Within Reach Interactive Map Sources and Notes

Children under 6 with all parents in the workforce

Source: Kids Count Data Center, “Children Under Age 6 with All Available Parents in the Labor Force” (Baltimore, MD: Annie E. Casey Foundation, 2013), available here. http://datacenter.kidscount.org/data/tables/5057-children-under-age-6-with-all-available-parents-in-the-labor-force?loc=52&loct=2#detailed/2/2-52/false/869,36,868,867,133/any/11472,11473

*for Vermont: Source: Kids Count Data Center, “Children Under Age 6 with All Available Parents in the Labor Force” (Baltimore, MD: Annie E. Casey Foundation, 2013), available here. http://datacenter.kidscount.org/data/tables/8503-children-under-age-6-with-all-available-parents-in-the-labor-force?loc=47&loct=2#detailed/2/any/false/1376/any/17161

Notes: all data is from 2014, except South Dakota (2013) and Wyoming (2011)

For Delaware and the District of Columbia, the estimates were suppressed because the confidence interval around the percentage is greater than or equal to 10 percentage points.

Child Care

Source: Child Care Aware of America, “Parents and the High Cost of Child Care” (2013), available here. http://usa.childcareaware.org/sites/default/files/cost_of_care_2013_103113_0.pdf.

Pre-Kindergarten

Source: W. Steven Barnett and others, “The State of Preschool 2014: State Preschool Yearbook” (New Brunswick, NJ: National Institute for Early Education Research, 2014), available here. http://nieer.org/sites/nieer/files/Yearbook2014_full2_0.pdf

Total number of preschool aged children enrolled is based on the author’s calculations on state funded preschool enrollment, funded Head Start enrollment, and pre-k special education enrollment.

*District of Columbia has more Head Start funded enrollment than children enrolled and combine all funding to support mixed delivery classrooms and comprehensive services.