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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 2006
Total population Population aged 65 or older
Number a Percentage receiving Number a Percentage receiving
State (thousands) benefits (thousands) benefits
United States 299,398 16.2 37,260 91.4
Alabama 4,599 20.2 616 94.4
Alaska 670 10.1 46 94.9
Arizona 6,166 15.8 790 87.5
Arkansas 2,811 20.8 390 95.2
California 36,458 12.5 3,932 84.3
Colorado 4,753 12.9 477 93.2
Connecticut 3,505 16.7 470 93.3
Delaware 853 18.2 115 95.6
District of Columbia 582 12.9 71 75.7
Florida 18,090 19.4 3,038 84.8
Georgia 9,364 14.0 913 94.8
Hawaii 1,285 16.0 179 88.7
Idaho 1,466 16.4 169 99.6
Illinois 12,832 14.9 1,534 90.2
Indiana 6,314 17.2 784 96.7
Iowa 2,982 18.7 436 96.3
Kansas 2,764 16.6 358 93.7
Kentucky 4,206 19.5 537 94.7
Louisiana 4,288 16.0 523 87.4
Maine 1,322 20.8 193 96.0
Maryland 5,616 13.9 651 87.7
Massachusetts 6,437 16.8 856 90.5
Michigan 10,096 17.5 1,261 96.5
Minnesota 5,167 15.6 627 95.0
Mississippi 2,911 19.0 362 92.8
Missouri 5,843 18.6 779 94.9
Montana 945 18.5 131 95.9
Nebraska 1,768 16.7 235 94.4
Nevada 2,496 14.7 277 91.7
New Hampshire 1,315 17.3 163 96.2
New Jersey 8,725 15.8 1,128 91.3
New Mexico 1,955 16.6 243 91.9
New York 19,306 16.0 2,523 87.1
North Carolina 8,857 17.9 1,077 97.5
North Dakota 636 18.1 93 94.5
Ohio 11,478 17.2 1,532 93.0
Oklahoma 3,579 18.2 474 94.4
Oregon 3,701 17.3 478 97.0
Pennsylvania 12,441 19.6 1,885 93.5
Rhode Island 1,068 17.9 148 92.3
South Carolina 4,321 18.8 553 97.0
South Dakota 782 18.4 111 97.6
Tennessee 6,039 18.7 769 97.0
Texas 23,508 13.2 2,334 91.7
Utah 2,550 11.4 226 93.0
Vermont 624 18.4 83 97.7
Virginia 7,643 15.3 888 92.4
Washington 6,396 15.3 738 94.9
West Virginia 1,818 23.1 279 94.2
Wisconsin 5,557 17.5 724 97.7
Wyoming 515 16.2 63 96.1

SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data; U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division, 2006 estimates of resident
population.
a. Population estimates for the United States as of July 1, 2006, as reported by the U.S. Census Bureau.
CONTACT: Jennie Park (410) 965-9358 or oasdi.sc@ssa.gov.
File available from:
U.S. Social Security Administration, Office of Policy
OASDI Beneficiaries by State and County, 2006
http://www.socialsecurity.gov/policy/docs/statcomps/oasdi_sc/2006/
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 2006
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 49,122,624 30,976,145 2,478,599 489,940 4,666,962 1,898,862 6,806,918 153,470 1,651,728 14,650,230 19,817,987
Alabama 920,843 502,502 40,989 9,610 95,762 43,045 178,375 4,310 46,250 234,255 335,896
Alaska 66,906 40,237 2,675 1,279 5,103 4,684 10,211 229 2,488 20,415 21,370
Arizona 940,213 617,724 45,652 8,084 76,392 33,950 125,727 2,393 30,291 297,042 366,729
Arkansas 576,997 327,697 24,503 5,413 55,616 24,335 109,118 2,564 27,751 154,730 211,186
California 4,504,672 2,912,853 261,217 55,119 394,166 169,905 570,084 11,751 129,577 1,431,541 1,829,354
Colorado 600,316 392,178 33,512 4,855 54,252 21,800 75,836 1,241 16,642 190,459 243,043
Connecticut 587,292 408,611 22,305 5,519 46,686 19,501 67,281 908 16,481 183,317 258,991
Delaware 153,544 100,779 6,163 1,199 12,666 5,593 21,685 302 5,157 46,103 61,176
District of Columbia 71,231 45,919 1,998 813 6,211 4,374 10,233 47 1,636 20,497 30,412
Florida 3,444,546 2,349,812 162,857 32,039 286,449 106,833 407,268 8,006 91,282 1,115,243 1,424,086
Georgia 1,269,987 764,680 49,384 13,253 119,007 65,004 205,249 3,960 49,450 339,909 485,087
Hawaii 204,207 146,599 8,560 3,131 15,640 6,343 19,203 400 4,331 67,216 87,569
Idaho 233,766 150,186 12,866 2,153 20,360 8,288 31,318 773 7,822 73,814 89,462
Illinois 1,906,454 1,238,100 90,254 20,461 187,450 77,156 231,633 4,395 57,005 574,968 805,594
Indiana 1,080,547 683,997 50,160 9,046 104,580 43,353 148,690 2,985 37,736 311,239 440,679
Iowa 555,803 369,639 31,225 3,937 56,661 17,248 61,782 1,060 14,251 174,392 244,626
Kansas 454,919 299,083 22,291 3,545 43,692 16,622 55,542 903 13,241 140,018 194,477
Kentucky 812,644 424,678 42,307 6,785 90,047 33,343 167,356 5,719 42,409 208,525 289,392
Louisiana 722,643 371,872 50,038 8,580 97,808 41,739 114,609 4,794 33,203 195,926 268,741
Maine 275,175 167,240 12,547 2,095 23,709 8,158 48,022 932 12,472 79,627 105,263
Maryland 778,689 515,455 33,236 7,258 71,121 35,133 94,524 1,160 20,802 234,810 330,346
Massachusetts 1,072,305 695,199 42,601 9,415 88,505 33,620 158,781 2,161 42,023 317,977 454,159
Michigan 1,776,084 1,103,565 91,649 18,192 171,714 71,581 250,351 5,533 63,499 512,615 702,343
Minnesota 801,237 537,792 40,911 5,933 72,994 25,369 94,885 1,255 22,098 252,419 339,676
