Poverty

9.4% of women in Maryland live in poverty. The national figure is 12.0%.

24.3% of female-headed households in Maryland live in poverty.

National figure: 33.8%

8.7% of women 65 and older in Maryland live in poverty.

National figure: 11.1%

Wage Gap

Women in Maryland typically make $0.86 for every dollar paid to men. The national figure is $0.82.

Black women in Maryland typically make $0.68 cents for every dollar paid to white men.

National figure: $0.62

Latina women in Maryland typically make $0.46 cents for every dollar paid to white men.

National figure: $0.54

Health Insurance

7.0% of women aged 19-64 in Maryland are uninsured. Nationally, 11.0% are uninsured.
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