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Characteristics and Financial Circumstances of TANF Recipients, Fiscal Year 2009

Table 5: TANF - Active Cases, Percent Distribution of TANF Families by Number of Recipient Children, October 2008 - September 2009

Published: August 24, 2010
Audience:
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
Topics:
Data Collection and Reporting, Characteristic and Financial Circumstances of TANF Recipients
Types:
Data Document

TABLE 5

TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE FOR NEEDY FAMILIES - ACTIVE CASES

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION OF TANF FAMILIES WITH NO ADULTS BY NUMBER OF RECIPIENT CHILDREN
OCTOBER 2008 - SEPTEMBER 2009
 
STATE TOTAL
FAMILIES
NO ADULT
FAMILIES
PERCENT NUMBER OF RECIPIENT CHILDREN
AVERAGE ONE TWO THREE FOUR 5 OR MORE UNKNOWN
U.S. Total
1,726,560
831,134
48.1
1.8
53.2
26.2
12.8
4.8
2.8
0.1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Alabama
18,442
8,573
46.5
1.7
56.4
28.1
10.3
3.6
1.4
0.3
Alaska
3,033
966
31.8
1.7
61.5
23.0
8.9
3.7
2.9
0.0
Arizona
37,861
19,859
52.5
1.6
57.7
26.9
10.8
4.0
0.6
0.0
Arkansas
8,463
3,572
42.2
1.6
53.8
33.4
8.6
3.2
1.0
0.0
California
532,907
281,688
52.9
2.1
40.4
29.2
18.2
7.0
5.0
0.2
Colorado
9,275
4,689
50.6
1.9
44.0
30.9
16.5
5.9
2.8
0.0
Connecticut
16,723
7,423
44.4
1.4
71.7
19.2
6.8
1.5
0.7
0.0
Delaware
4,511
2,634
58.4
1.5
66.7
21.6
8.1
2.6
1.0
0.0
Dist. Of Col.
7,955
3,258
41.0
1.7
58.5
23.7
11.8
4.0
2.0
0.0
Florida
55,090
38,183
69.3
1.3
81.8
11.8
4.5
1.1
0.8
0.0
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Georgia
21,087
18,196
86.3
1.6
58.3
26.4
10.1
3.2
1.7
0.3
Guam
1,077
557
51.7
2.5
33.4
25.4
19.3
11.9
10.0
0.0
Hawaii
8,307
2,752
33.1
1.5
68.2
21.2
6.0
3.3
1.4
0.0
Idaho
1,591
1,436
90.3
1.4
73.0
19.7
5.8
1.0
0.4
0.1
Illinois
19,611
15,161
77.3
1.8
52.9
26.6
12.8
5.0
2.6
0.1
Indiana
39,989
17,795
44.5
2.0
43.2
31.0
15.5
6.2
4.0
0.1
Iowa
16,154
5,383
33.3
1.6
60.0
26.3
9.7
2.9
1.0
0.0
Kansas
13,122
3,910
29.8
1.7
55.7
26.5
12.5
4.0
1.2
0.1
Kentucky
29,473
17,136
58.1
1.5
62.5
26.0
9.1
1.6
0.8
0.0
Louisiana
10,201
7,340
72.0
1.8
51.6
28.4
12.9
3.8
3.2
0.0
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Maine
10,609
2,780
26.2
1.5
62.1
27.7
7.5
1.9
0.9
0.0
Maryland
22,425
9,948
44.4
1.7
59.8
25.0
9.5
3.6
2.1
0.0
Massachusetts
47,313
18,319
38.7
1.3
71.8
22.4
4.8
0.8
0.0
0.1
Michigan
62,230
19,482
31.3
1.8
53.4
27.2
12.8
4.0
2.5
0.0
Minnesota
21,772
10,225
47.0
1.8
52.7
27.8
12.1
4.9
2.4
0.0
Mississippi
11,322
5,615
49.6
1.5
64.4
23.6
9.0
2.3
0.7
0.0
Missouri
34,953
9,407
26.9
1.2
84.5
12.7
1.4
0.1
0.0
1.3
Montana
3,445
1,283
37.2
1.7
59.7
23.7
10.6
3.8
2.3
0.0
Nebraska
7,379
3,624
49.1
1.8
51.1
30.5
10.8
4.3
2.9
0.4
Nevada
8,332
3,677
44.1
2.0
47.3
27.5
14.6
6.3
4.4
0.0
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
New Hampshire
5,569
2,294
41.2
1.5
66.0
23.4
8.4
1.6
0.7
0.0
New Jersey
32,547
9,996
30.7
1.7
55.9
28.3
11.1
3.2
1.6
0.0
New Mexico
16,100
5,194
32.3
1.8
50.2
30.7
12.3
4.9
1.8
0.0
New York
116,693
55,966
48.0
1.6
60.1
24.8
9.9
3.2
2.0
0.0
North Carolina
25,680
16,869
65.7
1.6
62.6
23.4
9.2
3.3
1.4
0.0
North Dakota
2,151
674
31.3
1.7
54.9
25.4
13.1
5.2
1.4
0.0
Ohio
90,057
43,878
48.7
1.6
62.4
25.4
8.2
2.8
1.2
0.0
Oklahoma
8,738
5,373
61.5
2.3
36.5
28.9
17.8
9.4
6.5
0.8
Oregon
21,427
7,634
35.6
1.6
62.9
19.4
10.4
4.3
2.2
0.7
Pennsylvania
48,029
20,893
43.5
1.6
60.0
23.9
10.3
4.2
1.3
0.2
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Puerto Rico
12,179
2,284
18.8
1.7
53.4
28.6
13.6
3.7
0.6
0.0
Rhode Island
8,420
2,573
30.6
1.7
59.5
25.0
9.2
4.7
1.6
0.0
South Carolina
17,085
4,335
25.4
1.7
54.1
26.8
14.0
3.9
1.2
0.0
South Dakota
2,976
2,046
68.8
1.6
61.8
23.4
8.8
4.5
1.5
0.0
Tennessee
58,138
17,459
30.0
1.7
58.0
27.9
8.2
3.7
2.2
0.0
Texas
48,635
34,107
70.1
2.0
45.5
26.4
17.1
7.9
3.1
0.0
Utah
5,944
2,659
44.7
1.7
55.0
27.0
12.0
3.7
2.3
0.0
Vermont
2,867
1,275
44.5
1.4
66.9
24.3
6.2
2.2
0.4
0.0
Virgin Islands
469
84
17.9
2.0
42.0
27.8
19.6
5.6
3.3
1.7
Virginia
31,906
11,998
37.6
1.5
65.7
23.7
7.2
1.9
0.4
1.1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Washington
58,536
21,897
37.4
1.6
58.1
26.8
9.1
4.1
1.8
0.1
West Virginia
9,192
4,813
52.4
1.6
60.4
26.0
10.6
1.8
1.2
0.0
Wisconsin
18,278
11,773
64.4
1.7
57.9
24.3
10.4
5.1
2.2
0.0
Wyoming
293
191
65.2
1.6
56.9
28.7
10.6
2.7
1.0
0.0

SOURCE: NATIONAL TANF DATAFILE AS OF 8/24/2010

Last Updated on 6/27/2011
By ACF

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