SIC Industry Description

Industry: 8351—Child Day Care Services
Establishments primarily engaged in the care of infants or children, or in providing prekindergarten education, where medical care or delinquency correction is not a major element. These establishments may or may not have substantial educational programs. These establishments generally care for prekindergarten or preschool children, but may care for older children when they are not in school. Establishments providing babysitting services are classified in Industry 7299. Head Start centers operating in conjunction with elementary schools are classified in Industry 8211.

Child care centersHead Start centers, except in conjunction with schools
Day care centers, childNursery schools
Group day care centers, childPreschool centers
Codes TitlesTotal Marketable US Businesses
8351Child Day Care Services115,888
835100Child day care services46,571
83510000Child day care services46,571
835199Child day care services, nec69,317
83519901Group day care center27,033
83519902Head Start center, except in conjunction with school4,073
83519903Montessori child development center3,808
83519904Nursery school1,510
83519905Preschool center32,893