Children in out-of-home placements

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Definitions: Number of children/youth who were in out-of-home Child Protection Services (CPS) or Juvenile Justice Services (JJS) placement during the state fiscal year. Rates are per 1,000 children under 18 in the population.

Data Source: DHHS, Division for Children, Youth and Families/Division for Juvenile Justice Services
Population data to calculate rates from 2013 Census Population Estimates, Table PEPAGESEX

Footnotes: County information is missing for 162 cases. Therefore, the state total exceeds the total of counties.