Social Security and SSI Statistics by

Congressional District, December 2002

Alabama

Old-Age (retirement), Survivors, and Disability Insurance (OASDI)–popularly referred to as Social Security–provides
monthly benefits to workers and their families when earnings stop or are reduced because the worker retires, dies, or
becomes disabled. The amount of benefits received is based on the worker’s level of earnings in employment or selfemployment covered by the Social Security program.
Table 1.—OASDI in Alabama, December 2002: Number of beneficiaries and monthly benefit amount for benefits in
current–payment status
Monthly benefit amount
(thousands of dollars)

Number of beneficiaries
Congressional
district

Total

Retired
workers 1

United States, total ............ 46,444,240

Disabled
Wives and
workers Widow(er)s 2 husbands

All
Children beneficiaries

29,190,150

5,543,981

37,854,411

26,125,087

4,169,125

33,162,456

Alabama....................................

854,423

469,211

139,354

102,779

49,098

93,981

647,609

398,636

78,368

545,142

1 ................................................
2 ................................................
3 ................................................
4 ................................................
5 ................................................

123,973
121,442
124,066
135,150
114,783

68,192
68,415
68,288
73,053
66,252

18,562
19,682
23,132
23,043
16,561

14,700
13,795
13,125
17,246
13,941

7,688
6,184
5,379
8,707
7,874

14,831
13,366
14,142
13,101
10,155

96,065
87,800
90,490
100,371
88,474

59,506
55,456
55,538
60,072
56,440

11,659
9,972
9,299
12,768
10,799

78,743
77,895
76,161
86,224
76,718

6 ................................................
7 ................................................

110,371
124,638

64,348
60,663

14,762
23,612

13,889
16,083

7,566
5,700

9,806
18,580

94,710
89,697

61,437
50,185

12,166
11,702

76,251
73,150

1
2

4,967,155 2,832,767 3,910,187

Retired
workers Widow(er)s 2

Number
of OASDI
beneficiaries
aged 65
or older

Includes special age-72 beneficiaries.
Includes nondisabled widow(er)s, disabled widow(er)s, widowed mothers and fathers, and parents.

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is a federal cash assistance program that provides monthly payments to low-income
aged, blind, or disabled persons in the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and the Northern Mariana Islands.
Table 2.—SSI in Alabama, December 2002: Number of persons receiving federally administered payments and monthly
benefit amount
Monthly benefit amount
(thousands of dollars)

Number of recipients
Congressional
district

Number of recipients

Total

Aged

Blind

Disabled

Total

Aged

Blind

Disabled

With
OASDI 1

Aged 65
or older

United States, total ................

6,787,857

1,251,528

77,658

5,458,671

2,951,425

415,574

35,144

2,500,707

2,406,327

1,995,284

Alabama........................................

163,662

22,712

1,074

139,876

64,495

3,965

380

60,149

68,411

40,623

1 ....................................................
2 ....................................................
3 ....................................................
4 ....................................................
5 ....................................................

21,048
26,768
25,902
23,309
17,006

2,656
4,182
3,359
3,751
2,548

144
154
238
142
117

18,248
22,432
22,305
19,416
14,341

8,509
10,466
10,019
8,528
6,355

486
703
556
586
453

54
53
80
51
39

7,970
9,710
9,384
7,891
5,863

8,309
11,879
10,777
11,005
7,475

4,628
7,159
6,332
6,669
4,637

6 ....................................................
7 ....................................................

10,978
38,651

1,260
4,956

69
210

9,649
33,485

4,414
16,203

236
946

25
78

4,153
15,179

4,408
14,558

2,271
8,927

1 Includes

persons who are receiving both SSI payments and Social Security benefits.

Contact: Cherice Jefferies (410) 965-5520.
Social Security Administration • Office of Policy • Office of Research, Evaluation, and Statistics • March 2003

Social Security and SSI Statistics by
Congressional District, December 2002

Florida

Old-Age (retirement), Survivors, and Disability Insurance (OASDI)–popularly referred to as Social Security–provides
monthly benefits to workers and their families when earnings stop or are reduced because the worker retires, dies, or
becomes disabled. The amount of benefits received is based on the worker’s level of earnings in employment or selfemployment covered by the Social Security program.
Table 1.—OASDI in Florida, December 2002: Number of beneficiaries and monthly benefit amount for benefits in
current–payment status
Monthly benefit amount
(thousands of dollars)

Number of beneficiaries
Congressional
district

Total

Retired
workers 1

Disabled
workers

Widow(er)s

2

Wives and
husbands

All
Children beneficiaries

United States, total ................

46,444,240

29,190,150

5,543,981

4,169,125

33,162,456

Florida ...........................................

