Massachusetts

Poverty

11.0% of women in Massachusetts live in poverty. The national figure is 12.8%.

32.7% of single mothers in Massachusetts live in poverty.

National figure: 35.6%

10.1% of women 65 and older in Massachusetts live in poverty.

National figure: 10.6%

Wage Gap

Women in Massachusetts typically make $0.82 for every dollar paid to men. The national figure is $0.80.

Black women in Massachusetts typically make 61 cents for every dollar paid to white men. 

National figure: $0.63

Latina women in Massachusetts typically make 50 cents for every dollar paid to white men.

National figure: $0.54

Health Insurance

2.6% of women aged 18-64 in Massachusetts are uninsured. Nationally, 10.6% are uninsured.