Social Security Number Prefix

In the United States, a Social Security number (SSN) is a nine-digit number issued to U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and temporary (working) residents under section 205(c)(2) of the Social Security Act.

The Social Security prefix listed below indicate which state the Social Security card was issued in. This can assist you in identifying which state the person lived in or what state they were born in based on their SSN. The prefix on a Social Security card are the first 3 numbers.

Number PrefixState Issued
001-003New Hampshire
004-007Maine
008-009Vermont
010-034Massachusetts
035-039Rhode Island
040-049Connecticut
050-134New York
135-158New Jersey
159-211Pennsylvania
212-220Maryland
221-222Delaware
223-231 & 691-699Virginia
232West Virginia – North Carolina
233-236West Virginia
237-246 & 681-690North Carolina
247-251 & 654-658South Carolina
252-260 & 667-675Georgia
261-267 & 589-595 & 765-772Florida
268-302Ohio
303-317Indiana
318-361Illinois
362-386Michigan
387-399Wisconsin
400-407Kentucky
408-415 & 756-763Tennessee
416-424Alabama
425-428 & 587-588 & 752-755Mississippi
429-432 & 676-679Arkansas
700-728Railroad
729-733Enumeration of Entery
433-439 & 659-665Louisiana
440-448Oklahoma
449-467 & 627-647Texas
468-477Minnesota
478-485Iowa
486-500Missouri
501-502North Dakota
503-504South Dakota
505-508Nebraska
508-515Kansas
516-517Montana
518-519Idaho
520Wyoming
521-524 & 650-653Colorado
525 & 585 & 648-649New Mexico
526-527 & 600-601 & 764-765Arizona
528-529Utah
530 & 680Nevada
531-539Washington
540-544Oregon
545-573 & 602-626California
574Alaska
575-576 & 750-751Hawaii
577-579District of Columbia
580Virgin Islands
586Guam, American Samoa & Philippines
596-599Puerto Rico

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