North Carolina Ranked As Having One The Lowest Uninsured Rates For 2019

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With the national uninsured rate back on the rise, growing to 8.5% in 2018 from 7.9% in 2017, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2019’s Uninsured Rates by State.

WalletHub compared the rates for all 50 states, in addition to a breakdown by age, race/ethnicity and income level.

According to their report, North Carolina ranked among the worst in the nation at #42, and South Carolina came in just 2 spots higher at #40;

Uninsured Rates by State

Overall Rank*
(1 = Lowest)
State Change in Uninsured Rate Between 2010 & 2018 2018 Children’s Uninsured Rate
(Rank)
2018 Adults’ Uninsured Rate
(Rank)
2018 Whites’ Uninsured Rate
(Rank)
2018 Blacks’ Uninsured Rate
(Rank)
2018 Hispanics’ Uninsured Rate
(Rank)
2018 Low-Income Households’ Uninsured Rate
(Rank)
2018 High-Income Households’ Uninsured Rate
(Rank)
1 Massachusetts -1.65% 1.22%
(1)
3.19%
(1)
2.08%
(1)
4.26%
(2)
5.33%
(1)
4.22%
(1)
1.64%
(1)
2 Vermont -4.02% 1.97%
(2)
4.55%
(3)
3.71%
(9)
11.59%
(35)
11.04%
(6)
5.92%
(3)
2.41%
(7)
3 Hawaii -3.81% 2.61%
(7)
4.52%
(2)
3.21%
(6)
4.75%
(4)
7.21%
(2)
6.83%
(4)
2.36%
(6)
4 Rhode Island -8.09% 2.18%
(3)
4.59%
(4)
2.95%
(3)
3.92%
(1)
8.92%
(3)
5.80%
(2)
1.94%
(2)
5 Minnesota -4.67% 3.28%
(11)
4.77%
(5)
3.13%
(5)
6.46%
(9)
17.14%
(24)
7.26%
(8)
2.30%
(4)
6 Iowa -4.59% 2.69%
(8)
5.40%
(6)
3.70%
(8)
12.06%
(37)
13.00%
(12)
7.24%
(7)
2.30%
(5)
7 Connecticut -3.79% 2.58%
(5)
6.09%
(10)
3.05%
(4)
6.78%
(11)
13.10%
(13)
8.66%
(14)
2.84%
(10)
8 New York -6.51% 2.49%
(4)
6.23%
(11)
3.27%
(7)
5.85%
(5)
10.59%
(5)
6.89%
(5)
3.49%
(21)
9 Michigan -6.96% 3.39%
(16)
6.01%
(9)
4.75%
(18)
6.47%
(10)
11.79%
(10)
7.60%
(10)
2.84%
(9)
10 Wisconsin -3.97% 3.78%
(21)
5.97%
(8)
4.17%
(12)
7.81%
(13)
15.99%
(22)
8.39%
(13)
2.66%
(8)
11 Pennsylvania -4.62% 4.39%
(23)
5.88%
(7)
4.66%
(17)
7.10%
(12)
12.34%
(11)
7.77%
(11)
3.18%
(13)
12 Kentucky -9.61% 3.75%
(20)
6.25%
(12)
4.82%
(19)
6.00%
(7)
23.40%
(38)
7.54%
(9)
2.29%
(3)
13 Delaware -4.03% 3.64%
(19)
6.26%
(13)
4.19%
(13)
4.61%
(3)
17.72%
(27)
7.04%
(6)
4.84%
(38)
14 New Hampshire -5.38% 2.59%
(6)
6.58%
(14)
5.17%
(20)
10.03%
(27)
14.03%
(16)
9.51%
(16)
3.10%
(12)
15 Maryland -5.26% 3.29%
(12)
6.85%
(15)
2.83%
(2)
6.10%
(8)
22.29%
(36)
9.61%
(17)
3.52%
(23)
16 West Virginia -8.18% 3.38%
(13)
7.27%
(17)
6.25%
(29)
9.52%
(25)
11.41%
(7)
8.32%
(12)
2.91%
(11)
17 Washington -7.82% 2.71%
(9)
7.58%
(18)
4.40%
(15)
8.30%
(17)
17.91%
(28)
9.76%
(18)
3.60%
(25)
18 Ohio -5.86% 4.82%
(28)
6.97%
(16)
5.66%
(24)
8.48%
(19)
15.30%
(19)
9.40%
(15)
3.21%
(14)
19 Illinois -6.81% 3.38%
(15)
8.10%
(21)
4.32%
(14)
8.27%
(16)
15.42%
(20)
10.75%
(24)
3.42%
(18)
20 Oregon -10.09% 3.56%
(18)
8.06%
(20)
5.34%
(22)
8.47%
(18)
16.21%
(23)
10.25%
(20)
3.46%
(19)
21 California -11.30% 3.14%
(10)
8.55%
(24)
3.99%
(11)
5.96%
(6)
11.68%
(9)
10.34%
(22)
4.31%
(31)
22 North Dakota -2.52% 6.02%
(38)
7.66%
(19)
5.42%
(23)
