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State: South Dakota

Poverty

13.40% of women in live in poverty. The national figure is 11.70%.

38.1% of single mothers in South Dakota live in poverty.

National figure: 35.6%

14.3% of women 65 and older in South Dakota live in poverty.

National figure: 10.6%

Wage Gap

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

Black women in South Dakota typically make 61 cents for every dollar paid to white men. 

National figure: $0.63

Latina women in South Dakota typically make 60 cents for every dollar paid to white men.

National figure: $0.54

Source: Figures for women overall by state are based on 2021 American Community Survey 1-year estimates. Figures for Black women and Latinas by state are based on 2015-2019 American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

Health Insurance

12.70% of women aged 19-64 in are uninsured. Nationally, 10.00% are uninsured.

11.6% of women of reproductive age (18-54) in South Dakota are uninsured. 

National figure: 11.3%

8.7% of women in South Dakota reported not receiving health care at some point in the last 12 months due to cost.

National figure: 13.3%