Informal and Formal Kinship Care. Table 3.5 Formal Kinship Foster Care Populations and Prevalence Rates by Race and Region for Four States, 1990

06/20/1997

Table 3.5 Formal Kinship Foster Care Populations and Prevalence Rates by Race and Region for Four States, 1990.

State

Region

Child Population 0-17 years

Percent of State total

Percent African American

Kinship FC Prevalence rate per 1,000 children

Kinship FC Count Kinship FC %
 

 

 

 

All Children

African American

All Others

African American

All Others

African American

All Others

California

7,739,479

100 %

8.5 %

3.9

21.8

2.2

14,348

15,490

48 %

52 %

Los Angeles County

2,323,294

30.0 %

12.3 %

6.0

28.5

2.9

8,144

5,909

58 %

42 %

Balance of state

5,416,185

70.0 %

6.9 %

2.9

16.6

1.9

6,204

9,581

39 %

61 %

Illinois

2,947,821

100 %

18.8 %

2.5

10.7

0.6

5,918

1,502

80 %

20 %

Chicago City

723,482

24.5 %

47.4 %

7.1

13.6

1.3

4,664

495

90 %

10 %

Balance of state

2,224,339

75.5 %

9.4 %

1.0

6.0

0.5

1,255

1,008

55 %

45 %

New York

4,256,301

100 %

19.6 %

5.4

16.0

2.8

13,353

9,520

58 %

42 %

New York City

1,683,621

39.6 %

36.0 %

13.0

21.2

8.4

12,849

9,051

59 %

41 %

Balance of state

2,572,680

60.4 %

8.9 %

0.4

2.2

0.2

504

469

52 %

48 %

Missouri

1,315,470

100 %

13.5 %

0.5

1.7

0.3

301

357

46 %

54 %

St. Louis City

100,104

7.6 %

61.6 %

2.0

2.8

0.7

173

27

87 %

13 %

Balance of state

1,215,366

92.4 %

9.6 %

0.4

1.1

0.3

128

330

28 %

72 %

Four State Totals

16,259,071

100 %

13.7 %

3.7

15.3

1.9

33,921

26,868

56 %

44 %

Primary Cities

4,830,501

29.7 %

26.8 %

8.6

19.9

4.4

25,830

15,482

63 %

37 %

Balance of states

11,428,570

70.3 %

8.1 %

1.7

8.7

1.1

8,090

11,387

42 %

58 %

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