U.S. Census Bureau: Rhode Island Improves in Children’s Health Insurance Coverage; Child Poverty Remains Unchanged
Providence, RI (September 17, 2015) – Rhode Island KIDS COUNT released new data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2014 American Community Survey (ACS) on September 17, 2015. The ACS provides national and state-level data on health insurance coverage, poverty, and income. According to the ACS, in 2014:
- 96.7% of Rhode Island children had health insurance coverage in 2014, Rhode Island ranks 7th in the nation
- 19.8% of Rhode Island children lived in poverty in 2014, Rhode Island ranks 26th in the nation
- For more, please see our media release.
Save the Date! Celebration of Children's Health Luncheon
Rhode Island KIDS COUNT's annual Celebration of Children's Health Luncheon will be held on Monday, November 16, 2015 from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. A formal invitation will follow, and registration information will be available soon.