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Best Cities for Veteran Homebuyers

Transitioning back into civilian life can be a daunting final mission for Veterans and military families. Veterans United Home Loans created this list of Veteran-friendly cities to help our nation’s military community find a place to call home with the help of a zero down VA home loan.

    • Cost of Living Compared to the National Average #31 93.2% Out of 0 to 300
    • Median Veteran Income Adjusted for Local Cost of Living #11 34.1% Out of 0 to 100
    • Looking to buy in San Antonio, TX? Start Your VA Home Loan
    • Civilian Unemployment Rate #39 7.0% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Unemployment Rate #17 5.7% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Income Growth Since 2012 #47 0.8% Out of 0 to 100
    • 5 Year Rate of Job Growth #22 19.3% Out of 0 to 100
    • Housing Affordability #48 48.0% Out of 0 to 100
    • Percentage of Monthly Income Spent on Monthly Mortgage Payment #8 25.1% Out of 0 to 150
    • Percentage of Monthly Income Spent on Rent #16 25.8% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Population as a Percentage of the Total Population #13 7.5% Out of 0 to 100
    • Number of Higher Education Facilities Approved for VA Benefits #6 28.0 Out of 0 to 50
    • Number of VA Health Facilities per 1,000 Veterans #89 0.1 Out of 0 to 10
    • Number of Veteran-Owned Businesses per 1,000 Veterans #38 8.2 Out of 0 to 15
    • Number of Veterans Benefits Administration Facilities per 1,000 Veterans #56 0.0 Out of 0 to 2
    • Quality of VA Health Facilities #22 3.0 Out of 0 to 5
    • Homeless Veterans per 1,000 Veterans #58 0.2 Out of 0 to 1
    • Percentage of Veterans Living Below the Poverty Line #30 7.4% Out of 0 to 100

    See the methodology section for more information on how these scores were created.

    • Cost of Living Compared to the National Average #30 92.3% Out of 0 to 300
    • Median Veteran Income Adjusted for Local Cost of Living #14 34.7% Out of 0 to 100
    • Looking to buy in Lincoln, NE? Start Your VA Home Loan
    • Civilian Unemployment Rate #1 4.5% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Unemployment Rate #15 5.4% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Income Growth Since 2012 #6 7.1% Out of 0 to 100
    • 5 Year Rate of Job Growth #81 7.2% Out of 0 to 100
    • Housing Affordability #39 46.0% Out of 0 to 100
    • Percentage of Monthly Income Spent on Monthly Mortgage Payment #28 31.2% Out of 0 to 150
    • Percentage of Monthly Income Spent on Rent #1 22.6% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Population as a Percentage of the Total Population #39 5.4% Out of 0 to 100
    • Number of Higher Education Facilities Approved for VA Benefits #80 3.0 Out of 0 to 50
    • Number of VA Health Facilities per 1,000 Veterans #52 0.3 Out of 0 to 10
    • Number of Veteran-Owned Businesses per 1,000 Veterans #40 8.0 Out of 0 to 15
    • Number of Veterans Benefits Administration Facilities per 1,000 Veterans #27 0.1 Out of 0 to 2
    • Quality of VA Health Facilities #1 5.0 Out of 0 to 5
    • Homeless Veterans per 1,000 Veterans #8 0.1 Out of 0 to 1
    • Percentage of Veterans Living Below the Poverty Line #23 6.8% Out of 0 to 100

    See the methodology section for more information on how these scores were created.

    • Cost of Living Compared to the National Average #41 97.0% Out of 0 to 300
    • Median Veteran Income Adjusted for Local Cost of Living #8 33.6% Out of 0 to 100
    • Looking to buy in Arlington, TX? Start Your VA Home Loan
    • Civilian Unemployment Rate #24 6.2% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Unemployment Rate #11 5.0% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Income Growth Since 2012 #33 2.7% Out of 0 to 100
    • 5 Year Rate of Job Growth #46 13.8% Out of 0 to 100
    • Housing Affordability #31 45.0% Out of 0 to 100
    • Percentage of Monthly Income Spent on Monthly Mortgage Payment #18 27.8% Out of 0 to 150
    • Percentage of Monthly Income Spent on Rent #10 24.9% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Population as a Percentage of the Total Population #50 5.0% Out of 0 to 100
    • Number of Higher Education Facilities Approved for VA Benefits #70 4.0 Out of 0 to 50
    • Number of VA Health Facilities per 1,000 Veterans #34 0.7 Out of 0 to 10
    • Number of Veteran-Owned Businesses per 1,000 Veterans #34 8.8 Out of 0 to 15
    • Number of Veterans Benefits Administration Facilities per 1,000 Veterans #76 0.0 Out of 0 to 2
    • Quality of VA Health Facilities #22 3.0 Out of 0 to 5
    • Homeless Veterans per 1,000 Veterans #49 0.2 Out of 0 to 1
    • Percentage of Veterans Living Below the Poverty Line #16 6.1% Out of 0 to 100

    See the methodology section for more information on how these scores were created.

