Massachusetts

Poverty

11.00% of women in Massachusetts live in poverty. The national figure is 12.40%.

32.80% of female-headed households in Massachusetts live in poverty.

National figure: 34.4%

10.40% of women 65 and older in Massachusetts live in poverty.

National figure: 10.5%

Wage Gap

Women in Massachusetts typically make $0.83 for every dollar paid to men. The national figure is $0.80.

Black women in Massachusetts typically make $0.61 cents for every dollar paid to white men.

National figure: $0.61

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

National figure: $0.53

Health Insurance

2.90% of women aged 18-64 in Massachusetts are uninsured. Nationally, 10.80% are uninsured.

It's time for change, and we must act now. Time's up.