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Characteristics and Financial Circumstances of TANF Recipients, Fiscal Year 2009

Table 28: TANF - Active Cases, Percent Distribution of TANF Adult Recipients Participating In Work Activities, 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 28

TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE FOR NEEDY FAMILIES - ACTIVE CASES

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION OF TANF ADULT RECIPIENTS PARTICIPATING IN WORK ACTIVITIES*
OCTOBER 2008 - SEPTEMBER 2009
 
STATE TOTAL
ADULTS
WORK PARTICIPATION ? TYPE OF WORK ACTIVITIES
NO YES UNSUBSIDIZED
EMPLOYMENT
WORK
PREPARATION**
JOB
SEARCH
JOB TRAINING/
EDUCATION
OTHER WORK
ACTIVITIES
U.S. Total
973,580
57.6
42.4
22.0
7.6
8.4
10.8
4.0
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Alabama
10,203
58.4
41.6
28.8
4.9
3.8
5.8
4.2
Alaska
2,480
59.7
40.3
30.1
3.5
3.9
7.0
3.1
Arizona
19,351
66.5
33.5
16.2
6.0
10.5
7.5
0.0
Arkansas
5,135
55.9
44.1
26.4
4.4
7.0
8.3
2.6
California
294,177
53.1
46.9
25.8
4.6
13.3
13.4
0.8
Colorado
5,085
47.4
52.6
15.6
19.4
7.4
19.1
4.0
Connecticut
9,350
59.8
40.2
26.7
1.0
11.8
7.2
0.0
Delaware
1,907
62.8
37.2
28.5
5.2
5.5
3.8
0.0
Dist. Of Col.
4,698
66.8
33.2
18.2
3.6
10.0
4.1
0.0
Florida
18,551
49.1
50.9
10.6
26.3
2.5
23.7
7.9
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Georgia
2,895
38.9
61.1
11.4
33.6
4.0
33.7
3.6
Guam
659
95.6
4.4
0.4
3.9
0.0
0.0
0.0
Hawaii
6,560
55.5
44.5
33.1
10.3
3.9
3.6
2.0
Idaho
156
7.1
92.9
33.9
21.2
28.8
15.0
55.7
Illinois
4,467
36.1
63.9
15.2
40.0
3.4
11.6
4.2
Indiana
25,441
71.6
28.4
23.5
0.9
4.0
1.9
0.0
Iowa
12,316
43.8
56.2
32.8
2.2
1.3
9.5
19.7
Kansas
10,563
61.2
38.8
22.5
3.4
9.4
7.6
1.9
Kentucky
12,960
58.7
41.3
20.3
12.9
1.2
12.2
1.4
Louisiana
2,877
51.8
48.2
18.2
8.3
6.9
21.4
0.0
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Maine
8,126
67.3
32.7
22.3
2.3
3.7
4.6
3.2
Maryland
12,534
56.2
43.8
14.7
22.9
5.6
18.7
0.0
Massachusetts
29,533
80.5
19.5
10.1
2.1
1.6
6.9
0.0
Michigan
42,816
53.1
46.9
26.3
3.3
17.0
5.5
8.6
Minnesota
11,550
48.5
51.5
29.0
3.0
3.9
11.5
19.3
Mississippi
5,711
41.0
59.0
21.1
31.6
2.9
12.0
0.0
Missouri
25,713
86.4
13.6
9.7
1.6
0.4
2.4
1.3
Montana
2,543
38.3
61.7
24.2
36.7
16.9
10.2
0.0
Nebraska
3,755
26.2
73.8
47.1
16.1
3.0
10.2
10.5
Nevada
5,340
51.3
48.7
35.1
6.4
4.7
8.5
0.1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
New Hampshire
3,406
59.1
40.9
20.1
15.8
10.7
9.8
0.0
New Jersey
22,551
64.3
35.7
12.4
11.1
0.8
10.1
7.7
New Mexico
11,840
60.3
39.7
20.1
10.2
9.1
7.4
1.9
New York
64,580
61.5
38.5
25.9
9.2
4.0
5.4
0.0
North Carolina
9,174
53.9
46.1
13.8
8.6
9.6
8.5
21.6
North Dakota
1,483
49.6
50.4
30.1
15.1
5.3
12.3
0.5
Ohio
52,098
59.3
40.7
18.7
9.6
1.4
7.7
11.0
Oklahoma
3,365
69.1
30.9
7.6
2.7
4.2
19.1
0.0
Oregon
14,386
55.2
44.8
7.1
9.8
6.8
7.6
24.6
Pennsylvania
27,592
46.4
53.6
23.3
11.6
9.1
25.9
0.8
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Puerto Rico
10,369
84.6
15.4
0.6
8.0
1.8
5.6
0.0
Rhode Island
6,465
75.0
25.0
17.5
0.6
0.6
2.8
4.7
South Carolina
12,750
50.1
49.9
28.1
12.2
7.2
6.7
0.1
South Dakota
930
35.3
64.7
16.1
45.8
3.4
7.8
0.4
Tennessee
41,410
49.2
50.8
32.1
9.4
6.3
16.0
6.7
Texas
14,528
55.4
44.6
28.0
10.3
13.7
8.4
0.0
Utah
3,390
58.1
41.9
16.9
16.9
1.5
12.9
2.6
Vermont
1,840
70.2
29.8
18.3
7.6
2.5
4.4
0.0
Virgin Islands
386
86.0
14.0
0.1
7.6
0.9
5.7
0.1
Virginia
19,955
63.0
37.0
24.8
6.3
6.4
6.1
0.0
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Washington
42,296
64.5
35.5
10.3
7.2
14.0
11.8
9.8
West Virginia
4,535
66.7
33.3
10.2
7.2
5.5
13.0
0.0
Wisconsin
6,693
20.9
79.1
4.3
27.0
13.9
25.3
42.2
Wyoming
108
41.5
58.5
12.3
31.4
19.3
14.7
0.0

NOTES: '*'= SOME PARTICIPATED IN 2 OR 3 WORK ACTIVITIES.
'**'= SUBSIDIZED JOBS, ON-THE-JOB TRAINING, WORK EXPERIENCE, OR COMMUNITY SERVICES.
SOURCE: NATIONAL TANF DATAFILE AS OF 8/24/2010

Last Updated on 7/18/2011
By ACF

 

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