Kansas

Poverty

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

33.2% of single mothers in Kansas live in poverty.

National figure: 35.6%

9.5% of women 65 and older in Kansas live in poverty.

National figure: 10.6%

Wage Gap

Women in Kansas typically make $0.77 for every dollar paid to men. The national figure is $0.80.

Black women in Kansas typically make 64 cents for every dollar paid to white men. 

National figure: $0.63

Latina women in Kansas typically make 51 cents for every dollar paid to white men.

National figure: $0.54

Health Insurance

11.5% of women aged 18-64 in Kansas are uninsured. Nationally, 10.6% are uninsured.