Federally Administered Payments

Table 3.
Recipients, by age, December 1974–2003
Under age 18

Aged 18–64

Aged 65 or older

Year

Total

Number

Percentage
of total

Number

Percentage
of total

Number

Percentage
of total

1974
1975
1976
1977
1978
1979

3,996,064
4,314,275
4,235,939
4,237,692
4,216,925
4,149,575

70,900
107,026
125,412
147,355
165,899
177,306

1.8
2.5
3.0
3.5
3.9
4.3

1,503,155
1,699,394
1,713,594
1,736,879
1,747,126
1,726,553

37.6
39.4
40.5
41.0
41.4
41.6

2,422,009
2,507,855
2,396,933
2,353,458
2,303,900
2,245,716

60.6
58.1
56.6
55.5
54.6
54.1

1980
1981
1982
1983
1984

4,142,017
4,018,875
3,857,590
3,901,497
4,029,333

190,394
194,890
191,570
198,323
211,587

4.6
4.8
5.0
5.1
5.3

1,730,847
1,702,895
1,655,279
1,699,774
1,780,459

41.8
42.4
42.9
43.6
44.2

2,220,776
2,121,090
2,010,741
2,003,400
2,037,287

53.6
52.8
52.1
51.3
50.6

1985
1986
1987
1988
1989

4,138,021
4,269,184
4,384,999
4,463,869
4,593,059

227,384
241,198
250,902
255,135
264,890

5.5
5.6
5.7
5.7
5.8

1,879,168
2,010,458
2,118,710
2,202,714
2,301,926

45.4
47.1
48.3
49.3
50.1

2,031,469
2,017,528
2,015,387
2,006,020
2,026,243

49.1
47.3
46.0
44.9
44.1

1990
1991
1992
1993
1994

4,817,127
5,118,470
5,566,189
5,984,330
6,295,786

308,589
397,162
556,470
722,678
841,474

6.4
7.8
10.0
12.1
13.4

2,449,897
2,641,524
2,910,016
3,148,413
3,335,255

50.9
51.6
52.3
52.6
53.0

2,058,641
2,079,784
2,099,703
2,113,239
2,119,057

42.7
40.6
37.7
35.3
33.7

1995
1996
1997
1998
1999

6,514,134
6,613,718
6,494,985
6,566,069
6,556,634

917,048
955,174
879,828
887,066
847,063

14.1
14.4
13.5
13.5
12.9

3,482,256
3,568,393
3,561,625
3,646,020
3,690,970

53.5
54.0
54.8
55.5
56.3

2,114,830
2,090,151
2,053,532
2,032,983
2,018,601

32.5
31.6
31.6
31.0
30.8

2000
2001
2002
2003

6,601,686
6,688,489
6,787,857
6,902,364

846,784
881,836
914,821
959,379

12.8
13.2
13.5
13.9

3,744,022
3,811,494
3,877,752
3,953,248

56.7
57.0
57.1
57.3

2,010,880
1,995,159
1,995,284
1,989,737

30.5
29.8
29.4
28.8

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
CONTACT: Clark Pickett (410) 965-9016 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.

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Table 4.
By type of payment, sex, eligibility category, and age, December 2003
Age

