Poverty

17.6% of women in Arkansas live in poverty. The national figure is 12.0%.

44.1% of female-headed households in Arkansas live in poverty.

National figure: 33.8%

11.3% of women 65 and older in Arkansas live in poverty.

National figure: 11.1%

Wage Gap

Women in Arkansas typically make $0.85 for every dollar paid to men. The national figure is $0.82.

Black women in Arkansas typically make $0.64 cents for every dollar paid to white men.

National figure: $0.62

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

National figure: $0.54

Health Insurance

9.9% of women aged 19-64 in Arkansas are uninsured. Nationally, 11.0% are uninsured.
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