Building an Employment Focused Welfare System. Building an Employment Focused Welfare System : Table 27

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: Table 27

 U.S. TotalIndianaMassachusettsOregonVirginiaWisconsin
Percent of Population  AFDC Recipientsa4.32.13.52.12.12.7
Percent of children  AFDC Recipients11.55.99.85.867.4
Maximum AFDC Benefit:b  Three Person Family (1996)$389 $288 $565 $460 $354 $517 
RACE/Ethnicity (1994):b  Black White Hispanic Other36.4  37.4  19.9  4.235.1  60.9  3.2  0.317.0  47.9  25.0  4.97.4  81.0  7.1  4.365.1  30.7  2.7  1.538.2  46.4  6.7  8.2
Age of Youngest Child:b  Under 2 Years (1994) 3-5 Years 6+ Years40.5  21.6  36.036.5  23.3  35.538.4  24.9  35.640.8  21.6  36.637.9  23.6  37.845.8  20.6  32.4