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Characteristics and Financial Circumstances of TANF Recipients, Fiscal Year 2009

Table 56: TANF - Closed Cases, Percent Distribution of TANF Closed-Case Adult Recipients by Employment Status, 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 56

TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE FOR NEEDY FAMILIES - CLOSED CASES

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION OF TANF CLOSED-CASE ADULT RECIPIENTS BY EMPLOYMENT STATUS
OCTOBER 2008 - SEPTEMBER 2009
 
STATE ADULT RECIPIENTS EMPLOYMENT STATUS
EMPLOYED UNEMPLOYED* NOT IN LABOR FORCE** UNKNOWN
U.S. Total
1,499,349
25.7
52.4
18.6
3.2
 
 
 
 
 
 
Alabama
16,259
34.2
62.1
3.8
0.0
Alaska
3,829
37.9
58.5
3.6
0.0
Arizona
25,675
10.8
0.0
89.2
0.0
Arkansas
5,186
45.6
21.9
32.5
0.0
California
503,017
28.7
61.2
4.1
6.0
Colorado
7,238
38.3
61.7
0.0
0.0
Connecticut
10,552
26.5
52.2
21.3
0.0
Delaware
2,016
30.1
38.3
31.6
0.0
Dist. Of Col.
7,120
15.1
79.2
5.7
0.0
Florida
56,304
19.1
11.4
69.5
0.0
           
Georgia
6,801
31.2
0.0
68.8
0.0
Guam
2,262
9.7
0.0
90.3
0.0
Hawaii
7,442
28.9
62.0
6.3
2.8
Idaho
686
49.0
33.3
17.7
0.0
Illinois
4,465
0.0
100.0
0.0
0.0
Indiana
47,049
37.7
51.9
8.0
2.4
Iowa
17,447
47.6
49.5
2.9
0.0
Kansas
14,830
20.6
70.4
9.0
0.0
Kentucky
23,165
1.1
81.3
11.2
6.3
Louisiana
3,155
54.6
24.0
21.3
0.0
           
Maine
6,822
45.8
0.5
53.7
0.0
Maryland
32,905
25.7
57.0
17.2
0.0
Massachusetts
25,585
24.3
68.8
0.6
6.3
Michigan
53,095
22.0
48.4
29.6
0.0
Minnesota
21,315
48.3
43.8
7.9
0.0
Mississippi
8,967
7.9
74.7
17.3
0.0
Missouri
32,364
30.9
1.5
67.6
0.0
Montana
7,125
33.6
66.4
0.0
0.0
Nebraska
11,051
44.6
55.4
0.0
0.0
Nevada
7,940
36.5
49.5
14.0
0.0
           
New Hampshire
4,563
41.5
6.7
51.7
0.0
New Jersey
31,761
25.9
74.1
0.0
0.0
New Mexico
24,784
27.3
0.0
72.7
0.0
New York
81,677
17.0
75.9
2.2
4.9
North Carolina
17,571
1.1
5.8
87.7
5.3
North Dakota
1,413
35.5
1.4
61.4
1.8
Ohio
93,603
21.1
71.0
1.7
6.2
Oklahoma
12,969
18.6
81.4
0.0
0.0
Oregon
15,804
21.6
74.3
4.1
0.0
Pennsylvania
27,381
21.5
78.5
0.0
0.0
           
Puerto Rico
2,762
16.7
46.9
36.4
0.0
Rhode Island
8,934
29.1
35.1
34.4
1.5
South Carolina
15,006
39.9
45.3
12.2
2.6
South Dakota
2,301
18.6
77.1
0.0
4.2
Tennessee
46,033
17.1
67.5
15.4
0.0
Texas
42,381
21.4
38.7
34.7
5.2
Utah
4,692
32.0
64.8
3.2
0.0
Vermont
11,948
21.5
66.1
11.3
1.1
Virgin Islands
240
20.4
75.0
0.0
4.6
Virginia
8,436
31.5
0.0
67.6
0.9
           
Washington
50,593
26.2
1.2
72.5
0.0
West Virginia
12,544
6.5
11.9
81.6
0.0
Wisconsin
10,030
41.6
52.0
6.4
0.0
Wyoming
255
15.4
81.5
3.1
0.0
NOTES:
'*'=UNEMPLOYED, LOOKING FOR WORK.
'**'=UNEMPLOYED, NOT LOOKING FOR WORK (INCLUDES DISCOURAGED WORKERS).
SOURCE: NATIONAL TANF DATAFILE AS OF 12/29/2010


Last Updated on 08/03/2011
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