19.37%
(49)
13.23%
(15)
11.59%
(26)
3.28%
(15)
23 New Jersey -5.80% 3.87%
(22)
8.53%
(23)
3.78%
(10)
8.73%
(22)
17.30%
(25)
13.40%
(30)
3.49%
(20)
24 Colorado -8.40% 4.63%
(25)
8.44%
(22)
5.25%
(21)
8.66%
(21)
14.91%
(17)
11.68%
(27)
4.29%
(30)
25 Louisiana -9.84% 3.38%
(14)
9.55%
(30)
6.22%
(28)
8.03%
(14)
27.69%
(45)
10.17%
(19)
4.19%
(26)
26 Maine -2.11% 5.49%
(35)
8.66%
(25)
7.69%
(37)
14.23%
(43)
13.17%
(14)
11.23%
(25)
3.52%
(24)
27 Montana -9.11% 6.11%
(39)
8.86%
(27)
7.17%
(36)
N/A
(N/A)
9.25%
(4)
10.74%
(23)
4.59%
(36)
28 Arkansas -9.23% 4.51%
(24)
9.48%
(29)
6.32%
(31)
8.20%
(15)
24.19%
(40)
10.27%
(21)
4.54%
(34)
29 Indiana -6.56% 6.56%
(41)
8.84%
(26)
6.90%
(35)
10.41%
(29)
19.99%
(31)
11.85%
(28)
4.57%
(35)
30 Nebraska -3.23% 5.23%
(32)
9.39%
(28)
5.88%
(25)
14.24%
(44)
20.27%
(32)
14.11%
(31)
3.51%
(22)
31 Kansas -5.12% 5.11%
(30)
10.07%
(32)
6.46%
(32)
12.54%
(40)
22.07%
(35)
14.92%
(36)
3.33%
(16)
32 Virginia -4.25% 5.10%
(29)
9.98%
(31)
6.15%
(27)
10.80%
(31)
23.84%
(39)
14.99%
(38)
4.25%
(29)
33 Missouri -3.75% 5.68%
(36)
10.61%
(34)
8.46%
(42)
12.48%
(39)
20.83%
(33)
14.32%
(32)
4.19%
(27)
34 Utah -5.92% 7.35%
(43)
10.36%
(33)
6.29%
(30)
17.40%
(48)
25.44%
(42)
16.24%
(43)
5.16%
(41)
35 New Mexico -10.08% 5.25%
(33)
10.93%
(35)
4.52%
(16)
11.28%
(33)
11.49%
(8)
11.89%
(29)
4.43%
(32)
36 South Dakota -2.59% 5.91%
(37)
11.17%
(36)
6.48%
(33)
8.76%
(23)
21.87%
(34)
16.33%
(44)
3.39%
(17)
37 Alabama -4.59% 3.50%
(17)
12.08%
(40)
8.11%
(39)
11.49%
(34)
27.87%
(46)
14.98%
(37)
4.21%
(28)
38 Tennessee -4.23% 5.19%
(31)
11.68%
(39)
8.22%
(40)
12.21%
(38)
29.62%
(48)
14.81%
(33)
4.99%
(40)
39 Wyoming -4.46% 7.13%
(42)
11.58%
(38)
9.31%
(44)
9.96%
(26)
15.88%
(21)
15.49%
(41)
5.47%
(42)
40 South Carolina -7.06% 4.73%
(27)
12.24%
(42)
8.34%
(41)
11.60%
(36)
27.56%
(44)
14.83%
(35)
4.87%
(39)
41 Arizona -6.26% 8.38%
(48)
11.35%
(37)
6.11%
(26)
10.25%
(28)
17.72%
(26)
14.82%
(34)
5.55%
(43)
42 North Carolina -6.05% 5.32%
(34)
12.43%
(43)
7.98%
(38)
10.68%
(30)
29.65%
(49)
16.11%
(42)
4.47%
(33)
43 Idaho -6.64% 6.11%
(40)
12.98%
(44)
9.27%
(43)
8.59%
(20)
22.56%
(37)
15.20%
(39)
6.15%
(44)
44 Nevada -11.41% 7.97%
(45)
12.24%
(41)
6.79%
(34)
10.98%
(32)
19.72%
(30)
15.30%
(40)
6.89%
(46)
45 Mississippi -6.06% 4.69%
(26)
14.73%
(47)
10.05%
(47)
13.94%
(42)
28.79%
(47)
17.45%
(47)
4.72%
(37)
46 Alaska -7.21% 9.44%
(49)
13.83%
(45)
9.66%
(46)
8.84%
(24)
15.25%
(18)
16.70%
(45)
8.59%
(49)
47 Florida -8.27% 7.55%
(44)
14.47%
(46)
9.49%
(45)
15.13%
(46)
19.00%
(29)
17.04%
(46)
7.28%
(47)
48 Georgia -6.05% 8.14%
(46)
15.58%
(48)
10.40%
(49)
13.61%
(41)
33.20%
(50)
20.21%
(49)
6.44%
(45)
49 Oklahoma -4.66% 8.25%
(47)
16.31%
(49)
10.47%
(50)
14.87%
(45)
25.17%
(41)
19.38%
(48)
7.30%
(48)
50 Texas -6.00% 11.15%
(50)
20.23%
(50)
10.29%
(48)
15.21%
(47)
27.29%
(43)
25.50%
(50)
8.67%
(50)
National -6.56% 5.21% 10.03% 6.03% 10.15% 17.94% 13.22% 4.46%

*Note: Overall rank based on 2018 uninsured rates

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