Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2003

 

Beneficiaries in Current-Payment Status

All Disabled Beneficiaries

Table 3. Number, average, and total monthly benefits, December 1960–2003
Year Number Average monthly benefit
(dollars)
Total monthly benefits
(thousands of dollars)
Total Workers Widow(er)s Adult children Workers Widow(er)s Adult children Workers Widow(er)s Adult children
1960 559,425 455,371 . . . 104,054 89.31 . . . 44.15 40,669 . . . 4,594
1961 742,296 618,075 . . . 124,221 89.59 . . . 45.28 55,373 . . . 5,625
1962 888,131 740,867 . . . 147,264 89.99 . . . 45.67 66,671 . . . 6,726
1963 993,656 827,014 . . . 166,642 90.59 . . . 46.45 74,919 . . . 7,741
1964 1,077,695 894,173 . . . 183,522 91.12 . . . 47.35 81,477 . . . 8,690
1965 1,186,464 988,074 . . . 198,390 97.76 . . . 51.77 96,594 . . . 10,271
1966 1,310,911 1,097,190 . . . 213,721 98.09 . . . 52.42 107,623 . . . 11,203
1967 1,422,778 1,193,120 . . . 229,658 98.43 . . . 53.41 117,439 . . . 12,266
1968 1,560,517 1,295,300 21,563 243,654 111.86 72.25 61.83 144,892 1,558 15,065
1969 1,690,982 1,394,291 39,469 257,222 112.74 71.02 62.79 157,192 2,803 16,151
1970 1,812,786 1,492,948 49,281 270,557 131.26 82.00 73.21 195,964 4,041 19,807
1971 1,990,098 1,647,684 56,743 285,671 146.52 90.11 81.37 241,419 5,113 23,245
1972 2,202,090 1,832,916 64,167 305,007 179.32 109.54 98.81 328,678 7,029 30,138
1973 2,415,383 2,016,626 78,769 319,988 183.00 111.14 100.14 369,043 8,754 32,044
1974 2,670,092 2,236,882 92,128 341,082 205.70 125.87 112.45 460,127 11,596 38,355
1975 2,960,620 2,488,774 109,511 362,335 225.90 137.70 122.80 562,214 15,080 44,495
1976 3,171,198 2,670,208 119,427 381,563 245.17 147.01 132.32 654,655 17,557 50,488
1977 3,368,954 2,837,432 127,276 404,246 265.30 156.11 142.12 752,771 19,869 57,451
1978 3,429,421 2,879,774 129,751 419,896 288.30 165.46 153.66 830,239 21,469 64,521
1979 3,435,761 2,870,590 129,833 435,338 322.00 180.52 171.55 924,330 23,437 74,682
1980 3,436,429 2,858,680 127,580 450,169 370.70 205.02 198.95 1,059,713 26,156 89,561
1981 3,361,130 2,776,519 121,590 463,021 413.20 226.58 224.51 1,147,258 27,550 103,953
1982 3,192,379 2,603,599 116,372 472,408 440.60 242.11 245.07 1,147,146 28,175 115,773
1983 3,168,992 2,569,029 111,591 488,372 456.20 250.33 257.78 1,171,991 27,935 125,893
1984 3,212,040 2,596,516 109,151 506,373 470.70 306.24 270.28 1,222,180 33,426 136,862
1985 3,289,485 2,656,638 107,005 525,842 483.80 315.26 281.92 1,285,281 33,734 148,245
1986 3,380,480 2,728,463 106,974 545,043 487.90 319.74 288.79 1,331,217 34,204 157,403
1987 3,453,414 2,785,859 106,282 561,273 508.20 333.89 304.32 1,415,774 35,486 170,807
1988 3,507,707 2,830,284 103,123 574,300 529.50 348.05 320.21 1,498,635 35,892 183,897
1989 3,583,451 2,895,364 101,630 586,457 556.00 366.72 339.47 1,609,822 37,270 199,085
1990 3,712,763 3,011,294 100,989 600,480 587.20 388.93 361.71 1,768,232 39,278 217,200
1991 3,925,472 3,194,938 114,489 616,045 609.40 406.96 378.86 1,946,995 46,592 233,395
1992 4,236,080 3,467,783 131,324 636,973 626.10 422.65 393.61 2,171,179 55,504 250,719
1993 4,529,466 3,725,966 147,015 656,485 641.70 434.20 407.20 2,390,952 63,834 267,321
1994 4,796,313 3,962,954 160,676 672,683 661.40 446.30 422.40 2,621,098 71,710 284,141
1995 5,044,388 4,185,263 173,024 686,101 681.60 458.30 437.30 2,853,512 79,297 300,032
1996 5,264,321 4,385,623 181,911 696,787 703.90 471.00 454.30 3,087,040 85,680 316,550
1997 5,400,781 4,508,134 187,938 704,709 721.60 480.40 468.60 3,253,069 90,285 330,227
1998 5,605,272 4,698,319 194,181 712,772 733.10 487.30 479.40 3,444,338 94,624 341,703
1999 5,798,776 4,879,455 198,795 720,526 754.10 499.90 495.60 3,679,597 99,378 357,093
2000 5,972,468 5,042,333 201,446 728,689 786.40 519.70 518.30 3,965,291 104,681 377,650
2001 6,208,847 5,268,039 204,255 736,553 814.40 536.70 537.60 4,290,449 109,622 395,956
2002 6,491,494 5,539,597 207,365 744,532 834.30 548.10 550.40 4,621,852 113,653 409,813
2003 6,830,714 5,868,541 209,360 752,813 861.60 563.80 567.00 5,054,332 118,010 426,780
SOURCES: Social Security Administration. For years before 2000, Annual Statistical Supplement to the Social Security Bulletin, based on the Master Beneficiary Record, various sampling rates; for 2000, Social Security Disabled Beneficiaries 100 Percent file; beginning with 2001, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file, 100 percent data.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 4. Number and average monthly benefit, by sex and age, December 2003
Age Total Workers Widow(er)s Adult children
Number Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)
Number Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)
Number Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)
Number Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)
All disabled beneficiaries
Total 6,830,714 820.00 5,868,541 861.60 209,360 563.80 752,813 567.00
Under 25 128,517 477.10 56,750 471.10 . . . . . . 71,767 481.80
25–29 187,694 553.20 125,320 568.90 . . . . . . 62,374 521.70
30–34 289,320 622.50 215,785 645.50 . . . . . . 73,535 554.90
35–39 465,213 680.80 371,249 708.50 . . . . . . 93,964 571.00
40–44 723,213 738.60 612,405 765.80 . . . . . . 110,808 588.30
45–49 923,735 803.60 823,276 828.70 . . . . . . 100,459 598.50
50–54 1,120,662 861.80 1,016,850 888.80 27,114 574.20 76,698 606.30
55–59 1,393,685 902.80 1,258,853 937.20 77,918 567.00 56,914 603.10
60 or older 1,598,675 899.80 1,388,053 951.70 104,328 558.70 106,294 556.60
Men
Subtotal 3,639,148 919.60 3,221,316 965.90 6,571 400.80 411,261 564.70
Under 25 75,646 481.10 33,489 480.20 . . . . . . 42,157 481.80
25–29 104,874 560.80 69,442 580.50 . . . . . . 35,432 522.10
30–34 157,570 630.60 116,011 658.80 . . . . . . 41,559 552.00
35–39 255,099 694.20 201,779 727.40 . . . . . . 53,320 568.70
40–44 397,278 769.00 334,681 803.10 . . . . . . 62,597 586.50
45–49 503,889 861.50 447,952 894.60 . . . . . . 55,937 596.10
50–54 594,036 961.90 551,670 989.60 1,138 414.20 41,228 605.20
55–59 720,642 1,058.80 688,354 1,081.10 2,693 405.30 29,595 598.20
60 or older 830,114 1,085.10 777,938 1,121.20 2,740 390.80 49,436 555.80
Women
Subtotal 3,191,566 706.40 2,647,225 734.60 202,789 569.10 341,552 569.80
Under 25 52,871 471.40 23,261 458.00 . . . . . . 29,610 481.80
25–29 82,820 543.60 55,878 554.50 . . . . . . 26,942 521.20
30–34 131,750 612.70 99,774 630.10 . . . . . . 31,976 558.60
35–39 210,114 664.40 169,470 686.10 . . . . . . 40,644 574.10
40–44 325,935 701.70 277,724 720.90 . . . . . . 48,211 590.70
45–49 419,846 734.20 375,324 750.00 . . . . . . 44,522 601.40
50–54 526,626 749.00 465,180 769.20 25,976 581.30 35,470 607.70
55–59 673,043 735.80 570,499 763.40 75,225 572.80 27,319 608.30
60 or older 768,561 699.60 610,115 735.50 101,588 563.20 56,858 557.30
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file, 100 percent data.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 5. Distribution, by sex and monthly benefit, December 2003
Sex and monthly benefit (dollars) Total Workers Widow(er)s Adult children
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
All disabled beneficiaries 6,830,714 100.0 5,868,541 100.0 209,360 100.0 752,813 100.0
Less than 300.00 354,905 5.2 220,474 3.8 40,204 19.2 94,227 12.5
300.00–399.90 363,856 5.3 229,902 3.9 25,182 12.0 108,772 14.4
400.00–499.90 506,071 7.4 367,121 6.3 28,474 13.6 110,476 14.7
500.00–599.90 852,715 12.5 718,346 12.2 26,503 12.7 107,866 14.3
600.00–699.90 882,799 12.9 742,263 12.6 23,168 11.1 117,368 15.6
700.00–799.90 764,722 11.2 660,995 11.3 19,433 9.3 84,294 11.2
800.00–899.90 638,343 9.3 567,335 9.7 15,630 7.5 55,378 7.4
900.00–999.90 533,353 7.8 477,428 8.1 14,749 7.0 41,176 5.5
1,000.00–1,099.90 429,995 6.3 398,581 6.8 9,537 4.6 21,877 2.9
1,100.00–1,199.90 338,915 5.0 327,846 5.6 4,411 2.1 6,658 0.9
1,200.00–1,299.90 284,184 4.2 280,044 4.8 1,622 0.8 2,518 0.3
1,300.00–1,399.90 295,331 4.3 293,894 5.0 375 0.2 1,062 0.1
1,400.00–1,499.90 230,171 3.4 229,673 3.9 26 a 472 0.1
1,500.00–1,599.90 176,513 2.6 176,249 3.0 18 a 246 a
1,600.00–1,699.90 100,513 1.5 100,347 1.7 7 a 159 a
1,700.00–1,799.90 51,840 0.8 51,725 0.9 9 a 106 a
1,800.00 or more 26,488 0.4 26,318 0.4 12 a 158 a
Average benefit (dollars) 820.00 861.60 563.80 567.00
Men 3,639,148 100.0 3,221,316 100.0 6,571 100.0 411,261 100.0
Less than 300.00 131,421 3.6 74,768 2.3 2,557 38.9 54,096 13.2
300.00–399.90 140,637 3.9 80,818 2.5 948 14.4 58,871 14.3
400.00–499.90 195,353 5.4 134,087 4.2 1,043 15.9 60,223 14.6
500.00–599.90 337,033 9.3 277,917 8.6 713 10.9 58,403 14.2
600.00–699.90 387,773 10.7 324,520 10.1 489 7.4 62,764 15.3
700.00–799.90 370,242 10.2 324,164 10.1 317 4.8 45,761 11.1
800.00–899.90 337,443 9.3 306,932 9.5 193 2.9 30,318 7.4
900.00–999.90 305,844 8.4 283,177 8.8 144 2.2 22,523 5.5
1,000.00–1,099.90 270,314 7.4 258,173 8.0 98 1.5 12,043 2.9
1,100.00–1,199.90 232,574 6.4 228,857 7.1 54 0.8 3,663 0.9
1,200.00–1,299.90 209,275 5.8 207,851 6.5 b b b b
1,300.00–1,399.90 231,364 6.4 230,796 7.2 b b b b
1,400.00–1,499.90 187,676 5.2 187,406 5.8 0 0 270 0.1
1,500.00–1,599.90 147,095 4.0 146,970 4.6 0 0 125 a
1,600.00–1,699.90 86,371 2.4 86,280 2.7 b b b b
1,700.00–1,799.90 45,651 1.3 45,600 1.4 0 0 51 a
1,800.00 or more 23,082 0.6 23,000 0.7 0 0 82 a
Average benefit (dollars) 919.60 965.90 400.80 564.70
Women 3,191,566 100.0 2,647,225 100.0 202,789 100.0 341,552 100.0
Less than 300.00 223,484 7.0 145,706 5.5 37,647 18.6 40,131 11.7
300.00–399.90 223,219 7.0 149,084 5.6 24,234 12.0 49,901 14.6
400.00–499.90 310,718 9.7 233,034 8.8 27,431 13.5 50,253 14.7
500.00–599.90 515,682 16.2 440,429 16.6 25,790 12.7 49,463 14.5
600.00–699.90 495,026 15.5 417,743 15.8 22,679 11.2 54,604 16.0
700.00–799.90 394,480 12.4 336,831 12.7 19,116 9.4 38,533 11.3
800.00–899.90 300,900 9.4 260,403 9.8 15,437 7.6 25,060 7.3
900.00–999.90 227,509 7.1 194,251 7.3 14,605 7.2 18,653 5.5
1,000.00–1,099.90 159,681 5.0 140,408 5.3 9,439 4.7 9,834 2.9
1,100.00–1,199.90 106,341 3.3 98,989 3.7 4,357 2.1 2,995 0.9
1,200.00–1,299.90 74,909 2.3 72,193 2.7 b b b b
1,300.00–1,399.90 63,967 2.0 63,098 2.4 b b b b
1,400.00–1,499.90 42,495 1.3 42,267 1.6 26 a 202 0.1
1,500.00–1,599.90 29,418 0.9 29,279 1.1 18 a 121 a
1,600.00–1,699.90 14,142 0.4 14,067 0.5 b b b b
1,700.00–1,799.90 6,189 0.2 6,125 0.2 9 a 55 a
1,800.00 or more 3,406 0.1 3,318 0.1 12 a 76 a
Average benefit (dollars) 706.40 734.60 569.10 569.80
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file, 100 percent data.
