Special Report

States With the Most Americans on Disability

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10. Michigan
> Residents collecting disability benefits: 6.3%
> Total beneficiaries: 385,356 (7th highest)
> Total monthly benefits received: $471.7 million (10th highest)
> Labor force participation rate: 61.4% (15th lowest)
> June unemployment rate: 3.8% (tied–20th lowest)

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9. South Carolina
> Residents collecting disability benefits: 6.4%
> Total beneficiaries: 191,193 (20th highest)
> Total monthly benefits received: $229.2 million (tied–8th highest)
> Labor force participation rate: 58.9% (7th lowest)
> June unemployment rate: 4.0% (24th lowest)

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8. Missouri
> Residents collecting disability benefits: 6.4%
> Total beneficiaries: 238,733 (13th highest)
> Total monthly benefits received: $273.2 million (tied–8th highest)
> Labor force participation rate: 63.9% (22nd highest)
> June unemployment rate: 3.8% (tied–20th lowest)

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7. Tennessee
> Residents collecting disability benefits: 6.6%
> Total beneficiaries: 270,085 (11th highest)
> Total monthly benefits received: $310.0 million (7th highest)
> Labor force participation rate: 59.9% (9th lowest)
> June unemployment rate: 3.6% (15th lowest)

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6. Maine
> Residents collecting disability benefits: 7.7%
> Total beneficiaries: 63,441 (14th lowest)
> Total monthly benefits received: $69.4 million (6th highest)
> Labor force participation rate: 64.1% (21st highest)
> June unemployment rate: 3.5% (14th lowest)