CivMetrics collects key public health data for the largest cities in the United States. We’re posting some of our insights here. In this installment, we look at the the health insurance coverage in major cities. For questions about our data, or to request data, please contact EBallantine@CivMetrics.com. Data is from the CDC.
In the U.S., about 8.5 percent of people (aged 18 – 64) don’t have health insurance. But in cities, that number is higher — in some cities, almost half of residents are without health insurance. At the bottom of this page, find a sortable table of the heath insurance coverage rates in the 100 largest U.S. cities. But first, a couple highlights:
Here are the 10 cities where residents have the highest uninsured rate:
Here are the 10 cities with the best health insurance coverage:
Below, find a sortable table of the heath insurance coverage rates in the 100 largest U.S. cities.