    • Cost of Living Compared to the National Average #54 102.1% Out of 0 to 300
    • Median Veteran Income Adjusted for Local Cost of Living #24 36.1% Out of 0 to 100
    • Looking to buy in Raleigh, NC? Start Your VA Home Loan
    • Civilian Unemployment Rate #19 5.9% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Unemployment Rate #33 6.5% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Income Growth Since 2012 #42 1.3% Out of 0 to 100
    • 5 Year Rate of Job Growth #23 19.3% Out of 0 to 100
    • Housing Affordability #25 44.0% Out of 0 to 100
    • Percentage of Monthly Income Spent on Monthly Mortgage Payment #57 37.3% Out of 0 to 150
    • Percentage of Monthly Income Spent on Rent #25 27.3% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Population as a Percentage of the Total Population #46 5.2% Out of 0 to 100
    • Number of Higher Education Facilities Approved for VA Benefits #37 8.0 Out of 0 to 50
    • Number of VA Health Facilities per 1,000 Veterans #35 0.7 Out of 0 to 10
    • Number of Veteran-Owned Businesses per 1,000 Veterans #16 10.0 Out of 0 to 15
    • Number of Veterans Benefits Administration Facilities per 1,000 Veterans #37 0.1 Out of 0 to 2
    • Quality of VA Health Facilities #22 3.0 Out of 0 to 5
    • Homeless Veterans per 1,000 Veterans #12 0.1 Out of 0 to 1
    • Percentage of Veterans Living Below the Poverty Line #13 6.0% Out of 0 to 100

    See the methodology section for more information on how these scores were created.

    • Cost of Living Compared to the National Average #20 87.2% Out of 0 to 300
    • Median Veteran Income Adjusted for Local Cost of Living #5 32.0% Out of 0 to 100
    • Looking to buy in Oklahoma City, OK? Start Your VA Home Loan
    • Civilian Unemployment Rate #14 5.5% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Unemployment Rate #6 4.3% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Income Growth Since 2012 #6 7.1% Out of 0 to 100
    • 5 Year Rate of Job Growth #69 8.9% Out of 0 to 100
    • Housing Affordability #61 50.0% Out of 0 to 100
    • Percentage of Monthly Income Spent on Monthly Mortgage Payment #12 26.0% Out of 0 to 150
    • Percentage of Monthly Income Spent on Rent #2 23.3% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Population as a Percentage of the Total Population #17 7.2% Out of 0 to 100
    • Number of Higher Education Facilities Approved for VA Benefits #60 5.0 Out of 0 to 50
    • Number of VA Health Facilities per 1,000 Veterans #95 0.1 Out of 0 to 10
    • Number of Veteran-Owned Businesses per 1,000 Veterans #13 10.4 Out of 0 to 15
    • Number of Veterans Benefits Administration Facilities per 1,000 Veterans #71 0.0 Out of 0 to 2
    • Quality of VA Health Facilities #22 3.0 Out of 0 to 5
    • Homeless Veterans per 1,000 Veterans #37 0.1 Out of 0 to 1
    • Percentage of Veterans Living Below the Poverty Line #42 8.5% Out of 0 to 100

    See the methodology section for more information on how these scores were created.

    • Cost of Living Compared to the National Average #58 105.0% Out of 0 to 300
    • Median Veteran Income Adjusted for Local Cost of Living #10 34.0% Out of 0 to 100
    • Looking to buy in Colorado Springs, CO? Start Your VA Home Loan
    • Civilian Unemployment Rate #42 7.2% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Unemployment Rate #23 6.1% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Income Growth Since 2012 #55 0.2% Out of 0 to 100
    • 5 Year Rate of Job Growth #42 16.4% Out of 0 to 100
    • Housing Affordability #44 47.0% Out of 0 to 100
    • Percentage of Monthly Income Spent on Monthly Mortgage Payment #37 33.1% Out of 0 to 150
    • Percentage of Monthly Income Spent on Rent #9 24.8% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Population as a Percentage of the Total Population #2 12.9% Out of 0 to 100
    • Number of Higher Education Facilities Approved for VA Benefits #37 8.0 Out of 0 to 50
    • Number of VA Health Facilities per 1,000 Veterans #97 0.1 Out of 0 to 10
    • Number of Veteran-Owned Businesses per 1,000 Veterans #7 11.3 Out of 0 to 15
    • Number of Veterans Benefits Administration Facilities per 1,000 Veterans #39 0.1 Out of 0 to 2
    • Quality of VA Health Facilities #66 2.0 Out of 0 to 5
    • Homeless Veterans per 1,000 Veterans #53 0.2 Out of 0 to 1
    • Percentage of Veterans Living Below the Poverty Line #18 6.2% Out of 0 to 100

