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State: Oklahoma

Poverty

16.10% of women in Oklahoma live in poverty. The national figure is 11.80%.

38.4% of single mothers in Oklahoma live in poverty.

National figure: 32%

12.4% of women 65 and older in Oklahoma live in poverty.

National figure: 11.2%

Wage Gap

Women in Oklahoma typically make $0.80 for every dollar paid to men. The national figure is $0.84.

Black women in Oklahoma typically make 60 cents for every dollar paid to white men. 

National figure: $0.69

Latina women in Oklahoma typically make 53 cents for every dollar paid to white men.

National figure: $0.57

Source: Figures for women overall by state are based on 2022 American Community Survey 1-year estimates. Figures for Black women and Latinas by state are based on 2017-2021 American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

Health Insurance

14.50% of women aged 19-64 in Oklahoma are uninsured. Nationally, 9.30% are uninsured.

15.6% of women of reproductive age (19-54) in Oklahoma are uninsured. 

National figure: 9.9%

16.6% of women in Oklahoma reported not receiving health care at some point in the last 12 months due to cost.

National figure: 10.3%