Poverty

17.50% of women in Kentucky live in poverty. The national figure is 12.40%.

42.90% of female-headed households in Kentucky live in poverty.

National figure: 34.4%

12.10% of women 65 and older in Kentucky live in poverty.

National figure: 10.5%

Wage Gap

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

Black women in Kentucky typically make $0.67 cents for every dollar paid to white men.

National figure: $0.61

Latina women in Kentucky typically make $0.57 cents for every dollar paid to white men.

National figure: $0.53

Health Insurance

6.00% of women aged 18-64 in Kentucky are uninsured. Nationally, 10.80% are uninsured.
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