SSI Annual Statistical Report, 2004

 

Federally Administered Payments

Table 3. Recipients, by age, December 1974–2004
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
2004 6,987,845 993,127 14.2 4,017,108 57.5 1,977,610 28.3
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 2004
Type of payment and sex Total Category Age
Aged Blind Disabled Under 18 18–64 65 or older
Number
All payments 6,987,845 1,211,167 75,924 5,700,754 993,127 4,017,108 1,977,610
Male 2,985,434 371,795 34,104 2,579,535 645,851 1,747,851 591,732
Female 4,002,411 839,372 41,820 3,121,219 347,276 2,269,257 1,385,878
Federal SSI 6,694,577 1,110,757 70,469 5,513,351 989,893 3,870,809 1,833,875
Male 2,855,894 335,749 31,562 2,488,583 643,755 1,671,769 540,370
Female 3,838,683 775,008 38,907 3,024,768 346,138 2,199,040 1,293,505
State supplementation 2,497,589 601,078 33,765 1,862,746 260,525 1,327,931 909,133
Male 1,067,127 205,142 15,101 846,884 170,942 596,746 299,439
Female 1,430,462 395,936 18,664 1,015,862 89,583 731,185 609,694
Total payments (thousands of dollars)
All payments 3,224,059 426,926 35,916 2,761,217 538,306 1,985,048 700,706
Male 1,431,804 137,578 16,149 1,278,078 350,693 866,258 214,854
Female 1,792,255 289,348 19,768 1,483,139 187,613 1,118,790 485,852
Federal SSI 2,862,021 329,545 28,604 2,503,872 519,587 1,787,344 555,090
Male 1,273,360 101,709 12,882 1,158,768 338,535 771,740 163,085
Female 1,588,661 227,836 15,722 1,345,103 181,052 1,015,604 392,005
State supplementation 362,038 97,381 7,312 257,346 18,719 197,703 145,616
Male 158,445 35,869 3,266 119,310 12,158 94,518 51,769
Female 203,594 61,512 4,046 138,036 6,561 103,186 93,847
Average monthly payment a (dollars)
All payments 428.29 350.53 463.44 444.40 505.98 446.55 352.47
Male 441.70 368.01 460.87 452.11 506.67 444.93 361.31
Female 418.35 342.81 465.51 438.06 504.69 447.79 348.70
Federal SSI 395.36 295.13 398.15 415.59 490.19 415.91 301.21
Male 408.92 301.23 397.94 423.66 490.94 412.50 300.34
Female 385.33 292.49 398.32 408.99 488.78 418.48 301.57
State supplementation 138.07 160.44 210.69 129.51 66.44 137.97 158.69
Male 140.63 173.21 208.89 131.49 65.73 146.69 171.38
Female 136.16 153.84 212.14 127.87 67.80 130.91 152.48
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 2004
Characteristic Total Category Age
Aged Blind Disabled Under 18 18–64 65 or older
Number
All recipients 6,987,845 1,211,167 75,924 5,700,754 993,127 4,017,108 1,977,610
Sex
Male 2,985,498 371,800 34,107 2,579,591 645,851 1,747,879 591,768
Female 4,002,347 839,367 41,817 3,121,163 347,276 2,269,229 1,385,842
Living arrangement
Own household 5,711,571 1,098,406 64,334 4,548,831 131,393 3,758,314 1,821,864
Another's household 294,902 90,387 4,081 200,434 33,349 158,833 102,720
Parent's household 830,359 . . . 5,609 824,750 813,484 16,875 . . .
