Regrettably, though progress has been made, there isample evidence that equality remains elusive for someWisconsinites. In fact,
women and people of colorface disparity and discrimination in employment,homeownership, poverty rates, and education.
The unemployment rate for African Americans inWisconsin was more than three times higher than therate for Whites (NH) in 2010 and was slightly higher forHispanic/Latinos as well.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
Employment Status of the Civilian Non-Institutional Population by Sex, Race, Hispanic or Latino Ethnicity, MaritalStatus, and Detailed Age, 2010 Annual Averages
Bureau of Labor Statistics
In Wisconsin, between 2006 and 2010 for full-timeemployees, women earned, on average, $11,500 less peryear compared to men ($45,920 to $34,367). White (NH)women, women of color, and men of color all earnedsubstantially less per year than White (NH) men.
Earnings Relative to White (NH) men
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2006-2010 American Community Survey
Median Earnings in the past 12 Months (in 2010 Ination- Adjusted Dollars) by Sex by Work Experience in the Past 12 Months for the Population 16 Years and Over with Earnings inthe Past 12 Months
U.S. Census Bureau, 2006-2010 American Community Survey
EqA OPPORTNITy:THE EVIDENCE FROM WISCONSIN PAE 2
100%90%80%70%60%50%40%30%20%10%0%White (NH) AfricanAmericanHispanic/LatinoNativeAmericanAsianAmericanPacificIslander100%72%63%61%54%76%63%88%66%73%54%74%