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Health Insurance Premiums as Percentage of Median Household Income, 2003-2008 Excel file

 
Median household income for
under-65 population
Employer premiums as a percent of median
household income for under-65 population
2003-2004
2007
2003
2008
Rank
Total
Rank
Total
Rank
Percent
Rank
Percent
United States $48,442 $53,685 15 17.2
Alabama 32  $     46,000 41 $48,000 24 14.9 19 17.5
Alaska 7  $     56,108 6 $65,850 17 15.5 32 16.2
Arizona 41  $     42,500 39 $49,600 12 16.3 9 18.9
Arkansas 48  $     37,899 40 $49,090 8 17.3 10 18.8
California 31  $     46,030 32 $52,000 26 14.8 24 17.1
Colorado 11  $     53,430 7 $64,830 38 13.8 48 13.9
Connecticut 2  $     65,032 4 $69,150 45 12.6 46 14.3
Delaware 20  $     52,000 13 $60,000 19 15.4 28 16.7
Florida 35  $     45,000 35 $50,000 13 16.2 13 18.5
Georgia 35  $     45,000 29 $54,202 24 14.9 33 16.1
Hawaii 28  $     48,084 30 $53,680 49 12.1 47 14.1
Idaho 29  $     47,322 20 $56,834 17 15.5 33 16.1
Illinois 19  $     52,016 18 $57,000 28 14.7 25 16.9
Indiana 25  $     50,000 21 $56,611 22 15 16 18.1
Iowa 10  $     53,650 17 $58,050 42 13.1 44 14.8
Kansas 23  $     51,082 27 $55,000 31 14.5 36 16
Kentucky 42  $     42,419 45 $46,000 10 16.8 5 19.5
Louisiana 46  $     38,700 48 $45,000 4 17.8 11 18.7
Maine 33  $     45,840 25 $55,045 6 17.7 7 19
Maryland 6  $     60,000 3 $69,500 50 11.8 50 13.3
Massachusetts 5  $     60,432 8 $63,867 46 12.4 40 15.6
Michigan 14  $     52,490 13 $60,000 28 14.7 42 15.3
Minnesota 4  $     63,510 5 $68,000 43 12.9 41 15.4
Mississippi 45  $     39,018 50 $43,094 10 16.8 3 20
Missouri 24  $     50,967 35 $50,000 35 14.1 22 17.3
Montana 49  $     37,457 35 $50,000 4 17.8 20 17.4
Nebraska 16  $     52,082 18 $57,000 33 14.4 29 16.5
Nevada 35  $     45,000 32 $52,000 22 15 25 16.9
New Hampshire 1  $     66,078 1 $74,317 47 12.3 43 14.9
New Jersey 3  $     65,000 2 $69,560 48 12.2 48 13.9
New Mexico 50  $     36,300 48 $45,000 1 19.7 7 19
New York 30  $     47,000 34 $51,101 20 15.1 18 17.6
NYS +/- US -2.98% -4.81% 0.67% 2.33%
North Carolina 40 $43,662 44 $46,002 16 15.6 4 19.9
North Dakota 27 $49,750 23 $56,250 41 13.3 37 15.9
Ohio 22 $51,084 26 $55,025 31 14.5 33 16.1
Oklahoma 43 $42,162 41 $48,000 9 17.1 15 18.3
Oregon 34 $45,350 31 $52,305 20 15.1 16 18.1
Pennsylvania 15 $52,178 22 $56,500 38 13.8 29 16.5
Rhode Island 18 $52,031 16 $58,800 34 14.2 27 16.8
South Carolina 38 $44,488 35 $50,000 13 16.2 12 18.6
South Dakota 26 $49,818 28 $54,922 30 14.6 38 15.8
Tennessee 39 $44,064 45 $46,000 7 17.4 2 20.3
Texas 44 $40,050 47 $45,640 3 18.4 6 19.3
Utah 17 $52,033 12 $60,090 37 14 29 16.5
Vermont 13 $52,606 24 $55,506 35 14.1 13 18.5
Virginia 8 $56,000 11 $61,000 43 12.9 45 14.7
Washington 9 $54,400 10 $62,300 40 13.7 39 15.7
West Virginia 47 $38,400 43 $46,066 2 19.3 1 23.1
Wisconsin 12 $52,760 9 $62,485 26 14.8 22 17.3
Wyoming 21 $51,560 15 $59,136 15 16 20 17.4