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Rural Veterans at a Glance

by Tracey Farrigan and John Cromartie

Economic Brief No. (EB-25) 6 pp, November 2013

Cover image for EB-25 Nearly 4 million veterans reside in rural (nonmetropolitan) America. They are a rapidly aging and increasingly diverse group of men and women who still comprise over 10 percent of rural adults despite consistently declining numbers.

Keywords: Rural veterans, population, employment, disability, nonmetropolitan, nonmetro, rural economy, metro, rural America, census data, population growth, high-skill jobs, demographics

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Last updated: Tuesday, November 26, 2013

For more information contact: Tracey Farrigan and John Cromartie