Federally Administered Payments

Table 3.
Recipients, by age, December 1974–2004
Under age 18

Aged 18–64

Aged 65 or older

Year

Total

Number

Percentage
of total

Number

Percentage
of total

Number

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

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

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

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

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

2000
2001
2002
2003
2004

6,601,686
6,688,489
6,787,857
6,902,364
6,987,845

846,784
881,836
914,821
959,379
993,127

12.8
13.2
13.5
13.9
14.2

3,744,022
3,811,494
3,877,752
3,953,248
4,017,108

56.7
57.0
57.1
57.3
57.5

2,010,880
1,995,159
1,995,284
1,989,737
1,977,610

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.

File available from:
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y Administered Payments

Aged 65 or older

, 100 percent data.

Percentage
of total
60.6
58.1
56.6
55.5
54.6
54.1
53.6
52.8
52.1
51.3
50.6
49.1
47.3
46.0
44.9
44.1
42.7
40.6
37.7
35.3
33.7
32.5
31.6
31.6
31.0
30.8
30.5
29.8
29.4
28.8
28.3

Federally Administered Payments
Table 4.
By type of payment, sex, eligibility category, and age, December 2004
Category
Type of payment and sex

Total

Aged

Blind

Age
Disabled

Under 18

18–64

Number
All payments
Male
Female

6,987,845
2,985,434
4,002,411

1,211,167
371,795
839,372

75,924
34,104
41,820

5,700,754
2,579,535
3,121,219

993,127
645,851
347,276

4,017,108
1,747,851
2,269,257

Federal SSI
Male
Female

6,694,577
2,855,894
3,838,683

1,110,757
335,749
775,008

70,469
31,562
38,907

5,513,351
2,488,583
3,024,768

989,893
643,755
346,138

3,870,809
1,671,769
2,199,040

State supplementation
Male
Female

2,497,589
1,067,127
1,430,462

601,078
205,142
395,936

33,765
15,101
18,664

1,862,746
846,884
1,015,862

260,525
170,942
89,583

1,327,931
596,746
731,185

Total payments (thousands of dollars)
All payments
Male
Female

3,224,059
1,431,804
1,792,255

426,926
137,578
289,348

35,916
16,149
19,768

2,761,217
1,278,078
1,483,139

538,306
350,693
187,613

1,985,048
866,258
1,118,790

Federal SSI
Male
Female

2,862,021
1,273,360
1,588,661

329,545
101,709
227,836

28,604
12,882
15,722

2,503,872
1,158,768
1,345,103

519,587
338,535
181,052

1,787,344
771,740
1,015,604

362,038
158,445
203,594

97,381
35,869
61,512

7,312
3,266
4,046

257,346
119,310
138,036

18,719
12,158
6,561

197,703
94,518
103,186

State supplementation
Male
Female

Average monthly payment a (dollars)
All payments
Male
Female

428.29
441.70
418.35

350.53
368.01
342.81

463.44
460.87
465.51

444.40
452.11
438.06

505.98
506.67
504.69

446.55
444.93
447.79

Federal SSI
Male
Female

395.36
408.92
385.33

295.13
301.23
292.49

398.15
397.94
398.32

415.59
423.66
408.99

490.19
490.94
488.78

415.91
412.50
418.48

State supplementation
Male
Female

138.07
140.63
136.16

160.44
173.21
153.84

210.69
208.89
212.14

129.51
131.49
127.87

66.44
65.73
67.80

137.97
146.69
130.91

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.

File available from:
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Administered Payments

Age
65 or older

1,977,610
591,732
1,385,878
1,833,875
540,370
1,293,505
909,133
299,439
609,694

700,706
214,854
485,852
555,090
163,085
392,005
145,616
51,769
93,847

352.47
361.31
348.70
301.21
300.34
301.57
158.69
171.38
152.48

100 percent data.

payments made in the current
distort the averages.