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    • Cost of Living Compared to the National Average #56 102.6% Out of 0 to 300
    • Median Veteran Income Adjusted for Local Cost of Living #43 41.0% Out of 0 to 100
    • Looking to buy in Boise, ID? Start Your VA Home Loan
    • Civilian Unemployment Rate #16 5.7% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Unemployment Rate #26 6.2% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Income Growth Since 2012 #8 6.7% Out of 0 to 100
    • 5 Year Rate of Job Growth #7 22.9% Out of 0 to 100
    • Housing Affordability #61 50.0% Out of 0 to 100
    • Percentage of Monthly Income Spent on Monthly Mortgage Payment #54 36.6% Out of 0 to 150
    • Percentage of Monthly Income Spent on Rent #20 26.7% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Population as a Percentage of the Total Population #18 7.2% Out of 0 to 100
    • Number of Higher Education Facilities Approved for VA Benefits #70 4.0 Out of 0 to 50
    • Number of VA Health Facilities per 1,000 Veterans #65 0.3 Out of 0 to 10
    • Number of Veteran-Owned Businesses per 1,000 Veterans #31 9.0 Out of 0 to 15
    • Number of Veterans Benefits Administration Facilities per 1,000 Veterans #29 0.1 Out of 0 to 2
    • Quality of VA Health Facilities #9 4.0 Out of 0 to 5
    • Homeless Veterans per 1,000 Veterans #32 0.1 Out of 0 to 1
    • Percentage of Veterans Living Below the Poverty Line #43 8.6% Out of 0 to 100

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    • Cost of Living Compared to the National Average #29 92.0% Out of 0 to 300
    • Median Veteran Income Adjusted for Local Cost of Living #13 34.7% Out of 0 to 100
    • Looking to buy in Jacksonville, FL? Start Your VA Home Loan
    • Civilian Unemployment Rate #66 8.7% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Unemployment Rate #30 6.4% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Income Growth Since 2012 #32 2.7% Out of 0 to 100
    • 5 Year Rate of Job Growth #25 18.6% Out of 0 to 100
    • Housing Affordability #67 51.0% Out of 0 to 100
    • Percentage of Monthly Income Spent on Monthly Mortgage Payment #15 26.2% Out of 0 to 150
    • Percentage of Monthly Income Spent on Rent #35 28.8% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Population as a Percentage of the Total Population #6 9.2% Out of 0 to 100
    • Number of Higher Education Facilities Approved for VA Benefits #17 16.0 Out of 0 to 50
    • Number of VA Health Facilities per 1,000 Veterans #96 0.1 Out of 0 to 10
    • Number of Veteran-Owned Businesses per 1,000 Veterans #36 8.3 Out of 0 to 15
    • Number of Veterans Benefits Administration Facilities per 1,000 Veterans #68 0.0 Out of 0 to 2
    • Quality of VA Health Facilities #66 2.0 Out of 0 to 5
    • Homeless Veterans per 1,000 Veterans #33 0.1 Out of 0 to 1
    • Percentage of Veterans Living Below the Poverty Line #32 7.5% Out of 0 to 100

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    • Cost of Living Compared to the National Average #38 95.4% Out of 0 to 300
    • Median Veteran Income Adjusted for Local Cost of Living #6 32.6% Out of 0 to 100
    • Looking to buy in Fort Worth, TX? Start Your VA Home Loan
    • Civilian Unemployment Rate #24 6.2% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Unemployment Rate #36 6.8% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Income Growth Since 2012 #43 1.1% Out of 0 to 100
    • 5 Year Rate of Job Growth #46 13.8% Out of 0 to 100
    • Housing Affordability #39 46.0% Out of 0 to 100
    • Percentage of Monthly Income Spent on Monthly Mortgage Payment #13 26.0% Out of 0 to 150
    • Percentage of Monthly Income Spent on Rent #14 25.5% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Population as a Percentage of the Total Population #44 5.2% Out of 0 to 100
    • Number of Higher Education Facilities Approved for VA Benefits #53 6.0 Out of 0 to 50
    • Number of VA Health Facilities per 1,000 Veterans #56 0.3 Out of 0 to 10
    • Number of Veteran-Owned Businesses per 1,000 Veterans #43 7.9 Out of 0 to 15
    • Number of Veterans Benefits Administration Facilities per 1,000 Veterans #76 0.0 Out of 0 to 2
    • Quality of VA Health Facilities #22 3.0 Out of 0 to 5
    • Homeless Veterans per 1,000 Veterans #49 0.2 Out of 0 to 1
    • Percentage of Veterans Living Below the Poverty Line #35 7.8% Out of 0 to 100

