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Joint Economic Committee Democrats Chairman - Rep. Don Beyer (D-VA)

Fast Facts: Child Care in the United States Is Unaffordable

In 31 states, a typical married couple with two children (an infant and a four-year-old) in child care spends on average more than 20 percent of their income on child care. In six states, a typical married couple with two young children in child care spends more than 25 percent of their income on child care.