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/

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 2005
Retirement
Total

Retired
workers a

Spouses

585,199

407,045

23,068

Fairfield
Hartford
Litchfield
Middlesex
New Haven

135,835
155,120
34,530
28,130
146,165

97,450
108,025
24,440
20,110
99,550

New London
Tolland
Windham

45,310
20,515
19,590

30,465
14,515
12,490

County
Total, Connecticut c

Survivors

Disability

Aged 65 or older

b

Children

Disabled
workers

5,469

47,901

19,702

64,734

915

16,365

182,419

259,615

6,610
5,555
1,170
1,075
5,025

1,475
1,505
280
220
1,270

11,505
11,935
2,810
2,270
12,130

3,990
5,820
1,075
825
5,085

11,670
17,800
3,705
2,920
18,160

185
220
40
25
265

2,950
4,260
1,010
685
4,680

44,680
47,675
10,915
9,095
43,720

63,140
68,815
15,015
12,390
64,670

2,170
785
675

400
160
160

4,150
1,545
1,555

1,500
630
775

5,215
2,220
3,045

85
50
45

1,325
610
845

14,210
6,560
5,565

19,280
8,515
7,790

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

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 2005
Retirement
Total

Retired
workers a

Spouses

270,706

163,965

12,815

Androscoggin
Aroostook
Cumberland
Franklin
Hancock

21,830
18,840
48,460
6,625
11,560

12,965
10,355
30,685
4,145
7,645

Kennebec
Knox
Lincoln
Oxford
Penobscot

26,870
9,105
8,405
13,230
29,930

Piscataquis
Sagadahoc
Somerset
Waldo
Washington
York

4,390
6,675
10,920
8,035
8,570
37,260

County
Total, Maine c

Survivors

Disability

Aged 65 or older

b

Children

Disabled
workers

2,028

24,111

8,209

46,155

939

12,484

78,007

104,126

665
1,095
2,295
300
625

125
150
375
55
90

1,605
1,990
4,460
520
1,080

725
575
1,500
180
305

4,445
3,680
7,185
1,120
1,460

55
115
105
20
25

1,245
880
1,855
285
330

5,850
5,245
14,035
2,010
3,735

8,115
6,890
20,295
2,390
4,730

15,140
5,945
5,660
7,865
16,340

1,150
515
505
600
1,625

240
85
60
100
275

2,195
860
765
1,115
2,965

1,000
285
180
410
1,015

5,300
1,110
925
2,385
6,105

135
15
20
60
125

1,710
290
290
695
1,480

7,175
2,870
2,845
3,785
8,125

9,615
3,800
3,410
4,840
10,835

2,560
4,195
6,165
4,810
5,270
24,215

190
330
450
415
455
1,600

25
45
85
65
50
205

405
645
925
740
815
3,025

125
175
310
205
230
990

860
1,020
2,305
1,365
1,375
5,515

15
20
60
30
40
100

210
245
620
405
335
1,610

1,285
2,005
2,965
2,325
2,620
11,130

1,525
2,625
3,780
2,985
3,315
14,975

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

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 2005