a. Less than 0.05 percent.
b. Data not shown to avoid disclosure of information for particular individuals.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 6. Distribution, by sex and diagnostic group, December 2003
Diagnostic group Total Workers Widow(er)s Adult children
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
All disabled beneficiaries
Total 6,830,714 100.0 5,868,541 100.0 209,360 100.0 752,813 100.0
Congenital anomalies 17,555 0.3 9,750 0.2 262 0.1 7,543 1.0
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 264,367 3.9 242,517 4.1 19,074 9.1 2,776 0.4
Infectious and parasitic diseases 111,445 1.6 106,767 1.8 1,757 0.8 2,921 0.4
Injuries 275,213 4.0 260,572 4.4 5,299 2.5 9,342 1.2
Mental disorders
Retardation 642,194 9.4 298,500 5.1 9,679 4.6 334,015 44.4
Other 1,812,021 26.5 1,662,590 28.3 46,944 22.4 102,487 13.6
Neoplasms 166,992 2.4 160,986 2.7 4,273 2.0 1,733 0.2
Diseases of the—
Blood and blood-forming organs 16,953 0.2 14,711 0.3 358 0.2 1,884 0.3
Circulatory system 604,918 8.9 579,778 9.9 21,838 10.4 3,302 0.4
Digestive system 90,582 1.3 87,721 1.5 2,296 1.1 565 0.1
Genitourinary system 102,093 1.5 98,491 1.7 1,837 0.9 1,765 0.2
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 1,492,654 21.9 1,430,357 24.4 57,412 27.4 4,885 0.6
Nervous system and sense organs 646,228 9.5 565,244 9.6 14,781 7.1 66,203 8.8
Respiratory system 197,868 2.9 185,834 3.2 11,113 5.3 921 0.1
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 14,904 0.2 14,133 0.2 514 0.2 257 a
Other 12,094 0.2 10,705 0.2 242 0.1 1,147 0.2
Unknown 362,633 5.3 139,885 2.4 11,681 5.6 211,067 28.0
Men
Subtotal 3,639,148 100.0 3,221,316 100.0 6,571 100.0 411,261 100.0
Congenital anomalies 9,029 0.2 5,086 0.2 7 0.1 3,936 1.0
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 104,192 2.9 102,561 3.2 320 4.9 1,311 0.3
Infectious and parasitic diseases 81,636 2.2 79,995 2.5 87 1.3 1,554 0.4
Injuries 191,065 5.3 184,233 5.7 324 4.9 6,508 1.6
Mental disorders
Retardation 376,645 10.3 195,129 6.1 304 4.6 181,212 44.1
Other 926,463 25.5 860,207 26.7 1,235 18.8 65,021 15.8
Neoplasms 79,238 2.2 78,088 2.4 148 2.3 1,002 0.2
Diseases of the—
Blood and blood-forming organs 7,761 0.2 6,798 0.2 14 0.2 949 0.2
Circulatory system 394,783 10.8 391,925 12.2 1,076 16.4 1,782 0.4
Digestive system 48,185 1.3 47,798 1.5 102 1.6 285 0.1
Genitourinary system 60,551 1.7 59,524 1.8 107 1.6 920 0.2
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 749,414 20.6 745,718 23.1 1,597 24.3 2,099 0.5
Nervous system and sense organs 321,869 8.8 285,957 8.9 449 6.8 35,463 8.6
Respiratory system 95,202 2.6 94,432 2.9 354 5.4 416 0.1
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 5,910 0.2 5,798 0.2 12 0.2 100 a
Other 5,976 0.2 5,344 0.2 8 0.1 624 0.2
Unknown 181,229 5.0 72,723 2.3 427 6.5 108,079 26.3
Women
Subtotal 3,191,566 100.0 2,647,225 100.0 202,789 100.0 341,552 100.0
Congenital anomalies 8,526 0.3 4,664 0.2 255 0.1 3,607 1.1
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 160,175 5.0 139,956 5.3 18,754 9.2 1,465 0.4
Infectious and parasitic diseases 29,809 0.9 26,772 1.0 1,670 0.8 1,367 0.4
Injuries 84,148 2.6 76,339 2.9 4,975 2.5 2,834 0.8
Mental disorders
Retardation 265,549 8.3 103,371 3.9 9,375 4.6 152,803 44.7
Other 885,558 27.7 802,383 30.3 45,709 22.5 37,466 11.0
Neoplasms 87,754 2.7 82,898 3.1 4,125 2.0 731 0.2
Diseases of the—
Blood and blood-forming organs 9,192 0.3 7,913 0.3 344 0.2 935 0.3
Circulatory system 210,135 6.6 187,853 7.1 20,762 10.2 1,520 0.4
Digestive system 42,397 1.3 39,923 1.5 2,194 1.1 280 0.1
Genitourinary system 41,542 1.3 38,967 1.5 1,730 0.9 845 0.2
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 743,240 23.3 684,639 25.9 55,815 27.5 2,786 0.8
Nervous system and sense organs 324,359 10.2 279,287 10.6 14,332 7.1 30,740 9.0
Respiratory system 102,666 3.2 91,402 3.5 10,759 5.3 505 0.1
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 8,994 0.3 8,335 0.3 502 0.2 157 a
Other 6,118 0.2 5,361 0.2 234 0.1 523 0.2
Unknown 181,404 5.7 67,162 2.5 11,254 5.5 102,988 30.2
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file, 100 percent data.
NOTE: The diagnosis for disabled adult children typically was not recorded on the Master Beneficiary Record until 1984. Many beneficiaries entitled before that date are still on the rolls today.
a. Less than 0.05 percent.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 7. Average monthly benefit, by sex and diagnostic group, December 2003 (in dollars)
Diagnostic group Total Workers Widow(er)s Adult children
All disabled beneficiaries
Total 820.00 861.60 563.80 567.00
Congenital anomalies 687.00 757.60 570.20 599.90
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 797.70 819.50 554.30 558.10
Infectious and parasitic diseases 842.60 855.80 556.70 530.50
Injuries 872.50 889.40 544.80 589.50
Mental disorders
Retardation 573.50 594.60 507.60 556.50
Other 774.70 792.70 582.20 571.00
Neoplasms 987.70 1,002.90 577.70 591.00
Diseases of the—
Blood and blood-forming organs 771.90 809.70 542.50 520.50
Circulatory system 968.80 986.20 563.20 583.00
Digestive system 900.40 910.90 586.10 553.70
Genitourinary system 892.30 904.80 559.60 540.70
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 896.90 911.40 562.80 562.00
Nervous system and sense organs 853.80 893.10 567.60 582.10
Respiratory system 886.00 906.20 577.30 536.40
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 820.90 835.90 550.40 533.10
Other 895.30 938.90 575.90 556.00
Unknown 679.50 846.90 542.00 576.10
Men
Subtotal 919.60 965.90 400.80 564.70
Congenital anomalies 726.40 824.80 392.40 599.80
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 990.60 998.10 402.20 553.60
Infectious and parasitic diseases 886.60 894.20 426.70 520.70
Injuries 937.70 951.00 385.90 589.70
Mental disorders
Retardation 591.90 628.70 342.70 552.70
Other 838.50 859.30 410.80 571.00
Neoplasms 1,155.20 1,163.90 419.80 585.00
Diseases of the—
Blood and blood-forming organs 855.40 903.40 375.70 518.00
Circulatory system 1,098.80 1,103.00 411.80 577.80
Digestive system 1,029.50 1,033.70 421.80 545.80
Genitourinary system 986.60 994.60 442.30 533.90
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 1,057.80 1,060.60 404.40 560.50
Nervous system and sense organs 952.60 1,000.10 380.00 576.10
Respiratory system 1,076.40 1,081.30 409.10 532.50
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 950.70 959.10 367.20 532.90
Other 969.10 1,019.30 331.40 547.40
Unknown 721.90 940.50 372.60 576.20
Women
Subtotal 706.40 734.60 569.10 569.80
Congenital anomalies 645.30 684.30 575.00 599.90
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 672.10 688.70 556.90 562.00
Infectious and parasitic diseases 722.10 741.20 563.50 541.60
Injuries 724.50 740.60 555.20 588.90
Mental disorders
Retardation 547.30 530.20 513.00 561.00
Other 708.00 721.30 586.80 570.90
Neoplasms 836.50 851.20 583.40 599.30
Diseases of the—
Blood and blood-forming organs 701.50 729.20 549.30 523.10
Circulatory system 724.60 742.60 571.10 589.00
Digestive system 753.80 763.90 593.80 561.80
Genitourinary system 754.70 767.50 566.90 548.10
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 734.60 748.90 567.30 563.20
Nervous system and sense organs 755.70 783.40 573.50 589.10
Respiratory system 709.50 725.30 582.90 539.70
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 735.60 750.30 554.80 533.20
Other 823.30 858.80 584.30 566.20
Unknown 637.10 745.50 548.40 576.10
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file, 100 percent data.
