The Welfare-to-Work Grants Program: Enrollee Outcomes One Year After Program Entry. Exhibit B.20 Monthly Household Income of Welfare-to-Work Enrollees,By Source, One Year after Program Entry

02/01/2004

Exhibit B.20
Monthly Household Income of Welfare-to-Work Enrollees,
By Source, One Year after Program Entry
В Baltimore Co. Boston Chicago Ft. Worth Milwaukee Nashville Philadelphia Phoenix St. Lucie Co., FL West Virginia Yakima, WA
Mean Amount of Income, by Source ($)
Own Earnings 891 466 363 460 530 403 340 341 660 391 530
Earnings of other household members 329 229 305 398 686 148 197 264 390 265 493
Government assistance 321 437 548 413 232 451 583 563 295 510 486
Othera 62 36 22 38 39 47 16 38 53 31 47
Totalb 1,611 1,165 1,247 1,321 1,505 1,046 1,141 1,247 1,397 1,186 1,546
Distribution of Income, by Source (%)
Own Earnings 55.7 33.4 26.9 29.8 36.3 29.5 25.6 24.0 49.7 31.2 34.3
Earnings of other household members 10.3 9.9 10.4 17.1 35.1 7.3 9.4 13.3 16.1 12.8 19.0
Government assistance 30.1 52.6 59.8 49.0 22.1 58.3 62.9 59.2 28.8 52.7 42.8
Other 3.9 4.2 2.9 4.1 6.5 4.8 2.1 3.6 5.4 3.3 3.9
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Sample Size 100 607 1,594 873 195 559 1,110 221 146 269 293
Source: 2000-03 12-month follow-up survey of Welfare-to-Work enrollees.
Note: The survey data have been weighted to be representative of all WtW enrollees in the respective sites. Survey item nonresponse may cause the sample sizes for specific variables to be smaller than those shown. Rounding may cause percentages to sum
a Other income consists of child support, gifts and loans, and any other income (e.g., rent, alimony, interest, pension benefits, lottery winnings).
b The mean total income may not equal the sum of the mean amounts from the four income sources. This is because the mean total income was computed on the basis of survey respondents for whom there was no missing data on income from any of the four sources.

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