States With the Most Americans on Disability

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Saginaw County, Michigan
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10. Michigan
> Pct. receiving disability benefits: 6.3%
> Total monthly benefits received: $475.7 million
> Labor force participation rate: 61.6% (13th lowest)
> May unemployment rate: 4.7% (tied-23rd highest)

Greenville, South Carolina
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9. South Carolina
> Pct. receiving disability benefits: 6.4%
> Total monthly benefits received: $229.9 million
> Labor force participation rate: 59.8% (8th lowest)
> May unemployment rate: 5.6% (tied-11th highest)

St. Louis, Missouri
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8. Missouri
> Pct. receiving disability benefits: 6.4%
> Total monthly benefits received: $274.7 million
> Labor force participation rate: 66.3% (tied-13th highest)
> May unemployment rate: 4.3% (21st lowest)

Chattanooga, Tennessee
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7. Tennessee
> Pct. receiving disability benefits: 6.7%
> Total monthly benefits received: $311.0 million
> Labor force participation rate: 60.3% (tied-10th lowest)
> May unemployment rate: 4.1% (tied-17th lowest)

Portland Head Light in Maine at Sunrise
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6. Maine
> Pct. receiving disability benefits: 7.7%
> Total monthly benefits received: $69.8 million
> Labor force participation rate: 62.1% (tied-18th lowest)
> May unemployment rate: 3.5% (8th lowest)