How out of reach is child care or pre-k in your state?

State of children and families

The percent of kids under 6 with both parents in the workforce.

Child care

In all 50 states child care costs more than median rent. In , child care costs are even more than tuition at a public college.

Average annual child care cost for an infant and a four year old:

Potential average annual savings for a family with the High Quality Child Care Tax Credit:


() preschool-aged children are currently enrolled. () would gain enrollment with universal pre-k.

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