Table 1.

Beneficiaries as a percentage of the total resident population and of the population aged 65 or older,
by state, December 2005
Total population

Population aged 65 or older

Number a
(thousands)

Percentage receiving
benefits

Number a
(thousands)

Percentage receiving
benefits

296,410

15.9

36,790

90.3

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

4,558
664
5,939
2,779
36,132

19.8
9.8
15.5
20.4
12.4

604
44
758
384
3,869

93.0
91.2
85.7
93.6
83.5

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida

4,665
3,510
844
551
17,790

12.5
16.7
17.8
13.0
19.3

465
474
112
67
2,993

90.6
93.2
93.1
76.3
84.4

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

9,073
1,275
1,429
12,763
6,272

13.6
15.7
15.8
14.8
17.0

870
175
164
1,530
778

91.8
87.4
96.6
89.7
95.4

2,966
2,745
4,173
4,524
1,322

18.6
16.5
19.1
15.8
20.5

435
357
526
532
193

95.8
93.3
93.1
87.0
94.5

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

5,600
6,399
10,121
5,133
2,921

13.8
16.7
17.3
15.3
18.8

645
853
1,258
623
358

86.8
90.5
95.4
93.5
91.7

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

5,800
936
1,759
2,415
1,310

18.3
18.1
16.6
14.3
16.9

773
129
234
273
163

93.8
93.9
93.9
89.3
94.5

New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota

8,718
1,928
19,255
8,683
637

15.8
16.2
15.9
17.4
18.0

1,129
235
2,515
1,054
94

90.9
89.7
86.8
94.8
94.3

Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

11,464
3,548
3,641
12,430
1,076

17.1
17.9
17.0
19.5
17.9

1,529
469
470
1,893
150

92.4
93.1
95.2
93.2
92.4

South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah

4,255
776
5,963
22,860
2,470

18.3
18.1
18.3
12.9
11.1

535
111
750
2,272
216

93.9
96.4
94.6
89.5
90.6

623
7,567
6,288
1,817
5,536
509

18.0
15.1
14.9
22.8
17.2
16.0

82
865
721
278
722
62

95.9
90.7
92.8
93.3
96.7
94.6

State
United States

Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data; U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division, 2005 estimates of resident
population.
a. Population estimates for the United States as of July 1, 2005, as reported by the U.S. Census Bureau.

File available from:
Social Security Administration, Office of Policy
OASDI Beneficiaries by State and County, 2005
http://www.socialsecurity.gov/policy/docs/statcomps/oasdi_sc/2005/

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 2005
Retirement
State or area
All areas

Total

Retired
workers a

Spouses

48,434,281 30,460,839 2,526,459

Survivors
Children Widow(er)s
488,425

b

Disability

Children

Disabled
workers

4,749,379 1,903,477 6,518,989

Spouses

Aged 65 or older
Children

Men

Women

153,800 1,632,913 14,393,511 19,625,533

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

903,569
492,491
64,843
38,643
922,932
602,398
566,219
321,160
4,463,873 2,875,626

41,875
2,692
46,632
25,110
266,260

9,553
1,283
8,062
5,389
54,876

97,546
5,115
76,922
56,799
401,690

42,805
4,772
33,579
23,960
171,539

169,639
9,599
122,290
104,020
551,428

4,331
244
2,398
2,518
11,909

45,329
229,301
332,364
2,495
19,531
20,605
30,651
289,918
359,586
27,263
151,453
208,259
130,545 1,414,273 1,817,498

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida

584,556
378,990
585,199
407,045
150,101
97,950
71,376
46,064
3,430,205 2,331,733

34,155
23,068
6,298
2,108
167,831

4,682
5,469
1,228
827
32,194

54,732
47,901
12,846
6,516
293,430

21,857
19,702
5,573
4,451
107,866

72,396
64,734
20,664
9,722
396,450

1,294
915
290
53
8,271

16,450
184,298
237,151
16,365
182,419
259,615
5,252
44,764
59,691
1,635
20,538
30,739
92,430 1,106,783 1,418,824

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

1,233,238
736,664
200,743
143,424
226,250
144,936
1,893,055 1,227,354
1,063,854
672,315

49,590
8,803
13,041
92,562
51,341

12,825
3,089
2,108
20,478
9,021

119,680
15,735
20,389
192,211
106,184

64,473
6,418
8,196
77,861
42,907

197,015
18,514
29,291
221,861
141,821

3,942
389
721
4,359
3,054

49,049
4,371
7,568
56,369
37,211

326,913
66,245
71,346
568,532
305,909

472,044
86,352
87,002
804,245
436,186

365,387
296,145
415,727
368,496
163,965

32,655
23,306
43,164
50,996
12,815

3,945
3,594
6,762
8,698
2,028

58,301
44,903
91,329
99,457
24,111

17,298
16,747
32,741
41,117
8,209

59,460
53,507
160,122
108,767
46,155

1,059
890
5,782
4,840
939

14,189
13,027
42,033
32,756
12,484

172,521
138,781
203,920
193,954
78,007

244,378
194,307
285,774
268,423
104,126

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

771,357
508,682
1,066,962
693,001
1,748,668 1,083,034
787,377
526,639
549,376
292,620

34,274
44,096
93,340
42,373
21,461

7,152
9,413
18,098
6,024
6,988

72,922
91,158
175,133
74,473
55,890

35,788
34,044
71,798
25,308
31,085

90,608
152,027
239,170
89,801
106,614

1,173
2,172
5,422
1,228
2,918

20,758
41,051
62,673
21,531
31,800

231,781
315,969
503,897
247,277
133,810

327,580
455,486
696,109
335,723
194,943

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

1,063,174
169,375
291,980
346,345
220,796

653,609
109,049
191,931
234,284
145,126

49,344
9,993
16,569
14,134
8,379

8,654
1,676
2,232
3,278
1,565

103,619
16,973
29,668
26,354
16,792

42,880
6,254
9,772
12,485
6,740

161,203
20,526
32,804
45,203
31,971

3,229
494
544
698
495

40,636
4,410
8,460
9,909
9,728

302,340
54,106
91,066
115,782
66,460

422,581
66,868
128,063
128,160
87,651

New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota

1,375,796
942,992
311,468
186,639
3,062,046 1,991,618
1,509,687
940,891
114,712
72,329

54,961
19,386
136,706
53,644
9,146

13,244
3,521
36,668
12,450
877

120,645
30,070
269,766
130,132
14,936

48,408
14,423
109,046
60,670
3,936

153,624
45,209
403,342
249,761
10,929

2,985
1,344
9,561
4,309
194

38,937
10,876
105,339
57,830
2,365

420,843
606,093
93,531
117,080
896,370 1,286,907
410,461
588,977
37,307
50,996

Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

1,960,946 1,207,381
635,619
388,090
618,624
414,216
2,419,005 1,561,281
192,829
128,395

125,823
33,173
32,426
123,745
5,962

17,315
5,555
5,425
19,768
1,552

231,537
67,407
55,964
257,394
14,799

74,591
26,993
18,909
82,216
5,780

241,961
90,903
75,372
292,978
28,824

5,379
2,350
1,678
7,184
428

56,959
21,148
14,634
74,439
7,089

588,040
825,679
184,189
252,475
195,316
252,207
719,224 1,045,340
55,725
82,675

South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah

778,480
471,731
140,773
92,131
1,089,649
641,443
2,952,230 1,758,929
273,045
177,447

