CPS 2.3 Children In DFPS Legal Responsibility During the Fiscal Year by County with Demographics FY2012-2021

data.texas.gov | Last Updated 15 Feb 2022

Children in DFPS custody are those for whom a court has appointed DFPS legal responsibility through temporary or permanent managing conservatorship or other court ordered legal basis. This chart includes any child in DFPS custody at some point during the year. Children may be duplicated in the count, if they were in and out of DFPS custody more than once during the fiscal year. See CPS Glossary for legal status definitions. More information at www.dfps.state.tx.us.

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This dataset has the following 7 columns:

Column NameAPI Column NameData TypeSample Values
Fiscal Yearfiscal_yeartext
Countycountytext
Regionregiontext
Gendergendertext
Race/Ethnicityrace_ethnicitytext
Ageagetext
Count of Children in DFPS Custodysum_child_in_dfpsnumber