NOTE: The diagnosis for disabled adult children typically was not recorded on the Master Beneficiary Record until 1984. Many beneficiaries entitled before that date are still on the rolls today.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 8. Number aged 18–64 as a percentage of the resident population aged 18–64, by state, December 2003
State Resident population a Beneficiaries
Number Percentage of
resident population
United States 181,847,097 6,545,965 3.6
Alabama 2,800,598 169,948 6.1
Alaska 418,931 9,612 2.3
Arizona 3,347,032 116,505 3.5
Arkansas 1,666,019 103,077 6.2
California 22,299,613 569,862 2.6
Colorado 2,956,566 72,819 2.5
Connecticut 2,177,308 70,161 3.2
Delaware 511,753 19,897 3.9
District of Columbia 387,136 10,407 2.7
Florida 10,197,562 400,463 3.9
Georgia 5,561,450 204,546 3.7
Hawaii 791,120 19,159 2.4
Idaho 838,653 28,475 3.4
Illinois 7,915,561 237,612 3.0
Indiana 3,828,683 146,890 3.8
Iowa 1,817,016 62,707 3.5
Kansas 1,674,841 54,352 3.2
Kentucky 2,611,264 166,056 6.4
Louisiana 2,794,431 125,917 4.5
Maine 830,597 46,706 5.6
Maryland 3,505,837 92,557 2.6
Massachusetts 4,089,322 157,173 3.8
Michigan 6,304,564 252,789 4.0
Minnesota 3,201,209 91,743 2.9
Mississippi 1,770,606 112,262 6.3
Missouri 3,537,162 162,767 4.6
Montana 576,687 21,370 3.7
Nebraska 1,066,064 33,881 3.2
Nevada 1,408,970 43,560 3.1
New Hampshire 827,282 31,459 3.8
New Jersey 5,382,937 161,892 3.0
New Mexico 1,147,314 43,296 3.8
New York 12,168,408 431,743 3.5
North Carolina 5,303,591 253,611 4.8
North Dakota 393,173 12,026 3.1
Ohio 7,103,738 258,167 3.6
Oklahoma 2,172,156 89,364 4.1
Oregon 2,256,856 75,686 3.4
Pennsylvania 7,632,997 302,196 4.0
Rhode Island 681,318 29,670 4.4
South Carolina 2,611,916 134,979 5.2
South Dakota 459,843 15,304 3.3
Tennessee 3,720,586 187,353 5.0
Texas 13,703,091 372,793 2.7
Utah 1,405,533 29,221 2.1
Vermont 401,529 16,272 4.1
Virginia 4,754,136 168,193 3.5
Washington 3,944,281 121,030 3.1
West Virginia 1,142,233 84,431 7.4
Wisconsin 3,427,418 114,317 3.3
Wyoming 320,206 9,689 3.0
SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file, 100 percent data; U.S. Census Bureau, 2003 estimates of resident population.
NOTE: Data exclude United States territories and other areas.
a. Population estimates for the United States as of July 1, 2003, as reported by the U.S. Census Bureau.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 9. Distribution, by state or other area, December 2003
State or area Total Workers Widow(er)s Adult children
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
All areas a 6,830,714 100.0 5,868,541 100.0 209,360 100.0 752,813 100.0
Alabama 172,204 2.5 148,715 2.5 6,494 3.1 16,995 2.3
Alaska 9,679 0.1 8,719 0.1 230 0.1 730 0.1
Arizona 117,684 1.7 106,001 1.8 3,067 1.5 8,616 1.1
Arkansas 104,368 1.5 91,584 1.6 3,795 1.8 8,989 1.2
California 576,957 8.4 500,805 8.5 13,780 6.6 62,372 8.3
Colorado 73,607 1.1 66,080 1.1 1,751 0.8 5,776 0.8
Connecticut 71,557 1.0 60,506 1.0 1,564 0.7 9,487 1.3
Delaware 20,204 0.3 17,778 0.3 496 0.2 1,930 0.3
District of Columbia 10,565 0.2 8,963 0.2 275 0.1 1,327 0.2
Florida 405,123 5.9 360,386 6.1 11,392 5.4 33,345 4.4
Georgia 207,237 3.0 179,753 3.1 7,291 3.5 20,193 2.7
Hawaii 19,546 0.3 16,744 0.3 473 0.2 2,329 0.3
Idaho 28,835 0.4 25,519 0.4 777 0.4 2,539 0.3
Illinois 241,741 3.5 202,250 3.4 7,410 3.5 32,081 4.3
Indiana 149,345 2.2 127,447 2.2 4,828 2.3 17,070 2.3
Iowa 64,074 0.9 53,793 0.9 1,705 0.8 8,576 1.1
Kansas 55,323 0.8 47,741 0.8 1,526 0.7 6,056 0.8
Kentucky 168,368 2.5 145,116 2.5 6,971 3.3 16,281 2.2
Louisiana 127,678 1.9 103,784 1.8 5,774 2.8 18,120 2.4
Maine 47,443 0.7 41,733 0.7 1,182 0.6 4,528 0.6
Maryland 94,025 1.4 80,733 1.4 2,383 1.1 10,909 1.4
Massachusetts 159,914 2.3 138,588 2.4 3,382 1.6 17,944 2.4
Michigan 256,920 3.8 215,789 3.7 8,024 3.8 33,107 4.4
Minnesota 93,555 1.4 80,252 1.4 1,819 0.9 11,484 1.5
Mississippi 113,720 1.7 97,461 1.7 4,539 2.2 11,720 1.6
Missouri 165,197 2.4 143,681 2.4 5,386 2.6 16,130 2.1
Montana 21,724 0.3 18,983 0.3 594 0.3 2,147 0.3
Nebraska 34,635 0.5 29,638 0.5 811 0.4 4,186 0.6
Nevada 43,997 0.6 40,414 0.7 1,105 0.5 2,478 0.3
New Hampshire 31,947 0.5 28,510 0.5 726 0.3 2,711 0.4
New Jersey 164,741 2.4 140,617 2.4 4,200 2.0 19,924 2.6
New Mexico 43,825 0.6 38,332 0.7 1,226 0.6 4,267 0.6
New York 440,378 6.4 371,648 6.3 12,169 5.8 56,561 7.5
North Carolina 257,478 3.8 225,926 3.8 8,394 4.0 23,158 3.1
North Dakota 12,388 0.2 10,073 0.2 278 0.1 2,037 0.3
Ohio 262,913 3.8 218,386 3.7 9,309 4.4 35,218 4.7
Oklahoma 90,766 1.3 78,407 1.3 3,257 1.6 9,102 1.2
Oregon 76,640 1.1 67,580 1.2 1,985 0.9 7,075 0.9
Pennsylvania 308,271 4.5 259,516 4.4 9,703 4.6 39,052 5.2
Rhode Island 30,193 0.4 26,447 0.5 669 0.3 3,077 0.4
South Carolina 136,839 2.0 118,734 2.0 4,941 2.4 13,164 1.7
South Dakota 15,697 0.2 13,250 0.2 385 0.2 2,062 0.3
Tennessee 189,977 2.8 164,127 2.8 7,441 3.6 18,409 2.4
Texas 378,160 5.5 324,308 5.5 13,388 6.4 40,464 5.4
Utah 29,618 0.4 25,583 0.4 700 0.3 3,335 0.4
Vermont 16,545 0.2 14,246 0.2 436 0.2 1,863 0.2
Virginia 170,751 2.5 147,946 2.5 5,637 2.7 17,168 2.3
Washington 122,503 1.8 108,082 1.8 2,993 1.4 11,428 1.5
West Virginia 85,883 1.3 72,182 1.2 3,662 1.7 10,039 1.3
Wisconsin 116,710 1.7 98,234 1.7 2,700 1.3 15,776 2.1
Wyoming 9,819 0.1 8,685 0.1 251 0.1 883 0.1
Outlying areas
American Samoa 1,188 b 1,035 b 51 b 102 b
Guam 1,120 b 965 b 31 b 124 b
Northern Mariana Islands 223 b 168 b c c c c
Puerto Rico 160,670 2.4 132,648 2.3 5,149 b 22,873 3.0
Virgin Islands 1,797 b 1,446 b 58 b 293 b
Foreign countries 18,080 0.3 12,259 0.2 784 b 5,037 0.7
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file, 100 percent data.
a. Includes beneficiaries with unknown state code.
b. Less than 0.05 percent.
