Participation in federal programs
Adults and children receiving welfare (TANF): 54,279
Children receiving food stamps (SNAP): 344,000
EITC recipients: 612,000
Families receiving child care subsidies: 14,100
Households receiving federal rental assistance: 103,000
Households receiving LIHEAP (Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program): 226,959
Number of children enrolled in Medicaid and CHIP: 658,691
Number of women and children receiving WIC (Women, Infants and Children supplemental nutrition program): 142,301
Participants in all Head Start programs: 16,826
Asset poverty rate: 17.4%
Average college graduate debt: $26,432
Unbanked households: 6.5%
Poverty by demographic
Child poverty rate: 15.5%
Number of Black and Hispanic children below 200% poverty: 334,000
Percent of single-parent families with related children that are below poverty: 32%
Senior poverty rate: 9%
Women in poverty: 12.0%
Children in foster care: 4,327
Number of grandparents raising grandchildren: 143,994
Percent of children in immigrant families: 22%
Percent of children living in single parent families: 31%
Teen birth rate per 1,000 population ages 15-19: 18
Economic well-being
Extreme poverty rate: 5.4%
Food insecurity: 9.5%
Minimum Wage: $7.25
Number of Black and Hispanic children living in families where no parent has full-time, year-round employment: 227,000
Percent of individuals who are uninsured: 10%
Percent of jobs that are low-wage: 26.4%
Percent of working families under 200% of the poverty line: 25.3%
Poverty rate: 11.2%
Unemployment rate: 4.6%
High school graduation rate: 84%
Percent of adult population with at least a high school degree: 86.5%
Percent of college students with debt: 60%
Percent of population over age 25 with at least a four year college degree: 36.7%
Percent of teens ages 16 to 19 not attending school and not working: 6%
Home foreclosure rate: 0.85%
Homeless people: 7,020
Households paying more than 50% of income on housing: 225,311
Percent renters: 33%
Total households: 3,041,710
Justice System
Number of youth residing in juvenile justice and correctional facilities: 1,686
Total incarcerated (prison and jail): 58,600