Mississippi 553,844 296,755 20,753 6,903 54,735 31,094 109,531 2,817 31,256 135,784 196,734
Missouri 1,077,060 663,590 47,895 8,747 101,208 42,845 168,301 3,197 41,277 307,953 425,751
Montana 172,920 111,990 9,628 1,710 16,752 6,278 21,611 510 4,441 55,549 68,045
Nebraska 293,935 194,403 15,815 2,258 28,898 9,742 33,915 526 8,378 91,991 128,429
Nevada 354,321 240,460 14,002 3,318 26,259 12,564 46,966 704 10,048 118,955 131,471
New Hampshire 226,313 148,322 8,086 1,535 16,603 6,705 34,310 489 10,263 67,967 88,960
New Jersey 1,381,151 948,401 53,813 13,289 117,395 47,676 158,619 3,013 38,945 423,629 606,968
New Mexico 319,935 192,565 18,966 3,521 29,785 14,417 48,044 1,363 11,274 96,158 119,815
New York 3,075,081 2,001,974 134,224 36,310 262,721 106,847 416,715 9,562 106,728 903,009 1,287,129
North Carolina 1,550,340 970,774 52,895 12,677 128,785 61,114 261,068 4,385 58,642 424,368 603,191
North Dakota 115,434 73,133 8,733 860 14,578 3,873 11,604 213 2,440 37,462 51,056
Ohio 1,976,174 1,220,222 122,211 17,210 226,863 74,755 251,748 5,459 57,706 594,640 828,418
Oklahoma 647,067 394,760 32,220 5,642 66,227 27,073 97,042 2,340 21,763 187,835 254,946
Oregon 630,822 424,170 31,607 5,515 55,384 18,993 78,860 1,679 14,614 199,647 256,389
Pennsylvania 2,438,397 1,571,817 120,091 19,845 250,688 81,844 309,778 7,140 77,194 724,612 1,044,979
Rhode Island 193,099 128,410 5,768 1,567 14,414 5,744 29,721 395 7,080 55,712 82,489
South Carolina 801,076 489,743 28,282 7,446 70,167 35,369 135,892 2,478 31,699 217,209 301,845
South Dakota 142,953 94,207 8,807 1,082 15,042 5,160 15,038 265 3,352 46,687 61,209
Tennessee 1,115,933 659,946 48,970 10,238 108,804 48,853 190,539 4,432 44,151 302,511 424,789
Texas 3,028,901 1,807,535 188,427 32,633 330,751 142,438 410,912 11,969 104,236 903,534 1,179,990
Utah 282,158 182,948 17,275 3,243 22,884 13,705 32,274 733 9,096 89,441 111,494
Vermont 114,559 73,887 5,086 1,105 9,867 3,597 16,663 268 4,086 34,692 45,364
Virginia 1,161,105 725,945 51,986 10,255 107,679 45,122 173,734 4,048 42,336 334,044 464,934
Washington 961,739 631,195 50,042 8,722 81,793 30,920 130,146 2,266 26,655 301,023 383,436
West Virginia 419,477 212,985 26,981 3,961 52,459 16,140 83,143 3,973 19,835 110,290 151,889
Wisconsin 966,818 649,341 44,255 8,127 87,487 31,872 116,190 1,883 27,663 299,190 405,848
Wyoming 82,748 55,007 4,247 615 7,576 3,080 9,918 215 2,090 27,033 32,597
Outlying areas
American Samoa 5,503 1,639 206 395 559 855 1,109 62 678 924 997
Guam 12,481 6,599 1,056 564 1,171 1,228 1,247 49 567 3,754 3,813
Northern Mariana
Islands 2,306 941 132 263 292 397 196 6 79 565 490
Puerto Rico 723,203 344,564 56,568 14,148 80,944 36,861 139,966 8,545 41,607 189,402 234,021
U.S. Virgin Islands 16,673 10,948 893 467 1,242 953 1,621 70 479 5,179 5,926
Foreign countries 468,078 280,572 68,779 8,055 80,359 13,771 12,734 635 3,173 182,424 214,918

