As much as 70% of the total population growth projected for New York between 1995
and 2025 has been attributed corresponding U.S. total rate of
to those of Hispanic origin – far
higher than the the considerably
lower median income levels reported nationally among seems to suggest a continuing, robust need for child care
Hispanic-origin groups,14 this services into the near future.
With a projected population of 3.4 million children under 13 years of age in the year 2030, the need remains for high quality, affordable child care for New York’s population. Furthermore, changes in employment, immigration, and the diversity of New York’s population suggest a continuing need for subsidized child care.
13 Table H, U.S. Bureau of the Census, Population Division, 1996, PPL-47, Population Projections for States by Age, Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin: 1995 to 2025, at http://www.census.gov/population/www/projections/ppl47.html. U.S. Census Bureau, 2006, income statistics for the year 2005. 9 14