All Disabled Beneficiaries

Table 3.
Number, average, and total monthly benefits, December 1960–2003
Average monthly benefit
(dollars)

Number

Total monthly benefits
(thousands of dollars)

Workers Widow(er)s

Adult
children

559,425
742,296
888,131
993,656
1,077,695

455,371
618,075
740,867
827,014
894,173

...
...
...
...
...

104,054
124,221
147,264
166,642
183,522

89.31
89.59
89.99
90.59
91.12

...
...
...
...
...

44.15
45.28
45.67
46.45
47.35

40,669
55,373
66,671
74,919
81,477

...
...
...
...
...

4,594
5,625
6,726
7,741
8,690

1965
1966
1967
1968
1969

1,186,464
1,310,911
1,422,778
1,560,517
1,690,982

988,074
1,097,190
1,193,120
1,295,300
1,394,291

...
...
...
21,563
39,469

198,390
213,721
229,658
243,654
257,222

97.76
98.09
98.43
111.86
112.74

...
...
...
72.25
71.02

51.77
52.42
53.41
61.83
62.79

96,594
107,623
117,439
144,892
157,192

...
...
...
1,558
2,803

10,271
11,203
12,266
15,065
16,151

1970
1971
1972
1973
1974

1,812,786
1,990,098
2,202,090
2,415,383
2,670,092

1,492,948
1,647,684
1,832,916
2,016,626
2,236,882

49,281
56,743
64,167
78,769
92,128

270,557
285,671
305,007
319,988
341,082

131.26
146.52
179.32
183.00
205.70

82.00
90.11
109.54
111.14
125.87

73.21
81.37
98.81
100.14
112.45

195,964
241,419
328,678
369,043
460,127

4,041
5,113
7,029
8,754
11,596

19,807
23,245
30,138
32,044
38,355

1975
1976
1977
1978
1979

2,960,620
3,171,198
3,368,954
3,429,421
3,435,761

2,488,774
2,670,208
2,837,432
2,879,774
2,870,590

109,511
119,427
127,276
129,751
129,833

362,335
381,563
404,246
419,896
435,338

225.90
245.17
265.30
288.30
322.00

137.70
147.01
156.11
165.46
180.52

122.80
132.32
142.12
153.66
171.55

562,214
654,655
752,771
830,239
924,330

15,080
17,557
19,869
21,469
23,437

44,495
50,488
57,451
64,521
74,682

1980
1981
1982
1983
1984

3,436,429
3,361,130
3,192,379
3,168,992
3,212,040

2,858,680
2,776,519
2,603,599
2,569,029
2,596,516

127,580
121,590
116,372
111,591
109,151

450,169
463,021
472,408
488,372
506,373

370.70
413.20
440.60
456.20
470.70

205.02
226.58
242.11
250.33
306.24

198.95
224.51
245.07
257.78
270.28

1,059,713
1,147,258
1,147,146
1,171,991
1,222,180

26,156
27,550
28,175
27,935
33,426

89,561
103,953
115,773
125,893
136,862

1985
1986
1987
1988
1989

3,289,485
3,380,480
3,453,414
3,507,707
3,583,451

2,656,638
2,728,463
2,785,859
2,830,284
2,895,364

107,005
106,974
106,282
103,123
101,630

525,842
545,043
561,273
574,300
586,457

483.80
487.90
508.20
529.50
556.00

315.26
319.74
333.89
348.05
366.72

281.92
288.79
304.32
320.21
339.47

1,285,281
1,331,217
1,415,774
1,498,635
1,609,822

33,734
34,204
35,486
35,892
37,270

148,245
157,403
170,807
183,897
199,085

1990
1991
1992
1993
1994

3,712,763
3,925,472
4,236,080
4,529,466
4,796,313

3,011,294
3,194,938
3,467,783
3,725,966
3,962,954

100,989
114,489
131,324
147,015
160,676

600,480
616,045
636,973
656,485
672,683

587.20
609.40
626.10
641.70
661.40

388.93
406.96
422.65
434.20
446.30

361.71
378.86
393.61
407.20
422.40

1,768,232
1,946,995
2,171,179
2,390,952
2,621,098

39,278
46,592
55,504
63,834
71,710

217,200
233,395
250,719
267,321
284,141

Year

Total

1960
1961
1962
1963
1964

Workers Widow(er)s

Adult
children

Workers Widow(er)s

Adult
children

(Continued)

32 ♦ Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2003

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 3.
Number, average, and total monthly benefits, December 1960–2003—Continued
Average monthly benefit
(dollars)

Number
Workers Widow(er)s

Adult
children

Workers Widow(er)s

Adult
children

Total monthly benefits
(thousands of dollars)
Workers Widow(er)s

Adult
children

Year

Total

1995
1996
1997
1998
1999

5,044,388
5,264,321
5,400,781
5,605,272
5,798,776

4,185,263
4,385,623
4,508,134
4,698,319
4,879,455

173,024
181,911
187,938
194,181
198,795

686,101
696,787
704,709
712,772
720,526

681.60
703.90
721.60
733.10
754.10

458.30
471.00
480.40
487.30
499.90

437.30
454.30
468.60
479.40
495.60

2,853,512
3,087,040
3,253,069
3,444,338
3,679,597

79,297
85,680
90,285
94,624
99,378

300,032
316,550
330,227
341,703
357,093

2000
2001
2002
2003

5,972,468
6,208,847
6,491,494
6,830,714

5,042,333
5,268,039
5,539,597
5,868,541

201,446
204,255
207,365
209,360

728,689
736,553
744,532
752,813

786.40
814.40
834.30
861.60

519.70
536.70
548.10
563.80

518.30
537.60
550.40
567.00

3,965,291
4,290,449
4,621,852
5,054,332

104,681
109,622
113,653
118,010

377,650
395,956
409,813
426,780

SOURCES: Social Security Administration. For years before 2000, Annual Statistical Supplement to the Social Security Bulletin , based on
the Master Beneficiary Record, various sampling rates; for 2000, Social Security Disabled Beneficiaries 100 Percent file; beginning with
2001, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file, 100 percent data.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov.

Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2003 ♦ 33

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 4.
Number and average monthly benefit, by sex and age, December 2003
Total

Number

Age

Workers
Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Widow(er)s
Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Adult children

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

All disabled beneficiaries
Total
Under 25
25–29
30–34
35–39
40–44
45–49
50–54
55–59
60 or older

6,830,714

820.00

5,868,541

861.60

209,360

563.80

752,813

567.00

128,517
187,694
289,320
465,213
723,213
923,735
1,120,662
1,393,685
1,598,675

477.10
553.20
622.50
680.80
738.60
803.60
861.80
902.80
899.80

56,750
125,320
215,785
371,249
612,405
823,276
1,016,850
1,258,853
1,388,053

471.10
568.90
645.50
708.50
765.80
828.70
888.80
937.20
951.70

...
...
...
...
...
...
27,114
77,918
104,328

...
...
...
...
...
...
574.20
567.00
558.70

71,767
62,374
73,535
93,964
110,808
100,459
76,698
56,914
106,294

481.80
521.70
554.90
571.00
588.30
598.50
606.30
603.10
556.60

Men
Subtotal

3,639,148

919.60

3,221,316

965.90

6,571

400.80

411,261

564.70

75,646
104,874
157,570
255,099
397,278
503,889
594,036
720,642
830,114

481.10
560.80
630.60
694.20
769.00
861.50
961.90
1,058.80
1,085.10

33,489
69,442
116,011
201,779
334,681
447,952
551,670
688,354
777,938

480.20
580.50
658.80
727.40
803.10
894.60
989.60
1,081.10
1,121.20

...
...
...
...
...
...
1,138
2,693
2,740

...
...
...
...
...
...
414.20
405.30
390.80

42,157
35,432
41,559
53,320
62,597
55,937
41,228
29,595
49,436

481.80
522.10
552.00
568.70
586.50
596.10
605.20
598.20
555.80

Under 25
25–29
30–34
35–39
40–44
45–49
50–54
55–59
60 or older

Women
Subtotal

3,191,566

706.40

2,647,225

734.60

202,789

569.10

341,552

569.80

52,871
82,820
131,750
210,114
325,935
419,846
526,626
673,043
768,561

471.40
543.60
612.70
664.40
701.70
734.20
749.00
735.80
699.60

23,261
55,878
99,774
169,470
277,724
375,324
465,180
570,499
610,115

458.00
554.50
630.10
686.10
720.90
750.00
769.20
763.40
735.50

...
...
...
...
...
...
25,976
75,225
101,588

...
...
...
...
...
...
581.30
572.80
563.20

29,610
26,942
31,976
40,644
48,211
44,522
35,470
27,319
56,858

481.80
521.20
558.60
574.10
590.70
601.40
607.70
608.30
557.30

Under 25
25–29
30–34
35–39
40–44
45–49
50–54
55–59
60 or older

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file, 100 percent data.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov.

34 ♦ Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2003

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 5.
Distribution, by sex and monthly benefit, December 2003
Total

Workers

Widow(er)s

Adult children

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

6,830,714

100.0

5,868,541

100.0

209,360

100.0

752,813

100.0

Less than 300.00
300.00–399.90
400.00–499.90

354,905
363,856
506,071

5.2
5.3
7.4

220,474
229,902
367,121

3.8
3.9
6.3

40,204
25,182
28,474

19.2
12.0
13.6

94,227
108,772
110,476

12.5
14.4
14.7

500.00–599.90
600.00–699.90
700.00–799.90
800.00–899.90
900.00–999.90

852,715
882,799
764,722
638,343
533,353

12.5
12.9
11.2
9.3
7.8

718,346
742,263
660,995
567,335
477,428

12.2
12.6
11.3
9.7
8.1

26,503
23,168
19,433
15,630
14,749

12.7
11.1
9.3
7.5
7.0

107,866
117,368
84,294
55,378
41,176

14.3
15.6
11.2
7.4
5.5

1,000.00–1,099.90
1,100.00–1,199.90
1,200.00–1,299.90
1,300.00–1,399.90
1,400.00–1,499.90

429,995
338,915
284,184
295,331
230,171

6.3
5.0
4.2
4.3
3.4

398,581
327,846
280,044
293,894
229,673

6.8
5.6
4.8
5.0
3.9

9,537
4,411
1,622
375
26

4.6
2.1
0.8
0.2
a

21,877
6,658
2,518
1,062
472

2.9
0.9
0.3
0.1
0.1

1,500.00–1,599.90
1,600.00–1,699.90
1,700.00–1,799.90
1,800.00 or more

176,513
100,513
51,840
26,488

2.6
1.5
0.8
0.4

176,249
100,347
51,725
26,318

3.0
1.7
0.9
0.4

18
7
9
12

a
a
a
a

246
159
106
158

a
a
a
a

Sex and monthly benefit (dollars)
All disabled beneficiaries

Average benefit (dollars)

820.00

861.60

563.80

567.00

3,639,148

100.0

3,221,316

100.0

6,571

100.0

411,261

100.0

Less than 300.00
300.00–399.90
400.00–499.90

131,421
140,637
195,353

3.6
3.9
5.4

74,768
80,818
134,087

2.3
2.5
4.2

2,557
948
1,043

38.9
14.4
15.9

54,096
58,871
60,223

13.2
14.3
14.6

500.00–599.90
600.00–699.90
700.00–799.90
800.00–899.90
900.00–999.90

337,033
387,773
370,242
337,443
305,844

9.3
10.7
10.2
9.3
8.4

277,917
324,520
324,164
306,932
283,177

8.6
10.1
10.1
9.5
8.8

713
489
317
193
144

10.9
7.4
4.8
2.9
2.2

58,403
62,764
45,761
30,318
22,523

14.2
15.3
11.1
7.4
5.5

1,000.00–1,099.90
1,100.00–1,199.90
1,200.00–1,299.90
1,300.00–1,399.90
1,400.00–1,499.90

