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State: South Dakota

Poverty

13.00% of women in South Dakota live in poverty. The national figure is 11.80%.

33.6% of single mothers in South Dakota live in poverty.

National figure: 32%

13.8% of women 65 and older in South Dakota live in poverty.

National figure: 11.2%

Wage Gap

Women in South Dakota typically make $0.80 for every dollar paid to men. The national figure is $0.84.

Wage gap data for Black women in South Dakota is not available.

National figure: $0.69

Latina women in South Dakota typically make 59 cents for every dollar paid to white men.

National figure: $0.57

Source: Figures for women overall by state are based on 2022 American Community Survey 1-year estimates. Figures for Black women and Latinas by state are based on 2017-2021 American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

Health Insurance

9.30% of women aged 19-64 in South Dakota are uninsured. Nationally, 9.30% are uninsured.

9.9% of women of reproductive age (19-54) in South Dakota are uninsured. 

National figure: 9.9%

8.2% of women in South Dakota reported not receiving health care at some point in the last 12 months due to cost.

National figure: 10.3%