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Children Removed to Foster Care
During April 2017 through March 2018

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 April 2016 through March 2017 RemovalIV-E Reimbursed in Removal Cohort (excludes latest 6 months)
CountyCountper 10KRankCountper 10KRankCountPercentRankCountPercentRankCountPercentRankCountPercentRankCountPercentRank
Alachua18838.14715.73.24725/18813.3%50.07/1883.7%46.06/1773%25.5133/28846%17.015/8218%19.0
Baker2636.650.52.23.1498/2630.8%6.03/2611.5%6.52/2010%2.012/3832%55.02/1315%22.5
Bay27167.91822.65.61843/27115.9%43.020/2717.4%24.010/2344%17.096/28634%52.551/13638%6.0
Bradford3158.5232.64.9236/3119.4%33.53/319.7%13.52/287%4.024/4652%9.00/100%61.5
Brevard58453.73048.74.528.5135/58423.1%16.061/58410.4%10.524/5554%17.0255/50750%11.562/24825%11.5
Broward119929.35899.92.557.5264/1,19922.0%21.0125/1,19910.4%10.539/1,0894%17.0509/1,20442%35.031/5715%38.5
Calhoun35121.732.910.233/358.6%59.00/350.0%62.00/320%55.50/190%66.54/1233%7.5
Charlotte22297.8418.58.2437/22216.7%42.017/2227.7%23.02/2061%41.590/19845%21.50/1200%61.5
Citrus17582914.66.9942/17524.0%13.011/1756.3%30.011/1677%4.057/13044%25.50/930%61.5
Clay14528.85912.12.46034/14523.4%14.06/1454.1%45.00/1340%55.530/15220%63.04/686%36.0
Collier20331.45516.92.655.530/20314.8%46.011/2035.4%36.04/1932%35.075/16346%17.03/1123%42.0
Columbia13283.98117830/13222.7%18.011/1328.3%18.55/1124%17.051/13837%47.511/7215%22.5
DeSoto5679.3114.76.611.520/5635.7%5.04/567.1%25.50/530%55.534/9337%47.53/2711%28.0
Dixie57187.514.815.616/5710.5%55.02/573.5%49.00/550%55.527/4856%6.54/3711%28.0
Duval63129.75752.62.557.574/63111.7%53.023/6313.6%47.56/5761%41.5272/67640%43.033/31211%28.0
Escambia38858.12432.34.824.552/38813.4%49.018/3884.6%40.06/3292%35.0128/36036%49.529/14720%17.0
Flagler7840.5436.53.44317/7821.8%22.54/785.1%37.00/710%55.532/7941%39.01/333%42.0
Franklin841.5420.73.541.50/80.0%64.50/80.0%62.00/80%55.53/743%30.01/250%4.5
Gadsden109.9670.80.8675/1050.0%1.03/1030.0%1.00/90%55.55/2917%64.00/40%61.5
Gilchrist2775.6152.26.2154/2714.8%46.00/270.0%62.00/270%55.520/3067%3.05/1828%9.0
Glades1461.5211.25.120.50/140.0%64.50/140.0%62.00/140%55.59/1656%6.50/50%61.5
Gulf1560.7221.25220/150.0%64.50/150.0%62.01/157%4.02/825%60.02/1315%22.5
Hamilton1451.2331.24.3333/1421.4%24.51/147.1%25.50/140%55.517/2085%2.00/40%61.5
Hardee2839462.33.3455/2817.9%37.51/283.6%47.50/270%55.516/3842%35.00/100%61.5
Hendry948967.87.4624/9425.5%11.04/944.3%43.00/860%55.526/4755%8.04/547%34.0
Hernando24168.41720.15.71749/24120.3%29.014/2415.8%34.04/2162%35.0123/28843%30.01/1101%53.0
Highlands14078.91211.76.611.516/14011.4%54.03/1402.1%55.02/1371%41.548/10546%17.00/760%61.5
Hillsborough151646.937126.33.937312/1,51620.6%28.0125/1,5168.2%20.034/1,3882%35.0802/1,77345%21.512/7292%47.5
Holmes1331.8541.12.7546/1346.2%2.00/130.0%62.00/130%55.54/2615%65.03/560%3.0
Indian River12548.93610.44.13621/12516.8%40.510/1258.0%21.01/1161%41.539/8944%25.51/582%47.5
