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Characteristics and Financial Circumstances of TANF Recipients, Fiscal Year 2009

Table 16: TANF - Active Cases, Percent Distribution of TANF Families by Federal Time Limit Exemption Status, 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 16

TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE FOR NEEDY FAMILIES - ACTIVE CASES

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION OF TANF FAMILIES BY FEDERAL TIME LIMIT EXEMPTION STATUS
OCTOBER 2008 - SEPTEMBER 2009
 
STATE TOTAL
FAMILIES
FEDERAL 5-YEAR TIME LIMIT EXEMPTION STATUS
NOT
EXEMPT
HEAD OF HOUSEHOLD OR SPOUSE RECEIVING ASSISTANCE UNKNOWN
NOT INCLUDED
EXEMPT
INCLUDED BUT EXEMPT FROM
ACCRUAL OF
MONTHS
TERMINATION OF
ASSISTANCE
U.S. Total
1,726,560
46.8
48.5
1.6
3.1
0.0
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Alabama
18,442
53.2
46.8
0.0
0.0
0.0
Alaska
3,033
58.1
31.8
7.6
2.5
0.0
Arizona
37,861
42.6
53.0
3.4
1.0
0.0
Arkansas
8,463
57.7
42.2
0.0
0.1
0.0
California
532,907
42.6
53.5
1.8
2.1
0.0
Colorado
9,275
57.6
42.0
0.1
0.3
0.0
Connecticut
16,723
54.2
44.6
0.3
0.8
0.0
Delaware
4,511
34.5
58.8
6.6
0.0
0.0
Dist. Of Col.
7,955
14.8
30.7
54.4
0.0
0.0
Florida
55,090
30.3
69.6
0.0
0.1
0.0
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Georgia
21,087
13.4
86.6
0.0
0.0
0.0
Guam
1,077
56.1
42.0
0.0
1.9
0.0
Hawaii
8,307
48.3
30.4
0.0
21.3
0.0
Idaho
1,591
9.8
90.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
Illinois
19,611
22.6
77.4
0.0
0.0
0.0
Indiana
39,989
55.3
44.7
0.0
0.0
0.0
Iowa
16,154
65.6
33.3
0.0
1.1
0.0
Kansas
13,122
67.7
29.8
0.0
2.6
0.0
Kentucky
29,473
41.4
58.1
0.0
0.4
0.0
Louisiana
10,201
28.0
72.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Maine
10,609
57.9
26.6
0.1
15.4
0.0
Maryland
22,425
44.2
44.5
3.5
7.8
0.0
Massachusetts
47,313
44.9
38.8
13.3
3.1
0.0
Michigan
62,230
53.4
31.6
0.0
15.0
0.0
Minnesota
21,772
42.8
47.5
8.5
1.2
0.0
Mississippi
11,322
50.6
49.4
0.0
0.0
0.0
Missouri
34,953
72.3
27.6
0.0
0.1
0.0
Montana
3,445
43.5
37.5
18.7
0.3
0.0
Nebraska
7,379
45.9
48.5
0.0
5.6
0.0
Nevada
8,332
55.6
44.3
0.0
0.1
0.0
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
New Hampshire
5,569
56.4
41.2
0.0
2.4
0.0
New Jersey
32,547
57.4
30.9
0.0
11.7
0.0
New Mexico
16,100
67.6
32.4
0.0
0.1
0.0
New York
116,693
44.7
50.5
0.0
4.9
0.0
North Carolina
25,680
34.4
65.5
0.0
0.1
0.0
North Dakota
2,151
46.1
31.5
22.4
0.1
0.0
Ohio
90,057
50.7
48.7
0.0
0.6
0.0
Oklahoma
8,738
38.0
61.5
0.0
0.5
0.0
Oregon
21,427
64.2
35.8
0.0
0.0
0.0
Pennsylvania
48,029
41.9
43.8
0.9
13.3
0.0
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Puerto Rico
12,179
82.3
17.7
0.0
0.0
0.0
Rhode Island
8,420
60.4
31.5
0.0
8.1
0.0
South Carolina
17,085
74.6
25.4
0.0
0.0
0.0
South Dakota
2,976
13.0
68.9
18.1
0.0
0.0
Tennessee
58,138
69.4
30.6
0.0
0.0
0.0
Texas
48,635
29.6
70.1
0.0
0.2
0.0
Utah
5,944
58.3
41.0
0.0
0.7
0.0
Vermont
2,867
49.3
45.4
0.0
5.3
0.0
Virgin Islands
469
83.2
15.4
0.0
1.5
0.0
Virginia
31,906
64.2
35.8
0.0
0.0
0.0
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Washington
58,536
50.2
37.8
2.0
9.9
0.0
West Virginia
9,192
47.3
52.7
0.0
0.0
0.0
Wisconsin
18,278
32.2
64.4
0.0
3.4
0.0
Wyoming
293
34.6
65.2
0.0
0.2
0.0

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

 

 

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