Quick Statistics on the Uninsured in Texas and the U.S.

Health Insurance Coverage of the Total Population, Texas (2014)

  • Employer - 47%
  • Other private - 6%
  • Medicaid - 18%
  • Medicare - 10%
  • Other public - 2%
  • Uninsured - 17%

Health Insurance Coverage of Nonelderly (0-64) Population, Texas (2014)

  • Employer -52%
  • Other private - 7%
  • Medicaid - 19%
  • Other public - 3%
  • Uninsured - 19%

Working age (19-64) Uninsured by Gender, Texas (2014)

  • Female - 22%
  • Male - 25%

Nonelderly (ages 0-64) Uninsured by Family Work Status, Texas (2014)

  • At least 1 full time worker - 17%
  • Part time workers - 31%
  • Nonworkers- 26%
  • Total - 19%

Percent of Private Sector Establishments that Offer Health Insurance to Employees, 2014

  • Texas - 44.7%
  • U.S. - 49.9%

Comparison of Texas Uninsured Population to U.S. Uninsured Population

Uninsured total population
Texas Uninsured: 17%
U.S. Uninsured: 10%

Uninsured children
Texas Uninsured: 9% 
U.S. Uninsured: 6%  

All adults uninsured, 19-64 years of age
Texas Uninsured: 23%
U.S. Uninsured: 14%

Uninsured women 19-64 
Texas Uninsured: 22%
U.S. Uninsured: 13%

Uninsured men 19-64
Texas Uninsured: 25%
U.S. Uninsured: 16%

Nonelderly uninsured- at least one full-time worker
Texas Uninsured: 174%
U.S. Uninsured: 11%

Nonelderly uninsured by race/ethnicity
Texas Uninsured
White - 13% 
Black - 15% 
Hispanic - 27% 
Other - 11%

U.S. Uninsured
White - 9% 
Black - 13% 
Hispanic - 21% 
Other - 11%  

Uninsured rates for the nonelderly by age
Texas Uninsured
Children 18 and under - 9% 
Adults 19-64 - 23%

U.S. Uninsured
Children 18 and under - 6% 
Adults 19-64 - 14%  

Distribution of the nonelderly with employer coverage by age
Texas Uninsured
Children 18 and under - 26% 
Adults 19-64 - 74%

U.S. Uninsured
Children 18 and under - 25% 
Adults 19-64 - 75%  

 

Source: Kaiser State Health Facts, 2014


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