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State: New Jersey

Poverty

9.7% of women in live in poverty. The national figure is 12.0%.

31.5% of single mothers in New Jersey live in poverty.

National figure: 35.6%

9.6% of women 65 and older in New Jersey live in poverty.

National figure: 10.6%

Wage Gap

Women in typically make $0.79 for every dollar paid to men. The national figure is $0.82 .

Black women in New Jersey typically make 58 cents for every dollar paid to white men. 

National figure: $0.63

Latina women in New Jersey typically make 43 cents for every dollar paid to white men.

National figure: $0.54

Health Insurance

9.1% of women aged 19-64 in are uninsured. Nationally, 11.0% are uninsured.

10.4% of women of reproductive age (18-54) in New Jersey are uninsured. 

National figure: 11.3%

13.2% of women in New Jersey reported not receiving health care at some point in the last 12 months due to cost.

National figure: 13.3%