3,280,542

2,224,488

339,478

303,842

186,876

225,858

2,701,919

1,978,629

261,959

2,449,000

1 ....................................................
2 ....................................................
3 ....................................................
4 ....................................................
5 ....................................................

118,901
108,725
102,208
93,277
211,801

70,726
65,700
56,751
57,595
150,745

16,047
14,912
18,008
11,743
21,304

12,991
11,541
9,902
10,275
16,686

8,474
6,076
3,997
5,432
11,723

10,663
10,496
13,550
8,232
11,343

88,878
83,432
73,336
76,871
175,907

58,283
55,727
45,609
52,106
133,044

9,930
8,991
7,340
8,711
14,199

79,634
73,030
62,365
65,240
158,992

6 ....................................................
7 ....................................................
8 ....................................................
9 ....................................................
10..................................................

130,055
148,855
111,912
147,704
153,481

87,275
100,778
72,663
101,554
106,707

14,307
15,801
13,026
15,598
15,829

11,373
13,987
10,757
13,869
16,111

7,392
8,410
6,355
7,767
7,466

9,708
9,879
9,111
8,916
7,368

105,221
124,323
90,643
124,309
129,091

76,331
90,497
64,123
90,972
95,038

9,447
12,128
9,088
12,188
14,104

94,042
110,364
80,604
112,077
119,611

11 ..................................................
12..................................................
13..................................................
14..................................................
15..................................................

101,636
138,784
186,738
180,250
157,066

59,335
89,680
137,787
132,564
106,980

16,904
17,177
12,963
12,500
15,892

10,168
12,821
16,910
14,895
14,248

4,433
7,516
11,655
12,238
9,912

10,796
11,590
7,423
8,053
10,034

76,180
111,835
162,686
159,817
130,697

49,307
78,993
127,001
124,966
95,894

8,044
10,837
15,492
13,948
12,403

66,523
98,763
151,952
143,764
117,930

16..................................................
17..................................................
18..................................................
19..................................................
20..................................................

179,896
85,927
112,423
186,834
112,385

129,387
51,271
80,074
144,353
79,009

15,112
12,018
9,572
9,598
9,300

15,008
7,748
9,296
16,979
12,029

10,916
3,790
7,669
9,873
5,852

9,473
11,100
5,812
6,031
6,195

154,450
61,473
83,675
175,845
99,655

118,343
40,638
63,731
142,267
74,457

13,523
5,988
7,492
16,866
11,273

140,551
56,028
88,951
161,143
89,515

21..................................................
22..................................................
23..................................................
24..................................................
25..................................................

89,474
130,292
100,555
120,769
70,594

63,168
94,106
60,706
80,380
45,194

7,410
8,865
14,464
13,555
7,573

6,883
13,527
9,050
11,104
5,684

6,211
8,149
3,865
6,977
4,728

5,802
5,645
12,470
8,753
7,415

64,361
122,004
76,212
100,621
50,386

48,855
93,300
51,530
72,137
35,468

5,301
13,365
7,392
9,630
4,266

68,542
106,386
66,501
87,784
48,708

1
2

4,967,155 2,832,767 3,910,187

Retired
workers Widow(er)s 2

37,854,411 26,125,087

Number
of OASDI
beneficiaries
aged 65
or older

Includes special age-72 beneficiaries.
Includes nondisabled widow(er)s, disabled widow(er)s, widowed mothers and fathers, and parents.

Contact: Cherice Jefferies (410) 965-5520.
Social Security Administration • Office of Policy • Office of Research, Evaluation, and Statistics • March 2003

Florida

Social Security and SSI Statistics by
Congressional District, December 2002

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is a federal cash assistance program that provides monthly payments to low-income
aged, blind, or disabled persons in the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and the Northern Mariana Islands.
Table 2.—SSI in Florida, December 2002: Number of persons receiving federally administered payments and monthly
benefit amount
Monthly benefit amount
(thousands of dollars)

Number of recipients
Congressional
district

Number of recipients

Total

Aged

Blind

Disabled

Total

Aged

Blind

Disabled

With
OASDI 1

Aged 65
or older

United States, total ................

6,787,857

1,251,528

77,658

5,458,671

2,951,425

415,574

35,144

2,500,707

2,406,327

1,995,284

Florida ...........................................

397,675

95,819

3,244

298,612

160,581

29,593

1,264

129,724

135,559

136,177

1 ....................................................
2 ....................................................
3 ....................................................
4 ....................................................
5 ....................................................

