Foster care provides a safe and stable environment for children when the cannot be with their parents for some reason.
Foster care provides an important role in caring for children. Children in foster care may benefit developmentally from the safety, stability, and mental health environment of the foster family.
In 2020, the rate per 100,000 of Infants in Foster Care in Alachua County was 1949.1 compared to Florida at 1535. The line graph shows change over time when there are at least three years of data.
Alachua County is in the third quartile for this measure. This means that relative to other counties in Florida, there are less Infants in Foster Care in about one half of the counties, and more in about one quarter of the counties. The map illustrates county data by quartile. When fewer than 51 counties have data or zero values, no quartile map will be presented.Links: Healthy People 2030|Other Resource
Infants in Foster Care, Rate Per 100,000 Population Under 1, 2020
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Infants in Foster Care, Rate Per 100,000 Population Under 1, Single Year