Table 1.

Beneficiaries as a percentage of the total resident population and of the population aged 65 or older, by state,
December 2003
Total population

Population aged 65 or older

Number a
(thousands)

Percentage receiving
benefits

Number a
(thousands)

Percentage receiving
benefits

290,810

15.8

35,919

90.8

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

4,501
649
5,581
2,726
35,484

19.3
9.4
15.5
19.9
12.3

592
41
714
378
3,765

92.8
91.9
86.1
93.3
84.7

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida

4,551
3,483
817
563
17,019

12.2
16.7
17.3
12.8
19.6

441
471
107
68
2,897

91.5
94.6
93.8
77.3
85.4

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

8,685
1,258
1,366
12,654
6,196

13.5
15.4
15.5
14.8
16.7

827
169
156
1,507
763

91.9
87.6
96.1
91.0
95.8

2,944
2,724
4,118
4,496
1,306

18.5
16.3
18.7
16.3
20.1

434
354
512
524
188

96.0
93.8
93.2
90.4
95.3

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

5,509
6,433
10,080
5,059
2,881

13.6
16.5
16.9
15.1
18.5

625
857
1,237
609
349

88.1
91.1
96.0
93.9
92.4

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

5,704
918
1,739
2,241
1,288

18.1
17.8
16.6
14.6
16.4

760
125
232
251
154

94.3
93.5
94.0
92.3
97.6

New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota

8,638
1,875
19,190
8,407
634

15.8
15.7
15.8
17.1
18.0

1,124
225
2,489
1,016
94

91.7
89.4
88.0
94.6
94.4

Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

11,436
3,512
3,560
12,365
1,076

16.9
17.5
16.6
19.3
17.9

1,517
461
454
1,902
151

93.1
93.1
95.3
93.4
93.4

South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah

4,147
764
5,842
22,119
2,351

17.7
18.0
17.8
12.6
10.9

512
109
727
2,175
203

93.2
96.2
94.3
89.9
91.4

619
7,386
6,131
1,810
5,472
501

17.5
14.8
14.5
22.4
16.3
15.7

80
833
691
277
712
60

95.6
91.2
93.3
93.2
90.5
94.8

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, 2003 estimates of resident
population.
a.

Population estimates for the United States as of July 1, 2003, as reported by the U.S. Census Bureau.

