Table 1.

Beneficiaries as a percentage of the total resident population and of the population aged 65 or older,
by state, December 2002
Total population
a

State
United States

Number
(thousands)

Population aged 65 or older

Percentage receiving
benefits

Number a
(thousands)

Percentage receiving
benefits

288,369

15.7

35,602

91.0

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

4,487
644
5,456
2,710
35,116

19.0
9.1
15.4
19.7
12.3

589
39
701
376
3,717

92.6
91.9
85.7
92.9
85.1

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida

4,507
3,461
807
571
16,713

12.2
16.8
17.1
12.8
19.6

434
472
105
69
2,855

91.3
94.3
93.2
77.5
85.8

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

8,560
1,245
1,341
12,601
6,159

13.4
15.4
15.3
14.7
16.5

814
167
151
1,499
757

91.6
87.7
96.6
91.4
95.8

2,937
2,716
4,093
4,483
1,294

18.5
16.3
18.5
16.2
19.9

433
355
509
520
186

96.2
93.4
92.7
90.6
95.3

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

5,458
6,428
10,050
5,020
2,872

13.6
16.5
16.7
15.1
18.4

617
864
1,232
602
346

88.4
90.9
95.8
94.3
92.3

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

5,673
909
1,729
2,173
1,275

18.1
17.7
16.6
14.4
16.2

757
123
232
240
153

94.2
94.0
94.2
92.8
97.3

New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota

8,590
1,855
19,158
8,320
634

15.8
15.5
15.8
16.9
18.0

1,121
221
2,474
998
94

92.0
89.3
88.6
94.8
94.3

Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

11,421
3,494
3,522
12,335
1,070

16.8
17.3
16.5
19.2
18.0

1,513
460
444
1,909
152

93.2
92.7
96.1
93.3
93.0

South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah

4,107
761
5,797
21,780
2,316

17.5
18.0
17.6
12.5
10.8

503
108
719
2,153
199

93.0
96.5
94.0
89.5
91.3

617
7,294
6,069
1,802
5,441
499

17.3
14.7
14.4
22.3
16.9
15.6

79
817
678
276
706
59

95.7
91.6
93.6
93.3
96.9
94.7

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, 2002 estimates of resident population.
a. Population estimates for the United States as of July 1, 2002, as reported by the U.S. Census Bureau.

OASDI Beneficiaries by State and County, 2002 ♦ 1

Table 2.
Number of beneficiaries with benefits in current-payment status, by type of benefit, sex of beneficiaries aged 65 or
older, and state or other area, December 2002
Retirement
State or area
All areas

