Study finds Georgia families spend big portion of income on childcare

A new study has found that metro Atlanta families spend nearly 20 % of income spent on childcare
Published: Mar. 4, 2023 at 12:30 PM EST
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ATLANTA, Ga. (Atlanta News First) - A new report found that families in Georgia spend nearly 20% of their income on childcare.

Officials say Lending Tree looked at census bureau data to figure out how costly care is in each state.

Here’s the breakdown in Georgia:

Families earn about $1,500 a week on average.

About $270 of that goes to childcare.

One silver lining for metro Atlanta families is that is less than the national average of $293.