Special Report

Counties With the Most Expensive Child Care in Every State

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16. Kansas: Riley County
> Major city: Manhattan
> Annual childcare cost: $10,088
> Child care as pct. of total expenses: 13.4% (of $75,474)
> Median family income: $67,489

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17. Kentucky: Boone County
> Major city: Cincinnati
> Annual childcare cost: $7,395
> Child care as pct. of total expenses: 11.0% (of $67,257)
> Median family income: $82,589

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18. Louisiana: St. Tammany Parish
> Major city: New Orleans
> Annual childcare cost: $6,436
> Child care as pct. of total expenses: 9.3% (of $69,417)
> Median family income: $77,240

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19. Maine: Cumberland County
> Major city: Portland
> Annual childcare cost: $8,857
> Child care as pct. of total expenses: 11.2% (of $79,094)
> Median family income: $82,457

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20. Maryland: Montgomery County
> Major city: Washington
> Annual childcare cost: $11,474
> Child care as pct. of total expenses: 12.8% (of $89,830)
> Median family income: $121,490