28,480
9,138
49,681
189,981
17,335

7,340
1,068
10,031
32,607
3,132

70,451
15,259
110,307
333,251
22,847

35,423
5,120
48,383
142,100
13,342

131,038
14,419
181,735
383,487
29,729

2,465
263
4,471
11,790
677

31,552
3,375
43,598
100,085
8,536

208,894
293,581
45,831
60,812
293,242
416,392
877,494 1,156,561
86,763
108,844

Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

112,251
1,139,748
937,531
414,053
953,581
81,495

5,172
53,155
50,913
27,478
45,896
4,402

1,091
10,336
8,548
3,980
8,114
623

10,008
109,437
82,390
53,333
89,370
7,634

3,592
45,241
30,828
15,859
31,812
3,060

15,834
165,963
123,159
79,524
110,353
9,574

287
4,109
2,222
4,034
1,858
202

4,019
41,493
25,851
19,424
26,957
2,088

Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

552,294
452,119
797,660
715,127
270,706

72,248
710,014
613,620
210,421
639,221
53,912

33,799
326,567
292,501
108,582
294,553
26,504

44,797
457,752
376,202
151,203
403,126
32,162

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

5,422
12,106

1,559
6,389

200
1,055

401
560

576
1,139

895
1,190

1,083
1,140

53
60

655
573

902
3,652

978
3,670

2,227
714,855
15,995

892
336,179
10,383

140
56,150
868

252
14,467
426

280
81,126
1,220

405
38,025
960

182
137,304
1,589

8
8,618
62

68
42,986
487

538
184,855
4,900

466
228,243
5,676

Foreign countries

446,745

265,984

63,176

7,883

79,320

14,042

12,587

637

3,116

171,032

206,300

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, 2005
http://www.socialsecurity.gov/policy/docs/statcomps/oasdi_sc/2005/

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 2005 (in thousands of dollars)
Retirement
State or area
All areas

Total

Retired
workers a

Spouses

44,351,668 30,521,816 1,260,857

Survivors

Aged 65 or older

Spouses

4,470,918 1,249,328 6,114,705

37,865

455,402 16,267,962 16,774,790

Children Widow(er)s
240,777

Disability
Disabled
workers

b

Children

Children

Men

Women

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

777,620
473,244
56,045
37,129
867,777
615,832
477,545
300,465
4,115,426 2,886,025

20,812
1,255
23,990
11,762
130,389

4,709
520
3,932
2,528
26,144

84,212
4,511
74,894
47,904
389,333

26,498
3,041
21,473
14,382
114,393

154,717
8,876
118,660
92,750
528,314

1,060
50
614
584
2,933

12,368
250,851
269,547
663
21,074
16,793
8,381
334,439
311,890
7,169
160,501
165,077
37,894 1,578,636 1,569,168

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida

532,857
372,939
595,943
445,950
146,486
103,540
57,223
39,824
3,178,953 2,325,523

17,347
13,206
3,501
1,008
84,688

2,417
3,109
677
356
15,423

52,548
50,650
12,981
5,124
283,486

15,046
14,731
3,837
2,334
69,454

67,502
63,176
20,326
8,145
372,089

326
225
71
13
2,052

4,731
206,577
196,128
4,898
228,816
247,162
1,553
53,896
53,920
419
19,496
24,038
26,237 1,247,501 1,214,943

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

1,092,338
717,923
185,730
142,066
203,446
141,849
1,815,500 1,277,133
1,021,925
708,538

25,239
4,076
6,601
49,237
27,928

6,327
1,457
1,056
10,424
5,018

105,496
14,490
19,548
193,906
106,626

40,692
4,346
5,486
53,519
29,634

182,022
17,938
26,813
213,759
133,228

922
97
170
1,133
800

13,716
1,259
1,925
16,389
10,155

365,160
71,556
79,714
672,348
368,562

392,206
75,344
71,226
724,461
392,595

365,114
303,513
394,331
345,543
152,034

16,611
12,353
20,365
24,674
6,249

2,111
1,919
3,217
3,957
988

57,126
44,906
78,230
86,361
21,840

11,888
11,321
20,335
24,744
5,447

53,340
48,794
147,397
102,437
39,897

247
222
1,470
1,266
208

3,714
3,569
11,336
8,801
3,119

196,603
162,441
217,582
207,274
82,664

207,063
170,448
226,242
205,788
82,137

726,689
516,057
993,875
698,654
1,717,188 1,169,604
733,954
529,407
450,024
270,146

