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Table 1.

Beneficiaries as a percentage of the total resident population and of the population aged 65 or older,
by state, December 2004

Total population Population aged 65 or older


Number a Percentage receiving Number a Percentage receiving
State (thousands) benefits (thousands) benefits

United States 293,655 15.8 36,294 90.7

Alabama 4,530 19.5 598 92.6


Alaska 655 9.6 42 92.5
Arizona 5,744 15.5 732 86.3
Arkansas 2,753 20.1 381 93.1
California 35,894 12.3 3,823 83.9

Colorado 4,601 12.4 451 91.3


Connecticut 3,504 16.7 474 93.6
Delaware 830 17.6 109 93.8
District of Columbia 554 13.0 67 77.3
Florida 17,397 19.5 2,928 85.6

Georgia 8,829 13.5 847 91.5


Hawaii 1,263 15.6 172 87.5
Idaho 1,393 15.7 159 96.8
Illinois 12,714 14.8 1,521 90.2
Indiana 6,238 16.8 772 95.2

Iowa 2,954 18.6 433 96.1


Kansas 2,736 16.4 355 93.7
Kentucky 4,146 18.9 519 92.9
Louisiana 4,516 16.4 528 90.3
Maine 1,317 20.2 190 95.3

Maryland 5,558 13.7 635 87.4


Massachusetts 6,417 16.6 854 90.7
Michigan 10,113 17.0 1,247 95.6
Minnesota 5,101 15.2 615 93.8
Mississippi 2,903 18.7 353 92.5

Missouri 5,755 18.2 766 93.9


Montana 927 17.9 127 93.9
Nebraska 1,747 16.6 232 94.3
Nevada 2,335 14.5 262 91.0
New Hampshire 1,300 16.6 157 96.9

New Jersey 8,699 15.7 1,126 91.3


New Mexico 1,903 15.9 229 89.6
New York 19,227 15.8 2,493 87.7
North Carolina 8,541 17.2 1,032 94.7
North Dakota 634 18.0 93 94.9

Ohio 11,459 17.0 1,525 92.6


Oklahoma 3,524 17.7 464 93.1
Oregon 3,595 16.8 460 95.5
Pennsylvania 12,406 19.3 1,897 93.3
Rhode Island 1,081 17.8 151 92.7

South Carolina 4,198 18.0 520 93.8


South Dakota 771 18.0 109 96.5
Tennessee 5,901 18.0 738 94.2
Texas 22,490 12.7 2,217 89.7
Utah 2,389 11.0 208 91.5

Vermont 621 17.7 81 95.9


Virginia 7,460 14.9 847 91.1
Washington 6,204 14.7 703 93.2
West Virginia 1,815 22.6 278 92.9
Wisconsin 5,509 17.1 716 96.8
Wyoming 507 15.8 61 94.5

SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data; U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division, 2004 estimates of resident
population.
a. Population estimates for the United States as of July 1, 2004, as reported by the U.S. Census Bureau.
File available from:
Social Security Administration, Office of Policy
OASDI Beneficiaries by State and County, 2004
http://www.socialsecurity.gov/policy/docs/statcomps/oasdi_sc/2004/
Table 2.
Number of beneficiaries with benefits in current-payment status, by state or other area, type of benefit, and
sex of beneficiaries aged 65 or older, December 2004

Retirement Survivors Disability Aged 65 or older


Retired Disabled
State or area Total workers a Spouses Children Widow(er)s b
Children workers Spouses Children Men Women

All areas 47,687,693 29,952,474 2,568,853 482,894 4,828,972 1,904,631 6,198,271 152,804 1,598,794 14,197,197 19,498,804

Alabama 881,978 481,767 42,548 9,578 99,013 42,295 158,760 4,264 43,753 224,888 329,116
Alaska 62,781 37,077 2,747 1,210 5,115 4,710 9,115 242 2,565 18,790 19,962
Arizona 893,001 581,471 47,075 7,961 76,894 33,176 114,676 2,348 29,400 281,047 350,914
Arkansas 553,533 314,941 25,543 5,307 57,778 23,860 97,531 2,520 26,053 148,720 206,270
California 4,413,876 2,839,289 270,500 54,068 408,372 172,675 528,551 11,889 128,532 1,399,144 1,809,090

Colorado 569,257 366,765 34,864 4,456 54,979 21,735 68,814 1,260 16,384 179,450 232,439
Connecticut 583,427 405,529 23,669 5,433 49,074 19,935 62,510 911 16,366 182,636 260,772
Delaware 145,825 94,854 6,430 1,196 13,013 5,581 19,454 275 5,022 43,719 58,533
District of Columbia 71,905 46,394 2,247 856 6,874 4,504 9,408 56 1,566 20,560 31,378
Florida 3,384,956 2,298,010 171,335 31,827 298,235 107,592 378,309 8,268 91,380 1,094,220 1,411,366

