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Characteristics and Financial Circumstances of TANF Recipients, Fiscal Year 2009

Table 34: TANF - Active Cases, Percent Distribution of TANF Youngest Child Recipient 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 34

TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE FOR NEEDY FAMILIES - ACTIVE CASES

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION OF TANF YOUNGEST CHILD RECIPIENT BY AGE GROUP
OCTOBER 2008 - SEPTEMBER 2009
 
STATE TOTAL
FAMILIES
AGE OF THE YOUNGEST CHILD
UNBORN UNDER 1 1 - 2 3 - 5 6 - 8 9 - 11 12 - 15 16 - 19 UNKNOWN
U.S. Total
1,726,560
0.8
15.3
22.3
18.7
12.4
10.4
12.9
6.4
0.7
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Alabama
18,442
0.0
16.5
23.0
17.7
13.9
10.8
12.2
5.6
0.3
Alaska
3,033
1.0
14.9
20.9
17.0
12.5
11.3
13.6
8.8
0.0
Arizona
37,861
0.0
13.7
19.7
20.5
14.5
11.6
12.7
5.9
1.4
Arkansas
8,463
0.0
18.6
26.2
16.7
11.7
9.9
10.8
6.1
0.0
California
532,907
1.9
13.4
23.2
19.4
12.0
11.2
13.4
5.4
0.0
Colorado
9,275
2.9
14.5
21.5
21.7
13.7
10.4
10.7
4.1
0.5
Connecticut
16,723
0.0
17.3
24.6
16.2
10.2
8.1
12.8
7.9
2.8
Delaware
4,511
0.0
21.4
18.3
15.2
11.9
11.3
13.0
8.8
0.1
Dist. Of Col.
7,955
0.0
25.0
21.4
14.9
10.0
8.4
11.4
6.1
2.7
Florida
55,090
0.0
11.2
15.3
17.6
16.3
14.8
17.2
7.5
0.1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Georgia
21,087
0.0
9.0
14.3
17.2
15.8
13.3
18.9
11.4
0.1
Guam
1,077
0.0
21.2
34.5
18.1
10.6
6.1
6.6
1.9
1.0
Hawaii
8,307
0.5
20.8
20.4
16.4
11.1
10.5
14.1
6.3
0.0
Idaho
1,591
0.0
5.5
12.5
18.1
16.8
14.6
19.7
12.5
0.3
Illinois
19,611
0.2
0.1
23.8
19.6
16.5
13.2
18.2
8.2
0.1
Indiana
39,989
0.0
16.9
26.4
19.5
13.0
9.3
10.1
4.7
0.0
Iowa
16,154
0.0
22.1
26.8
19.0
9.8
7.1
9.2
5.9
0.0
Kansas
13,122
0.0
23.8
23.3
16.6
11.4
7.6
9.2
5.3
2.8
Kentucky
29,473
0.0
15.8
22.2
18.7
12.9
10.4
13.1
6.8
0.0
Louisiana
10,201
0.0
12.0
16.5
17.4
13.9
12.6
17.6
9.1
0.8
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Maine
10,609
0.0
12.0
21.2
20.8
13.9
11.7
12.4
5.9
2.1
Maryland
22,425
0.0
20.0
19.9
16.8
11.7
9.9
12.6
7.9
1.2
Massachusetts
47,313
0.0
15.4
23.7
17.7
13.0
8.5
12.6
7.0
2.1
Michigan
62,230
0.0
19.9
20.4
18.5
11.7
9.3
11.8
6.4
2.0
Minnesota
21,772
0.0
19.0
23.9
17.7
10.0
8.7
11.9
6.9
1.9
Mississippi
11,322
0.0
25.3
23.0
15.5
10.9
9.8
10.6
4.9
0.0
Missouri
34,953
0.0
17.6
26.6
20.9
10.2
8.1
10.8
5.6
0.3
Montana
3,445
1.3
17.1
22.9
20.3
11.6
9.2
12.0
5.0
0.5
Nebraska
7,379
1.8
16.9
25.2
19.6
12.0
7.8
10.4
5.9
0.4
Nevada
8,332
0.0
21.4
23.7
18.9
11.2
8.4
10.5
4.7
1.2
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
New Hampshire
5,569
0.0
14.6
22.6
19.2
12.7
10.4
14.2
6.4
0.0
New Jersey
32,547
0.0
15.2
22.9
19.5
12.1
10.7
12.9
6.7
0.0
New Mexico
16,100
0.7
19.0
24.8
21.4
12.6
8.1
9.3
4.1
0.0
New York
116,693
2.4
12.7
19.5
18.1
13.0
10.2
14.2
8.2
1.7
North Carolina
25,680
0.0
16.1
18.7
16.8
12.7
12.6
15.0
7.9
0.2
North Dakota
2,151
0.0
21.5
26.3
19.7
11.3
8.0
8.9
3.2
1.1
Ohio
90,057
0.0
17.3
20.5
16.7
11.8
10.3
13.1
9.1
1.3
Oklahoma
8,738
0.0
18.5
20.6
18.7
14.7
10.6
11.3
5.6
0.0
Oregon
21,427
0.5
19.1
22.3
18.3
10.8
8.3
13.0
6.8
1.0
Pennsylvania
48,029
0.0
20.6
24.8
17.2
10.2
8.1
11.7
7.1
0.3
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Puerto Rico
12,179
0.0
11.2
26.2
24.4
14.5
10.2
10.3
3.0
0.2
Rhode Island
8,420
0.0
19.9
24.7
17.3
10.3
9.1
11.2
6.2
1.4
South Carolina
17,085
0.0
25.3
30.8
17.2
9.0
6.7
7.2
3.7
0.0
South Dakota
2,976
0.0
14.3
17.8
20.0
16.4
11.5
13.3
6.6
0.0
Tennessee
58,138
0.0
14.7
21.6
20.5
12.9
10.3
12.3
6.2
1.4
Texas
48,635
0.0
15.2
22.4
21.5
13.5
9.6
11.2
6.5
0.1
Utah
5,944
3.3
15.1
22.4
19.4
11.5
10.2
13.1
4.8
0.2
Vermont
2,867
0.0
20.6
19.0
16.5
11.2
11.6
12.3
7.7
1.0
Virgin Islands
469
0.0
20.8
31.8
22.4
9.6
5.4
7.4
2.4
0.3
Virginia
31,906
0.0
16.4
24.7
18.7
12.5
10.6
11.3
5.8
0.0
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Washington
58,536
0.0
17.3
22.5
17.8
12.0
9.5
11.1
5.6
4.2
West Virginia
9,192
0.0
15.3
19.0
18.3
12.6
12.8
13.2
8.8
0.1
Wisconsin
18,278
0.0
13.0
17.2
16.1
12.6
13.3
17.1
10.7
0.0
Wyoming
293
0.0
12.7
14.4
19.8
14.2
14.2
17.5
7.0
0.1

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

Last Updated on 7/20/2011
By ACF

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