A state-by-state ranking of America's uninsured population

The U.S. Census Bureau released data reporting the number of Americans lacking health insurance between 2013 and 2015.

From 2013 to 2015, California decreased its uninsured population the most by 8.6 percent, followed by Nevada (8.4 percent), Kentucky (8.3 percent), West Virginia (8 percent) and New Mexico (7.7 percent).

From 2013 to 2015, Massachusetts decreased its uninsured population the least by less than 1 percent, followed by South Dakota (1.1 percent), Wyoming (1.9 percent), North Dakota (2.6 percent) and Maine (2.8 percent).

Here is a state-by-state ranking, including the District of Columbia, of the number of uninsured individuals in the U.S. as of 2015.

1. Texas — 4,615,000

2. California — 3,317,000

3. Florida — 2,662,000

4. Georgia — 1,388,000

5. New York — 1,381,000

6. North Carolina — 1,103,000

7. Illinois — 900,000

8. Pennsylvania — 802,000

9. New Jersey — 771,000

10. Ohio — 746,000

11. Virginia — 746,000

12. Arizona — 728,000

13. Tennessee — 667,000

14. Indiana — 628,000

15. Michigan — 597,000

16. Missouri — 583,000

17. Louisiana — 546,000

18. Oklahoma — 533,000

19. South Carolina — 523,000

20. Alabama — 484,000

21. Washington — 468,000

22. Colorado — 433,000

23. Maryland — 389,000

24. Mississippi — 372,000

25. Nevada — 351,000

26. Wisconsin — 323,000

27. Utah — 311,000

28. Oregon — 280,000

29. Arkansas — 278,000

30. Kansas — 261,000

31. Kentucky — 261,000

32. Minnesota — 245,000

33. New Mexico — 224,000

34. Connecticut — 211,000

35. Massachusetts — 189,000

36. Idaho — 180,000

37. Iowa — 155,000

38. Nebraska — 154,000

39. Montana — 119,000

40. Maine — 111,000

41. West Virginia — 108,000

42. Alaska —106,000

43. South Dakota — 86,000

44. New Hampshire — 83,000

45. Wyoming — 66,000

46. Rhode Island — 59,000

47. North Dakota — 57,000

48. Hawaii — 55,000

49. Delaware — 54,000

50. District of Columbia — 25,000 

51. Vermont — 24,000 

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