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 2017
State Working-Age Women Poverty Rate Rank
New Hampshire 8.7%1st
Maryland 9.8%2nd
Minnesota 10.3%3rd
Connecticut 10.3%4th
New Jersey 10.3%5th
Alaska 10.4%6th
Hawaii 10.5%7th
Utah 10.8%8th
Massachusetts 11.2%9th
Colorado 11.4%10th
Virginia 11.6%11th
Washington 11.6%12th
Nebraska 12.0%13th
North Dakota 12.2%14th
Maine 12.4%15th
Rhode Island 12.4%16th
Wisconsin 12.7%17th
Iowa 12.7%18th
Vermont 12.8%19th
Wyoming 13.1%20th
Illinois 13.4%21st
Kansas 13.5%22nd
California 13.8%23rd
Nevada 13.9%24th
Pennsylvania 13.9%25th
South Dakota 14.0%26th
New York 14.4%27th
Idaho 14.5%28th
Missouri 14.5%29th
Oregon 14.7%30th
Montana 14.8%31st
Florida 14.8%32nd
Indiana 14.9%33rd
Texas 15.1%34th
Michigan 15.1%35th
Delaware 15.2%36th
Ohio 15.2%37th
Georgia 15.5%38th
North Carolina 15.6%39th
Arizona 15.6%40th
Tennessee 16.1%41st
South Carolina 16.4%42nd
District of Columbia 17.1%43rd
Oklahoma 17.2%44th
Arkansas 17.5%45th
Alabama 18.5%46th
Kentucky 19.0%47th
New Mexico 20.4%48th
Mississippi 21.1%49th
Louisiana 21.3%50th
West Virginia 22.2%51st