New Castle, DE has thirty-two child day care schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Towson University, the highest ranked school in this group with a child day care program, has a total student population of 21,177. It is the 141st highest ranked school in the USA and the 3rd highest in the state of Maryland (#1 is Johns Hopkins University).
Child Day Care students from New Castle 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 Wilmington-MD-NJ Metropolitan area alone, there are 830 employed child, family, and school social workers earning an average salary of $41,620. Child care workers in this area earn $19,800/yr and there are 1,190 employed.
New Castle lies in New Castle county, which is one of the 3 counties in Delaware. Overall, the Wilmington-MD-NJ Metropolitan area has 328,200 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $24/hr average worker wage, and a $49,230 average annual salary. Thus, about 4 out of every 1000 jobs in New Castle are held by child care workers, and 3/1000 are held by child, family, and school social workers.
Of the 32 child day care schools with a 100-mile radius of New Castle, only 11 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Keystone Technical Institute comes out as the most expensive ($43,665/yr) for child day care students, with Prince George's Community College as the lowest, reported at only $3,203/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from New Castle|
|North East||MD||-||1||7.7142||47||20.4 miles|
|Lincoln University||PA||-||1||24.1268||75||21.7 miles|
|Saint Davids||PA||-||1||63.725||73||28.0 miles|
|Cherry Hill||NJ||67,762||4||25.0729||31||34.3 miles|
|Mount Laurel||NJ||-||1||24.9456||10||40.5 miles|
|North Wales||PA||-||1||28.6361||21||40.9 miles|
|Willow Grove||PA||-||3||11.6322||2||41.0 miles|
|Mays Landing||NJ||-||1||11.4678||27||47.0 miles|
|Center Valley||PA||-||2||15.5079||66||60.7 miles|
|West Atlantic City||NJ||-||1||28.4243||9||60.7 miles|