SSI Annual Statistical Report, 2008

 

Recipients Who Work

Table 40. Blind and disabled recipients who work, selected months 1976–2008
Month All blind and
disabled
recipients a
Blind and disabled recipients who work
Total Receiving SSI b Section 1619(b)
participants
Total as a
percentage of
all blind and
disabled recipients
December
1976 2,088,242 70,719 70,719 . . . 3.4
1977 2,186,771 83,697 83,697 . . . 3.8
1978 2,249,025 87,697 87,697 . . . 3.9
1979 2,277,859 92,270 92,270 . . . 4.1
1980 2,334,241 99,276 99,276 . . . 4.3
1981 2,340,785 102,632 102,632 . . . 4.4
1982 2,314,364 107,803 102,288 5,515 4.7
1983 2,391,262 113,899 108,734 5,165 4.8
1984 2,499,046 -- -- -- --
1985 2,633,552 -- -- -- --
1986 2,795,756 -- -- -- --
1987 2,945,244 172,855 157,223 15,632 5.9
1988 3,046,074 189,144 173,519 15,625 6.2
1989 3,172,270 205,837 187,583 18,254 6.5
1990 3,386,603 219,932 196,415 23,517 6.5
1991 3,681,050 229,619 202,355 27,264 6.2
1992 4,126,816 248,917 217,268 31,649 6.0
1993 4,544,777 265,649 230,350 35,299 5.8
1994 4,870,564 282,476 241,793 40,683 5.8
1995 5,115,014 298,635 251,633 47,002 5.8
1996 5,252,991 308,300 256,395 51,905 5.9
1997 5,189,724 319,855 262,766 57,089 6.2
1998 5,293,829 326,475 266,933 59,542 6.2
1999 5,317,861 340,618 271,353 69,265 6.4
2000 5,395,935 360,427 276,855 83,572 6.7
2001 5,500,481 346,110 269,655 76,455 6.3
2002 5,618,506 340,910 258,733 82,177 6.1
2003 5,740,683 323,682 252,585 71,097 5.6
2004 5,850,359 328,204 254,523 73,681 5.6
2005 5,977,788 336,570 258,365 78,205 5.6
2006 6,113,277 349,420 260,070 89,350 5.7
2007 6,252,564 357,344 259,793 97,551 5.7
2008 6,416,727 355,762 256,280 99,482 5.5
2006
March 6,014,109 336,446 257,536 78,910 5.6
June 6,045,960 341,450 258,360 83,090 5.6
September 6,098,112 346,309 259,093 87,216 5.7
December 6,113,277 349,420 260,070 89,350 5.7
2007
March 6,165,340 351,357 260,790 90,567 5.7
June 6,199,689 357,139 262,711 94,428 5.8
September 6,243,111 361,230 263,007 98,223 5.8
December 6,252,564 357,344 259,793 97,551 5.7
2008
March 6,294,771 359,253 259,871 99,382 5.7
June 6,352,610 361,596 259,659 101,937 5.7
September 6,408,469 361,308 256,731 104,577 5.6
December 6,416,727 355,762 256,280 99,482 5.5
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable; -- = not available.
a. Includes section 1619(b) participants.
b. Includes section 1619(a) participants and SSI recipients earning less than the substantial gainful activity level ($980 effective January 2009).
CONTACT: Clark Pickett (410) 965-9016 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 41. Blind and disabled recipients who work, by state or other area, December 2008
State or area All blind and
disabled recipients
Recipients who work
Number Percentage of
all blind and
disabled
recipients
All areas 6,416,727 355,762 5.5
Alabama 153,732 4,231 2.8
Alaska 9,826 687 7.0
Arizona 90,768 4,267 4.7
Arkansas 92,261 4,038 4.4
California 912,123 46,789 5.1
Colorado 52,157 4,142 7.9
Connecticut 50,054 4,312 8.6
Delaware 13,863 1,024 7.4
District of Columbia 21,243 805 3.8
Florida 346,579 12,494 3.6
Georgia 189,363 7,172 3.8
Hawaii 17,780 975 5.5
Idaho 23,451 1,979 8.4
Illinois 238,927 14,094 5.9
Indiana 104,138 5,988 5.8
Iowa 43,707 6,920 15.8
Kansas 39,850 4,478 11.2
Kentucky 176,078 4,718 2.7
Louisiana 152,017 5,848 3.8
Maine 32,474 2,147 6.6
Maryland 87,578 6,459 7.4
Massachusetts 140,417 10,571 7.5
Michigan 219,412 13,119 6.0
Minnesota 72,983 10,856 14.9
Mississippi 111,099 3,183 2.9
Missouri 117,981 7,733 6.6
Montana 15,434 2,052 13.3
Nebraska 22,380 3,081 13.8
Nevada 27,850 1,881 6.8
New Hampshire 15,349 1,339 8.7
New Jersey 128,088 8,020 6.3
New Mexico 49,910 2,094 4.2
New York 532,841 31,653 5.9
North Carolina 188,320 8,287 4.4
North Dakota 7,558 1,403 18.6
Ohio 254,015 17,366 6.8
Oklahoma 82,064 4,488 5.5
Oregon 59,421 4,550 7.7
Pennsylvania 317,835 16,945 5.3
Rhode Island 28,246 1,823 6.5
South Carolina 97,630 4,855 5.0
South Dakota 12,068 2,159 17.9
Tennessee 152,078 5,437 3.6
Texas 464,361 16,736 3.6
Utah 23,807 2,710 11.4
Vermont 13,779 1,328 9.6
Virginia 124,466 7,437 6.0
Washington 112,207 6,868 6.1
West Virginia 76,923 2,375 3.1
Wisconsin 93,675 10,948 11.7
Wyoming 5,831 886 15.2
Outlying area
Northern Mariana Islands 730 12 1.6
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
NOTE: Includes section 1619(b) participants.