Category
Type of payment and sex

Total

Aged

Blind

Disabled

Under 18

18–64

65 or older

Number
All payments
Male
Female

6,902,364
2,926,827
3,975,537

1,232,778
374,002
858,776

77,082
34,393
42,689

5,592,504
2,518,432
3,074,072

959,379
620,279
339,100

3,953,248
1,717,487
2,235,761

1,989,737
589,061
1,400,676

Federal SSI
Male
Female

6,614,465
2,800,534
3,813,931

1,132,947
339,042
793,905

71,621
31,863
39,758

5,409,897
2,429,629
2,980,268

956,263
618,257
338,006

3,811,060
1,643,019
2,168,041

1,847,142
539,258
1,307,884

State supplementation
Male
Female

2,467,116
1,049,251
1,417,865

602,807
204,096
398,711

34,142
15,205
18,937

1,830,167
829,950
1,000,217

253,095
165,366
87,729

1,310,187
588,874
721,313

903,834
295,011
608,823

Total payments (thousands of dollars)
All payments
Male
Female

3,077,819
1,355,417
1,722,401

424,774
136,099
288,675

35,646
15,886
19,760

2,617,398
1,203,432
1,413,967

502,763
325,704
177,058

1,886,790
819,878
1,066,912

688,266
209,835
478,431

Federal SSI
Male
Female

2,721,097
1,199,903
1,521,193

327,311
100,399
226,912

28,316
12,620
15,696

2,365,469
1,086,884
1,278,585

484,581
313,949
170,632

1,692,999
727,201
965,798

543,517
158,754
384,763

356,722
155,514
201,208

97,463
35,700
61,763

7,330
3,266
4,064

251,929
116,548
135,382

18,182
11,756
6,426

193,791
92,677
101,114

144,749
51,082
93,668

State supplementation
Male
Female

Average monthly payment

a

(dollars)

All payments
Male
Female

417.16
429.87
407.83

342.28
361.80
333.81

454.84
452.76
456.51

433.16
439.69
427.84

490.63
491.19
489.59

436.37
433.72
438.39

343.77
354.20
339.40

Federal SSI
Male
Female

383.59
396.20
374.36

287.10
294.44
283.97

389.19
388.81
389.50

403.76
410.54
398.27

474.39
475.00
473.28

405.08
400.57
408.48

292.56
292.77
292.48

State supplementation
Male
Female

138.38
141.23
136.27

160.02
173.33
153.22

210.51
209.17
211.58

129.89
132.08
128.08

67.07
66.36
68.41

138.18
147.03
130.99

158.59
171.67
152.28

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
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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Table 5.
By selected characteristics, eligibility category, and age, December 2003
Category
Characteristic

Total

Aged

Blind

Age
Disabled

Under 18

18–64

65 or older

Number
All recipients

6,902,364

1,232,778

77,082

5,592,504

959,379

3,953,248

1,989,737

Sex
Male
Female

2,926,827
3,975,537

374,002
858,776

34,393
42,689

2,518,432
3,074,072

620,279
339,100

1,717,487
2,235,761

589,061
1,400,676

Living arrangement
Own household
Another’s household
Parent’s household
Medicaid institution
Unknown

5,672,584
281,140
798,101
138,381
12,158

1,119,294
90,329
...
21,161
1,994

65,362
4,093
5,663
1,891
73

4,487,928
186,718
792,438
115,329
10,091

127,144
30,103
787,627
13,650
855

3,712,277
148,438
10,474
73,221
8,838

1,833,163
102,599
...
51,510
2,465

Citizenship status
Citizen
Noncitizen

6,205,592
696,772

876,480
356,298

68,340
8,742

5,260,772
331,732

955,086
4,293

3,727,713
225,535

1,522,793
466,944

Average monthly payment (dollars)
All recipients

417.16

342.28

454.84

433.16

490.63

436.37

343.77

Sex
Male
Female

429.87
407.83

361.80
333.81

452.76
456.51

439.69
427.84

491.19
489.59

433.72
438.39

354.20
339.40

Living arrangement
Own household
Another’s household
Parent’s household
Medicaid institution
Unknown

417.10
380.16
494.74
37.36
371.57

342.83
400.27
...
37.33
354.12

460.62
437.63
536.89
36.87
463.97

435.02
369.09
494.44
37.37
375.98

542.44
363.79
494.76
46.65
469.81

446.61
371.33
492.96
36.63
360.95

348.85
397.63
...
35.85
361.26

Citizenship status
Citizen
Noncitizen

408.59
471.84

287.91
457.64

438.08
556.66

428.35
486.01

490.47
515.04

431.76
489.61

300.85
463.50

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable.
CONTACT: Alfreda Brooks (410) 965-9849 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.

