Special Report

States With the Most Veterans

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35. Pennsylvania
> Veteran population: 7.0% of adults (710,375 total)
> Post Sept. 11, 2001 era veterans: 16.0% of vets — 5th lowest (113,345 total)
> Gulf War era veterans, 1990-2001: 17.0% of vets — 8th lowest (120,576 total)
> Vietnam War era veterans: 36.7% of vets — 23rd highest (261,036 total)
> Korean War veterans: 8.6% of vets — 5th highest (61,103 total)
> WWII veterans: 2.9% of vets — 7th highest (20,941 total)
> Veteran population with a disability: 29.6% — 24th lowest

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34. Indiana
> Veteran population: 7.1% of adults (364,594 total)
> Post Sept. 11, 2001 era veterans: 19.3% of vets — 21st lowest (70,465 total)
> Gulf War era veterans, 1990-2001: 19.3% of vets — 17th lowest (70,206 total)
> Vietnam War era veterans: 35.8% of vets — 15th lowest (130,344 total)
> Korean War veterans: 6.4% of vets — 22nd lowest (23,179 total)
> WWII veterans: 2.6% of vets — 14th highest (9,393 total)
> Veteran population with a disability: 31.4% — 17th highest

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33. Kentucky
> Veteran population: 7.2% of adults (250,036 total)
> Post Sept. 11, 2001 era veterans: 19.5% of vets — 22nd lowest (48,758 total)
> Gulf War era veterans, 1990-2001: 23.1% of vets — 16th highest (57,812 total)
> Vietnam War era veterans: 37.8% of vets — 11th highest (94,519 total)
> Korean War veterans: 4.8% of vets — 5th lowest (12,105 total)
> WWII veterans: 2.1% of vets — 23rd highest (5,346 total)
> Veteran population with a disability: 34.3% — 5th highest

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32. Ohio
> Veteran population: 7.3% of adults (663,232 total)
> Post Sept. 11, 2001 era veterans: 17.6% of vets — 15th lowest (116,602 total)
> Gulf War era veterans, 1990-2001: 19.0% of vets — 14th lowest (126,219 total)
> Vietnam War era veterans: 36.2% of vets — 22nd lowest (239,819 total)
> Korean War veterans: 6.4% of vets — 22nd lowest (42,642 total)
> WWII veterans: 2.7% of vets — 10th highest (17,684 total)
> Veteran population with a disability: 28.7% — 15th lowest

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31. Maryland
> Veteran population: 7.5% of adults (350,423 total)
> Post Sept. 11, 2001 era veterans: 28.3% of vets — 6th highest (99,113 total)
> Gulf War era veterans, 1990-2001: 28.3% of vets — 3rd highest (99,269 total)
> Vietnam War era veterans: 30.1% of vets — 2nd lowest (105,641 total)
> Korean War veterans: 5.3% of vets — 11th lowest (18,440 total)
> WWII veterans: 1.9% of vets — 24th lowest (6,529 total)
> Veteran population with a disability: 23.0% — 2nd lowest

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