CONTACT: Clark Pickett (410) 965-9016 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 42. Percentage distribution of all blind and disabled recipients and those who work aged 18–64, by diagnostic group, December 2008
Diagnostic group All blind and
disabled recipients
Recipients who work a
Total
Number 4,333,096 339,512
Percent 100.0 100.0
Congenital anomalies 0.7 1.7
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 3.1 1.2
Infectious and parasitic diseases 1.5 0.9
Injuries 2.6 1.5
Mental disorders
Retardation 21.0 39.6
Schizophrenia 9.5 6.7
Other 28.1 20.9
Neoplasms 1.3 0.8
Diseases of the—
Blood and blood-forming organs 0.4 0.4
Circulatory system 4.3 1.3
Digestive system 1.0 0.4
Genitourinary system 1.0 0.7
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 10.9 4.0
Nervous system and sense organs b 7.8 9.1
Respiratory system 2.0 0.7
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 0.2 0.1
Other 0.3 0.4
Unknown 4.3 9.8
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
a. Includes section 1619(b) participants.
b. Most disabled recipients classified as blind are included in this category. A few blind recipients with a primary impairment other than diseases of the eye are coded in other categories. Also, a few recipients are classified with diseases of the eye, but their impairment does not meet the definition of blindness.
CONTACT: Clark Pickett (410) 965-9016 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 43. All blind and disabled recipients, those who work, and section 1619(b) participants aged 18–64, by age, December 2008
Age All blind and
disabled recipients a
Recipients who work a Section 1619(b) participants
Number Percent Number Percentage
of all blind
and disabled
recipients
Number Percentage
of all blind
and disabled
recipients
Total 4,341,745 100.0 339,512 7.8 96,001 2.2
18–21 332,401 7.7 33,804 10.2 3,657 1.1
22–25 291,590 6.7 48,511 16.6 12,536 4.1
26–29 265,989 6.1 41,806 15.7 13,268 4.8
30–39 648,409 14.9 75,638 11.7 24,923 3.7
40–49 1,017,226 23.4 70,538 6.9 22,608 2.2
50–59 1,255,704 28.9 53,689 4.3 14,859 1.2
60–64 530,426 12.2 15,526 2.9 4,150 0.8
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
a. Includes section 1619(b) participants.
CONTACT: Clark Pickett (410) 965-9016 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 44. Blind and disabled recipients in December 2007, by program status and earnings in December 2008
Program status in
December 2007
Total Receiving payments
in December 2008
Not receiving payments
in December 2008
Ineligible because of earned income Other
excess
income
Other
nonpay
Section 1619(b) Reasons no longer eligible
Do not
need or
use
Medicaid
Can pay
for
equivalent
coverage
Both
Section 1619(a) Have
earnings
No
earnings
All blind and
disabled recipients
6,188,647 15,173 224,432 5,377,033 94,607 234 239 127 133,575 343,227
Receiving payments
Section 1619(a) 16,935 5,474 2,483 3,794 2,923 11 12 12 800 1,426
Have earnings 242,789 2,865 173,013 37,430 9,475 34 8 15 7,005 12,944
No earnings 5,831,443 4,886 43,949 5,323,126 20,133 70 34 19 116,840 322,386
Not receiving payments
Section 1619(b) 97,480 1,948 4,987 12,683 62,076 119 185 81 8,930 6,471
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 45. Blind and disabled recipients who work, by state or other area, December 2008
State or area Total Section 1619(a) participants Section 1619(b) participants Other blind and disabled
recipients who work
Number Percentage
of total
Number Percentage
of total
Number Percentage
of total
All areas 355,762 16,142 4.5 99,482 28.0 240,138 67.5
Alabama 4,231 230 5.4 1,397 33.0 2,604 61.5
Alaska 687 a a 226 32.9 a a
Arizona 4,267 234 5.5 1,495 35.0 2,538 59.5
Arkansas 4,038 136 3.4 1,023 25.3 2,879 71.3
California 46,789 3,587 7.7 11,344 24.2 31,858 68.1
