Characteristics and Financial Circumstances of TANF Recipients, Fiscal Year 2009

Table 30 Continued: TANF - Active Cases, Percent Distribution of TANF Male/Female Adult Recipients by Employment Status, October 2008 - September 2009

Publication Date: August 24, 2010

TABLE 30 - CONTINUED

TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE FOR NEEDY FAMILIES - ACTIVE CASES

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION OF TANF MALE/FEMALE ADULT RECIPIENTS BY EMPLOYMENT STATUS
OCTOBER 2008 - SEPTEMBER 2009
 
STATE TOTAL
MALES
EMPLOYMENT STATUS TOTAL
FEMALES
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
EMPLOYED UNEMPLOYED* NOT IN
LABOR FORCE**
EMPLOYED UNEMPLOYED* NOT IN
LABOR FORCE**
U.S. Total
137,143
25.5
48.0
26.5
836,436
23.2
47.2
29.6
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Alabama
616
21.8
66.1
12.1
9,587
30.6
57.2
12.2
Alaska
638
33.1
66.9
0.0
1,842
29.4
70.6
0.0
Arizona
2,693
13.1
19.6
67.4
16,659
16.7
16.9
66.4
Arkansas
430
18.9
4.6
76.6
4,705
28.7
5.8
65.5
California
65,479
31.9
47.2
20.9
228,698
26.3
42.9
30.8
Colorado
805
29.4
70.6
0.0
4,279
24.8
75.2
0.0
Connecticut
401
21.4
70.3
8.3
8,949
27.6
47.3
25.1
Delaware
89
21.1
41.6
37.4
1,818
28.8
33.6
37.5
Dist. Of Col.
116
13.9
76.9
9.2
4,582
20.1
43.9
36.0
Florida
2,321
14.8
32.4
52.8
16,230
10.4
34.5
55.1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Georgia
34
4.4
0.0
95.6
2,862
12.4
0.0
87.6
Guam
187
5.3
0.0
94.7
473
1.5
0.0
98.5
Hawaii
1,304
40.3
55.1
4.6
5,256
36.3
48.1
15.6
Idaho
18
32.1
63.9
4.0
137
34.5
62.4
3.1
Illinois
249
19.3
80.7
0.0
4,218
15.0
85.0
0.0
Indiana
5,024
27.8
65.9
6.4
20,417
23.4
63.0
13.5
Iowa
2,232
32.3
67.7
0.0
10,084
38.3
61.7
0.0
Kansas
1,985
30.6
67.0
2.4
8,578
28.1
59.7
12.3
Kentucky
1,394
15.0
72.2
12.9
11,566
19.3
56.2
24.5
Louisiana
67
10.9
31.2
57.9
2,809
24.2
52.4
23.3
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Maine
848
13.4
18.5
68.1
7,278
23.4
11.5
65.1
Maryland
468
19.7
80.3
0.0
12,066
15.5
84.5
0.0
Massachusetts
2,284
9.3
76.9
13.9
27,249
10.3
80.3
9.4
Michigan
2,334
20.3
46.0
33.8
40,483
26.8
32.5
40.7
Minnesota
992
28.6
67.7
3.7
10,559
30.7
64.0
5.2
Mississippi
86
39.6
38.1
22.3
5,624
21.2
46.4
32.4
Missouri
2,272
10.8
4.7
84.5
23,441
15.3
3.3
81.4
Montana
520
32.5
67.5
0.0
2,024
33.0
67.0
0.0
Nebraska
194
43.4
56.6
0.0
3,561
50.9
49.1
0.0
Nevada
943
48.9
50.0
1.1
4,397
38.6
51.4
10.0
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
New Hampshire
429
19.0
18.6
62.3
2,977
25.0
20.4
54.6
New Jersey
1,127
6.9
93.1
0.0
21,424
12.8
87.2
0.0
New Mexico
1,740
21.7
17.5
60.8
10,099
19.7
18.3
62.0
New York
7,496
17.6
40.2
42.1
57,084
27.7
37.7
34.6
North Carolina
664
19.2
51.0
29.8
8,510
14.0
45.8
40.1
North Dakota
96
38.3
2.2
59.4
1,387
39.9
1.3
58.8
Ohio
9,106
16.2
82.5
1.3
42,992
16.2
82.1
1.7
Oklahoma
132
13.5
86.5
0.0
3,232
9.0
91.0
0.0
Oregon
1,532
3.6
89.9
6.5
12,854
7.6
90.0
2.4
Pennsylvania
1,163
50.4
49.6
0.0
26,429
27.6
72.4
0.0
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Puerto Rico
829
0.0
26.1
73.9
9,540
1.1
75.2
23.7
Rhode Island
1,007
15.3
49.2
35.5
5,458
18.1
38.9
42.9
South Carolina
277
30.4
60.1
9.6
12,473
28.5
47.0
24.5
South Dakota
72
7.9
90.7
1.4
858
21.5
75.4
3.1
Tennessee
2,573
19.0
27.8
53.2
38,837
32.9
50.8
16.2
Texas
1,067
22.7
34.0
43.3
13,460
32.2
39.1
28.7
Utah
308
12.2
87.8
0.0
3,082
17.7
82.3
0.0
Vermont
383
14.0
72.5
13.5
1,457
19.6
59.8
20.6
Virgin Islands
9
2.9
90.3
6.7
377
3.0
88.4
8.7
Virginia
1,101
17.4
11.8
70.9
18,855
27.2
9.1
63.7
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Washington
8,025
16.9
11.2
71.9
34,271
14.1
7.0
78.9
West Virginia
511
10.4
35.0
54.5
4,024
14.0
43.9
42.1
Wisconsin
463
15.4
84.6
0.0
6,230
19.4
80.6
0.0
Wyoming
12
8.3
91.7
0.0
96
9.4
90.6
0.0

NOTES: '*'=UNEMPLOYED, LOOKING FOR WORK. '**'=UNEMPLOYED, NOT LOOKING FOR WORK (INCLUDES DISCOURAGED WORKERS).
SOURCE: NATIONAL TANF DATAFILE AS OF 8/24/2010

Last Updated on 7/18/2011
By ACF

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