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Percentage of SSI for a One-Bedroom Apartment in United States

Percentage of SSI for a One-Bedroom 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 98%. The following cities in United States have the value, Anchorage 93%, Asheville 97%, Austin 132%, Baltimore 150%, Baton Rouge 101%, Birmingham 102%, Boise 80%, Chicago 144%, Columbia 104%, Columbus 88%, Denver 136%, Detroit 94%, Fresno 70%, Gastonia 107%, Greensboro 89%, Honolulu CDP 204%, Houston 109%, Indianapolis 94%, Lansing 88%, Las Vegas 100%, Little Rock 92%, Memphis 96%, Milwaukee 92%, Minneapolis 106%, Missoula 94%, Montgomery 93%, Nashville 106%, New Orleans 109%, Oakland 138%, Phoenix 103%, Pittsburgh 87%, Portland 144%, Raleigh 117%, Richmond 119%, Riverside 77%, Sacramento 108%, Salt Lake City 105%, San Francisco 151%, Santa Barbara 149%, Seattle 160%, Spokane 84%, St. Petersburg 111%, Tacoma 114%, Tampa 111%, Tucson 89%, Tulsa 81% & Washington 206%.Percentage of SSI for a One-Bedroom Apartment Albuquerque, 98%Anchorage, 93%Asheville, 97%Austin, 132%Baltimore, 150%Baton Rouge, 101%Birmingham, 102%Boise, 80%Chicago, 144%Columbia, 104%Columbus, 88%Denver, 136%Detroit, 94%Fresno, 70%Gastonia, 107%Greensboro, 89%Houston, 109%Indianapolis, 94%Lansing, 88%Las Vegas, 100%Little Rock, 92%Memphis, 96%Milwaukee, 92%Minneapolis, 106%Missoula, 94%Montgomery, 93%Nashville, 106%New Orleans, 109%Oakland, 138%Phoenix, 103%Pittsburgh, 87%Portland, 144%Raleigh, 117%Richmond, 119%Riverside, 77%Sacramento, 108%Salt Lake City, 105%San Francisco, 151%Santa Barbara, 149%Seattle, 160%Spokane, 84%St. Petersburg, 111%Tacoma, 114%Tampa, 111%Tucson, 89%Tulsa, 81%Washington, 206%

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 a one-bedroom apartment for a city or state divided by the state's monthly SSI income

Percentage of SSI for a One-Bedroom Apartment at Fair Market Rent by Region
RegionPercentage of SSI for a One-Bedroom Apartment
United States113%
Albuquerque98%
Anchorage93%
Asheville97%
Austin132%
Baltimore150%
Baton Rouge101%
Birmingham102%
Boise80%
Chicago144%
Columbia104%
Columbus88%
Denver136%
Detroit94%
Fresno70%
Gastonia107%
Greensboro89%
Honolulu CDP204%
Houston109%
Indianapolis94%
Lansing88%
Las Vegas100%
Little Rock92%
Memphis96%
Milwaukee92%
Minneapolis106%
Missoula94%
Montgomery93%
Nashville106%
New Orleans109%
Oakland138%
Phoenix103%
Pittsburgh87%
Portland144%
Raleigh117%
Richmond119%
Riverside77%
Sacramento108%
Salt Lake City105%
San Francisco151%
Santa Barbara149%
Seattle160%
Spokane84%
St. Petersburg111%
Tacoma114%
Tampa111%
Tucson89%
Tulsa81%
Washington206%
Percentage of SSI for a One-Bedroom Apartment at Fair Market RentPercentage of SSI for a One-Bedroom Apartment at Fair Market RentA bar chart listed in descending orderWashington    206.0Honolulu CDP    204.0Seattle    160.0San Francisco    151.0Baltimore    150.0Santa Barbara    149.0Portland    144.0Chicago    144.0Oakland    138.0Denver    136.0Austin    132.0Richmond    119.0Raleigh    117.0Tacoma    114.0United States    113.0St. Petersburg    111.0Tampa    111.0Houston    109.0New Orleans    109.0Sacramento    108.0Gastonia    107.0Nashville    106.0Minneapolis    106.0Salt Lake City    105.0Columbia    104.0Phoenix    103Birmingham    102.0Baton Rouge    101.0Las Vegas    100.0Albuquerque    98.0Asheville    97.0Memphis    96.0Detroit    94.0Indianapolis    94.0Missoula    94Montgomery    93Anchorage    93.0Milwaukee    92.0Little Rock    92Tucson    89Greensboro    89.0Lansing    88.0Columbus    88.0Pittsburgh    87.0Spokane    84.0Tulsa    81Boise    80.0Riverside    77.0Fresno    70.00%50%100%150%200%