Poverty

12.9% of women in Oregon live in poverty. The national figure is 12.0%.

32.5% of female-headed households in Oregon live in poverty.

National figure: 33.8%

9.4% of women 65 and older in Oregon live in poverty.

National figure: 11.1%

Wage Gap

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

Black women in Oregon typically make $0.66 cents for every dollar paid to white men.

National figure: $0.62

Latina women in Oregon typically make $0.51 cents for every dollar paid to white men.

National figure: $0.54

Health Insurance

8.7% of women aged 19-64 in Oregon are uninsured. Nationally, 11.0% are uninsured.
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