Informal and Formal Kinship Care. Table 3.2b Living Arrangements of Children Ages 6-17 in Four States, 1990

06/20/1997

Table 3.2b Living Arrangements of Children Ages 6-17 in Four States, 1990

Foster Care Counts by Kinship Status included.

A. COUNTS BY LIVING ARRANGEMENT

 

One Parent

Relative

Unrelated

 

Total Children 6-17

Two Parents

Mother only

Father only

Formal (FC)

Informal

Foster Care

Other Unrel

Missouri

872,546

640,388

165,741

28,953

441

17,760

2,487

16,776

Illinois

1,932,273

1,373,962

409,584

67,552

4,665

38,103

5,429

32,978

California

4,896,973

3,380,197

953,103

244,955

15,994

142,309

18,351

142,064

New York

2,761,717

1,853,041

660,178

105,657

11,157

64,050

14,033

53,601

Four States

10,463,509

7,247,588

2,188,606

447,117

32,257

262,222

40,300

245,419

                 

B. AS PERCENTAGE OF ALL CHILDREN 6-17

 

One Parent

Relative

Unrelated

 

Total Children 6-17

Two Parents

Mother only

Father only

Formal (FC)

Informal

Foster Care

Other Unrel

Missouri

872,546

73.39%

19.00%

3.32%

0.05%

2.04%

0.29%

1.92%

Illinois

1,932,273

71.11%

21.20%

3.50%

0.24%

1.97%

0.28%

1.71%

California

4,896,973

69.03%

19.46%

5.00%

0.33%

2.91%

0.37%

2.90%

New York

2,761,717

67.10%

23.90%

3.83%

0.40%

2.32%

0.51%

1.94%

Four States

10,463,509

69.27%

20.92%

4.27%

0.31%

2.51%

0.39%

2.35%

                 

C. AS PERCENTAGE OF THOSE CHILDREN 6-17 LIVING w/o 2 PARENTS

   

One Parent

Relative

Unrelated

 

Child 6-17 w/o 2 Pars

 

Mother only

Father only

Formal (FC)

Informal

Foster Care

Other Unrel

Missouri

232,158

 

71.39%

12.47%

0.19%

7.65%

1.07%

7.23%

Illinois

558,311

 

73.36%

12.10%

0.84%

6.82%

0.97%

5.91%

California

1,516,776

 

62.84%

16.15%

1.05%

9.38%

1.21%

9.37%

New York

908,676

 

72.65%

11.63%

1.23%

7.05%

1.54%

5.90%

Four States

3,215,921

 

68.06%

13.90%

1.00%

8.15%

1.25%

7.63%

                 

D. CHILDREN LIVING WITH RELATIVES ONLY (PARENT ABSENT)

(counts)

(percents)

 

Total 6-17

Formal (FC) Kinship

Informal Kinship

Total

Formal (FC) Kinship

Informal Kinship

   

Missouri

18,201

441

17,760

100.00%

2.4%

97.6%

   

Illinois

42,768

4,665

38,103

100.00%

10.9%

89.1%

   

California

158,303

15,994

142,309

100.00%

10.1%

89.9%

   

New York

75,207

11,157

64,050

100.00%

14.8%

85.2%

   

Four States

294,479

32,257

262,222

100.00%

11.0%

89.0%

   

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