Colorado 4,142 152 3.7 1,106 26.7 2,884 69.6
Connecticut 4,312 138 3.2 1,316 30.5 2,858 66.3
Delaware 1,024 39 3.8 326 31.8 659 64.4
District of Columbia 805 49 6.1 336 41.7 420 52.2
Florida 12,494 672 5.4 4,600 36.8 7,222 57.8
Georgia 7,172 289 4.0 2,031 28.3 4,852 67.7
Hawaii 975 48 4.9 391 40.1 536 55.0
Idaho 1,979 79 4.0 631 31.9 1,269 64.1
Illinois 14,094 706 5.0 3,838 27.2 9,550 67.8
Indiana 5,988 179 3.0 1,663 27.8 4,146 69.2
Iowa 6,920 152 2.2 1,667 24.1 5,101 73.7
Kansas 4,478 161 3.6 1,100 24.6 3,217 71.8
Kentucky 4,718 202 4.3 1,373 29.1 3,143 66.6
Louisiana 5,848 329 5.6 2,043 34.9 3,476 59.4
Maine 2,147 96 4.5 701 32.7 1,350 62.9
Maryland 6,459 267 4.1 2,009 31.1 4,183 64.8
Massachusetts 10,571 541 5.1 3,787 35.8 6,243 59.1
Michigan 13,119 401 3.1 3,140 23.9 9,578 73.0
Minnesota 10,856 237 2.2 2,664 24.5 7,955 73.3
Mississippi 3,183 139 4.4 1,032 32.4 2,012 63.2
Missouri 7,733 221 2.9 2,041 26.4 5,471 70.7
Montana 2,052 55 2.7 475 23.1 1,522 74.2
Nebraska 3,081 81 2.6 653 21.2 2,347 76.2
Nevada 1,881 91 4.8 546 29.0 1,244 66.1
New Hampshire 1,339 45 3.4 409 30.5 885 66.1
New Jersey 8,020 276 3.4 2,347 29.3 5,397 67.3
New Mexico 2,094 119 5.7 627 29.9 1,348 64.4
New York 31,653 1,657 5.2 8,723 27.6 21,273 67.2
North Carolina 8,287 286 3.5 2,226 26.9 5,775 69.7
North Dakota 1,403 33 2.4 379 27.0 991 70.6
Ohio 17,366 522 3.0 3,735 21.5 13,109 75.5
Oklahoma 4,488 182 4.1 1,294 28.8 3,012 67.1
Oregon 4,550 158 3.5 1,209 26.6 3,183 70.0
Pennsylvania 16,945 751 4.4 5,167 30.5 11,027 65.1
Rhode Island 1,823 48 2.6 485 26.6 1,290 70.8
South Carolina 4,855 135 2.8 1,078 22.2 3,642 75.0
South Dakota 2,159 50 2.3 516 23.9 1,593 73.8
Tennessee 5,437 197 3.6 1,486 27.3 3,754 69.0
Texas 16,736 836 5.0 5,295 31.6 10,605 63.4
Utah 2,710 73 2.7 756 27.9 1,881 69.4
Vermont 1,328 64 4.8 471 35.5 793 59.7
Virginia 7,437 300 4.0 2,272 30.5 4,865 65.4
Washington 6,868 408 5.9 2,644 38.5 3,816 55.6
West Virginia 2,375 141 5.9 801 33.7 1,433 60.3
Wisconsin 10,948 280 2.6 2,304 21.0 8,364 76.4
Wyoming 886 35 4.0 297 33.5 554 62.5
Outlying area
Northern Mariana Islands 12 a a 7 58.3 a a
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
a. Data are not shown to avoid disclosure of information for particular individuals.
CONTACT: Clark Pickett (410) 965-9016 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 46. Blind and disabled recipients who work and their average earnings, by selected characteristics, December 2008
Characteristic Number Percent Average
earnings
(dollars)
Total 355,762 100.0 605
Age
Under 18 2,976 0.8 513
18–21 33,804 9.5 527
22–25 48,511 13.6 636
26–29 41,806 11.8 668
30–39 75,638 21.3 661
40–49 70,538 19.8 625
50–59 53,689 15.1 571
60–64 15,526 4.4 495
65 or older 13,274 3.7 364
Sex
Male 191,065 53.7 609
Female 164,697 46.3 601
Earned income a
Wages 334,319 94.0 624
Self-employment income 23,107 6.5 376
Earnings (dollars)
65 or less 81,702 23.0 44
66–99 16,573 4.7 82
100–199 40,548 11.4 139
200–299 29,891 8.4 237
300–399 24,200 6.8 336
400–499 20,397 5.7 437
500–599 19,983 5.6 532
600–699 17,020 4.8 634
700–799 13,205 3.7 736
800–899 11,576 3.3 832
900–999 8,610 2.4 933
1,000–1,099 8,878 2.5 1,027
1,100–1,199 5,134 1.4 1,135
1,200–1,299 6,591 1.9 1,231
1,300–1,399 5,080 1.4 1,337
1,400 or more 46,374 13.0 2,199
Unearned income a
None 183,535 51.6 736
Social Security 152,971 43.0 429
Other pensions 2,149 0.6 451
Income based on need 207 0.1 844
Asset income 13,220 3.7 511
Other 15,443 4.3 755
Work incentives a
Section 1619(a) 16,142 4.5 1,235
Section 1619(b) 99,482 28.0 1,340
Plans to achieve self-support b 418 0.1 790
Impairment-related work expenses 4,572 1.3 638
Blind work expenses 1,925 0.5 1,180
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
NOTE: Includes section 1619(b) participants.