Medicaid institution 138,761 20,345 1,842 116,574 13,932 74,343 50,486
Unknown 12,252 2,029 58 10,165 969 8,743 2,540
Citizenship status
Citizen 6,310,866 868,947 67,599 5,374,320 989,401 3,798,558 1,522,907
Noncitizen 676,979 342,220 8,325 326,434 3,726 218,220 454,703
Average monthly payment (dollars)
All recipients 428.29 350.53 463.44 444.40 505.98 446.55 352.47
Sex
Male 418.35 342.81 465.53 438.06 504.69 447.79 348.70
Female 441.70 368.01 460.87 452.11 506.67 444.93 361.31
Living arrangement
Own household 427.56 351.39 468.64 445.44 552.98 457.11 357.89
Another's household 385.81 403.31 446.03 376.64 370.58 379.23 400.85
Parent's household 511.92 . . . 553.44 511.63 511.76 519.51 . . .
Medicaid institution 37.99 38.55 37.57 37.91 47.68 37.11 36.53
Unknown 384.60 365.10 463.08 389.50 482.12 373.14 372.02
Citizenship status
Citizen 420.86 300.27 447.91 440.08 505.86 442.43 312.22
Noncitizen 475.79 459.44 561.67 492.03 526.69 495.44 466.59
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 2004
Type of payee Total Category Age
Aged Blind Disabled Under 18 18–64 65 or older
All recipients 6,987,845 1,211,167 75,924 5,700,754 993,127 4,107,108 1,977,610
Without payee 4,494,575 1,166,120 56,405 3,272,050 876 2,670,336 1,823,363
With payee 2,493,270 45,047 19,519 2,428,704 992,251 1,346,772 154,247
Natural or adoptive parents 1,405,334 305 11,609 1,393,420 810,941 592,634 1,759
Spouse 61,052 1,915 224 58,913 36 52,314 8,702
Natural, adoptive, or stepchild 94,819 18,364 668 75,787 296 49,567 44,956
Grandparent 92,805 26 637 92,142 68,102 24,651 52
Other relative 347,808 11,178 2,419 334,211 67,370 237,871 42,567
Nonmental institution 126,572 6,744 1,316 118,512 5,757 95,022 25,793
Mental institution 76,932 1,245 740 74,947 2,941 67,415 6,576
Financial organization 2,560 37 11 2,512 120 2,298 142
Social agency 124,877 2,088 1,018 121,771 20,028 95,238 9,611
Public official 14,597 540 81 13,976 1,273 11,110 2,214
Other 145,914 2,605 796 142,513 15,387 118,652 11,875
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 2004
Type of income Total Category Age
Aged Blind Disabled Under 18 18–64 65 or older
All recipients a 6,987,845 1,211,167 75,924 5,700,754 993,127 4,017,108 1,977,610
No other income 3,880,471 425,720 40,823 3,413,928 740,662 2,414,071 725,738
Earned income 238,529 14,155 4,107 220,267 2,237 213,640 22,652
Unearned income
Social Security benefits 2,441,374 693,426 27,124 1,720,824 70,026 1,243,356 1,127,992
Veterans' benefits 70,051 29,666 568 39,817 1,335 23,045 45,671
Income based on need 15,263 178 56 15,029 9,993 5,076 194
Workers' compensation 5,063 355 14 4,694 14 4,162 887
Support from absent parents 129,535 . . . 883 128,652 126,424 3,111 . . .