Total

Retired
workers a

Spouses

Survivors

Disability

Children

Disabled
workers

4,967,155 1,907,875

5,543,981

Children Widow(er)s

b

Spouses

Aged 65 or older
Children

Women

46,444,239

29,190,149

2,681,153

476,672

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

854,423
58,694
838,236
534,909
4,308,830

469,209
34,257
547,035
306,492
2,780,958

44,824
2,744
48,422
27,381
280,533

9,838
1,155
7,628
5,373
53,120

102,779
4,935
76,216
59,776
418,652

42,377
4,721
32,117
23,593
173,253

139,353
8,151
97,940
85,229
470,740

4,275
235
2,316
2,448
11,697

41,768
2,496
26,562
24,617
119,877

219,154
17,389
265,325
145,147
1,369,569

325,984
18,642
335,439
204,582
1,793,333

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida

547,958
580,863
138,031
72,848
3,279,994

348,385
404,186
90,142
47,229
2,224,131

36,352
25,265
6,707
2,405
178,603

4,213
5,358
1,163
861
30,826

55,732
51,087
13,116
7,537
303,798

21,465
20,065
5,600
4,730
106,387

63,773
58,162
16,500
8,595
339,448

1,298
884
275
63
8,231

16,740
15,856
4,528
1,428
88,570

171,252
182,518
41,670
20,651
1,062,246

225,328
262,870
56,694
32,443
1,386,377

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

1,143,600
191,551
205,302
1,857,301
1,019,262

673,127
135,878
130,775
1,204,153
645,696

50,853
9,643
13,471
99,767
54,841

11,701
3,075
1,900
20,167
8,939

122,229
15,773
20,210
205,364
111,584

62,764
6,576
7,934
79,162
41,531

171,407
15,832
23,509
191,788
120,144

3,960
414
738
4,025
2,873

47,559
4,360
6,765
52,875
33,654

299,604
63,958
64,582
559,912
295,302

446,107
82,416
81,493
810,012
430,707

544,643
441,889
756,421
725,024
257,573

357,372
288,993
394,088
369,445
157,084

37,150
26,108
45,351
55,369
13,716

3,910
3,527
6,787
9,534
2,038

62,758
47,904
95,561
107,921
25,210

17,147
16,778
31,815
45,199
8,159

51,467
45,361
137,563
98,323
38,949

1,029
780
5,967
5,080
1,008

13,810
12,438
39,289
34,153
11,409

170,141
136,295
193,151
194,308
74,900

245,994
195,217
279,215
277,059
102,742

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

742,704
1,060,299
1,681,096
756,261
527,318

487,436
695,464
1,039,027
501,667
279,693

37,318
48,985
99,696
47,207
22,960

6,981
9,202
17,717
5,972
7,090

77,398
98,885
184,462
79,331
59,105

36,799
34,833
72,291
25,871
30,923

76,359
132,216
203,681
75,502
93,259

1,204
2,358
5,029
1,141
3,053

19,209
38,356
59,193
19,570
31,235

223,474
316,666
488,873
237,637
128,138

321,785
468,203
690,783
329,847
191,424

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

1,024,096
161,197
287,173
313,469
207,164

632,090
101,657
187,726
212,605
137,813

54,047
10,835
18,964
14,284
9,053

8,557
1,601
2,233
3,051
1,437

109,778
17,583
31,569
25,761
17,338

42,636
6,209
10,146
11,576
6,770

135,996
18,079
28,001
37,092
25,866

3,153
568
522
606
455

37,839
4,665
8,012
8,494
8,432

292,510
50,698
90,035
105,187
63,128

420,920
64,681
128,610
117,798
85,309

New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota

1,360,303
288,212
3,029,686
1,405,153
114,131

934,983
172,085
1,974,199
873,042
70,910

58,341
20,427
144,282
56,397
10,382

12,785
3,620
36,084
11,397
862

130,368
30,686
289,476
134,325
15,809

50,605
14,442
114,850
58,880
3,980

133,983
35,589
359,780
213,290
9,631

2,990
1,463
9,727
3,994
204

36,248
9,900
101,288
53,828
2,353

419,270
87,199
888,796
382,177
37,316

612,510
110,457
1,301,792
563,863
51,420

Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

1,922,406
604,749
580,678
2,374,502
192,484

1,181,128
372,047
386,515
1,546,393
129,966

136,301
36,310
34,198
135,596
6,486

17,496
5,461
4,893
19,183
1,483

245,475
71,064
57,038
276,576
16,159

74,299
26,560
19,050
82,338
5,843

208,390
72,789
63,593
242,135
25,256

5,209
2,191
1,550
6,659
483

54,108
18,327
13,841
65,622
6,808

579,503
177,589
183,360
717,188
56,264

830,584
249,404
243,254
1,063,406
85,372

South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah

718,888
137,242
1,022,871
2,729,134
250,878

431,079
87,766
598,469
1,635,420
162,256

29,519
10,385
52,165
193,994
17,631

6,992
1,183
9,651
31,398
2,896

71,241
16,181
114,643
337,163
22,625

35,224
5,192
47,008
138,810
12,711

112,303
12,768
155,675
296,791
24,185

2,384
246
4,516
10,799
648

30,146
3,521
40,744
84,759
7,926

191,154
44,346
274,365
820,142
79,732

277,014
60,221
401,557
1,105,659
102,048

Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

106,888
1,074,105
872,988
400,937
917,729
77,755

68,187
666,335
570,071
204,905
615,521
50,774

5,609
56,317
53,592
28,860
50,457
4,694

1,013
9,902
7,804
4,150
7,943
618

10,560
114,214
83,727
57,212
93,898
7,892

3,734
45,294
30,643
15,846
32,021
3,151

13,538
139,798
101,127
67,960
91,901
8,367

309
4,265
2,093
4,004
1,502
210

3,938
37,980
23,931
18,000
24,486
2,049

32,081
307,218
273,481
105,325
285,703
24,935

43,758
441,309
360,863
152,192
398,608
31,142

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

5,389
10,966
2,087
692,335
14,449

1,449
5,751
787
312,833
9,083

205
1,081
129
55,397
849

447
574
275
15,534
395

553
1,043
288
80,950
1,165

905
1,109
393
40,094
1,013

1,043
874
145
130,909
1,399

67
67
7
9,502
56

720
467
63
47,116
489

817
3,360
447
174,248
4,370

900
3,204
415
213,259
5,047

Foreign countries

419,165

244,382

58,695

7,679

77,472

14,453

12,477

784

3,223

155,269

192,107

Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data.
a. Includes 21 special age-72 beneficiaries. Data for individual states are not available.
b. Includes nondisabled widow(er)s, disabled widow(er)s, widowed mothers and fathers, and parents.

