Many Westerners live in poverty, but even more lack health insurance.


U.S.

Percentage below poverty level: 12.6

Percentage without health coverage: 15.7


New Mexico

Percentage below poverty level: 17.9

Percentage without health coverage: 21.1


Arizona

Percentage below poverty level: 15.2

Percentage without health coverage: 8.1


Montana

Percentage below poverty level: 13.8

Percentage without health coverage: 18.7


California

Percentage below poverty level: 13.2

Percentage without health coverage: 18.8


Oregon

Percentage below poverty level: 12

Percentage without health coverage: 16.7


Colorado

Percentage below poverty level: 11.4

Percentage without health coverage: 16.9


Nevada

Percentage below poverty level: 10.6

Percentage without health coverage: 18.4


Wyoming

Percentage below poverty level: 10.6

Percentage without health coverage: 15.2


Washington

Percentage below poverty level: 10.2

Percentage without health coverage: 14.1


Idaho

Percentage below poverty level: 9.9

Percentage without health coverage: 16.5


Utah

Percentage below poverty level: 9.2

Percentage without health coverage: 14.5


Source:
U.S. CENSUS BUREAU