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    • Cost of Living Compared to the National Average #12 84.3% Out of 0 to 300
    • Median Veteran Income Adjusted for Local Cost of Living #21 35.7% Out of 0 to 100
    • Looking to buy in Columbus, OH? Start Your VA Home Loan
    • Civilian Unemployment Rate #32 6.7% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Unemployment Rate #23 6.1% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Income Growth Since 2012 #31 2.9% Out of 0 to 100
    • 5 Year Rate of Job Growth #49 13.5% Out of 0 to 100
    • Housing Affordability #22 43.0% Out of 0 to 100
    • Percentage of Monthly Income Spent on Monthly Mortgage Payment #30 31.4% Out of 0 to 150
    • Percentage of Monthly Income Spent on Rent #37 29.0% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Population as a Percentage of the Total Population #52 5.0% Out of 0 to 100
    • Number of Higher Education Facilities Approved for VA Benefits #37 8.0 Out of 0 to 50
    • Number of VA Health Facilities per 1,000 Veterans #75 0.2 Out of 0 to 10
    • Number of Veteran-Owned Businesses per 1,000 Veterans #62 7.3 Out of 0 to 15
    • Number of Veterans Benefits Administration Facilities per 1,000 Veterans #76 0.0 Out of 0 to 2
    • Quality of VA Health Facilities #1 5.0 Out of 0 to 5
    • Homeless Veterans per 1,000 Veterans #36 0.1 Out of 0 to 1
    • Percentage of Veterans Living Below the Poverty Line #52 9.6% Out of 0 to 100

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    • Cost of Living Compared to the National Average #22 87.9% Out of 0 to 300
    • Median Veteran Income Adjusted for Local Cost of Living #36 38.4% Out of 0 to 100
    • Looking to buy in Louisville, KY? Start Your VA Home Loan
    • Civilian Unemployment Rate #56 7.8% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Unemployment Rate #29 6.3% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Income Growth Since 2012 #12 5.3% Out of 0 to 100
    • 5 Year Rate of Job Growth #52 13.1% Out of 0 to 100
    • Housing Affordability #19 42.0% Out of 0 to 100
    • Percentage of Monthly Income Spent on Monthly Mortgage Payment #25 30.6% Out of 0 to 150
    • Percentage of Monthly Income Spent on Rent #17 26.1% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Population as a Percentage of the Total Population #23 6.6% Out of 0 to 100
    • Number of Higher Education Facilities Approved for VA Benefits #34 9.0 Out of 0 to 50
    • Number of VA Health Facilities per 1,000 Veterans #69 0.2 Out of 0 to 10
    • Number of Veteran-Owned Businesses per 1,000 Veterans #40 8.0 Out of 0 to 15
    • Number of Veterans Benefits Administration Facilities per 1,000 Veterans #55 0.0 Out of 0 to 2
    • Quality of VA Health Facilities #22 3.0 Out of 0 to 5
    • Homeless Veterans per 1,000 Veterans #42 0.2 Out of 0 to 1
    • Percentage of Veterans Living Below the Poverty Line #57 10.0% Out of 0 to 100

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    • Cost of Living Compared to the National Average #13 84.5% Out of 0 to 300
    • Median Veteran Income Adjusted for Local Cost of Living #1 29.3% Out of 0 to 100
    • Looking to buy in Corpus Christi, TX? Start Your VA Home Loan
    • Civilian Unemployment Rate #19 5.9% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Unemployment Rate #8 4.6% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Income Growth Since 2012 #4 8.6% Out of 0 to 100
    • 5 Year Rate of Job Growth #96 4.4% Out of 0 to 100
    • Housing Affordability #72 52.0% Out of 0 to 100
    • Percentage of Monthly Income Spent on Monthly Mortgage Payment #4 22.9% Out of 0 to 150
    • Percentage of Monthly Income Spent on Rent #15 25.5% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Population as a Percentage of the Total Population #11 7.9% Out of 0 to 100
    • Number of Higher Education Facilities Approved for VA Benefits #70 4.0 Out of 0 to 50
    • Number of VA Health Facilities per 1,000 Veterans #74 0.2 Out of 0 to 10
    • Number of Veteran-Owned Businesses per 1,000 Veterans #37 8.2 Out of 0 to 15
    • Number of Veterans Benefits Administration Facilities per 1,000 Veterans #59 0.0 Out of 0 to 2
    • Quality of VA Health Facilities #87 1.0 Out of 0 to 5
    • Homeless Veterans per 1,000 Veterans #3 0.0 Out of 0 to 1
    • Percentage of Veterans Living Below the Poverty Line #12 5.9% Out of 0 to 100

