Alabama Social Security

How does Alabama rank for social security payments?

Alabama ranks 39th out of 50 states for lowest Social Security dollars per capita at $2,455.53. The study is based on a total of 4,850,771 Alabamians who received a reported $11,911,199,500 in Social Security Payments in the past year.

Alabama Social Security Payments By County

Alabama County Social Security Comparison

Alabama Social Security Received Map

Social Security Received By County

The percentage of households receiving social security in Alabama varies by county.

Applying For Social Security in Alabama

How do I apply for Social Security Benefits in Alabama?

Social Security Benefits are administered by the Federal government, and are available to citizens of all states including Alabama. There are 17 government social security benefits that you may apply for as a resident of Alabama.

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Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation Pension Insurance
Social Security Child's Insurance Benefits
Social Security Disabled Surviving Divorced Spouse Benefits
Social Security Disabled Widow(er)'s Insurance Benefits
Social Security Divorced Spouse Benefits
Social Security Independently Entitled Divorced Spouse's Benefits
Social Security Lump Sum Death Payment
Social Security Medicare Program
Social Security Medicare Savings Program
Social Security Mother's or Father's Insurance Benefits
Social Security Parent's Insurance Benefits
Social Security Retirement Insurance Benefits
Social Security Special Benefits for Qualified WWII Veterans
Social Security Spouse's Insurance Benefits
Social Security Surviving Divorced Spouse Benefits
Social Security Widow(er)'s Insurance Benefits
Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS)

Alabama Social Security Payments by City Statistics

How do the per capita social security payments compare across the largest cities in Alabama?

City Payments Details

Auburn

$1,248.14

Auburn ranks 9th of 316 among cities in Alabama with the lowest social security payments. Auburn residents received $76,713,000 in social security payments in the past year.

Birmingham

$2,145.71

Birmingham ranks 100th of 316 among cities in Alabama with the lowest social security payments. Birmingham residents received $455,458,400 in social security payments in the past year.

Decatur

$2,605.95

Decatur ranks 181st of 316 among cities in Alabama with the lowest social security payments. Decatur residents received $142,920,800 in social security payments in the past year.

Dothan

$2,459.21

Dothan ranks 155th of 316 among cities in Alabama with the lowest social security payments. Dothan residents received $166,695,300 in social security payments in the past year.

Hoover

$2,408.66

Hoover ranks 143rd of 316 among cities in Alabama with the lowest social security payments. Hoover residents received $202,688,800 in social security payments in the past year.

Huntsville

$2,237.69

Huntsville ranks 111th of 316 among cities in Alabama with the lowest social security payments. Huntsville residents received $426,283,000 in social security payments in the past year.

Madison

$1,636.93

Madison ranks 32nd of 316 among cities in Alabama with the lowest social security payments. Madison residents received $77,065,200 in social security payments in the past year.

Mobile

$2,362.32

Mobile ranks 134th of 316 among cities in Alabama with the lowest social security payments. Mobile residents received $453,767,100 in social security payments in the past year.

Montgomery

$2,128.45

Montgomery ranks 96th of 316 among cities in Alabama with the lowest social security payments. Montgomery residents received $427,309,700 in social security payments in the past year.

Tuscaloosa

$1,893.88

Tuscaloosa ranks 61st of 316 among cities in Alabama with the lowest social security payments. Tuscaloosa residents received $184,413,100 in social security payments in the past year.

Research & Reports

Social Security Statistics

How does Alabama compare nationally? See which states receive the most social security payments.

We breakdown over 3,000 counties nationwide and rank states with the most and least social security payments given to residents.

Social Security Statistics

Food Stamp Recipients in Alabama

Which areas receive the most food stamp public assistance in Alabama? We breakdown food stamps by city and county statewide and rank communities with the most and least food and nutrional supplements given to residents.

Alabama Food Stamp Statistics

Alabama Poverty Statistics

Which areas have the highest rate of poverty in Alabama? We breakdown the poverty rate by city and county across Alabama and rank communities with the highest and lowest concentrations of residents living below the poverty line.

Alabama Poverty Statistics

Benefits in Alabama

2018 Alabama Poverty Line

Household Size Poverty Level
1 $12,140
2 $16,460
3 $20,780
4 $25,100
5 $29,420
6 $33,740
Per Additional +$4,320

The poverty line for Alabama in 2018 is based on the federal guidelines, which begins at $12,140 for a single person, adding $4,320 for each additional person.

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