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Children Removed to Foster Care
During October 2016 through September 2017

Total Removals to Foster CareAverage Monthly Removals to Foster CareReentries to Foster CareReentries to Foster Care within 12 months of Previous DischargeDischarged within 1 Month of RemovalPermanence within 12 months of October 2015 through September 2016 RemovalIV-E Reimbursed in Removal Cohort (excludes latest 6 months)
CountyCountper 10KRankCountper 10KRankCountPercentRankCountPercentRankCountPercentRankCountPercentRankCountPercentRank
Alachua26556.32522.14.72544/26516.6%41.516/2656.0%34.015/2596%10.5129/26648%20.021/15414%21.5
Baker2941.1412.43.441.54/2913.8%51.02/296.9%27.01/293%27.512/3238%51.01/157%34.5
Bay27366.71922.85.61864/27323.4%16.529/27310.6%8.016/2407%5.5107/27239%48.527/11124%8.0
Bradford3876.3123.26.3124/3810.5%57.01/382.6%55.02/346%10.519/4146%28.03/2412%25.5
Brevard52546.83643.83.936130/52524.8%9.052/5259.9%9.033/4927%5.5210/49542%40.046/23120%16.0
Broward121127.757100.92.357227/1,21118.7%33.0108/1,2118.9%12.026/1,1642%38.0458/1,23337%54.578/58913%23.0
Calhoun1548.533.51.24330/150.0%64.50/150.0%63.00/110%58.51/234%65.00/60%61.0
Charlotte21786.5918.17.2935/21716.1%43.021/2179.7%10.02/2061%47.0104/24343%35.00/880%61.0
Citrus15470.51412.85.814.542/15427.3%7.013/1548.4%14.07/1435%16.074/18041%45.50/520%61.0
Clay157295413.12.45526/15716.6%41.55/1573.2%53.03/1502%38.036/14225%62.02/852%47.5
Collier20428.456172.45531/20415.2%48.011/2045.4%37.011/1856%10.571/15047%23.01/791%53.0
Columbia14192.2711.87.7719/14113.5%52.06/1414.3%49.03/1312%38.057/15736%57.56/649%29.5
DeSoto7797.856.48.2520/7726.0%8.01/771.3%57.02/703%27.535/7547%23.02/425%38.0
Dixie6321215.217.7110/6315.9%44.03/634.8%46.51/562%38.023/4255%9.51/254%40.0
Duval71532.95059.62.75088/71512.3%55.030/7154.2%50.512/6872%38.0278/65343%35.021/3796%36.5
Escambia30644.33925.53.738.551/30616.7%40.010/3063.3%52.03/2861%47.0115/35432%59.034/15222%11.0
Flagler7836.6466.53.145.516/7820.5%26.04/785.1%40.00/740%58.530/8336%57.51/402%47.5
Franklin1048.6320.84331/1010.0%58.00/100.0%63.00/90%58.53/650%19.00/80%61.0
Gadsden2119.964.51.81.6653/2114.3%50.03/2114.3%3.00/210%58.54/2119%63.52/1712%25.5
Gilchrist3493.562.87.863/348.8%59.00/340.0%63.00/340%58.518/2962%3.51/147%34.5
Glades1660.3231.35230/160.0%64.50/160.0%63.00/160%58.58/1457%8.00/90%61.0
Gulf1972.8131.66130/190.0%64.50/190.0%63.00/170%58.50/20%66.50/70%61.0
Hamilton1866.9181.55.5190/180.0%64.50/180.0%63.01/166%10.513/1776%2.01/138%32.0
Hardee2938.5432.43.243.56/2920.7%24.52/296.9%27.02/268%3.013/2846%28.00/170%61.0
Hendry8378.2106.96.51020/8324.1%11.01/831.2%58.00/800%58.515/3345%31.50/280%61.0
Hernando24669.91520.55.814.558/24623.6%13.023/2469.3%11.04/2372%38.0127/31141%45.51/1311%53.0
Highlands12268.51610.25.716.516/12213.1%53.06/1224.9%44.50/1160%58.538/9042%40.01/402%47.5
Hillsborough161749.130134.84.130341/1,61721.1%21.0117/1,6177.2%22.555/1,4964%21.0805/1,75546%28.015/8112%47.5
Holmes1638.1441.33.243.55/1631.2%3.00/160.0%63.00/150%58.55/2619%63.52/922%11.0
