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Just the Facts - Key Economic and Social Indicators for New York State

Average Premium for Health Insurance
Family coverage, 2006

Total Premium
Employee Contribution
Employer Contribution
Rank
State
Total
Rank
Percent
Rank
Percent
1 New Hampshire $12,686 25 26% 29 74%
2 Delaware $12,601 49 20% 2 80%
3 Connecticut $12,416 34 24% 18 76%
4 Maine $12,363 5 30% 46 70%
5 Massachusetts $12,290 28 25% 21 75%
6 New Jersey $12,233 35 24% 17 76%
7 Alaska $12,198 32 24% 15 77%
8 Wyoming $12,087 50 19% 1 81%
9 NEW YORK $12,075 42 22% 8 78%
10 Rhode Island $11,934 47 20% 4 80%
11 Pennsylvania $11,794 33 24% 19 76%
12 Illinois $11,781 37 23% 14 77%
13 Texas $11,690 26 26% 28 74%
14 Wisconsin $11,658 46 21% 6 79%
15 Vermont $11,631 38 23% 10 78%
16 Oregon $11,613 9 28% 42 72%
17 Arizona $11,549 10 28% 41 72%
18 Virginia $11,497 3 31% 48 69%
19 California $11,493 16 27% 36 73%
20 Indiana $11,454 40 23% 12 77%
21 Michigan $11,452 45 21% 7 79%
22 Washington $11,423 29 25% 24 75%
23 Minnesota $11,395 14 27% 37 73%
24 West Virginia $11,282 43 22% 5 79%
25 New Mexico $11,279 21 26% 33 74%
26 Maryland $11,272 19 27% 31 74%
27 Colorado $11,195 22 26% 25 75%
28 Missouri $11,171 39 23% 13 77%
29 Montana $11,068 30 25% 22 75%
30 Kansas $11,048 15 27% 27 74%
31 Florida $11,046 1 33% 50 67%
32 Utah $10,975 36 24% 16 76%
33 Ohio $10,967 41 23% 11 77%
34 South Carolina $10,956 18 27% 34 73%
35 North Carolina $10,950 24 26% 30 74%
36 Louisiana $10,796 13 28% 38 72%
37 Georgia $10,793 17 27% 35 73%
38 Nebraska $10,777 8 28% 43 72%
39 Idaho $10,775 48 20% 3 80%
40 Oklahoma $10,592 7 29% 44 71%
41 Alabama $10,571 12 28% 39 72%
42 Iowa $10,550 27 25% 20 75%
43 North Dakota $10,060 6 30% 45 70%
44 Tennessee $9,996 11 28% 40 72%
45 Arkansas $9,928 2 32% 49 68%
46 South Dakota $9,875 20 26% 26 74%
47 Kentucky $9,864 31 25% 23 75%
48 Mississippi $9,769 4 31% 47 69%
49 Nevada $9,746 44 22% 9 78%
50 Hawaii $9,426 23 26% 32 74%
United States $11,381 $2,845 25% $8,536 75%
NYS +/- U.S. Total/Average 6%
Source: Kaiser Foundation State Health Facts