States With the Most Americans on Disability

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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20. New Mexico
> Pct. receiving disability benefits: 5.4%
> Total monthly benefits received: $77.1 million
> Labor force participation rate: 57.2% (4th lowest)
> May unemployment rate: 6.2% (tied-4th highest)

Cincinnati, Ohio
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19. Ohio
> Pct. receiving disability benefits: 5.5%
> Total monthly benefits received: $445.1 million
> Labor force participation rate: 63.6% (22nd lowest)
> May unemployment rate: 5.1% (tied-18th highest)

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 3
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18. Pennsylvania
> Pct. receiving disability benefits: 5.6%
> Total monthly benefits received: $526.6 million
> Labor force participation rate: 63.7% (tied-25th lowest)
> May unemployment rate: 5.5% (14th highest)

Indianapolis Downtown, Indiana, USA
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17. Indiana
> Pct. receiving disability benefits: 5.6%
> Total monthly benefits received: $268.7 million
> Labor force participation rate: 65.4% (18th highest)
> May unemployment rate: 5.0% (21st highest)

Durham, North Carolina
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16. North Carolina
> Pct. receiving disability benefits: 5.7%
> Total monthly benefits received: $417.5 million
> Labor force participation rate: 61.8% (15th lowest)
> May unemployment rate: 5.1% (tied-18th highest)