SSI Recipients by State and County, 2006

 

Massachusetts

Table 3. Number of recipients in state (by eligibility category, age, and receipt of OASDI benefits) and amount of payments, by county, December 2006
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 174,293 44,766 129,527 19,086 107,253 47,954 64,667 86,890
Barnstable 3,346 596 2,750 291 2,412 643 1,590 1,476
Berkshire 3,853 637 3,216 427 2,732 694 1,722 1,818
Bristol 18,519 4,471 14,048 1,646 12,044 4,829 8,150 8,700
Dukes 150 44 106 11 92 47 82 62
Essex 21,062 5,684 15,378 2,283 12,698 6,081 7,674 10,567
Franklin 2,084 285 1,799 258 1,506 320 877 1,047
Hampden 24,539 4,201 20,338 4,124 15,961 4,454 8,445 12,949
Hampshire 2,855 436 2,419 350 2,022 483 1,210 1,399
Middlesex 24,857 7,707 17,150 2,043 14,528 8,286 9,226 12,129
Nantucket 34 5 29 5 23 6 17 14
Norfolk 9,635 3,226 6,409 742 5,449 3,444 3,602 4,507
Plymouth 8,555 1,748 6,807 932 5,707 1,916 3,464 4,050
Suffolk 35,158 11,859 23,299 3,505 19,073 12,580 11,217 18,390
Worcester 19,646 3,867 15,779 2,469 13,006 4,171 7,391 9,783
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
CONTACT: Stella Coleman (410) 965-0157 or ssi.sc@ssa.gov.