Veterans Are Positioned To Contribute Economically to Rural Communities

Author(s): Tracey Farrigan

Organizational Author(s): United States Department of Agriculture Economic Research Service

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Veterans are a rapidly aging and increasingly diverse group disproportionally represented by rural Americans.

Nearly 19 million veterans lived in the United States in 2015; about 3.4 million of them were located in rural areas. Examining data from the U.S. Census Bureau can reveal information about who they are, where they live, the type of work they do, and how they fare economically. 

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Content Type: Resource
Topics: Labor Market Workforce Information - General | Employment/Unemployment/Labor Force Data
Target Populations: Veterans/Spouses | Rural communities

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Posted: 2/7/2019 5:48 PM
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