199,733 29,689 2,175 167,869 30,768 115,048 53,917
Hawaii 21,753 6,532 189 15,032 1,378 11,873 8,502
Idaho 20,258 1,716 216 18,326 3,537 13,713 3,008
Illinois 255,445 30,895 2,426 222,124 42,616 155,426 57,403
Indiana 93,963 6,311 999 86,653 19,019 62,319 12,625
Iowa 41,869 3,837 792 37,240 6,283 28,371 7,215
Kansas 37,805 3,475 376 33,954 6,618 24,580 6,607
Kentucky 178,900 15,733 1,358 161,809 25,203 118,277 35,420
Louisiana 167,800 20,708 1,785 145,307 29,477 98,926 39,397
Maine 31,403 2,746 223 28,434 3,196 22,554 5,653
Maryland 90,962 15,532 711 74,719 14,039 52,123 24,800
Massachusetts 168,171 44,813 4,038 119,320 16,646 103,370 48,155
Michigan 216,727 17,629 1,818 197,280 35,563 144,790 36,374
Minnesota 68,971 9,804 722 58,445 9,595 43,758 15,618
Mississippi 126,301 17,538 1,133 107,630 21,261 71,384 33,656
Missouri 115,069 10,606 970 103,493 18,075 75,835 21,159
Montana 14,356 1,209 132 13,015 1,803 10,079 2,474
Nebraska 21,875 2,186 243 19,446 3,401 14,518 3,956
Nevada 30,815 7,883 708 22,224 5,234 17,273 8,308
New Hampshire 12,709 926 139 11,644 1,714 9,163 1,832
New Jersey 149,580 33,670 1,015 114,895 20,901 78,366 50,313
New Mexico 50,169 8,710 519 40,940 6,261 28,468 15,440
New York 624,565 134,095 3,131 487,339 68,062 333,737 222,766
North Carolina 194,424 28,237 1,958 164,229 33,416 109,162 51,846
North Dakota 8,092 1,144 80 6,868 940 5,161 1,991
Ohio 243,584 15,934 2,092 225,558 41,422 165,920 36,242
Oklahoma 75,202 8,938 812 65,452 11,594 46,976 16,632
Oregon 57,436 7,570 649 49,217 7,505 37,555 12,376
Pennsylvania 310,617 32,895 2,368 275,354 50,909 195,799 63,909
Rhode Island 29,196 4,155 198 24,843 3,757 18,100 7,339
South Carolina 105,621 13,864 1,482 90,275 17,718 61,044 26,859
South Dakota 12,577 1,777 99 10,701 1,879 7,500 3,198
Tennessee 161,246 18,843 1,604 140,799 21,915 101,159 38,172
Texas 454,857 111,225 6,219 337,413 65,233 228,480 161,144
Utah 21,357 2,131 266 18,960 3,839 13,815 3,703
Vermont 12,841 1,308 102 11,431 1,496 8,651 2,694
Virginia 133,607 22,155 1,356 110,096 20,290 76,550 36,767
Washington 108,977 14,179 954 93,844 13,097 70,957 24,923
West Virginia 75,227 4,694 598 69,935 8,219 54,431 12,577
Wisconsin 88,736 8,818 965 78,953 15,429 57,086 16,221
Wyoming 5,660 482 49 5,129 817 3,926 917
Outlying area
Northern Mariana Islands 715 149 13 553 166 359 190
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
CONTACT: Alfreda Brooks (410) 965-9849 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 10. Average monthly payment, by state or other area, eligibility category, and age, December 2003 (in dollars)
State or area Total Category Age
Aged Blind Disabled Under 18 18–64 65 or older
All areas 417.16 342.28 454.84 433.16 490.63 436.37 343.77
Alabama 362.08 175.35 351.46 389.81 483.34 388.30 210.40
Alaska 377.59 270.56 384.23 406.33 444.08 408.74 288.09
Arizona 392.13 283.80 403.06 410.50 478.32 408.50 294.64
Arkansas 344.49 156.16 355.23 372.66 473.40 370.74 186.80
California 553.13 502.92 609.56 573.40 596.72 587.98 505.74
Colorado 370.98 288.75 396.31 386.36 454.69 389.45 285.43
Connecticut 393.11 316.86 403.37 405.12 474.59 407.29 315.25
Delaware 378.01 243.47 381.90 393.34 454.48 386.72 257.40
District of Columbia 416.59 256.21 401.94 435.91 485.05 441.73 288.14
Florida 383.09 310.88 385.96 405.30 471.19 396.45 314.36
Georgia 358.36 203.50 385.75 385.49 471.17 390.47 226.27
Hawaii 426.96 360.21 426.94 456.01 464.17 460.85 373.76
Idaho 370.88 203.70 384.00 386.56 457.78 382.11 220.67
Illinois 416.43 332.13 409.25 428.28 486.67 429.07 330.70
Indiana 384.74 219.68 360.29 397.12 470.83 389.36 233.67
Iowa 355.42 200.44 346.36 371.70 449.91 369.51 219.26
Kansas 371.43 234.35 394.05 385.31 464.09 380.57 246.29
Kentucky 381.12 184.05 386.45 400.23 486.67 404.00 230.16
Louisiana 377.35 193.19 372.35 403.75 486.35 405.99 224.35
Maine 349.41 158.51 372.25 367.56 457.40 373.14 193.65
Maryland 395.37 308.56 397.57 413.88 464.99 417.69 302.21
Massachusetts 427.02 359.39 465.90 451.22 517.24 444.48 358.35
Michigan 413.65 283.37 402.03 425.40 485.28 426.48 292.82
Minnesota 385.89 297.22 399.27 400.64 464.45 396.51 308.12
