Sacramento Leads State in Disability Benefits Applications
New federal data show that about 57,000 residents in the Sacramento area receive monthly Social Security disability benefits, double the number from 15 years ago. Sacramento leads the state in federal disability benefit applications. Working-age adults in the four-county region are 40% more likely to be on disability than workers elsewhere in the state.
- "Sacramento Region Now Leads State in Federal Disability Benefit Applications" (Reese, Sacramento Bee, 7/21).