The interactive graphic below, that uses Small Area Health Insurance Estimates released today, highlights uninsured rates for 2017 at the county level and the change since 2013.
It compares the percentage of people without health insurance in rural and nonrural areas and in states that expanded Medicaid and those that didn’t, as of 2017.
This Census Bureau infographic shows all counties by rurality. It employs the Census Bureau typology for rurality using the 2010 Census definitions of urban/rural, based on the percentage of people who live in rural areas within the county.
The infographic combines this typology with estimates of uninsured rates for all counties from the Small Area Health Insurance Estimates program, which models annual health insurance coverage for all counties by combining American Community Survey data with population estimates and administrative records.
Jennifer Cheeseman Day is a demographer in the Census Bureau's Communications Directorate.
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