Child Care in 25 States: What We Know and Don't Know
Compares the supply and demand for child care services in 25 states, and examines potential reasons behind resulting child care gaps. Features state-by-state data on child care need, including urban versus rural comparisons. Discusses challenges with data collection and offers recommendations for improvement.
Linda Smith, Anubhav Bagley, Benjamin Wolters
Bipartisan Policy Center
Access · Child care · Children and youth · Families · Income · Rural-urban differences · State-by-state data · State-by-state