About 25% of Iowa zip codes qualify for child care deserts.
Definition – a child care desert is a zip code that: (a) has at least 31 kids under age 5 (b) has at least one registered child care facility and (c) has no more than 3 kids per each spot in a registered child care facility as defined by QRS-rated child care providers.
To learn more about child care deserts and detailed map of Adair, Dallas, Madison, and Warren County click here.
To learn more about other areas of Iowa click here. This will be an interactive map.