Annual Statistical Supplement, 2010

 

Supplemental Security Income

Recipient Characteristics

Table 7.E2 Percentage distribution of federally administered awards, by sex, age, and eligibility category, 2009
Sex and age Total Adults Blind and
disabled children a
Aged Blind Disabled
All persons
Number 999,540 106,917 3,955 684,341 204,327
Percent 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Percentage distribution by sex
Male 53.2 40.0 56.2 51.8 64.8
Female 46.8 60.0 43.8 48.2 35.2
Percentage distribution by age
Under 5 8.4 . . . . . . . . . 41.3
5–9 5.6 . . . . . . . . . 27.5
10–14 3.8 . . . . . . . . . 18.7
15–17 1.8 . . . . . . . . . 8.8
18–21 5.5 . . . 13.3 6.9 3.7
22–29 6.4 . . . 8.7 9.2 . . .
30–39 9.5 . . . 12.3 13.7 . . .
40–49 17.1 . . . 20.8 24.8 . . .
50–59 25.0 . . . 32.6 36.3 . . .
60–64 6.1 . . . 10.6 8.8 . . .
65–69 6.2 56.9 0.5 0.2 . . .
70–74 2.2 20.1 0.4 b . . .
75–79 1.3 11.7 0.4 b . . .
80 or older 1.2 11.2 0.4 b . . .
Male
Number 532,016 42,797 2,221 354,574 132,424
Percent 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Under 5 9.7 . . . . . . . . . 39.1
5–9 7.6 . . . . . . . . . 30.4
10–14 4.8 . . . . . . . . . 19.3
15–17 2.0 . . . . . . . . . 7.9
18–21 6.1 . . . 13.2 7.8 3.3
22–29 6.4 . . . 8.5 9.6 . . .
30–39 8.7 . . . 13.1 13.0 . . .
40–49 16.1 . . . 22.8 24.0 . . .
50–59 24.7 . . . 31.7 36.8 . . .
60–64 5.8 . . . 10.0 8.6 . . .
65–69 4.8 58.2 0.2 0.2 . . .
70–74 1.7 21.5 0.3 b . . .
75–79 0.9 11.6 0.2 b . . .
80 or older 0.7 8.6 0.2 b . . .
Female
Number 467,524 64,120 1,734 329,767 71,903
Percent 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Under 5 7.0 . . . . . . . . . 45.4
5–9 3.4 . . . . . . . . . 22.1
10–14 2.7 . . . . . . . . . 17.7
15–17 1.6 . . . . . . . . . 10.4
18–21 4.9 . . . 13.5 5.9 4.4
22–29 6.2 . . . 9.1 8.8 . . .
30–39 10.3 . . . 11.4 14.5 . . .
40–49 18.2 . . . 18.2 25.7 . . .
50–59 25.4 . . . 33.7 35.8 . . .
60–64 6.4 . . . 11.5 9.0 . . .
65–69 7.9 56.0 0.9 0.3 . . .
70–74 2.6 19.2 0.5 b . . .
75–79 1.6 11.8 0.6 b . . .
80 or older 1.8 13.0 0.7 b . . .
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
NOTES: Totals do not necessarily equal the sum of rounded components.
. . . = not applicable.
a. Includes students aged 18–21.
b. Less than 0.05 percent.
CONTACT: Clark Pickett (410) 965-9016 or supplement@ssa.gov.
Table 7.E3 Number and percentage distribution of recipients of federally administered payments, by sex, age, and eligibility category, December 2009
Sex and age All recipients Adults Blind and
disabled,
under age 18
Aged Blind Disabled
All persons
Number 7,676,686 1,185,959 63,371 5,227,568 1,199,788
Percent 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Percentage distribution by sex
Male 44.8 33.0 45.5 42.6 66.0
Female 55.2 67.0 54.5 57.4 34.0
Percentage distribution by age
Under 5 2.5 . . . . . . . . . 16.1
5–9 4.6 . . . . . . . . . 29.1
10–14 5.2 . . . . . . . . . 33.6
15–17 3.3 . . . . . . . . . 21.3
18–21 4.5 . . . 5.6 6.6 . . .
22–29 7.6 . . . 13.2 10.9 . . .
30–39 8.6 . . . 13.1 12.4 . . .
40–49 13.1 . . . 16.2 19.0 . . .
50–59 17.1 . . . 19.9 24.9 . . .
60–64 7.1 . . . 8.6 10.3 . . .
65–69 6.9 15.1 6.7 6.7 . . .
70–74 6.4 21.5 5.5 4.4 . . .
75–79 5.3 22.7 4.5 2.6 . . .
80 or older 7.7 40.8 7.0 2.0 . . .
Male
Number 3,436,951 391,594 28,840 2,224,911 791,606
Percent 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Under 5 3.2 . . . . . . . . . 14.0
5–9 6.9 . . . . . . . . . 29.9
10–14 8.0 . . . . . . . . . 34.8
15–17 4.9 . . . . . . . . . 21.3
18–21 6.1 . . . 6.8 9.3 . . .