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.
CONTACT: Jennie Park (410) 965-9358 or oasdi.sc@ssa.gov.

File available from:


U.S. Social Security Administration, Office of Policy
OASDI Beneficiaries by State and County, 2006
http://www.socialsecurity.gov/policy/docs/statcomps/oasdi_sc/2006/
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 2006 (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 46,938,032 32,351,857 1,282,859 253,820 4,576,981 1,298,187 6,655,048 39,563 479,716 17,295,378 17,675,836
Alabama 829,345 504,923 21,279 4,990 86,356 27,750 169,700 1,116 13,231 268,927 285,033
Alaska 60,556 40,207 1,305 553 4,718 3,137 9,886 55 695 22,955 18,166
Arizona 923,845 658,668 24,444 4,165 77,590 22,603 127,070 640 8,664 358,232 332,634
Arkansas 509,093 320,568 11,970 2,674 48,995 15,170 101,514 606 7,595 171,978 175,350
California 4,325,913 3,040,374 132,241 27,580 397,274 118,157 568,019 3,029 39,240 1,664,337 1,646,453
Colorado 572,275 402,730 17,782 2,627 54,370 15,616 73,843 331 4,976 223,344 210,239
Connecticut 623,902 466,733 13,267 3,276 51,560 15,206 68,444 225 5,191 239,931 257,532
Delaware 156,827 111,252 3,558 688 13,370 4,018 22,273 79 1,588 58,067 57,895
District of Columbia 59,989 41,716 1,006 370 5,116 2,413 8,913 13 439 20,477 24,984
Florida 3,333,059 2,443,283 85,375 16,199 288,358 71,712 399,013 2,081 27,038 1,312,725 1,273,611
Georgia 1,178,611 779,716 26,211 6,896 109,703 42,789 197,933 971 14,391 398,519 421,970
Hawaii 197,311 151,357 4,122 1,574 15,035 4,487 19,334 103 1,298 75,782 80,054
Idaho 219,561 153,289 6,777 1,146 20,400 5,774 29,900 192 2,084 86,266 76,542
Illinois 1,903,902 1,340,463 49,803 10,897 197,007 55,212 232,133 1,186 17,202 709,086 755,642
Indiana 1,082,793 751,534 28,383 5,258 109,390 31,045 145,658 810 10,714 392,139 413,579
Iowa 536,138 385,097 16,500 2,205 57,849 12,422 57,921 256 3,889 207,850 216,288
Kansas 447,830 319,562 12,282 1,983 45,470 11,692 52,863 230 3,749 171,342 178,046
Kentucky 720,189 420,432 20,790 3,382 80,489 21,449 160,212 1,517 11,918 233,234 239,353
Louisiana 628,891 363,002 25,172 4,102 88,381 26,025 111,671 1,301 9,238 218,818 214,410
Maine 244,004 161,752 6,367 1,068 22,380 5,612 43,334 220 3,271 88,283 86,687
Maryland 766,978 546,054 18,229 3,976 71,927 24,625 95,224 335 6,608 281,011 304,681
Massachusetts 1,041,553 730,983 23,331 5,044 90,958 25,070 153,275 512 12,380 383,667 414,469
Michigan 1,821,467 1,243,521 52,608 10,541 182,502 52,457 259,426 1,577 18,836 657,345 668,400
Minnesota 781,321 564,986 21,654 3,356 74,203 18,628 91,879 317 6,298 302,605 300,888
Mississippi 475,427 286,499 10,246 3,296 46,480 18,856 100,921 654 8,475 149,453 161,707
Missouri 1,013,629 683,041 25,185 4,732 99,220 28,542 160,490 811 11,607 362,857 375,176
Montana 159,541 111,411 4,877 868 16,473 4,121 20,424 127 1,240 62,703 57,510
Nebraska 279,236 199,888 8,272 1,230 29,316 6,739 31,398 120 2,274 108,317 112,660
Nevada 349,512 252,809 7,381 1,705 26,729 8,907 48,734 203 3,045 140,196 119,683
New Hampshire 224,748 159,671 4,586 919 17,332 5,171 33,983 111 2,975 84,402 81,966
New Jersey 1,478,656 1,092,872 30,306 7,764 127,096 36,860 169,507 818 13,434 554,087 609,320
New Mexico 282,986 188,112 9,112 1,611 27,073 8,615 45,067 339 3,056 105,296 98,118
New York 3,109,962 2,205,632 71,775 19,511 271,175 77,944 428,503 2,496 32,927 1,113,094 1,239,353
North Carolina 1,459,551 997,679 27,993 6,788 117,798 40,488 250,523 1,041 17,241 497,246 533,416
North Dakota 103,624 71,155 4,263 449 13,933 2,621 10,505 53 645 41,266 41,446
Ohio 1,906,564 1,289,097 66,276 9,459 231,060 52,086 241,011 1,554 16,021 719,308 734,331
Oklahoma 595,108 396,122 16,380 2,896 62,728 17,705 92,631 583 6,063 213,346 219,587
Oregon 619,944 446,668 17,042 2,994 57,270 13,541 77,577 452 4,399 238,751 231,690
Pennsylvania 2,416,233 1,690,363 66,560 11,125 259,324 58,269 306,562 1,869 22,161 892,261 962,424
Rhode Island 186,982 134,157 3,105 836 14,591 4,128 28,079 91 1,996 66,936 75,578
South Carolina 752,077 503,672 15,135 3,974 63,666 23,167 132,248 615 9,599 256,583 264,072
South Dakota 127,535 91,011 4,271 516 14,036 3,257 13,508 59 877 51,089 49,492
Tennessee 1,030,141 673,960 25,878 5,373 100,247 31,543 179,586 1,086 12,469 352,524 369,156
Texas 2,785,617 1,836,926 95,178 15,621 314,264 93,580 397,751 3,064 29,233 1,041,504 1,003,566
Utah 271,195 192,393 9,638 1,699 23,764 9,643 31,295 192 2,571 108,993 97,202
Vermont 108,882 76,802 2,684 590 9,712 2,563 15,337 64 1,129 40,928 40,234
Virginia 1,102,337 750,337 27,496 5,550 102,469 31,499 171,072 1,089 12,826 392,125 410,361
Washington 964,904 685,382 27,894 4,905 86,184 22,643 129,107 637 8,151 371,009 354,035
West Virginia 387,993 219,729 13,898 2,024 49,480 10,657 85,217 1,168 5,819 127,644 129,760
Wisconsin 961,083 696,339 24,150 4,670 91,164 23,233 113,249 475 7,801 366,769 370,970
Wyoming 80,096 57,245 2,278 341 7,744 2,181 9,646 58 604 32,205 28,539
Outlying areas
American Samoa 2,943 1,100 62 123 320 369 831 11 127 684 563
Guam 7,734 4,623 334 180 778 623 1,060 9 127 2,862 2,174
Northern Mariana
Islands 1,080 564 33 61 122 157 128 1 15 375 224
Puerto Rico 457,351 240,373 18,517 4,583 48,993 16,798 117,033 1,824 9,230 142,261 133,674
U.S. Virgin Islands 13,758 9,924 373 206 966 542 1,596 21 130 5,106 4,605
Foreign countries 256,254 164,100 17,227 2,667 52,073 8,072 11,032 168 914 106,282 110,340

