Special Report

Counties With the Most Expensive Child Care in Every State

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21. Massachusetts: Norfolk County
> Major city: Boston
> Annual childcare cost: $16,255
> Child care as pct. of total expenses: 16.9% (of $96,305)
> Median family income: $116,716

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22. Michigan: Washtenaw County
> Major city: Ann Arbor
> Annual childcare cost: $8,744
> Child care as pct. of total expenses: 12.4% (of $70,357)
> Median family income: $92,098

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23. Minnesota: Washington County
> Major city: Minneapolis
> Annual childcare cost: $14,473
> Child care as pct. of total expenses: 16.6% (of $86,963)
> Median family income: $103,791

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24. Mississippi: DeSoto County
> Major city: Memphis
> Annual childcare cost: $5,322
> Child care as pct. of total expenses: 8.5% (of $62,719)
> Median family income: $71,296

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25. Missouri: St. Charles County
> Major city: St. Louis
> Annual childcare cost: $7,665
> Child care as pct. of total expenses: 11.3% (of $67,891)
> Median family income: $90,514