Special Report

States With the Most Americans on Disability

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45. Colorado
> Residents collecting disability benefits: 3.2%
> Total beneficiaries: 111,625 (21st lowest)
> Total monthly benefits received: $134.4 million (tied–5th lowest)
> Labor force participation rate: 67.5% (10th highest)
> June unemployment rate: 2.3% (tied–the lowest)

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44. Texas
> Residents collecting disability benefits: 3.6%
> Total beneficiaries: 614,056 (2nd highest)
> Total monthly benefits received: $711.7 million (7th lowest)
> Labor force participation rate: 63.5% (23rd highest)
> June unemployment rate: 4.6% (tied–15th highest)

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43. Maryland
> Residents collecting disability benefits: 3.7%
> Total beneficiaries: 141,098 (25th lowest)
> Total monthly benefits received: $172.5 million (8th lowest)
> Labor force participation rate: 68.1% (9th highest)
> June unemployment rate: 4.1% (tied–24th highest)

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42. Nevada
> Residents collecting disability benefits: 3.8%
> Total beneficiaries: 67,736 (15th lowest)
> Total monthly benefits received: $85.2 million (9th lowest)
> Labor force participation rate: 61.7% (16th lowest)
> June unemployment rate: 4.7% (tied–11th highest)

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41. Wyoming
> Residents collecting disability benefits: 3.9%
> Total beneficiaries: 14,080 (2nd lowest)
> Total monthly benefits received: $16.6 million (tied–10th lowest)
> Labor force participation rate: 66.1% (16th highest)
> June unemployment rate: 3.9% (tied–22nd lowest)