Federally Administered Payments

Table 3.
Recipients, by age, December 1974–2005
Under age 18

Aged 65 or older

Aged 18–64

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
2004
2005

6,601,686
6,688,489
6,787,857
6,902,364
6,987,845
7,113,879

846,784
881,836
914,821
959,379
993,127
1,036,498

12.8
13.2
13.5
13.9
14.2
14.6

3,744,022
3,811,494
3,877,752
3,953,248
4,017,108
4,082,870

56.7
57.0
57.1
57.3
57.5
57.4

2,010,880
1,995,159
1,995,284
1,989,737
1,977,610
1,994,511

30.5
29.8
29.4
28.8
28.3
28.0

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 2005
Category
Type of payment and sex

Total

Aged

Blind

Age
Disabled

Under 18

18–64

65 or older

Number
All payments
Male
Female

7,113,879
3,066,275
4,047,604

1,214,296
380,848
833,448

75,039
33,912
41,127

5,824,544
2,651,515
3,173,029

1,036,498
677,634
358,864

4,082,870
1,780,339
2,302,531

1,994,511
608,302
1,386,209

Federal SSI
Male
Female

6,818,944
2,934,371
3,884,573

1,112,779
343,376
769,403

69,637
31,295
38,342

5,636,528
2,559,700
3,076,828

1,033,709
675,776
357,933

3,935,491
1,703,522
2,231,969

1,849,744
555,073
1,294,671

State supplementation
Male
Female

2,242,112
961,619
1,280,493

584,787
204,529
380,258

31,346
14,157
17,189

1,625,979
742,933
883,046

214,702
141,080
73,622

1,153,875
525,767
628,108

873,535
294,772
578,763

Total payments (thousands of dollars)
All payments
Male
Female

3,366,952
1,506,951
1,860,000

440,023
143,301
296,722

36,382
16,322
20,060

2,890,546
1,347,328
1,543,218

577,807
378,346
199,460

2,063,312
903,520
1,159,792

725,833
225,085
500,749

Federal SSI
Male
Female

3,001,392
1,346,497
1,654,895

339,507
105,799
233,708

28,993
12,996
15,997

2,632,891
1,227,702
1,405,189

559,938
366,734
193,204

1,866,225
808,986
1,057,239

575,228
170,776
404,452

365,560
160,455
205,105

100,516
37,502
63,014

7,389
3,327
4,063

257,655
119,626
138,029

17,868
11,612
6,256

197,087
94,534
102,553

150,605
54,308
96,296

State supplementation
Male
Female

Average monthly payment

a

(dollars)

All payments
Male
Female

439.09
452.76
428.81

360.25
374.41
353.80

474.62
471.94
476.81

455.13
463.83
447.91

522.80
523.54
521.41

455.64
454.67
456.38

361.99
368.34
359.22

Federal SSI
Male
Female

406.50
420.56
395.96

303.29
306.35
301.93

407.87
407.90
407.84

426.95
436.14
419.36

508.11
508.94
506.56

425.67
422.84
427.81

309.36
306.12
310.74

State supplementation
Male
Female

156.30
159.39
153.99

170.39
182.02
164.14

229.41
227.68
230.83

149.80
151.82
148.11

77.75
77.05
79.09

159.79
168.40
152.65

170.97
182.85
164.93

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 2005
Age

Category
Characteristic

Total

Aged

Blind

Disabled

Under 18

18–64

65 or older

Number
All recipients

7,113,879

1,214,296

75,039

5,824,544

1,036,498

4,082,870

1,994,511

Sex
Male
Female

3,066,275
4,047,604

380,848
833,448

33,912
41,127

2,651,515
3,173,029

677,634
358,864

1,780,339
2,302,531

608,302
1,386,209

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

5,785,944
308,915
870,603
135,652
12,765

1,099,274
93,544
...
19,249
2,229

63,445
4,190
5,582
1,746
76

4,623,225
211,181
865,021
114,657
10,460

135,322
35,930
850,451
13,884
911

3,813,938
166,611
20,152
73,041
9,128

1,836,684
106,374
...
48,727
2,726

Average monthly payment (dollars)
All recipients

439.09

360.25

474.62

455.13

522.80

455.64

361.99

Sex
Male
Female

452.76
428.81

374.41
353.80

471.94
476.81

463.83
447.91

523.54
521.41

454.67
456.38

368.34
359.22

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

437.02
394.54
529.74
38.39
390.98

361.15
410.27
...
38.60
362.48

478.70
455.80
577.59
36.76
407.61

454.56
386.30
529.43
38.38
399.33

566.39
379.87
529.59
50.54
487.33

466.10
389.12
533.91
37.14
384.97

367.45
407.91
...
36.70
370.94

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 2005
Category

Age

Total

Aged

Blind

Disabled

Under 18

18–64

65 or older

7,113,879

1,214,296

75,039

5,824,544

1,036,498

4,082,870

1,994,511

Without payee

4,542,542

1,169,863

55,371

3,317,308

847

2,702,400

1,839,295

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

2,571,337
1,465,358
59,402
96,347
97,600
353,560
126,917
76,673
2,633
127,726
14,655
150,466