Jackson4044.8393.33.739.516/4040.0%3.05/4012.5%5.00/380%55.524/7034%52.51/166%36.0
Jefferson936.650.50.83510/90.0%64.50/90.0%62.00/80%55.50/30%66.51/250%4.5
Lafayette1055.1270.84.528.50/100.0%64.50/100.0%62.00/90%55.51/1100%1.01/1100%1.0
Lake17325.76314.42.16336/17320.8%27.012/1736.9%27.04/1583%25.595/21345%21.50/730%61.5
Lee54040.244453.34580/54014.8%46.023/5404.3%43.014/4903%25.5305/72342%35.05/2692%47.5
Leon18734.95215.62.952.526/18713.9%48.05/1872.7%53.57/1734%17.054/15734%52.517/8520%17.0
Levy6176.3145.16.3148/6113.1%51.02/613.3%50.50/560%55.520/4743%30.04/2317%20.0
Liberty750.1340.64.234.50/70.0%64.50/70.0%62.00/70%55.52/825%60.02/367%2.0
Madison2264191.85.3191/224.5%61.01/224.5%41.00/220%55.512/1963%4.01/520%17.0
Manatee41055.92634.24.726105/41025.6%10.047/41011.5%6.58/3822%35.0202/49741%39.048/21223%14.0
Marion51677.613436.513103/51620.0%31.533/5166.4%28.525/4785%11.5206/48742%35.01/2640%61.5
Martin9736.7498.13.14915/9715.5%44.06/976.2%31.50/820%55.541/9444%25.54/3910%31.0
Miami-Dade123522.364102.91.964284/1,23523.0%17.097/1,2357.9%22.056/1,1325%11.5558/1,36941%39.030/6155%38.5
Monroe5344.1404.43.739.512/5322.6%19.58/5315.1%4.03/476%7.530/7142%35.00/190%61.5
Nassau6237.7485.23.1498/6212.9%52.01/621.6%56.00/590%55.536/7349%13.01/323%42.0
Okaloosa24053.132204.431.558/24024.2%12.037/24015.4%3.07/2163%25.5102/25540%43.028/10726%10.0
Okeechobee130140.5210.811.7235/13026.9%7.011/1308.5%17.02/1242%35.042/9246%17.01/751%53.0
Orange86828.660.572.32.460165/86819.0%36.054/8686.2%31.550/7966%7.5301/76339%46.06/3912%47.5
Osceola11813.7669.81.26625/11821.2%26.07/1185.9%33.03/1073%25.561/17136%49.53/476%36.0
Palm Beach77427.46264.52.362130/77416.8%40.538/7744.9%38.039/6926%7.5355/70550%11.549/32215%22.5
Pasco608572550.74.824.5104/60817.1%39.026/6084.3%43.016/5563%25.5263/65340%43.06/2952%47.5
Pinellas870542972.54.528.5175/87020.1%30.041/8704.7%39.027/8043%25.5361/91240%43.012/4433%42.0
Polk81353.23167.84.431.5210/81325.8%8.579/8139.7%13.514/7612%35.0349/80443%30.04/4031%53.0
Putnam15196.3512.68527/15117.9%37.55/1513.3%50.54/1413%25.534/14324%62.01/721%53.0
Santa Rosa15640.145133.34530/15619.2%35.010/1566.4%28.52/1242%35.082/20440%43.015/6324%13.0
Sarasota301503525.14.234.570/30123.3%15.033/30111.0%8.015/2865%11.5143/27951%10.019/16911%28.0
Seminole33234.25327.72.952.575/33222.6%19.529/3328.7%16.015/2925%11.5129/29244%25.52/1601%53.0
St. Johns10820.26591.76521/10819.4%33.510/1089.3%15.00/1030%55.551/15134%52.55/569%32.5
St. Lucie289463824.13.83863/28921.8%22.516/2895.5%35.09/2693%25.5103/22745%21.55/1433%42.0
Sumter7380106.16.7107/739.6%58.02/732.7%53.58/7011%1.036/7846%17.00/400%61.5
Suwannee4954.3284.14.528.55/4910.2%56.05/4910.2%12.01/432%35.041/7158%5.03/2412%25.0
Taylor3171.6162.65.9168/3125.8%8.51/313.2%52.01/313%25.516/3743%30.02/229%32.5
Union2485.3727.272/248.3%60.02/248.3%18.50/240%55.58/2928%57.51/911%28.0
Volusia40242.24133.53.541.586/40221.4%24.543/40210.7%9.015/3674%17.0111/43725%60.04/1672%47.5
