Map Key
  • Less than 2
  • 2.1 - 4
  • 4.1 - 6
  • 6.1 - 8
  • More than 8
Number of children who lived in foster care for every 1,000 children under age 18 in 2013.
State Children Living Apart from Parents Rate Rank
Virginia 2.0 kids1st
New Hampshire 3.0 kids2nd
South Carolina 3.0 kids2nd
New Jersey 3.0 kids2nd
Maryland 3.0 kids2nd
Georgia 3.0 kids2nd
Idaho 3.0 kids2nd
Utah 3.0 kids2nd
Delaware 3.0 kids2nd
Florida 4.0 kids10th
New Mexico 4.0 kids10th
Alabama 4.0 kids10th
Hawaii 4.0 kids10th
Texas 4.0 kids10th
North Carolina 4.0 kids10th
Minnesota 4.0 kids10th
Colorado 4.0 kids10th
Connecticut 4.0 kids10th
Louisiana 4.0 kids10th
Wisconsin 5.0 kids20th
Tennessee 5.0 kids20th
New York 5.0 kids20th
Illinois 5.0 kids20th
Mississippi 5.0 kids20th
Arkansas 5.0 kids20th
Ohio 5.0 kids20th
Pennsylvania 5.0 kids20th
South Dakota 6.0 kids28th
Washington 6.0 kids28th
Massachusetts 6.0 kids28th
Michigan 6.0 kids28th
California 6.0 kids28th
Maine 7.0 kids33rd
North Dakota 7.0 kids33rd
Indiana 7.0 kids33rd
Wyoming 7.0 kids33rd
Kentucky 7.0 kids33rd
Nevada 7.0 kids33rd
Vermont 8 kids39th
Missouri 8.0 kids39th
Rhode Island 8.0 kids39th
District of Columbia 9.0 kids42nd
Arizona 9.0 kids42nd
Iowa 9.0 kids42nd
Oregon 9.0 kids42nd
Kansas 9.0 kids42nd
Nebraska 9.0 kids42nd
Alaska 10.0 kids48th
Montana 10.0 kids48th
West Virginia 11.0 kids50th
Oklahoma 11.0 kids50th