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, or they may benefit from more than one work incentive provision.
b. Number of working recipients with a plan to achieve self-support (PASS). See Tables 53–56 for data on all recipients with a PASS.
CONTACT: Clark Pickett (410) 965-9016 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 47. Number of section 1619 participants and percentage change from prior period, selected months 1982–2008
Month Section 1619(a) participants Section 1619(b) participants a
Number Percentage change
from prior period
Number Percentage change
from prior period
December
1982 287 . . . 5,515 . . .
1983 392 36.6 5,165 -6.3
1984 -- -- -- --
1985 -- -- -- --
1986 -- -- -- --
1987 14,559 . . . 15,632 . . .
1988 19,920 36.8 15,625 0
1989 25,655 28.8 18,254 16.8
1990 13,994 -45.5 23,517 28.8
1991 15,531 11.0 27,264 15.9
1992 17,603 13.3 31,649 16.1
1993 20,028 13.8 35,299 11.5
1994 24,315 21.4 40,683 15.3
1995 28,060 15.4 47,002 15.5
1996 31,085 10.8 51,905 10.4
1997 34,673 11.5 57,089 10.0
1998 37,271 7.5 59,542 4.3
1999 25,528 -31.5 69,265 16.3
2000 27,542 7.9 83,572 20.7
2001 22,100 -19.8 76,455 -8.5
2002 17,271 -21.9 82,177 7.5
2003 17,132 -0.8 71,097 -13.5
2004 17,114 -0.1 73,681 3.6
2005 17,621 3.0 78,205 6.1
2006 17,394 -1.3 89,350 14.3
2007 16,939 -2.6 97,551 9.2
2008 16,142 -4.7 99,482 2.0
2006
March 17,597 -0.1 78,910 0.9
June 18,159 3.2 83,090 5.3
September 18,670 2.8 87,216 5.0
December 17,394 -6.8 89,350 2.4
2007
March 17,444 0.3 90,567 1.4
June 17,698 1.5 94,428 4.3
September 18,007 1.7 98,223 4.0
December 16,939 -5.9 97,551 -0.7
2008
March 16,725 -1.3 99,382 1.9
June 16,548 -1.1 101,937 2.6
September 16,403 -0.9 104,577 2.6
December 16,142 -1.6 99,482 -4.9
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
NOTES: When the substantial gainful activity (SGA) level is periodically raised, SSI recipients with earnings below the increased SGA level become eligible for regular SSI benefits rather than the special cash payments under section 1619(a). This can lead to decreases in the number of 1619(a) participants.
. . . = not applicable; -- = not available.
a. Includes blind participants. Of the 99,482 participants in December 2008, 1,697 were blind.
CONTACT: Clark Pickett (410) 965-9016 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 48. Ranking of state or other area, by section 1619 participants as a percentage of all blind and disabled recipients in state aged 18–64, December 2008
State or area Ranking All blind
and disabled
recipients a
Section 1619 participants
Number Percent
All areas 4,429,097 111,939 2.53
North Dakota 1 5,684 405 7.13
Wyoming 2 4,550 324 7.12
South Dakota 3 8,379 553 6.60
Iowa 4 32,461 1,788 5.51
Minnesota 5 53,192 2,833 5.33
Vermont 6 10,562 523 4.95
Utah 7 17,115 805 4.70
Montana 8 11,670 509 4.36
Nebraska 9 16,636 715 4.30
Kansas 10 28,579 1,225 4.29
Idaho 11 17,051 699 4.10
Delaware 12 9,145 362 3.96
Connecticut 13 36,319 1,423 3.92
Wisconsin 14 66,992 2,517 3.76
New Hampshire 15 12,087 445 3.68
Massachusetts 16 115,829 4,197 3.62
Maryland 17 61,620 2,222 3.61
Washington 18 82,806 2,976 3.59
Alaska 19 7,590 252 3.32
Colorado 20 38,639 1,230 3.18
Hawaii 21 13,875 426 3.07
Maine 22 25,596 778 3.04
Nevada 23 20,452 611 2.99
Oregon 24 44,600 1,326 2.97
New Jersey 25 85,594 2,541 2.97
Virginia 26 86,429 2,511 2.91
New York 27 355,456 10,078 2.84
Arizona 28 60,797 1,671 2.75
Illinois 29 164,946 4,396 2.67
Pennsylvania 30 217,437 5,748 2.64
District of Columbia 31 14,474 371 2.56
Missouri 32 85,795 2,189 2.55
Rhode Island 33 20,558 518 2.52
Oklahoma 34 58,010 1,431 2.47
Indiana 35 73,558 1,803 2.45
Florida 36 216,117 5,074 2.35
California 37 623,456 14,227 2.28
Louisiana 38 101,382 2,299 2.27
Ohio 39 185,015 4,136 2.24
Michigan 40 159,231 3,422 2.15
Northern Mariana Islands 41 421 9 2.14
New Mexico 42 33,763 705 2.09
Texas 43 293,694 5,923 2.02
North Carolina 44 124,331 2,446 1.97
Arkansas 45 60,142 1,118 1.86
South Carolina 46 65,360 1,174 1.80
Georgia 47 127,247 2,232 1.75
West Virginia 48 59,409 919 1.55
Mississippi 49 73,049 1,118 1.53
Tennessee 50 109,378 1,625 1.49
Alabama 51 107,081 1,585 1.48
Kentucky 52 125,538 1,526 1.22
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
a. Includes section 1619(b) participants.
