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Characteristics and Financial Circumstances of TANF Recipients, Fiscal Year 2009

Table 3: TANF - Temporary Assistance For Needy Families - Active Cases, Percent Distribution of TANF Families by Number of Adult Recipients, October 2008 - September 2009

Published: August 24, 2010
Audience:
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
Topics:
Data Collection and Reporting, Characteristic and Financial Circumstances of TANF Recipients
Types:
Data Document

TABLE 3

TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE FOR NEEDY FAMILIES - ACTIVE CASES

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION OF TANF FAMILIES BY NUMBER OF ADULT RECIPIENTS
OCTOBER 2008 - SEPTEMBER 2009
 
STATE TOTAL
FAMILIES
NUMBER OF ADULT RECIPIENTS
NONE ONE TWO OR MORE
U.S. Total
1,726,560
48.1
47.3
4.5
 
 
 
 
 
Alabama
18,442
46.5
51.7
1.8
Alaska
3,033
31.8
54.5
13.6
Arizona
37,861
52.5
44.0
3.6
Arkansas
8,463
42.2
54.9
2.9
California
532,907
52.9
39.1
8.1
Colorado
9,275
50.6
44.1
5.4
Connecticut
16,723
44.4
55.3
0.3
Delaware
4,511
58.4
41.0
0.7
Dist. Of Col.
7,955
40.9
59.1
0.0
Florida
55,090
69.3
27.7
3.0
 
 
 
 
 
Georgia
21,087
86.3
13.7
0.0
Guam
1,077
51.7
35.5
12.9
Hawaii
8,307
33.1
54.8
12.1
Idaho
1,591
90.2
9.8
0.0
Illinois
19,611
77.3
22.6
0.1
Indiana
39,989
44.5
47.4
8.1
Iowa
16,154
33.3
57.1
9.6
Kansas
13,122
29.8
59.9
10.3
Kentucky
29,473
58.1
39.8
2.1
Louisiana
10,201
72.0
27.9
0.2
 
 
 
 
 
Maine
10,609
26.2
71.0
2.8
Maryland
22,425
44.4
55.4
0.3
Massachusetts
47,313
38.7
60.1
1.1
Michigan
62,230
31.3
68.6
0.1
Minnesota
21,772
47.0
53.0
0.0
Mississippi
11,322
49.6
50.4
0.0
Missouri
34,953
26.9
72.6
0.5
Montana
3,445
37.2
51.7
11.0
Nebraska
7,379
49.1
50.9
0.0
Nevada
8,332
44.1
47.7
8.2
 
 
 
 
 
New Hampshire
5,569
41.2
56.5
2.4
New Jersey
32,547
30.7
69.3
0.0
New Mexico
16,100
32.3
61.9
5.8
New York
116,693
48.0
48.8
3.3
North Carolina
25,680
65.7
32.9
1.4
North Dakota
2,151
31.3
68.4
0.3
Ohio
90,057
48.7
44.7
6.6
Oklahoma
8,738
61.5
38.5
0.0
Oregon
21,427
35.6
61.6
2.8
Pennsylvania
48,029
43.5
55.6
0.9
 
 
 
 
 
Puerto Rico
12,179
18.8
77.4
3.9
Rhode Island
8,420
30.6
62.1
7.3
South Carolina
17,085
25.4
74.6
0.0
South Dakota
2,976
68.7
31.3
0.0
Tennessee
58,138
30.0
68.7
1.2
Texas
48,635
70.1
29.9
0.0
Utah
5,944
44.7
53.5
1.8
Vermont
2,867
44.5
46.9
8.7
Virgin Islands
469
18.0
81.6
0.4
Virginia
31,906
37.6
62.2
0.1
 
 
 
 
 
Washington
58,536
37.4
52.9
9.7
West Virginia
9,192
52.4
45.9
1.7
Wisconsin
18,278
64.4
34.6
1.0
Wyoming
293
65.2
32.9
2.0

SOURCE: NATIONAL TANF DATAFILE AS OF 8/24/2010

 

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