OASDI Beneficiaries by State and County, 2003 ♦ 1

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 2003
Retirement

Survivors

Total

Retired
workers a

Spouses

47,038,391

29,531,615

2,621,690

480,019

4,899,704

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

867,601
60,860
863,874
543,727
4,363,657

474,865
35,572
562,452
310,295
2,809,413

43,730
2,752
47,704
26,478
275,348

9,648
1,204
7,860
5,375
53,745

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida

557,253
582,877
141,488
72,209
3,330,425

356,598
404,976
92,292
46,728
2,255,825

35,590
24,489
6,576
2,315
174,842

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

1,168,095
194,019
211,528
1,867,671
1,032,417

689,546
137,895
134,581
1,208,937
652,423

546,065
443,706
768,861
731,511
262,533

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

Disability

Aged 65 or older

Children

Disabled
workers

Spouses

Children

Men

Women

1,909,952

5,873,673

150,886

1,570,852

14,027,610

19,405,989

100,917
5,027
76,411
58,671
413,929

42,364
4,776
32,824
23,735
173,610

148,770
8,708
106,090
91,435
501,137

4,162
247
2,294
2,451
11,695

43,145
2,574
28,239
25,287
124,780

222,064
18,013
272,444
146,802
1,386,474

327,543
19,298
342,817
205,565
1,802,884

4,355
5,399
1,204
859
31,545

55,270
50,212
13,042
7,188
301,022

21,556
20,101
5,543
4,627
107,512

66,086
60,540
17,776
8,944
360,650

1,240
861
284
52
8,187

16,558
16,299
4,771
1,496
90,842

175,184
182,883
42,818
20,568
1,076,590

228,463
262,318
57,483
31,847
1,398,183

50,015
9,314
13,335
97,184
53,471

11,961
3,057
1,945
20,271
8,997

121,080
15,790
20,276
201,257
109,810

63,109
6,427
8,088
79,103
42,204

180,239
16,747
25,516
202,314
127,496

3,899
406
711
4,064
2,931

48,246
4,383
7,076
54,541
35,085

307,102
64,616
66,595
562,826
298,698

452,523
83,769
82,993
808,544
432,095

359,424
290,563
400,017
372,854
159,218

35,649
25,094
44,464
54,175
13,400

3,897
3,447
6,718
9,515
2,077

61,233
46,872
94,236
106,490
24,906

17,107
16,699
32,232
45,063
8,126

53,812
47,761
145,141
103,798
41,744

1,037
785
5,854
5,079
1,011

13,906
12,485
40,199
34,537
12,051

171,006
137,003
196,711
196,291
76,161

245,280
194,621
281,038
277,483
103,295

751,359
1,061,851
1,699,384
765,228
533,375

493,496
694,015
1,048,856
508,738
283,271

36,172
47,114
96,919
45,459
22,351

7,091
9,226
17,738
5,884
6,995

76,213
96,367
181,843
77,701
58,021

36,633
34,833
72,338
25,765
30,948

80,746
138,622
215,868
80,235
97,489

1,209
2,278
5,176
1,144
2,978

19,799
39,396
60,646
20,302
31,322

226,580
316,753
493,946
240,850
130,208

323,787
463,907
692,499
331,478
192,652

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

1,033,886
163,659
287,891
327,319
211,499

637,167
103,679
188,342
221,155
139,872

52,341
10,552
18,045
14,299
8,843

8,728
1,615
2,195
3,202
1,448

107,731
17,398
30,918
26,205
17,161

42,611
6,207
10,033
11,970
6,785

143,733
18,996
29,642
40,425
27,961

3,068
557
508
649
463

38,507
4,655
8,208
9,414
8,966

295,637
51,762
90,252
109,530
64,210

420,699
65,321
128,096
121,936
86,190

New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota

1,363,838
294,669
3,035,697
1,436,124
114,047

935,604
175,984
1,977,323
891,119
71,124

56,962
19,968
141,308
55,157
9,983

12,841
3,628
36,444
11,627
861

127,275
30,516
283,508
132,839
15,451

50,180
14,519
113,155
59,467
3,976

140,691
38,315
371,881
226,041
10,050

2,951
1,429
9,526
4,102
222

37,334
10,310
102,552
55,772
2,380

420,124
89,043
892,608
390,685
37,337

610,306
112,360
1,297,831
570,704
51,274

Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

1,932,026
613,515
591,461
2,386,426
192,662

1,187,891
376,413
393,760
1,546,896
129,385

132,517
35,100
33,542
130,971
6,313

17,394
5,539
5,077
19,262
1,486

241,015
69,949
56,768
270,726
15,695

74,258
26,761
18,875
82,509
5,919

218,542
78,473
67,621
259,792
26,445

5,185
2,195
1,581
6,689
457

55,224
19,085
14,237
69,581
6,962

583,652
179,406
186,704
717,780
56,311

828,867
249,860
245,658
1,057,858
84,575

South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah

735,084
137,880
1,041,360
2,792,148
256,551

441,486
88,767
609,473
1,668,620
166,211

28,893
9,917
51,112
191,779
17,413

7,013
1,143
9,707
31,598
3,014

70,816
15,884
112,982
335,426
22,687

35,048
5,149
47,467
139,215
12,867

118,809
13,257
164,196
324,583
25,579

2,372
250
4,400
10,931
657

30,647
3,513
42,023
89,996
8,123

196,138
44,678
279,937
836,415
81,812

280,983
60,214
405,083
1,118,378
103,817

Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

108,248
1,093,695
890,466
405,444
928,505
78,745

69,309
679,196
581,069
206,295
622,108
51,737

5,484
55,094
52,448
28,379
48,801
4,577

1,034
9,901
7,967
4,096
7,999
607

10,360
112,814
83,320
55,820
92,498
7,819

3,642
45,164
30,674
15,926
31,917
3,082

14,240
148,086
108,137
72,245
98,289
8,679

278
4,187
2,130
4,006
1,560
201

3,901
39,253
24,721
18,677
25,333
2,043

32,739
313,793
279,243
106,561
289,005
25,495

43,883
446,480
364,996
151,687
400,183
31,437

State or area
All areas

Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

Children Widow(er)s b

(Continued)

2 ♦ OASDI Beneficiaries by State and County, 2003

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 2003—Continued
Retirement
State or area

Total

Retired
workers a

Spouses

Survivors
Children Widow(er)s b

Disability

Aged 65 or older

Children

Disabled
workers

Spouses

Children

Men

Women

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

5,425
11,245

1,532
5,913

208
1,061

430
543

562
1,078

908
1,142

1,028
963

63
68

694
477

884
3,458

936
3,288

2,157
702,675
15,024

843
320,469
9,562

134
55,598
866

263
15,220
422

282
81,115
1,167

399
39,440
1,019

160
134,972
1,433

12
9,352
56

64
46,509
499

470
178,105
4,528

429
218,434
5,254

Foreign countries

427,446

250,461

60,085

7,702

78,135

14,345

12,745

746

3,227

160,122

196,607

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data.
a.

