Virginia Social Security

How does Virginia rank for social security payments?

Virginia ranks 12th out of 50 states for lowest Social Security dollars per capita at $2,037.42. The study is based on a total of 8,365,952 Virginians who received a reported $17,044,923,800 in Social Security Payments in the past year.

Virginia Social Security Payments By County

Virginia County Social Security Comparison

Virginia Social Security Received Map

Social Security Received By County

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

Applying For Social Security in Virginia

How do I apply for Social Security Benefits in Virginia?

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

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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)

Virginia Social Security Payments by City Statistics

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

City Payments Details

Alexandria

$1,212.56

Alexandria ranks 72nd of 362 among cities in Virginia with the lowest social security payments. Alexandria residents received $187,595,100 in social security payments in the past year.

Arlington

$1,134.60

Arlington ranks 62nd of 362 among cities in Virginia with the lowest social security payments. Arlington residents received $260,428,800 in social security payments in the past year.

Chesapeake

$1,787.22

Chesapeake ranks 135th of 362 among cities in Virginia with the lowest social security payments. Chesapeake residents received $420,728,500 in social security payments in the past year.

Hampton

$1,965.86

Hampton ranks 156th of 362 among cities in Virginia with the lowest social security payments. Hampton residents received $267,857,700 in social security payments in the past year.

Newport News

$1,686.27

Newport News ranks 126th of 362 among cities in Virginia with the lowest social security payments. Newport News residents received $304,836,300 in social security payments in the past year.

Norfolk

$1,334.17

Norfolk ranks 84th of 362 among cities in Virginia with the lowest social security payments. Norfolk residents received $327,876,000 in social security payments in the past year.

Portsmouth

$1,857.03

Portsmouth ranks 138th of 362 among cities in Virginia with the lowest social security payments. Portsmouth residents received $177,413,000 in social security payments in the past year.

Richmond

$1,678.62

Richmond ranks 123rd of 362 among cities in Virginia with the lowest social security payments. Richmond residents received $370,794,200 in social security payments in the past year.

Roanoke

$2,394.34

Roanoke ranks 207th of 362 among cities in Virginia with the lowest social security payments. Roanoke residents received $238,409,400 in social security payments in the past year.

Virginia Beach

$1,862.08

Virginia Beach ranks 139th of 362 among cities in Virginia with the lowest social security payments. Virginia Beach residents received $838,042,900 in social security payments in the past year.

Research & Reports

Social Security Statistics

How does Virginia 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 Virginia

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

Virginia Food Stamp Statistics

Virginia Poverty Statistics

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

Virginia Poverty Statistics

Benefits in Virginia

2018 Virginia 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 Virginia 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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