South Carolina

Table 3.
Number of recipients in state (by eligibility category, age, and receipt of OASDI benefits)
and amount of payments, by county, December 2004

Category

Age

SSI
recipients Amount of
also payments
receiving (thousands
OASDI of dollars)

Total

Aged

Blind and
disabled

Under 18

18–64

65 or
older

105,323

12,883

92,440

18,071

61,620

25,632

41,856

42,669

Abbeville
Aiken
Allendale
Anderson
Bamberg

560
3,543
737
3,493
737

91
311
99
366
118

469
3,232
638
3,127
619

75
658
136
647
78

310
2,190
397
2,145
425

175
695
204
701
234

248
1,180
279
1,467
313

240
1,589
335
1,364
290

Barnwell
Beaufort
Berkeley
Calhoun
Charleston

1,097
1,792
2,392
453
8,064

121
239
300
80
845

976
1,553
2,092
373
7,219

197
342
374
55
1,494

626
1,016
1,446
250
4,751

274
434
572
148
1,819

400
711
933
211
2,992

461
714
958
174
3,280

Cherokee
Chester
Chesterfield
Clarendon
Colleton

1,229
941
1,627
1,655
1,846

135
103
236
276
190

1,094
838
1,391
1,379
1,656

206
194
201
206
277

770
535
958
904
1,143

253
212
468
545
426

500
365
748
753
713

507
411
634
643
718

Darlington
Dillon
Dorchester
Edgefield
Fairfield

2,632
1,816
2,062
678
833

366
270
197
95
132

2,266
1,546
1,865
583
701

446
267
347
101
124

1,455
954
1,282
372
449

731
595
433
205
260

1,013
800
738
296
339

1,163
731
848
254
326

Florence
Georgetown
Greenville
Greenwood
Hampton

5,671
1,627
7,755
1,648
1,051

839
187
822
197
138

4,832
1,440
6,933
1,451
913

884
276
1,468
307
134

3,152
954
4,780
975
624

1,635
397
1,507
366
293

2,263
673
3,062
678
432

2,191
631
3,300
667
426

Horry
Jasper
Kershaw
Lancaster
Laurens

4,429
592
1,390
1,335
1,926

514
88
181
143
164

3,915
504
1,209
1,192
1,762

758
96
229
277
333

2,584
329
822
775
1,247

1,087
167
339
283
346

1,986
248
554
510
743

1,731
225
571
540
744

Lee
Lexington
Marion
Marlboro
McCormick

1,013
3,070
1,828
1,645
329

199
284
304
254
54

814
2,786
1,524
1,391
275

157
638
245
226
30

485
1,864
976
914
185

371
568
607
505
114

481
1,109
844
756
155

394
1,265
698
655
132

Newberry
Oconee
Orangeburg
Pickens
Richland

992
1,210
4,210
1,579
7,322

142
147
720
145
715

850
1,063
3,490
1,434
6,607

165
167
583
287
1,589

558
753
2,336
1,015
4,278

269
290
1,291
277
1,455

458
520
1,773
645
2,461

381
465
1,677
649
2,962

510

66

444

89

278

143

219

199

County
Total, South
Carolina

Saluda

Spartanburg
Sumter
Union
Williamsburg
York
Unknown

6,099
3,989
932
2,131
2,776

601
589
95
366
355

5,498
3,400
837
1,765
2,421

1,049
628
177
306
543

3,794
2,228
559
1,119
1,605

1,256
1,133
196
706
628

2,284
1,597
366
935
1,073

2,595
1,612
392
813
1,090

77

4

73

5

53

19

32

27

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.

File available from:
Social Security Administration, Office of Policy
SSI Recipients by State and County, 2004
http://www.socialsecurity.gov/policy/docs/statcomps/ssi_sc/2004/