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Percentage of SSI for an Efficiency Apartment in United States

Percentage of SSI for an Efficiency Apartment in United States Counties have been grouped using the US state quartile ranges and United States is in the third quartile with a value of 76%. The following cities in United States have the value, Anchorage 81%, Asheville 97%, Austin 109%, Baltimore 123%, Baton Rouge 82%, Birmingham 91%, Boise 65%, Chicago 124%, Columbia 81%, Columbus 83%, Denver 111%, Detroit 77%, Fresno 59%, Gastonia 96%, Greensboro 79%, Honolulu CDP 182%, Houston 96%, Indianapolis 81%, Lansing 71%, Las Vegas 82%, Little Rock 79%, Memphis 86%, Milwaukee 75%, Minneapolis 86%, Missoula 87%, Montgomery 80%, Nashville 95%, New Orleans 93%, Oakland 114%, Phoenix 85%, Pittsburgh 75%, Portland 129%, Raleigh 95%, Richmond 113%, Riverside 74%, Sacramento 90%, Salt Lake City 85%, San Francisco 136%, Santa Barbara 127%, Seattle 140%, Spokane 71%, St. Petersburg 97%, Tacoma 98%, Tampa 97%, Tucson 75%, Tulsa 69% & Washington 196%.Percentage of SSI for an Efficiency Apartment Albuquerque, 76%Anchorage, 81%Asheville, 97%Austin, 109%Baltimore, 123%Baton Rouge, 82%Birmingham, 91%Boise, 65%Chicago, 124%Columbia, 81%Columbus, 83%Denver, 111%Detroit, 77%Fresno, 59%Gastonia, 96%Greensboro, 79%Houston, 96%Indianapolis, 81%Lansing, 71%Las Vegas, 82%Little Rock, 79%Memphis, 86%Milwaukee, 75%Minneapolis, 86%Missoula, 87%Montgomery, 80%Nashville, 95%New Orleans, 93%Oakland, 114%Phoenix, 85%Pittsburgh, 75%Portland, 129%Raleigh, 95%Richmond, 113%Riverside, 74%Sacramento, 90%Salt Lake City, 85%San Francisco, 136%Santa Barbara, 127%Seattle, 140%Spokane, 71%St. Petersburg, 97%Tacoma, 98%Tampa, 97%Tucson, 75%Tulsa, 69%Washington, 196%

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. HUD's fair market rent of an efficiency apartment for a city or state divided by the state's monthly SSI income

Percentage of SSI for an Efficiency Apartment at Fair Market Rent by Region
RegionPercentage of SSI for an Efficiency Apartment
United States99%
Albuquerque76%
Anchorage81%
Asheville97%
Austin109%
Baltimore123%
Baton Rouge82%
Birmingham91%
Boise65%
Chicago124%
Columbia81%
Columbus83%
Denver111%
Detroit77%
Fresno59%
Gastonia96%
Greensboro79%
Honolulu CDP182%
Houston96%
Indianapolis81%
Lansing71%
Las Vegas82%
Little Rock79%
Memphis86%
Milwaukee75%
Minneapolis86%
Missoula87%
Montgomery80%
Nashville95%
New Orleans93%
Oakland114%
Phoenix85%
Pittsburgh75%
Portland129%
Raleigh95%
Richmond113%
Riverside74%
Sacramento90%
Salt Lake City85%
San Francisco136%
Santa Barbara127%
Seattle140%
Spokane71%
St. Petersburg97%
Tacoma98%
Tampa97%
Tucson75%
Tulsa69%
Washington196%
Percentage of SSI for an Efficiency Apartment at Fair Market RentPercentage of SSI for an Efficiency Apartment at Fair Market RentA bar chart listed in descending orderWashington    196.0Honolulu CDP    182.0Seattle    140.0San Francisco    136.0Portland    129.0Santa Barbara    127.0Chicago    124.0Baltimore    123.0Oakland    114.0Richmond    113.0Denver    111.0Austin    109.0United States    99.0Tacoma    98.0Asheville    97.0Tampa    97.0St. Petersburg    97.0Houston    96.0Gastonia    96.0Raleigh    95.0Nashville    95.0New Orleans    93.0Birmingham    91.0Sacramento    90.0Missoula    87Minneapolis    86.0Memphis    86.0Phoenix    85Salt Lake City    85.0Columbus    83.0Baton Rouge    82.0Las Vegas    82.0Columbia    81.0Indianapolis    81.0Anchorage    81.0Montgomery    80.0Greensboro    79.0Little Rock    79.0Detroit    77.0Albuquerque    76.0Milwaukee    75.0Pittsburgh    75.0Tucson    75Riverside    74.0Lansing    71.0Spokane    71.0Tulsa    69Boise    65.0Fresno    59.00%50%100%150%200%