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Characteristics and Financial Circumstances of TANF Recipients, Fiscal Year 2009

Table 22: TANF - Active Cases, Percent Distribution of TANF Adult Recipients by Marital 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 22

TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE FOR NEEDY FAMILIES - ACTIVE CASES

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION OF TANF ADULT RECIPIENTS BY MARITAL STATUS
OCTOBER 2008 - SEPTEMBER 2009
 
STATE TOTAL
ADULTS
MARITAL STATUS
SINGLE MARRIED SEPARATED WIDOWED DIVORCED
U.S. Total
973,580
69.5
14.4
9.6
0.3
6.1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Alabama
10,203
70.0
7.7
14.9
0.1
7.3
Alaska
2,480
51.4
27.8
11.3
0.8
8.6
Arizona
19,351
60.0
16.9
11.8
0.5
10.9
Arkansas
5,135
69.8
13.7
10.1
0.6
5.8
California
294,177
61.4
23.0
9.7
0.1
5.8
Colorado
5,085
64.3
23.3
6.2
0.3
5.9
Connecticut
9,350
83.7
4.3
8.0
0.3
3.7
Delaware
1,907
84.3
6.2
6.3
0.2
2.9
Dist. Of Col.
4,698
94.6
2.1
2.5
0.1
0.8
Florida
18,551
63.5
19.6
9.1
0.5
7.3
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Georgia
2,895
85.5
3.0
8.5
0.6
2.4
Guam
659
57.7
33.5
8.5
0.3
0.0
Hawaii
6,560
63.0
16.8
12.4
0.7
7.1
Idaho
156
56.6
6.0
18.7
0.3
18.3
Illinois
4,467
99.0
1.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
Indiana
25,441
54.5
25.9
9.9
0.2
9.4
Iowa
12,316
71.2
21.8
3.6
0.1
3.3
Kansas
10,563
60.4
20.3
9.6
0.2
9.5
Kentucky
12,960
65.3
10.3
14.9
0.3
9.1
Louisiana
2,877
81.1
1.9
11.4
0.3
5.3
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Maine
8,126
67.6
8.8
8.6
0.6
14.4
Maryland
12,534
87.1
2.6
7.9
0.2
2.3
Massachusetts
29,533
77.1
9.3
7.5
0.7
5.4
Michigan
42,816
79.9
3.7
8.9
0.4
7.0
Minnesota
11,550
80.6
2.1
10.7
0.8
5.8
Mississippi
5,711
85.8
1.3
8.4
0.1
4.4
Missouri
25,713
76.9
10.2
7.0
0.2
5.6
Montana
2,543
64.5
17.3
7.8
0.2
10.2
Nebraska
3,755
74.6
1.9
17.5
0.4
5.6
Nevada
5,340
64.6
21.7
7.2
0.4
6.1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
New Hampshire
3,406
62.4
12.6
11.8
0.5
12.8
New Jersey
22,551
84.5
2.8
8.6
0.5
3.6
New Mexico
11,840
75.9
13.5
6.2
0.8
3.6
New York
64,580
82.0
6.1
9.5
0.4
1.9
North Carolina
9,174
76.5
7.1
9.9
0.7
5.8
North Dakota
1,483
71.8
7.6
9.6
0.4
10.7
Ohio
52,098
69.9
17.0
7.0
0.1
5.9
Oklahoma
3,365
66.9
7.7
15.7
0.1
9.6
Oregon
14,386
72.7
9.7
10.8
0.3
6.4
Pennsylvania
27,592
88.6
3.5
5.8
0.3
1.7
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Puerto Rico
10,369
77.6
12.3
5.9
0.7
3.4
Rhode Island
6,465
83.8
11.2
3.9
0.0
1.1
South Carolina
12,750
82.0
1.6
11.6
0.3
4.7
South Dakota
930
74.5
7.8
9.0
0.5
8.1
Tennessee
41,410
69.5
8.1
12.0
0.7
9.6
Texas
14,528
69.8
8.7
15.8
0.2
5.5
Utah
3,390
46.8
7.6
28.7
0.9
15.9
Vermont
1,840
61.4
19.7
8.2
0.0
10.6
Virgin Islands
386
89.0
0.9
6.7
0.1
3.3
Virginia
19,955
69.3
6.4
15.3
0.6
8.4
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Washington
42,296
56.4
20.8
12.4
0.5
10.0
West Virginia
4,535
54.3
16.5
13.3
0.4
15.5
Wisconsin
6,693
81.9
5.6
5.4
0.1
7.0
Wyoming
108
53.6
19.8
11.1
0.0
15.5

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

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