Data Workgroup Update

Adapting WorkFirst for the 21st Century Economy of Washington State

The following are highlights from the report: TANF Facts: A Look at TANF Families in Washington State.

  • TANF Caseload Increase Between May 2008 and April 2010

Type of Caseload

May 2008

April 2010

Increase

Child-Only

20,638

24,620

19.3%

Single-Parent

26,823

35,220

31.1%

Two-Parent

4,230

6,748

59.5%

  • TANF Length of Stay: Cumulative # of Months (April 2010 Caseload Data)

# Months on TANF

Adult Caseload

Percent

Child Only Cases

Percent

10 or Fewer Months

16,404

33.7%

6,833

20.0%

11 – 20 Months

9,648

19.8%

4,208

12.4%

21 – 30 Months

6,224

12.8%

2,670

10.1%

31 – 40 Months

4,197

8.6%

2,059

9.7%

41 – 50 Months

3,117

6.4%

1,587

7.5%

51 – 60 Months

2,352

4.8%

1,363

7.4%

61 or More Months

6,749

13.9%

5,836

32.9%

  • Child-Only Cases in April 2010
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