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  Back Income Support and Social Services [nominal, per poor child]
  State 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
  United States 993.4 1,059.4 1,200.6 1,309.9 1,433.1 1,410.5 1,474.0 1,428.0 1,451.1 1,607.3 1,599.0
  District of Columbia 2,333.0 2,256.4 2,450.8 2,593.4 3,112.8 2,737.5 2,600.5 2,517.7 3,023.5 2,304.2 2,414.7
  Alabama 253.0 280.2 274.2 313.9 349.6 372.5 361.9 358.1 328.6 482.1 472.6
  Alaska 2,863.3 2,644.1 3,083.9 3,269.4 3,005.7 2,782.4 2,846.9 2,918.8 2,877.5 2,771.6 3,184.0
  Arizona 408.7 378.0 472.0 548.8 541.7 461.9 553.8 593.6 569.9 623.7 698.2
  Arkansas 351.9 272.7 599.7 439.0 387.4 334.6 331.0 349.0 384.3 553.9 770.2
  California 1,369.2 1,448.7 1,568.7 1,904.9 2,235.1 2,151.1 2,667.6 2,493.0 2,556.6 3,245.9 2,777.9
  Colorado 1,235.4 1,283.9 1,516.9 1,218.4 1,280.0 1,611.0 1,404.7 1,434.9 1,335.5 1,328.0 1,429.1
  Connecticut 1,832.7 2,582.4 4,149.5 4,009.8 3,784.8 3,487.9 3,612.5 3,634.3 3,669.8 4,261.3 4,183.9
  Delaware 1,568.9 1,567.8 1,647.5 1,782.9 2,221.8 2,625.5 2,710.8 617.1 2,331.5 2,211.5 2,144.5
  Florida 662.4 624.0 790.0 823.5 884.2 863.5 844.3 879.0 929.8 1,313.4 1,170.0
  Georgia 521.2 500.2 535.0 638.5 674.2 659.9 700.7 642.0 647.1 604.9 642.6
  Hawaii 1,680.2 1,650.4 1,768.2 1,837.5 2,276.8 2,042.0 2,046.9 2,477.7 2,838.7 4,265.2 4,276.7
  Idaho 357.1 342.2 343.1 356.3 382.3 437.9 492.9 554.5 646.4 632.2 620.1
  Illinois 1,300.0 1,429.2 1,691.6 1,807.5 1,805.5 1,823.8 1,680.6 1,550.2 1,622.0 1,743.4 1,896.9
  Indiana 856.1 1,494.1 999.8 1,121.2 1,144.3 1,165.2 1,131.8 1,114.7 874.6 916.1 1,010.8
  Iowa 1,039.8 1,033.6 1,245.6 1,220.0 1,558.3 1,554.0 1,559.2 1,342.0 1,402.0 1,609.3 1,530.6
  Kansas 1,110.0 1,382.6 1,358.8 1,373.2 1,187.7 1,545.1 1,409.5 1,634.5 1,429.3 1,453.0 1,377.0
  Kentucky 438.5 516.7 579.7 695.7 736.1 663.5 658.4 609.4 623.4 554.1 682.1
  Louisiana 309.1 322.4 334.2 348.2 385.9 362.1 431.8 462.5 524.0 486.3 646.2
  Maine 1,168.9 1,295.2 1,424.3 1,402.6 1,516.1 1,401.5 1,175.6 1,125.7 1,475.4 1,590.5 1,655.4
  Maryland 1,771.2 2,048.3 3,446.6 4,077.0 4,586.5 3,843.2 3,611.5 3,211.6 2,647.0 2,666.4 2,916.0
  Massachusetts 1,738.6 1,848.3 1,627.5 1,896.3 1,917.3 2,358.4 2,569.5 2,664.8 3,322.8 3,616.7 3,080.6
  Michigan 1,374.0 1,380.4 1,617.0 1,829.5 2,030.9 1,983.1 1,949.0 1,597.5 1,670.6 1,483.3 2,405.1
  Minnesota 1,830.0 1,847.0 2,177.6 3,021.1 4,151.1 4,244.5 3,632.0 3,626.9 3,216.8 3,197.6 3,069.3
