Statistics for Mercer County

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Statistics for Larger Regions: Northwest DSS/CD Region, Judicial Circuit3.

Tables:

Mercer County Children Subject of Maltreatment Reports (duplicated)
During October 2015 through September 2016
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=115)
Children Subject of Maltreatment Reports4237.1 per 10K49.8 per 10K97.5
Children Subject of Maltreatment Investigations1412.4 per 10K20.2 per 10K106
Children Subject of Alternative Response2723.9 per 10K28.0 per 10K88.5
Children Subject of Undetermined Reports10.9 per 10K1.5 per 10K62
Children Subject of Non-Maltreatment Reports00.0 per 10K0.0 per 10K58
Victim Reports43.5 per 10K2.8 per 10K64.5
Victim Reports of Neglect43.5 per 10K1.5 per 10K27.5
Victim Reports of Physical Abuse00.0 per 10K0.6 per 10K111.5
Victim Reports of Sexual Abuse00.0 per 10K0.6 per 10K110
Victim Reports of Other Abuse00.0 per 10K0.2 per 10K90.5
Victims Removed to Foster Care4/4100%35.9%1.5
Victims Not Removed to Foster Care0/40%64.1%114.5
Non-Victims Removed to Foster Care2/375.4%5%52
Children Subject of Alternative Response Removed to Foster Care1/273.7%5.2%64
Children Subject of Undetermined Reports Removed to Foster Care1/1100%5.2%11.5
Removed to Foster Care Before Report0/70%0.8%69
Removed to Foster Care within 3 Days of Report4/757.1%36.5%24.5
Removed to Foster Care within 7 Days of Report5/771.4%42.8%18.5
Median Days from Report to Removal71.5 days16.0 days85
Removed to Foster Care Prior to Start of Investigation0/70%1.8%77
Victims Revictimized within 6 Months, Disposed April 2015 to March 2016 0/30%3.2%89
Removed Victims Revictimized within 6 Months, Disposed April 2015 to March 2016 0/30%2.3%72.5
Non-Removed Victims Revictimized within 6 Months, Disposed April 2015 to March 2016 0/0na3.7%na
Non-Victims Victimized within 6 Months, Disposed April 2015 to March 2016 1/472.1%2.2%64
Alternative Response Victimized within 6 Months, Disposed April 2015 to March 2016 1/293.4%2.2%34
Undetermined Reports Victimized within 6 Months, Disposed April 2015 to March 2016 0/0na1.5%na

Mercer County Children Removed to Foster Care
During April 2016 through March 2017
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=115)
Total Removals to Foster Care331.9 per 10K47.6 per 10K88
Average Monthly Removals to Foster Care0.22.8 per 10K4.0 per 10K86.5
Reentries to Foster Care1/333.3%15.1%8.5
Reentries to Foster Care within 12 months of Previous Discharge1/333.3%5.1%3.5
Removals for Neglect1/333%37%68.5
Removals for Caretaker Drug or Alcohol Use0/30%51%113
Removals for Physical Abuse0/30%14%99.5
Removals for Caretaker Inability to Cope1/333%11%8.5
Removals for Inadequate Housing0/30%17%103.5
Removals for Incarceration0/30%9%101.5
Removals for Child Behavior1/333%10%5
Removals for Abandonment1/333%7%4
Removals for Sexual Abuse0/30%4%87.5
Discharged within 1 Month of Removal0/30%5%94.5
Permanence within 12 months of April 2015 through March 2016 Removal1/1010%35%106
IV-E Reimbursed in Removal Cohort (excludes latest 6 months)0/10%47%112

