Congressional Statistics

Social Security
for December 2003

Connecticut

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 self-employment covered by the Social Security program.
Table 1. Number of OASDI beneficiaries with benefits in current-payment status and monthly benefit amount, December 2003
Number of beneficiaries Retired Congressional district Connecticut 1 2 3 4 5 All areas
c

Monthly benefit amount (thousands of dollars) Wives and husbands 25,348 4,966 5,107 4,610 6,098 4,567 2,772,576 Children 41,796 10,216 7,579 8,620 6,727 8,654 3,960,823 All beneficiaries 545,944 120,185 97,750 111,426 108,334 108,247 39,541,474 Retired workers 408,779 90,090 71,836 82,903 83,247 80,700 27,230,628 Widow(er)s
b

Total 582,834 130,865 106,141 119,826 109,679 116,323 47,038,391

workers

a

Disabled b workers Widow(er)s 60,532 14,168 11,415 13,246 8,693 13,010 5,873,673 50,208 10,483 9,382 10,530 9,954 9,859 4,899,704

Number of OASDI beneficiaries aged 65 or older 445,174 98,731 79,316 91,456 88,048 87,623 33,433,599

404,950 91,032 72,658 82,820 78,207 80,233 29,531,615

48,772 10,061 8,971 10,093 10,115 9,531 4,238,982

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data. a. Includes special age-72 beneficiaries. b. Includes nondisabled widow(er)s, disabled widow(er)s, widowed mothers and fathers, and parents. c. Includes beneficiaries in the 50 states, District of Columbia, American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and Virgin Islands.

www.socialsecurity.gov/policy

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. Number of recipients of federally administered SSI payments and monthly payment amount, December 2003
Number of recipients Congressional district Connecticut 1 2 3 4 5 All areas
b

Monthly payment amount (thousands of dollars) Disabled 43,669 11,893 5,600 9,652 7,365 9,159 5,592,504 Total 21,700 6,047 2,658 4,689 3,791 4,512 3,077,818 Aged 2,224 707 145 381 577 411 424,774 Blind 207 57 31 41 33 43 35,646 Disabled 19,268 5,281 2,480 4,266 3,181 4,058 2,617,398

Number of recipients With OASDI
a

Total 51,122 14,185 6,230 11,001 9,149 10,557 6,902,364

Aged 6,949 2,145 561 1,248 1,698 1,297 1,232,778

Blind 504 147 69 101 86 101 77,082

Aged 65 or older 12,433 3,846 1,055 2,402 2,826 2,304 1,989,737

15,487 4,284 2,099 3,243 2,624 3,237 2,421,362

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data. a. Includes persons who are receiving both SSI payments and Social Security benefits. b. Includes recipients in the 50 states, District of Columbia, and Northern Mariana Islands.

For technical information about the data processing, call Cherice Jefferies (410) 965-5520.

Social Security Administration Office of Policy Office of Research, Evaluation, and Statistics 500 E Street, SW, 8th Floor Washington, DC 20254 SSA Publication No. 13-11710
2 ♦ Congressional Statistics for December 2003, Connecticut

Congressional Statistics
Social Security
for December 2003

Maine

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 self-employment covered by the Social Security program.
Table 1. Number of OASDI beneficiaries with benefits in current-payment status and monthly benefit amount, December 2003
Number of beneficiaries Retired Congressional district Maine 1 2 All areas
c

Monthly benefit amount (thousands of dollars) Wives and husbands 14,410 6,973 7,437 2,772,576 Children 22,248 10,715 11,533 3,960,823 All beneficiaries 204,070 104,878 99,192 39,541,474 Retired workers 135,577 71,705 63,871 27,230,628 Widow(er)s
b

Total 262,521 130,989 131,532 47,038,391

workers

a

Disabled b workers Widow(er)s 41,745 18,931 22,814 5,873,673 24,904 12,223 12,681 4,899,704

Number of OASDI beneficiaries aged 65 or older 179,448 92,212 87,236 33,433,599

159,214 82,147 77,067 29,531,615

20,638 10,524 10,113 4,238,982

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data. a. Includes special age-72 beneficiaries. b. Includes nondisabled widow(er)s, disabled widow(er)s, widowed mothers and fathers, and parents. c. Includes beneficiaries in the 50 states, District of Columbia, American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and Virgin Islands.

