The cost of child care varies widely from state to state, but the median income for millennials is near poverty levels across the country. Explore the story map below to learn more about the issues facing millennial parents as well as a nationwide examination of the affordability of full-time center-based care for an infant and of full-time center-based care for two children.

For more information about millennials and child care, and for affordability statistics on family child care, see our Millennials and the High Cost of Child Care research brief below the map.

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