Help Us Fight Back Against Efforts to Roll Back Gender Justice

Extremist judges will not stop endangering the lives of pregnant people or people who may become pregnant—overturning Roe v. Wade, attacking medication abortion, threatening the future of IVF, and this week at SCOTUS, emergency abortion care.

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State: Maine


11.70% of women in Maine live in poverty. The national figure is 11.80%.

28.9% of single mothers in Maine live in poverty.

National figure: 32%

11% of women 65 and older in Maine live in poverty.

National figure: 11.2%

Wage Gap

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

Wage gap data for Black women in Maine is not available.

National figure: $0.69

Latina women in Maine typically make 68 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

8.10% of women aged 19-64 in Maine are uninsured. Nationally, 9.30% are uninsured.

9% of women of reproductive age (19-54) in Maine are uninsured. 

National figure: 9.9%

7.9% of women in Maine reported not receiving health care at some point in the last 12 months due to cost.

National figure: 10.3%