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Non-profit "Child Care Aware of America" released a ranking of the least affordable child care states.  Oregon is nubmer one.


The government considers affordable child care to be around 10 percent of a family's income -- but Oregon's is closer to 19 percent.


When compared to college costs, in Oregon is costs 8 thousand for higher educaiton, but 13-thousand for center-based infant care.


The second most expensive state is New York, followed by Minnesota, Massachusetts and Colorado.

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