Newark ranks 17th in New Jersey total disabled OASDI beneficiaries in 2018

There were 5,470 disabled OASDI beneficiaries in Newark in 2018, ranking it 17th in New Jersey, 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 New Jersey.

Field Offices Ranking by Number of Disabled Workers in New Jersey (2018)
Rank
Field Office
Number of Retired Workers
1
Cherry Hill
16,635
2
Egg Harbor
12,925
3
Mount Laurel
11,185
4
Union Township
10,815
5
Neptune
10,195
6
New Brunswick
10,120
7
Trenton
9,795
8
Woodbridge
9,430
9
Jersey City
8,775
10
Paterson
8,580
11
Hackensack
8,550
12
Clifton
8,205
13
Bridgeton
8,185
14
Glassboro
8,165
15
Toms River
7,645
16
Parsippany
6,780
17
Newark
5,470
18
Brick Town
5,135
19
Newark, Springfield Ave.
4,890
20
East Orange
3,905
21
Easton, PA
3,715
22
Newton
3,540
23
Bridgewater
2,865
24
Rio Grande
2,800
25
Hoboken
2,690
26
Stroudsburg, East, PA
235
27
West Nyack, NY
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