Entering Out-of-Home Care (Rate)

During a Year or Quarter

Data Highlights

Unit: Out-of-Home Care Cases per 1,000 Children

Recent: 2018


Low: 2018


High: 2000



This graph represents the yearly or quarterly number of children who entered out-of-home care per 1,000 children in the general population.

Questions this graph can answer

  • What was the rate, by child's age, races, etc., that children entered out-of-home care in 2014?

  • What year had the highest rate of entry into out-of-home care since the year 2000?

See also


All episodes of out-of-home care have been included by default. Use the advanced filter, duration of out-of-home stay, to exclude short episodes.

out-of-home,foster care,county,age,race/ethnicity

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