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Characteristics and Financial Circumstances of TANF Recipients, Fiscal Year 2009

Table 49: TANF - Closed Cases, Percent Distribution of TANF Closed-Case Families by Ethnicity/Race, 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 49

TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE FOR NEEDY FAMILIES - CLOSED CASES

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION OF TANF CLOSED-CASE FAMILIES BY ETHNICITY/RACE
OCTOBER 2008 - SEPTEMBER 2009
 
STATE TOTAL
FAMILIES
HISPANIC* WHITE AFRICAN-AMERICAN NATIVE
AMERICAN
ASIAN
HAWAIIAN
MULTI-
RACIAL
UNKNOWN
U.S. Total
1,728,885
27.5
34.5
31.9
1.8
1.7
0.8
0.8
0.9
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Alabama
19,261
1.4
29.5
68.4
0.1
0.2
0.0
0.4
0.0
Alaska
3,391
4.8
54.3
9.3
18.2
5.4
4.8
3.0
0.3
Arizona
32,569
47.6
32.7
11.7
5.9
0.6
0.2
0.9
0.5
Arkansas
6,554
4.3
47.3
47.6
0.3
0.3
0.1
0.1
0.0
California
515,858
52.8
22.5
16.6
1.6
4.0
1.5
1.0
0.0
Colorado
8,912
19.3
72.3
6.6
0.8
0.3
0.2
0.5
0.0
Connecticut
12,369
37.0
30.2
30.7
0.7
1.0
0.1
0.1
0.0
Delaware
2,342
10.8
29.7
59.3
0.1
0.1
0.2
0.0
0.0
Dist. Of Col.*
11,515
0.0
0.6
99.3
0.0
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
Florida
75,072
23.7
28.0
45.5
0.2
0.0
0.2
2.4
0.0
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Georgia
13,313
3.4
26.0
69.6
0.1
0.6
0.1
0.3
0.0
Guam
1,888
0.1
1.5
0.2
0.2
1.6
91.9
0.0
4.6
Hawaii
7,448
6.4
16.6
1.4
0.5
13.3
37.7
24.1
0.0
Idaho
1,346
17.0
77.1
2.5
2.4
0.2
0.0
0.8
0.0
Illinois
19,004
7.2
32.4
59.3
0.0
0.7
0.0
0.3
0.1
Indiana
58,811
6.1
55.5
37.2
0.2
0.7
0.0
0.4
0.0
Iowa
17,638
6.9
57.2
13.8
1.1
0.3
0.1
0.5
20.1
Kansas
15,056
12.6
59.4
22.7
1.4
1.5
0.0
1.0
1.4
Kentucky
30,956
2.0
70.9
25.8
0.0
0.8
0.0
0.5
0.0
Louisiana
8,507
3.5
18.8
77.6
0.0
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Maine
7,545
1.9
90.8
4.2
1.9
0.3
0.0
0.9
0.0
Maryland
31,161
2.1
18.8
76.8
0.1
0.4
0.0
1.8
0.0
Massachusetts
30,162
35.6
43.6
15.6
0.2
2.6
0.0
0.0
2.4
Michigan
67,713
7.2
40.0
51.9
0.6
0.0
0.1
0.1
0.0
Minnesota
26,644
10.4
40.8
34.2
9.3
3.3
0.2
1.8
0.0
Mississippi
10,630
0.9
17.9
80.7
0.1
0.3
0.0
0.0
0.0
Missouri
32,691
2.8
63.6
33.0
0.3
0.2
0.2
0.1
0.0
Montana
6,419
3.2
50.1
1.4
44.6
0.3
0.2
0.3
0.0
Nebraska
12,359
15.5
47.2
29.9
5.3
0.8
0.3
1.1
0.0
Nevada
9,121
28.6
34.4
31.2
1.9
1.7
0.6
1.5
0.1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
New Hampshire
5,205
5.3
90.8
3.2
0.1
0.3
0.1
0.3
0.0
New Jersey
36,333
25.6
16.4
56.7
0.2
0.7
0.0
0.4
0.0
New Mexico
25,065
66.8
21.0
4.2
8.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
New York
93,608
27.2
24.2
47.1
0.0
0.7
0.0
0.9
0.0
North Carolina
25,765
10.8
28.1
58.2
1.5
0.4
0.0
1.0
0.0
North Dakota
3,324
3.3
36.2
5.1
51.2
0.3
0.0
4.1
0.0
Ohio
99,193
3.5
54.3
41.9
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.2
0.1
Oklahoma
15,258
7.1
46.4
33.8
12.4
0.0
0.0
0.2
0.0
Oregon
22,905
14.4
71.7
6.4
3.3
1.1
0.6
1.3
1.3
Pennsylvania
33,700
15.1
34.0
48.0
0.3
0.8
0.0
0.0
1.8
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Puerto Rico
2,782
99.9
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
Rhode Island
9,446
29.8
35.8
13.3
0.3
2.3
0.0
0.0
18.4
South Carolina
17,457
2.3
30.5
66.9
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
South Dakota
3,405
1.9
17.5
2.2
75.2
0.0
0.0
3.2
0.0
Tennessee
51,006
2.3
46.0
51.3
0.2
0.1
0.1
0.2
0.0
Texas
76,597
47.7
19.0
31.8
0.3
0.7
0.3
0.1
0.0
Utah
5,914
21.7
72.4
2.0
3.9
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
Vermont
10,104
1.2
96.1
2.2
0.1
0.5
0.0
0.0
0.0
Virgin Islands
312
35.9
1.6
61.5
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
1.0
Virginia
18,747
5.7
33.9
56.6
0.3
0.5
0.3
0.1
2.6
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Washington
53,822
20.3
52.8
8.9
3.4
1.8
1.4
0.3
11.0
West Virginia
9,214
0.6
85.9
12.5
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.9
0.0
Wisconsin
13,140
8.1
22.5
49.6
1.1
1.2
0.0
0.6
17.0
Wyoming
328
9.6
77.2
3.7
9.6
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0

NOTES: '*'= CAN BE OF ANY RACE. '**'=DATA REPORTED IN ERROR
SOURCE: NATIONAL TANF DATAFILE AS OF 12/29/2010

Last Updated on 8/03/2011
By ACF

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