SSI Annual Statistical Report, 2010

 

Federally Administered Payments

Table 4. Recipients, by age, December 1974–2010
Year Total Under age 18 Aged 18–64 Aged 65 or older
Number Percentage
of total
Number Percentage
of total
Number Percentage
of total
1974 3,996,064 70,900 1.8 1,503,155 37.6 2,422,009 60.6
1975 4,314,275 107,026 2.5 1,699,394 39.4 2,507,855 58.1
1976 4,235,939 125,412 3.0 1,713,594 40.5 2,396,933 56.6
1977 4,237,692 147,355 3.5 1,736,879 41.0 2,353,458 55.5
1978 4,216,925 165,899 3.9 1,747,126 41.4 2,303,900 54.6
1979 4,149,575 177,306 4.3 1,726,553 41.6 2,245,716 54.1
1980 4,142,017 190,394 4.6 1,730,847 41.8 2,220,776 53.6
1981 4,018,875 194,890 4.8 1,702,895 42.4 2,121,090 52.8
1982 3,857,590 191,570 5.0 1,655,279 42.9 2,010,741 52.1
1983 3,901,497 198,323 5.1 1,699,774 43.6 2,003,400 51.3
1984 4,029,333 211,587 5.3 1,780,459 44.2 2,037,287 50.6
1985 4,138,021 227,384 5.5 1,879,168 45.4 2,031,469 49.1
1986 4,269,184 241,198 5.6 2,010,458 47.1 2,017,528 47.3
1987 4,384,999 250,902 5.7 2,118,710 48.3 2,015,387 46.0
1988 4,463,869 255,135 5.7 2,202,714 49.3 2,006,020 44.9
1989 4,593,059 264,890 5.8 2,301,926 50.1 2,026,243 44.1
1990 4,817,127 308,589 6.4 2,449,897 50.9 2,058,641 42.7
1991 5,118,470 397,162 7.8 2,641,524 51.6 2,079,784 40.6
1992 5,566,189 556,470 10.0 2,910,016 52.3 2,099,703 37.7
1993 5,984,330 722,678 12.1 3,148,413 52.6 2,113,239 35.3
1994 6,295,786 841,474 13.4 3,335,255 53.0 2,119,057 33.7
1995 6,514,134 917,048 14.1 3,482,256 53.5 2,114,830 32.5
1996 6,613,718 955,174 14.4 3,568,393 54.0 2,090,151 31.6
1997 6,494,985 879,828 13.5 3,561,625 54.8 2,053,532 31.6
1998 6,566,069 887,066 13.5 3,646,020 55.5 2,032,983 31.0
1999 6,556,634 847,063 12.9 3,690,970 56.3 2,018,601 30.8
2000 6,601,686 846,784 12.8 3,744,022 56.7 2,010,880 30.5
2001 6,688,489 881,836 13.2 3,811,494 57.0 1,995,159 29.8
2002 6,787,857 914,821 13.5 3,877,752 57.1 1,995,284 29.4
2003 6,902,364 959,379 13.9 3,953,248 57.3 1,989,737 28.8
2004 6,987,845 993,127 14.2 4,017,108 57.5 1,977,610 28.3
2005 7,113,879 1,036,498 14.6 4,082,870 57.4 1,994,511 28.0
2006 7,235,583 1,078,977 14.9 4,152,130 57.4 2,004,476 27.7
2007 7,359,525 1,121,017 15.2 4,221,920 57.4 2,016,588 27.4
2008 7,520,501 1,153,844 15.3 4,333,096 57.6 2,033,561 27.0
2009 7,676,686 1,199,788 15.6 4,451,288 58.0 2,025,610 26.4
2010 7,912,266 1,239,269 15.7 4,631,507 58.5 2,041,490 25.8
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
CONTACT: (410) 965-0090 or statistics@ssa.gov.
