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/