South Dakota Social Security

How does South Dakota rank for social security payments?

South Dakota ranks 13th out of 50 states for lowest Social Security dollars per capita at $2,049.89. The study is based on a total of 855,444 South Dakotans who received a reported $1,753,569,000 in Social Security Payments in the past year.

South Dakota Social Security Payments By County

South Dakota County Social Security Comparison

South Dakota Social Security Received Map

Social Security Received By County

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

Applying For Social Security in South Dakota

How do I apply for Social Security Benefits in South Dakota?

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

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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)

South Dakota Social Security Payments by City Statistics

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

City Payments Details

Aberdeen

$2,304.64

Aberdeen ranks 46th of 77 among cities in South Dakota with the lowest social security payments. Aberdeen residents received $64,357,100 in social security payments in the past year.

Brookings

$1,362.54

Brookings ranks 20th of 77 among cities in South Dakota with the lowest social security payments. Brookings residents received $31,980,100 in social security payments in the past year.

Huron

$2,088.37

Huron ranks 33rd of 77 among cities in South Dakota with the lowest social security payments. Huron residents received $27,391,000 in social security payments in the past year.

Mitchell

$2,246.88

Mitchell ranks 40th of 77 among cities in South Dakota with the lowest social security payments. Mitchell residents received $34,975,000 in social security payments in the past year.

Pierre

$2,256.16

Pierre ranks 42nd of 77 among cities in South Dakota with the lowest social security payments. Pierre residents received $31,527,600 in social security payments in the past year.

Rapid City

$2,324.38

Rapid City ranks 48th of 77 among cities in South Dakota with the lowest social security payments. Rapid City residents received $169,310,400 in social security payments in the past year.

Sioux Falls

$1,718.44

Sioux Falls ranks 27th of 77 among cities in South Dakota with the lowest social security payments. Sioux Falls residents received $292,823,300 in social security payments in the past year.

Spearfish

$2,527.48

Spearfish ranks 54th of 77 among cities in South Dakota with the lowest social security payments. Spearfish residents received $28,560,500 in social security payments in the past year.

Watertown

$2,299.68

Watertown ranks 45th of 77 among cities in South Dakota with the lowest social security payments. Watertown residents received $50,783,900 in social security payments in the past year.

Yankton

$2,312.91

Yankton ranks 47th of 77 among cities in South Dakota with the lowest social security payments. Yankton residents received $33,604,200 in social security payments in the past year.

Research & Reports

Social Security Statistics

How does South Dakota 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 South Dakota

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

South Dakota Food Stamp Statistics

South Dakota Poverty Statistics

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

South Dakota Poverty Statistics

Benefits in South Dakota

2018 South Dakota 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 South Dakota 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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