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Characteristics and Financial Circumstances of TANF Recipients, Fiscal Year 2009

Table 39: TANF - Active Cases, Percent Distribution of TANF Recipient Children by Educational Level, 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 39

TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE FOR NEEDY FAMILIES - ACTIVE CASES

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION OF TANF RECIPIENT CHILDREN BY EDUCATIONAL LEVEL
OCTOBER 2008 - SEPTEMBER 2009
 
STATE TOTAL
CHILDREN
NO FORMAL
EDUCATION
YEARS OF EDUCATION
1 - 6 7 - 9 10 - 11 12 AND MORE
U.S. Total
3,067,764
51.4
28.9
12.5
6.4
0.7
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Alabama
32,858
51.7
31.8
12.0
4.4
0.0
Alaska
5,724
63.0
26.2
7.5
3.0
0.2
Arizona
61,083
52.4
30.5
12.6
3.6
0.9
Arkansas
14,006
61.9
26.6
9.2
2.2
0.1
California
1,044,980
44.5
31.2
15.2
8.6
0.5
Colorado
17,974
89.7
7.9
1.2
0.4
0.7
Connecticut
23,516
57.6
25.0
12.2
5.0
0.2
Delaware
7,437
49.6
29.6
11.5
7.3
2.0
Dist. Of Col.
14,261
52.3
26.6
11.7
9.3
0.0
Florida
78,815
45.2
35.9
11.2
6.4
1.2
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Georgia
34,986
43.6
34.7
16.1
5.2
0.4
Guam
2,669
67.4
22.1
6.2
1.8
2.5
Hawaii
14,875
40.6
34.0
13.0
12.1
0.3
Idaho
2,199
67.8
20.3
8.4
3.4
0.1
Illinois
36,180
31.2
33.5
17.0
11.5
6.7
Indiana
75,042
58.8
27.4
10.2
3.5
0.1
Iowa
27,878
80.2
14.6
3.5
1.0
0.7
Kansas
23,153
71.8
18.7
6.3
2.9
0.3
Kentucky
47,277
67.2
20.0
8.4
3.6
0.8
Louisiana
18,956
48.3
35.4
12.9
3.2
0.2
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Maine
16,982
52.9
29.2
11.9
5.0
1.1
Maryland
40,823
46.8
37.0
11.5
4.4
0.2
Massachusetts
62,890
43.6
27.7
20.0
8.3
0.4
Michigan
118,162
50.2
28.0
12.9
7.8
1.1
Minnesota
35,498
58.7
26.0
11.0
4.2
0.1
Mississippi
17,667
55.5
28.3
12.3
3.6
0.2
Missouri
40,308
70.3
18.2
7.3
3.1
1.1
Montana
6,165
58.5
23.6
10.9
6.0
1.0
Nebraska
14,107
54.1
27.4
11.0
6.0
1.5
Nevada
15,912
58.2
26.9
11.0
3.8
0.1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
New Hampshire
8,727
55.7
28.0
12.0
4.1
0.2
New Jersey *
56,239
99.3
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.7
New Mexico
29,540
50.1
30.2
10.1
6.4
3.2
New York
192,922
55.7
27.6
11.0
5.3
0.3
North Carolina
41,941
46.8
33.0
12.7
7.1
0.4
North Dakota
4,025
63.8
25.3
8.0
2.8
0.1
Ohio
148,468
50.6
26.5
14.3
8.0
0.6
Oklahoma
19,207
52.5
29.6
11.4
6.0
0.4
Oregon
36,874
57.5
33.3
6.7
2.4
0.0
Pennsylvania
88,581
54.9
32.3
8.4
4.5
0.0
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Puerto Rico
22,179
47.2
37.1
11.5
3.6
0.7
Rhode Island
13,715
54.6
29.8
11.0
4.2
0.4
South Carolina
30,877
65.3
23.4
7.8
3.1
0.4
South Dakota
5,184
44.2
31.5
15.5
8.0
1.0
Tennessee
107,380
48.1
29.5
12.2
7.8
2.4
Texas
95,659
51.4
30.6
11.1
5.9
1.1
Utah
10,597
46.5
30.6
12.5
7.1
3.3
Vermont
4,401
65.4
21.4
9.0
4.0
0.2
Virgin Islands
964
68.9
22.4
7.4
1.1
0.2
Virginia
50,654
60.3
26.6
10.5
2.4
0.2
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Washington
99,179
55.7
28.6
10.0
4.5
1.2
West Virginia
14,970
53.1
29.6
12.8
4.3
0.1
Wisconsin
32,614
50.2
27.9
15.8
5.9
0.2
Wyoming
482
53.7
30.4
11.3
4.0
0.5

NOTES: '*' DATA REPORTED IN ERROR
SOURCE: NATIONAL TANF DATAFILE AS OF 8/24/2010

Last Updated on 8/03/2011
By ACF

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