2021’s states that vaccinate the most

With 93% of unvaccinated adults saying they don’t ever plan to get the COID-19 vaccine, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2021’s States that Vaccinate the Most, as well as accompanying videos and commentary.

In order to find out which states vaccinate most, WalletHub analyzed the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 17 key metrics, ranging from share of vaccinated children to share of people without health insurance to flu vaccination rate among adults.

States that Vaccinate MostStates that Vaccinate Least
1. Massachusetts42. South Carolina
2. Vermont43. Wyoming
3. Rhode Island44. New Jersey
4. New Hampshire45. Idaho
5. North Dakota46. Alabama
6. Maryland47. Nevada
7. Nebraska48. Arizona
8. Connecticut49. Texas
9. Washington50. Georgia
10. Virginia51. Mississippi

Best vs. Worst

  • Rhode Island has the highest influenza vaccination coverage for children, 78.30 percent, which 1.5 times higher than in Mississippi, the state with the lowest at 51.90 percent.
     
  • Minnesota has the highest share of adults with the tetanus vaccination, 82.60 percent, which is 1.5 times higher than in New Jersey, the state with the lowest at 53.50 percent.
     
  • Vermont has the highest share of adults aged 60 and older with the zoster vaccination, 51.80 percent, which is two times higher than in Mississippi, the state with the lowest at 26.00 percent.
     
  • Minnesota has the highest share of children 19 to 35 months old living in poverty with the combined 7-vaccine series, 84.30 percent, which is 1.7 times higher than in California, the state with the lowest at 50.70 percent.

To view the full report and your state or the District’s rank, please visit here.