Implementation of the Welfare-to-Work Grants Program. Appendix B: WtW Grants Program Evaluation Program Enrollee Characteristics in the Study Sites

08/01/2002

B.
General Characteristics of Enrollees in WtW-Funded Programs in the Study Sites
  Boston Chicago Fort Worth Milwaukee Nashville Philadelphia-TWC Phoenix West Virginia-HRDF Yakima JHU-Baltimore JHU-St.Lucie, FL
Characteristics (%) (%) (%) (%) (%) (%) (%) (%) (%) (%) (%)

Race/Ethnicity

Black/African American

55 91 51 85 89 88 32 10 3 75

49

Hispanic

36 5 27 10 1 8 49 1 36 0 10

White

8 3 21 6 10 2 8 86 41 23 40

Other

2 1 1 0 1 2 12 3 20 3 1

Education

Less than 12 Years

50 40 48 51 44 55 58 34 57 23 28

High School Diploma/GED

26 31 27 28 31 19 20 41 39 30 22

Above High School

23 29 25 21 25 26 21 25 4 47 50

Age at Enrollment

17 and Under

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1

18-24

22 20 25 22 18 16 34 13 27 11 26

25-34

52 44 46 45 49 45 42 44 45 43 47

35-44

24 28 23 26 27 32 21 33 24 36 19

45-54

2 7 4 7 5 6 4 10 5 11 5

55 and Older

0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2

Median Age (Years)

29 31 29 30 31 32 28 33 29 34 29

Gender

Male

3 2 6 95 1 1 3 15 25 5 8

Female

97 98 94 5 99 99 97 85 75 95 92

Parental Status

Custodial

85 90 85 17 83 81 82 85 86 94 81

Noncustodial

1 1 1 60 1 1 1 0 14 1 1

Custodial and Noncustodial

14 9 14 23 16 17 17 14 0 5 19

Disability

Medical/Physical

8 13 15 11 13 12 10 16 NA 6 13

Emotional/Mental/Drug Use

5 4 6 8 8 4 7 7 NA 3 7

Other

3 8 5 4 8 7 5 6 NA 11 2

Number of Children

0-1

30 26 25 63 25 26 23 35 34 38 34

2-3

53 49 54 32 57 45 48 53 41 45 45

4-5

13 19 19 2 15 23 22 12 14 14 20

More than 5

4 6 2 2 3 5 7 0 11 3 1

Median (# Children)

2 2 2 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 2

Age of Youngest Child

0-4

54 50 58 52 43 45 70 35 NA 28 51

5-9

33 28 24 22 28 32 19 32 NA 42 32

10-14

11 17 15 17 20 16 10 19 NA 24 16

15-18

2 5 3 7 8 6 1 12 NA 4 2

Over 18

1 0 0 1 2 1 0 2 NA 1 0

TANF Status at Enrollment

On TANF

55 94 92 0 62 92 56 79 85 27 45

Non-TANF

45 6 8 100 38 8 44 21 15 73 55
Source: Program Baseline Information Forms. Yakima data: Program Management Information Systems.
Note: Data was unavailable for Indiana-RVR and JHU Long Beach sites.

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