Foster care capacity*
Collected by The Imprint
Youth in Care
The number of youth in foster care. (Note: Most recent year displayed collected from states by The Imprint).
Total Licensed Foster Homes
The total number of licensed foster homes in state.
The number of foster homes that are not licensed to care for specific child(ren).
Relatives With Active Placements
Number of relatives with an active and ongoing placement of a youth.
Average days per year a child spends without family (among all children in state).
Foster care demographics
From federal Adoption and Foster Care Analysis Reporting System (AFCARS)
Foster Youth Living With Relatives as Percent of All Youth in Care
Youth Living in Unpaid Placement as Percent of All Youth in Care
Foster Youth Living in Congregate Care as Percent of All Youth in Care
Youth Who are 13+ as Percent of All Youth in Care
Race/ethnicity of foster families (AFCARS)
Native American/Alaskan Families
Undetermined Race Families
Race/ethnicity of foster youth (AFCARS)
Native American/Alaskan Youth
Undetermined Race Youth
*National averages are based on only those states that responded.