Table 5. By type of payment, sex, eligibility category, and age, December 2010
Type of payment and sex Total Category Age
Aged Blind Disabled Under 18 18–64 65 or older
  Number
All payments 7,912,266 1,183,853 69,289 6,659,124 1,239,269 4,631,507 2,041,490
Male 3,583,445 395,690 32,414 3,155,341 820,212 2,105,189 658,044
Female 4,328,821 788,163 36,875 3,503,783 419,057 2,526,318 1,383,446
Federal SSI 7,655,667 1,098,752 65,081 6,491,834 1,237,637 4,501,813 1,916,217
Male 3,465,817 362,181 30,325 3,073,311 819,132 2,037,625 609,060
Female 4,189,850 736,571 34,756 3,418,523 418,505 2,464,188 1,307,157
State supplementation 2,385,933 588,307 28,437 1,769,189 248,568 1,229,774 907,591
Male 1,058,149 211,231 13,244 833,674 165,626 577,755 314,768
Female 1,327,784 377,076 15,193 935,515 82,942 652,019 592,823
  Total payments (thousands of dollars)
All payments 4,273,680 474,932 36,836 3,761,912 780,109 2,663,101 830,470
Male 2,007,066 156,889 17,218 1,832,959 516,827 1,228,412 261,826
Female 2,266,615 318,044 19,618 1,928,953 263,282 1,434,689 568,644
Federal SSI 3,960,438 394,865 31,315 3,534,258 766,520 2,488,151 705,767
Male 1,864,579 127,006 14,635 1,722,938 507,807 1,140,459 216,314
Female 2,095,859 267,859 16,680 1,811,320 258,714 1,347,692 489,454
State supplementation 313,242 80,067 5,521 227,654 13,588 174,950 124,703
Male 142,487 29,883 2,583 110,021 9,021 87,953 45,513
Female 170,755 50,184 2,938 117,633 4,568 86,997 79,191
  Average monthly payment a (dollars)
All payments 500.69 399.75 521.62 518.44 596.72 517.21 405.08
Male 514.98 395.13 519.77 530.00 597.21 520.22 395.90
Female 488.88 402.07 523.24 508.05 595.78 514.71 409.45
Federal SSI 478.73 358.32 472.95 499.20 587.33 496.54 366.98
Male 493.88 349.65 473.33 511.14 587.79 498.14 353.57
Female 466.23 362.58 472.62 488.51 586.43 495.23 373.23
State supplementation 124.29 134.95 188.84 119.71 50.81 130.36 136.18
Male 126.35 140.35 188.77 121.81 50.59 138.86 143.27
Female 122.65 131.92 188.91 117.84 51.24 122.84 132.41
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
a. Averages are not obtained simply by dividing the total dollars by the number of recipients. Averages exclude payments made in the current month for prior-month eligibility, such as back pay for new awards, so that large retroactive payments do not distort the averages.
CONTACT: (410) 965-0090 or statistics@ssa.gov.
Table 6. Recipients, by selected characteristics, eligibility category, and age, December 2010
Characteristic Total Category Age
Aged Blind Disabled Under 18 18–64 65 or older
  Number
All recipients 7,912,266 1,183,853 69,289 6,659,124 1,239,269 4,631,507 2,041,490
Sex
Male 3,583,445 395,690 32,414 3,155,341 820,212 2,105,189 658,044
Female 4,328,821 788,163 36,875 3,503,783 419,057 2,526,318 1,383,446
Living arrangement
Own household 6,366,870 1,065,766 58,915 5,242,189 156,526 4,330,140 1,880,204
Another's household 373,938 100,207 3,997 269,734 44,274 214,842 114,822
Parent's household 1,035,592 . . . 4,938 1,030,654 1,023,893 11,699 . . .
Medicaid institution 129,857 17,238 1,417 111,202 14,304 69,894 45,659
Unknown 6,009 642 22 5,345 272 4,932 805
  Average monthly payment (dollars)
All recipients 500.69 399.75 521.62 518.44 596.72 517.21 405.08
Sex
Male 514.98 395.13 519.77 530.00 597.21 520.22 395.90
Female 488.88 402.07 523.24 508.05 595.78 514.71 409.45
Living arrangement
Own household 496.81 402.68 524.46 515.66 645.36 528.16 412.43
Another's household 437.71 425.85 509.47 441.08 437.29 445.58 423.33
Parent's household 603.88 . . . 634.50 603.74 603.95 597.64 . . .