Pensions 59,498 39,333 418 19,747 49 12,439 47,010
Support and maintenance 272,980 80,920 2,565 189,495 41,322 132,213 99,445
Asset income b 225,194 80,827 3,240 141,127 13,465 101,961 109,768
Other c 77,903 12,746 832 64,325 2,989 56,408 18,506
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 2004
Type of income Total Category Age
Aged Blind Disabled Under 18 18–64 65 or older
All recipients 6,987,845 1,211,167 75,924 5,700,754 993,127 4,017,108 1,977,610
With Social Security 2,441,374 693,426 27,124 1,720,824 70,026 1,243,356 1,127,992
No other income 2,054,601 546,221 22,776 1,485,604 60,873 1,063,711 930,017
Earned income only 97,012 9,952 1,468 85,592 267 81,155 15,590
Unearned income only a 277,425 135,416 2,688 139,321 8,837 88,879 179,709
Both earned and unearned income a 12,336 1,837 192 10,307 49 9,611 2,676
Without Social Security 4,546,471 517,741 48,800 3,979,930 923,101 2,773,752 849,618
No other income 3,880,471 425,720 40,823 3,413,928 740,662 2,414,071 725,738
Earned income only 141,517 4,203 2,639 134,675 1,970 132,485 7,062
Unearned income only a 507,015 86,614 5,000 415,401 179,766 212,036 115,213
Both earned and unearned income a 17,468 1,204 338 15,926 703 15,160 1,605
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 2004
State or area Total Category Age
Aged Blind Disabled Under 18 18–64 65 or older
All areas 6,987,845 1,211,167 75,924 5,700,754 993,127 4,017,108 1,977,970
Alabama 163,002 19,218 1,002 142,782 27,556 98,836 36,610
Alaska 10,781 2,170 100 8,511 1,078 6,683 3,020
Arizona 94,400 13,169 933 80,298 16,315 55,295 22,790
Arkansas 87,928 10,390 822 76,716 16,321 51,675 19,932
California 1,183,002 348,333 21,765 812,904 95,154 578,944 508,904
Colorado 54,131 8,371 537 45,223 6,583 33,981 13,567
Connecticut 51,536 6,767 477 44,292 6,378 32,748 12,410
Delaware 13,452 1,293 110 12,049 3,106 7,947 2,399
District of Columbia 20,856 2,048 164 18,644 4,235 12,304 4,317
Florida 412,970 94,688 3,042 315,240 78,586 197,811 136,573
Georgia 199,898 28,209 2,080 169,609 31,413 116,203 52,282
Hawaii 22,251 6,510 191 15,550 1,438 12,293 8,520
Idaho 20,993 1,723 213 19,057 3,744 14,191 3,058
Illinois 255,624 30,522 2,382 222,720 43,167 155,020 57,437
Indiana 96,191 6,106 958 89,127 19,815 63,861 12,515
Iowa 42,618 3,694 791 38,133 6,540 28,977 7,101
Kansas 38,476 3,393 372 34,711 6,801 25,130 6,545
Kentucky 179,438 14,872 1,480 163,086 25,825 118,946 34,667
Louisiana 169,549 19,604 1,738 148,207 30,897 100,522 38,130
Maine 31,641 2,589 216 28,836 3,274 22,885 5,842
Maryland 92,776 15,379 688 76,709 14,300 53,781 24,695
Massachusetts 169,205 44,272 3,952 120,981 17,127 104,301 47,777
Michigan 219,337 17,131 1,788 200,418 36,506 146,604 36,227
Minnesota 70,745 9,865 719 60,161 9,982 44,793 15,970
Mississippi 125,180 16,341 1,082 107,757 21,850 71,253 32,077
Missouri 116,131 10,006 932 105,193 18,709 76,973 20,449
Montana 14,558 1,173 134 13,251 1,887 10,224 2,447
Nebraska 22,100 2,090 246 19,764 3,338 14,864 3,898
Nevada 32,129 8,159 693 23,277 5,597 17,909 8,623
New Hampshire 13,029 903 137 11,989 1,702 9,502 1,825
