Mississippi Social Security

How does Mississippi rank for social security payments?

Mississippi ranks 21st out of 50 states for lowest Social Security dollars per capita at $2,142.52. The study is based on a total of 2,986,220 Mississippians who received a reported $6,398,037,200 in Social Security Payments in the past year.

Mississippi Social Security Payments By County

Mississippi County Social Security Comparison

Mississippi Social Security Received Map

Social Security Received By County

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

Applying For Social Security in Mississippi

How do I apply for Social Security Benefits in Mississippi?

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

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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)

Mississippi Social Security Payments by City Statistics

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

City Payments Details

Biloxi

$1,915.57

Biloxi ranks 85th of 199 among cities in Mississippi with the lowest social security payments. Biloxi residents received $86,828,900 in social security payments in the past year.

Greenville

$2,007.64

Greenville ranks 100th of 199 among cities in Mississippi with the lowest social security payments. Greenville residents received $64,112,000 in social security payments in the past year.

Gulfport

$1,931.28

Gulfport ranks 87th of 199 among cities in Mississippi with the lowest social security payments. Gulfport residents received $137,735,100 in social security payments in the past year.

Hattiesburg

$1,526.28

Hattiesburg ranks 36th of 199 among cities in Mississippi with the lowest social security payments. Hattiesburg residents received $70,964,500 in social security payments in the past year.

Horn Lake

$1,176.89

Horn Lake ranks 11th of 199 among cities in Mississippi with the lowest social security payments. Horn Lake residents received $31,545,400 in social security payments in the past year.

Jackson

$1,533.50

Jackson ranks 37th of 199 among cities in Mississippi with the lowest social security payments. Jackson residents received $261,297,100 in social security payments in the past year.

Meridian

$2,162.76

Meridian ranks 121st of 199 among cities in Mississippi with the lowest social security payments. Meridian residents received $84,808,300 in social security payments in the past year.

Olive Branch

$1,854.87

Olive Branch ranks 75th of 199 among cities in Mississippi with the lowest social security payments. Olive Branch residents received $66,836,400 in social security payments in the past year.

Southaven

$1,841.30

Southaven ranks 74th of 199 among cities in Mississippi with the lowest social security payments. Southaven residents received $96,546,600 in social security payments in the past year.

Tupelo

$2,275.31

Tupelo ranks 138th of 199 among cities in Mississippi with the lowest social security payments. Tupelo residents received $87,192,300 in social security payments in the past year.

Research & Reports

Social Security Statistics

How does Mississippi 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 Mississippi

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

Mississippi Food Stamp Statistics

Mississippi Poverty Statistics

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

Mississippi Poverty Statistics

Benefits in Mississippi

2018 Mississippi 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 Mississippi 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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