SSI Annual Statistical Report, 2012

 

Noncitizens

Table 29. Recipients, by eligibility category, December 1982–2012
Year Total Aged Blind and disabled
Number Percentage of all SSI recipients Number Percentage of all SSI recipients Number Percentage of all SSI recipients
1982 127,900 3.3 91,900 5.9 36,000 1.6
1983 151,200 3.9 106,600 7.0 44,600 1.9
1984 181,100 4.5 127,600 8.3 53,500 2.1
1985 210,800 5.1 146,500 9.7 64,300 2.4
1986 244,300 5.7 165,300 11.2 79,000 2.8
1987 282,500 6.4 188,000 12.9 94,500 3.2
1988 320,300 7.2 213,900 14.9 106,400 3.5
1989 370,300 8.1 245,700 17.1 124,600 4.0
1990 435,600 9.0 282,400 19.4 153,200 4.6
1991 519,660 10.2 329,690 22.5 189,970 5.2
1992 601,430 10.8 372,930 25.4 228,500 5.6
1993 683,150 11.4 416,420 28.2 266,730 5.9
1994 738,140 11.7 440,000 30.0 298,140 6.2
1995 785,410 12.1 459,220 31.8 326,190 6.3
1996 724,990 11.0 417,360 29.5 307,630 5.9
1997 650,830 10.0 367,200 27.0 283,630 5.5
1998 669,630 10.2 364,980 27.4 304,650 5.8
1999 684,930 10.4 368,330 28.2 316,600 6.0
2000 692,590 10.5 364,470 28.3 328,120 6.2
2001 695,650 10.4 364,550 28.9 331,100 6.1
2002 703,515 10.4 364,827 29.1 338,688 6.1
2003 696,772 10.1 356,298 28.9 340,474 6.0
2004 676,979 9.7 342,220 28.3 334,759 5.8
2005 680,397 9.6 344,166 28.3 336,231 5.7
2006 674,250 9.3 339,073 28.0 335,177 5.6
2007 663,210 9.0 330,665 27.5 332,545 5.4
2008 655,988 8.7 324,271 26.9 331,717 5.3
2009 644,966 8.4 316,216 26.7 328,750 5.1
2010 627,271 7.9 303,457 25.6 323,814 4.8
2011 604,908 7.5 290,275 24.6 314,633 4.5
2012 582,345 7.0 273,500 23.7 308,845 4.3
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record, 100 percent data.
CONTACT: (410) 965-0090 or statistics@ssa.gov.
Table 30. Recipients, by selected characteristics and citizenship status, December 2012
Characteristic All recipients Citizens Noncitizens
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
Total 8,262,877 100.0 7,680,532 100.0 582,345 100.0
Age  
Under 18 1,311,861 15.9 1,309,243 17.0 2,618 0.4
18–21 364,557 4.4 362,794 4.7 1,763 0.3
22–25 352,690 4.3 349,812 4.6 2,878 0.5
26–29 313,287 3.8 309,132 4.0 4,155 0.7
30–39 708,017 8.6 692,665 9.0 15,352 2.6
40–49 977,284 11.8 947,229 12.3 30,055 5.2
50–59 1,528,973 18.5 1,455,040 18.9 73,933 12.7
60–64 624,676 7.6 572,594 7.5 52,082 8.9
65–69 571,990 6.9 487,702 6.3 84,288 14.5
70–74 486,858 5.9 399,756 5.2 87,102 15.0
75 or older 1,022,684 12.4 794,565 10.3 228,119 39.2
Sex  
Male 3,819,753 46.2 3,593,276 46.8 226,477 38.9
Female 4,443,124 53.8 4,087,256 53.2 355,868 61.1
Living arrangement  
Own household 6,660,245 80.6 6,135,104 79.9 525,141 90.2
Another's household 368,196 4.5 322,896 4.2 45,300 7.8
Parent's household 1,101,243 13.3 1,098,673 14.3 2,570 0.4
Medicaid institution 126,482 1.5 117,460 1.5 9,022 1.5
Unknown 6,711 0.1 6,399 0.1 312 0.1
Income  
Social Security 2,767,674 33.5 2,534,962 33.0 232,712 40.0
Worker beneficiary 1,963,683 23.8 1,791,485 23.3 172,198 29.6
Auxiliary beneficiary 803,991 9.7 743,477 9.7 60,514 10.4
Earnings 261,474 3.2 254,461 3.3 7,013 1.2
SSI payment  
Federal SSI only 6,047,037 73.2 5,762,459 75.0 284,578 48.9
State supplementation only 222,893 2.7 194,367 2.5 28,526 4.9
Both federal SSI and state supplementation 1,992,947 24.1 1,723,706 22.4 269,241 46.2
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record, 100 percent data.
