• Albany and Laramie counties have the highest income inadequacy rate in the state.

  • Over half (52%) of households below the Standard have children.

  • For families with young children, the cost of housing and child care combined typically make up nearly 50% of the family’s budget.

  • Being a woman with children- is associated with the highest rates of income inadequacy.

  • We do see that the wage gap generally decreases with increasing education, indicating the critical role that educational attainment plays in leveling the field for wage equity in Wyoming.

    • Information attained from the Wyoming Women's Foundation Self-Sufficiency Standard, and Gender Wage Gap

  • Survey conducted with 125 responses, results to come end of Nov.