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Rowan County Affordability

Average Fees for Full-Time Child Care
Age Child Care Centers (CCC) Weekly Fees Average Annual CCC Fee Percent of annual income spent on child care for one child in a family of three Family Child Care Homes (FCCH) Weekly Fee Average Annual FCCH Fee Percent of annual income spent on child care for one child in a family of three
Infants $160 $8,320 19.1% $126 $6,552 15.1%
Toddlers $157 $8,164 18.8% $123 $6,396 14.7%
Twos $147 $7,644 17.6% $117 $6,084 14%
Threes $128 $6,656 15.3% $116 $6,032 13.9%
Fours $127 $6,604 15.2% $114 $5,928 13.6%
S/A (PT) $68 $2,720 6.3% $60 $2,400 5.5%
S/A (FT) $119 $1,428 3.3% $105 $1,260 2.9%
Sources:
Child Care Resources Inc.; June 30, 2017.
A Standard Worthy of North Carolina Workers: The 2016 Living Income Standard for 100 Counties; North Carolina Justice Center; 2016.
Note: Based on annual income of $43,451.

Average Annual Fee
Amount
Child Care Center care for a 0-5 year old child $7,478
Family Child Care Home care for a 0-5 year old child $6,198
Child Care Center care for a school-age child $4,148
Family Child Care Home care for a school-age child $3,660
Source: Child Care Resources Inc.; June 30, 2017.


Number of Children Receiving Subsidized Care
Number
Number of children 666
Monthly average of children 841
Waiting list for subsidized care 1,123
Average monthly waiting list 450
Source: North Carolina Division of Child Development and Early Education; June 30, 2017.
Notes: Number of children & waiting list; as of June 30, 2017.
Monthly averages: for July 1, 2016-June 30, 2017.


Maximum Income Eligibility for Child Care Subsidies
for Children 0-5 Years and Children with Special Needs (All Ages)
Family Size 1 2 3 4 5 6
Max Gross Monthly/Annual $2,010/
$24,120
$2,707/
$32,484
$3,403/
$40,836
$4,100/
$49,200
$4,797/
$57,564
$5,493/
$65,916
Family Size 7 8 9 10 11 12
Max Gross Monthly/Annual $6,190/
$74,280
$6,887/
$82,644
$7,583/
$90,996
$8,280/
$99,360
$8,977/
$107,724
$9,673/
$116,076
Source: North Carolina Division of Child Development and Early education; April 1, 2017.


Maximum Income Eligibility for Child Care Subsidies
for Children 6-12 (Without Special Needs)
Family Size 1 2 3 4 5 6
Max Gross Monthly/Annual $1,337/
$16,044
$1,800/
$21,600
$2,263/
$27,156
$2,727/
$32,724
$3,190/
$38,280
$3,653/
$43,836
Family Size 7 8 9 10 11 12
Max Gross Monthly/Annual $4,116/
$49,392
$4,580/
$54,960
$5,043/
$60,516
$5,506/
$66,072
$5,969/
$71,628
$6,433/
$77,196
Source: North Carolina Division of Child Development and Early education; April 1, 2017.


Average Annual Fee for Star Rated Licensed Child Care Centers
Infant Toddler 2 Year Old 3 Year Old 4 Year Old School-age (Full) School-age (Part)
1 Star $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
2 Star $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
3 Star $7,020 $7,020 $6,240 $6,240 $6,240 $1,200 $0
4 Star $8,164 $7,852 $7,540 $6,812 $6,760 $1,428 $3,560
5 Star $8,580 $8,528 $7,852 $6,552 $6,552 $1,428 $3,520
Average $8,320 $8,164 $7,644 $6,656 $6,604 $1,416 $3,520
Source: Child Care Resources Inc.; June 30, 2017.

Average Annual Fee for Star Rated Licensed Family Child Care Home
Infant Toddler 2 Year Old 3 Year Old 4 Year Old School-age (Full) School-age (Part)
1 Star $5,200 $5,200 $5,200 $5,200 $5,200 $1,200 $0
2 Star $5,460 $5,460 $5,460 $5,460 $5,460 $1,260 $2,600
3 Star $6,656 $6,552 $6,396 $6,396 $6,292 $1,260 $2,160
4 Star $6,864 $6,448 $6,032 $5,928 $5,720 $1,200 $2,400
5 Star $6,864 $6,760 $6,136 $5,824 $5,824 $1,320 $2,600
Average $6,500 $6,396 $6,084 $5,928 $5,876 $1,248 $2,400
Source: Child Care Resources Inc.; June 30, 2017.