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Characteristics and Financial Circumstances of TANF Recipients, Fiscal Year 2009

Table 15 Continued: TANF - Temporary Assistance For Needy Families - Active Cases, Percent Distribution of TANF Families by Reason* For Grant Reduction , 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 15 - CONTINUED

TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE FOR NEEDY FAMILIES - ACTIVE CASES

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION OF TANF FAMILIES BY REASON* FOR GRANT REDUCTION
OCTOBER 2008 - SEPTEMBER 2009
 
STATE TOTAL
FAMILIES
WORK
REQUIRE-
MENT
TEEN
PARENT
NOT IN
SCHOOL
NO-COOP.
CHILD
SUPPORT
FAILURE
COMPLY
WITH
OTHERS
OTHER
SANCTION
RECOUP-
MENT
FAMILY
CAP
LENGTH
RECEIVING
ASSISTANCE
OTHER
NON-
SANCTION
U.S. Total
1,726,560
4.1
0.0
0.7
1.3
0.3
7.1
4.6
0.5
2.9
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Alabama
18,442
2.7
0.0
3.0
0.0
0.0
2.6
0.0
0.0
0.0
Alaska
3,033
3.6
3.2
0.8
2.6
0.1
2.4
0.0
0.0
2.5
Arizona
37,861
1.4
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.4
20.0
0.0
9.9
Arkansas
8,463
3.7
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
California
532,907
7.4
0.0
0.5
4.0
0.0
13.4
7.8
0.0
3.1
Colorado
9,275
2.2
0.0
1.1
0.0
0.0
3.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
Connecticut
16,723
2.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
1.7
4.6
0.0
0.0
Delaware
4,511
0.3
0.0
0.0
1.5
0.0
0.4
0.0
0.0
0.0
Dist. Of Col.
7,955
16.3
0.0
2.9
0.0
0.0
6.3
0.0
0.0
0.0
Florida
55,090
0.3
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
2.0
2.2
0.0
0.2
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Georgia
21,087
0.5
0.0
1.3
0.0
0.0
3.3
0.8
0.0
0.1
Guam
1,077
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.7
1.5
18.9
10.3
0.0
Hawaii
8,307
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
6.8
0.0
0.0
56.6
Idaho
1,591
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.4
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
Illinois
19,611
1.5
0.0
0.3
1.4
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
Indiana
39,989
0.7
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.2
0.3
16.8
20.2
10.3
Iowa
16,154
0.0
0.0
5.8
0.0
0.0
1.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
Kansas
13,122
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
2.4
0.0
0.0
0.0
Kentucky
29,473
3.6
0.0
0.9
0.0
0.0
0.7
0.0
0.0
0.0
Louisiana
10,201
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.3
0.0
0.0
1.7
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Maine
10,609
5.7
0.0
0.3
0.0
1.3
2.8
0.0
0.0
0.0
Maryland
22,425
0.4
0.0
0.0
0.0
9.8
1.6
0.0
0.0
27.7
Massachusetts
47,313
3.5
0.4
1.3
0.2
0.6
2.8
20.8
0.0
0.0
Michigan
62,230
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
Minnesota
21,772
3.8
0.3
1.0
2.5
0.0
11.9
9.6
0.0
0.0
Mississippi
11,322
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
1.1
1.0
17.2
0.0
0.0
Missouri
34,953
10.7
0.0
3.5
0.0
0.0
2.8
0.0
0.0
0.0
Montana
3,445
1.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
5.5
Nebraska
7,379
0.0
0.5
1.5
0.0
0.0
5.0
0.2
0.0
0.0
Nevada
8,332
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.9
0.0
0.0
0.0
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
New Hampshire
5,569
6.7
0.0
1.0
0.0
0.0
1.7
0.0
0.0
0.0
New Jersey
32,547
7.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
5.3
10.7
0.0
0.0
New Mexico
16,100
7.7
0.0
1.8
0.0
0.0
1.3
0.0
2.3
0.0
New York
116,693
6.6
0.0
2.0
0.0
0.2
24.6
0.0
0.0
0.0
North Carolina
25,680
0.2
0.0
0.2
0.4
0.0
0.4
0.0
0.0
0.0
North Dakota
2,151
6.9
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
10.6
10.5
0.0
2.0
Ohio
90,057
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
1.5
0.0
0.0
2.8
Oklahoma
8,738
0.0
0.0
4.4
0.0
1.5
1.9
0.0
0.0
0.0
Oregon
21,427
0.0
0.0
0.3
0.3
0.2
1.5
0.0
0.0
0.0
Pennsylvania
48,029
2.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.9
0.0
0.0
0.0
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Puerto Rico
12,179
2.6
0.0
0.2
1.3
0.2
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
Rhode Island
8,420
4.0
0.0
1.2
0.0
0.0
2.7
0.0
0.0
0.0
South Carolina
17,085
0.1
0.0
1.4
0.0
0.2
1.6
3.4
0.0
1.2
South Dakota
2,976
1.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.7
0.9
0.0
0.0
1.2
Tennessee
58,138
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.2
3.0
2.0
0.0
0.7
Texas
48,635
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
2.8
0.0
1.5
0.0
Utah
5,944
2.4
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
1.8
0.0
0.0
0.0
Vermont
2,867
3.9
0.0
2.9
0.0
0.0
1.7
0.0
0.0
0.0
Virgin Islands
469
2.1
0.0
1.1
7.2
2.6
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
Virginia
31,906
0.0
0.0
0.6
0.0
3.0
1.1
7.5
0.0
0.0
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Washington
58,536
3.6
0.1
1.4
0.0
1.8
3.1
0.0
0.0
17.3
West Virginia
9,192
2.3
0.1
0.4
1.0
0.0
3.3
0.0
0.0
0.0
Wisconsin
18,278
11.5
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.3
0.0
0.0
0.0
Wyoming
293
4.4
0.0
0.5
0.0
0.8
1.7
0.0
0.0
0.0

NOTES: THIS CONTINUED TABLE DOES NOT INCLUDE UNKNOWN REASON FOR A REDUCTION IN ASSISTANCE.
'*'= SOME RECEIVED A REDUCTION IN ASSISTANCE FOR TWO OR MORE REASONS.
SOURCE: NATIONAL TANF DATAFILE AS OF 8/24/2010

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