Participation in federal programs
Adults and children receiving welfare (TANF): 46,180
Children receiving food stamps (SNAP): 344,000
EITC recipients: 614,000
Families receiving child care subsidies: 14,100
Households receiving federal rental assistance: 91,149
Households receiving LIHEAP (Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program): 158,003
Number of children enrolled in Medicaid and CHIP: 658,398
Number of women and children receiving WIC (Women, Infants and Children supplemental nutrition program): 132,404
Participants in all Head Start programs: 16,826
Asset poverty rate: 20.2%
Average college graduate debt: $28,731
Unbanked households: 4.6%
Poverty by demographic
Child poverty rate: 14.5%
Number of Black and Hispanic children below 200% poverty: 318,000
Percent of single-parent families with related children that are below poverty: 32%
Senior poverty rate: 7.8%
Women in poverty: 12.0%
Children in foster care: 4,735
Number of grandparents raising grandchildren: 128,226
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: 17
Economic well-being
Extreme poverty rate: 7.0%
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: 226,000
Percent of individuals who are uninsured: 8.7%
Percent of jobs that are low-wage: 22.1%
Percent of working families under 200% of the poverty line: 25.3%
Poverty rate: 11.0%
Unemployment rate: 4.1%
High school graduation rate: 85.3%
Percent of adult population with at least a high school degree: 86.5%
Percent of college students with debt: 59%
Percent of population over age 25 with at least a four year college degree: 37.0%
Percent of teens ages 16 to 19 not attending school and not working: 6%
Home foreclosure rate: 0.63%
Homeless people: 6,268
Households paying more than 50% of income on housing: 256,000
Percent renters: 34%
Total households: 3,120,692
Justice System
Number of youth residing in juvenile justice and correctional facilities: 1,686
Total incarcerated (prison and jail): 67,093