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  Back Federal Child Welfare, Title IV-B, Subpart 1 and Subpart 2 [nominal, per low-income child]
  State 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
  United States 5.3 5.6 6.0 6.2 7.1 7.3 7.2 7.1 6.9 6.8 6.5
  District of Columbia 5.5 5.6 6.5 7.0 9.6 10.2 9.3 8.1 7.5 7.4 7.1
  Alabama 5.8 6.4 6.7 6.9 7.7 8.7 8.9 8.9 8.2 8.3 8.0
  Alaska 3.9 7.1 4.8 5.3 6.2 5.9 6.1 5.9 5.5 5.7 5.7
  Arizona 3.9 4.7 4.5 4.7 5.2 5.5 6.2 6.4 5.9 5.7 5.3
  Arkansas 4.5 4.7 5.5 6.1 6.7 7.0 7.7 8.1 7.9 7.5 6.8
  California 4.8 5.2 5.5 5.8 6.7 7.0 6.6 6.0 5.8 5.8 5.5
  Colorado 6.0 6.1 6.3 6.2 6.4 6.2 6.1 6.1 6.2 6.0 5.9
  Connecticut 4.8 5.4 6.3 6.2 7.2 7.4 7.5 7.4 7.5 7.2 6.6
  Delaware 5.0 5.2 5.6 6.2 8.1 8.7 8.0 7.6 7.5 7.3 7.2
  Florida 4.9 5.3 5.6 5.6 6.0 6.2 6.3 6.3 6.2 6.3 6.0
  Georgia 5.0 5.2 5.2 5.7 6.7 7.5 7.4 7.1 6.8 6.5 6.5
  Hawaii 5.2 5.6 7.0 7.7 10.1 10.8 10.2 10.0 9.9 10.1 8.8
  Idaho 4.5 4.7 4.7 4.9 5.5 5.8 5.8 5.7 5.7 5.6 5.6
  Illinois 5.3 5.8 6.5 6.9 7.8 7.7 7.5 7.3 7.3 7.5 7.2
  Indiana 6.6 6.9 6.8 6.4 6.9 7.3 8.0 7.9 7.4 7.3 7.0
  Iowa 5.5 5.5 6.0 6.7 8.0 7.9 7.9 7.5 7.4 6.8 7.3
  Kansas 5.2 5.8 6.2 5.9 6.4 6.8 7.3 7.2 6.6 6.2 5.8
  Kentucky 5.9 6.4 7.1 7.7 8.7 8.8 8.7 8.7 8.4 8.2 7.8
  Louisiana 6.0 6.4 6.6 6.6 7.8 8.8 9.4 9.3 10.0 9.9 9.2
  Maine 6.2 6.7 7.0 7.8 8.6 8.4 8.3 8.9 8.5 8.8 8.3
  Maryland 5.9 6.9 8.5 9.1 10.3 10.3 8.5 7.6 6.6 6.8 7.0
  Massachusetts 5.3 5.4 5.2 5.4 6.2 6.9 6.6 7.0 7.2 7.3 6.6
  Michigan 6.3 6.6 7.0 7.6 8.7 9.0 8.4 8.2 8.2 8.1 7.7
  Minnesota 5.7 6.2 6.6 8.0 8.6 9.2 8.8 8.9 8.6 8.0 6.9
  Mississippi 5.7 6.2 6.9 7.3 8.0 8.2 8.0 8.2 7.8 7.5 6.8
  Missouri 6.2 6.5 7.0 8.0 9.3 9.9 9.9 9.5 8.9 8.3 7.9
  Montana 4.0 5.0 4.5 4.8 5.7 6.4 6.1 5.8 5.6 5.9 5.7
  Nebraska 5.5 5.6 6.0 6.5 7.7 7.9 7.9 7.3 7.4 7.0 7.2
  Nevada 4.5 4.7 4.7 4.6 4.6 4.4 5.1 5.1 5.4 5.3 5.0
  New Hampshire 6.0 5.6 5.9 6.7 7.8 8.7 8.3 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.4
  New Jersey 5.6 5.3 5.9 6.2 7.5 7.8 7.0 7.5 7.2 7.1 6.3
  New Mexico 4.5 5.2 5.3 5.3 6.0 6.7 6.5 6.5 6.2 6.6 6.8
  New York 4.6 5.0 5.3 5.8 7.0 7.4 6.8 6.4 6.0 6.1 5.8
  North Carolina 5.2 5.4 5.6 5.7 6.3 6.5 6.5 6.6 6.7 6.6 6.3
  North Dakota 5.8 5.8 5.0 5.3 6.4 7.2 7.3 7.7 7.3 7.2 6.7
  Ohio 6.3 6.4 6.3 6.4 7.2 7.9 8.0 8.0 7.9 7.5 7.2
  Oklahoma 4.4 5.9 5.7 5.1 5.6 5.6 6.0 6.4 6.1 5.9 5.3
  Oregon 5.1 5.1 5.5 5.7 6.7 7.3 8.3 8.6 8.3 8.2 7.7
  Pennsylvania 5.9 6.2 6.5 6.9 8.2 8.6 8.1 7.7 7.4 7.1 6.9
  Rhode Island 6.8 7.1 7.6 8.0 10.4 11.1 10.8 9.2 8.6 8.8 8.1
  South Carolina 5.2 6.0 6.4 6.8 7.9 8.4 8.4 8.6 8.4 8.0 7.6
  South Dakota 4.9 6.1 6.0 6.4 7.5 7.7 8.0 6.9 6.6 6.1 5.9
  Tennessee 5.3 5.6 6.2 6.9 7.9 8.1 8.4 8.6 8.5 8.2 7.6
  Texas 5.1 5.3 5.7 5.8 6.3 6.1 6.0 6.1 6.1 6.2 6.0
  Utah 5.2 5.5 5.8 5.9 6.5 6.6 6.1 6.0 5.8 5.4 5.4
  Vermont 6.4 7.4 7.4 7.4 8.3 9.9 9.5 9.4 9.3 9.8 8.9
  Virginia 5.1 6.0 7.0 7.4 8.4 8.0 7.9 7.6 7.5 7.1 6.5
  Washington 5.8 6.3 7.3 7.1 7.2 6.9 6.6 6.6 6.4 6.6 6.8
  West Virginia 6.9 6.6 6.9 7.4 8.8 9.6 9.2 9.3 9.2 9.2 8.4
  Wisconsin 6.2 6.5 6.9 6.6 7.1 7.4 7.7 7.5 7.2 7.2 7.1
  Wyoming 5.1 5.4 5.5 6.1 6.9 7.5 6.9 6.8 6.7 6.7 6.3