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State: North Carolina

Poverty

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

40.4% of single mothers in North Carolina live in poverty.

National figure: 35.6%

10.8% of women 65 and older in North Carolina live in poverty.

National figure: 10.6%

Wage Gap

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

Black women in North Carolina typically make 64 cents for every dollar paid to white men. 

National figure: $0.63

Latina women in North Carolina typically make 48 cents for every dollar paid to white men.

National figure: $0.54

Health Insurance

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

14.8% of women of reproductive age (18-54) in North Carolina are uninsured. 

National figure: 11.3%

16.8% of women in North Carolina reported not receiving health care at some point in the last 12 months due to cost.

National figure: 13.3%