2 ♦ OASDI Beneficiaries by State and County, 2002

151,614 1,525,640

Men

13,849,075 19,313,379

Table 3.
Amount of benefits in current-payment status, by type of benefit, sex of beneficiaries aged 65 or older, and state or
other area, December 2002 (in thousands of dollars)
Retirement
State or area
All areas

Total

Retired
workers a

Spouses

Survivors

Disability

Children

Disabled
workers

Spouses

4,169,125 1,115,399

Children Widow(er)s

b

Aged 65 or older
Children

Men

Women

373,779 13,931,204

14,717,683

37,854,410

26,125,086

1,210,108

203,259

4,625,445

32,209

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

647,962
45,175
699,000
398,887
3,555,359

398,876
29,692
497,665
253,999
2,507,483

19,783
1,142
22,373
11,475
125,703

4,159
414
3,176
2,154
22,038

78,407
3,849
66,022
44,671
363,523

23,436
2,668
18,146
12,760
102,552

112,458
6,769
84,684
67,647
401,256

886
45
508
480
2,498

9,956
595
6,426
5,701
30,304

210,240
16,721
270,982
135,199
1,372,812

233,474
13,608
258,141
143,124
1,384,728

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida

441,519
527,962
119,104
51,578
2,703,153

305,073
396,245
84,575
35,997
1,979,591

16,514
13,066
3,340
1,010
81,492

1,886
2,651
566
315
12,780

47,569
48,091
11,782
5,227
262,077

13,153
13,168
3,413
2,181
60,747

52,814
50,440
14,224
6,496
282,705

283
185
59
15
1,803

4,227
4,116
1,145
338
21,958

169,773
204,672
44,417
17,318
1,066,282

165,335
223,033
45,370
22,314
1,057,246

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

891,553
157,001
163,781
1,597,718
873,227

580,753
120,072
114,083
1,126,875
606,779

23,131
4,010
6,124
48,240
26,756

4,942
1,271
826
9,016
4,294

94,763
12,938
17,268
185,289
99,750

35,332
3,953
4,714
48,495
25,819

140,153
13,601
19,089
165,167
100,984

804
85
151
924
664

11,675
1,070
1,525
13,713
8,181

294,427
61,604
63,832
593,723
315,314

327,516
63,372
59,424
654,951
345,649

448,083
371,319
568,525
534,218
193,879

319,225
264,579
331,986
308,315
129,531

17,099
12,522
19,200
23,948
5,984

1,834
1,638
2,753
3,723
860

54,717
42,747
72,587
83,101
20,244

10,602
10,141
17,793
24,026
4,831

41,180
36,517
113,407
82,011
29,809

212
163
1,270
1,123
192

3,215
3,012
9,529
7,970
2,428

172,301
142,140
181,503
183,372
70,274

185,541
152,576
196,496
189,354
72,170

620,231
881,151
1,469,617
622,674
379,290

439,879
626,065
1,000,688
446,799
227,891

17,597
23,295
49,400
21,434
9,660

3,171
4,121
8,533
2,772
2,717

66,703
86,972
167,280
68,459
42,341

21,754
21,794
45,330
16,265
16,164

65,735
109,039
181,820
61,976
72,934

282
453
1,191
233
581

5,109
9,412
15,374
4,735
7,002

227,350
326,004
531,661
239,183
117,622

251,244
365,302
561,112
246,957
132,405

821,908
126,760
232,294
264,593
174,946

556,427
87,040
165,295
191,995
126,074

24,553
4,764
8,626
6,552
4,420

3,825
653
1,010
1,320
698

91,876
14,810
27,369
22,470
15,379

24,505
3,546
6,012
7,064
4,463

110,971
14,726
22,051
32,853
21,790

676
122
104
144
87

9,076
1,098
1,827
2,195
2,036

292,104
48,646
90,042
105,734
66,169

316,701
46,883
96,107
91,513
66,617

New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota

1,243,466
216,323
2,628,726
1,112,204
87,329

923,063
143,933
1,871,788
758,601
59,266

28,886
8,465
67,921
25,520
4,396

6,115
1,352
16,080
4,986
364

120,780
23,820
256,750
103,232
12,936

33,017
7,378
70,960
33,348
2,297

120,728
28,789
317,297
172,414
7,474

677
300
2,076
800
42

10,200
2,285
25,855
13,303
553

470,178
81,076
943,372
