Informal and Formal Kinship Care. Table 3.2a Living Arrangements of Children Ages 0-5 in Four States, 1990

06/20/1997

Table 3.2a Living Arrangements of Children Ages 0-5 in Four States, 1990

Foster Care Counts by Kinship Status included.

A. COUNTS BY LIVING ARRANGEMENT

   

 

One Parent

Relative

Unrelated

 

Total Children 0-5

 

Two Parents

Mother only

Father only

Formal (FC)

Informal

Foster Care

Other Unrel

                   

Missouri

442,924

 

330,754

85,893

14,585

185

5,005

1,886

4,616

Illinois

1,015,548

 

737,932

212,223

37,448

2,970

11,055

3,997

9,923

California

2,842,506

 

2,033,367

526,502

160,747

13,770

38,197

13,663

56,260

New York

1,494,584

 

1,032,007

344,380

62,775

11,762

15,121

15,233

13,306

Four States

5,795,562

 

4,134,060

1,168,998

275,555

28,687

69,378

34,779

84,105

                   

B. AS PERCENTAGE OF ALL CHILDREN 0-5

 

 

 

One Parent

Relative

Unrelated

 

Total Children 0-5

 

Two Parents

Mother only

Father only

Formal (FC)

Informal

Foster Care

Other Unrel

Missouri

442,924

 

74.68%

19.39%

3.29%

0.04%

1.13%

0.43%

1.04%

Illinois

1,015,548

 

72.66%

20.90%

3.69%

0.29%

1.09%

0.39%

0.98%

California

2,842,506

 

71.53%

18.52%

5.66%

0.48%

1.34%

0.48%

1.98%

New York

1,494,584

 

69.05%

23.04%

4.20%

0.79%

1.01%

1.02%

0.89%

Four States

5,795,562

 

71.33%

20.17%

4.75%

0.49%

1.20%

0.60%

1.45%

                   

C. AS PERCENTAGE OF THOSE CHILDREN 0-5 LIVING w/o 2 PARENTS

 

 

   

One Parent

Relative

Unrelated

 

Child 0-5 w/o 2 Pars

   

Mother only

Father only

Formal (FC)

Informal

Foster Care

Other Unrel

Missouri

112,170

   

76.57%

13.00%

0.16%

4.46%

1.68%

4.12%

Illinois

277,616

   

76.44%

13.49%

1.07%

3.98%

1.44%

3.57%

California

809,139

   

65.07%

19.87%

1.70%

4.72%

1.69%

6.95%

New York

462,577

   

74.45%

13.57%

2.54%

3.27%

3.29%

2.88%

Four States

1,661,502

   

70.36%

16.58%

1.73%

4.18%

2.09%

5.06%

                   

D. CHILDREN LIVING WITH RELATIVES ONLY (PARENT ABSENT)

(counts)

(percents)

 

Total 0-5

 

Formal (FC) Kinship

Informal Kinship

Total

Formal (FC) Kinship

Informal Kinship

   

Missouri

5,190

 

185

5,005

100.00%

3.56%

96.44%

   

Illinois

14,025

 

2,970

11,055

100.00%

21.18%

78.82%

   

California

51,967

 

13,770

38,197

100.00%

26.50%

73.50%

   

New York

26,883

 

11,762

15,121

100.00%

43.75%

56.25%

   

Four States

98,065

 

28,687

69,378

100.00%

29.25%

70.75%

   

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