18,020
23,236
51,456
21,514
10,166

3,762
4,813
9,975
3,220
3,176

70,674
89,902
178,490
72,525
45,469

23,968
24,205
50,523
17,844
18,126

87,595
140,970
237,688
83,233
94,057

316
492
1,483
296
645

6,297
11,603
17,970
5,915
8,239

265,265
365,178
617,644
282,647
140,302

288,790
398,247
634,726
284,279
153,041

644,883
104,191
189,273
236,720
149,387

24,911
4,872
8,339
7,191
4,567

4,454
803
1,168
1,641
888

97,395
16,007
28,853
25,735
16,796

27,538
3,945
6,504
8,540
4,994

147,408
18,615
29,011
45,003
30,338

784
117
122
194
105

10,970
1,191
2,187
2,894
2,693

340,439
58,481
102,642
130,757
78,792

356,834
54,191
107,566
111,867
77,175

New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota

1,411,465 1,042,241
263,797
174,779
2,972,348 2,107,124
1,357,374
924,950
98,652
67,510

29,908
8,939
70,606
27,209
4,293

7,348
1,527
18,724
6,353
432

125,308
26,240
267,478
113,744
13,704

35,875
8,263
76,172
38,630
2,542

157,212
40,877
398,776
229,319
9,495

777
318
2,379
979
44

12,796
527,605
582,920
2,855
97,878
91,671
31,089 1,060,511 1,188,540
16,190
458,594
497,297
631
39,319
39,615

Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

1,815,206 1,224,923
560,149
373,341
582,636
418,884
2,299,401 1,610,086
179,181
128,783

65,606
16,208
16,827
66,007
3,088

9,086
2,729
2,814
10,567
780

226,613
61,200
55,468
255,642
14,373

49,979
16,996
12,950
56,266
3,968

222,132
83,434
71,050
278,454
26,164

1,477
565
431
1,797
98

15,390
5,678
4,212
20,582
1,928

681,152
199,980
223,543
847,765
64,124

702,738
208,116
218,448
922,481
72,702

South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah

697,058
463,362
120,046
85,217
960,947
626,557
2,599,736 1,713,807
251,829
179,136

14,593
4,244
25,120
92,327
9,268

3,730
484
4,998
14,831
1,569

61,030
13,660
97,344
303,995
22,768

22,309
3,113
30,057
89,541
9,023

122,319
12,424
164,000
355,237
27,585

591
56
1,053
2,847
166

9,124
848
11,818
27,150
2,315

234,864
47,843
325,749
967,025
101,158

245,133
47,088
345,813
942,287
90,971

Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

102,177
1,033,994
901,609
367,079
908,664
75,529

2,614
26,949
27,324
13,602
24,106
2,275

562
5,319
4,586
1,944
4,452
320

9,478
99,654
83,260
48,252
89,371
7,466

2,455
30,287
21,617
10,126
22,240
2,082

13,990
156,802
117,207
78,315
103,131
8,919

65
1,055
603
1,113
448
52

1,072
12,109
7,650
5,502
7,342
585

38,146
365,763
345,150
120,050
345,227
30,173

38,040
385,843
332,752
123,865
353,207
26,942

Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

510,152
426,598
676,681
597,785
229,781

958,344
149,740
265,456
327,918
209,767

71,940
701,819
639,363
208,225
657,574
53,830

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

2,782
7,167

1,010
4,305

57
321

120
170

315
729

375
578

775
931

9
12

121
121

641
2,677

527
2,010

985
431,253
12,582

511
224,782
8,984

33
17,569
344

55
4,448
181

111
47,099
916

153
16,584
531

109
109,998
1,486

1
1,731
17

11
9,041
122

339
132,568
4,585

197
124,624
4,202

Foreign countries

239,232

151,926

15,857

2,459

49,679

7,828

10,458

163

861

97,694

103,864

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, 2005
http://www.socialsecurity.gov/policy/docs/statcomps/oasdi_sc/2005/

Minnesota
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 2005
Retirement
Total

