Special Report

States With the Most Americans on Disability

Devils Tower, Crooks County, Wyoming
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40. Wyoming
> Pct. receiving disability benefits: 3.9%
> Total monthly benefits received: $16.5 million
> Labor force participation rate: 66.2% (15th highest)
> May unemployment rate: 5.6% (tied-11th highest)

Skyline of Hartford Connecticut on a beautiful sunny day
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39. Connecticut
> Pct. receiving disability benefits: 4.0%
> Total monthly benefits received: $110.3 million
> Labor force participation rate: 66.0% (17th highest)
> May unemployment rate: 5.7% (10th highest)

Chicago, Illinois
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38. Illinois
> Pct. receiving disability benefits: 4.0%
> Total monthly benefits received: $384.8 million
> Labor force participation rate: 66.1% (16th highest)
> May unemployment rate: 6.4% (2nd highest)

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37. Nebraska
> Pct. receiving disability benefits: 4.0%
> Total monthly benefits received: $51.5 million
> Labor force participation rate: 70.1% (3rd highest)
> May unemployment rate: 3.0% (3rd lowest)

Sedona in Arizona,USA
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36. Arizona
> Pct. receiving disability benefits: 4.1%
> Total monthly benefits received: $202.9 million
> Labor force participation rate: 60.7% (11th lowest)
> May unemployment rate: 5.6% (tied-11th highest)

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