Mercer County Children in Foster Care
During April 2016 through March 2017
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=115)
Children in Region on March 31 2017938nana113
Children in Care on March 31 201610106.0 per 10K86.0 per 10K55
Children in Care on March 31 201712128.0 per 10K84.0 per 10K44.5
Average Daily Children in Care11117.0 per 10K85.2 per 10K48
Total Out of Home Placement-Days on March 31 20175,16755,085.0 per 10K46,314.0 per 10K53
Total Children Served in Foster Care During April 2016 through March 2017 13nana107
Total Days Children Spent in Foster Care During April 2016 through March 2017 3,97242,278.0 per 10K31,082.0 per 10K49
Total Days Children Spent Out of Home During April 2016 through March 2017 3,97242,278.0 per 10K29,913.0 per 10K47
Average Monthly Foster Care Costs During April 2016 through March 2017 1,99121,190.0 per 10K19,250.0 per 10K71
Children in Congregate Settings on March 31 2017110.7 per 10K6.4 per 10K29
Children In Care with Both TPRs on March 31 2017664.0 per 10K5.2 per 10K1
17-Year-Olds In Care with Both TPRs on March 31 2017110.7 per 10K0.4 per 10K1
Children in Non-Relative Foster Care on Last Day0/120%44%114
Children in Relative Foster Care on Last Day8/1267%29%2
Children in Pre-Adoptive Home on Last Day3/1225%12%13.5
Children in Group Home on Last Day0/120%1%69
Children in Institution on Last Day1/128%7%39.5
Children in Home Visit on Last Day0/120%7%106.5
Children in Runaway on Last Day0/120%1%69.5
Children in ILP on Last Day0/120%0%69
Children Investigated for Maltreatment in Care during September 2015 through August 2016 4/1136.36%7.39%2
Children Victimized in Care during September 2015 through August 2016 0/110%1.02%92
Children Victimized in Care during September 2015 through August 2016 by Parent0/110%0.48%82.5
Children Victimized in Care during September 2015 through August 2016 by Foster Parent or Facility Staff0/110%0.16%65.5
Children Over 12 in Group Settings on March 31 20171/1100%71%40
Placement Moves During First 12 Months In Care per 1,000 Child-Days2/3625.5 Per 1K Days5.5 Per 1K Days49.5
Placements Moves Toward Permanency10/1471%38%4
Lateral Placements Moves1/147%49%113.5
Placements Moves Away from Permanency3/1421%13%13.5
IV-E Reimbursement Rate, Children In Care on March 31 20173/1225%45%107
Long Term Foster Care Plan Goal, Children In Care on March 31 20170/120%2%90
Median Length of Stay, Children In Care on March 31 2016101.1 months12.3 months115
Median Length of Stay, Children In Care on March 31 20171212.6 months12.7 months59.5
Permanency within 12 Months, Children In Care on March 31 20160/100%42%114
Permanency within 12 Months, Children with Both TPRs In Care on March 31 20160/60%24%100.5
In Care Over 18 Months on March 31 20172/1217%35%101
In Care Over 24 Months on March 31 20171/128%23%101.5
In Non-Relative Care Over 24 Months on March 31 20171/128%21%99
In Non-Relative Care Over 24 Months with Both TPRs on March 31 20171/1100%23%10
In Care Over 18 Months on March 31 2016 Permanent within 12 Months0/10%43%111
In Care Over 24 Months on March 31 2016 Permanent within 12 Months0/10%39%108.5
Entering 18th Month In Care during April 2015 through March 2016 Permanent within 12 Months0/0na47%na

Mercer County Children Discharged
During April 2016 through March 2017
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=115)
Total Discharges1/94010.6 per 10K47 per 10K111
Children Discharged for Reunification0/10%47%113
Children Discharged for Relative0/10%1%74
Children Discharged for Adoption0/10%23%108
Children Discharged for Transfer0/10%1%68.5
Children Discharged for Emancipation1/1100%8%3
Children Discharged for Guardianship0/10%19%101.5
Children Discharged for Runaway0/10%0%67
Children Discharged for Death0/10%0%60.5
Children Discharged for Unknown0/10%0%59.5
Median Length of Stay in Foster Care121.7 months17.4 months30
Median Months from Removal to Reunification Discharge0na10.8 monthsna
Median Months from Removal to Relative Discharge0na3.9 monthsna
Median Months from Removal to Adoption Discharge0na28.6 monthsna
Reunified within 72 Hours0/0na4%na
Reunified within 12 Months0/0na65%na
Adopted within 24 Months0/0na35%na
Adopted within 48 Months0/0na90%na
Median Months from Removal to TPR Among Adoptions During Latest 12 Months0na23.2 monthsna
Median Months from TPR to Final Adoption Among Adoptions During Latest 12 Months0na4.2 monthsna
Paternal Followed Maternal TPR by Over 30 Days Among Adoptions During Latest 12 Months0/0na7%na
In Care 12+ Months at Age 16, Discharged to Permanency by Age 181/1100%38%46
In Care with Both TPRs at Age 16, Discharged to Permanency by Age 180/0na28%na
Adoption Discharges0/9400 per 10K10.8 per 10K107
Non-Permanent Discharges1/94010.6 per 10K4.5 per 10K21
Non-Permanent Discharges Among Children with Both TPRs0/0na5%na
Discharged Runaways Under 18 on March 31 201700.0 per 1M786.9 per 1M100
Children Victimized within 6 Months After Discharge during March 2015 through February 2016 0/50%0.7%69

