SSD Beneficiaries Over 50 From Each State and Average Amount of Benefits

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If you’re over 50 and unable to work due to a health issue, you may wonder, “What is Social Security disability (SSD)? How can it help me financially?” The number of disabled workers over 50 ranges from 534,958 in California to 9,117 in Alaska. Not only can disability benefits help cover basic necessities, but SSD benefits may also help with excess medical expenses that often accompany a disability.

According to the most recent Annual Statistical Report, here are the number of Americans over 50 that collect monthly Social Security disability benefits. Next to that, we show the average monthly benefit amount Americans over 50 receive by state:



SSD Beneficiaries Over 50 By State, In Alphabetical Order:

Alabama- 174,182   $1,146.23

Alaska- 9,117   $1,149.53

Arizona- 116,902   $1,209.33

Arkansas- 102,409   $1,110.77

California- 534,958   $1,197.53

Colorado- 77,753   $1,182.42

Connecticut- 59,728   $1,213.21

Delaware- 21,141   $1,239.20

Florida- 434,221   $1,179.34

Georgia- 215,519   $1,168.83

Hawaii- 16,870   $1,195.49

Idaho- 31,815   $1,138.26

Illinois- 214,854   $1,187.47

Indiana- 154,269   $1,173.12

Iowa- 56,790   $1,109.25

Kansas- 54,729   $1,141.39

Kentucky- 153,589   $1,139.30

Louisiana- 116,000   $1,123.36

Maine- 40,803   $1,087.74

Maryland- 96,045   $1,207.17

Massachusetts- 141,786   $1,165.45

Michigan- 260,443   $1,211.60

Minnesota- 89,496   $1,157.26

Mississippi- 99,209   $1,112.26

Missouri- 164,096   $1,136.59

Montana- 20,831   $1,099.69

Nebraska- 30,325  $1,099.35

Nevada- 49,366   $ 1,227.50

New Hampshire- 32,185   $1,195.53

New Jersey- 153,304   $1,281.26

New Mexico- 47,253   $1,107.10

New York- 380,973   $1,198.30

North Carolina- 251,289   $1,165.58

North Dakota- 10,039   $1,086.55

Ohio- 260,080   $1,125.51

Oklahoma- 94,514   $1,121.26

Oregon- 82,132   $1,163.51

Pennsylvania- 299,898   $1,169.38

Rhode Island- 27,109   $1,138.30

South Carolina- 137,629   $1,183.57

South Dakota- 13,950   $1,084.14

Tennessee- 187,025   $1,136.22

Texas- 415,754   $1,145.06

Utah- 33,012   $1,163.83

Vermont- 15,463   $1,096.26

Virginia- 157,858   $1,175.50

Washington- 132,550   $1,182.83

West Virginia- 70,342   $1,179.91

Wisconsin- 116,633   $1,157.75

Wyoming- 9,668   $1,160.39

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