Gainesville, FL (population: 116,277) has one child day care school within its city limits. Santa Fe College has a total student population of 15,043. It is the 3050th highest ranked school in the USA and the 152nd highest in the state of Florida (#1 is University of Miami).
Child Day Care students from Gainesville 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 Gainesville area alone, there are 130 employed child, family, and school social workers earning an average salary of $34,250. Child care workers in this area earn $21,970/yr and there are 290 employed.
Gainesville lies in Alachua county, which is one of the 49 counties in Florida. Overall, the Gainesville area has 121,070 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2% unemployment rate, $20/hr average worker wage, and a $41,250 average annual salary. Thus, about 2 out of every 1000 jobs in Gainesville are held by child care workers, and 1/1000 are held by child, family, and school social workers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Santa Fe College ends up costing a student $8,376/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Gainesville|
|Orange Park||FL||-||3||22.5405||26||51.2 miles|
|Saint Augustine||FL||-||2||46.0117||74||63.6 miles|
|Palm Coast||FL||76,000||0||-||0||68.3 miles|
|Daytona Beach||FL||63,815||4||31.0595||184||84.5 miles|
|South Daytona||FL||-||1||30.9321||7||87.7 miles|
|Lake Mary||FL||-||1||18.3465||21||88.2 miles|
|Saint Leo||FL||-||1||24.1963||100||92.3 miles|
|Winter Park||FL||-||6||33.3306||155||95.6 miles|