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 Reports2,22227.8 per 10K38.7 per 10K148
Children Subject of Maltreatment Investigations7209.0 per 10K13.4 per 10K140
Children Subject of Alternative Response00.0 per 10K0.0 per 10K80
Children Subject of Undetermined Reports1,50218.8 per 10K25.3 per 10K142.5
Children Subject of Non-Maltreatment Reports00.0 per 10K0.0 per 10K80
Victim Reports1041.3 per 10K2.7 per 10K140
Victim Reports of Neglect871.1 per 10K2.2 per 10K140.5
Victim Reports of Physical Abuse90.1 per 10K0.3 per 10K123
Victim Reports of Sexual Abuse80.1 per 10K0.2 per 10K92.5
Victim Reports of Other Abuse00.0 per 10K0.0 per 10K92.5
Victims Removed to Foster Care45/10443.3%29.9%37
Victims Not Removed to Foster Care59/10456.7%70.1%126
Non-Victims Removed to Foster Care96/61615.6%5.4%10
Children Subject of Alternative Response Removed to Foster Care0/0nanana
Children Subject of Undetermined Reports Removed to Foster Care22/1,5021.5%1.1%57
Removed to Foster Care Before Report1/1630.6%1%26.5
Removed to Foster Care within 3 Days of Report82/16350.3%49.8%68
Removed to Foster Care within 7 Days of Report95/16358.3%57.9%70
Median Days from Report to Removal1635.0 days4.0 days88
Removed to Foster Care Prior to Start of InvestigationNA/163nanana
Victims Revictimized within 6 Months, Disposed June 2016 to May 2017 0/1700%2.2%117.5
Removed Victims Revictimized within 6 Months, Disposed June 2016 to May 2017 0/850%0.5%94.5
Non-Removed Victims Revictimized within 6 Months, Disposed June 2016 to May 2017 0/850%3.1%116.5
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 October 2016 through September 2017
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=159)
Total Removals to Foster Care23234.8 per 10K29.4 per 10K92
Average Monthly Removals to Foster Care19.32.9 per 10K2.5 per 10K90.5
Reentries to Foster Care44/23219%14.5%45
Reentries to Foster Care within 12 months of Previous Discharge26/23211.2%6.3%29
Removals for Neglect97/23242%48%91.5
Removals for Caretaker Drug or Alcohol Use91/23239%40%111.5
Removals for Physical Abuse21/2329%10%56
Removals for Caretaker Inability to Cope33/23214%12%53.5
Removals for Inadequate Housing40/23217%22%97.5
Removals for Incarceration16/2327%12%95.5
Removals for Child Behavior38/23216%10%30
Removals for Abandonment13/2326%8%65.5
Removals for Sexual Abuse18/2328%2%17.5
Discharged within 1 Month of Removal27/20513%11%42
Permanence within 12 months of October 2015 through September 2016 Removal121/25747%41%42
IV-E Reimbursed in Removal Cohort (excludes latest 6 months)15/6722%25%86.5