15,536
16,667
28,000
11,284
12,716

1,667
2,155
3,049
1,673
1,427

149
168
272
120
96

13,720
14,344
24,679
9,491
11,193

5,996
6,367
11,726
4,644
5,093

337
399
700
430
283

57
60
106
45
34

5,602
5,907
10,920
4,168
4,776

5,795
6,757
9,028
3,918
4,837

3,150
3,995
5,480
2,764
2,362

6 ....................................................
7 ....................................................
8 ....................................................
9 ....................................................
10..................................................

12,059
11,851
12,200
9,116
9,702

1,417
1,587
2,146
1,253
1,452

105
137
109
72
82

10,537
10,127
9,945
7,791
8,168

4,868
4,713
4,990
3,610
3,852

316
369
604
322
380

38
47
41
28
30

4,514
4,296
4,345
3,260
3,441

4,275
4,452
3,895
3,318
3,589

2,416
2,549
3,136
1,905
2,172

11 ..................................................
12..................................................
13..................................................
14..................................................
15..................................................

26,100
16,695
7,753
7,745
11,202

3,973
1,895
1,136
1,040
1,574

231
105
82
77
78

21,896
14,695
6,535
6,628
9,550

11,066
6,749
2,912
2,989
4,524

1,108
411
275
273
396

87
39
29
31
28

9,872
6,300
2,608
2,685
4,100

8,431
5,961
3,062
2,650
3,878

6,258
3,115
1,730
1,605
2,430

16..................................................
17..................................................
18..................................................
19..................................................
20..................................................

9,137
28,290
41,897
6,025
9,747

1,420
7,677
19,577
1,863
3,216

78
237
216
51
76

7,639
20,376
22,104
4,111
6,455

3,530
12,150
16,520
2,429
3,860

340
2,585
6,599
610
1,065

27
101
90
22
29

3,163
9,465
9,831
1,797
2,766

3,505
8,262
14,787
1,899
3,148

2,081
10,560
26,698
2,402
4,161

21..................................................
22..................................................
23..................................................
24..................................................
25..................................................

32,550
5,802
22,906
8,845
23,850

17,070
1,780
4,080
1,255
10,437

205
45
215
82
156

15,275
3,977
18,611
7,508
13,257

12,737
2,270
9,712
3,549
9,727

6,020
565
1,145
335
3,724

94
17
89
28
66

6,623
1,687
8,477
3,186
5,938

10,457
1,946
7,550
2,884
7,275

21,891
2,281
5,929
1,901
13,206

1 Includes

persons who are receiving both SSI payments and Social Security benefits.

Contact: Cherice Jefferies (410) 965-5520.
Social Security Administration • Office of Policy • Office of Research, Evaluation, and Statistics • March 2003

Social Security and SSI Statistics by
Congressional District, December 2002

Georgia

Old-Age (retirement), Survivors, and Disability Insurance (OASDI)–popularly referred to as Social Security–provides
monthly benefits to workers and their families when earnings stop or are reduced because the worker retires, dies, or
becomes disabled. The amount of benefits received is based on the worker’s level of earnings in employment or selfemployment covered by the Social Security program.
Table 1.—OASDI in Georgia, December 2002: Number of beneficiaries and monthly benefit amount for benefits in
current–payment status
Monthly benefit amount
(thousands of dollars)

Number of beneficiaries
Congressional
district
United States, total ................

Retired
workers 1

Disabled
workers

46,444,240 29,190,150

5,543,981

Total

Widow(er)s

2

Wives and
husbands

All
Children beneficiaries
37,854,411

26,125,087

4,169,125

33,162,456

Georgia .........................................

1,143,597

673,120

171,409

122,230

54,813

122,025

891,061

580,396

94,716

745,704

1 ....................................................
2 ....................................................
3 ....................................................
4 ....................................................
5 ....................................................

96,546
88,883
111,635
85,782
69,420

53,757
49,830
60,383
50,726
40,770

15,752
13,853
20,370
11,808
11,133

10,829
10,704
12,575
9,050
7,466

5,353
4,188
4,852
4,083
2,852

10,855
10,308
13,455
10,115
7,199

71,963
63,032
77,561
68,999
54,407

44,719
39,456
46,209
45,632
35,398

8,082
7,495
8,486
7,339
6,025

60,774
57,116
68,236
56,902
46,009

6 ....................................................
7 ....................................................
8 ....................................................
9 ....................................................
10..................................................

59,549
60,446
87,855
111,592
103,277

40,324
37,446
55,083
68,859
63,548

4,725
7,656
11,503
16,001
15,227

6,073
6,011
8,687
11,223
10,434

3,873
3,035
4,317
5,563
4,966

4,554
6,298
8,265
9,946
9,102

55,787
51,538
72,566
85,988
82,605

40,784
34,850
49,478
57,820
55,503

5,829
5,174
7,162
8,420
8,249

44,419
40,054
59,207
74,483
68,804

11 ..................................................
12..................................................
13..................................................

