Participation in federal programs
Adults and children receiving welfare (TANF): 64,233
Children receiving food stamps (SNAP): 2,188,000
EITC recipients: 2,600,000
Families receiving child care subsidies: 66,000
Households receiving federal rental assistance: 243,783
Households receiving LIHEAP (Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program): 191,674
Number of children enrolled in Medicaid and CHIP: 3,490,498
Number of women and children receiving WIC (Women, Infants and Children supplemental nutrition program): 859,819
Participants in all Head Start programs: 86,501
Asset poverty rate: 24.6%
Average college graduate debt: $26,825
Unbanked households 9.4%
Poverty by demographic
Child poverty rate: 22.7%
Number of Black and Hispanic children below 200% poverty: 2,675,000
Percent of single-parent families with related children that are below poverty: 37%
Senior poverty rate: 10.5%
Women in poverty: 17.0%
Children in foster care: 29,990
Number of grandparents raising grandchildren: 493,065
Percent of children in immigrant families: 33%
Percent of children living in single parent families: 36%
Teen birth rate per 1,000 population ages 15-19: 35
Economic well-being
Extreme poverty rate: 10.0%
Food insecurity: 18.0%
Minimum Wage: $7.25
Number of Black and Hispanic children living in families where no parent has full-time, year-round employment: 1,450,000
Percent of individuals who are uninsured: 16.6%
Percent of jobs that are low-wage: 30.3%
Percent of working families under 200% of the poverty line: 37.9%
Poverty rate: 15.6%
Unemployment rate: 4.6%
High school graduation rate: 88.3%
Percent of adult population with at least a high school degree: 80.7%
Percent of college students with debt: 56%
Percent of population over age 25 with at least a four year college degree: 28.4%
Percent of teens ages 16 to 19 not attending school and not working: 9%
Home foreclosure rate: 0.76%
Homeless people: 23,122
Households paying more than 50% of income on housing: 841,000
Percent renters: 38%
Total households: 9,535,612
Justice System
Number of youth residing in juvenile justice and correctional facilities: 4,671
Total incarcerated (prison and jail): 223,461