The impact of these gaps means that most Black households earn well below a living wage.
Racial and gender inequities in the workplace wage gap mean that Black households earn well below a living wage in our region.In terms of hourly wage:
- Poverty = $9.99/ hour
- Black Median Income = $13.84
- Living Wage 2 adults 1 kid = $12.49 EACH, $24.99 total
- Living Wage 1 adult 2 kids = $26.98