7.

E SSI: Recipient Characteristics
Table 7.E2.—Number and percentage distribution of federally administered awards, by sex, age, and category, 2000
[Based on 10-percent sample]
Adults
Age and sex

Total

Aged

Blind

Disabled

Blind and
disabled children 1

All persons
Total number ....................................

747,170

116,470

4,910

477,490

148,300

Total percent ....................................

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

Male ............................................................
Female ........................................................

49.4
50.6

36.1
63.9

50.5
49.5

48.5
51.5

62.7
37.3

Under 5 .......................................................
5–9 ..............................................................
10–14 ..........................................................
15–17 ..........................................................
18–21 ..........................................................
22–29 ..........................................................
30–39 ..........................................................
40–49 ..........................................................
50–59 ..........................................................
60–64 ..........................................................
65–69 ..........................................................
70–74 ..........................................................
75–79 ..........................................................
80 or older...................................................

8.4
5.3
4.1
1.5
4.9
5.3
12.1
17.2
19.1
6.1
8.8
3.1
1.9
2.2

...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
54.7
19.5
12.0
13.8

...
...
...
...
13.4
10.4
15.5
20.8
25.9
9.0
1.6
.4
1.2
1.8

...
...
...
...
6.8
8.2
18.8
26.7
29.6
10.0
...
...
...
...

42.2
26.9
20.9
7.5
2.6
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...

Male
Total number ....................................

369,060

42,010

2,480

231,550

93,020

Total percent ....................................

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

Under 5 .......................................................
5–9 ..............................................................
10–14 ..........................................................
15–17 ..........................................................
18–21 ..........................................................
22–29 ..........................................................
30–39 ..........................................................
40–49 ..........................................................
50–59 ..........................................................
60–64 ..........................................................
65–69 ..........................................................
70–74 ..........................................................
75–79 ..........................................................
80 or older...................................................

10.0
7.5
5.4
1.7
5.6
5.7
11.7
17.1
18.1
5.5
6.8
2.4
1.4
1.1

...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
57.9
20.8
12.0
9.3

...
...
...
...
13.7
11.7
18.1
19.0
27.0
6.5
1.2
.4
1.2
1.2

...
...
...
...
7.9
8.9
18.5
27.0
28.5
9.2
...
...
...
...

39.8
29.7
21.4
6.8
2.3
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...

Female
Total number ....................................

378,110

74,460

2,430

245,940

55,280

Total percent ....................................

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

Under 5 .......................................................
5–9 ..............................................................
10–14 ..........................................................
15–17 ..........................................................
18–21 ..........................................................
22–29 ..........................................................
30–39 ..........................................................
40–49 ..........................................................
50–59 ..........................................................
60–64 ..........................................................
65–69 ..........................................................
70–74 ..........................................................
75–79 ..........................................................
80 or older...................................................

6.7
3.2
2.9
1.3
4.2
5.0
12.5
17.3
20.1
6.6
10.8
3.8
2.4
3.2

...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
53.0
18.8
11.9
16.3

...
...
...
...
13.2
9.1
12.8
22.6
24.7
11.5
2.1
.4
1.2
2.5

...
...
...
...
5.6
7.6
19.0
26.3
30.7
10.7
...
...
...
...

46.1
22.2
20.0
8.6
3.1
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...

1

Includes students aged 18–21.

CONTACT: Clark Pickett (410) 965-9016 for further information.

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Table 7.E3.—Number and percentage distribution of persons receiving federally administered payments, by sex, age, and
category, December 2000
Adults
Age and sex

Total

Aged

Blind

Disabled

Blind and disabled,
under age 18

All persons
Total

number1

..................................

6,601,686

1,289,339

71,801

4,393,762

846,784

Total percent ....................................

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

Male ............................................................
Female ........................................................

41.5
58.5

29.0
71.0

42.7
57.3

40.8
59.2

63.7
36.3

Under 5 .......................................................
5–9 ..............................................................
10–14 ..........................................................
15–17 ..........................................................
18–21 ..........................................................
22–29 ..........................................................
30–39 ..........................................................
40–49 ..........................................................
50–59 ..........................................................
60–64 ..........................................................
65–69 ..........................................................
70–74 ..........................................................
75–79 ..........................................................
80 or older...................................................

2.0
3.6
4.6
2.5
3.4
7.0
11.2
14.3
14.0
6.8
7.8
7.9
6.5
8.3

...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
15.5
25.2
24.8
34.5

...
...
...
...
5.9
11.1
15.5
17.2
16.1
7.9
7.3
6.6
4.9
7.3

...
...
...
...
5.1
10.3
16.6
21.1
20.8
10.1
7.0
4.4
2.4
2.2

15.7
28.3
36.2
19.8
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...

Male
Total number ....................................

2,736,497

374,455

30,660

1,792,241

539,141

Total percent ....................................

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

Under 5 .......................................................
5–9 ..............................................................
10–14 ..........................................................
15–17 ..........................................................
18–21 ..........................................................
22–29 ..........................................................
30–39 ..........................................................
40–49 ..........................................................
50–59 ..........................................................
60–64 ..........................................................
65–69 ..........................................................
70–74 ..........................................................
75–79 ..........................................................
80 or older...................................................

