Congressional Statistics

for December 2003

Social Security

Delaware

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
Monthly benefit amount
(thousands of dollars)

Number of beneficiaries
Retired
Congressional district
Delaware
All areas

c

Total

workers

a

Disabled
b
workers Widow(er)s

Wives and
husbands

Children

All
beneficiaries

Retired
workers

Widow(er)s

b

Number of
OASDI
beneficiaries
aged 65 or older

141,483

92,291

17,776

13,041

6,860

11,515

126,213

89,406

12,085

100,299

47,038,391

29,531,615

5,873,673

4,899,704

2,772,576

3,960,823

39,541,474

27,230,628

4,238,982

33,433,599

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
Monthly payment amount
(thousands of dollars)

Number of recipients

Number of recipients
With

All areas

Aged 65
or older

4,945

4,340

2,434

2,617,398

2,421,362

1,989,737

Aged

Blind

Disabled

Total

Aged

Blind

Disabled

13,027

1,316

115

11,596

5,314

322

46

6,902,364

1,232,778

77,082

5,592,504

3,077,818

424,774

35,646

Delaware
b

a

Total

Congressional district

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, Delaware

OASDI

Congressional Statistics
for December 2003

Social Security

District of Columbia

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
Monthly benefit amount
(thousands of dollars)

Number of beneficiaries
Retired
Congressional district
District of Columbia
All areas

c

Total

workers

a

Disabled
b
workers Widow(er)s

Wives and
husbands

Children

All
beneficiaries

Retired
workers

Widow(er)s

b

Number of
OASDI
beneficiaries
aged 65 or older

72,210

46,727

8,947

7,189

2,366

6,981

52,855

36,829

5,146

52,414

47,038,391

29,531,615

5,873,673

4,899,704

2,772,576

3,960,823

39,541,474

27,230,628

4,238,982

33,433,599

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
Monthly payment amount
(thousands of dollars)

Number of recipients

Number of recipients
With

All areas

Aged 65
or older

8,765

5,199

4,407

2,617,398

2,421,362

1,989,737

Aged

Blind

Disabled

Total

Aged

Blind

Disabled

20,482

2,135

180

18,167

9,410

562

83

6,902,364

1,232,778

77,082

5,592,504

3,077,818

424,774

35,646

District of Columbia
b

a

Total

Congressional district

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, District of Columbia

OASDI

Congressional Statistics
for December 2003

Social Security

Maryland

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
Monthly benefit amount
(thousands of dollars)

Number of beneficiaries
Retired
Congressional district
Maryland

Total

workers

a

Disabled
b
workers Widow(er)s

Wives and
husbands

Children

All
beneficiaries

Retired
workers

Widow(er)s

b

Number of
OASDI
beneficiaries
aged 65 or older

751,348

493,484

80,746

76,214

37,380

63,524

647,905

459,230

67,775

550,356

1
2
3
4
5

123,611
101,365
91,751
64,427
76,237

85,802
62,685
61,143
40,596
49,667

11,497
13,007
9,356
7,649
8,316

11,639
11,511
10,034
5,587
7,287

6,386
4,747
4,505
2,670
3,770

8,287
9,415
6,713
7,925
7,197

109,405
88,321
82,542
50,684
62,751

81,142
59,559
59,206
34,375
43,474

10,609
10,444
9,367
4,504
6,018

92,682
71,526
69,315
43,939
54,249

6
7
8

107,995
104,620
81,342

70,885
63,877
58,829

11,135
14,570
5,216

11,883
10,768
7,505

6,287
3,621
5,394

7,805
11,784
4,398

93,520
86,355
74,324

66,015
58,181
57,274

10,622
8,971
7,236

79,541
71,342
67,762

47,038,391

29,531,615

5,873,673

4,899,704

2,772,576

3,960,823

39,541,474

27,230,628

4,238,982

33,433,599

All areas

c

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
Monthly payment amount
(thousands of dollars)

Number of recipients

Number of recipients
With
a

Aged 65
or older

34,347

26,349

24,860

30
44
34
33
29

3,016
5,334
4,146
3,455
2,420

3,390
3,597
3,132
2,382
2,088

2,007
2,395
3,602
3,184
2,050

184
603
1,464

29
69
22

2,932
11,079
1,960

2,773
7,074
1,913

1,526
5,518
4,578

424,774

35,646

2,617,398

2,421,362

1,989,737

Total

Aged

Blind

Disabled

Total

Aged

Blind

Disabled

91,100

15,580

711

74,809

39,519

4,878

293

1
2
3
4
5

8,435
12,807
11,427
9,968
6,925

1,243
1,281
2,277
2,378
1,334

78
120
85
79
70

7,114
11,406
9,065
7,511
5,521

3,294
5,746
4,996
4,307
2,826

247
367
815
819
376

6
7
8

7,659
25,635
8,244

821
2,422
3,824

65
157
57

6,773
23,056
4,363

3,147
11,752
3,447

6,902,364

1,232,778

77,082

5,592,504

3,077,818

Congressional district
Maryland

All areas

b

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, Maryland

OASDI

Congressional Statistics
for December 2003

Social Security

Pennsylvania

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
Monthly benefit amount
(thousands of dollars)