270,314
232,574
209,275
231,364
187,676

7.4
6.4
5.8
6.4
5.2

258,173
228,857
207,851
230,796
187,406

8.0
7.1
6.5
7.2
5.8

98
54
b
b
0

1.5
0.8
b
b
0

12,043
3,663
b
b
270

2.9
0.9
b
b
0.1

1,500.00–1,599.90
1,600.00–1,699.90
1,700.00–1,799.90
1,800.00 or more

147,095
86,371
45,651
23,082

4.0
2.4
1.3
0.6

146,970
86,280
45,600
23,000

4.6
2.7
1.4
0.7

0
b
0
0

0
b
0
0

125
b
51
82

a
b
a
a

Men

Average benefit (dollars)

919.60

965.90

400.80

564.70
(Continued)

Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2003 ♦ 35

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 5.
Distribution, by sex and monthly benefit, December 2003—Continued
Total
Sex and monthly benefit (dollars)

Workers

Widow(er)s

Adult children

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

3,191,566

100.0

2,647,225

100.0

202,789

100.0

341,552

100.0

Less than 300.00
300.00–399.90
400.00–499.90

223,484
223,219
310,718

7.0
7.0
9.7

145,706
149,084
233,034

5.5
5.6
8.8

37,647
24,234
27,431

18.6
12.0
13.5

40,131
49,901
50,253

11.7
14.6
14.7

500.00–599.90
600.00–699.90
700.00–799.90
800.00–899.90
900.00–999.90

515,682
495,026
394,480
300,900
227,509

16.2
15.5
12.4
9.4
7.1

440,429
417,743
336,831
260,403
194,251

16.6
15.8
12.7
9.8
7.3

25,790
22,679
19,116
15,437
14,605

12.7
11.2
9.4
7.6
7.2

49,463
54,604
38,533
25,060
18,653

14.5
16.0
11.3
7.3
5.5

1,000.00–1,099.90
1,100.00–1,199.90
1,200.00–1,299.90
1,300.00–1,399.90
1,400.00–1,499.90

159,681
106,341
74,909
63,967
42,495

5.0
3.3
2.3
2.0
1.3

140,408
98,989
72,193
63,098
42,267

5.3
3.7
2.7
2.4
1.6

9,439
4,357
b
b
26

4.7
2.1
b
b
a

9,834
2,995
b
b
202

2.9
0.9
b
b
0.1

1,500.00–1,599.90
1,600.00–1,699.90
1,700.00–1,799.90
1,800.00 or more

29,418
14,142
6,189
3,406

0.9
0.4
0.2
0.1

29,279
14,067
6,125
3,318

1.1
0.5
0.2
0.1

18
b
9
12

a
b
a
a

121
b
55
76

a
b
a
a

Women

Average benefit (dollars)

706.40

734.60

569.10

569.80

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file, 100 percent data.
a. Less than 0.05 percent.
b. Data not shown to avoid disclosure of information for particular individuals.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov.

36 ♦ Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2003

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 6.
Distribution, by sex and diagnostic group, December 2003
Total
Diagnostic group

Number

Workers
Percent

Number

Widow(er)s

Percent

Number

Adult children

Percent

Number

Percent

All disabled beneficiaries
Total
Congenital anomalies
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic
diseases
Infectious and parasitic diseases
Injuries
Mental disorders
Retardation
Other
Neoplasms
Diseases of the—
Blood and blood-forming organs
Circulatory system
Digestive system
Genitourinary system
Musculoskeletal system and
connective tissue
Nervous system and sense organs
Respiratory system
Skin and subcutaneous tissue
Other
Unknown

6,830,714

100.0

5,868,541

100.0

209,360

100.0

752,813

100.0

17,555

0.3

9,750

0.2

262

0.1

7,543

1.0

264,367
111,445
275,213

3.9
1.6
4.0

242,517
106,767
260,572

4.1
1.8
4.4

19,074
1,757
5,299

9.1
0.8
2.5

2,776
2,921
9,342

0.4
0.4
1.2

642,194
1,812,021
166,992

9.4
26.5
2.4

298,500
1,662,590
160,986

5.1
28.3
2.7

9,679
46,944
4,273

4.6
22.4
2.0

334,015
102,487
1,733

44.4
13.6
0.2

16,953
604,918
90,582
102,093

0.2
8.9
1.3
1.5

14,711
579,778
87,721
98,491

0.3
9.9
1.5
1.7

358
21,838
2,296
1,837

0.2
10.4
1.1
0.9

1,884
3,302
565
1,765

0.3
0.4
0.1
0.2

1,492,654
646,228
197,868
14,904
12,094
362,633

21.9
9.5
2.9
0.2
0.2
5.3

1,430,357
565,244
185,834
14,133
10,705
139,885

24.4
9.6
3.2
0.2
0.2
2.4

57,412
14,781
11,113
514
242
11,681

27.4
7.1
5.3
0.2
0.1
5.6

4,885
66,203
921
257
1,147
211,067

0.6
8.8
0.1
a
0.2
28.0

Men
Subtotal
Congenital anomalies
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic
diseases
Infectious and parasitic diseases
Injuries
Mental disorders
Retardation
Other
Neoplasms
Diseases of the—
Blood and blood-forming organs
Circulatory system
Digestive system
Genitourinary system
Musculoskeletal system and
connective tissue
Nervous system and sense organs
Respiratory system
Skin and subcutaneous tissue
Other
Unknown

3,639,148

100.0

3,221,316

100.0

6,571

100.0

411,261

100.0

9,029

0.2

5,086

0.2

7

0.1

3,936

1.0

104,192
81,636
191,065

2.9
2.2
5.3

102,561
79,995
184,233

3.2
2.5
5.7

320
87
324

4.9
1.3
4.9

1,311
1,554
6,508

0.3
0.4
1.6

376,645
926,463
79,238

10.3
25.5
2.2

195,129
860,207
78,088

6.1
26.7
2.4

304
1,235
148

4.6
18.8
2.3

181,212
65,021
1,002

44.1
15.8
0.2

7,761
394,783
48,185
60,551

0.2
10.8
1.3
1.7

6,798
391,925
47,798
59,524

0.2
12.2
1.5
1.8

14
1,076
102
107

0.2
16.4
1.6
1.6

949
1,782
285
920

0.2
0.4
0.1
0.2

749,414
321,869
95,202
5,910
5,976
181,229

20.6
8.8
2.6
0.2
0.2
5.0

745,718
285,957
94,432
5,798
5,344
72,723

23.1
8.9
2.9
0.2
0.2
2.3

1,597
449
354
12
8
427

24.3
6.8
5.4
0.2
0.1
6.5

2,099
35,463
416
100
624
108,079

0.5
8.6
0.1
a
0.2
26.3

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Table 6.
Distribution, by sex and diagnostic group, December 2003—Continued
Total
Diagnostic group

Number

Workers
Percent

Number

Widow(er)s

Percent

Adult children

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

Women
Subtotal
Congenital anomalies
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic
diseases
Infectious and parasitic diseases
Injuries
Mental disorders
Retardation
Other
Neoplasms
Diseases of the—
Blood and blood-forming organs
Circulatory system
Digestive system
Genitourinary system
Musculoskeletal system and
connective tissue
Nervous system and sense organs
Respiratory system
Skin and subcutaneous tissue
Other
Unknown

3,191,566

100.0

2,647,225

100.0

202,789

100.0

341,552

100.0

8,526

0.3

4,664

0.2

255

0.1

3,607

1.1

160,175
29,809
84,148

5.0
0.9
2.6

139,956
26,772
76,339

5.3
1.0
2.9

18,754
1,670
4,975

9.2
0.8
2.5

1,465
1,367
2,834

0.4
0.4
0.8

265,549
885,558
87,754

8.3
27.7
2.7

103,371
802,383
82,898

3.9
30.3
3.1

9,375
45,709
4,125

4.6
22.5
2.0

152,803
37,466
731

44.7
11.0
0.2

9,192
210,135
42,397
41,542

0.3
6.6
1.3
1.3

7,913
187,853
39,923
38,967

0.3
7.1
1.5
1.5

344
20,762
2,194
1,730

0.2
10.2
1.1
0.9

935
1,520
280
845

0.3
0.4
0.1
0.2

743,240
324,359
102,666
8,994
6,118
181,404

23.3
10.2
3.2
0.3
0.2
5.7

684,639
279,287
91,402
8,335
5,361
67,162

25.9
10.6
3.5
0.3
0.2
2.5

55,815
14,332
10,759
502
234
11,254

27.5
7.1
5.3
0.2
0.1
5.5

2,786
30,740
505
157
523
102,988

0.8
9.0
0.1
a
0.2
30.2

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file, 100 percent data.
NOTE: The diagnosis for disabled adult children typically was not recorded on the Master Beneficiary Record until 1984. Many
beneficiaries entitled before that date are still on the rolls today.
a. Less than 0.05 percent.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov.

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All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 7.
Average monthly benefit, by sex and diagnostic group, December 2003 (in dollars)
Diagnostic group

Total

Workers

Widow(er)s

Adult children

All disabled beneficiaries
Total
Congenital anomalies
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic
diseases
Infectious and parasitic diseases
Injuries
Mental disorders
Retardation
Other
Neoplasms
Diseases of the—
Blood and blood-forming organs
Circulatory system
Digestive system
Genitourinary system
Musculoskeletal system and
connective tissue
Nervous system and sense organs
Respiratory system
Skin and subcutaneous tissue
Other
Unknown

820.00

861.60

563.80

567.00

687.00

757.60

570.20

599.90

797.70
842.60
872.50

819.50
855.80
889.40

554.30
556.70
544.80

558.10
530.50
589.50

573.50
774.70
987.70

594.60
792.70
1,002.90

507.60
582.20
577.70

556.50
571.00
591.00

771.90
968.80
900.40
892.30

809.70
986.20
910.90
904.80

542.50
563.20
586.10
559.60

520.50
583.00
553.70
540.70

896.90
853.80
886.00
820.90
895.30
679.50

911.40
893.10
906.20
835.90
938.90
846.90

562.80
567.60
577.30
550.40
575.90
542.00

562.00
582.10
536.40
533.10
556.00
576.10

Men
Subtotal
Congenital anomalies
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic
diseases
Infectious and parasitic diseases
Injuries
Mental disorders
Retardation
Other
Neoplasms
Diseases of the—
Blood and blood-forming organs
Circulatory system
Digestive system
Genitourinary system
Musculoskeletal system and
connective tissue
Nervous system and sense organs
Respiratory system
Skin and subcutaneous tissue
Other
Unknown

919.60

965.90

400.80

564.70

726.40

824.80

392.40

599.80

990.60
886.60
937.70

998.10
894.20
951.00

402.20
426.70
385.90

553.60
520.70
589.70

591.90
838.50
1,155.20

628.70
859.30
1,163.90

342.70
410.80
419.80

552.70
571.00
585.00

855.40
1,098.80
1,029.50
986.60

903.40
1,103.00
1,033.70
994.60

375.70
411.80
421.80
442.30

518.00
577.80
545.80
533.90

1,057.80
952.60
1,076.40
950.70
969.10
721.90

1,060.60
1,000.10
1,081.30
959.10
1,019.30
940.50

404.40
380.00
409.10
367.20
331.40
372.60

560.50
576.10
532.50
532.90
547.40
576.20
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All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 7.
Average monthly benefit, by sex and diagnostic group, December 2003 (in dollars)—Continued
Diagnostic group

Total

Workers

Widow(er)s

Adult children

Women
Subtotal
Congenital anomalies
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic
diseases
Infectious and parasitic diseases
Injuries
Mental disorders
Retardation
Other
Neoplasms
Diseases of the—
Blood and blood-forming organs
Circulatory system
Digestive system
Genitourinary system
Musculoskeletal system and
connective tissue
Nervous system and sense organs
Respiratory system
Skin and subcutaneous tissue
Other
Unknown

706.40

734.60

569.10

569.80

645.30

684.30

575.00

599.90

672.10
722.10
724.50

688.70
741.20
740.60

556.90
563.50
555.20

562.00
541.60
588.90

547.30
708.00
836.50

530.20
721.30
851.20

513.00
586.80
583.40

561.00
570.90
599.30

701.50
724.60
753.80
754.70

729.20
742.60
763.90
767.50

549.30
571.10
593.80
566.90

523.10
589.00
561.80
548.10

734.60
755.70
709.50
735.60
823.30
637.10

748.90
783.40
725.30
750.30
858.80
745.50

567.30
573.50
582.90
554.80
584.30
548.40

563.20
589.10
539.70
533.20
566.20
576.10

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file, 100 percent data.
NOTE: The diagnosis for disabled adult children typically was not recorded on the Master Beneficiary Record until 1984. Many
beneficiaries entitled before that date are still on the rolls today.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov.

