Poverty

15.20% of women in South Carolina live in poverty. The national figure is 12.40%.

41.10% of female-headed households in South Carolina live in poverty.

National figure: 34.4%

11.10% of women 65 and older in South Carolina live in poverty.

National figure: 10.5%

Wage Gap

Women in South Carolina typically make $0.77 for every dollar paid to men. The national figure is $0.80.

Black women in South Carolina typically make $0.57 cents for every dollar paid to white men.

National figure: $0.61

Latina women in South Carolina typically make $0.54 cents for every dollar paid to white men.

National figure: $0.53

Health Insurance

14.20% of women aged 18-64 in South Carolina are uninsured. Nationally, 10.80% are uninsured.
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