Retired
workers a

Spouses

787,377

526,639

42,373

4,245
36,525
6,980
6,810
4,875

3,020
24,085
4,625
4,160
2,925

Big Stone
Blue Earth
Brown
Carlton
Carver

1,585
8,705
5,900
6,675
7,860

Cass
Chippewa
Chisago
Clay
Clearwater
Cook
Cottonwood
Crow Wing
Dakota
Dodge

Survivors

Disability

Aged 65 or older

b

Children

Disabled
workers

6,024

74,473

25,308

89,801

1,228

21,531

247,277

335,723

215
1,345
440
390
285

30
250
55
60
50

365
2,870
730
665
560

90
1,385
255
370
210

430
5,030
725
915
670

15
75
15
5
5

80
1,485
135
245
170

1,515
10,690
2,315
2,075
1,455

1,645
14,070
2,840
2,575
1,945

1,045
5,615
3,945
4,140
5,395

135
515
475
410
405

15
90
45
70
85

190
870
705
735
720

30
295
105
240
295

140
1,115
505
845
745

0
10
10
20
5

30
195
110
215
210

545
2,570
2,010
1,995
2,540

735
3,860
2,720
2,710
3,365

7,780
2,755
7,245
8,195
1,900

5,410
1,805
4,810
5,260
1,240

415
210
320
490
115

75
20
65
55
20

550
390
595
910
190

235
80
295
285
45

860
200
905
930
220

25
0
10
15
5

210
50
245
250
65

2,680
880
2,270
2,550
630

2,780
1,350
2,700
3,570
760

1,200
3,080
13,590
42,680
2,705

895
2,015
9,415
28,795
1,860

60
270
760
1,775
185

0
10
75
375
15

85
395
1,085
3,470
280

20
65
380
1,680
80

110
255
1,525
5,140
215

0
5
25
60
0

30
65
325
1,385
70

425
1,045
4,570
12,910
910

485
1,455
5,345
17,520
1,200

Douglas
Faribault
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue

8,265
3,945
4,615
7,630
8,085

5,690
2,695
3,195
5,135
5,720

505
295
385
490
420

45
25
25
35
35

820
475
520
825
825

210
85
120
185
220

780
290
290
775
695

15
5
5
15
5

200
75
75
170
165

2,785
1,335
1,675
2,525
2,695

3,500
1,880
2,125
3,430
3,695

Grant
Hennepin
Houston
Hubbard
Isanti

1,725
149,060
3,875
4,820
5,170

1,145
102,820
2,705
3,365
3,395

150
6,275
235
280
230

5
1,175
30
30
30

210
12,440
385
390
460

50
4,545
110
120
190

130
17,985
320
520
670

0
140
5
10
5

35
3,680
85
105
190

625
45,400
1,320
1,660
1,605

755
66,565
1,730
1,885
2,015

Itasca
Jackson
Kanabec
Kandiyohi
Kittson

10,685
2,355
3,105
7,860
1,250

6,715
1,565
2,075
5,160
815

710
225
120
550
95

70
20
25
60
5

1,145
285
265
785
175

300
60
90
260
45

1,420
165
430
860
95

45
0
5
10
0

280
35
95
175
20

3,435
835
1,005
2,550
425

4,000
1,135
1,190
3,430
580

Koochiching
Lac qui Parle
Lake
Lake of the Woods
Le Sueur

3,470
1,960
2,635
1,055
4,460

2,110
1,275
1,745
735
3,180

230
190
225
75
225

30
10
20
5
25

420
255
250
90
375

110
40
55
20
125

460
150
265
95
405

15
5
5
5
10

95
35
70
30
115

1,080
705
935
380
1,520

1,400
905
1,075
420
1,930

Lincoln
Lyon
McLeod
Mahnomen
Marshall

1,610
4,540
6,260
935
2,305

1,100
2,830
4,395
560
1,505

135
345
350
60
200

10
35
20
15
20

225
570
670
130
320

20
185
165
50
60

95
465
530
100
160

0
5
5
0
0

25
105
125
20
40

565
