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State: New York

Poverty

13.9% of women in live in poverty. The national figure is 12.0%.

35.7% of single mothers in New York live in poverty.

National figure: 35.6%

13.1% of women 65 and older in New York live in poverty.

National figure: 10.6%

Wage Gap

Women in typically make $0.88 for every dollar paid to men. The national figure is $0.82 .

Black women in New York typically make 66 cents for every dollar paid to white men. 

National figure: $0.63

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

National figure: $0.54

Health Insurance

6.1% of women aged 19-64 in are uninsured. Nationally, 11.0% are uninsured.

7.4% of women of reproductive age (18-54) in New York are uninsured. 

National figure: 11.3%

11.4% of women in New York reported not receiving health care at some point in the last 12 months due to cost.

National figure: 13.3%