Indian River10035.5478.334721/10021.0%22.05/1005.0%42.01/871%47.042/9146%28.08/4020%16.0
Jackson6264.520.55.25.420.515/6224.2%10.05/628.1%16.00/580%58.540/8547%23.010/3330%4.0
Jefferson519.964.50.41.763.50/50.0%64.50/50.0%63.00/50%58.50/30%66.51/333%3.0
Lafayette15.6670.10.5670/10.0%64.50/10.0%63.00/10%58.54/4100%1.00/0na%na
Lake171256014.22.16040/17123.4%16.514/1718.2%15.03/1662%38.0117/22552%16.50/940%61.0
Lee68648.533.557.2433106/68615.5%47.033/6864.8%46.516/6572%38.0254/60342%40.03/3861%53.0
Leon16328.75513.62.45532/16319.6%31.09/1635.5%36.03/1452%38.057/14839%48.56/738%32.0
Levy3542.6402.93.5404/3511.4%56.01/352.9%54.01/333%27.526/6341%45.51/138%32.0
Liberty844.9380.73.738.51/812.5%54.01/812.5%5.01/617%1.03/838%51.02/450%2.0
Madison1948.7311.64333/1915.8%45.51/195.3%38.50/180%58.511/1958%7.00/90%61.0
Manatee44257.62436.84.82484/44219.0%32.038/4428.6%13.05/4231%47.0267/59845%31.545/21421%13.5
Marion51276.61142.76.411107/51220.9%23.037/5127.2%22.516/4643%27.5173/45838%51.01/2110%61.0
Martin8229.5536.82.55329/8235.4%1.015/8218.3%1.00/800%58.559/10755%9.57/3421%13.5
Miami-Dade129121.362107.61.862304/1,29123.5%14.594/1,2917.3%21.055/1,2175%16.0640/1,38946%28.012/5912%47.5
Monroe5848.1354.843312/5820.7%24.54/586.9%27.03/555%16.031/6647%23.00/350%61.0
Nassau60354852.94812/6020.0%27.53/605.0%42.01/572%38.043/8153%12.53/2811%28.0
Okaloosa21646.237183.83762/21628.7%5.031/21614.4%2.08/1944%21.0107/28837%54.522/9523%9.0
Okeechobee128139.1210.711.6245/12835.2%2.010/1287.8%17.53/1123%27.547/8953%12.513/4628%5.0
Orange84126.85970.12.258.5147/84117.5%37.554/8416.4%32.059/7967%5.5305/73142%40.07/3702%47.5
Osceola14115.86611.81.36628/14119.9%29.010/1417.1%24.512/1419%2.066/15044%33.02/822%47.5
Palm Beach69423.56157.8261124/69417.9%36.029/6944.2%50.540/6416%10.5391/75652%16.567/31022%11.0
Pasco68464.520.5575.420.5115/68416.8%39.034/6845.0%42.013/6472%38.0232/54742%40.014/3634%40.0
Pinellas90753.42675.64.526213/90723.5%14.544/9074.9%44.523/8343%27.5387/92242%40.018/4224%40.0
Polk79351.22966.14.329157/79319.8%30.050/7936.3%33.018/7512%38.0355/82243%35.011/3593%42.5
Putnam14188.5811.87.4826/14118.4%35.011/1417.8%17.54/1353%27.580/19541%45.51/632%47.5
Santa Rosa15337.64512.83.145.533/15321.6%20.09/1535.9%35.05/1314%21.069/18937%54.513/8016%19.0
Sarasota33752.22828.14.427.559/33717.5%37.525/3377.4%20.011/3124%21.0153/28853%12.529/14220%16.0
Seminole32530.95127.12.651.578/32524.0%12.036/32511.1%6.016/3045%16.0134/31942%40.05/1453%42.5
St. Johns11420.8639.51.763.518/11415.8%45.56/1145.3%38.50/1060%58.549/15731%60.07/5712%25.5
St. Lucie27140.44222.63.441.550/27118.5%34.018/2716.6%31.015/2446%10.594/19947%23.018/10717%18.0
Sumter7462.8226.25.2225/746.8%60.01/741.4%56.05/697%5.551/9653%12.50/260%61.0
Suwannee5352.3274.44.427.58/5315.1%49.04/537.5%19.01/532%38.029/5652%16.57/2726%6.0
Taylor45101.243.88.449/4520.0%27.53/456.7%29.50/450%58.520/3459%6.02/239%29.5
Union30103.832.58.739/3030.0%4.02/306.7%29.51/293%27.510/1662%3.55/2025%7.0
Volusia322334926.82.84975/32223.3%18.035/32210.9%7.012/3064%21.0161/61826%61.08/1446%36.5
Wakulla2230.7521.82.651.51/224.5%61.01/224.5%48.01/225%16.09/1560%5.02/1315%20.0
