TANF recipients by race and ethnicity

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Definitions: The percentage of adult recipients of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) benefits in New Mexico by race and ethnicity. Data are shown by fiscal year (FY).

Data Source: United States Department of Health & Human Services, Office of Family Assistance; Characteristics and Financial Circumstances of TANF Recipients, http://www.acf.hhs.gov/ofa/resource-library/search?area%5b2377%5d=2377&topic%5b2353%5d=2353. 

Footnotes: The data reflect the race and ethnicity categories cited by the Office of Family Assistance: White, Black, American Indian or Alaska Native, Asian, Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and Multiracial; Hispanics may be of any race.
Total percentages may not sum to 100% due to rounding.

Updated November 2017.