U.S. Health Care: States with lowest and highest uninsured rates

/ 10:43 AM October 12, 2020

With the national rate of people without health insurance on the rise in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, the personal-finance website WalletHub released its report on 2020’s Uninsured Rates by City, as well as accompanying videos and by State, as well as accompanying videos.

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WalletHub compared the rates for 548 U.S. cities and the 50 states, in addition to a breakdown by age, race/ethnicity and income level. The following are some highlights from the reports:

States with Lowest Uninsured Rates States with Highest Uninsured Rates
1. Massachusetts (2.99%) 41. North Carolina (11.26%)
2. Rhode Island (4.09%) 42. Arizona (11.28%)
3. Hawaii (4.16%) 43. Nevada (11.42%)
4. Vermont (4.49%) 44. Alaska (12.21%)
5. Minnesota (4.88%) 45. Wyoming (12.31%)
6. Iowa (5.01%) 46. Mississippi (12.97%)
7. New York (5.24%) 47. Florida (13.16%)
8. Wisconsin (5.71%) 48. Georgia (13.41%)
9. Pennsylvania (5.77%) 49. Oklahoma (14.28%)
10. Michigan (5.78%) 50. Texas (18.36%)

Full List: https://wallethub.com/edu/uninsured-rates-by-state/4800/

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Cities with Lowest Uninsured Rates Cities with Highest Uninsured Rates
1. Newton, MA (1.26%) 539. Houston, TX (25.24%)
2. Cambridge, MA (1.37%) 540. Passaic, NJ (26.04%)
3. Quincy, MA (1.47%) 541. McAllen, TX (26.51%)
4. Plymouth, MN (1.71%) 542. Garland, TX (26.60%)
5. Fremont, CA (1.74%) 543. Pasadena, TX (28.31%)
6. Ellicott City, MD (1.84%) 544. Laredo, TX (28.62%)
7. Union City, CA (1.92%) 545. Edinburg, TX (30.37%)
8. Alameda, CA (2.09%) 546. Mission, TX (30.57%)
9. Naperville, IL (2.20%) 547. Brownsville, TX (32.90%)
10. Pleasanton, CA (2.28%) 548. Pharr, TX (34.49%)

Full Listhttps://wallethub.com/edu/uninsured-rates-by-city/25030/

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