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  Back Foster Care [nominal, per low-income child]
  State 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
  United States 103.8 113.9 121.3 131.2 139.2 138.2 135.5 134.1 129.3 133.7 137.4
  District of Columbia 554.6 579.2 529.1 398.7 396.5 314.1 377.4 203.2 202.0 234.1 276.4
  Alabama 18.3 21.1 19.9 28.7 39.3 35.9 35.4 32.8 31.9 53.9 65.7
  Alaska 175.0 156.8 168.9 155.5 145.5 165.6 243.2 237.5 241.0 201.1 235.9
  Arizona 47.4 53.7 47.6 48.4 40.5 42.9 53.1 72.6 71.2 59.4 59.3
  Arkansas 47.5 56.9 78.6 54.8 54.1 53.0 61.3 54.8 45.8 68.8 66.8
  California 169.3 188.3 221.4 225.6 257.9 284.0 280.4 273.3 278.0 281.3 352.9
  Colorado 93.9 118.4 80.9 119.8 128.4 179.4 96.1 145.1 148.4 157.6 156.2
  Connecticut 297.2 343.1 420.0 387.6 200.1 229.2 346.0 363.3 369.6 419.4 291.5
  Delaware 91.9 106.4 150.8 140.4 164.7 135.3 108.4 84.5 71.8 74.3 56.2
  Florida 58.1 61.7 75.0 79.4 68.1 52.1 69.2 72.9 72.7 160.6 67.9
  Georgia 25.5 32.7 36.4 48.9 49.9 26.2 48.8 30.8 47.0 40.5 62.4
  Hawaii 103.2 108.2 139.6 149.5 142.1 146.8 177.4 192.4 211.6 224.5 226.2
  Idaho 39.7 41.0 29.8 25.6 26.0 28.5 31.0 33.5 34.6 31.2 35.6
  Illinois 206.5 216.4 247.3 248.6 279.0 291.6 233.1 191.5 183.5 157.2 146.1
  Indiana 58.0 82.8 52.0 44.3 61.5 56.7 58.0 121.1 78.3 89.9 94.1
  Iowa 65.1 75.1 88.1 79.4 67.4 62.9 76.4 72.7 77.7 81.8 86.9
  Kansas 43.0 109.2 137.6 126.6 96.8 112.1 118.9 101.6 104.1 109.3 46.3
  Kentucky 53.1 59.8 69.6 78.0 78.1 65.9 62.9 67.3 68.0 71.3 69.7
  Louisiana 49.7 46.7 43.6 43.3 55.8 63.6 73.1 70.8 76.8 71.7 70.3
  Maine 139.0 154.6 163.2 177.5 171.4 109.0 60.1 58.7 76.7 113.9 112.7
  Maryland 217.3 240.8 381.3 412.1 537.4 399.0 347.1 328.1 278.4 319.6 309.8
  Massachusetts 167.2 142.6 123.4 124.6 104.4 141.4 136.7 147.7 164.8 159.6 163.6
  Michigan 122.8 132.8 143.7 151.7 146.1 132.6 118.4 101.2 65.1 68.3 74.4
  Minnesota 118.5 156.0 178.8 222.0 212.4 206.9 185.6 219.3 165.5 140.0 119.3
  Mississippi 28.6 15.8 24.5 28.0 21.6 23.1 15.1 14.3 15.6 14.7 12.5
  Missouri 82.3 98.0 96.0 111.8 116.1 104.4 81.6 91.3 85.9 85.0 82.2
  Montana 74.0 44.2 62.1 60.0 56.2 44.5 77.7 72.2 71.7 88.9 79.7
  Nebraska 73.1 95.7 94.2 96.5 108.6 117.8 112.3 104.4 92.1 113.2 93.3
  Nevada 49.5 76.6 72.7 55.1 60.0 73.2 57.4 89.3 85.1 102.1 92.5
  New Hampshire 141.1 118.8 96.7 95.7 139.8 183.9 206.5 247.7 230.9 196.2 243.3
  New Jersey 65.0 67.7 92.2 97.6 128.6 99.4 91.9 103.8 131.5 109.8 91.3
  New Mexico 24.7 29.3 37.4 39.7 36.5 59.9 40.4 44.0 49.9 81.3 88.8
  New York 208.9 217.0 204.2 256.1 242.1 227.5 226.0 180.0 162.3 206.5 214.1
  North Carolina 54.7 56.0 63.4 65.2 58.5 45.3 57.1 59.8 67.4 66.9 65.7
  North Dakota 128.9 119.7 113.0 131.0 148.1 120.5 140.7 119.0 140.8 151.7 144.7
  Ohio 131.1 147.6 139.1 144.9 165.9 181.3 149.0 189.3 170.4 150.3 140.1
  Oklahoma 49.5 48.3 60.3 52.9 39.6 31.9 43.3 50.4 58.8 62.3 66.6
  Oregon 63.6 67.2 66.8 71.9 86.9 86.3 104.8 118.8 121.1 121.9 156.1
  Pennsylvania 196.7 253.2 184.6 257.6 296.8 276.5 318.6 335.9 283.0 197.8 210.9
  Rhode Island 155.2 129.0 135.4 147.2 170.2 166.8 115.4 118.8 133.5 147.1 152.3
  South Carolina 22.1 24.7 20.3 58.0 60.1 32.2 23.5 14.6 20.2 32.7 41.3
  South Dakota 30.5 42.3 55.2 60.2 64.5 60.3 60.2 48.8 52.6 50.2 56.1
  Tennessee 34.3 25.1 30.7 47.5 29.6 26.4 23.2 31.1 30.4 34.8 37.1
  Texas 19.2 18.9 22.1 29.5 40.0 39.2 40.4 46.1 50.1 48.8 53.2
  Utah 69.4 64.5 60.2 61.5 64.8 64.8 62.6 62.0 47.3 47.8 44.6
  Vermont 121.9 148.9 163.8 151.9 151.8 154.0 155.5 178.5 205.5 203.6 209.4
  Virginia 53.8 66.2 86.5 101.2 146.6 170.1 139.3 131.6 129.9 128.0 99.4
  Washington 47.7 52.3 65.5 76.7 98.5 105.3 120.2 126.2 134.4 148.3 168.6
  West Virginia 37.9 44.4 32.6 43.3 101.3 51.5 60.2 44.2 83.1 89.9 72.8
  Wisconsin 154.5 176.6 202.1 161.8 163.6 174.8 184.6 146.0 136.3 102.6 87.5
  Wyoming 65.7 28.5 29.3 31.2 46.0 36.3 35.7 37.8 54.5 49.9 42.5