Health Insurance Coverage Rate


Percent of people covered by private or government-funded health insurance.


U.S. Census Bureau, Health Insurance Historical Tables, HIB Series. The Census Bureau’s estimates are based on the Current Population Survey Annual Social and Economic Supplement.

Methodological Notes: 

In 2002, there were substantial changes in the racial categories used by the Census Bureau. Time series by race that include data from both racial classifications should be interpreted with care. More details on the changes in racial categories.