Fast Fact- Feb. 8, 2019
In 2016, 4.3 percent of Colorado children under 19 lacked health insurance, down from 13.5 percent in 2006. Although the statewide uninsured rate has declined by more than half over last ten years, insurance coverage varies widely for children across Colorado. Douglas County had the lowest uninsured rate for children in 2016 with 2.3 percent, while 11.4 percent of children in Baca, Cheyenne and Jackson counties were uninsured. To find the uninsured rate for children in your county, please visit the KIDS COUNT Data Center.