44,433
337
1,920
18,448
29
10,781
6,544
1,147
37
2,062
507
2,621

19,668
11,774
229
654
641
2,421
1,313
725
12
1,007
77
815

2,507,236
1,453,247
57,253
77,245
96,930
340,358
119,060
74,801
2,584
124,657
14,071
147,030

1,035,651
846,562
45
351
70,784
71,613
5,993
2,596
120
20,234
1,292
16,061

1,380,470
616,991
50,444
49,852
26,767
239,557
95,366
67,608
2,367
97,837
11,218
122,463

155,216
1,805
8,913
46,144
49
42,390
25,558
6,469
146
9,655
2,145
11,942

Type of payee
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 2005
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

7,113,879

1,214,296

75,039

5,824,544

1,036,498

4,082,870

1,994,511

3,934,300

426,669

39,983

3,467,648

771,472

2,431,631

731,197

272,881

17,470

4,512

250,899

3,101

242,748

27,032

2,500,705
65,334
14,705
4,938
136,742
60,012
290,862
206,796
81,607

695,428
27,140
203
379
...
39,860
85,422
74,774
13,107

27,358
514
45
20
914
400
2,610
2,895
838

1,777,919
37,680
14,457
4,539
135,828
19,752
202,830
129,127
67,662

74,231
1,308
9,636
18
133,410
30
45,715
11,169
3,181

1,286,950
22,031
4,852
4,007
3,332
12,352
140,264
92,996
59,373

1,139,524
41,995
217
913
...
47,630
104,883
102,631
19,053

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.
By receipt of Social Security, type of income, eligibility category, and age, December 2005
Category
Type of income

Total

Aged

Blind

Age
Disabled

Under 18

18–64

65 or older

Number
All recipients
With Social Security
No other income
Earned income only
Unearned income only 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

7,113,879

1,214,296

75,039

5,824,544

1,036,498

4,082,870

1,994,511

2,113,462
99,919
275,929

550,200
10,040
133,442

23,068
1,524
2,588

1,540,194
88,355
139,899

64,371
283
9,517

1,104,839
83,963
89,347

944,252
15,673
177,065

11,395

1,746

178

9,471

60

8,801

2,534

3,934,300
144,833
517,307

426,669
4,499
86,515

39,983
2,522
4,888

3,467,648
137,812
425,904

771,472
2,052
188,037

2,431,631
135,500
214,305

731,197
7,281
114,965

16,734

1,185

288

15,261

706

14,484

1,544

Average monthly payment (dollars)
All recipients
With Social Security
No other income
Earned income only
Unearned income only 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

