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FY2004 Annual Report - Table 24

Office of Child Support Enforcement

Published: December 1, 2004
Table 24: Cost-Effectiveness Ratio for Five Fiscal Years
STATES 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Source: Form OCSE-34A, lines 5 + 8 +13 / OCSE-396A line 9 (A+C) - 1b (A+C).
* Not reliable. All states' cost effectiveness ratios were reliable in Fiscal Years 2002, 2003 and 2004.
ALABAMA $3.66 $4.01 $3.64 $3.78 $3.95
ALASKA 3.89 4.14 4.49 4.24 4.50
ARIZONA 3.72 4.12 4.25 4.47 4.42
ARKANSAS 3.28 2.83 2.66 3.12 3.88
CALIFORNIA 3.23 2.61 1.91 2.31 2.12
COLORADO 3.23 3.58 3.66 3.22 3.55
CONNECTICUT 3.75 3.86 3.76 4.04 3.20
DELAWARE 3.19 2.93 3.66 3.03 3.01
DIST. OF COL. 2.64 2.26 2.69 2.09 3.14
FLORIDA 3.45 3.60 4.03 4.39 4.50
GEORGIA 3.72 3.96 4.24 4.47 4.67
GUAM 2.67 1.33 1.64 2.10 2.26
HAWAII 4.54 6.16 6.53 5.08 8.70
IDAHO 4.32 4.62 5.29 5.70 5.94
ILLINOIS 2.42 2.50 2.80 2.64 3.22
INDIANA 7.69 6.34 7.80 7.91 7.04
IOWA 4.24 5.27 5.63 5.52 5.59
KANSAS 2.91 2.51 2.61 3.12 3.15
KENTUCKY 4.02 4.08 4.71 4.88 5.95
LOUISIANA 4.92 4.38 4.87 5.11 5.04
MAINE 4.90 6.01 4.28 4.99 4.35
MARYLAND 3.60 4.22 4.19 4.53 4.57
MASSACHUSETTS 3.50 5.14 5.77 5.46 4.88
MICHIGAN 5.52 4.82 4.59 4.79 5.42
MINNESOTA 4.11 4.13 4.05 4.05 4.10
MISSISSIPPI 4.92 5.96 7.12 7.50 7.96
MISSOURI 3.37 3.81 4.63 4.95 5.40
MONTANA 3.58 3.91 4.10 3.63 3.94
NEBRASKA 3.78 3.35 2.87 3.22 3.63
NEVADA 2.52 3.24 2.87 3.12 3.31
NEW HAMPSHIRE 4.82 5.40 4.37 4.72 5.27
NEW JERSEY 4.60 5.27 4.83 5.06 4.89
NEW MEXICO 1.31* 1.07* 1.46 1.57 1.87
NEW YORK 4.90 5.07 4.49 5.00 4.31
NORTH CAROLINA 3.86 4.04 4.43 4.99 5.01
NORTH DAKOTA 4.61 4.19 4.71 5.10 5.37
OHIO 4.82 4.23 4.81 4.91 5.46
OKLAHOMA 2.83 2.90 2.80 3.12 3.64
OREGON 5.54 6.63 5.85 5.60 6.17
PENNSYLVANIA 6.05 6.98 6.85 6.80 7.01
PUERTO RICO 6.31 5.51 6.27 5.67 7.88
RHODE ISLAND 4.44 4.23 4.52 4.63 5.01
SOUTH CAROLINA 5.08 4.60 5.87 6.32 7.00
SOUTH DAKOTA 6.95 7.72 7.59 7.80 7.49
TENNESSEE 4.85 4.99 4.50 5.47 5.16
TEXAS 4.96 5.23 5.41 5.63 5.95
UTAH 3.47 3.69 3.89 4.13 4.08
VERMONT 4.02 3.90 3.93 3.78 4.22
VIRGIN ISLANDS 1.63 1.12 1.58 1.84 1.83
VIRGINIA 5.00 6.12 6.34 6.52 6.33
WASHINGTON 4.53 4.55 4.95 4.54 4.52
WEST VIRGINIA 4.15 4.64 4.87 4.54 4.42
WISCONSIN 6.51 6.06 6.11 5.95 5.91
WYOMING 4.33 4.09 5.00 5.57 5.16
TOTALS $4.23 $4.21 $4.13 $4.32 $4.38