26th November 2019


What do the numbers mean in your Social Security number?

The first three digits of the Social Security number corresponded to the location of the Social Security office that issued the number. The middle two numbers in the Social Security number made up the group number, which reflects the order in which the SSA assigned Social Security numbers to new applicants.

Thereof, how is your Social Security number determined?

The Area Number is assigned by the geographical region. Prior to 1972, cards were issued in local Social Security offices around the country and the Area Number represented the State in which the card was issued.

What are the first 3 digits of Social Security number?

The first three digits of a Social Security Number correspond to locations as follows:
429-432 676-679Arkansas586
433-439 659-665Louisiana700-728
237-246, 587-665, 667-679, 681-699, 750-772Officially: Not Issued

Are Social Security numbers randomly generated?

Social security numbers (SSNs) are not random numbers. They are assigned regionally and in batches.