Special Report

The City Where the Fewest Veterans Live in Every State

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Colorado: Boulder
> Civilian adults who have served in the military: 5.2% (Colorado: 8.4%)
> Veterans who first enlisted after 9/11: 14.3% (Colorado: 16.8%)
> Veterans who served in the Vietnam Era only: 34.6% (Colorado: 30.3%)
> Veterans who served during the Korean War only: 7.7% (Colorado: 5.0%)
> No. of metros considered in ranking: 7

Connecticut: Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk
> Civilian adults who have served in the military: 4.0% (Connecticut: 5.7%)
> Veterans who first enlisted after 9/11: 7.8% (Connecticut: 10.9%)
> Veterans who served in the Vietnam Era only: 36.1% (Connecticut: 34.3%)
> Veterans who served during the Korean War only: 11.0% (Connecticut: 10.3%)
> No. of metros considered in ranking: 4

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Delaware: Dover
> Civilian adults who have served in the military: 12.8% (Delaware: 8.6%)
> Veterans who first enlisted after 9/11: 14.9% (Delaware: 10.3%)
> Veterans who served in the Vietnam Era only: 28.0% (Delaware: 35.9%)
> Veterans who served during the Korean War only: 4.4% (Delaware: 6.1%)
> No. of metros considered in ranking: 1

*Because Dover is the only eligible metro in Delaware, it is the metro with the fewest veterans by default.

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Florida: Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
> Civilian adults who have served in the military: 4.0% (Florida: 8.4%)
> Veterans who first enlisted after 9/11: 12.4% (Florida: 11.2%)
> Veterans who served in the Vietnam Era only: 30.1% (Florida: 32.1%)
> Veterans who served during the Korean War only: 10.3% (Florida: 7.5%)
> No. of metros considered in ranking: 22

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Georgia: Dalton
> Civilian adults who have served in the military: 4.7% (Georgia: 7.9%)
> Veterans who first enlisted after 9/11: 12.1% (Georgia: 14.9%)
> Veterans who served in the Vietnam Era only: 39.0% (Georgia: 29.1%)
> Veterans who served during the Korean War only: 7.6% (Georgia: 4.2%)
> No. of metros considered in ranking: 14

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