States With the Most Americans on Disability

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Oklahoma house
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15. Oklahoma
> Pct. receiving disability benefits: 5.8%
> Total monthly benefits received: $156.0 million
> Labor force participation rate: 62.1% (tied-18th lowest)
> May unemployment rate: 4.7% (tied-23rd highest)

Providence-Warwick, Rhode Island
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14. Rhode Island
> Pct. receiving disability benefits: 6.0%
> Total monthly benefits received: $46.3 million
> Labor force participation rate: 64.4% (tied-20th highest)
> May unemployment rate: 5.4% (15th highest)

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New Hampshire
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13. New Hampshire
> Pct. receiving disability benefits: 6.1%
> Total monthly benefits received: $61.6 million
> Labor force participation rate: 68.8% (6th highest)
> May unemployment rate: 2.7% (2nd lowest)

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12. Louisiana
> Pct. receiving disability benefits: 6.1%
> Total monthly benefits received: $198.4 million
> Labor force participation rate: 60.3% (tied-10th lowest)
> May unemployment rate: 6.3% (3rd highest)

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11. Vermont
> Pct. receiving disability benefits: 6.2%
> Total monthly benefits received: $27.1 million
> Labor force participation rate: 67.1% (11th highest)
> May unemployment rate: 3.1% (4th lowest)