Special Report

States With the Most Americans on Disability

Honolulu Waikiki Beach, Hawaii
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50. Hawaii
> Pct. receiving disability benefits: 2.8%
> Total monthly benefits received: $30.5 million
> Labor force participation rate: 62.6% (tied-20th lowest)
> May unemployment rate: 3.2% (tied-6th lowest)

Alaskan Summer
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49. Alaska
> Pct. receiving disability benefits: 2.8%
> Total monthly benefits received: $15.8 million
> Labor force participation rate: 66.3% (tied-13th highest)
> May unemployment rate: 6.7% (the highest)

Provo Orem, Utah Valley wildflowers
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48. Utah
> Pct. receiving disability benefits: 3.0%
> Total monthly benefits received: $61.2 million
> Labor force participation rate: 68.3% (8th highest)
> May unemployment rate: 3.8% (tied-14th lowest)

San Diego, California, Waves
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47. California
> Pct. receiving disability benefits: 3.1%
> Total monthly benefits received: $933.0 million
> Labor force participation rate: 61.9% (16th lowest)
> May unemployment rate: 5.2% (17th highest)

winter and Fall foliage at Maroon Bells, Aspen Colorado
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46. Colorado
> Pct. receiving disability benefits: 3.3%
> Total monthly benefits received: $135.6 million
> Labor force participation rate: 67.2% (10th highest)
> May unemployment rate: 3.4% (7th lowest)

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