Medicaid institution 34.40 37.78 36.21 33.89 36.26 33.31 35.53
Unknown 497.67 540.36 162.00 485.22 485.20 467.91 534.83
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable.
CONTACT: (410) 965-0090 or statistics@ssa.gov.
Table 7. Recipients, by type of representative payee, eligibility category, and age, December 2010
Type of payee Total Category Age
Aged Blind Disabled Under 18 18–64 65 or older
All recipients 7,912,266 1,183,853 69,289 6,659,124 1,239,269 4,631,507 2,041,490
Without payee 4,918,115 1,136,905 49,623 3,731,587 1,070 3,046,479 1,870,566
With payee 2,994,151 46,948 19,666 2,927,537 1,238,199 1,585,028 170,924
Natural or adoptive parents 1,778,916 447 11,882 1,766,587 1,019,327 757,267 2,322
Spouse 56,109 2,069 217 53,823 22 46,292 9,795
Natural, adoptive, or stepchild 105,742 21,159 677 83,906 496 51,959 53,287
Grandparent 115,647 31 622 114,994 77,821 37,762 64
Other relative 402,047 10,909 2,408 388,730 94,240 262,231 45,576
Nonmental institution 136,245 6,246 1,237 128,762 6,330 103,082 26,833
Mental institution 75,560 998 645 73,917 1,975 66,719 6,866
Financial organization 5,854 74 30 5,750 214 5,278 362
Social agency 130,474 2,043 1,050 127,381 17,081 102,334 11,059
Public official 15,012 513 75 14,424 1,231 11,499 2,282
Other 172,545 2,459 823 169,263 19,462 140,605 12,478
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
CONTACT: (410) 965-0090 or statistics@ssa.gov.
Table 8. Recipients, by type of income, eligibility category, and age, December 2010
Type of income Total Category Age
Aged Blind Disabled Under 18 18–64 65 or older
All recipients a 7,912,266 1,183,853 69,289 6,659,124 1,239,269 4,631,507 2,041,490
No other income 4,493,211 433,891 37,729 4,021,591 914,566 2,795,274 783,371
Earned income 259,688 16,829 3,405 239,454 2,255 230,469 26,964
Unearned income
Social Security benefits 2,697,963 668,457 25,474 2,004,032 92,154 1,458,740 1,147,069
Veterans' benefits 41,703 16,115 275 25,313 881 14,702 26,120
Income based on need 25,127 440 100 24,587 17,272 7,375 480
Workers' compensation 4,286 366 9 3,911 19 3,303 964
Support from absent parents 172,183 1 786 171,396 168,492 3,690 1
Pensions 57,496 37,316 283 19,897 41 12,432 45,023
Support and maintenance 355,798 90,829 2,527 262,442 61,603 181,945 112,250
Asset income b 116,860 38,195 1,535 77,130 4,404 54,192 58,264
Other c 87,568 12,978 717 73,873 4,500 64,154 18,914
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
a. The sum of the entries may be greater than the total because some recipients may receive more than one type of unearned income or both earned and unearned income.
b. Includes income received as rent, interest, dividends, and royalties.
c. Does not include income deemed from a spouse or parent.
CONTACT: (410) 965-0090 or statistics@ssa.gov.