c. Data not shown to avoid disclosure of information for particular individuals.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 10. Number, by state or other area and diagnostic group, December 2003
State or area Total Congenital anomalies Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases Infectious and parasitic diseases Injuries Mental disorders Neoplasms Diseases of the— Other Unknown
Total Retardation Other Blood and blood-forming organs Circulatory system Digestive system Genitourinary system Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue Nervous system and sense organs Respiratory system Skin and subcutaneous tissue
All areas a 6,830,714 17,555 264,367 111,445 275,213 2,454,215 642,194 1,812,021 166,992 16,953 604,918 90,582 102,093 1,492,654 646,228 197,868 14,904 12,094 362,633
Alabama 172,204 331 7,494 1,801 7,783 52,995 15,344 37,651 3,795 608 18,283 2,172 2,646 45,018 14,447 5,603 433 304 8,491
Alaska 9,679 24 295 108 489 3,539 764 2,775 278 25 665 145 106 2,321 1,099 262 24 20 279
Arizona 117,684 252 4,020 1,764 5,278 45,164 7,124 38,040 2,723 198 8,633 1,803 1,698 26,476 11,716 3,265 246 319 4,129
Arkansas 104,368 270 4,310 1,170 4,768 27,980 9,875 18,105 2,680 283 11,963 1,523 1,251 30,315 9,713 3,765 325 137 3,915
California 576,957 1,513 19,268 14,848 24,527 220,550 40,051 180,499 14,658 1,220 41,442 8,834 10,146 127,915 56,943 10,780 1,100 1,287 21,926
Colorado 73,607 268 2,281 1,281 3,719 24,071 5,825 18,246 1,918 115 4,250 1,131 963 18,078 9,730 2,460 156 167 3,019
Connecticut 71,557 185 2,439 1,173 2,157 30,631 7,518 23,113 1,780 159 5,260 865 920 12,382 6,882 1,769 164 109 4,682
Delaware 20,204 65 848 428 783 6,805 1,845 4,960 536 75 1,740 278 372 4,766 1,934 590 27 53 904
District of Columbia 10,565 14 391 708 264 4,316 1,190 3,126 174 51 857 82 376 1,469 1,054 207 37 12 553
Florida 405,123 1,062 16,747 11,812 20,889 134,055 26,703 107,352 10,842 1,221 40,144 6,708 6,101 84,913 33,470 12,223 1,677 761 22,498
Georgia 207,237 436 9,571 4,531 8,122 66,897 20,029 46,868 5,287 806 21,750 2,800 4,061 45,081 17,018 6,942 469 320 13,146
Hawaii 19,546 35 595 388 814 8,365 1,618 6,747 513 25 1,952 195 527 3,097 1,650 384 46 52 908
Idaho 28,835 91 1,049 246 1,398 10,671 2,494 8,177 722 34 1,981 400 290 6,822 3,126 844 60 50 1,051
Illinois 241,741 579 10,254 3,609 8,570 99,181 27,358 71,823 6,189 746 21,150 2,771 3,997 39,992 24,449 6,918 448 398 12,490
Indiana 149,345 323 7,469 1,650 5,132 54,779 17,969 36,810 3,837 358 14,135 2,148 2,034 27,497 15,551 5,682 250 260 8,240
Iowa 64,074 208 2,516 487 2,448 25,228 9,038 16,190 1,672 116 4,464 756 768 12,630 6,961 1,995 113 92 3,620
Kansas 55,323 157 2,610 577 2,607 20,477 6,730 13,747 1,391 109 4,316 717 751 10,832 5,946 1,868 93 96 2,776
Kentucky 168,368 356 6,036 1,351 5,902 60,101 16,361 43,740 3,278 261 15,723 1,988 1,520 42,686 12,447 6,460 310 270 9,679
Louisiana 127,678 297 4,970 2,001 5,468 37,137 15,728 21,409 2,822 474 14,530 1,500 2,276 32,568 10,994 3,189 350 232 8,870
Maine 47,443 153 1,478 345 1,794 19,730 4,116 15,614 979 56 3,424 544 323 11,208 4,017 1,283 136 83 1,890
Maryland 94,025 334 3,650 2,384 3,759 32,062 9,192 22,870 2,848 384 9,562 1,243 2,277 16,926 10,144 2,677 204 144 5,427
Massachusetts 159,914 507 4,206 2,854 5,423 73,126 12,977 60,149 3,691 292 9,925 2,096 1,423 29,973 14,747 3,620 236 338 7,457
Michigan 256,920 635 10,239 2,292 8,918 102,993 25,553 77,440 6,032 618 21,985 2,822 3,635 50,938 24,499 7,061 540 365 13,348
Minnesota 93,555 242 2,442 942 3,745 44,004 11,595 32,409 2,309 176 5,965 982 1,018 15,043 10,221 1,954 143 146 4,223
Mississippi 113,720 194 5,313 1,332 4,632 38,815 11,467 27,348 2,622 386 13,524 1,196 1,990 23,022 9,303 3,403 329 223 7,436
Missouri 165,197 480 7,871 2,074 7,440 54,180 16,952 37,228 3,868 392 14,771 2,445 2,104 39,271 15,876 6,032 358 265 7,770
Montana 21,724 68 647 181 1,190 7,162 1,955 5,207 464 25 1,376 284 239 5,559 2,639 756 36 53 1,045
Nebraska 34,635 110 1,449 366 1,654 11,702 3,935 7,767 902 68 2,826 434 501 7,567 4,063 1,107 59 51 1,776
Nevada 43,997 150 1,610 813 1,983 13,460 2,090 11,370 1,105 109 4,184 831 630 11,224 4,506 1,616 80 107 1,589
New Hampshire 31,947 84 840 238 1,187 13,920 2,411 11,509 748 46 2,329 398 239 6,470 3,218 968 50 57 1,155
New Jersey 164,741 410 5,393 3,185 5,940 59,574 13,696 45,878 5,039 485 15,843 2,452 2,924 32,205 17,250 4,420 365 372 8,884
New Mexico 43,825 139 1,609 585 2,389 14,301 3,424 10,877 912 85 2,714 700 682 11,846 4,649 1,264 133 113 1,704
New York 440,378 1,064 14,443 10,648 15,770 143,579 38,942 104,637 11,386 1,208 37,326 5,202 6,258 113,248 39,251 11,726 820 534 27,915
North Carolina 257,478 580 12,519 4,032 9,565 81,041 27,349 53,692 6,542 744 28,295 3,649 4,417 58,409 21,267 8,905 615 473 16,425
North Dakota 12,388 55 325 85 554 4,870 1,940 2,930 328 17 938 136 147 2,440 1,443 343 19 18 670
Ohio 262,913 784 10,229 2,373 7,808 117,401 33,488 83,913 5,730 549 20,918 2,567 3,454 39,915 22,945 7,987 351 309 19,593
Oklahoma 90,766 198 4,130 1,036 3,842 28,814 8,917 19,897 2,192 164 9,155 1,293 1,211 22,856 8,980 3,438 223 136 3,098
Oregon 76,640 227 2,741 999 3,849 27,209 6,644 20,565 1,933 142 5,428 1,189 887 17,483 9,593 2,091 147 122 2,600
Pennsylvania 308,271 933 12,348 3,888 12,760 103,939 32,108 71,831 7,861 667 28,739 4,425 4,145 70,057 30,531 8,643 472 748 18,115
Rhode Island 30,193 49 1,017 377 946 13,135 2,956 10,179 723 63 2,193 405 268 5,876 2,647 794 75 89 1,536
South Carolina 136,839 271 5,549 1,803 5,733 45,811 12,739 33,072 3,277 575 15,558 1,744 2,580 30,933 11,374 4,839 367 244 6,181
South Dakota 15,697 67 421 157 553 5,753 2,053 3,700 314 25 1,194 155 172 3,518 2,132 495 25 28 688
Tennessee 189,977 419 7,556 2,017 6,666 68,931 18,259 50,672 4,370 395 19,025 2,358 2,703 41,624 15,095 6,947 438 292 11,141
Texas 378,160 808 18,813 8,125 16,688 112,882 31,607 81,275 10,290 945 37,920 5,697 8,265 87,319 40,624 10,188 785 643 18,168
Utah 29,618 139 1,072 285 1,215 12,048 3,338 8,710 649 31 1,674 394 410 5,674 3,747 859 56 70 1,295
Vermont 16,545 70 615 187 689 6,654 1,514 5,140 392 29 1,121 207 127 3,369 1,547 471 25 33 1,009
Virginia 170,751 461 7,024 2,521 6,566 55,988 18,338 37,650 4,474 543 16,809 2,273 3,116 40,613 15,352 5,527 352 298 8,834
Washington 122,503 371 4,257 1,839 5,028 49,747 10,080 39,667 3,211 282 7,981 1,990 1,503 24,815 13,066 3,157 266 205 4,785
West Virginia 85,883 195 3,814 549 4,098 26,496 9,996 16,500 1,657 127 8,744 1,015 607 21,688 6,172 3,501 169 143 6,908
Wisconsin 116,710 474 4,310 1,092 4,448 47,348 13,587 33,761 2,713 244 8,117 1,386 1,445 21,552 13,258 2,705 190 182 7,246
Wyoming 9,819 36 334 105 527 3,355 964 2,391 207 14 724 127 113 2,309 1,225 442 14 28 259
Outlying areas
American Samoa 1,188 b 163 b 42 138 52 86 31 b 118 9 26 439 119 30 22 b 29
Guam 1,120 6 14 10 54 314 116 198 35 b 164 b 65 218 142 39 b 13 32
Northern Mariana Islands 223 0 5 b 12 69 28 41 7 b 36 b 9 16 39 b b b 8
Puerto Rico 160,670 268 2,455 1,537 5,727 73,755 12,086 61,669 1,668 139 9,276 957 1,199 38,187 13,389 3,114 421 180 8,398
Virgin Islands 1,797 b 43 28 92 550 186 364 41 13 198 19 45 432 226 b 6 7 73
Foreign countries 18,080 102 254 212 800 6,159 1,894 4,265 347 25 1,588 130 129 3,544 1,781 232 37 30 2,710
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file, 100 percent data.
NOTE: The diagnosis for disabled adult children typically was not recorded on the Master Beneficiary Record until 1984. Many beneficiaries entitled before that date are still on the rolls today.
a. Includes beneficiaries with unknown state code.
b. Data not shown to avoid disclosure of information for particular individuals.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 11. Percentage distribution, by state or other area and diagnostic group, December 2003
State or area Total Congenital anomalies Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases Infectious and parasitic diseases Injuries Mental disorders Neoplasms Diseases of the— Other Unknown
Number Percent Total Retardation Other Blood and blood-forming organs Circulatory system Digestive system Genitourinary system Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue Nervous system and sense organs Respiratory system Skin and subcutaneous tissue
All areas a 6,830,714 100.0 0.3 3.9 1.6 4.0 35.9 9.4 26.5 2.4 0.2 8.9 1.3 1.5 21.9 9.5 2.9 0.2 0.2 5.3
Alabama 172,204 100.0 0.2 4.4 1.0 4.5 30.8 8.9 21.9 2.2 0.4 10.6 1.3 1.5 26.1 8.4 3.3 0.3 0.2 4.9
Alaska 9,679 100.0 0.2 3.0 1.1 5.1 36.6 7.9 28.7 2.9 0.3 6.9 1.5 1.1 24.0 11.4 2.7 0.2 0.2 2.9
