Idaho ranks 38th in total OASDI beneficiaries in 2018


There were 346,243 OASDI beneficiaries in Idaho in 2018, ranking it 38th in the United States, according to the official Social Security Administration website.

The Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance (OASDI) 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 states ranked by number of beneficiaries.

State Ranking by Number of Beneficiaries in 2018

Rank
State
Number of Beneficiaries
1
California
5,962,804
2
Florida
4,626,156
3
Texas
4,224,159
4
New York
3,627,340
5
Pennsylvania
2,825,178
6
Ohio
2,356,367
7
Illinois
2,243,286
8
Michigan
2,209,084
9
North Carolina
2,098,741
10
Georgia
1,830,266
11
New Jersey
1,625,600
12
Virginia
1,530,417
13
Tennessee
1,452,552
14
Indiana
1,350,417
15
Arizona
1,349,458
16
Washington
1,346,820
17
Missouri
1,293,897
18
Massachusetts
1,273,360
19
Wisconsin
1,233,379
20
South Carolina
1,143,297
21
Alabama
1,143,125
22
Minnesota
1,032,697
23
Maryland
1,001,230
24
Kentucky
989,575
25
Louisiana
907,733
26
Colorado
874,819
27
Oregon
871,988
28
Oklahoma
789,288
29
Arkansas
696,936
30
Connecticut
681,765
31
Mississippi
668,877
32
Iowa
647,462
33
Kansas
552,973
34
Nevada
536,855
35
West Virginia
475,744
36
New Mexico
436,551
37
Utah
406,568
38
Idaho
346,243
39
Nebraska
345,725
40
Maine
344,482
41
New Hampshire
305,855
42
Hawaii
271,236
43
Montana
233,801
44
Rhode Island
225,493
45
Delaware
213,246
46
South Dakota
178,999
47
Vermont
150,319
48
North Dakota
133,773
49
Wyoming
112,386
50
Alaska
101,402
51
District of Columbia
83,059

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