CONTACT: Clark Pickett (410) 965-9016 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 49. Section 1619(a) participants and their average earnings, by state or other area, selected months 2007–2008
State or area December 2007 September 2008 December 2008
Number Average
earnings
(dollars)
Number Average
earnings
(dollars)
Number Average
earnings
(dollars)
All areas 16,939 1,193 16,403 1,197 16,142 1,235
Alabama 257 1,141 234 1,158 230 1,209
Alaska a 1,163 29 1,124 a 1,160
Arizona 271 1,152 223 1,151 234 1,214
Arkansas 161 1,141 131 1,145 136 1,192
California 4,001 1,307 3,990 1,308 3,587 1,344
Colorado 171 1,156 162 1,172 152 1,191
Connecticut 138 1,157 122 1,138 138 1,182
Delaware 52 1,149 42 1,151 39 1,201
District of Columbia 50 1,124 55 1,162 49 1,194
Florida 747 1,142 660 1,144 672 1,186
Georgia 297 1,146 289 1,159 289 1,203
Hawaii 54 1,203 44 1,209 48 1,194
Idaho 88 1,175 90 1,145 79 1,186
Illinois 661 1,141 674 1,138 706 1,176
Indiana 189 1,139 181 1,124 179 1,176
Iowa 157 1,182 188 1,170 152 1,225
Kansas 142 1,177 150 1,145 161 1,183
Kentucky 223 1,162 216 1,153 202 1,204
Louisiana 331 1,144 327 1,147 329 1,197
Maine 80 1,170 86 1,171 96 1,194
Maryland 268 1,152 270 1,149 267 1,189
Massachusetts 549 1,177 559 1,190 541 1,228
Michigan 473 1,155 418 1,135 401 1,193
Minnesota 255 1,127 234 1,150 237 1,208
Mississippi 163 1,142 153 1,152 139 1,192
Missouri 251 1,146 216 1,144 221 1,204
Montana 55 1,154 56 1,153 55 1,188
Nebraska 78 1,163 80 1,162 81 1,252
Nevada 99 1,149 88 1,142 91 1,160
New Hampshire 45 1,212 39 1,149 45 1,211
New Jersey 319 1,169 291 1,169 276 1,201
New Mexico 116 1,153 115 1,173 119 1,189
New York 1,587 1,210 1,585 1,217 1,657 1,256
North Carolina 303 1,143 278 1,154 286 1,199
North Dakota 29 1,158 34 1,152 33 1,213
Ohio 566 1,140 523 1,146 522 1,196
Oklahoma 164 1,147 170 1,160 182 1,190
Oregon 156 1,169 156 1,183 158 1,217
Pennsylvania 741 1,141 732 1,144 751 1,187
Rhode Island 67 1,174 60 1,157 48 1,187
South Carolina 153 1,155 138 1,171 135 1,201
South Dakota 59 1,154 47 1,169 50 1,205
Tennessee 202 1,129 192 1,154 197 1,197
Texas 751 1,145 785 1,148 836 1,185
Utah 106 1,146 95 1,145 73 1,191
Vermont 65 1,210 61 1,203 64 1,229
Virginia 316 1,145 286 1,143 300 1,188
Washington 463 1,168 412 1,183 408 1,211
West Virginia 134 1,164 148 1,186 141 1,235
Wisconsin 275 1,146 254 1,138 280 1,182
Wyoming 38 1,095 31 1,145 35 1,149
Outlying area
Northern Mariana Islands a 1,004 4 1,084 a 1,105
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
a. Data are not shown to avoid disclosure of information for particular individuals.
