Georgia Social Security

How does Georgia rank for social security payments?

Georgia ranks 6th out of 50 states for lowest Social Security dollars per capita at $1,774.12. The study is based on a total of 10,099,320 Georgians who received a reported $17,917,365,700 in Social Security Payments in the past year.

Georgia Social Security Payments By County

Georgia County Social Security Comparison

Georgia Social Security Received Map

Social Security Received By County

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

Applying For Social Security in Georgia

How do I apply for Social Security Benefits in Georgia?

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

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Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation Pension Insurance

Congress set up PBGC to insure the defined-benefit pensions of working Americans. Defined-benefit pension plans are traditional pensions that pay a certain amount each month after you retire. If you have a pension from a private-sector job, you are p...

Social Security Child's Insurance Benefits

These benefits are paid to a worker's biological child, adopted child or dependent stepchild. In some cases, the child also could be eligible for benefits based on his or her grandparents' or stepgrandparents' earnings. To receive this benefit, a...

Social Security Disabled Surviving Divorced Spouse Benefits

These benefits are paid to the disabled surviving divorced spouse of a worker who had earned enough Social Security credits. In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be divorced from a deceased spouse and meet the following requirem...

Social Security Disabled Widow(er)'s Insurance Benefits

These benefits are paid to the disabled widow or widower of a deceased worker who had earned enough Social Security credits. In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must meet the following requirements: Be at least age 50, but not ...

Social Security Divorced Spouse Benefits

These are benefits paid to divorced spouses of workers who are receiving (or are eligible to receive) Social Security benefits. In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must meet the following requirements: Be at least 62 years old ...

Social Security Independently Entitled Divorced Spouse's Benefits

These are benefits paid to divorced spouses of workers who are receiving (or are eligible to receive) Social Security benefits. In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must meet the following requirements: Be at least 62 years old ...

Social Security Lump Sum Death Payment

A surviving spouse or child may receive a special lump-sum death payment of $255 if they meet certain requirements. Generally, the lump-sum is paid to the surviving spouse who was living in the same household with the worker when he or she died. I...

Social Security Medicare Program

Medicare is a health insurance program for people who meet the following requirements: Are age 65 or older, Receive Social Security Disability benefits, or People with kidney failure may also qualify for Medicare. For more informatio...

Social Security Medicare Savings Program

States have programs for people with limited income and resources that pay some or all of their Medicare premiums and may pay Medicare deductibles and coinsurance. For more information visit: http://www.medicare.gov/contacts/staticpages/msps.aspx....

Social Security Mother's or Father's Insurance Benefits

These are benefits paid to the surviving spouse or surviving divorced spouse of an insured worker. To qualify for this benefit program, you must meet all of the following requirements: Be unmarried Meet the marriage duration requirement ...

Social Security Parent's Insurance Benefits

These are benefits paid to the dependent parent of a deceased worker who had earned enough Social Security credits. To qualify for this benefit program, you must meet all of the following requirements: Be at least age 62 Have not married ...

Social Security Retirement Insurance Benefits

To qualify for this benefit program, you must meet all of the following requirements: Have earned enough Social Security credits Are at least age 62 throughout the first month of entitlement ...

Social Security Special Benefits for Qualified WWII Veterans

Special benefits can be paid to certain World War II veterans. These include veterans who served in the active U.S. military from September 16, 1940 through July 24, 1947. It also includes Filipino veterans who served in the organized military of the...

Social Security Spouse's Insurance Benefits

These are benefits paid to the spouse of a worker who receives Social Security Retirement or Disability benefits. To qualify for this benefit program, you must meet all of the following requirements: Be married for at least one year to someo...

Social Security Surviving Divorced Spouse Benefits

These are benefits paid to the divorced spouse of a deceased worker who had earned enough work credits. To qualify for this benefit program, you must meet all of the following requirements: Be at least age 60 Be divorced from the deceased...

Social Security Widow(er)'s Insurance Benefits

These are benefits paid to the widow or widower of a deceased worker who had earned enough work credits. To qualify for this benefit program, you must meet all of the following requirements: Be at least age 60 Be the widow or widower of a...

Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS)

The Civil Service Retirement Act, which became effective on August 1, 1920, established a retirement system for certain Federal employees. The Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) is a defined benefit, contributory retirement system. Employees and ...

Georgia Social Security Payments by City Statistics

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

City Payments Details

Albany

$1,776.83

Albany ranks 177th of 357 among cities in Georgia with the lowest social security payments. Albany residents received $134,429,900 in social security payments in the past year.

Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance)

$1,374.45

Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance) ranks 81st of 357 among cities in Georgia with the lowest social security payments. Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance) residents received $166,051,100 in social security payments in the past year.

Atlanta

$1,439.23

Atlanta ranks 99th of 357 among cities in Georgia with the lowest social security payments. Atlanta residents received $656,834,700 in social security payments in the past year.

Augusta-Richmond County consolidated government (balance)

$1,834.90

Augusta-Richmond County consolidated government (balance) ranks 189th of 357 among cities in Georgia with the lowest social security payments. Augusta-Richmond County consolidated government (balance) residents received $361,079,100 in social security payments in the past year.

Columbus

$1,690.49

Columbus ranks 152nd of 357 among cities in Georgia with the lowest social security payments. Columbus residents received $338,609,300 in social security payments in the past year.

Johns Creek

$1,101.06

Johns Creek ranks 42nd of 357 among cities in Georgia with the lowest social security payments. Johns Creek residents received $91,310,500 in social security payments in the past year.

Roswell

$1,659.97

Roswell ranks 144th of 357 among cities in Georgia with the lowest social security payments. Roswell residents received $155,984,200 in social security payments in the past year.

Sandy Springs

$1,628.88

Sandy Springs ranks 136th of 357 among cities in Georgia with the lowest social security payments. Sandy Springs residents received $166,490,900 in social security payments in the past year.

Savannah

$1,696.50

Savannah ranks 155th of 357 among cities in Georgia with the lowest social security payments. Savannah residents received $245,512,900 in social security payments in the past year.

Warner Robins

$1,365.27

Warner Robins ranks 80th of 357 among cities in Georgia with the lowest social security payments. Warner Robins residents received $100,026,200 in social security payments in the past year.

Research & Reports

National Social Security Payment Statistics

How does Georgia 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.

National Social Security Statistics

Food Stamp Recipients in Georgia

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

Georgia Food Stamp Statistics

Georgia Poverty Statistics

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

Georgia Poverty Statistics

Welfare Info