What's the Wage Gap in the States and Top 50 Metropolitan Areas?


An analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data shows that the gender-based wage gap affects women in nearly every corner of the country.

Click on the map to see the wage gap in each state and the top 50 metropolitan areas.


States: Alabama | Alaska | Arizona | Arkansas | California | Colorado | Connecticut | Delaware | Florida | Georgia | Hawaii | Idaho | Illinois | Indiana | Iowa | Kansas | Kentucky | Louisiana | Maine | Maryland | Massachusetts | Michigan | Minnesota | Mississippi | Missouri | Montana | Nebraska | Nevada | New Hampshire | New Jersey | New Mexico | New York | North Carolina | North Dakota | Ohio | Oklahoma | Oregon | Pennsylvania | Rhode Island | South Carolina | South Dakota | Tennessee | Texas | Utah | Vermont | Virginia | Washington | West Virginia | Wisconsin | Wyoming

Metropolitan areas: Atlanta | Austin | Baltimore | Birmingham | Boston | Buffalo | Charlotte | Chicago | Cincinnati | Cleveland | Columbus | D.C. | Dallas | Denver | Detroit | Hartford | Houston | Indianapolis | Jacksonville | Kansas City | Las Vegas | Los Angeles | Louisville | Memphis | Miami | Milwaukee | Minneapolis-St. Paul | Nashville | New Orleans | New York | Oklahoma City | Orlando | Philadelphia | Phoenix | Pittsburgh | Portland | Providence | Raleigh | Richmond | Riverside | Sacramento | Salt Lake City | San Antonio | San Diego | San Francisco | San Jose | Seattle | St. Louis | Tampa | Virginia Beach

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