Rhode Island Social Security

How does Rhode Island rank for social security payments?

Rhode Island ranks 28th out of 50 states for lowest Social Security dollars per capita at $2,272.65. The study is based on a total of 1,056,138 Rhode Islanders who received a reported $2,400,235,400 in Social Security Payments in the past year.

Rhode Island Social Security Payments By County

Rhode Island County Social Security Comparison

Rhode Island Social Security Received Map

Social Security Received By County

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

Applying For Social Security in Rhode Island

How do I apply for Social Security Benefits in Rhode Island?

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

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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)

Rhode Island Social Security Payments by City Statistics

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

City Payments Details

Central Falls

$966.62

Central Falls ranks 3rd of 25 among cities in Rhode Island with the lowest social security payments. Central Falls residents received $18,747,500 in social security payments in the past year.

Cranston

$2,326.72

Cranston ranks 14th of 25 among cities in Rhode Island with the lowest social security payments. Cranston residents received $188,415,700 in social security payments in the past year.

East Providence

$2,518.41

East Providence ranks 15th of 25 among cities in Rhode Island with the lowest social security payments. East Providence residents received $119,435,600 in social security payments in the past year.

Newport

$2,178.60

Newport ranks 12th of 25 among cities in Rhode Island with the lowest social security payments. Newport residents received $53,909,400 in social security payments in the past year.

Pawtucket

$1,860.01

Pawtucket ranks 9th of 25 among cities in Rhode Island with the lowest social security payments. Pawtucket residents received $133,492,800 in social security payments in the past year.

Providence

$1,110.89

Providence ranks 4th of 25 among cities in Rhode Island with the lowest social security payments. Providence residents received $199,414,300 in social security payments in the past year.

Valley Falls

$2,276.34

Valley Falls ranks 13th of 25 among cities in Rhode Island with the lowest social security payments. Valley Falls residents received $27,443,600 in social security payments in the past year.

Warwick

$2,912.99

Warwick ranks 21st of 25 among cities in Rhode Island with the lowest social security payments. Warwick residents received $236,586,900 in social security payments in the past year.

Westerly

$3,063.16

Westerly ranks 22nd of 25 among cities in Rhode Island with the lowest social security payments. Westerly residents received $53,063,200 in social security payments in the past year.

Woonsocket

$1,902.87

Woonsocket ranks 10th of 25 among cities in Rhode Island with the lowest social security payments. Woonsocket residents received $78,984,500 in social security payments in the past year.

Research & Reports

Social Security Statistics

How does Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island

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

Rhode Island Food Stamp Statistics

Rhode Island Poverty Statistics

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

Rhode Island Poverty Statistics

Benefits in Rhode Island

2018 Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island 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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