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Characteristics and Financial Circumstances of TANF Recipients, Fiscal Year 2009

Table 48: TANF - Closed Cases, Percent Distribution of TANF Closed-Case Families 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 48

TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE FOR NEEDY FAMILIES - CLOSED CASES

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION OF TANF CLOSED-CASE FAMILIES BY NUMBER OF RECIPIENT CHILDREN
OCTOBER 2008 - SEPTEMBER 2009
 
STATE TOTAL
FAMILIES
NUMBER OF RECIPIENT CHILDREN
AVERAGE 1 2 3 4 5 OR MORE UNKNOWN
U.S. Total
1,728,885
1.8
45.9
27.7
12.8
4.7
2.2
6.8
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Alabama
19,261
1.9
41.2
32.2
14.9
6.3
1.9
3.6
Alaska
3,391
1.9
48.9
25.9
12.8
4.8
3.8
3.8
Arizona
32,569
1.7
53.3
25.1
11.3
3.0
1.3
6.2
Arkansas
6,554
1.6
56.7
27.7
10.8
2.9
1.3
0.5
California
515,858
1.9
40.9
28.9
14.1
5.2
2.5
8.4
Colorado
8,912
1.9
44.2
30.1
14.9
5.6
2.4
2.8
Connecticut
12,369
1.5
59.3
22.7
6.5
1.6
1.4
8.5
Delaware
2,342
1.8
48.8
25.8
14.3
5.2
1.4
4.6
Dist. Of Col.
11,515
1.9
46.0
28.1
11.7
5.3
4.2
4.8
Florida
75,072
1.7
52.9
24.9
12.2
3.7
1.6
4.7
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Georgia
13,313
1.7
50.9
25.3
11.8
4.4
1.6
6.0
Guam
1,888
2.0
41.9
21.8
11.1
5.8
4.3
15.1
Hawaii
7,448
1.7
52.3
26.4
11.0
4.5
2.3
3.5
Idaho
1,346
1.6
57.0
22.9
10.0
2.6
1.1
6.4
Illinois
19,004
1.7
53.2
23.8
9.7
3.6
1.6
8.0
Indiana
58,811
1.9
43.4
32.8
14.7
5.8
1.6
1.8
Iowa
17,638
1.8
48.2
28.5
13.6
5.6
1.3
2.8
Kansas
15,056
1.9
43.3
26.8
14.5
4.5
3.0
8.0
Kentucky
30,956
1.7
52.2
27.3
10.6
3.8
2.1
4.1
Louisiana
8,507
1.9
40.3
28.1
11.8
6.3
2.7
10.9
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Maine
7,545
1.5
55.3
24.0
7.0
1.9
0.7
11.1
Maryland
31,161
2.0
39.4
29.4
13.1
7.0
4.5
6.5
Massachusetts
30,162
1.4
64.8
18.2
5.8
1.0
0.7
9.5
Michigan
67,713
1.8
46.3
26.3
12.7
4.3
1.9
8.6
Minnesota
26,644
1.7
53.0
26.5
9.6
3.3
1.9
5.7
Mississippi
10,630
1.6
54.2
29.5
9.6
2.0
1.1
3.5
Missouri
32,691
1.8
48.4
29.8
13.8
3.6
1.1
3.3
Montana
6,419
1.8
46.3
30.6
13.9
4.4
1.6
3.3
Nebraska
12,359
1.9
43.3
32.4
12.8
6.3
2.6
2.8
Nevada
9,121
2.0
43.7
25.6
17.3
6.9
3.9
2.6
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
New Hampshire
5,205
1.6
57.7
24.9
10.1
2.6
0.6
4.2
New Jersey
36,333
1.8
48.9
29.5
11.3
4.1
1.8
4.4
New Mexico
25,065
1.9
41.0
32.0
17.5
5.3
1.9
2.2
New York
93,608
1.7
49.6
22.9
10.9
2.7
2.1
11.8
North Carolina
25,765
1.8
48.2
27.3
14.3
3.9
1.9
4.4
North Dakota
3,324
1.9
45.1
25.3
13.8
5.2
2.2
8.4
Ohio
99,193
1.7
48.2
29.0
11.7
3.6
1.0
6.6
Oklahoma
15,258
2.0
41.3
27.7
16.9
6.1
4.0
4.1
Oregon
22,905
1.6
55.3
22.6
10.9
2.9
0.8
7.5
Pennsylvania
33,700
1.8
47.9
26.2
12.3
4.0
3.0
6.7
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Puerto Rico
2,782
1.8
43.2
32.2
16.3
3.2
1.1
3.9
Rhode Island
9,446
1.8
47.3
30.4
11.6
4.8
1.8
4.3
South Carolina
17,457
1.9
43.2
31.7
16.5
3.9
1.8
2.8
South Dakota
3,405
1.9
49.9
25.3
11.3
5.7
5.2
2.5
Tennessee
51,006
1.9
43.4
29.4
14.6
5.3
2.2
5.1
Texas
76,597
2.1
39.9
28.8
15.3
10.2
4.8
1.0
Utah
5,914
1.8
45.3
29.2
14.6
4.9
1.8
4.2
Vermont
10,104
1.7
50.2
30.0
11.6
4.0
1.0
3.3
Virgin Islands
312
2.1
36.5
30.1
17.6
8.7
4.5
2.6
Virginia
18,747
1.6
38.9
22.3
6.9
2.1
0.3
29.4
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Washington
53,822
1.7
52.4
24.8
9.0
3.7
1.8
8.4
West Virginia
9,214
1.8
49.3
28.6
14.6
3.5
1.1
2.8
Wisconsin
13,140
1.8
46.3
27.7
11.3
5.2
2.4
7.2
Wyoming
328
1.7
53.5
28.4
10.7
4.6
0.3
2.4

SOURCE: NATIONAL TANF DATAFILE AS OF 12/29/2010

Last Updated on 7/20/2011
By ACF

 

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