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Work Participaton Rates - 2009

TABLE 1A: TANF Combined TANF and SSP-MOE Work Participaton Rates - Fiscal Year 2009

Published: April 22, 2011
Audience:
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
Topics:
Data Collection and Reporting, Work Participation Rates
Types:
Data Document
Tags:
Work Participation Rate (WPR)
TABLE 1A

TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE FOR NEEDY FAMILIES
Combined TANF and SSP-MOE Work Participaton Rates

Fiscal Year 2009

 
  ALL FAMILIES RATES   TWO-PARENT FAMILIES RATES
STATE RATE ADJUSTED
STANDARD 1/

MET
TARGET

   RATE  ADJUSTED
STANDARD 1/
MET
TARGET
UNITED STATES
29.4%
 
 
 
28.3%
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ALABAMA
32.4%
0.0%
YES
 
24.7%
0.0%
YES
ALASKA
37.2%
21.4%
YES
 
40.5%
51.0%
NO
ARIZONA
27.1%
0.0%
YES
 
62.6%
30.5%
YES
ARKANSAS
37.1%
0.0%
YES
 
21.7%
0.0%
YES
CALIFORNIA
26.8%
29.0%
NO
 
28.6%
0.0%
YES
COLORADO
37.8%
0.0%
YES
 
33.3%
4.1%
YES
CONNECTICUT
34.4%
0.0%
YES
 
.
1/
NA
DELAWARE
37.5%
0.0%
YES
 
.
1/
NA
DIST. OF COL.
23.5%
31.9%
NO
 
 
1/
NA
FLORIDA
46.1%
0.0%
YES
 
54.4%
0.0%
YES
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GEORGIA
57.1%
12.3%
YES
 
.
1/
NA
GUAM
0.0%
50.0%
NO
 
0.0%
90.0%
NO
HAWAII
40.3%
0.0%
YES
 
 
1/
NA
IDAHO
52.0%
30.6%
YES
 
.
1/
NA
ILLINOIS
49.3%
0.0%
YES
 
 
1/
NA
INDIANA
17.5%
11.3%
YES
 
17.8%
0.0%
YES
IOWA
35.4%
24.0%
YES
 
27.0%
0.0%
YES
KANSAS
23.9%
0.0%
YES
 
25.6%
0.0%
YES
KENTUCKY
37.3%
31.9%
YES
 
35.1%
40.0%
NO
LOUISIANA
34.4%
15.2%
YES
 
.
1/
NA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MAINE
16.8%
47.5%
NO
 
16.6%
87.5%
NO
MARYLAND
44.0%
31.7%
YES
 
.
1/
NA
MASSACHUSETTS
47.5%
0.0%
YES
 
92.8%
25.6%
YES
MICHIGAN
27.9%
27.8%
YES
 
 
1/
NA
MINNESOTA
29.8%
0.0%
YES
 
.
1/
NA
MISSISSIPPI
67.5%
20.2%
YES
 
.
1/
NA
MISSOURI
13.2%
14.9%
NO
 
.
1/
NA
MONTANA
44.2%
25.8%
YES
 
58.7%
19.7%
YES
NEBRASKA
50.3%
0.0%
YES
 
 
1/
NA
NEVADA
39.4%
31.2%
YES
 
46.8%
71.2%
NO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NEW HAMPSHIRE
46.5%
0.0%
YES
 
.
1/
NA
NEW JERSEY
20.1%
0.0%
YES
 
.
1/
NA
NEW MEXICO
43.1%
15.2%
YES
 
63.0%
0.0%
YES
NEW YORK
33.4%
11.5%
YES
 
 
1/
NA
NORTH CAROLINA
32.3%
0.0%
YES
 
46.6%
0.0%
YES
NORTH DAKOTA
61.0%
20.8%
YES
 
.
1/
NA
OHIO
23.3%
42.0%
NO
 
23.1%
10.1%
YES
OKLAHOMA
23.0%
20.6%
YES
 
.
1/
NA
OREGON
9.5%
45.4%
NO
 
5.9%
85.4%
NO
PENNSYLVANIA
45.8%
15.8%
YES
 
84.2%
13.0%
YES
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PUERTO RICO
8.7%
23.5%
NO
 
 
1/
NA
RHODE ISLAND
13.8%
0.0%
YES
 
13.6%
30.7%
NO
SOUTH CAROLINA
45.1%
0.0%
YES
 
.
1/
NA
SOUTH DAKOTA
59.4%
50.0%
YES
 
.
1/
NA
TENNESSEE
25.5%
0.0%
YES
 
0.0%
0.0%
YES
TEXAS
37.0%
10.8%
YES
 
.
1/
NA
UTAH
32.6%
5.4%
YES
 
.
1/
NA
VERMONT        
29.0%
11.1%
YES
 
24.0%
0.0%
YES
VIRGIN ISLANDS
7.1%
0.0%
YES
 
.
1/
NA
VIRGINIA
44.3%
37.8%
YES
 
.
1/
NA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
WASHINGTON
23.0%
0.0%
YES
 
18.6%
0.0%
YES
WEST VIRGINIA
19.6%
17.4%
YES
 
.
1/
NA
WISCONSIN
39.9%
0.0%
YES
 
33.0%
0.0%
Yes
WYOMING
61.3%
34.2%
YES
 
75.7%
25.3%
YES

1/ Statutory all families rate is 50% and 2-parent rate of 90%; they are adjusted by State's caseload reduction credit.
2/ State does not have any two-parent families in its TANF and/or SSP-MOE programs.

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