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/

Utah
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

273,045

177,447

17,335

Beaver
Box Elder
Cache
Carbon
Daggett

1,020
6,275
9,420
3,920
195

650
4,185
6,280
2,145
145

Davis
Duchesne
Emery
Garfield
Grand

26,035
2,510
1,800
900
1,490

Survivors

Disability

Aged 65 or older

b

Children

Disabled
workers

3,132

22,847

13,342

29,729

677

8,536

86,763

108,844

70
490
745
240
15

15
55
110
30
0

90
550
760
495
10

35
260
420
170
0

115
560
825
660
20

5
10
15
20
0

40
165
265
160
5

345
2,125
3,185
1,085
90

385
2,585
3,875
1,500
60

17,355
1,470
1,070
665
985

1,760
180
135
60
90

260
35
20
10
15

1,980
225
160
70
150

1,305
140
80
20
40

2,480
330
240
60
175

60
15
15
0
5

835
115
80
15
30

8,430
765
550
340
485

10,525
865
630
375
600

5,255
1,255
1,455
1,915
925

3,320
780
1,060
1,255
650

310
75
95
130
75

80
40
20
20
5

395
105
100
165
75

230
65
40
65
50

665
150
115
200
45

20
5
5
5
5

235
35
20
75
20

1,670
405
530
635
340

1,840
450
540
770
365

380
350
101,510
1,595
3,645

250
255
66,005
890
2,375

35
25
5,480
130
245

5
10
1,125
10
55

40
25
8,440
205
285

10
10
5,010
120
165

35
20
12,150
175
410

0
0
210
10
15

5
5
3,090
55
95

135
140
31,080
500
1,185

150
130
41,165
570
1,365

Sevier
Summit
Tooele
Uintah
Utah

3,555
2,805
4,660
3,710
36,860

2,360
1,945
2,795
2,230
22,515

235
175
235
260
2,960

25
40
50
40
570

295
220
410
400
3,250

125
140
315
225
2,275

385
215
620
405
3,775

15
5
15
20
95

115
65
220
130
1,420

1,215
985
1,370
1,170
11,470

1,350
1,030
1,655
1,435
14,445

Wasatch
Washington
Wayne
Weber

2,090
22,345
470
24,695

1,365
15,995
330
16,120

160
1,485
50
1,390

25
245
10
210

150
1,615
40
2,140

110
735
5
1,175

210
1,760
30
2,900

10
55
0
40

60
455
5
720

700
8,010
180
7,640

780
9,125
195
10,085

County
Total, Utah c

Iron
Juab
Kane
Millard
Morgan
Piute
Rich
Salt Lake
San Juan
Sanpete

Children Widow(er)s

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/

Spouses

Children

Men

Women

Utah
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

251,829

179,136

9,268

Beaver
Box Elder
Cache
Carbon
Daggett

873
5,645
8,777
3,653
180

616
4,051
6,405
2,183
140

Davis
Duchesne
Emery
Garfield
Grand

23,225
2,118
1,664
782
1,348

Survivors

Disability

Aged 65 or older

b

Children

Disabled
workers

1,569

22,768

9,023

27,585

166

2,315

101,158

90,971

33
255
416
121
7

5
31
54
12
0

73
532
799
490
9

24
180
285
122
0

108
538
745
674
18

1
4
4
5
0

6
47
68
41
2

366
2,372
3,792
1,287
96

298
2,035
3,194
1,253
45

16,855
1,376
1,066
601
940

915
82
67
26
47

136
19
11
3
8

1,902
198
153
64
151

917
90
51
12
26

2,257
316
284
65
163

12
2
3
0
0

228
33
26
8
10

9,525
821
642
352
526

8,360
643
486
275
501

4,735
1,089
1,330
1,668
793

3,317
740
1,031
1,192
593

162
36
44
66
38

38
12
7
7
4

384
99
96
161
61

151
45
24
37
39

620
144
116
183
52

3
2
1
0
0

57
8
6
19
4

1,911
440
587
695
359

1,509
354
425
603
261

Piute
Rich
Salt Lake
San Juan
Sanpete

322
318
97,843
1,218
3,174

226
244
69,863
794
2,257

14
15
3,079
51
124

1
5
569
3
20

34
23
8,823
134
252

10
3
3,401
62
102

34
20
11,200
158
391

0
0
53
2
2

2
2
852
9
22

139
158
37,965
477
1,297

96
99
36,890
394
1,047

Sevier
Summit
Tooele
Uintah
Utah

3,108
2,867
3,594
3,253
34,364

2,224
2,152
2,320
2,144
23,618

112
101
91
131
1,658

12
24
21
16
306

277
225
331
391
3,392

73
113
197
137
1,551

375
222
572
391
3,452

4
0
2
6
25

27
23
55
35
361

1,314
1,267
1,293
1,309
14,050

1,037
885
1,137
1,127
12,169

Wasatch
Washington
Wayne
Weber

1,975
20,950
390
20,571

1,435
16,044
293
14,399

87
780
22
674

15
108
3
105

155
1,614
37
1,898

74
480
7
798

193
1,770
26
2,482

1
12
0
10

13
138
0
200

861
9,252
178
7,818

640
7,443
131
7,621

County
Total, Utah c

Iron
Juab
Kane
Millard
Morgan

Children Widow(er)s

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/

Spouses

Children

Men

Women