Walton9267.4177.75.716.520/9221.7%19.012/9213.0%4.01/761%47.065/17437%54.56/4812%25.5
Washington1427.2581.22.258.54/1428.6%6.01/147.1%24.50/100%58.511/2152%16.51/714%21.5
Statewide1679138.1na1399.23.2na3,320/16,79119.8%na1,150/16,7916.8%na552/15,7304%na7,400/17,40343%na624/7,9578%na

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Children Removed to Foster Care
During October 2016 through September 2017

Total Removals to Foster CareRemovals for NeglectRemovals for Caretaker Drug or Alcohol UseRemovals for Physical AbuseRemovals for Caretaker Inability to CopeRemovals for Inadequate HousingRemovals for IncarcerationRemovals for Child BehaviorRemovals for AbandonmentRemovals for Sexual Abuse
CountyCountper 10KRankCountPercentRankCountPercentRankCountPercentRankCountPercentRankCountPercentRankCountPercentRankCountPercentRankCountPercentRankCountPercentRank
Alachua26556.325114/26543%37.0105/26540%55.584/26532%2.065/26525%15.017/2656%45.511/2654%53.54/2652%28.522/2658%30.514/2655%18.5
Baker2941.14111/2938%44.515/2952%41.07/2924%6.53/2910%46.52/297%41.00/290%63.51/293%16.02/297%38.00/290%59.5
Bay27366.719125/27346%31.5152/27356%35.033/27312%31.549/27318%24.014/2735%49.552/27319%9.06/2732%28.523/2738%30.519/2737%11.0
Bradford3876.31211/3829%56.024/3863%21.51/383%58.05/3813%38.51/383%54.00/380%63.51/383%16.02/385%50.07/3818%3.0
Brevard52546.836200/52538%44.5306/52558%28.040/5258%48.064/52512%41.049/5259%31.551/52510%30.015/5253%16.060/52511%6.09/5252%41.5
Broward121127.757952/1,21179%7.0483/1,21140%55.5129/1,21111%35.5193/1,21116%30.0173/1,21114%12.567/1,2116%45.045/1,2114%9.0125/1,21110%13.030/1,2112%41.5
Calhoun1548.533.513/1587%3.012/1580%1.50/150%63.52/1513%38.50/150%62.00/150%63.50/150%58.50/150%62.50/150%59.5
Charlotte21786.59175/21781%5.0144/21766%16.515/2177%50.0164/21776%2.027/21712%19.048/21722%4.05/2172%28.58/2174%53.54/2172%41.5
Citrus15470.51442/15427%59.5100/15465%18.58/1545%55.525/15416%30.019/15412%19.025/15416%14.01/1541%43.016/15410%13.02/1541%49.0
Clay157295459/15738%44.5119/15776%6.010/1576%53.011/1577%53.516/15710%26.08/1575%50.52/1571%43.014/1579%22.51/1571%49.0
Collier20428.456153/20475%9.0114/20456%35.027/20413%26.5108/20453%6.030/20415%10.022/20411%26.54/2042%28.516/2048%30.56/2043%33.5
Columbia14192.2758/14141%40.061/14143%48.037/14126%3.537/14126%14.04/1413%54.03/1412%58.02/1411%43.08/1416%45.03/1412%41.5
DeSoto7797.8521/7727%59.554/7770%9.010/7713%26.55/776%58.014/7718%6.04/775%50.51/771%43.02/773%55.03/774%26.0
Dixie63212117/6327%59.539/6362%24.09/6314%22.015/6324%16.05/638%36.54/636%45.00/630%58.57/6311%6.06/6310%6.0
Duval71532.950218/71530%55.0348/71549%43.5105/71515%20.0203/71528%13.065/7159%31.555/7158%36.516/7152%28.535/7155%50.015/7152%41.5
Escambia30644.339149/30649%28.0125/30641%52.572/30624%6.554/30618%24.045/30615%10.048/30616%14.07/3062%28.521/3067%38.012/3064%26.0
Flagler7836.64641/7853%22.553/7868%12.510/7813%26.54/785%61.55/786%45.55/786%45.02/783%16.04/785%50.07/789%8.0
Franklin1048.6321/1010%65.08/1080%1.50/100%63.53/1030%10.50/100%62.00/100%63.50/100%58.51/1010%13.00/100%59.5