Table 9. Recipients, by receipt of Social Security, type of income, eligibility category, and age, December 2010
Type of income Total Category Age
Aged Blind Disabled Under 18 18–64 65 or older
  Number
All recipients 7,912,266 1,183,853 69,289 6,659,124 1,239,269 4,631,507 2,041,490
With Social Security
No other income 2,355,572 550,072 22,395 1,783,105 78,738 1,291,618 985,216
Earned income only 99,377 9,688 1,265 88,424 210 82,961 16,206
Unearned income only a 235,784 107,475 1,721 126,588 13,165 78,761 143,858
Both earned and unearned income a 7,230 1,222 93 5,915 41 5,400 1,789
Without Social Security
No other income 4,493,211 433,891 37,729 4,021,591 914,566 2,795,274 783,371
Earned income only 140,299 4,852 1,885 133,562 1,507 131,172 7,620
Unearned income only a 568,011 75,586 4,039 488,386 230,545 235,385 102,081
Both earned and unearned income a 12,782 1,067 162 11,553 497 10,936 1,349
  Average monthly payment (dollars)
All recipients 500.69 399.75 521.62 518.44 596.72 517.21 405.08
With Social Security
No other income 243.76 235.65 267.88 245.96 450.57 236.70 236.56
Earned income only 243.93 228.25 258.66 245.49 399.48 245.90 232.20
Unearned income only a 208.30 181.04 228.21 232.38 392.99 227.94 181.83
Both earned and unearned income a 221.25 191.72 256.62 227.08 335.74 228.25 198.90
Without Social Security
No other income 652.26 643.60 689.10 652.85 632.47 660.67 645.35
Earned income only 535.93 465.00 548.71 538.32 536.93 538.62 489.41
Unearned income only a 528.37 540.06 571.64 526.20 517.23 532.31 544.41
Both earned and unearned income a 447.38 360.90 471.92 455.12 438.39 456.59 376.68
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
a. Includes recipients with in-kind unearned income.
CONTACT: (410) 965-0090 or statistics@ssa.gov.
Table 10. Recipients, by state or other area, eligibility category, and age, December 2010
State or area Total Category Age
Aged Blind Disabled Under 18 18–64 65 or older
All areas 7,912,266 1,183,853 69,289 6,659,124 1,239,269 4,631,507 2,041,490
Alabama 172,220 12,504 819 158,897 30,045 112,238 29,937
Alaska 12,242 1,888 94 10,260 1,239 7,972 3,031
Arizona 109,877 14,429 891 94,557 20,526 63,335 26,016
Arkansas 106,745 6,938 698 99,109 27,009 63,775 15,961
California 1,269,123 359,483 19,598 890,042 111,206 613,109 544,808
Colorado 65,511 9,005 505 56,001 8,660 41,675 15,176
Connecticut 58,229 6,603 433 51,193 7,950 36,904 13,375
Delaware 15,804 1,283 105 14,416 3,626 9,622 2,556
District of Columbia 24,371 1,890 127 22,354 4,391 15,791 4,189
Florida 484,363 109,256 2,714 372,393 92,928 233,396 158,039
Georgia 228,498 24,840 1,878 201,780 41,154 137,475 49,869
Hawaii 24,897 6,090 182 18,625 1,721 14,611 8,565
Idaho 27,236 1,889 206 25,141 5,277 18,227 3,732
Illinois 273,279 30,432 2,362 240,485 44,751 168,598 59,930
Indiana 118,030 5,507 870 111,653 25,707 79,539 12,784
Iowa 47,634 3,236 698 43,700 7,943 32,817 6,874
Kansas 45,841 3,164 342 42,335 8,765 30,354 6,722
Kentucky 192,328 11,039 1,231 180,058 30,328 129,720 32,280
