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TANF: Average Monthly Number of Applications Approved - Fiscal Years

TANF Application Data

Published: April 3, 2012
Audience:
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
Topics:
Data Collection and Reporting, TANF Application
Types:
Data Document
Tags:
TANF Application Data

TANF: Average Monthly Number of Applications Approved
Fiscal Years
As of 04/03/2012
 
State Average
FY 2000
Average
FY 2001
Average
FY 2002
Average
FY 2003
Average
FY 2004
Average
FY 2005
Average
FY 2006
Average
FY 2007
Average
FY 2008
Average
FY 2009
Average
FY 2010
Average
FY 2011
U.S. Average
147,369
158,087
157,266
160,561
155,623
143,280
134,897
137,810
135,685
139,098
142,707
139,497
Alabama
2,213
2,902
1,581
1,927
1,797
1,850
1,727
1,645
1,696
1,903
2,010
2,052
Alaska
609
509
503
467
488
453
361
326
308
317
339
380
Arizona
2,795
2,641
3,135
4,297
3,296
2,024
1,643
1,396
1,404
1,399
867
747
Arkansas
2,366
1,133
1,136
1,057
954
822
823
840
779
835
797
790
California
16,204
17,333
18,258
18,860
19,712
19,048
17,858
18,995
20,971
23,978
23,659
24,061
Colorado
1,967
1,979
2,366
2,476
2,209
490
528
947
853
933
959
1,020
Connecticut
1,581
1,553
1,440
1,257
1,163
1,093
1,041
1,042
1,289
1,344
1,019
947
Delaware
460
479
507
540
523
621
716
530
310
378
428
450
Dist. of Col.
484
524
522
533
523
498
479
803
715
1,230
1,363
1,033
Florida
10,166
9,836
10,411
10,070
9,602
8,160
6,421
5,551
5,948
6,892
6,828
5,835
Georgia
3,748
4,055
4,576
4,752
4,392
2,940
1,754
1,338
1,177
1,191
1,128
1,120
Guam
**
99
**
**
**
**
68
76
**
93
79
74
Hawaii
645
638
637
618
582
505
451
392
360
674
654
644
Idaho
191
167
179
235
243
213
171
116
97
114
122
133
Illinois
1,831
1,548
1,476
1,158
1,556
1,648
1,362
778
1,100
1,276
1,758
2,142
Indiana
3,650
3,470
3,776
4,048
3,714
4,051
4,040
3,988
2,944
4,903
4,039
3,376
Iowa
1,001
1,222
1,232
1,193
1,135
980
970
1,075
1,030
1,159
1,087
1,548
Kansas
1,262
1,316
1,480
1,573
1,364
1,622
1,592
1,468
1,459
1,541
1,548
1,397
Kentucky
3,557
3,313
3,307
3,308
3,309
3,141
2,937
2,601
2,570
2,664
2,744
2,836
Louisiana
2,738
2,458
2,325
2,277
1,765
1,641
1,055
1,084
995
1,018
1,124
1,135
Maine
671
661
665
46
47
34
28
9,388
9,297
835
930
763
Maryland
2,435
2,278
2,417
2,354
2,054
1,886
1,966
1,750
1,817
2,241
2,401
2,435
Massachusetts
2,190
2,246
4,256
4,488
2,886
4,379
4,292
2,428
2,401
2,195
2,133
2,232
Michigan
5,563
6,280
6,159
6,243
6,269
6,079
6,781
6,630
5,343
**
4,343
4,118
Minnesota
3,183
3,415
3,252
3,368
3,238
2,661
2,647
2,522
2,373
2,338
2,338
2,290
Mississippi
2,036
2,244
1,397
1,451
1,368
1,149
948
788
878
939
639
45
Missouri
2,366
2,177
2,622
3,013
3,086
3,408
3,482
2,866
2,708
3,049
2,805
2,759
Montana
4,555
4,934
558
639
622
591
505
554
492
492
471
407
Nebraska
1,230
1,100
1,364
1,185
1,200
3,340
1,098
273
364
587
659
591
Nevada
861
1,073
1,336
1,319
1,228
1,055
891
1,274
1,204
1,319
1,456
1,374
NewHampshire
**
657
668
681
698
728
750
635
654
729
726
650
New Jersey
2,516
2,970
3,330
3,559
3,663
3,296
3,270
3,207
3,291
3,367
3,214
3,183
New Mexico
1,823
1,718
1,868
2,109
2,104
2,023
1,877
1,577
1,519
1,658
1,790
1,688
New York
11,112
11,569
11,758
11,394
11,065
9,987
9,495
9,869
10,154
10,724
10,880
11,009
North Carolina
4,538
4,069
4,064
3,708
3,388
2,933
2,734
2,252
2,269
2,718
2,510
2,427
North Dakota
854
854
911
952
950
353
303
216
216
285
233
194
Ohio
103
7,163
7,320
6,405
6,739
6,567
6,474
6,130
6,896
8,327
8,709
7,466
Oklahoma
1,930
1,923
1,713
1,693
1,587
1,350
1,105
928
689
920
919
808
Oregon
1,234
1,389
1,620
1,748
2,127
2,245
2,244
2,663
2,423
2,417
2,704
4,048
Pennsylvania
9,306
9,197
9,228
9,235
9,406
9,831
8,918
8,282
8,314
8,569
8,910
8,704
Puerto Rico
812
1,035
869
703
659
615
603
458
276
266
242
276
Rhode Island
251
265
268
262
228
211
220
175
190
185
231
216
South Carolina
1,578
1,874
2,037
1,967
1,753
1,658
1,585
1,505
1,888
2,860
3,034
2,620
South Dakota
306
299
305
312
296
267
305
308
292
314
329
330
Tennessee
5,576
6,526
5,978
6,055
7,069
7,830
9,538
9,340
8,576
7,980
7,865
7,651
Texas
11,201
11,630
11,868
12,276
10,688
7,961
7,284
7,002
6,875
8,035
7,788
8,596
Utah
910
371
327
799
872
773
615
578
618
1,467
1,253
558
Vermont
649
644
646
655
657
639
601
605
689
751
749
787
Virgin Islands
12
22
21
15
29
16
21
19
29
50
54
40
Virginia
2,097
2,018
2,262
2,449
2,606
2,510
2,333
1,997
1,930
2,269
2,143
1,929
Washington
5,448
5,698
5,652
5,603
5,828
5,275
4,803
4,532
4,435
5,211
5,067
4,704
West Virginia
1,202
1,294
1,297
1,368
1,108
991
917
930
818
856
895
965
Wisconsin
1,278
1,321
1,900
1,803
1,735
1,254
1,106
1,108
1,112
1,261
1,685
1,876
Wyoming
75
76
65
57
45
44
33
31
39
44
49
42

Notes:
2011 Fiscal year average is based on data for 12 months