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3.3
Red > 3.3
Green <= 2.5
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Unit: percent
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Households with Cash Public Assistance Income

Value: 2.3 percent
Measurement
Period:
2008-2012
Location: State : Kansas
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Comparison: U.S. States
Categories: Economy / Government Assistance Programs
Economy / Poverty
What is this Indicator?
This indicator shows the percentage of households receiving cash public assistance income.
Why this is important: 
Public assistance income includes general assistance and Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF). It does not include Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or noncash benefits such as Food Stamps. Areas with more households on public assistance programs have higher poverty rates.
Technical Note:  The distribution is based on data from 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia.
Source: American Community Survey
URL of Source:   http://www.census.gov/acs/www/
URL of Data:   http://factfinder2.census.gov/
Maintained By: Healthy Communities Institute
Last Updated: January 2014

Time Series Data

2005-2009: 2.3 2006-2010: 2.3 2007-2011: 2.3 2008-2012: 2.3

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Stayed the same
Unit: percent
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Households with Cash Public Assistance Income

Value: 2.3 percent
Measurement
Period:
2008-2012
Location: State : Kansas
[ View All Location Types ]
Comparison: Prior Value
Categories: Economy / Government Assistance Programs
Economy / Poverty
What is this Indicator?
This indicator shows the percentage of households receiving cash public assistance income.
Why this is important: 
Public assistance income includes general assistance and Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF). It does not include Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or noncash benefits such as Food Stamps. Areas with more households on public assistance programs have higher poverty rates.
Technical Note:  The trend is a comparison between the most recent and previous measurement periods. Confidence intervals were taken into account in determining the direction of the trend.
Source: American Community Survey
URL of Source:   http://www.census.gov/acs/www/
URL of Data:   http://factfinder2.census.gov/
Maintained By: Healthy Communities Institute
Last Updated: January 2014

Time Series Data

2005-2009: 2.3 2006-2010: 2.3 2007-2011: 2.3 2008-2012: 2.3

percent

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