100,500
94,732
73,380

58,973
52,574
40,847

16,165
15,037
12,179

10,586
11,191
7,401

4,248
4,466
3,017

10,528
11,464
9,936

78,442
70,924
57,242

50,877
43,954
35,712

8,131
8,455
5,863

65,018
60,137
44,545

1
2

4,967,155 2,832,767 3,910,187

Retired
workers Widow(er)s 2

Number
of OASDI
beneficiaries
aged 65
or older

Includes special age-72 beneficiaries.
Includes nondisabled widow(er)s, disabled widow(er)s, widowed mothers and fathers, and parents.

Contact: Cherice Jefferies (410) 965-5520.
Social Security Administration • Office of Policy • Office of Research, Evaluation, and Statistics • March 2003

Social Security and SSI Statistics by
Congressional District, December 2002

Georgia

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is a federal cash assistance program that provides monthly payments to low-income
aged, blind, or disabled persons in the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and the Northern Mariana Islands.
Table 2.—SSI in Georgia, December 2002: Number of persons receiving federally administered payments and monthly
benefit amount
Monthly benefit amount
(thousands of dollars)

Number of recipients
Congressional
district

Number of recipients

Total

Aged

Blind

Disabled

Total

Aged

Blind

Disabled

With
OASDI 1

Aged 65
or older

United States, total ................

6,787,857

1,251,528

77,658

5,458,671

2,951,425

415,574

35,144

2,500,707

2,406,327

1,995,284

Georgia .........................................

199,025

30,944

2,196

165,885

75,906

6,198

854

68,854

79,580

55,497

1 ....................................................
2 ....................................................
3 ....................................................
4 ....................................................
5 ....................................................

18,293
22,938
26,916
16,561
18,882

2,639
3,298
3,978
3,112
2,759

177
229
327
218
219

15,477
19,411
22,611
13,231
15,904

6,793
8,857
9,728
6,468
7,849

419
556
659
787
601

63
92
123
83
85

6,310
8,209
8,946
5,598
7,162

8,049
9,491
11,807
5,946
6,681

4,992
6,273
7,894
4,936
4,895

6 ....................................................
7 ....................................................
8 ....................................................
9 ....................................................
10..................................................

3,377
5,585
8,678
15,188
11,613

995
1,308
1,330
2,677
1,818

30
66
111
168
110

2,352
4,211
7,237
12,343
9,685

1,355
2,158
3,229
5,338
4,143

359
402
239
459
291

15
29
39
65
42

981
1,727
2,951
4,815
3,810

880
1,851
3,523
6,960
5,226

1,289
1,880
2,295
4,871
3,263

11 ..................................................
12..................................................
13..................................................

16,536
21,254
13,204

2,176
2,890
1,964

180
221
140

14,180
18,143
11,100

6,425
8,161
5,404

394
505
527

72
89
58

5,959
7,567
4,819

6,613
8,333
4,220

4,110
5,530
3,269

1 Includes

persons who are receiving both SSI payments and Social Security benefits.

Contact: Cherice Jefferies (410) 965-5520.
Social Security Administration • Office of Policy • Office of Research, Evaluation, and Statistics • March 2003

Social Security and SSI Statistics by
Congressional District, December 2002

Kentucky

Old-Age (retirement), Survivors, and Disability Insurance (OASDI)–popularly referred to as Social Security–provides
monthly benefits to workers and their families when earnings stop or are reduced because the worker retires, dies, or
becomes disabled. The amount of benefits received is based on the worker’s level of earnings in employment or selfemployment covered by the Social Security program.
Table 1.—OASDI in Kentucky, December 2002: Number of beneficiaries and monthly benefit amount for benefits in
current–payment status
Monthly benefit amount
(thousands of dollars)

Number of beneficiaries
Congressional
district

Total

United States, total ................ 46,444,240

Retired
workers 1

Disabled
workers Widow(er)s

Wives and
husbands

All
beneficiaries

4,967,155 2,832,767 3,910,187

Retired
workers Widow(er)s 2

37,854,411

26,125,087

4,169,125

33,162,456

Kentucky .......................................

756,432

394,088

137,568

95,561

51,317

77,898

568,203

331,776

72,546

472,366

1 ....................................................
2 ....................................................
3 ....................................................
4 ....................................................
5 ....................................................
6 ....................................................