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All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 8.
Number aged 18–64 as a percentage of the resident population aged 18–64, by state,
December 2003
Beneficiaries
Resident population a

Number

Percentage of
resident population

181,847,097

6,545,965

3.6

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

2,800,598
418,931
3,347,032
1,666,019
22,299,613

169,948
9,612
116,505
103,077
569,862

6.1
2.3
3.5
6.2
2.6

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida

2,956,566
2,177,308
511,753
387,136
10,197,562

72,819
70,161
19,897
10,407
400,463

2.5
3.2
3.9
2.7
3.9

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

5,561,450
791,120
838,653
7,915,561
3,828,683

204,546
19,159
28,475
237,612
146,890

3.7
2.4
3.4
3.0
3.8

Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

1,817,016
1,674,841
2,611,264
2,794,431
830,597

62,707
54,352
166,056
125,917
46,706

3.5
3.2
6.4
4.5
5.6

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

3,505,837
4,089,322
6,304,564
3,201,209
1,770,606

92,557
157,173
252,789
91,743
112,262

2.6
3.8
4.0
2.9
6.3

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

3,537,162
576,687
1,066,064
1,408,970
827,282

162,767
21,370
33,881
43,560
31,459

4.6
3.7
3.2
3.1
3.8

New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota

5,382,937
1,147,314
12,168,408
5,303,591
393,173

161,892
43,296
431,743
253,611
12,026

3.0
3.8
3.5
4.8
3.1

Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

7,103,738
2,172,156
2,256,856
7,632,997
681,318

258,167
89,364
75,686
302,196
29,670

3.6
4.1
3.4
4.0
4.4

State
United States

(Continued)

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All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 8.
Number aged 18–64 as a percentage of the resident population aged 18–64, by state,
December 2003—Continued
Beneficiaries
State
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

Resident population a

Number

Percentage of
resident population

2,611,916
459,843
3,720,586
13,703,091
1,405,533

134,979
15,304
187,353
372,793
29,221

5.2
3.3
5.0
2.7
2.1

401,529
4,754,136
3,944,281
1,142,233
3,427,418
320,206

16,272
168,193
121,030
84,431
114,317
9,689

4.1
3.5
3.1
7.4
3.3
3.0

SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file, 100 percent data; U.S.
Census Bureau, 2003 estimates of resident population.
NOTE: Data exclude United States territories and other areas.
a. Population estimates for the United States as of July 1, 2003, as reported by the U.S. Census Bureau.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov.

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All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 9.
Distribution, by state or other area, December 2003
Total
State or area

Workers

Widow(er)s

Adult children

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

6,830,714

100.0

5,868,541

100.0

209,360

100.0

752,813

100.0

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

172,204
9,679
117,684
104,368
576,957

2.5
0.1
1.7
1.5
8.4

148,715
8,719
106,001
91,584
500,805

2.5
0.1
1.8
1.6
8.5

6,494
230
3,067
3,795
13,780

3.1
0.1
1.5
1.8
6.6

16,995
730
8,616
8,989
62,372

2.3
0.1
1.1
1.2
8.3

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida

73,607
71,557
20,204
10,565
405,123

1.1
1.0
0.3
0.2
5.9

66,080
60,506
17,778
8,963
360,386

1.1
1.0
0.3
0.2
6.1

1,751
1,564
496
275
11,392

0.8
0.7
0.2
0.1
5.4

5,776
9,487
1,930
1,327
33,345

0.8
1.3
0.3
0.2
4.4

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

207,237
19,546
28,835
241,741
149,345

3.0
0.3
0.4
3.5
2.2

179,753
16,744
25,519
202,250
127,447

3.1
0.3
0.4
3.4
2.2

7,291
473
777
7,410
4,828

3.5
0.2
0.4
3.5
2.3

20,193
2,329
2,539
32,081
17,070

2.7
0.3
0.3
4.3
2.3

Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

64,074
55,323
168,368
127,678
47,443

0.9
0.8
2.5
1.9
0.7

53,793
47,741
145,116
103,784
41,733

0.9
0.8
2.5
1.8
0.7

1,705
1,526
6,971
5,774
1,182

0.8
0.7
3.3
2.8
0.6

8,576
6,056
16,281
18,120
4,528

1.1
0.8
2.2
2.4
0.6

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

94,025
159,914
256,920
93,555
113,720

1.4
2.3
3.8
1.4
1.7

80,733
138,588
215,789
80,252
97,461

1.4
2.4
3.7
1.4
1.7

2,383
3,382
8,024
1,819
4,539

1.1
1.6
3.8
0.9
2.2

10,909
17,944
33,107
11,484
11,720

1.4
2.4
4.4
1.5
1.6

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

165,197
21,724
34,635
43,997
31,947

2.4
0.3
0.5
0.6
0.5

143,681
18,983
29,638
40,414
28,510

2.4
0.3
0.5
0.7
0.5

5,386
594
811
1,105
726

2.6
0.3
0.4
0.5
0.3

16,130
2,147
4,186
2,478
2,711

2.1
0.3
0.6
0.3
0.4

New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota

164,741
43,825
440,378
257,478
12,388

2.4
0.6
6.4
3.8
0.2

140,617
38,332
371,648
225,926
10,073

2.4
0.7
6.3
3.8
0.2

4,200
1,226
12,169
8,394
278

2.0
0.6
5.8
4.0
0.1

19,924
4,267
56,561
23,158
2,037

2.6
0.6
7.5
3.1
0.3

Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

262,913
90,766
76,640
308,271
30,193

3.8
1.3
1.1
4.5
0.4

218,386
78,407
67,580
259,516
26,447

3.7
1.3
1.2
4.4
0.5

9,309
3,257
1,985
9,703
669

4.4
1.6
0.9
4.6
0.3

35,218
9,102
7,075
39,052
3,077

4.7
1.2
0.9
5.2
0.4

All areas

a

(Continued)

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All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 9.
Distribution, by state or other area, December 2003—Continued
Total

Workers

Widow(er)s

Adult children

State or area

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah

136,839
15,697
189,977
378,160
29,618

2.0
0.2
2.8
5.5
0.4

118,734
13,250
164,127
324,308
25,583

2.0
0.2
2.8
5.5
0.4

4,941
385
7,441
13,388
700

2.4
0.2
3.6
6.4
0.3

13,164
2,062
18,409
40,464
3,335

1.7
0.3
2.4
5.4
0.4

Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

16,545
170,751
122,503
85,883
116,710
9,819

0.2
2.5
1.8
1.3
1.7
0.1

14,246
147,946
108,082
72,182
98,234
8,685

0.2
2.5
1.8
1.2
1.7
0.1

436
5,637
2,993
3,662
2,700
251

0.2
2.7
1.4
1.7
1.3
0.1

1,863
17,168
11,428
10,039
15,776
883

0.2
2.3
1.5
1.3
2.1
0.1

Outlying areas
American Samoa
Guam
Northern Mariana Islands
Puerto Rico
Virgin Islands

1,188
1,120
223
160,670
1,797

b
b
b
2.4
b

1,035
965
168
132,648
1,446

b
b
b
2.3
b

51
31
c
5,149
58

b
b
c
b
b

102
124
c
22,873
293

b
b
c
3.0
b

18,080

0.3

12,259

0.2

784

b

5,037

0.7

Foreign countries

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file, 100 percent data.
a. Includes beneficiaries with unknown state code.
b. Less than 0.05 percent.
c. Data not shown to avoid disclosure of information for particular individuals.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov.

44 ♦ Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2003

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 10.
Number, by state or other area and diagnostic group, December 2003

Endocrine,
nutritional,
and
Congenital metabolic
Total anomalies diseases

State or area
All areas

a

Infectious
and
parasitic
diseases

Mental disorders
Injuries

Total Retardation

275,213 2,454,215

Other Neoplasms

6,830,714

17,555

264,367

111,445

642,194 1,812,021

166,992

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

172,204
9,679
117,684
104,368
576,957

331
24
252
270
1,513

7,494
295
4,020
4,310
19,268

1,801
108
1,764
1,170
14,848

7,783
489
5,278
4,768
24,527

52,995
3,539
45,164
27,980
220,550

15,344
764
7,124
9,875
40,051

37,651
2,775
38,040
18,105
180,499

3,795
278
2,723
2,680
14,658

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida

73,607
71,557
20,204
10,565
405,123

268
185
65
14
1,062

2,281
2,439
848
391
16,747

1,281
1,173
428
708
11,812

3,719
2,157
783
264
20,889

24,071
30,631
6,805
4,316
134,055

5,825
7,518
1,845
1,190
26,703

18,246
23,113
4,960
3,126
107,352

1,918
1,780
536
174
10,842

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

207,237
19,546
28,835
241,741
149,345

436
35
91
579
323

9,571
595
1,049
10,254
7,469

4,531
388
246
3,609
1,650

8,122
814
1,398
8,570
5,132

66,897
8,365
10,671
99,181
54,779

20,029
1,618
2,494
27,358
17,969

46,868
6,747
8,177
71,823
36,810

5,287
513
722
6,189
3,837

Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

64,074
55,323
168,368
127,678
47,443

208
157
356
297
153

2,516
2,610
6,036
4,970
1,478

487
577
1,351
2,001
345

2,448
2,607
5,902
5,468
1,794

25,228
20,477
60,101
37,137
19,730

9,038
6,730
16,361
15,728
4,116

16,190
13,747
43,740
21,409
15,614

1,672
1,391
3,278
2,822
979

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

94,025
159,914
256,920
93,555
113,720

334
507
635
242
194

3,650
4,206
10,239
2,442
5,313

2,384
2,854
2,292
942
1,332

3,759
5,423
8,918
3,745
4,632

32,062
73,126
102,993
44,004
38,815

9,192
12,977
25,553
11,595
11,467

22,870
60,149
77,440
32,409
27,348

2,848
3,691
6,032
2,309
2,622

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

165,197
21,724
34,635
43,997
31,947

480
68
110
150
84

7,871
647
1,449
1,610
840

2,074
181
366
813
238

7,440
1,190
1,654
1,983
1,187

54,180
7,162
11,702
13,460
13,920

16,952
1,955
3,935
2,090
2,411

37,228
5,207
7,767
11,370
11,509

3,868
464
902
1,105
748

New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota

164,741
43,825
440,378
257,478
12,388

410
139
1,064
580
55

5,393
1,609
14,443
12,519
325

3,185
585
10,648
4,032
85

5,940
2,389
15,770
9,565
554

59,574
14,301
143,579
81,041
4,870

13,696
3,424
38,942
27,349
1,940

45,878
10,877
104,637
53,692
2,930

5,039
912
11,386
6,542
328

Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

262,913
90,766
76,640
308,271
30,193

784
198
227
933
49

10,229
4,130
2,741
12,348
1,017

2,373
1,036
999
3,888
377

7,808
3,842
3,849
12,760
946

117,401
28,814
27,209
103,939
13,135

33,488
8,917
6,644
32,108
2,956

83,913
19,897
20,565
71,831
10,179

5,730
2,192
1,933
7,861
723
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Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2003 ♦ 45