Arizona 117,684 100.0 0.2 3.4 1.5 4.5 38.4 6.1 32.3 2.3 0.2 7.3 1.5 1.4 22.5 10.0 2.8 0.2 0.3 3.5
Arkansas 104,368 100.0 0.3 4.1 1.1 4.6 26.8 9.5 17.3 2.6 0.3 11.5 1.5 1.2 29.0 9.3 3.6 0.3 0.1 3.8
California 576,957 100.0 0.3 3.3 2.6 4.3 38.2 6.9 31.3 2.5 0.2 7.2 1.5 1.8 22.2 9.9 1.9 0.2 0.2 3.8
Colorado 73,607 100.0 0.4 3.1 1.7 5.1 32.7 7.9 24.8 2.6 0.2 5.8 1.5 1.3 24.6 13.2 3.3 0.2 0.2 4.1
Connecticut 71,557 100.0 0.3 3.4 1.6 3.0 42.8 10.5 32.3 2.5 0.2 7.4 1.2 1.3 17.3 9.6 2.5 0.2 0.2 6.5
Delaware 20,204 100.0 0.3 4.2 2.1 3.9 33.6 9.1 24.5 2.7 0.4 8.6 1.4 1.8 23.6 9.6 2.9 0.1 0.3 4.5
District of Columbia 10,565 100.0 0.1 3.7 6.7 2.5 40.9 11.3 29.6 1.6 0.5 8.1 0.8 3.6 13.9 10.0 2.0 0.4 0.1 5.2
Florida 405,123 100.0 0.3 4.1 2.9 5.2 33.1 6.6 26.5 2.7 0.3 9.9 1.7 1.5 21.0 8.3 3.0 0.4 0.2 5.6
Georgia 207,237 100.0 0.2 4.6 2.2 3.9 32.3 9.7 22.6 2.6 0.4 10.5 1.4 2.0 21.8 8.2 3.3 0.2 0.2 6.3
Hawaii 19,546 100.0 0.2 3.0 2.0 4.2 42.8 8.3 34.5 2.6 0.1 10.0 1.0 2.7 15.8 8.4 2.0 0.2 0.3 4.6
Idaho 28,835 100.0 0.3 3.6 0.9 4.8 37.0 8.6 28.4 2.5 0.1 6.9 1.4 1.0 23.7 10.8 2.9 0.2 0.2 3.6
Illinois 241,741 100.0 0.2 4.2 1.5 3.5 41.0 11.3 29.7 2.6 0.3 8.7 1.1 1.7 16.5 10.1 2.9 0.2 0.2 5.2
Indiana 149,345 100.0 0.2 5.0 1.1 3.4 36.6 12.0 24.6 2.6 0.2 9.5 1.4 1.4 18.4 10.4 3.8 0.2 0.2 5.5
Iowa 64,074 100.0 0.3 3.9 0.8 3.8 39.4 14.1 25.3 2.6 0.2 7.0 1.2 1.2 19.7 10.9 3.1 0.2 0.1 5.6
Kansas 55,323 100.0 0.3 4.7 1.0 4.7 37.0 12.2 24.8 2.5 0.2 7.8 1.3 1.4 19.6 10.7 3.4 0.2 0.2 5.0
Kentucky 168,368 100.0 0.2 3.6 0.8 3.5 35.7 9.7 26.0 1.9 0.2 9.3 1.2 0.9 25.4 7.4 3.8 0.2 0.2 5.7
Louisiana 127,678 100.0 0.2 3.9 1.6 4.3 29.1 12.3 16.8 2.2 0.4 11.4 1.2 1.8 25.5 8.6 2.5 0.3 0.2 6.9
Maine 47,443 100.0 0.3 3.1 0.7 3.8 41.6 8.7 32.9 2.1 0.1 7.2 1.1 0.7 23.6 8.5 2.7 0.3 0.2 4.0
Maryland 94,025 100.0 0.4 3.9 2.5 4.0 34.1 9.8 24.3 3.0 0.4 10.2 1.3 2.4 18.0 10.8 2.8 0.2 0.2 5.8
Massachusetts 159,914 100.0 0.3 2.6 1.8 3.4 45.7 8.1 37.6 2.3 0.2 6.2 1.3 0.9 18.7 9.2 2.3 0.1 0.2 4.7
Michigan 256,920 100.0 0.2 4.0 0.9 3.5 40.0 9.9 30.1 2.3 0.2 8.6 1.1 1.4 19.8 9.5 2.7 0.2 0.1 5.2
Minnesota 93,555 100.0 0.3 2.6 1.0 4.0 47.0 12.4 34.6 2.5 0.2 6.4 1.0 1.1 16.1 10.9 2.1 0.2 0.2 4.5
Mississippi 113,720 100.0 0.2 4.7 1.2 4.1 34.1 10.1 24.0 2.3 0.3 11.9 1.1 1.7 20.2 8.2 3.0 0.3 0.2 6.5
Missouri 165,197 100.0 0.3 4.8 1.3 4.5 32.8 10.3 22.5 2.3 0.2 8.9 1.5 1.3 23.8 9.6 3.7 0.2 0.2 4.7
Montana 21,724 100.0 0.3 3.0 0.8 5.5 33.0 9.0 24.0 2.1 0.1 6.3 1.3 1.1 25.6 12.1 3.5 0.2 0.2 4.8
Nebraska 34,635 100.0 0.3 4.2 1.1 4.8 33.8 11.4 22.4 2.6 0.2 8.2 1.3 1.4 21.8 11.7 3.2 0.2 0.1 5.1
Nevada 43,997 100.0 0.3 3.7 1.8 4.5 30.6 4.8 25.8 2.5 0.2 9.5 1.9 1.4 25.5 10.2 3.7 0.2 0.2 3.6
New Hampshire 31,947 100.0 0.3 2.6 0.7 3.7 43.5 7.5 36.0 2.3 0.1 7.3 1.2 0.7 20.3 10.1 3.0 0.2 0.2 3.6
New Jersey 164,741 100.0 0.2 3.3 1.9 3.6 36.1 8.3 27.8 3.1 0.3 9.6 1.5 1.8 19.5 10.5 2.7 0.2 0.2 5.4
New Mexico 43,825 100.0 0.3 3.7 1.3 5.5 32.6 7.8 24.8 2.1 0.2 6.2 1.6 1.6 27.0 10.6 2.9 0.3 0.3 3.9
New York 440,378 100.0 0.2 3.3 2.4 3.6 32.6 8.8 23.8 2.6 0.3 8.5 1.2 1.4 25.7 8.9 2.7 0.2 0.1 6.3
North Carolina 257,478 100.0 0.2 4.9 1.6 3.7 31.5 10.6 20.9 2.5 0.3 11.0 1.4 1.7 22.7 8.3 3.5 0.2 0.2 6.4
North Dakota 12,388 100.0 0.4 2.6 0.7 4.5 39.4 15.7 23.7 2.6 0.1 7.6 1.1 1.2 19.7 11.6 2.8 0.2 0.1 5.4
Ohio 262,913 100.0 0.3 3.9 0.9 3.0 44.6 12.7 31.9 2.2 0.2 8.0 1.0 1.3 15.2 8.7 3.0 0.1 0.1 7.5
Oklahoma 90,766 100.0 0.2 4.6 1.1 4.2 31.7 9.8 21.9 2.4 0.2 10.1 1.4 1.3 25.2 9.9 3.8 0.2 0.1 3.4
Oregon 76,640 100.0 0.3 3.6 1.3 5.0 35.5 8.7 26.8 2.5 0.2 7.1 1.6 1.2 22.8 12.5 2.7 0.2 0.2 3.4
Pennsylvania 308,271 100.0 0.3 4.0 1.3 4.1 33.7 10.4 23.3 2.6 0.2 9.3 1.4 1.3 22.7 9.9 2.8 0.2 0.2 5.9
Rhode Island 30,193 100.0 0.2 3.4 1.2 3.1 43.5 9.8 33.7 2.4 0.2 7.3 1.3 0.9 19.5 8.8 2.6 0.2 0.3 5.1
South Carolina 136,839 100.0 0.2 4.1 1.3 4.2 33.5 9.3 24.2 2.4 0.4 11.4 1.3 1.9 22.6 8.3 3.5 0.3 0.2 4.5
South Dakota 15,697 100.0 0.4 2.7 1.0 3.5 36.7 13.1 23.6 2.0 0.2 7.6 1.0 1.1 22.4 13.6 3.2 0.2 0.2 4.4
Tennessee 189,977 100.0 0.2 4.0 1.1 3.5 36.3 9.6 26.7 2.3 0.2 10.0 1.2 1.4 21.9 7.9 3.7 0.2 0.2 5.9
Texas 378,160 100.0 0.2 5.0 2.1 4.4 29.9 8.4 21.5 2.7 0.2 10.0 1.5 2.2 23.1 10.7 2.7 0.2 0.2 4.8
Utah 29,618 100.0 0.5 3.6 1.0 4.1 40.7 11.3 29.4 2.2 0.1 5.7 1.3 1.4 19.2 12.7 2.9 0.2 0.2 4.4
Vermont 16,545 100.0 0.4 3.7 1.1 4.2 40.3 9.2 31.1 2.4 0.2 6.8 1.3 0.8 20.4 9.4 2.8 0.2 0.2 6.1
Virginia 170,751 100.0 0.3 4.1 1.5 3.8 32.7 10.7 22.0 2.6 0.3 9.8 1.3 1.8 23.8 9.0 3.2 0.2 0.2 5.2
Washington 122,503 100.0 0.3 3.5 1.5 4.1 40.6 8.2 32.4 2.6 0.2 6.5 1.6 1.2 20.3 10.7 2.6 0.2 0.2 3.9
West Virginia 85,883 100.0 0.2 4.4 0.6 4.8 30.8 11.6 19.2 1.9 0.1 10.2 1.2 0.7 25.3 7.2 4.1 0.2 0.2 8.0
Wisconsin 116,710 100.0 0.4 3.7 0.9 3.8 40.5 11.6 28.9 2.3 0.2 7.0 1.2 1.2 18.5 11.4 2.3 0.2 0.2 6.2
Wyoming 9,819 100.0 0.4 3.4 1.1 5.4 34.2 9.8 24.4 2.1 0.1 7.4 1.3 1.2 23.5 12.5 4.5 0.1 0.3 2.6
Outlying areas
American Samoa 1,188 100.0 b 13.7 b 3.5 11.6 4.4 7.2 2.6 b 9.9 0.8 2.2 37.0 10.0 2.5 1.9 b 2.4
Guam 1,120 100.0 0.5 1.2 0.9 4.8 28.1 10.4 17.7 3.1 b 14.6 b 5.8 19.5 12.7 3.5 b 1.2 2.9
Northern Mariana Islands 223 100.0 0 2.2 b 5.4 31.0 12.6 18.4 3.1 b 16.1 b 4.0 7.2 17.5 b b b 3.6
Puerto Rico 160,670 100.0 0.2 1.5 1.0 3.6 45.9 7.5 38.4 1.0 0.1 5.8 0.6 0.7 23.8 8.3 1.9 0.3 0.1 5.2
Virgin Islands 1,797 100.0 b 2.4 1.6 5.1 30.7 10.4 20.3 2.3 0.7 11.0 1.1 2.5 24.0 12.6 b 0.3 0.4 4.1
Foreign countries 18,080 100.0 0.6 1.4 1.2 4.4 34.1 10.5 23.6 1.9 0.1 8.8 0.7 0.7 19.6 9.9 1.3 0.2 0.2 15.0
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file, 100 percent data.
NOTE: The diagnosis for disabled adult children typically was not recorded on the Master Beneficiary Record until 1984. Many beneficiaries entitled before that date are still on the rolls today.
a. Includes beneficiaries with unknown state code.
b. Data not shown to avoid disclosure of information for particular individuals.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 12. Number receiving Social Security disability benefits because of blindness or deafness, by state or other area, December 2003
State or area Blind Deaf
Total Workers Widow(er)s Adult
children
Total Workers Widow(er)s Adult
children
All areas a 98,425 86,441 2,175 9,809 56,179 46,921 1,060 8,198
Alabama 2,357 2,091 66 200 1,334 1,084 31 219
Alaska 151 140 b b 105 94 b b
Arizona 1,557 1,396 40 121 969 844 12 113
Arkansas 1,401 1,245 25 131 756 641 18 97
California 8,737 7,528 171 1,038 4,808 3,940 62 806
Colorado 954 854 14 86 688 618 9 61
Connecticut 1,140 965 21 154 645 550 5 90
Delaware 300 277 b b 165 145 b b
District of Columbia 165 144 7 14 265 209 b b
Florida 4,385 3,938 100 347 3,678 3,110 52 516
Georgia 3,102 2,776 81 245 1,494 1,215 32 247
Hawaii 293 254 5 34 197 165 b b
Idaho 397 361 5 31 191 160 6 25
Illinois 3,886 3,430 81 375 2,058 1,730 36 292
Indiana 2,448 2,192 46 210 1,358 1,174 26 158
Iowa 925 807 15 103 555 492 9 54
Kansas 1,009 915 16 78 563 505 5 53
Kentucky 2,123 1,809 64 250 1,186 964 34 188
Louisiana 1,991 1,708 56 227 1,142 797 46 299
Maine 505 442 8 55 285 254 b b
Maryland 1,348 1,198 27 123 1,165 1,014 10 141
Massachusetts 2,541 2,030 41 470 1,183 1,004 17 162
Michigan 3,163 2,684 62 417 1,831 1,526 32 273
Minnesota 1,487 1,307 19 161 951 862 12 77
Mississippi 1,862 1,676 40 146 823 663 26 134
Missouri 2,386 2,127 47 212 1,197 1,040 17 140
Montana 283 253 9 21 162 133 b b
Nebraska 521 454 9 58 307 290 b b
Nevada 717 645 15 57 356 296 8 52
New Hampshire 334 287 8 39 193 166 5 22
New Jersey 2,431 2,172 43 216 1,436 1,227 28 181
New Mexico 723 622 23 78 358 295 16 47
New York 5,479 4,728 107 644 3,696 3,084 62 550
North Carolina 3,498 3,118 89 291 1,804 1,563 36 205
North Dakota 142 120 b b 83 75 0 8
Ohio 3,982 3,533 104 345 2,343 1,982 62 299
Oklahoma 1,523 1,361 40 122 785 665 21 99
Oregon 1,328 1,167 19 142 807 688 15 104
Pennsylvania 4,353 3,816 91 446 2,299 1,910 52 337
Rhode Island 367 313 9 45 218 188 b b
South Carolina 2,475 2,185 86 204 873 714 16 143
South Dakota 220 191 b b 139 126 b b
Tennessee 2,987 2,669 72 246 1,378 1,152 38 188
Texas 7,248 6,551 156 541 3,871 3,284 61 526
Utah 557 490 6 61 331 299 7 25
Vermont 180 159 b b 113 101 0 12
Virginia 2,179 1,922 61 196 1,160 984 24 152
Washington 1,596 1,394 28 174 1,073 910 14 149
West Virginia 923 786 27 110 495 390 11 94
Wisconsin 1,478 1,289 25 164 952 828 12 112
Wyoming 124 113 b b 58 53 0 5
Outlying areas
Puerto Rico 1,798 1,521 63 214 1,115 612 34 469
Other c 86 76 b b 55 41 b b
Foreign countries 277 210 11 56 126 64 12 50
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file, 100 percent data.