CONTACT: (410) 965-0090 or statistics@ssa.gov.
Table 31. Recipients, by state or other area, eligibility category, and age, December 2012
State or area Total Category Age
Aged Blind and disabled Under 18 18–64 65 or older
All areas 582,345 273,500 308,845 2,618 180,218 399,509
Alabama 765 353 412 8 248 509
Alaska 710 266 444 (X) (X) 406
Arizona 10,318 4,841 5,477 104 3,342 6,872
Arkansas 757 356 401 3 273 481
California 197,907 94,873 103,034 267 57,647 139,993
Colorado 4,745 2,246 2,499 29 1,507 3,209
Connecticut 3,417 1,581 1,836 8 1,073 2,336
Delaware 330 182 148 (X) (X) 241
District of Columbia 667 291 376 3 270 394
Florida 62,896 33,047 29,849 423 19,100 43,373
Georgia 6,259 3,593 2,666 52 1,585 4,622
Hawaii 2,275 1,423 852 (X) (X) 1,756
Idaho 1,218 461 757 26 561 631
Illinois 15,001 7,402 7,599 64 4,100 10,837
Indiana 1,317 638 679 35 428 854
Iowa 1,124 456 668 27 401 696
Kansas 1,446 634 812 13 473 960
Kentucky 1,451 599 852 49 612 790
Louisiana 1,791 826 965 5 540 1,246
Maine 639 126 513 23 368 248
Maryland 5,129 3,049 2,080 36 1,176 3,917
Massachusetts 14,112 4,652 9,460 78 5,811 8,223
Michigan 8,368 3,157 5,211 97 3,236 5,035
Minnesota 6,293 1,730 4,563 184 2,916 3,193
Mississippi 394 195 199 0 102 292
Missouri 1,885 782 1,103 35 687 1,163
Montana 114 28 86 3 44 67
Nebraska 1,134 495 639 33 421 680
Nevada 4,237 3,011 1,226 8 1,085 3,144
New Hampshire 635 257 378 11 282 342
New Jersey 15,914 8,343 7,571 38 4,375 11,501
New Mexico 5,807 2,675 3,132 3 1,721 4,083
New York 81,612 34,253 47,359 174 27,424 54,014
North Carolina 3,997 1,935 2,062 51 1,227 2,719
North Dakota 309 120 189 11 151 147
Ohio 3,667 1,599 2,068 75 1,204 2,388
Oklahoma 1,488 792 696 5 417 1,066
Oregon 3,853 1,689 2,164 52 1,272 2,529
Pennsylvania 10,679 3,731 6,948 73 4,062 6,544
Rhode Island 3,175 1,014 2,161 4 1,357 1,814
South Carolina 932 445 487 5 272 655
South Dakota 326 132 194 (X) (X) 174
Tennessee 1,725 836 889 33 559 1,133
Texas 71,087 35,734 35,353 231 20,189 50,667
Utah 1,633 720 913 36 583 1,014
Vermont 312 107 205 11 156 145
Virginia 5,157 3,017 2,140 41 1,205 3,911
Washington 10,051 3,781 6,270 109 3,333 6,609
West Virginia 109 41 68 0 46 63
Wisconsin 3,115 961 2,154 19 1,312 1,784
Wyoming 51 (X) (X) 3 21 27
Outlying area  
Northern Mariana Islands 12 (X) (X) 0 0 12
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record, 100 percent data.
NOTE: (X) = suppressed to avoid disclosing information about particular individuals.
CONTACT: (410) 965-0090 or statistics@ssa.gov.