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 10.
Number, by state or other area and diagnostic group, December 2003—Continued
Diseases of the—
Blood and
bloodforming
organs

State or area
All areas

a

Musculo- Nervous
skeletal
system
Skin and
and Respi- subcutaCircuGenito- system and
latory Digestive urinary connective
sense
ratory
neous
system
system system
tissue
organs system
tissue

16,953

604,918

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

608
25
198
283
1,220

18,283
665
8,633
11,963
41,442

2,172
145
1,803
1,523
8,834

2,646
106
1,698
1,251
10,146

45,018
2,321
26,476
30,315
127,915

14,447
1,099
11,716
9,713
56,943

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida

115
159
75
51
1,221

4,250
5,260
1,740
857
40,144

1,131
865
278
82
6,708

963
920
372
376
6,101

18,078
12,382
4,766
1,469
84,913

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

806
25
34
746
358

21,750
1,952
1,981
21,150
14,135

2,800
195
400
2,771
2,148

4,061
527
290
3,997
2,034

Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

116
109
261
474
56

4,464
4,316
15,723
14,530
3,424

756
717
1,988
1,500
544

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

384
292
618
176
386

9,562
9,925
21,985
5,965
13,524

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

392
25
68
109
46

New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

90,582 102,093

1,492,654

646,228 197,868

Other Unknown

14,904

12,094

362,633

5,603
262
3,265
3,765
10,780

433
24
246
325
1,100

304
20
319
137
1,287

8,491
279
4,129
3,915
21,926

9,730
6,882
1,934
1,054
33,470

2,460
1,769
590
207
12,223

156
164
27
37
1,677

167
109
53
12
761

3,019
4,682
904
553
22,498

45,081
3,097
6,822
39,992
27,497

17,018
1,650
3,126
24,449
15,551

6,942
384
844
6,918
5,682

469
46
60
448
250

320
52
50
398
260

13,146
908
1,051
12,490
8,240

768
751
1,520
2,276
323

12,630
10,832
42,686
32,568
11,208

6,961
5,946
12,447
10,994
4,017

1,995
1,868
6,460
3,189
1,283

113
93
310
350
136

92
96
270
232
83

3,620
2,776
9,679
8,870
1,890

1,243
2,096
2,822
982
1,196

2,277
1,423
3,635
1,018
1,990

16,926
29,973
50,938
15,043
23,022

10,144
14,747
24,499
10,221
9,303

2,677
3,620
7,061
1,954
3,403

204
236
540
143
329

144
338
365
146
223

5,427
7,457
13,348
4,223
7,436

14,771
1,376
2,826
4,184
2,329

2,445
284
434
831
398

2,104
239
501
630
239

39,271
5,559
7,567
11,224
6,470

15,876
2,639
4,063
4,506
3,218

6,032
756
1,107
1,616
968

358
36
59
80
50

265
53
51
107
57

7,770
1,045
1,776
1,589
1,155

485
85
1,208
744
17

15,843
2,714
37,326
28,295
938

2,452
700
5,202
3,649
136

2,924
682
6,258
4,417
147

32,205
11,846
113,248
58,409
2,440

17,250
4,649
39,251
21,267
1,443

4,420
1,264
11,726
8,905
343

365
133
820
615
19

372
113
534
473
18

8,884
1,704
27,915
16,425
670

549
164
142
667
63

20,918
9,155
5,428
28,739
2,193

2,567
1,293
1,189
4,425
405

3,454
1,211
887
4,145
268

39,915
22,856
17,483
70,057
5,876

22,945
8,980
9,593
30,531
2,647

7,987
3,438
2,091
8,643
794

351
223
147
472
75

309
136
122
748
89

19,593
3,098
2,600
18,115
1,536

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46 ♦ Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2003

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 10.
Number, by state or other area and diagnostic group, December 2003—Continued

State or area

Endocrine,
nutritional,
and
Congenital metabolic
Total anomalies diseases

Infectious
and
parasitic
diseases

Injuries

Mental disorders
Total Retardation

Other Neoplasms

South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah

136,839
15,697
189,977
378,160
29,618

271
67
419
808
139

5,549
421
7,556
18,813
1,072

1,803
157
2,017
8,125
285

5,733
553
6,666
16,688
1,215

45,811
5,753
68,931
112,882
12,048

12,739
2,053
18,259
31,607
3,338

33,072
3,700
50,672
81,275
8,710

3,277
314
4,370
10,290
649

Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

16,545
170,751
122,503
85,883
116,710
9,819

70
461
371
195
474
36

615
7,024
4,257
3,814
4,310
334

187
2,521
1,839
549
1,092
105

689
6,566
5,028
4,098
4,448
527

6,654
55,988
49,747
26,496
47,348
3,355

1,514
18,338
10,080
9,996
13,587
964

5,140
37,650
39,667
16,500
33,761
2,391

392
4,474
3,211
1,657
2,713
207

Outlying areas
American Samoa
Guam
Northern Mariana Islands
Puerto Rico
Virgin Islands

1,188
1,120
223
160,670
1,797

b
6
0
268
b

163
14
5
2,455
43

b
10
b
1,537
28

42
54
12
5,727
92

138
314
69
73,755
550

52
116
28
12,086
186

86
198
41
61,669
364

31
35
7
1,668
41

18,080

102

254

212

800

6,159

1,894

4,265

347

Foreign countries

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Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2003 ♦ 47

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 10.
Number, by state or other area and diagnostic group, December 2003—Continued
Diseases of the—

State or area

Blood and
bloodforming
organs

Musculo- Nervous
skeletal system
Skin and
and Respi- subcutaCircuGenito- system and
latory Digestive urinary connective
sense
ratory
neous
system system system
tissue
organs system
tissue

Other Unknown

South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah

575
25
395
945
31

15,558
1,194
19,025
37,920
1,674

1,744
155
2,358
5,697
394

2,580
172
2,703
8,265
410

30,933
3,518
41,624
87,319
5,674

11,374
2,132
15,095
40,624
3,747

4,839
495
6,947
10,188
859

367
25
438
785
56

244
28
292
643
70

6,181
688
11,141
18,168
1,295

Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

29
543
282
127
244
14

1,121
16,809
7,981
8,744
8,117
724

207
2,273
1,990
1,015
1,386
127

127
3,116
1,503
607
1,445
113

3,369
40,613
24,815
21,688
21,552
2,309

1,547
15,352
13,066
6,172
13,258
1,225

471
5,527
3,157
3,501
2,705
442

25
352
266
169
190
14

33
298
205
143
182
28

1,009
8,834
4,785
6,908
7,246
259

Outlying areas
American Samoa
Guam
Northern Mariana Islands
Puerto Rico
Virgin Islands

b
b
b
139
13

118
164
36
9,276
198

9
b
b
957
19

26
65
9
1,199
45

439
218
16
38,187
432

119
142
39
13,389
226

30
39
b
3,114
b

22
b
b
421
6

b
13
b
180
7

29
32
8
8,398
73

25

1,588

130

129

3,544

1,781

232

37

30

2,710

Foreign countries

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file, 100 percent data.
NOTE: The diagnosis for disabled adult children typically was not recorded on the Master Beneficiary Record until 1984. Many
beneficiaries entitled before that date are still on the rolls today.
a. Includes beneficiaries with unknown state code.
b. Data not shown to avoid disclosure of information for particular individuals.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov.

48 ♦ Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2003

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 11.
Percentage distribution, by state or other area and diagnostic group, December 2003

Endocrine,
nutritional, Infectious
and
and
Total
Congenital metabolic parasitic
Number Percent anomalies diseases diseases Injuries

State or area
All areas

a

Mental disorders
Total Retardation

Other Neoplasms

6,830,714

100.0

0.3

3.9

1.6

4.0

35.9

9.4

26.5

2.4

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

172,204
9,679
117,684
104,368
576,957

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

0.2
0.2
0.2
0.3
0.3

4.4
3.0
3.4
4.1
3.3

1.0
1.1
1.5
1.1
2.6

4.5
5.1
4.5
4.6
4.3

30.8
36.6
38.4
26.8
38.2

8.9
7.9
6.1
9.5
6.9

21.9
28.7
32.3
17.3
31.3

2.2
2.9
2.3
2.6
2.5

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida

73,607
71,557
20,204
10,565
405,123

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

0.4
0.3
0.3
0.1
0.3

3.1
3.4
4.2
3.7
4.1

1.7
1.6
2.1
6.7
2.9

5.1
3.0
3.9
2.5
5.2

32.7
42.8
33.6
40.9
33.1

7.9
10.5
9.1
11.3
6.6

24.8
32.3
24.5
29.6
26.5

2.6
2.5
2.7
1.6
2.7

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

207,237
19,546
28,835
241,741
149,345

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

0.2
0.2
0.3
0.2
0.2

4.6
3.0
3.6
4.2
5.0

2.2
2.0
0.9
1.5
1.1

3.9
4.2
4.8
3.5
3.4

32.3
42.8
37.0
41.0
36.6

9.7
8.3
8.6
11.3
12.0

22.6
34.5
28.4
29.7
24.6

2.6
2.6
2.5
2.6
2.6

Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

64,074
55,323
168,368
127,678
47,443

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

0.3
0.3
0.2
0.2
0.3

3.9
4.7
3.6
3.9
3.1

0.8
1.0
0.8
1.6
0.7

3.8
4.7
3.5
4.3
3.8

39.4
37.0
35.7
29.1
41.6

14.1
12.2
9.7
12.3
8.7

25.3
24.8
26.0
16.8
32.9

2.6
2.5
1.9
2.2
2.1

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

94,025
159,914
256,920
93,555
113,720

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

0.4
0.3
0.2
0.3
0.2

3.9
2.6
4.0
2.6
4.7

2.5
1.8
0.9
1.0
1.2

4.0
3.4
3.5
4.0
4.1

34.1
45.7
40.0
47.0
34.1

9.8
8.1
9.9
12.4
10.1

24.3
37.6
30.1
34.6
24.0

3.0
2.3
2.3
2.5
2.3

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

165,197
21,724
34,635
43,997
31,947

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3

4.8
3.0
4.2
3.7
2.6

1.3
0.8
1.1
1.8
0.7

4.5
5.5
4.8
4.5
3.7

32.8
33.0
33.8
30.6
43.5

10.3
9.0
11.4
4.8
7.5

22.5
24.0
22.4
25.8
36.0

2.3
2.1
2.6
2.5
2.3

New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota

164,741
43,825
440,378
257,478
12,388

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

0.2
0.3
0.2
0.2
0.4

3.3
3.7
3.3
4.9
2.6

1.9
1.3
2.4
1.6
0.7

3.6
5.5
3.6
3.7
4.5

36.1
32.6
32.6
31.5
39.4

8.3
7.8
8.8
10.6
15.7

27.8
24.8
23.8
20.9
23.7

3.1
2.1
2.6
2.5
2.6

Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

262,913
90,766
76,640
308,271
30,193

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

0.3
0.2
0.3
0.3
0.2

3.9
4.6
3.6
4.0
3.4

0.9
1.1
1.3
1.3
1.2

3.0
4.2
5.0
4.1
3.1

44.6
31.7
35.5
33.7
43.5

12.7
9.8
8.7
10.4
9.8

31.9
21.9
26.8
23.3
33.7

2.2
2.4
2.5
2.6
2.4
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Table 11.
Percentage distribution, by state or other area and diagnostic group, December 2003—Continued
Diseases of the—
Blood and
bloodforming
organs