Louisiana 174,669 14,037 1,449 159,183 35,551 106,924 32,194
Maine 35,486 2,002 216 33,268 3,900 26,299 5,287
Maryland 107,386 14,905 590 91,891 16,889 65,697 24,800
Massachusetts 192,998 47,020 3,630 142,348 23,202 119,236 50,560
Michigan 253,549 16,515 1,609 235,425 41,454 173,668 38,427
Minnesota 86,482 10,415 684 75,383 12,984 54,850 18,648
Mississippi 125,569 11,016 887 113,666 24,020 75,879 25,670
Missouri 133,843 7,981 879 124,983 22,796 91,969 19,078
Montana 17,532 1,291 118 16,123 2,523 12,184 2,825
Nebraska 25,675 1,974 238 23,463 4,071 17,652 3,952
Nevada 41,008 10,068 646 30,294 7,724 22,657 10,627
New Hampshire 17,915 920 156 16,839 2,400 13,532 1,983
New Jersey 168,591 34,340 837 133,414 24,884 89,936 53,771
New Mexico 60,498 8,262 460 51,776 9,103 35,212 16,183
New York 681,191 131,407 2,878 546,906 83,532 362,848 234,811
North Carolina 219,443 20,872 1,718 196,853 41,767 133,220 44,456
North Dakota 8,302 781 57 7,464 1,089 5,591 1,622
Ohio 285,570 14,769 1,732 269,069 48,693 198,054 38,823
Oklahoma 93,721 6,639 676 86,406 17,722 61,395 14,604
Oregon 74,751 8,616 636 65,499 9,984 49,654 15,113
Pennsylvania 357,939 25,803 1,967 330,169 70,104 226,308 61,527
Rhode Island 32,759 3,493 169 29,097 4,607 21,027 7,125
South Carolina 112,010 9,644 1,271 101,095 20,280 69,298 22,432
South Dakota 13,848 1,455 99 12,294 2,431 8,473 2,944
Tennessee 174,503 13,633 1,439 159,431 25,042 117,036 32,425
Texas 616,563 106,895 6,727 502,941 129,744 318,912 167,907
Utah 28,079 2,518 240 25,321 5,295 18,271 4,513
Vermont 15,289 1,033 69 14,187 1,861 10,941 2,487
Virginia 148,305 19,009 1,168 128,128 24,082 90,349 33,874
Washington 137,447 16,245 875 120,327 17,238 89,661 30,548
West Virginia 80,335 3,136 514 76,685 9,193 59,531 11,611
Wisconsin 107,476 7,228 853 99,395 20,587 71,021 15,868
Wyoming 6,369 331 40 5,998 971 4,608 790
Outlying area
Northern Mariana Islands 937 124 9 804 320 456 161
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
CONTACT: (410) 965-0090 or statistics@ssa.gov.
Table 11. Average monthly payment, by state or other area, eligibility category, and age, December 2010 (in dollars)
State or area Total Category Age
Aged Blind Disabled Under 18 18–64 65 or older
All areas 500.69 399.75 521.62 518.44 596.72 517.21 405.08
Alabama 463.09 218.37 429.52 482.49 594.49 479.21 270.82
Alaska 465.43 326.40 457.86 491.16 537.56 498.55 349.07
Arizona 489.75 355.91 488.86 510.24 595.05 506.16 367.20
Arkansas 466.58 195.94 433.52 485.83 598.38 467.14 241.55
California 579.79 502.18 637.25 609.88 658.20 622.55 515.76
Colorado 466.66 373.22 452.23 481.84 568.59 483.07 363.78
Connecticut 482.49 384.19 471.75 495.24 579.53 495.62 388.77
Delaware 483.63 318.48 469.67 498.35 580.15 487.17 332.59
District of Columbia 530.90 336.24 474.59 547.66 592.98 555.16 374.67
Florida 476.48 388.24 464.16 502.52 587.33 491.92 388.60
Georgia 465.16 274.74 460.34 488.68 586.89 489.61 297.37
Hawaii 519.35 418.45 537.59 552.12 568.86 560.50 439.16
Idaho 467.42 270.87 474.23 482.20 570.07 473.28 295.05
Illinois 503.79 396.34 494.59 517.48 597.65 514.97 402.40
