Louisiana Social Security

How does Louisiana rank for social security payments?

Louisiana ranks 7th out of 50 states for lowest Social Security dollars per capita at $1,869.08. The study is based on a total of 4,663,461 Louisianians who received a reported $8,716,392,800 in Social Security Payments in the past year.

Louisiana Social Security Payments By County

Louisiana County Social Security Comparison

Louisiana Social Security Received Map

Social Security Received By County

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

Applying For Social Security in Louisiana

How do I apply for Social Security Benefits in Louisiana?

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

Want to explore more government assistance programs? Browse all government benefits available to Louisiana residents or all Social Security Benefits

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)

Louisiana Social Security Payments by City Statistics

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

City Payments Details

Alexandria

$1,823.21

Alexandria ranks 135th of 281 among cities in Louisiana with the lowest social security payments. Alexandria residents received $87,430,100 in social security payments in the past year.

Baton Rouge

$1,527.32

Baton Rouge ranks 70th of 281 among cities in Louisiana with the lowest social security payments. Baton Rouge residents received $347,539,400 in social security payments in the past year.

Bossier City

$1,648.97

Bossier City ranks 91st of 281 among cities in Louisiana with the lowest social security payments. Bossier City residents received $111,323,600 in social security payments in the past year.

Kenner

$1,999.44

Kenner ranks 174th of 281 among cities in Louisiana with the lowest social security payments. Kenner residents received $134,468,100 in social security payments in the past year.

Lafayette

$1,681.39

Lafayette ranks 97th of 281 among cities in Louisiana with the lowest social security payments. Lafayette residents received $212,655,700 in social security payments in the past year.

Lake Charles

$1,946.09

Lake Charles ranks 161st of 281 among cities in Louisiana with the lowest social security payments. Lake Charles residents received $146,334,600 in social security payments in the past year.

Metairie

$2,477.62

Metairie ranks 246th of 281 among cities in Louisiana with the lowest social security payments. Metairie residents received $358,814,500 in social security payments in the past year.

Monroe

$1,507.79

Monroe ranks 67th of 281 among cities in Louisiana with the lowest social security payments. Monroe residents received $73,788,000 in social security payments in the past year.

New Orleans

$1,559.40

New Orleans ranks 79th of 281 among cities in Louisiana with the lowest social security payments. New Orleans residents received $605,331,300 in social security payments in the past year.

Shreveport

$1,798.23

Shreveport ranks 128th of 281 among cities in Louisiana with the lowest social security payments. Shreveport residents received $352,842,900 in social security payments in the past year.

Research & Reports

Social Security Statistics

How does Louisiana 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 Louisiana

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

Louisiana Food Stamp Statistics

Louisiana Poverty Statistics

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

Louisiana Poverty Statistics

Benefits in Louisiana

2018 Louisiana 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 Louisiana 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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