Special Report

Counties With the Most Expensive Child Care in Every State

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36. Oklahoma: Canadian County
> Major city: Oklahoma City
> Annual childcare cost: $7,223
> Child care as pct. of total expenses: 10.3% (of $70,467)
> Median family income: $77,619

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37. Oregon: Washington County
> Major city: Portland
> Annual childcare cost: $11,104
> Child care as pct. of total expenses: 13.5% (of $82,276)
> Median family income: $83,629

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38. Pennsylvania: Chester County
> Major city: Philadelphia
> Annual childcare cost: $11,415
> Child care as pct. of total expenses: 13.5% (of $84,808)
> Median family income: $110,974

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39. Rhode Island: Newport County
> Major city: Providence
> Annual childcare cost: $11,497
> Child care as pct. of total expenses: 14.6% (of $78,534)
> Median family income: $93,942

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40. South Carolina: Beaufort County
> Major city: Hilton Head Island
> Annual childcare cost: $6,786
> Child care as pct. of total expenses: 9.3% (of $72,991)
> Median family income: $71,044