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Characteristics and Financial Circumstances of TANF Recipients, Fiscal Year 2009

Table 41: TANF - Active Cases, TANF Families Receiving Cash Assistance by Number of Recipient Children, 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 41

TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE FOR NEEDY FAMILIES - ACTIVE CASES

TANF FAMILIES RECEIVING CASH ASSISTANCE BY NUMBER OF RECIPIENT CHILDREN
OCTOBER 2008 - SEPTEMBER 2009
 
STATE TOTAL
FAMILIES
PERCENT NO. OF MONTHS RECEIVED AVERAGE MONTHLY AMOUNT OF CASH ASSISTANCE
ALL
FAMILIES
ONE
CHILD
TWO
CHILDREN
THREE
CHILDREN
FOUR OR MORE
U.S. Total
1,726,560
99.8
37.3
$388.63
$324.10
$407.71
$496.30
$591.58
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Alabama
18,442
100.0
24.2
$190.76
$171.24
$196.03
$222.14
$252.85
Alaska
3,033
100.0
44.2
582.48
512.56
603.11
669.26
805.87
Arizona
37,861
99.8
37.4
240.97
213.87
252.74
312.28
365.95
Arkansas
8,463
100.0
9.3
154.62
126.29
173.94
212.17
242.70
California
532,907
100.0
40.7
522.87
439.92
533.63
631.41
698.87
Colorado
9,275
100.0
28.1
348.69
244.53
350.04
464.03
633.46
Connecticut
16,723
100.0
25.4
439.95
400.09
496.75
585.02
705.11
Delaware
4,511
99.9
33.0
247.82
209.87
271.89
329.79
384.43
Dist. Of Col.
7,955
100.0
48.6
341.89
282.76
343.70
430.86
568.04
Florida
55,090
100.0
29.4
237.23
222.09
248.75
297.60
386.67
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Georgia
21,087
100.0
55.4
206.47
164.27
239.55
275.44
355.46
Guam
1,077
99.9
37.0
213.78
167.79
207.74
224.66
283.92
Hawaii
8,307
100.0
41.1
562.31
478.92
595.92
657.80
858.10
Idaho
1,591
100.0
6.5
303.23
303.64
302.20
303.13
299.08
Illinois
19,611
100.0
44.1
216.78
146.28
250.12
290.55
413.30
Indiana
39,989
99.8
31.6
223.53
191.56
230.86
267.96
306.65
Iowa
16,154
100.0
29.1
315.16
256.98
359.34
397.07
468.06
Kansas
13,122
100.0
28.5
294.93
234.21
317.52
383.47
482.33
Kentucky
29,473
100.0
35.0
265.12
208.66
302.01
418.64
460.62
Louisiana
10,201
100.0
49.0
321.85
198.28
344.85
479.68
707.88
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Maine
10,609
100.0
18.1
377.25
308.77
413.93
546.97
687.11
Maryland
22,425
99.9
18.1
454.44
344.68
505.40
605.88
733.02
Massachusetts
47,313
100.0
45.7
473.42
441.63
530.54
612.79
732.05
Michigan
62,230
100.0
42.6
366.74
273.77
368.84
482.09
630.56
Minnesota
21,772
100.0
40.9
343.57
293.74
380.27
447.67
553.03
Mississippi
11,322
99.9
39.2
224.27
202.41
248.95
267.34
290.10
Missouri
34,953
100.0
33.1
231.52
216.55
312.98
386.88
429.58
Montana
3,445
100.0
37.4
391.51
318.15
410.03
507.13
625.92
Nebraska
7,379
100.0
26.8
265.05
216.02
267.84
317.56
409.91
Nevada
8,332
100.0
18.6
345.35
305.77
353.68
401.06
445.20
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
New Hampshire
5,569
100.0
22.4
494.52
459.52
531.56
559.27
649.50
New Jersey
32,547
100.0
40.3
315.43
258.94
348.66
413.92
464.61
New Mexico
16,100
100.0
22.9
350.54
281.82
368.81
441.29
544.80
New York
116,693
97.3
47.1
514.75
472.11
511.43
629.03
785.43
North Carolina
25,680
100.0
37.7
214.98
192.05
236.70
258.48
284.34
North Dakota
2,151
99.8
35.7
325.68
268.07
329.12
392.38
519.43
Ohio
90,057
100.0
18.3
350.17
290.71
383.14
468.94
595.16
Oklahoma
8,738
100.0
26.9
190.16
137.69
185.22
231.23
283.96
Oregon
21,427
100.0
29.3
425.49
349.52
449.60
556.39
695.97
Pennsylvania
48,029
99.9
55.1
310.08
237.10
337.12
398.93
507.02
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Puerto Rico
12,179
99.9
27.9
194.27
143.86
205.42
268.06
344.47
Rhode Island
8,420
100.0
46.5
420.62
360.32
463.18
542.17
646.44
South Carolina
17,085
100.0
24.1
201.26
173.74
206.63
244.22
287.75
South Dakota
2,976
100.0
51.4
374.48
332.35
385.60
447.85
544.98
Tennessee
58,138
100.0
40.5
166.18
137.24
178.18
206.04
229.83
Texas
48,635
99.2
33.6
228.26
247.36
171.51
227.85
296.31
Utah
5,944
100.0
28.3
508.14
391.54
557.49
680.38
859.69
Vermont
2,867
100.0
17.0
467.41
422.67
515.72
595.41
629.87
Virgin Islands
469
100.0
24.3
301.05
229.12
297.88
361.13
468.58
Virginia
31,906
100.0
19.2
267.64
220.30
304.37
368.44
470.63
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Washington
58,536
100.0
31.8
448.64
379.39
487.77
573.13
695.39
West Virginia
9,192
100.0
36.6
281.58
259.10
295.16
327.82
382.26
Wisconsin
18,278
100.0
39.6
403.85
306.41
445.85
550.03
694.29
Wyoming
293
100.0
32.0
326.18
274.05
383.40
409.62
430.75

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

Last Updated on 7/20/2011
By ACF

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