2013 CFED Scorecard

Financial Assets & Income

Outcome Measures

Income Poverty Rate

Asset Poverty Rate

Asset Poverty by Race

Asset Poverty by Gender

Asset Poverty by Family Structure

Liquid Asset Poverty Rate

Liquid Asset Poverty by Race

Liquid Asset Poverty by Gender

Liquid Asset Poverty by Family Structure

Extreme Asset Poverty Rate

Net Worth

Net Worth by Race

Net Worth by Income

Net Worth by Gender

Net Worth by Family Structure

Unbanked Households

Underbanked Households

Households with Savings Accounts

Consumers with Subprime Credit

Borrowers 90+ Days Overdue

Average Credit Card Debt

Bankruptcy Rate

Policy Priorities

Tax Credits for Working Families

State IDA Program Support

Lifting Asset Limits in Public Benefit Programs

Protections from Predatory Short-Term Loans

Additional Policies

Income Tax Threshold

Tax Burden by Income

Prize-Linked Savings

Paperless Payday

Trend Indicators

Change in Net Worth

Change in Asset Poverty

Change in Liquid Asset Poverty

Change in Consumers with Subprime Credit

Change in Average Credit Card Debt

Businesses & Jobs

Housing & Homeownership

Health Care

Education

CFED Assets & Opportunity Scorecard

Uninsured Rate

Reports & Graphics

Definition

Percentage of the non-elderly population (under 65) without health insurance, 2011.

Description

Health insurance provides important protection for a household’s assets by reducing expenses incurred from a medical emergency or the treatment of a chronic illness that might otherwise require a family to spend down long-term savings, sell off assets or go into debt. In addition, because health insurance coverage encourages people to seek preventative care and treatment for injuries and illnesses, it minimizes the impact a major injury or illness would otherwise have on an individual’s ability to earn income. The uninsured are often one serious illness or accident away from financial insecurity.

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Uninsured Rate

StateUninsured Rate (%)Rank
United States  17.3%   
Alabama  16.5%  27 
Alaska  21.7%  46 
Arizona  19.9%  39 
Arkansas  19.9%  40 
California  20.2%  42 
Colorado  16.9%  32 
Connecticut  10.1% 
Delaware  10.9% 
District of Columbia  7.7% 
Florida  25.0%  50 
Georgia  21.8%  47 
Hawaii  8.2% 
Idaho  18.9%  37 
Illinois  14.8%  23 
Indiana  16.5%  28 
Iowa  10.4% 
Kansas  14.3%  22 
Kentucky  16.6%  29 
Louisiana  19.9%  41 
Maine  12.7%  15 
Maryland  11.7%  11 
Massachusetts  4.9% 
Michigan  13.6%  18 
Minnesota  10.1% 
Mississippi  20.3%  43 
Missouri  15.8%  25 
Montana  21.3%  44 
Nebraska  13.1%  17 
Nevada  24.7%  49 
New Hampshire  12.1%  13 
New Jersey  14.8%  24 
New Mexico  22.7%  48 
New York  13.0%  16 
North Carolina  18.7%  36 
North Dakota  11.3%  10 
Ohio  13.8%  19 
Oklahoma  21.5%  45 
Oregon  18.2%  35 
Pennsylvania  11.8%  12 
Rhode Island  12.5%  14 
South Carolina  19.4%  38 
South Dakota  13.8%  20 
Tennessee  16.9%  31 
Texas  25.4%  51 
Utah  16.7%  30 
Vermont  7.7% 
Virginia  14.1%  21 
Washington  16.1%  26 
West Virginia  17.7%  34 
Wisconsin  10.3% 
Wyoming  17.5%  33 

Source

2011 American Community Survey. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau, 2012.

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