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Characteristics and Financial Circumstances of TANF Recipients, Fiscal Year 2009

Table 12: TANF - Active Cases, Percent Distribution of TANF Families With Parents Not In The Assistance Unit (AU) by Reasons For Parents Living In The Household But Not In AU, 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 12

TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE FOR NEEDY FAMILIES - ACTIVE CASES
PERCENT DISTRIBUTION OF TANF FAMILIES WITH PARENTS NOT IN THE ASSISTANCE UNIT (AU)
BY REASONS FOR PARENTS LIVING IN THE HOUSEHOLD BUT NOT IN AU
OCTOBER 2008 - SEPTEMBER 2009
 
STATE FAMILIES
w/NO ADULTS
IN AU
PERCENT
FAMILIES
w/PARENTS
NOT IN AU
NUMBER OF
FAMILIES
w/PARENTS
NOT IN AU
FAMILIES WITH PARENTS IN HOUSEHOLD
BUT NOT IN ASSISTANCE UNIT
PERCENT
w/SANCTION*
CHILD-ONLY
FAMILIES**
REASON NOT IN ASSISTANCE UNIT
SSI
BENEFIT
UNKNOWN
CITIZENSHIP/
ALIENAGE
STATUS
OTHER/
UNKNOWN
U.S. Total /a
831,134
58.8
488,707
10.5
437,393
34.1
42.2
13.2
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Alabama
8,573
39.5
3,383
2.0
3,316
85.0
0.0
13.0
Alaska
966
1.8
17
2.4
17
11.4
0.0
86.2
Arizona
19,859
37.5
7,451
0.5
7,413
0.2
95.3
4.0
Arkansas
3,572
50.2
1,793
0.0
1,793
82.9
13.9
3.2
California
281,688
85.0
239,475
17.7
197,088
14.2
50.1
18.0
Colorado
4,689
16.8
790
0.0
790
0.0
95.2
4.8
Connecticut
7,423
35.3
2,622
0.0
2,622
73.2
24.1
2.7
Delaware
2,634
24.2
637
1.2
630
56.5
32.0
10.3
Dist. Of Col.
3,258
65.9
2,146
59.0
880
28.4
12.6
0.0
Florida
38,183
21.4
8,152
2.0
7,989
59.8
38.2
0.0
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Georgia
18,196
26.9
4,902
1.5
4,829
83.7
13.8
1.0
Guam
557
96.6
538
0.1
537
0.0
0.0
99.9
Hawaii
2,752
25.8
711
0.0
711
89.9
4.1
6.0
Idaho
1,436
1.3
19
0.0
19
0.0
0.0
100.0
Illinois
15,161
47.5
7,199
0.0
7,199
80.6
13.3
6.1
Indiana
17,795
73.5
13,084
0.5
13,019
25.1
0.0
74.4
Iowa
5,383
47.9
2,580
7.4
2,389
60.9
25.0
6.7
Kansas
3,910
49.0
1,914
0.0
1,914
56.5
0.1
43.4
Kentucky
17,136
32.9
5,636
1.0
5,580
93.0
4.5
1.5
Louisiana
7,340
29.4
2,161
0.0
2,161
98.3
1.2
0.5
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Maine
2,780
74.2
2,064
34.7
1,348
63.8
0.2
1.3
Maryland
9,948
16.3
1,622
14.2
1,392
85.8
0.0
0.0
Massachusetts
18,319
72.0
13,183
13.6
11,390
61.4
25.0
0.0
Michigan
19,482
55.2
10,758
0.0
10,758
77.6
22.4
0.0
Minnesota
10,225
60.2
6,152
0.5
6,121
68.5
28.3
2.7
Mississippi
5,615
51.6
2,899
1.7
2,850
97.3
1.0
0.0
Missouri
9,407
55.3
5,198
0.0
5,198
73.6
15.8
10.6
Montana
1,283
1.4
17
0.0
17
0.0
0.0
100.0
Nebraska
3,624
58.3
2,113
1.5
2,081
39.8
51.5
7.2
Nevada
3,677
58.6
2,156
0.0
2,156
30.8
67.6
1.6
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
New Hampshire
2,294
50.4
1,156
0.0
1,156
81.7
0.0
18.3
New Jersey
9,996
55.8
5,574
0.0
5,574
48.2
33.1
18.7
New Mexico
5,194
69.3
3,600
2.0
3,528
33.9
64.1
0.0
New York
55,966
64.4
36,022
4.0
34,581
47.5
47.0
1.5
North Carolina
16,869
32.0
5,406
0.7
5,368
51.0
47.8
0.5
North Dakota
674
47.0
317
45.1
174
46.1
2.6
6.2
Ohio
43,878
32.9
14,423
0.0
14,423
86.5
12.4
1.1
Oklahoma
5,373
0.0
-
0.0
-
0.0
0.0
0.0
Oregon
7,634
55.0
4,197
2.7
4,084
40.1
47.3
9.9
Pennsylvania
20,893
63.1
13,176
7.2
12,227
88.6
4.2
0.0
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Puerto Rico
2,284
24.2
552
84.4
86
0.0
4.4
11.2
Rhode Island
2,573
65.9
1,694
3.8
1,630
94.9
0.2
1.1
South Carolina
4,335
34.6
1,499
3.1
1,453
78.2
16.3
2.4
South Dakota
2,046
14.9
304
1.3
300
87.8
3.6
7.3
Tennessee
17,459
3.4
589
0.0
589
0.0
0.0
100.0
Texas
34,107
66.9
22,821
0.0
22,821
17.3
74.4
8.3
Utah
2,659
37.0
985
2.3
962
47.1
44.4
6.2
Vermont
1,275
52.5
669
2.3
654
97.5
0.2
0.0
Virgin Islands
84
55.1
46
47.3
24
15.9
31.1
5.7
Virginia
11,998
40.7
4,880
11.7
4,309
64.2
17.7
6.4
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Washington
21,897
51.6
11,289
1.1
11,165
30.7
67.5
0.7
West Virginia
4,813
40.1
1,931
0.1
1,930
94.2
0.3
5.4
Wisconsin
11,773
52.7
6,202
0.0
6,202
100.0
0.0
0.0
Wyoming
191
0.0
-
0.0
-
0.0
0.0
0.0

NOTES: 'a/'= ESTIMATED BECAUSE TWO STATES DID NOT REPORT NON-RECIPIENT ADULTS. '-'= DATA NOT AVAILABLE.
'*'= SANCTIONED PARENTS COULD ALSO RECEIVE SSI BENEFITS OR BE IN UNKNOWN CITIZENSHIP/ALIENAGE STATUS.
'**'= EXCLUDES CASES WHERE THE PARENT HAS BEEN SANCTIONED.
SOURCE: NATIONAL TANF DATAFILE AS OF 8/24/2010

Last Updated on 8/03/2011
By ACF

 

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