Statistics for Cherokee County

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Statistics for Larger Regions: Region 1, North District, Blue Ridge Circuit.

Tables:

Cherokee County Children Subject of Maltreatment Reports (duplicated)
During December 2016 through November 2017
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=159)
Children Subject of Maltreatment Reports2,22230.1 per 10K41.1 per 10K148
Unique Children Subject of Maltreatment Reports2,222/2,222100%100%80
Children Subject of Maltreatment Investigations7209.7 per 10K14.2 per 10K141
Children Subject of Alternative Response00.0 per 10K0.0 per 10K80
Children Subject of Undetermined Reports1,50220.3 per 10K26.8 per 10K143
Children Subject of Non-Maltreatment Reports00.0 per 10K0.0 per 10K80
Victim Reports1041.4 per 10K2.8 per 10K140
Victim Reports of Neglect871.2 per 10K2.3 per 10K139.5
Victim Reports of Physical Abuse90.1 per 10K0.3 per 10K123
Victim Reports of Sexual Abuse80.1 per 10K0.2 per 10K94
Victim Reports of Other Abuse00.0 per 10K0.0 per 10K93.5
Victims Removed to Foster Care54/10451.9%36.1%24.5
Victims Not Removed to Foster Care50/10448.1%63.9%132.5
Non-Victims Removed to Foster Care136/61622.1%7.8%6
Children Subject of Alternative Response Removed to Foster Care0/0nanana
Children Subject of Undetermined Reports Removed to Foster Care65/1,5024.3%2.3%24
Removed to Foster Care Before Report1/2550.4%0.7%19
Removed to Foster Care within 3 Days of Report87/25534.1%37.6%73
Removed to Foster Care within 7 Days of Report102/25540%43.9%79
Median Days from Report to Removal25520.0 days15.0 days76.5
Removed to Foster Care Prior to Start of InvestigationNA/255nanana
Victims Revictimized within 6 Months, Disposed June 2016 to May 2017 0/1700%2.2%113.5
Removed Victims Revictimized within 6 Months, Disposed June 2016 to May 2017 0/850%0.5%80
Non-Removed Victims Revictimized within 6 Months, Disposed June 2016 to May 2017 0/850%3.1%111.5
Non-Victims Victimized within 6 Months, Disposed June 2016 to May 2017 13/7831.7%2.3%83.5
Alternative Response Victimized within 6 Months, Disposed June 2016 to May 2017 0/0nanana
Undetermined Reports Victimized within 6 Months, Disposed June 2016 to May 2017 24/1,5241.6%1.9%95.5

Cherokee County Children Removed to Foster Care
During April 2017 through March 2018
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=159)
Total Removals to Foster Care32953.3 per 10K34.1 per 10K59.5
Average Monthly Removals to Foster Care27.44.4 per 10K2.8 per 10K60
Reentries to Foster Care56/32917%14.5%41
Reentries to Foster Care within 12 months of Previous Discharge31/3299.4%6.3%27.5
Removals for Neglect130/32940%47%90
Removals for Caretaker Drug or Alcohol Use171/32952%42%67
Removals for Physical Abuse30/3299%10%60
Removals for Caretaker Inability to Cope19/3296%10%81
Removals for Inadequate Housing59/32918%22%82
Removals for Incarceration32/32910%12%71
Removals for Child Behavior43/32913%10%29.5
Removals for Abandonment9/3293%7%81.5
Removals for Sexual Abuse5/3292%3%52
Discharged within 1 Month of Removal39/28314%11%29.5
Permanence within 12 months of April 2016 through March 2017 Removal106/20352%38%22.5
IV-E Reimbursed in Removal Cohort (excludes latest 6 months)30/10529%23%47

