Special Report

States With the Most Americans on Disability

Idaho Falls, Idaho
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25. Idaho
> Pct. receiving disability benefits: 4.8%
> Total monthly benefits received: $54.0 million
> Labor force participation rate: 64.1% (23rd highest)
> May unemployment rate: 3.7% (tied-10th lowest)

Miami South Beach, Florida
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24. Florida
> Pct. receiving disability benefits: 4.9%
> Total monthly benefits received: $708.6 million
> Labor force participation rate: 58.9% (tied-7th lowest)
> May unemployment rate: 4.7% (tied-23rd highest)

Green Bay, Wisconsin
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23. Wisconsin
> Pct. receiving disability benefits: 5.0%
> Total monthly benefits received: $207.6 million
> Labor force participation rate: 68.7% (7th highest)
> May unemployment rate: 4.2% (tied-20th lowest)

Dover, Delaware
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22. Delaware
> Pct. receiving disability benefits: 5.1%
> Total monthly benefits received: $36.8 million
> Labor force participation rate: 63.8% (tied-24th highest)
> May unemployment rate: 4.1% (tied-17th lowest)

Boston, Massachusetts
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21. Massachusetts
> Pct. receiving disability benefits: 5.2%
> Total monthly benefits received: $261.7 million
> Labor force participation rate: 65.0% (19th highest)
> May unemployment rate: 4.2% (tied-20th lowest)

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