Number of beneficiaries
Retired
Congressional district
Pennsylvania

Total

workers

a

Disabled
b
workers Widow(er)s

Wives and
husbands

Children

All
beneficiaries

Retired
workers

Widow(er)s

b

Number of
OASDI
beneficiaries
aged 65 or older

2,386,460

1,546,901

259,793

270,735

137,662

171,369

2,087,506

1,468,250

247,384

1,775,654

1
2
3
4
5

102,307
108,437
130,210
135,288
133,803

56,338
67,255
80,054
86,095
84,768

17,466
14,897
15,577
11,948
15,881

11,452
11,765
15,556
18,557
14,741

3,964
3,593
8,988
10,877
8,861

13,087
10,927
10,035
7,811
9,552

78,364
90,601
112,132
122,630
112,742

48,527
61,761
75,709
84,570
78,035

9,147
10,050
14,365
17,842
13,030

64,975
76,124
93,772
105,057
96,583

6
7
8
9
10

109,966
113,501
108,367
135,329
140,730

76,470
78,497
73,691
85,006
92,140

10,021
9,188
11,158
15,145
16,384

10,714
12,313
10,700
16,114
14,310

5,402
6,130
5,335
10,035
7,484

7,359
7,373
7,483
9,029
10,412

104,924
109,844
103,561
109,304
117,395

78,281
81,402
75,562
74,417
82,868

10,731
12,463
10,552
13,638
12,378

85,018
90,205
82,152
98,836
101,801

11
12
13
14
15

146,497
151,725
120,256
128,241
126,442

94,047
87,332
82,223
78,826
86,573

18,978
17,318
10,893
15,045
13,112

15,357
23,852
13,357
17,969
12,233

6,295
12,841
6,101
7,356
5,914

11,820
10,382
7,682
9,045
8,610

120,714
127,933
112,533
109,606
113,910

83,480
80,812
82,460
73,492
83,988

13,093
21,161
12,969
16,184
11,536

104,814
112,063
94,826
96,003
95,158

16
17
18
19

109,829
129,405
137,893
118,234

75,819
88,602
90,087
83,078

10,715
13,404
11,431
11,232

9,832
12,981
18,109
10,823

5,892
6,007
10,681
5,906

7,571
8,411
7,585
7,195

98,876
110,736
127,104
104,589

74,037
80,934
89,560
78,348

9,284
11,460
17,447
10,045

83,535
97,167
107,932
89,633

47,038,391

29,531,615

5,873,673

4,899,704

2,772,576

3,960,823

39,541,474

27,230,628

4,238,982

33,433,599

All areas

c

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
Monthly payment amount
(thousands of dollars)

Number of recipients

Number of recipients
With
a

Aged 65
or older

131,083

96,954

64,002

145
137
56
33
33

22,417
16,278
8,038
4,583
6,833

11,117
9,220
6,104
3,884
6,021

9,289
8,252
2,638
2,112
2,870

252
391
364
380
345

23
32
32
51
42

2,900
2,568
2,417
7,218
5,237

2,373
2,166
1,680
6,505
5,510

1,477
1,800
1,962
3,568
2,765

6,671
10,341
6,642
11,180
5,061

372
447
1,246
637
401

38
53
42
72
40

6,260
9,840
5,352
10,469
4,619

6,044
7,584
3,042
7,387
4,069

3,141
4,183
4,926
4,811
2,340

10,200
10,023
8,026
7,461

5,137
4,865
3,837
3,507

360
300
271
221

40
40
35
29

4,736
4,523
3,530
3,256

3,820
3,855
3,418
3,155

2,331
2,128
1,909
1,500

5,592,504

3,077,818

424,774

35,646

2,617,398

2,421,362

1,989,737

Total

Aged

Blind

Disabled

Total

Aged

Blind

Disabled

310,937

32,971

2,371

275,595

141,419

9,353

983

1
2
3
4
5

47,953
35,878
18,237
11,216
16,524

4,290
3,925
1,292
1,142
1,446

322
285
134
92
87

43,341
31,668
16,811
9,982
14,991

23,912
17,563
8,394
4,874
7,173

1,349
1,147
299
257
306

6
7
8
9
10

7,261
7,056
6,415
17,892
13,602

890
1,232
1,000
1,744
1,541

62
72
79
126
110

6,309
5,752
5,336
16,022
11,951

3,176
2,991
2,813
7,650
5,625

11
12
13
14
15

15,866
22,907
13,935
24,079
11,712

1,666
1,910
2,961
2,299
1,318

115
134
95
189
90

14,085
20,863
10,879
21,591
10,304

16
17
18
19

11,561
11,304
9,157
8,382

1,259
1,176
1,039
841

102
105
92
80

6,902,364

1,232,778

77,082

Congressional district
Pennsylvania

All areas

b

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, Pennsylvania

OASDI

Congressional Statistics
for December 2003

Social Security

Virginia

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
Monthly benefit amount
(thousands of dollars)