375,221
34,978

524,796
76,813
1,076,093
419,454
35,506

Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

1,593,390
473,916
487,162
2,016,756
159,526

1,074,970
318,769
349,938
1,424,599
116,152

63,961
15,885
16,007
65,322
3,060

7,977
2,311
2,233
8,950
645

214,927
57,366
50,435
245,311
14,024

44,823
15,025
11,694
50,211
3,537

172,381
59,579
53,019
205,075
20,406

1,230
470
363
1,424
99

13,120
4,511
3,473
15,865
1,604

598,594
170,530
186,700
753,083
57,693

633,183
182,534
188,235
836,922
66,940

South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah

564,925
103,244
795,693
2,142,205
205,398

373,800
72,150
517,319
1,423,710
146,183

13,488
4,324
23,537
85,105
8,404

3,056
453
4,126
12,321
1,303

54,288
12,904
89,341
274,195
20,065

19,796
2,824
26,119
78,455
7,604

92,420
9,743
124,507
245,661
19,839

498
50
934
2,246
134

7,579
795
9,810
20,512
1,865

188,243
40,837
267,891
803,469
82,315

204,156
41,398
294,659
803,146
76,178

Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

86,128
858,844
746,931
316,005
779,079
63,989

60,401
582,360
530,721
181,004
565,045
45,266

2,542
25,443
25,860
12,831
23,910
2,180

450
4,387
3,645
1,731
3,812
281

8,853
91,804
75,554
46,104
83,635
6,826

2,263
27,045
19,103
9,144
20,024
1,912

10,653
117,176
85,359
59,716
76,299
6,962

59
948
486
964
329
45

907
9,680
6,204
4,511
6,025
517

31,975
302,616
286,891
103,331
297,222
25,123

33,071
328,466
284,077
111,406
311,006
23,320

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

2,378
5,803
792
365,493
9,951

815
3,531
394
185,657
6,974

54
300
26
15,460
298

113
146
49
4,078
149

268
596
104
41,659
776

353
483
134
15,470
483

655
648
76
92,985
1,151

12
11
0
1,596
12

109
87
8
8,588
108

506
2,223
251
110,037
3,591

410
1,573
155
102,499
3,298

Foreign countries

206,287

129,127

13,712

2,031

44,289

7,069

9,125

177

757

81,838

90,127

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

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.

OASDI Beneficiaries by State and County, 2002 ♦ 3

Connecticut
Table 4.
Number of beneficiaries with benefits in current-payment status, by type of benefit, sex of beneficiaries aged 65 or
older, and county, December 2002
Retirement
County
Total, Connecticut

c

Total

Retired
workers a

Spouses

Survivors
Children Widow(er)s

Disability

b

Children

Disabled
workers

Aged 65 or older

Spouses

Children

Men

Women

580,863

404,186

25,265

5,358

51,087

20,065

58,162

884

15,856

182,518

262,870

Fairfield
Hartford
Litchfield
Middlesex
New Haven

137,440
154,985
33,275
26,845
146,075

98,395
108,155
23,530
19,150
99,750

7,100
6,200
1,280
1,185
5,610

1,360
1,530
295
190
1,300

12,420
12,805
2,900
2,295
13,175

4,210
5,890
1,040
780
5,185

10,865
15,985
3,270
2,605
16,270

175
200
30
30
270

2,915
4,220
930
610
4,515

45,495
47,885
10,680
8,680
44,330

64,295
70,280
14,825
12,085
66,245

New London
Tolland
Windham

44,045
19,230
18,960

29,425
13,595
12,180

2,330
840
720

400
145
140

4,315
1,570
1,605

1,560
625
775

4,635
1,845
2,685

90
35
55

1,290
575
800

13,840
6,215
5,385

19,130
8,185
7,825

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. Total includes beneficiaries with unknown county code.

12 ♦ OASDI Beneficiaries by State and County, 2002

Maine
Table 4.
Number of beneficiaries with benefits in current-payment status, by type of benefit, sex of beneficiaries aged 65 or
older, and county, December 2002
Retirement
County
Total, Maine