Federally Administered Payments
Table 5.
By selected characteristics, eligibility category, and age, December 2004
Category
Characteristic

Total

Aged

Blind

Age
Disabled

Under 18

18–64

Number
All recipients

6,987,845

1,211,167

75,924

5,700,754

993,127

4,017,108

Sex
Male
Female

2,985,498
4,002,347

371,800
839,367

34,107
41,817

2,579,591
3,121,163

645,851
347,276

1,747,879
2,269,229

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

5,711,571
294,902
830,359
138,761
12,252

1,098,406
90,387
...
20,345
2,029

64,334
4,081
5,609
1,842
58

4,548,831
200,434
824,750
116,574
10,165

131,393
33,349
813,484
13,932
969

3,758,314
158,833
16,875
74,343
8,743

Citizenship status
Citizen
Noncitizen

6,310,866
676,979

868,947
342,220

67,599
8,325

5,374,320
326,434

989,401
3,726

3,798,558
218,220

Average monthly payment (dollars)
All recipients

428.29

350.53

463.44

444.40

505.98

446.55

Sex
Male
Female

418.35
441.70

342.81
368.01

465.53
460.87

438.06
452.11

504.69
506.67

447.79
444.93

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

427.56
385.81
511.92
37.99
384.60

351.39
403.31
...
38.55
365.10

468.64
446.03
553.44
37.57
463.08

445.44
376.64
511.63
37.91
389.50

552.98
370.58
511.76
47.68
482.12

457.11
379.23
519.51
37.11
373.14

Citizenship status
Citizen
Noncitizen

420.86
475.79

300.27
459.44

447.91
561.67

440.08
492.03

505.86
526.69

442.43
495.44

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.

File available from:
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SSI Annual Statistical Report, 2004
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Administered Payments

Age

100 percent data.

65 or older

1,977,610

591,768
1,385,842

1,821,864
102,720
...
50,486
2,540

1,522,907
454,703

352.47

348.70
361.31

357.89
400.85
...
36.53
372.02

312.22
466.59

Federally Administered Payments
Table 6.
Recipients, by type of representative payee, eligibility category, and age, December 2004
Category
Type of payee

Age

Total

Aged

Blind

Disabled

Under 18

18–64

6,987,845

1,211,167

75,924

5,700,754

993,127

4,107,108

Without payee

4,494,575

1,166,120

56,405

3,272,050

876

2,670,336

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

2,493,270
1,405,334
61,052
94,819
92,805
347,808
126,572
76,932
2,560
124,877
14,597
145,914

45,047
305
1,915
18,364
26
11,178
6,744
1,245
37
2,088
540
2,605

19,519
11,609
224
668
637
2,419
1,316
740
11
1,018
81
796

2,428,704
1,393,420
58,913
75,787
92,142
334,211
118,512
74,947
2,512
121,771
13,976
142,513

992,251
810,941
36
296
68,102
67,370
5,757
2,941
120
20,028
1,273
15,387

1,346,772
592,634
52,314
49,567
24,651
237,871
95,022
67,415
2,298
95,238
11,110
118,652

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.

File available from:
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SSI Annual Statistical Report, 2004
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Administered Payments

004
Age

00 percent data.

65 or older
1,977,610
1,823,363
154,247
1,759
8,702
44,956
52
42,567
25,793
6,576
142
9,611
2,214
11,875

Federally Administered Payments
Table 7.
Recipients, by type of income, eligibility category, and age, December 2004
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

6,987,845

1,211,167

75,924

5,700,754

993,127

4,017,108

3,880,471

425,720

40,823

3,413,928

740,662

2,414,071

238,529

14,155

4,107

220,267

2,237

213,640

2,441,374
70,051
15,263
5,063
129,535
59,498
272,980
225,194
77,903

693,426
29,666
178
355
...
39,333
80,920
80,827
12,746

27,124
568
56
14
883
418
2,565
3,240
832

1,720,824
39,817
15,029
4,694
128,652
19,747
189,495
141,127
64,325

70,026
1,335
9,993
14
126,424
49
41,322
13,465
2,989

1,243,356
23,045
5,076
4,162
3,111
12,439
132,213
101,961
56,408

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.