Mercer County Child and Family Services Review Measures
During April 2016 through March 2017
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=115)
Maltreatment Reports During October 2015 through September 2016 4237.1 per 10K49.8 per 10K97.5
Substantiated Maltreatment Victims During October 2015 through September 2016 43.6 per 10K2.8 per 10K62.5
Removals During Period32.8 per 10K4.0 per 10K86.5
In-care on March 31 201712128.0 per 10K84.0 per 10K44.5
Total Children Served13nana107
Discharges During Period1nana112.5
S1.1: Non-Recurrence of Substantiated Maltreatment within 6 Months 4/4100%96%36
S1.2: Non-Maltreated by Foster Parent or Facility Staff October 2015 through September 2016 12/12100%99.77%50
C1.1: Discharged to Reunification or Relative within 12 Months0/0na63%na
C1.2: Discharged to Reunification or Relative Median Length of Stay0na9.0 monthsna
C1.3: Removed During 6-Months before April 01 2016, Discharged to Reunification or Relative0/30%28%105.5
C1.4: Discharged During 12-Months before April 01 2016, Reentering within 12 Months5/5100%9.4%4
C2.1: Discharged to Adoption within 24 Months0/0na35%na
C2.2: Discharged to Adoption Median Length of Stay0na28.6 monthsna
C2.3: In-care 17+ Months on April 01 2016, Adopted During Period0/10%29%107
C2.4: In-care 17+ Months on April 01 2016, Freed for Adoption During First 6 Months of Period0/0na16%na
C2.5: Legally Freed April 2015 through March 2016 , Adopted within 12 Months0/0na84%na
C3.1: In-care 24+ Months on April 01 2016, Permanent By 18th Birthday0/10%39%108
C3.2: Discharges to Permanency Among Legally Free Children0/0na95%na
C3.3: Emancipated After In-care 3+ Years0/10%43%99.5
C4.1: Two or Fewer Placement Settings, In-care <12 Months3/3100%79%11
C4.2: Two or Fewer Placement Settings, In-care 12 to 24 Months1/911%61%111
C4.3: Two or Fewer Placement Settings, In-care Over 24 Months0/10%32%110

Mercer County Court Improvement Program Reporting Measures
During April 2016 through March 2017
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=115)
CIP1.1: Free for Adoption or Living with Family within 15 Months of January 2015 through December 2015 Removal2/2100%63%8
CIP1.2: Discharged within 1 Month of Removal0/60%5%94
CIP1.3: Permanent within 12 Months of April 2015 through March 2016 Removal1/1010%35%106
CIP1.4: In Care Over 24 Months on March 31 2016 Permanent within 12 Months0/10%39%108.5
CIP1.5: TPRs Completed during Latest 12 Months within 15 Months of Removal0/0na16%na
CIP1.6: In Care with Both TPRs on March 31 2016 Permanent within 12 Months0/60%24%100.5
CIP1.7: In Care 12+ Months at Age 16, Discharged to Permanency by Age 181/1100%38%46
CIP1.8: In Care 12+ Months with Both TPRs at Age 16, Discharged to Permanency by Age 180/0na28%na

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