Georgia 1,193,857 708,468 49,360 12,239 120,010 63,473 187,938 3,962 48,407 315,192 460,094
Hawaii 197,263 140,474 9,038 3,062 15,816 6,395 17,733 407 4,338 65,444 85,046
Idaho 218,155 139,300 13,157 2,044 20,243 8,093 27,268 730 7,320 68,967 84,658
Illinois 1,879,051 1,217,013 94,793 20,390 196,717 78,220 212,177 4,199 55,542 565,011 805,901
Indiana 1,046,476 661,266 52,325 9,071 108,082 42,379 134,455 2,955 35,943 301,642 433,466

Iowa 548,297 361,716 34,134 3,936 59,784 17,142 56,603 1,033 13,949 171,542 244,578
Kansas 447,371 292,861 24,091 3,483 45,943 16,605 50,782 833 12,773 137,938 194,261
Kentucky 782,816 406,999 43,640 6,726 92,712 32,489 153,214 5,844 41,192 199,864 282,444
Louisiana 740,378 377,296 53,030 9,391 105,089 45,086 110,448 5,078 34,960 198,297 278,013
Maine 266,145 161,159 13,085 2,037 24,492 8,143 44,054 960 12,215 77,135 103,623

Maryland 761,210 500,356 35,157 7,050 74,868 36,274 85,940 1,182 20,383 228,893 325,643
Massachusetts 1,063,061 692,180 45,388 9,290 93,744 34,471 145,341 2,289 40,358 315,930 458,847
Michigan 1,722,514 1,064,310 94,907 18,036 178,872 72,148 227,546 5,352 61,343 498,133 693,831
Minnesota 775,460 516,614 43,755 5,863 76,151 25,522 85,475 1,201 20,879 243,894 333,064
Mississippi 541,483 288,318 21,883 6,919 56,999 30,908 102,140 2,900 31,416 132,335 194,179

Missouri 1,046,439 643,450 50,817 8,566 105,616 42,663 152,866 3,154 39,307 298,459 420,870
Montana 166,264 106,254 10,274 1,626 17,190 6,207 19,674 530 4,509 52,835 66,051
Nebraska 289,735 189,792 17,289 2,205 30,320 9,924 31,288 540 8,377 90,683 127,904
Nevada 339,023 228,660 14,180 3,299 26,433 12,267 43,649 686 9,849 113,104 125,321
New Hampshire 215,453 142,013 8,555 1,541 16,988 6,753 29,788 499 9,316 65,089 86,772

New Jersey 1,368,734 938,220 55,786 12,985 124,078 49,202 147,400 3,009 38,054 420,093 607,741
New Mexico 302,500 180,887 19,657 3,553 30,264 14,552 41,653 1,399 10,535 91,007 114,671
New York 3,044,526 1,980,921 138,765 36,522 276,893 110,803 387,519 9,580 103,523 893,672 1,291,570
North Carolina 1,468,751 912,656 54,060 11,894 131,277 59,906 237,928 4,231 56,799 399,465 578,368
North Dakota 114,167 71,590 9,533 853 15,213 3,960 10,443 212 2,363 37,294 51,140

Ohio 1,945,724 1,197,179 129,019 17,373 236,235 74,198 230,479 5,247 55,994 585,540 826,622
Oklahoma 623,599 381,429 34,122 5,523 68,713 26,938 84,468 2,297 20,109 181,587 250,990
Oregon 603,781 403,089 32,908 5,188 56,434 18,873 71,410 1,679 14,200 190,662 248,450
Pennsylvania 2,400,082 1,552,127 127,093 19,386 264,122 82,110 276,160 6,959 72,125 718,089 1,050,868
Rhode Island 192,755 128,612 6,117 1,483 15,243 5,925 27,868 435 7,072 55,985 83,547

South Carolina 754,531 454,652 28,584 7,167 70,606 35,242 124,796 2,427 31,057 201,690 286,511
South Dakota 139,053 90,248 9,533 1,137 15,539 5,104 13,847 254 3,391 45,147 60,470
Tennessee 1,061,981 622,680 50,087 9,787 111,509 47,727 172,995 4,399 42,797 285,619 409,326
Texas 2,859,342 1,707,535 190,227 31,913 334,245 139,525 350,893 11,293 93,711 854,532 1,133,470
Utah 263,267 171,031 17,287 3,063 22,754 13,137 27,157 669 8,169 84,156 105,802

