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Childcare: Mapping the Gap in Hawaii
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Childcare: Mapping the Gap in Hawaii

From  Child Care Aware America, May, 2018

Average child care costs in Hawaii makes up greater than 12% of the household median income, with single parents paying 45% of their income for infant care and married parents with two kids living at the poverty line paying 79% of their income on center-based care. In 2016, the average annual cost for an infant in center-based care is $13,704 and $8,112 for home-based care. The average annual cost of child care for a four year old is $8,712 for center-based child care and $8,172 for home-based child care.

For more information on the cost of care in your state, visit our 2017 Parents and the High Cost of Child Care Report.

This story map contains two maps diving deeper into the state of child care in Hawaii.

  • Map #1: The Supply and Demand map shows the number of licensed child care slots compared to the number of children under 6 with all parents in the labor force in a given zip code.

  • Map #2: Infant/Toddler Supply and Demand map shows the number of slots for infant in a given zip code compared to an estimate of the number of children under 3 with all parents in the labor force.

  • Map #3: The Cost Data map shows the average annual cost of child care for children aged 0 to 18 months, based on region.

In Hawaii, families struggle to access quality child care. Our key stakeholders (listed below) collect a variety of data points on child care providers across the state. For each map, we examined the locations of child care providers and children by zip code.

The Hawaii Child Care Resource and Referral agency, PATCH Hawaii, collaborated with Child Care Aware ® of America to create customized maps that tell stories about the state of child care in Hawaii.

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