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Children in out-of-home placements in Minnesota

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Children who spent time in foster care, group homes, emergency shelter or residential treatment facilities during the year, including those formally placed with relatives.
N.A.: Not Available

Data Source

Minnesota Department of Human Services. Minnesota’s Child Minnesota’s Out-of-home Care and Permanency (Report changed in 2015 from Minnesota’s Child Welfare Report)
Available: County Reports and Results (


Number listed under Faribault County and Martin County is a combined figure representing the sum of cases in both counties.

Last Updated

December 2022