Special Report

The City Where the Fewest Veterans Live in Every State

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Hawaii: Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina
> Civilian adults who have served in the military: 6.4% (Hawaii: 9.1%)
> Veterans who first enlisted after 9/11: 9.9% (Hawaii: 19.5%)
> Veterans who served in the Vietnam Era only: 40.7% (Hawaii: 30.7%)
> Veterans who served during the Korean War only: 5.9% (Hawaii: 6.0%)
> No. of metros considered in ranking: 2

Idaho: Idaho Falls
> Civilian adults who have served in the military: 7.3% (Idaho: 8.9%)
> Veterans who first enlisted after 9/11: 9.6% (Idaho: 11.6%)
> Veterans who served in the Vietnam Era only: 37.5% (Idaho: 35.6%)
> Veterans who served during the Korean War only: 7.4% (Idaho: 6.2%)
> No. of metros considered in ranking: 6

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Illinois: Chicago-Naperville-Elgin
> Civilian adults who have served in the military: 4.6% (Illinois: 5.6%)
> Veterans who first enlisted after 9/11: 12.5% (Illinois: 11.9%)
> Veterans who served in the Vietnam Era only: 34.3% (Illinois: 34.6%)
> Veterans who served during the Korean War only: 7.6% (Illinois: 7.9%)
> No. of metros considered in ranking: 10

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Indiana: Lafayette-West Lafayette
> Civilian adults who have served in the military: 5.1% (Indiana: 7.3%)
> Veterans who first enlisted after 9/11: 12.1% (Indiana: 12.1%)
> Veterans who served in the Vietnam Era only: 30.2% (Indiana: 33.7%)
> Veterans who served during the Korean War only: 7.9% (Indiana: 6.8%)
> No. of metros considered in ranking: 12

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Iowa: Iowa City
> Civilian adults who have served in the military: 4.6% (Iowa: 7.4%)
> Veterans who first enlisted after 9/11: 15.4% (Iowa: 11.2%)
> Veterans who served in the Vietnam Era only: 28.2% (Iowa: 35.1%)
> Veterans who served during the Korean War only: 11.2% (Iowa: 9.0%)
> No. of metros considered in ranking: 8

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