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State: Colorado

Poverty

10.00% of women in Colorado live in poverty. The national figure is 11.80%.

26.5% of single mothers in Colorado live in poverty.

National figure: 32.0%

9.4% of women 65 and older in Colorado live in poverty.

National figure: 11.2%

Wage Gap

Women in Colorado typically make $0.81 for every dollar paid to men. The national figure is $0.84.

Black women in Colorado typically make 60 cents for every dollar paid to white men. 

National figure: $0.69

Latina women in Colorado typically make 55 cents for every dollar paid to white men.

National figure: $0.57

Figures for women overall by state are based on 2022 American Community Survey 1-year estimates. Figures for Black women and Latinas by state are based on 2017-2021 American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

Health Insurance

8.40% of women aged 19-64 in Colorado are uninsured. Nationally, 9.30% are uninsured.

9.0% of women of reproductive age (19-54) in Colorado are uninsured. 

National figure: 9.9%

11.6% of women in Colorado reported not receiving health care at some point in the last 12 months due to cost.

National figure: 10.3%