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  Back Foster Care [real, per low-income child]
  State 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
  United States 131.8 142.6 148.6 157.2 164.1 159.5 152.1 145.6 136.0 136.7 137.4
  District of Columbia 704.3 725.0 648.2 477.6 467.4 362.4 423.5 220.7 212.5 239.3 276.4
  Alabama 23.3 26.4 24.3 34.4 46.4 41.5 39.7 35.7 33.6 55.1 65.7
  Alaska 222.3 196.2 206.9 186.3 171.5 191.2 272.9 258.0 253.4 205.6 235.9
  Arizona 60.2 67.3 58.3 58.0 47.7 49.5 59.6 78.8 74.9 60.7 59.3
  Arkansas 60.3 71.2 96.3 65.6 63.8 61.2 68.8 59.5 48.2 70.4 66.8
  California 215.1 235.6 271.2 270.2 304.0 327.8 314.6 296.8 292.4 287.6 352.9
  Colorado 119.3 148.1 99.1 143.5 151.3 207.0 107.9 157.6 156.1 161.2 156.2
  Connecticut 377.4 429.4 514.5 464.3 236.0 264.6 388.3 394.5 388.7 428.8 291.5
  Delaware 116.8 133.2 184.8 168.2 194.2 156.1 121.7 91.8 75.5 76.0 56.2
  Florida 73.8 77.2 91.8 95.1 80.3 60.2 77.7 79.2 76.4 164.2 67.9
  Georgia 32.4 40.9 44.6 58.5 58.8 30.3 54.8 33.4 49.5 41.4 62.4
  Hawaii 131.1 135.5 171.0 179.1 167.5 169.4 199.0 208.9 222.5 229.5 226.2
  Idaho 50.4 51.3 36.4 30.6 30.7 32.9 34.7 36.4 36.4 31.9 35.6
  Illinois 262.2 270.9 302.9 297.8 328.9 336.5 261.6 207.9 193.0 160.7 146.1
  Indiana 73.7 103.7 63.7 53.1 72.5 65.4 65.1 131.5 82.3 91.9 94.1
  Iowa 82.7 94.0 108.0 95.1 79.5 72.6 85.7 79.0 81.7 83.7 86.9
  Kansas 54.6 136.7 168.6 151.7 114.2 129.4 133.4 110.3 109.4 111.7 46.3
  Kentucky 67.4 74.9 85.2 93.5 92.0 76.0 70.6 73.1 71.5 72.9 69.7
  Louisiana 63.1 58.4 53.4 51.9 65.8 73.4 82.0 76.9 80.8 73.3 70.3
  Maine 176.6 193.5 200.0 212.7 202.1 125.8 67.4 63.8 80.7 116.5 112.7
  Maryland 276.0 301.3 467.2 493.6 633.6 460.4 389.5 356.3 292.8 326.7 309.8
  Massachusetts 212.4 178.5 151.2 149.2 123.1 163.2 153.4 160.4 173.3 163.1 163.6
  Michigan 156.0 166.3 176.1 181.7 172.2 153.0 132.9 109.9 68.5 69.8 74.4
  Minnesota 150.6 195.3 219.1 265.9 250.5 238.8 208.3 238.2 174.1 143.1 119.3
  Mississippi 36.3 19.8 30.0 33.6 25.5 26.7 16.9 15.6 16.4 15.0 12.5
  Missouri 104.6 122.6 117.6 133.9 136.8 120.5 91.6 99.1 90.3 86.9 82.2
  Montana 94.0 55.3 76.1 71.9 66.2 51.3 87.2 78.4 75.4 90.8 79.7
  Nebraska 92.8 119.8 115.4 115.5 128.1 135.9 126.1 113.4 96.9 115.8 93.3
  Nevada 62.8 95.8 89.0 66.0 70.7 84.5 64.5 96.9 89.4 104.4 92.5
  New Hampshire 179.2 148.7 118.4 114.7 164.8 212.2 231.7 269.0 242.8 200.6 243.3
  New Jersey 82.6 84.8 112.9 116.9 151.6 114.7 103.1 112.7 138.3 112.3 91.3
  New Mexico 31.3 36.7 45.8 47.5 43.1 69.2 45.3 47.8 52.5 83.1 88.8
  New York 265.4 271.6 250.2 306.8 285.4 262.5 253.6 195.5 170.7 211.1 214.1
  North Carolina 69.5 70.1 77.6 78.1 69.0 52.2 64.1 64.9 70.9 68.4 65.7
  North Dakota 163.7 149.8 138.5 156.9 174.6 139.1 157.9 129.3 148.1 155.1 144.7
  Ohio 166.5 184.8 170.3 173.6 195.6 209.2 167.2 205.6 179.3 153.6 140.1
  Oklahoma 62.9 60.4 73.9 63.3 46.7 36.8 48.6 54.7 61.9 63.7 66.6
  Oregon 80.7 84.1 81.9 86.1 102.5 99.6 117.7 129.0 127.3 124.7 156.1
  Pennsylvania 249.8 316.9 226.2 308.5 350.0 319.1 357.5 364.8 297.6 202.3 210.9
  Rhode Island 197.1 161.5 165.8 176.3 200.7 192.5 129.5 129.0 140.3 150.4 152.3
  South Carolina 28.1 31.0 24.9 69.5 70.9 37.2 26.4 15.9 21.2 33.5 41.3
  South Dakota 38.8 52.9 67.7 72.1 76.1 69.6 67.6 53.0 55.3 51.3 56.1
  Tennessee 43.6 31.4 37.6 57.0 34.9 30.5 26.0 33.8 32.0 35.6 37.1
  Texas 24.4 23.7 27.0 35.3 47.1 45.2 45.4 50.1 52.7 49.9 53.2
  Utah 88.1 80.7 73.7 73.7 76.4 74.7 70.2 67.3 49.7 48.8 44.6
  Vermont 154.8 186.4 200.7 181.9 179.0 177.8 174.5 193.9 216.1 208.1 209.4
  Virginia 68.3 82.9 106.0 121.2 172.8 196.3 156.3 142.9 136.7 130.9 99.4
  Washington 60.6 65.5 80.2 91.9 116.1 121.6 134.9 137.1 141.4 151.6 168.6
  West Virginia 48.1 55.5 39.9 51.8 119.4 59.4 67.5 48.0 87.4 91.9 72.8
  Wisconsin 196.2 221.1 247.6 193.8 192.8 201.8 207.2 158.5 143.4 104.9 87.5
  Wyoming 83.4 35.7 35.9 37.4 54.2 41.9 40.1 41.1 57.3 51.1 42.5