Children in Out-of-Home Care (Rate)

On the First Day of the Year or Quarter

Data Highlights

Unit: Number of children in out-of-home care per 1,000 children

January 01, 2018


January 01, 2000



This graph presents the number of children who were in out-of-home care, per 1,000 children in the general population, on the first day of each year or quarter.

Questions this graph can answer

  • How many children per 1,000 were in out-of-home care on a given day?

  • How has the out-of-home care population changed over time?

See also


To filter for longer episode durations, use the advanced filter duration of out-of-home stay.

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

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