Most uninsured cities in America

The Houston metropolitan area had the highest percentage of uninsured residents in 2022, while the Boston metro had the lowest, according to new data released by the Census Bureau Sept. 14 as part of its American Community Survey. 

Most uninsured metropolitan areas in America:

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, Texas: 18 percent

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas: 15.8 percent

San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas: 15 percent

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Fla: 13 percent

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, Ga: 11.1 percent

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, Fla: 10.7 percent

Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, Ariz: 10.6 percent

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Fla: 10.5 percent

Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, N.C.-S.C: 8.6 percent

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, Calif: 7.7 percent

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, Calif: 7.7 percent

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, Ill.-Ind.-Wis: 7.3 percent

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, D.C.-Va.-Md.-W.V: 7.2 percent

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, Colo: 6.9 percent

San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad, Calif: 6.4 percent

New York-Newark-Jersey City, N.Y.-N.J.-Pa: 6 percent

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Ore.-Wash: 5.5 percent

St. Louis, Mo.-Ill: 5.5 percent

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Wash: 5.3 percent

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pa.-N.J.-Del.-Md: 5.1 percent

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, Md: 4.6 percent

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, Minn.-Wis: 4.4 percent

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, Mich: 4.3 percent

San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley, Calif: 3.9 percent

Boston-Cambridge-Newton, Mass.-N.H: 2.4 percent

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