2.8
5.7
7.3
3.9
4.7
8.8
12.9
14.8
12.4
5.8
6.2
6.1
4.3
4.3

...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
18.8
29.4
25.3
26.5

...
...
...
...
7.2
13.9
18.9
19.0
15.1
7.2
6.1
4.8
3.6
4.2

...
...
...
...
7.1
13.2
19.4
22.2
18.7
8.8
5.4
3.0
1.3
.9

14.2
28.9
37.2
19.6
...
...
...
...
.
...
...
...
...
...

Female
Total number ....................................

3,865,189

914,884

41,141

2,601,521

307,643

Total percent ....................................

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

Under 5 .......................................................
5–9 ..............................................................
10–14 ..........................................................
15–17 ..........................................................
18–21 ..........................................................
22–29 ..........................................................
30–39 ..........................................................
40–49 ..........................................................
50–59 ..........................................................
60–64 ..........................................................
65–69 ..........................................................
70–74 ..........................................................
75–79 ..........................................................
80 or older...................................................

1.5
2.2
2.7
1.6
2.5
5.7
10.0
13.9
15.1
7.5
8.9
9.3
8.0
11.1

...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
14.2
23.5
24.6
37.7

...
...
...
...
4.9
9.0
13.0
15.9
16.8
8.4
8.3
7.9
6.0
9.7

...
...
...
...
3.7
8.3
14.7
20.4
22.2
11.0
8.1
5.4
3.1
3.1

18.3
27.0
34.5
20.2
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...

1 Includes

recipients not distributed by sex.

CONTACT: Arthur Kahn (410) 965-0186 for further information.

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7.E SSI: Recipient Characteristics
Table 7.E4.—Number and percentage distribution of persons with representative payees receiving federally administered
payments, by category and age, December 2000
Number

Total

With
representative
payee

Without
representative
payee

6,601,686

2,223,203

1,289,339
78,511
5,233,836
846,784
3,744,022
2,010,880

Category and age
Total .........................................................................
Category:
Aged ................................................................................
Blind ................................................................................
Disabled ..........................................................................
Age:
Under 18..........................................................................
18–64 ..............................................................................
65 or older .......................................................................

Percentage distribution

Total

With
representative
payee

Without
representative
payee

4,378,483

100.0

33.7

66.3

47,978
18,375
2,156,850

1,241,361
60,136
3,076,986

100.0
100.0
100.0

3.7
23.4
41.2

96.3
76.6
58.8

845,628
1,225,786
151,789

1,156
2,518,236
1,859,091

100.0
100.0
100.0

99.9
32.7
7.5

.1
67.3
92.5

CONTACT: Arthur Kahn (410) 965-0186 for further information.

Table 7.E5.—Number and percentage distribution of persons receiving federally administered payments, by category, age,
and living arrangement, December 2000
Category

Age

Total

Aged

Blind 2

Under 18

18–64

65 or older

Total number.............................................................

6,601,686

1,289,339

78,511

5,233,836

846,784

3,744,022

2,010,880

Total percent .............................................................

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

Own household................................................................
Another’s household ........................................................
Institutional care covered by Medicaid...............................

93.8
4.1
2.2

90.9
7.1
2.0

92.2
5.2
2.6

94.5
3.3
2.2

95.5
3.0
1.5

94.4
3.7
1.9

91.9
5.2
2.9

Living

arrangement 1

1 As defined for determination of federal SSI payment
2 Includes 18,800 persons aged 65 or older.
3 Includes 702,700 persons aged 65 or older.

Disabled 3

standards.

CONTACT: Arthur Kahn (410) 965-0186 for further information.

Table 7.E6.—Number of noncitizens receiving federally administered payments as a percent of SSI recipients, by
category, 1982–2000
Total

Aged

Blind and disabled

Noncitizens

Percent of
total SSI

Noncitizens

Percent of
total SSI

Noncitizens

Percent of
total SSI

1982.................................................................................
1985.................................................................................

127,900
210,800

3.3
5.1

91,900
146,500

5.9
9.7

36,000
64,300

1.6
2.4

1986.................................................................................
1987.................................................................................
1988.................................................................................
1989.................................................................................

244,300
282,500
320,300
370,300

5.7
6.4
7.2
8.1

165,300
188,000
213,900
245,700

11.2
12.9
14.9
17.1

79,000
94,500
106,400
124,600

2.8
3.2
3.5
4.0

1990.................................................................................
1991.................................................................................
1992.................................................................................
1993.................................................................................
1994.................................................................................

435,600
519,660
601,430
683,150
738,140

9.0
10.2
10.8
11.4
11.7

282,400
329,690
372,930
416,420
440,000

19.4
22.5
25.4
28.2
30.0

153,200
189,970
228,500
266,730
298,140

4.6
5.2
5.6
5.9
6.2

1995.................................................................................
1996.................................................................................
1997.................................................................................
1998.................................................................................
1999.................................................................................
2000.................................................................................

785,410
724,990
650,830
669,630
684,930
692,590

12.1
11.0
10.0
10.2
10.4
10.5

459,220
417,360
367,200
364,980
368,330
364,470

31.8
29.5
27.0
27.4
28.2
28.3

326,190
307,630
283,630
304,650
316,600
328,120

6.3
5.9
5.5
5.8
6.0
6.2

December

CONTACT: Lenna D. Kennedy (410) 965-9846 for further information.

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