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Child Care

Use “Search Database” (below) for data on:

  • child care centers (interactive map)
  • family child care homes (interactive map)
  • IDHS Child Care Assistance Progam (CCAP)
  • child care program accreditations
  • child care centers and homes providing school-age care (before/after school).
Search Database

Search Database

Start here! This is the quickest way to access a considerable portion of the early childhood program and demographic data (for all regions) on the IECAM website (2005 – most recent data).
Average Cost of Child Care as Share of Median Family Income, 2018

Average Cost of Child Care as Share of Median Family Income, 2018

This map has been adapted from the latest Risk and Reach Report (Erikson Institute/Illinois Early
Map of Illinois Counties showing infant/toddler enrollment slots by program

Infant/Toddler Slots

The map below is part of the Illinois Early Childhood Dashboard section of the IECAM website. Visit
An arcgis map of Illinois showing early childhood services

Early Care and Education Services Map for Illinois

This map shows early care and education services sites for the state of Illinois based on the most recent data available.
Children, Centers, and Homes Outside Illinois

Children, Centers, and Homes Outside Illinois

These files present details on: (1) children reported as living outside Illinois; (2) children living

Demographics

Use “Search Database” (below) for data on the following demographic characteristics:

  • population
  • population by age (0-5 yrs)
  • population by age (6-12 yrs)
  • population by race/ethnicity (interactive map)
  • population by income-to-poverty ratios and age (0-5) (maps)
  • language (interactive map)
  • children in working families (children under 5 living with working or non-working one or two parent families) (maps)
Search Database

Search Database

Start here! This is the quickest way to access a considerable portion of the early childhood program and demographic data (for all regions) on the IECAM website (2005 – most recent data).
swaddled newborn baby

Birth Rates

Women with births in the past 12 months - Rate per 1,000 women; Estimate; Women 15 to 50 years, 2009-2019
Chart showing numbers of births from 2010 to 2019, with small trend lines, for each Illinois County

Illinois Birth Statistics, 2010–2019

These charts can help you visualize trends in birth statistics from 2010–2019 in Illinois.
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Teen Parents and Teen Mothers, Teen Births

Teen Births Births to mothers age 19 and under Additional data are provided on births
Older adults (grandparents) counting coins with a toddler

Children Birth Through Age 5 Living in Grandparent-Headed Households

Children birth through age 5 who are living in households headed by their grandparent(s). Our
two young boys sitting on a suitcase

Number of Children Living in Poverty Areas and Extreme Poverty Areas

Maps (by year) show poverty/extreme poverty areas in Illinois by census tract and township (2016

Health

doctor smiling and approaching baby to check throat

Children in Medical Assistance Programs

Children from birth through age 18 enrolled in Medicaid, Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), and
blood vial (sample)

Elevated Blood Lead Level

Children with elevated BLL (equal to or greater than 10 microg/dL) Spreadsheets (by year): 2014-latest
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Health Insurance

IECAM reports the number and percent of children (age 0-18) with: no health insuranceany type
teen mom holding newborn and smiling

Teen Parents and Teen Mothers, Teen Births

Teen Births Births to mothers age 19 and under Additional data are provided on births
Baby lying in an incubator with hospital tubes/equipment

Birth Characteristics

Birth characteristics are: Low Birth Weight (<2,500 grams); Very Low Birth Weight (<1,500 grams); Preterm
Infant Mortality Rate per 1,000 Births

Infant Mortality Rate per 1,000 Births

Infants who died before their first birthday. Rates are per 1,000 live births. Spreadsheets (by

Language

Use “Search Database” (below) for data on the following language characteristics:

  • number of limited English-speaking households (Spanish) (under “Demographics”) (interactive map)
  • number of limited English-speaking households (other languages) (under “Demographics”) (interactive map)
  • students who are limited English proficient (LEP) (for 2017, 2018 under “Early Childhood Service Types”)
Search Database

Search Database

Start here! This is the quickest way to access a considerable portion of the early childhood program and demographic data (for all regions) on the IECAM website (2005 – most recent data).
Map and charts showing bilingual credentials and endorsements in Illinois

Bilingual Credentials and Endorsements

The map and charts below are part of the Illinois Early Childhood Dashboard section of the IECAM
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Languages Spoken at Home

IECAM provides data for the number of children birth through age 5 in households speaking

Early Childhood Services and Programs

Use “Search Database” (below) for data on the following early childhood services or programs and/or student characteristics:

  • ISBE Preschool for All (PFA)
  • ISBE Preschool for All (PFA) Expansion
  • homeless students (under “Early Childhood Services”) (maps)
  • students with IEPs (under “Early Childhood Services”) (maps)
  • students who are limited English proficient (LEP) (under “Early Childhood Services”) (maps)
  • ISBE Prevention Initiative
  • Head Start programs
  • child care centers
  • family child care homes
  • IDHS Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP)
  • child care program accreditations
  • school-aged child care (before/after school care)
  • IDHS home visiting programs (interactive map)
  • Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) (interactive map)
  • IDHS Early Intervention (interactive map)
Search Database

Search Database

Start here! This is the quickest way to access a considerable portion of the early childhood program and demographic data (for all regions) on the IECAM website (2005 – most recent data).
Average Cost of Child Care as Share of Median Family Income, 2018

Average Cost of Child Care as Share of Median Family Income, 2018

This map has been adapted from the latest Risk and Reach Report (Erikson Institute/Illinois Early
Multicolored KIDS spelled out logo