141,955
118,975
120,435
111,889
152,360
110,818

77,320
65,409
73,173
60,549
54,537
63,100

24,244
20,132
16,462
18,275
40,570
17,885

18,367
14,245
14,545
14,332
21,689
12,383

9,421
7,785
6,959
7,835
12,855
6,462

12,603
11,404
9,296
10,898
22,709
10,988

104,859
86,905
100,651
86,807
104,457
84,522

63,283
52,991
67,005
52,493
42,351
53,651

13,672
10,516
12,889
11,451
14,446
9,569

91,890
75,780
85,426
72,217
74,684
72,369

1
2

29,190,150 5,543,981

Children

2

Number
of OASDI
beneficiaries
aged 65
or older

Includes special age-72 beneficiaries.
Includes nondisabled widow(er)s, disabled widow(er)s, widowed mothers and fathers, and parents.

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is a federal cash assistance program that provides monthly payments to low-income
aged, blind, or disabled persons in the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and the Northern Mariana Islands.
Table 2.—SSI in Kentucky, December 2002: Number of persons receiving federally administered payments and monthly
benefit amount
Monthly benefit amount
(thousands of dollars)

Number of recipients
Congressional
district

Number of recipients

Total

Aged

Blind

Disabled

Total

Aged

Blind

Disabled

With
OASDI 1

Aged 65
or older

United States, total ................

6,787,857

1,251,528

77,658

5,458,671

2,951,425

415,574

35,144

2,500,707

2,406,327

1,995,284

Kentucky .......................................

176,378

16,600

1,374

158,404

70,454

3,022

532

66,900

62,897

35,858

1 ....................................................
2 ....................................................
3 ....................................................
4 ....................................................
5 ....................................................
6 ....................................................

27,599
23,012
18,262
20,484
64,492
22,529

3,608
2,859
1,586
1,908
4,210
2,429

206
183
223
145
447
170

23,785
19,970
16,453
18,431
59,835
19,930

10,209
8,785
7,716
8,154
26,964
8,628

604
518
378
323
770
430

82
70
84
54
181
61

9,523
8,197
7,254
7,777
26,013
8,137

11,870
9,590
5,883
7,478
19,330
8,746

6,814
5,346
3,008
3,952
11,630
5,108

1 Includes

persons who are receiving both SSI payments and Social Security benefits.

Contact: Cherice Jefferies (410) 965-5520.
Social Security Administration • Office of Policy • Office of Research, Evaluation, and Statistics • March 2003

Social Security and SSI Statistics by
Congressional District, December 2002

Mississippi

Old-Age (retirement), Survivors, and Disability Insurance (OASDI)–popularly referred to as Social Security–provides
monthly benefits to workers and their families when earnings stop or are reduced because the worker retires, dies, or
becomes disabled. The amount of benefits received is based on the worker’s level of earnings in employment or selfemployment covered by the Social Security program.
Table 1.—OASDI in Mississippi, December 2002: Number of beneficiaries and monthly benefit amount for benefits in
current–payment status
Monthly benefit amount
(thousands of dollars)

Number of beneficiaries

Total

Retired
workers 1

Disabled
workers

United States, total ................ 46,444,240

Congressional
district

Wives and
Widow(er)s 2 husbands

All
Children beneficiaries

29,190,150

5,543,981

37,854,411

26,125,087

4,169,125

33,162,456

Mississippi.....................................

527,330

279,693

93,263

59,108

26,014

69,252

379,102

227,754

42,325

319,566

1 ....................................................
2 ....................................................
3 ....................................................
4 ....................................................

137,922
125,079
133,269
131,060

74,615
63,001
72,812
69,265

26,364
22,675
21,741
22,483

14,253
14,543
15,264
15,048

5,911
5,108
7,023
7,972

16,779
19,752
16,429
16,292

99,013
85,050
97,987
97,050

60,122
49,566
60,401
57,664

9,933
9,745
11,197
11,448

83,285
72,841
83,809
79,631

1
2

4,967,155 2,832,767 3,910,187

Retired
workers Widow(er)s 2

Number
of OASDI
beneficiaries
aged 65
or older

Includes special age-72 beneficiaries.
Includes nondisabled widow(er)s, disabled widow(er)s, widowed mothers and fathers, and parents.

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is a federal cash assistance program that provides monthly payments to low-income
aged, blind, or disabled persons in the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and the Northern Mariana Islands.
Table 2.—SSI in Mississippi, December 2002: Number of persons receiving federally administered payments and monthly
benefit amount
Monthly benefit amount
(thousands of dollars)

Number of recipients
Congressional
district

Number of recipients

Total

Aged

Blind

Disabled

Total

Aged

Blind

Disabled

With
OASDI 1

Aged 65
or older

United States, total ................

6,787,857

1,251,528

77,658

5,458,671

2,951,425

415,574

35,144

2,500,707

2,406,327

1,995,284

Mississippi.....................................