439.09

360.25

474.62

455.13

522.80

455.64

361.99

217.97
221.12
188.41

210.96
204.52
174.60

254.81
241.46
227.17

219.95
222.74
201.29

390.36
329.79
339.07

211.43
222.89
198.81

213.84
210.19
175.42

214.81

191.89

237.61

218.77

332.75

218.20

200.90

574.68
466.55
478.67

585.09
426.77
515.21

619.27
478.92
535.07

572.89
467.62
470.60

553.27
472.63
453.56

579.98
468.17
482.44

579.63
434.70
512.56

417.73

364.50

453.52

421.22

393.24

423.01

379.76

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 2005
Age

Category
Total

Aged

Blind

Disabled

Under 18

18–64

65 or older

7,113,879

1,214,296

75,039

5,824,544

1,036,498

4,082,870

1,994,511

163,709
11,027
97,703
91,043
1,212,069

17,872
2,158
13,448
9,782
356,224

971
98
901
797
21,752

144,866
8,771
83,354
80,464
834,093

28,007
1,109
17,004
18,042
98,023

100,560
6,853
57,244
53,760
590,674

35,142
3,065
23,455
19,241
523,372

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida

55,441
52,147
13,664
21,166
422,466

8,546
6,752
1,315
1,984
98,645

526
468
104
155
2,951

46,369
44,927
12,245
19,027
320,870

6,874
6,587
3,163
4,354
79,643

34,697
33,064
8,050
12,584
201,135

13,870
12,496
2,451
4,228
141,688

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

202,747
22,689
22,200
258,553
98,555

27,402
6,540
1,780
30,414
5,884

2,044
203
206
2,389
949

173,301
15,946
20,214
225,750
91,722

33,292
1,522
4,050
44,387
20,668

117,922
12,578
14,981
156,410
65,533

51,533
8,589
3,169
57,756
12,354

Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

43,388
39,154
180,225
155,803
31,978

3,612
3,311
14,162
17,588
2,449

780
355
1,429
1,650
231

38,996
35,488
164,634
136,565
29,298

6,889
7,001
26,717
28,482
3,337

29,445
25,664
119,544
92,619
23,264

7,054
6,489
33,964
34,702
5,377

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

94,418
171,488
222,073
72,915
124,561

15,251
44,653
16,878
10,023
15,161

677
3,867
1,748
712
1,018

78,490
122,968
203,447
62,180
108,382

14,670
17,975
37,514
10,524
22,440

55,096
105,699
148,269
45,929
71,397

24,652
47,814
36,290
16,462
30,724

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

117,613
14,784
22,334
32,977
13,636

9,537
1,105
2,026
8,527
869

955
135
241
693
140

107,121
13,544
20,067
23,757
12,627

19,451
1,946
3,459
5,834
1,809

78,126
10,421
15,018
18,146
10,042

20,036
2,417
3,857
8,997
1,785

New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota

152,352
53,773
635,079
199,270
7,917

33,551
8,589
134,506
25,384
971

994
491
3,015
1,801
76

117,807
44,693
497,558
172,085
6,870

22,047
7,166
71,767
36,739
960

79,413
30,820
335,795
113,947
5,150

50,892
15,787
227,517
48,584
1,807

Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

250,283
79,564
60,557
317,462
30,194

15,242
8,066
7,772
29,562
3,934

1,930
791
670
2,198
197

233,111
70,707
52,115
285,702
26,063

42,477
13,506
7,996
57,809
4,069

171,404
50,366
39,612
198,852
18,884

36,402
15,692
12,949
60,801
7,241

South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah

105,341
12,573
161,099
501,762
22,587

12,303
1,673
16,915
109,823
2,245

1,386
95
1,550
6,531
258

91,652
10,805
142,634
385,408
20,084

18,386
1,867
22,492
85,886
4,039

62,046
7,635
102,847
253,354
14,623

24,909
3,071
35,760
162,522
3,925

State or area
All areas
Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

(Continued)

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Federally Administered Payments
Table 9.
Recipients, by state or other area, eligibility category, and age, December 2005—Continued
Category

