Families on TANF in Illinois: Employment Assets and Liabilities. Table D.13 Earnings of TANF Cases (Percentages, Unless Stated Otherwise)

06/10/2003

Table D.13
Earnings of TANF Cases
(Percentages, Unless Stated Otherwise)
  All Cases
Case Head Worked for Pay in Past Month 40
Monthly Earnings of Case Heada
Less than $400 28
$400 to $799 42
$800 to $1199 23
$1200 or more 7
Average monthly earnings $616
Median monthly earnings $600
Other Adults in the Household Worked for Pay in Past Month 21
Sample Size 416
Source: MPR's 2001-02 survey of Illinois TANF cases.
Notes: The survey data have been weighted to be representative of all single-parent TANF recipients in Illinois. Survey item nonresponse may cause the sample sizes for specific variables to be smaller than those shown. Rounding may cause percentages to sum to something other than 100. We conducted two-tailed t-tests (for continuous variables) and chi-square tests (for categorical variables) for differences between currently and previously employed case heads.
a Tabulated for cases who reported working for pay in past month (n=160).

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