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Children in Out-of-Home Care (Count)

On the First Day of the Year or Quarter


Data Updated:
  • permanency
  • out-of-home
  • county
  • foster care
  • age
  • race/ethnicity

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Data Highlights

January 01, 2020


January 01, 2000



This graph examines the total count of children who were in out-of-home care on the first day of each year or quarter.

Questions this graph can answer

  • How many children were in out-of-home care on a specific day?

  • Which years since 2000 had the most and the fewest children in out-of-home care on January 1?

See also


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