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  • Less than 12 %
  • 12.1 - 13.5 %
  • 13.6 - 15 %
  • 15.1 - 16.5 %
  • More than 16.5 %
Percentage of working-age women (ages 18-64) who had incomes below the poverty line in 2013.
State Working-Age Women Poverty Rate Rank
Alaska 9.8%1st
New Hampshire 10.0%2nd
Maryland 10.6%3rd
Connecticut 11.4%4th
New Jersey 11.7%5th
Minnesota 12.1%6th
Wyoming 12.4%7th
Hawaii 12.4%8th
Massachusetts 12.8%9th
Virginia 12.9%10th
Delaware 13.0%11th
North Dakota 13.6%12th
Utah 14.0%13th
Iowa 14.2%14th
Nebraska 14.2%15th
Colorado 14.3%16th
Vermont 14.3%17th
Wisconsin 14.5%18th
Pennsylvania 14.6%19th
Maine 15.1%20th
Washington 15.2%21st
Rhode Island 15.3%22nd
Kansas 15.3%23rd
Illinois 15.5%24th
South Dakota 15.6%25th
Nevada 16.0%26th
New York 16.2%27th
Missouri 16.6%28th
Idaho 16.8%29th
Ohio 17.0%30th
California 17.2%31st
Indiana 17.5%32nd
Texas 17.8%33rd
Florida 17.8%34th
Oregon 18.0%35th
Montana 18.2%36th
Oklahoma 18.3%37th
Michigan 18.4%38th
Tennessee 18.5%39th
North Carolina 18.9%40th
District of Columbia 19.0%41st
Arizona 19.5%42nd
South Carolina 19.6%43rd
Georgia 19.7%44th
Alabama 20.2%45th
Arkansas 20.4%46th
West Virginia 20.6%47th
Kentucky 20.7%48th
Louisiana 21.3%49th
New Mexico 22.7%50th
Mississippi 25.7%51st