Connecticut

Poverty

9.9% of women in Connecticut live in poverty. The national figure is 12.8%.

29.5% of single mothers in Connecticut live in poverty.

National figure: 35.6%

7.6% of women 65 and older in Connecticut live in poverty.

National figure: 10.6%

Wage Gap

Women in Connecticut typically make $0.79 for every dollar paid to men. The national figure is $0.80.

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

National figure: $0.63

Latina women in Connecticut typically make 47 cents for every dollar paid to white men.

National figure: $0.54

Health Insurance

5.7% of women aged 18-64 in Connecticut are uninsured. Nationally, 10.6% are uninsured.

It's time for change, and we must act now. Time's up.