SSI Recipients by State and County, 2008

 

Massachusetts

Table 3. Number of recipients in state (by eligibility category, age, and receipt of OASDI benefits) and amount of payments, by county, December 2008
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 182,208 45,760 136,448 20,895 112,059 49,254 66,362 95,102
Barnstable 3,385 581 2,804 279 2,466 640 1,581 1,603
Berkshire 4,045 625 3,420 467 2,898 680 1,785 1,981
Bristol 18,852 4,283 14,569 1,791 12,442 4,619 8,086 9,324
Dukes 143 a a a 87 a 74 59
Essex 21,906 5,899 16,007 2,460 13,133 6,313 7,886 11,367
Franklin 2,237 292 1,945 285 1,618 334 904 1,132
Hampden 26,831 4,182 22,649 4,723 17,472 4,636 9,136 14,960
Hampshire 2,977 440 2,537 389 2,095 493 1,282 1,436
Middlesex 25,896 8,106 17,790 2,217 15,100 8,579 9,301 13,176
Nantucket 27 a a a 16 a 14 11
Norfolk 10,177 3,359 6,818 861 5,725 3,591 3,691 5,107
Plymouth 8,797 1,804 6,993 939 5,873 1,985 3,482 4,442
Suffolk 36,214 12,249 23,965 3,750 19,423 13,041 11,551 19,780
Worcester 20,721 3,889 16,832 2,723 13,711 4,287 7,589 10,724
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
a. Data not shown to avoid disclosure of information for particular individuals.
CONTACT: Stella Coleman (410) 965-0157 or ssi.sc@ssa.gov.