CONTACT: Clark Pickett (410) 965-9016 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 50. Section 1619(b) participants and their average earnings, by state or other area, selected months 2007–2008
State or area December 2007 September 2008 December 2008
Number Average
earnings
(dollars)
Number Average
earnings
(dollars)
Number Average
earnings
(dollars)
All areas 97,551 1,267 104,577 1,337 99,482 1,340
Alabama 1,296 1,310 1,504 1,428 1,397 1,402
Alaska a 233 1,441 235 1,453 226 1,449
Arizona 1,482 1,432 1,532 1,514 1,495 1,538
Arkansas 1,019 1,224 1,094 1,334 1,023 1,334
California 11,091 1,624 11,665 1,700 11,344 1,699
Colorado 1,057 1,227 1,173 1,270 1,106 1,292
Connecticut a 1,300 1,170 1,359 1,224 1,316 1,249
Delaware 323 1,290 331 1,344 326 1,351
District of Columbia 324 1,566 332 1,606 336 1,670
Florida 4,720 1,276 4,894 1,329 4,600 1,320
Georgia 1,916 1,213 2,125 1,254 2,031 1,286
Hawaii a 363 1,422 401 1,689 391 1,655
Idaho a 681 1,126 691 1,162 631 1,132
Illinois a 3,888 1,258 4,037 1,344 3,838 1,328
Indiana a 1,717 1,074 1,794 1,146 1,663 1,134
Iowa 1,685 955 1,765 1,004 1,667 989
Kansas a 1,084 1,094 1,131 1,152 1,100 1,133
Kentucky 1,366 1,387 1,421 1,462 1,373 1,474
Louisiana 1,860 1,277 2,137 1,386 2,043 1,412
Maine 729 1,115 757 1,147 701 1,145
Maryland 1,862 1,314 2,086 1,392 2,009 1,404
Massachusetts 3,673 1,372 3,882 1,448 3,787 1,437
Michigan 3,318 1,146 3,380 1,167 3,140 1,143
Minnesota a 2,592 1,024 2,811 1,057 2,664 1,068
Mississippi 971 1,289 1,105 1,357 1,032 1,407
Missouri a 2,100 1,040 2,158 1,073 2,041 1,072
Montana 481 994 507 1,066 475 1,066
Nebraska a 693 1,019 699 1,112 653 1,088
Nevada a 654 1,444 577 1,516 546 1,546
New Hampshire a 437 1,143 445 1,143 409 1,126
New Jersey 2,257 1,305 2,448 1,359 2,347 1,372
New Mexico 708 1,194 670 1,225 627 1,275
New York 8,390 1,398 9,143 1,483 8,723 1,475
North Carolina 2,170 1,136 2,423 1,223 2,226 1,229
North Dakota a 383 916 399 992 379 968
Ohio a 3,840 1,072 3,909 1,154 3,735 1,156
Oklahoma a 1,169 1,075 1,313 1,146 1,294 1,156
Oregon a 1,192 1,083 1,244 1,117 1,209 1,114
Pennsylvania 4,905 1,232 5,488 1,307 5,167 1,319
Rhode Island 524 1,272 522 1,303 485 1,339
South Carolina 1,017 1,087 1,124 1,120 1,078 1,140
South Dakota 496 909 531 968 516 977
Tennessee 1,455 1,224 1,618 1,257 1,486 1,256
Texas 4,811 1,232 5,512 1,349 5,295 1,356
Utah a 794 1,097 847 1,180 756 1,188
Vermont 449 1,172 496 1,213 471 1,248
Virginia a 2,193 1,244 2,429 1,313 2,272 1,312
Washington 2,532 1,328 2,785 1,379 2,644 1,380
West Virginia 757 1,408 830 1,508 801 1,543
Wisconsin 2,318 1,004 2,518 1,114 2,304 1,076
Wyoming 272 1,047 296 1,048 297 1,050
Outlying area
Northern Mariana Islands 4 879 4 879 7 1,195
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
a. The Social Security Administration identifies persons as potential participants; the state makes final Medicaid determinations.
CONTACT: Clark Pickett (410) 965-9016 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 51. Section 1619 participants and their average earnings, by selected characteristics, December 2008
Characteristic Section 1619(a) participants Section 1619(b) participants
Number Percent Average
earnings
(dollars)
Number Percent Average
earnings
(dollars)
All participants 16,142 100.0 1,235 99,482 100.0 1,340
Age
Under 18 112 0.7 1,187 269 0.3 --
18–21 1,938 12.0 1,191 3,657 3.7 1,435
22–25 2,668 16.5 1,214 12,536 12.6 1,412
26–29 1,910 11.8 1,243 13,268 13.3 1,416
30–39 3,627 22.5 1,243 24,923 25.1 1,369
40–49 3,240 20.1 1,250 22,608 22.7 1,300
50–59 2,136 13.2 1,254 14,859 14.9 1,306
60–64 419 2.6 1,254 4,150 4.2 1,171
65 or older 92 0.6 1,287 3,212 3.2 1,021
Sex
Male 8,790 54.5 1,244 52,308 52.6 1,377
Female 7,352 45.5 1,224 47,174 47.4 1,300
Earned income a
Wages 15,701 97.3 1,237 96,365 96.9 1,353
Self-employment income 548 3.4 1,195 3,989 4.0 1,124
Earnings (dollars)
Less than 400 . . . . . . . . . 10,382 10.4 268
400–499 . . . . . . . . . 6,000 6.0 440
500–599 . . . . . . . . . 7,263 7.3 534
600–699 . . . . . . . . . 7,262 7.3 634
700–799 . . . . . . . . . 6,081 6.1 736
800–899 . . . . . . . . . 5,373 5.4 831
900–999 397 2.5 990 3,941 4.0 933
1,000–1,099 4,372 27.1 1,028 4,063 4.1 1,026
1,100–1,199 2,588 16.0 1,136 2,250 2.3 1,135
1,200–1,299 3,320 20.6 1,231 2,902 2.9 1,231
1,300–1,399 2,465 15.3 1,334 2,348 2.4 1,340
1,400 or more 3,000 18.6 1,576 41,617 41.8 2,244
Unearned income a
None 14,729 91.2 1,239 37,282 37.5 2,081
Social Security 455 2.8 1,168 57,415 57.7 810
Other pensions 33 0.2 1,198 528 0.5 1,265
Income based on need 8 0 1,135 61 0.1 1,673
Asset income 423 2.6 1,253 3,359 3.4 1,251
Other 544 3.4 1,180 5,061 5.1 1,533
Work incentives a
Plans to achieve self-support b 132 0.8 1,594 0 0 0
Impairment-related work expenses 309 1.9 1,310 1,335 1.3 1,170
Blind work expenses 3 0 2,633 566 0.6 1,974
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
NOTE: -- = not available; . . . = 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, or they may benefit from more than one work incentive provision.
