Poverty

14.60% of women in Texas live in poverty. The national figure is 12.40%.

37.60% of female-headed households in Texas live in poverty.

National figure: 34.4%

12.10% of women 65 and older in Texas live in poverty.

National figure: 10.5%

Wage Gap

Women in Texas typically make $0.81 for every dollar paid to men. The national figure is $0.80.

Black women in Texas typically make $0.58 cents for every dollar paid to white men.

National figure: $0.61

Latina women in Texas typically make $0.44 cents for every dollar paid to white men.

National figure: $0.53

Health Insurance

22.30% of women aged 18-64 in Texas are uninsured. Nationally, 10.80% are uninsured.
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