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Characteristics and Financial Circumstances of TANF Recipients, Fiscal Year 2009

Table 18: TANF - Active Cases, Percent Distribution of TANF Adult Recipients by Age Group, 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 18

TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE FOR NEEDY FAMILIES - ACTIVE CASES

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION OF TANF ADULT RECIPIENTS BY AGE GROUP
OCTOBER 2008 - SEPTEMBER 2009
 
STATE TOTAL
ADULTS
AGE OF ADULT RECIPIENTS
UNDER 20 20-29 30-39 40-49 OVER 49 UNKNOWN
U.S. Total
973,580
8.0
50.0
26.0
12.6
3.4
0.0
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Alabama
10,203
7.2
60.8
25.5
5.5
1.1
0.0
Alaska
2,480
5.5
42.5
28.8
17.1
6.1
0.0
Arizona
19,351
6.8
45.4
28.6
15.6
3.5
0.0
Arkansas
5,135
9.6
59.7
23.4
5.9
1.5
0.0
California
294,177
7.8
44.7
26.2
16.1
5.2
0.0
Colorado
5,085
6.0
51.2
29.3
11.4
2.1
0.0
Connecticut
9,350
11.6
62.1
17.6
7.4
1.3
0.0
Delaware
1,907
9.9
57.5
21.9
8.9
1.8
0.0
Dist. Of Col.
4,698
9.7
52.9
24.9
10.6
1.9
0.0
Florida
18,551
4.8
46.7
30.8
14.6
3.0
0.0
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Georgia
2,895
15.9
57.2
18.6
7.2
1.0
0.0
Guam
659
4.2
48.6
25.6
17.1
4.1
0.3
Hawaii
6,560
6.7
45.0
30.5
12.7
5.1
0.0
Idaho
156
8.3
55.5
20.4
12.9
3.0
0.0
Illinois
4,467
9.9
50.4
24.1
12.2
3.5
0.0
Indiana
25,441
6.8
53.2
27.1
10.7
2.2
0.0
Iowa
12,316
8.4
56.0
24.4
9.5
1.7
0.0
Kansas
10,563
9.0
52.5
25.3
10.6
2.5
0.0
Kentucky
12,960
9.5
59.6
21.5
7.4
2.0
0.0
Louisiana
2,877
8.2
65.4
18.2
6.2
2.1
0.0
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Maine
8,126
5.7
46.7
35.2
10.6
1.7
0.0
Maryland
12,534
7.5
56.2
25.5
9.3
1.5
0.0
Massachusetts
29,533
7.2
49.2
28.0
12.9
2.7
0.0
Michigan
42,816
7.0
47.9
30.9
12.1
2.1
0.0
Minnesota
11,550
16.8
56.9
17.0
7.5
1.7
0.0
Mississippi
5,711
13.8
68.9
14.2
2.7
0.5
0.0
Missouri
25,713
9.7
59.6
20.8
8.1
1.8
0.0
Montana
2,543
7.7
52.0
27.9
10.6
1.8
0.0
Nebraska
3,755
5.8
59.6
25.0
8.5
1.1
0.0
Nevada
5,340
8.3
51.6
26.9
11.4
1.9
0.0
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
New Hampshire
3,406
4.6
51.0
28.5
13.0
3.0
0.0
New Jersey
22,551
6.3
48.8
28.2
13.5
3.1
0.0
New Mexico
11,840
7.2
52.5
26.5
11.3
2.6
0.0
New York
64,580
8.9
48.3
24.3
14.1
4.4
0.0
North Carolina
9,174
12.5
54.5
21.8
9.1
2.1
0.0
North Dakota
1,483
7.5
57.0
24.7
9.3
1.5
0.0
Ohio
52,098
6.7
55.2
25.4
10.1
2.5
0.0
Oklahoma
3,365
11.0
53.5
25.6
8.3
1.6
0.0
Oregon
14,386
7.9
46.4
29.9
13.0
2.8
0.0
Pennsylvania
27,592
9.8
61.5
21.5
6.3
1.0
0.0
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Puerto Rico
10,369
5.0
51.7
27.6
11.5
4.1
0.2
Rhode Island
6,465
11.5
49.8
23.5
13.3
1.9
0.0
South Carolina
12,750
14.4
60.2
19.5
5.3
0.7
0.0
South Dakota
930
9.4
49.3
27.4
11.5
2.4
0.0
Tennessee
41,410
6.6
50.4
29.5
11.0
2.5
0.0
Texas
14,528
8.0
47.8
28.0
12.5
3.8
0.0
Utah
3,390
5.8
51.4
26.4
13.1
3.3
0.0
Vermont
1,840
9.5
52.9
26.6
9.8
1.2
0.0
Virgin Islands
386
6.0
60.3
23.7
7.3
2.7
0.0
Virginia
19,955
7.3
53.0
26.1
11.4
2.1
0.0
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Washington
42,296
6.6
49.3
26.7
14.2
3.1
0.0
West Virginia
4,535
7.6
55.2
26.8
9.2
1.2
0.0
Wisconsin
6,693
10.1
50.3
25.9
11.1
2.7
0.0
Wyoming
108
5.8
47.8
32.4
10.6
3.3
0.1

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

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