127,032

19,109

1,164

106,759

47,498

3,247

416

43,835

54,529

35,521

1 ....................................................
2 ....................................................
3 ....................................................
4 ....................................................

28,475
45,206
29,423
23,928

4,940
6,727
4,590
2,852

227
464
254
219

23,308
38,015
24,579
20,857

10,116
17,500
10,905
8,977

822
1,184
758
483

78
170
87
80

9,215
16,146
10,060
8,415

13,635
18,377
12,844
9,673

8,870
12,538
8,645
5,468

1 Includes

persons who are receiving both SSI payments and Social Security benefits.

Contact: Cherice Jefferies (410) 965-5520.
Social Security Administration • Office of Policy • Office of Research, Evaluation, and Statistics • March 2003

Social Security and SSI Statistics by
Congressional District, December 2002

North Carolina

Old-Age (retirement), Survivors, and Disability Insurance (OASDI)–popularly referred to as Social Security–provides
monthly benefits to workers and their families when earnings stop or are reduced because the worker retires, dies, or
becomes disabled. The amount of benefits received is based on the worker’s level of earnings in employment or selfemployment covered by the Social Security program.
Table 1.—OASDI in North Carolina, December 2002: Number of beneficiaries and monthly benefit amount for benefits in
current–payment status
Monthly benefit amount
(thousands of dollars)

Number of beneficiaries
Congressional
district

Total

Retired
workers 1

Disabled
Wives and
workers Widow(er)s 2 husbands

Children

All
beneficiaries

4,967,155 2,832,767 3,910,187

Retired
workers Widow(er)s 2

Number
of OASDI
beneficiaries
aged 65
or older

United States, total ................

46,444,240

29,190,150

5,543,981

37,854,411

26,125,087

4,169,125

33,162,456

North Carolina...............................

1,405,158

873,041

213,294

134,332

60,390

124,101

1,111,590

758,132

103,188

946,043

1 ....................................................
2 ....................................................
3 ....................................................
4 ....................................................
5 ....................................................

127,401
97,065
104,355
70,574
118,217

69,955
55,034
63,515
45,991
77,543

23,209
17,803
14,963
9,121
15,759

14,474
9,842
10,863
6,101
11,270

5,459
3,871
5,619
3,107
5,451

14,304
10,515
9,395
6,254
8,194

89,410
70,872
79,283
61,340
94,699

54,982
44,537
52,893
43,789
66,960

9,707
6,849
8,056
5,302
8,690

79,470
60,317
69,968
49,399
83,239

6 ....................................................
7 ....................................................
8 ....................................................
9 ....................................................
10..................................................

117,173
123,547
96,130
87,251
118,922

80,778
69,697
57,068
58,415
76,861

14,116
22,836
16,813
10,537
18,141

9,491
12,708
8,754
8,067
10,062

5,018
5,552
3,329
3,679
3,939

7,770
12,754
10,166
6,553
9,919

99,496
93,079
74,849
77,557
95,412

73,687
58,447
49,153
56,182
66,729

8,034
9,140
6,652
7,228
7,793

85,307
76,498
61,497
62,605
80,311

11 ..................................................
12..................................................
13..................................................

149,402
97,867
97,254

96,523
60,286
61,375

19,771
15,848
14,377

14,909
8,857
8,934

8,552
3,039
3,775

9,647
9,837
8,793

118,156
78,275
79,157

82,809
53,203
54,755

11,622
7,002
7,107

106,700
64,369
66,363

1
2

Includes special age-72 beneficiaries.
Includes nondisabled widow(er)s, disabled widow(er)s, widowed mothers and fathers, and parents.

Contact: Cherice Jefferies (410) 965-5520.
Social Security Administration • Office of Policy • Office of Research, Evaluation, and Statistics • March 2003

North Carolina

Social Security and SSI Statistics by
Congressional District, December 2002

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is a federal cash assistance program that provides monthly payments to low-income
aged, blind, or disabled persons in the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and the Northern Mariana Islands.
Table 2.—SSI in North Carolina, December 2002: Number of persons receiving federally administered payments and
monthly benefit amount
Monthly benefit amount
(thousands of dollars)

Number of recipients
Congressional
district

Number of recipients

Total

Aged

Blind

Disabled

Total

Aged

Blind

Disabled

With
OASDI 1

Aged 65
or older

United States, total ................

6,787,857

1,251,528

77,658

5,458,671

2,951,425

415,574

35,144

2,500,707

2,406,327

1,995,284

North Carolina...............................

192,539

30,031

2,011

160,497

70,107

5,463

727

63,918

84,649

53,940

1 ....................................................
2 ....................................................
3 ....................................................
4 ....................................................
5 ....................................................