22–29 9.1 . . . 15.1 13.9 . . .
30–39 8.9 . . . 14.9 13.6 . . .
40–49 12.4 . . . 18.1 18.9 . . .
50–59 15.8 . . . 20.0 24.1 . . .
60–64 5.9 . . . 7.9 9.0 . . .
65–69 5.5 17.3 5.7 5.3 . . .
70–74 4.9 24.3 4.4 3.2 . . .
75–79 3.9 23.9 3.2 1.7 . . .
80 or older 4.6 34.5 3.9 0.9 . . .
Female
Number 4,239,735 794,365 34,531 3,002,657 408,182
Percent 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Under 5 1.9 . . . . . . . . . 20.0
5–9 2.7 . . . . . . . . . 27.7
10–14 3.0 . . . . . . . . . 31.1
15–17 2.0 . . . . . . . . . 21.2
18–21 3.3 . . . 4.6 4.5 . . .
22–29 6.3 . . . 11.5 8.7 . . .
30–39 8.2 . . . 11.5 11.5 . . .
40–49 13.7 . . . 14.7 19.2 . . .
50–59 18.2 . . . 19.8 25.5 . . .
60–64 8.1 . . . 9.1 11.4 . . .
65–69 8.1 13.9 7.5 7.7 . . .
70–74 7.6 20.2 6.4 5.3 . . .
75–79 6.5 22.0 5.5 3.3 . . .
80 or older 10.3 43.8 9.5 2.9 . . .
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
NOTES: Totals do not necessarily equal the sum of rounded components.
. . . = not applicable.
CONTACT: Art Kahn (410) 965-0186 or supplement@ssa.gov.
Table 7.E4 Number and percentage distribution of persons with representative payees receiving federally administered payments, by eligibility category and age, December 2009
Category and age Number Percentage distribution
Total With representative payee Without representative payee Total With representative payee Without representative payee
Total 7,676,686 2,894,184 4,782,502 100.0 37.7 62.3
Category
Aged 1,185,959 44,612 1,141,347 100.0 3.8 96.2
Blind a 69,302 19,440 49,862 100.0 28.1 71.9
Disabled b 6,421,425 2,830,132 3,591,293 100.0 44.1 55.9
Age
Under 18 1,199,788 1,198,721 1,067 100.0 99.9 0.1
18–64 4,451,288 1,530,379 2,920,909 100.0 34.4 65.6
65 or older 2,025,610 165,084 1,860,526 100.0 8.1 91.9
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
a. Includes approximately 14,900 persons aged 65 or older.
b. Includes approximately 824,700 persons aged 65 or older.
CONTACT: Art Kahn (410) 965-0186 or supplement@ssa.gov.
Table 7.E5 Number and percentage distribution of persons receiving federally administered payments, by living arrangement, eligibility category, and age, December 2009
Living arrangement a Number Category Age
Aged Blind b Disabled c Under 18 18–64 65 or older
Total  
Number 7,676,686 1,185,959 69,302 6,421,425 1,199,788 4,451,288 2,025,610
Percent 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Own household 93.3 89.7 91.9 93.9 94.8 93.5 91.8
Another's household 4.9 8.7 5.9 4.2 3.9 4.8 5.8
Institutional care covered by Medicaid 1.7 1.5 2.2 1.8 1.3 1.6 2.3
Unknown 0.1 0.1 0 0.1 0 0.1 0
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
NOTE: Totals do not necessarily equal the sum of rounded components.
a. As defined for determination of federal SSI payment standards.
b. Includes approximately 14,900 persons aged 65 or older.
c. Includes approximately 824,700 persons aged 65 or older.
CONTACT: Art Kahn (410) 965-0186 or supplement@ssa.gov.
Table 7.E6 Number of noncitizens receiving federally administered payments as a percentage of SSI recipients, by eligibility category, December 1982–2009, selected years
Year All noncitizens Aged Blind and
disabled
Number Percentage of total SSI Number Percentage of total SSI Number Percentage of total SSI
1982 127,900 3.3 91,900 5.9 36,000 1.6
1985 210,800 5.1 146,500 9.7 64,300 2.4
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
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
CONTACT: Sherry Barber (410) 965-9851 or supplement@ssa.gov.