Retirement
Total

Retired
workers a

Spouses

1,066,962

693,001

44,096

Barnstable
Berkshire
Bristol
Dukes
Essex

63,105
30,455
101,370
2,940
123,485

46,040
19,735
63,275
2,100
80,380

Franklin
Hampden
Hampshire
Middlesex
Nantucket

13,540
87,145
23,685
218,765
1,325

Norfolk
Plymouth
Suffolk
Worcester

107,210
79,205
87,430
127,300

County
Total, Massachusetts c

Survivors

Disability

Aged 65 or older

b

Children

Disabled
workers

9,413

91,158

34,044

152,027

2,172

41,051

315,969

455,486

3,435
1,265
3,145
150
5,280

425
265
825
30
1,155

5,215
2,695
7,920
265
10,675

1,100
870
3,360
75
4,020

5,465
4,325
17,715
250
17,065

75
70
270
0
240

1,350
1,230
4,860
70
4,670

21,845
8,940
27,640
1,005
36,160

28,765
12,910
40,915
1,320
53,330

8,235
52,220
15,435
149,610
980

550
3,310
995
9,895
80

120
720
220
1,785
5

1,150
7,765
2,075
18,600
135

400
3,465
695
5,875
25

2,370
14,715
3,340
26,340
80

40
305
50
355
0

675
4,645
875
6,305
20

3,840
23,505
7,045
68,630
495

5,340
34,995
10,190
98,935
615

73,185
49,970
50,995
80,840

5,030
3,335
2,875
4,750

1,060
725
1,055
1,025

10,025
7,035
6,725
10,880

3,120
2,820
3,675
4,545

11,745
11,635
17,440
19,540

130
175
205
255

2,915
3,510
4,460
5,465

33,850
23,360
22,905
36,750

49,400
32,010
33,975
52,785

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

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 2005
Retirement
Total

Retired
workers a

Spouses

220,796

145,126

8,379

Belknap
Carroll
Cheshire
Coos
Grafton

13,110
11,405
14,445
9,035
15,870

8,875
7,965
9,700
5,500
10,815

Hillsborough
Merrimack
Rockingham
Strafford
Sullivan

59,050
25,140
44,625
19,045
8,960

38,335
16,210
29,865
12,090
5,720

County
Total, New Hampshire c

Survivors

Disability

Aged 65 or older

b

Children

Disabled
workers

1,565

16,792

6,740

31,971

495

9,728

66,460

87,651

510
575
540
405
745

80
80
115
70
125

915
840
1,095
865
1,240

375
290
375
305
335

1,790
1,325
1,960
1,430
2,005

30
25
50
40
35

535
305
610
420
570

4,145
3,910
4,555
2,640
5,150

5,150
4,410
5,730
3,485
6,500

1,990
865
1,695
665
385

415
200
315
105
55

4,350
1,880
3,480
1,445
675

1,910
955
1,315
575
295

9,065
3,755
6,045
3,150
1,415

100
45
100
50
20

2,885
1,230
1,810
965
395

16,925
7,230
13,725
5,425
2,730

23,670
10,035
17,735
7,465
3,435

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

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 2005
Retirement
County
Total, Rhode Island c
Bristol
Kent
Newport
Providence
Washington