33,507
17,627
13,231
7,443
11,711

5,533
2,908
2,211
1,111
2,211

298
162
146
107
138

27,676
14,557
10,874
6,225
9,362

12,124
6,295
4,624
2,808
4,078

920
508
372
272
394

108
63
51
37
52

11,096
5,723
4,202
2,499
3,632

15,483
8,161
5,983
2,909
5,670

10,039
5,264
3,733
1,978
3,896

6 ....................................................
7 ....................................................
8 ....................................................
9 ....................................................
10..................................................

8,128
24,112
14,569
6,632
12,064

1,223
3,535
1,841
993
1,798

101
186
155
68
137

6,804
20,391
12,573
5,571
10,129

2,961
8,869
5,568
2,527
4,286

213
596
359
240
329

34
63
55
23
54

2,714
8,209
5,154
2,263
3,903

3,547
10,892
5,715
2,426
5,210

2,073
6,662
3,403
1,636
3,164

11 ..................................................
12..................................................
13..................................................

15,343
15,475
12,697

2,841
1,779
2,047

151
202
160

12,351
13,494
10,490

5,332
5,983
4,652

488
353
419

56
72
57

4,788
5,559
4,175

7,399
5,763
5,491

4,956
3,463
3,673

1 Includes

persons who are receiving both SSI payments and Social Security benefits.

Contact: Cherice Jefferies (410) 965-5520.
Social Security Administration • Office of Policy • Office of Research, Evaluation, and Statistics • March 2003

Social Security and SSI Statistics by
Congressional District, December 2002

South Carolina

Old-Age (retirement), Survivors, and Disability Insurance (OASDI)–popularly referred to as Social Security–provides
monthly benefits to workers and their families when earnings stop or are reduced because the worker retires, dies, or
becomes disabled. The amount of benefits received is based on the worker’s level of earnings in employment or selfemployment covered by the Social Security program.
Table 1.—OASDI in South Carolina, December 2002: Number of beneficiaries and monthly benefit amount for benefits in
current–payment status
Monthly benefit amount
(thousands of dollars)

Number of beneficiaries
Congressional
district

Total

Retired
workers 1

Disabled
workers Widow(er)s

2

Wives and
husbands

All
Children beneficiaries

United States, total ................

46,444,240

29,190,150

5,543,981

37,854,411

26,125,087

4,169,125

33,162,456

South Carolina ..............................

718,900

431,083

112,303

71,241

31,904

72,369

564,620

373,574

54,260

468,171

1 ....................................................
2 ....................................................
3 ....................................................
4 ....................................................
5 ....................................................
6 ....................................................

116,280
106,760
133,090
121,400
121,826
119,544

72,341
67,387
82,136
73,957
71,143
64,119

15,939
12,781
21,646
20,597
20,330
21,010

11,366
10,772
11,479
10,885
12,561
14,178

6,126
6,032
5,375
4,691
4,667
5,013

10,508
9,788
12,454
11,270
13,125
15,224

92,246
88,301
106,729
99,625
93,929
83,787

62,820
61,386
71,861
66,670
60,595
50,239

9,057
8,960
8,884
8,883
9,100
9,373

77,786
74,072
87,196
79,504
77,050
72,563

1
2

4,967,155 2,832,767 3,910,187

Retired
workers Widow(er)s 2

Number
of OASDI
beneficiaries
aged 65
or older

Includes special age-72 beneficiaries.
Includes nondisabled widow(er)s, disabled widow(er)s, widowed mothers and fathers, and parents.

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is a federal cash assistance program that provides monthly payments to low-income
aged, blind, or disabled persons in the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and the Northern Mariana Islands.
Table 2.—SSI in South Carolina, December 2002: Number of persons receiving federally administered payments and
monthly benefit amount
Monthly benefit amount
(thousands of dollars)

Number of recipients
Congressional
district

Number of recipients

Total

Aged

Blind

Disabled

Total

Aged

Blind

Disabled

With
OASDI 1

Aged 65
or older

United States, total ................

6,787,857

1,251,528

77,658

5,458,671

2,951,425

415,574

35,144

2,500,707

2,406,327

1,995,284

South Carolina ..............................

106,002

14,861

1,533

89,608

39,938

2,726

562

36,650

43,509

28,060

1 ....................................................
2 ....................................................
3 ....................................................
4 ....................................................
5 ....................................................
6 ....................................................

12,681
12,977
15,013
13,987
20,172
31,172

1,562
1,662
1,831
1,654
3,216
4,936

150
205
206
211
265
496

10,969
11,110
12,976
12,122
16,691
25,740

4,808
5,049
5,678
5,433
7,392
11,578

307
310
312
309
572
915

52
76
74
81
97
183

4,449
4,663
5,292
5,043
6,723
10,480

5,219
4,929
6,184
5,543
8,690
12,944

3,052
3,087
3,544
3,101
5,951
9,325

1 Includes

persons who are receiving both SSI payments and Social Security benefits.

