Athens ranks 20th in Tennessee total disabled OASDI beneficiaries in 2018


There were 5,545 disabled OASDI beneficiaries in Athens in 2018, ranking it 20th in Tennessee, 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 Tennessee.

Field Offices Ranking by Number of Disabled Workers in Tennessee (2018)
Rank
Field Office
Number of Retired Workers
1
Knoxville
25,230
2
Chattanooga
15,685
3
Memphis
13,940
4
Morristown
12,465
5
Nashville
12,275
6
Cookeville
11,830
7
Memphis, North
10,920
8
Johnson City
10,840
9
Clarksville
9,715
10
Gallatin
9,660
11
Madison
8,790
12
Kingsport
7,715
13
Jackson
7,675
14
Murfreesboro
7,655
15
Tullahoma
7,555
16
Oak Ridge
6,875
17
Columbia
6,780
18
Greeneville
6,400
19
Dyersburg
6,195
20
Athens
5,545
21
Cleveland
5,205
22
Memphis, South
5,085
23
Selmer
4,600
24
Lawrenceburg
4,425
25
Jacksboro
4,350
26
Paris
4,230
27
McMinnville
4,205
28
Union City
3,210
29
Bristol, VA
2,080
30
Hopkinsville, KY
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