Total

Retired
workers a

Spouses

192,829

128,395

5,962

10,175
33,680
15,960
110,975
22,035

7,275
22,395
11,115
72,190
15,420

425
980
725
2,930
900

Survivors

Disability

b

Children

1,552

14,799

5,780

28,824

428

7,089

55,725

82,675

65
225
145
970
145

780
2,765
1,425
8,055
1,770

235
950
440
3,550
605

1,145
5,050
1,700
18,385
2,545

10
75
35
260
50

240
1,240
375
4,635
600

3,245
9,615
5,135
30,730
7,000

4,685
14,475
7,040
47,055
9,420

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/

Aged 65 or older

Disabled
workers

Spouses

Children

Men

Women

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 2005
Retirement
Total

Retired
workers a

Spouses

112,251

72,248

5,172

Addison
Bennington
Caledonia
Chittenden
Essex

5,670
8,365
6,010
21,475
1,665

3,730
5,670
3,745
14,000
970

Franklin
Grand Isle
Lamoille
Orange
Orleans

6,740
1,365
3,960
5,200
6,045
13,795
11,120
8,590
12,245

County
Total, Vermont c

Rutland
Washington
Windham
Windsor

Survivors

Disability

Aged 65 or older

b

Children

Disabled
workers

1,091

10,008

3,592

15,834

287

4,019

33,799

44,797

310
340
305
1,050
85

55
70
65
220
15

535
620
575
2,005
135

190
225
185
700
60

665
1,135
865
2,860
305

10
10
25
40
5

175
295
245
600
90

1,800
2,575
1,800
6,245
500

2,290
3,490
2,350
8,960
550

3,965
915
2,555
3,400
3,610

350
80
220
220
350

55
15
30
50
75

695
115
350
440
595

255
25
120
160
210

1,075
175
555
730
940

30
0
10
15
25

315
40
120
185
240

1,930
455
1,255
1,645
1,790

2,540
515
1,555
2,015
2,240

8,685
7,095
5,635
8,270

555
430
305
570

160
120
65
95

1,225
975
680
1,065

500
420
230
310

2,095
1,585
1,305
1,545

50
30
20
15

525
465
350
375

3,965
3,270
2,660
3,910

5,460
4,425
3,330
5,075

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

Connecticut
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

595,943

445,950

13,206

Fairfield
Hartford
Litchfield
Middlesex
New Haven

145,563
155,240
35,482
29,164
146,397

112,066
116,426
26,749
22,129
107,758

New London
Tolland
Windham

44,480
21,102
18,514

32,077
15,906
12,831

County
Total, Connecticut c

Survivors

Disability

Aged 65 or older

b

Children

Disabled
workers

3,109

50,650

14,731

63,176

225

4,898

228,816

247,162

4,016
3,095
663
626
2,822

873
820
167
133
710

12,710
12,456
3,013
2,441
12,582

3,145
4,204
855
658
3,627

11,732
16,951
3,696
2,955
17,492

46
52
10
5
64

972
1,229
326
211
1,339

59,087
58,585
13,772
11,389
54,047

62,430
64,928
14,266
11,836
61,509

1,193
438
350

216
96
89

4,305
1,616
1,525

1,146
523
570

5,131
2,307
2,907

22
12
9

388
200
229

17,151
8,295
6,485

17,293
7,934
6,959

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

Maine
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

229,781

152,034

6,249

Androscoggin
Aroostook
Cumberland
Franklin
Hancock

18,219
14,619
44,013
5,577
10,145

11,886
8,800
30,286
3,786
7,230

Kennebec
Knox
Lincoln
Oxford
Penobscot

21,392
7,995
7,512
11,112
25,044

Piscataquis
Sagadahoc
Somerset
Waldo
Washington
York

3,584
6,027
8,755
6,556
6,681
32,545

County
Total, Maine c

Survivors

Disability

Aged 65 or older

b

Children

Disabled
workers

988

21,840

5,447

39,897

208

3,119

82,664

82,137

310
477
1,233
143
325

57
64
202
24
47

1,450
1,594
4,406
448
1,000

473
347
1,083
120
206

3,735
3,106
6,272
983
1,251

11
24
22
2
5

295
203
503
70
76

6,166
5,070
16,023
2,086
4,034

6,477
4,831
17,166
1,832
3,794

13,351
5,657
5,491
7,257
15,089

532
261
261
288
780

108
39
32
50
140

1,873
834
706
1,006
2,661

630
186
128
270
652

4,459
944
817
2,053
5,304

30
2
3
13
32

404
70
72
170
383

7,200
3,097
3,152
3,980
8,555

7,237
3,108
2,736
3,791
8,399

2,236
4,113
5,422
4,280
4,458
22,686

86
170
198
185
194
798

10
23
35
27
20
102

347
618
767
638
664
2,822

82
119
197
129
139
676

761
919
1,965
1,191
1,127
5,002

5
3
13
8
7
22

50
61
156
94
70
433

1,257
2,249
2,975
2,334
2,498
11,980

1,143
2,188
2,813
2,237
2,361
12,013

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

Massachusetts
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

993,875

698,654

23,236

Barnstable
