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Foster Care (San Diego County, 2011-2013)

Rate of first entries into foster care per 1,000 children under age 18, San Diego County 2011-2013.

  • African American children in San Diego County enter into foster care at a rate of 8.2 per 1,000.
     
  • Asian and Pacific Islander children in San Diego County enter into foster care at a rate of 0.8 per 1,000.
     
  • Latino children in San Diego County enter into foster care at a rate of 2.4 per 1,000.
     
  • Native American children in San Diego County enter into foster care at a rate of 7.4 per 1,000.
     
  • African American children (8.2 per 1,000) in San Diego County are more than four times as likely to enter into foster care as are White children (1.9 per 1,000).
     
  • Native American children (7.4 per 1,000) in San Diego County are nearly four times as likely to enter into foster care as are White children (1.9 per 1,000).

 

African American

Latino

Native
American/
Alaska Native

Asian/
Pacific
Islander

White

Rate of First Entries Into Foster Care, 
San Diego County, 2011-2013

8.2

2.4

7.4

0.7

1.9

As cited on www.kidsdata.org, a program of the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health.

Footnote: First entries into foster care are unduplicated counts of children under the supervision of county welfare departments and exclude cases under the supervision of county probation departments, out-of-state agencies, state adoptions district offices, and Indian child welfare departments.

Source: 
Child Welfare Services Reports for California, University of California at Berkeley Center for Social Services Research
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