Participation in federal programs
Adults and children receiving welfare (TANF): 38,000
Children receiving food stamps (SNAP): 282,000
EITC recipients: 279,000
Families receiving child care subsidies: 8,700
Households receiving federal rental assistance: 48,282
Households receiving LIHEAP (Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program): 65,402
Number of children enrolled in Medicaid and CHIP: 421,647
Number of women and children receiving WIC (Women, Infants and Children supplemental nutrition program): 92,792
Participants in all Head Start programs: 17,566
Asset poverty rate: 30.1%
Average college graduate debt: $26,968
Unbanked households: 5.1%
Poverty by demographic
Child poverty rate: 19.7%
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: 7.5%
Women in poverty: 14.5%
Children in foster care: 7,369
Number of grandparents raising grandchildren: 45,181
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: 19
Economic well-being
Extreme poverty rate: 8.0%
Food insecurity: 15.2%
Minimum Wage: $10.25
Number of Hispanic children living in families where no parent has full-time, year-round employment: 73,000
Percent of individuals who are uninsured: 6.2%
Percent of jobs that are low-wage: 21.1%
Percent of working families under 200% of the poverty line: 34.0%
Poverty rate: 13.3%
Unemployment rate: 4.9%
High school graduation rate: 72%
Percent of adult population with at least a high school degree: 88.8%
Percent of college students with debt: 63%
Percent of population over age 25 with at least a four year college degree: 32.2%
Percent of teens ages 16 to 19 not attending school and not working: 8%
Home foreclosure rate: 1.45%
Homeless people: 13,238
Households paying more than 50% of income on housing: 156,000
Percent renters: 39%
Total households: 1,571,678
Justice System
Number of youth residing in juvenile justice and correctional facilities: 1,098
Total incarcerated (prison and jail): 20,860