www.socialsecurity.gov/policy

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. Number of recipients of federally administered SSI payments and monthly payment amount, December 2003
Number of recipients Congressional district Maine 1 2 All areas
b

Monthly payment amount (thousands of dollars) Disabled 28,460 11,711 16,749 5,592,504 Total 12,165 5,040 7,124 3,077,818 Aged 434 198 235 424,774 Blind 82 35 46 35,646 Disabled 11,648 4,806 6,842 2,617,398

Number of recipients With OASDI
a

Total 31,424 12,937 18,487 6,902,364

Aged 2,741 1,130 1,611 1,232,778

Blind 223 96 127 77,082

Aged 65 or older 5,649 2,290 3,359 1,989,737

13,775 5,728 8,047 2,421,362

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data. a. Includes persons who are receiving both SSI payments and Social Security benefits. b. Includes recipients in the 50 states, District of Columbia, and Northern Mariana Islands.

For technical information about the data processing, call Cherice Jefferies (410) 965-5520.

Social Security Administration Office of Policy Office of Research, Evaluation, and Statistics 500 E Street, SW, 8th Floor Washington, DC 20254 SSA Publication No. 13-11710
2 ♦ Congressional Statistics for December 2003, Maine

Congressional Statistics
Social Security
for December 2003

Massachusetts

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 self-employment covered by the Social Security program.
Table 1. Number of OASDI beneficiaries with benefits in current-payment status and monthly benefit amount, December 2003
Number of beneficiaries Retired Congressional district Massachusetts 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 All areas
c

Monthly benefit amount (thousands of dollars) Wives and husbands 49,389 5,337 4,961 4,236 5,293 4,143 5,893 5,051 2,527 4,633 7,315 2,772,576 Children 83,452 9,995 10,674 8,322 8,984 8,255 7,663 5,785 7,502 8,155 8,117 3,960,823 All beneficiaries 909,314 95,227 97,730 84,848 97,197 79,732 103,700 91,565 53,488 88,056 117,766 39,541,474 Retired workers 643,587 65,676 67,443 59,482 68,710 55,751 75,371 68,052 34,759 61,759 86,580 27,230,628 Widow(er)s
b

Total 1,061,843 115,153 117,707 100,707 114,143 92,760 116,216 100,649 70,052 101,866 132,590 47,038,391

workers

a

Disabled b workers Widow(er)s 138,622 16,264 17,119 13,815 14,995 13,175 12,679 10,514 13,636 13,344 13,081 5,873,673 96,365 10,756 10,789 9,063 10,143 7,910 10,976 9,167 5,519 9,486 12,556 4,899,704

Number of OASDI beneficiaries aged 65 or older 780,657 81,894 83,188 73,175 83,864 65,759 89,226 79,782 45,643 75,221 102,905 33,433,599

694,015 72,801 74,164 65,271 74,728 59,277 79,005 70,132 40,868 66,248 91,521 29,531,615

87,293 9,483 9,386 8,118 9,219 7,068 10,332 8,736 4,337 8,733 11,877 4,238,982

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data. a. Includes special age-72 beneficiaries. b. Includes nondisabled widow(er)s, disabled widow(er)s, widowed mothers and fathers, and parents. c. Includes beneficiaries in the 50 states, District of Columbia, American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and Virgin Islands.

www.socialsecurity.gov/policy

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. Number of recipients of federally administered SSI payments and monthly payment amount, December 2003
Number of recipients Congressional district Massachusetts 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 All areas
b

Monthly payment amount (thousands of dollars) Disabled 119,104 14,529 17,083 11,776 11,748 12,534 8,958 6,317 18,698 10,397 7,064 5,592,504 Total 75,886 8,113 9,996 7,165 7,615 7,905 5,949 4,358 13,979 6,748 4,055 3,077,818 Aged 16,122 905 1,255 1,318 1,863 1,583 1,393 1,301 4,244 1,547 708 424,774 Blind 1,911 227 237 163 223 191 146 139 301 159 121 35,646 Disabled 57,852 6,980 8,503 5,683 5,528 6,130 4,409 2,916 9,433 5,041 3,224 2,617,398