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    • Cost of Living Compared to the National Average #6 81.2% Out of 0 to 300
    • Median Veteran Income Adjusted for Local Cost of Living #28 34.5% Out of 0 to 100
    • Looking to buy in Fort Wayne, IN? Start Your VA Home Loan
    • Civilian Unemployment Rate #56 7.8% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Unemployment Rate #55 8.1% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Income Growth Since 2012 #39 2.0% Out of 0 to 100
    • 5 Year Rate of Job Growth #78 7.6% Out of 0 to 100
    • Housing Affordability #31 45.0% Out of 0 to 100
    • Percentage of Monthly Income Spent on Monthly Mortgage Payment #3 22.6% Out of 0 to 150
    • Percentage of Monthly Income Spent on Rent #8 24.5% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Population as a Percentage of the Total Population #37 5.6% Out of 0 to 100
    • Number of Higher Education Facilities Approved for VA Benefits #27 11.0 Out of 0 to 50
    • Number of VA Health Facilities per 1,000 Veterans #62 0.3 Out of 0 to 10
    • Number of Veteran-Owned Businesses per 1,000 Veterans #72 6.9 Out of 0 to 15
    • Number of Veterans Benefits Administration Facilities per 1,000 Veterans #76 0.0 Out of 0 to 2
    • Quality of VA Health Facilities #22 3.0 Out of 0 to 5
    • Homeless Veterans per 1,000 Veterans #63 0.3 Out of 0 to 1
    • Percentage of Veterans Living Below the Poverty Line #49 9.2% Out of 0 to 100

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    • Cost of Living Compared to the National Average #7 83.6% Out of 0 to 300
    • Median Veteran Income Adjusted for Local Cost of Living #4 31.8% Out of 0 to 100
    • Looking to buy in El Paso, TX? Start Your VA Home Loan
    • Civilian Unemployment Rate #51 7.6% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Unemployment Rate #26 6.2% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Income Growth Since 2012 #29 3.1% Out of 0 to 100
    • 5 Year Rate of Job Growth #66 10.4% Out of 0 to 100
    • Housing Affordability #91 58.0% Out of 0 to 100
    • Percentage of Monthly Income Spent on Monthly Mortgage Payment #11 25.8% Out of 0 to 150
    • Percentage of Monthly Income Spent on Rent #3 23.4% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Population as a Percentage of the Total Population #24 6.6% Out of 0 to 100
    • Number of Higher Education Facilities Approved for VA Benefits #27 11.0 Out of 0 to 50
    • Number of VA Health Facilities per 1,000 Veterans #91 0.1 Out of 0 to 10
    • Number of Veteran-Owned Businesses per 1,000 Veterans #81 6.3 Out of 0 to 15
    • Number of Veterans Benefits Administration Facilities per 1,000 Veterans #73 0.0 Out of 0 to 2
    • Quality of VA Health Facilities #87 1.0 Out of 0 to 5
    • Homeless Veterans per 1,000 Veterans #20 0.1 Out of 0 to 1
    • Percentage of Veterans Living Below the Poverty Line #28 7.2% Out of 0 to 100

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    • Cost of Living Compared to the National Average #19 87.0% Out of 0 to 300
    • Median Veteran Income Adjusted for Local Cost of Living #17 35.2% Out of 0 to 100
    • Looking to buy in Kansas City, MO? Start Your VA Home Loan
    • Civilian Unemployment Rate #32 6.7% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Unemployment Rate #34 6.6% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Income Growth Since 2012 #21 3.7% Out of 0 to 100
    • 5 Year Rate of Job Growth #61 10.8% Out of 0 to 100
    • Housing Affordability #25 44.0% Out of 0 to 100
    • Percentage of Monthly Income Spent on Monthly Mortgage Payment #20 28.5% Out of 0 to 150
    • Percentage of Monthly Income Spent on Rent #21 26.7% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Population as a Percentage of the Total Population #30 6.0% Out of 0 to 100
    • Number of Higher Education Facilities Approved for VA Benefits #19 15.0 Out of 0 to 50
    • Number of VA Health Facilities per 1,000 Veterans #42 0.5 Out of 0 to 10
    • Number of Veteran-Owned Businesses per 1,000 Veterans #54 7.6 Out of 0 to 15
    • Number of Veterans Benefits Administration Facilities per 1,000 Veterans #62 0.0 Out of 0 to 2
    • Quality of VA Health Facilities #66 2.0 Out of 0 to 5
    • Homeless Veterans per 1,000 Veterans #46 0.2 Out of 0 to 1
    • Percentage of Veterans Living Below the Poverty Line #37 8.0% Out of 0 to 100

