Logan ranks 16th in West Virginia total widow and parent beneficiaries in 2018


There were 1,135 OASDI widow and parent beneficiaries in Logan in 2018, ranking it the 16th in West Virginia, 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 West Virginia.

Field Offices Ranking by Number of Widow and Parent Beneficiaries in West Virginia (2018)

Rank
Field Office
Number of Widow and Parent Beneficiaries
1
Beckley
4,470
2
Charleston
4,330
3
Huntington
4,225
4
Parkersburg
3,980
5
Clarksburg
2,850
6
Martinsburg
2,370
7
Wheeling
2,235
8
St. Albans
2,090
9
Morgantown
1,865
10
Elkins
1,740
11
Bluefield
1,690
12
Fairmont
1,630
13
Covington, VA
1,405
14
Steubenville, OH
1,340
15
Welch
1,320
16
Logan
1,135
17
Petersburg
1,095
18
Williamson
855
19
Cumberland, MD
625
20
East Liverpool, OH
195
21
Manassas, VA
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