Illinois Social Security

How does Illinois rank for social security payments?

Illinois ranks 11th out of 50 states for lowest Social Security dollars per capita at $2,004.08. The study is based on a total of 12,854,526 Illinoisans who received a reported $25,761,559,300 in Social Security Payments in the past year.

Illinois Social Security Payments By County

Illinois County Social Security Comparison

Illinois Social Security Received Map

Social Security Received By County

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

Applying For Social Security in Illinois

How do I apply for Social Security Benefits in Illinois?

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

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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)

Illinois Social Security Payments by City Statistics

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

City Payments Details

Aurora

$1,110.90

Aurora ranks 32nd of 711 among cities in Illinois with the lowest social security payments. Aurora residents received $223,230,600 in social security payments in the past year.

Champaign

$1,018.71

Champaign ranks 25th of 711 among cities in Illinois with the lowest social security payments. Champaign residents received $87,313,500 in social security payments in the past year.

Chicago

$1,416.14

Chicago ranks 83rd of 711 among cities in Illinois with the lowest social security payments. Chicago residents received $3,855,561,300 in social security payments in the past year.

Elgin

$1,528.24

Elgin ranks 103rd of 711 among cities in Illinois with the lowest social security payments. Elgin residents received $172,122,300 in social security payments in the past year.

Joliet

$1,425.91

Joliet ranks 86th of 711 among cities in Illinois with the lowest social security payments. Joliet residents received $211,280,100 in social security payments in the past year.

Naperville

$1,556.96

Naperville ranks 112th of 711 among cities in Illinois with the lowest social security payments. Naperville residents received $227,986,500 in social security payments in the past year.

Peoria

$2,073.47

Peoria ranks 273rd of 711 among cities in Illinois with the lowest social security payments. Peoria residents received $239,328,300 in social security payments in the past year.

Rockford

$2,366.42

Rockford ranks 374th of 711 among cities in Illinois with the lowest social security payments. Rockford residents received $351,744,300 in social security payments in the past year.

Springfield

$2,310.06

Springfield ranks 360th of 711 among cities in Illinois with the lowest social security payments. Springfield residents received $268,690,300 in social security payments in the past year.

Waukegan

$1,197.59

Waukegan ranks 44th of 711 among cities in Illinois with the lowest social security payments. Waukegan residents received $105,386,400 in social security payments in the past year.

Research & Reports

Social Security Statistics

How does Illinois 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 Illinois

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

Illinois Food Stamp Statistics

Illinois Poverty Statistics

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

Illinois Poverty Statistics

Benefits in Illinois

2018 Illinois 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 Illinois 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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