The data showed Travis County is the most expensive area in Texas to raise a child. Most of the families in Texas are affected by the continued child care crisis. Most of the parents in Texas make an effort to find cheaper care.
Is It Worth It To Pay $11,705 Just For Child Care?
Travis County parents pay $11,705 annually for child care. The Vice President of Success by 6, Ma’am Cathy McHorse, said, that Austin is an improving economy and is the best place to live because there is cheaper care than in Travis County, and most of the parents there are not struggling with expensive child care.
Additionally, many child care programs provide meals for young children, so the increased cost of food also impacts overall costs and even the wages will increase across other sectors it will put pressure on the child care workforce. According to the published report by Pamela Comme, Mrs. Francois an Austin mom knows the burden that expensive child care can become because she used to live in California, one of the most expensive states in the United States. She taught coming to Texas everything would be much cheaper but she found herself paying 500 dollars a month for child care.
Travis County is an area in Texas where parents can’t pay debt and can’t save because of shortages due to expensive child care. Is it worth it to pay 11,705 dollars annually just for child care?