Market Rate

The Twin Cities Metro Area covers a wide area and the cost of care varies from place to place.
The below rates reflect the 2021 Minnesota Child Care Market Rate survey

The costs of care also changes based on the age of the child and the type of care.  Below are the average weekly costs of care in the seven county metro area:

Family Child Care:
Child Care Centers:
$225 for infants
$427 for infants
$215 for toddlers
$385 for toddlers
$200 for preschoolers
$332 for preschoolers
$185 for school-agers
$310 for school-agers