c

Total

Retired
workers a

Spouses

Survivors
Children Widow(er)s

Disability

b

Children

Disabled
workers

Aged 65 or older

Spouses

Children

Men

Women

257,573

157,084

13,716

2,038

25,210

8,159

38,949

1,008

11,409

74,900

102,742

Androscoggin
Aroostook
Cumberland
Franklin
Hancock

21,235
18,185
46,775
6,280
10,930

12,965
10,090
29,560
3,835
7,175

710
1,165
2,485
325
670

120
160
360
50
90

1,725
2,115
4,700
545
1,145

720
560
1,490
195
315

3,850
3,135
6,330
975
1,170

60
145
85
30
30

1,085
815
1,765
325
335

5,725
5,145
13,530
1,830
3,560

8,365
6,850
20,135
2,405
4,615

Kennebec
Knox
Lincoln
Oxford
Penobscot

25,420
8,660
8,015
12,480
28,305

14,580
5,635
5,345
7,555
15,755

1,210
585
565
670
1,725

260
85
70
110
270

2,305
875
805
1,160
3,145

995
275
190
360
1,020

4,425
940
785
1,950
4,920

125
15
20
55
140

1,520
250
235
620
1,330

6,885
2,790
2,725
3,705
7,885

9,565
3,755
3,360
4,750
10,680

Piscataquis
Sagadahoc
Somerset
Waldo
Washington
York

4,160
6,105
10,235
7,365
8,370
35,050

2,480
3,765
5,885
4,435
5,175
22,845

195
340
475
435
480
1,680

30
45
60
65
65
200

400
685
920
760
855
3,070

120
165
315
195
255
990

705
850
1,960
1,070
1,195
4,690

25
10
60
40
45
120

205
245
560
365
300
1,455

1,195
1,815
2,815
2,220
2,535
10,540

1,550
2,495
3,680
2,805
3,320
14,405

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. Total includes beneficiaries with unknown county code.

32 ♦ OASDI Beneficiaries by State and County, 2002

Massachusetts
Table 4.
Number of beneficiaries with benefits in current-payment status, by type of benefit, sex of beneficiaries aged 65 or
older, and county, December 2002
Retirement
County
Total, Massachusetts

c

Total

Retired
workers a

Spouses

Survivors
Children Widow(er)s

Disability

b

Children

Disabled
workers

Aged 65 or older

Spouses

Children

Men

Women

1,060,299

695,464

48,985

9,202

98,885

34,833

132,216

2,358

38,356

316,666

468,203

Barnstable
Berkshire
Bristol
Dukes
Essex

62,910
30,090
101,025
2,820
122,530

45,525
19,745
64,615
1,995
80,675

3,940
1,390
3,510
165
5,795

440
280
805
30
1,150

5,550
2,965
8,565
285
11,530

1,120
890
3,335
65
3,995

4,860
3,640
15,340
220
14,815

90
75
320
0
275

1,385
1,105
4,535
60
4,295

21,935
8,930
28,090
930
36,235

28,895
13,300
42,610
1,325
55,000

Franklin
Hampden
Hampshire
Middlesex
Nantucket

13,115
85,950
23,035
221,295
1,305

8,115
53,130
15,160
151,825
955

610
3,640
1,110
11,085
75

95
690
185
1,820
10

1,255
8,365
2,180
20,525
155

400
3,480
720
6,375
20

1,930
12,325
2,840
23,370
75

55
310
50
375
0

655
4,010
790
5,920
15

3,770
23,855
6,930
69,510
480

5,500
36,530
10,205
102,565
610

Norfolk
Plymouth
Suffolk
Worcester

105,700
75,625
88,535
126,360

72,490
47,410
52,615
81,205

5,600
3,620
3,135
5,310

960
725
1,035
975

10,755
7,295
7,660
11,800

3,145
2,890
3,865
4,535

9,930
10,115
15,730
17,025

140
160
245
265

2,680
3,410
4,250
5,245

33,430
22,300
23,405
36,860

49,970
31,230
35,905
54,560

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. Total includes beneficiaries with unknown county code.

34 ♦ OASDI Beneficiaries by State and County, 2002

New Hampshire
Table 4.
Number of beneficiaries with benefits in current-payment status, by type of benefit, sex of beneficiaries aged 65 or
older, and county, December 2002
Retirement
County
Total, New Hampshire

c

Total

Retired
workers a

Spouses

Survivors
Children Widow(er)s

Disability

b

Children

Disabled
workers

Aged 65 or older

Spouses

Children

Men

Women

207,164

137,813

9,053

1,437

17,338

6,770

25,866

455

8,432

63,128

85,309

Belknap
Carroll
Cheshire
Coos
Grafton

12,690
10,445
13,630
8,645
14,985

8,680
7,200
9,185
5,415
10,130

610
605
590
465
810

75
80
105
80
105

935
850
1,165
925
1,330

355
300
400
270
405

1,510
1,075
1,620
1,115
1,635

30
30
35
25
40

495
305
530
350
530

4,130
3,595
4,265
2,585
4,845

5,115
4,165
5,655
3,505
6,255

Hillsboro
Merrimack
Rockingham
Strafford
Sullivan

55,530
23,530
41,130
17,980
8,565

36,780
15,375
27,670
11,705
5,655

2,095
935
1,820
725
395

360
170
300
100
60

4,570
1,935
3,430
1,480
715

1,940
945
1,300
545
305

7,290
3,050
4,925
2,555
1,090

90
45
90
50
20

2,405
1,075
1,595
820
325

16,140
6,890
12,750
5,195
2,720

23,260
9,755
16,770
7,355
3,460

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. Total includes beneficiaries with unknown county code.

