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What races were represented by the children in foster care in 2006?

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Question: What races were represented by the children in foster care in 2006?
According to the AFCARS - Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System:
  • Asian Non-Hispanic - 1% - 2,978
  • Black Non-Hispanic - 32% -162,722
  • Hispanic - 19% - 96,967
  • White Non-Hispanic - 40% - 205,662
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The Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System (AFCARS) has provided the following information. This data was submitted for the FY 2002, which runs from 10/1/05 through 9/30/06. This data can give us an idea of how a typical year looks for foster care and adoption. This data does not mean that a child will definitely be in your home for the amount of time shown in this FAQ, but can give us an idea of the time range.

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