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Characteristics and Financial Circumstances of TANF Recipients, Fiscal Year 2009

Table 55: TANF - Closed Cases, Percent Distribution of TANF Closed-Case Adult Recipients by Educational Level, October 2008 - September 2009

Published: December 29, 2010
Audience:
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
Topics:
Data Collection and Reporting, Characteristic and Financial Circumstances of TANF Recipients
Types:
Data Document
TABLE 55

TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE FOR NEEDY FAMILIES - CLOSED CASES

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION OF TANF CLOSED-CASE ADULT RECIPIENTS BY EDUCATIONAL LEVEL
OCTOBER 2008 - SEPTEMBER 2009
 
STATE ADULT
RECIPIENTS
NO FORMAL
EDUCATION
YEARS OF EDUCATION
1 -6 7 - 9 10 - 11 12 MORE
THAN 12
UNKNOWN
U.S. Total
1,499,349
3.6
2.0
5.9
35.5
48.5
3.6
0.9
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Alabama
16,259
1.5
0.1
9.4
28.2
45.5
15.3
0.0
Alaska
3,829
0.7
4.1
6.9
10.7
76.9
0.7
0.0
Arizona
25,675
4.9
2.1
13.1
26.0
48.8
5.1
0.0
Arkansas
5,186
0.1
0.3
6.5
20.7
71.7
0.7
0.0
California
503,017
0.9
2.3
0.9
59.4
35.5
1.0
0.0
Colorado
7,238
71.2
3.6
4.8
7.6
11.8
1.0
0.0
Connecticut
10,552
0.3
0.9
10.9
27.1
55.3
5.6
0.0
Delaware
2,016
0.3
0.4
7.1
17.7
72.9
1.6
0.0
Dist. Of Col.
7,120
0.7
35.7
7.7
21.2
32.2
2.6
0.0
Florida
56,304
0.0
1.1
8.1
16.8
46.5
3.6
23.9
                 
Georgia
6,801
1.1
0.3
11.1
34.3
45.7
7.5
0.0
Guam
2,262
1.4
0.6
1.6
20.0
75.3
1.1
0.0
Hawaii
7,442
0.0
1.3
6.6
18.9
68.1
5.1
0.0
Idaho
686
26.3
0.4
7.5
22.4
39.1
4.4
0.0
Illinois
4,465
0.0
0.9
1.4
20.5
64.2
13.0
0.0
Indiana
47,049
4.8
0.6
7.5
23.6
59.3
4.2
0.0
Iowa
17,447
8.6
2.5
9.8
17.5
60.5
1.1
0.0
Kansas
14,830
5.2
1.3
8.0
23.1
56.4
6.1
0.0
Kentucky
23,165
4.8
1.0
10.5
24.1
59.0
0.7
0.0
Louisiana
3,155
0.2
0.7
13.3
30.6
54.8
0.4
0.0
                 
Maine
6,822
0.1
0.6
5.7
16.4
72.0
5.2
0.0
Maryland
32,905
0.0
2.5
11.7
29.8
51.4
4.6
0.0
Massachusetts
25,585
0.6
0.0
8.4
30.5
56.9
3.7
0.0
Michigan
53,095
0.0
0.0
2.5
20.6
74.5
2.4
0.0
Minnesota
21,315
4.7
1.6
5.3
27.7
52.5
8.2
0.0
Mississippi
8,967
0.1
0.8
11.7
26.3
45.8
15.2
0.0
Missouri
32,364
1.7
0.2
11.0
25.0
55.0
7.2
0.0
Montana
7,125
0.0
0.2
8.2
27.9
60.0
3.8
0.0
Nebraska
11,051
0.0
0.8
3.4
13.9
77.8
4.1
0.0
Nevada
7,940
1.6
1.2
6.0
29.6
54.3
7.4
0.0
                 
New Hampshire
4,563
0.3
0.9
9.0
19.5
63.5
6.8
0.0
New Jersey*
31,761
41.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
54.6
4.4
0.0
New Mexico
24,784
0.0
2.1
7.2
20.5
67.0
3.1
0.0
New York
81,677
3.5
2.1
12.0
35.9
44.9
1.7
0.0
North Carolina
17,571
1.1
0.9
11.3
27.4
54.6
4.6
0.0
North Dakota
1,413
2.7
0.2
6.3
13.5
69.4
7.8
0.0
Ohio
93,603
5.6
0.2
5.8
19.9
63.6
4.9
0.0
Oklahoma
12,969
3.6
4.7
12.5
32.9
40.4
5.8
0.0
Oregon
15,804
1.1
1.8
7.2
25.7
55.9
8.2
0.0
Pennsylvania
27,381
2.9
1.7
8.8
22.5
58.9
5.2
0.0
                 
Puerto Rico
2,762
1.9
4.9
18.5
15.8
49.4
9.5
0.0
Rhode Island
8,934
0.0
2.9
14.4
27.0
45.9
9.9
0.0
South Carolina
15,006
0.4
0.3
8.9
24.0
64.8
1.6
0.0
South Dakota
2,301
0.0
0.7
12.5
31.4
54.8
0.6
0.0
Tennessee
46,033
21.8
9.4
10.6
19.3
37.5
1.4
0.0
Texas
42,381
1.3
1.2
9.9
25.2
60.2
2.3
0.0
Utah
4,692
0.6
1.3
6.3
26.5
57.0
8.3
0.0
Vermont
11,948
1.1
0.8
8.3
21.4
63.1
5.2
0.0
Virgin Islands
240
6.3
5.0
21.7
21.7
39.2
6.3
0.0
Virginia
8,436
1.1
0.9
7.2
25.4
60.4
5.0
0.0
                 
Washington
50,593
1.2
1.9
8.1
24.1
48.1
16.7
0.0
West Virginia
12,544
2.4
0.7
14.5
26.5
44.5
11.3
0.0
Wisconsin
10,030
1.0
0.4
5.6
34.5
57.3
1.2
0.0
Wyoming
255
0.0
0.8
9.8
15.7
73.2
0.4
0.0
NOTES:
* = DATA REPORTED IN ERROR.
SOURCE: NATIONAL TANF DATAFILE AS OF 12/29/2010


Last Updated on 08/03/2011
By ACF

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