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State Rankings features comprehensive state statistics across key measures in education, health, crime, transportation, taxes, government finance, and so much more. The editors compile useful statistics that otherwise take an enormous amount of time to research, making it a favorite resource on reference shelves throughout the United States and around the world. Overall state rankings are provided as well as a complete list of all sources used to compile the tables. The rankings have been updated using specific methodology explained in the introduction with the most current available data at publication. Explanatory notes on the source and data are also included to provide context to each statistical table. State Rankings compares every state and Washington, D.C. in the following areas:  • Agriculture  • Population  • Economy  • Environment  • Government finance  • Crime  • Education  • Geography  • Social welfare  • Defense

Health
Health
Average Annual Single Coverage Health Insurance Premium per Enrolled Employee in 2018
National Average = $6,715*

ALPHA ORDER

RANK ORDER

RANK

STATE

PREMIUM

RANK

STATE

PREMIUM

46

Alabama

$6,089

1

Alaska

$8,432

1

Alaska

8,432

2

New York

7,741

43

Arizona

6,229

3

New Jersey

7,507

49

Arkansas

5,974

4

Massachusetts

7,443

35

California

6,542

5

New Hampshire

7,405

42

Colorado

6,255

6

Connecticut

7,264

6

Connecticut

7,264

7

Illinois

7,123

15

Delaware

6,848

8

Rhode Island

7,018

27

Florida

6,674

9

South Dakota

6,931

18

Georgia

6,799

10

Vermont

6,919

37

Hawaii

6,475

11

West Virginia

6,898

44

Idaho

6,175

12

Maine

6,866

7

Illinois

7,123

13

Montana

6,862

22

Indiana

6,778

14

Nebraska

6,851

19

Iowa

6,796

15

Delaware

6,848

41

Kansas

6,262

16

Wisconsin

6,816

26

Kentucky

6,690

17

Ohio

6,804

36

Louisiana

6,537

18

Georgia

6,799

12

Maine

6,866

19

Iowa

6,796

25

Maryland

6,695

20

Minnesota

6,781

4

Massachusetts

7,443

21

Wyoming

6,779

40

Michigan

6,322

22

Indiana

6,778

20

Minnesota

6,781

23

Pennsylvania

6,769

48

Mississippi

5,993

24

South Carolina

6,708

28

Missouri

6,664

25

Maryland

6,695

13

Montana

6,862

26

Kentucky

6,690

14

Nebraska

6,851

27

Florida

6,674

47

Nevada

6,032

28

Missouri

6,664

5

New Hampshire

7,405

29

Washington

6,646

3

New Jersey

7,507

30

North Dakota

6,643

33

New Mexico

6,624

31

Virginia

6,635

2

New York

7,741

32

Oklahoma

6,630

39

North Carolina

6,339

33

New Mexico

6,624

30

North Dakota

6,643

34

Texas

6,589

17

Ohio

6,804

35

California

6,542

32

Oklahoma

6,630

36

Louisiana

6,537

38

Oregon

6,441

37

Hawaii

6,475

23

Pennsylvania

6,769

38

Oregon

6,441

8

Rhode Island

7,018

39

North Carolina

6,339

24

South Carolina

6,708

40

Michigan

6,322

9

South Dakota

6,931

41

Kansas

6,262

50

Tennessee

5,971

42

Colorado

6,255

34

Texas

6,589

43

Arizona

6,229

45

Utah

6,125

44

Idaho

6,175

10

Vermont

6,919

45

Utah

6,125

31

Virginia

6,635

46

Alabama

6,089

29

Washington

6,646

47

Nevada

6,032

11

West Virginia

6,898

48

Mississippi

5,993

16

Wisconsin

6,816

49

Arkansas

5,974

21

Wyoming

6,779

50

Tennessee

5,971

District of Columbia

7,230

Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality “Private-Sector Data by Firm Size and State" (Table II Series, Medical Expenditures Panel Survey) (https://www.meps.ahrq.gov/mepsweb/survey_comp/Insurance.jsp)

*Enrolled employees at private-sector establishments that offer health insurance coverage.

Average Annual Family Coverage Health Insurance Premium per Enrolled Employee in 2018
National Average = $19,565*

ALPHA ORDER

RANK ORDER

RANK

STATE

PREMIUM

RANK

STATE

PREMIUM

43

Alabama

$18,001

1

New Jersey

$22,294

4

Alaska

21,648

2

New York

21,904

31

Arizona

18,875

3

Massachusetts

21,801

44

Arkansas

17,995

4

Alaska

21,648

15

California

19,567

5

Connecticut

20,735

38

Colorado

18,314

6

West Virginia

20,709

5

Connecticut

20,735

7

New Hampshire

20,538

11

Delaware

20,098

8

Illinois

20,407

30

Florida

18,934

9

Pennsylvania

20,255

36

Georgia

18,575

10

Vermont

20,129

45

Hawaii

17,919

11

Delaware

20,098

48

Idaho

17,579

12

South Dakota

19,730

8

Illinois

20,407

13

Ohio

19,640

18

Indiana

19,551

14

Montana

19,610

41

Iowa

18,192

15

California

19,567

32

Kansas

18,825

16

Maine

19,555

25

Kentucky

19,277

16

Wisconsin

19,555

23

Louisiana

19,294

18

Indiana

19,551

16

Maine

19,555

19

Virginia

19,512

27

Maryland

19,237

20

Texas

19,460

3

Massachusetts

21,801

21

Wyoming

19,374

39

Michigan

18,242

22

Minnesota

19,327

22

Minnesota

19,327

23

Louisiana

19,294

49

Mississippi

17,384

24

South Carolina

19,284

26

Missouri

19,249

25

Kentucky

19,277

14

Montana

19,610

26

Missouri

19,249

28

Nebraska

19,015

27

Maryland

19,237

37

Nevada

18,357

28

Nebraska

19,015

7

New Hampshire

20,538

29

Oregon

18,977

1

New Jersey

22,294

30

Florida

18,934

46

New Mexico

17,861

31

Arizona

18,875

2

New York

21,904

32

Kansas

18,825

40

North Carolina

18,211

33

Washington

18,783

50

North Dakota

17,337

34

Oklahoma

18,745

13

Ohio

19,640

35

Rhode Island

18,623

34

Oklahoma

18,745

36

Georgia

18,575

29

Oregon

18,977

37

Nevada

18,357

9

Pennsylvania

20,255

38

Colorado

18,314

35

Rhode Island

18,623

39

Michigan

18,242

24

South Carolina

19,284

40

North Carolina

18,211

12

South Dakota

19,730

41

Iowa

18,192

47

Tennessee

17,663

42

Utah

18,052

20

Texas

19,460

43

Alabama

18,001

42

Utah

18,052

44

Arkansas

17,995

10

Vermont

20,129

45

Hawaii

17,919

19

Virginia

19,512

46

New Mexico

17,861

33

Washington

18,783

47

Tennessee

17,663

6

West Virginia

20,709

48

Idaho

17,579

16

Wisconsin

19,555

49

Mississippi

17,384

21

Wyoming

19,374

50

North Dakota

17,337

District of Columbia

21,810

Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, ...

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