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    • Cost of Living Compared to the National Average #63 109.5% Out of 0 to 300
    • Median Veteran Income Adjusted for Local Cost of Living #2 30.8% Out of 0 to 100
    • Looking to buy in Chesapeake, VA? Start Your VA Home Loan
    • Civilian Unemployment Rate #23 6.1% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Unemployment Rate #2 3.6% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Income Growth Since 2012 #40 1.9% Out of 0 to 100
    • 5 Year Rate of Job Growth #92 4.5% Out of 0 to 100
    • Housing Affordability #83 55.0% Out of 0 to 100
    • Percentage of Monthly Income Spent on Monthly Mortgage Payment #47 35.5% Out of 0 to 150
    • Percentage of Monthly Income Spent on Rent #19 26.6% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Population as a Percentage of the Total Population #3 11.5% Out of 0 to 100
    • Number of Higher Education Facilities Approved for VA Benefits #70 4.0 Out of 0 to 50
    • Number of VA Health Facilities per 1,000 Veterans #68 0.2 Out of 0 to 10
    • Number of Veteran-Owned Businesses per 1,000 Veterans #11 10.7 Out of 0 to 15
    • Number of Veterans Benefits Administration Facilities per 1,000 Veterans #18 0.2 Out of 0 to 2
    • Quality of VA Health Facilities #66 2.0 Out of 0 to 5
    • Homeless Veterans per 1,000 Veterans #18 0.1 Out of 0 to 1
    • Percentage of Veterans Living Below the Poverty Line #4 3.4% Out of 0 to 100

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    • Cost of Living Compared to the National Average #46 97.7% Out of 0 to 300
    • Median Veteran Income Adjusted for Local Cost of Living #33 37.3% Out of 0 to 100
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    • Civilian Unemployment Rate #16 5.7% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Unemployment Rate #1 3.2% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Income Growth Since 2012 #82 -2.9% Out of -100 to 100
    • 5 Year Rate of Job Growth #10 22.1% Out of 0 to 100
    • Housing Affordability #22 43.0% Out of 0 to 100
    • Percentage of Monthly Income Spent on Monthly Mortgage Payment #32 32.2% Out of 0 to 150
    • Percentage of Monthly Income Spent on Rent #38 29.1% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Population as a Percentage of the Total Population #87 2.9% Out of 0 to 100
    • Number of Higher Education Facilities Approved for VA Benefits #80 3.0 Out of 0 to 50
    • Number of VA Health Facilities per 1,000 Veterans #10 1.9 Out of 0 to 10
    • Number of Veteran-Owned Businesses per 1,000 Veterans #67 7.0 Out of 0 to 15
    • Number of Veterans Benefits Administration Facilities per 1,000 Veterans #76 0.0 Out of 0 to 2
    • Quality of VA Health Facilities #22 3.0 Out of 0 to 5
    • Homeless Veterans per 1,000 Veterans #69 0.4 Out of 0 to 1
    • Percentage of Veterans Living Below the Poverty Line #20 6.5% Out of 0 to 100

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    • Cost of Living Compared to the National Average #28 91.9% Out of 0 to 300
    • Median Veteran Income Adjusted for Local Cost of Living #16 35.0% Out of 0 to 100
    • Looking to buy in Lexington-Fayette, KY? Start Your VA Home Loan
    • Civilian Unemployment Rate #28 6.3% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Unemployment Rate #41 7.1% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Income Growth Since 2012 #68 -1.0% Out of -100 to 100
    • 5 Year Rate of Job Growth #55 12.6% Out of 0 to 100
    • Housing Affordability #61 50.0% Out of 0 to 100
    • Percentage of Monthly Income Spent on Monthly Mortgage Payment #31 31.9% Out of 0 to 150
    • Percentage of Monthly Income Spent on Rent #5 24.2% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Population as a Percentage of the Total Population #39 5.4% Out of 0 to 100
    • Number of Higher Education Facilities Approved for VA Benefits #70 4.0 Out of 0 to 50
    • Number of VA Health Facilities per 1,000 Veterans #59 0.3 Out of 0 to 10
    • Number of Veteran-Owned Businesses per 1,000 Veterans #29 9.2 Out of 0 to 15
    • Number of Veterans Benefits Administration Facilities per 1,000 Veterans #76 0.0 Out of 0 to 2
    • Quality of VA Health Facilities #1 5.0 Out of 0 to 5
    • Homeless Veterans per 1,000 Veterans #40 0.2 Out of 0 to 1
    • Percentage of Veterans Living Below the Poverty Line #40 8.3% Out of 0 to 100

