Poverty

11.8% of women in Nebraska live in poverty. The national figure is 12.0%.

31.2% of female-headed households in Nebraska live in poverty.

National figure: 33.8%

8.8% of women 65 and older in Nebraska live in poverty.

National figure: 11.1%

Wage Gap

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

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

National figure: $0.62

Latina women in Nebraska typically make $0.54 cents for every dollar paid to white men.

National figure: $0.54

Health Insurance

11.1% of women aged 19-64 in Nebraska are uninsured. Nationally, 11.0% are uninsured.
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