Gadsden2119.964.59/2143%37.08/2138%60.03/2114%22.03/2114%36.53/2114%12.53/2114%19.50/210%58.50/210%62.50/210%59.5
Gilchrist3493.569/3426%62.516/3447%46.07/3421%8.55/3415%33.52/346%45.54/3412%23.50/340%58.53/349%22.51/343%33.5
Glades1660.32315/1694%1.09/1656%35.00/160%63.512/1675%3.06/1638%1.03/1619%9.01/166%3.51/166%45.00/160%59.5
Gulf1972.8138/1942%39.08/1942%50.53/1916%18.50/190%66.50/190%62.03/1916%14.00/190%58.53/1916%1.02/1911%4.5
Hamilton1866.91811/1861%17.014/1878%5.03/1817%16.52/1811%44.02/1811%22.53/1817%11.01/186%3.51/186%45.00/180%59.5
Hardee2938.5438/2928%57.023/2979%3.50/290%63.55/2917%27.53/2910%26.08/2928%2.01/293%16.02/297%38.01/293%33.5
Hendry8378.21065/8378%8.040/8348%45.015/8318%14.549/8359%5.02/832%56.012/8314%19.51/831%43.03/834%53.51/831%49.0
Hernando24669.915105/24643%37.0163/24666%16.523/2469%44.019/2468%49.516/2467%41.021/2469%32.51/2460%58.523/2469%22.522/2469%8.0
Highlands12268.51644/12236%48.591/12275%7.07/1226%53.028/12223%17.514/12211%22.525/12220%7.03/1222%28.511/1229%22.53/1222%41.5
Hillsborough161749.1301,069/1,61766%13.0632/1,61739%58.0183/1,61711%35.5110/1,6177%53.5124/1,6178%36.598/1,6176%45.09/1,6171%43.0175/1,61711%6.018/1,6171%49.0
Holmes1638.1447/1644%34.59/1656%35.03/1619%12.01/166%58.03/1619%5.00/160%63.50/160%58.50/160%62.50/160%59.5
Indian River10035.54752/10052%24.562/10062%24.00/1000%63.529/10029%12.021/10021%3.519/10019%9.01/1001%43.08/1008%30.55/1005%18.5
Jackson6264.520.535/6256%19.543/6269%10.08/6213%26.511/6218%24.03/625%49.55/628%36.50/620%58.51/622%56.54/626%14.0
Jefferson519.964.54/580%6.03/560%26.50/50%63.50/50%66.50/50%62.00/50%63.50/50%58.50/50%62.52/540%1.0
Lafayette15.6670/10%67.00/10%67.00/10%63.51/1100%1.00/10%62.00/10%63.50/10%58.50/10%62.50/10%59.5
Lake171256059/17135%50.569/17140%55.512/1717%50.012/1717%53.526/17115%10.023/17113%22.02/1711%43.026/17115%2.09/1715%18.5
Lee68648.533.5593/68686%4.0369/68654%40.065/6869%44.0501/68673%4.0141/68621%3.573/68611%26.516/6862%28.555/6868%30.541/6866%14.0
Leon16328.75598/16360%18.056/16334%64.527/16317%16.524/16315%33.59/1636%45.55/1633%56.03/1632%28.516/16310%13.08/1635%18.5
Levy3542.64022/3563%15.520/3557%30.07/3520%10.014/3540%7.51/353%54.02/356%45.01/353%16.02/356%45.00/350%59.5
Liberty844.9381/812%64.03/838%60.02/825%5.01/812%41.01/812%19.04/850%1.00/80%58.50/80%62.50/80%59.5
Madison1948.73113/1968%12.013/1968%12.55/1926%3.53/1916%30.00/190%62.01/195%50.50/190%58.50/190%62.50/190%59.5
Manatee44257.624203/44246%31.5249/44256%35.058/44213%26.590/44220%19.559/44213%15.036/4428%36.59/4422%28.532/4427%38.018/4424%26.0
Marion51276.611244/51248%29.5288/51256%35.052/51210%39.058/51211%44.068/51213%15.070/51214%19.52/5120%58.544/5129%22.517/5123%33.5
Martin8229.55327/8233%53.545/8255%39.015/8218%14.59/8211%44.04/825%49.518/8222%4.02/822%28.50/820%62.55/826%14.0
Miami-Dade129121.362428/1,29133%53.5379/1,29129%66.0113/1,2919%44.0450/1,29135%9.0109/1,2918%36.592/1,2917%40.539/1,2913%16.0114/1,2919%22.553/1,2914%26.0
Monroe5848.1354/587%66.020/5834%64.57/5812%31.54/587%53.55/589%31.513/5822%4.01/582%28.56/5810%13.00/580%59.5
