Recipients of Transitional Aid to Families with Dependent Children (TAFDC) by city and town ("County Subdivision")

Change Indicator

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Indicator Context

What has happened to the value of the TAFDC cash grant over time? See TAFDC: Declines in Support for Low-Income Children and Families, a report by MassBudget on the value of the cash grant and its impact on children in poverty in Massachusetts.

Selections

Definitions:

Number: Caseload for Transitional Aid to Families with Dependent Children (TAFDC), based on data from the Department of Transitional Assistance. Cases may include more than one beneficiary.

NA: Data not available.

S: Suppressed due to an observation of less than 10 households.

Data Source:

Number: Caseload for Transitional Aid to Families with Dependent Children (TAFDC), based on data from the Department of Transitional Assistance. Cases may include more than one beneficiary.

 

NA: Data not available.

Footnotes:

Pre-2011 data represent a "snapshot" count taken in April of the data year selected.

2011 data refer to October 2011; 2012 to September 2012; 2013 to December 2013.

Data for 2010 currently unavailable.

Some source data for this data set were maintained as a ZIP Code based file. When this data set was entered into MassCHIP the ZIP Codes were mapped into cities and towns, resulting in fractional allocations of observations to the various geographies present in MassCHIP