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State: Rhode Island

Rhode Island

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

33.3% of single mothers in Rhode Island live in poverty.

National figure: 35.6%

10.8% of women 65 and older in Rhode Island live in poverty.

National figure: 10.6%

Wage Gap

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

Black women in Rhode Island typically make 58 cents for every dollar paid to white men. 

National figure: $0.63

Latina women in Rhode Island typically make 51 cents for every dollar paid to white men.

National figure: $0.54

Health Insurance

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

4.8% of women of reproductive age (18-54) in Rhode Island are uninsured. 

National figure: 11.3%

9.7% of women in Rhode Island reported not receiving health care at some point in the last 12 months due to cost.

National figure: 13.3%