Special Report

ZIP Codes With the Worst Health Insurance Coverage in the Nation

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50. 16222
> Location: Dayton, Pennsylvania
> Residents under 65, no health insurance: 43.2%
> Residents under 65, Medicare coverage (or multiple types): 2.7% — 8,691st lowest of 19,556 zip codes
> Residents under 65, Medicaid coverage (or multiple types): 9.3% — 2,726th lowest of 19,556 zip codes
> Residents under 65, VA coverage (or multiple types): 0.9% — 7,280th lowest of 19,556 zip codes (tied)
> Residents under 65, employer-based insurance (or multiple types): 43.0% — 2,760th lowest of 19,556 zip codes
> Residents under 65, direct-purchase insurance (or multiple types): 6.0% — 2,452nd lowest of 19,556 zip codes
> Residents under 65, Tricare/military insurance (or many types): 0.8% — 7,244th lowest of 19,556 zip codes (tied)

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49. 47562
> Location: Odon, Indiana
> Residents under 65, no health insurance: 43.3%
> Residents under 65, Medicare coverage (or multiple types): 3.0% — 9,668th highest of 19,556 zip codes
> Residents under 65, Medicaid coverage (or multiple types): 12.6% — 4,786th lowest of 19,556 zip codes
> Residents under 65, VA coverage (or multiple types): 0.7% — 5,405th lowest of 19,556 zip codes
> Residents under 65, employer-based insurance (or multiple types): 33.8% — 986th lowest of 19,556 zip codes
> Residents under 65, direct-purchase insurance (or multiple types): 12.4% — 5,045th highest of 19,556 zip codes
> Residents under 65, Tricare/military insurance (or many types): 2.3% — 4,444th highest of 19,556 zip codes

48. 17509
> Location: Christiana, Pennsylvania
> Residents under 65, no health insurance: 43.3%
> Residents under 65, Medicare coverage (or multiple types): 1.5% — 3,278th lowest of 19,556 zip codes
> Residents under 65, Medicaid coverage (or multiple types): 13.1% — 5,111th lowest of 19,556 zip codes
> Residents under 65, VA coverage (or multiple types): 0.2% — 1,437th lowest of 19,556 zip codes
> Residents under 65, employer-based insurance (or multiple types): 41.0% — 2,211th lowest of 19,556 zip codes
> Residents under 65, direct-purchase insurance (or multiple types): 5.6% — 1,927th lowest of 19,556 zip codes
> Residents under 65, Tricare/military insurance (or many types): 0.0% reported — 1st lowest of 19,556 zip codes (tied)

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47. 59050
> Location: Lodge Grass, Montana
> Residents under 65, no health insurance: 43.4%
> Residents under 65, Medicare coverage (or multiple types): 1.4% — 2,740th lowest of 19,556 zip codes
> Residents under 65, Medicaid coverage (or multiple types): 33.6% — 2,795th highest of 19,556 zip codes
> Residents under 65, VA coverage (or multiple types): 0.6% — 4,799th lowest of 19,556 zip codes
> Residents under 65, employer-based insurance (or multiple types): 19.0% — 90th lowest of 19,556 zip codes
> Residents under 65, direct-purchase insurance (or multiple types): 2.6% — 240th lowest of 19,556 zip codes
> Residents under 65, Tricare/military insurance (or many types): 0.4% — 4,080th lowest of 19,556 zip codes

46. 59043
> Location: Lame Deer, Montana
> Residents under 65, no health insurance: 43.5%
> Residents under 65, Medicare coverage (or multiple types): 1.4% — 2,851st lowest of 19,556 zip codes
> Residents under 65, Medicaid coverage (or multiple types): 28.3% — 4,801st highest of 19,556 zip codes
> Residents under 65, VA coverage (or multiple types): 0.9% — 8,211th lowest of 19,556 zip codes
> Residents under 65, employer-based insurance (or multiple types): 24.7% — 250th lowest of 19,556 zip codes
> Residents under 65, direct-purchase insurance (or multiple types): 5.0% — 1,401st lowest of 19,556 zip codes
> Residents under 65, Tricare/military insurance (or many types): 0.7% — 6,958th lowest of 19,556 zip codes