File available from:
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Administered Payments

Age
65 or older
1,977,610
725,738
22,652

1,127,992
45,671
194
887
...
47,010
99,445
109,768
18,506

00 percent data.

of unearned income or both

Federally Administered Payments
Table 8.
Recipients, by receipt of Social Security, type of income, eligibility category, and age, December 2004
Category
Type of income

Age

Total

Aged

Blind

Disabled

Under 18

18–64

All recipients

6,987,845

1,211,167

75,924

5,700,754

993,127

4,017,108

With Social Security
No other income
Earned income only
Unearned income only

2,441,374
2,054,601
97,012
277,425

693,426
546,221
9,952
135,416

27,124
22,776
1,468
2,688

1,720,824
1,485,604
85,592
139,321

70,026
60,873
267
8,837

1,243,356
1,063,711
81,155
88,879

12,336

1,837

192

10,307

49

9,611

4,546,471
3,880,471
141,517
507,015

517,741
425,720
4,203
86,614

48,800
40,823
2,639
5,000

3,979,930
3,413,928
134,675
415,401

923,101
740,662
1,970
179,766

2,773,752
2,414,071
132,485
212,036

17,468

1,204

338

15,926

703

15,160

a

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

a

Both earned and unearned
income a

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.

File available from:
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Administered Payments

December 2004
Age

00 percent data.

65 or older
1,977,610
1,127,992
930,017
15,590
179,709
2,676
849,618
725,738
7,062
115,213
1,605

Federally Administered Payments
Table 9.
Recipients, by state or other area, eligibility category, and age, December 2004
Category
State or area

