Special Report

States With the Most Americans on Disability

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20. Ohio
> Residents collecting disability benefits: 5.5%
> Total beneficiaries: 392,355 (6th highest)
> Total monthly benefits received: $446.0 million (tied–19th highest)
> Labor force participation rate: 63.0% (19th lowest)
> June unemployment rate: 5.0% (tied–6th highest)

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19. New Mexico
> Residents collecting disability benefits: 5.5%
> Total beneficiaries: 68,833 (16th lowest)
> Total monthly benefits received: $77.5 million (tied–19th highest)
> Labor force participation rate: 57.9% (4th lowest)
> June unemployment rate: 6.4% (2nd highest)

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18. Pennsylvania
> Residents collecting disability benefits: 5.6%
> Total beneficiaries: 443,786 (5th highest)
> Total monthly benefits received: $524.9 million (tied–17th highest)
> Labor force participation rate: 63.2% (23rd lowest)
> June unemployment rate: 5.0% (tied–6th highest)

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17. Indiana
> Residents collecting disability benefits: 5.6%
> Total beneficiaries: 227,656 (15th highest)
> Total monthly benefits received: $269.5 million (tied–17th highest)
> Labor force participation rate: 64.4% (19th highest)
> June unemployment rate: 3.0% (tied–6th lowest)

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16. North Carolina
> Residents collecting disability benefits: 5.7%
> Total beneficiaries: 352,761 (8th highest)
> Total monthly benefits received: $416.4 million (16th highest)
> Labor force participation rate: 61.4% (15th lowest)
> June unemployment rate: 4.2% (tied–22nd highest)