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

Health Insurance Coverage of the Total Population, Texas, 2018

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

Health Insurance Coverage of Nonelderly (0-64) Population, Texas, 2018

  • Employer -53%
  • Other private - 7%
  • Medicaid - 17%
  • Other public - 3%
  • Uninsured - 20%

Working age (19-64) Uninsured by Gender, Texas, 2018

  • Female - 23%
  • Male - 25%

Nonelderly (ages 0-64) Uninsured by Family Work Status, Texas, 2018

  • At least 1 full time worker - 76%
  • Part time workers - 10%
  • Nonworkers- 14%
  • Total - 100%

Percent of Private Sector Establishments that Offer Health Insurance to Employees, 2018

  • Texas - 49.4%
  • U.S. - 46.8%

Comparison of Texas Uninsured Population to U.S. Uninsured Population, 2018

Uninsured total population
Texas Uninsured: 18%
U.S. Uninsured: 9%

Uninsured children
Texas Uninsured: 11% 
U.S. Uninsured: 5%  

All adults uninsured, 19-64 years of age
Texas Uninsured: 24%
U.S. Uninsured: 13%

Uninsured women 19-64 
Texas Uninsured: 23%
U.S. Uninsured: 11%

Uninsured men 19-64
Texas Uninsured: 25%
U.S. Uninsured: 14%

Nonelderly uninsured- at least one full-time worker
Texas Uninsured: 76%
U.S. Uninsured: 72%

Nonelderly uninsured by race/ethnicity
Texas Uninsured
White - 24% 
Black - 10% 
Hispanic - 61% 
Other - 5%

U.S. Uninsured
White - 41% 
Black - 14% 
Hispanic - 37% 
Other - 8%  

Uninsured rates for the nonelderly by age
Texas Uninsured
Children 18 and under - 18% 
Adults 19-64 - 83%

U.S. Uninsured
Children 18 and under - 14% 
Adults 19-64 - 86%  

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

U.S.
Children 18 and under - 24% 
Adults 19-64 - 76%  

Source: Kaiser State Health Facts, 2018; Health Insurance Coverage in the United States: 2018

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Last Updated On

May 13, 2020

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