Hilo ranks third in total OASDI beneficiaries in Hawaii in 2018


There were 46,055 OASDI beneficiaries in Hilo in 2018, ranking it third in Hawaii, 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 cities ranked by number of beneficiaries in Hawaii.

Field Offices Ranking by Number of Beneficiaries in Hawaii (2018)

Rank
Field Office
Number of Beneficiaries
1
Honolulu
107,190
2
Kapolei
70,935
3
Hilo
46,055
4
Wailuku
31,230
5
Lihue
15,775

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