Poverty

12.90% of women in South Dakota live in poverty. The national figure is 12.40%.

38.20% of female-headed households in South Dakota live in poverty.

National figure: 34.4%

9.40% of women 65 and older in South Dakota live in poverty.

National figure: 10.5%

Wage Gap

Women in South Dakota typically make $0.77 for every dollar paid to men. The national figure is $0.80.

Black women in South Dakota typically make $0.63 cents for every dollar paid to white men.

National figure: $0.61

Latina women in South Dakota typically make $0.59 cents for every dollar paid to white men.

National figure: $0.53

Health Insurance

12.10% of women aged 18-64 in South Dakota are uninsured. Nationally, 10.80% are uninsured.
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