Economic Security

These sites offer statistics on family and household income, unemployment, and programs to assist families in need, such as Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, food stamps, housing, child support, and Medicaid.

Child Support

Food Stamps

  • Indiana Family and Social Services Administration
    This site offers information and data provided by the current Demographic Trends Report produced by the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration.
  • Indiana Youth Institute
    This site provides historical information by state and county on the number of people receiving food stamps from 1990 through the current year.
  • Stats Indiana
    This site provides historical information by state and county on the number of people receiving food stamps from 1996 through the current year.

Housing

  • Census 2000
    Find detailed information on home ownership in Indiana, length of time in household, percent of income spent on housing, age of housing structure, plumbing and kitchen facilities, etc. on this site.
  • Indiana Business Research Center
    This site provides state and national information on the number of households, homeowners, renters, and median housing costs.
  • Indiana Family and Social Services Administration
    This site offers information and data provided by the current Demographic Trends Report produced by the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration.
  • U.S. Census Bureau
    Find home ownership rates and the number of housing units for Indiana and its 92 counties on this site.

Income

  • Annie E. Casey Foundation
    Find data on median family income comparing Indiana to the nation on this site.
  • Census 2000
    This site links to the 2000 census data for median household income, median family income, and median earnings of male and female workers in Indiana.
  • Indiana Youth Institute
    This site provides data on per capita income by state and county from 1991 to present.
  • Stats Indiana
    This site has links to information on median and per capita personal income for Indiana and its 92 counties from most recent estimates.
  • U.S. Census Bureau
    This site links to median and per capita personal income for Indiana and its 92 counties from Census 2000.

Medicaid

  • Kaiser Family Foundation
    This site provides information on total Medicaid spending, cost containment, fees, enrollment information, and children’s eligibility, among other indicators.

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)

  • Abt Associates
    This report details the evaluation of Indiana’s welfare reform program from 1996 to 2001.
  • Impacts on Children
    This report details the impacts of Indiana’s welfare reform on children’s well-being.
  • Indiana Family and Social Services Administration
    This site offers information and data provided by the current Demographic Trends Report produced by the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration.
  • Indiana Youth Institute
    This site provides historical information by state and county on the number of people receiving TANF from 1990 through the current year.
  • Stats Indiana
    This site provides 2002-03 information by state and county on the number of TANF recipients and payments disbursed.

Unemployment/Employment by Sector