SSI Recipients by State and County, 2001

 

Massachusetts

Table 3. Number of recipients in state (by eligibility category, age, and receipt of OASDI benefits) and amount of payments, by county
County Total Category Age SSI
recipients
also
receiving
OASDI
Amount of
payments
(thousands
of dollars)
Aged Blind and
disabled
Under 18 18–64 65 or
older
Total, Massachusetts 166,617 45,416 121,201 15,677 102,108 48,832 62,925 72,799
Barnstable 3,578 697 2,881 310 2,508 760 1,684 1,440
Berkshire 3,725 709 3,016 407 2,548 770 1,653 1,551
Bristol 18,793 5,343 13,450 1,405 11,648 5,740 8,604 7,707
Dukes 151 49 102 6 92 53 82 51
Essex 20,414 5,600 14,814 2,053 12,344 6,017 7,384 9,104
Franklin 1,841 302 1,539 226 1,283 332 791 760
Hampden 20,971 3,904 17,067 2,859 13,899 4,213 7,454 9,662
Hampshire 2,143 382 1,761 239 1,484 420 942 885
Middlesex 24,522 8,051 16,471 1,688 14,279 8,555 9,479 10,333
Nantucket 37 6 31 4 27 6 15 14
Norfolk 8,393 2,969 5,424 541 4,642 3,210 3,243 3,461
Plymouth 8,684 2,024 6,660 835 5,632 2,217 3,528 3,690
Suffolk 34,643 11,269 23,374 3,278 19,394 11,971 10,695 16,071
Worcester 18,515 4,059 14,456 1,811 12,197 4,507 7,299 7,980
Unknown 207 52 155 15 131 61 72 94