Kindergarten Individual Development Survey (KIDS)

The charts below are part of the Illinois Early Childhood Dashboard section of the IECAM website. Visit
Map of Illinois Counties showing infant/toddler enrollment slots by program

Infant/Toddler Slots

The map below is part of the Illinois Early Childhood Dashboard section of the IECAM website. Visit
An arcgis map of Illinois showing early childhood services

Early Care and Education Services Map for Illinois

This map shows early care and education services sites for the state of Illinois based on the most recent data available.
Toddler holding a tennis ball

Child Find Project

IECAM has been working with the Child Find Project in Illinois to develop maps based
Head Start Logo: Two Blocks, one block has an arrow pointing up

Migrant and Seasonal Head Start Delegate Agencies

Agencies or organizations that have received grants, or that work with grantees, to provide Migrant
Mother holding baby for home visiting nurse

IDHS evidence-based home visiting models

Data by Illinois county on the number of children served in each of the Illinois
PFA Site List

PFA Site List

These files list PFA sites with addresses and proposed capacity (students to be served).
Head Start Logo: Two Blocks, one block has an arrow pointing up

Head Start & Early Head Start Grantees

Agencies or organizations that contract with the Office of Head Start to provide or subcontract
doctor smiling and approaching baby to check throat

Children in Medical Assistance Programs

Children from birth through age 18 enrolled in Medicaid, Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), and
a stethoscope lying on a table

Health Insurance

IECAM reports the number and percent of children (age 0-18) with: no health insuranceany type
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Students Reported as Homeless

Number and percent of kindergarten students reported as homeless. Note: Kindergartners were reported to their

Social and Economic Factors

Use “Search Database” (below) for data on the following social and economic characteristics:

  • population by income-to-poverty ratios (Interactive map)
  • children in working families (children under 5 living with working or non-working one or two parent families) (Maps)
Search Database

Search Database

Start here! This is the quickest way to access a considerable portion of the early childhood program and demographic data (for all regions) on the IECAM website (2005 – most recent data).
tassel hanging from a pile of books

Parents’ and Mothers’ Education Level

This map has been adapted from the latest Risk and Reach Report (Erikson Institute/Illinois Early
Two workers sitting on ground looking sad

Unemployment Rate

Our interactive map lets users view the data by year. Users also can hover their
tassel hanging from a pile of books

Educational Attainment

Our interactive map lets users view the percentage of people 25 and older by a
boy with backpack holding adult's hand

Children in Substitute Care (Foster Care)

Children from birth until age 21 in substitute care (foster care). Substitute care means the care
sad boy sitting on sidewalk

Child Abuse and Neglect

Number of indicated victims of abuse and neglect, children age 5 and under; and rate
teen mom holding newborn and smiling

Teen Parents and Teen Mothers, Teen Births

Teen Births Births to mothers age 19 and under Additional data are provided on births
two children looking out over a swamp

Students Reported as Homeless

Number and percent of kindergarten students reported as homeless. Note: Kindergartners were reported to their
Older adults (grandparents) counting coins with a toddler

Children Birth Through Age 5 Living in Grandparent-Headed Households

Children birth through age 5 who are living in households headed by their grandparent(s). Our
two young boys sitting on a suitcase

Number of Children Living in Poverty Areas and Extreme Poverty Areas

Maps (by year) show poverty/extreme poverty areas in Illinois by census tract and township (2016

Employment (Family and EC Workforce)

Use “Search Database” (below) for data on the following employment characteristic:

  • children in working families (children under 5 living with working or non-working one or two parent families)
Search Database

Search Database

Start here! This is the quickest way to access a considerable portion of the early childhood program and demographic data (for all regions) on the IECAM website (2005 – most recent data).
map of Illinois counties - darker shades corresponding to higher percentages of young children without a parent in the labor force, 2019

Percent of Children Age 5 and Under with No Parent in Labor Force, 2019

This map has been adapted from the latest Risk and Reach Report (Erikson Institute/Illinois Early Childhood Asset
Map and charts showing bilingual credentials and endorsements in Illinois

Bilingual Credentials and Endorsements

The map and charts below are part of the Illinois Early Childhood Dashboard section of the IECAM
Map and chart showing the number of special education endorsements or letters of approval awarded to early childhood educators in Illinois

Special Education Endorsements

The map and charts below are part of the Illinois Early Childhood Dashboard section of the IECAM
Map and charts showing trends in the number of professional educator licenses with ECE endorsement awarded

Credentials and ECE Endorsements

The map and charts below are part of the Illinois Early Childhood Dashboard section of the IECAM
Toddler and mother playing with a toy phone

Median Compensation

The chart below is part of the Illinois Early Childhood Dashboard section of the IECAM website. Visit
Two workers sitting on ground looking sad

Unemployment Rate

Our interactive map lets users view the data by year. Users also can hover their

Other Data

Map and chart showing the number of special education endorsements or letters of approval awarded to early childhood educators in Illinois

Special Education Endorsements

The map and charts below are part of the Illinois Early Childhood Dashboard section of the IECAM
Multicolored KIDS spelled out logo

Kindergarten Individual Development Survey (KIDS)

The charts below are part of the Illinois Early Childhood Dashboard section of the IECAM website. Visit
Toddler holding a tennis ball

Child Find Project

IECAM has been working with the Child Find Project in Illinois to develop maps based