An Initiative of Health & Disability Advocates

Chicago Metro Area Uninsured: Overview

Prior to 2014, 840,000 working age adults in the eight-county Chicago metro area lacked health insurance despite the fact that the majority of them are working full time.

Map - Charts - Narrative

Uninsured prior to ACA
  • Fewer than 10,000
  • 10,001 to 15,000
  • 15,001 to 20,0000
  • 20,001 to 25,000
  • More than 25,000
Source: American Community Survey, 2009-11 data, provided by Rob Paral and Associates.