Cherokee County Children in Foster Care
During October 2016 through September 2017
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=159)
Non-Tribe Children in Region on September 30 201767,196nana8
Children in Care on September 30 201632449.0 per 10K47.0 per 10K92
Children in Care on September 30 201729844.0 per 10K49.0 per 10K115.5
Average Daily Children in Care29043.5 per 10K47.6 per 10K107
Total Out of Home Placement-Days on September 30 2017141,36921,038.0 per 10K26,794.0 per 10K113
Total Children Served in Foster Care During October 2016 through September 2017 556nana6
Total Days Children Spent in Foster Care During October 2016 through September 2017 106,57515,978.0 per 10K17,308.0 per 10K107
Total Days Children Spent Out of Home During October 2016 through September 2017 106,56015,976.0 per 10K17,236.0 per 10K107
Average Monthly Foster Care Costs During October 2016 through September 2017 523,87678,541.0 per 10K79,683.0 per 10K91
Children in Congregate Settings on September 30 2017558.2 per 10K6.0 per 10K57
Children In Care with Both TPRs on September 30 2017436.4 per 10K7.0 per 10K86.5
17-Year-Olds In Care with Both TPRs on September 30 201710.1 per 10K0.3 per 10K46.5
Children in Non-Relative Foster Care on Last Day136/29846%55%111.5
Children in Relative Foster Care on Last Day98/29833%31%75.5
Children in Pre-Adoptive Home on Last Day3/2981%1%35.5
Children in Group Home on Last Day3/2981%0%17
Children in Institution on Last Day52/29817%12%29.5
Children in Home Visit on Last Day0/2980%1%102.5
Children in Runaway on Last Day5/2982%1%9
Children in ILP on Last Day1/2980%0%80
Children Investigated for Maltreatment in Care during October 2016 through September 2017 26/5564.68%6.77%99
Children Victimized in Care during October 2016 through September 2017 0/5560%0.71%110.5
Children Victimized in Care during October 2016 through September 2017 by Parent0/5560%0.19%89.5
Children Victimized in Care during October 2016 through September 2017 by Foster Parent or Facility Staff0/5560%0.31%99
Children Over 12 in Group Settings on September 30 201745/5582%88%127
Placement Moves During First 12 Months In Care per 1,000 Child-Days131/23,2845.6 Per 1K Days5 Per 1K Days50.5
Placements Moves Toward Permanency60/16836%28%38
Lateral Placements Moves86/16851%57%114.5
Placements Moves Away from Permanency22/16813%14%81.5
IV-E Reimbursement Rate, Children In Care on September 30 201776/29826%25%86.5
Long Term Foster Care Plan Goal, Children In Care on September 30 20178/2983%2%41
Median Length of Stay, Children In Care on September 30 201632411.5 months12.4 months84
Median Length of Stay, Children In Care on September 30 201729811.7 months13.7 months88
Permanency within 12 Months, Children In Care on September 30 2016158/32449%36%33
Permanency within 12 Months, Children with Both TPRs In Care on September 30 201636/8542%30%48.5
In Care Over 18 Months on September 30 201794/29832%39%89
In Care Over 24 Months on September 30 201769/29823%27%76.5
In Non-Relative Care Over 24 Months on September 30 201742/29814%21%97
In Non-Relative Care Over 24 Months with Both TPRs on September 30 201726/4262%41%61.5
In Care Over 18 Months on September 30 2016 Permanent within 12 Months58/11152%36%51
In Care Over 24 Months on September 30 2016 Permanent within 12 Months38/7054%36%44
Entering 18th Month In Care during October 2015 through September 2016 Permanent within 12 Months37/8643%37%76

Cherokee County Children Discharged
During October 2016 through September 2017
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=159)
Total Discharges254/66,70138.1 per 10K26.1 per 10K59.5
Children Discharged for Reunification174/25469%53%35.5
Children Discharged for Relative6/2542%12%102
Children Discharged for Adoption40/25416%18%78.5
Children Discharged for Transfer1/2540%2%109
Children Discharged for Emancipation10/2544%9%101
Children Discharged for Guardianship15/2546%7%57.5
Children Discharged for Runaway7/2543%0%10.5
Children Discharged for Death1/2540%0%87
Children Discharged for Unknown0/2540%0%83
Median Length of Stay in Foster Care25412.0 months13.9 months104
Median Months from Removal to Reunification Discharge1749.1 months9.0 months96
Median Months from Removal to Relative Discharge67.8 months10.2 months117.5
Median Months from Removal to Adoption Discharge4035.9 months30.5 months70.5
Reunified within 72 Hours5/1743%5%51
Reunified within 12 Months112/17464%62%75.5
Adopted within 24 Months7/4018%25%101
Adopted within 48 Months37/4092%84%113
Median Months from Removal to TPR Among Adoptions During Latest 12 Months4019.3 months19.3 months101
Median Months from TPR to Final Adoption Among Adoptions During Latest 12 Months4016.7 months10.3 months59
Paternal Followed Maternal TPR by Over 30 Days Among Adoptions During Latest 12 Months3/408%22%107
In Care 12+ Months at Age 16, Discharged to Permanency by Age 181/1100%38%82.5
In Care with Both TPRs at Age 16, Discharged to Permanency by Age 180/0na28%na
Adoption Discharges40/66,7016 per 10K4.6 per 10K61
Non-Permanent Discharges19/66,7012.8 per 10K2.9 per 10K72
Non-Permanent Discharges Among Children with Both TPRs1/432%6%86.5
Discharged Runaways Under 18 on September 30 2017114.9 per 1M32.4 per 1M22.5
Children Victimized within 6 Months After Discharge during April 2016 through March 2017 1/2340.4%1.5%55.5

Cherokee County Child and Family Services Review Measures
During October 2016 through September 2017
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=159)
Maltreatment Reports During Period2,55332.0 per 10K43.8 per 10K149
Substantiated Maltreatment Victims During Period1251.6 per 10K2.9 per 10K140
Removals During Period2322.9 per 10K2.5 per 10K90.5
In-care on September 30 201729844.0 per 10K49.0 per 10K115.5
Total Children Served556nana6
Discharges During Period254nana5
S1.1: Non-Recurrence of Substantiated Maltreatment within 6 Months 53/53100%97.5%60
S1.2: Non-Maltreated by Foster Parent or Facility Staff 555/55699.82%100%159
C1.1: Discharged to Reunification or Relative within 12 Months110/17463%57%67
C1.2: Discharged to Reunification or Relative Median Length of Stay1749.4 months10.0 months94
C1.3: Removed During 6-Months before October 01 2016, Discharged to Reunification or Relative38/9142%33%57
C1.4: Discharged During 12-Months before October 01 2016, Reentering within 12 Months23/16613.9%9.5%41
C2.1: Discharged to Adoption within 24 Months7/4018%25%101
C2.2: Discharged to Adoption Median Length of Stay4035.9 months30.5 months70.5
C2.3: In-care 17+ Months on October 01 2016, Adopted During Period34/8839%24%47.5
C2.4: In-care 17+ Months on October 01 2016, Freed for Adoption During First 6 Months of Period10/3529%16%57
C2.5: Legally Freed October 2015 through September 2016 , Adopted within 12 Months15/4335%46%110
C3.1: In-care 24+ Months on October 01 2016, Permanent By 18th Birthday38/7154%35%44
C3.2: Discharges to Permanency Among Legally Free Children42/4398%94%107.5
C3.3: Emancipated After In-care 3+ Years0/110%28%137
C4.1: Two or Fewer Placement Settings, In-care <12 Months231/26587%80%65.5
C4.2: Two or Fewer Placement Settings, In-care 12 to 24 Months87/14759%61%97.5
C4.3: Two or Fewer Placement Settings, In-care Over 24 Months54/13042%37%70.5

Cherokee County Court Improvement Program Reporting Measures
During October 2016 through September 2017
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=159)
CIP1.1: Free for Adoption or Living with Family within 15 Months of July 2015 through June 2016 Removal159/19980%69%38
CIP1.2: Discharged within 1 Month of Removal27/22712%11%35
CIP1.3: Permanent within 12 Months of October 2015 through September 2016 Removal121/25747%41%34
CIP1.4: In Care Over 24 Months on September 30 2016 Permanent within 12 Months38/7054%36%29
CIP1.5: TPRs Completed during Latest 12 Months within 15 Months of Removal1/617%28%44
CIP1.6: In Care with Both TPRs on September 30 2016 Permanent within 12 Months36/8542%30%32.5
CIP1.7: In Care 12+ Months at Age 16, Discharged to Permanency by Age 181/1100%38%8.5
CIP1.8: In Care 12+ Months with Both TPRs at Age 16, Discharged to Permanency by Age 180/0na28%na

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