Vermont 109,983 70,630 5,297 1,062 10,173 3,615 14,973 310 3,923 33,244 44,245
Virginia 1,114,705 693,505 54,031 10,044 111,224 45,021 156,736 4,117 40,027 319,720 451,490
Washington 911,511 595,562 51,547 8,247 83,041 30,706 115,292 2,156 24,960 285,116 370,033
West Virginia 409,401 207,804 27,838 4,094 54,587 15,767 76,076 4,108 19,127 107,262 151,197
Wisconsin 940,151 629,499 47,301 8,045 90,892 31,852 104,687 1,717 26,158 291,617 401,277
Wyoming 79,998 52,753 4,465 616 7,768 3,010 9,134 209 2,043 25,997 31,733

Outlying areas
American Samoa 5,447 1,550 200 410 583 913 1,044 67 680 879 966
Guam 11,639 6,125 1,057 561 1,111 1,141 1,055 65 524 3,524 3,473
Northern Mariana
Islands 2,232 897 145 267 278 409 169 10 57 529 463
Puerto Rico 708,461 329,722 56,058 14,922 81,109 38,730 134,719 8,849 44,352 181,720 223,775
Virgin Islands 15,480 9,905 849 425 1,179 1,005 1,545 63 509 4,686 5,478

Foreign countries 434,902 257,070 61,471 7,708 78,486 14,035 12,318 676 3,138 164,804 200,722
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.

File available from:


Social Security Administration, Office of Policy
OASDI Beneficiaries by State and County, 2004
http://www.socialsecurity.gov/policy/docs/statcomps/oasdi_sc/2004/
Table 3.
Amount of benefits in current-payment status, by state or other area, type of benefit, and sex
of beneficiaries aged 65 or older, December 2004 (in thousands of dollars)

Retirement Survivors Disability Aged 65 or older


Retired Disabled
State or area Total workers a Spouses Children Widow(er)s b
Children workers Spouses Children Men Women

All areas 41,574,348 28,601,332 1,227,331 224,538 4,329,336 1,190,871 5,542,045 35,378 423,518 15,255,394 15,859,064

Alabama 720,660 439,790 20,153 4,427 81,193 24,985 137,763 978 11,373 232,662 253,240
Alaska 51,697 34,094 1,220 472 4,299 2,861 8,068 48 636 19,314 15,509
Arizona 798,042 565,615 23,125 3,646 71,207 20,144 106,047 569 7,689 307,571 289,048
Arkansas 443,777 279,916 11,434 2,359 46,322 13,697 82,991 537 6,522 149,157 155,046
California 3,880,901 2,720,934 127,270 24,408 377,491 109,577 483,093 2,752 35,376 1,489,490 1,487,681

Colorado 492,622 343,392 16,874 2,177 50,171 14,231 61,016 298 4,463 190,781 182,476
Connecticut 566,162 423,636 12,975 2,918 49,420 14,184 58,202 214 4,612 218,212 236,141
Delaware 135,173 95,350 3,409 624 12,491 3,657 18,177 64 1,403 49,940 50,202
District of Columbia 54,688 38,046 1,018 342 5,111 2,233 7,545 13 380 18,553 23,170
Florida 2,984,641 2,182,745 82,797 14,356 274,601 65,971 337,647 1,943 24,581 1,172,575 1,149,668

Georgia 1,003,577 656,301 23,997 5,675 100,369 38,264 165,236 878 12,858 333,546 362,824
Hawaii 173,611 132,623 4,001 1,360 13,855 4,116 16,379 97 1,179 67,234 70,362
Idaho 186,606 129,886 6,356 972 18,480 5,154 23,822 159 1,776 73,113 65,852
Illinois 1,720,043 1,209,667 48,303 9,837 189,250 51,183 195,349 1,034 15,420 636,977 692,255
Indiana 957,736 663,895 27,187 4,757 103,297 27,980 120,476 740 9,403 345,106 371,284

Iowa 482,267 344,577 16,622 1,991 55,756 11,263 48,370 226 3,463 185,762 197,067
Kansas 402,042 286,047 12,217 1,773 43,760 10,714 43,993 198 3,340 153,519 162,215
Kentucky 631,510 367,305 19,675 3,002 75,547 19,265 134,675 1,390 10,651 202,139 212,731
Louisiana 584,674 335,839 24,396 4,018 86,613 25,459 98,323 1,242 8,784 200,447 202,715
Maine 214,901 142,332 6,092 933 21,095 5,159 36,220 204 2,865 77,589 77,774

