2008 State Profiles U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Health Resources and Services Administration Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program
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New Jersey

Estimated population of New Jersey1: 8,685,920

Percentage of Population Living in Poverty2

Percentage of Population Living in Poverty2
Percentage living in poverty (below 100% of Federal Poverty Level) 9
Percentage living below 200% of Federal Poverty Level 23
Percentage living below 300% of Federal Poverty Level 39

Percentage of Population With Health Insurance3

Percentage of Population With Health Insurance3
Type of Health Insurance Percentage
Private 71
Medicaid 8
Medicare 14
Military Health 1
Uninsured 16

NOTE: People can be covered by more than one type of health insurance during the year.

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