10 states where residents spend the highest proportion of salaries on health insurance

NiceRx collected health insurance data from ValuePenguin and compared it to the annual personal income in each state to determine which states' residents spend the largest proportion of their salaries on health insurance costs.

Here are the 10 states where residents spend the highest average proportion of annual income on health insurance:

1. West Virginia
Income per capita: $47,817
Annual insurance cost: $9,972
Percentage of income: 20.9 percent

2. Louisiana
Income per capita: $54,435
Annual insurance cost: $8,736
Percentage of income: 16.1 percent

3. Vermont
Income per capita: $59,704
Annual insurance cost: $9,120
Percentage of income: 15.3 percent

4. South Dakota
Income per capita: $64,720
Annual insurance cost: $9,732
Percentage of income: 15 percent

5. Oklahoma
Income per capita: $53,156
Annual insurance cost: $7,620
Percentage of income: 14.3 percent

6. Alabama
Income per capita: $48,608
Annual insurance cost: $6,948
Percentage of income: 14.3 percent

7. Wyoming
Income per capita: $65,627
Annual insurance cost: $9,168
Percentage of income: 14 percent

8. North Carolina
Income per capita: $55,043
Annual insurance cost: $7,608
Percentage of income: 13.8 percent

9. Mississippi
Income per capita: $45,438
Annual insurance cost: $6,132
Percentage of income: 13.5 percent

10. Missouri

Income per capita: $55,159
Annual insurance cost: $7,440
Percentage of income: 13.5 percent

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