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Households with Public Assistance

Shows the proportion of households receiving public assistance income. Public assistance income provides cash payments to poor families or individuals and includes Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) and General Assistance (GA). TANF replaced Aid to Families With Dependent Children (AFDC) in 1997 through the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996, often referred to as “welfare reform.”

Measurement Period: 2011-2015
Value: 2.87

County

2.87

State

2.6

National

HP 2020

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  • 1.2
  • 4.2
  • 6.259

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Historical Data

  • Measurement Period Value
    2015 3.09395
    2011-2015 2.87389
    2014 3.1825
    2010-2014 2.6676
    2013 2.17
    2011-2013 2.44
    2009-2013 2.7855
    2012 3.70733
    2010-2012 2.69173
    2008-2012 2.86295
    2011 1.63578
    2010 3.3
    2008-2010 2.82011
    2006-2010 2.37342
    2009 3.48135
    2007-2009 2.89276
    2005-2009 2.31156
    2008 2.85447
    2006-2008 2.27146
    2007 2.97074
    2005-2007 2.03037
    2006 0.992282
    2005 2.06619
    2000 2.59532

Peer Counties

  • Peers included in this indicator: Lake, CA; Tehama, CA; Highlands, FL; Allegany, MD; Brunswick, NC; Belmont, OH; Jefferson, OH; Carter, TN; Henderson, TX;

  • 2.87
    • 1.5
    • 3.5
    • 5.2
  • Peer counties are those counties similar in population composition and selected demographics. Of the peer counties, only the ones that have data for the same indicator/time frame have been included.

    This county has 34 peer counties

    Peer counties (counties and county-like geographic areas) in stratum number 24 were stratified on the basis of the following factors: Frontier Status, Population Size, Poverty, Age

    All Peer Counties for Allegany

    DeKalb, AL; Walker, AL; Garland, AR; Lake, CA; Tehama, CA; Highlands, FL; Floyd, GA; Vermilion, IL; Williamson, IL; Wayne, IN; McCracken, KY; Allegany, MD; Buchanan, MO; Jasper, MO; St. Francois, MO; Brunswick, NC; Steuben, NY; Sullivan, NY; Belmont, OH; Jefferson, OH; Garfield, OK; Coos, OR; Crawford, PA; Lawrence, PA; Venango, PA; Greenwood, SC; Carter, TN; Henderson, TX; Lynchburg, VA; Roanoke, VA; Chelan, WA; Grays Harbor, WA; Walla Walla, WA; Marion, WV; Wood, WV;

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