The National Database of Childcare Prices (NDCP) is the most comprehensive federal source of childcare prices at the county level. The database offers childcare price data by childcare provider type, age of children, and county characteristics. Data are available from 2008 to 2018.

Childcare Prices and Geographic Analyses

Data and Documentation

Other Resources

U.S. Department of Labor Guidance on Supportive Services for Child Care and Long-Term Care This guidance is intended to assist Federal agencies, Federal funding recipients, employers, workforce development entities, and other stakeholders in the care community to make thoughtful investments into child care and long-term care to support workers.


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