Counting for Dollars 2020: The Role of the Decennial Census in the Geographic Distribution of Federal Funds

Initial Analysis: 16 Large Census-guided Financial Assistance Programs
August 18, 2017
The first report of the Counting for Dollars Project identifies 16 large census-guided financial assistance programs and the distribution of their FY2015 funds by state. Accompanying the report are:
  • an overview of 22 federal datasets derived from the decennial census and used to allocate federal financial assistance,
  • a profile of each of the 16 financial assistance programs, including funding distribution in FY2015 by state, and
  • one table for each state identifying the funds received in FY2015 by program.

 

Programs

U.S. and States

1. Medical Assistance Program (Medicaid)

2. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

3. Medicare Part B (Supplemental Medical Insurance) – Physicians Fee Schedule Services

4. Highway Planning and Construction

5. Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers

6. Title I Grants to Local Education Agencies

7. National School Lunch Program

8. Special Education Grants (IDEA)

9.State Children's Health Insurance Program (S-CHIP)

10. Section 8 Housing Assistance Payments Program (Project-based)

11. Head Start/Early Head Start

12. Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)

13. Foster Care (Title IV-E)

14. Health Center Programs (Community, Migrant, Homeless, Public Housing)

15. Low Income Home Energy Assistance (LIHEAP)

16. Child Care and Development Fund – Entitlement

 

United States

Alabama

Alaska

Arizona

Arkansas

California

Colorado

Connecticut

Delaware

District of Columbia

Florida

Georgia

Hawaii

Idaho

Illinois

Indiana

Iowa

Kansas

Kentucky

Louisiana

Maine

Maryland

Massachusetts

Michigan

Minnesota

Mississippi

Missouri

Montana

Nebraska

Nevada

New Hampshire

New Jersey

New Mexico

New York

North Carolina

North Dakota

Ohio

Oklahoma

Oregon

Pennsylvania

Rhode Island

South Carolina

South Dakota

Tennessee

Texas

Utah

Vermont

Virginia

Washington

West Virginia

Wisconsin

Wyoming