Cherokee County Children in Foster Care
During April 2017 through March 2018
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=159)
Children in Region on March 31 201861,988nana8
AIAN Children on AIAN Lands in Region on March 31 2018nananana
Children in Care on March 31 201728747.0 per 10K50.0 per 10K108
Children in Care on March 31 201836158.0 per 10K56.0 per 10K105.5
Average Daily Children in Care29848.4 per 10K52.7 per 10K116.5
Total Out of Home Placement-Days on March 31 2018144,64723,335.0 per 10K30,665.0 per 10K112
Total Children Served in Foster Care During April 2017 through March 2018 616nana6
Total Days Children Spent in Foster Care During April 2017 through March 2018 107,75417,448.0 per 10K19,117.0 per 10K116
Total Days Children Spent Out of Home During April 2017 through March 2018 107,73917,446.0 per 10K19,036.0 per 10K116
Average Monthly Foster Care Costs During April 2017 through March 2018 569,31692,188.0 per 10K86,389.0 per 10K90
Children in Congregate Settings on March 31 20187011.3 per 10K6.4 per 10K40
Children In Care with Both TPRs on March 31 2018304.8 per 10K7.6 per 10K106
17-Year-Olds In Care with Both TPRs on March 31 201830.5 per 10K0.4 per 10K32.5
Children in Non-Relative Foster Care on Last Day171/36147%57%112.5
Children in Relative Foster Care on Last Day109/36130%28%76.5
Children in Pre-Adoptive Home on Last Day5/3611%2%75.5
Children in Group Home on Last Day1/3610%0%91
Children in Institution on Last Day69/36119%11%16
Children in Home Visit on Last Day0/3610%1%98
Children in Runaway on Last Day6/3612%1%6
Children in ILP on Last Day0/3610%0%80
Children Investigated for Maltreatment in Care during December 2016 through November 2017 27/5624.8%5.91%82
Children Victimized in Care during December 2016 through November 2017 0/5620%0.67%105.5
Children Victimized in Care during December 2016 through November 2017 by Parent0/5620%0.19%87
Children Victimized in Care during December 2016 through November 2017 by Foster Parent or Facility Staff0/5620%0.27%95
Children Over 12 in Group Settings on March 31 201859/7084%89%96.5
Placement Moves During First 12 Months In Care per 1,000 Child-Days185/38,3804.8 Per 1K Days4.5 Per 1K Days49
Placements Moves Toward Permanency44/18524%24%65
Lateral Placements Moves118/18564%60%58
Placements Moves Away from Permanency23/18512%16%96.5
IV-E Reimbursement Rate, Children In Care on March 31 201885/36124%23%80.5
Long Term Foster Care Plan Goal, Children In Care on March 31 20184/3611%1%41
Median Length of Stay, Children In Care on March 31 201728712.1 months13.4 months87.5
Median Length of Stay, Children In Care on March 31 20183617.2 months13.1 months141
Permanency within 12 Months, Children In Care on March 31 2017149/28752%35%25
Permanency within 12 Months, Children with Both TPRs In Care on March 31 201738/7154%31%14
In Care Over 18 Months on March 31 201891/36125%39%112
In Care Over 24 Months on March 31 201859/36116%28%110
In Non-Relative Care Over 24 Months on March 31 201841/36111%21%115.5
In Non-Relative Care Over 24 Months with Both TPRs on March 31 201817/4141%41%78
In Care Over 18 Months on March 31 2017 Permanent within 12 Months54/10551%36%40
In Care Over 24 Months on March 31 2017 Permanent within 12 Months40/7355%35%29.5
Entering 18th Month In Care during April 2016 through March 2017 Permanent within 12 Months36/7846%37%69.5

Cherokee County Children Discharged
During April 2017 through March 2018
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=159)
Total Discharges249/61,75640.3 per 10K27.8 per 10K66
Children Discharged for Reunification164/24966%52%29.5
Children Discharged for Relative17/2497%12%81
Children Discharged for Adoption38/24915%18%84.5
Children Discharged for Transfer0/2490%2%106.5
Children Discharged for Emancipation15/2496%9%88
Children Discharged for Guardianship11/2494%7%73.5
Children Discharged for Runaway2/2491%1%13
Children Discharged for Death2/2491%0%10.5
Children Discharged for Unknown0/2490%0%78
Median Length of Stay in Foster Care24911.5 months14.5 months114.5
Median Months from Removal to Reunification Discharge1647.5 months8.8 months101
Median Months from Removal to Relative Discharge175.1 months10.6 months72
Median Months from Removal to Guardianship Discharge1125.5 months18.7 months23.5
Median Months from Removal to Adoption Discharge3836.9 months32.1 months29.5
Reunified within 72 Hours12/1647%5%22.5
Reunified within 12 Months108/16466%63%66
Adopted within 24 Months5/3813%22%63
Adopted within 48 Months34/3889%83%73
Median Months from Removal to TPR Among Adoptions During Latest 12 Months3820.2 months19.9 months50.5
Median Months from TPR to Final Adoption Among Adoptions During Latest 12 Months3814.5 months10.1 months20
In Care 12+ Months at Age 16, Discharged to Permanency by Age 184/580%38%15
In Care with Both TPRs at Age 16, Discharged to Permanency by Age 181/250%30%15
Adoption Discharges38/61,7566.2 per 10K5.1 per 10K71.5
Non-Permanent Discharges19/61,7563.1 per 10K3.2 per 10K85.5
Non-Permanent Discharges Among Children with Both TPRs2/435%6%51
Discharged Runaways Under 18 on March 31 2018116.1 per 1M36.8 per 1M23.5
Children Victimized within 6 Months After Discharge during June 2016 through May 2017 1/2420.4%1.3%45
Children Discharged for Reunification April 2016 through March 2017 Reentering within 12 Months19/14513.1%6.8%24
Children Discharged for Relative April 2016 through March 2017 Reentering within 12 Months1/616.7%4.5%5
Children Discharged for Adoption April 2016 through March 2017 Reentering within 12 Months0/390%0%56
Children Discharged for Transfer April 2016 through March 2017 Reentering within 12 Months0/10%4.3%29
Children Discharged for Emancipation April 2016 through March 2017 Reentering within 12 Months0/130%0.2%53
Children Discharged for Guardianship April 2016 through March 2017 Reentering within 12 Months0/250%2.8%42
Children Discharged for Runaway April 2016 through March 2017 Reentering within 12 Months1/520%5.4%1.5

