Special Report

States With the Most Americans on Disability

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30. Kansas
> Residents collecting disability benefits: 4.6%
> Total beneficiaries: 81,498 (17th lowest)
> Total monthly benefits received: $93.7 million (tied–21st lowest)
> Labor force participation rate: 66.9% (13th highest)
> June unemployment rate: 3.7% (tied–16th lowest)

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29. Iowa
> Residents collecting disability benefits: 4.6%
> Total beneficiaries: 86,829 (18th lowest)
> Total monthly benefits received: $96.9 million (tied–21st lowest)
> Labor force participation rate: 68.6% (7th highest)
> June unemployment rate: 3.2% (tied–10th lowest)

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28. Oregon
> Residents collecting disability benefits: 4.7%
> Total beneficiaries: 117,890 (22nd lowest)
> Total monthly benefits received: $139.8 million (tied–23rd lowest)
> Labor force participation rate: 63.4% (25th lowest)
> June unemployment rate: 3.7% (tied–16th lowest)

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27. Montana
> Residents collecting disability benefits: 4.7%
> Total beneficiaries: 29,673 (8th lowest)
> Total monthly benefits received: $33.5 million (tied–23rd lowest)
> Labor force participation rate: 63.1% (21st lowest)
> June unemployment rate: 3.9% (tied–22nd lowest)

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26. Idaho
> Residents collecting disability benefits: 4.8%
> Total beneficiaries: 47,323 (11th lowest)
> Total monthly benefits received: $54.6 million (tied–25th highest)
> Labor force participation rate: 63.2% (23rd lowest)
> June unemployment rate: 3.1% (tied–8th lowest)