Indicators of Welfare Dependence: Annual Report to Congress, 2003. Table TANF 8. AFDC/TANF Benefits by State, Selected Fiscal Years 1978 – 2001

03/01/2003

  1978 1982 1984 1986 1988 1990 1994 1996 1998 2001
Note: Benefits refers to total cash benefits paid (see Table TANF 3) but does not include emergency assistance payments. NA denotes data not available.
Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Office of Program Support, Office of Management Services, data from the ACF-196 TANF Report and ACF-231 AFDC Line by Line Report.
Alabama $78 $72 $74 $68 $62 $62 $92 $75 $44 $32
Alaska 17 32 37 46 54 60 113 107 77 51
Arizona 30 49 67 79 103 138 266 228 145 91
Arkansas 51 34 39 48 53 57 57 52 26 25
California 1,813 2,734 3,207 3,574 4,091 4,955 6,088 5,908 4,128 3,301
Colorado 74 87 107 107 125 137 158 129 80 55
Connecticut 168 210 226 223 218 295 397 323 305 151
Delaware 28 28 28 25 24 29 40 35 24 21
Dist. of Columbia 91 86 75 77 76 84 126 121 97 67
Florida 145 207 251 261 318 418 806 680 357 251
Georgia 103 172 149 223 266 321 428 385 313 172
Guam 3 4 5 4 3 5 12 14 NA NA
Hawaii 83 88 83 73 77 99 163 173 153 126
Idaho 21 20 21 19 19 20 30 30 6 5
Illinois 699 802 845 886 815 839 914 833 771 191
Indiana 118 139 153 148 167 170 228 153 104 120
Iowa 107 127 159 170 155 152 169 131 104 78
Kansas 73 81 87 91 97 105 123 98 41 56
Kentucky 122 123 135 104 143 179 198 191 147 113
Louisiana 97 127 145 162 182 188 168 130 103 66
Maine 51 59 69 84 80 101 108 99 80 68
Maryland 166 213 229 250 250 296 314 285 192 224
Massachusetts 476 468 406 471 558 630 730 560 442 143
Michigan 780 1,064 1,214 1,248 1,231 1,211 1,132 779 589 329
Minnesota 164 235 287 322 338 355 379 333 276 184
Mississippi 33 55 58 74 85 86 82 68 60 31
Missouri 152 175 196 209 215 228 287 254 180 148
Montana 15 19 27 37 41 40 49 45 30 26
Nebraska 38 49 56 62 56 59 62 54 41 39
Nevada 8 12 10 16 20 27 48 48 39 25
New Hampshire 21 25 16 20 21 32 62 50 39 27
New Jersey 489 513 485 509 459 451 531 462 372 199
New Mexico 32 45 49 51 56 61 144 153 104 111
New York 1,689 1,641 1,916 2,099 2,140 2,259 2,913 2,929 2,149 1,620
North Carolina 138 143 149 138 206 247 353 300 211 128
North Dakota 14 14 16 20 22 24 26 21 22 13
Ohio 441 606 725 804 805 877 1,016 763 546 336
Oklahoma 74 74 85 100 119 132 165 122 72 53
Oregon 148 100 101 120 128 145 197 155 141 73
Pennsylvania 726 740 724 389 747 798 935 822 523 305
Puerto Rico 25 65 38 33 67 72 74 63 NA NA
Rhode Island 59 70 71 79 82 99 136 125 117 88
South Carolina 52 76 75 103 91 96 115 101 52 33
South Dakota 18 17 17 15 21 22 25 22 14 10
Tennessee 77 74 83 100 125 168 215 190 108 123
Texas 122 118 229 281 344 416 544 496 315 242
Utah 41 47 52 55 61 64 77 64 50 39
Vermont 21 38 40 40 40 48 65 56 47 35
Virgin Islands 2 3 2 2 2 3 4 4 NA NA
Virginia 136 166 165 179 169 177 253 199 123 103
Washington 175 240 294 375 401 438 610 585 450 288
West Virginia 53 56 75 109 107 110 126 101 52 64
Wisconsin 260 406 519 444 506 440 425 291 145 81
Wyoming 6 9 13 16 19 19 21 17 7 4
United States $10,621 $12,857 $14,371 $15,236 $16,663 $18,543 $22,798 $20,411 $14,614 $ 10,163

 

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