b. Includes 14 persons with a PASS that excludes only resources.
CONTACT: Clark Pickett (410) 965-9016 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 52. Percentage distribution of section 1619 participants aged 18–64, by diagnostic group, December 2008
Diagnostic group All blind and
disabled recipients
Section 1619(a)
participants
Section 1619(b)
participants
Total
Number 4,333,096 15,938 96,001
Percent 100.0 100.0 100.0
Congenital anomalies 0.7 0.9 0.9
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 3.1 1.4 1.7
Infectious and parasitic diseases 1.5 1.4 1.7
Injuries 2.6 1.9 2.4
Mental disorders
Retardation 21.0 29.7 28.1
Schizophrenia 9.5 7.6 7.8
Other 28.1 29.6 25.7
Neoplasms 1.3 1.0 1.4
Diseases of the—
Blood and blood-forming organs 0.4 0.9 0.7
Circulatory system 4.3 1.4 1.8
Digestive system 1.0 0.6 0.6
Genitourinary system 1.0 1.0 1.2
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 10.9 5.1 6.0
Nervous system and sense organs a 7.8 10.2 10.9
Respiratory system 2.0 1.0 1.0
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 0.2 0.2 0.1
Other 0.3 0.4 0.3
Unknown 4.3 5.6 7.6
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
a. Most disabled recipients classified as blind are included in this category. A few blind recipients with a primary impairment other than diseases of the eye are coded in other categories. Also, a few recipients are classified with diseases of the eye, but their impairment does not meet the definition of blindness.
CONTACT: Clark Pickett (410) 965-9016 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 53. Recipients benefiting from specified work incentives, by state or other area and provision, December 2008
State or area Plan to
achieve
self-support
(PASSa
Impairment-
related
work expenses
(IRWE)
Blind work
expenses
(BWE)
All areas 1,559 4,572 1,925
Alabama 23 100 35
Alaska 5 b b
Arizona 9 56 20
Arkansas 7 39 18
California 374 220 296
Colorado 8 22 22
Connecticut 12 88 29
Delaware b 32 9
District of Columbia b b b
Florida 35 258 72
Georgia 18 202 40
Hawaii 4 10 7
Idaho 8 11 6
Illinois 39 151 52
Indiana 30 72 37
Iowa 72 40 40
Kansas 48 261 31
Kentucky 35 56 24
Louisiana b 71 25
Maine 48 17 10
Maryland 7 130 30
Massachusetts 109 129 176
Michigan 67 86 44
Minnesota 53 90 30
Mississippi 4 37 18
Missouri 38 73 21
Montana 10 10 9
Nebraska 17 23 8
Nevada 3 13 15
New Hampshire 13 19 b
New Jersey 4 159 34
New Mexico 3 35 7
New York 69 427 141
North Carolina 58 224 79
North Dakota 5 10 3
Ohio 38 75 70
Oklahoma 11 57 13
Oregon 19 27 16
Pennsylvania 16 173 72
Rhode Island 9 11 10
South Carolina 21 47 19
South Dakota 6 11 4
Tennessee 20 72 25
Texas 43 247 136
Utah b 30 12
Vermont 28 9 3
Virginia 10 384 42
Washington 18 69 42
West Virginia 12 22 11
Wisconsin 65 165 55
Wyoming b 0 0
Outlying area
Northern Mariana Islands 0 0 b
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
a. Includes 408 persons with a PASS that excludes only resources.
b. Data are not shown to avoid disclosure of information for particular individuals.
