Quick Facts

    • More than 460,900

      child care providers received CCDF funds in FY 2011. Learn more about the Child Care and Development Fund

    • Homeless Woman

      Overall poverty rate in 2011

      That's 46.2 million people—statistically unchanged from 15.1 percent in 2010.  The poverty rate of children living in single female-headed families was 47.6 percent, over four times the rate of children in married-couple families (10.9 percent).  See the Census report.

    • 1 in 3

      Today, nearly one in three children in America are overweight or obese.