  Mississippi 184.6 209.3 274.6 261.6 237.9 225.8 220.1 204.0 200.3 197.4 178.4
  Missouri 980.9 966.8 913.9 1,073.3 1,095.0 1,138.2 1,006.6 949.9 897.1 930.6 886.2
  Montana 514.2 430.5 511.1 524.4 560.1 590.3 656.6 678.0 711.4 825.2 834.2
  Nebraska 937.6 1,249.0 1,307.5 1,206.6 1,385.8 1,362.8 1,196.9 1,539.3 1,884.9 2,605.5 2,161.0
  Nevada 667.2 831.0 695.7 705.4 841.6 1,041.3 824.9 891.1 865.8 912.8 1,066.5
  New Hampshire 1,600.4 1,157.9 1,203.0 1,601.4 2,235.2 2,612.3 2,269.9 2,695.5 2,734.3 3,585.5 4,051.6
  New Jersey 1,275.5 1,211.3 1,599.7 1,574.0 2,296.9 2,446.1 2,480.4 2,724.4 2,434.1 2,834.1 2,831.0
  New Mexico 273.9 360.8 404.9 478.2 437.5 529.8 480.8 481.6 487.9 820.0 878.3
  New York 1,896.8 2,140.2 1,979.6 2,316.0 2,609.4 2,522.3 2,908.5 2,591.3 2,924.8 3,064.8 3,283.7
  North Carolina 790.4 722.3 777.1 794.3 846.7 805.5 752.7 725.6 738.8 786.8 931.5
  North Dakota 740.4 680.9 642.4 784.1 853.3 828.0 922.9 999.7 1,220.2 1,158.3 1,233.6
  Ohio 1,153.1 1,346.3 1,401.7 1,518.3 1,627.3 1,862.2 1,739.9 1,846.9 1,646.0 1,601.2 1,536.4
  Oklahoma 459.6 476.1 641.8 598.5 719.5 684.8 779.9 959.3 985.8 942.7 920.3
  Oregon 847.1 825.2 529.4 1,084.7 1,099.6 1,130.2 1,211.0 1,283.0 1,239.8 1,363.9 1,547.5
  Pennsylvania 1,284.1 850.1 2,033.7 1,792.6 2,121.6 2,039.7 1,962.6 1,901.4 1,668.0 1,589.9 1,716.6
  Rhode Island 1,925.8 1,679.0 2,128.9 2,425.9 2,801.9 2,476.4 2,279.0 2,320.7 2,216.6 2,158.8 1,692.4
  South Carolina 151.5 336.2 503.4 472.9 443.3 372.0 334.5 419.9 417.5 486.3 499.7
  South Dakota 388.4 508.6 641.3 740.0 884.8 777.8 775.7 589.1 562.0 578.1 718.1
  Tennessee 249.5 624.8 573.0 572.0 547.8 526.1 513.4 658.0 670.2 711.1 708.7
  Texas 258.2 294.3 321.7 355.7 394.4 409.9 396.5 478.8 402.5 458.5 443.3
  Utah 752.4 659.4 794.2 649.8 767.7 636.3 587.1 595.5 588.2 590.1 571.0
  Vermont 1,148.4 1,996.2 2,393.6 2,405.7 2,816.2 3,126.1 3,576.7 3,630.5 4,692.7 4,644.8 5,991.4
  Virginia 480.7 481.1 1,610.0 1,281.2 1,489.3 1,491.3 1,274.1 1,261.8 1,572.7 1,575.4 1,445.3
  Washington 1,398.0 1,475.1 1,753.5 1,846.8 1,781.5 1,708.6 1,649.2 1,547.9 1,849.0 2,366.1 3,011.8
  West Virginia 489.0 471.1 534.8 527.3 759.1 646.8 631.2 614.8 723.3 792.3 736.3
  Wisconsin 1,834.2 1,863.4 1,995.1 2,043.2 2,296.1 2,116.6 2,146.2 1,858.8 1,932.7 1,791.7 1,887.6
  Wyoming 799.5 5.6 1,502.3 861.9 846.8 2,128.5 1,147.1 1,101.9 1,077.4 1,275.9 1,387.2