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Work Participaton Rates - 2009

TABLE 1B: TANF COMBINED, TANF, AND SSP-MOE WORK PARTICIPATION 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 1B

TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE FOR NEEDY FAMILIES
COMBINED, TANF, AND SSP-MOE WORK PARTICIPATION RATES

FISCAL YEAR 2009

 
  ALL FAMILIES RATES   TWO-PARENT FAMILY RATES
STATE COMBINED TANF SSP-MOE   COMBINED TANF SSP-MOE
UNITED STATES
29.4%
27.4%
56.2%
 
28.3%
28.2%
31.0%
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ALABAMA
32.4%
32.4%
.
 
24.7%
24.7%
.
ALASKA
37.2%
37.2%
.
 
40.5%
40.5%
.
ARIZONA
27.1%
27.1%
.
 
62.6%
62.6%
.
ARKANSAS
37.1%
37.1%
.
 
21.7%
21.7%
.
CALIFORNIA
26.8%
26.8%
.
 
28.6%
28.6%
.
COLORADO
37.8%
37.8%
.
 
33.3%
33.3%
.
CONNECTICUT
34.4%
34.4%
.
 
.
.
.
DELAWARE
37.5%
37.5%
.
 
.
.
.
DIST. OF COL.
23.5%
23.5%
.
 
 
 
.
FLORIDA
46.1%
46.1%
.
 
54.4%
54.4%
.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GEORGIA
57.1%
57.1%
.
 
.
.
.
GUAM
1.2%
1.2%
.
 
1.2%
1.2%
.
HAWAII
40.3%
36.5%
72.8%
 
41.5%
41.4%
49.0%
IDAHO
52.0%
52.0%
.
 
.
.
 
ILLINOIS
49.3%
49.3%
.
 
.
.
.
INDIANA
17.5%
17.5%
.
 
17.8%
17.8%
.
IOWA
35.4%
35.4%
 
 
27.0%
27.0%
 
KANSAS
23.9%
23.9%
.
 
25.6%
25.6%
.
KENTUCKY
37.3%
37.3%
.
 
35.1%
35.1%
.
LOUISIANA
34.4%
34.4%
.
 
.
.
.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MAINE
16.8%
12.8%
28.8%
 
16.6%
10.2%
18.4%
MARYLAND
44.0%
44.0%
16.5%
 
.
.
.
MASSACHUSETTS
47.5%
12.1%
98.1%
 
92.8%
 
92.8%
MICHIGAN
27.9%
27.9%
.
 
 
 
.
MINNESOTA
29.8%
29.8%
.
 
.
.
.
MISSISSIPPI
67.5%
67.5%
.
 
.
.
.
MISSOURI
13.2%
9.7%
41.8%
 
.
.
.
MONTANA
51.5%
51.5%
.
 
58.7%
58.7%
.
NEBRASKA
50.3%
55.0%
16.2%
 
.
.
.
NEVADA
39.4%
39.4%
0.0%
 
46.8%
46.8%
.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NEW HAMPSHIRE
46.5%
46.6%
33.5%
 
.
.
.
NEW JERSEY
20.1%
20.1%
.
 
.
.
.
NEW MEXICO
43.1%
43.1%
.
 
63.0%
63.0%
.
NEW YORK
33.4%
30.8%
37.9%
 
 
 
.
NORTH CAROLINA
32.3%
32.3%
.
 
46.6%
46.6%
.
NORTH DAKOTA
61.0%
61.0%
.
 
.
.
.
OHIO
23.3%
23.3%
.
 
23.1%
23.1%
 
OKLAHOMA
23.0%
23.0%
.
 
.
.
.
OREGON
9.5%
8.8%
9.8%
 
5.9%
6.1%
2.9%
PENNSYLVANIA
45.8%
45.8%
.
 
84.2%
84.2%
.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PUERTO RICO
8.7%
8.7%
.
 
 
 
.
RHODE ISLAND
13.8%
13.8%
12.0%
 
13.6%
13.4%
21.8%
SOUTH CAROLINA
45.1%
45.1%
.
 
.
.
.
SOUTH DAKOTA
59.4%
59.4%
.
 
.
.
.
TENNESSEE
25.5%
25.6%
19.6%
 
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
TEXAS
37.0%
37.0%
.
 
.
.
.
UTAH
32.6%
27.9%
91.6%
 
.
.
.
VERMONT        
29.0%
22.6%
94.3%
 
24.0%
16.6%
71.8%
VIRGIN ISLANDS
7.1%
7.1%
.
 
.
.
.
VIRGINIA
44.3%
38.7%
88.7%
 
.
.
.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
WASHINGTON
23.0%
14.9%
100.0%
 
18.6%
18.5%
24.9%
WEST VIRGINIA
19.6%
19.6%
.
 
.
.
.
WISCONSIN
39.9%
39.8%
42.9%
 
33.0%
22.4%
50.5%
WYOMING
61.3%
61.3%
.
 
75.7%
75.7%
.

1/ State does not have any two-parent families in TANF and/or SSP-MOE Programs.