Maine Social Security

How does Maine rank for social security payments?

Maine ranks 48th out of 50 states for lowest Social Security dollars per capita at $2,651.69. The study is based on a total of 1,330,158 Mainers who received a reported $3,527,164,600 in Social Security Payments in the past year.

Maine Social Security Payments By County

Maine County Social Security Comparison

Maine Social Security Received Map

Social Security Received By County

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

Applying For Social Security in Maine

How do I apply for Social Security Benefits in Maine?

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

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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)

Maine Social Security Payments by City Statistics

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

City Payments Details

Auburn

$2,432.81

Auburn ranks 30th of 100 among cities in Maine with the lowest social security payments. Auburn residents received $55,811,100 in social security payments in the past year.

Augusta

$2,422.07

Augusta ranks 28th of 100 among cities in Maine with the lowest social security payments. Augusta residents received $45,113,400 in social security payments in the past year.

Bangor

$2,401.31

Bangor ranks 27th of 100 among cities in Maine with the lowest social security payments. Bangor residents received $77,410,900 in social security payments in the past year.

Biddeford

$2,170.97

Biddeford ranks 17th of 100 among cities in Maine with the lowest social security payments. Biddeford residents received $46,486,900 in social security payments in the past year.

Lewiston

$2,431.14

Lewiston ranks 29th of 100 among cities in Maine with the lowest social security payments. Lewiston residents received $88,033,900 in social security payments in the past year.

Portland

$1,798.18

Portland ranks 10th of 100 among cities in Maine with the lowest social security payments. Portland residents received $119,965,800 in social security payments in the past year.

Saco

$2,203.12

Saco ranks 19th of 100 among cities in Maine with the lowest social security payments. Saco residents received $42,139,000 in social security payments in the past year.

Sanford

$2,555.48

Sanford ranks 37th of 100 among cities in Maine with the lowest social security payments. Sanford residents received $53,460,700 in social security payments in the past year.

South Portland

$2,270.20

South Portland ranks 21st of 100 among cities in Maine with the lowest social security payments. South Portland residents received $57,733,400 in social security payments in the past year.

Westbrook

$2,453.50

Westbrook ranks 33rd of 100 among cities in Maine with the lowest social security payments. Westbrook residents received $44,545,800 in social security payments in the past year.

Research & Reports

Social Security Statistics

How does Maine 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 Maine

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

Maine Food Stamp Statistics

Maine Poverty Statistics

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

Maine Poverty Statistics

Benefits in Maine

2018 Maine 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 Maine 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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