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Child Care Deserts

Description
Analyzes child care centers by zip code in eight states, with a specific focus on how limited or complete lack of access disproportionately affects rural areas. Includes a discussion of what constitutes a child care desert and what may prevent families from finding needed care, such as prohibitive cost based on income ratio.
Date
10/2016
Type
Document
Organization
Center for American Progress
Tagged as
Access · Child care · Children and youth · Families · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data · Colorado · Georgia · Illinois · Maryland · Minnesota · North Carolina · Ohio · Virginia