Number of recipients With OASDI
a

Total 167,866 18,202 21,496 16,100 17,748 17,176 13,058 10,187 29,266 14,980 9,653 6,902,364

Aged 44,729 3,188 3,915 3,987 5,524 4,231 3,785 3,563 9,978 4,255 2,303 1,232,778

Blind 4,033 485 498 337 476 411 315 307 590 328 286 77,082

Aged 65 or older 48,060 3,491 4,288 4,337 5,919 4,541 4,045 3,777 10,609 4,538 2,515 1,989,737

62,595 7,316 7,949 6,281 7,329 5,882 4,988 3,961 9,396 5,283 4,210 2,421,362

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data. a. Includes persons who are receiving both SSI payments and Social Security benefits. b. Includes recipients in the 50 states, District of Columbia, and Northern Mariana Islands.

For technical information about the data processing, call Cherice Jefferies (410) 965-5520.

Social Security Administration Office of Policy Office of Research, Evaluation, and Statistics 500 E Street, SW, 8th Floor Washington, DC 20254 SSA Publication No. 13-11710
2 ♦ Congressional Statistics for December 2003, Massachusetts

Congressional Statistics
Social Security
for December 2003

New Hampshire

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 self-employment covered by the Social Security program.
Table 1. Number of OASDI beneficiaries with benefits in current-payment status and monthly benefit amount, December 2003
Number of beneficiaries Retired Congressional district New Hampshire 1 2 All areas
c

Monthly benefit amount (thousands of dollars) Wives and husbands 9,302 4,282 5,020 2,772,576 Children 17,157 7,857 9,300 3,960,823 All beneficiaries 184,150 85,911 98,238 39,541,474 Retired workers 132,000 61,361 70,639 27,230,628 Widow(er)s
b

Total 211,339 99,401 111,938 47,038,391

workers

a

Disabled b workers Widow(er)s 27,923 13,451 14,472 5,873,673 17,148 7,967 9,181 4,899,704

Number of OASDI beneficiaries aged 65 or older 150,337 70,532 79,805 33,433,599

139,809 65,844 73,965 29,531,615

15,697 7,238 8,458 4,238,982

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data. a. Includes special age-72 beneficiaries. b. Includes nondisabled widow(er)s, disabled widow(er)s, widowed mothers and fathers, and parents. c. Includes beneficiaries in the 50 states, District of Columbia, American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and Virgin Islands.

www.socialsecurity.gov/policy

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. Number of recipients of federally administered SSI payments and monthly payment amount, December 2003
Number of recipients Congressional district New Hampshire 1 2 All areas
b

Monthly payment amount (thousands of dollars) Disabled 11,694 5,252 6,442 5,592,504 Total 5,140 2,362 2,777 3,077,818 Aged 232 115 116 424,774 Blind 50 24 25 35,646 Disabled 4,857 2,222 2,635 2,617,398

Number of recipients With OASDI
a

Total 12,768 5,785 6,983 6,902,364

Aged 935 471 464 1,232,778

Blind 139 62 77 77,082

Aged 65 or older 1,836 855 981 1,989,737

4,764 2,199 2,565 2,421,362

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data. a. Includes persons who are receiving both SSI payments and Social Security benefits. b. Includes recipients in the 50 states, District of Columbia, and Northern Mariana Islands.

For technical information about the data processing, call Cherice Jefferies (410) 965-5520.

Social Security Administration Office of Policy Office of Research, Evaluation, and Statistics 500 E Street, SW, 8th Floor Washington, DC 20254 SSA Publication No. 13-11710
2 ♦ Congressional Statistics for December 2003, New Hampshire

Congressional Statistics
Social Security
for December 2003

Rhode Island

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 self-employment covered by the Social Security program.
Table 1. Number of OASDI beneficiaries with benefits in current-payment status and monthly benefit amount, December 2003
Number of beneficiaries Retired Congressional district Rhode Island 1 2 All areas
c