Age

State or area

Total

Aged

Blind

Disabled

Under 18

18–64

65 or older

Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

13,138
137,340
115,563
76,728
92,225
5,797

1,136
20,830
14,697
4,258
8,375
441

89
1,293
960
576
936
44

11,913
115,217
99,906
71,894
82,914
5,312

1,616
22,199
14,577
8,559
16,534
831

9,009
79,734
74,537
55,922
59,723
4,092

2,513
35,407
26,449
12,247
15,968
874

749

125

13

611

203

381

165

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 2005
(in dollars)
Age

Category
Total

Aged

Blind

Disabled

Under 18

18–64

65 or older

439.09

360.25

474.62

455.13

522.80

455.64

361.99

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

385.73
397.16
416.47
377.16
570.55

182.53
279.98
298.41
166.04
514.68

372.57
392.03
418.16
363.82
631.06

410.93
426.45
435.61
403.09
592.88

516.11
461.26
513.91
511.43
625.64

407.18
431.63
431.42
396.31
605.02

220.69
298.53
309.97
198.25
521.51

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida

391.00
414.43
404.79
443.02
405.29

308.67
336.09
263.52
274.61
328.63

401.87
421.20
383.66
394.44
397.09

406.11
426.18
419.10
461.00
429.01

482.17
506.77
492.99
512.36
506.52

408.29
426.85
409.37
464.64
417.84

302.98
333.30
275.40
307.84
330.83

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

383.69
444.02
394.64
437.63
411.12

219.40
370.31
214.16
348.49
233.32

404.68
443.08
405.80
429.54
389.57

409.42
474.37
410.56
449.72
422.79

506.50
482.92
487.36
517.76
510.65

411.75
479.95
402.89
448.05
410.28

240.25
384.87
239.18
347.99
250.08

Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

382.89
396.69
403.57
399.42
375.20

216.09
250.32
192.17
198.83
173.13

368.07
424.62
405.55
389.85
391.55

398.90
410.17
421.80
425.41
392.01

488.09
500.72
520.32
518.55
495.43

394.17
403.07
424.59
424.79
396.21

234.55
260.75
238.58
233.67
210.49

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

420.15
447.61
435.65
411.54
381.05

328.76
381.41
303.03
330.66
176.63

414.57
481.78
431.19
415.98
360.92

437.98
470.72
446.70
424.57
410.02

495.92
546.95
519.01
500.14
513.92

440.96
461.45
444.93
417.01
409.63

328.71
379.77
311.82
339.99
218.37

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

397.98
388.51
378.64
408.11
387.34

227.63
193.52
226.94
321.93
255.25

396.42
396.46
397.15
471.60
380.68

413.33
404.43
393.87
437.34
396.60

513.45
499.03
490.90
494.93
470.15

407.57
405.78
387.82
422.86
395.91

249.04
226.88
243.56
321.98
255.96

New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota

424.36
388.61
468.67
371.97
349.64

362.38
247.73
386.30
194.57
207.71

411.96
411.41
445.58
376.34
401.18

442.11
415.51
491.12
398.15
369.41

514.23
516.48
540.86
495.79
469.32

439.52
419.41
498.35
392.60
370.40

361.91
271.03
402.30
230.32
227.95

Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

429.73
394.76
406.66
435.03
440.35

277.87
210.72
299.04
285.65
319.60

403.50
395.54
416.44
409.71
412.71

439.93
415.86
422.67
450.72
458.74

518.83
509.31
502.82
512.40
557.88

437.41
414.43
420.86
449.41
455.43

290.34
233.56
304.63
315.00
334.67

South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah

380.18
364.66
387.18
377.04
406.21

194.63
198.29
192.19
253.28
330.40

377.87
387.59
406.90
402.19
414.50

405.19
390.63
410.18
412.04
414.65

501.08
481.87
511.77
505.66
479.18

403.98
389.38
413.72
408.40
407.02

232.26
233.63
233.06
260.51
328.62

State or area
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 2005
(in dollars)—Continued
Category

Age

State or area

Total

Aged

Blind

Disabled

Under 18

18–64

65 or older

Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

395.99
387.94
433.41
412.45
400.56
376.84

202.06
279.26
376.93
187.38
245.01
177.32

401.01
382.76
423.80
405.13
408.07
399.71

414.49
407.69
441.89
425.93
416.27
393.29

545.84
492.16
502.11
511.81
506.81
489.13

412.29
406.06
441.58
432.62
407.08
391.93

241.68
282.24
373.20
251.69
267.07
200.66

Outlying area
Northern Mariana Islands

468.02

355.15

460.23

491.71

546.33

467.18

372.31

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 2005
Eligible individual
with no spouse
Average
income
Number (dollars)

Type of income
Total a

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)

Average
income
Number (dollars)

6,232,310

...

283,440

...

283,440

...

307,630

...

307,630

...

3,502,640

...

144,730

...

155,640

...

185,040

...

134,570

...

2,729,670
With income
Earned income only
136,150
Unearned income only
2,474,450
Both earned and unearned
income
119,070

419
346
412

138,710
1,920
134,700

414
596
404

127,800
2,630
122,210

359
631
342

122,590
4,280
116,320

428
587
416

173,060
95,560
66,760

847
1,118
419

645

2,090

887

2,960

838

1,990

815

10,740

1,109

a

255,220
238,360
18,460

297
304
188

4,010
2,930
1,110

517
606
269

5,590
4,300
1,350

540
624
252

6,270
4,270
2,070

539
671
250

106,300
83,570
24,280

1,095
1,194
681

2,593,520
2,128,940
55,270
16,140
3,740

411
453
198
252
362

136,790
115,810
870
70
300

405
447
265
121
336

125,170
107,970
660
270
220

343
370
232
124
447

118,310
95,770
7,380
900
450

415
467
144
104
402

77,500
36,210
8,640
25,840
1,060

391
494
403
128
755

135,030
46,370
238,060
170,760
72,770

203
175
142
5
211

...
7,350
16,910
14,320
2,150

...
144
107
5
135

...
4,930
15,450
9,720
1,970

...
125
107
5
188

...
2,180
15,870
7,750
3,820

...
170
124
15
162

...
2,760
750
4,890
7,640

...
301
139
16
501

No other income

With earned income
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.