New Jersey 150,151 33,447 1,016 115,688 21,164 78,665 50,322
New Mexico 51,656 8,605 494 42,557 6,623 29,461 15,572
New York 626,593 131,604 3,079 491,910 69,282 334,873 222,438
North Carolina 195,654 26,557 1,882 167,215 34,795 110,939 49,920
North Dakota 7,966 1,048 81 6,837 937 5,135 1,894
Ohio 245,401 15,421 1,963 228,017 41,401 167,931 36,069
Oklahoma 77,100 8,431 820 67,849 12,371 48,675 16,054
Oregon 58,842 7,565 661 50,616 7,875 38,446 12,521
Pennsylvania 316,917 31,745 2,307 282,865 53,969 199,599 63,349
Rhode Island 29,703 4,015 204 25,484 3,909 18,549 7,245
South Carolina 105,223 12,880 1,434 90,909 18,073 61,520 25,630
South Dakota 12,469 1,727 101 10,641 1,822 7,495 3,152
Tennessee 160,521 17,482 1,589 141,450 22,208 101,866 36,447
Texas 472,347 109,119 6,345 356,883 74,205 238,539 159,603
Utah 21,646 2,147 261 19,238 3,848 13,999 3,799
Vermont 12,915 1,219 103 11,593 1,496 8,831 2,588
Virginia 134,531 21,275 1,320 111,936 21,043 77,710 35,778
Washington 111,895 14,275 937 96,683 13,760 72,661 25,474
West Virginia 75,982 4,481 583 70,918 8,263 55,304 12,415
Wisconsin 90,026 8,564 939 80,523 15,844 58,128 16,054
Wyoming 5,645 439 48 5,158 834 3,945 866
Outlying area
Northern Mariana Islands 735 133 13 589 181 381 173
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 2004 (in dollars)
State or area Total Category Age
Aged Blind Disabled Under 18 18–64 65 or older
All areas 428.29 350.53 463.44 444.40 505.98 446.55 352.47
Alabama 374.41 178.98 363.61 400.85 497.50 398.85 216.12
Alaska 386.74 272.73 387.12 416.04 443.43 420.92 291.90
Arizona 405.51 292.14 411.82 424.14 494.74 421.05 304.37
Arkansas 360.67 159.69 360.81 388.07 491.63 384.58 192.46
California 559.10 505.63 616.65 580.51 606.46 594.06 510.60
Colorado 381.02 297.97 392.27 396.33 463.70 400.07 293.63
Connecticut 404.29 326.83 415.62 416.02 489.63 418.07 324.46
Delaware 391.49 253.44 376.11 406.42 470.51 397.51 268.83
District of Columbia 430.42 266.92 397.48 448.60 496.62 453.42 300.05
Florida 394.73 318.22 394.30 417.77 487.23 408.33 321.95
Georgia 371.79 211.57 395.95 398.18 488.58 402.27 234.09
Hawaii 436.54 364.09 435.12 466.89 469.86 472.44 379.17
Idaho 382.87 207.80 379.79 398.90 473.01 393.50 225.80
Illinois 426.76 339.27 419.79 438.85 501.87 438.47 338.96
Indiana 397.55 226.36 368.09 409.65 489.25 399.94 241.67
Iowa 369.78 209.75 353.63 385.76 470.20 382.23 227.79
Kansas 383.60 240.00 399.02 397.58 481.19 391.47 253.67
Kentucky 392.43 186.83 401.12 411.09 501.65 414.69 235.13
Louisiana 390.90 198.03 378.52 416.63 503.04 417.10 231.31
Maine 363.59 165.07 385.83 381.30 477.93 386.25 201.63
Maryland 408.08 318.39 398.61 426.16 481.06 429.63 319.10
Massachusetts 437.64 370.22 474.66 461.20 531.26 453.65 369.12
Michigan 424.10 292.20 416.79 435.45 501.04 435.27 301.60
Minnesota 397.97 311.93 406.59 412.02 482.82 406.18 322.13
Mississippi 369.42 172.89 358.13 399.45 497.18 399.96 215.13
Missouri 385.96 218.12 385.93 402.02 495.19 398.57 239.50
Montana 376.56 188.97 402.36 392.98 477.65 395.86 218.46
