Somerset ranks 17th in Kentucky total disabled OASDI beneficiaries in 2018

There were 5,910 disabled OASDI beneficiaries in Somerset in 2018, ranking it 17th in Kentucky, according to the official Social Security Administration website.

The Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance (OASDI) program is a program of the Social Security Administration funded primarily through payroll taxes. It was signed into law in 1935 by then-President Franklin D. Roosevelt.

The OASDI program aims to supplement a worker’s lost wages due to retirement, disability or death of a spouse.

The following table shows Social Security field offices ranked by number of disabled workers in Kentucky.

Field Offices Ranking by Number of Disabled Workers in Kentucky (2018)
Rank
Field Office
Number of Retired Workers
1
Louisville, Downtown
19,775
2
Lexington
14,390
3
Florence
13,045
4
Bowling Green
12,640
5
Elizabethtown
12,480
6
Corbin
11,375
7
Frankfort
10,120
8
Ashland
9,975
9
Prestonsburg
7,650
10
Owensboro
7,525
11
Richmond
7,265
12
Paducah
6,615
13
Hazard
6,460
14
Hopkinsville
6,245
15
Campbellsville
6,225
16
Louisville, East
6,135
17
Somerset
5,910
18
Pikeville
5,765
19
Danville
4,720
20
Mayfield
3,690
21
Maysville
3,280
22
Jackson
3,045
23
Madisonville
3,035
24
Henderson
2,935
25
Harlan
2,480
26
Middlesboro
2,030

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