- More than 30 percent
of children cared for with CCDF funds are school-age. Learn more about the Child Care and Development Fund.
families per month received child care assistance in FY 2011. Learn more about the Child Care and Development Fund.
- More than 513,500
child care providers received CCDF funds in FY 2011. Learn more about the Child Care and Development Fund
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.
percent of median income for a two-parent family exceeded by annual cost of center-based infant care
In 40 states and the District of Columbia, the average annual cost of center-based infant care exceeded 10 percent of the state’s median income for a
who experience rape, stalking or physical violence by an intimate partner report health impacts such as PTSD symptoms and injury.