OASDI Beneficiaries by State and County, 2002 ♦ 47

Rhode Island
Table 4.
Number of beneficiaries with benefits in current-payment status, by type of benefit, sex of beneficiaries aged 65 or
older, and county, December 2002
Retirement
County
Total, Rhode Island
Bristol
Kent
Newport
Providence
Washington

c

Total

Retired
workers a

Spouses

192,484

129,966

6,486

10,140
33,355
15,655
112,525
20,805

7,305
22,560
10,750
74,810
14,540

440
1,035
815
3,235
960

Survivors

Disability

Aged 65 or older

b

Children

Disabled
workers

1,483

16,159

5,843

25,256

483

6,808

56,264

85,372

60
205
135
955
130

840
2,945
1,555
8,940
1,875

205
925
455
3,705
555

1,035
4,425
1,555
16,125
2,115

10
100
35
295
45

245
1,160
355
4,460
585

3,270
9,745
4,940
31,580
6,730

4,730
14,805
7,095
49,635
9,105

Children Widow(er)s

Spouses

Children

Men

Women

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. Total includes beneficiaries with unknown county code.

OASDI Beneficiaries by State and County, 2002 ♦ 61

Vermont
Table 4.
Number of beneficiaries with benefits in current-payment status, by type of benefit, sex of beneficiaries aged 65 or
older, and county, December 2002
Retirement
County
Total, Vermont

c

Total

Retired
workers a

Spouses

Survivors
Children Widow(er)s

Disability

b

Children

Disabled
workers

Aged 65 or older

Spouses

Children

Men

Women

106,888

68,187

5,609

1,013

10,560

3,734

13,538

309

3,938

32,081

43,758

Addison
Bennington
Caledonia
Chittenden
Essex

5,395
8,090
5,775
20,075
1,535

3,500
5,470
3,540
12,990
885

325
350
340
1,115
85

45
75
50
190
10

570
660
630
2,045
150

205
225
205
725
50

565
975
745
2,360
260

5
25
25
50
10

180
310
240
600
85

1,740
2,505
1,705
5,885
455

2,255
3,350
2,355
8,515
535

Franklin
Grand Isle
Lamoille
Orange
Orleans

6,325
1,215
3,730
4,940
5,625

3,685
790
2,385
3,185
3,355

390
80
215
245
395

50
10
25
45
70

720
125
360
460
590

250
25
120
165
205

945
140
480
620
755

20
5
15
20
35

265
40
130
200
220

1,795
410
1,160
1,560
1,665

2,510
465
1,465
1,950
2,185

13,315
10,645
8,320
11,905

8,335
6,695
5,375
7,995

635
465
340
630

170
110
75
85

1,310
1,065
740
1,135

535
450
240
335

1,805
1,375
1,180
1,335

40
25
15
20

485
460
355
370

3,820
3,030
2,555
3,795

5,450
4,385
3,320
5,020

Rutland
Washington
Windham
Windsor

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. Total includes beneficiaries with unknown county code.

72 ♦ OASDI Beneficiaries by State and County, 2002

Connecticut
Table 5.
Amount of benefits in current-payment status, by type of benefit, sex of beneficiaries aged 65 or older, and county,
December 2002 (in thousands of dollars)
Retirement
County
Total, Connecticut

Total
c

Retired
workers a

Spouses

Survivors
Children Widow(er)s

Disability

b

Children

Disabled
workers

Aged 65 or older

Spouses

Children

Men

Women

527,962

396,245

13,066

2,651

48,091

13,168

50,440

185

4,116

204,672

223,033

Fairfield
Hartford
Litchfield
Middlesex
New Haven

131,550
138,781
30,432
24,832
130,463

101,339
104,586
22,970
18,854
96,446

3,897
3,137
656
621
2,837

702
734
151
105
620

12,217
11,904
2,773
2,177
12,190

2,913
3,745
734
545
3,251

9,630
13,567
2,884
2,352
13,943

37
39
6
7
55

816
1,069
257
171
1,121

53,895
52,784
11,945
9,699
48,932

56,654
59,248
12,556
10,289
56,007

New London
Tolland
Windham

38,381
17,558
15,958

27,597
13,266
11,183

1,162
419
338

200
76
65

3,966
1,463
1,398

1,047
441
491

4,057
1,720
2,286

20
8
12

332
166
185

14,850
6,958
5,602

15,248
6,776
6,255

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. Total includes beneficiaries with unknown county code.

92 ♦ OASDI Beneficiaries by State and County, 2002

Maine
Table 5.
Amount of benefits in current-payment status, by type of benefit, sex of beneficiaries aged 65 or older, and county,
December 2002 (in thousands of dollars)
Retirement
County
Total, Maine

c

Total

Retired
workers a

Spouses

Survivors
Children Widow(er)s

Disability

b

Children

Disabled
workers

Aged 65 or older

Spouses

Children

Men

Women

193,879

129,531

5,984

860

20,244

4,831

29,809

192

2,428

70,274

72,170

Androscoggin
Aroostook
Cumberland
Franklin
Hancock

15,905
12,431
37,663
4,643
8,413

10,631
7,572
25,968
3,108
6,001

304
453
1,190
139
304

49
61
166
20
39

1,378
1,531
4,097
417
923

421
310
942
117
189

2,894
2,322
4,884
771
886

10
25
18
5
5

218
156
397
67
66

5,387
4,368
13,693
1,687
3,382

5,974
4,291
15,175
1,639
3,266

Kennebec
Knox
Lincoln
Oxford
Penobscot

18,065
6,721
6,313
9,368
21,106

11,510
4,761
4,587
6,260
13,015

504
261
257
292
749

101
39
28
48
117

1,753
751
669
927
2,534

559
158
117
216
590

3,300
695
603
1,492
3,779

26
2
5
10
28

313
54
46
123
295

6,165
2,663
2,656
3,498
7,384

6,459
2,700
2,390
3,306
7,436

Piscataquis
Sagadahoc
Somerset
Waldo
Washington
York

3,001
4,833
7,325
5,254
5,763
27,071

1,919
3,260
4,616
3,477
3,877
18,965

80
154
189
173
186
747

12
21
25
24
24
89

309
579
677
573
607
2,521

75
101
181
110
133
612

559
660
1,506
817
869
3,773

5
2
11
8
7
24

42
56
120
71
61
342

1,036
1,786
2,505
1,965
2,116
9,983

1,033
1,834
2,437
1,838
2,110
10,277

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. Total includes beneficiaries with unknown county code.

112 ♦ OASDI Beneficiaries by State and County, 2002

Massachusetts
Table 5.
Amount of benefits in current-payment status, by type of benefit, sex of beneficiaries aged 65 or older, and county,
December 2002 (in thousands of dollars)
Retirement
County
Total, Massachusetts

c

Total

Retired
workers a

Spouses

Survivors
Children Widow(er)s

Disability

b

Children

Disabled
workers

Aged 65 or older

Spouses

Children

Men

Women

881,151

626,065

23,295

4,121

86,972

21,794

109,039

453

9,412

326,004

365,302

Barnstable
Berkshire
Bristol
Dukes
Essex

54,214
25,049
77,105
2,490
102,935

41,792
17,835
52,981
1,888
73,405

1,926
663
1,489
88
2,792

201
134
338
13
510

5,149
2,608
6,826
265
10,267

729
568
1,999
39
2,551

4,055
2,969
12,333
180
12,286

18
14
54
0
54

343
258
1,085
17
1,068

23,262
9,154
26,231
1,006
37,809

22,205
10,452
30,704
1,078
43,327

Franklin
Hampden
Hampshire
Middlesex
Nantucket

10,296
67,464
18,454
195,257
1,244

6,968
46,271
13,105
143,731
970

274
1,629
492
5,609
42

41
273
84
901
4

1,089
6,959
1,835
18,937
147

252
1,950
460
4,313
12

1,520
9,491
2,267
20,091
64

10
50
9
78
0

144
842
202
1,599
6

3,631
23,628
6,726
75,864
555

4,175
27,763
7,757
83,344
522

Norfolk
Plymouth
Suffolk
Worcester

93,786
62,600
66,321
103,931

68,515
42,533
43,477
72,590

2,835
1,712
1,282
2,462

475
327
373
445

10,148
6,432
6,012
10,297

2,156
1,916
2,023
2,827

8,840
8,764
12,185
13,996

34
34
50
50

784
882
918
1,264

36,351
22,900
21,108
37,772

40,846
24,044
26,858
42,228

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. Total includes beneficiaries with unknown county code.

