• Percentage of Hispanic women in poverty

The pie chart shows the percentage of women in poverty and the bar chart shows poverty rates by sex and age. They are from the United States in 2008.

A disproportionately large percentage of women in poverty

which, no doubt, contribute to the higher percentage of women in poverty than men

The Female Face of Poverty - The Atlantic

The latest census figures show that in the U.S. women are more likely to live in poverty than men, particularly if they’re raising families alone. In total, 14.5 percent of American women lived in poverty in 2012, compared to 11 percent of men. At every age women are more likely to be poor than men. Even girls under age 18 are slightly more likely to live in poverty than boys are. What could be causing this disparity?

NWLC Analysis of 2014 Census Poverty Data - NWLC

And an Institute for Women's Policy Research report released last year ranked Hawaii 31st in the nation for the percentage of women in poverty, and 45th for the percentage of Asian-American women in "managerial or professional occupations."

cal factors that contribute to the rising percentage of women in poverty
Figure 9 maps the variation by state in the percentage of women in poverty not enrolled in SNAP

and the presence of a disability impact women’s economic security

Thirty-sixpercent of Missouri women live in poverty. Of these, 32 percent age 19-64 areuninsured. Health insurance coverage and access to quality health care may be aby-product of the fact that Missouri women earn 74 cents on the dollar comparedto men and often work jobs where health insurance is not offered. Thesefindings are among many about the status of Missouri women found in the to be released in March 2012.

there is a higher percentage of women in poverty in New Orleans than any other place in the U.S.

Women and Poverty - United Nations

“The percentage of women in poverty increased, as did poverty among most communities of color

Adult Poverty Rate by Gender | The Henry J