Frequently Asked Questions
How many daycares are there in Illinois?
There are 9,803 daycares in Illinois, based on CareLuLu data. This includes 6,842 home-based programs and 2,961 centers.
How much does daycare cost in Illinois?
The cost of daycare in Illinois is $910 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, 5,849 daycares care for infants (as well as toddlers). This includes 4,794 home-based programs and 1,055 centers.
How many daycares offer part-time care or drop-in care in Illinois?
Based on CareLuLu data, 3,095 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, 1,871 daycares speak at least one foreign language. Spoken languages include Spanish, Polish, French, Hindi and Chinese.