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Characteristics and Financial Circumstances of TANF Recipients, Fiscal Year 2009

Table 13: TANF - Active Cases, Percent Distribution of TANF Families Receiving Assistance, 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 13

TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE FOR NEEDY FAMILIES - ACTIVE CASES

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION OF TANF FAMILIES RECEIVING ASSISTANCE
OCTOBER 2008 - SEPTEMBER 2009
 
STATE TOTAL
FAMILIES
TYPE OF ASSISTANCE
MEDICAL
ASSISTANCE
FOOD STAMPS SUBSIDIZED HOUSING SUBSIDIZED CHILD CARE
PERCENT MONTHLY
AVERAGE
PUBLIC
HOUSING
RENT
SUBSIDY
FEDERAL STATE/
LOCAL
U.S. Total
1,726,560
97.7
80.7
$351.72
4.4
9.3
8.1
0.8
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Alabama
18,442
0.0
79.9
$384.09
10.6
5.4
13.2
0.0
Alaska
3,033
97.5
80.3
411.6
1.5
5.9
10.2
0.0
Arizona
37,861
95.1
79.2
325.90
0.0
0.0
9.3
0.0
Arkansas
8,463
0.0
68.2
306.98
0.0
0.0
13.8
0.0
California
532,907
100.0
87.7
377.14
2.0
9.7
2.3
0.7
Colorado
9,275
96.9
43.9
372.47
0.1
0.0
8.9
0.0
Connecticut
16,723
98.6
75.0
270.71
0.0
31.4
8.5
0.0
Delaware
4,511
99.5
72.9
332.78
17.4
0.0
27.5
0.2
Dist. Of Col.
7,955
100.0
77.9
314.90
16.7
6.3
0.9
0.0
Florida
55,090
99.0
65.5
347.65
1.4
5.3
21.4
0.0
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Georgia
21,087
93.8
63.2
229.11
4.0
4.2
0.1
0.0
Guam
1,077
97.7
74.3
714.79
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
Hawaii
8,307
100.0
77.7
603.67
4.2
13.2
13.5
0.1
Idaho
1,591
90.6
37.5
228.64
0.0
0.6
4.4
0.0
Illinois
19,611
99.9
58.0
387.86
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
Indiana
39,989
98.8
88.4
420.9
6.3
7.6
6.9
0.0
Iowa
16,154
98.7
75.4
375.51
0.2
0.9
0.0
9.4
Kansas
13,122
88.8
0.0
0.0
3.7
10.5
15.2
0.0
Kentucky
29,473
99.6
72.2
286.59
1.6
2.7
9.1
0.0
Louisiana
10,201
100.0
84.4
332.4
8.1
9.1
10.5
0.0
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Maine
10,609
99.6
94.0
328.93
5.6
3.0
13.4
0.0
Maryland
22,425
100.0
76.4
349.59
10.8
16.9
0.0
0.0
Massachusetts
47,313
100.0
87.5
296.63
26.2
19.3
4.1
0.5
Michigan
62,230
100.0
77.1
142.97
0.2
14.4
23.5
0.0
Minnesota
21,772
97.2
99.4
371.90
0.0
25.2
13.8
0.0
Mississippi
11,322
100.0
83.8
277.38
0.0
3.8
0.0
0.0
Missouri
34,953
97.0
90.3
350.96
6.9
6.8
12.0
0.0
Montana
3,445
98.0
78.9
365.08
3.6
16.4
0.0
0.0
Nebraska
7,379
100.0
83.6
371.99
2.4
0.7
27.0
0.0
Nevada
8,332
97.4
72.0
398.44
0.0
17.1
6.5
0.5
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
New Hampshire
5,569
100.0
78.5
373.66
3.0
20.0
16.8
0.0
New Jersey
32,547
96.4
84.9
348.60
4.7
18.3
13.9
0.0
New Mexico
16,100
100.0
90.6
385.10
13.4
0.0
5.4
0.0
New York
116,693
100.0
81.7
364.92
7.7
12.4
10.3
0.0
North Carolina
25,680
100.0
73.2
291.37
13.7
6.7
8.2
1.0
North Dakota
2,151
98.2
84.4
438.09
13.6
68.9
23.0
0.0
Ohio
90,057
99.6
79.8
336.61
6.0
5.1
7.5
0.0
Oklahoma
8,738
100.0
4.5
347.55
0.0
18.7
23.6
0.0
Oregon
21,427
96.1
3.0
307.02
6.6
11.4
10.3
0.0
Pennsylvania
48,029
100.0
83.9
404.12
8.4
10.6
19.8
0.0
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Puerto Rico
12,179
99.5
97.6
286.69
25.1
12.3
0.4
0.0
Rhode Island
8,420
100.0
92.4
336.5
7.7
17.6
0.7
9.3
South Carolina
17,085
100.0
89.8
376.5
9.7
8.6
27.8
0.0
South Dakota
2,976
100.0
66.9
296.14
34.4
0.0
4.3
0.0
Tennessee
58,138
100.0
90.3
342.00
0.0
0.0
0.0
11.3
Texas
48,635
100.0
80.3
329.79
3.0
8.3
9.5
0.0
Utah
5,944
96.2
76.2
350.81
5.6
2.9
15.5
0.0
Vermont
2,867
100.0
80.4
371.26
3.7
21.3
18.6
1.1
Virgin Islands
469
87.9
89.7
567.36
43.2
28.7
1.5
0.0
Virginia
31,906
100.0
77.3
372.03
0.0
0.0
13.1
0.0
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Washington
58,536
99.4
85.1
366.42
0.0
16.6
13.5
0.0
West Virginia
9,192
98.4
79.9
346.89
5.7
10.0
8.3
0.0
Wisconsin
18,278
93.5
73.4
306.44
1.0
2.9
9.7
0.0
Wyoming
293
93.7
56.7
360.52
0.0
9.5
0.0
0.0

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

Last Updated on 6/28/2011
By ACF

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