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Characteristics and Financial Circumstances of TANF Recipients, Fiscal Year 2009

Table 31: TANF - Temporary Assistance For Needy Families - Active Cases, Percent Distribution of TANF Recipient Children 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 31

TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE FOR NEEDY FAMILIES - ACTIVE CASES

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION OF TANF RECIPIENT CHILDREN BY AGE GROUP
OCTOBER 2008 - SEPTEMBER 2009
 
STATE TOTAL
CHILDREN
AGE OF RECIPIENT CHILDREN
0 - 1 2 - 5 6 - 11 12 - 15 16 - 19 UNKNOWN
U.S. Total
3,067,764
16.1
26.9
29.9
17.9
9.2
0.0
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Alabama
32,858
18.0
28.4
30.5
16.0
7.1
0.0
Alaska
5,724
15.8
23.4
30.8
18.4
11.5
0.0
Arizona
61,083
12.2
24.3
34.1
20.0
9.4
0.0
Arkansas
14,006
20.3
29.3
27.6
14.7
8.2
0.0
California
1,044,980
13.7
26.2
30.1
20.4
9.4
0.0
Colorado
17,974
14.7
29.2
33.8
15.8
6.4
0.0
Connecticut
23,516
22.5
28.4
24.6
15.4
9.1
0.0
Delaware
7,437
21.6
26.3
28.2
14.9
8.9
0.0
Dist. Of Col.
14,261
22.4
25.1
28.0
15.6
8.9
0.0
Florida
78,815
12.6
26.3
33.8
18.3
9.0
0.0
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Georgia
34,986
10.5
22.5
33.0
21.2
12.9
0.0
Guam
2,669
19.1
32.1
31.2
11.8
5.7
0.2
Hawaii
14,875
19.9
26.2
27.7
17.1
9.0
0.0
Idaho
2,199
8.3
25.2
35.3
19.9
11.2
0.0
Illinois
36,180
7.7
23.4
33.5
23.1
12.1
0.1
Indiana
75,042
18.5
29.3
31.0
14.5
6.7
0.0
Iowa
27,878
23.3
32.4
25.6
12.1
6.7
0.0
Kansas
23,153
21.8
31.5
27.8
12.2
6.9
0.0
Kentucky
47,277
19.6
29.4
28.4
15.4
7.2
0.0
Louisiana
18,956
12.2
24.3
32.2
20.1
11.3
0.0
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Maine
16,982
15.5
28.7
31.0
16.4
8.4
0.0
Maryland
40,823
19.5
26.0
29.3
16.0
9.2
0.0
Massachusetts
62,890
16.1
23.6
27.4
21.0
12.1
0.0
Michigan
118,162
17.1
25.5
29.8
17.0
10.6
0.0
Minnesota
35,498
17.0
26.7
27.6
17.2
11.4
0.0
Mississippi
17,667
21.6
26.2
26.8
16.8
8.5
0.0
Missouri
40,308
29.2
30.6
21.7
11.7
6.8
0.0
Montana
6,165
18.2
30.3
29.5
14.9
7.1
0.0
Nebraska
14,107
16.5
31.2
29.9
14.9
7.5
0.0
Nevada
15,912
19.8
29.2
29.8
14.6
6.6
0.0
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
New Hampshire
8,727
18.2
28.6
28.5
16.2
8.5
0.0
New Jersey
56,239
16.8
27.6
29.2
17.4
8.9
0.0
New Mexico
29,540
19.2
30.5
30.4
13.7
6.3
0.0
New York
192,922
14.7
26.3
29.6
18.0
11.3
0.0
North Carolina
41,941
17.9
26.2
31.2
16.5
8.2
0.0
North Dakota
4,025
21.5
32.0
28.0
13.0
5.4
0.0
Ohio
148,468
18.7
26.7
27.9
15.7
11.0
0.0
Oklahoma
19,207
13.2
24.1
32.4
18.7
11.5
0.0
Oregon
36,874
19.6
27.6
27.2
16.4
8.3
0.9
Pennsylvania
88,581
20.5
28.2
27.0
15.3
9.0
0.0
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Puerto Rico
22,179
9.8
29.8
36.4
18.0
5.6
0.5
Rhode Island
13,715
22.5
27.9
26.2
14.8
8.6
0.0
South Carolina
30,877
26.3
32.9
24.8
10.6
5.4
0.0
South Dakota
5,184
13.2
25.0
33.1
19.2
9.5
0.0
Tennessee
107,380
16.0
28.7
31.0
16.2
8.1
0.0
Texas
95,659
15.0
30.0
32.7
15.2
7.0
0.1
Utah
10,597
16.7
29.8
30.6
16.6
6.4
0.0
Vermont
4,401
21.3
26.0
28.1
15.6
9.0
0.0
Virgin Islands
964
19.1
35.6
28.7
12.3
4.2
0.0
Virginia
50,654
19.1
29.0
29.5
14.8
7.6
0.0
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Washington
99,179
19.3
26.9
30.7
15.4
7.8
0.0
West Virginia
14,970
17.6
26.6
29.9
16.5
9.4
0.0
Wisconsin
32,614
14.1
22.4
29.1
20.7
13.7
0.0
Wyoming
482
13.6
24.3
32.8
20.4
8.8
0.1

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

Last Updated on 7/18/2011
By ACF

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