114 ♦ OASDI Beneficiaries by State and County, 2002

New Hampshire
Table 5.
Amount of benefits in current-payment status, by type of benefit, sex of beneficiaries aged 65 or older, and county,
December 2002 (in thousands of dollars)
Retirement
County
Total, New Hampshire

c

Total

Retired
workers a

Spouses

Survivors
Children Widow(er)s

Disability

b

Children

Disabled
workers

Aged 65 or older

Spouses

Children

Men

Women

174,946

126,074

4,420

698

15,379

4,463

21,790

87

2,036

66,169

66,617

Belknap
Carroll
Cheshire
Coos
Grafton

10,700
8,682
11,605
6,874
12,665

7,962
6,470
8,537
4,712
9,301

297
293
295
208
397

36
35
50
34
52

820
748
1,031
776
1,198

231
176
254
173
259

1,235
884
1,319
890
1,328

6
7
6
4
8

112
71
114
76
123

4,322
3,666
4,490
2,538
5,073

3,961
3,116
4,526
2,596
4,875

Hillsboro
Merrimack
Rockingham
Strafford
Sullivan

47,853
19,832
35,245
14,328
7,141

34,373
14,119
25,329
10,114
5,142

1,053
457
887
333
198

182
89
145
47
27

4,132
1,739
3,071
1,236
626

1,293
618
907
351
200

6,218
2,542
4,454
2,050
871

18
9
18
7
5

585
259
433
190
72

17,440
7,207
13,442
5,137
2,841

18,682
7,754
12,971
5,491
2,636

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. Total includes beneficiaries with unknown county code.

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Rhode Island
Table 5.
Amount of benefits in current-payment status, by type of benefit, sex of beneficiaries aged 65 or older, and county,
December 2002 (in thousands of dollars)
Retirement
County
Total, Rhode Island
Bristol
Kent
Newport
Providence
Washington

c

Total

Retired
workers a

Spouses

159,526

116,152

3,060

8,821
28,380
12,866
91,008
18,446

6,739
20,503
9,407
65,732
13,770

228
484
393
1,473
482

Survivors

Disability

Aged 65 or older

b

Children

Disabled
workers

645

14,024

3,537

20,406

99

1,604

57,693

66,940

28
104
64
387
64

754
2,607
1,325
7,604
1,731

147
603
293
2,115
379

860
3,759
1,290
12,639
1,856

2
23
8
55
11

63
297
87
1,002
154

3,519
10,180
4,973
31,661
7,361

3,718
11,820
5,287
38,790
7,323

Children Widow(er)s

Spouses

Children

Men

Women

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. Total includes beneficiaries with unknown county code.

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Vermont
Table 5.
Amount of benefits in current-payment status, by type of benefit, sex of beneficiaries aged 65 or older, and county,
December 2002 (in thousands of dollars)
Retirement
County
Total, Vermont

c

Total

Retired
workers a

Spouses

Survivors
Children Widow(er)s

Disability

b

Children

Disabled
workers

Aged 65 or older

Spouses

Children

Men

Women

86,128

60,401

2,542

450

8,853

2,263

10,653

59

907

31,975

33,071

Addison
Bennington
Caledonia
Chittenden
Essex

4,296
6,706
4,429
17,038
1,137

3,066
4,961
3,005
12,013
726

142
167
150
546
35

20
36
24
84
3

462
557
502
1,831
112

119
143
118
483
27

446
769
572
1,911
214

1
5
5
11
2

40
67
53
159
18

1,704
2,566
1,630
6,215
421

1,658
2,629
1,688
6,702
357

Franklin
Grand Isle
Lamoille
Orange
Orleans

4,749
982
2,937
3,836
4,034

3,056
695
2,065
2,712
2,675

159
32
96
104
148

21
4
12
21
26

561
97
294
368
442

139
16
72
91
116

751
124
366
493
577

3
1
3
4
6

60
12
30
42
44

1,653
399
1,131
1,477
1,469

1,739
324
1,066
1,419
1,440

10,618
8,580
6,869
9,918

7,331
6,003
4,871
7,221

283
220
159
301

73
49
34
43

1,093
893
643
997

319
258
157
207

1,407
1,050
922
1,053

7
4
3
4

106
103
81
93

3,760
3,060
2,601
3,888

4,133
3,414
2,615
3,889

Rutland
Washington
Windham
Windsor

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. Total includes beneficiaries with unknown county code.

152 ♦ OASDI Beneficiaries by State and County, 2002