Maryland 681,671 482,959 17,662 3,490 69,053 23,046 79,300 296 5,865 248,895 272,500
Massachusetts 943,250 664,804 22,854 4,519 87,963 23,323 128,541 492 10,753 347,231 381,734
Michigan 1,610,784 1,094,874 49,997 9,428 173,539 48,376 216,323 1,381 16,867 579,805 601,975
Minnesota 686,494 493,501 21,212 2,964 70,496 17,154 75,471 270 5,426 264,107 267,609
Mississippi 420,795 252,750 9,871 2,939 43,990 17,211 85,785 609 7,640 131,186 144,541

Missouri 898,446 604,709 24,531 4,162 94,507 26,111 133,504 735 10,188 319,087 338,126
Montana 139,868 96,939 4,782 721 15,444 3,713 17,004 118 1,147 54,283 50,975
Nebraska 250,608 178,230 8,325 1,088 28,096 6,312 26,387 120 2,051 97,009 102,182
Nevada 305,632 220,217 6,899 1,551 24,614 8,019 41,433 172 2,726 121,424 104,048
New Hampshire 194,723 139,018 4,456 821 16,149 4,769 26,959 103 2,448 73,214 72,580

New Jersey 1,337,563 988,348 29,125 6,795 122,705 34,659 143,410 735 11,788 501,662 556,148
New Mexico 243,286 161,261 8,648 1,443 25,089 7,881 36,014 314 2,636 90,400 85,309
New York 2,818,438 1,999,959 68,829 17,599 261,690 73,588 365,614 2,242 28,917 1,008,128 1,136,508
North Carolina 1,252,446 852,042 26,157 5,712 108,743 36,339 207,490 902 15,061 422,645 462,644
North Dakota 93,435 63,722 4,280 393 13,284 2,459 8,655 47 596 37,367 37,753

Ohio 1,718,391 1,159,500 64,252 8,615 220,281 47,491 202,432 1,339 14,481 645,383 670,392
Oklahoma 523,186 349,427 15,895 2,554 59,397 16,126 74,023 530 5,235 187,017 196,589
Oregon 541,729 388,839 16,315 2,541 53,312 12,329 64,089 418 3,887 207,358 204,989
Pennsylvania 2,174,631 1,525,786 64,924 9,810 249,893 53,595 250,175 1,623 18,825 805,072 882,650
Rhode Island 170,509 122,765 3,039 705 14,104 3,865 24,121 95 1,815 61,227 69,901

South Carolina 639,877 423,844 13,985 3,428 57,947 21,123 110,563 543 8,444 214,394 226,801
South Dakota 112,608 79,451 4,217 484 13,259 2,964 11,353 50 829 44,671 44,487
Tennessee 889,019 577,995 24,163 4,609 93,470 28,271 148,532 974 11,006 300,493 322,592
Texas 2,401,438 1,586,502 88,432 13,703 290,498 84,214 311,143 2,558 24,388 895,072 879,150
Utah 230,988 164,516 8,792 1,451 21,596 8,416 23,959 153 2,105 93,129 84,193

Vermont 95,312 67,016 2,557 516 9,149 2,358 12,659 66 991 35,606 35,725
Virginia 959,978 651,004 26,119 4,868 96,162 28,692 141,028 1,005 11,099 339,078 361,014
Washington 834,585 591,560 26,437 4,177 79,953 20,511 104,366 541 7,040 319,737 311,268
West Virginia 345,363 195,972 13,170 1,886 47,002 9,637 71,512 1,063 5,120 112,654 117,989
Wisconsin 853,219 616,986 23,752 4,200 86,524 21,228 93,287 396 6,846 324,764 334,366
Wyoming 70,609 50,193 2,202 299 7,218 1,951 8,148 52 547 28,054 25,339
Outlying areas
American Samoa 2630 947 53 118 305 371 712 10 112 597 486
Guam 6,550 3,949 309 156 672 524 821 12 108 2,474 1,808
Northern Mariana
Islands 939 494 33 53 105 147 96 1 9 324 184
Puerto Rico 404,580 209,571 16,727 4,289 44,730 16,072 102,720 1,647 8,823 123,523 115,776
Virgin Islands 11,552 8,164 322 175 836 523 1,390 16 127 4,160 3,836

Foreign countries 223,884 141,533 14,891 2,229 47,231 7,403 9,636 164 798 90,474 97,637

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.