Age

Total

Aged

Blind

Disabled

Under 18

18–64

6,987,845

1,211,167

75,924

5,700,754

993,127

4,017,108

163,002
10,781
94,400
87,928
1,183,002

19,218
2,170
13,169
10,390
348,333

1,002
100
933
822
21,765

142,782
8,511
80,298
76,716
812,904

27,556
1,078
16,315
16,321
95,154

98,836
6,683
55,295
51,675
578,944

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida

54,131
51,536
13,452
20,856
412,970

8,371
6,767
1,293
2,048
94,688

537
477
110
164
3,042

45,223
44,292
12,049
18,644
315,240

6,583
6,378
3,106
4,235
78,586

33,981
32,748
7,947
12,304
197,811

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

199,898
22,251
20,993
255,624
96,191

28,209
6,510
1,723
30,522
6,106

2,080
191
213
2,382
958

169,609
15,550
19,057
222,720
89,127

31,413
1,438
3,744
43,167
19,815

116,203
12,293
14,191
155,020
63,861

Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

42,618
38,476
179,438
169,549
31,641

3,694
3,393
14,872
19,604
2,589

791
372
1,480
1,738
216

38,133
34,711
163,086
148,207
28,836

6,540
6,801
25,825
30,897
3,274

28,977
25,130
118,946
100,522
22,885

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

92,776
169,205
219,337
70,745
125,180

15,379
44,272
17,131
9,865
16,341

688
3,952
1,788
719
1,082

76,709
120,981
200,418
60,161
107,757

14,300
17,127
36,506
9,982
21,850

53,781
104,301
146,604
44,793
71,253

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

116,131
14,558
22,100
32,129
13,029

10,006
1,173
2,090
8,159
903

932
134
246
693
137

105,193
13,251
19,764
23,277
11,989

18,709
1,887
3,338
5,597
1,702

76,973
10,224
14,864
17,909
9,502

New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota

150,151
51,656
626,593
195,654
7,966

33,447
8,605
131,604
26,557
1,048

1,016
494
3,079
1,882
81

115,688
42,557
491,910
167,215
6,837

21,164
6,623
69,282
34,795
937

78,665
29,461
334,873
110,939
5,135

Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

245,401
77,100
58,842
316,917
29,703

15,421
8,431
7,565
31,745
4,015

1,963
820
661
2,307
204

228,017
67,849
50,616
282,865
25,484

41,401
12,371
7,875
53,969
3,909

167,931
48,675
38,446
199,599
18,549

All areas
Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah

105,223
12,469
160,521
472,347
21,646

12,880
1,727
17,482
109,119
2,147

1,434
101
1,589
6,345
261

90,909
10,641
141,450
356,883
19,238

18,073
1,822
22,208
74,205
3,848

61,520
7,495
101,866
238,539
13,999

Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

12,915
134,531
111,895
75,982
90,026
5,645

1,219
21,275
14,275
4,481
8,564
439

103
1,320
937
583
939
48

11,593
111,936
96,683
70,918
80,523
5,158

1,496
21,043
13,760
8,263
15,844
834

8,831
77,710
72,661
55,304
58,128
3,945

735

133

13

589

181

381

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.

File available from:
Social Security Administration, Office of Policy
SSI Annual Statistical Report, 2004
http://www.socialsecurity.gov/policy/docs/statcomps/ssi_asr/2004/

Administered Payments

Age
65 or older
1,977,970
36,610
3,020
22,790
19,932
508,904
13,567
12,410
2,399
4,317
136,573
52,282
8,520
3,058
57,437
12,515
7,101
6,545
34,667
38,130
5,842
24,695
47,777
36,227
15,970
32,077
20,449
2,447
3,898
8,623
1,825
50,322
15,572
222,438
49,920
1,894
36,069
16,054
12,521
63,349
7,245

00 percent data.

25,630
3,152
36,447
159,603
3,799
2,588
35,778
25,474
12,415
16,054
866

173

Federally Administered Payments
Table 10.
Average monthly payment, by state or other area, eligibility category, and age, December 2004
(in dollars)
Category
State or area

