Welfare Indicators and Risk Factors: Fourteenth Report to Congress. Table TANF 14. AFDC/TANF Recipiency Rates for Children by State: Selected Fiscal Years 1965 – 2013

09/22/2015

[In percent]

 

1965

1970

1980

1990

1995

2000

2005

2013

Percent Change

 

1995-05

2005-13

United States

4.4

7.6

11.3

11.9

13.4

6.3

5.2

4.2

-61

-19

Alabama

4.6

7.7

11.1

8.8

8.0

3.3

3.4

3.2

-58

-5

Alaska

3.1

5.0

8.0

7.4

12.6

7.9

4.4

3.5

-65

-22

Arizona

4.8

6.0

4.8

8.6

11.0

4.8

4.7

1.6

-56

-66

Arkansas

3.1

5.2

9.3

8.2

7.0

3.2

2.1

1.6

-70

-24

California

6.0

12.3

14.6

16.2

20.9

12.6

10.6

11.7

-49

10

Colorado

4.4

6.4

6.5

7.8

7.6

2.0

2.4

2.3

-69

-4

Connecticut

4.4

6.1

11.8

10.8

14.4

6.0

4.4

2.6

-70

-40

Delaware

4.7

7.5

13.4

8.7

9.6

4.8

4.9

4.2

-49

-13

Dist. of Columbia

6.0

13.8

40.9

30.7

44.6

30.1

28.4

12.0

-32

-61

Florida

4.3

7.6

7.8

8.8

12.9

3.4

2.3

1.9

-82

-16

Georgia

3.2

9.1

9.8

11.8

14.0

4.6

3.1

1.2

-77

-61

Hawaii

3.6

6.5

14.5

10.5

14.2

17.1

7.2

5.8

-51

-17

Idaho

2.7

4.2

4.7

3.6

4.7

0.5

0.7

0.6

-85

-11

Illinois

5.3

7.5

14.6

14.8

15.3

6.0

2.4

1.3

-84

-48

Indiana

2.0

3.0

6.9

7.3

8.7

4.7

6.5

1.5

-26

-77

Iowa

3.2

4.7

8.4

8.8

9.1

4.9

4.8

4.3

-48

-8

Kansas

3.5

5.4

7.5

7.9

8.0

3.2

4.5

2.0

-44

-54

Kentucky

4.9

8.3

10.9

12.4

13.1

6.5

5.6

4.8

-57

-14

Louisiana

5.5

11.3

11.8

16.5

14.1

4.8

2.7

1.3

-81

-51

Maine

3.9

7.7

12.5

11.5

12.4

7.3

7.6

12.8

-40

70

Maryland

4.6

7.3

12.4

10.6

12.0

4.1

3.4

2.9

-72

-15

Massachusetts

3.8

8.1

15.3

12.4

12.3

4.8

4.9

7.2

-60

47

Michigan

3.7

5.8

16.7

17.4

15.7

5.9

6.3

2.8

-60

-55

Minnesota

2.9

4.2

7.7

9.4

9.8

6.3

4.9

3.1

-51

-36

Mississippi

7.0

11.1

15.7

17.6

14.0

3.5

3.4

2.1

-76

-39

Missouri

5.2

6.9

9.9

10.6

12.7

6.6

5.7

4.2

-55

-27

Montana

2.0

4.0

5.7

8.4

9.5

3.7

3.8

2.4

-60

-35

Nebraska

2.3

4.4

5.5

6.8

6.5

4.3

5.1

2.8

-22

-44

Nevada

2.5

5.2

3.8

5.0

7.3

2.3

2.3

3.0

-67

28

New Hampshire

1.4

2.6

5.8

3.9

6.2

3.1

3.3

3.8

-46

16

New Jersey

3.4

8.8

16.0

11.7

10.8

4.9

3.9

2.7

-65

-30

New Mexico

5.2

9.5

8.5

8.3

13.5

10.0

6.5

5.4

-52

-15

New York

6.3

13.0

16.2

15.4

17.9

10.5

7.5

6.7

-58

-12

North Carolina

4.4

5.3

8.5

9.3

11.7

3.9

2.5

1.4

-78

-43

North Dakota

2.3

3.6

4.7

6.0

5.7

3.4

3.6

1.8

-39

-49

Ohio

3.6

5.3

11.2

14.9

14.6

6.2

4.9

4.2

-67

-13

Oklahoma

6.4

8.5

7.6

9.1

9.8

3.1

2.5

1.5

-74

-39

Oregon

3.3

7.4

9.0

8.1

8.8

3.4

3.9

8.7

-56

124

Pennsylvania

5.5

8.0

13.8

12.3

13.9

6.3

6.3

4.7

-55

-24

Rhode Island

5.9

9.1

14.7

13.4

17.1

13.5

10.1

4.7

-41

-53

South Carolina

2.3

4.2

11.6

8.7

10.1

3.1

3.1

2.1

-69

-33

South Dakota

3.1

5.0

7.1

6.7

6.0

2.7

2.6

2.7

-57

2

Tennessee

4.2

7.5

8.9

11.8

14.5

7.7

9.5

6.2

-35

-34

Texas

1.7

4.1

5.2

8.7

9.7

4.3

2.7

1.1

-72

-59

Utah

3.7

5.4

4.4

4.9

4.5

2.3

2.1

0.9

-52

-59

Vermont

2.7

5.4

9.9

9.5

11.5

7.0

5.9

4.9

-50

-15

Virginia

2.2

4.1

7.9

6.8

7.9

3.1

3.4

2.7

-58

-20

Washington

4.7

6.5

8.5

11.3

13.0

7.6

6.7

4.7

-49

-30

West Virginia

12.2

11.2

10.4

15.7

15.7

5.5

5.6

3.8

-64

-32

Wisconsin

2.2

3.8

10.5

12.1

10.8

2.5

2.9

3.6

-73

24

Wyoming

2.1

3.2

3.4

7.0

7.5

0.7

0.4

0.4

-95

4

 

Note: Recipiency rate refers to the average monthly number of AFDC child recipients in each State during the given fiscal year as a percent of the resident population under 18 years of age as of July 1 of that year.  The numerators are from Table TANF 13.

Sources: U. S. Department of Health and Human Services and U.S. Census Bureau (resident population by state and age available online at http://www.census.gov/popest/data/state/totals/2013/index.html.

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