File available from:


Social Security Administration, Office of Policy
OASDI Beneficiaries by State and County, 2004
http://www.socialsecurity.gov/policy/docs/statcomps/oasdi_sc/2004/
Iowa

Table 4.
Number of beneficiaries with benefits in current-payment status, by county, type of benefit, and sex
of beneficiaries aged 65 or older, December 2004

Retirement Survivors Disability Aged 65 or older


Retired Disabled
County Total workers a Spouses Children Widow(er)s b
Children workers Spouses Children Men Women

Total, Iowa c 548,297 361,716 34,134 3,936 59,784 17,142 56,603 1,033 13,949 171,542 244,578

Adair 1,835 1,230 175 5 235 30 130 0 30 640 890


Adams 1,120 715 80 5 145 50 100 0 25 370 515
Allamakee 3,230 2,205 260 25 360 85 230 15 50 1,135 1,415
Appanoose 3,400 2,065 235 25 440 100 410 10 115 1,045 1,480
Audubon 1,735 1,165 150 10 225 25 110 5 45 595 825

Benton 4,815 3,065 325 20 610 135 485 15 160 1,535 2,130
Black Hawk 23,020 14,890 1,260 170 2,375 750 2,845 55 675 6,830 9,855
Boone 5,345 3,480 305 70 550 255 520 10 155 1,655 2,330
Bremer 4,810 3,240 365 25 665 120 305 10 80 1,555 2,250
Buchanan 3,865 2,455 300 25 490 140 355 10 90 1,250 1,670

Buena Vista 3,785 2,510 335 25 465 110 260 5 75 1,275 1,830
Butler 3,585 2,265 345 25 515 85 265 10 75 1,195 1,685
Calhoun 2,860 1,860 245 25 380 75 200 5 70 970 1,360
Carroll 4,730 3,015 410 55 630 170 365 5 80 1,495 2,290
Cass 3,630 2,390 245 15 445 95 355 5 80 1,155 1,715

Cedar 3,505 2,370 255 15 435 105 250 5 70 1,165 1,620


Cerro Gordo 10,140 6,765 570 90 1,125 355 1,030 10 195 3,095 4,685
Cherokee 3,125 2,080 245 20 370 75 270 5 60 1,025 1,465
Chickasaw 2,885 1,865 275 10 380 80 230 5 40 1,025 1,300
Clarke 1,915 1,275 120 10 200 70 175 5 60 600 860

Clay 3,815 2,540 275 15 460 85 360 10 70 1,215 1,830


Clayton 4,335 2,825 355 40 535 165 335 5 75 1,485 1,880
Clinton 10,410 6,730 605 75 1,145 310 1,215 30 300 3,110 4,510
Crawford 3,520 2,145 305 25 490 105 365 5 80 1,110 1,570
Dallas 6,300 4,335 315 30 630 240 605 10 135 2,020 2,780

Davis 1,710 1,090 120 15 235 45 155 5 45 540 770


Decatur 1,835 1,225 110 15 210 40 185 10 40 605 825
Delaware 3,385 2,150 370 20 400 85 275 10 75 1,145 1,505
Des Moines 8,770 5,935 380 65 840 265 1,010 25 250 2,555 3,905
Dickinson 4,270 3,015 330 15 435 70 330 5 70 1,490 1,960

Dubuque 17,340 11,545 1,145 125 1,865 470 1,685 40 465 5,295 7,820
Emmet 2,365 1,555 175 20 320 55 210 0 30 765 1,140
Fayette 4,955 3,120 415 30 680 145 450 15 100 1,575 2,260
Floyd 4,085 2,555 285 45 510 145 425 15 105 1,280 1,795
Franklin 2,490 1,655 215 15 315 65 180 5 40 825 1,190

Fremont 1,845 1,205 105 10 190 55 200 5 75 575 815


Greene 2,480 1,650 190 15 285 75 215 0 50 810 1,195
Grundy 2,815 1,955 230 10 350 50 170 5 45 945 1,385
Guthrie 2,790 1,910 180 15 305 75 235 5 65 920 1,300
Hamilton 3,485 2,385 225 15 370 105 295 10 80 1,160 1,600

Hancock 2,515 1,610 230 15 345 75 180 5 55 845 1,225


Hardin 4,345 2,920 325 10 595 85 330 10 70 1,425 2,125
Harrison 3,305 2,085 210 25 410 110 350 10 105 1,045 1,435
Henry 3,785 2,505 210 20 410 120 415 10 95 1,185 1,680
Howard 2,245 1,440 230 5 340 55 140 5 30 780 1,095