Mississippi 356.99 170.54 354.88 387.40 481.02 389.29 210.42
Missouri 374.28 209.72 375.20 391.13 482.53 388.47 231.32
Montana 363.78 182.40 372.80 380.61 458.16 385.02 208.71
Nebraska 357.25 216.38 368.64 372.90 461.41 368.55 226.61
Nevada 384.59 302.62 453.28 411.61 465.13 399.46 302.82
New Hampshire 364.27 240.94 361.36 374.18 440.93 374.56 241.76
New Jersey 404.32 347.28 398.32 421.05 480.61 421.47 345.87
New Mexico 364.90 235.66 385.39 392.27 480.18 398.11 257.45
New York 449.99 379.23 425.95 469.61 505.35 478.70 390.12
North Carolina 344.53 183.60 362.89 371.96 458.76 369.45 218.49
North Dakota 328.32 195.18 380.23 349.73 445.89 351.06 213.93
Ohio 406.55 259.03 391.00 417.15 483.18 417.03 271.89
Oklahoma 369.27 198.68 381.62 392.39 480.37 394.24 221.08
Oregon 384.80 283.94 401.71 400.18 468.56 399.68 289.81
Pennsylvania 424.74 280.56 405.68 442.13 498.32 443.54 308.87
Rhode Island 418.07 305.72 385.16 437.09 532.41 433.35 321.70
South Carolina 355.81 185.21 362.86 381.95 464.58 383.55 221.49
South Dakota 342.68 186.74 386.28 368.35 449.23 366.98 223.51
Tennessee 364.01 182.14 392.17 388.07 479.28 393.50 220.49
Texas 348.17 240.49 379.49 383.16 469.56 385.24 246.83
Utah 383.38 313.52 388.81 391.18 440.88 387.17 309.99
Vermont 371.00 187.03 379.54 391.94 506.25 393.48 223.69
Virginia 362.93 259.81 368.95 383.63 460.42 383.88 265.77
Washington 411.44 360.99 404.75 419.13 474.32 419.62 355.48
West Virginia 390.14 179.11 385.39 404.34 477.72 412.01 238.37
Wisconsin 374.26 226.68 383.85 391.71 467.43 385.91 245.67
Wyoming 358.17 166.90 405.58 375.84 459.49 376.32 192.61
Outlying area
Northern Mariana Islands 428.49 339.92 446.85 453.65 498.85 434.71 354.19
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
CONTACT: Alfreda Brooks (410) 965-9849 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 11. Recipients and their average income, by type of income and marital status, December 2003
Type of income Eligible individual
with no spouse
Eligible individual
with eligible spouse
Eligible individual
with ineligible spouse
Individual Spouse Individual Spouse
Number Average
income
(dollars)
Number Average
income
(dollars)
Number Average
income
(dollars)
Number Average
income
(dollars)
Number Average
income
(dollars)
Total a 6,000,980 . . . 283,160 . . . 283,160 . . . 320,450 . . . 320,450 . . .
No other income 3,374,160 . . . 148,120 . . . 159,280 . . . 197,110 . . . 131,530 . . .
With income 2,626,820 396 135,040 393 123,880 338 123,340 387 188,920 847
Earned income only 132,500 353 1,900 575 2,370 598 4,220 587 99,050 1,161
Unearned income only 2,374,410 388 130,940 384 118,460 323 117,040 374 77,130 398
Both earned and unearned income 119,890 601 2,200 814 3,050 732 2,080 730 12,720 1,122
With earned income a 252,390 294 4,100 498 5,420 480 6,300 531 111,770 1,134
Wages 235,910 302 2,950 602 4,100 571 4,360 654 90,270 1,246
Self-employment income 17,790 166 1,170 229 1,410 191 1,970 252 22,820 627
With unearned income a 2,494,320 387 133,140 383 121,510 323 119,120 373 89,890 369
Social Security benefits 2,051,690 425 111,470 428 103,910 353 94,100 424 37,810 467
Veterans' benefits 61,910 190 1,100 253 990 164 9,550 134 10,790 389
Income based on need 13,040 244 40 80 380 122 580 90 33,080 124
Workers' compensation 3,960 333 260 345 190 340 600 424 1,410 762
Support from absent parents 119,180 201 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Pensions 45,830 164 7,200 133 4,740 134 2,220 154 2,920 289
Support and maintenance 211,270 134 15,790 99 14,530 99 14,940 113 690 114
Asset income b 201,520 7 15,770 5 10,910 6 11,180 8 7,200 27
Other c 67,080 239 2,270 153 1,890 122 3,930 205 9,430 536
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 10 percent sample.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable.
a. The sum of the entries may be greater than the total because some recipients may receive more than one type of earned or unearned income, or both earned and unearned income.
b. Includes income received as rent, interest, dividends, and royalties.
c. Does not include income deemed from a spouse or parent.
