Wisconsin Social Security

How does Wisconsin rank for social security payments?

Wisconsin ranks 38th out of 50 states for lowest Social Security dollars per capita at $2,441.45. The study is based on a total of 5,763,217 Wisconsinites who received a reported $14,070,578,600 in Social Security Payments in the past year.

Wisconsin Social Security Payments By County

Wisconsin County Social Security Comparison

Wisconsin Social Security Received Map

Social Security Received By County

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

Applying For Social Security in Wisconsin

How do I apply for Social Security Benefits in Wisconsin?

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

Want to explore more government assistance programs? Browse all government benefits available to Wisconsin residents or all Social Security Benefits

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)

Wisconsin Social Security Payments by City Statistics

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

City Payments Details

Appleton

$1,949.81

Appleton ranks 67th of 379 among cities in Wisconsin with the lowest social security payments. Appleton residents received $143,958,700 in social security payments in the past year.

Eau Claire

$2,170.87

Eau Claire ranks 115th of 379 among cities in Wisconsin with the lowest social security payments. Eau Claire residents received $147,500,100 in social security payments in the past year.

Green Bay

$2,015.65

Green Bay ranks 82nd of 379 among cities in Wisconsin with the lowest social security payments. Green Bay residents received $211,232,200 in social security payments in the past year.

Janesville

$2,527.45

Janesville ranks 197th of 379 among cities in Wisconsin with the lowest social security payments. Janesville residents received $161,648,100 in social security payments in the past year.

Kenosha

$2,042.77

Kenosha ranks 90th of 379 among cities in Wisconsin with the lowest social security payments. Kenosha residents received $203,506,800 in social security payments in the past year.

Madison

$1,707.86

Madison ranks 41st of 379 among cities in Wisconsin with the lowest social security payments. Madison residents received $425,010,500 in social security payments in the past year.

Milwaukee

$1,562.16

Milwaukee ranks 30th of 379 among cities in Wisconsin with the lowest social security payments. Milwaukee residents received $935,869,800 in social security payments in the past year.

Oshkosh

$2,041.69

Oshkosh ranks 88th of 379 among cities in Wisconsin with the lowest social security payments. Oshkosh residents received $136,076,800 in social security payments in the past year.

Racine

$1,983.42

Racine ranks 75th of 379 among cities in Wisconsin with the lowest social security payments. Racine residents received $154,191,000 in social security payments in the past year.

Waukesha

$2,118.53

Waukesha ranks 103rd of 379 among cities in Wisconsin with the lowest social security payments. Waukesha residents received $152,900,900 in social security payments in the past year.

Research & Reports

Social Security Statistics

How does Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin

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

Wisconsin Food Stamp Statistics

Wisconsin Poverty Statistics

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

Wisconsin Poverty Statistics

Benefits in Wisconsin

2018 Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin 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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