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Table 6.
Recipients, by type of representative payee, eligibility category, and age, December 2003
Category
Type of payee

Age

Total

Aged

Blind

Disabled

Under 18

18–64

65 or older

6,902,364

1,232,778

77,082

5,592,504

959,379

3,953,248

1,989,737

Without payee

4,476,912

1,186,797

57,796

3,232,319

897

2,640,210

1,835,805

With payee
Natural or adoptive parents
Spouse
Natural, adoptive, or stepchild
Grandparent
Other relative
Nonmental institution
Mental institution
Financial organization
Social agency
Public official
Other

2,425,452
1,352,958
62,595
92,950
87,726
343,742
124,903
77,056
2,248
126,099
14,566
140,609

45,981
280
1,839
18,222
27
11,577
7,151
1,373
35
2,187
576
2,714

19,286
11,451
227
653
614
2,394
1,316
715
14
1,033
91
778

2,360,185
1,341,227
60,529
74,075
87,085
329,771
116,436
74,968
2,199
122,879
13,899
137,117

958,482
783,897
54
265
64,999
63,487
5,867
3,019
119
20,852
1,294
14,629

1,313,038
567,338
54,029
48,851
22,676
237,345
92,723
67,332
2,002
95,624
11,008
114,110

153,932
1,723
8,512
43,834
51
42,910
26,313
6,705
127
9,623
2,264
11,870

All recipients

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
CONTACT: Alfreda Brooks (410) 965-9849 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.

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Table 7.
Recipients, by type of income, eligibility category, and age, December 2003
Category
Type of income
All recipients

a

No other income
Earned income
Unearned income
Social Security benefits
Veterans’ benefits
Income based on need
Workers’ compensation
Support from absent parents
Pensions
Support and maintenance
Asset income b
Other c

Age

Total

Aged

Blind

Disabled

Under 18

18–64

65 or older

6,902,364

1,232,778

77,082

5,592,504

959,379

3,953,248

1,989,737

3,823,904

430,664

41,848

3,351,392

719,247

2,382,078

722,579

239,396

14,313

4,320

220,763

2,325

214,140

22,931

2,421,362
75,028
12,273
4,990
121,058
59,739
257,745
244,155
76,435

708,499
32,332
79
346
...
39,517
78,205
87,447
13,114

26,891
619
33
23
873
439
2,479
3,563
846

1,685,972
42,077
12,161
4,621
120,185
19,783
177,061
153,145
62,475

67,351
1,368
8,187
17
118,150
37
38,231
15,898
2,962

1,212,446
24,275
3,998
4,126
2,908
12,521
123,616
110,700
54,641

1,141,565
49,385
88
847
...
47,181
95,898
117,557
18,832

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable.
a. The sum of the entries may be greater than the total because some recipients may receive more than one type of unearned income or
both earned and unearned income.
b. Includes income received as rent, interest, dividends, and royalties.
c. Does not include income deemed from a spouse or parent.
CONTACT: Alfreda Brooks (410) 965-9849 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.

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Table 8.
Recipients, by receipt of Social Security, type of income, eligibility category, and age, December 2003
Category

Age

Total

Aged

Blind

Disabled

Under 18

18–64

65 or older

6,902,364

1,232,778

77,082

5,592,504

959,379

3,953,248

1,989,737

With Social Security
No other income
Earned income only
Unearned income only a
Both earned and unearned
income a

2,421,362
2,029,154
96,820
282,033

708,499
556,451
10,164
139,896

26,891
22,426
1,530
2,733

1,685,972
1,450,277
85,126
139,404

67,351
58,549
291
8,457

1,212,446
1,033,147
80,707
88,181

1,141,565
937,458
15,822
185,395

13,355

1,988

202

11,165

54

10,411

2,890

Without Social Security
No other income
Earned income only
Unearned income only a
Both earned and unearned
income a

4,481,002
3,823,904
142,576
495,316

524,279
430,664
4,149
88,226

50,191
41,848
2,790
5,133

3,906,532
3,351,392
135,637
401,957

892,028
719,247
2,034
170,006

2,740,802
2,382,078
133,433
208,501

848,172
722,579
7,109
116,809

19,206

1,240

420

17,546

741

16,790

1,675

Type of income
All recipients

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
a. Includes recipients with in-kind unearned income.
CONTACT: Art Kahn (410) 965-0186 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.

