Special Report

States With the Most Americans on Disability

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50. Hawaii
> Residents collecting disability benefits: 2.8%
> Total beneficiaries: 24,694 (6th lowest)
> Total monthly benefits received: $30.1 million (tied–the lowest)
> Labor force participation rate: 63.4% (25th lowest)
> June unemployment rate: 2.7% (3rd lowest)

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49. Alaska
> Residents collecting disability benefits: 2.8%
> Total beneficiaries: 13,621 (the lowest)
> Total monthly benefits received: $15.8 million (tied–the lowest)
> Labor force participation rate: 67.2% (11th highest)
> June unemployment rate: 6.8% (the highest)

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48. Utah
> Residents collecting disability benefits: 3.0%
> Total beneficiaries: 52,421 (13th lowest)
> Total monthly benefits received: $61.4 million (3rd lowest)
> Labor force participation rate: 70.1% (2nd highest)
> June unemployment rate: 3.4% (tied–12th lowest)

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47. California
> Residents collecting disability benefits: 3.1%
> Total beneficiaries: 760,162 (the highest)
> Total monthly benefits received: $923.0 million (4th lowest)
> Labor force participation rate: 61.9% (17th lowest)
> June unemployment rate: 4.7% (tied–11th highest)

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46. North Dakota
> Residents collecting disability benefits: 3.2%
> Total beneficiaries: 15,441 (3rd lowest)
> Total monthly benefits received: $17.0 million (tied–5th lowest)
> Labor force participation rate: 72.1% (the highest)
> June unemployment rate: 2.3% (tied–the lowest)

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