Economic Brief No. (EB-25) 6 pp

November 2013

Rural Veterans at a Glance

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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