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2017 NAICS Definition

T = Canadian, Mexican, and United States industries are comparable.

624410 Child Day Care Services

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing day care of infants or children. These establishments generally care for preschool children, but may care for older children when they are not in school and may also offer pre-kindergarten and/or kindergarten educational programs.

Illustrative Examples:

Child day care babysitting services
Nursery schools
Child or infant day care centers
Preschool centers


Cross-References.
  • Establishments primarily engaged in offering kindergarten educational programs are classified in Industry 611110, Elementary and Secondary Schools.
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624410   624410   624410   Babysitting services in provider's own home, child day care
624410   624410   624410   Babysitting services, child day care
624410   624410   624410   Child day care centers
624410   624410   624410   Child day care services
624410   624410   624410   Child day care services in provider's own home
624410   624410   624410   Child day care, before or after school, separate from schools
624410   624410   624410   Day care centers, child or infant
624410   624410   624410   Day care services, child or infant
624410   624410   624410   Group day care centers, child or infant
624410   624410   624410   Head start programs, separate from schools
624410   624410   624410   Infant day care centers
624410   624410   624410   Infant day care services
624410   624410   624410   Nursery schools
624410   624410   624410   Pre-kindergarten centers (except part of elementary school system)
624410   624410   624410   Preschool centers

Source: U.S. Census Bureau | North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) | (888) 756-2427 naics@census.gov |  Last Revised: August 17, 2016