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Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) recipients (birth to age 17) in Texas

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Number and percent of children (birth to age 17) receiving cash assistance through the Temporary Assistance to Needy Families program (1997 and after) or the Aid to Families with Dependent Children program (prior to 1997). "NA" for percentage means child population data are not yet available to calculate percentages.

Data Source

Texas Health and Human Services Commission.


TANF recipients do not include parents under the age of 18 who receive TANF on behalf of their families, but do include the children in those families.

Last Updated

June 2024