Table 1.

Number of recipients, by state or other area, eligibility category, age, and receipt of OASDI benefits,
December 2002
Category

Age

18–64

65 or
older

SSI recipients
also receiving
OASDI

State or area

Total

Aged

Blind and
disabled

All areas

6,787,857

1,251,575

5,536,282

914,821

3,877,752

1,995,284

2,406,327

163,735
9,651
88,203
85,156
1,134,613

22,729
1,572
13,279
12,098
341,949

141,006
8,079
74,924
73,058
792,664

26,687
1,017
14,360
14,288
88,941

96,401
6,291
51,414
48,918
552,641

40,647
2,343
22,429
21,950
493,031

68,472
2,978
29,070
37,733
422,574

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida

53,726
50,408
12,595
20,201
397,593

8,685
6,975
1,333
2,287
95,771

45,041
43,433
11,262
17,914
301,822

6,577
6,066
2,834
3,638
72,074

33,380
31,984
7,343
11,955
189,433

13,769
12,358
2,418
4,608
136,086

19,516
15,339
4,250
5,363
135,415

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

198,838
21,554
19,426
252,037
90,935

30,917
6,593
1,785
31,455
6,594

167,921
14,961
17,641
220,582
84,341

29,618
1,358
3,311
40,872
17,810

113,774
11,703
13,060
153,718
60,271

55,446
8,493
3,055
57,447
12,854

79,497
6,798
7,130
59,992
29,526

Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

41,633
37,068
176,779
166,876
30,949

4,063
3,565
16,626
21,939
2,992

37,570
33,503
160,153
144,937
27,957

6,013
6,392
24,015
28,474
3,095

28,221
23,968
116,848
97,749
22,003

7,399
6,708
35,916
40,653
5,851

16,456
13,441
63,021
59,121
13,791

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

89,815
166,831
213,483
67,067
127,156

15,554
45,042
18,184
9,915
19,126

74,261
121,789
195,299
57,152
108,030

13,798
16,197
34,427
9,064
20,278

51,293
102,256
142,503
42,506
71,339

24,724
48,378
36,553
15,497
35,539

26,240
62,590
64,796
21,759
54,574

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

114,174
14,233
21,655
29,372
12,355

11,275
1,259
2,263
7,588
961

102,899
12,974
19,392
21,784
11,394

17,623
1,825
3,417
4,845
1,724

74,802
9,924
14,200
16,552
8,782

21,749
2,484
4,038
7,975
1,849

42,934
5,604
8,705
9,815
4,638

New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota

147,989
48,802
624,564
192,671
8,095

33,942
8,765
136,253
30,036
1,202

114,047
40,037
488,311
162,635
6,893

20,292
5,858
67,683
31,437
946

77,299
27,606
335,001
107,288
5,092

50,398
15,338
221,880
53,946
2,057

47,541
19,420
196,562
84,711
3,715

Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

241,552
73,675
56,349
301,743
28,698

16,395
9,523
7,602
34,126
4,343

225,157
64,152
48,747
267,617
24,355

40,776
10,856
7,288
47,211
3,531

164,464
45,491
36,758
190,329
17,686

36,312
17,328
12,303
64,203
7,481

66,517
27,446
19,733
95,338
11,364

South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah

105,944
12,665
161,723
436,094
21,042

14,860
1,853
20,175
112,765
2,124

91,084
10,812
141,548
323,329
18,918

17,349
1,932
21,517
56,476
3,656

60,537
7,496
100,350
217,884
13,648

28,058
3,237
39,856
161,734
3,738

43,469
5,330
65,262
179,506
6,323

Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

12,708
132,280
105,626
74,046
87,134
5,658

1,417
23,005
14,085
4,953
9,084
531

11,291
109,275
91,541
69,093
78,050
5,127

1,358
19,616
12,466
7,944
15,002
840

8,497
75,015
68,805
53,394
55,671
3,882

2,853
37,649
24,355
12,708
16,461
936

6,270
50,439
28,894
23,884
31,062
2,204

682

162

520

149

327

206

199

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

Outlying area
Northern Mariana Islands

Under 18

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, SORD file, 100 percent data.