Indiana 487.35 289.12 453.21 497.39 589.80 483.21 308.10
Iowa 457.05 269.23 446.13 471.21 569.38 464.05 294.79
Kansas 468.82 306.59 471.23 481.02 573.54 471.80 319.66
Kentucky 476.01 231.29 462.30 491.11 597.33 493.64 291.59
Louisiana 480.53 241.33 447.41 501.94 601.21 498.19 288.73
Maine 448.46 227.16 455.00 461.72 571.56 466.54 268.37
Maryland 497.77 389.55 467.81 515.51 575.79 518.60 389.49
Massachusetts 519.12 450.38 564.07 540.79 622.37 529.05 448.41
Michigan 506.03 368.34 486.73 515.80 600.96 512.34 375.32
Minnesota 487.01 409.64 484.46 497.75 576.48 488.16 421.71
Mississippi 456.80 201.73 424.25 481.83 595.43 479.27 261.09
Missouri 469.24 284.28 456.93 481.16 588.72 474.28 302.78
Montana 459.28 262.35 493.56 474.90 586.21 473.61 285.54
Nebraska 453.08 291.82 477.94 466.41 564.08 461.64 301.07
Nevada 485.38 376.53 543.44 520.50 586.55 502.13 376.40
New Hampshire 464.54 345.97 469.16 471.01 558.34 467.85 329.47
New Jersey 491.49 416.17 452.38 511.08 589.73 509.69 415.62
New Mexico 461.39 291.90 464.48 488.43 591.76 491.87 322.02
New York 536.13 435.44 506.06 560.45 616.04 566.00 461.50
North Carolina 450.85 236.22 444.78 473.66 575.78 469.51 277.58
North Dakota 423.37 266.59 435.82 439.72 538.30 441.67 284.27
Ohio 499.13 336.72 467.62 508.25 599.40 503.15 353.17
Oklahoma 474.35 253.85 468.13 491.37 585.89 487.38 284.43
Oregon 480.81 350.27 482.81 497.99 578.02 499.58 355.33
Pennsylvania 508.70 345.60 469.15 521.67 588.02 519.31 379.50
Rhode Island 502.49 363.68 448.51 519.52 625.61 516.03 382.82
South Carolina 456.03 231.88 441.51 477.64 578.25 477.32 280.09
South Dakota 440.69 267.24 501.18 460.75 557.47 456.93 298.12
Tennessee 462.86 236.45 473.16 482.16 588.97 484.78 286.87
Texas 456.92 300.86 470.34 489.98 584.17 482.83 309.63
Utah 475.08 384.61 457.24 484.33 551.23 476.60 380.47
Vermont 470.93 260.49 446.03 486.33 621.45 485.31 295.19
Virginia 465.78 345.61 460.66 483.69 573.87 481.88 346.33
Washington 505.93 440.52 495.73 514.83 581.05 515.30 436.20
West Virginia 482.99 221.80 455.36 493.84 585.97 502.16 303.40
Wisconsin 479.53 300.76 471.79 492.61 586.13 481.28 333.78
Wyoming 449.67 219.70 427.46 462.57 559.54 459.88 256.19
Outlying area
Northern Mariana Islands 566.90 405.96 418.78 593.51 639.28 568.11 419.18
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
CONTACT: (410) 965-0090 or statistics@ssa.gov.
Table 12. Recipients and their average income, by type of income and marital status, December 2010
Type of income All recipients a Eligible individual with no spouse Eligible individual with eligible spouse Eligible individual with ineligible spouse
Individual Spouse Individual Spouse
Number Average income (dollars) Number Average income (dollars) Number Average income (dollars) Number Average income (dollars) Number Average income (dollars) Number Average income (dollars)
Total b 7,912,266 . . . 7,040,176 . . . 279,500 . . . 279,500 . . . 313,090 . . . 313,090 . . .
No other income 4,493,211 . . . 4,014,841 . . . 143,648 . . . 146,733 . . . 187,989 . . . 147,240 . . .