1,425
2,045
300
835

800
2,045
2,880
375
1,035

Martin
Meeker
Mille Lacs
Morrison
Mower

5,385
4,545
5,325
6,585
8,635

3,520
3,065
3,595
4,170
5,755

395
270
240
495
560

45
40
45
60
55

620
435
480
680
1,015

145
145
185
215
225

490
470
610
755
825

15
5
15
15
15

155
115
155
195
185

1,715
1,520
1,740
2,100
2,815

2,460
1,900
2,105
2,750
3,975

2,245
4,480
4,175
1,845
19,450

1,460
3,100
2,690
1,125
13,970

215
265
355
170
985

10
30
25
20
125

325
430
530
245
1,495

45
100
100
50
550

160
445
405
170
1,870

0
0
10
5
15

30
110
60
60
440

780
1,475
1,390
625
6,265

1,060
1,995
1,935
805
8,605

County
Total, Minnesota c
Aitkin
Anoka
Becker
Beltrami
Benton

Murray
Nicollet
Nobles
Norman
Olmsted

Children Widow(er)s

Spouses

Children

Men

Women

Otter Tail
Pennington
Pine
Pipestone
Polk

13,675
2,550
5,905
2,170
6,445

9,330
1,660
3,905
1,415
4,230

950
135
270
185
350

80
10
45
10
55

1,365
295
530
320
745

320
90
190
45
210

1,275
300
785
155
695

35
5
15
5
10

320
55
165
35
150

4,645
785
1,925
735
2,020

5,815
1,130
2,235
1,085
2,815

Pope
Ramsey
Red Lake
Redwood
Renville

2,585
70,690
825
3,690
3,680

1,830
47,005
550
2,365
2,365

175
2,905
55
335
310

10
685
5
35
30

270
5,980
105
470
480

40
2,485
30
115
105

205
9,290
75
295
300

5
75
0
5
5

50
2,265
5
70
85

900
20,260
295
1,265
1,250

1,175
31,100
365
1,710
1,645

Rice
Rock
Roseau
St. Louis
Scott

8,785
2,160
2,640
41,360
10,035

6,120
1,375
1,740
25,295
6,805

470
185
135
2,390
450

65
15
20
300
80

780
310
295
4,645
855

280
70
80
1,215
460

830
170
280
6,150
1,055

10
0
5
135
10

230
35
85
1,230
320

2,885
700
890
12,060
3,190

3,830
1,060
1,095
16,910
3,930

Sherburne
Sibley
Stearns
Steele
Stevens

8,475
2,995
21,235
5,840
1,840

5,505
1,975
13,595
4,020
1,170

360
220
1,510
340
180

55
10
210
40
15

645
375
2,075
600
255

420
85
690
185
60

1,115
255
2,480
525
130

20
5
30
5
5

355
70
645
125
25

2,580
1,015
6,805
1,910
615

3,105
1,375
8,830
2,645
895

Swift
Todd
Traverse
Wabasha
Wadena

2,405
5,075
1,160
4,355
3,565

1,545
3,225
740
2,965
2,250

160
360
125
295
250

15
55
10
25
35

345
505
145
455
410

85
145
35
115
115

195
610
80
375
400

5
15
5
10
10

55
160
20
115
95

770
1,640
415
1,540
1,150

1,170
2,010
525
1,835
1,495

Waseca
Washington
Watonwan
Wilkin
Winona

3,545
26,275
2,450
1,380
8,155

2,445
18,215
1,615
865
5,525

240
1,300
185
110
395

20
175
15
5
75

360
2,150
315
165
800

120
875
90
65
265

300
2,705
180
140
900

5
40
5
0
10

55
815
45
30
185

1,185
8,185
835
470
2,630

1,625
10,650
1,150
570
3,550

Wright
Yellow Medicine

13,205
2,590

8,795
1,660

635
240

90
10

1,155
345

515
90

1,530
190

20
5

465
50

4,175
885

5,185
1,205

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, 2005
http://www.socialsecurity.gov/policy/docs/statcomps/oasdi_sc/2005/