Monthly benefit amount (thousands of dollars) Wives and husbands 6,769 3,429 3,340 2,772,576 Children 14,364 6,525 7,839 3,960,823 All beneficiaries 164,523 83,215 81,307 39,541,474 Retired workers 119,165 61,106 58,059 27,230,628 Widow(er)s
b

Total 192,650 97,652 94,998 47,038,391

workers

a

Disabled b workers Widow(er)s 26,442 12,723 13,719 5,873,673 15,693 8,020 7,673 4,899,704

Number of OASDI beneficiaries aged 65 or older 140,879 73,088 67,791 33,433,599

129,382 66,955 62,427 29,531,615

14,033 7,155 6,878 4,238,982

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data. a. Includes special age-72 beneficiaries. b. Includes nondisabled widow(er)s, disabled widow(er)s, widowed mothers and fathers, and parents. c. Includes beneficiaries in the 50 states, District of Columbia, American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and Virgin Islands.

www.socialsecurity.gov/policy

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. Number of recipients of federally administered SSI payments and monthly payment amount, December 2003
Number of recipients Congressional district Rhode Island 1 2 All areas
b

Monthly payment amount (thousands of dollars) Disabled 24,779 11,448 13,331 5,592,504 Total 13,100 6,109 6,991 3,077,818 Aged 1,291 680 610 424,774 Blind 85 46 38 35,646 Disabled 11,724 5,382 6,341 2,617,398

Number of recipients With OASDI
a

Total 29,127 13,837 15,290 6,902,364

Aged 4,147 2,284 1,863 1,232,778

Blind 201 105 96 77,082

Aged 65 or older 7,331 3,826 3,505 1,989,737

11,242 5,707 5,535 2,421,362

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data. a. Includes persons who are receiving both SSI payments and Social Security benefits. b. Includes recipients in the 50 states, District of Columbia, and Northern Mariana Islands.

For technical information about the data processing, call Cherice Jefferies (410) 965-5520.

Social Security Administration Office of Policy Office of Research, Evaluation, and Statistics 500 E Street, SW, 8th Floor Washington, DC 20254 SSA Publication No. 13-11710
2 ♦ Congressional Statistics for December 2003, Rhode Island

Congressional Statistics
Social Security
for December 2003

Vermont

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 self-employment covered by the Social Security program.
Table 1. Number of OASDI beneficiaries with benefits in current-payment status and monthly benefit amount, December 2003
Number of beneficiaries Retired Congressional district Vermont All areas
c

Monthly benefit amount (thousands of dollars) Wives and husbands 5,762 2,772,576 Children 8,576 3,960,823 All beneficiaries 90,294 39,541,474 Retired workers 63,406 27,230,628 Widow(er)s
b

Total 108,247 47,038,391

workers

a

Disabled b workers Widow(er)s 14,241 5,873,673 10,361 4,899,704

Number of OASDI beneficiaries aged 65 or older 76,620 33,433,599

69,307 29,531,615

8,969 4,238,982

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data. a. Includes special age-72 beneficiaries. b. Includes nondisabled widow(er)s, disabled widow(er)s, widowed mothers and fathers, and parents. c. Includes beneficiaries in the 50 states, District of Columbia, American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and Virgin Islands.

www.socialsecurity.gov/policy

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. Number of recipients of federally administered SSI payments and monthly payment amount, December 2003
Number of recipients Congressional district Vermont All areas
b

Monthly payment amount (thousands of dollars) Disabled 11,426 5,592,504 Total 5,050 3,077,818 Aged 246 424,774 Blind 39 35,646 Disabled 4,764 2,617,398

Number of recipients With OASDI
a

Total 12,820 6,902,364

Aged 1,291 1,232,778

Blind 103 77,082

Aged 65 or older 2,676 1,989,737

6,048 2,421,362

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data. a. Includes persons who are receiving both SSI payments and Social Security benefits. b. Includes recipients in the 50 states, District of Columbia, and Northern Mariana Islands.

For technical information about the data processing, call Cherice Jefferies (410) 965-5520.

Social Security Administration Office of Policy Office of Research, Evaluation, and Statistics 500 E Street, SW, 8th Floor Washington, DC 20254 SSA Publication No. 13-11710
2 ♦ Congressional Statistics for December 2003, Vermont