Delaware Social Security

How does Delaware rank for social security payments?

Delaware ranks 45th out of 50 states for lowest Social Security dollars per capita at $2,607.24. The study is based on a total of 943,732 Delawareans who received a reported $2,460,534,200 in Social Security Payments in the past year.

Delaware Social Security Payments By County

Delaware County Social Security Comparison

Delaware Social Security Received Map

Social Security Received By County

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

Applying For Social Security in Delaware

How do I apply for Social Security Benefits in Delaware?

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

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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)

Delaware Social Security Payments by City Statistics

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

City Payments Details

Bear

$1,545.09

Bear ranks 6th of 52 among cities in Delaware with the lowest social security payments. Bear residents received $31,521,300 in social security payments in the past year.

Brookside

$1,902.72

Brookside ranks 18th of 52 among cities in Delaware with the lowest social security payments. Brookside residents received $25,789,400 in social security payments in the past year.

Dover

$2,179.14

Dover ranks 25th of 52 among cities in Delaware with the lowest social security payments. Dover residents received $80,865,600 in social security payments in the past year.

Glasgow

$1,575.98

Glasgow ranks 8th of 52 among cities in Delaware with the lowest social security payments. Glasgow residents received $24,080,900 in social security payments in the past year.

Hockessin

$3,341.40

Hockessin ranks 42nd of 52 among cities in Delaware with the lowest social security payments. Hockessin residents received $45,683,600 in social security payments in the past year.

Middletown

$1,921.78

Middletown ranks 19th of 52 among cities in Delaware with the lowest social security payments. Middletown residents received $39,884,600 in social security payments in the past year.

Newark

$2,003.47

Newark ranks 23rd of 52 among cities in Delaware with the lowest social security payments. Newark residents received $66,601,300 in social security payments in the past year.

Pike Creek Valley

$2,337.10

Pike Creek Valley ranks 30th of 52 among cities in Delaware with the lowest social security payments. Pike Creek Valley residents received $25,294,400 in social security payments in the past year.

Smyrna

$2,112.97

Smyrna ranks 24th of 52 among cities in Delaware with the lowest social security payments. Smyrna residents received $23,825,800 in social security payments in the past year.

Wilmington

$1,759.54

Wilmington ranks 14th of 52 among cities in Delaware with the lowest social security payments. Wilmington residents received $125,413,100 in social security payments in the past year.

Research & Reports

Social Security Statistics

How does Delaware 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 Delaware

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

Delaware Food Stamp Statistics

Delaware Poverty Statistics

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

Delaware Poverty Statistics

Benefits in Delaware

2018 Delaware 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 Delaware 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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