Rowan County
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Rowan County Profile

Households with Own Children Under Age 6
59%
Children under age 6 live in households in which all parents present work.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2015 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates, Table B23008.
Licensed Early Childhood Programs
Source: Child Care Resources Inc.; June 30, 2017.
Children Enrolled in 4- and 5- Star Programs
94%
Enrollment in 4- & 5- Star Programs as a % of All Star Rated Enrollment
Source: North Carolina Division of Child Development and Early Education; June 30, 2017.
Children Receiving Subsidy Enrolled in 4- and 5- Star Programs
91%
Children Receiving Subsidy and attending 4- or 5- Star Programs
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.
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.