SSI Recipients by State and County, 2003

 

Massachusetts

Table 3. Number of recipients in state (by eligibility category, age, and receipt of OASDI benefits) and amount of payments, by county, December 2003
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 167,883 44,795 123,088 16,610 103,163 48,110 62,696 75,932
Barnstable 3,463 618 2,845 297 2,487 679 1,604 1,444
Berkshire 3,770 657 3,113 406 2,648 716 1,698 1,613
Bristol 18,830 4,963 13,867 1,565 11,935 5,330 8,435 8,007
Dukes 151 44 107 11 89 51 87 50
Essex 20,322 5,564 14,758 2,095 12,274 5,953 7,289 9,480
Franklin 1,950 303 1,647 237 1,382 331 843 850
Hampden 22,178 3,959 18,219 3,185 14,698 4,295 7,763 10,584
Hampshire 2,261 380 1,881 263 1,583 415 974 986
Middlesex 24,511 8,037 16,474 1,783 14,192 8,536 9,294 10,707
Nantucket 46 6 40 6 32 8 16 20
Norfolk 8,331 2,925 5,406 551 4,663 3,117 3,197 3,606
Plymouth 8,560 1,929 6,631 862 5,589 2,109 3,418 3,629
Suffolk 34,573 11,413 23,160 3,254 19,175 12,144 10,810 16,539
Worcester 18,745 3,949 14,796 2,084 12,289 4,372 7,194 8,330
Unknown 192 48 144 11 127 54 74 87
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.