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High Performance Measures - Performance Year 2009

Table 5: Food Stamp Measure 1/ Rates and Ranks of CY 2009 and CY 2008 Performance and Percentage Point Changes of CY 2009 over CY 2008 Performance (in percent)

Published: September 1, 2011
Audience:
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
Topics:
Data Collection and Reporting, High Performance Bonus
Types:
Data Document
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High Performance Measures
Table 5

Food Stamp Measure 1/
Rates and Ranks of CY 2009 and CY 2008 Performance and
Percentage Point Changes of CY 2009 over CY 2008 Performance (in percent)
 
State Performance Percentage Point Change
CY 2009 over CY 2008
CY 2009 CY 2008
Rate Rank Rate Rank Change Rank
U.S. Average 2/
40.56
 
41.25
 
(0.69)
 
Alabama
48.97
14
43.98
24
4.99
5
Alaska
46.98
18
44.92
22
2.06
15
Arizona
35.83
43
38.03
39
(2.20)
40
Arkansas
50.96
10
49.14
11
1.82
17
California 
26.77
51
26.79
50
(0.02)
27
Colorado
31.69
46
28.05
49
3.64
11
Connecticut
37.38
38
32.82
46
4.56
7
Delaware
37.13
39
43.01
27
(5.88)
50
Dist. of Col. 
44.17
26
39.99
34
4.18
9
Florida
27.01
50
35.33
42
(8.32)
51
Georgia
38.19
35
39.65
37
(1.46)
36
Guam
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hawaii
30.25
48
33.64
45
(3.39)
47
Idaho
34.34
44
34.57
44
(0.23)
28
Illinois
46.03
19
44.25
23
1.78
19
Indiana
45.23
22
45.75
19
(0.52)
30
Iowa
57.73
2
47.08
16
10.65
1
Kansas
37.86
36
38.29
38
(0.43)
29
Kentucky
53.40
6
57.15
2
(3.75)
48
Louisiana
49.12
13
58.06
1
(8.94)
52
Maine
62.62
1
55.19
3
7.43
3
Maryland
36.88
41
40.16
32
(3.28)
46
Massachusetts
39.33
32
40.14
33
(0.81)
31
Michigan
53.86
5
52.15
7
1.71
20
Minnesota
37.10
40
36.76
40
0.34
26
Mississippi
44.58
25
46.52
17
(1.94)
38
Missouri
52.33
8
51.58
9
0.75
23
Montana
49.79
12
40.93
31
8.86
2
Nebraska
46.99
17
44.98
21
2.01
16
Nevada
20.08
52
21.48
52
(1.40)
35
New Hampshire
36.85
42
32.57
48
4.28
8
New Jersey
28.05
49
23.23
51
4.82
6
New Mexico
43.90
28
41.51
30
2.39
13
New York
38.86
34
39.79
35
(0.93)
33
North Carolina
43.97
27
43.53
26
0.44
25
North Dakota
52.68
7
47.31
15
5.37
4
Ohio
50.81
11
52.88
6
(2.07)
39
Oklahoma
45.93
20
48.60
12
(2.67)
41
Oregon
52.01
9
51.43
10
0.58
24
Pennsylvania
48.17
16
45.92
18
2.25
14
Puerto Rico
33.92
45
35.19
43
(1.27)
34
Rhode Island
37.76
37
35.97
41
1.79
18
South Carolina
45.48
21
43.97
25
1.51
21
South Dakota
48.37
15
51.59
8
(3.22)
45
Tennessee
55.91
4
54.42
4
1.49
22
Texas
39.37
31
42.40
28
(3.03)
44
Utah
31.18
47
32.81
47
(1.63)
37
Vermont
45.13
23
47.90
13
(2.77)
43
Virgin Islands
 
 
 
 
 
 
Virginia
44.59
24
41.55
29
3.04
12
Washington
42.51
30
45.24
20
(2.73)
42
West Virginia
57.44
3
53.79
5
3.65
10
Wisconsin
43.28
29
47.68
14
(4.40)
49
Wyoming
38.90
33
39.71
36
(0.81)
31

1/ Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Only calendar year data are available. Rate is the number of low-income working households with children under 18 (i.e., in households with income less than 130% of poverty and earnings equal to at least half-time full-year Federal minimum wage) receiving food stamps as a percentage of the number of households (as defined here) in the State.
2/ U.S. Average excludes Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands.