2022 Edition

national industry 624410

Child Care Services


This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing care and early learning opportunities for infants and children. These establishments generally care for children from birth through school age and may also offer pre-kindergarten, kindergarten, and/or before- or after-school educational programs. The care and early learning provided by these establishments may include opportunities for development in health, social and emotional learning, and family engagement.

The immediate parent of national industry 624410 is international industry 62441: Child Care Services

Illustrative Examples

  • Before-school and after-school educational programs, separate from schools
  • Child care babysitting services
  • Child or infant care centers
  • Head Start and Early Head Start programs, separate from schools
  • Nursery schools
  • Preschool centers

2022 NAICS Edition Cross References

  • Offering kindergarten educational programs--are classified in Industry 611110, Elementary and Secondary Schools; and
  • Providing child and youth social assistance services--are classified in Industry 624110, Child and Youth Services.


The NAICS editions in which this code was present are indicated below. In the event that a code was changed from the prior edition the equivalent value in that edition is provided for reference.

Edition Existed Equivalent Value
2002 624410
2007 624410
2012 624410
2017 624410
2022 624410

Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) Mappings

  1. 8351 - Child Day Care Services

Insurance Industry Mappings

The US Property and Casualty Insurance Industry may use the following classification descriptions which might encompass national industry 624410, Child Care Services:

  1. before and or after school program
  2. child care center
  3. child day care center
  4. child day care service
  5. child daycare center
  6. day care
  7. day care center
  8. day care center child
  9. day care center child not residential care facility
  10. day care center general liability is not available
  11. day care center nfp only
  12. day care center nonprofit
  13. day care nursery kindergarten
  14. day nursery
  15. day nursery child
  16. daycare center for child
  17. health care and social assistance
  18. kindergarten day care nursery
  19. nursery day
  20. nursery day care kindergarten
  21. nursery day other employee
  22. pre school
  23. pre school child care or early education service
  24. social assistance


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