Magnolia, AR has fifteen child day care schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Henderson State University, the highest ranked school in this group with a child day care program, has a total student population of 3,567. It is the 2508th highest ranked school in the USA and the 24th highest in the state of Arkansas (#1 is Harding University).
Child Day Care students from Magnolia schools who go on to become day care specialists, social workers, nannies, day care professionals, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 595,650 people working as child care workers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $20,940. Also, Child, family, and school social workers make on average $43,540 per year and there are about 277,670 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area alone, there are 200 employed child, family, and school social workers earning an average salary of $35,890. Child care workers in this area earn $16,030/yr and there are 610 employed.
Magnolia lies in Columbia county, which is one of the 57 counties in Arkansas. Overall, the South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area has 128,740 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.7% unemployment rate, $15.12/hr average worker wage, and a $31,460 average annual salary. Thus, about 4.699 out of every 1000 jobs in Magnolia are held by child care workers, and 1.554/1000 are held by child, family, and school social workers.
Of the 15 child day care schools with a 100-mile radius of Magnolia, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, National Park Community College comes out as the most expensive ($11,876/yr) for child day care students, with University of Arkansas Community College-Hope as the lowest, reported at only $4,676/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Magnolia|
|Bossier City||LA||63,292||2||15.0075||49||57.2 miles|
|Hot Springs||AR||-||2||23.3818||62||86.2 miles|