Recipients of Social Security, SSI, or Both

Table 16.
Persons receiving both Social Security and SSI, by type of Social Security benefit and SSI eligibility category,
December 2002

Type of Social Security benefit
Total

Number receiving SSI

All Social
Security
beneficiaries a

Total

Percentage of all Social Security beneficiaries

Aged

Blind and
disabled

Total

Aged

Blind and
disabled

46,452,540

2,410,290

713,740

1,696,550

5.2

1.5

3.7

Retirement
Worker aged 65 or older
Men
Women
Worker aged 62–64
Men
Women
Wives and husbands
Aged 65 or older
Aged 62–64
Under age 62 with children
Disabled adult children
Aged 65 or older
Aged 18–64
Children under age 18 and students aged 18–19

32,362,130
26,624,790
13,774,890
12,849,900
2,570,130
1,332,960
1,245,910
2,681,090
2,349,200
285,440
46,450
193,150
1,060
192,090
284,230

1,049,820
782,150
303,460
478,690
39,040
24,300
13,970
127,270
115,270
10,790
1,210
98,060
430
97,630
4,070

568,810
508,680
190,580
318,100
0
0
0
60,090
60,090
0
0
40
40
0
0

481,010
273,470
112,880
160,590
39,040
24,300
13,970
67,180
55,180
10,790
1,210
98,020
390
97,630
4,070

3.2
2.9
2.2
3.7
1.5
1.8
1.1
4.7
4.9
3.8
2.6
50.8
40.6
50.8
1.4

1.8
1.9
1.4
2.5
0
0
0
2.2
2.6
0
0
0
3.8
0
0

1.5
1.0
0.8
1.2
1.5
1.8
1.1
2.5
2.3
3.8
2.6
50.8
36.8
50.8
1.4

Survivors
Nondisabled widow(er)s
Aged 65 or older
Aged 60–64
Disabled widow(er)s
Widowed mothers and fathers
Parents
Disabled adult children
Aged 65 or older
Aged 18–64
Children under age 18 and students aged 18–19

6,870,200
4,563,660
4,110,180
453,480
205,870
193,270
2,350
494,750
64,550
430,200
1,410,300

467,580
245,830
238,420
7,410
37,540
5,220
130
157,920
21,690
136,230
20,940

143,980
140,930
140,930
0
0
50
120
2,880
2,880
0
0

323,600
104,900
97,490
7,410
37,540
5,170
10
155,040
18,810
136,230
20,940

6.8
5.4
5.8
1.6
18.2
2.7
5.5
31.9
33.6
31.7
1.5

2.1
3.1
3.4
0
0
0
5.1
0
4.5
0
0

4.7
2.3
2.4
1.6
18.2
2.7
0.4
31.3
29.1
31.7
1.5

Disability
Worker under age 65
Men
Women
Wives and husbands
Aged 65 or older
Aged 62–64
Under age 62 with children
Disabled adult children aged 18–64
Children under age 18 and students aged 18–19

7,220,210
5,535,860
3,069,140
2,466,720
151,260
22,200
29,600
99,460
60,760
1,472,330

892,890
798,740
354,730
444,010
10,880
3,110
1,890
5,880
41,830
41,440

950
0
0
0
950
950
0
0
0
0

891,940
798,740
354,730
444,010
9,930
2,160
1,890
5,880
41,830
41,440

12.4
14.4
11.6
18.0
7.2
14.0
6.4
5.9
68.8
2.8

0
0
0
0
0.6
4.3
0
0
0
0

12.4
14.4
11.6
18.0
6.6
9.7
6.4
5.9
68.8
2.8

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 10 percent sample.
NOTE: Social Security is the Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance (OASDI) program.
a. Excludes 10 special age-72 beneficiaries.
CONTACT: Lenna Kennedy (410) 965-9846 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.

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Recipients of Social Security, SSI, or Both
Table 17.
Persons aged 18–64 receiving benefits on the basis of disability and their total and average monthly payments,
December 1996–2002
Total payments
(millions of dollars)

Number

Year

Social
Total Security only

Both Social
Security and
Social
SSI Security only
SSI only

Average monthly payment
(dollars) a

Both Social
Security and
Social
SSI only
SSI Security only

Both Social
Security and
SSI only
SSI

1996
1997
1998
1999

7,689,664
7,811,748
8,086,259
8,399,309

4,122,152
4,250,155
4,440,264
4,703,774

2,559,750
2,550,105
2,618,615
2,650,586

1,007,762
1,011,488
1,027,380
1,044,949

3,072
3,245
3,444
3,691

1,222
1,257
1,313
1,346

584
604
622
643

744.60
762.80
775.00
784.10

456.00
458.10
467.90
477.60

546.90
557.10
564.30
576.70

2000
2001
2002

8,599,465
8,791,338
9,106,014

4,850,835
4,979,844
5,228,262

2,690,446
2,732,020
2,768,782

1,058,184
1,079,474
1,108,970

3,975
4,299
4,629

1,408
1,491
1,544

675
719
747

818.80
862.60
884.60

489.00
506.80
522.50

594.90
615.20
625.20

SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file and the SORD file, 100 percent data.
NOTE: Social Security counts include disabled workers, disabled widow(er)s, and disabled adult children. SSI counts include recipients of federal SSI, federally administered
state supplementation, or both.
a. Averages are not obtained simply by dividing the total dollars by the number of recipients. Averages exclude payments made in the current month for prior-month eligibility,
such as back pay for new awards, so that large retroactive payments do not distort the averages.
CONTACT: Art Kahn (410) 965-0186 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.

