Connecticut Social Security

How does Connecticut rank for social security payments?

Connecticut ranks 32nd out of 50 states for lowest Social Security dollars per capita at $2,349.72. The study is based on a total of 3,594,478 Connecticuters who received a reported $8,446,011,600 in Social Security Payments in the past year.

Connecticut Social Security Payments By County

Connecticut County Social Security Comparison

Connecticut Social Security Received Map

Social Security Received By County

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

Applying For Social Security in Connecticut

How do I apply for Social Security Benefits in Connecticut?

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

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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)

Connecticut Social Security Payments by City Statistics

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

City Payments Details

Bridgeport

$1,410.13

Bridgeport ranks 8th of 128 among cities in Connecticut with the lowest social security payments. Bridgeport residents received $208,116,100 in social security payments in the past year.

Bristol

$2,438.17

Bristol ranks 56th of 128 among cities in Connecticut with the lowest social security payments. Bristol residents received $147,504,500 in social security payments in the past year.

Danbury

$1,879.56

Danbury ranks 23rd of 128 among cities in Connecticut with the lowest social security payments. Danbury residents received $158,959,700 in social security payments in the past year.

Hartford

$1,264.21

Hartford ranks 6th of 128 among cities in Connecticut with the lowest social security payments. Hartford residents received $157,255,300 in social security payments in the past year.

New Britain

$1,766.13

New Britain ranks 17th of 128 among cities in Connecticut with the lowest social security payments. New Britain residents received $129,049,400 in social security payments in the past year.

New Haven

$1,420.88

New Haven ranks 9th of 128 among cities in Connecticut with the lowest social security payments. New Haven residents received $185,970,900 in social security payments in the past year.

Norwalk

$1,864.31

Norwalk ranks 21st of 128 among cities in Connecticut with the lowest social security payments. Norwalk residents received $165,060,500 in social security payments in the past year.

Stamford

$1,906.31

Stamford ranks 25th of 128 among cities in Connecticut with the lowest social security payments. Stamford residents received $245,630,000 in social security payments in the past year.

Waterbury

$1,842.82

Waterbury ranks 19th of 128 among cities in Connecticut with the lowest social security payments. Waterbury residents received $201,328,400 in social security payments in the past year.

West Hartford

$2,394.35

West Hartford ranks 52nd of 128 among cities in Connecticut with the lowest social security payments. West Hartford residents received $151,706,200 in social security payments in the past year.

Research & Reports

Social Security Statistics

How does Connecticut 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 Connecticut

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

Connecticut Food Stamp Statistics

Connecticut Poverty Statistics

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

Connecticut Poverty Statistics

Benefits in Connecticut

2018 Connecticut 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 Connecticut 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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