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Few states have official ages to guide parents. However, Maryland (age 8), Oregon (age 10) and Illinois (age 14) do.

At what age is it appropriate to leave a child home alone?

Age 8 or older

Age 10 or older

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Every child is different, so it's up to the parents.


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