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 2018
State Working-Age Women Poverty Rate Rank
New Hampshire 8.3%1st
Hawaii 9.5%2nd
Maryland 9.6%3rd
New Jersey 9.7%4th
Colorado 10.5%5th
Massachusetts 10.6%6th
Alaska 10.6%7th
Minnesota 10.6%8th
Utah 11.0%9th
Washington 11.3%10th
Connecticut 11.4%11th
North Dakota 11.7%12th
Vermont 11.8%13th
Virginia 11.9%14th
Wisconsin 12.3%15th
Nebraska 12.6%16th
Rhode Island 12.8%17th
Maine 12.9%18th
Idaho 12.9%19th
Illinois 13.2%20th
California 13.2%21st
Pennsylvania 13.3%22nd
Kansas 13.3%23rd
Iowa 13.4%24th
South Dakota 13.6%25th
Wyoming 13.7%26th
Nevada 13.8%27th
Delaware 13.8%28th
Oregon 14.0%29th
New York 14.0%30th
Florida 14.1%31st
Montana 14.1%32nd
Missouri 14.3%33rd
Indiana 14.4%34th
Arizona 14.6%35th
Georgia 15.0%36th
Ohio 15.1%37th
North Carolina 15.2%38th
Texas 15.2%39th
Michigan 15.2%40th
District of Columbia 16.1%41st
South Carolina 16.3%42nd
Tennessee 16.4%43rd
Oklahoma 16.9%44th
Kentucky 18.6%45th
Alabama 18.7%46th
Arkansas 19.5%47th
West Virginia 20.0%48th
Louisiana 20.1%49th
New Mexico 20.7%50th
Mississippi 21.4%51st