Map Key
  • Less than 2
  • 2.1 - 4
  • 4.1 - 6
  • 6.1 - 8
  • More than 8
Children that lived in foster care for every 1,000 children under age 18 in 2015
State Children Living Apart from Parents Rate Rank
Idaho 3.0 kids1st
Utah 3.0 kids1st
Virginia 3.0 kids1st
Delaware 3.0 kids1st
South Carolina 3.0 kids1st
New Jersey 3.0 kids1st
Maryland 3.0 kids1st
Alabama 4.0 kids8th
New York 4.0 kids8th
Hawaii 4.0 kids8th
Texas 4.0 kids8th
North Carolina 4.0 kids8th
Colorado 4.0 kids8th
Connecticut 4.0 kids8th
Louisiana 4.0 kids8th
New Hampshire 4.0 kids8th
Georgia 4.0 kids8th
Michigan 5.0 kids18th
Illinois 5.0 kids18th
Ohio 5.0 kids18th
Wisconsin 5.0 kids18th
Florida 5.0 kids18th
New Mexico 5.0 kids18th
Tennessee 5.0 kids18th
Minnesota 6.0 kids25th
Mississippi 6.0 kids25th
Arkansas 6.0 kids25th
California 6.0 kids25th
Washington 6.0 kids25th
Pennsylvania 6.0 kids25th
South Dakota 6.0 kids25th
Kentucky 7.0 kids32nd
Nevada 7.0 kids32nd
District of Columbia 7.0 kids32nd
Maine 7.0 kids32nd
Massachusetts 7.0 kids32nd
North Dakota 8.0 kids37th
Iowa 8.0 kids37th
Oregon 8.0 kids37th
Nebraska 8.0 kids37th
Wyoming 8.0 kids37th
Missouri 9.0 kids42nd
Rhode Island 9.0 kids42nd
Kansas 10.0 kids44th
Arizona 11.0 kids45th
Vermont 11.0 kids45th
Indiana 11.0 kids45th
Oklahoma 12.0 kids48th
Montana 12.0 kids48th
West Virginia 13.0 kids50th
Alaska 14.0 kids51st