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Table 9.
Recipients, by state or other area, eligibility category, and age, December 2003
Age

Category
Total

Aged

Blind

Disabled

Under 18

18–64

65 or older

6,902,364

1,232,778

77,082

5,592,504

959,379

3,953,248

1,989,737

163,760
10,639
91,655
86,542
1,162,725

21,010
2,230
13,211
11,177
345,911

1,029
107
924
873
21,951

141,721
8,302
77,520
74,492
794,863

27,318
1,054
15,527
15,356
92,830

97,723
6,542
53,437
50,312
567,445

38,719
3,043
22,691
20,874
502,450

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida

53,988
51,151
12,930
20,403
409,400

8,537
6,937
1,304
2,154
95,566

555
505
115
175
3,166

44,896
43,709
11,511
18,074
310,668

6,580
6,277
2,970
3,923
77,253

33,765
32,454
7,544
12,044
195,400

13,643
12,420
2,416
4,436
136,747

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

199,733
21,753
20,258
255,445
93,963

29,689
6,532
1,716
30,895
6,311

2,175
189
216
2,426
999

167,869
15,032
18,326
222,124
86,653

30,768
1,378
3,537
42,616
19,019

115,048
11,873
13,713
155,426
62,319

53,917
8,502
3,008
57,403
12,625

Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

41,869
37,805
178,900
167,800
31,403

3,837
3,475
15,733
20,708
2,746

792
376
1,358
1,785
223

37,240
33,954
161,809
145,307
28,434

6,283
6,618
25,203
29,477
3,196

28,371
24,580
118,277
98,926
22,554

7,215
6,607
35,420
39,397
5,653

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

90,962
168,171
216,727
68,971
126,301

15,532
44,813
17,629
9,804
17,538

711
4,038
1,818
722
1,133

74,719
119,320
197,280
58,445
107,630

14,039
16,646
35,563
9,595
21,261

52,123
103,370
144,790
43,758
71,384

24,800
48,155
36,374
15,618
33,656

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

115,069
14,356
21,875
30,815
12,709

10,606
1,209
2,186
7,883
926

970
132
243
708
139

103,493
13,015
19,446
22,224
11,644

18,075
1,803
3,401
5,234
1,714

75,835
10,079
14,518
17,273
9,163

21,159
2,474
3,956
8,308
1,832

New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota

149,580
50,169
624,565
194,424
8,092

33,670
8,710
134,095
28,237
1,144

1,015
519
3,131
1,958
80

114,895
40,940
487,339
164,229
6,868

20,901
6,261
68,062
33,416
940

78,366
28,468
333,737
109,162
5,161

50,313
15,440
222,766
51,846
1,991

Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

243,584
75,202
57,436
310,617
29,196

15,934
8,938
7,570
32,895
4,155

2,092
812
649
2,368
198

225,558
65,452
49,217
275,354
24,843

41,422
11,594
7,505
50,909
3,757

165,920
46,976
37,555
195,799
18,100

36,242
16,632
12,376
63,909
7,339

State or area
All areas
Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

(Continued)

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Table 9.
Recipients, by state or other area, eligibility category, and age, December 2003—Continued
Category
State or area

Age

Total

Aged

Blind

Disabled

Under 18

18–64

65 or older

South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah

105,621
12,577
161,246
454,857
21,357

13,864
1,777
18,843
111,225
2,131

1,482
99
1,604
6,219
266

90,275
10,701
140,799
337,413
18,960

17,718
1,879
21,915
65,233
3,839

61,044
7,500
101,159
228,480
13,815

26,859
3,198
38,172
161,144
3,703

Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

12,841
133,607
108,977
75,227
88,736
5,660

1,308
22,155
14,179
4,694
8,818
482

102
1,356
954
598
965
49

11,431
110,096
93,844
69,935
78,953
5,129

1,496
20,290
13,097
8,219
15,429
817

8,651
76,550
70,957
54,431
57,086
3,926

2,694
36,767
24,923
12,577
16,221
917

715

149

13

553

166

359

190

Outlying area
Northern Mariana Islands

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
CONTACT: Alfreda Brooks (410) 965-9849 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.

