Note: 2022 Social Security Quick Fact Sheets are now available.
This set of 2014 fact sheets and easy-to-read corresponding infographics provides a one-page overview of quick facts on Social Security benefits and beneficiaries for each of the 50 states, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the District of Columbia.
Information is provided about each state's older population, Social Security beneficiaries, Social Security benefits, Social Security's role in lifting retirees out of poverty, Social Security's impact on the state economy, and the Percent of Social Security as the only source of income among older residents.
National Report (PDF)
National Infographic (PDF)
State Fact Sheets and Infographics (PDF)
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