Minnesota
Table 5.
Amount of benefits in current-payment status, by county, type of benefit, and sex of beneficiaries aged 65
or older, December 2005 (in thousands of dollars)
Retirement
Total

Retired
workers a

Spouses

733,954

529,407

21,514

3,800
36,120
5,861
5,530
4,131

2,860
25,706
4,160
3,787
2,705

Big Stone
Blue Earth
Brown
Carlton
Carver

1,277
7,840
5,165
6,082
7,669

Cass
Chippewa
Chisago
Clay
Clearwater
Cook
Cottonwood
Crow Wing
Dakota
Dodge

Survivors

Disability

Aged 65 or older

b

Children

Disabled
workers

3,220

72,525

17,844

83,233

296

5,915

282,647

284,279

97
726
200
179
124

16
136
23
30
23

318
2,988
626
540
481

58
1,036
155
180
146

424
5,071
655
752
596

3
19
2
3
2

21
435
37
53
51

1,609
13,125
2,327
2,097
1,512

1,258
12,744
2,116
1,952
1,488

902
5,455
3,710
4,044
5,666

57
265
223
211
212

5
50
21
34
45

160
860
664
712
708

22
212
69
156
235

121
938
444
855
729

0
2
1
4
1

7
54
28
64
68

518
2,956
2,138
2,192
3,057

527
3,123
2,105
2,218
2,912

6,776
2,303
6,895
7,282
1,461

5,091
1,606
4,868
5,105
1,020

190
94
163
243
47

30
7
32
32
9

480
345
594
860
139

130
53
219
191
27

796
178
928
788
198

5
0
3
2
1

52
15
83
61
15

2,834
885
2,622
2,835
557

2,099
1,022
2,288
2,920
533

1,134
2,620
12,360
42,843
2,381

890
1,856
9,152
31,081
1,752

34
127
381
1,001
90

0
6
40
230
9

80
361
1,008
3,718
254

10
38
244
1,339
57

108
215
1,440
5,029
199

0
0
6
15
0

8
13
85
424
16

485
1,100
5,058
16,149
979

394
1,104
4,228
15,990
919

Douglas
Faribault
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue

7,117
3,403
3,798
6,829
7,543

5,258
2,464
2,825
4,938
5,660

227
135
166
229
206

22
9
15
18
23

719
444
431
779
804

145
60
83
133
152

690
270
256
684
648

2
2
0
4
3

52
16
22
39
40

2,925
1,406
1,627
2,779
3,058

2,630
1,437
1,540
2,742
3,078

Grant
Hennepin
Houston
Hubbard
Isanti

1,408
151,071
3,400
4,146
4,806

1,003
112,477
2,530
3,096
3,382

69
3,671
109
129
115

1
664
16
17
18

174
13,410
354
326
449

29
3,266
84
71
143

115
16,498
280
475
643

0
33
0
2
2

9
1,045
25
22
50

599
57,249
1,388
1,738
1,834

544
62,885
1,354
1,398
1,680

Itasca
Jackson
Kanabec
Kandiyohi
Kittson

9,700
1,956
2,673
6,791
1,042

6,552
1,384
1,893
4,842
723

352
105
52
260
46

36
8
8
29
5

1,070
264
233
718
149

197
39
64
167
24

1,396
142
396
721
88

12
0
0
1
0

82
8
23
46
5

3,783
830
1,022
2,718
427

3,158
837
918
2,647
430

Koochiching
Lac qui Parle
Lake
Lake of the Woods
Le Sueur

3,165
1,609
2,418
881
3,996

2,077
1,126
1,720
661
3,028

115
86
119
31
107

14
4
11
4
11

413
221
249
71
342

74
25
39
11
94

445
135
255
95
383

2
2
2
0
1

22
7
19
5
28

1,205
703
1,058
377
1,629

1,134
645
837
309
1,546

Lincoln
Lyon
McLeod
Mahnomen
Marshall

1,240
3,866
5,661
693
1,849

903
2,635
4,198
460
1,290

53
162
158
