Poverty

12.3% of women in Maine live in poverty. The national figure is 12.0%.

35.5% of female-headed households in Maine live in poverty.

National figure: 33.8%

10.9% of women 65 and older in Maine live in poverty.

National figure: 11.1%

Wage Gap

Women in Maine typically make $0.83 for every dollar paid to men. The national figure is $0.82.

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

National figure: $0.62

Latina women in Maine typically make $0.66 cents for every dollar paid to white men.

National figure: $0.54

Health Insurance

10.1% of women aged 19-64 in Maine are uninsured. Nationally, 11.0% are uninsured.
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