Families on TANF in South Carolina: Employment Assets and Liabilities. Table E.1. Earnings of TANF Cases

10/01/2004

  Percentage Unless Stated Otherwise
 
Time Limited with No Exemptions/Extensions
Time Limited with Temporary Work Exemptions
Time Limited with Extensions Granted
Total
Case Head Worked in the Last Month
39.4% 16.4% 44.8% 34.5%
Monthly Earnings of Case Heada
Less than $400 37.4% 37.8% 34.4% 37.2%
$400 to $799 35.7% 36.1% 43.8% 35.7%
$800 to $1199 19.6% 12.4% 17.2% 19.1%
$1200 or more 7.3% 13.7% 4.7% 8.0%
Total 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Average monthly earnings
$565.99 $577.27 $517.07 $568.42
Median monthly earnings
$500.00 $500.00 $500.00 $500.00
 
Other Adults in the Household Worked for Pay in Last Month
22.4% 17.6% 16.1% 21.1%
 
Sample Size 466 487 143 1,120

a. Tabulated for cases who reported earnings for the month prior to the survey (n= 387).

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