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Child Day Care Centers

SIC 8351 | NAICS 624410

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Industry Analysis, Statistics, Trends, and Forecasts

Child Day Care Services  (view report)

Comprehensive research reports provide in-depth industry analysis and five-year growth forecasts, with special focus on the underlying structure and external forces and relationships that affect industries and their performance. Report contents include:

  • Key statistics
  • Market size and characteristics
  • Current performance
  • Competitive landscape
  • Major companies
  • Key risk and success factors
  • Five-year growth forecast
Inside Child Care: Trend Report  Select "Exchange Bookstore - Books"
Examines the developing issues and trends in the early childhood field: demographics (demand and quantity vs. quality, fees, and purchasing practices); providers (for profit, non profit, school-age, employer, public school, campus, and church); programs (environments, diversity, brain research, cultural differences, violence, and community); and professional developments (center size and performance, legal issues, child abuse, and more).

Child Care Services

First Research profiles cover key aspects of an industry's size, scope, and operations, recent news and developments, business challenges, issues, trends, and opportunities, and include a five-year revenue growth forecast. Profiles are updated quarterly and include:

  • Industry overview
  • Recent developments
  • Critical issues and challenges
  • Business trends and opportunities
  • Executive insights
  • Financial information
  • Five-year growth forecast

Entrepreneur Magazine Business Startup Guides
Child Care Service
Startup guide provides an overview of the industry and takes users through the various aspects of starting a business and running it successfully.

IRS Audit Technique Guides
Child Care Provider
IRS audit guide contents include an overview of the industry and its business practices with primary focus on accounting and tax issues. Publication is available free online.

Financial Benchmarking Data

Industry Financial Ratios
Child Day Care Services  Search for "624410"

Five-year comparative financial statement analysis includes income statements with expense detail, balance sheets, cash flow analysis, and key financial and operating ratios, with detailed financial benchmarking data available by sales size range on a national, state, and metro area level.

  • Expense detail in dollars and percentages
  • Balance sheets in dollars and percentages
  • Cash flow analysis
  • Liquidity and working capital ratios
  • Profitability and return on investment ratios
  • Asset turnover and efficiency ratios
  • Debt service and capital structure ratios

Compensation and Salary Surveys

Center for the Child Care Workforce
Child Care Research and Workforce Data
Data includes information on average center-based salaries in all 50 states compiled by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics; more detailed information from state and local surveys of centers and family child care providers conducted by CCW and others. Available free online.

Child Welfare League of America
Salary Study
Salary data for more than 21 job categories by region, agency income and agency type, and reports on salary trends in the field since 1981. It also compares salaries in similar positions among statewide public agencies, county and city public agencies, and private voluntary agencies.

Business Valuation Resources

Small Business Valuation Multiples
Child Day Care Centers

Comprehensive reference guide provides market-based business valuation multiples for small businesses in more than 200 industries. Valuation multiples are derived from actual business sales transactions as reported by BIZCOMPS®, with the primary focus on small companies priced at less than $1 million.

BVR Business Valuation Guides and Books
BVR's Industry Transaction & Profile Annual Report on Child Day Care Centers
Annual publication includes an industry profile, five-year financial analysis, pricing rules of thumb, and actual deal data from sales transactions. Table of contents containing additional descriptive information and identifying data sources can be viewed free online.