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4.9
3.1
Comparison: 4.9
Unit: percent
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Households with Supplemental Security Income

Value: 3.1 percent
Measurement
Period:
2012
Location: County : Palm Beach
Comparison: FL State Value
Categories: Economy / Income
Economy / Government Assistance Programs
Health / Disabilities
What is this Indicator?
This indicator shows the percentage of households receiving Supplemental Security Income.
Why this is important: 
Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is a Federal income supplement program designed to help aged (65 years or over), blind, and disabled people who have little or no income. It provides cash to meet basic needs for food, clothing, and shelter. The program is administered by the Social Security Administration, but is funded by general tax revenues, not Social Security taxes. The program provides benefits to 7.9 million Americans.
Technical Note:  The regional value is compared to the Florida state value.
Source: American Community Survey
URL of Source:   http://www.census.gov/acs/www/
URL of Data:   http://factfinder2.census.gov/
Maintained By: Healthy Communities Institute
Last Updated: September 2013

Time Series Data

2009: 2.1 2010: 3.4 2011: 3.6 2012: 3.1

percent

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Unit: percent
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Households with Supplemental Security Income

Value: 3.1 percent
Measurement
Period:
2012
Location: County : Palm Beach
Comparison: Prior Value
Categories: Economy / Income
Economy / Government Assistance Programs
Health / Disabilities
What is this Indicator?
This indicator shows the percentage of households receiving Supplemental Security Income.
Why this is important: 
Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is a Federal income supplement program designed to help aged (65 years or over), blind, and disabled people who have little or no income. It provides cash to meet basic needs for food, clothing, and shelter. The program is administered by the Social Security Administration, but is funded by general tax revenues, not Social Security taxes. The program provides benefits to 7.9 million Americans.
Technical Note:  The trend is a comparison between the most recent and previous measurement periods. Confidence intervals were not taken into account in determining the direction of the trend.
Source: American Community Survey
URL of Source:   http://www.census.gov/acs/www/
URL of Data:   http://factfinder2.census.gov/
Maintained By: Healthy Communities Institute
Last Updated: September 2013

Time Series Data

2009: 2.1 2010: 3.4 2011: 3.6 2012: 3.1

percent

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How are these indicators calculated? Return to Community Dashboard Home