OASDI Beneficiaries by State and County, 2009

 
Table 1. Beneficiaries as a percentage of the total resident population and of the population aged 65 or older, by state, December 2009
State Total population Population aged 65 or older
Number a
(thousands)
Percentage
receiving
benefits
Number a
(thousands)
Percentage
receiving
benefits
United States 307,007 17.1 39,571 92.5
Alabama 4,709 20.9 651 92.7
Alaska 698 10.7 53 90.5
Arizona 6,596 15.6 867 84.3
Arkansas 2,889 21.5 414 93.4
California 36,962 13.1 4,148 84.1
Colorado 5,025 13.2 534 89.4
Connecticut 3,518 17.4 488 94.2
Delaware 885 18.9 127 92.3
District of Columbia 600 12.2 70 73.3
Florida 18,538 19.8 3,196 84.3
Georgia 9,829 14.4 1,015 90.3
Hawaii 1,295 17.0 188 88.5
Idaho 1,546 16.7 187 96.2
Illinois 12,910 15.4 1,594 89.9
Indiana 6,423 18.0 829 95.6
Iowa 3,008 19.1 444 96.3
Kansas 2,819 17.0 368 93.7
Kentucky 4,314 20.2 570 92.3
Louisiana 4,492 17.1 554 88.3
Maine 1,318 22.2 206 95.3
Maryland 5,699 14.5 695 86.2
Massachusetts 6,594 17.0 895 89.1
Michigan 9,970 19.1 1,340 95.8
Minnesota 5,266 16.3 671 93.7
Mississippi 2,952 19.8 377 92.8
Missouri 5,988 19.0 822 93.3
Montana 975 19.2 142 93.9
Nebraska 1,797 16.9 241 94.0
Nevada 2,643 14.8 307 90.5
New Hampshire 1,325 18.5 179 94.4
New Jersey 8,708 16.5 1,173 91.2
New Mexico 2,010 17.3 261 89.7
New York 19,541 16.5 2,620 86.8
North Carolina 9,381 18.1 1,192 94.3
North Dakota 647 18.3 95 95.1
Ohio 11,543 18.0 1,605 91.4
Oklahoma 3,687 18.7 496 93.4
Oregon 3,826 18.0 517 95.2
Pennsylvania 12,605 20.1 1,946 93.2
Rhode Island 1,053 19.0 151 93.7
South Carolina 4,561 19.5 623 92.7
South Dakota 812 18.5 118 96.1
Tennessee 6,296 19.3 841 93.6
Texas 24,782 13.4 2,539 89.0
Utah 2,785 11.2 251 88.1
Vermont 622 20.0 90 95.8
Virginia 7,883 15.8 960 90.0
Washington 6,664 15.7 806 92.5
West Virginia 1,820 24.0 288 94.1
Wisconsin 5,655 18.3 761 97.2
Wyoming 544 16.3 67 95.2
SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data; Census Bureau, Population Division, 2009 estimates of resident population.
a. Population estimates for the United States as of July 1, 2009, as reported by the Census Bureau.
CONTACT: Sheron Matthews (410) 966-4750 or oasdi.sc@ssa.gov.