Poverty

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

45.0% of female-headed households in New Mexico live in poverty.

National figure: 33.8%

15.0% of women 65 and older in New Mexico live in poverty.

National figure: 11.1%

Wage Gap

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

Black women in New Mexico typically make $0.65 cents for every dollar paid to white men.

National figure: $0.62

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

National figure: $0.54

Health Insurance

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