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2016-2020 American Community Survey 5-year estimates are now available, including the Public Use Microdata Sample (PUMS) Files and Variance Replicate Estimate (VRE) Tables.

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We ask questions about health insurance coverage to create statistics about the percentage of people covered by health insurance and the sources of health insurance.

Local, state, tribal, and federal agencies use health insurance coverage data to plan government programs, determine eligibility criteria, and encourage eligible people to participate in health insurance programs.

Your privacy concerns

We use your confidential survey answers to create statistics like those in the results below and in the full tables that contain all the data—no one is able to figure out your survey answers from the statistics we produce. The Census Bureau is legally bound to strict confidentiality requirements. Individual records are not shared with anyone, including federal agencies and law enforcement entities. By law, the Census Bureau cannot share respondents' answers with anyone—not the IRS, not the FBI, not the CIA, and not with any other government agency.

Question as it appears on the form

We ask one question about the types of health insurance coverage to better understand insurance needs.

Results from this question

The results from this question are compiled to provide communities with important statistics to understand health insurance coverage. You can see some of these published statistics here for the nation, states, and your community.

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Health insurance coverage data help communities:

Data Visualization: Uninsured Rate by State: 2008 to 2018

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Image link leading to data visualization focusing on Health Insurance Rate by State from 2008 through 2018

[Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2008 to 2018 American Community Surveys, 1-Year Estimates]

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