Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The economic recovery will greatly benefit this industry. As parents and guardians, particularly females, rejoin the workforce, demand for day care services will grow. Additionally, the expected increase in disposable incomes will allow families to spend more on child care, including high-value services like early education programs. One key area of growth for the industry is employer-sponsored child care services, which will become increasingly important as companies ramp up their efforts to attract and retain staff... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
The dispersion of day-care centers largely reflects variations in the geographic distribution of children. Geographic distribution is also influenced by the cost and supply of child care; labor, income and housing affordability patterns and child-care subsidy policies. In addition, varying state and local regulations and licensing requirements affect employment in this industry. Government agencies generally review, among other things, the ratio of staff-to-enrolled children. Overall, however, the spread of establishments in the United States closely follows the national share of population.
The West exhibits a greater negative discrepancy between establishments and population... purchase to read more