NOTE: The diagnosis for disabled adult children typically was not recorded on the Master Beneficiary Record until 1984. Many beneficiaries entitled before that date are still on the rolls today.
a. Includes beneficiaries with unknown state code.
b. Data not shown to avoid disclosure of information for particular individuals.
c. Includes American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, and Virgin Islands.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 13. Total monthly benefits, by state or other area, December 2003 (in thousands of dollars)
State or area Total Workers Widow(er)s Adult children
All areas a 5,599,121 5,054,332 118,010 426,780
Alabama 136,156 123,987 3,420 8,748
Alaska 8,015 7,466 140 409
Arizona 101,295 94,481 1,797 5,017
Arkansas 81,438 75,004 1,921 4,513
California 485,639 440,736 8,362 36,541
Colorado 60,801 56,430 1,016 3,355
Connecticut 61,118 54,268 870 5,980
Delaware 17,390 15,930 280 1,180
District of Columbia 7,785 6,979 140 666
Florida 334,711 309,679 6,169 18,863
Georgia 166,250 151,964 3,690 10,597
Hawaii 16,462 14,846 283 1,332
Idaho 23,336 21,409 477 1,450
Illinois 203,871 179,711 4,449 19,710
Indiana 123,615 110,263 2,858 10,495
Iowa 50,392 44,348 950 5,094
Kansas 44,216 39,748 874 3,594
Kentucky 135,357 123,125 3,972 8,259
Louisiana 101,855 89,088 3,431 9,337
Maine 36,103 33,064 629 2,409
Maryland 79,738 71,777 1,419 6,542
Massachusetts 130,432 118,006 1,906 10,520
Michigan 224,481 198,317 5,120 21,044
Minnesota 76,061 68,242 1,038 6,782
Mississippi 86,575 78,754 2,311 5,510
Missouri 132,967 120,925 2,924 9,118
Montana 17,451 15,879 333 1,239
Nebraska 26,927 24,089 446 2,392
Nevada 39,109 36,921 670 1,518
New Hampshire 26,784 24,763 387 1,634
New Jersey 146,464 131,437 2,424 12,603
New Mexico 34,778 31,891 714 2,173
New York 379,443 337,969 7,017 34,457
North Carolina 205,145 189,100 3,956 12,089
North Dakota 9,312 8,047 150 1,114
Ohio 212,565 185,641 5,725 21,200
Oklahoma 72,960 66,183 1,816 4,961
Oregon 63,883 58,391 1,188 4,304
Pennsylvania 255,754 226,564 5,798 23,392
Rhode Island 24,192 22,073 355 1,765
South Carolina 110,418 101,117 2,393 6,908
South Dakota 11,717 10,414 205 1,098
Tennessee 149,190 135,687 3,874 9,629
Texas 306,889 277,395 7,617 21,877
Utah 24,079 21,693 417 1,969
Vermont 12,872 11,610 228 1,034
Virginia 140,552 128,106 3,126 9,319
Washington 103,113 94,245 1,841 7,027
West Virginia 72,928 65,326 2,288 5,314
Wisconsin 95,387 84,269 1,547 9,571
Wyoming 8,129 7,450 144 535
Outlying areas
American Samoa 737 673 23 41
Guam 794 731 16 47
Northern Mariana Islands 113 94 2 17
Puerto Rico 107,945 97,376 2,385 8,184
Virgin Islands 1,411 1,234 36 142
Foreign countries 11,783 9,250 437 2,096
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file, 100 percent data.
NOTES: Unnegotiated checks not deducted.
Data exclude lump-sum death payments.
a. Includes beneficiaries with unknown state code.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 14. Number, by type of representative payee, December 2003
Type of payee Total Workers Widow(er)s Adult children
All disabled beneficiaries 6,830,714 5,868,541 209,360 752,813
Without payee 5,529,247 5,170,787 195,501 162,959
With payee
Parent (natural, adoptive, or stepparent) 443,619 203,304 497 239,818
Spouse 138,413 137,615 89 709
Child (natural, adoptive, or stepchild) 46,728 38,961 6,389 1,378
Other relative 248,901 124,528 3,136 121,237
Nonmental institution 127,327 51,087 1,485 74,755
Mental institution 98,385 26,330 300 71,755
Social agency 89,829 42,089 605 47,135
Public official 10,449 6,372 139 3,938
Financial organization 4,106 2,844 39 1,223
Other 93,710 64,624 1,180 27,906
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file, 100 percent data.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 15. Representative payment, by sex and diagnostic group, December 2003
Diagnostic group Workers Widow(er)s Adult children
Total Number with payee Percentage with payee Total Number with payee Percentage with payee Total Number with payee Percentage with payee
All disabled beneficiaries
Total 5,868,541 697,754 11.9 209,360 13,859 6.6 752,813 589,854 78.4
Congenital anomalies 9,750 1,156 11.9 262 5 1.9 7,543 5,056 67.0
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 242,517 3,776 1.6 19,074 291 1.5 2,776 736 26.5
Infectious and parasitic diseases 106,767 3,264 3.1 1,757 55 3.1 2,921 1,597 54.7
Injuries 260,572 23,196 8.9 5,299 162 3.1 9,342 3,659 39.2
Mental disorders
Retardation 298,500 162,937 54.6 9,679 2,645 27.3 334,015 295,063 88.3
Other 1,662,590 407,534 24.5 46,944 7,660 16.3 102,487 66,177 64.6
Neoplasms 160,986 2,663 1.7 4,273 77 1.8 1,733 968 55.9
Diseases of the—
Blood and blood-forming organs 14,711 313 2.1 358 12 3.4 1,884 329 17.5
Circulatory system 579,778 29,181 5.0 21,838 823 3.8 3,302 1,607 48.7
Digestive system 87,721 2,443 2.8 2,296 49 2.1 565 109 19.3
Genitourinary system 98,491 1,150 1.2 1,837 34 1.9 1,765 357 20.2
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 1,430,357 14,310 1.0 57,412 506 0.9 4,885 1,012 20.7
Nervous system and sense organs 565,244 26,350 4.7 14,781 610 4.1 66,203 34,262 51.8
Respiratory system 185,834 2,227 1.2 11,113 140 1.3 921 288 31.3
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 14,133 185 1.3 514 a a 257 45 17.5
Other 10,705 475 4.4 242 5 2.1 1,147 736 64.2
Unknown 139,885 16,594 11.9 11,681 a a 211,067 177,853 84.3
Men
Subtotal 3,221,316 464,678 14.4 6,571 518 7.9 411,261 329,065 80.0
Congenital anomalies 5,086 679 13.4 7 a a 3,936 2,711 68.9
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 102,561 2,173 2.1 320 8 2.5 1,311 407 31.0
Infectious and parasitic diseases 79,995 2,650 3.3 87 a a 1,554 894 57.5
Injuries 184,233 17,883 9.7 324 17 5.2 6,508 2,526 38.8
Mental disorders
Retardation 195,129 109,658 56.2 304 79 26.0 181,212 163,141 90.0
Other 860,207 268,007 31.2 1,235 253 20.5 65,021 44,665 68.7
Neoplasms 78,088 1,612 2.1 148 7 4.7 1,002 567 56.6
Diseases of the—
Blood and blood-forming organs 6,798 197 2.9 14 0 0 949 200 21.1
Circulatory system 391,925 19,145 4.9 1,076 48 4.5 1,782 911 51.1
Digestive system 47,798 1,884 3.9 102 5 4.9 285 68 23.9
Genitourinary system 59,524 775 1.3 107 a a 920 195 21.2
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 745,718 9,615 1.3 1,597 27 1.7 2,099 562 26.8
Nervous system and sense organs 285,957 16,529 5.8 449 27 6.0 35,463 18,982 53.5
Respiratory system 94,432 1,482 1.6 354 14 4.0 416 164 39.4
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 5,798 104 1.8 12 0 0 100 25 25.0
Other 5,344 348 6.5 8 0 0 624 420 67.3
Unknown 72,723 11,937 16.4 427 a a 108,079 92,627 85.7
Women
Subtotal 2,647,225 233,076 8.8 202,789 13,341 6.6 341,552 260,789 76.4
Congenital anomalies 4,664 477 10.2 255 a a 3,607 2,345 65.0
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 139,956 1,603 1.1 18,754 283 1.5 1,465 329 22.5
Infectious and parasitic diseases 26,772 614 2.3 1,670 a a 1,367 703 51.4
Injuries 76,339 5,313 7.0 4,975 145 2.9 2,834 1,133 40.0
Mental disorders
Retardation 103,371 53,279 51.5 9,375 2,566 27.4 152,803 131,922 86.3
Other 802,383 139,527 17.4 45,709 7,407 16.2 37,466 21,512 57.4
Neoplasms 82,898 1,051 1.3 4,125 70 1.7 731 401 54.9
Diseases of the—
Blood and blood-forming organs 7,913 116 1.5 344 12 3.5 935 129 13.8
Circulatory system 187,853 10,036 5.3 20,762 775 3.7 1,520 696 45.8
Digestive system 39,923 559 1.4 2,194 44 2.0 280 41 14.6
Genitourinary system 38,967 375 1.0 1,730 a a 845 162 19.2
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 684,639 4,695 0.7 55,815 479 0.9 2,786 450 16.2
Nervous system and sense organs 279,287 9,821 3.5 14,332 583 4.1 30,740 15,280 49.7
Respiratory system 91,402 745 0.8 10,759 126 1.2 505 124 24.6
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 8,335 81 1.0 502 a a 157 20 12.7
Other 5,361 127 2.4 234 5 2.1 523 316 60.4
Unknown 67,162 4,657 6.9 11,254 752 6.7 102,988 85,226 82.8
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file, 100 percent data.