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Recipients of Social Security, SSI, or Both
Table 18.
Persons aged 18–64 receiving both Social Security and SSI on the basis of disability and their average monthly
Social Security benefit, by state or other area and type of beneficiary, December 2002
Number of SSI recipients with Social Security disability
State or area

Average monthly Social Security benefit (dollars)

Total

Workers

Widow(er)s

Adult children

Total

Workers

Widow(er)s

Adult children

1,108,970

801,351

34,671

272,948

434.54

450.22

422.82

390.00

31,289
1,671
13,635
16,940
169,242

21,812
1,343
10,400
12,157
128,859

1,264
41
334
666
3,622

8,213
287
2,901
4,117
36,761

418.91
406.84
413.99
418.62
510.81

443.09
421.86
430.67
441.82
520.36

414.67
390.74
406.41
423.40
495.68

355.33
338.88
355.09
349.33
478.83

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida

10,511
8,441
2,321
2,141
55,970

8,213
6,048
1,699
1,626
42,401

208
278
47
81
1,491

2,090
2,115
575
434
12,078

415.12
408.46
423.66
420.11
412.74

429.20
429.64
426.00
439.98
428.30

383.93
399.06
419.70
418.82
412.42

362.87
349.13
417.08
345.90
358.16

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

34,535
2,935
4,359
30,591
18,243

23,893
1,873
3,404
21,976
14,074

1,446
76
72
1,074
446

9,196
986
883
7,541
3,723

422.46
457.04
412.53
400.17
404.83

445.77
462.01
422.37
415.70
414.60

412.47
395.04
426.40
406.32
423.04

363.47
452.37
373.48
354.04
365.70

Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

10,173
8,205
31,320
24,462
8,185

7,578
6,244
22,322
15,270
6,128

205
175
1,530
1,339
183

2,390
1,786
7,468
7,853
1,874

410.71
408.50
408.61
401.64
417.05

420.73
420.08
432.72
431.91
434.14

419.41
413.68
397.94
414.78
427.24

378.17
367.51
338.70
340.55
360.17

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

12,471
31,712
38,329
12,696
22,533

8,933
24,314
25,278
9,451
15,433

350
776
1,029
182
1,071

3,188
6,622
12,022
3,063
6,029

416.82
461.80
421.20
403.40
413.49

433.20
484.41
418.11
417.59
443.98

421.23
438.26
414.97
381.76
409.78

370.41
381.53
428.22
360.87
336.09

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

24,305
3,348
5,359
4,500
3,008

17,899
2,430
3,965
3,744
2,262

770
86
81
80
52

5,636
832
1,313
676
694

404.48
417.62
410.18
441.93
418.57

419.52
425.75
423.80
454.88
433.91

407.17
403.73
410.77
416.93
426.40

356.36
395.33
369.01
373.22
367.98

New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota

21,738
7,753
84,141
37,537
2,018

15,650
5,528
57,858
26,962
1,340

576
263
2,653
1,322
49

5,512
1,962
23,630
9,253
629

439.90
407.07
473.45
415.33
400.40

453.55
431.34
477.53
434.94
415.92

425.14
406.01
435.65
411.17
419.72

402.69
338.83
467.71
358.79
365.83

Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

39,040
12,936
11,576
48,258
6,130

28,454
9,254
9,127
33,603
4,713

1,330
508
199
1,601
116

9,256
3,174
2,250
13,054
1,301

394.65
402.44
414.10
433.82
456.75

406.33
418.27
423.74
447.62
473.88

405.31
406.95
407.82
429.10
441.58

357.22
355.56
375.55
398.88
396.05

South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah

18,877
2,809
30,754
60,329
4,015

12,478
1,913
21,519
42,980
3,028

861
76
1,336
2,383
76

5,538
820
7,899
14,966
911

411.97
396.50
412.32
411.04
401.22

435.52
407.75
434.00
433.06
413.42

407.35
368.82
404.99
410.44
402.29

359.61
372.83
354.50
347.90
360.56

Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

3,608
23,605
17,726
12,952
18,339
1,313

2,553
16,433
14,075
8,344
13,419
1,038

89
879
322
614
338
23

966
6,293
3,329
3,994
4,582
252

449.51
412.92
415.28
402.05
410.01
412.36

461.79
433.94
424.39
430.86
419.13
422.70

443.72
419.23
404.21
409.59
411.67
406.90

417.58
357.14
377.83
340.72
383.16
370.30

84

52

2

30

315.88

365.47

348.00

227.78

All areas
Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

Outlying area
Northern Mariana Islands

SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file and the SORD file, 100 percent data.
NOTE: SSI counts include recipients of federal SSI, federally administered state supplementation, or both. They do not include beneficiaries whose own Social Security
number is not on the Master Beneficiary Record. Social Security beneficiaries who are entitled to both a primary and a secondary benefit are counted only once in this table.
CONTACT: Art Kahn (410) 965-0186 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.

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