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 2019
State Working-Age Women Poverty Rate Rank
New Hampshire 8.3%1st
Hawaii 9.2%2nd
New Jersey 9.3%3rd
Maryland 9.4%4th
Minnesota 9.8%5th
Utah 9.8%6th
Massachusetts 10.0%7th
Colorado 10.3%8th
Connecticut 10.6%9th
Virginia 10.8%10th
Alaska 10.8%11th
Washington 10.9%12th
Rhode Island 11.2%13th
Nebraska 11.4%14th
Wyoming 11.6%15th
Wisconsin 11.8%16th
Maine 11.8%17th
California 11.9%18th
Illinois 12.1%19th
North Dakota 12.2%20th
Oregon 12.5%21st
Idaho 12.7%22nd
Pennsylvania 12.9%23rd
Kansas 13.0%24th
Florida 13.0%25th
Delaware 13.0%26th
New York 13.1%27th
District of Columbia 13.2%28th
Iowa 13.3%29th
South Dakota 13.3%30th
Indiana 13.4%31st
Nevada 13.6%32nd
Vermont 13.7%33rd
Georgia 13.7%34th
Arizona 13.8%35th
Missouri 13.9%36th
Texas 14.0%37th
Michigan 14.1%38th
Ohio 14.3%39th
North Carolina 14.4%40th
Montana 14.6%41st
Tennessee 14.7%42nd
South Carolina 14.9%43rd
Oklahoma 16.7%44th
Alabama 16.9%45th
Kentucky 17.3%46th
Arkansas 17.5%47th
West Virginia 19.4%48th
New Mexico 19.6%49th
Louisiana 20.1%50th
Mississippi 21.2%51st