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Uninsured Children: A National Problem

A look at the number of children (0-17) in each state who lack medical coverage.

 

State

Number of Uninsured Children

% of Children (0-17) Who are Uninsured

Alabama

81,979

7.3

Alaska

21,090

11.4

Arizona

234,186

13.8

Arkansas

44,640

6.2

California

1,008,261

10.7

Colorado

157,040

13

Connecticut

42,588

5.2

Delaware

15,675

7.5

District of Columbia

6,944

6.2

Florida

784,128

19.2

Georgia

289,455

11.5

Hawaii

13,968

4.8

Idaho

45,650

11

Illinois

209,880

6.6

Indiana

82,836

5.2

Iowa

34,032

4.8

Kansas

54,670

7.7

Kentucky

82,080

8

Louisiana

137,125

12.5

Maine

14,331

5.1

Maryland

145,110

10.5

Massachusetts

43,050

3

Michigan

149,978

6.2

Minnesota

79,744

6.4

Mississippi

94,138

12.1

Missouri

149,968

10.4

Montana

27,594

12.6

Nebraska

45,200

10

Nevada

94,380

14.3

New Hampshire

19,240

6.5

New Jersey

269,739

12.9

New Mexico

76,725

15.5

New York

394,893

8.9

North Carolina

271,887

12.1

North Dakota

11,534

7.9

Ohio

239,940

8.6

Oklahoma

115,920

12.6

Oregon

91,584

10.6

Pennsylvania

205,350

7.4

Rhode Island

20,944

8.8

South Carolina

151,940

14.2

South Dakota

15,840

8

Tennessee

134,589

9.1

Texas

1,438,080

21.4

Utah

86,528

10.4

Vermont

12,126

9.4

Virginia

186,966

10.2

Washington

105,944

6.8

West Virginia

18,124

4.6

Wisconsin

77,082

5.8

Wyoming

12,192

9.6

 

 

 


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