Informal and Formal Kinship Care. Table 3.1 Living Arrangements of Children in Four States, 1990

06/20/1997

Table 3.1 Living arrangements of Children in Four States, 1990

Foster Care Counts by Kinship Status included

A. COUNTS BY LIVING ARRANGEMENT
 

Total Children 0-17

 

Two Parents

One Parent

Relative

Unrelated

Mother only Father only Formal (FC) Informal Foster Care Other Unrel.

Missouri

1,315,470

 

971,142

251,634

43,538

627

22,764

4,380

21,385

Illinois

2,947,821

 

2,111,894

621,807

105,000

7,653

49,140

9,457

42,870

California

7,739,479

 

5,413,564

1,479,605

405,702

29,806

180,464

32,157

198,181

New York

4,256,301

 

2,885,048

1,004,558

168,432

22,937

79,153

29,322

66,851

Four States

16,259,071

 

11,381,648

3,357,604

722,672

61,023

331,521

75,316

329,287

B. AS PERCENTAGE OF ALL CHILDREN 0-17

  Total Children 0-17   Two Parents

One Parent

Relative

Unrelated

Mother only Father only Formal (FC) Informal Foster Care Other Unrel.

Missouri

1,315,470

 

73.82%

19.13%

3.31%

0.05%

1.73%

0.33%

1.63%

Illinois

2,947,821

 

71.64%

21.09%

3.56%

0.26%

1.67%

0.32%

1.45%

California

7,739,479

 

69.95%

19.12%

5.24%

0.39%

2.33%

0.42%

2.56%

New York

4,256,301

 

67.78%

23.60%

3.96%

0.54%

1.86%

0.69%

1.57%

Four States

16,259,071

 

70.00%

20.65%

4.44%

0.38%

2.04%

0.46%

2.03%

C. AS PERCENTAGE OF THOSE CHILDREN 0-17 LIVING w/o 2 PARENTS

     

One Parent

Relative

Unrelated

 

Child 0-17 w/o 2 Pars

   

Mother only

Father only

Formal (FC)

Informal

Foster Care

Other Unrel.

Missouri

344,328

   

73.08%

12.64%

0.18%

6.61%

1.27%

6.21%

Illinois

835,927

   

74.39%

12.56%

0.92%

5.88%

1.13%

5.13%

California

2,325,915

   

63.61%

17.44%

1.28%

7.76%

1.38%

8.52%

New York

1,371,253

   

73.26%

12.28%

1.67%

5.77%

2.14%

4.88%

Four States

4,877,423

   

68.84%

14.82%

1.25%

6.80%

1.54%

6.75%

D. CHILDREN LIVING WITH RELATIVES ONLY (PARENT ABSENT)

(counts)

(percents)

 

Total 0-17

 

Formal (FC) Kinship

Informal Kinship

Total

Formal (FC) Kinship

Informal Kinship

   

Missouri

23,391

 

627

22,764

100.00%

2.7%

97.3%

   

Illinois

56,793

 

7,653

49,140

100.00%

13.5%

86.5%

   

California

210,270

 

29,806

180,464

100.00%

14.2%

85.8%

   

New York

102,090

 

22,937

79,153

100.00%

22.5%

77.5%

   

Four States

392,544

 

61,023

331,521

100.00%

15.5%

84.5%

   

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