Contact: Cherice Jefferies (410) 965-5520.
Social Security Administration • Office of Policy • Office of Research, Evaluation, and Statistics • March 2003

Social Security and SSI Statistics by
Congressional District, December 2002

Tennessee

Old-Age (retirement), Survivors, and Disability Insurance (OASDI)–popularly referred to as Social Security–provides
monthly benefits to workers and their families when earnings stop or are reduced because the worker retires, dies, or
becomes disabled. The amount of benefits received is based on the worker’s level of earnings in employment or selfemployment covered by the Social Security program.
Table 1.—OASDI in Tennessee, December 2002: Number of beneficiaries and monthly benefit amount for benefits in
current–payment status
Monthly benefit amount
(thousands of dollars)

Number of beneficiaries
Congressional
district

Total

Retired
workers 1

Disabled
workers Widow(er)s

2

Wives and
husbands

All
Children beneficiaries

United States, total ................

46,444,240

29,190,150

5,543,981

4,169,125

33,162,456

Tennessee.....................................

1,022,863

598,468

155,669

114,645

56,680

97,401

795,258

517,004

89,297

675,920

1 ....................................................
2 ....................................................
3 ....................................................
4 ....................................................
5 ....................................................

139,597
122,069
122,553
139,775
91,154

77,548
73,238
72,000
79,430
57,014

23,959
17,830
18,976
22,791
11,982

16,884
13,954
13,604
16,250
9,600

9,002
7,301
7,149
8,410
4,298

12,204
9,746
10,824
12,894
8,260

105,739
98,259
98,062
103,909
76,723

65,192
65,299
64,260
65,673
52,812

12,654
11,498
10,940
11,838
8,270

89,691
82,778
81,536
90,044
63,756

6 ....................................................
7 ....................................................
8 ....................................................
9 ....................................................

104,998
91,838
119,468
91,411

62,271
56,164
69,988
50,815

16,093
11,857
18,216
13,965

11,052
9,726
13,079
10,496

5,273
5,337
5,917
3,993

10,309
8,754
12,268
12,142

80,183
73,293
89,393
69,692

52,418
49,427
57,837
44,081

8,297
7,707
9,729
8,360

68,358
62,531
78,340
58,886

1
2

4,967,155 2,832,767 3,910,187

Retired
workers Widow(er)s 2

37,854,411 26,125,087

Number
of OASDI
beneficiaries
aged 65
or older

Includes special age-72 beneficiaries.
Includes nondisabled widow(er)s, disabled widow(er)s, widowed mothers and fathers, and parents.

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is a federal cash assistance program that provides monthly payments to low-income
aged, blind, or disabled persons in the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and the Northern Mariana Islands.
Table 2.—SSI in Tennessee, December 2002: Number of persons receiving federally administered payments and monthly
benefit amount
Monthly benefit amount
(thousands of dollars)

Number of recipients

Number of recipients

Total

Aged

Blind

Disabled

Total

Aged

Blind

Disabled

With
OASDI 1

Aged 65
or older

United States, total ................

6,787,857

1,251,528

77,658

5,458,671

2,951,425

415,574

35,144

2,500,707

2,406,327

1,995,284

Tennessee.....................................

161,830

20,173

1,665

139,992

63,161

3,622

664

58,876

65,312

39,857

1 ....................................................
2 ....................................................
3 ....................................................
4 ....................................................
5 ....................................................

20,776
15,615
18,723
22,985
12,064

2,693
1,660
2,102
2,950
1,426

198
150
183
208
161

17,885
13,805
16,438
19,827
10,477

7,747
6,063
7,281
8,656
4,991

464
277
377
452
340

70
59
75
82
62

7,214
5,726
6,830
8,122
4,589

9,144
6,276
7,429
10,157
4,215

5,690
3,335
4,309
6,045
2,633

6 ....................................................
7 ....................................................
8 ....................................................
9 ....................................................

13,695
11,204
20,557
26,211

2,142
1,730
2,809
2,661

187
117
202
259

11,366
9,357
17,546
23,291

5,003
4,343
7,830
11,248

371
319
460
561

75
45
76
121

4,557
3,979
7,294
10,566

6,411
4,632
8,575
8,473

3,949
3,182
5,386
5,328

Congressional
district

1 Includes

persons who are receiving both SSI payments and Social Security benefits.

Contact: Cherice Jefferies (410) 965-5520.
Social Security Administration • Office of Policy • Office of Research, Evaluation, and Statistics • March 2003