Participation in federal programs
Adults and children receiving welfare (TANF): 172,571
Children receiving food stamps (SNAP): 282,000
EITC recipients: 276,000
Families receiving child care subsidies: 8,700
Households receiving federal rental assistance: 56,000
Households receiving LIHEAP (Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program): 82,000
Number of children enrolled in Medicaid and CHIP: 434,938
Number of women and children receiving WIC (Women, Infants and Children supplemental nutrition program): 102,342
Participants in all Head Start programs: 17,566
Asset poverty rate: 27.8%
Average college graduate debt: $26,106
Unbanked households: 4.5%
Poverty by demographic
Child poverty rate: 21.1%
Number of Hispanic children below 200% poverty: 128,000
Percent of single-parent families with related children that are below poverty: 36%
Senior poverty rate: 7%
Women in poverty: 17.0%
Children in foster care: 8,202
Number of grandparents raising grandchildren: 53,467
Percent of children in immigrant families: 23%
Percent of children living in single parent families: 33%
Teen birth rate per 1,000 population ages 15-19: 20
Economic well-being
Extreme poverty rate: 6.9%
Food insecurity: 15.2%
Minimum Wage: $9.25
Number of Hispanic children living in families where no parent has full-time, year-round employment: 73,000
Percent of individuals who are uninsured: 8%
Percent of jobs that are low-wage: 21.0%
Percent of working families under 200% of the poverty line: 34.0%
Poverty rate: 15.4%
Unemployment rate: 6.1%
High school graduation rate: 69%
Percent of adult population with at least a high school degree: 88.8%
Percent of college students with debt: 62%
Percent of population over age 25 with at least a four year college degree: 30.8%
Percent of teens ages 16 to 19 not attending school and not working: 8%
Home foreclosure rate: 2.22%
Homeless people: 12,164
Households paying more than 50% of income on housing: 147,275
Percent renters: 38%
Total households: 1,522,988
Justice System
Number of youth residing in juvenile justice and correctional facilities: 1,098
Total incarcerated (prison and jail): 20,900