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Iowa ranked 33rd in total OASDI disabled workers in 2018

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By Local Labs News Service | Feb 5, 2020

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There were 77,006 total OASDI disabled workers in Iowa in 2018, ranking it 33rd in the United States, 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.

State Ranking by Number of Disabled Workers in 2018
Rank
State
Number of Disabled Workers
1
California
641,737
2
Texas
553,435
3
Florida
551,521
4
New York
486,264
5
Pennsylvania
395,568
6
Ohio
344,385
7
Michigan
334,642
8
North Carolina
314,113
9
Georgia
280,549
10
Illinois
276,442
11
Tennessee
241,307
12
Alabama
222,986
13
Missouri
209,607
14
Virginia
207,901
15
Indiana
201,734
16
Kentucky
194,959
17
Massachusetts
194,364
18
New Jersey
191,337
19
South Carolina
172,718
20
Washington
171,397
21
Wisconsin
158,502
22
Louisiana
154,395
23
Arizona
151,124
24
Arkansas
134,780
25
Maryland
126,920
26
Mississippi
124,851
27
Oklahoma
124,606
28
Minnesota
120,283
29
Oregon
105,296
30
Colorado
100,040
31
West Virginia
86,060
32
Connecticut
80,566
33
Iowa
77,006
34
Kansas
72,185
35
Nevada
64,745
36
New Mexico
63,955
37
Maine
55,900
38
New Hampshire
47,128
39
Utah
46,048
40
Idaho
43,971
41
Nebraska
40,704
42
Rhode Island
36,471
43
Delaware
27,075
44
Montana
26,628
45
Vermont
21,828
46
Hawaii
21,165
47
South Dakota
18,842
48
North Dakota
14,095
49
District of Columbia
13,896
50
Wyoming
13,266
51
Alaska
11,944

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