Special Report

States With the Most Americans on Disability

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25. Georgia
> Residents collecting disability benefits: 4.8%
> Total beneficiaries: 306,680 (10th highest)
> Total monthly benefits received: $362.1 million (tied–25th highest)
> Labor force participation rate: 63.1% (21st lowest)
> June unemployment rate: 4.8% (10th highest)

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24. Florida
> Residents collecting disability benefits: 4.9%
> Total beneficiaries: 597,108 (3rd highest)
> Total monthly benefits received: $716.7 million (24th highest)
> Labor force participation rate: 60.0% (10th lowest)
> June unemployment rate: 4.1% (tied–24th highest)

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23. Wisconsin
> Residents collecting disability benefits: 5.0%
> Total beneficiaries: 178,501 (21st highest)
> Total monthly benefits received: $207.7 million (tied–22nd highest)
> Labor force participation rate: 68.9% (5th highest)
> June unemployment rate: 3.1% (tied–8th lowest)

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22. Delaware
> Residents collecting disability benefits: 5.0%
> Total beneficiaries: 29,280 (7th lowest)
> Total monthly benefits received: $36.8 million (tied–22nd highest)
> Labor force participation rate: 62.6% (18th lowest)
> June unemployment rate: 4.7% (tied–11th highest)

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21. Massachusetts
> Residents collecting disability benefits: 5.1%
> Total beneficiaries: 223,776 (16th highest)
> Total monthly benefits received: $261.8 million (21st highest)
> Labor force participation rate: 66.7% (15th highest)
> June unemployment rate: 4.3% (tied–20th highest)