Poverty

19.80% of women in Louisiana live in poverty. The national figure is 12.40%.

47.30% of female-headed households in Louisiana live in poverty.

National figure: 34.4%

13.90% of women 65 and older in Louisiana live in poverty.

National figure: 10.5%

Wage Gap

Women in Louisiana typically make $0.69 for every dollar paid to men. The national figure is $0.80.

Black women in Louisiana typically make $0.47 cents for every dollar paid to white men.

National figure: $0.61

Latina women in Louisiana typically make $0.52 cents for every dollar paid to white men.

National figure: $0.53

Health Insurance

10.20% of women aged 18-64 in Louisiana are uninsured. Nationally, 10.80% are uninsured.
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