Benefits Awarded

Table 39.
Number, percentage distribution, and average monthly benefit, 2000
Disabled workers

Disabled widow(er)s

Disabled adult children

Number

Percent

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

610,700

100.0

825.60

27,600

100.0

512.00

37,300

100.0

386.20

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

14,800
1,200
9,600
9,800
51,700

2.4
0.2
1.6
1.6
8.5

770.30
783.20
856.50
730.10
802.90

1,100
b
500
800
2,300

4.0
b
1.8
2.9
8.3

601.20
b
582.20
364.80
557.80

1,000
b
900
600
3,600

2.7
b
2.4
1.6
9.7

361.10
b
409.80
230.80
408.10

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida

7,800
6,500
2,500
1,500
35,800

1.3
1.1
0.4
0.3
5.9

771.90
900.50
726.70
912.40
823.80

b
b
b
b
1,400

b
b
b
b
5.1

b
b
b
b
530.20

b
b
b
b
2,000

b
b
b
b
5.4

b
b
b
b
363.10

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

17,500
2,400
2,800
20,700
14,900

2.9
0.4
0.5
3.4
2.4

806.80
738.40
772.00
856.30
841.00

900
b
b
1,100
600

3.3
b
b
4.0
2.2

387.30
b
b
536.90
447.70

600
b
b
1,200
1,100

1.6
b
b
3.2
3.0

341.00
b
b
310.10
471.90

Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

6,000
7,900
11,800
10,300
2,800

1.0
1.3
1.9
1.7
0.5

758.50
789.80
865.90
787.90
709.70

b
b
1,500
800
b

b
b
5.4
2.9
b

b
b
497.60
675.90
b

b
b
1,100
1,100
b

b
b
3.0
3.0
b

b
b
356.20
357.20
b

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

9,500
14,400
21,000
10,000
9,900

1.6
2.4
3.4
1.6
1.6

958.00
802.70
927.30
806.30
686.50

b
600
1,100
b
500

b
2.2
4.0
b
1.8

b
427.70
677.30
b
472.20

b
700
1,200
b
800

b
1.9
3.2
b
2.1

b
278.30
320.10
b
154.40

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

18,100
1,900
3,000
4,100
2,500

3.0
0.3
0.5
0.7
0.4

850.60
738.00
739.60
824.60
738.60

900
b
b
b
b

3.3
b
b
b
b

428.50
b
b
b
b

600
b
b
b
b

1.6
b
b
b
b

404.80
b
b
b
b

New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota

16,200
3,500
41,800
21,500
1,300

2.7
0.6
6.8
3.5
0.2

933.30
736.90
888.60
796.20
821.10

800
b
1,600
700
b

2.9
b
5.8
2.5
b

519.00
b
501.70
345.40
b

1,100
b
3,300
900
b

3.0
b
8.9
2.4
b

527.90
b
402.00
471.10
b

Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

21,800
9,800
6,200
28,000
2,500

3.6
1.6
1.0
4.6
0.4

848.90
844.20
835.70
818.30
907.80

900
500
b
1,100
b

3.3
1.8
b
4.0
b

724.60
252.10
b
750.90
b

700
400
700
1,700
b

1.9
1.1
1.9
4.6
b

661.60
613.10
452.30
388.50
b

Geographic area
Total

Number

Percent

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Percent

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

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Table 39.
Continued
Disabled workers

Disabled adult children

Disabled widow(er)s

Number

Percent

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah

14,300
1,500
18,500
29,900
2,400

2.3
0.3
3.0
4.9
0.4

811.50
832.60
810.40
797.60
700.10

500
b
1,500
1,400
b

1.8
b
5.4
5.1
b

254.60
b
381.10
564.30
b

1,100
b
900
2,000
b

3.0
b
2.4
5.4
b

418.90
b
293.40
412.60
b

Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

2,000
14,000
13,700
5,500
11,800
900

0.3
2.3
2.2
0.9
1.9
0.2

879.40
839.20
870.80
756.90
864.30
938.50

b
1,200
b
b
b
b

b
4.4
b
b
b
b

b
410.80
b
b
b
b

b
1,100
600
500
500
b

b
3.0
1.6
1.3
1.3
b

b
434.20
321.20
295.20
328.30
b

b

b

b

b

b

b

700

1.9

444.60

10,100
700

1.7
0.1

703.60
524.60

500
b

1.8
b

667.80
b

700
b

1.9
b

263.70
b

Geographic area

Unknown state code
Outlying area
Puerto Rico
Othera

Number

Percent

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Percent

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

SOURCE: Annual Award and Termination Transaction file.
NOTES: Based on a 1 percent sample. Benefits awarded before the December cost-of-living increase are converted to the December rates before
averages are computed.
a.

Includes American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Virgin Islands, and foreign countries.

b.

Fewer than 500 beneficiaries.

CONTACT: Carolyn A. Harrison (410) 965-5522 for further information.

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