Wakulla2028.660.51.72.4602/2010.0%57.00/200.0%62.01/166%7.55/1828%57.52/922%15.0
Walton8762.4207.25.120.532/8736.8%4.014/8716.1%2.03/744%17.039/13329%56.010/4025%11.5
Washington1531.2561.22.655.53/1520.0%31.50/150.0%62.00/150%55.59/1947%14.02/633%7.5
Statewide1654739.4na1378.93.3na3,298/16,54719.9%na1,190/16,5477.2%na508/15,1533%na7,166/17,20642%na578/7,9027%na

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Children Removed to Foster Care
During April 2017 through March 2018

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
Alachua18838.14790/18848%32.079/18842%53.545/18824%8.050/18827%16.019/18810%28.58/1884%51.03/1882%28.511/1886%42.56/1883%34.5
Baker2636.650.512/2646%37.015/2658%31.50/260%65.56/2623%17.56/2623%4.00/260%63.01/264%11.51/264%52.00/260%59.5
Bay27167.918123/27145%39.5137/27151%42.037/27114%21.560/27122%19.514/2715%46.048/27118%5.07/2713%19.023/2718%29.020/2717%12.0
Bradford3158.5238/3126%65.022/3171%7.52/316%58.02/316%58.53/3110%28.51/313%54.00/310%56.01/313%58.54/3113%3.5
Brevard58453.730238/58441%44.0321/58455%34.567/58411%34.047/5848%51.575/58413%19.086/58415%11.520/5843%19.070/58412%9.517/5843%34.5
Broward119929.358770/1,19964%14.0494/1,19941%55.0123/1,19910%40.5191/1,19916%30.5165/1,19914%16.578/1,1997%38.551/1,1994%11.591/1,1998%29.033/1,1993%34.5
Calhoun35121.7323/3566%12.020/3557%33.03/359%46.03/359%49.02/356%42.06/3517%6.50/350%56.01/353%58.53/359%8.5
Charlotte22297.84165/22274%8.0151/22268%9.015/2227%55.0131/22259%1.042/22219%7.032/22214%16.55/2222%28.514/2226%42.511/2225%19.0
Citrus17582965/17537%52.0113/17565%16.011/1756%58.019/17511%43.525/17514%16.527/17515%11.50/1750%56.012/1757%35.56/1753%34.5
Clay14528.85958/14540%47.093/14564%19.012/1458%51.011/1458%51.59/1456%42.012/1458%35.03/1452%28.512/1458%29.02/1451%49.5
Collier20331.455141/20369%10.0136/20367%11.023/20311%34.0105/20352%4.039/20319%7.016/2038%35.02/2031%39.58/2034%52.06/2033%34.5
Columbia13283.9840/13230%61.060/13245%50.529/13222%9.539/13230%11.54/1323%52.59/1327%38.50/1320%56.05/1324%52.05/1324%25.0
DeSoto5679.31116/5629%63.029/5652%40.59/5616%16.57/5612%38.54/567%38.05/569%30.52/564%11.52/564%52.00/560%59.5
Dixie57187.5117/5730%61.044/5777%2.56/5711%34.011/5719%24.55/579%33.01/572%57.50/570%56.05/579%21.56/5711%6.0
Duval63129.757207/63133%57.0301/63148%46.580/63113%24.0213/63134%6.560/63110%28.541/6316%43.517/6313%19.036/6316%42.524/6314%25.0
Escambia38858.124189/38849%30.0187/38848%46.581/38821%11.543/38811%43.565/38817%10.554/38814%16.56/3882%28.530/3888%29.08/3882%44.0
Flagler7840.54331/7840%47.046/7859%28.512/7815%19.05/786%58.51/781%56.010/7813%19.51/781%39.57/789%21.58/7810%7.0
Franklin841.5426/875%7.05/862%23.02/825%7.01/812%38.50/80%62.00/80%63.00/80%56.01/812%9.50/80%59.5
Gadsden109.9674/1040%47.01/1010%67.01/1010%40.53/1030%11.50/100%62.01/1010%25.01/1010%3.02/1020%2.50/100%59.5
Gilchrist2775.61510/2737%52.010/2737%61.06/2722%9.54/2715%32.03/2711%24.04/2715%11.50/270%56.03/2711%13.50/270%59.5