Humboldt 2,470 1,630 210 20 315 50 195 5 45 825 1,165


Ida 1,805 1,165 205 10 245 55 110 0 15 625 890
Iowa 3,300 2,305 195 15 365 80 245 5 90 1,085 1,565
Jackson 4,455 2,915 330 30 560 125 400 20 75 1,450 1,980
Jasper 7,455 5,135 425 60 740 190 730 10 165 2,400 3,365

Jefferson 2,790 1,810 155 25 310 90 335 5 60 850 1,240


Johnson 12,120 8,165 555 130 1,000 425 1,520 15 310 3,655 5,130
Jones 4,055 2,705 330 30 495 105 315 10 65 1,350 1,855
Keokuk 2,585 1,615 220 20 365 60 235 5 65 840 1,205
Kossuth 4,270 2,815 405 30 550 110 285 5 70 1,495 2,020

Lee 7,615 4,935 360 40 840 235 950 25 230 2,255 3,290
Linn 32,375 22,370 1,510 255 2,900 985 3,440 55 860 10,070 14,060
Louisa 2,160 1,390 145 10 235 85 225 10 60 690 915
Lucas 2,125 1,430 140 10 240 65 195 5 40 685 975
Lyon 2,415 1,580 245 10 330 55 140 5 50 860 1,175

Madison 2,665 1,765 155 20 300 80 260 10 75 860 1,180


Mahaska 4,515 2,975 300 25 490 155 450 10 110 1,420 2,040
Marion 6,355 4,125 400 50 695 195 695 10 185 1,990 2,750
Marshall 8,150 5,510 445 65 815 215 900 10 190 2,650 3,435
Mills 2,675 1,520 125 105 235 320 280 5 85 760 985

Mitchell 2,545 1,715 235 5 315 40 180 5 50 875 1,240


Monona 2,575 1,630 200 15 370 65 230 5 60 850 1,210
Monroe 1,830 1,175 110 10 220 65 180 5 65 570 800
Montgomery 2,750 1,775 180 15 285 75 325 5 90 820 1,275
Muscatine 7,245 4,720 440 30 720 215 915 20 185 2,190 3,080

O'Brien 3,745 2,355 380 40 535 110 255 10 60 1,225 1,845


Osceola 1,530 975 165 5 215 30 110 0 30 505 760
Page 4,025 2,680 240 30 420 125 420 5 105 1,255 1,855
Palo Alto 2,365 1,495 215 20 340 70 185 5 35 775 1,150
Plymouth 4,865 3,145 435 25 610 130 415 5 100 1,645 2,215

Pocahontas 2,145 1,375 195 10 325 55 150 5 30 705 1,040


Polk 56,085 37,800 2,060 430 4,870 2,125 6,980 70 1,750 16,285 24,300
Pottawattamie 15,840 9,905 735 95 1,570 600 2,255 25 655 4,515 6,545
Poweshiek 3,945 2,715 240 20 430 115 340 5 80 1,300 1,835
Ringgold 1,430 965 105 15 170 30 115 5 25 475 670

Sac 2,790 1,880 260 10 335 70 190 0 45 960 1,355


Scott 26,015 16,915 1,365 215 2,590 925 3,180 55 770 7,650 10,955
Shelby 3,070 2,035 265 25 380 75 230 0 60 1,080 1,450
Sioux 5,610 3,630 610 30 740 150 355 10 85 1,975 2,700
Story 9,975 7,165 525 65 920 265 860 5 170 3,280 4,635

Tama 3,960 2,595 335 25 500 115 300 0 90 1,345 1,815


Taylor 1,755 1,135 150 5 205 50 160 5 45 585 805
Union 2,855 1,825 165 20 330 95 335 5 80 870 1,240
Van Buren 1,890 1,235 125 15 215 65 195 5 35 625 820
Wapello 8,045 4,945 485 70 905 275 1,130 20 215 2,320 3,415

Warren 6,555 4,495 295 40 605 170 740 15 195 2,060 2,800
Washington 4,495 3,070 295 35 470 135 385 5 100 1,490 2,090
Wayne 1,865 1,220 150 5 245 35 165 5 40 610 870
Webster 8,620 5,490 480 70 930 305 1,045 15 285 2,600 3,775
Winnebago 2,590 1,795 175 10 305 50 200 0 55 870 1,240

Winneshiek 3,995 2,735 335 30 475 110 255 5 50 1,400 1,875


Woodbury 17,440 11,020 915 150 1,830 600 2,295 35 595 5,060 7,585
Worth 1,625 1,095 105 5 205 45 145 0 25 545 760
Wright 3,345 2,160 275 25 470 70 275 5 65 1,095 1,590

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 with unknown county code.

