New York Social Security

How does New York rank for social security payments?

New York ranks 16th out of 50 states for lowest Social Security dollars per capita at $2,129.43. The study is based on a total of 19,798,228 New Yorkers who received a reported $42,159,011,100 in Social Security Payments in the past year.

New York Social Security Payments By County

New York County Social Security Comparison

New York Social Security Received Map

Social Security Received By County

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

Applying For Social Security in New York

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

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

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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 York Social Security Payments by City Statistics

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

City Payments Details

Albany

$1,869.90

Albany ranks 122nd of 810 among cities in New York with the lowest social security payments. Albany residents received $184,181,700 in social security payments in the past year.

Buffalo

$1,773.82

Buffalo ranks 101st of 810 among cities in New York with the lowest social security payments. Buffalo residents received $460,437,000 in social security payments in the past year.

Cheektowaga

$3,011.36

Cheektowaga ranks 571st of 810 among cities in New York with the lowest social security payments. Cheektowaga residents received $224,638,700 in social security payments in the past year.

Mount Vernon

$1,916.25

Mount Vernon ranks 129th of 810 among cities in New York with the lowest social security payments. Mount Vernon residents received $131,590,900 in social security payments in the past year.

New Rochelle

$2,211.95

New Rochelle ranks 212th of 810 among cities in New York with the lowest social security payments. New Rochelle residents received $176,684,200 in social security payments in the past year.

New York

$1,586.20

New York ranks 71st of 810 among cities in New York with the lowest social security payments. New York residents received $13,577,987,500 in social security payments in the past year.

Rochester

$1,701.40

Rochester ranks 89th of 810 among cities in New York with the lowest social security payments. Rochester residents received $356,381,000 in social security payments in the past year.

Schenectady

$1,784.99

Schenectady ranks 103rd of 810 among cities in New York with the lowest social security payments. Schenectady residents received $117,282,500 in social security payments in the past year.

Syracuse

$1,822.72

Syracuse ranks 113th of 810 among cities in New York with the lowest social security payments. Syracuse residents received $263,209,800 in social security payments in the past year.

Yonkers

$2,256.94

Yonkers ranks 229th of 810 among cities in New York with the lowest social security payments. Yonkers residents received $453,642,700 in social security payments in the past year.

Research & Reports

Social Security Statistics

How does New York 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 York

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

New York Poverty Statistics

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

New York Poverty Statistics

Benefits in New York

2018 New York 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 York 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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