WELFARE
<ul><li>47% of Americans receive at least one form of Federal aid.   </li></ul>
<ul><li>TANF=Temporary Assistance for    Needy Families (Welfare)   </li></ul>
<ul><li>3.4% of Americans receive welfare (6% of Pennsylvanians do and  2.2% of Snyder Countians) </li></ul>
<ul><li>Average monthly welfare check in    US is $366.00.   </li></ul>
<ul><li>Each child adds  $80.00 to a cash   assistance grant. </li></ul>
<ul><li>Average fertility rate is 1.8 </li></ul><ul><li>Average fertility rate of those on   “welfare” is 2.9. </li></ul>
<ul><li>Out-of-Wedlock birth rates are no    higher in high-benefit states than in low ones  (Mississippi has the highest ...
<ul><li>2/3 of all out-of-wedlock births are to women who are not poor </li></ul>
<ul><li>3/4 of welfare families have no  more than 2 children.  Only 1 in 10 has four or more   </li></ul>
<ul><li>Adults may receive aid for no more than 2 years.  After that they must work at least 20 hours per week to continue...
<ul><li>Only disabled Americans may receive welfare longer than 5 years during their lifetime. </li></ul>
<ul><li>95% of families that receive TANF are headed by women.   </li></ul>
<ul><li>4% of families that receive TANF are headed by a single female  under age 18. </li></ul>
<ul><li>Women who were raised in welfare households are more than twice as likely to be on welfare themselves than those w...
<ul><li>70% of welfare recipients  are either illiterate or functionally illiterate.   </li></ul>
<ul><li>39% of welfare parents are black </li></ul><ul><li>38% of welfare parents are white </li></ul><ul><li>17% of welfa...
<ul><li>In Snyder County, 612 house-    holds receive TANF payments. Only 44 of them are 2-parent households. </li></ul>
<ul><li>10% of Americans collect food stamps.   </li></ul>
<ul><li>Average monthly food stamp allotment for 1 person = $81.75 ($2.72/day)   </li></ul>
<ul><li>51.4% of those who receive food stamps are children.   </li></ul>
<ul><li>7% of those who receive food stamps are senior citizens. </li></ul>
<ul><li>Average length of time someone receives food stamps is 7 months.  (2/3 do so less than 1 year)   </li></ul>
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Welfare

  1. 1. WELFARE
  2. 2. <ul><li>47% of Americans receive at least one form of Federal aid. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>TANF=Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (Welfare) </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>3.4% of Americans receive welfare (6% of Pennsylvanians do and 2.2% of Snyder Countians) </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Average monthly welfare check in US is $366.00. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Each child adds $80.00 to a cash assistance grant. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Average fertility rate is 1.8 </li></ul><ul><li>Average fertility rate of those on “welfare” is 2.9. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Out-of-Wedlock birth rates are no higher in high-benefit states than in low ones (Mississippi has the highest out-of-wedlock birth rates, but the lowest benefits) </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>2/3 of all out-of-wedlock births are to women who are not poor </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>3/4 of welfare families have no more than 2 children. Only 1 in 10 has four or more </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Adults may receive aid for no more than 2 years. After that they must work at least 20 hours per week to continue receiving benefits. </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Only disabled Americans may receive welfare longer than 5 years during their lifetime. </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>95% of families that receive TANF are headed by women. </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>4% of families that receive TANF are headed by a single female under age 18. </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>Women who were raised in welfare households are more than twice as likely to be on welfare themselves than those who were not </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>70% of welfare recipients are either illiterate or functionally illiterate. </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>39% of welfare parents are black </li></ul><ul><li>38% of welfare parents are white </li></ul><ul><li>17% of welfare parents are Hispanic </li></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>In Snyder County, 612 house- holds receive TANF payments. Only 44 of them are 2-parent households. </li></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><li>10% of Americans collect food stamps. </li></ul>
  20. 20. <ul><li>Average monthly food stamp allotment for 1 person = $81.75 ($2.72/day) </li></ul>
  21. 21. <ul><li>51.4% of those who receive food stamps are children. </li></ul>
  22. 22. <ul><li>7% of those who receive food stamps are senior citizens. </li></ul>
  23. 23. <ul><li>Average length of time someone receives food stamps is 7 months. (2/3 do so less than 1 year) </li></ul>

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