Special Report

The City Where the Most Veterans Live in Every State

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Kansas: Leavenworth
> Civilian adults who have served in the military: 19.5% (Kansas: 7.9%)
> Veterans who first enlisted after 9/11: 20.1% (Kansas: 14.8%)
> Veterans who served in the Vietnam Era only: 18.0% (Kansas: 32.9%)
> Veterans who served during the Korean War only: 2.6% (Kansas: 7.3%)
> No. of cities considered in ranking: 14

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Kentucky: Elizabethtown
> Civilian adults who have served in the military: 14.2% (Kentucky: 7.5%)
> Veterans who first enlisted after 9/11: 24.4% (Kentucky: 12.0%)
> Veterans who served in the Vietnam Era only: 21.3% (Kentucky: 34.4%)
> Veterans who served during the Korean War only: 2.6% (Kentucky: 5.4%)
> No. of cities considered in ranking: 15

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Louisiana: Bossier City
> Civilian adults who have served in the military: 13.5% (Louisiana: 6.8%)
> Veterans who first enlisted after 9/11: 24.3% (Louisiana: 14.0%)
> Veterans who served in the Vietnam Era only: 22.4% (Louisiana: 33.3%)
> Veterans who served during the Korean War only: 7.2% (Louisiana: 5.7%)
> No. of cities considered in ranking: 17

Maine: Lewiston
> Civilian adults who have served in the military: 9.5% (Maine: 9.3%)
> Veterans who first enlisted after 9/11: 8.9% (Maine: 8.5%)
> Veterans who served in the Vietnam Era only: 36.9% (Maine: 35.7%)
> Veterans who served during the Korean War only: 4.8% (Maine: 7.0%)
> No. of cities considered in ranking: 4

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Maryland: Odenton
> Civilian adults who have served in the military: 16.0% (Maryland: 7.7%)
> Veterans who first enlisted after 9/11: 32.5% (Maryland: 14.2%)
> Veterans who served in the Vietnam Era only: 12.1% (Maryland: 27.8%)
> Veterans who served during the Korean War only: 3.7% (Maryland: 5.5%)
> No. of cities considered in ranking: 53

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