Poverty

10.9% of women in Connecticut live in poverty. The national figure is 12.0%.

29.2% of female-headed households in Connecticut live in poverty.

National figure: 33.8%

9.3% of women 65 and older in Connecticut live in poverty.

National figure: 11.1%

Wage Gap

Women in Connecticut typically make $0.84 for every dollar paid to men. The national figure is $0.82.

Black women in Connecticut typically make $0.57 cents for every dollar paid to white men.

National figure: $0.62

Latina women in Connecticut typically make $0.48 cents for every dollar paid to white men.

National figure: $0.54

Health Insurance

6.1% of women aged 19-64 in Connecticut are uninsured. Nationally, 11.0% are uninsured.
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