Tennessee Social Security

How does Tennessee rank for social security payments?

Tennessee ranks 35th out of 50 states for lowest Social Security dollars per capita at $2,374.95. The study is based on a total of 6,597,381 Tennesseans who received a reported $15,668,447,800 in Social Security Payments in the past year.

Tennessee Social Security Payments By County

Tennessee County Social Security Comparison

Tennessee Social Security Received Map

Social Security Received By County

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

Applying For Social Security in Tennessee

How do I apply for Social Security Benefits in Tennessee?

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

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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)

Tennessee Social Security Payments by City Statistics

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

City Payments Details

Bartlett

$2,338.80

Bartlett ranks 94th of 279 among cities in Tennessee with the lowest social security payments. Bartlett residents received $137,147,100 in social security payments in the past year.

Chattanooga

$2,299.82

Chattanooga ranks 87th of 279 among cities in Tennessee with the lowest social security payments. Chattanooga residents received $405,436,900 in social security payments in the past year.

Clarksville

$1,195.17

Clarksville ranks 9th of 279 among cities in Tennessee with the lowest social security payments. Clarksville residents received $176,610,900 in social security payments in the past year.

Franklin

$1,982.30

Franklin ranks 45th of 279 among cities in Tennessee with the lowest social security payments. Franklin residents received $144,688,100 in social security payments in the past year.

Jackson

$2,211.16

Jackson ranks 69th of 279 among cities in Tennessee with the lowest social security payments. Jackson residents received $148,096,800 in social security payments in the past year.

Johnson City

$2,476.68

Johnson City ranks 120th of 279 among cities in Tennessee with the lowest social security payments. Johnson City residents received $162,465,100 in social security payments in the past year.

Knoxville

$1,977.42

Knoxville ranks 44th of 279 among cities in Tennessee with the lowest social security payments. Knoxville residents received $364,765,700 in social security payments in the past year.

Memphis

$1,651.32

Memphis ranks 22nd of 279 among cities in Tennessee with the lowest social security payments. Memphis residents received $1,081,155,000 in social security payments in the past year.

Murfreesboro

$1,396.84

Murfreesboro ranks 14th of 279 among cities in Tennessee with the lowest social security payments. Murfreesboro residents received $176,264,900 in social security payments in the past year.

Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government (balance)

$1,675.97

Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government (balance) ranks 23rd of 279 among cities in Tennessee with the lowest social security payments. Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government (balance) residents received $1,096,395,400 in social security payments in the past year.

Research & Reports

Social Security Statistics

How does Tennessee 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 Tennessee

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

Tennessee Food Stamp Statistics

Tennessee Poverty Statistics

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

Tennessee Poverty Statistics

Benefits in Tennessee

2018 Tennessee 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 Tennessee 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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