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The Choice is Yours
Working parents and their child’s well-being are interrelated. When parents are able to work and earn a steady income, they can offer their children more stability, opportunities and resources. Families can live in safer neighborhoods with better schools. They can provide nutritious meals and buy appropriate books and toys that allow their children to learn and explore. Most of all, parents have peace of mind that their children are in child care that offers a healthy, safe and nurturing environment.
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For a family earning the median state income of $60,780 with an infant in child care they would pay 12% of their income before taxes if their child was in a registered home and 16% of their income before taxes if their child was in a licensed center.

Child Care Resource & Referral collects information on early childhood for community members. Using this information can help policy makers make informed decisions regarding child care.

(source State Library of Iowa & the Iowa NACCRAware database for this reporting year)

Region 1

Region 2

Region 3

Region 4

Region 5

State of Iowa Annual Report
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State of Iowa CCR&R Brochure
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State of Iowa Data Sheet
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Region 1 County Data Sheet
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Buena Vista Calhoun Cherokee Clay Crawford
Dickinson Emmet Hamilton Humboldt Ida
Kossuth Lyon O'Brien Osceola Palo Alto
Plymouth Pocahontas Sac Sioux Webster
Winnebago Woodbury Wright    


Region 2 County Data Sheet
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Allamakee Black Hawk Bremer Buchanan Butler
Cerro Gordo Chickasaw Clayton Delaware Dubuque
Fayette Floyd Franklin Grundy Hancock
Howard Mitchell Winneshiek Worth


Region 3 County Data Sheet
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Adams Audubon Carroll Cass Fremont
Greene Guthrie Harrison Mills Monona
Montgomery Page Pottawattamie Ringgold Shelby
Taylor Union      


Region 4 County Data Sheet
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Adair Appanoose Boone Clarke Dallas
Davis Decatur Hardin Jasper Lucas
Madison Mahaska Marion Marshall Monroe
Polk Poweshiek Story Wapello Warren


Region 5 County Data Sheet
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Benton Cedar Clinton Des Moines Henry Iowa
Jackson Jefferson Johnson Jones Keokuk Lee
Linn Louisa Muscatine Scott Tama Van Buren


Archived Data Sheets

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Click here to view July 2012 data sheets by county

Click here to view July 2013 data sheets by county

Click here to view July 2014 data sheets by county

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