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TANF: Average Monthly Number of Applications Received - Fiscal Years

TANF Application Data

Published: April 4, 2012
Audience:
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
Topics:
Data Collection and Reporting, TANF Application
Types:
Data Document

TANF: Average Monthly Number of Applications Received
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
270,922
281,987
296,772
310,077
310,900
297,901
293,635
297,527
298,680
321,086
334,033
315,556
Alabama
2,341
3,074
1,636
1,983
1,851
1,887
1,762
1,691
1,741
1,957
2,070
2,102
Alaska
949
825
1,008
983
989
966
831
777
763
794
805
904
Arizona
6,403
6,545
8,952
8,888
9,046
8,646
8,393
8,731
5,163
5,344
5,400
5,589
Arkansas
4,654
3,153
3,170
3,166
2,994
2,822
2,594
2,525
2,533
2,750
2,862
2,906
California
26,832
29,777
32,936
34,254
34,606
32,766
32,853
35,572
40,273
45,937
44,246
45,072
Colorado
2,837
2,943
3,510
3,760
3,262
641
719
2,273
2,274
2,636
2,713
2,683
Connecticut
2,430
2,398
2,292
2,001
1,836
1,721
1,702
1,722
2,327
2,513
2,005
1,909
Delaware
797
877
858
845
820
939
1,073
891
730
851
1,013
1,052
Dist. of Col.
692
709
733
727
748
717
737
1,179
1,118
1,437
1,521
1,318
Florida
22,958
20,926
23,092
24,275
24,315
22,331
22,875
23,499
28,194
39,320
39,715
35,853
Georgia
9,457
10,289
11,264
11,962
12,201
11,176
9,531
7,916
7,582
8,072
7,166
6,225
Guam
**
124
**
**
**
**
95
102
**
126
113
105
Hawaii
1,164
1,200
1,249
1,257
1,185
983
916
898
763
1,612
1,470
1,398
Idaho
1,121
1,171
1,378
1,743
1,881
1,699
1,505
962
921
855
636
640
Illinois
3,798
3,110
6,626
2,170
2,502
2,493
2,039
1,197
1,768
2,342
3,037
4,376
Indiana
5,473
5,624
6,191
8,793
9,118
9,560
9,720
11,606
10,788
15,112
15,374
14,611
Iowa
1,682
1,305
1,334
1,288
1,213
1,051
1,036
1,143
1,087
1,228
1,173
1,651
Kansas
2,519
2,607
2,951
3,135
2,941
3,190
3,273
3,230
3,416
4,013
4,154
3,890
Kentucky
5,966
5,530
5,433
5,359
5,286
4,995
4,709
4,210
4,116
4,267
4,442
4,652
Louisiana
2,895
2,596
2,444
2,386
1,886
1,719
1,108
1,130
1,040
1,054
1,176
1,184
Maine
1,014
1,019
1,000
178
280
284
327
9,797
9,758
1,337
1,443
1,374
Maryland
5,470
5,277
5,372
5,228
5,113
4,928
4,778
4,514
4,545
5,295
6,368
6,590
Massachusetts
3,408
3,506
5,569
5,838
4,163
5,849
5,904
3,887
3,896
3,752
3,621
3,730
Michigan
12,314
13,084
13,247
13,301
13,245
13,087
13,305
12,833
12,749
**
18,221
18,239
Minnesota
4,016
4,416
4,478
4,685
4,788
5,251
5,445
5,436
5,423
5,726
5,596
5,438
Mississippi
3,252
3,577
2,900
3,109
3,042
2,748
2,501
2,048
2,210
2,413
2,093
1,457
Missouri
3,773
3,547
4,257
4,662
4,698
5,529
5,881
4,430
4,766
5,408
4,833
4,196
Montana
4,751
5,130
767
852
865
826
730
824
770
847
777
720
Nebraska
1,929
1,926
2,117
1,804
1,820
3,996
1,809
1,034
1,359
1,939
2,457
2,631
Nevada
1,685
2,129
2,174
2,433
2,356
2,085
2,369
3,209
2,950
4,045
4,097
3,938
NewHampshire
**
1,067
1,079
1,117
1,146
1,222
1,243
1,194
1,185
1,368
1,368
1,221
New Jersey
3,172
3,641
4,007
4,330
4,381
4,015
3,891
3,815
3,888
3,856
3,683
3,587
New Mexico
2,782
2,810
3,156
3,889
3,901
3,783
3,544
3,220
3,257
3,618
3,841
3,751
New York
17,950
18,460
19,217
18,369
18,238
17,588
17,040
17,081
18,263
19,168
19,546
20,156
North Carolina
6,525
5,920
5,974
5,598
5,352
4,565
4,342
3,855
3,842
4,410
4,165
3,824
North Dakota
1,125
1,166
1,284
1,367
1,390
566
523
401
391
569
526
466
Ohio
13,596
15,181
15,620
18,929
19,054
18,937
18,601
17,288
17,619
20,372
20,788
17,280
Oklahoma
4,026
3,687
3,421
3,763
3,617
3,318
3,007
2,662
2,165
2,925
3,147
2,676
Oregon
1,570
1,803
2,044
2,147
2,431
2,557
2,547
2,990
2,676
2,681
2,985
6,601
Pennsylvania
13,327
13,365
13,746
13,955
14,211
14,781
14,598
14,970
15,525
15,996
10,363
9,448
Puerto Rico
1,251
1,428
1,292
924
916
865
856
745
717
747
683
822
Rhode Island
526
579
627
621
594
593
681
738
767
699
774
743
South Carolina
3,712
4,178
4,140
3,958
3,811
3,751
3,732
3,768
4,314
5,620
6,231
5,991
South Dakota
506
486
490
514
508
488
500
492
482
510
524
526
Tennessee
9,434
10,257
8,543
10,422
13,035
15,769
19,157
17,136
13,759
11,972
11,458
11,037
Texas
24,897
29,011
30,753
35,503
35,073
31,198
28,684
27,456
27,100
29,054
27,151
15,088
Utah
1,873
1,401
1,416
1,919
2,028
2,030
1,897
1,910
2,127
2,827
4,115
3,701
Vermont
1,131
1,137
1,122
1,095
1,110
1,077
1,045
1,057
1,203
1,406
1,397
1,672
Virgin Islands
28
23
22
24
31
24
25
24
42
67
80
67
Virginia
4,225
4,119
4,630
4,887
4,994
4,774
4,534
4,106
4,181
4,925
4,732
4,576
Washington
9,378
9,852
10,027
10,265
11,072
10,290
9,818
9,576
9,473
11,861
11,809
11,637
West Virginia
1,463
1,491
1,584
1,583
1,280
1,243
1,380
1,545
1,244
1,262
1,240
1,372
Wisconsin
1,744
2,526
3,545
3,737
3,582
3,177
2,851
2,150
1,936
2,082
2,707
2,773
Wyoming
106
102
100
106
97
104
90
85
93
111
125
111

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