State or area
All areas

a

Musculo- Nervous
skeletal
system
Skin and
and Respi- subcutaCircuGenito- system and
latory Digestive urinary connective
sense
ratory
neous
system
system system
tissue
organs system
tissue

Other Unknown

0.2

8.9

1.3

1.5

21.9

9.5

2.9

0.2

0.2

5.3

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

0.4
0.3
0.2
0.3
0.2

10.6
6.9
7.3
11.5
7.2

1.3
1.5
1.5
1.5
1.5

1.5
1.1
1.4
1.2
1.8

26.1
24.0
22.5
29.0
22.2

8.4
11.4
10.0
9.3
9.9

3.3
2.7
2.8
3.6
1.9

0.3
0.2
0.2
0.3
0.2

0.2
0.2
0.3
0.1
0.2

4.9
2.9
3.5
3.8
3.8

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida

0.2
0.2
0.4
0.5
0.3

5.8
7.4
8.6
8.1
9.9

1.5
1.2
1.4
0.8
1.7

1.3
1.3
1.8
3.6
1.5

24.6
17.3
23.6
13.9
21.0

13.2
9.6
9.6
10.0
8.3

3.3
2.5
2.9
2.0
3.0

0.2
0.2
0.1
0.4
0.4

0.2
0.2
0.3
0.1
0.2

4.1
6.5
4.5
5.2
5.6

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

0.4
0.1
0.1
0.3
0.2

10.5
10.0
6.9
8.7
9.5

1.4
1.0
1.4
1.1
1.4

2.0
2.7
1.0
1.7
1.4

21.8
15.8
23.7
16.5
18.4

8.2
8.4
10.8
10.1
10.4

3.3
2.0
2.9
2.9
3.8

0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2

0.2
0.3
0.2
0.2
0.2

6.3
4.6
3.6
5.2
5.5

Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

0.2
0.2
0.2
0.4
0.1

7.0
7.8
9.3
11.4
7.2

1.2
1.3
1.2
1.2
1.1

1.2
1.4
0.9
1.8
0.7

19.7
19.6
25.4
25.5
23.6

10.9
10.7
7.4
8.6
8.5

3.1
3.4
3.8
2.5
2.7

0.2
0.2
0.2
0.3
0.3

0.1
0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2

5.6
5.0
5.7
6.9
4.0

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

0.4
0.2
0.2
0.2
0.3

10.2
6.2
8.6
6.4
11.9

1.3
1.3
1.1
1.0
1.1

2.4
0.9
1.4
1.1
1.7

18.0
18.7
19.8
16.1
20.2

10.8
9.2
9.5
10.9
8.2

2.8
2.3
2.7
2.1
3.0

0.2
0.1
0.2
0.2
0.3

0.2
0.2
0.1
0.2
0.2

5.8
4.7
5.2
4.5
6.5

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

0.2
0.1
0.2
0.2
0.1

8.9
6.3
8.2
9.5
7.3

1.5
1.3
1.3
1.9
1.2

1.3
1.1
1.4
1.4
0.7

23.8
25.6
21.8
25.5
20.3

9.6
12.1
11.7
10.2
10.1

3.7
3.5
3.2
3.7
3.0

0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2

0.2
0.2
0.1
0.2
0.2

4.7
4.8
5.1
3.6
3.6

New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota

0.3
0.2
0.3
0.3
0.1

9.6
6.2
8.5
11.0
7.6

1.5
1.6
1.2
1.4
1.1

1.8
1.6
1.4
1.7
1.2

19.5
27.0
25.7
22.7
19.7

10.5
10.6
8.9
8.3
11.6

2.7
2.9
2.7
3.5
2.8

0.2
0.3
0.2
0.2
0.2

0.2
0.3
0.1
0.2
0.1

5.4
3.9
6.3
6.4
5.4

Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2

8.0
10.1
7.1
9.3
7.3

1.0
1.4
1.6
1.4
1.3

1.3
1.3
1.2
1.3
0.9

15.2
25.2
22.8
22.7
19.5

8.7
9.9
12.5
9.9
8.8

3.0
3.8
2.7
2.8
2.6

0.1
0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2

0.1
0.1
0.2
0.2
0.3

7.5
3.4
3.4
5.9
5.1

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All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 11.
Percentage distribution, by state or other area and diagnostic group, December 2003—Continued

State or area

Endocrine,
nutritional, Infectious
and
and
Total
Congenital metabolic parasitic
Number Percent anomalies diseases diseases Injuries

Total Retardation

South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah

136,839
15,697
189,977
378,160
29,618

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

0.2
0.4
0.2
0.2
0.5

4.1
2.7
4.0
5.0
3.6

1.3
1.0
1.1
2.1
1.0

4.2
3.5
3.5
4.4
4.1

33.5
36.7
36.3
29.9
40.7

9.3
13.1
9.6
8.4
11.3

24.2
23.6
26.7
21.5
29.4

2.4
2.0
2.3
2.7
2.2

Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

16,545
170,751
122,503
85,883
116,710
9,819

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

0.4
0.3
0.3
0.2
0.4
0.4

3.7
4.1
3.5
4.4
3.7
3.4

1.1
1.5
1.5
0.6
0.9
1.1

4.2
3.8
4.1
4.8
3.8
5.4

40.3
32.7
40.6
30.8
40.5
34.2

9.2
10.7
8.2
11.6
11.6
9.8

31.1
22.0
32.4
19.2
28.9
24.4

2.4
2.6
2.6
1.9
2.3
2.1

Outlying areas
American Samoa
Guam
Northern Mariana Islands
Puerto Rico
Virgin Islands

1,188
1,120
223
160,670
1,797

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

b
0.5
0
0.2
b

13.7
1.2
2.2
1.5
2.4

b
0.9
b
1.0
1.6

3.5
4.8
5.4
3.6
5.1

11.6
28.1
31.0
45.9
30.7

4.4
10.4
12.6
7.5
10.4

7.2
17.7
18.4
38.4
20.3

2.6
3.1
3.1
1.0
2.3

18,080

100.0

0.6

1.4

1.2

4.4

34.1

10.5

23.6

1.9

Foreign countries

Mental disorders
Other Neoplasms

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All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 11.
Percentage distribution, by state or other area and diagnostic group, December 2003—Continued
Diseases of the—

State or area

Blood and
bloodforming
organs

Musculo- Nervous
skeletal system
Skin and
and Respi- subcutaCircuGenito- system and
latory Digestive urinary connective
sense
ratory
neous
system system system
tissue
organs system
tissue

Other Unknown

South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah

0.4
0.2
0.2
0.2
0.1

11.4
7.6
10.0
10.0
5.7

1.3
1.0
1.2
1.5
1.3

1.9
1.1
1.4
2.2
1.4

22.6
22.4
21.9
23.1
19.2

8.3
13.6
7.9
10.7
12.7

3.5
3.2
3.7
2.7
2.9

0.3
0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2

0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2

4.5
4.4
5.9
4.8
4.4

Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

0.2
0.3
0.2
0.1
0.2
0.1

6.8
9.8
6.5
10.2
7.0
7.4

1.3
1.3
1.6
1.2
1.2
1.3

0.8
1.8
1.2
0.7
1.2
1.2

20.4
23.8
20.3
25.3
18.5
23.5

9.4
9.0
10.7
7.2
11.4
12.5

2.8
3.2
2.6
4.1
2.3
4.5

0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2
0.1

0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2
0.3

6.1
5.2
3.9
8.0
6.2
2.6

Outlying areas
American Samoa
Guam
Northern Mariana Islands
Puerto Rico
Virgin Islands

b
b
b
0.1
0.7

9.9
14.6
16.1
5.8
11.0

0.8
b
b
0.6
1.1

2.2
5.8
4.0
0.7
2.5

37.0
19.5
7.2
23.8
24.0

10.0
12.7
17.5
8.3
12.6

2.5
3.5
b
1.9
b

1.9
b
b
0.3
0.3

b
1.2
b
0.1
0.4

2.4
2.9
3.6
5.2
4.1

Foreign countries

0.1

8.8

0.7

0.7

19.6

9.9

1.3

0.2

0.2

15.0

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file, 100 percent data.
NOTE: The diagnosis for disabled adult children typically was not recorded on the Master Beneficiary Record until 1984. Many
beneficiaries entitled before that date are still on the rolls today.
a. Includes beneficiaries with unknown state code.
b. Data not shown to avoid disclosure of information for particular individuals.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov.

52 ♦ Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2003

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 12.
Number receiving Social Security disability benefits because of blindness or deafness, by state or other
area, December 2003
Deaf

Blind
Total

Workers

Widow(er)s

Adult
children

Total

Workers

Widow(er)s

Adult
children

98,425

86,441

2,175

9,809

56,179

46,921

1,060

8,198

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

2,357
151
1,557
1,401
8,737

2,091
140
1,396
1,245
7,528

66
b
40
25
171

200
b
121
131
1,038

1,334
105
969
756
4,808

1,084
94
844
641
3,940

31
b
12
18
62

219
b
113
97
806

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida

954
1,140
300
165
4,385

854
965
277
144
3,938

14
21
b
7
100

86
154
b
14
347

688
645
165
265
3,678

618
550
145
209
3,110

9
5
b
b
52

61
90
b
b
516

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

3,102
293
397
3,886
2,448

2,776
254
361
3,430
2,192

81
5
5
81
46

245
34
31
375
210

1,494
197
191
2,058
1,358

1,215
165
160
1,730
1,174

32
b
6
36
26

247
b
25
292
158

Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

925
1,009
2,123
1,991
505

807
915
1,809
1,708
442

15
16
64
56
8

103
78
250
227
55

555
563
1,186
1,142
285

492
505
964
797
254

9
5
34
46
b

54
53
188
299
b

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

1,348
2,541
3,163
1,487
1,862

1,198
2,030
2,684
1,307
1,676

27
41
62
19
40

123
470
417
161
146

1,165
1,183
1,831
951
823

1,014
1,004
1,526
862
663

10
17
32
12
26

141
162
273
77
134

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

2,386
283
521
717
334

2,127
253
454
645
287

47
9
9
15
8

212
21
58
57
39

1,197
162
307
356
193

1,040
133
290
296
166

17
b
b
8
5

140
b
b
52
22

New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota

2,431
723
5,479
3,498
142

2,172
622
4,728
3,118
120

43
23
107
89
b

216
78
644
291
b

1,436
358
3,696
1,804
83

1,227
295
3,084
1,563
75

28
16
62
36
0

181
47
550
205
8

Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

3,982
1,523
1,328
4,353
367

3,533
1,361
1,167
3,816
313

104
40
19
91
9

345
122
142
446
45

2,343
785
807
2,299
218

1,982
665
688
1,910
188

62
21
15
52
b

299
99
104
337
b

State or area
All areas

a

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All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 12.
Number receiving Social Security disability benefits because of blindness or deafness, by state or other
area, December 2003—Continued
Blind

Deaf

State or area

Total

Workers

Widow(er)s

Adult
children

Total

Workers

Widow(er)s

Adult
children

South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah

2,475
220
2,987
7,248
557

2,185
191
2,669
6,551
490

86
b
72
156
6

204
b
246
541
61

873
139
1,378
3,871
331

714
126
1,152
3,284
299

16
b
38
61
7

143
b
188
526
25

Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

180
2,179
1,596
923
1,478
124

159
1,922
1,394
786
1,289
113

b
61
28
27
25
b

b
196
174
110
164
b

113
1,160
1,073
495
952
58

101
984
910
390
828
53

0
24
14
11
12
0

12
152
149
94
112
5

Outlying areas
Puerto Rico
Other c

1,798
86

1,521
76

63
b

214
b

1,115
55

612
41

34
b

469
b

277

210

11

56

126

64

12

50

Foreign countries

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file, 100 percent data.
NOTE: The diagnosis for disabled adult children typically was not recorded on the Master Beneficiary Record until 1984. Many
beneficiaries entitled before that date are still on the rolls today.
a. Includes beneficiaries with unknown state code.
b. Data not shown to avoid disclosure of information for particular individuals.
c. Includes American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, and Virgin Islands.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov.

54 ♦ Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2003

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 13.
Total monthly benefits, by state or other area, December 2003 (in thousands of dollars)
Total

Workers

Widow(er)s

Adult children

5,599,121

5,054,332

118,010

426,780

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

136,156
8,015
101,295
81,438
485,639

123,987
7,466
94,481
75,004
440,736

3,420
140
1,797
1,921
8,362

8,748
409
5,017
4,513
36,541

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida

60,801
61,118
17,390
7,785
334,711

56,430
54,268
15,930
6,979
309,679

1,016
870
280
140
6,169

3,355
5,980
1,180
666
18,863

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

166,250
16,462
23,336
203,871
123,615

151,964
14,846
21,409
179,711
110,263

3,690
283
477
4,449
2,858

10,597
1,332
1,450
19,710
10,495

Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

50,392
44,216
135,357
101,855
36,103

44,348
39,748
123,125
89,088
33,064

950
874
3,972
3,431
629

5,094
3,594
8,259
9,337
2,409

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

79,738
130,432
224,481
76,061
86,575

71,777
118,006
198,317
68,242
78,754

1,419
1,906
5,120
1,038
2,311

6,542
10,520
21,044
6,782
5,510

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

132,967
17,451
26,927
39,109
26,784

120,925
15,879
24,089
36,921
24,763

2,924
333
446
670
387

9,118
1,239
2,392
1,518
1,634

New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota

146,464
34,778
379,443
205,145
9,312

131,437
31,891
337,969
189,100
8,047

2,424
714
7,017
3,956
150

12,603
2,173
34,457
12,089
1,114

Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

212,565
72,960
63,883
255,754
24,192

185,641
66,183
58,391
226,564
22,073

5,725
1,816
1,188
5,798
355

21,200
4,961
4,304
23,392
1,765

South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah

110,418
11,717
149,190
306,889
24,079

101,117
10,414
135,687
277,395
21,693

2,393
205
3,874
7,617
417

6,908
1,098
9,629
21,877
1,969

State or area
All areas

a

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All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 13.
Total monthly benefits, by state or other area, December 2003 (in thousands of dollars)—Continued
State or area

Total

Workers

Widow(er)s

Adult children

Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

12,872
140,552
103,113
72,928
95,387
8,129

11,610
128,106
94,245
65,326
84,269
7,450

228
3,126
1,841
2,288
1,547
144

1,034
9,319
7,027
5,314
9,571
535

Outlying areas
American Samoa
Guam
Northern Mariana Islands
Puerto Rico
Virgin Islands

737
794
113
107,945
1,411

673
731
94
97,376
1,234

23
16
2
2,385
36

41
47
17
8,184
142

11,783

9,250

437

2,096

Foreign countries

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file, 100 percent data.
NOTES: Unnegotiated checks not deducted.
Data exclude lump-sum death payments.
a. Includes beneficiaries with unknown state code.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov.

56 ♦ Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2003

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 14.
Number, by type of representative payee, December 2003
Type of payee
All disabled beneficiaries
Without payee
With payee
Parent (natural, adoptive, or stepparent)
Spouse
Child (natural, adoptive, or stepchild)
Other relative
Nonmental institution
Mental institution
Social agency
Public official
Financial organization
Other

Total

Workers

Widow(er)s

Adult children

6,830,714

5,868,541

209,360

752,813

5,529,247

5,170,787

195,501

162,959

443,619
138,413
46,728
248,901
127,327
98,385
89,829
10,449
4,106
93,710

203,304
137,615
38,961
124,528
51,087
26,330
42,089
6,372
2,844
64,624

497
89
6,389
3,136
1,485
300
605
139
39
1,180

239,818
709
1,378
121,237
74,755
71,755
47,135
3,938
1,223
27,906

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file, 100 percent data.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov.

Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2003 ♦ 57

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 15.
Representative payment, by sex and diagnostic group, December 2003
Workers

Diagnostic group

Total

Adult children

Widow(er)s

Number Percentwith age with
payee
payee

Total

Number Percentwith age with
payee
payee

Total

Number Percentwith age with
payee
payee

All disabled beneficiaries
Total
Congenital anomalies
Endocrine, nutritional, and
metabolic diseases
Infectious and parasitic diseases
Injuries
Mental disorders
Retardation
Other
Neoplasms
Diseases of the—
Blood and blood-forming organs
Circulatory system
Digestive system
Genitourinary system
Musculoskeletal system and
connective tissue
Nervous system and sense
organs
Respiratory system
Skin and subcutaneous tissue
Other
Unknown

5,868,541

697,754

11.9

209,360

13,859

6.6

752,813

589,854

78.4

9,750

1,156

11.9

262

5

1.9

7,543

5,056

67.0

242,517
106,767
260,572

3,776
3,264
23,196

1.6
3.1
8.9

19,074
1,757
5,299

291
55
162

1.5
3.1
3.1

2,776
2,921
9,342

736
1,597
3,659

26.5
54.7
39.2

298,500
1,662,590
160,986

162,937
407,534
2,663

54.6
24.5
1.7

9,679
46,944
4,273

2,645
7,660
77

27.3
16.3
1.8

334,015
102,487
1,733

295,063
66,177
968

88.3
64.6
55.9

14,711
579,778
87,721
98,491

313
29,181
2,443
1,150

2.1
5.0
2.8
1.2

358
21,838
2,296
1,837

12
823
49
34

3.4
3.8
2.1
1.9

1,884
3,302
565
1,765

329
1,607
109
357

17.5
48.7
19.3
20.2

1,430,357

14,310

1.0

57,412

506

0.9

4,885

1,012

20.7

565,244
185,834
14,133
10,705
139,885

26,350
2,227
185
475
16,594

4.7
1.2
1.3
4.4
11.9

14,781
11,113
514
242
11,681

610
140
a
5
a

4.1
1.3
a
2.1
a

66,203
921
257
1,147
211,067

34,262
288
45
736
177,853

51.8
31.3
17.5
64.2
84.3

Men
Subtotal
Congenital anomalies
Endocrine, nutritional, and
metabolic diseases
Infectious and parasitic diseases
Injuries
Mental disorders
Retardation
Other
Neoplasms
Diseases of the—
Blood and blood-forming organs
Circulatory system
Digestive system
Genitourinary system
Musculoskeletal system and
connective tissue
Nervous system and sense
organs
Respiratory system
Skin and subcutaneous tissue
Other
Unknown

3,221,316

464,678

14.4

6,571

518

7.9

411,261

329,065

80.0

5,086

679

13.4

7

a

a

3,936

2,711

68.9

102,561
79,995
184,233

2,173
2,650
17,883

2.1
3.3
9.7

320
87
324

8
a
17

2.5
a
5.2

1,311
1,554
6,508

407
894
2,526

31.0
57.5
38.8

195,129
860,207
78,088

109,658
268,007
1,612

56.2
31.2
2.1

304
1,235
148

79
253
7

26.0
20.5
4.7

181,212
65,021
1,002

163,141
44,665
567

90.0
68.7
56.6

6,798
391,925
47,798
59,524

197
19,145
1,884
775

2.9
4.9
3.9
1.3

14
1,076
102
107

0
48
5
a

0
4.5
4.9
a

949
1,782
285
920

200
911
68
195

21.1
51.1
23.9
21.2

745,718

9,615

1.3

1,597

27

1.7

2,099

562

26.8

285,957
94,432
5,798
5,344
72,723

16,529
1,482
104
348
11,937

5.8
1.6
1.8
6.5
16.4

449
354
12
8
427

27
14
0
0
a

6.0
4.0
0
0
a

35,463
416
100
624
108,079

18,982
164
25
420
92,627

53.5
39.4
25.0
67.3
85.7

(Continued)

58 ♦ Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2003

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 15.
Representative payment, by sex and diagnostic group, December 2003—Continued
Workers

Diagnostic group

Total

Widow(er)s

Number Percentwith age with
payee
payee

Total

Adult children

Number Percentwith age with
payee
payee

Total

Number Percentwith age with
payee
payee

Women
Subtotal
Congenital anomalies
Endocrine, nutritional, and
metabolic diseases
Infectious and parasitic diseases
Injuries
Mental disorders
Retardation
Other
Neoplasms
Diseases of the—
Blood and blood-forming organs
Circulatory system
Digestive system
Genitourinary system
Musculoskeletal system and
connective tissue
Nervous system and sense
organs
Respiratory system
Skin and subcutaneous tissue
Other
Unknown

2,647,225

233,076

8.8

202,789

13,341

6.6

341,552

260,789

76.4

4,664

477

10.2

255

a

a

3,607

2,345

65.0

139,956
26,772
76,339

1,603
614
5,313

1.1
2.3
7.0

18,754
1,670
4,975

283
a
145

1.5
a
2.9

1,465
1,367
2,834

329
703
1,133

22.5
51.4
40.0

103,371
802,383
82,898

53,279
139,527
1,051

51.5
17.4
1.3

9,375
45,709
4,125

2,566
7,407
70

27.4
16.2
1.7

152,803
37,466
731

131,922
21,512
401

86.3
57.4
54.9

7,913
187,853
39,923
38,967

116
10,036
559
375

1.5
5.3
1.4
1.0

344
20,762
2,194
1,730

12
775
44
a

3.5
3.7
2.0
a

935
1,520
280
845

129
696
41
162

13.8
45.8
14.6
19.2

684,639

4,695

0.7

55,815

479

0.9

2,786

450

16.2

279,287
91,402
8,335
5,361
67,162

9,821
745
81
127
4,657

3.5
0.8
1.0
2.4
6.9

14,332
10,759
502
234
11,254

583
126
a
5
752

4.1
1.2
a
2.1
6.7

30,740
505
157
523
102,988

15,280
124
20
316
85,226

49.7
24.6
12.7
60.4
82.8

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file, 100 percent data.
NOTE: The diagnosis for disabled adult children typically was not recorded on the Master Beneficiary Record until 1984. Many
beneficiaries entitled before that date are still on the rolls today.
a. Data not shown to avoid disclosure of information for particular individuals.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov.

Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2003 ♦ 59

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 16.
Percentage distribution of disabled workers, by state or other area and monthly benefit,
December 2003
Percentage distribution by dollar amount of monthly benefit
Number

Total

Less than
400.00

400.00–
599.90

600.00–
799.90

5,868,541

100.0

7.7

18.5

23.9

17.8

12.4

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

148,715
8,719
106,001
91,584
500,805

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

7.7
9.1
6.6
7.6
8.5

19.7
19.5
16.6
19.8
17.9

26.1
23.1
23.2
26.2
21.8

18.1
16.4
18.3
19.7
16.8

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida

66,080
60,506
17,778
8,963
360,386

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

7.3
5.9
6.5
8.9
7.0

19.5
16.9
16.9
22.5
18.6

23.9
23.6
23.2
28.0
24.6

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

179,753
16,744
25,519
202,250
127,447

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

6.7
6.3
8.9
7.3
7.9

18.3
17.6
20.2
17.5
18.4

Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

53,793
47,741
145,116
103,784
41,733

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

9.6
8.4
9.0
9.1
9.0

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

80,733
138,588
215,789
80,252
97,461

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

143,681
18,983
29,638
40,414
28,510

New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

State or area
All areas

a

800.00– 1,000.00– 1,200.00–
999.90 1,199.90
or more

Monthly benefit
(dollars)
Average

Median

19.7

861.60

802.10

11.6
11.3
13.3
12.5
12.5

16.8
20.4
22.0
14.2
22.5

834.00
856.50
891.60
819.30
880.30

769.60
782.00
835.00
769.60
818.60

18.0
18.2
17.8
19.3
18.2

12.4
13.0
12.8
10.1
12.6

18.9
22.5
22.7
11.2
19.0

854.30
897.20
896.30
778.90
859.60

793.00
835.60
835.00
719.00
798.00

26.0
22.9
23.1
22.4
23.2

19.7
18.3
17.0
17.5
17.8

12.8
13.7
12.5
12.6
12.3

16.5
21.2
18.3
22.7
20.4

845.70
887.00
839.20
888.90
865.50

791.00
833.60
779.00
828.60
805.00

20.6
20.1
19.5
18.9
21.8

23.8
24.1
22.9
22.7
26.8

16.9
18.1
16.9
16.3
18.5

12.0
12.6
12.0
11.9
11.2

17.2
16.7
19.7
21.1
12.8

824.70
832.90
848.80
858.70
792.50

762.00
775.00
785.60
793.00
736.40

6.7
6.7
7.9
8.0
7.6

16.8
19.1
16.8
19.5
20.5

23.1
25.7
20.3
24.3
28.0

18.5
18.5
15.4
17.5
18.6

13.2
11.9
12.4
11.6
11.4

21.7
18.1
27.3
19.1
13.8

889.40
851.70
919.40
850.60
808.30

833.60
786.00
859.60
783.00
749.60

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

8.1
8.1
8.8
5.4
5.8

19.5
20.6
21.2
15.6
17.0

24.5
23.5
24.8
23.1
25.9

17.8
17.3
18.1
18.8
19.6

12.2
12.4
12.2
13.5
13.2

17.8
18.1
15.0
23.6
18.4

841.90
836.80
813.10
913.90
868.90

779.60
779.00
755.60
857.30
811.60

140,617
38,332
371,648
225,926
10,073

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

5.5
8.6
7.0
6.5
9.6

15.6
19.7
17.0
18.0
22.3

21.9
24.2
21.6
26.8
25.0

17.5
18.4
16.9
20.9
17.0

13.0
12.3
12.6
12.9
11.6

26.4
16.9
24.9
14.9
14.6

935.00
832.30
909.70
837.30
799.20

872.60
775.60
845.60
789.00
733.00

218,386
78,407
67,580
259,516
26,447

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

9.7
8.5
7.9
7.9
6.9

19.7
19.0
19.2
17.6
20.0

21.9
23.2
22.9
22.8
26.5

16.1
17.8
17.1
17.6
18.2

12.0
13.3
12.3
13.0
11.8

20.6
18.1
20.7
21.1
16.5

850.40
844.40
864.30
873.30
834.80

785.60
793.00
800.60
816.70
770.60

(Continued)

60 ♦ Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2003

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 16.
Percentage distribution of disabled workers, by state or other area and monthly benefit,
December 2003—Continued
Percentage distribution by dollar amount of monthly benefit
State or area

Number

Total

Less than
400.00

400.00–
599.90

600.00–
799.90

South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah

118,734
13,250
164,127
324,308
25,583

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

6.1
10.5
7.3
8.2
8.7

17.0
22.2
19.6
18.2
20.8

26.3
25.3
26.7
23.7
22.9

21.1
17.2
19.1
18.3
16.0

13.4
11.5
12.0
12.7
11.4

Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

14,246
147,946
108,082
72,182
98,234
8,685

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

8.2
7.1
7.9
9.0
8.4
8.5

20.1
17.6
18.8
16.5
19.1
19.7

26.0
24.3
22.9
19.9
23.0
23.2

19.6
18.7
16.7
15.8
17.0
15.9

1,035
965

100.0
100.0

17.4
13.7

29.4
21.0

28.0
26.1

168
132,648
1,446

100.0
100.0
100.0

24.4
6.7
6.3

36.9
25.2
18.0

12,259

100.0

17.9

18.0

Outlying areas
American Samoa
Guam
Northern Mariana
Islands
Puerto Rico
Virgin Islands
Foreign countries

800.00– 1,000.00– 1,200.00–
999.90 1,199.90
or more

Monthly benefit
(dollars)
Average

Median

16.1
13.3
15.3
18.9
20.2

851.90
786.30
827.00
855.70
848.30

805.00
727.00
770.60
798.60
774.60

11.8
12.9
12.1
12.7
12.2
11.9

14.2
19.4
21.6
26.1
20.3
20.8

815.20
866.20
872.20
905.40
858.10
858.10

761.60
808.60
803.00
853.60
794.60
783.60

15.2
17.3

6.8
10.9

3.3
11.0

650.60
757.90

615.00
718.00

25.6
35.9
25.2

7.1
17.5
19.8

b
8.2
14.0

b
6.5
16.7

561.70
734.50
853.50

549.10
686.60
803.60

21.8

16.7

11.9

13.8

754.70

725.00

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file, 100 percent data.
a. Includes beneficiaries with unknown state code.
b. Data not shown to avoid disclosure of information for particular individuals.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov.

Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2003 ♦ 61

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 17.
Percentage distribution of disabled widow(er)s, by state or other area and monthly benefit,
December 2003
Percentage distribution by dollar amount of monthly benefit

State or area
All areas
Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of
Columbia
Florida

Number
a

Total

209,360 100.0

Monthly benefit
Less
(dollars)
than 200.00– 300.00– 400.00– 500.00– 600.00– 700.00– 800.00– 900.00
200.00 299.90 399.90 499.90 599.90 699.90 799.90 899.90 or more Average Median
10.0

9.3

12.0

13.6

12.7

11.1

9.3

7.5

14.7

563.80

541.80

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

11.6
7.0
9.0
13.3
7.5

10.7
10.0
9.5
11.4
8.0

12.6
7.8
10.8
13.4
10.9

14.2
13.9
12.5
13.5
13.5

13.2
13.5
12.8
14.0
12.1

11.4
11.3
10.1
10.8
10.5

9.4
9.1
9.9
8.6
9.8

6.2
8.7
8.1
5.7
8.7

10.6
18.7
17.3
9.2
18.9

526.80
610.10
585.90
506.40
606.90

505.00
583.00
561.60
488.00
582.00

1,751 100.0
1,564 100.0
496 100.0

8.3
9.5
10.5

8.4
9.0
9.1

11.3
14.1
11.7

13.9
15.3
14.3

13.0
11.5
12.5

10.6
10.9
10.5

10.5
8.2
9.1

9.1
6.6
8.1

15.0
14.8
14.3

580.70
556.50
564.90

570.00
517.00
546.00

275 100.0
11,392 100.0

10.2
11.2

8.4
10.2

16.4
12.7

17.5
13.8

16.0
12.7

12.0
11.3

5.8
8.9

4.7
6.6

9.1
12.7

509.80
541.60

480.00
516.00

6,494
230
3,067
3,795
13,780

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

7,291
473
777
7,410
4,828

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

13.4
5.9
7.1
8.2
8.7

11.2
8.2
8.5
8.3
8.8

13.7
12.5
10.8
10.9
11.2

14.9
13.7
10.0
12.5
11.9

12.8
13.5
12.9
11.9
12.7

9.9
9.9
12.5
11.5
11.1

8.3
11.6
10.4
9.8
9.8

6.0
8.7
9.7
8.6
8.5

9.8
15.9
18.1
18.3
17.4

506.10
597.80
613.70
600.60
592.00

478.00
568.00
606.00
584.00
575.00

Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

1,705
1,526
6,971
5,774
1,182

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

8.3
9.1
8.9
7.7
10.6

10.0
8.4
8.6
7.4
9.8

12.3
11.7
12.1
11.7
13.9

12.8
14.0
13.5
13.3
14.3

14.7
13.0
13.6
14.0
13.1

12.2
11.1
11.4
11.2
12.1

9.6
10.5
9.9
9.5
8.4

7.5
8.2
7.6
8.4
7.4

12.6
14.0
14.4
16.7
10.4

557.40
572.70
570.00
594.30
532.60

546.00
549.50
551.00
568.00
507.00

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

2,383
3,382
8,024
1,819
4,539

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

8.5
8.6
7.2
9.5
12.5

7.6
9.2
6.8
8.6
10.9

10.4
12.9
9.6
12.4
13.6

12.6
15.5
12.1
12.8
15.5

13.2
12.7
11.6
13.3
13.2

12.5
11.1
11.0
11.9
10.8

9.3
8.9
10.0
9.6
8.0

8.6
6.8
8.6
6.4
5.7

17.3
14.3
23.2
15.6
9.8

595.60
563.60
638.20
570.70
509.30

579.00
527.00
626.00
546.00
482.60

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

5,386
594
811
1,105
726

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

11.1
6.2
10.1
8.8
12.3

10.1
11.3
11.1
8.7
11.7

12.6
13.3
12.9
10.7
12.5

14.3
16.7
13.8
12.5
13.6

12.0
11.4
9.4
10.0
11.7

10.5
11.3
12.1
10.4
9.8

9.6
9.1
9.2
10.6
8.8

6.7
6.2
8.4
8.9
7.2

13.0
14.5
12.9
19.5
12.4

543.00
560.50
549.50
606.60
532.50

513.00
526.30
511.00
595.00
499.30

New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota

4,200
1,226
12,169
8,394
278

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

10.9
6.9
9.4
17.3
10.1

8.1
9.4
8.3
12.9
9.4

11.7
12.3
12.2
13.6
13.3

13.3
13.1
14.0
14.2
12.2

12.2
13.5
11.8
12.1
15.5

10.6
11.7
11.4
9.6
12.2

8.6
9.4
9.4
7.3
9.7

6.9
8.6
7.3
5.1
7.9

17.7
15.2
16.2
8.0
9.7

577.20
582.30
576.80
471.40
540.60

544.50
558.00
549.00
442.00
525.50

Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

9,309
3,257
1,985
9,703
669

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

7.5
10.1
8.6
7.8
11.2

7.0
9.0
7.5
8.3
11.4

11.0
12.2
11.3
10.6
12.3

12.1
14.4
11.8
12.4
14.5

12.2
12.3
12.4
12.6
11.7

10.4
11.2
10.9
11.8
11.2

10.9
9.5
10.2
10.3
9.6

9.6
8.0
9.5
9.1
8.2

19.3
13.4
17.8
17.0
10.0

615.10
557.70
598.50
597.70
530.10

602.00
532.00
584.00
583.00
504.00

(Continued)

