Participation in federal programs
Adults and children receiving welfare (TANF): 76,125
Children receiving food stamps (SNAP): 385,000
EITC recipients: 440,000
Families receiving child care subsidies: 25,000
Households receiving federal rental assistance: 91,000
Households receiving LIHEAP (Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program): 84,090
Number of children enrolled in Medicaid and CHIP: 828,168
Number of women and children receiving WIC (Women, Infants and Children supplemental nutrition program): 182,883
Participants in all Head Start programs: 19,486
Asset poverty rate: 25.3%
Average college graduate debt: $24,804
Unbanked households: 4.1%
Poverty by demographic
Child poverty rate: 17.0%
Number of Hispanic children below 200% poverty: 202,000
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: 10,208
Number of grandparents raising grandchildren: 93,281
Percent of children in immigrant families: 26%
Percent of children living in single parent families: 30%
Teen birth rate per 1,000 population ages 15-19: 19
Economic well-being
Extreme poverty rate: 5.8%
Food insecurity: 14.3%
Minimum Wage: $9.47
Number of Hispanic children living in families where no parent has full-time, year-round employment: 121,000
Percent of individuals who are uninsured: 9%
Percent of jobs that are low-wage: 17.3%
Percent of working families under 200% of the poverty line: 28.3%
Poverty rate: 12.2%
Unemployment rate: 5.7%
High school graduation rate: 76%
Percent of adult population with at least a high school degree: 89.8%
Percent of college students with debt: 58%
Percent of population over age 25 with at least a four year college degree: 33.1%
Percent of teens ages 16 to 19 not attending school and not working: 8%
Home foreclosure rate: 1.78%
Homeless people: 18,422
Households paying more than 50% of income on housing: 221,849
Percent renters: 37%
Total households: 2,645,396
Justice System
Number of youth residing in juvenile justice and correctional facilities: 1,062
Total incarcerated (prison and jail): 30,900