Table 32. Recipients, by region and country of origin, eligibility category, and age, December 2012
Region and country of origin Total Category Age
Aged Blind and disabled Under 18 18–64 65 or older
All areas 582,345 273,500 308,845 2,618 180,218 399,509
Latin America 343,838 166,213 177,625 713 109,408 233,717
Mexico 181,349 93,077 88,272 155 51,734 129,460
Cuba 46,534 22,758 23,776 365 15,169 31,000
Dominican Republic 42,171 13,511 28,660 53 18,365 23,753
El Salvador 13,293 7,321 5,972 8 3,805 9,480
Haiti 12,209 6,902 5,307 68 3,382 8,759
Other 48,282 22,644 25,638 64 16,953 31,265
Africa 11,252 3,652 7,600 571 5,420 5,261
Somalia 2,976 778 2,198 154 1,693 1,129
Ethiopia 1,643 553 1,090 38 749 856
Nigeria 954 419 535 4 394 556
Liberia 795 339 456 16 308 471
Cape Verde 634 296 338 0 223 411
Other 4,250 1,267 2,983 359 2,053 1,838
Asia 137,837 68,064 69,773 564 37,276 99,997
Vietnam 30,836 11,558 19,278 14 9,086 21,736
China 21,456 17,341 4,115 24 1,681 19,751
Laos 14,757 2,315 12,442 11 7,424 7,322
South Korea 13,380 9,386 3,994 6 1,733 11,641
Philippines 12,382 8,661 3,721 8 2,474 9,900
Other 45,026 18,803 26,223 501 14,878 29,647
Middle East 34,592 14,106 20,486 585 12,180 21,827
Iran 13,966 6,915 7,051 50 3,573 10,343
Iraq 11,974 3,675 8,299 429 6,365 5,180
Lebanon 1,885 797 1,088 7 374 1,504
Syria 1,500 630 870 10 245 1,245
Egypt 1,343 550 793 27 379 937
Other 3,924 1,539 2,385 62 1,244 2,618
Former Soviet Republics 28,128 11,824 16,304 93 5,549 22,486
Europe 21,252 8,121 13,131 49 7,684 13,519
Former Yugoslavia 3,154 1,063 2,091 11 1,180 1,963
Portugal 2,694 1,068 1,626 1 940 1,753
Poland 2,598 1,296 1,302 2 808 1,788
United Kingdom 2,456 707 1,749 5 1,229 1,222
Italy 2,032 776 1,256 0 695 1,337
Other 8,318 3,211 5,107 30 2,832 5,456
Oceania 1,913 752 1,161 3 690 1,220
Other areas 3,533 768 2,765 40 2,011 1,482
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record, 100 percent data.
CONTACT: (410) 965-0090 or statistics@ssa.gov.
Table 33. Recipients, by number of months between date of U.S. residency and date of SSI application, eligibility category, and age, December 2012
Months Total Category Age
Aged Blind and disabled Under 18 18–64 65 or older
All recipients 582,345 273,500 308,845 2,618 180,218 399,509
a 1,985 1,070 915 26 533 1,426
1–11 59,503 26,785 32,718 1,453 19,020 39,030
12–23 22,656 9,835 12,821 302 6,688 15,666
24–35 15,701 5,505 10,196 164 5,036 10,501
36–47 29,860 15,992 13,868 116 6,288 23,456
48–59 19,550 8,391 11,159 65 4,887 14,598
60–71 33,108 18,724 14,384 173 6,950 25,985
72–83 23,109 11,437 11,672 70 5,433 17,606
84–119 62,717 30,779 31,938 132 15,538 47,047
120 and over 312,045 144,380 167,665 80 109,121 202,844
State conversions b 503 7 496 . . . 163 340
Unknown 1,608 595 1,013 37 561 1,010
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record, 100 percent data.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable.
a. Persons whose records indicate that they applied in the same month that their residence began.
b. Persons who were converted to the SSI program in 1973 from the state Old-Age Assistance, Aid to the Blind, and Aid to the Permanently and Totally Disabled programs.
CONTACT: (410) 965-0090 or statistics@ssa.gov.