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Who's Receiving Welfare?

May 02, 2000
By: Jennifer Lutz
State Capital Bureau

JEFFERSON CITY - According to the March 2000 Social Services Department statistics:

Average Age: 28.5 years

Average Education: 11.1 years

Average Age at Birth of First Child: 23.6 years

95.9% Female, 4.1% Male

55.9% Black, 41.5% White, 2.6% Other

96.3% Single

73.2% Cases with Fewer than Two Children

Source: Social Services Division website

http://www.dss.state.mo.us