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Federally Administered Payments
Table 12.
Recipients as a percentage of resident population, by state, December 2005
Recipients
State
United States

Resident population a
296,410,404

b

Number

Percentage of
resident population

7,113,130

2.4

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

4,557,808
663,661
5,939,292
2,779,154
36,132,147

163,709
11,027
97,703
91,043
1,212,069

3.6
1.7
1.6
3.3
3.4

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida

4,665,177
3,510,297
843,524
550,521
17,789,864

55,441
52,147
13,664
21,166
422,466

1.2
1.5
1.6
3.8
2.4

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

9,072,576
1,275,194
1,429,096
12,763,371
6,271,973

202,747
22,689
22,200
258,553
98,555

2.2
1.8
1.6
2.0
1.6

2,966,334
2,744,687
4,173,405
4,523,628
1,321,505

43,388
39,154
180,225
155,803
31,978

1.5
1.4
4.3
3.4
2.4

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

5,600,388
6,398,743
10,120,860
5,132,799
2,921,088

94,418
171,488
222,073
72,915
124,561

1.7
2.7
2.2
1.4
4.3

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

5,800,310
935,670
1,758,787
2,414,807
1,309,940

117,613
14,784
22,334
32,977
13,636

2.0
1.6
1.3
1.4
1.0

New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota

8,717,925
1,928,384
19,254,630
8,683,242
636,677

152,352
53,773
635,079
199,270
7,917

1.7
2.8
3.3
2.3
1.2

Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

11,464,042
3,547,884
3,641,056
12,429,616
1,076,189

250,283
79,564
60,557
317,462
30,194

2.2
2.2
1.7
2.6
2.8

South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah

4,255,083
775,933
5,962,959
22,859,968
2,469,585

105,341
12,573
161,099
501,762
22,587

2.5
1.6
2.7
2.2
0.9

Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

(Continued)

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Table 12.
Recipients as a percentage of resident population, by state, December 2005—Continued
Recipients
State

Resident population a

Number

Percentage of
resident population

623,050
7,567,465
6,287,759
1,816,856
5,536,201
509,294

13,138
137,340
115,563
76,728
92,225
5,797

2.1
1.8
1.8
4.2
1.7
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, 2005, as reported by the U.S. Census Bureau.
b. Excludes 749 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, eligibility category, and age, December 2005
Age

Category
Total

Aged

Blind and
disabled

Under 18

18–64

65 or older

All areas

1,535,404

740,697

794,707

17,454

505,028

1,012,922

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

187,037
178,500
173,432
5,068
8,537

27,035
24,649
24,001
648
2,386

160,002
153,851
149,431
4,420
6,151

10,266
10,006
9,427
579
260

116,302
111,591
108,349
3,242
4,711

60,469
56,903
55,656
1,247
3,566

Latin America
Mexico
Cuba
Dominican Republic
Other

577,684
254,567
96,244
66,724
160,149

292,857
126,967
52,446
24,365
89,079

284,827
127,600
43,798
42,359
71,070

2,703
853
412
601
837

182,718
81,594
24,272
28,972
47,880

392,263
172,120
71,560
37,151
111,432

Africa
Somalia
Cape Verde Islands
Ethiopia
Other

21,898
4,768
1,400
3,012
12,718

9,221
2,026
888
1,016
5,291

12,677
2,742
512
1,996
7,427

567
139
7
34
387

9,763
2,112
402
1,615
5,634

11,568
2,517
991
1,363
6,697

488,108
103,133
76,530
33,761
70,720
203,964

291,062
44,677
65,489
7,117
57,709
116,070

197,046
58,456
11,041
26,644
13,011
87,894

1,549
226
83
84
164
992

120,686
35,043
5,016
19,043
8,650
52,934

365,873
67,864
71,431
14,634
61,906
150,038

37,207
9,095
6,717
3,693
17,702

17,021
4,307
3,020
2,318
7,376

20,186
4,788
3,697
1,375
10,326

348
17
13
20
298

10,780
2,323
1,643
561
6,253

26,079
6,755
5,061
3,112
11,151

130,665

66,801

63,864

569

26,093

104,003

85,411
7,894
6,737
8,398
7,983
11,465
42,934

33,782
4,438
2,917
2,722
4,671
4,111
14,923

51,629
3,456
3,820
5,676
3,312
7,354
28,011

1,281
13
44
137
20
148
919

35,716
2,286
2,369
4,345
1,948
5,034
19,734

48,414
5,595
4,324
3,916
6,015
6,283
22,281

7,394

2,918

4,476

171

2,970

4,253

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 (202) 358-6277 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.

34 ♦ SSI Annual Statistical Report, 2005