SSI Recipients by State and County, 2002 ♦ 1

Table 2.
Amount of payments, by state or other area, eligibility category, and age, December 2002
(in thousands of dollars)
Category

Age

State or area

Total

Aged

Blind and
disabled

Under 18

18–64

65 or older

All areas

2,951,425

415,592

2,535,833

475,974

1,808,645

666,806

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

64,505
3,832
36,450
31,619
625,415

3,967
400
3,720
1,873
165,141

60,538
3,433
32,729
29,746
460,273

13,894
472
7,294
7,249
54,040

42,167
2,738
22,630
20,334
332,938

8,444
623
6,526
4,036
238,437

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida

21,283
20,772
5,049
8,852
160,562

2,502
2,210
320
586
29,575

18,781
18,562
4,728
8,265
130,988

3,133
3,015
1,366
1,879
36,672

14,252
13,879
3,077
5,662
81,396

3,898
3,879
605
1,310
42,495

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

75,846
9,740
7,813
109,507
37,821

6,192
2,363
363
10,319
1,414

69,654
7,378
7,450
99,188
36,407

14,849
686
1,633
21,309
9,004

48,646
5,909
5,515
69,438
25,872

12,351
3,145
666
18,760
2,944

Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

15,413
14,707
70,604
66,035
11,895

797
830
3,029
4,221
470

14,616
13,878
67,575
61,814
11,425

2,879
3,160
12,157
14,709
1,512

10,954
9,919
50,340
42,316
9,279

1,580
1,627
8,107
9,011
1,104

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

37,997
74,265
92,683
26,973
47,558

4,740
15,940
5,053
2,878
3,251

33,257
58,326
87,629
24,094
44,307

6,875
8,857
17,751
4,485
10,346

23,535
48,347
64,384
17,838
29,800

7,587
17,061
10,548
4,650
7,412

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

45,333
5,511
8,113
12,336
5,012

2,297
230
473
2,285
217

43,035
5,281
7,640
10,051
4,795

8,925
883
1,677
2,428
822

31,474
4,122
5,551
7,503
3,753

4,934
506
884
2,405
437

New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota

63,233
19,226
291,614
70,155
2,774

11,672
2,060
51,288
5,462
229

51,561
17,165
240,325
64,693
2,545

10,348
3,070
36,235
15,262
447

35,585
12,229
169,149
43,208
1,895

17,299
3,927
86,229
11,685
432

Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

103,622
28,728
23,566
135,502
12,565

4,174
1,859
2,129
9,513
1,333

99,448
26,868
21,437
125,989
11,231

20,863
5,581
3,636
25,198
2,046

73,041
19,370
16,405
90,684
8,114

9,718
3,777
3,525
19,620
2,405

South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah

39,916
4,601
63,081
160,654
8,584

2,725
343
3,621
26,726
657

37,191
4,258
59,460
133,928
7,927

8,602
923
10,933
28,401
1,753

25,175
2,976
43,471
92,833
5,686

6,140
703
8,677
39,420
1,145

4,881
50,716
47,259
30,937
33,875
2,137

267
5,805
5,021
879
2,027
86

4,615
44,911
42,238
30,058
31,848
2,050

735
9,696
6,341
4,114
7,356
393

3,511
31,231
32,411
23,817
22,574
1,568

636
9,789
8,508
3,006
3,945
176

299

58

241

78

145

76

Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming
Outlying area
Northern Mariana Islands

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, SORD file, 100 percent data.

