Special Report

States With the Most Americans on Disability

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35. Nebraska
> Residents collecting disability benefits: 4.1%
> Total beneficiaries: 46,489 (10th lowest)
> Total monthly benefits received: $51.7 million (tied–15th lowest)
> Labor force participation rate: 68.6% (7th highest)
> June unemployment rate: 2.9% (tied–4th lowest)

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34. Minnesota
> Residents collecting disability benefits: 4.1%
> Total beneficiaries: 138,174 (24th lowest)
> Total monthly benefits received: $161.0 million (tied–15th lowest)
> Labor force participation rate: 69.9% (3rd highest)
> June unemployment rate: 3.7% (tied–16th lowest)

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33. Washington
> Residents collecting disability benefits: 4.3%
> Total beneficiaries: 192,394 (19th highest)
> Total monthly benefits received: $231.6 million (tied–18th lowest)
> Labor force participation rate: 63.5% (23rd highest)
> June unemployment rate: 4.5% (tied–18th highest)

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32. Virginia
> Residents collecting disability benefits: 4.3%
> Total beneficiaries: 229,244 (14th highest)
> Total monthly benefits received: $272.5 million (tied–18th lowest)
> Labor force participation rate: 65.5% (17th highest)
> June unemployment rate: 3.7% (tied–16th lowest)

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31. New York
> Residents collecting disability benefits: 4.4%
> Total beneficiaries: 560,817 (4th highest)
> Total monthly benefits received: $679.9 million (20th lowest)
> Labor force participation rate: 61.1% (13th lowest)
> June unemployment rate: 4.5% (tied–18th highest)