Special Report

The City Where the Most Veterans Live in Every State

Alabama: Enterprise
> Civilian adults who have served in the military: 19.1% (Alabama: 8.6%)
> Veterans who first enlisted after 9/11: 16.7% (Alabama: 13.7%)
> Veterans who served in the Vietnam Era only: 17.6% (Alabama: 31.6%)
> Veterans who served during the Korean War only: 2.3% (Alabama: 5.4%)
> No. of cities considered in ranking: 23

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Alaska: Fairbanks
> Civilian adults who have served in the military: 14.9% (Alaska: 12.1%)
> Veterans who first enlisted after 9/11: 45.0% (Alaska: 21.8%)
> Veterans who served in the Vietnam Era only: 21.4% (Alaska: 26.2%)
> Veterans who served during the Korean War only: 0.8% (Alaska: 2.5%)
> No. of cities considered in ranking: 3

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Arizona: Sierra Vista
> Civilian adults who have served in the military: 26.8% (Arizona: 8.9%)
> Veterans who first enlisted after 9/11: 19.4% (Arizona: 13.0%)
> Veterans who served in the Vietnam Era only: 19.5% (Arizona: 34.2%)
> Veterans who served during the Korean War only: 4.3% (Arizona: 6.8%)
> No. of cities considered in ranking: 38

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Arkansas: Jacksonville
> Civilian adults who have served in the military: 15.2% (Arkansas: 8.3%)
> Veterans who first enlisted after 9/11: 19.7% (Arkansas: 13.1%)
> Veterans who served in the Vietnam Era only: 30.4% (Arkansas: 34.0%)
> Veterans who served during the Korean War only: 1.1% (Arkansas: 5.9%)
> No. of cities considered in ranking: 19

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California: Twentynine Palms
> Civilian adults who have served in the military: 18.9% (California: 5.0%)
> Veterans who first enlisted after 9/11: 48.3% (California: 14.9%)
> Veterans who served in the Vietnam Era only: 13.5% (California: 32.5%)
> Veterans who served during the Korean War only: 0.0% reported (California: 7.5%)
> No. of cities considered in ranking: 287

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