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Key Findings: Poverty & the Gender Wage Gap

Publication date: 
June, 2017

This one-pager highlights key findings in poverty and the gender wage gap from the Status of Women by County: Poverty & Opportunity report commissioned by FPN's Florida Women's Funding Alliance. 

In Florida, 15.4 percent of women aged 18 and older live in poverty, placing the state among the bottom third in the country. More than one in four women live in poverty in five Florida counties: Hardee, Alachua, Hamilton, DeSoto and Gilchrist.