Berkshire
Bristol
Dukes
Essex

61,431
28,278
86,784
2,905
116,177

47,415
19,922
58,095
2,233
81,869

Franklin
Hampden
Hampshire
Middlesex
Nantucket

11,825
75,817
21,341
216,548
1,414

Norfolk
Plymouth
Suffolk
Worcester

106,970
74,116
72,926
117,341

County
Total, Massachusetts c

Survivors

Disability

Aged 65 or older

b

Children

Disabled
workers

4,813

89,902

24,205

140,970

492

11,603

365,178

398,247

1,889
666
1,481
87
2,835

226
139
394
16
581

5,461
2,654
7,046
266
10,692

822
623
2,284
51
2,909

5,199
3,932
16,097
228
15,922

18
16
58
0
50

398
323
1,323
20
1,314

26,060
10,267
29,048
1,223
42,334

25,045
11,337
32,924
1,212
47,144

7,841
50,618
14,983
158,651
1,121

268
1,631
485
5,518
47

63
316
113
1,015
4

1,103
7,184
1,966
19,246
140

280
2,175
513
4,574
15

2,080
12,719
3,017
25,472
76

8
61
9
85
0

178
1,108
252
1,983
7

4,109
25,949
7,701
83,983
641

4,482
29,595
8,688
90,126
589

77,705
50,338
47,084
80,773

2,848
1,746
1,286
2,443

594
376
436
534

10,627
7,051
5,835
10,622

2,450
2,112
2,160
3,232

11,737
11,374
14,974
18,134

33
49
40
56

973
1,064
1,108
1,544

41,381
27,088
23,129
42,258

45,399
27,776
28,275
45,650

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

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 2005 (in thousands of dollars)
Retirement
Total

Retired
workers a

Spouses

209,767

149,387

4,567

Belknap
Carroll
Cheshire
Coos
Grafton

12,458
10,790
13,758
7,972
15,170

9,161
8,067
10,061
5,336
11,149

Hillsborough
Merrimack
Rockingham
Strafford
Sullivan

56,977
23,708
43,395
17,106
8,342

40,303
16,707
30,927
11,769
5,849

County
Total, New Hampshire c

Survivors

Disability

Aged 65 or older

b

Children

Disabled
workers

888

16,796

4,994

30,338

105

2,693

78,792

77,175

283
312
304
191
405

41
42
63
34
73

907
831
1,090
807
1,266

259
195
278
207
247

1,659
1,245
1,797
1,282
1,860

6
5
10
7
7

138
85
151
104
158

4,907
4,532
5,385
2,911
6,094

4,513
3,721
5,129
2,878
5,704

1,110
466
937
339
213

247
113
182
56
31

4,406
1,920
3,535
1,354
665

1,445
697
1,033
409
212

8,646
3,465
6,178
2,905
1,272

21
8
23
9
4

794
327
575
261
95

20,674
8,528
16,466
6,044
3,219

21,357
9,008
15,606
6,274
2,949

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

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 2005 (in thousands of dollars)
Retirement
County
Total, Rhode Island c
Bristol
Kent
Newport
Providence
Washington

Total

Retired
workers a

Spouses

179,181

128,783

3,088

9,917
32,170
14,881
100,144
22,067

7,524
22,879
11,032
70,910
16,436

243
506
386
1,450
502

Survivors

Disability

b

Children

780

14,373

3,968

26,164

98

1,928

64,124

72,702

38
128
79
453
81

795
2,735
1,365
7,637
1,840

180
706
309
2,303
467

1,062
4,833
1,592
16,126
2,546

1
18
8
54
14

68
363
109
1,207
179

3,910
11,292
5,877
34,385
8,658

4,135
12,996
5,945
41,083
8,539

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/

Aged 65 or older

Disabled
workers

Spouses

Children

Men

Women

Vermont
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

102,177

71,940

2,614

Addison
Bennington
Caledonia
Chittenden
Essex

5,074
7,846
5,209
20,621
1,396

3,639
5,774
3,570
14,592
905

Franklin
Grand Isle
Lamoille
Orange
Orleans

5,698
1,263
3,533
4,600
4,904
12,416
10,108
7,971
11,533

County
Total, Vermont c

Rutland
Washington
Windham
Windsor

Survivors

Disability

Aged 65 or older

b

Children

Disabled
workers

562

9,478

2,455

13,990

65

1,072

38,146

38,040

153
184
146
569
40

29
36
35
107
6

482
595
526
2,035
115

121
161
122
524
40

596
1,015
746
2,598
267

2
3
3
11
1

46
78
58
182
20

1,980
2,976
1,942
7,480
519

1,884
3,060
1,886
7,956
419

3,696
913
2,494
3,256
3,237

159
36
110
102
147

28
4
14
24
35

614
107
325
396
503

159
19
84
112
124

947
166
472
657
791

6
0
2
3
4

84
11
28
47
58

2,016
515
1,398
1,779
1,796

1,990
411
1,269
1,654
1,657

8,589
7,149
5,712
8,409

275
220
160
309

85
64
34
57

1,147
923
653
1,049

328
272
166
218

1,839
1,354
1,144
1,383

10
6
6
3

143
117
90
102

4,419
3,737
3,052
4,528

4,674
3,853
2,924
4,398

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