NOTE: The diagnosis for disabled adult children typically was not recorded on the Master Beneficiary Record until 1984. Many beneficiaries entitled before that date are still on the rolls today.
a. Data not shown to avoid disclosure of information for particular individuals.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 16. Percentage distribution of disabled workers, by state or other area and monthly benefit, December 2003
State or area Number Percentage distribution by dollar amount of monthly benefit Monthly benefit
(dollars)
Total Less than
400.00
400.00–
599.90
600.00–
799.90
800.00–
999.90
1,000.00–
1,199.90
1,200.00–
or more
Average Median
All areas a 5,868,541 100.0 7.7 18.5 23.9 17.8 12.4 19.7 861.60 802.10
Alabama 148,715 100.0 7.7 19.7 26.1 18.1 11.6 16.8 834.00 769.60
Alaska 8,719 100.0 9.1 19.5 23.1 16.4 11.3 20.4 856.50 782.00
Arizona 106,001 100.0 6.6 16.6 23.2 18.3 13.3 22.0 891.60 835.00
Arkansas 91,584 100.0 7.6 19.8 26.2 19.7 12.5 14.2 819.30 769.60
California 500,805 100.0 8.5 17.9 21.8 16.8 12.5 22.5 880.30 818.60
Colorado 66,080 100.0 7.3 19.5 23.9 18.0 12.4 18.9 854.30 793.00
Connecticut 60,506 100.0 5.9 16.9 23.6 18.2 13.0 22.5 897.20 835.60
Delaware 17,778 100.0 6.5 16.9 23.2 17.8 12.8 22.7 896.30 835.00
District of Columbia 8,963 100.0 8.9 22.5 28.0 19.3 10.1 11.2 778.90 719.00
Florida 360,386 100.0 7.0 18.6 24.6 18.2 12.6 19.0 859.60 798.00
Georgia 179,753 100.0 6.7 18.3 26.0 19.7 12.8 16.5 845.70 791.00
Hawaii 16,744 100.0 6.3 17.6 22.9 18.3 13.7 21.2 887.00 833.60
Idaho 25,519 100.0 8.9 20.2 23.1 17.0 12.5 18.3 839.20 779.00
Illinois 202,250 100.0 7.3 17.5 22.4 17.5 12.6 22.7 888.90 828.60
Indiana 127,447 100.0 7.9 18.4 23.2 17.8 12.3 20.4 865.50 805.00
Iowa 53,793 100.0 9.6 20.6 23.8 16.9 12.0 17.2 824.70 762.00
Kansas 47,741 100.0 8.4 20.1 24.1 18.1 12.6 16.7 832.90 775.00
Kentucky 145,116 100.0 9.0 19.5 22.9 16.9 12.0 19.7 848.80 785.60
Louisiana 103,784 100.0 9.1 18.9 22.7 16.3 11.9 21.1 858.70 793.00
Maine 41,733 100.0 9.0 21.8 26.8 18.5 11.2 12.8 792.50 736.40
Maryland 80,733 100.0 6.7 16.8 23.1 18.5 13.2 21.7 889.40 833.60
Massachusetts 138,588 100.0 6.7 19.1 25.7 18.5 11.9 18.1 851.70 786.00
Michigan 215,789 100.0 7.9 16.8 20.3 15.4 12.4 27.3 919.40 859.60
Minnesota 80,252 100.0 8.0 19.5 24.3 17.5 11.6 19.1 850.60 783.00
Mississippi 97,461 100.0 7.6 20.5 28.0 18.6 11.4 13.8 808.30 749.60
Missouri 143,681 100.0 8.1 19.5 24.5 17.8 12.2 17.8 841.90 779.60
Montana 18,983 100.0 8.1 20.6 23.5 17.3 12.4 18.1 836.80 779.00
Nebraska 29,638 100.0 8.8 21.2 24.8 18.1 12.2 15.0 813.10 755.60
Nevada 40,414 100.0 5.4 15.6 23.1 18.8 13.5 23.6 913.90 857.30
New Hampshire 28,510 100.0 5.8 17.0 25.9 19.6 13.2 18.4 868.90 811.60
New Jersey 140,617 100.0 5.5 15.6 21.9 17.5 13.0 26.4 935.00 872.60
New Mexico 38,332 100.0 8.6 19.7 24.2 18.4 12.3 16.9 832.30 775.60
New York 371,648 100.0 7.0 17.0 21.6 16.9 12.6 24.9 909.70 845.60
North Carolina 225,926 100.0 6.5 18.0 26.8 20.9 12.9 14.9 837.30 789.00
North Dakota 10,073 100.0 9.6 22.3 25.0 17.0 11.6 14.6 799.20 733.00
Ohio 218,386 100.0 9.7 19.7 21.9 16.1 12.0 20.6 850.40 785.60
Oklahoma 78,407 100.0 8.5 19.0 23.2 17.8 13.3 18.1 844.40 793.00
Oregon 67,580 100.0 7.9 19.2 22.9 17.1 12.3 20.7 864.30 800.60
Pennsylvania 259,516 100.0 7.9 17.6 22.8 17.6 13.0 21.1 873.30 816.70
Rhode Island 26,447 100.0 6.9 20.0 26.5 18.2 11.8 16.5 834.80 770.60
South Carolina 118,734 100.0 6.1 17.0 26.3 21.1 13.4 16.1 851.90 805.00
South Dakota 13,250 100.0 10.5 22.2 25.3 17.2 11.5 13.3 786.30 727.00
Tennessee 164,127 100.0 7.3 19.6 26.7 19.1 12.0 15.3 827.00 770.60
Texas 324,308 100.0 8.2 18.2 23.7 18.3 12.7 18.9 855.70 798.60
Utah 25,583 100.0 8.7 20.8 22.9 16.0 11.4 20.2 848.30 774.60
Vermont 14,246 100.0 8.2 20.1 26.0 19.6 11.8 14.2 815.20 761.60
Virginia 147,946 100.0 7.1 17.6 24.3 18.7 12.9 19.4 866.20 808.60
Washington 108,082 100.0 7.9 18.8 22.9 16.7 12.1 21.6 872.20 803.00
West Virginia 72,182 100.0 9.0 16.5 19.9 15.8 12.7 26.1 905.40 853.60
Wisconsin 98,234 100.0 8.4 19.1 23.0 17.0 12.2 20.3 858.10 794.60
Wyoming 8,685 100.0 8.5 19.7 23.2 15.9 11.9 20.8 858.10 783.60
Outlying areas
American Samoa 1,035 100.0 17.4 29.4 28.0 15.2 6.8 3.3 650.60 615.00
Guam 965 100.0 13.7 21.0 26.1 17.3 10.9 11.0 757.90 718.00
Northern Mariana Islands 168 100.0 24.4 36.9 25.6 7.1 b b 561.70 549.10
Puerto Rico 132,648 100.0 6.7 25.2 35.9 17.5 8.2 6.5 734.50 686.60
Virgin Islands 1,446 100.0 6.3 18.0 25.2 19.8 14.0 16.7 853.50 803.60
Foreign countries 12,259 100.0 17.9 18.0 21.8 16.7 11.9 13.8 754.70 725.00
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file, 100 percent data.
a. Includes beneficiaries with unknown state code.
b. Data not shown to avoid disclosure of information for particular individuals.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 17. Percentage distribution of disabled widow(er)s, by state or other area and monthly benefit, December 2003
State or area Number Percentage distribution by dollar amount of monthly benefit Monthly benefit
(dollars)
Total Less than
200.00
200.00–
299.90
300.00–
399.90
400.00–
499.90
500.00–
599.90
600.00–
699.90
700.00–
799.90
800.00–
899.90
900.00
or more
Average Median
All areas a 209,360 100.0 10.0 9.3 12.0 13.6 12.7 11.1 9.3 7.5 14.7 563.80 541.80
Alabama 6,494 100.0 11.6 10.7 12.6 14.2 13.2 11.4 9.4 6.2 10.6 526.80 505.00
Alaska 230 100.0 7.0 10.0 7.8 13.9 13.5 11.3 9.1 8.7 18.7 610.10 583.00
Arizona 3,067 100.0 9.0 9.5 10.8 12.5 12.8 10.1 9.9 8.1 17.3 585.90 561.60
Arkansas 3,795 100.0 13.3 11.4 13.4 13.5 14.0 10.8 8.6 5.7 9.2 506.40 488.00
California 13,780 100.0 7.5 8.0 10.9 13.5 12.1 10.5 9.8 8.7 18.9 606.90 582.00
Colorado 1,751 100.0 8.3 8.4 11.3 13.9 13.0 10.6 10.5 9.1 15.0 580.70 570.00
Connecticut 1,564 100.0 9.5 9.0 14.1 15.3 11.5 10.9 8.2 6.6 14.8 556.50 517.00
Delaware 496 100.0 10.5 9.1 11.7 14.3 12.5 10.5 9.1 8.1 14.3 564.90 546.00
District of Columbia 275 100.0 10.2 8.4 16.4 17.5 16.0 12.0 5.8 4.7 9.1 509.80 480.00
Florida 11,392 100.0 11.2 10.2 12.7 13.8 12.7 11.3 8.9 6.6 12.7 541.60 516.00
Georgia 7,291 100.0 13.4 11.2 13.7 14.9 12.8 9.9 8.3 6.0 9.8 506.10 478.00
Hawaii 473 100.0 5.9 8.2 12.5 13.7 13.5 9.9 11.6 8.7 15.9 597.80 568.00
Idaho 777 100.0 7.1 8.5 10.8 10.0 12.9 12.5 10.4 9.7 18.1 613.70 606.00
Illinois 7,410 100.0 8.2 8.3 10.9 12.5 11.9 11.5 9.8 8.6 18.3 600.60 584.00
Indiana 4,828 100.0 8.7 8.8 11.2 11.9 12.7 11.1 9.8 8.5 17.4 592.00 575.00
Iowa 1,705 100.0 8.3 10.0 12.3 12.8 14.7 12.2 9.6 7.5 12.6 557.40 546.00
Kansas 1,526 100.0 9.1 8.4 11.7 14.0 13.0 11.1 10.5 8.2 14.0 572.70 549.50
Kentucky 6,971 100.0 8.9 8.6 12.1 13.5 13.6 11.4 9.9 7.6 14.4 570.00 551.00
Louisiana 5,774 100.0 7.7 7.4 11.7 13.3 14.0 11.2 9.5 8.4 16.7 594.30 568.00
Maine 1,182 100.0 10.6 9.8 13.9 14.3 13.1 12.1 8.4 7.4 10.4 532.60 507.00
Maryland 2,383 100.0 8.5 7.6 10.4 12.6 13.2 12.5 9.3 8.6 17.3 595.60 579.00
Massachusetts 3,382 100.0 8.6 9.2 12.9 15.5 12.7 11.1 8.9 6.8 14.3 563.60 527.00
Michigan 8,024 100.0 7.2 6.8 9.6 12.1 11.6 11.0 10.0 8.6 23.2 638.20 626.00
Minnesota 1,819 100.0 9.5 8.6 12.4 12.8 13.3 11.9 9.6 6.4 15.6 570.70 546.00
Mississippi 4,539 100.0 12.5 10.9 13.6 15.5 13.2 10.8 8.0 5.7 9.8 509.30 482.60
Missouri 5,386 100.0 11.1 10.1 12.6 14.3 12.0 10.5 9.6 6.7 13.0 543.00 513.00
Montana 594 100.0 6.2 11.3 13.3 16.7 11.4 11.3 9.1 6.2 14.5 560.50 526.30
Nebraska 811 100.0 10.1 11.1 12.9 13.8 9.4 12.1 9.2 8.4 12.9 549.50 511.00
Nevada 1,105 100.0 8.8 8.7 10.7 12.5 10.0 10.4 10.6 8.9 19.5 606.60 595.00
New Hampshire 726 100.0 12.3 11.7 12.5 13.6 11.7 9.8 8.8 7.2 12.4 532.50 499.30
New Jersey 4,200 100.0 10.9 8.1 11.7 13.3 12.2 10.6 8.6 6.9 17.7 577.20 544.50
New Mexico 1,226 100.0 6.9 9.4 12.3 13.1 13.5 11.7 9.4 8.6 15.2 582.30 558.00
New York 12,169 100.0 9.4 8.3 12.2 14.0 11.8 11.4 9.4 7.3 16.2 576.80 549.00
North Carolina 8,394 100.0 17.3 12.9 13.6 14.2 12.1 9.6 7.3 5.1 8.0 471.40 442.00
North Dakota 278 100.0 10.1 9.4 13.3 12.2 15.5 12.2 9.7 7.9 9.7 540.60 525.50
Ohio 9,309 100.0 7.5 7.0 11.0 12.1 12.2 10.4 10.9 9.6 19.3 615.10 602.00
Oklahoma 3,257 100.0 10.1 9.0 12.2 14.4 12.3 11.2 9.5 8.0 13.4 557.70 532.00
Oregon 1,985 100.0 8.6 7.5 11.3 11.8 12.4 10.9 10.2 9.5 17.8 598.50 584.00
Pennsylvania 9,703 100.0 7.8 8.3 10.6 12.4 12.6 11.8 10.3 9.1 17.0 597.70 583.00
Rhode Island 669 100.0 11.2 11.4 12.3 14.5 11.7 11.2 9.6 8.2 10.0 530.10 504.00
South Carolina 4,941 100.0 16.1 11.5 13.4 13.5 13.8 10.7 7.4 5.3 8.3 484.40 463.00
South Dakota 385 100.0 9.6 13.5 11.9 13.2 16.6 9.9 6.8 5.2 13.2 532.50 506.00
Tennessee 7,441 100.0 12.7 10.8 12.4 13.5 13.3 11.4 8.7 6.5 10.6 520.60 503.00
Texas 13,388 100.0 9.4 9.1 11.8 13.4 13.1 11.2 9.5 7.7 14.8 569.10 548.00
Utah 700 100.0 7.9 7.9 11.4 16.3 11.1 11.1 8.0 8.1 18.1 595.30 552.50
Vermont 436 100.0 11.0 11.7 11.5 14.7 12.8 14.2 8.0 6.7 9.4 523.70 514.50
Virginia 5,637 100.0 10.9 9.3 12.0 13.9 12.2 11.5 8.8 7.1 14.2 554.70 533.00
Washington 2,993 100.0 6.6 7.5 12.0 12.1 11.1 12.7 10.0 8.4 19.5 615.10 604.00
West Virginia 3,662 100.0 6.0 7.0 9.9 12.5 12.1 13.2 11.0 9.4 18.8 625.00 617.00
Wisconsin 2,700 100.0 9.7 8.4 10.8 13.6 13.4 11.9 9.0 8.3 15.0 573.10 557.00
Wyoming 251 100.0 8.0 8.0 12.4 16.7 10.4 14.7 9.2 5.6 15.1 574.10 549.00
Outlying areas
American Samoa 51 100.0 b b 15.7 19.6 17.6 b b b 0 458.60 464.60
Guam 31 100.0 b b 19.4 25.8 b b b b b 503.90 448.00
Northern Mariana Islands b 100.0 0 b b 0 b 0 0 0 b 491.10 350.80
Puerto Rico 5,149 100.0 11.7 13.7 16.5 18.5 14.3 9.8 6.8 3.7 4.9 463.50 436.00
Virgin Islands 58 100.0 b b b 15.5 20.7 13.8 13.8 8.6 13.8 626.70 596.80
Foreign countries 784 100.0 7.8 6.3 13.1 16.6 16.1 12.1 9.6 7.8 10.7 557.30 541.00
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file, 100 percent data.
