Welfare Indicators and Risk Factors: Fourteenth Report to Congress. Table TANF 11. Average Monthly AFDC/TANF Recipients by State: Selected Fiscal Years

09/22/2015

[In thousands]

 

1965

1970

1980

1990

1995

2000

2005

2010

2013

Percent Change

 

1995-05

2005-13

United States

4,323

7,415

10,597

11,460

13,659

6,324

5,118

4,573

4,102

-63

-20

Alabama

78

123

180

130

118

46

48

51

48

-59

-2

Alaska

5

8

15

20

37

22

12

9

10

-67

-20

Arizona

40

51

51

124

190

87

99

70

37

-48

-63

Arkansas

30

45

85

71

63

29

19

19

16

-70

-16

California

528

1,148

1,387

1,902

2,680

1,574

1,256

1,416

1,355

-53

8

Colorado

42

66

77

102

109

29

38

29

40

-65

3

Connecticut

59

83

139

120

171

73

53

34

29

-69

-45

Delaware

12

20

32

21

25

13

13

15

14

-48

8

Dist. of Columbia

20

40

85

49

73

47

43

20

17

-41

-59

Florida

106

204

256

370

622

158

112

107

95

-82

-16

Georgia

71

198

221

293

383

129

91

38

35

-76

-61

Guam

1

2

5

4

8

10

11

3

3

42

-70

Hawaii

14

25

60

44

66

75

31

28

27

-52

-14

Idaho

10

16

21

17

24

2

3

3

3

-86

-15

Illinois

262

368

672

636

696

256

98

62

46

-86

-53

Indiana

48

73

157

154

189

103

136

89

27

-28

-80

Iowa

44

64

104

98

101

54

52

56

45

-48

-14

Kansas

36

53

68

77

80

32

46

38

20

-42

-56

Kentucky

81

129

167

175

189

89

75

61

62

-60

-18

Louisiana

104

202

213

282

251

75

37

24

17

-85

-55

Maine

19

36

60

56

60

32

32

38

60

-46

84

Maryland

80

131

212

186

223

77

64

59

53

-71

-18

Massachusetts

94

208

350

263

274

102

104

111

150

-62

44

Michigan

162

253

685

655

598

207

215

179

85

-64

-60

Minnesota

51

76

135

171

180

116

87

52

52

-52

-41

Mississippi

83

115

173

179

144

34

35

26

21

-76

-39

Missouri

107

140

199

211

254

131

118

94

85

-54

-28

Montana

7

13

19

29

34

13

12

10

7

-64

-39

Nebraska

16

30

35

43

41

28

33

21

16

-19

-52

Nevada

5

12

12

23

41

16

19

26

27

-54

42

New Hampshire

4

9

22

16

28

14

15

13

15

-47

4

New Jersey

104

286

459

309

316

138

114

79

76

-64

-33

New Mexico

30

51

53

57

104

72

45

52

37

-56

-17

New York

517

1,052

1,100

981

1,256

724

490

388

397

-61

-19

North Carolina

111

124

198

223

313

100

68

47

39

-78

-42

North Dakota

8

11

13

16

14

8

7

5

4

-49

-50

Ohio

183

266

513

632

612

245

179

237

137

-71

-24

Oklahoma

73

95

89

112

124

36

28

21

17

-77

-38

Oregon

31

75

102

89

104

39

44

78

113

-57

153

Pennsylvania

303

426

629

521

596

250

253

126

179

-58

-30

Puerto Rico

202

223

168

190

168

92

42

36

36

-75

-14

Rhode Island

24

38

52

46

61

50

35

17

15

-44

-58

South Carolina

30

52

153

111

129

41

43

43

29

-66

-33

South Dakota

11

16

20

19

17

7

6

7

6

-65

6

Tennessee

76

129

162

211

276

147

191

161

126

-31

-34

Texas

91

214

308

611

743

342

214

115

91

-71

-57

Utah

22

33

37

45

46

23

23

19

11

-50

-53

Vermont

5

12

23

22

27

16

13

7

9

-54

-29

Virgin Islands

1

2

3

3

5

3

1

1

1

-69

-11

Virginia

46

87

166

151

184

75

87

84

69

-53

-21

Washington

71

109

154

228

286

168

144

170

110

-50

-24

West Virginia

116

93

77

111

105

32

31

22

20

-71

-36

Wisconsin

45

79

213

237

209

40

49

51

63

-77

29

Wyoming

4

5

7

14

15

1

1

1

1

-96

28

Note: Recipients in 2000 and beyond include both TANF and SSP recipients.

Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Office of Family Assistance (available online at  www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/ofa/programs/tanf/data-reports).

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