Poverty

13.50% of women in Missouri live in poverty. The national figure is 12.40%.

36.50% of female-headed households in Missouri live in poverty.

National figure: 34.4%

10.00% of women 65 and older in Missouri live in poverty.

National figure: 10.5%

Wage Gap

Women in Missouri typically make $0.79 for every dollar paid to men. The national figure is $0.80.

Black women in Missouri typically make $0.67 cents for every dollar paid to white men.

National figure: $0.61

Latina women in Missouri typically make $0.61 cents for every dollar paid to white men.

National figure: $0.53

Health Insurance

12.00% of women aged 18-64 in Missouri are uninsured. Nationally, 10.80% are uninsured.
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