Poverty

14.7% of women in Texas live in poverty. The national figure is 12.0%.

37.0% of female-headed households in Texas live in poverty.

National figure: 33.8%

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

National figure: 11.1%

Wage Gap

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

Black women in Texas typically make $0.59 cents for every dollar paid to white men.

National figure: $0.62

Latina women in Texas typically make $0.45 cents for every dollar paid to white men.

National figure: $0.54

Health Insurance

22.9% of women aged 19-64 in Texas are uninsured. Nationally, 11.0% are uninsured.
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