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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 2014.
State Working-Age Women Poverty Rate Rank
New Hampshire 9.9%1st
Maryland 10.6%2nd
New Jersey 11.5%3rd
Connecticut 11.5%4th
Alaska 11.7%5th
Minnesota 12.1%6th
Hawaii 12.4%7th
Massachusetts 12.4%8th
Virginia 12.9%9th
North Dakota 12.9%10th
Colorado 12.9%11th
Utah 13.2%12th
Wyoming 13.7%13th
Delaware 13.9%14th
Iowa 14.0%15th
Washington 14.0%16th
Nebraska 14.1%17th
Vermont 14.2%18th
Wisconsin 14.3%19th
Kansas 14.6%20th
Pennsylvania 14.6%21st
South Dakota 14.9%22nd
Illinois 15.3%23rd
Maine 15.8%24th
Nevada 15.8%25th
Idaho 16.1%26th
New York 16.4%27th
Rhode Island 16.4%28th
Missouri 16.8%29th
California 16.9%30th
Indiana 16.9%31st
Ohio 17.2%32nd
Michigan 17.4%33rd
Florida 17.4%34th
Texas 17.5%35th
District of Columbia 17.7%36th
Oregon 17.7%37th
Montana 17.8%38th
North Carolina 18.4%39th
Oklahoma 18.6%40th
Georgia 18.8%41st
Arizona 19.2%42nd
South Carolina 19.3%43rd
Tennessee 19.7%44th
Kentucky 20.3%45th
Arkansas 20.4%46th
Alabama 20.7%47th
West Virginia 20.9%48th
Louisiana 21.3%49th
New Mexico 22.1%50th
Mississippi 23.1%51st