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

Health Insurance Coverage of the Total Population, Texas, 2019

  • Employer - 47.6%
  • Non-group - 5.7%
  • Medicaid - 15.9%
  • Medicare - 10.9%
  • Other public - 1.6%
  • Uninsured - 18.4%

Health Insurance Coverage of Nonelderly (0-64) Population, Texas, 2019

  • Employer -53.5%
  • Other private - 6.4%
  • Medicaid - 16.1%
  • Other public - 3.1%
  • Uninsured - 20.9%

Working age (19-64) Uninsured by Gender, Texas, 2019

  • Female - 23.2%
  • Male - 25.9%

Nonelderly (ages 0-64) Uninsured by Family Work Status, Texas, 2019

  • At least 1 full time worker - 76.6%
  • Part time workers - 10.3%
  • Nonworkers- 13.1%
  • Total - 100%

Percent of Private Sector Establishments that Offer Health Insurance to Employees, 2019

  • Texas - 48.8%
  • U.S. - 47.4%

Comparison of Texas Uninsured Population to U.S. Uninsured Population, 2019

Uninsured total population
Texas Uninsured: 20.9%
U.S. Uninsured: 10.9%

Uninsured children
Texas Uninsured: 12.8% 
U.S. Uninsured: 5.6%  

All adults uninsured, 19-64 years of age
Texas Uninsured: 24.5%
U.S. Uninsured: 12.9%

Uninsured women 19-64 
Texas Uninsured: 23.2%
U.S. Uninsured: 11.4%

Uninsured men 19-64
Texas Uninsured: 25.9%
U.S. Uninsured: 14.5%

Nonelderly uninsured- at least one full-time worker
Texas Uninsured: 19.3%
U.S. Uninsured: 9.8%

Nonelderly uninsured by race/ethnicity
Texas Uninsured
White - 23.7% 
Black - 9.5% 
Hispanic - 62.5% 
Other - 4.3%

U.S. Uninsured
White - 41% 
Black - 13.4% 
Hispanic - 37.6% 
Other - 8%  

Uninsured rates for the nonelderly by age
Texas Uninsured
Children 18 and under - 12.8% 
Adults 19-64 - 24.5%

U.S. Uninsured
Children 18 and under -5.6% 
Adults 19-64 - 12.9%  

Distribution of the nonelderly with employer coverage by age
Texas
Children 18 and under - 25.7% 
Adults 19-64 - 74.3%
 
U.S.
Children 18 and under - 24.3% 
Adults 19-64 - 75.7%  

Source: Kaiser State Health Facts, 2019Health Insurance Coverage in the United States: 2019

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Last Updated On

July 26, 2021

Originally Published On

March 23, 2010

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