Characteristics of all workers 18–64 years old versus uninsured workers, 2010

All workers Uninsured workers
Age 18–24 12.8% 19.3%
25–34 23.2% 30.1%
35–44 22.5% 21.9%
45–54 24.2% 18.8%
55–64 17.1% 9.9%
Gender Male 52.8% 59.4%
Female 47.2% 40.6%
Race White, non-Hispanic 67.9% 49.4%
Black, non-Hispanic 10.8% 13.3%
Hispanic 14.6% 30.9%
Other 6.7% 6.3%
Nativity Native born 84.2% 71.3%
Foreign born 15.8% 28.7%
Education Less than high school 8.7% 21.8%
High school 28.0% 38.3%
Some college 30.5% 26.2%
College 21.6% 10.9%
Post-college 11.1% 2.8%
Wage fifth* Lowest 20.0% 38.7%
Second 20.0% 27.4%
Middle 20.0% 16.5%
Fourth 20.0% 10.1%
Highest 20.0% 7.3%
Work time Full-time 80.2% 72.2%
Part-time 19.8% 27.8%

* For methodology in construction of wage fifths, see Gould (2010).

Note: Shares in each category may not total 100 percent due to rounding.

Source: Author’s analysis of microdata from the U.S. Census Bureau/U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Current Population Survey, Annual Social and Economic Supplement (U.S. Census Bureau 2011)

View the underlying data on epi.org.