Frequently Asked Questions
How many daycares are there in Illinois?
There are 9,818 daycares in Illinois, based on CareLuLu data. This includes 6,860 home-based programs and 2,958 centers.
How much does daycare cost in Illinois?
The cost of daycare in Illinois is $1,495 per month. This is the average price for full-time, based on CareLuLu data, including homes and centers.
How many daycares accept infants in Illinois?
Based on CareLuLu data, 5,851 daycares care for infants (as well as toddlers). This includes 4,798 home-based programs and 1,053 centers.
How many daycares offer part-time care or drop-in care in Illinois?
Based on CareLuLu data, 3,094 daycares offer part-time care or drop-in care in Illinois.
How many daycares teach a foreign language in Illinois (Spanish, French, Chinese, etc.)?
Based on CareLuLu data, 1,876 daycares speak at least one foreign language. Spoken languages include Spanish, Polish, French, Hindi and Chinese.