21
92

3
15
12
8
6

185
524
622
100
272

16
119
119
19
36

76
380
514
74
144

0
0
0
0
0

3
28
36
6
8

501
1,527
2,197
268
817

563
1,563
2,322
265
733

Martin
Meeker
Mille Lacs
Morrison
Mower

4,652
3,884
4,635
5,165
7,753

3,281
2,805
3,353
3,551
5,529

186
124
108
201
280

21
18
21
23
26

601
377
427
540
980

101
95
120
132
157

424
430
561
664
725

1
1
4
2
5

32
30
37
46
41

1,825
1,548
1,839
1,980
3,074

1,947
1,438
1,638
1,904
3,239

1,835
4,216
3,512
1,465
18,692

1,268
3,116
2,447
973
14,340

93
137
160
73
551

3
15
12
8
74

286
423
469
215
1,524

29
77
66
32
398

141
409
337
152
1,672

0
0
1
0
4

9
33
17
11
123

768
1,692
1,445
603
7,437

763
1,694
1,437
574
7,418

County
Total, Minnesota c
Aitkin
Anoka
Becker
Beltrami
Benton

Murray
Nicollet
Nobles
Norman
Olmsted

Children Widow(er)s

Spouses

Children

Men

Women

Otter Tail
Pennington
Pine
Pipestone
Polk

11,617
2,125
5,104
1,747
5,358

8,537
1,462
3,583
1,217
3,756

428
61
120
82
160

40
6
23
3
27

1,177
264
465
270
673

208
58
118
26
126

1,143
261
742
135
579

6
0
3
1
1

73
13
44
10
34

4,748
776
1,986
730
2,059

4,368
856
1,704
766
2,136

Pope
Ramsey
Red Lake
Redwood
Renville

2,137
68,732
660
3,117
3,097

1,615
49,761
457
2,160
2,163

77
1,663
21
154
148

3
374
3
15
13

226
6,276
88
439
438

20
1,731
24
76
63

181
8,348
63
250
248

0
17
0
0
0

13
557
2
20
18

881
24,566
272
1,291
1,303

867
28,673
256
1,301
1,249

Rice
Rock
Roseau
St. Louis
Scott

8,237
1,844
2,179
37,762
9,939

6,157
1,256
1,535
24,871
7,228

239
83
56
1,222
236

30
6
9
164
42

759
292
236
4,534
867

197
43
62
836
376

781
150
258
5,763
1,081

1
0
0
36
1

69
9
22
334
102

3,335
727
857
13,480
3,896

3,194
825
817
14,076
3,449

Sherburne
Sibley
Stearns
Steele
Stevens

7,993
2,515
18,102
5,340
1,547

5,645
1,765
12,554
3,952
1,067

184
101
682
170
86

33
7
107
20
6

615
327
1,891
572
226

301
60
487
128
35

1,109
234
2,201
460
112

3
0
5
1
1

96
17
172
29
10

3,045
1,022
7,123
2,161
635

2,611
1,025
6,663
2,174
678

Swift
Todd
Traverse
Wabasha
Wadena

1,925
3,936
930
3,822
2,815

1,327
2,728
644
2,790
1,935

69
135
58
135
100

5
20
4
12
11

294
388
121
418
322

52
91
21
86
72

168
531
71
351
341

0
3
1
1
2

8
37
5
28
31

742
1,534
411
1,640
1,087

863
1,355
368
1,410
1,057

Waseca
Washington
Watonwan
Wilkin
Winona

3,127
26,742
2,087
1,170
7,328

2,291
19,767
1,475
790
5,339

119
730
89
54
190

12
99
8
6
39

340
2,302
287
148
756

88
716
53
40
175

260
2,846
162
122
774

0
11
0
0
2

13
268
8
7
49

1,262
10,175
853
490
2,875

1,285
9,646
897
428
2,921

Wright
Yellow Medicine

12,363
2,154

8,846
1,482

319
112

50
7

1,092
316

380
61

1,521
163

5
0

146
11

4,828
896

4,252
885

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, 2005
http://www.socialsecurity.gov/policy/docs/statcomps/oasdi_sc/2005/