Age

Total

Aged

Blind

Disabled

Under 18

18–64

428.29

350.53

463.44

444.40

505.98

446.55

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

374.41
386.74
405.51
360.67
559.10

178.98
272.73
292.14
159.69
505.63

363.61
387.12
411.82
360.81
616.65

400.85
416.04
424.14
388.07
580.51

497.50
443.43
494.74
491.63
606.46

398.85
420.92
421.05
384.58
594.06

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida

381.02
404.29
391.49
430.42
394.73

297.97
326.83
253.44
266.92
318.22

392.27
415.62
376.11
397.48
394.30

396.33
416.02
406.42
448.60
417.77

463.70
489.63
470.51
496.62
487.23

400.07
418.07
397.51
453.42
408.33

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

371.79
436.54
382.87
426.76
397.55

211.57
364.09
207.80
339.27
226.36

395.95
435.12
379.79
419.79
368.09

398.18
466.89
398.90
438.85
409.65

488.58
469.86
473.01
501.87
489.25

402.27
472.44
393.50
438.47
399.94

Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

369.78
383.60
392.43
390.90
363.59

209.75
240.00
186.83
198.03
165.07

353.63
399.02
401.12
378.52
385.83

385.76
397.58
411.09
416.63
381.30

470.20
481.19
501.65
503.04
477.93

382.23
391.47
414.69
417.10
386.25

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

408.08
437.64
424.10
397.97
369.42

318.39
370.22
292.20
311.93
172.89

398.61
474.66
416.79
406.59
358.13

426.16
461.20
435.45
412.02
399.45

481.06
531.26
501.04
482.82
497.18

429.63
453.65
435.27
406.18
399.96

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

385.96
376.56
367.53
396.43
376.51

218.12
188.97
220.27
311.64
251.41

385.93
402.36
378.88
457.67
379.82

402.02
392.98
383.08
424.48
386.00

495.19
477.65
474.60
479.54
450.22

398.57
395.86
378.72
411.37
387.84

New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota

414.80
377.14
460.63
358.55
337.26

354.51
241.56
385.73
188.44
198.59

411.72
392.77
433.12
365.70
384.63

432.26
404.52
480.89
385.55
358.18

497.37
496.50
521.61
477.04
454.96

431.93
409.56
489.75
382.02
359.39

Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

417.72
382.12
395.38
437.48
429.75

268.03
204.90
289.18
287.59
313.39

393.42
387.94
406.13
415.71
400.19

428.07
404.12
411.19
454.50
448.30

499.95
493.24
482.52
517.82
543.47

426.94
404.97
410.31
454.11
444.99

All areas

South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah

368.74
352.51
376.56
362.37
394.04

189.82
192.05
187.10
247.40
323.67

372.10
387.85
399.29
390.34
404.89

394.09
378.37
399.79
397.17
401.83

482.13
465.24
494.71
485.51
454.83

394.24
377.86
404.10
396.63
397.80

Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

387.02
375.38
423.16
401.34
386.42
367.55

198.38
268.51
369.05
181.33
234.63
167.55

395.64
372.83
416.36
392.11
393.62
414.63

406.84
395.75
431.28
415.36
402.51
384.34

537.59
475.97
485.77
493.88
484.70
478.95

406.50
394.92
432.14
422.85
395.99
381.56

Outlying area
Northern Mariana Islands

441.18

341.57

448.00

425.51

515.63

444.51

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.

File available from:
Social Security Administration, Office of Policy
SSI Annual Statistical Report, 2004
http://www.socialsecurity.gov/policy/docs/statcomps/ssi_asr/2004/

Administered Payments

mber 2004
Age
65 or older
352.47
216.12
291.90
304.37
192.46
510.60
293.63
324.46
268.83
300.05
321.95
234.09
379.17
225.80
338.96
241.67
227.79
253.67
235.13
231.31
201.63
319.10
369.12
301.60
322.13
215.13
239.50
218.46
234.46
311.58
249.68
353.39
265.73
398.03
224.16
220.50
280.82
227.55
295.52
317.15
329.24

00 percent data.

228.08
228.08
228.16
254.32
319.38
234.64
274.08
364.33
244.52
255.31
197.85

355.99

Federally Administered Payments
Table 11.
Recipients and their average income, by type of income and marital status, December 2004
Eligible individual
with no spouse

Type of income
Total

Average
income
Number (dollars)

Eligible individual with eligible spouse
Individual

Eligible individual with ineligible spouse

Spouse

Individual

Spouse

Average
income
Number (dollars)

Average
income
Number (dollars)

Average
income
Number (dollars)

Number

6,106,250

...

280,770

...

280,770

...

313,290

...

313,290

No other income

3,439,520

...

146,250

...

156,810

...

190,260

...

134,370

With income
Earned income only
Unearned income only

2,666,730
132,890
2,415,360

406
338
399

134,520
1,890
130,620

401
651
391

123,960
2,400
118,770

343
557
329

123,030
4,300
116,520

411
597
397

178,920
97,240
70,440

118,480

616

2,010

805

2,790

751

2,210

752

11,240

251,370
233,790
19,040

286
293
185

3,900
2,800
1,130

531
638
252

5,190
3,840
1,390

476
569
204

6,510
4,440
2,100

532
651
273

108,480
85,330
24,620

2,533,840
2,078,360
58,220
16,080
4,040

399
439
193
285
353

132,630
111,410
990
70
230

391
435
253
174
341

121,560
103,880
880
270
260

329
358
201
153
511

118,730
94,640
8,460
850
500

396
442
138
116
472

81,680
36,290
9,700
28,870
1,160

128,210
45,720
224,620
186,610
68,970

200
172
137
5
220

...
7,120
16,430
14,900
2,180

...
136
104
5
132

...
4,650
15,180
10,160
1,900

...
125
104
5
124

...
2,220
15,650
9,930
4,020

...
207
122
10
314

...
2,800
660
6,230
7,790

a

Both earned and unearned
income
With earned income a
Wages
Self-employment 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.

