Child Abuse and Neglect Statistics
Annual ReportFiscal Year 1997

Table 7

County Distribution of Abuse and Neglect Reports
Fiscal Year 1997

County

Number Families

Number Children

Rate per 1,000

Adams

532

880

51.6

Alexander

119

214

69.8

Bond

125

212

57.6

Boone

218

348

40.4

Brown

20

31

24.2

Bureau

206

327

34.7

Calhoun

14

26

20.1

Carroll

108

174

41.2

Cass

90

138

39.6

Champaign

1,127

1,994

52.8

Christian

252

574

65.9

Clark

103

175

44.7

Clay

91

135

36.7

Clinton

141

261

28.5

Coles

434

679

63.4

Cook

27,013

49,613

38.8

Crawford

110

181

37.5

Cumberland

48

97

32.4

De Kalb

447

694

41.6

De Witt

163

271

63.7

Douglas

97

151

27.5

Du Page

2,003

3,074

14.9

Edgar

154

247

49.3

Edwards

30

50

27.3

Effingham

195

361

37.8

Fayette

162

286

54.9

Ford

87

169

45.8

Franklin

334

546

56.4

Fulton

368

623

67.0

Gallatin

52

87

53.1

Greene

135

212

52.2

Grundy

150

236

26.4

Hamilton

61

112

54.8

Hancock

145

255

46.5

Hardin

36

74

60.1

Henderson

42

66

31.9

Henry

298

526

38.2

Iroquois

150

245

30.7

Jackson

380

671

57.8

Jasper

35

66

22.0

Jefferson

325

602

60.5

Jersey

103

161

29.2

Jo Daviess

125

204

35.7

Johnson

63

93

41.4

Kane

2,146

3,569

37.8

Kankakee

817

1,449

53.5

Kendall

177

262

22.2

Knox

466

803

59.6

Lake

2,527

4,146

29.1

Lasalle

847

1,486

54.6

Lawrence

83

150

39.5

Lee

222

375

42.1

Livingston

319

593

60.4

Logan

198

314

42.8

Macon

899

1,490

49.0

Macoupin

364

620

50.3

Madison

1,870

3,142

49.3

Marion

396

694

62.6

Marshall

58

96

29.7

Mason

160

279

65.9

Massac

127

212

60.5

Mc Donough

211

359

55.3

Mc Henry

1,071

1,744

32.7

Mc Lean

1,072

1,828

61.3

Menard

71

126

41.1

Mercer

102

163

35.4

Monroe

66

105

17.5

Montgomery

217

388

49.6

Morgan

348

588

66.3

Moultrie

88

147

40.1

Ogle

299

513

40.7

Peoria

1,519

2,774

58.4

Perry

150

249

44.1

Piatt

81

124

31.1

Pike

119

223

51.1

Pope

28

44

43.7

Pulaski

72

136

62.6

Putnam

23

47

31.4

Randolph

218

396

47.2

Richland

146

257

59.7

Rock Island

1,394

2,287

60.3

Saline

253

426

66.5

Sangamon

1,672

2,888

63.4

Schuyler

30

57

30.7

Scott

30

39

26.4

Shelby

137

244

42.4

St.Clair

2,138

4,084

54.6

Stark

33

53

31.5

Stephenson

420

694

56.0

Tazewell

779

1,275

39.0

Union

164

238

58.2

Vermilion

930

1,599

69.9

Wabash

96

164

48.1

Warren

149

232

46.6

Washington

55

96

24.4

Wayne

97

167

39.5

White

110

217

55.5

Whiteside

458

750

46.4

Will

1,625

2,652

24.9

Williamson

478

855

61.8

Winnebago

2,449

4,113

62.0

Woodford

148

243

25.8

State

68,113

119,405

40.5