CONTACT: Clark Pickett (410) 965-9016 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 54. Recipients benefiting from specified work incentives, by selected characteristics and provision, December 2008
Characteristic Plan to achieve
self-support (PASSa
Impairment-related
work expenses (IRWE)
Blind work
expenses (BWE)
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
Total 1,559 100.0 4,572 100.0 1,925 100.0
Age
Under 18 2 0.1 3 0.1 1 0.1
18–21 64 4.1 265 5.8 55 2.9
22–25 174 11.2 726 15.9 210 10.9
26–29 158 10.1 763 16.7 247 12.8
30–39 340 21.8 1,223 26.7 559 29.0
40–49 438 28.1 855 18.7 424 22.0
50–59 314 20.1 496 10.8 304 15.8
60–64 55 3.5 147 3.2 77 4.0
65 or older 14 0.9 94 2.1 48 2.5
Sex
Male 636 40.8 2,523 55.2 1,039 54.0
Female 923 59.2 2,049 44.8 886 46.0
Earned income b
Wages 398 25.5 4,467 97.7 1,847 95.9
Self-employment income 103 6.6 130 2.8 98 5.1
Earnings (dollars)
None 1,074 68.9 0 0 0 0
65 or less 40 2.6 406 8.9 155 8.1
66–99 14 0.9 157 3.4 49 2.5
100–199 31 2.0 560 12.2 162 8.4
200–299 30 1.9 502 11.0 118 6.1
300–399 40 2.6 500 10.9 112 5.8
400–499 38 2.4 395 8.6 93 4.8
500–599 41 2.6 374 8.2 87 4.5
600–699 39 2.5 300 6.6 93 4.8
700–799 32 2.1 218 4.8 57 3.0
800–899 27 1.7 192 4.2 61 3.2
900–999 19 1.2 139 3.0 62 3.2
1,000–1,099 31 2.0 116 2.5 82 4.3
1,100–1,199 8 0.5 77 1.7 46 2.4
1,200–1,299 15 1.0 71 1.6 76 3.9
1,300–1,399 6 0.4 60 1.3 63 3.3
1,400 or more 74 4.7 505 11.0 609 31.6
Unearned income b
None 268 17.2 1,916 41.9 1,043 54.2
Social Security 1,256 80.6 2,455 53.7 795 41.3
Other pensions 15 1.0 27 0.6 3 0.2
Income based on need 0 0 1 0 0 0
Asset income 40 2.6 200 4.4 91 4.7
Other 50 3.2 155 3.4 49 2.5
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
a. Includes 408 persons with a PASS that excludes only resources.
b. 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.
CONTACT: Clark Pickett (410) 965-9016 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 55. Percentage distribution of recipients benefiting from specified work incentives, by diagnostic group and provision, December 2008
Diagnostic group All blind
and disabled
recipients
Plan to
achieve
self-support
(PASSa
Impairment-
related
work
expenses
(IRWE)
Blind work
expenses
(BWE)
Total
Number 4,333,096 1,559 4,572 1,925
Percent 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Congenital anomalies 0.7 0.9 3.2 1.0
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 3.1 2.1 0.5 0.2
Infectious and parasitic diseases 1.5 1.3 0.7 0.1
Injuries 2.6 4.6 2.2 0.2
Mental disorders
Retardation 21.0 4.2 49.7 2.2
Schizophrenia 9.5 8.9 3.3 0.1
Other 28.1 35.2 12.4 0.3
Neoplasms 1.3 0.8 0.5 0.1
Diseases of the—
Blood and blood-forming organs 0.4 0.5 0.2 0
Circulatory system 4.3 1.3 0.9 1.0
Digestive system 1.0 0.7 0.2 0
Genitourinary system 1.0 0.8 0.5 0.1
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 10.9 8.5 2.2 0.3
Nervous system and sense organs b 7.8 13.0 13.8 84.3
Respiratory system 2.0 0.8 0.5 0
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 0.2 0.3 0 0
Other 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.1
Unknown 4.3 16.0 9.0 10.1
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
a. Includes 408 persons with a PASS that excludes only resources.
b. Most disabled recipients classified as blind are included in this category. A few blind recipients with a primary impairment other than diseases of the eye are coded in other categories. Also, a few recipients are classified with diseases of the eye, but their impairment does not meet the definition of blindness.
CONTACT: Clark Pickett (410) 965-9016 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 56. Percentage distribution of recipients with income excluded under specified work incentives, by amount excluded and provision, December 2008
Amount excluded (dollars) Plan to
achieve
self-support
(PASSa
Impairment-
related
work
expenses
(IRWE)
Blind work
expenses
(BWE)
Total
Number 1,151 4,572 1,925
Percent 100.0 100.0 100.0
Under 25 0.3 17.5 17.7
25–49 1.4 22.7 9.8
50–99 2.3 32.0 13.4
100–199 4.4 16.6 18.0
200–299 7.2 5.2 11.7
300–499 18.3 4.0 13.1
500–599 10.8 0.7 4.5
600–699 14.2 0.5 2.8
700–799 11.3 0.2 1.9
800–899 7.2 0.1 1.9
900–999 6.3 0.1 0.8
1,000 or more 16.2 0.6 4.4
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
a. Data do not include plans to achieve self-support that exclude only resources.
CONTACT: Clark Pickett (410) 965-9016 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.