File available from:
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http://www.socialsecurity.gov/policy/docs/statcomps/ssi_asr/2004/

inistered Payments

4

l with ineligible spouse
Spouse
Average
income
(dollars)

ent sample.

rned or unearned

...
...
814
1,081
402
1,082
1,061
1,163
646
373
472
391
125
783
...
282
117
18
516

Federally Administered Payments
Table 12.
Recipients as a percentage of resident population, by state, December 2004
Recipients
State
United States

Resident population

Number

a

293,655,404

b

6,987,845

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

4,530,182
655,435
5,743,834
2,752,629
35,893,799

163,002
10,781
94,400
87,928
1,183,002

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida

4,601,403
3,503,604
830,364
553,523
17,397,161

54,131
51,536
13,452
20,856
412,970

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

8,829,383
1,262,840
1,393,262
12,713,634
6,237,569

199,898
22,251
20,993
255,624
96,191

2,954,451
2,735,502
4,145,922
4,515,770
1,317,253

42,618
38,476
179,438
169,549
31,641

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

5,558,058
6,416,505
10,112,620
5,100,958
2,902,966

92,776
169,205
219,337
70,745
125,180

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

5,754,618
926,865
1,747,214
2,334,771
1,299,500

116,131
14,558
22,100
32,129
13,029

New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota

8,698,879
1,903,289
19,227,088
8,541,221
634,366

150,151
51,656
626,593
195,654
7,966

Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

11,459,011
3,523,553
3,594,586
12,406,292
1,080,632

245,401
77,100
58,842
316,917
29,703

Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

4,198,068
770,883
5,900,962
22,490,022
2,389,039

105,223
12,469
160,521
472,347
21,646

621,394
7,459,827
6,203,788
1,815,354
5,509,026
506,529

12,915
134,531
111,895
75,982
90,026
5,645

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, 2004, as reported by the U.S. Census Bureau.
b. Includes 735 recipients in the Northern Mariana Islands.
CONTACT: Art Kahn (410) 965-0186 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.

File available from:
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http://www.socialsecurity.gov/policy/docs/statcomps/ssi_asr/2004/

Federally Administered Payments

2004
Recipients
Percentage of
resident population
2.4
3.6
1.6
1.6
3.2
3.3
1.2
1.5
1.6
3.8
2.4
2.3
1.8
1.5
2.0
1.5
1.4
1.4
4.3
3.8
2.4
1.7
2.6
2.2
1.4
4.3
2.0
1.6
1.3
1.4
1.0
1.7
2.7
3.3
2.3
1.3
2.1
2.2
1.6
2.6
2.7

2.5
1.6
2.7
2.1
0.9
2.1
1.8
1.8
4.2
1.6
1.1

ecord (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100

us Bureau.

Federally Administered Payments
Table 13.
Foreign-born recipients, by region, country of origin, and eligibility category, December 2004
Region and country of origin

Total

Aged

1,482,608

711,418

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

182,231
173,600
168,718
4,882
8,631

25,851
23,360
22,703
657
2,491

Latin America
Mexico
Cuba
Dominican Republic
Other

547,824
239,091
92,011
63,636
153,086

275,166
118,809
48,563
22,963
84,831

Africa
Somalia
Cape Verde Islands
Ethiopia
Other

19,856
3,997
1,366
2,721
11,772

8,296
1,708
860
920
4,808

474,166
100,790
73,264
32,998
69,843
197,271

281,812
43,204
62,607
6,836
57,201
111,964

36,264
8,876
6,579
3,831
16,978

16,586
4,165
2,950
2,446
7,025

130,101

67,021

84,772
8,023
6,886
8,375
7,764
11,522
42,202

33,730
4,571
2,974
2,756
4,497
4,174
14,758

7,394

2,956

All areas

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.

File available from:
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Federally Administered Payments

ory, December 2004
Blind and disabled

Record format), 100 percent data.

gram.

771,190
156,380
150,240
146,015
4,225
6,140
272,658
120,282
43,448
40,673
68,255
11,560
2,289
506
1,801
6,964
192,354
57,586
10,657
26,162
12,642
85,307
19,678
4,711
3,629
1,385
9,953
63,080
51,042
3,452
3,912
5,619
3,267
7,348
27,444
4,438