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Entering Out-of-Home Care (Count)

During a Year or Quarter


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

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Center for Social Sector Analytics & Technology (). [Graph representation of Washington state child welfare data ]. . Retrieved from .

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Data Highlights

Recent: 2020


Low: 2020


High: 2000



This graph represents the yearly or quarterly total of children (as opposed to households) who entered out-of-home care.

Questions this graph can answer

  • How many children from Spokane County entered out-of-home care in 2014?

  • In 2014, how many children under age 5 entered out-of-home care?

  • Which year had the most children enter out-of-home care? The fewest?

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.