Poverty

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

37.5% of female-headed households in North Carolina live in poverty.

National figure: 33.8%

9.6% of women 65 and older in North Carolina live in poverty.

National figure: 11.1%

Wage Gap

Women in North Carolina typically make $0.83 for every dollar paid to men. The national figure is $0.82.

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

National figure: $0.62

Latina women in North Carolina typically make $0.50 cents for every dollar paid to white men.

National figure: $0.54

Health Insurance

13.8% of women aged 19-64 in North Carolina are uninsured. Nationally, 11.0% are uninsured.
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