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.
CONTACT: Jennie Park (410) 965-9358 or oasdi.sc@ssa.gov.
File available from:
U.S. Social Security Administration, Office of Policy
OASDI Beneficiaries by State and County, 2006
http://www.socialsecurity.gov/policy/docs/statcomps/oasdi_sc/2006/
Nevada

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 2006
Retirement Survivors Disability Aged 65 or older
Retired Disabled
County or city Total workers a Spouses Children Widow(er)s b
Children workers Spouses Children Men Women

Total, Nevada c
354,321 240,460 14,002 3,318 26,259 12,564 46,966 704 10,048 118,955 131,471
Counties
Churchill 4,515 2,960 245 25 400 145 595 15 130 1,530 1,715
Clark 235,505 158,945 9,010 2,315 17,215 8,885 31,605 480 7,050 78,085 87,240
Douglas 10,180 7,705 470 80 655 190 880 5 195 3,855 3,935
Elko 4,965 3,030 205 50 430 270 795 15 170 1,630 1,540
Esmeralda 245 175 10 5 25 5 25 0 0 110 85

Eureka 300 205 15 5 25 5 40 0 5 105 105


Humboldt 2,230 1,425 110 35 165 105 325 5 60 765 740
Lander 745 455 35 5 60 25 130 5 30 250 225
Lincoln 980 655 60 10 85 25 120 5 20 365 350
Lyon 9,650 6,445 370 85 720 330 1,390 20 290 3,310 3,260

Mineral 1,370 870 60 5 130 55 205 0 45 480 475


Nye 12,420 8,735 435 75 785 295 1,705 45 345 4,560 4,135
Pershing 835 520 35 10 85 30 125 0 30 270 280
Storey 725 515 25 10 45 20 100 0 10 255 235
Washoe 57,325 39,125 2,340 515 4,335 1,825 7,630 85 1,470 19,070 22,010
White Pine 1,795 1,155 105 15 185 75 220 10 30 650 680
Independent city
Carson City 10,530 7,535 470 75 910 280 1,075 15 170 3,660 4,460

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.
CONTACT: Jennie Park (410) 965-9358 or oasdi.sc@ssa.gov.

File available from:


U.S. Social Security Administration, Office of Policy
OASDI Beneficiaries by State and County, 2006
http://www.socialsecurity.gov/policy/docs/statcomps/oasdi_sc/2006/
Nevada

Table 5.
Amount of benefits in current-payment status, by county, type of benefit, and sex of beneficiaries aged 65
or older, December 2006 (in thousands of dollars)
Retirement Survivors Disability Aged 65 or older
Retired Disabled
County or city Total workers a Spouses Children Widow(er)s b
Children workers Spouses Children Men Women

Total, Nevada c
349,512 252,809 7,381 1,705 26,729 8,907 48,734 203 3,045 140,196 119,683
Counties
Churchill 4,054 2,811 114 12 374 107 594 4 39 1,645 1,364
Clark 233,424 168,376 4,730 1,191 17,597 6,234 33,012 137 2,145 92,459 80,492
Douglas 10,522 8,316 259 47 697 156 985 3 61 4,702 3,556
Elko 4,591 3,006 99 20 418 208 788 3 50 1,851 1,242
Esmeralda 234 173 8 2 23 2 29 0 0 121 70

Eureka 266 193 6 0 24 2 38 0 2 112 82


Humboldt 2,073 1,407 59 16 171 74 323 4 19 871 600
Lander 710 467 19 6 56 21 133 1 8 305 166
Lincoln 858 605 31 5 69 14 128 1 5 374 260
Lyon 9,379 6,622 200 46 702 222 1,491 7 86 3,846 2,813

Mineral 1,135 752 26 1 100 38 203 0 14 471 341


Nye 12,211 8,966 231 39 775 203 1,889 11 99 5,284 3,559
Pershing 767 519 17 2 82 20 120 0 7 319 230
Storey 728 529 13 5 46 11 118 0 3 300 207
Washoe 56,870 41,411 1,280 269 4,498 1,350 7,596 24 440 22,722 20,264
White Pine 1,680 1,147 52 10 193 48 217 3 10 733 555
Independent city
Carson City 10,005 7,511 236 35 905 196 1,067 4 54 4,079 3,881

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.
CONTACT: Jennie Park (410) 965-9358 or oasdi.sc@ssa.gov.

File available from:


U.S. Social Security Administration, Office of Policy
OASDI Beneficiaries by State and County, 2006
http://www.socialsecurity.gov/policy/docs/statcomps/oasdi_sc/2006/