CONTACT: Clark Pickett (410) 965-9016 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 12. Recipients as a percentage of resident population, by state, December 2003
State Resident population a Recipients
Number Percentage of
resident population
United States 290,809,777 6,902,364 b 2.4
Alabama 4,500,752 163,760 3.6
Alaska 648,818 10,639 1.6
Arizona 5,580,811 91,655 1.6
Arkansas 2,725,714 86,542 3.2
California 35,484,453 1,162,725 3.3
Colorado 4,550,688 53,988 1.2
Connecticut 3,483,372 51,151 1.5
Delaware 817,491 12,930 1.6
District of Columbia 563,384 20,403 3.6
Florida 17,019,068 409,400 2.4
Georgia 8,684,715 199,733 2.3
Hawaii 1,257,608 21,753 1.7
Idaho 1,366,332 20,258 1.5
Illinois 12,653,544 255,445 2.0
Indiana 6,195,643 93,963 1.5
Iowa 2,944,062 41,869 1.4
Kansas 2,723,507 37,805 1.4
Kentucky 4,117,827 178,900 4.3
Louisiana 4,496,334 167,800 3.7
Maine 1,305,728 31,403 2.4
Maryland 5,508,909 90,962 1.7
Massachusetts 6,433,422 168,171 2.6
Michigan 10,079,985 216,727 2.2
Minnesota 5,059,375 68,971 1.4
Mississippi 2,881,281 126,301 4.4
Missouri 5,704,484 115,069 2.0
Montana 917,621 14,356 1.6
Nebraska 1,739,291 21,875 1.3
Nevada 2,241,154 30,815 1.4
New Hampshire 1,287,687 12,709 1.0
New Jersey 8,638,396 149,580 1.7
New Mexico 1,874,614 50,169 2.7
New York 19,190,115 624,565 3.3
North Carolina 8,407,248 194,424 2.3
North Dakota 633,837 8,092 1.3
Ohio 11,435,798 243,584 2.1
Oklahoma 3,511,532 75,202 2.1
Oregon 3,559,596 57,436 1.6
Pennsylvania 12,365,455 310,617 2.5
Rhode Island 1,076,164 29,196 2.7
South Carolina 4,147,152 105,621 2.5
South Dakota 764,309 12,577 1.6
Tennessee 5,841,748 161,246 2.8
Texas 22,118,509 454,857 2.1
Utah 2,351,467 21,357 0.9
Vermont 619,107 12,841 2.1
Virginia 7,386,330 133,607 1.8
Washington 6,131,445 108,977 1.8
West Virginia 1,810,354 75,227 4.2
Wisconsin 5,472,299 88,736 1.6
Wyoming 501,242 5,660 1.1
SOURCES: U.S. Census Bureau and Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
a. Population estimates for the United States as of July 1, 2003, as reported by the U.S. Census Bureau.
b. Includes 715 recipients in the Northern Mariana Islands.
CONTACT: Art Kahn (410) 965-0186 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 13. Foreign-born recipients, by region, country of origin, and eligibility category, December 2003
Region and country of origin Total Aged Blind and disabled
All areas 1,460,557 702,472 758,085
North America 180,552 26,059 154,493
U.S. territories 171,869 23,480 148,389
Puerto Rico 167,108 22,816 144,292
Other a 4,761 664 4,097
Other 8,683 2,579 6,104
Latin America 538,211 271,283 266,928
Mexico 233,683 116,394 117,289
Cuba 92,948 49,235 43,713
Dominican Republic 61,591 22,392 39,199
Other 149,989 83,262 66,727
Africa 18,161 7,452 10,709
Somalia 3,442 1,462 1,980
Cape Verde Islands 1,345 856 489
Ethiopia 2,502 827 1,675
Other 10,872 4,307 6,565
Asia 464,876 276,087 188,789
Vietnam 98,928 42,166 56,762
China 70,941 60,641 10,300
Laos 32,916 6,887 26,029
Philippines 69,885 57,401 12,484
Other 192,206 108,992 83,214
Middle East 35,360 16,220 19,140
Lebanon 8,647 4,026 4,621
Syria 6,396 2,862 3,534
Turkey 3,957 2,568 1,389
Other 16,360 6,764 9,596
Former Soviet Republics 130,633 68,137 62,496
Europe 85,288 34,190 51,098
Portugal 8,212 4,735 3,477
Italy 7,199 3,128 4,071
United Kingdom 8,403 2,800 5,603
Poland 7,606 4,371 3,235
Former Yugoslavia 11,800 4,398 7,402
Other 42,068 14,758 27,310
Other or unknown areas 7,476 3,044 4,432
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
NOTE: Foreign-born means born in an area not served by the Supplemental Security Income program.
a. Includes American Samoa, Guam, and Virgin Islands.
CONTACT: Paul Davies (401) 966-0299 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.