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Updates to Minnesota's Community and Uninsured Profile Resource to Reflect 2016-2020 ACS EstimatesJune 2, 2022:
Following the release of the 2020 U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey 5-year data file (2016-2020), SHADAC has made important updates to the Minnesota Community and Uninsured Profile resource to incorporate an analysis of the 2020 data.
This resource was originally developed as part of “Minnesota’s Uninsured and the Communities in Which They Live,” a project funded by the Blue Cross Blue Shield Foundation of Minnesota that supports targeted outreach and enrollment activities of health insurance navigators and provide information about the uninsured to Minnesota policymakers as they develop strategies to reach the remaining uninsured in Minnesota.
The Community and Uninsured Profile provides rates and counts of uninsured Minnesotans, focused on classification by ZIP code level (i.e. Census-defined ZIP code). Users can compare characteristics of the total population to the uninsured population in a specific ZIP code while also overlaying in-depth community characteristics. In addition, users can look at rates and characteristics of the community and uninsured within the state as a whole, by region, county, and state legislative district. Users can also filter by MNsure rating areas and the geographic regions health insurers use to set premiums on MNsure.
To download the Profile, access additional information, or request the development of a similar tool for another state, visit the Minnesota Community and Uninsured Profile Resource page.