a. Includes beneficiaries with unknown state code.
b. Data not shown to avoid disclosure of information for particular individuals.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 18. Percentage distribution of disabled adult children, by state or other area and monthly benefit, December 2003
State or area Number Percentage distribution by dollar amount of monthly benefit Monthly benefit
(dollars)
Total Less than
200.00
200.00–
299.90
300.00–
399.90
400.00–
499.90
500.00–
599.90
600.00–
699.90
700.00–
799.90
800.00–
899.90
900.00
or more
Average Median
All areas a 752,813 100.0 6.2 6.3 14.4 14.7 14.3 15.6 11.2 7.4 9.9 567.00 558.50
Alabama 16,995 100.0 7.3 7.9 19.2 17.1 14.8 12.9 9.1 5.5 6.3 514.90 491.00
Alaska 730 100.0 8.5 7.3 13.8 14.5 12.2 15.2 10.3 6.8 11.4 560.60 545.00
Arizona 8,616 100.0 6.2 6.2 12.1 14.5 13.7 16.3 11.9 8.0 11.1 582.40 579.30
Arkansas 8,989 100.0 8.3 7.4 19.6 17.9 15.3 13.1 8.3 4.8 5.3 502.20 479.00
California 62,372 100.0 6.1 6.0 12.3 13.7 14.2 16.1 12.3 7.7 11.5 585.90 582.00
Colorado 5,776 100.0 5.8 5.7 12.8 14.5 14.6 16.4 11.4 8.2 10.6 580.90 575.00
Connecticut 9,487 100.0 4.2 4.6 9.7 11.1 14.0 18.7 14.2 9.3 14.1 630.40 640.00
Delaware 1,930 100.0 3.6 3.9 11.3 13.7 14.9 19.5 11.8 9.3 12.0 611.70 613.60
District of Columbia 1,327 100.0 8.1 7.5 20.9 17.1 14.8 13.5 8.6 4.3 5.2 501.90 478.60
Florida 33,345 100.0 6.5 6.3 13.2 15.1 15.2 15.9 11.3 7.1 9.5 565.80 556.60
Georgia 20,193 100.0 6.3 7.0 19.2 17.5 15.4 13.2 9.0 5.4 6.9 524.90 499.00
Hawaii 2,329 100.0 4.6 6.2 14.2 14.1 16.4 16.5 12.9 6.9 8.2 572.20 573.00
Idaho 2,539 100.0 5.6 6.2 12.3 15.5 15.8 16.8 11.5 6.6 9.6 571.20 564.00
Illinois 32,081 100.0 4.5 5.0 11.3 12.8 13.6 17.3 12.9 9.2 13.3 614.60 617.00
Indiana 17,070 100.0 3.8 4.4 10.6 12.9 14.9 18.8 13.2 9.4 12.0 615.00 619.00
Iowa 8,576 100.0 4.1 4.8 11.7 15.5 15.9 16.8 12.5 8.6 10.1 594.00 584.80
Kansas 6,056 100.0 4.2 5.1 12.1 14.3 15.4 17.2 12.9 8.5 10.2 593.60 589.00
Kentucky 16,281 100.0 8.8 8.9 19.2 16.4 13.1 12.8 8.8 5.3 6.6 507.40 479.00
Louisiana 18,120 100.0 9.0 8.7 18.2 16.5 13.3 12.5 8.3 5.4 8.0 515.40 484.80
Maine 4,528 100.0 8.0 6.3 14.4 17.4 16.6 14.7 10.9 5.7 6.0 532.10 522.00
Maryland 10,909 100.0 4.1 5.0 13.0 13.7 14.9 16.8 12.4 7.7 12.4 599.90 594.00
Massachusetts 17,944 100.0 5.9 5.8 12.7 13.5 14.6 15.9 12.5 8.2 11.0 586.40 583.00
Michigan 33,107 100.0 4.0 4.1 9.1 11.7 13.6 18.5 14.2 10.3 14.6 635.80 644.00
Minnesota 11,484 100.0 4.7 4.6 13.1 15.0 14.2 17.0 12.6 8.1 10.7 590.60 585.00
Mississippi 11,720 100.0 9.7 10.5 23.0 17.3 13.9 10.2 6.7 4.0 4.8 470.20 436.00
Missouri 16,130 100.0 6.2 5.7 14.5 15.3 14.8 15.5 11.3 7.3 9.5 565.50 556.00
Montana 2,147 100.0 4.4 5.5 12.9 16.3 15.8 16.8 11.4 8.1 8.8 577.20 570.00
Nebraska 4,186 100.0 4.9 5.3 13.5 16.5 16.2 16.7 10.8 7.0 9.3 571.70 558.80
Nevada 2,478 100.0 4.9 5.0 11.1 13.2 13.9 16.8 12.7 8.6 13.9 613.00 612.00
New Hampshire 2,711 100.0 4.8 4.1 10.9 14.2 15.3 17.5 13.8 8.6 10.8 603.00 604.00
New Jersey 19,924 100.0 3.9 4.2 10.3 11.4 14.1 17.8 14.2 9.6 14.4 632.70 639.60
New Mexico 4,267 100.0 9.7 8.8 17.1 16.3 15.1 12.3 8.5 5.4 6.9 509.30 488.00
New York 56,561 100.0 4.4 4.8 11.5 13.1 14.2 17.6 13.3 8.9 12.1 609.30 612.00
North Carolina 23,158 100.0 6.0 7.0 19.4 18.0 15.6 13.3 9.3 5.2 6.2 522.10 496.00
North Dakota 2,037 100.0 5.2 5.8 15.9 18.0 15.9 16.3 9.7 6.0 7.2 547.30 529.00
Ohio 35,218 100.0 4.9 5.1 11.6 13.2 14.3 17.2 12.6 9.0 12.1 602.10 605.60
Oklahoma 9,102 100.0 6.3 6.3 16.5 16.6 15.1 14.9 10.0 6.4 7.9 545.20 526.60
Oregon 7,075 100.0 4.7 5.0 10.0 13.1 14.4 18.7 12.9 9.6 11.5 608.40 615.00
Pennsylvania 39,052 100.0 5.0 4.6 11.1 13.8 15.0 18.3 12.6 8.5 11.1 599.10 601.60
Rhode Island 3,077 100.0 6.2 6.1 13.1 14.0 15.4 16.7 10.8 7.9 9.8 573.60 571.00
South Carolina 13,164 100.0 5.5 7.2 18.7 18.6 15.4 13.8 9.1 5.7 6.0 524.80 499.00
South Dakota 2,062 100.0 6.1 6.1 17.6 17.8 16.1 14.2 9.9 5.5 6.6 532.60 512.00
Tennessee 18,409 100.0 6.8 6.9 19.3 17.0 15.3 13.6 8.8 5.6 6.7 523.20 499.00
Texas 40,464 100.0 7.4 7.4 16.5 16.1 14.2 13.6 9.6 6.3 8.9 540.80 517.00
Utah 3,335 100.0 5.3 5.9 11.0 14.2 14.9 18.1 12.1 7.4 11.2 590.50 591.00
Vermont 1,863 100.0 4.7 5.5 14.3 17.8 17.7 15.5 11.0 6.1 7.5 555.10 541.00
Virginia 17,168 100.0 6.1 6.5 17.2 16.7 15.0 14.4 9.9 6.4 7.8 543.00 524.00
Washington 11,428 100.0 4.5 4.7 10.8 12.7 14.2 17.2 13.6 9.4 12.8 615.00 620.00
West Virginia 10,039 100.0 7.5 7.4 17.1 15.6 14.5 15.7 9.4 5.6 7.1 529.50 514.00
Wisconsin 15,776 100.0 4.0 4.5 11.1 13.4 14.7 19.2 12.9 8.9 11.3 606.80 612.00
Wyoming 883 100.0 4.5 4.5 10.9 15.5 16.1 14.5 12.3 8.2 13.5 606.20 587.00
Outlying areas
American Samoa 102 100.0 12.7 16.7 27.5 16.7 13.7 b b b b 398.30 378.30
Guam 124 100.0 20.2 18.5 23.4 16.1 7.3 4.8 b b b 380.70 344.80
Northern Mariana Islands b 100.0 37.3 17.6 11.8 11.8 9.8 b b b 0 334.30 268.60
Puerto Rico 22,873 100.0 18.3 17.0 31.3 15.6 8.0 4.9 2.5 1.3 1.0 358.10 337.60
Virgin Islands 293 100.0 7.2 8.5 19.1 21.5 17.4 12.3 8.5 2.0 3.4 483.80 472.00
Foreign countries 5,037 100.0 17.6 14.2 20.3 15.2 11.2 10.3 5.2 2.4 3.7 416.20 386.00
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file, 100 percent data.
a. Includes beneficiaries with unknown state code.
b. Data not shown to avoid disclosure of information for particular individuals.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov.