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 2004
Retirement
State or area
All areas

Total

Retired
workers a

Spouses

47,687,693 29,952,474 2,568,853

Survivors
Children Widow(er)s
482,894

b

Disability

Children

Disabled
workers

4,828,972 1,904,631 6,198,271

Spouses

Aged 65 or older
Children

Men

Women

152,804 1,598,794 14,197,197 19,498,804

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

881,978
481,767
62,781
37,077
893,001
581,471
553,533
314,941
4,413,876 2,839,289

42,548
2,747
47,075
25,543
270,500

9,578
1,210
7,961
5,307
54,068

99,013
5,115
76,894
57,778
408,372

42,295
4,710
33,176
23,860
172,675

158,760
9,115
114,676
97,531
528,551

4,264
242
2,348
2,520
11,889

43,753
224,888
329,116
2,565
18,790
19,962
29,400
281,047
350,914
26,053
148,720
206,270
128,532 1,399,144 1,809,090

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida

569,257
366,765
583,427
405,529
145,825
94,854
71,905
46,394
3,384,956 2,298,010

34,864
23,669
6,430
2,247
171,335

4,456
5,433
1,196
856
31,827

54,979
49,074
13,013
6,874
298,235

21,735
19,935
5,581
4,504
107,592

68,814
62,510
19,454
9,408
378,309

1,260
911
275
56
8,268

16,384
179,450
232,439
16,366
182,636
260,772
5,022
43,719
58,533
1,566
20,560
31,378
91,380 1,094,220 1,411,366

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

1,193,857
708,468
197,263
140,474
218,155
139,300
1,879,051 1,217,013
1,046,476
661,266

49,360
9,038
13,157
94,793
52,325

12,239
3,062
2,044
20,390
9,071

120,010
15,816
20,243
196,717
108,082

63,473
6,395
8,093
78,220
42,379

187,938
17,733
27,268
212,177
134,455

3,962
407
730
4,199
2,955

48,407
4,338
7,320
55,542
35,943

315,192
65,444
68,967
565,011
301,642

460,094
85,046
84,658
805,901
433,466

361,716
292,861
406,999
377,296
161,159

34,134
24,091
43,640
53,030
13,085

3,936
3,483
6,726
9,391
2,037

59,784
45,943
92,712
105,089
24,492

17,142
16,605
32,489
45,086
8,143

56,603
50,782
153,214
110,448
44,054

1,033
833
5,844
5,078
960

13,949
12,773
41,192
34,960
12,215

171,542
137,938
199,864
198,297
77,135

244,578
194,261
282,444
278,013
103,623

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

761,210
500,356
1,063,061
692,180
1,722,514 1,064,310
775,460
516,614
541,483
288,318

35,157
45,388
94,907
43,755
21,883

7,050
9,290
18,036
5,863
6,919

74,868
93,744
178,872
76,151
56,999

36,274
34,471
72,148
25,522
30,908

85,940
145,341
227,546
85,475
102,140

1,182
2,289
5,352
1,201
2,900

20,383
40,358
61,343
20,879
31,416

228,893
315,930
498,133
243,894
132,335

325,643
458,847
693,831
333,064
194,179

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

1,046,439
166,264
289,735
339,023
215,453

643,450
106,254
189,792
228,660
142,013

50,817
10,274
17,289
14,180
8,555

8,566
1,626
2,205
3,299
1,541

105,616
17,190
30,320
26,433
16,988

42,663
6,207
9,924
12,267
6,753

152,866
19,674
31,288
43,649
29,788

3,154
530
540
686
499

39,307
4,509
8,377
9,849
9,316

298,459
52,835
90,683
113,104
65,089

420,870
66,051
127,904
125,321
86,772

New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota

1,368,734
938,220
302,500
180,887
3,044,526 1,980,921
1,468,751
912,656
114,167
71,590

55,786
19,657
138,765
54,060
9,533

12,985
3,553
36,522
11,894
853

124,078
30,264
276,893
131,277
15,213

49,202
14,552
110,803
59,906
3,960

147,400
41,653
387,519
237,928
10,443

3,009
1,399
9,580
4,231
212

38,054
10,535
103,523
56,799
2,363

420,093
607,741
91,007
114,671
893,672 1,291,570
399,465
578,368
37,294
51,140

Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

1,945,724 1,197,179
623,599
381,429
603,781
403,089
2,400,082 1,552,127
192,755
128,612

129,019
34,122
32,908
127,093
6,117

17,373
5,523
5,188
19,386
1,483

236,235
68,713
56,434
264,122
15,243

74,198
26,938
18,873
82,110
5,925

230,479
84,468
71,410
276,160
27,868

5,247
2,297
1,679
6,959
435

55,994
20,109
14,200
72,125
7,072

585,540
826,622
181,587
250,990
190,662
248,450
718,089 1,050,868
55,985
83,547

South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah

754,531
454,652
139,053
90,248
1,061,981
622,680
2,859,342 1,707,535
263,267
171,031

28,584
9,533
50,087
190,227
17,287

7,167
1,137
9,787
31,913
3,063

70,606
15,539
111,509
334,245
22,754

35,242
5,104
47,727
139,525
13,137

124,796
13,847
172,995
350,893
27,157

2,427
254
4,399
11,293
669

31,057
3,391
42,797
93,711
8,169

201,690
286,511
45,147
60,470
285,619
409,326
854,532 1,133,470
84,156
105,802

Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

109,983
1,114,705
911,511
409,401
940,151
79,998

70,630
693,505
595,562
207,804
629,499
52,753

5,297
54,031
51,547
27,838
47,301
4,465

1,062
10,044
8,247
4,094
8,045
616

10,173
111,224
83,041
54,587
90,892
7,768

3,615
45,021
30,706
15,767
31,852
3,010

14,973
156,736
115,292
76,076
104,687
9,134

310
4,117
2,156
4,108
1,717
209

3,923
40,027
24,960
19,127
26,158
2,043

33,244
319,720
285,116
107,262
291,617
25,997

44,245
451,490
370,033
151,197
401,277
31,733

Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

548,297
447,371
782,816
740,378
266,145

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

5,447
11,639

1,550
6,125

200
1,057

410
561

583
1,111

913
1,141

1,044
1,055

67
65

680
524

879
3,524

966
3,473

2,232
708,461
15,480

897
329,722
9,905

145
56,058
849

267
14,922
425

278
81,109
1,179

409
38,730
1,005

169
134,719
1,545

10
8,849
63

57
44,352
509

529
181,720
4,686

463
223,775
5,478

Foreign countries

434,902

257,070

61,471

7,708

78,486

14,035

12,318

676

3,138

164,804

200,722

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, 2004
http://www.socialsecurity.gov/policy/docs/statcomps/oasdi_sc/2004/