File available from:


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OASDI Beneficiaries by State and County, 2004
http://www.socialsecurity.gov/policy/docs/statcomps/oasdi_sc/2004/
Iowa

Table 5.
Amount of benefits in current-payment status, by county, type of benefit, and sex of beneficiaries aged 65
or older, December 2004 (in thousands of dollars)

Retirement Survivors Disability Aged 65 or older


Retired Disabled
County Total workers a Spouses Children Widow(er)s b
Children workers Spouses Children Men Women

Total, Iowa c 482,267 344,577 16,622 1,991 55,756 11,263 48,370 226 3,463 185,762 197,067

Adair 1,485 1,074 75 2 198 18 110 1 7 617 649


Adams 870 598 36 2 120 27 80 0 6 344 367
Allamakee 2,570 1,879 108 10 300 50 205 3 15 1,070 1,006
Appanoose 2,680 1,792 103 11 356 60 331 1 26 995 1,077
Audubon 1,363 992 64 4 188 16 88 1 10 577 586

Benton 4,229 2,899 160 11 571 98 445 4 41 1,659 1,673


Black Hawk 21,041 14,966 664 86 2,279 503 2,378 13 154 7,772 8,401
Boone 4,679 3,307 152 40 527 174 440 2 38 1,814 1,869
Bremer 4,368 3,163 179 16 627 74 284 4 22 1,735 1,795
Buchanan 3,385 2,347 145 12 455 90 312 2 23 1,328 1,330

Buena Vista 3,283 2,370 163 11 443 70 208 1 16 1,384 1,438


Butler 2,999 2,060 162 11 457 53 235 3 17 1,235 1,233
Calhoun 2,429 1,707 119 12 354 48 171 1 16 1,022 1,030
Carroll 3,977 2,742 197 30 572 122 292 1 20 1,565 1,738
Cass 3,029 2,151 115 8 403 60 272 1 19 1,192 1,317

Cedar 3,075 2,220 123 7 404 71 231 1 17 1,241 1,272


Cerro Gordo 8,975 6,414 290 48 1,079 242 849 1 51 3,388 3,819
Cherokee 2,736 1,964 119 10 354 49 225 1 15 1,117 1,145
Chickasaw 2,415 1,692 123 6 327 52 202 1 12 1,030 949
Clarke 1,496 1,063 50 6 167 45 149 0 15 562 619

Clay 3,296 2,366 135 5 427 54 287 2 19 1,309 1,435


Clayton 3,400 2,381 147 18 446 105 282 1 20 1,380 1,316
Clinton 9,209 6,417 298 39 1,075 205 1,088 8 79 3,382 3,652
Crawford 2,858 1,892 136 11 419 65 316 2 18 1,111 1,131
Dallas 5,863 4,298 167 16 616 169 555 2 42 2,299 2,330

Davis 1,346 927 53 7 193 27 129 1 9 516 551


Decatur 1,424 1,010 44 8 170 23 160 2 9 553 586
Delaware 2,743 1,921 164 11 343 60 225 1 17 1,144 1,067
Des Moines 8,008 5,840 204 33 802 174 885 6 64 2,872 3,341
Dickinson 3,831 2,887 168 7 414 51 282 2 20 1,654 1,529

Dubuque 15,279 10,981 566 70 1,803 327 1,424 8 100 5,866 6,201
Emmet 2,073 1,465 85 8 306 34 167 0 8 830 905
Fayette 4,028 2,758 188 13 593 87 365 4 19 1,574 1,673
Floyd 3,520 2,411 140 25 466 95 352 4 28 1,373 1,397
Franklin 2,152 1,531 107 8 304 42 146 1 12 883 930

Fremont 1,541 1,089 51 5 167 36 174 2 17 594 631


Greene 2,133 1,530 97 7 274 44 172 0 10 866 943
Grundy 2,539 1,870 116 6 348 37 147 1 13 1,053 1,101
Guthrie 2,346 1,727 82 6 266 46 202 0 17 946 983
Hamilton 3,022 2,220 114 8 346 66 249 1 18 1,252 1,251

Hancock 2,171 1,485 111 8 343 48 161 1 14 892 947


Hardin 3,809 2,739 158 4 562 47 281 2 17 1,551 1,679
Harrison 2,745 1,873 96 11 370 72 293 3 27 1,074 1,097
Henry 3,337 2,384 99 10 375 84 361 2 22 1,275 1,362
Howard 1,756 1,218 97 2 280 37 114 1 7 728 773

