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High Performance Measures - Performance Year 2009

Table 7 (2009): Family Formation and Stability Measure 1/ Rates and Ranks of CY 2009 and CY 2008 Performance Rates and Percentage Point Changes of CY 2009 Performance over 2008 (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 7 (2009)

Family Formation and Stability Measure 1/
Rates and Ranks of CY 2009 and CY 2008 Performance Rates and
Percentage Point Changes of CY 2009 Performance over 2008 (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/
68.26
 
68.37
 
(0.11)
 
Alabama
62.91
46
63.91
46
(1.00)
41
Alaska
70.55
17
70.41
21
0.14
18
Arizona
67.19
34
67.88
33
(0.69)
36
Arkansas
65.90
41
65.70
39
0.20
17
California 
70.20
20
70.22
24
(0.02)
20
Colorado
72.29
10
72.42
11
(0.13)
23
Connecticut
71.57
13
71.92
15
(0.35)
28
Delaware
65.28
42
65.01
42
0.27
14
Dist. of Col. 
41.12
52
37.32
52
3.80
1
Florida
64.54
44
65.27
41
(0.73)
38
Georgia
64.90
43
63.75
47
1.15
7
Guam
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hawaii
75.51
3
73.40
9
2.11
4
Idaho
76.94
2
78.23
2
(1.29)
43
Illinois
69.26
23
69.38
25
(0.12)
22
Indiana
68.03
29
68.02
31
0.01
19
Iowa
72.93
8
73.49
8
(0.56)
31
Kansas
72.79
9
72.31
12
0.48
11
Kentucky
67.06
35
68.21
29
(1.15)
42
Louisiana
59.17
49
59.98
49
(0.81)
39
Maine
70.63
16
67.95
32
2.68
3
Maryland
66.99
36
67.31
34
(0.32)
27
Massachusetts
70.46
18
72.24
13
(1.78)
47
Michigan
67.63
33
68.19
30
(0.56)
32
Minnesota
73.91
6
74.12
7
(0.21)
25
Mississippi
57.08
50
56.52
50
0.56
10
Missouri
67.68
31
68.35
28
(0.67)
35
Montana
73.84
7
75.46
4
(1.62)
45
Nebraska
72.27
11
75.03
6
(2.76)
50
Nevada
66.12
40
66.75
35
(0.63)
34
New Hampshire
74.16
5
75.15
5
(0.99)
40
New Jersey
71.86
12
72.44
10
(0.58)
33
New Mexico
62.62
47
64.47
45
(1.85)
48
New York
66.16
39
65.93
38
0.23
16
North Carolina
66.70
37
65.45
40
1.25
6
North Dakota
74.86
4
75.58
3
(0.72)
37
Ohio 
66.54
38
66.58
36
(0.04)
21
Oklahoma
67.66
32
66.54
37
1.12
8
Oregon
70.33
19
70.63
20
(0.30)
26
Pennsylvania 
68.86
24
68.46
26
0.40
12
Puerto Rico
54.81
51
56.20
51
(1.39)
44
Rhode Island
67.76
30
64.86
44
2.90
2
South Carolina
62.61
48
61.11
48
1.50
5
South Dakota
68.64
27
71.15
18
(2.51)
49
Tennessee
64.42
45
64.89
43
(0.47)
30
Texas
68.75
25
68.38
27
0.37
13
Utah
82.33
1
82.09
1
0.24
15
Vermont
68.41
28
71.19
17
(2.78)
51
Virgin Islands
 
 
 
 
 
 
Virginia
69.95
21
70.40
22
(0.45)
29
Washington
70.96
15
71.15
18
(0.19)
24
West Virginia
71.34
14
70.30
23
1.04
9
Wisconsin
69.79
22
71.53
16
(1.74)
46
Wyoming
68.66
26
72.10
14
(3.44)
52

1/ Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Only calendar year data are available. Rate is the number of children under 18 residing in married family couple groups as a percent of all children under 18 years in households.
2/ U.S. Average excludes Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands.