Welfare Indicators and Risk Factors: Thirteenth Report to Congress. Table SSI 8. State Recipiency Rates for Federally Administered SSI Payments by Age: 1996 & 2011 [In percent]

03/01/2014

State Rate for Children 0-17 Rate for Adults 18-64 Rate for Adults 65 & Over
1996 2011 Percent Change 1996-11 1996 2011 Percent Change 1996-11 1996 2011 Percent Change 1996-11
Total 1.5 1.7 17 2.2 2.4 13 6.2 5.0 -19
Alabama 2.8 2.7 -3 3.1 3.8 22 9.7 4.4 -55
Alaska 0.6 0.7 20 2.8 1.8 -36 5.5 5.2 -5
Arizona 1.1 1.3 14 0.6 1.7 196 3.5 2.9 -18
Arkansas 2.9 4.0 41 1.1 3.7 226 8.5 3.6 -57
California 0.9 1.2 37 2.9 2.6 -10 13.0 12.4 -4
Colorado 1.0 0.7 -25 0.9 1.3 46 3.6 2.7 -26
Connecticut 0.7 1.0 39 1.0 1.7 68 2.5 2.6 4
Delaware 1.5 1.8 17 0.7 1.8 137 2.8 1.9 -32
District of Columbia 2.8 4.3 51 1.5 3.8 154 7.6 6.0 -20
Florida 1.8 2.4 32 2.8 2.1 -26 5.1 4.9 -4
Georgia 1.5 1.7 13 1.8 2.3 26 9.2 4.6 -49
Hawaii 0.3 0.6 68 1.5 1.7 12 6.1 4.2 -31
Idaho 1.1 1.3 15 0.3 2.0 483 2.3 1.9 -18
Illinois 1.6 1.4 -9 1.1 2.1 93 3.9 3.7 -6
Indiana 1.4 1.6 18 1.6 2.0 29 2.0 1.5 -26
Iowa 1.0 1.1 8 1.4 1.8 31 2.1 1.5 -27
Kansas 1.3 1.3 -1 1.0 1.8 73 2.1 1.8 -14
Kentucky 2.5 2.9 17 1.3 4.8 272 8.3 5.4 -35
Louisiana 3.2 3.3 1 2.5 3.8 52 10.2 5.6 -45
Maine 0.9 1.5 57 3.2 3.2 -1 4.0 2.5 -38
Maryland 1.1 1.3 21 0.9 1.8 93 4.4 3.4 -22
Massachusetts 1.2 1.7 40 1.1 2.9 166 5.9 5.6 -5
Michigan 1.7 1.8 11 1.2 3.0 142 3.3 2.8 -15
Minnesota 0.9 1.0 10 1.7 1.7 2 2.6 2.7 3
Mississippi 3.4 3.2 -5 0.9 4.2 349 14.2 6.4 -55
Missouri 1.6 1.7 6 3.4 2.5 -25 3.7 2.2 -40
Montana 1.1 1.2 9 1.6 2.0 31 2.4 1.9 -21
Nebraska 1.0 0.9 -11 1.1 1.6 53 2.1 1.6 -21
Nevada 0.8 1.3 52 1.0 1.4 38 3.6 3.3 -8
New Hampshire 0.7 0.9 32 0.8 1.7 100 1.5 1.1 -25
New Jersey 1.2 1.3 7 0.7 1.7 150 4.6 4.5 -2
New Mexico 1.4 1.8 29 1.2 2.8 141 8.1 5.9 -27
New York 1.9 2.0 5 1.4 2.9 113 8.9 8.9 0
North Carolina 1.8 1.9 6 1.9 2.3 19 7.3 3.4 -53
North Dakota 0.8 0.7 -12 1.8 1.3 -25 2.9 1.6 -44
Ohio 2.0 1.8 -7 0.8 2.9 261 2.7 2.4 -10
Oklahoma 1.4 1.9 40 2.0 2.7 36 5.2 2.8 -46
Oregon 0.9 1.2 37 1.4 2.1 52 2.6 2.8 9
Pennsylvania 1.6 2.6 66 0.9 2.9 236 3.6 3.1 -12
Rhode Island 1.3 2.2 66 1.6 3.1 93 4.9 4.3 -11
South Carolina 2.0 1.9 -5 1.3 2.4 89 8.2 3.3 -59
South Dakota 1.4 1.2 -11 2.0 1.7 -14 3.5 2.5 -27
Tennessee 1.9 1.7 -10 1.4 3.0 119 7.8 3.7 -53
Texas 1.1 2.0 82 1.9 2.1 10 8.6 6.3 -27
Utah 0.7 0.6 -10 1.1 1.1 6 2.0 1.8 -10
Vermont 1.0 1.5 54 0.7 2.8 298 4.8 2.7 -44
Virginia 1.5 1.3 -13 1.0 1.8 81 5.6 3.4 -40
Washington 0.9 1.1 25 1.5 2.1 43 3.4 3.6 7
West Virginia 2.1 2.4 10 0.9 5.1 473 5.3 3.9 -27
Wisconsin 1.6 1.6 -2 2.1 2.0 -4 2.7 2.0 -26
Wyoming 0.9 0.7 -20 1.6 1.3 -19 1.9 1.1 -41

Note: Recipiency rates for 2010 are the ratios of the number of SSI recipients (in the respective age groups) as of the month of December to the estimated population in the respective age group as of the month of July; calculations by DHHS.

Source: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Income, Annual Statistical Report, 2011 and U.S. Census Bureau (resident population by state available online at www.census.gov/population/estimates/state/).

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