Rhode Island

12.5% of women in Rhode Island live in poverty. The national figure is 12.0%.

32.6% of female-headed households in Rhode Island live in poverty.

National figure: 33.8%

11.7% of women 65 and older in Rhode Island live in poverty.

National figure: 11.1%

Wage Gap

Women in Rhode Island typically make $0.82 for every dollar paid to men. The national figure is $0.82.

Black women in Rhode Island typically make $0.59 cents for every dollar paid to white men.

National figure: $0.62

Latina women in Rhode Island typically make $0.50 cents for every dollar paid to white men.

National figure: $0.54

Health Insurance

4.6% of women aged 19-64 in Rhode Island are uninsured. Nationally, 11.0% are uninsured.
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