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Characteristics and Financial Circumstances of TANF Recipients, Fiscal Year 2009

Table 24: TANF - Active Cases, Percent Distribution of TANF Adult Recipients by Relationship to The Head of Household, 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 24

TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE FOR NEEDY FAMILIES - ACTIVE CASES

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION OF TANF ADULT RECIPIENTS BY RELATIONSHIP TO THE HEAD OF HOUSEHOLD
OCTOBER 2008 - SEPTEMBER 2009
 
STATE TOTAL
ADULTS
RELATIONSHIP TO THE HEAD OF HOUSEHOLD
HEAD OF HOUSEHOLD SPOUSE PARENT
CHILD
GRAND-
CHILD
OTHER
RELATED
UNRELATED
U.S. Total
973,580
90.0
5.8
0.1
0.6
0.0
0.7
2.7
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Alabama
10,203
95.5
3.8
0.0
0.4
0.0
0.0
0.3
Alaska
2,480
82.8
11.4
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
5.8
Arizona
19,351
90.9
5.2
0.0
0.1
0.0
3.8
0.0
Arkansas
5,135
94.8
3.6
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.8
0.7
California
294,177
82.0
10.2
0.0
0.3
0.0
1.9
5.6
Colorado
5,085
89.9
7.2
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
2.7
Connecticut
9,350
98.9
0.4
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.7
Delaware
1,907
97.0
1.5
0.0
0.6
0.0
0.0
0.9
Dist. Of Col.
4,698
99.7
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.1
Florida
18,551
89.3
6.7
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.8
3.1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Georgia
2,895
99.9
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
Guam
659
74.6
20.5
0.0
4.7
0.1
0.1
0.0
Hawaii
6,560
84.1
7.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
8.8
Idaho
156
99.5
0.5
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
Illinois
4,467
99.2
0.4
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.4
Indiana
25,441
86.1
9.6
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.1
4.2
Iowa
12,316
86.9
6.9
5.6
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.5
Kansas
10,563
86.1
8.5
0.0
0.2
0.0
0.0
5.2
Kentucky
12,960
94.1
4.5
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.2
1.1
Louisiana
2,877
99.5
0.5
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Maine
8,126
95.5
3.1
0.0
0.2
0.0
0.0
1.2
Maryland
12,534
99.3
0.3
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.4
0.0
Massachusetts
29,533
97.6
1.6
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.7
Michigan
42,816
98.3
1.3
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.3
Minnesota
11,550
98.2
0.7
0.0
0.3
0.0
0.0
0.8
Mississippi
5,711
99.9
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
Missouri
25,713
97.8
0.9
0.0
0.5
0.0
0.0
0.7
Montana
2,543
84.3
8.5
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.2
7.0
Nebraska
3,755
100.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
Nevada
5,340
86.3
7.8
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
6.0
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
New Hampshire
3,406
96.1
2.3
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
1.5
New Jersey
22,551
97.9
2.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.1
New Mexico
11,840
90.2
9.6
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.3
New York
64,580
89.0
1.5
0.1
6.5
0.5
0.2
2.2
North Carolina
9,174
95.9
2.9
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.1
1.2
North Dakota
1,483
98.9
0.9
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.2
Ohio
52,098
88.6
6.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.1
5.2
Oklahoma
3,365
99.5
0.5
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
Oregon
14,386
95.2
2.8
1.2
0.4
0.0
0.3
0.2
Pennsylvania
27,592
97.0
1.7
0.0
0.2
0.0
0.0
1.0
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Puerto Rico
10,369
94.8
4.8
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.2
Rhode Island
6,465
88.9
4.6
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
6.4
South Carolina
12,750
99.6
0.4
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
South Dakota
930
99.2
0.4
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.4
Tennessee
41,410
97.1
1.3
0.0
0.8
0.1
0.3
0.3
Texas
14,528
100.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
Utah
3,390
95.9
4.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
Vermont
1,840
82.8
8.9
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
8.3
Virgin Islands
386
99.5
0.2
0.0
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.1
Virginia
19,955
98.4
1.0
0.1
0.2
0.0
0.1
0.3
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Washington
42,296
85.9
14.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
West Virginia
4,535
94.4
4.2
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
1.3
Wisconsin
6,693
97.2
1.3
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
1.5
Wyoming
108
94.5
4.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
1.5
0.0

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

 

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