Public Assistance Cases with Earned Income: Beginning April 2006

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The data in this dataset are monthly listings of the number of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), Safety Net Assistance-Maintenance of Effort (SNA-MOE), and Safety Net Assistance Non-Maintenance of Effort (SNA Non-MOE) cash assistance cases with earned monthly income, and the average gross earned monthly income and average net earned monthly income (after applying earned income disregards) for these cases. Data is presented by case type for each local social services district. The dataset is from the NYS Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA) and is updated monthly.

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This dataset has the following 14 columns:

Column NameAPI Column NameData TypeDescriptionSample Values
YearyearnumberYear data pertains to.
MonthmonthtextMonth data pertains to. Cases are reported on a monthly basis. The first available month is April 2006.
Month Codemonth_codenumberNumber of month the data pertains to. January = 1, December = 12.
District Codedistrict_codenumberNumber of 1 to 57, and 66, designating each of the State’s Social Services Districts (SSD), which are New York City and the remaining 57 counties. For the non-New York City counties, the numbers refer to the alphabetical order of the district name (e.g., Albany=01, Yates = 57). For New York City, the code is 66.
DistrictdistricttextText name of each of the State’s Social Services Districts (SSD), which are New York City and the remaining 57 counties.
TANF Cases with Earned Incometanf_cases_with_earned_incomenumberTable 30 number of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) cases with earned monthly income. TANF is the federally-funded cash assistance program for households consisting of children living with related adults, and certain foster care cases (the latter cases are not examined for earned income).
TANF Average Gross Earned Incometanf_average_gross_earned_incomenumberTable 30 TANF per-case average (arithmetic mean) of gross earned monthly income.
TANF Average Net Earned Incometanf_average_net_earned_incomenumberTable 30 TANF per-case average (arithmetic mean) of net earned monthly income (gross earned income after application of disregards).
SNA MOE Cases with Earned Incomesna_moe_cases_with_earned_incomenumberTable 30 number of Safety Net Assistance-Maintenance of Effort (SNA-MOE) cases with earned monthly income. SNA MOE is a state-funded cash assistance program consisting of cases that would qualify for TANF except that they are barred from TANF assistance because they have exceeded the 60-month lifetime limit on that assistance or because they are a qualified alien but in the country for less than five years.
SNA MOE Average Gross Earned Incomesna_moe_average_gross_earned_incomenumberTable 30 SNA-MOE per-case average (arithmetic mean) of gross earned monthly income.
SNA MOE Average Net Earned Incomesna_moe_average_net_earned_incomenumberTable 30 SNA-MOE per-case average (arithmetic mean) of net earned monthly income (gross earned Income after application of disregards).
SNA Non-MOE Cases with Earned Incomesna_non_moe_cases_with_earned_incomenumberTable 30 number of Safety Net Assistance Non-Maintenance of Effort (SNA Non-MOE) cases with earned monthly income. SNA Non-MOE is a state-funded cash assistance program primarily for childless adults and two-parent families with children where both parents are non-disabled
SNA Non-MOE Average Gross Earned Incomesna_non_moe_average_gross_earned_incomenumberTable 30 SNA Non-MOE per-case average (arithmetic mean) of gross earned monthly income.
SNA Non-MOE Average Net Earned Incomesna_non_moe_average_net_earned_incomenumberTable 30 SNA Non-MOE per-case average (arithmetic mean) of net earned monthly income (gross earned income after application of disregards).