62 ♦ Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2003

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 17.
Percentage distribution of disabled widow(er)s, by state or other area and monthly benefit,
December 2003—Continued
Percentage distribution by dollar amount of monthly benefit

State or area

Monthly benefit
Less
(dollars)
than 200.00– 300.00– 400.00– 500.00– 600.00– 700.00– 800.00– 900.00
200.00 299.90 399.90 499.90 599.90 699.90 799.90 899.90 or more Average Median

Number

Total

4,941
385
7,441
13,388
700

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

16.1
9.6
12.7
9.4
7.9

11.5
13.5
10.8
9.1
7.9

13.4
11.9
12.4
11.8
11.4

13.5
13.2
13.5
13.4
16.3

13.8
16.6
13.3
13.1
11.1

10.7
9.9
11.4
11.2
11.1

7.4
6.8
8.7
9.5
8.0

5.3
5.2
6.5
7.7
8.1

8.3
13.2
10.6
14.8
18.1

484.40
532.50
520.60
569.10
595.30

463.00
506.00
503.00
548.00
552.50

436
5,637
2,993
3,662
2,700
251

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

11.0
10.9
6.6
6.0
9.7
8.0

11.7
9.3
7.5
7.0
8.4
8.0

11.5
12.0
12.0
9.9
10.8
12.4

14.7
13.9
12.1
12.5
13.6
16.7

12.8
12.2
11.1
12.1
13.4
10.4

14.2
11.5
12.7
13.2
11.9
14.7

8.0
8.8
10.0
11.0
9.0
9.2

6.7
7.1
8.4
9.4
8.3
5.6

9.4
14.2
19.5
18.8
15.0
15.1

523.70
554.70
615.10
625.00
573.10
574.10

514.50
533.00
604.00
617.00
557.00
549.00

51 100.0
31 100.0

b
b

b
b

15.7
19.4

19.6
25.8

17.6
b

b
b

b
b

b
b

0
b

458.60
503.90

464.60
448.00

Northern
Mariana
Islands
Puerto Rico
Virgin Islands

b 100.0
5,149 100.0
58 100.0

0
11.7
b

b
13.7
b

b
16.5
b

0
18.5
15.5

b
14.3
20.7

0
9.8
13.8

0
6.8
13.8

0
3.7
8.6

b
4.9
13.8

491.10
463.50
626.70

350.80
436.00
596.80

Foreign countries

784 100.0

7.8

6.3

13.1

16.6

16.1

12.1

9.6

7.8

10.7

557.30

541.00

South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming
Outlying areas
American
Guam

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file, 100 percent data.
a. Includes beneficiaries with unknown state code.
b. Data not shown to avoid disclosure of information for particular individuals.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov.

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All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 18.
Percentage distribution of disabled adult children, by state or other area and monthly benefit,
December 2003
Percentage distribution by dollar amount of monthly benefit

State or area
All areas
Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

Number
a

Total

752,813 100.0
16,995
730
8,616
8,989
62,372

Monthly benefit
Less
(dollars)
than 200.00– 300.00– 400.00– 500.00– 600.00– 700.00– 800.00– 900.00
200.00 299.90 399.90 499.90 599.90 699.90 799.90 899.90 or more Average Median
6.2

6.3

14.4

14.7

14.3

15.6

11.2

7.4

9.9

567.00

558.50

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

7.3
8.5
6.2
8.3
6.1

7.9
7.3
6.2
7.4
6.0

19.2
13.8
12.1
19.6
12.3

17.1
14.5
14.5
17.9
13.7

14.8
12.2
13.7
15.3
14.2

12.9
15.2
16.3
13.1
16.1

9.1
10.3
11.9
8.3
12.3

5.5
6.8
8.0
4.8
7.7

6.3
11.4
11.1
5.3
11.5

514.90
560.60
582.40
502.20
585.90

491.00
545.00
579.30
479.00
582.00

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of
Columbia
Florida

5,776 100.0
9,487 100.0
1,930 100.0

5.8
4.2
3.6

5.7
4.6
3.9

12.8
9.7
11.3

14.5
11.1
13.7

14.6
14.0
14.9

16.4
18.7
19.5

11.4
14.2
11.8

8.2
9.3
9.3

10.6
14.1
12.0

580.90
630.40
611.70

575.00
640.00
613.60

1,327 100.0
33,345 100.0

8.1
6.5

7.5
6.3

20.9
13.2

17.1
15.1

14.8
15.2

13.5
15.9

8.6
11.3

4.3
7.1

5.2
9.5

501.90
565.80

478.60
556.60

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

20,193
2,329
2,539
32,081
17,070

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

6.3
4.6
5.6
4.5
3.8

7.0
6.2
6.2
5.0
4.4

19.2
14.2
12.3
11.3
10.6

17.5
14.1
15.5
12.8
12.9

15.4
16.4
15.8
13.6
14.9

13.2
16.5
16.8
17.3
18.8

9.0
12.9
11.5
12.9
13.2

5.4
6.9
6.6
9.2
9.4

6.9
8.2
9.6
13.3
12.0

524.90
572.20
571.20
614.60
615.00

499.00
573.00
564.00
617.00
619.00

Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

8,576
6,056
16,281
18,120
4,528

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

4.1
4.2
8.8
9.0
8.0

4.8
5.1
8.9
8.7
6.3

11.7
12.1
19.2
18.2
14.4

15.5
14.3
16.4
16.5
17.4

15.9
15.4
13.1
13.3
16.6

16.8
17.2
12.8
12.5
14.7

12.5
12.9
8.8
8.3
10.9

8.6
8.5
5.3
5.4
5.7

10.1
10.2
6.6
8.0
6.0

594.00
593.60
507.40
515.40
532.10

584.80
589.00
479.00
484.80
522.00

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

10,909
17,944
33,107
11,484
11,720

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

4.1
5.9
4.0
4.7
9.7

5.0
5.8
4.1
4.6
10.5

13.0
12.7
9.1
13.1
23.0

13.7
13.5
11.7
15.0
17.3

14.9
14.6
13.6
14.2
13.9

16.8
15.9
18.5
17.0
10.2

12.4
12.5
14.2
12.6
6.7

7.7
8.2
10.3
8.1
4.0

12.4
11.0
14.6
10.7
4.8

599.90
586.40
635.80
590.60
470.20

594.00
583.00
644.00
585.00
436.00

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

16,130
2,147
4,186
2,478
2,711

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

6.2
4.4
4.9
4.9
4.8

5.7
5.5
5.3
5.0
4.1

14.5
12.9
13.5
11.1
10.9

15.3
16.3
16.5
13.2
14.2

14.8
15.8
16.2
13.9
15.3

15.5
16.8
16.7
16.8
17.5

11.3
11.4
10.8
12.7
13.8

7.3
8.1
7.0
8.6
8.6

9.5
8.8
9.3
13.9
10.8

565.50
577.20
571.70
613.00
603.00

556.00
570.00
558.80
612.00
604.00

New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota

19,924
4,267
56,561
23,158
2,037

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

3.9
9.7
4.4
6.0
5.2

4.2
8.8
4.8
7.0
5.8

10.3
17.1
11.5
19.4
15.9

11.4
16.3
13.1
18.0
18.0

14.1
15.1
14.2
15.6
15.9

17.8
12.3
17.6
13.3
16.3

14.2
8.5
13.3
9.3
9.7

9.6
5.4
8.9
5.2
6.0

14.4
6.9
12.1
6.2
7.2

632.70
509.30
609.30
522.10
547.30

639.60
488.00
612.00
496.00
529.00

Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

35,218
9,102
7,075
39,052
3,077

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

4.9
6.3
4.7
5.0
6.2

5.1
6.3
5.0
4.6
6.1

11.6
16.5
10.0
11.1
13.1

13.2
16.6
13.1
13.8
14.0

14.3
15.1
14.4
15.0
15.4

17.2
14.9
18.7
18.3
16.7

12.6
10.0
12.9
12.6
10.8

9.0
6.4
9.6
8.5
7.9

12.1
7.9
11.5
11.1
9.8

602.10
545.20
608.40
599.10
573.60

605.60
526.60
615.00
601.60
571.00

(Continued)

64 ♦ Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2003

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 18.
Percentage distribution of disabled adult children, by state or other area and monthly benefit,
December 2003—Continued
Percentage distribution by dollar amount of monthly benefit

State or area

Monthly benefit
Less
(dollars)
than 200.00– 300.00– 400.00– 500.00– 600.00– 700.00– 800.00– 900.00
200.00 299.90 399.90 499.90 599.90 699.90 799.90 899.90 or more Average Median

Number

Total

South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah

13,164
2,062
18,409
40,464
3,335

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

5.5
6.1
6.8
7.4
5.3

7.2
6.1
6.9
7.4
5.9

18.7
17.6
19.3
16.5
11.0

18.6
17.8
17.0
16.1
14.2

15.4
16.1
15.3
14.2
14.9

13.8
14.2
13.6
13.6
18.1

9.1
9.9
8.8
9.6
12.1

5.7
5.5
5.6
6.3
7.4

6.0
6.6
6.7
8.9
11.2

524.80
532.60
523.20
540.80
590.50

499.00
512.00
499.00
517.00
591.00

Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

1,863
17,168
11,428
10,039
15,776
883

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

4.7
6.1
4.5
7.5
4.0
4.5

5.5
6.5
4.7
7.4
4.5
4.5

14.3
17.2
10.8
17.1
11.1
10.9

17.8
16.7
12.7
15.6
13.4
15.5

17.7
15.0
14.2
14.5
14.7
16.1

15.5
14.4
17.2
15.7
19.2
14.5

11.0
9.9
13.6
9.4
12.9
12.3

6.1
6.4
9.4
5.6
8.9
8.2

7.5
7.8
12.8
7.1
11.3
13.5

555.10
543.00
615.00
529.50
606.80
606.20

541.00
524.00
620.00
514.00
612.00
587.00

102 100.0
124 100.0

12.7
20.2

16.7
18.5

27.5
23.4

16.7
16.1

13.7
7.3

b
4.8

b
b

b
b

b
b

398.30
380.70

378.30
344.80

Northern
Mariana
Islands
Puerto Rico
Virgin Islands

b 100.0
22,873 100.0
293 100.0

37.3
18.3
7.2

17.6
17.0
8.5

11.8
31.3
19.1

11.8
15.6
21.5

9.8
8.0
17.4

b
4.9
12.3

b
2.5
8.5

b
1.3
2.0

0
1.0
3.4

334.30
358.10
483.80

268.60
337.60
472.00

Foreign countries

5,037 100.0

17.6

14.2

20.3

15.2

11.2

10.3

5.2

2.4

3.7

416.20

386.00

Outlying areas
American
Guam

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file, 100 percent data.
a. Includes beneficiaries with unknown state code.
b. Data not shown to avoid disclosure of information for particular individuals.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov.

Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2003 ♦ 65