2 ♦ SSI Recipients by State and County, 2002

North Carolina
Table 3.
Number of recipients in state (by eligibility category, age, and receipt of OASDI benefits) and amount of
payments, by county, December 2002
Category

County
Total, North Carolina

Age

Total

Aged

Blind and
disabled

Under
18

18–64

65 or
older

SSI
recipients
also
receiving
OASDI

Amount of
payments
(thousands of
dollars)

192,671

30,036

162,635

31,437

107,288

53,946

84,711

70,155

Alamance
Alexander
Alleghany
Anson
Ashe

2,290
543
348
1,027
949

372
107
91
168
223

1,918
436
257
859
726

355
63
33
195
67

1,290
303
161
529
463

645
177
154
303
419

1,095
242
181
466
500

788
194
108
361
309

Avery
Beaufort
Bertie
Bladen
Brunswick

450
1,842
1,512
1,847
1,894

117
346
302
333
246

333
1,496
1,210
1,514
1,648

24
270
230
242
286

233
984
748
1,020
1,180

193
588
534
585
428

236
915
802
929
790

144
636
503
643
704

Buncombe
Burke
Cabarrus
Caldwell
Camden

4,550
1,803
1,795
1,320
128

675
245
214
185
34

3,875
1,558
1,581
1,135
94

506
228
394
195
14

2,846
1,123
990
800
75

1,198
452
411
325
39

2,016
745
767
587
67

1,660
617
638
471
40

Carteret
Caswell
Catawba
Chatham
Cherokee

1,092
783
2,140
664
936

167
167
326
117
215

925
616
1,814
547
721

125
72
320
92
74

666
404
1,263
357
491

301
307
557
215
371

511
410
868
339
509

376
264
782
208
305

Chowan
Clay
Cleveland
Columbus
Craven

532
295
2,617
3,723
2,559

103
71
337
569
377

429
224
2,280
3,154
2,182

79
27
411
559
435

277
155
1,581
2,016
1,450

176
113
625
1,148
674

248
151
1,101
1,803
1,068

180
96
949
1,354
933

Cumberland
Currituck
Dare
Davidson
Davie

7,659
247
255
2,216
553

756
37
30
269
99

6,903
210
225
1,947
454

1,591
52
50
413
80

4,589
142
151
1,318
313

1,479
53
54
485
160

2,662
108
110
915
256

3,159
94
98
800
195

Duplin
Durham
Edgecombe
Forsyth
Franklin

2,021
4,392
2,901
5,479
1,513

465
509
476
606
303

1,556
3,883
2,425
4,873
1,210

272
953
545
1,047
196

1,004
2,439
1,475
3,158
769

745
1,000
881
1,274
548

1,072
1,696
1,321
2,159
792

672
1,708
1,044
2,114
507

Gaston
Gates
Graham
Granville
Greene

4,080
328
326
1,401
740

461
79
69
311
190

3,619
249
257
1,090
550

623
39
27
185
133

2,619
160
182
673
333

838
129
117
543
274

1,676
166
183
662
376

1,586
105
96
462
255

Guilford
Halifax
Harnett
Haywood
Henderson

7,340
4,475
2,409
1,466
1,728

1,014
576
384
246
284

6,326
3,899
2,025
1,220
1,444

1,530
592
416
151
225

4,022
2,630
1,238
847
1,018

1,788
1,253
755
468
485

2,840
2,129
1,149
691
793

2,795
1,702
858
501
632
(Continued)

62 ♦ SSI Recipients by State and County, 2002

North Carolina
Table 3.
Number of recipients in state (by eligibility category, age, and receipt of OASDI benefits) and amount of
payments, by county, December 2002—Continued
Category

