New Jersey Social Security

How does New Jersey rank for social security payments?

New Jersey ranks 26th out of 50 states for lowest Social Security dollars per capita at $2,222.88. The study is based on a total of 8,960,161 New Jerseyans who received a reported $19,917,402,000 in Social Security Payments in the past year.

New Jersey Social Security Payments By County

New Jersey County Social Security Comparison

New Jersey Social Security Received Map

Social Security Received By County

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

Applying For Social Security in New Jersey

How do I apply for Social Security Benefits in New Jersey?

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

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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)

New Jersey Social Security Payments by City Statistics

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

City Payments Details

Camden

$1,176.34

Camden ranks 29th of 461 among cities in New Jersey with the lowest social security payments. Camden residents received $88,872,400 in social security payments in the past year.

Clifton

$1,961.65

Clifton ranks 119th of 461 among cities in New Jersey with the lowest social security payments. Clifton residents received $169,107,600 in social security payments in the past year.

Elizabeth

$914.80

Elizabeth ranks 11th of 461 among cities in New Jersey with the lowest social security payments. Elizabeth residents received $118,341,000 in social security payments in the past year.

Jersey City

$1,164.82

Jersey City ranks 28th of 461 among cities in New Jersey with the lowest social security payments. Jersey City residents received $309,761,600 in social security payments in the past year.

Newark

$1,134.94

Newark ranks 26th of 461 among cities in New Jersey with the lowest social security payments. Newark residents received $320,965,200 in social security payments in the past year.

Passaic

$977.97

Passaic ranks 14th of 461 among cities in New Jersey with the lowest social security payments. Passaic residents received $69,491,700 in social security payments in the past year.

Paterson

$981.80

Paterson ranks 15th of 461 among cities in New Jersey with the lowest social security payments. Paterson residents received $145,198,000 in social security payments in the past year.

Toms River

$2,994.90

Toms River ranks 354th of 461 among cities in New Jersey with the lowest social security payments. Toms River residents received $265,668,500 in social security payments in the past year.

Trenton

$1,386.12

Trenton ranks 41st of 461 among cities in New Jersey with the lowest social security payments. Trenton residents received $117,635,500 in social security payments in the past year.

Union City

$1,003.16

Union City ranks 17th of 461 among cities in New Jersey with the lowest social security payments. Union City residents received $70,035,300 in social security payments in the past year.

Research & Reports

Social Security Statistics

How does New Jersey 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 New Jersey

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

New Jersey Food Stamp Statistics

New Jersey Poverty Statistics

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

New Jersey Poverty Statistics

Benefits in New Jersey

2018 New Jersey 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 New Jersey 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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