Indicators of Welfare Dependence: Annual Report to Congress, 2009-2013. Table TANF 8. AFDC/TANF Benefits by State: Selected Fiscal Years 1978 – 2009 [In millions of dollars]

04/01/2013

  1978 1984 1986 1988 1990 1994 1998 2000 2004 2009
Alabama $78 $74 $68 $62 $62 $92 $44 $36 $45 $42
Alaska 17 37 46 54 60 113 77 55 43 32
Arizona 30 67 79 103 138 266 145 107 183 138
Arkansas 51 39 48 53 57 57 26 34 17 17
California 1,813 3,207 3,574 4,091 4,955 6,088 4,128 3,643 3,286 3,510
Colorado 74 107 107 125 137 158 80 48 65 52
Connecticut 168 226 223 218 295 397 305 166 126 89
Delaware 28 28 25 24 29 40 24 20 20 18
Dist. of Columbia 91 75 77 76 84 126 97 72 70 23
Florida 145 251 261 318 418 806 357 234 239 180
Georgia 103 149 223 266 321 428 313 180 162 55
Hawaii 83 83 73 77 99 163 153 141 87 70
Idaho 21 21 19 19 20 30 6 3 7 6
Illinois 699 845 886 815 839 914 771 269 110 61
Indiana 118 153 148 167 170 228 104 87 122 109
Iowa 107 159 170 155 152 169 104 79 80 62
Kansas 73 87 91 97 105 123 41 43 61 46
Kentucky 122 135 104 143 179 198 147 104 106 117
Louisiana 97 145 162 182 188 168 103 58 65 43
Maine 51 69 84 80 101 108 80 73 77 75
Maryland 166 229 250 250 296 314 192 196 110 107
Massachusetts 476 406 471 558 630 730 442 336 341 325
Michigan 780 1,214 1,248 1,231 1,211 1,132 589 386 401 336
Minnesota 164 287 322 338 355 379 276 193 167 90
Mississippi 33 58 74 85 86 82 60 18 32 19
Missouri 152 196 209 215 228 287 180 139 138 104
Montana 15 27 37 41 40 49 30 21 21 16
Nebraska 38 56 62 56 59 62 41 41 64 26
Nevada 8 10 16 20 27 48 39 28 32 47
New Hampshire 21 16 20 21 32 62 39 32 34 34
New Jersey 489 485 509 459 451 531 372 222 267 182
New Mexico 32 49 51 56 61 144 104 113 73 60
New York 1,689 1,916 2,099 2,140 2,259 2,913 2,149 1,554 1,586 1,458
North Carolina 138 149 138 206 247 353 211 140 119 89
North Dakota 14 16 20 22 24 26 22 12 12 9
Ohio 441 725 804 805 877 1,016 546 368 320 432
Oklahoma 74 85 100 119 132 165 72 78 43 22
Oregon 148 101 120 128 145 197 141 34 85 115
Pennsylvania 726 724 389 747 798 935 523 573 385 198
Rhode Island 59 71 79 82 99 136 117 105 79 45
South Carolina 52 75 103 91 96 115 52 91 18 40
South Dakota 18 17 15 21 22 25 14 10 11 14
Tennessee 77 83 100 125 168 215 108 146 120 128
Texas 122 229 281 344 416 544 315 248 213 84
Utah 41 52 55 61 64 77 50 40 45 33
Vermont 21 40 40 40 48 65 47 39 35 17
Virginia 136 165 179 169 177 253 123 186 112 74
Washington 175 294 375 401 438 610 450 312 322 318
West Virginia 53 75 109 107 110 126 52 49 69 32
Wisconsin 260 519 444 506 440 425 145 7 136 113
Wyoming 6 13 16 19 19 21 7 9 5 11
United States $10,621 $14,371 $15,236 $16,663 $18,543 $22,798 $14,614 $11,180 $10,368 $9,324
 
Note: Benefits refers to total cash benefits paid, (see Table TANF 4) but does not include emergency assistance payments.
 
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.

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