Special Report

States With the Most Americans on Disability

Kansas house
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30. Kansas
> Pct. receiving disability benefits: 4.6%
> Total monthly benefits received: $94.0 million
> Labor force participation rate: 67.8% (9th highest)
> May unemployment rate: 3.7% (tied-10th lowest)

Wind Farm, Iowa
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29. Iowa
> Pct. receiving disability benefits: 4.6%
> Total monthly benefits received: $96.7 million
> Labor force participation rate: 69.9% (4th highest)
> May unemployment rate: 3.9% (15th lowest)

Sunrise Over Crown Point at Columbia River Gorge, Oregon
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28. Oregon
> Pct. receiving disability benefits: 4.7%
> Total monthly benefits received: $138.8 million
> Labor force participation rate: 62.7% (21st lowest)
> May unemployment rate: 4.5% (tied-24th lowest)

Beartooth Mountains at dawn, Red Lodge, Montana, USA.
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27. Montana
> Pct. receiving disability benefits: 4.7%
> Total monthly benefits received: $33.4 million
> Labor force participation rate: 63.7% (tied-25th lowest)
> May unemployment rate: 4.2% (tied-20th lowest)

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26. Georgia
> Pct. receiving disability benefits: 4.8%
> Total monthly benefits received: $360.5 million
> Labor force participation rate: 61.7% (14th lowest)
> May unemployment rate: 5.3% (16th highest)

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