Poverty

13.3% of women in South Dakota live in poverty. The national figure is 12.0%.

36.7% of female-headed households in South Dakota live in poverty.

National figure: 33.8%

12.5% of women 65 and older in South Dakota live in poverty.

National figure: 11.1%

Wage Gap

Women in South Dakota typically make $0.78 for every dollar paid to men. The national figure is $0.82.

Black women in South Dakota typically make $0.53 cents for every dollar paid to white men.

National figure: $0.62

Latina women in South Dakota typically make $0.60 cents for every dollar paid to white men.

National figure: $0.54

Health Insurance

12.1% of women aged 19-64 in South Dakota are uninsured. Nationally, 11.0% are uninsured.
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