Special Report

ZIP Codes With the Worst Health Insurance Coverage in the Nation

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30. 87052
> Location: Santo Domingo Pueblo, New Mexico
> Residents under 65, no health insurance: 46.3%
> Residents under 65, Medicare coverage (or multiple types): 3.6% — 7,483rd highest of 19,556 zip codes
> Residents under 65, Medicaid coverage (or multiple types): 39.8% — 1,424th highest of 19,556 zip codes
> Residents under 65, VA coverage (or multiple types): 0.6% — 5,004th lowest of 19,556 zip codes (tied)
> Residents under 65, employer-based insurance (or multiple types): 12.4% — 15th lowest of 19,556 zip codes
> Residents under 65, direct-purchase insurance (or multiple types): 0.2% — 16th 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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29. 53926
> Location: Dalton, Wisconsin
> Residents under 65, no health insurance: 46.3%
> Residents under 65, Medicare coverage (or multiple types): 1.3% — 2,385th lowest of 19,556 zip codes (tied)
> Residents under 65, Medicaid coverage (or multiple types): 11.7% — 4,142nd lowest of 19,556 zip codes
> Residents under 65, VA coverage (or multiple types): 0.3% — 1,869th lowest of 19,556 zip codes
> Residents under 65, employer-based insurance (or multiple types): 39.4% — 1,894th lowest of 19,556 zip codes
> Residents under 65, direct-purchase insurance (or multiple types): 6.3% — 2,843rd 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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28. 75220
> Location: Dallas, Texas
> Residents under 65, no health insurance: 46.5%
> Residents under 65, Medicare coverage (or multiple types): 1.2% — 2,225th lowest of 19,556 zip codes
> Residents under 65, Medicaid coverage (or multiple types): 20.8% — 9,189th highest of 19,556 zip codes
> Residents under 65, VA coverage (or multiple types): 0.4% — 2,826th lowest of 19,556 zip codes
> Residents under 65, employer-based insurance (or multiple types): 26.2% — 328th lowest of 19,556 zip codes
> Residents under 65, direct-purchase insurance (or multiple types): 6.0% — 2,454th lowest of 19,556 zip codes
> Residents under 65, Tricare/military insurance (or many types): 0.4% — 3,792nd lowest of 19,556 zip codes

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27. 46772
> Location: Monroe, Indiana
> Residents under 65, no health insurance: 46.6%
> Residents under 65, Medicare coverage (or multiple types): 0.6% — 602nd lowest of 19,556 zip codes
> Residents under 65, Medicaid coverage (or multiple types): 9.6% — 2,890th lowest 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): 32.8% — 857th lowest of 19,556 zip codes
> Residents under 65, direct-purchase insurance (or multiple types): 13.5% — 3,751st 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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26. 87001
> Location: San Felipe Pueblo, New Mexico
> Residents under 65, no health insurance: 46.7%
> Residents under 65, Medicare coverage (or multiple types): 3.9% — 6,507th highest of 19,556 zip codes
> Residents under 65, Medicaid coverage (or multiple types): 30.4% — 3,923rd highest of 19,556 zip codes
> Residents under 65, VA coverage (or multiple types): 0.2% — 1,434th lowest of 19,556 zip codes
> Residents under 65, employer-based insurance (or multiple types): 24.4% — 240th lowest of 19,556 zip codes
> Residents under 65, direct-purchase insurance (or multiple types): 2.5% — 219th 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)