Florida Social Security

How does Florida rank for social security payments?

Florida ranks 46th out of 50 states for lowest Social Security dollars per capita at $2,632.93. The study is based on a total of 20,278,447 Floridians who received a reported $53,391,795,600 in Social Security Payments in the past year.

Florida Social Security Payments By County

Florida County Social Security Comparison

Florida Social Security Received Map

Social Security Received By County

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

Applying For Social Security in Florida

How do I apply for Social Security Benefits in Florida?

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

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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)

Florida Social Security Payments by City Statistics

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

City Payments Details

Cape Coral

$2,967.67

Cape Coral ranks 444th of 740 among cities in Florida with the lowest social security payments. Cape Coral residents received $515,421,900 in social security payments in the past year.

Fort Lauderdale

$2,303.21

Fort Lauderdale ranks 328th of 740 among cities in Florida with the lowest social security payments. Fort Lauderdale residents received $408,071,000 in social security payments in the past year.

Hialeah

$1,450.96

Hialeah ranks 134th of 740 among cities in Florida with the lowest social security payments. Hialeah residents received $344,636,200 in social security payments in the past year.

Jacksonville

$1,868.19

Jacksonville ranks 228th of 740 among cities in Florida with the lowest social security payments. Jacksonville residents received $1,620,304,200 in social security payments in the past year.

Miami

$1,410.07

Miami ranks 125th of 740 among cities in Florida with the lowest social security payments. Miami residents received $624,669,900 in social security payments in the past year.

Orlando

$1,347.03

Orlando ranks 115th of 740 among cities in Florida with the lowest social security payments. Orlando residents received $362,908,800 in social security payments in the past year.

Port St. Lucie

$2,689.28

Port St. Lucie ranks 403rd of 740 among cities in Florida with the lowest social security payments. Port St. Lucie residents received $480,783,300 in social security payments in the past year.

St. Petersburg

$2,482.02

St. Petersburg ranks 361st of 740 among cities in Florida with the lowest social security payments. St. Petersburg residents received $635,473,600 in social security payments in the past year.

Tallahassee

$1,473.75

Tallahassee ranks 141st of 740 among cities in Florida with the lowest social security payments. Tallahassee residents received $277,746,900 in social security payments in the past year.

Tampa

$1,668.09

Tampa ranks 188th of 740 among cities in Florida with the lowest social security payments. Tampa residents received $614,000,900 in social security payments in the past year.

Research & Reports

Social Security Statistics

How does Florida 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 Florida

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

Florida Food Stamp Statistics

Florida Poverty Statistics

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

Florida Poverty Statistics

Benefits in Florida

2018 Florida 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 Florida 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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