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Federally Administered Payments
Table 10.
Average monthly payment, by state or other area, eligibility category, and age, December 2003
(in dollars)
Category
State or area

Age

Total

Aged

Blind

Disabled

Under 18

18–64

65 or older

417.16

342.28

454.84

433.16

490.63

436.37

343.77

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

362.08
377.59
392.13
344.49
553.13

175.35
270.56
283.80
156.16
502.92

351.46
384.23
403.06
355.23
609.56

389.81
406.33
410.50
372.66
573.40

483.34
444.08
478.32
473.40
596.72

388.30
408.74
408.50
370.74
587.98

210.40
288.09
294.64
186.80
505.74

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida

370.98
393.11
378.01
416.59
383.09

288.75
316.86
243.47
256.21
310.88

396.31
403.37
381.90
401.94
385.96

386.36
405.12
393.34
435.91
405.30

454.69
474.59
454.48
485.05
471.19

389.45
407.29
386.72
441.73
396.45

285.43
315.25
257.40
288.14
314.36

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

358.36
426.96
370.88
416.43
384.74

203.50
360.21
203.70
332.13
219.68

385.75
426.94
384.00
409.25
360.29

385.49
456.01
386.56
428.28
397.12

471.17
464.17
457.78
486.67
470.83

390.47
460.85
382.11
429.07
389.36

226.27
373.76
220.67
330.70
233.67

Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

355.42
371.43
381.12
377.35
349.41

200.44
234.35
184.05
193.19
158.51

346.36
394.05
386.45
372.35
372.25

371.70
385.31
400.23
403.75
367.56

449.91
464.09
486.67
486.35
457.40

369.51
380.57
404.00
405.99
373.14

219.26
246.29
230.16
224.35
193.65

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

395.37
427.02
413.65
385.89
356.99

308.56
359.39
283.37
297.22
170.54

397.57
465.90
402.03
399.27
354.88

413.88
451.22
425.40
400.64
387.40

464.99
517.24
485.28
464.45
481.02

417.69
444.48
426.48
396.51
389.29

302.21
358.35
292.82
308.12
210.42

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

374.28
363.78
357.25
384.59
364.27

209.72
182.40
216.38
302.62
240.94

375.20
372.80
368.64
453.28
361.36

391.13
380.61
372.90
411.61
374.18

482.53
458.16
461.41
465.13
440.93

388.47
385.02
368.55
399.46
374.56

231.32
208.71
226.61
302.82
241.76

New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota

404.32
364.90
449.99
344.53
328.32

347.28
235.66
379.23
183.60
195.18

398.32
385.39
425.95
362.89
380.23

421.05
392.27
469.61
371.96
349.73

480.61
480.18
505.35
458.76
445.89

421.47
398.11
478.70
369.45
351.06

345.87
257.45
390.12
218.49
213.93

Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

406.55
369.27
384.80
424.74
418.07

259.03
198.68
283.94
280.56
305.72

391.00
381.62
401.71
405.68
385.16

417.15
392.39
400.18
442.13
437.09

483.18
480.37
468.56
498.32
532.41

417.03
394.24
399.68
443.54
433.35

271.89
221.08
289.81
308.87
321.70

All areas

(Continued)

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Federally Administered Payments
Table 10.
Average monthly payment, by state or other area, eligibility category, and age, December 2003
(in dollars)—Continued
Category
State or area

