About 4.7% of Minnesotans were uninsured in 2018, about half the rate of all Americans (9.4%). The uninsured numbered about 254,763 in Minnesota in that year.
About 3.5% of Minnesota children under 19 were uninsured in 2018, along with 6.2% of those ages 19-64, and only 0.3% of those age 65+.
The percentage of Minnesotans reporting one or more disabilities increases with age. In 2018, the share of Minnesotans with a disability was 5% for the age 5-17 population, 5.8% for the population age 18-34 years, 10.4% for those age 35 to 64, and 45.1% for our oldest residents aged 75+. About 595,684 Minnesotans report any disability, with ambulatory disabilities (difficulty walking, climbing stairs) being most common.
(Source for all bullets: 2018 American Community Survey, non-institutionalized household population only)
Data for US, MN, and all available MN counties from the U.S. Census Bureau's 2014-2018 American Community Survey:
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The MN Public Health Data Access portal has numerous health and environment data topics mapped, including air quality, asthma, heart attacks, childhood lead poisoning, carbon monoxide poisoning, reproductive outcomes, cancer, birth defects, drinking water quality, etc. (Also from MN Dept. of Health)