Special Report

States With the Most Americans on Disability

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15. Oklahoma
> Residents collecting disability benefits: 5.8%
> Total beneficiaries: 137,261 (23rd lowest)
> Total monthly benefits received: $155.9 million (15th highest)
> Labor force participation rate: 60.6% (11th lowest)
> June unemployment rate: 4.3% (tied–20th highest)

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14. Rhode Island
> Residents collecting disability benefits: 6.0%
> Total beneficiaries: 40,500 (9th lowest)
> Total monthly benefits received: $46.5 million (14th highest)
> Labor force participation rate: 64.7% (18th highest)
> June unemployment rate: 4.2% (tied–22nd highest)

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13. New Hampshire
> Residents collecting disability benefits: 6.1%
> Total beneficiaries: 51,706 (12th lowest)
> Total monthly benefits received: $62.0 million (tied–12th highest)
> Labor force participation rate: 68.8% (6th highest)
> June unemployment rate: 2.9% (tied–4th lowest)

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12. Louisiana
> Residents collecting disability benefits: 6.1%
> Total beneficiaries: 176,179 (22nd highest)
> Total monthly benefits received: $198.0 million (tied–12th highest)
> Labor force participation rate: 58.6% (5th lowest)
> June unemployment rate: 5.5% (3rd highest)

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11. Vermont
> Residents collecting disability benefits: 6.2%
> Total beneficiaries: 24,559 (5th lowest)
> Total monthly benefits received: $27.1 million (11th highest)
> Labor force participation rate: 66.9% (13th highest)
> June unemployment rate: 3.2% (tied–10th lowest)

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