Number of beneficiaries
Retired
Congressional district
Virginia

Total

workers

a

Disabled
b
workers Widow(er)s

Wives and
husbands

Children

All
beneficiaries

Retired
workers

Widow(er)s

b

Number of
OASDI
beneficiaries
aged 65 or older

1,093,716

679,209

148,086

112,817

59,282

94,322

905,065

613,583

93,814

760,288

1
2
3
4
5

98,521
80,419
96,850
108,611
135,509

64,406
50,884
56,465
64,832
85,175

10,504
8,888
15,492
15,909
19,527

10,219
8,752
10,738
11,476
13,162

5,643
5,053
3,938
5,252
6,342

7,749
6,842
10,217
11,142
11,303

82,075
66,177
74,739
87,337
108,944

57,677
45,704
47,930
57,189
75,032

8,753
7,488
8,430
9,195
10,231

71,060
57,538
63,760
71,657
92,978

6
7
8
9
10
11

127,682
103,370
58,149
162,005
62,088
60,512

82,261
68,824
41,438
80,582
41,966
42,376

16,920
11,235
4,674
35,361
5,439
4,137

12,545
10,236
5,455
18,904
6,096
5,234

6,341
5,193
3,244
10,367
3,735
4,174

9,615
7,882
3,338
16,791
4,852
4,591

106,720
92,889
51,028
127,140
54,608
53,402

74,746
66,770
38,611
70,230
39,585
40,104

10,654
9,396
4,907
14,504
5,491
4,760

90,902
75,765
46,657
96,191
46,506
47,274

47,038,391

29,531,615

5,873,673

4,899,704

2,772,576

3,960,823

39,541,474

27,230,628

4,238,982

33,433,599

All areas

c

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
Monthly payment amount
(thousands of dollars)

Number of recipients

Number of recipients
With
a

Aged 65
or older

45,935

50,024

36,831

32
40
84
51
54

2,660
3,053
8,517
5,608
5,559

2,862
2,838
7,077
5,570
8,129

1,961
2,075
4,261
3,396
5,181

277
331
1,232
453
576
968

43
41
28
77
29
24

4,378
2,573
1,762
9,118
1,440
1,261

5,308
2,937
1,717
10,959
1,537
1,090

2,836
2,099
3,983
5,906
2,150
2,983

424,774

35,646

2,617,398

2,421,362

1,989,737

Total

Aged

Blind

Disabled

Total

Aged

Blind

Disabled

133,901

22,197

1,360

110,344

52,259

5,817

507

1
2
3
4
5

7,659
8,704
21,431
15,404
17,030

1,218
1,406
2,152
1,856
2,953

95
99
229
146
153

6,346
7,199
19,050
13,402
13,924

2,966
3,455
9,046
6,025
6,147

273
361
443
365
533

6
7
8
9
10
11

12,557
7,560
7,284
25,707
5,003
5,562

1,474
1,271
3,113
2,636
1,639
2,479

126
111
67
197
77
60

10,957
6,178
4,104
22,874
3,287
3,023

4,699
2,946
3,022
9,649
2,046
2,254

6,902,364

1,232,778

77,082

5,592,504

3,077,818

Congressional district
Virginia

All areas

b

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, Virginia

OASDI

Congressional Statistics
for December 2003

Social Security

West Virginia

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
Monthly benefit amount
(thousands of dollars)

Number of beneficiaries
Retired
Congressional district
West Virginia
1
2
3
All areas

c

Total

workers

a

Disabled
b
workers Widow(er)s

Wives and
husbands

Children

All
beneficiaries

Retired
workers

Widow(er)s

b

Number of
OASDI
beneficiaries
aged 65 or older

405,454

206,298

72,251

55,819

32,387

38,699

329,568

187,803

46,347

258,251

128,491
129,138
147,825

72,327
70,486
63,485

17,823
20,960
33,468

17,948
16,336
21,535

10,531
9,579
12,277

9,862
11,777
17,060

106,906
104,854
117,807

66,495
63,986
57,321

15,500
13,527
17,319

88,687
84,729
84,835

47,038,391

29,531,615

5,873,673

4,899,704

2,772,576

3,960,823

39,541,474

27,230,628

4,238,982

33,433,599

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
Monthly payment amount
(thousands of dollars)

Number of recipients

Number of recipients
With

30,400

24,035

12,575

72
75
83

7,471
8,122
14,806

6,169
7,490
10,376

3,104
3,995
5,476

35,646

2,617,398

2,421,362

1,989,737

Blind

Disabled

Total

Aged

Blind

Disabled

75,225

4,698

595

69,932

31,473

841

231

19,023
20,855
35,347

1,331
1,697
1,670

185
197
213

17,507
18,961
33,464

7,783
8,496
15,192

238
299
302

6,902,364

1,232,778

77,082

5,592,504

3,077,818

424,774

1
2
3
b

Aged 65
or older

Aged

West Virginia

All areas

a

Total

Congressional district

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, West Virginia

OASDI