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    • Cost of Living Compared to the National Average #10 84.1% Out of 0 to 300
    • Median Veteran Income Adjusted for Local Cost of Living #12 34.4% Out of 0 to 100
    • Looking to buy in Lubbock, TX? Start Your VA Home Loan
    • Civilian Unemployment Rate #14 5.5% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Unemployment Rate #17 5.7% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Income Growth Since 2012 #46 0.8% Out of 0 to 100
    • 5 Year Rate of Job Growth #54 12.6% Out of 0 to 100
    • Housing Affordability #83 55.0% Out of 0 to 100
    • Percentage of Monthly Income Spent on Monthly Mortgage Payment #17 26.3% Out of 0 to 150
    • Percentage of Monthly Income Spent on Rent #29 28.0% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Population as a Percentage of the Total Population #55 4.9% Out of 0 to 100
    • Number of Higher Education Facilities Approved for VA Benefits #80 3.0 Out of 0 to 50
    • Number of VA Health Facilities per 1,000 Veterans #80 0.2 Out of 0 to 10
    • Number of Veteran-Owned Businesses per 1,000 Veterans #42 8.0 Out of 0 to 15
    • Number of Veterans Benefits Administration Facilities per 1,000 Veterans #76 0.0 Out of 0 to 2
    • Quality of VA Health Facilities #22 3.0 Out of 0 to 5
    • Homeless Veterans per 1,000 Veterans #1 0.0 Out of 0 to 1
    • Percentage of Veterans Living Below the Poverty Line #28 7.2% Out of 0 to 100

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    • Cost of Living Compared to the National Average #43 97.2% Out of 0 to 300
    • Median Veteran Income Adjusted for Local Cost of Living #20 35.6% Out of 0 to 100
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    • Civilian Unemployment Rate #62 8.2% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Unemployment Rate #56 8.2% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Income Growth Since 2012 #56 0.2% Out of 0 to 100
    • 5 Year Rate of Job Growth #16 20.7% Out of 0 to 100
    • Housing Affordability #67 51.0% Out of 0 to 100
    • Percentage of Monthly Income Spent on Monthly Mortgage Payment #35 32.9% Out of 0 to 150
    • Percentage of Monthly Income Spent on Rent #31 28.3% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Population as a Percentage of the Total Population #66 4.5% Out of 0 to 100
    • Number of Higher Education Facilities Approved for VA Benefits #25 12.0 Out of 0 to 50
    • Number of VA Health Facilities per 1,000 Veterans #80 0.2 Out of 0 to 10
    • Number of Veteran-Owned Businesses per 1,000 Veterans #22 9.5 Out of 0 to 15
    • Number of Veterans Benefits Administration Facilities per 1,000 Veterans #76 0.0 Out of 0 to 2
    • Quality of VA Health Facilities #9 4.0 Out of 0 to 5
    • Homeless Veterans per 1,000 Veterans #35 0.1 Out of 0 to 1
    • Percentage of Veterans Living Below the Poverty Line #32 7.5% Out of 0 to 100

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    • Cost of Living Compared to the National Average #32 94.1% Out of 0 to 300
    • Median Veteran Income Adjusted for Local Cost of Living #38 39.0% Out of 0 to 100
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    • Civilian Unemployment Rate #73 9.4% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Unemployment Rate #20 5.9% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Income Growth Since 2012 #64 -0.8% Out of -100 to 100
    • 5 Year Rate of Job Growth #35 17.2% Out of 0 to 100
    • Housing Affordability #87 56.0% Out of 0 to 100
    • Percentage of Monthly Income Spent on Monthly Mortgage Payment #48 35.9% Out of 0 to 150
    • Percentage of Monthly Income Spent on Rent #64 32.6% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Population as a Percentage of the Total Population #33 5.9% Out of 0 to 100
    • Number of Higher Education Facilities Approved for VA Benefits #10 18.0 Out of 0 to 50
    • Number of VA Health Facilities per 1,000 Veterans #21 0.9 Out of 0 to 10
    • Number of Veteran-Owned Businesses per 1,000 Veterans #10 10.8 Out of 0 to 15
    • Number of Veterans Benefits Administration Facilities per 1,000 Veterans #26 0.1 Out of 0 to 2
    • Quality of VA Health Facilities #9 4.0 Out of 0 to 5
    • Homeless Veterans per 1,000 Veterans #47 0.2 Out of 0 to 1
    • Percentage of Veterans Living Below the Poverty Line #73 11.4% Out of 0 to 100

