Poverty

13.1% of women in Missouri live in poverty. The national figure is 12.0%.

34.9% of female-headed households in Missouri live in poverty.

National figure: 33.8%

9.0% of women 65 and older in Missouri live in poverty.

National figure: 11.1%

Wage Gap

Women in Missouri typically make $0.78 for every dollar paid to men. The national figure is $0.82.

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

National figure: $0.62

Latina women in Missouri typically make $0.59 cents for every dollar paid to white men.

National figure: $0.54

Health Insurance

11.9% of women aged 19-64 in Missouri are uninsured. Nationally, 11.0% are uninsured.
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