Participation in federal programs
Adults and children receiving welfare (TANF): 158,450
Children receiving food stamps (SNAP): 710,000
EITC recipients: 927,000
Families receiving child care subsidies: 53,800
Households receiving federal rental assistance: 219,000
Households receiving LIHEAP (Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program): 384,334
Number of children enrolled in Medicaid and CHIP: 1,352,454
Number of women and children receiving WIC (Women, Infants and Children supplemental nutrition program): 253,294
Participants in all Head Start programs: 41,073
Assets
Asset poverty rate: 21.0%
Average college graduate debt: $33,264
Unbanked households: 5.2%
Poverty by demographic
Child poverty rate: 19.0%
Number of Black and Hispanic children below 200% poverty: 439,000
Percent of single-parent families with related children that are below poverty: 35%
Senior poverty rate: 8%
Women in poverty: 13.0%
Family
Children in foster care: 14,252
Number of grandparents raising grandchildren: 202,999
Percent of children in immigrant families: 12%
Percent of children living in single parent families: 35%
Teen birth rate per 1,000 population ages 15-19: 19
Economic well-being
Extreme poverty rate: 5.9%
Food insecurity: 11.9%
Minimum Wage: $7.25
Number of Black and Hispanic children living in families where no parent has full-time, year-round employment: 330,000
Percent of individuals who are uninsured: 8%
Percent of jobs that are low-wage: 21.3%
Percent of working families under 200% of the poverty line: 27.3%
Poverty rate: 13.2%
Unemployment rate: 5.3%
Education
High school graduation rate: 86%
Percent of adult population with at least a high school degree: 88.4%
Percent of college students with debt: 70%
Percent of population over age 25 with at least a four year college degree: 29.0%
Percent of teens ages 16 to 19 not attending school and not working: 7%
Housing
Home foreclosure rate: 2.51%
Homeless people: 15,333
Households paying more than 50% of income on housing: 373,093
Percent renters: 30%
Total households: 4,957,736
Justice System
Number of youth residing in juvenile justice and correctional facilities: 3,075
Total incarcerated (prison and jail): 85,200