Age

County

Total

Aged

Blind and
disabled

Under
18

18–64

65 or
older

SSI
recipients
also
receiving
OASDI

Hertford
Hoke
Hyde
Iredell
Jackson

1,507
1,000
260
2,033
712

310
158
69
297
177

1,197
842
191
1,736
535

232
208
29
376
63

757
503
117
1,154
377

518
289
114
503
272

720
401
152
864
391

563
369
83
766
224

Johnston
Jones
Lee
Lenoir
Lincoln

3,493
390
1,220
2,852
969

584
103
202
531
145

2,909
287
1,018
2,321
824

573
51
186
462
132

1,821
177
670
1,504
593

1,099
162
364
886
244

1,719
213
592
1,328
425

1,194
118
416
957
348

Macon
Madison
Martin
McDowell
Mecklenburg

772
818
1,321
1,078
9,838

187
218
283
148
1,519

585
600
1,038
930
8,319

67
43
219
108
1,852

399
382
603
663
5,472

306
393
499
307
2,514

423
432
708
487
3,188

253
274
444
379
3,730

Mitchell
Montgomery
Moore
Nash
New Hanover

617
786
1,444
3,117
3,685

152
127
239
558
378

465
659
1,205
2,559
3,307

40
125
209
527
612

311
415
816
1,602
2,365

266
246
419
988
708

331
386
689
1,547
1,547

209
264
496
1,106
1,395

Northampton
Onslow
Orange
Pamlico
Pasquotank

1,518
2,298
1,209
338
1,181

289
282
183
70
198

1,229
2,016
1,026
268
983

227
449
196
52
208

763
1,309
693
181
648

528
540
320
105
325

742
832
516
170
555

548
871
423
113
411

Pender
Perquimans
Person
Pitt
Polk

1,143
396
971
4,835
262

174
61
204
753
53

969
335
767
4,082
209

187
63
115
1,034
30

662
228
484
2,497
150

294
105
372
1,304
82

503
180
498
2,178
123

424
145
334
1,785
82

Randolph
Richmond
Robeson
Rockingham
Rowan

1,983
2,042
7,216
2,822
2,276

285
248
1,111
438
236

1,698
1,794
6,105
2,384
2,040

375
367
1,171
405
479

1,114
1,216
3,882
1,609
1,344

494
459
2,163
808
453

854
910
3,230
1,325
892

765
754
2,663
1,018
864

Rutherford
Sampson
Scotland
Stanly
Stokes

1,648
2,163
1,737
1,046
763

221
436
178
105
165

1,427
1,727
1,559
941
598

219
322
324
239
79

999
1,117
1,034
625
411

430
724
379
182
273

720
1,032
644
401
372

576
778
725
389
253

Surry
Swain
Transylvania
Tyrrell
Union

1,943
377
563
174
1,388

400
92
83
44
203

1,543
285
480
130
1,185

177
29
66
13
229

1,089
201
351
82
796

677
147
146
79
363

1,002
212
257
111
582

660
134
203
61
501

Vance
Wake
Warren
Washington
Watauga

2,310
7,867
1,103
680
667

269
1,255
242
73
139

2,041
6,612
861
607
528

495
1,536
131
107
47

1,299
4,159
541
418
388

516
2,172
431
155
232

971
3,061
581
255
328

919
2,942
373
292
230

Amount of
payments
(thousands of
dollars)

(Continued)

SSI Recipients by State and County, 2002 ♦

63

North Carolina
Table 3.
Number of recipients in state (by eligibility category, age, and receipt of OASDI benefits) and amount of
payments, by county, December 2002—Continued
Category

Age

County

Total

Aged

Blind and
disabled

Under
18

18–64

65 or
older

SSI
recipients
also
receiving
OASDI

Wayne
Wilkes
Wilson
Yadkin
Yancey

4,390
1,927
2,866
719
701

653
344
517
161
205

3,737
1,583
2,349
558
496

825
167
415
85
36

2,423
1,102
1,553
360
336

1,142
658
898
274
329

1,835
992
1,386
397
388

1,553
666
1,009
214
222

69

10

59

8

38

23

31

23

Unknown

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, SORD file, 100 percent data.

64 ♦ SSI Recipients by State and County, 2002

Amount of
payments
(thousands of
dollars)