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Work Participaton Rates - 2009

TABLE 1C: TANF Changes in Combined Work Participation Rates - From FY 2008 to FY 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 1C

TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE FOR NEEDY FAMILIES
Changes in Combined Work Participation Rates

From FY 2008 to FY 2009

 
  ALL FAMILIES RATES TWO-PARENT  FAMILIES  RATES
STATE FY 2008
RATE
FY 2009
RATE
DIFFERENCE PERCENT
CHANGE
FY 2008
RATE
FY 2009
RATE
DIFFERENCE PERCENT
CHANGE
UNITED STATES
29.4%
29.4%
0.0%
0.0%
27.6%
28.3%
0.7%
2.5%
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ALABAMA
37.4%
32.4%
-5.0%
-13.4%
28.1%
24.7%
-3.4%
-12.1%
ALASKA
42.8%
37.2%
-5.6%
-13.1%
47.0%
40.5%
-6.5%
-13.8%
ARIZONA
27.8%
27.1%
-0.7%
-2.5%
64.3%
62.6%
-1.7%
-2.6%
ARKANSAS
38.8%
37.1%
-1.7%
-4.4%
32.0%
21.7%
-10.3%
-32.2%
CALIFORNIA
25.1%
26.8%
1.7%
6.8%
26.5%
28.6%
2.1%
7.9%
COLORADO
32.3%
37.8%
5.5%
17.0%
30.8%
33.3%
2.5%
8.1%
CONNECTICUT
25.3%
34.4%
9.1%
36.0%
.
1/
 
 
DELAWARE
48.8%
37.5%
-11.3%
-23.2%
.
1/
 
 
DIST. OF COL.
49.6%
23.5%
-26.1%
-52.6%
 
1/
 
 
FLORIDA
42.4%
46.1%
3.7%
8.7%
37.5%
54.4%
16.9%
45.1%
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GEORGIA
59.0%
57.1%
-1.9%
-3.2%
.
1/
 
 
GUAM
0.0%
0.0%
 
 
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
HAWAII
34.4%
40.3%
5.9%
17.2%
 
1/
 
 
IDAHO
59.5%
52.0%
-7.5%
-12.6%
.
1/
 
 
ILLINOIS
42.6%
49.3%
6.7%
15.7%
 
1/
 
 
INDIANA
29.4%
17.5%
-11.9%
-40.5%
31.4%
17.8%
-13.6%
-43.3%
IOWA
41.1%
35.4%
-5.7%
-13.9%
39.8%
27.0%
-12.8%
-32.2%
KANSAS
19.6%
23.9%
4.3%
21.9%
15.5%
25.6%
10.1%
65.2%
KENTUCKY
38.0%
37.3%
-0.7%
-1.8%
38.8%
35.1%
-3.7%
-9.5%
LOUISIANA
40.0%
34.4%
-5.6%
-14.0%
.
1/
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MAINE
11.4%
16.8%
5.4%
47.4%
8.6%
16.6%
8.0%
93.0%
MARYLAND
36.9%
44.0%
7.1%
19.2%
.
1/
 
 
MASSACHUSETTS
44.7%
47.5%
2.8%
6.3%
96.4%
1/
 
 
MICHIGAN
33.6%
27.9%
-5.7%
-17.0%
.
1/
 
 
MINNESOTA
29.9%
29.8%
-0.1%
-0.3%
.
1/
 
 
MISSISSIPPI
63.2%
67.5%
4.3%
6.8%
.
1/
 
 
MISSOURI
14.2%
13.2%
-1.0%
-7.0%
.
1/
 
 
MONTANA
44.2%
44.2%
0.0%
0.0%
51.6%
58.7%
7.1%
13.8%
NEBRASKA
51.2%
50.3%
-0.9%
-1.8%
 
1/
 
 
NEVADA
42.1%
39.4%
-2.7%
-6.4%
51.4%
46.8%
-4.6%
-8.9%
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NEW HAMPSHIRE
47.4%
46.5%
-0.9%
-1.9%
.
1/
 
 
NEW JERSEY
18.9%
20.1%
1.2%
6.3%
.
1/
 
 
NEW MEXICO
37.5%
43.1%
5.6%
14.9%
50.9%
63.0%
12.1%
23.8%
NEW YORK
37.3%
33.4%
-3.9%
-10.5%
.
1/
 
 
NORTH CAROLINA
24.5%
32.3%
7.8%
31.8%
51.3%
46.6%
-4.7%
-9.2%
NORTH DAKOTA
50.2%
61.0%
10.8%
21.5%
.
1/
 
 
OHIO
24.5%
23.3%
-1.2%
-4.9%
27.9%
23.1%
-4.8%
-17.2%
OKLAHOMA
29.2%
23.0%
-6.2%
-21.2%
.
1/
 
 
OREGON
24.1%
9.5%
-14.6%
-60.6%
11.1%
5.9%
-5.2%
-46.8%
PENNSYLVANIA
38.6%
45.8%
7.2%
18.7%
79.8%
84.2%
4.4%
5.5%
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PUERTO RICO
11.6%
8.7%
-2.9%
-25.0%
 
1/
 
 
RHODE ISLAND
17.5%
13.8%
-3.7%
-21.1%
94.5%
13.6%
-80.9%
-85.6%
SOUTH CAROLINA
51.7%
45.1%
-6.6%
-12.8%
.
1/
 
 
SOUTH DAKOTA
62.2%
59.4%
-2.8%
-4.5%
.
1/
 
 
TENNESSEE
25.2%
25.5%
0.3%
1.2%
11.9%
44.1%
32.2%
270.6%
TEXAS
29.3%
37.0%
7.7%
26.3%
.
1/
 
 
UTAH
37.6%
32.6%
-5.0%
-13.3%
.
1/
 
 
VERMONT
23.2%
29.0%
5.8%
25.0%
31.8%
24.0%
-7.8%
-24.5%
VIRGIN ISLANDS
15.5%
7.1%
-8.4%
-54.2%
.
1/
 
 
VIRGINIA
45.4%
44.3%
-1.1%
-2.4%
.
1/
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
WASHINGTON
18.3%
23.0%
4.7%
25.7%
17.2%
18.6%
1.4%
8.1%
WEST VIRGINIA
17.6%
19.6%
2.0%
11.4%
.
1/
 
 
WISCONSIN
37.1%
39.9%
2.8%
7.5%
31.6%
33.0%
1.4%
4.4%
WYOMING
50.5%
61.3%
10.8%
21.4%
69.4%
75.7%
 
 

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