Poverty

17.7% of women in West Virginia live in poverty. The national figure is 12.0%.

43.7% of female-headed households in West Virginia live in poverty.

National figure: 33.8%

11.4% of women 65 and older in West Virginia live in poverty.

National figure: 11.1%

Wage Gap

Women in West Virginia typically make $0.71 for every dollar paid to men. The national figure is $0.82.

Black women in West Virginia typically make $0.65 cents for every dollar paid to white men.

National figure: $0.62

Latina women in West Virginia typically make $0.60 cents for every dollar paid to white men.

National figure: $0.54

Health Insurance

8.3% of women aged 19-64 in West Virginia are uninsured. Nationally, 11.0% are uninsured.
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