New Mexico Social Security

How does New Mexico rank for social security payments?

New Mexico ranks 15th out of 50 states for lowest Social Security dollars per capita at $2,128.93. The study is based on a total of 2,084,828 New Mexicans who received a reported $4,438,460,200 in Social Security Payments in the past year.

New Mexico Social Security Payments By County

New Mexico County Social Security Comparison

New Mexico Social Security Received Map

Social Security Received By County

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

Applying For Social Security in New Mexico

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

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

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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 Mexico Social Security Payments by City Statistics

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

City Payments Details

Alamogordo

$2,134.44

Alamogordo ranks 84th of 141 among cities in New Mexico with the lowest social security payments. Alamogordo residents received $66,088,700 in social security payments in the past year.

Albuquerque

$2,022.80

Albuquerque ranks 70th of 141 among cities in New Mexico with the lowest social security payments. Albuquerque residents received $1,126,126,900 in social security payments in the past year.

Clovis

$1,711.20

Clovis ranks 51st of 141 among cities in New Mexico with the lowest social security payments. Clovis residents received $67,173,200 in social security payments in the past year.

Farmington

$1,775.79

Farmington ranks 55th of 141 among cities in New Mexico with the lowest social security payments. Farmington residents received $81,432,200 in social security payments in the past year.

Hobbs

$1,522.05

Hobbs ranks 41st of 141 among cities in New Mexico with the lowest social security payments. Hobbs residents received $56,965,600 in social security payments in the past year.

Las Cruces

$2,052.92

Las Cruces ranks 73rd of 141 among cities in New Mexico with the lowest social security payments. Las Cruces residents received $207,374,000 in social security payments in the past year.

Rio Rancho

$1,996.22

Rio Rancho ranks 68th of 141 among cities in New Mexico with the lowest social security payments. Rio Rancho residents received $186,281,100 in social security payments in the past year.

Roswell

$2,043.56

Roswell ranks 71st of 141 among cities in New Mexico with the lowest social security payments. Roswell residents received $98,423,800 in social security payments in the past year.

Santa Fe

$2,696.27

Santa Fe ranks 108th of 141 among cities in New Mexico with the lowest social security payments. Santa Fe residents received $223,736,400 in social security payments in the past year.

South Valley

$1,897.34

South Valley ranks 63rd of 141 among cities in New Mexico with the lowest social security payments. South Valley residents received $78,532,700 in social security payments in the past year.

Research & Reports

Social Security Statistics

How does New Mexico 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 Mexico

Which areas receive the most food stamp public assistance in New Mexico? 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 Mexico Food Stamp Statistics

New Mexico Poverty Statistics

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

New Mexico Poverty Statistics

Benefits in New Mexico

2018 New Mexico 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 Mexico 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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