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State: Tennessee

Poverty

15.2% of women in live in poverty. The national figure is 12.0%.

41.0% of single mothers in Tennessee live in poverty.

National figure: 35.6%

10.6% of women 65 and older in Tennessee live in poverty.

National figure: 10.6%

Wage Gap

Women in typically make $0.80 for every dollar paid to men. The national figure is $0.82 .

Black women in Tennessee typically make 68 cents for every dollar paid to white men. 

National figure: $0.63

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

National figure: $0.54

Health Insurance

12.5% of women aged 19-64 in are uninsured. Nationally, 11.0% are uninsured.

12.0% of women of reproductive age (18-54) in Tennessee are uninsured. 

National figure: 11.3%

16.2% of women in Tennessee reported not receiving health care at some point in the last 12 months due to cost.

National figure: 13.3%