Nassau60354816/6027%59.530/6050%42.02/603%58.018/6030%10.56/6010%26.09/6015%17.03/605%6.04/607%38.00/600%59.5
Okaloosa21646.23786/21640%41.5137/21663%21.514/2166%53.019/2169%48.020/2169%31.524/21611%26.52/2161%43.015/2167%38.011/2165%18.5
Okeechobee128139.1261/12848%29.594/12873%8.04/1283%58.015/12812%41.013/12810%26.020/12816%14.02/1282%28.511/1289%22.55/1284%26.0
Orange84126.859431/84151%26.0296/84135%63.098/84112%31.5339/84140%7.561/8417%41.087/84110%30.036/8414%9.089/84111%6.026/8413%33.5
Osceola14115.86663/14145%33.059/14142%50.529/14121%8.55/1414%64.013/1419%31.515/14111%26.58/1416%3.514/14110%13.03/1412%41.5
Palm Beach69423.561610/69488%2.0301/69443%48.072/69410%39.0124/69418%24.054/6948%36.518/6943%56.042/6946%3.574/69411%6.026/6944%26.0
Pasco68464.520.5434/68463%15.5390/68457%30.045/6847%50.016/6842%65.035/6845%49.533/6845%50.55/6841%43.060/6849%22.526/6844%26.0
Pinellas90753.426674/90774%10.0442/90749%43.597/90711%35.548/9075%61.5149/90716%7.533/9074%53.535/9074%9.067/9077%38.022/9072%41.5
Polk79351.229399/79350%27.0512/79365%18.569/7939%44.0152/79319%21.079/79310%26.0130/79316%14.012/7932%28.537/7935%50.08/7931%49.0
Putnam14188.5874/14152%24.584/14160%26.527/14119%12.021/14115%33.55/1414%52.01/1411%59.00/1410%58.513/1419%22.512/1419%8.0
Santa Rosa15337.64558/15338%44.595/15362%24.018/15312%31.523/15315%33.533/15322%2.019/15312%23.55/1533%16.016/15310%13.06/1534%26.0
Sarasota33752.22888/33726%62.5226/33767%15.031/3379%44.024/3377%53.530/3379%31.520/3376%45.01/3370%58.526/3378%30.513/3374%26.0
Seminole32530.951232/32571%11.0140/32543%48.042/32513%26.519/3256%58.024/3257%41.025/3258%36.54/3251%43.017/3255%50.05/3252%41.5
St. Johns11420.86350/11444%34.578/11468%12.511/11410%39.06/1145%61.515/11413%15.09/1148%36.53/1143%16.011/11410%13.06/1145%18.5
St. Lucie27140.442146/27154%21.0153/27156%35.025/2719%44.045/27117%27.533/27112%19.038/27114%19.53/2711%43.026/27110%13.019/2717%11.0
Sumter7462.82239/7453%22.530/7441%52.54/745%55.517/7423%17.512/7416%7.56/748%36.53/744%9.00/740%62.52/743%33.5
Suwannee5352.32718/5334%52.030/5357%30.010/5319%12.04/538%49.50/530%62.03/536%45.01/532%28.53/536%45.00/530%59.5
Taylor45101.2425/4556%19.517/4538%60.07/4516%18.58/4518%24.00/450%62.04/459%32.52/454%9.03/457%38.05/4511%4.5
Union30103.8312/3040%41.512/3040%55.510/3033%1.06/3020%19.50/300%62.03/3010%30.00/300%58.50/300%62.50/300%59.5
Volusia3223349112/32235%50.5205/32264%20.035/32211%35.546/32214%36.521/3227%41.021/3227%40.56/3222%28.524/3227%38.024/3227%11.0
Wakulla2230.75214/2264%14.015/2268%12.53/2214%22.01/225%61.50/220%62.00/220%63.50/220%58.52/229%22.50/220%59.5
Walton9267.41734/9237%47.073/9279%3.58/929%44.09/9210%46.511/9212%19.03/923%56.01/921%43.02/922%56.52/922%41.5
Washington1427.2585/1436%48.55/1436%62.00/140%63.51/147%53.50/140%62.03/1421%6.01/147%1.02/1414%3.03/1421%2.0
Statewide1679138.1na9,174/16,79155%na8,318/16,79150%na1,876/16,79111%na3,417/16,79120%na1,722/16,79110%na1,468/16,7919%na380/16,7912%na1,408/16,7918%na572/16,7913%na

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