Georgetown ranks 14th in South Carolina total widow and parent beneficiaries in 2018


There were 1,665 OASDI widow and parent beneficiaries in Georgetown in 2018, ranking it the 14th in South Carolina, 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 Social Security field offices ranked by number of widow and parent beneficiaries in South Carolina.

Field Offices Ranking by Number of Widow and Parent Beneficiaries in South Carolina (2018)

Rank
Field Office
Number of Widow and Parent Beneficiaries
1
Charleston
8,460
2
Greenville
7,635
3
Columbia
7,575
4
Myrtle Beach
5,275
5
Spartanburg
5,030
6
Rock Hill
4,660
7
Florence
4,630
8
Anderson
3,850
9
Sumter
3,495
10
Aiken
3,115
11
Beaufort
2,690
12
Orangeburg
2,340
13
Greenwood
1,760
14
Georgetown
1,665
15
Walterboro
1,640
16
Clinton
1,355
17
Bennettsville
1,180
18
Augusta, GA
875

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