Cherokee County Child and Family Services Review Measures
During April 2017 through March 2018
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=159)
Maltreatment Reports During December 2016 through November 2017 2,22230.1 per 10K41.1 per 10K148
Substantiated Maltreatment Victims During December 2016 through November 2017 1031.4 per 10K2.8 per 10K139
Removals During Period3294.4 per 10K2.8 per 10K60
In-care on March 31 201836158.0 per 10K56.0 per 10K105.5
Total Children Servednananana
Discharges During Period249nana5
S1.1: Non-Recurrence of Substantiated Maltreatment within 6 Months 44/44100%97.9%53.5
S1.2: Non-Maltreated by Foster Parent or Facility Staff December 2016 through November 2017 561/56299.82%100%157
C1.1: Discharged to Reunification or Relative within 12 Months106/16763%58%57.5
C1.2: Discharged to Reunification or Relative Median Length of Stay1677.9 months9.8 months102.5
C1.3: Removed During 6-Months before April 01 2017, Discharged to Reunification or Relative45/7560%32%21
C1.4: Discharged During 12-Months before April 01 2017, Reentering within 12 Months33/16420.1%9.8%19
C2.1: Discharged to Adoption within 24 Months5/3813%22%63
C2.2: Discharged to Adoption Median Length of Stay3836.9 months32.1 months29.5
C2.3: In-care 17+ Months on April 01 2017, Adopted During Period36/9339%23%39.5
C2.4: In-care 17+ Months on April 01 2017, Freed for Adoption During First 6 Months of Period5/4212%16%58.5
C2.5: Legally Freed April 2016 through March 2017 , Adopted within 12 Months13/2846%46%61.5
C3.1: In-care 24+ Months on April 01 2017, Permanent By 18th Birthday40/7454%35%29
C3.2: Discharges to Permanency Among Legally Free Children41/4395%94%80
C3.3: Emancipated After In-care 3+ Years1/157%28%79
C4.1: Two or Fewer Placement Settings, In-care <12 Months299/34587%83%72
C4.2: Two or Fewer Placement Settings, In-care 12 to 24 Months77/12860%62%88
C4.3: Two or Fewer Placement Settings, In-care Over 24 Months42/11537%39%86.5

Cherokee County Court Improvement Program Reporting Measures
During April 2017 through March 2018
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=159)
CIP1.1: Free for Adoption or Living with Family within 15 Months of January 2016 through December 2016 Removal139/18874%68%51.5
CIP1.2: Discharged within 1 Month of Removal42/30114%11%28
CIP1.3: Permanent within 12 Months of April 2016 through March 2017 Removal106/20352%38%22.5
CIP1.4: In Care Over 24 Months on March 31 2017 Permanent within 12 Months40/7355%35%29.5
CIP1.5: TPRs Completed during Latest 12 Months within 15 Months of Removal1/333%22%26
CIP1.6: In Care with Both TPRs on March 31 2017 Permanent within 12 Months38/7154%31%14
CIP1.7: In Care 12+ Months at Age 16, Discharged to Permanency by Age 184/580%38%15
CIP1.8: In Care 12+ Months with Both TPRs at Age 16, Discharged to Permanency by Age 181/250%30%15

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