The Lifetime Wage Gap for African American Women by State

State wage gaps between African American women and white men were calculated by National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) based on 2010-2014 American Community Survey Five-Year Estimates (http://www.census.gov/acs/www/).  New Jersey ranks 50th out of 51 states plus the District of Columbia.  The median income for African American women in New Jersey is $42,761 compared to the median earnings of $73,551 for white, non-Hispanic men.

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