Augusta ranks fifth in total OASDI beneficiaries in Maine in 2018


There were 29,670 OASDI beneficiaries in Augusta in 2018, ranking it fifth in Maine, 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 Maine.

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

Rank
Field Office
Number of Beneficiaries
1
Portland
78,020
2
Bangor
68,965
3
Auburn
44,415
4
Saco
39,640
5
Augusta
29,670
6
Waterville
27,740
7
Rockland
22,380
8
Presque Isle
21,805
9
Portsmouth, NH
11,685
10
Littleton, NH
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