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State: New Mexico

Poverty

19.3% of women in live in poverty. The national figure is 12.0%.

48.2% of single mothers in New Mexico live in poverty.

National figure: 35.6%

12.8% of women 65 and older in New Mexico live in poverty.

National figure: 10.6%

Wage Gap

Women in typically make $0.84 for every dollar paid to men. The national figure is $0.82 .

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

National figure: $0.63

Latina women in New Mexico typically make 56 cents for every dollar paid to white men.

National figure: $0.54

Health Insurance

12.0% of women aged 19-64 in are uninsured. Nationally, 11.0% are uninsured.

11.6% of women of reproductive age (18-54) in New Mexico are uninsured. 

National figure: 11.3%

14.6% of women in New Mexico reported not receiving health care at some point in the last 12 months due to cost.

National figure: 13.3%