Texas Social Security

How does Texas rank for social security payments?

Texas ranks 3rd out of 50 states for lowest Social Security dollars per capita at $1,559.25. The study is based on a total of 27,419,612 Texans who received a reported $42,753,960,100 in Social Security Payments in the past year.

Texas Social Security Payments By County

Texas County Social Security Comparison

Texas Social Security Received Map

Social Security Received By County

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

Applying For Social Security in Texas

How do I apply for Social Security Benefits in Texas?

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

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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)

Texas Social Security Payments by City Statistics

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

City Payments Details

Arlington

$1,354.18

Arlington ranks 273rd of 983 among cities in Texas with the lowest social security payments. Arlington residents received $525,726,500 in social security payments in the past year.

Austin

$1,109.75

Austin ranks 156th of 983 among cities in Texas with the lowest social security payments. Austin residents received $1,017,533,400 in social security payments in the past year.

Corpus Christi

$1,703.71

Corpus Christi ranks 440th of 983 among cities in Texas with the lowest social security payments. Corpus Christi residents received $549,832,200 in social security payments in the past year.

Dallas

$1,327.83

Dallas ranks 250th of 983 among cities in Texas with the lowest social security payments. Dallas residents received $1,726,344,900 in social security payments in the past year.

El Paso

$1,340.16

El Paso ranks 264th of 983 among cities in Texas with the lowest social security payments. El Paso residents received $908,982,200 in social security payments in the past year.

Fort Worth

$1,265.40

Fort Worth ranks 219th of 983 among cities in Texas with the lowest social security payments. Fort Worth residents received $1,056,770,300 in social security payments in the past year.

Houston

$1,271.10

Houston ranks 224th of 983 among cities in Texas with the lowest social security payments. Houston residents received $2,882,012,200 in social security payments in the past year.

Laredo

$840.73

Laredo ranks 69th of 983 among cities in Texas with the lowest social security payments. Laredo residents received $214,643,800 in social security payments in the past year.

Plano

$1,593.56

Plano ranks 389th of 983 among cities in Texas with the lowest social security payments. Plano residents received $448,692,300 in social security payments in the past year.

San Antonio

$1,449.43

San Antonio ranks 307th of 983 among cities in Texas with the lowest social security payments. San Antonio residents received $2,118,516,600 in social security payments in the past year.

Research & Reports

Social Security Statistics

How does Texas 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 Texas

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

Texas Food Stamp Statistics

Texas Poverty Statistics

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

Texas Poverty Statistics

Benefits in Texas

2018 Texas 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 Texas 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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