Poverty in Rhode Island, 2012
Nearly 14 percent of households in The Ocean State survived on incomes below the federal poverty level during 2012 ($19,090); the latest census data reports Rhode Island had the second highest poverty rate in New England. To learn more, read our latest Fact & Stat.
Health Insurance in Rhode Island, 2012
Just over 14 percent of adults under the age of 65 had no health insurance in 2012, according to recent census data. Read our latest Fact & Stat to learn more.
Taxes as a Share of Income
Low-income Rhode Islanders pay almost twice as much of their income on taxes as the wealthiest taxpayers. Read our latest Fact & Stat to learn more.