Glades1461.52113/1493%1.09/1464%19.03/1421%11.57/1450%5.06/1443%1.00/140%63.01/147%5.51/147%35.50/140%59.5
Gulf1560.7225/1533%57.010/1567%11.03/1520%13.50/150%66.50/150%62.00/150%63.00/150%56.00/150%65.02/1513%3.5
Hamilton1451.2336/1443%41.57/1450%43.50/140%65.54/1429%14.04/1429%2.00/140%63.01/147%5.50/140%65.00/140%59.5
Hardee28394610/2836%54.521/2875%5.03/2811%34.02/287%55.02/287%38.07/2825%2.03/2811%2.02/287%35.50/280%59.5
Hendry9489677/9482%3.059/9463%21.511/9412%28.050/9453%3.016/9417%10.56/946%43.51/941%39.57/947%35.51/941%49.5
Hernando24168.417116/24148%32.0152/24163%21.511/2415%61.010/2414%62.529/24112%21.013/2415%48.50/2410%56.027/24111%13.522/2419%8.5
Highlands14078.91265/14046%37.0104/14074%6.05/1404%63.026/14019%24.512/1409%33.021/14015%11.53/1402%28.58/1406%42.58/1406%15.0
Hillsborough151646.937879/1,51658%17.0595/1,51639%58.0131/1,5169%46.0104/1,5167%55.0105/1,5167%38.0101/1,5167%38.512/1,5161%39.5160/1,51611%13.522/1,5161%49.5
Holmes1331.8545/1338%50.07/1354%37.52/1315%19.04/1331%9.52/1315%13.50/130%63.02/1315%1.02/1315%5.50/130%59.5
Indian River12548.93672/12558%17.082/12566%13.56/1255%61.039/12531%9.528/12522%5.026/12521%4.01/1251%39.511/1259%21.53/1252%44.0
Jackson4044.83922/4055%22.519/4048%46.512/4030%4.04/4010%47.50/400%62.02/405%48.50/400%56.02/405%47.01/402%44.0
Jefferson936.650.56/967%11.01/911%66.03/933%3.00/90%66.51/911%24.00/90%63.00/90%56.01/911%13.52/922%1.0
Lafayette1055.1278/1080%4.05/1050%43.54/1040%2.01/1010%47.50/100%62.00/100%63.00/100%56.00/100%65.00/100%59.5
Lake17325.76362/17336%54.594/17354%37.532/17318%15.019/17311%43.521/17312%21.017/17310%25.00/1730%56.020/17312%9.56/1733%34.5
Lee54040.244409/54076%5.5324/54060%25.547/5409%46.0305/54056%2.0138/54026%3.046/5409%30.517/5403%19.048/5409%21.541/5408%10.0
Leon18734.952108/18758%17.055/18729%65.050/18727%6.021/18711%43.522/18712%21.05/1873%54.02/1871%39.514/1877%35.56/1873%34.5
Levy6176.31434/6156%20.036/6159%28.58/6113%24.021/6134%6.52/613%52.53/615%48.55/618%4.02/613%58.50/610%59.5
Liberty750.1344/757%19.03/743%52.02/729%5.01/714%34.00/70%62.01/714%16.50/70%56.00/70%65.00/70%59.5
Madison22641916/2273%9.017/2277%2.50/220%65.53/2214%34.00/220%62.02/229%30.50/220%56.04/2218%4.01/225%19.0
Manatee41055.926206/41050%28.0222/41054%37.551/41012%28.076/41019%24.544/41011%24.041/41010%25.09/4102%28.513/4103%58.515/4104%25.0
Marion51677.613259/51650%28.0302/51659%28.542/5168%51.063/51612%38.582/51616%12.040/5168%35.02/5160%56.041/5168%29.016/5163%34.5
Martin9736.74940/9741%44.059/9761%24.011/9711%34.018/9719%24.55/975%46.010/9710%25.02/972%28.54/974%52.06/976%15.0
Miami-Dade123522.364370/1,23530%61.0429/1,23535%63.597/1,2358%51.0354/1,23529%14.083/1,2357%38.0108/1,2359%30.544/1,2354%11.5121/1,23510%16.548/1,2354%25.0
Monroe5344.1407/5313%67.032/5360%25.55/539%46.09/5317%28.52/534%49.55/539%30.50/530%56.02/534%52.03/536%15.0
Nassau6237.74824/6239%49.041/6266%13.55/628%51.018/6229%14.012/6219%7.08/6213%19.50/620%56.00/620%65.00/620%59.5