Age

Total

Aged

Blind

Disabled

Under 18

18–64

65 or older

South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah

355.81
342.68
364.01
348.17
383.38

185.21
186.74
182.14
240.49
313.52

362.86
386.28
392.17
379.49
388.81

381.95
368.35
388.07
383.16
391.18

464.58
449.23
479.28
469.56
440.88

383.55
366.98
393.50
385.24
387.17

221.49
223.51
220.49
246.83
309.99

Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

371.00
362.93
411.44
390.14
374.26
358.17

187.03
259.81
360.99
179.11
226.68
166.90

379.54
368.95
404.75
385.39
383.85
405.58

391.94
383.63
419.13
404.34
391.71
375.84

506.25
460.42
474.32
477.72
467.43
459.49

393.48
383.88
419.62
412.01
385.91
376.32

223.69
265.77
355.48
238.37
245.67
192.61

Outlying area
Northern Mariana Islands

428.49

339.92

446.85

453.65

498.85

434.71

354.19

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
CONTACT: Alfreda Brooks (410) 965-9849 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.

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Table 11.
Recipients and their average income, by type of income and marital status, December 2003
Eligible individual
with no spouse

Type of income
Total a

Average
income
Number (dollars)

Eligible individual with eligible spouse

Eligible individual with ineligible spouse

Spouse

Individual

Individual

Spouse

Average
income
Number (dollars)

Average
income
Number (dollars)

Average
income
Number (dollars)

Average
income
Number (dollars)

6,000,980

...

283,160

...

283,160

...

320,450

...

320,450

...

3,374,160

...

148,120

...

159,280

...

197,110

...

131,530

...

With income
2,626,820
Earned income only
132,500
Unearned income only
2,374,410
Both earned and unearned
income
119,890

396
353
388

135,040
1,900
130,940

393
575
384

123,880
2,370
118,460

338
598
323

123,340
4,220
117,040

387
587
374

188,920
99,050
77,130

847
1,161
398

601

2,200

814

3,050

732

2,080

730

12,720

1,122

With earned income a
Wages
Self-employment income

252,390
235,910
17,790

294
302
166

4,100
2,950
1,170

498
602
229

5,420
4,100
1,410

480
571
191

6,300
4,360
1,970

531
654
252

111,770
90,270
22,820

1,134
1,246
627

2,494,320
2,051,690
61,910
13,040
3,960

387
425
190
244
333

133,140
111,470
1,100
40
260

383
428
253
80
345

121,510
103,910
990
380
190

323
353
164
122
340

119,120
94,100
9,550
580
600

373
424
134
90
424

89,890
37,810
10,790
33,080
1,410

369
467
389
124
762

119,180
45,830
211,270
201,520
67,080

201
164
134
7
239

...
7,200
15,790
15,770
2,270

...
133
99
5
153

...
4,740
14,530
10,910
1,890

...
134
99
6
122

...
2,220
14,940
11,180
3,930

...
154
113
8
205

...
2,920
690
7,200
9,430

...
289
114
27
536

No other income

With unearned income a
Social Security benefits
Veterans’ benefits
Income based on need
Workers’ compensation
Support from absent
parents
Pensions
Support and maintenance
Asset income b
Other c

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 10 percent sample.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable.
a. The sum of the entries may be greater than the total because some recipients may receive more than one type of earned or unearned
income, or both earned and unearned income.
b. Includes income received as rent, interest, dividends, and royalties.
c. Does not include income deemed from a spouse or parent.
CONTACT: Clark Pickett (410) 965-9016 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.

