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Children receiving Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) in South Dakota

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Why This Indicator Matters

The Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program provides temporary financial assistance for pregnant women and families with one or more dependent children. TANF provides financial assistance to help pay for food, shelter, utilities, and expenses other than medical.
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Definition and Source



The average monthly number of children ages 0 to 17 receiving Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) benefits.

Data Source

South Dakota Department of Social Services

Percent is calculated using population estimates from U.S. Census populations with bridged race categories from the National Center for Health Statistics.


UPDATED - November 2022
NA - Data is suppressed when there are 5 or fewer children in the matching geography.
DATE - Data are for State Fiscal Years.

Last Updated

November 2022