Okaloosa24053.132112/24047%34.5157/24065%16.019/2408%51.027/24011%43.525/24010%28.536/24015%11.53/2401%39.515/2406%42.58/2403%34.5
Okeechobee130140.5261/13047%34.5103/13079%1.07/1305%61.010/1308%51.55/1304%49.521/13016%8.00/1300%56.08/1306%42.52/1302%44.0
Orange86828.660.5475/86855%22.5338/86839%58.0122/86814%21.5275/86832%8.060/8687%38.084/86810%25.035/8684%11.571/8688%29.037/8684%25.0
Osceola11813.76661/11852%25.542/11836%62.018/11815%19.07/1186%58.56/1185%46.014/11812%21.54/1183%19.011/1189%21.56/1185%19.0
Palm Beach77427.462706/77491%2.0367/77447%49.078/77410%40.5127/77416%30.581/77410%28.543/7746%43.548/7746%7.049/7746%42.533/7744%25.0
Pasco6085725393/60865%13.0334/60855%34.539/6086%58.015/6082%64.520/6083%52.519/6083%54.011/6082%28.550/6088%29.019/6083%34.5
Pinellas8705429661/87076%5.5420/87048%46.578/8709%46.054/8706%58.5132/87015%13.524/8703%54.031/8704%11.574/8709%21.513/8701%49.5
Polk81353.231419/81352%25.5529/81365%16.079/81310%40.5149/81318%27.0150/81318%9.0136/81317%6.514/8132%28.536/8134%52.020/8132%44.0
Putnam15196.3572/15148%32.079/15152%40.530/15120%13.521/15114%34.07/1515%46.07/1515%48.50/1510%56.013/1519%21.518/15112%5.0
Santa Rosa15640.14550/15632%59.0104/15667%11.011/1567%55.013/1568%51.522/15614%16.510/1566%43.52/1561%39.510/1566%42.55/1563%34.5
Sarasota301503561/30120%66.0193/30164%19.021/3017%55.033/30111%43.516/3015%46.010/3013%54.03/3011%39.529/30110%16.510/3013%34.5
Seminole33234.253210/33263%15.0131/33239%58.052/33216%16.524/3327%55.011/3323%52.58/3322%57.57/3322%28.513/3324%52.05/3322%44.0
St. Johns10820.26550/10846%37.077/10871%7.511/10810%40.55/1085%61.010/1089%33.06/1086%43.54/1084%11.513/10812%9.52/1082%44.0
St. Lucie2894638159/28955%22.5156/28954%37.531/28911%34.064/28922%19.528/28910%28.542/28915%11.58/2893%19.025/2899%21.515/2895%19.0
Sumter73801040/7355%22.531/7342%53.59/7312%28.017/7323%17.510/7314%16.510/7314%16.53/734%11.51/731%61.53/734%25.0
Suwannee4954.32820/4941%44.029/4959%28.56/4912%28.02/494%62.51/492%55.03/496%43.51/492%28.52/494%52.00/490%59.5
Taylor3171.61614/3145%39.511/3135%63.54/3113%24.04/3113%36.00/310%62.07/3123%3.01/313%19.04/3113%7.05/3116%2.0
Union2485.378/2433%57.09/2438%60.011/2446%1.03/2412%38.50/240%62.03/2412%21.50/240%56.08/2433%1.00/240%59.5
Volusia40242.241150/40237%52.0235/40258%31.549/40212%28.069/40217%28.524/4026%42.037/4029%30.57/4022%28.528/4027%35.527/4027%12.0
Wakulla2028.660.510/2050%28.09/2045%50.52/2010%40.54/2020%21.50/200%62.00/200%63.00/200%56.03/2015%5.50/200%59.5
Walton8762.42037/8743%41.566/8776%4.010/8711%34.02/872%64.57/878%35.06/877%38.51/871%39.51/871%61.54/875%19.0
Washington1531.2564/1527%64.06/1540%56.00/150%65.53/1520%21.50/150%62.05/1533%1.00/150%56.03/1520%2.51/157%12.0
Statewide1654739.4na8,809/16,54753%na8,375/16,54751%na1,795/16,54711%na3,038/16,54718%na1,772/16,54711%na1,432/16,5479%na407/16,5472%na1,292/16,5478%na595/16,5474%na

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