Community & Work Disparities
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SSI Payment as a Percentage of Monthly Income in United States

SSI Payment as a Percentage of Monthly Income in United States Counties have been grouped using the US state quartile ranges and United States is in the second quartile with a value of 20.4%. The following cities in United States have the value, Anchorage 20.2%, Asheville 21.7%, Austin 16.1%, Baltimore 14.5%, Baton Rouge 19.3%, Birmingham 19.6%, Boise 21.6%, Chicago 16.3%, Columbia 19.6%, Columbus 24.2%, Denver 16.2%, Detroit 19.1%, Fresno 25.8%, Gastonia 18.8%, Greensboro 22.2%, Honolulu CDP 12.5%, Houston 18.1%, Indianapolis 18.8%, Lansing 19.5%, Las Vegas 21.9%, Little Rock 20.0%, Memphis 20.9%, Milwaukee 19.9%, Minneapolis 16.3%, Missoula 20.4%, Montgomery 20.8%, Nashville 18.3%, New Orleans 20.9%, Oakland 17.4%, Phoenix 19.9%, Pittsburgh 18.2%, Portland 17.1%, Raleigh 16.4%, Richmond 17.3%, Riverside 25.8%, Sacramento 23.8%, Salt Lake City 17.6%, San Francisco 17.9%, Santa Barbara 18.1%, Seattle 14.8%, Spokane 21.3%, St. Petersburg 21.2%, Tacoma 18.4%, Tampa 21.2%, Tucson 22.2%, Tulsa 21.4% & Washington 11.6%.SSI Payment as a Percentage of Monthly Income Albuquerque, 20.4%Anchorage, 20.2%Asheville, 21.7%Austin, 16.1%Baltimore, 14.5%Baton Rouge, 19.3%Birmingham, 19.6%Boise, 21.6%Chicago, 16.3%Columbia, 19.6%Columbus, 24.2%Denver, 16.2%Detroit, 19.1%Fresno, 25.8%Gastonia, 18.8%Greensboro, 22.2%Houston, 18.1%Indianapolis, 18.8%Lansing, 19.5%Las Vegas, 21.9%Little Rock, 20.0%Memphis, 20.9%Milwaukee, 19.9%Minneapolis, 16.3%Missoula, 20.4%Montgomery, 20.8%Nashville, 18.3%New Orleans, 20.9%Oakland, 17.4%Phoenix, 19.9%Pittsburgh, 18.2%Portland, 17.1%Raleigh, 16.4%Richmond, 17.3%Riverside, 25.8%Sacramento, 23.8%Salt Lake City, 17.6%San Francisco, 17.9%Santa Barbara, 18.1%Seattle, 14.8%Spokane, 21.3%St. Petersburg, 21.2%Tacoma, 18.4%Tampa, 21.2%Tucson, 22.2%Tulsa, 21.4%Washington, 11.6%

Data source. , Technical Assistance Collaborative, Priced Out, 2017 (Data is from HUD Fair Market Rents from 2016, 2016 SSI payments for individuals with disabilities living independently in the community from the SSA, HUDs median income for one person households in 2016 and number of renter households in each market area from the National Low Income Housing Coalition, 2016)
Calculation. Amount of monthly SSI income divided by an individual's total monthly income.
Note. Social Security Income (SSI) as a percent of monthly income refers to the percentage of an individual's income that is from SSI benefits.

SSI Payment as a Percentage of Monthly Income by Region
RegionSSI Payment as a Percentage of Monthly Income
United States19.9%
Albuquerque20.4%
Anchorage20.2%
Asheville21.7%
Austin16.1%
Baltimore14.5%
Baton Rouge19.3%
Birmingham19.6%
Boise21.6%
Chicago16.3%
Columbia19.6%
Columbus24.2%
Denver16.2%
Detroit19.1%
Fresno25.8%
Gastonia18.8%
Greensboro22.2%
Honolulu CDP12.5%
Houston18.1%
Indianapolis18.8%
Lansing19.5%
Las Vegas21.9%
Little Rock20.0%
Memphis20.9%
Milwaukee19.9%
Minneapolis16.3%
Missoula20.4%
Montgomery20.8%
Nashville18.3%
New Orleans20.9%
Oakland17.4%
Phoenix19.9%
Pittsburgh18.2%
Portland17.1%
Raleigh16.4%
Richmond17.3%
Riverside25.8%
Sacramento23.8%
Salt Lake City17.6%
San Francisco17.9%
Santa Barbara18.1%
Seattle14.8%
Spokane21.3%
St. Petersburg21.2%
Tacoma18.4%
Tampa21.2%
Tucson22.2%
Tulsa21.4%
Washington11.6%
SSI Payment as a Percentage of Monthly IncomeSSI Payment as a Percentage of Monthly IncomeA bar chart listed in descending orderFresno    25.8Riverside    25.8Columbus    24.2Sacramento    23.8Greensboro    22.2Tucson    22.2Las Vegas    21.9Asheville    21.7Boise    21.6Tulsa    21.4Spokane    21.3Tampa    21.2St. Petersburg    21.2New Orleans    20.9Memphis    20.9Montgomery    20.8Albuquerque    20.4Missoula    20.4Anchorage    20.2Little Rock    20.0Phoenix    19.9Milwaukee    19.9United States    19.9Columbia    19.6Birmingham    19.6Lansing    19.5Baton Rouge    19.3Detroit    19.1Gastonia    18.8Indianapolis    18.8Tacoma    18.4Nashville    18.3Pittsburgh    18.2Santa Barbara    18.1Houston    18.1San Francisco    17.9Salt Lake City    17.6Oakland    17.4Richmond    17.3Portland    17.1Raleigh    16.4Minneapolis    16.3Chicago    16.3Denver    16.2Austin    16.1Seattle    14.8Baltimore    14.5Honolulu CDP    12.5Washington    11.60%5%10%15%20%25%