Out-of-Home Entries

Rates by Region and County

  • region
  • county

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Data Highlights

Highest Rate

Region 1 North: 5.9

Lowest Rate

Region 2 South: 2.7


This map shows the rate at which children entered out-of-home care by region or county. All entries into out-of-home care were counted in this measure, including voluntary placements and short stays in care.

See also


Small counties often have very volatile data - high one year, low the next - due to the small population sizes. Don't read too much into data from small counties unless patterns are consistent across years.