Humboldt 2,165 1,546 106 8 308 35 151 1 11 919 914


Ida 1,520 1,061 93 5 228 41 89 0 4 642 658
Iowa 2,858 2,133 92 8 329 54 217 2 24 1,141 1,227
Jackson 3,657 2,576 143 15 474 77 350 4 18 1,443 1,453
Jasper 6,749 4,967 217 31 723 133 632 2 44 2,677 2,740

Jefferson 2,358 1,639 76 11 289 57 273 1 12 874 978


Johnson 11,643 8,564 301 72 1,024 297 1,293 3 88 4,377 4,624
Jones 3,483 2,503 150 15 439 67 286 4 20 1,416 1,409
Keokuk 2,082 1,426 97 7 311 30 195 1 15 829 884
Kossuth 3,622 2,565 191 16 521 76 233 1 20 1,594 1,500

Lee 6,751 4,703 174 22 799 153 838 6 56 2,418 2,750


Linn 30,431 22,655 802 140 2,833 696 3,078 11 216 11,660 12,156
Louisa 1,901 1,325 70 4 223 52 209 2 16 742 741
Lucas 1,736 1,257 63 4 199 39 162 1 11 673 721
Lyon 1,974 1,400 111 5 298 38 112 1 9 875 844

Madison 2,304 1,638 72 10 272 53 237 3 19 899 923


Mahaska 3,793 2,698 136 13 436 100 381 2 27 1,468 1,557
Marion 5,422 3,756 186 24 641 129 639 3 44 2,068 2,109
Marshall 7,360 5,363 227 30 781 134 770 3 52 2,877 2,885
Mills 2,251 1,434 59 56 221 215 241 2 24 789 795

Mitchell 2,130 1,533 107 3 286 27 162 1 12 886 917


Monona 2,129 1,462 92 7 321 47 188 1 13 854 911
Monroe 1,454 1,021 49 4 175 41 147 1 16 547 586
Montgomery 2,310 1,628 84 8 270 45 256 1 19 847 1,007
Muscatine 6,617 4,649 225 17 692 149 833 5 48 2,461 2,552

O'Brien 3,171 2,159 188 22 506 76 203 2 15 1,309 1,386


Osceola 1,288 892 80 3 199 18 91 0 5 529 572
Page 3,393 2,438 116 14 386 79 335 1 24 1,278 1,467
Palo Alto 2,005 1,371 103 11 316 46 149 1 9 815 873
Plymouth 4,140 2,907 206 11 560 86 340 2 29 1,725 1,680

Pocahontas 1,825 1,260 96 5 305 34 118 1 7 737 804


Polk 52,253 38,259 1,090 219 4,750 1,372 6,090 14 458 18,813 21,515
Pottawattamie 13,611 9,346 357 47 1,442 375 1,882 4 159 4,817 5,362
Poweshiek 3,535 2,621 120 9 402 71 294 1 18 1,428 1,491
Ringgold 1,088 781 42 4 136 21 95 1 8 423 466

Sac 2,358 1,716 124 6 299 49 154 0 10 1,011 1,013


Scott 23,548 16,636 703 111 2,502 624 2,783 10 179 8,599 9,210
Shelby 2,582 1,835 123 13 353 49 190 0 17 1,114 1,073
Sioux 4,738 3,333 295 17 689 96 288 2 17 2,128 1,962
Story 9,506 7,293 283 36 936 177 734 2 45 3,883 3,990

Tama 3,382 2,407 156 15 448 72 262 1 22 1,408 1,378


Taylor 1,320 923 63 3 162 30 131 2 7 532 547
Union 2,289 1,584 72 9 286 59 258 1 20 852 925
Van Buren 1,515 1,064 53 8 170 43 167 1 8 594 593
Wapello 6,828 4,581 226 34 818 179 925 5 59 2,391 2,717

Warren 5,966 4,357 143 22 566 118 701 4 53 2,283 2,301


Washington 3,880 2,837 136 17 447 88 329 1 26 1,561 1,653
Wayne 1,423 996 62 1 202 17 132 1 10 562 604
Webster 7,511 5,243 233 32 876 190 863 4 69 2,839 3,093
Winnebago 2,182 1,613 79 3 274 29 170 0 13 896 938

Winneshiek 3,284 2,437 140 13 410 75 196 1 12 1,394 1,379


Woodbury 15,125 10,534 446 76 1,709 377 1,838 8 137 5,476 6,285
Worth 1,365 989 49 1 172 27 119 0 7 562 572
Wright 2,944 2,047 139 10 453 46 232 1 16 1,204 1,253

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 with unknown county code.

File available from:


Social Security Administration, Office of Policy
OASDI Beneficiaries by State and County, 2004
http://www.socialsecurity.gov/policy/docs/statcomps/oasdi_sc/2004/