Special Report

Counties With the Most Expensive Child Care in Every State

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41. South Dakota: Pennington County
> Major city: Rapid City
> Annual childcare cost: $7,154
> Child care as pct. of total expenses: 10.6% (of $67,350)
> Median family income: $66,214

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42. Tennessee: Williamson County
> Major city: Nashville
> Annual childcare cost: $9,890
> Child care as pct. of total expenses: 12.4% (of $79,632)
> Median family income: $114,949

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43. Texas: Fort Bend County
> Major city: Houston
> Annual childcare cost: $8,508
> Child care as pct. of total expenses: 11.4% (of $74,500)
> Median family income: $103,638

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44. Utah: Summit County
> Major city: Salt Lake City
> Annual childcare cost: $8,721
> Child care as pct. of total expenses: 11.3% (of $77,413)
> Median family income: $105,548

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45. Vermont: Chittenden County
> Major city: Burlington
> Annual childcare cost: $12,342
> Child care as pct. of total expenses: 13.2% (of $93,423)
> Median family income: $90,933