It costs more than $21,000 a year to put a child in child care in Oregon, on average.
Which is a huge chunk of income for young families, and simply not affordable for many.
ChildCare Aware of America compiled the reports for all 50 states (California is slightly more than Oregon). CCAA policy chief Michelle McCready visits with details of the report.
Additional link: Central Coordination of Child Care Resource and Referral for Oregon.