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Characteristics and Financial Circumstances of TANF Recipients, Fiscal Year 2009

Table 27: TANF - Active Cases, Percent Distribution of TANF Adult Recipients by Work Participation 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 27

TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE FOR NEEDY FAMILIES - ACTIVE CASES

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION OF TANF ADULT RECIPIENTS BY WORK PARTICIPATION STATUS
OCTOBER 2008 - SEPTEMBER 2009
 
    DISREGARDED EXEMPT REQUIRED TO PARTICIPATE DEEMED ENGAGED
IN WORK
STATE TOTAL
ADULTS
CHILD UNDER
12 MONTHS
SANCTION/
WAIVER
TRIBAL
WORK
PARENTw/
CHILD
UNDER AGE 6*
DISABLED/
OTHER
NOT
PARTICIPATED
PARTICIPATED TEEN PARENT
IN EDUCATION
PARENTw/
CHILD
UNDER AGE 6
U.S. Total
973,580
11.1
1.3
0.2
1.3
11.3
28.1
33.5
0.7
10.3
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Alabama
10,203
17.8
2.5
0.0
0.0
8.5
34.8
26.5
0.4
7.8
Alaska
2,480
6.2
3.8
4.5
0.0
7.0
41.3
21.9
0.5
14.6
Arizona
19,351
8.2
2.1
4.1
0.0
11.9
40.2
20.1
0.3
13.1
Arkansas
5,135
19.9
4.7
0.0
0.1
7.8
29.9
28.0
0.5
9.2
California
294,177
4.7
0.0
0.0
3.6
11.1
27.4
43.6
0.6
7.0
Colorado
5,085
8.8
2.8
0.0
0.7
15.8
27.2
21.0
0.2
23.5
Connecticut
9,350
25.8
1.6
0.0
0.0
3.2
33.2
27.0
0.1
9.1
Delaware
1,907
30.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
7.4
25.5
11.0
0.3
23.0
Dist. Of Col.
4,698
24.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
12.8
49.0
0.0
14.0
Florida
18,551
15.7
0.0
0.0
0.0
5.1
28.8
36.4
0.2
8.2
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Georgia
2,895
19.5
3.9
0.0
0.0
0.0
21.0
12.2
6.4
37.0
Guam
659
3.9
0.1
0.0
7.5
3.9
76.7
4.3
0.0
1.2
Hawaii
6,560
9.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
4.2
37.7
32.1
0.0
16.6
Idaho
156
21.5
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
16.9
35.9
1.6
24.1
Illinois
4,467
0.0
6.6
0.0
0.0
3.0
28.6
31.2
3.8
26.9
Indiana
25,441
11.7
0.0
0.0
0.0
4.5
57.1
21.9
1.3
3.5
Iowa
12,316
13.6
0.0
0.0
0.0
7.3
22.8
32.8
1.2
22.1
Kansas
10,563
16.8
0.0
0.2
0.0
15.4
34.0
27.1
1.2
5.3
Kentucky
12,960
15.2
6.0
0.0
0.0
6.3
31.3
19.3
1.8
17.5
Louisiana
2,877
14.4
0.0
0.0
0.0
12.9
23.3
22.3
1.7
23.0
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Maine
8,126
1.5
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.3
62.5
27.2
0.1
4.6
Maryland
12,534
20.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
3.1
30.2
17.2
1.6
23.4
Massachusetts
29,533
15.2
0.2
0.0
0.0
37.5
20.5
10.9
1.2
5.4
Michigan
42,816
21.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
6.9
29.8
29.5
0.8
9.8
Minnesota
11,550
17.0
5.6
4.8
0.0
0.5
28.3
23.8
4.3
15.7
Mississippi
5,711
28.8
0.0
0.1
0.0
2.9
0.0
23.2
5.1
39.8
Missouri
25,713
11.0
4.6
0.0
0.6
12.8
54.0
9.9
0.1
6.5
Montana
2,543
7.2
1.6
22.5
0.0
0.1
14.8
36.5
0.1
16.1
Nebraska
3,755
9.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.9
19.6
44.4
0.1
25.7
Nevada
5,340
7.3
0.0
0.0
0.0
2.2
41.7
31.6
0.5
16.0
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
New Hampshire
3,406
15.0
8.9
0.0
0.0
22.1
10.2
15.6
0.8
21.9
New Jersey
22,551
8.7
5.2
0.0
0.0
19.8
36.4
22.4
0.2
7.4
New Mexico
11,840
12.2
7.3
0.0
0.0
11.1
30.4
18.6
0.3
20.2
New York
64,580
5.4
4.6
0.0
0.0
30.2
22.3
20.2
0.1
17.2
North Carolina
9,174
22.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
11.1
34.1
17.5
0.9
13.4
North Dakota
1,483
13.6
0.0
24.0
0.0
0.7
13.1
29.6
0.7
17.6
Ohio
52,098
13.0
0.0
0.0
3.2
3.1
47.4
20.4
0.1
11.2
Oklahoma
3,365
24.4
0.0
0.0
0.0
2.7
40.0
6.0
2.9
21.7
Oregon
14,386
15.7
0.1
0.0
0.0
35.6
26.4
14.5
0.6
4.0
Pennsylvania
27,592
20.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
3.8
19.2
34.7
1.3
14.4
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Puerto Rico
10,369
7.2
0.0
0.0
0.5
19.9
56.2
9.8
0.1
6.0
Rhode Island
6,465
8.2
3.8
0.0
0.0
19.9
45.2
14.2
0.1
8.6
South Carolina
12,750
21.7
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.2
26.9
17.1
3.1
26.2
South Dakota
930
21.2
1.5
0.0
0.0
0.0
14.8
30.8
1.5
27.1
Tennessee
41,410
17.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
3.9
0.4
76.7
0.0
0.0
Texas
14,528
9.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
13.6
26.7
14.0
0.7
28.2
Utah
3,390
14.9
1.9
0.0
0.0
1.8
41.3
25.2
0.4
12.0
Vermont
1,840
19.2
5.4
0.0
0.3
3.7
44.2
18.7
1.3
7.2
Virgin Islands
386
0.0
0.0
0.0
8.8
10.7
64.0
13.1
0.0
3.1
Virginia
19,955
19.5
0.0
0.0
0.1
9.6
10.4
52.8
0.0
4.1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Washington
42,296
11.1
3.5
0.0
0.3
7.0
1.2
68.4
0.4
6.3
West Virginia
4,535
19.6
2.1
0.0
0.3
18.7
29.9
16.9
0.1
12.4
Wisconsin
6,693
13.0
16.5
0.0
0.0
8.6
23.0
9.8
2.3
17.6
Wyoming
108
9.3
10.4
0.0
0.0
17.5
1.3
56.0
1.2
4.4

NOTE: '*'=CHILD CARE UNAVAILABLE
SOURCE: NATIONAL TANF DATAFILE AS OF 8/24/2010

Last Updated on 7/18/2011
By ACF

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