With income 3,419,055 452 3,025,335 454 135,852 445 132,767 389 125,101 483 165,850 912
Earned income only 140,299 352 132,897 336 1,455 676 2,002 583 3,945 632 91,007 1,184
Unearned income only 3,159,367 448 2,779,786 451 132,604 437 127,981 377 118,996 471 67,906 520
Both earned and unearned income 119,389 690 112,652 680 1,793 843 2,784 822 2,160 876 6,937 1,193
With earned income b 259,685 298 245,548 284 3,247 528 4,785 494 6,105 566 97,941 1,161
Wages 232,376 306 222,957 292 2,190 652 3,244 605 3,985 695 73,112 1,300
Self-employment income 28,161 219 23,359 205 1,070 268 1,574 256 2,158 318 26,051 715
With unearned income b 3,278,756 448 2,892,438 451 134,397 437 130,765 377 121,156 470 74,843 503
Social Security benefits 2,697,963 492 2,360,735 498 118,798 464 117,075 394 101,355 511 39,652 563
Veterans' benefits 41,703 226 36,997 228 410 248 365 267 3,931 195 5,085 564
Income based on need 25,127 206 23,359 213 122 123 347 142 1,299 116 17,617 137
Workers' compensation 4,286 420 3,626 405 173 422 190 468 297 561 565 758
Support from absent parents 171,518 217 171,518 217 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Pensions 57,496 175 45,237 182 5,853 153 4,499 138 1,907 178 2,396 312
Support and maintenance 355,798 162 304,721 167 17,258 123 16,206 123 17,613 148 923 151
Asset income c 116,860 8 104,173 8 5,807 9 4,066 9 2,814 24 1,830 51
Other d 88,229 214 80,936 212 1,886 163 1,857 170 3,550 298 12,937 668
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable.
a. Does not include ineligible spouses.
b. The sum of the entries may be greater than the total because some recipients may receive more than one type of earned or unearned income or both earned and unearned income.
c. Includes income received as rent, interest, dividends, and royalties.
d. Does not include income deemed from a spouse or parent.
CONTACT: (410) 965-0090 or statistics@ssa.gov.
Table 13. Recipients as a percentage of resident population, by state, December 2010
State Resident population a Recipients
Number Percentage of resident population
United States 309,050,816 7,911,329 b 2.6
Alabama 4,729,656 172,220 3.6
Alaska 708,862 12,242 1.7
Arizona 6,676,627 109,877 1.6
Arkansas 2,910,236 106,745 3.7
California 37,266,600 1,269,123 3.4
Colorado 5,095,309 65,511 1.3
Connecticut 3,526,937 58,229 1.7
Delaware 891,464 15,804 1.8
District of Columbia 610,589 24,371 4.0
Florida 18,678,049 484,363 2.6
Georgia 9,908,357 228,498 2.3
Hawaii 1,300,086 24,897 1.9
Idaho 1,559,796 27,236 1.7
Illinois 12,944,410 273,279 2.1
Indiana 6,445,295 118,030 1.8
Iowa 3,023,081 47,634 1.6
Kansas 2,841,121 45,841 1.6
Kentucky 4,339,435 192,328 4.4
Louisiana 4,529,426 174,669 3.9
Maine 1,312,939 35,486 2.7
Maryland 5,737,274 107,386 1.9
Massachusetts 6,631,280 192,998 2.9
Michigan 9,931,235 253,549 2.6
Minnesota 5,290,447 86,482 1.6
Mississippi 2,960,467 125,569 4.2
Missouri 6,011,741 133,843 2.2
Montana 980,152 17,532 1.8
Nebraska 1,811,072 25,675 1.4
Nevada 2,654,751 41,008 1.5
New Hampshire 1,323,531 17,915 1.4
New Jersey 8,732,811 168,591 1.9
New Mexico 2,033,875 60,498 3.0
New York 19,577,730 681,191 3.5
North Carolina 9,458,888 219,443 2.3
North Dakota 653,778 8,302 1.3
Ohio 11,532,111 285,570 2.5
Oklahoma 3,724,447 93,721 2.5
Oregon 3,855,536 74,751 1.9
Pennsylvania 12,632,780 357,939 2.8
Rhode Island 1,056,870 32,759 3.1
South Carolina 4,596,958 112,010 2.4
South Dakota 820,077 13,848 1.7
Tennessee 6,338,112 174,503 2.8
Texas 25,213,445 616,563 2.4
Utah 2,830,753 28,079 1.0
Vermont 622,433 15,289 2.5
Virginia 7,952,119 148,305 1.9
Washington 6,746,199 137,447 2.0
West Virginia 1,825,513 80,335 4.4
Wisconsin 5,668,519 107,476 1.9
Wyoming 547,637 6,369 1.2
SOURCES: Census Bureau; and Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
a. Population estimates for the United States as of July 1, 2010, as reported by the Census Bureau.
b. Excludes recipients in the Northern Mariana Islands.
