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Texas Cities Are Top in Uninsured Residents

Cities in California have lowest rates of uninsured
By Arden Dier,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 15, 2017 4:29 PM CDT
Texas Cities Are Top in Uninsured Residents
A doctor examines a Medi-Cal patient at the WellSpace Clinic in Sacramento, Calif.   (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

(Newser) – Seven of the 10 US cities with the lowest rates of uninsured Americans are in California. On the flip side, eight of the 10 cities with the highest rates of uninsured residents are in Texas. That's according to WalletHub, which reviewed the overall insurance rates in 547 US cities in 2016. The top 10 in each category:

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Highest:

  1. Brownsville, Texas
  2. Mission, Texas
  3. Laredo, Texas
  4. Pharr, Texas
  5. Pasadena, Texas
  6. Hialeah, Fla.
  7. McAllen, Texas
  8. Baytown, Texas
  9. Passaic, NJ
  10. Dallas, Texas
Lowest:
  1. Elk Grove, Calif.
  2. Folsom, Calif.
  3. Fremont, Calif.
  4. Ellicott City, Md.
  5. Redondo Beach, Calif.
  6. Newton, Mass.
  7. Union City, Calif.
  8. Newport Beach, Calif.
  9. O'Fallon, Mo.
  10. San Ramon, Calif.
Click for the full list or see the best and worst cities to raise a family. (Read more uninsured stories.)

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