Nebraska 367.53 220.27 378.88 383.08 474.60 378.72 234.46
Nevada 396.43 311.64 457.67 424.48 479.54 411.37 311.58
New Hampshire 376.51 251.41 379.82 386.00 450.22 387.84 249.68
New Jersey 414.80 354.51 411.72 432.26 497.37 431.93 353.39
New Mexico 377.14 241.56 392.77 404.52 496.50 409.56 265.73
New York 460.63 385.73 433.12 480.89 521.61 489.75 398.03
North Carolina 358.55 188.44 365.70 385.55 477.04 382.02 224.16
North Dakota 337.26 198.59 384.63 358.18 454.96 359.39 220.50
Ohio 417.72 268.03 393.42 428.07 499.95 426.94 280.82
Oklahoma 382.12 204.90 387.94 404.12 493.24 404.97 227.55
Oregon 395.38 289.18 406.13 411.19 482.52 410.31 295.52
Pennsylvania 437.48 287.59 415.71 454.50 517.82 454.11 317.15
Rhode Island 429.75 313.39 400.19 448.30 543.47 444.99 329.24
South Carolina 368.74 189.82 372.10 394.09 482.13 394.24 228.08
South Dakota 352.51 192.05 387.85 378.37 465.24 377.86 228.08
Tennessee 376.56 187.10 399.29 399.79 494.71 404.10 228.16
Texas 362.37 247.40 390.34 397.17 485.51 396.63 254.32
Utah 394.04 323.67 404.89 401.83 454.83 397.80 319.38
Vermont 387.02 198.38 395.64 406.84 537.59 406.50 234.64
Virginia 375.38 268.51 372.83 395.75 475.97 394.92 274.08
Washington 423.16 369.05 416.36 431.28 485.77 432.14 364.33
West Virginia 401.34 181.33 392.11 415.36 493.88 422.85 244.52
Wisconsin 386.42 234.63 393.62 402.51 484.70 395.99 255.31
Wyoming 367.55 167.55 414.63 384.34 478.95 381.56 197.85
Outlying area
Northern Mariana Islands 441.18 341.57 448.00 425.51 515.63 444.51 355.99
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 2004
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 6,106,250 . . . 280,770 . . . 280,770 . . . 313,290 . . . 313,290 . . .
No other income 3,439,520 . . . 146,250 . . . 156,810 . . . 190,260 . . . 134,370 . . .
With income 2,666,730 406 134,520 401 123,960 343 123,030 411 178,920 814
Earned income only 132,890 338 1,890 651 2,400 557 4,300 597 97,240 1,081
Unearned income only 2,415,360 399 130,620 391 118,770 329 116,520 397 70,440 402
Both earned and unearned income 118,480 616 2,010 805 2,790 751 2,210 752 11,240 1,082
With earned income a 251,370 286 3,900 531 5,190 476 6,510 532 108,480 1,061
Wages 233,790 293 2,800 638 3,840 569 4,440 651 85,330 1,163
Self-employment income 19,040 185 1,130 252 1,390 204 2,100 273 24,620 646
With unearned income a 2,533,840 399 132,630 391 121,560 329 118,730 396 81,680 373
Social Security benefits 2,078,360 439 111,410 435 103,880 358 94,640 442 36,290 472
Veterans' benefits 58,220 193 990 253 880 201 8,460 138 9,700 391
Income based on need 16,080 285 70 174 270 153 850 116 28,870 125
Workers' compensation 4,040 353 230 341 260 511 500 472 1,160 783
Support from absent parents 128,210 200 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Pensions 45,720 172 7,120 136 4,650 125 2,220 207 2,800 282
Support and maintenance 224,620 137 16,430 104 15,180 104 15,650 122 660 117
Asset income b 186,610 5 14,900 5 10,160 5 9,930 10 6,230 18
Other c 68,970 220 2,180 132 1,900 124 4,020 314 7,790 516
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 2004