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Federally Administered Payments
Table 12.
Recipients as a percentage of resident population, by state, December 2003
Recipients
State
United States

Resident population a
290,809,777

b

Number

Percentage of
resident population

6,902,364

2.4

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

4,500,752
648,818
5,580,811
2,725,714
35,484,453

163,760
10,639
91,655
86,542
1,162,725

3.6
1.6
1.6
3.2
3.3

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida

4,550,688
3,483,372
817,491
563,384
17,019,068

53,988
51,151
12,930
20,403
409,400

1.2
1.5
1.6
3.6
2.4

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

8,684,715
1,257,608
1,366,332
12,653,544
6,195,643

199,733
21,753
20,258
255,445
93,963

2.3
1.7
1.5
2.0
1.5

2,944,062
2,723,507
4,117,827
4,496,334
1,305,728

41,869
37,805
178,900
167,800
31,403

1.4
1.4
4.3
3.7
2.4

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

5,508,909
6,433,422
10,079,985
5,059,375
2,881,281

90,962
168,171
216,727
68,971
126,301

1.7
2.6
2.2
1.4
4.4

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

5,704,484
917,621
1,739,291
2,241,154
1,287,687

115,069
14,356
21,875
30,815
12,709

2.0
1.6
1.3
1.4
1.0

New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota

8,638,396
1,874,614
19,190,115
8,407,248
633,837

149,580
50,169
624,565
194,424
8,092

1.7
2.7
3.3
2.3
1.3

Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

11,435,798
3,511,532
3,559,596
12,365,455
1,076,164

243,584
75,202
57,436
310,617
29,196

2.1
2.1
1.6
2.5
2.7

Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

(Continued)

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Table 12.
Recipients as a percentage of resident population, by state, December 2003—Continued
Recipients
State
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah

Resident population a

Number

Percentage of
resident population

4,147,152
764,309
5,841,748
22,118,509
2,351,467

105,621
12,577
161,246
454,857
21,357

2.5
1.6
2.8
2.1
0.9

619,107
7,386,330
6,131,445
1,810,354
5,472,299
501,242

12,841
133,607
108,977
75,227
88,736
5,660

2.1
1.8
1.8
4.2
1.6
1.1

Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

SOURCES: U.S. Census Bureau and Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record
format), 100 percent data.
a. Population estimates for the United States as of July 1, 2003, as reported by the U.S. Census Bureau.
b. Includes 715 recipients in the Northern Mariana Islands.
CONTACT: Art Kahn (410) 965-0186 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.

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Federally Administered Payments
Table 13.
Foreign-born recipients, by region, country of origin, and eligibility category, December 2003
Total

Aged

Blind and disabled

All areas

1,460,557

702,472

758,085

North America
U.S. territories
Puerto Rico
Other a
Other

180,552
171,869
167,108
4,761
8,683

26,059
23,480
22,816
664
2,579

154,493
148,389
144,292
4,097
6,104

Latin America
Mexico
Cuba
Dominican Republic
Other

538,211
233,683
92,948
61,591
149,989

271,283
116,394
49,235
22,392
83,262

266,928
117,289
43,713
39,199
66,727

Africa
Somalia
Cape Verde Islands
Ethiopia
Other

18,161
3,442
1,345
2,502
10,872

7,452
1,462
856
827
4,307

10,709
1,980
489
1,675
6,565

464,876
98,928
70,941
32,916
69,885
192,206

276,087
42,166
60,641
6,887
57,401
108,992

188,789
56,762
10,300
26,029
12,484
83,214

35,360
8,647
6,396
3,957
16,360

16,220
4,026
2,862
2,568
6,764

19,140
4,621
3,534
1,389
9,596

130,633

68,137

62,496

85,288
8,212
7,199
8,403
7,606
11,800
42,068

34,190
4,735
3,128
2,800
4,371
4,398
14,758

51,098
3,477
4,071
5,603
3,235
7,402
27,310

7,476

3,044

4,432

Region and country of origin

Asia
Vietnam
China
Laos
Philippines
Other
Middle East
Lebanon
Syria
Turkey
Other
Former Soviet Republics
Europe
Portugal
Italy
United Kingdom
Poland
Former Yugoslavia
Other
Other or unknown areas

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
NOTE: Foreign-born means born in an area not served by the Supplemental Security Income program.
a. Includes American Samoa, Guam, and Virgin Islands.
CONTACT: Paul Davies (401) 966-0299 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.

34 ♦ SSI Annual Statistical Report, 2003