Map Key
  • Less than 12 %
  • 12.1 - 13.5 %
  • 13.6 - 15 %
  • 15.1 - 16.5 %
  • More than 16.5 %
Percentage of women ages 18 to 64 who fell below the poverty line in 2016
State Working-Age Women Poverty Rate Rank
New Hampshire 9.0%1st
Maryland 10.0%2nd
Alaska 10.2%3rd
Hawaii 10.4%4th
Minnesota 10.5%5th
Connecticut 10.6%6th
New Jersey 10.8%7th
North Dakota 11.0%8th
Massachusetts 11.3%9th
Utah 11.8%10th
Virginia 12.0%11th
Washington 12.4%12th
Colorado 12.4%13th
Vermont 12.5%14th
Nebraska 12.6%15th
Wisconsin 12.8%16th
Delaware 12.9%17th
Wyoming 13.0%18th
Maine 13.0%19th
Kansas 13.7%20th
Rhode Island 13.7%21st
Illinois 13.8%22nd
Pennsylvania 13.9%23rd
Iowa 14.1%24th
South Dakota 14.2%25th
California 14.7%26th
Montana 14.8%27th
Nevada 14.8%28th
Missouri 15.2%29th
Oregon 15.3%30th
New York 15.3%31st
Idaho 15.5%32nd
Florida 15.6%33rd
Indiana 15.8%34th
Texas 15.9%35th
Ohio 15.9%36th
Michigan 16.1%37th
North Carolina 16.4%38th
South Carolina 16.4%39th
Georgia 16.7%40th
Arizona 16.9%41st
Tennessee 16.9%42nd
Oklahoma 17.3%43rd
Alabama 18.2%44th
Arkansas 18.5%45th
District of Columbia 18.9%46th
New Mexico 20.4%47th
Kentucky 20.4%48th
West Virginia 20.6%49th
Louisiana 21.8%50th
Mississippi 22.6%51st