State Resident
population a
Recipients
Number Percentage of
resident
population
United States 293,655,404 6,987,845 b 2.4
Alabama 4,530,182 163,002 3.6
Alaska 655,435 10,781 1.6
Arizona 5,743,834 94,400 1.6
Arkansas 2,752,629 87,928 3.2
California 35,893,799 1,183,002 3.3
Colorado 4,601,403 54,131 1.2
Connecticut 3,503,604 51,536 1.5
Delaware 830,364 13,452 1.6
District of Columbia 553,523 20,856 3.8
Florida 17,397,161 412,970 2.4
Georgia 8,829,383 199,898 2.3
Hawaii 1,262,840 22,251 1.8
Idaho 1,393,262 20,993 1.5
Illinois 12,713,634 255,624 2.0
Indiana 6,237,569 96,191 1.5
Iowa 2,954,451 42,618 1.4
Kansas 2,735,502 38,476 1.4
Kentucky 4,145,922 179,438 4.3
Louisiana 4,515,770 169,549 3.8
Maine 1,317,253 31,641 2.4
Maryland 5,558,058 92,776 1.7
Massachusetts 6,416,505 169,205 2.6
Michigan 10,112,620 219,337 2.2
Minnesota 5,100,958 70,745 1.4
Mississippi 2,902,966 125,180 4.3
Missouri 5,754,618 116,131 2.0
Montana 926,865 14,558 1.6
Nebraska 1,747,214 22,100 1.3
Nevada 2,334,771 32,129 1.4
New Hampshire 1,299,500 13,029 1.0
New Jersey 8,698,879 150,151 1.7
New Mexico 1,903,289 51,656 2.7
New York 19,227,088 626,593 3.3
North Carolina 8,541,221 195,654 2.3
North Dakota 634,366 7,966 1.3
Ohio 11,459,011 245,401 2.1
Oklahoma 3,523,553 77,100 2.2
Oregon 3,594,586 58,842 1.6
Pennsylvania 12,406,292 316,917 2.6
Rhode Island 1,080,632 29,703 2.7
South Carolina 4,198,068 105,223 2.5
South Dakota 770,883 12,469 1.6
Tennessee 5,900,962 160,521 2.7
Texas 22,490,022 472,347 2.1
Utah 2,389,039 21,646 0.9
Vermont 621,394 12,915 2.1
Virginia 7,459,827 134,531 1.8
Washington 6,203,788 111,895 1.8
West Virginia 1,815,354 75,982 4.2
Wisconsin 5,509,026 90,026 1.6
Wyoming 506,529 5,645 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, 2004, as reported by the U.S. Census Bureau.
b. Includes 735 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 2004
Region and country of origin Total Aged Blind and
disabled
All areas 1,482,608 711,418 771,190
North America 182,231 25,851 156,380
U.S. territories 173,600 23,360 150,240
Puerto Rico 168,718 22,703 146,015
Other a 4,882 657 4,225
Other 8,631 2,491 6,140
Latin America 547,824 275,166 272,658
Mexico 239,091 118,809 120,282
Cuba 92,011 48,563 43,448
Dominican Republic 63,636 22,963 40,673
Other 153,086 84,831 68,255
Africa 19,856 8,296 11,560
Somalia 3,997 1,708 2,289
Cape Verde Islands 1,366 860 506
Ethiopia 2,721 920 1,801
Other 11,772 4,808 6,964
Asia 474,166 281,812 192,354
Vietnam 100,790 43,204 57,586
China 73,264 62,607 10,657
Laos 32,998 6,836 26,162
Philippines 69,843 57,201 12,642
Other 197,271 111,964 85,307
Middle East 36,264 16,586 19,678
Lebanon 8,876 4,165 4,711
Syria 6,579 2,950 3,629
Turkey 3,831 2,446 1,385
Other 16,978 7,025 9,953
Former Soviet Republics 130,101 67,021 63,080
Europe 84,772 33,730 51,042
Portugal 8,023 4,571 3,452
Italy 6,886 2,974 3,912
United Kingdom 8,375 2,756 5,619
Poland 7,764 4,497 3,267
Former Yugoslavia 11,522 4,174 7,348
Other 42,202 14,758 27,444
Other or unknown areas 7,394 2,956 4,438
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.