Special Report

States With the Most Veterans

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5. Hawaii
> Veteran population: 9.8% (106,123)
> Adult civilian population: 1.1 million (9th smallest)
> Veteran unemployment: 2.7% (6th lowest)
> Veteran poverty rate: 7.6% (12th highest)
> Veterans with a disability: 25.3% (5th lowest)

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4. Wyoming
> Veteran population: 10.2% (44,499)
> Adult civilian population: 437,821 (the smallest)
> Veteran unemployment: 2.8% (7th lowest)
> Veteran poverty rate: 6.5% (20th lowest)
> Veterans with a disability: 32.6% (10th highest)

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3. Montana
> Veteran population: 10.6% (86,787)
> Adult civilian population: 818,256 (7th smallest)
> Veteran unemployment: 4.0% (21st lowest)
> Veteran poverty rate: 7.9% (9th highest)
> Veterans with a disability: 32.2% (12th highest)

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2. Virginia
> Veteran population: 10.6% (687,271)
> Adult civilian population: 6.5 million (12th largest)
> Veteran unemployment: 2.7% (6th lowest)
> Veteran poverty rate: 4.5% (the lowest)
> Veterans with a disability: 22.2% (2nd lowest)

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1. Alaska
> Veteran population: 11.9% (64,057)
> Adult civilian population: 538,005 (3rd smallest)
> Veteran unemployment: 6.5% (the highest)
> Veteran poverty rate: 6.0% (13th lowest)
> Veterans with a disability: 26.1% (7th lowest)

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