Race/Ethnicity of Children and Youth in Out-of-Home Care

Since 2016, the proportion of White children and youth in out-of-home care has decreased by four percentage points, and the proportion of American Indian/Alaska Native children and youth has increased by four percentage points. The proportions of other racial/ethnic groups have varied by one or two percentage points annually.

Children in Care by Race/Ethnicity, Last Day of SFY 2016-2023