Special Report

ZIP Codes With the Worst Health Insurance Coverage in the Nation

Source: Courtesy of the Village of Rensselaer Falls, NY via http://www.rensselaerfallsny.com

45. 13680
> Location: Rensselaer Falls, New York
> Residents under 65, no health insurance: 43.8%
> Residents under 65, Medicare coverage (or multiple types): 2.0% — 5,424th lowest of 19,556 zip codes
> Residents under 65, Medicaid coverage (or multiple types): 17.9% — 8,433rd lowest of 19,556 zip codes
> Residents under 65, VA coverage (or multiple types): 0.3% — 2,268th lowest of 19,556 zip codes
> Residents under 65, employer-based insurance (or multiple types): 30.7% — 658th lowest of 19,556 zip codes
> Residents under 65, direct-purchase insurance (or multiple types): 10.6% — 7,872nd highest 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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44. 34142
> Location: Immokalee, Florida
> Residents under 65, no health insurance: 43.8%
> Residents under 65, Medicare coverage (or multiple types): 2.7% — 8,519th lowest of 19,556 zip codes
> Residents under 65, Medicaid coverage (or multiple types): 28.5% — 4,737th highest of 19,556 zip codes
> Residents under 65, VA coverage (or multiple types): 0.2% — 1,543rd lowest of 19,556 zip codes
> Residents under 65, employer-based insurance (or multiple types): 20.5% — 113th lowest of 19,556 zip codes
> Residents under 65, direct-purchase insurance (or multiple types): 7.0% — 3,965th lowest of 19,556 zip codes
> Residents under 65, Tricare/military insurance (or many types): 0.1% — 1,427th lowest of 19,556 zip codes

43. 99612
> Location: King Cove, Alaska
> Residents under 65, no health insurance: 43.9%
> Residents under 65, Medicare coverage (or multiple types): 0.7% — 740th lowest of 19,556 zip codes
> Residents under 65, Medicaid coverage (or multiple types): 19.8% — 9,707th lowest of 19,556 zip codes
> Residents under 65, VA coverage (or multiple types): 0.3% — 1,976th lowest of 19,556 zip codes
> Residents under 65, employer-based insurance (or multiple types): 34.4% — 1,050th lowest of 19,556 zip codes
> Residents under 65, direct-purchase insurance (or multiple types): 2.4% — 207th 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)

42. 17529
> Location: Intercourse, Pennsylvania
> Residents under 65, no health insurance: 44.0%
> Residents under 65, Medicare coverage (or multiple types): 1.1% — 1,713th lowest of 19,556 zip codes
> Residents under 65, Medicaid coverage (or multiple types): 12.8% — 4,881st lowest of 19,556 zip codes
> Residents under 65, VA coverage (or multiple types): 1.6% — 5,518th highest of 19,556 zip codes
> Residents under 65, employer-based insurance (or multiple types): 39.5% — 1,907th lowest of 19,556 zip codes
> Residents under 65, direct-purchase insurance (or multiple types): 5.4% — 1,690th 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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41. 84536
> Location: Oljato-Monument Valley, Utah
> Residents under 65, no health insurance: 44.3%
> Residents under 65, Medicare coverage (or multiple types): 3.5% — 7,824th highest of 19,556 zip codes (tied)
> Residents under 65, Medicaid coverage (or multiple types): 25.0% — 6,520th highest of 19,556 zip codes
> Residents under 65, VA coverage (or multiple types): 0.0% reported — 1st lowest of 19,556 zip codes (tied)
> Residents under 65, employer-based insurance (or multiple types): 29.8% — 584th lowest of 19,556 zip codes
> Residents under 65, direct-purchase insurance (or multiple types): 0.0% reported — 1st lowest of 19,556 zip codes (tied)
> Residents under 65, Tricare/military insurance (or many types): 0.0% reported — 1st lowest of 19,556 zip codes (tied)