Poverty

18.90% of women in New Mexico live in poverty. The national figure is 12.40%.

42.80% of female-headed households in New Mexico live in poverty.

National figure: 34.4%

14.10% of women 65 and older in New Mexico live in poverty.

National figure: 10.5%

Wage Gap

Women in New Mexico typically make $0.83 for every dollar paid to men. The national figure is $0.80.

Black women in New Mexico typically make $0.64 cents for every dollar paid to white men.

National figure: $0.61

Latina women in New Mexico typically make $0.55 cents for every dollar paid to white men.

National figure: $0.53

Health Insurance

11.10% of women aged 18-64 in New Mexico are uninsured. Nationally, 10.80% are uninsured.
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