Poverty

10.7% of women in Washington live in poverty. The national figure is 12.0%.

29.2% of female-headed households in Washington live in poverty.

National figure: 33.8%

8.5% of women 65 and older in Washington live in poverty.

National figure: 11.1%

Wage Gap

Women in Washington typically make $0.79 for every dollar paid to men. The national figure is $0.82.

Black women in Washington typically make $0.62 cents for every dollar paid to white men.

National figure: $0.62

Latina women in Washington typically make $0.48 cents for every dollar paid to white men.

National figure: $0.54

Health Insurance

8.1% of women aged 19-64 in Washington are uninsured. Nationally, 11.0% are uninsured.
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