CONTACT: (410) 965-0090 or statistics@ssa.gov.
Table 14. Foreign-born recipients, by region, country of origin, eligibility category, and age, December 2010
Region and country of origin Total Category Age
Aged Blind and disabled Under 18 18–64 65 or older
All areas 1,683,734 811,566 872,168 20,480 524,777 1,138,477
North America 201,275 27,410 173,865 12,954 119,455 68,866
U.S. territories 192,999 25,275 167,724 12,721 114,674 65,604
Puerto Rico 187,536 24,716 162,820 11,946 111,150 64,440
Other a 5,463 559 4,904 775 3,524 1,164
Other 8,276 2,135 6,141 233 4,781 3,262
Latin America 649,501 331,822 317,679 2,538 194,211 452,752
Mexico 285,491 145,048 140,443 790 83,131 201,570
Cuba 105,491 59,265 46,226 482 25,608 79,401
Dominican Republic 76,614 26,948 49,666 406 32,538 43,670
El Salvador 26,860 15,642 11,218 48 7,050 19,762
Haiti 22,342 13,386 8,956 180 6,030 16,132
Other 132,703 71,533 61,170 632 39,854 92,217
Africa 31,748 13,319 18,429 1,024 13,493 17,231
Somalia 8,315 3,015 5,300 204 3,860 4,251
Ethiopia 4,084 1,510 2,574 63 1,909 2,112
Nigeria 3,165 1,813 1,352 42 1,010 2,113
Liberia 2,368 1,190 1,178 53 831 1,484
Cape Verde 1,691 1,087 604 5 496 1,190
Other 12,125 4,704 7,421 657 5,387 6,081
Asia 478,972 293,804 185,168 1,451 104,614 372,907
Vietnam 115,972 54,207 61,765 176 30,635 85,161
China 88,694 75,772 12,922 130 6,024 82,540
Philippines 67,492 54,206 13,286 123 9,022 58,347
South Korea 47,577 34,733 12,844 68 6,781 40,728
India 42,327 31,002 11,325 77 4,886 37,364
Other 116,910 43,884 73,026 877 47,266 68,767
Middle East 105,253 50,930 54,323 953 28,148 76,152
Iran 47,025 26,603 20,422 84 9,401 37,540
Iraq 17,423 5,833 11,590 339 7,684 9,400
Lebanon 9,781 4,671 5,110 32 2,120 7,629
Syria 7,373 3,391 3,982 38 1,413 5,922
Egypt 6,589 3,118 3,471 83 1,869 4,637
Other 17,062 7,314 9,748 377 5,661 11,024
Former Soviet Republics 128,956 61,827 67,129 563 26,337 102,056
Europe 81,746 30,162 51,584 912 35,913 44,921
Germany 13,523 1,237 12,286 446 10,859 2,218
Former Yugoslavia 12,095 4,058 8,037 86 5,145 6,864
Poland 8,106 4,615 3,491 16 2,112 5,978
United Kingdom 8,072 2,326 5,746 95 4,287 3,690
Portugal 6,591 3,526 3,065 7 2,070 4,514
Other 33,359 14,400 18,959 262 11,440 21,657
Oceania 5,313 2,008 3,305 59 2,123 3,131
Other areas 970 284 686 26 483 461
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
NOTE: Foreign-born means born in an area not served by the Supplemental Security Income program.
a. Includes American Samoa, Guam, and U.S. Virgin Islands.
CONTACT: (410) 965-0090 or statistics@ssa.gov.