Includes 11 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, 2003 ♦ 3

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 2003 (in thousands of dollars)
Retirement

Survivors

Total

Retired
workers a

Spouses

39,541,474

27,230,628

1,214,102

213,222

4,238,983

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

680,895
48,234
743,421
419,354
3,706,587

417,254
31,655
527,768
265,643
2,604,873

19,916
1,177
22,650
11,442
126,062

4,272
445
3,424
2,257
23,217

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida

464,241
545,980
126,219
52,849
2,829,577

322,193
408,802
89,409
36,826
2,067,794

16,628
13,017
3,371
1,005
81,879

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

943,172
164,385
174,166
1,653,018
911,617

615,091
125,621
121,027
1,163,200
632,132

463,324
384,596
597,223
556,420
204,080

Disability

Aged 65 or older

Children

Disabled
workers

Spouses

Children

Men

Women

1,151,883

5,060,494

33,401

398,760

14,539,335

15,232,132

79,583
4,041
68,238
45,290
369,888

24,187
2,781
19,151
13,210
106,087

124,089
7,463
94,602
74,897
441,165

900
47
519
505
2,604

10,695
626
7,067
6,111
32,690

220,510
17,852
287,065
141,452
1,427,781

242,374
14,453
272,198
148,647
1,432,367

2,053
2,778
595
325
13,617

48,654
48,776
12,087
5,146
267,588

13,633
13,692
3,493
2,206
63,431

56,455
54,322
15,935
6,968
310,057

285
189
64
11
1,867

4,341
4,404
1,266
362
23,346

179,297
211,081
47,114
17,799
1,112,743

172,846
229,262
47,448
22,636
1,098,517

23,468
3,986
6,226
48,126
26,859

5,310
1,305
876
9,385
4,512

97,125
13,386
17,867
186,990
101,284

36,665
3,999
4,940
49,957
26,990

152,417
14,858
21,420
179,838
110,337

817
88
153
960
703

12,278
1,143
1,658
14,563
8,800

312,334
64,072
67,955
613,507
329,161

343,296
66,651
62,325
671,897
357,205

330,697
273,996
348,022
320,566
135,582

16,844
12,353
19,393
24,100
6,018

1,893
1,665
2,853
3,873
912

55,085
43,075
73,908
84,591
20,641

10,864
10,392
18,523
24,665
4,962

44,379
39,786
123,195
89,141
33,083

224
173
1,307
1,177
202

3,339
3,156
10,022
8,307
2,681

178,548
147,138
191,212
191,090
73,739

190,626
156,673
203,994
195,274
74,818

647,915
909,314
1,532,461
651,618
397,746

459,241
643,587
1,041,344
467,950
238,845

17,569
22,986
49,393
21,265
9,701

3,353
4,282
8,885
2,840
2,821

67,773
87,297
170,111
69,248
43,056

22,389
22,581
46,823
16,708
16,648

71,813
118,073
198,477
68,249
78,800

294
453
1,273
248
590

5,482
10,056
16,153
5,109
7,284

237,514
335,946
554,033
250,683
123,831

260,879
372,606
579,581
256,242
137,859

856,106
132,717
240,185
284,699
184,254

578,112
91,395
170,870
205,819
132,051

24,432
4,759
8,423
6,741
4,454

4,047
691
1,035
1,448
729

93,035
15,104
27,620
23,561
15,706

25,220
3,616
6,115
7,519
4,607

121,022
15,899
24,102
36,947
24,350

693
123
105
160
93

9,545
1,130
1,915
2,503
2,265

304,474
51,202
93,095
113,460
69,486

326,224
48,730
98,712
97,669
69,458

New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota

1,285,403
228,135
2,713,437
1,176,652
89,978

951,510
151,521
1,929,552
800,771
61,180

28,872
8,509
68,070
25,748
4,345

6,409
1,412
16,823
5,323
384

121,495
24,417
258,954
105,725
13,042

33,847
7,614
72,321
34,769
2,374

131,570
31,891
338,322
189,262
8,032

687
302
2,128
844
49

11,012
2,468
27,266
14,209
573

484,717
85,371
973,911
397,080
36,066

538,850
80,514
1,103,440
439,011
36,520

Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

1,648,848
496,390
511,856
2,087,483
164,529

1,112,628
332,731
367,098
1,468,251
119,166

63,898
15,776
16,107
64,778
3,044

8,244
2,445
2,398
9,331
678

217,108
58,274
51,734
247,374
14,035

46,063
15,571
11,972
51,914
3,715

185,871
66,269
58,455
226,879
22,080

1,286
486
385
1,500
97

13,750
4,837
3,707
17,455
1,714

621,033
177,877
195,800
776,444
59,445

649,719
188,648
195,733
857,674
68,290

South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah

598,714
107,242
838,181
2,260,853
216,796

395,977
75,298
544,673
1,496,696
154,292

13,627
4,246
23,802
86,395
8,555

3,182
456
4,353
12,975
1,383

55,893
13,053
91,050
281,053
20,773

20,291
2,901
27,126
81,082
7,960

101,222
10,420
135,791
277,750
21,703

516
51
948
2,354
143

8,006
818
10,437
22,548
1,988

200,013
42,498
282,956
844,560
87,184

214,004
42,675
307,157
836,691
79,776

90,295
905,051
786,011
329,557
812,875
67,009

63,409
613,571
557,395
187,800
588,481
47,566

2,556
25,666
26,006
12,976
23,752
2,186

474
4,571
3,858
1,791
3,966
288

8,968
93,814
77,482
46,348
84,962
6,997

2,281
27,772
19,758
9,438
20,604
1,942

11,606
128,281
94,328
65,419
84,353
7,448

55
979
514
987
352
47

946
10,397
6,669
4,799
6,405
535

33,749
319,753
301,903
107,841
310,042
26,507

34,165
343,280
296,133
114,252
321,720
24,253

State or area
All areas

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

Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

Children Widow(er)s b

(Continued)

4 ♦ OASDI Beneficiaries by State and County, 2003

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 2003 (in thousands of dollars)—Continued
Retirement
State or area

Total

Retired
workers a

Spouses

Survivors
Children Widow(er)s b

Disability

Aged 65 or older

Children

Disabled
workers

Spouses

Children

Men

Women

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

2,500
6,127

899
3,708

54
300

118
141

283
636

359
504

669
730

11
12

107
97

576
2,342

448
1,659

860
384,790
10,741

439
196,180
7,604

28
15,990
316

49
4,186
160

104
43,121
801

142
15,725
511

88
99,111
1,223

1
1,656
13

9
8,821
113

275
116,370
3,862

164
108,602
3,544

Foreign countries

214,786

134,868

14,255

2,125

45,736

7,269

9,583

170

780

85,987

93,740

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, 2003 ♦ 5

Connecticut
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 2003
Retirement

Survivors

Total

Retired
workers a

Spouses

582,877

404,976

24,489

5,399

50,212

Fairfield
Hartford
Litchfield
Middlesex
New Haven

137,055
155,470
33,860
27,245
146,070

98,160
108,125
23,870
19,435
99,645

6,965
5,960
1,235
1,130
5,415

1,385
1,505
300
205
1,320

New London
Tolland
Windham

44,330
19,730
19,110

29,635
13,885
12,215

2,290
815
680

390
150
145

County
Total, Connecticut c

Disability

Children

Spouses

Children

Men

Women

20,101

60,540

861

16,299

182,883

262,318

12,155
12,560
2,875
2,295
12,855

4,150
5,965
1,080
805
5,140

11,115
16,795
3,455
2,695
16,845

170
205
40
25
260

2,955
4,355
1,005
655
4,590

45,315
47,885
10,780
8,830
44,300

64,120
69,930
14,945
12,190
65,875

4,300
1,585
1,585

1,530
655
775

4,800
2,020
2,815

85
25
50

1,300
595
845

14,005
6,355
5,410

19,175
8,320
7,760

Children Widow(er)s b

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.

16 ♦ OASDI Beneficiaries by State and County, 2003

Aged 65 or older

Disabled
workers

Maine
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 2003
Retirement

Survivors

Spouses

Children

Men

Women

8,126

41,744

1,011

12,051

76,161

103,295

1,665
2,050
4,645
525
1,100

745
565
1,480
185
305

4,065
3,320
6,710
1,030
1,310

65
145
95
30
30

1,145
875
1,810
300
360

5,790
5,190
13,720
1,890
3,635

8,255
6,835
20,180
2,375
4,630

255
95
70
110
285

2,255
890
785
1,165
3,095

990
300
185
365
1,000

4,775
1,015
845
2,105
5,365

140
15
15
45
140

1,640
265
270
660
1,425

7,005
2,810
2,785
3,750
7,960

9,615
3,780
3,415
4,775
10,805

25
40
65
65
65
190

405
680
925
775
850
3,090

120
160
305
190
240
985

760
920
2,060
1,175
1,265
5,025

25
15
55
40
45
110

220
260
555
395
320
1,550

1,230
1,895
2,850
2,240
2,610
10,795

1,570
2,525
3,700
2,855
3,295
14,675

Spouses

262,533

159,218

13,400

2,077

24,906

Androscoggin
Aroostook
Cumberland
Franklin
Hancock

21,455
18,395
47,405
6,375
11,155

12,935
10,145
29,880
3,930
7,300

700
1,140
2,410
320
655

135
155
375
55
95

Kennebec
Knox
Lincoln
Oxford
Penobscot

26,005
8,840
8,190
12,790
29,005

14,780
5,700
5,455
7,700
15,970

1,170
560
565
640
1,725

Piscataquis
Sagadahoc
Somerset
Waldo
Washington
York

4,250
6,290
10,355
7,565
8,490
35,950

2,500
3,885
5,945
4,495
5,240
23,350

195
330
445
430
465
1,650

Total, Maine c

Children Widow(er)s b

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.

38 ♦ OASDI Beneficiaries by State and County, 2003

Aged 65 or older

Children

Total

County

Disability
Disabled
workers

Retired
workers a

Massachusetts
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 2003
Retirement
County
Total,
Massachusetts c

Total

Retired
workers a

Spouses

Survivors
Children Widow(er)s b

Disability

Aged 65 or older

Children

Disabled
workers

Spouses

Children

Men

Women

1,061,851

694,015

47,114

9,226

96,367

34,833

138,622

2,278

39,396

316,753

463,907

Barnstable
Berkshire
Bristol
Dukes
Essex

63,295
30,225
101,625
2,850
122,570

45,965
19,795
64,395
2,025
80,325

3,735
1,360
3,335
155
5,625

445
285
800
35
1,170

5,475
2,890
8,420
285
11,265

1,110
875
3,425
65
4,070

5,100
3,810
16,185
225
15,515

85
70
305
0
255

1,380
1,140
4,760
60
4,345

22,090
9,000
28,040
960
36,230

28,930
13,235
42,335
1,330
54,310

Franklin
Hampden
Hampshire
Middlesex
Nantucket

13,295
86,010
23,220
221,055
1,345

8,150
52,660
15,215
151,400
990

585
3,510
1,075
10,710
75

105
695
190
1,780
10

1,230
8,140
2,135
19,925
160

400
3,525
715
6,255
20

2,085
13,040
3,020
24,500
70

50
285
55
360
0

690
4,155
815
6,125
20

3,820
23,700
6,995
69,425
495

5,455
35,995
10,185
101,660
635

Norfolk
Plymouth
Suffolk
Worcester

105,255
76,635
87,985
126,480

72,050
48,030
52,120
80,890

5,305
3,525
3,040
5,080

965
725
1,010
1,010

10,395
7,195
7,305
11,545

3,185
2,920
3,735
4,535

10,440
10,590
16,250
17,790

135
165
230
285

2,780
3,485
4,295
5,345

33,245
22,620
23,335
36,795

49,330
31,325
35,200
53,975

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.

40 ♦ OASDI Beneficiaries by State and County, 2003

New Hampshire
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 2003
Retirement
County
Total,
New Hampshire c

Total

Retired
workers a

Spouses

Survivors
Children Widow(er)s b

Disability

Aged 65 or older

Children

Disabled
workers

Spouses

Children

Men

Women

211,499

139,872

8,843

1,448

17,161

6,785

27,961

463

8,966

64,210

86,190

Belknap
Carroll
Cheshire
Coos
Grafton

12,625
10,945
13,940
8,780
15,200

8,620
7,590
9,410
5,415
10,300

565
605
585
445
785

70
85
115
80
115

930
860
1,120
895
1,285

360
290
390
280
390

1,550
1,170
1,735
1,230
1,765

25
30
30
40
35

505
315
555
395
525

4,085
3,760
4,365
2,615
4,880

5,040
4,335
5,725
3,500
6,320

Hillsboro
Merrimack
Rockingham
Strafford
Sullivan

56,680
24,050
42,105
18,320
8,675

37,115
15,605
28,210
11,820
5,710

2,040
915
1,790
705
400

375
170
290
95
50

4,495
1,915
3,470
1,485
690

1,940
950
1,325
560
280

7,955
3,310
5,275
2,750
1,180

105
45
85
50
20

2,655
1,140
1,660
855
345

16,375
6,980
13,035
5,315
2,765

23,435
9,860
17,115
7,385
3,430

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.

OASDI Beneficiaries by State and County, 2003 ♦ 53

Rhode Island
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 2003
Retirement
County
Total,
Rhode Island c
Bristol
Kent
Newport
Providence
Washington

Survivors

Total

Retired
workers a

Spouses

192,662

129,385

6,313

1,486

10,170
33,515
15,740
111,920
21,315

7,295
22,530
10,845
73,860
14,855

435
1,025
790
3,120
945

50
210
135
960
130

Disability

Children

Spouses

Children

Men

Women

15,695

5,919

26,445

457

6,962

56,311

84,575

830
2,875
1,510
8,630
1,850

225
965
455
3,705
570

1,055
4,635
1,610
16,855
2,285

10
90
35
275
45

270
1,185
360
4,515
635

3,270
9,720
5,060
31,380
6,880

4,735
14,760
7,070
48,760
9,245

Children Widow(er)s b

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.

68 ♦ OASDI Beneficiaries by State and County, 2003

Aged 65 or older

Disabled
workers

Vermont
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 2003
Retirement

Survivors

Spouses

Children

Men

Women

3,642

14,240

278

3,901

32,739

43,883

565
645
615
2,040
140

200
225
195
715
50

580
1,035
785
2,500
275

10
20
20
35
10

170
290
225
565
75

1,775
2,535
1,715
6,060
455

2,260
3,370
2,340
8,600
530

50
10
30
50
65

715
115
350
460
585

240
25
115
170
190

970
150
495
645
810

20
5
5
15
30

275
45
115
195
235

1,820
430
1,190
1,595
1,710

2,520
480
1,480
1,945
2,200

175
115
65
85

1,255
1,025
730
1,120

500
440
250
325

1,905
1,445
1,235
1,410

40
25
20
25

525
455
365
365

3,915
3,100
2,585
3,850

5,455
4,360
3,340
5,005

Spouses

108,248

69,309

5,484

1,034

10,360

Addison
Bennington
Caledonia
Chittenden
Essex

5,490
8,150
5,800
20,370
1,545

3,595
5,515
3,575
13,215
905

320
345
325
1,110
75

50
75
60
190
15

Franklin
Grand Isle
Lamoille
Orange
Orleans

6,410
1,280
3,745
5,045
5,710

3,765
845
2,425
3,275
3,425

375
85
210
235
370

13,525
10,725
8,460
11,990

8,495
6,760
5,460
8,050

630
460
335
610

Total, Vermont c

Rutland
Washington
Windham
Windsor

Children Widow(er)s b

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.

80 ♦ OASDI Beneficiaries by State and County, 2003

Aged 65 or older

Children

Total

County

Disability
Disabled
workers

Retired
workers a

Connecticut
Table 5.
Amount of benefits in current-payment status, by county, type of benefit, and sex of beneficiaries aged 65 or
older, December 2003 (in thousands of dollars)
Retirement

Survivors

Total

Retired
workers a

Spouses

545,980

408,802

13,017

2,778

48,776

Fairfield
Hartford
Litchfield
Middlesex
New Haven

135,188
143,240
31,967
25,993
134,550

104,070
107,455
24,088
19,725
99,287

3,921
3,099
651
610
2,815

741
748
158
118
659

New London
Tolland
Windham

39,866
18,617
16,554

28,647
13,981
11,548

1,171
423
327

201
83
71

County
Total, Connecticut c

Disability

Children

Spouses

Children

Men

Women

13,692

54,322

189

4,404

211,081

229,262

12,358
12,063
2,823
2,248
12,276

2,994
3,930
792
589
3,326

10,203
14,762
3,164
2,507
14,937

37
41
9
6
57

865
1,141
282
189
1,195

55,250
54,196
12,475
10,189
50,351

58,180
60,676
13,038
10,700
57,441

4,068
1,521
1,419

1,070
480
510

4,343
1,944
2,461

23
5
10

345
180
207

15,501
7,334
5,784

15,721
7,115
6,390

Children Widow(er)s b

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.

102 ♦ OASDI Beneficiaries by State and County, 2003

Aged 65 or older

Disabled
workers

Maine
Table 5.
Amount of benefits in current-payment status, by county, type of benefit, and sex of beneficiaries aged 65 or
older, December 2003 (in thousands of dollars)
Retirement

Survivors

Spouses

Children

Men

Women

4,962

33,083

202

2,681

73,739

74,818

1,376
1,533
4,169
411
920

452
313
978
115
197

3,154
2,550
5,362
844
1,011

11
28
19
4
6

247
170
441
65
75

5,591
4,554
14,311
1,800
3,567

6,072
4,403
15,677
1,665
3,385

102
43
27
48
128

1,775
785
671
962
2,552

569
175
121
225
586

3,709
782
685
1,649
4,283

28
2
4
10
30

354
59
58
139
326

6,458
2,775
2,812
3,653
7,674

6,677
2,832
2,506
3,449
7,721

11
19
29
24
24
86

320
604
705
607
627
2,621

75
100
183
109
134
626

617
752
1,624
925
952
4,182

5
4
12
8
8
22

47
61
125
82
68
364

1,108
1,935
2,627
2,052
2,248
10,570

1,073
1,924
2,526
1,938
2,154
10,807

Spouses

204,080

135,582

6,018

912

20,641

Androscoggin
Aroostook
Cumberland
Franklin
Hancock

16,540
12,989
39,423
4,897
8,865

10,936
7,874
27,071
3,295
6,307

306
458
1,200
140
304

58
64
183
22
44

Kennebec
Knox
Lincoln
Oxford
Penobscot

19,061
7,094
6,689
9,906
22,265

12,024
4,987
4,857
6,590
13,590

500
261
266
283
769

Piscataquis
Sagadahoc
Somerset
Waldo
Washington
York

3,153
5,184
7,678
5,586
6,053
28,679

1,997
3,488
4,815
3,654
4,058
20,030

80
155
185
178
183
749

Total, Maine c

Children Widow(er)s b

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.

124 ♦ OASDI Beneficiaries by State and County, 2003

Aged 65 or older

Children

Total

County

Disability
Disabled
workers

Retired
workers a

Massachusetts
Table 5.
Amount of benefits in current-payment status, by county, type of benefit, and sex of beneficiaries aged 65 or
older, December 2003 (in thousands of dollars)
Retirement
County
Total,
Massachusetts c

Total

Retired
workers a

Spouses

Survivors
Children Widow(er)s b

Disability

Aged 65 or older

Children

Disabled
workers

Spouses

Children

Men

Women

909,314

643,587

22,986

4,282

87,297

22,581

118,073

453

10,056

335,946

372,606

Barnstable
Berkshire
Bristol
Dukes
Essex

56,446
25,888
79,948
2,599
106,064

43,526
18,420
54,419
1,982
75,278

1,874
665
1,457
84
2,781

217
139
348
15
526

5,265
2,608
6,921
271
10,344

752
573
2,131
42
2,677

4,436
3,187
13,456
188
13,279

18
16
51
0
50

357
280
1,166
17
1,128

24,181
9,479
27,028
1,076
38,934

22,986
10,718
31,431
1,119
44,027

Franklin
Hampden
Hampshire
Middlesex
Nantucket

10,674
69,396
19,189
201,080
1,318

7,176
47,166
13,582
147,719
1,036

268
1,611
483
5,558
43

47
294
89
916
4

1,087
6,939
1,873
18,964
156

262
2,032
471
4,393
12

1,672
10,399
2,472
21,715
62

8
48
11
76
0

155
907
210
1,739
6

3,771
24,108
6,995
78,150
591

4,237
28,107
7,978
85,051
562

Norfolk
Plymouth
Suffolk
Worcester

96,239
65,597
67,734
107,131

70,140
44,482
44,266
74,390

2,762
1,710
1,270
2,420

490
338
380
479

10,104
6,538
5,864
10,359

2,267
2,023
2,009
2,938

9,603
9,525
12,931
15,146

33
39
46
57

840
941
967
1,342

37,247
23,979
21,603
38,799

41,543
24,868
27,026
42,949

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.

126 ♦ OASDI Beneficiaries by State and County, 2003

New Hampshire
Table 5.
Amount of benefits in current-payment status, by county, type of benefit, and sex of beneficiaries aged 65 or
older, December 2003 (in thousands of dollars)
Retirement
County
Total,
New Hampshire c

Total

Retired
workers a

Spouses

Survivors
Children Widow(er)s b

Disability

Aged 65 or older

Children

Disabled
workers

Spouses

Children

Men

Women

184,254

132,051

4,454

729

15,706

4,607

24,350

93

2,265

69,486

69,458

Belknap
Carroll
Cheshire
Coos
Grafton

11,001
9,437
12,259
7,137
13,294

8,171
7,051
9,013
4,839
9,750

286
302
303
204
395

34
42
57
35
60

843
780
1,023
774
1,203

237
179
257
174
260

1,308
997
1,469
1,018
1,487

4
6
6
7
8

117
79
131
85
130

4,424
3,967
4,744
2,639
5,286

4,022
3,353
4,721
2,661
5,086

Hillsboro
Merrimack
Rockingham
Strafford
Sullivan

50,224
20,850
37,364
15,092
7,471

35,765
14,783
26,714
10,532
5,365

1,056
457
911
331
206

196
89
142
47
24

4,179
1,777
3,206
1,283
626

1,336
634
963
367
190

7,003
2,817
4,936
2,311
974

22
8
18
8
5

667
284
473
214
81

18,233
7,540
14,238
5,404
2,983

19,420
8,088
13,690
5,685
2,698

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.

OASDI Beneficiaries by State and County, 2003 ♦ 139

Rhode Island
Table 5.
Amount of benefits in current-payment status, by county, type of benefit, and sex of beneficiaries aged 65 or
older, December 2003 (in thousands of dollars)
Retirement
County
Total,
Rhode Island c
Bristol
Kent
Newport
Providence
Washington

Survivors

Total

Retired
workers a

Spouses

164,529

119,166

3,044

678

9,094
29,375
13,379
93,167
19,510

6,930
21,092
9,805
66,817
14,522

229
489
391
1,445
489

25
110
64
409
70

Disability

Children

Spouses

Children

Men

Women

14,035

3,715

22,080

97

1,714

59,445

68,290

769
2,628
1,329
7,565
1,743

163
663
303
2,185
400

905
4,065
1,385
13,623
2,101

2
20
9
56
10

69
309
93
1,068
175

3,611
10,460
5,262
32,340
7,771

3,837
12,148
5,434
39,228
7,641

Children Widow(er)s b

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.

154 ♦ OASDI Beneficiaries by State and County, 2003

Aged 65 or older

Disabled
workers

Vermont
Table 5.
Amount of benefits in current-payment status, by county, type of benefit, and sex of beneficiaries aged 65 or
older, December 2003 (in thousands of dollars)
Retirement

Survivors

Spouses

Children

Men

Women

2,281

11,606

55

946

33,749

34,165

470
567
508
1,885
106

119
143
118
491
30

474
852
622
2,105
232

2
4
4
8
2

43
68
50
161
17

1,799
2,678
1,684
6,632
436

1,719
2,721
1,734
6,965
361

22
4
14
23
27

579
93
292
383
452

141
15
71
100
108

797
132
389
535
636

3
1
1
4
6

61
12
27
44
51

1,726
433
1,214
1,570
1,560

1,803
345
1,115
1,467
1,493

79
53
31
45

1,084
884
649
1,016

303
263
167
212

1,524
1,145
1,006
1,160

8
4
4
4

119
114
84
94

3,983
3,243
2,718
4,072

4,275
3,477
2,708
3,981

Spouses

90,295

63,409

2,556

474

8,968

Addison
Bennington
Caledonia
Chittenden
Essex

4,528
6,995
4,604
17,961
1,188

3,251
5,158
3,134
12,663
762

145
167
144
559
34

23
36
24
88
6

Franklin
Grand Isle
Lamoille
Orange
Orleans

4,966
1,061
3,079
4,081
4,231

3,207
770
2,186
2,889
2,809

155
35
99
103
143

11,127
8,937
7,211
10,323

7,721
6,252
5,109
7,495

289
223
161
298

Total, Vermont c

Rutland
Washington
Windham
Windsor

Children Widow(er)s b

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.

166 ♦ OASDI Beneficiaries by State and County, 2003

Aged 65 or older

Children

Total

County

Disability
Disabled
workers

Retired
workers a