Indicators of Welfare Dependence: Annual Report to Congress, 2003. Table TANF 12. AFDC/TANF Recipiency Rates for Total Population by State: Selected Fiscal Years [In percent]

03/01/2003

  1965 1970 1975 1980 1985 1989 1994 2001 Percent Change
1989-94 1994-01
Note: Recipiency rate refers to the average monthly number of AFDC recipients in each State during the given fiscal year expressed as a percent of the total resident population as of July 1 of that year. The numerators are from Table TANF 11.
Sources: U. S. Department of Health and Human Services and U.S. Bureau of the Census, (Resident population by state available on line at http://www.census.gov/population/estimates/state/).
Alabama 2.2 3.6 4.3 4.6 3.8 3.2 3.1 1.0 -3 -69
Alaska 1.8 2.6 3.1 3.7 3.0 3.5 6.3 2.7 78 -58
Arizona 2.6 2.9 3.1 1.9 2.3 2.9 4.8 1.6 66 -68
Arkansas 1.5 2.3 4.7 3.7 2.8 3.0 2.8 1.0 -5 -64
California 2.9 5.7 6.3 5.8 6.1 6.0 8.4 3.4 40 -59
Colorado 2.2 3.0 3.7 2.6 2.5 3.0 3.3 0.6 10 -81
Connecticut 2.1 2.7 4.1 4.5 3.8 3.2 5.1 1.7 57 -66
Delaware 2.4 3.6 5.4 5.4 3.9 2.9 3.9 1.5 33 -60
Dist. of Columbia 2.5 5.3 14.6 13.3 9.2 7.7 13.1 7.5 71 -43
Florida 1.8 3.0 3.1 2.6 2.4 2.6 4.8 0.8 85 -84
Georgia 1.6 4.3 7.0 4.0 4.0 4.1 5.6 1.4 35 -74
Hawaii 1.9 3.2 5.4 6.2 4.9 3.9 5.3 3.4 35 -36
Idaho 1.4 2.2 2.3 2.2 1.7 1.7 2.0 0.2 21 -92
Illinois 2.5 3.3 6.9 5.9 6.4 5.5 6.0 1.5 9 -76
Indiana 1.0 1.4 3.0 2.9 3.0 2.7 3.8 1.9 41 -50
Iowa 1.6 2.3 3.0 3.6 4.3 3.5 3.9 1.8 11 -53
Kansas 1.6 2.4 2.9 2.9 2.8 3.0 3.4 1.2 13 -64
Kentucky 2.5 4.0 4.6 4.6 4.3 4.2 5.4 2.0 28 -63
Louisiana 2.9 5.6 6.1 5.0 5.2 6.5 5.8 1.5 -11 -75
Maine 1.9 3.6 7.5 5.4 4.9 4.2 5.2 2.0 25 -61
Maryland 2.2 3.3 5.2 5.0 4.4 3.7 4.4 1.3 19 -72
Massachusetts 1.8 3.7 6.0 6.1 4.0 4.0 5.1 1.6 27 -69
Michigan 2.0 2.9 7.0 7.4 7.6 6.9 6.9 1.9 0 -72
Minnesota 1.4 2.0 3.2 3.3 3.6 3.8 4.1 2.3 9 -45
Mississippi 3.6 5.2 7.8 6.9 6.0 6.9 6.0 1.2 -14 -79
Missouri 2.4 3.0 5.4 4.0 3.9 4.0 5.0 2.2 25 -57
Montana 1.0 1.9 2.9 2.4 2.7 3.5 4.1 1.5 18 -62
Nebraska 1.1 2.0 2.5 2.2 2.8 2.6 2.8 1.4 7 -50
Nevada 1.2 2.4 2.3 1.5 1.4 1.8 2.6 0.9 48 -65
New Hampshire 0.7 1.2 3.1 2.4 1.4 1.2 2.7 1.1 133 -60
New Jersey 1.5 4.0 6.0 6.2 4.9 3.9 4.2 1.3 10 -69
New Mexico 3.0 5.0 5.3 4.1 3.5 3.9 6.2 3.0 59 -51
New York 2.9 5.8 6.7 6.3 6.2 5.4 6.9 3.2 27 -53
North Carolina 2.2 2.4 3.1 3.4 2.6 3.1 4.7 1.1 54 -76
North Dakota 1.2 1.7 2.1 2.0 1.8 2.4 2.6 1.2 9 -52
Ohio 1.8 2.5 5.0 4.8 6.3 5.8 6.2 1.8 6 -72
Oklahoma 3.0 3.7 3.5 2.9 2.5 3.3 4.0 1.0 24 -75
Oregon 1.6 3.6 4.3 3.9 2.8 3.1 3.7 1.1 18 -71
Pennsylvania 2.6 3.6 5.3 5.3 4.8 4.4 5.1 1.8 17 -66
Rhode Island 2.7 4.0 5.5 5.5 4.5 4.2 6.3 3.9 51 -38
South Carolina 1.2 2.0 4.6 4.9 3.6 3.1 3.8 1.1 23 -71
South Dakota 1.6 2.4 3.6 2.9 2.3 2.7 2.6 0.8 -3 -68
Tennessee 2.0 3.3 4.7 3.5 3.3 4.0 5.8 2.7 44 -54
Texas 0.9 1.9 3.1 2.1 2.2 3.2 4.3 1.6 34 -62
Utah 2.2 3.1 2.8 2.5 2.3 2.6 2.6 0.8 1 -67
Vermont 1.4 2.6 4.4 4.4 4.2 3.5 4.8 2.4 36 -50
Virginia 1.0 1.9 3.4 3.1 2.7 2.4 3.0 0.9 25 -70
Washington 2.4 3.2 4.0 3.7 4.0 4.6 5.5 2.4 18 -57
West Virginia 6.4 5.3 3.7 4.0 5.5 6.0 6.3 2.2 4 -66
Wisconsin 1.1 1.8 3.5 4.5 6.1 5.0 4.4 0.7 -12 -83
Wyoming 1.1 1.5 1.8 1.4 2.0 3.0 3.4 0.2 15 -94
United States 2.1 3.5 5.0 4.6 4.5 4.4 5.4 1.9 24 -65

 

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