Some of the familiar states with the highest and lowest rates of individuals without health insurance again made WalletHub's list this year. But it may surprise you that many of the top- and bottom-ranked cities aren't in the top and bottom-ranked states.

The five top states with the lowest uninsured rates are Massachusetts (2.77 percent); Vermont (4.03 percent); Hawaii (4.08 percent); Rhode Island (4.08 percent) and Minnesota (4.40 percent). The five bottom states with the highest uninsured rates are Arizona (10.62 percent); North Carolina (10.72 percent); Idaho (11.11 percent) and Nevada (11.21 percent).

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Katie Kuehner-Hebert

Katie Kuehner-Hebert is a freelance writer based in Running Springs, Calif. She has more than three decades of journalism experience, with particular expertise in employee benefits and other human resource topics.