Map Key
  • 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 2015.
State Working-Age Women Poverty Rate Rank
New Hampshire 9.6%1st
Maryland 10.5%2nd
Alaska 10.8%3rd
Vermont 10.9%4th
Hawaii 10.9%5th
New Jersey 11.0%6th
Minnesota 11.0%7th
Connecticut 11.2%8th
Colorado 12.3%9th
Virginia 12.4%10th
Massachusetts 12.4%11th
North Dakota 12.6%12th
Utah 12.6%13th
Wisconsin 13.2%14th
Wyoming 13.3%15th
Delaware 13.4%16th
Washington 13.5%17th
Kansas 13.6%18th
Nebraska 13.8%19th
Iowa 14.1%20th
Pennsylvania 14.2%21st
Illinois 14.4%22nd
Rhode Island 14.4%23rd
Maine 14.9%24th
Nevada 15.6%25th
South Dakota 15.7%26th
Montana 15.8%27th
California 15.9%28th
New York 16.0%29th
Indiana 16.0%30th
Texas 16.1%31st
Ohio 16.2%32nd
Missouri 16.3%33rd
District of Columbia 16.6%34th
Florida 16.7%35th
Idaho 17.1%36th
Oregon 17.2%37th
Michigan 17.3%38th
Tennessee 17.5%39th
North Carolina 17.6%40th
Oklahoma 17.7%41st
Georgia 17.7%42nd
Arizona 18.2%43rd
South Carolina 18.2%44th
Kentucky 19.8%45th
Alabama 20.2%46th
Arkansas 20.4%47th
New Mexico 20.6%48th
West Virginia 20.6%49th
Louisiana 20.7%50th
Mississippi 23.5%51st