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    • Cost of Living Compared to the National Average #14 84.6% Out of 0 to 300
    • Median Veteran Income Adjusted for Local Cost of Living #15 34.9% Out of 0 to 100
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    • Civilian Unemployment Rate #29 6.4% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Unemployment Rate #59 8.3% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Income Growth Since 2012 #45 0.9% Out of 0 to 100
    • 5 Year Rate of Job Growth #99 2.6% Out of 0 to 100
    • Housing Affordability #48 48.0% Out of 0 to 100
    • Percentage of Monthly Income Spent on Monthly Mortgage Payment #10 25.6% Out of 0 to 150
    • Percentage of Monthly Income Spent on Rent #7 24.3% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Population as a Percentage of the Total Population #25 6.4% Out of 0 to 100
    • Number of Higher Education Facilities Approved for VA Benefits #47 7.0 Out of 0 to 50
    • Number of VA Health Facilities per 1,000 Veterans #90 0.1 Out of 0 to 10
    • Number of Veteran-Owned Businesses per 1,000 Veterans #70 6.9 Out of 0 to 15
    • Number of Veterans Benefits Administration Facilities per 1,000 Veterans #59 0.0 Out of 0 to 2
    • Quality of VA Health Facilities #22 3.0 Out of 0 to 5
    • Homeless Veterans per 1,000 Veterans #9 0.1 Out of 0 to 1
    • Percentage of Veterans Living Below the Poverty Line #24 7.1% Out of 0 to 100

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    • Cost of Living Compared to the National Average #23 88.0% Out of 0 to 300
    • Median Veteran Income Adjusted for Local Cost of Living #23 36.0% Out of 0 to 100
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    • Civilian Unemployment Rate #10 5.3% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Unemployment Rate #34 6.6% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Income Growth Since 2012 #19 3.9% Out of 0 to 100
    • 5 Year Rate of Job Growth #79 7.5% Out of 0 to 100
    • Housing Affordability #25 44.0% Out of 0 to 100
    • Percentage of Monthly Income Spent on Monthly Mortgage Payment #33 32.4% Out of 0 to 150
    • Percentage of Monthly Income Spent on Rent #22 26.8% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Population as a Percentage of the Total Population #27 6.3% Out of 0 to 100
    • Number of Higher Education Facilities Approved for VA Benefits #87 2.0 Out of 0 to 50
    • Number of VA Health Facilities per 1,000 Veterans #67 0.2 Out of 0 to 10
    • Number of Veteran-Owned Businesses per 1,000 Veterans #28 9.2 Out of 0 to 15
    • Number of Veterans Benefits Administration Facilities per 1,000 Veterans #61 0.0 Out of 0 to 2
    • Quality of VA Health Facilities #1 5.0 Out of 0 to 5
    • Homeless Veterans per 1,000 Veterans #24 0.1 Out of 0 to 1
    • Percentage of Veterans Living Below the Poverty Line #37 8.0% Out of 0 to 100

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    • Cost of Living Compared to the National Average #16 84.8% Out of 0 to 300
    • Median Veteran Income Adjusted for Local Cost of Living #18 35.3% Out of 0 to 100
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    • Civilian Unemployment Rate #37 6.9% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Unemployment Rate #30 6.4% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Income Growth Since 2012 #23 3.6% Out of 0 to 100
    • 5 Year Rate of Job Growth #76 8.1% Out of 0 to 100
    • Housing Affordability #54 49.0% Out of 0 to 100
    • Percentage of Monthly Income Spent on Monthly Mortgage Payment #16 26.2% Out of 0 to 150
    • Percentage of Monthly Income Spent on Rent #11 25.2% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Population as a Percentage of the Total Population #29 6.1% Out of 0 to 100
    • Number of Higher Education Facilities Approved for VA Benefits #37 8.0 Out of 0 to 50
    • Number of VA Health Facilities per 1,000 Veterans #72 0.2 Out of 0 to 10
    • Number of Veteran-Owned Businesses per 1,000 Veterans #9 10.9 Out of 0 to 15
    • Number of Veterans Benefits Administration Facilities per 1,000 Veterans #58 0.0 Out of 0 to 2
    • Quality of VA Health Facilities #66 2.0 Out of 0 to 5
    • Homeless Veterans per 1,000 Veterans #25 0.1 Out of 0 to 1
    • Percentage of Veterans Living Below the Poverty Line #49 9.2% Out of 0 to 100

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    • Cost of Living Compared to the National Average #42 97.1% Out of 0 to 300
    • Median Veteran Income Adjusted for Local Cost of Living #25 36.2% Out of 0 to 100
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    • Civilian Unemployment Rate #30 6.5% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Unemployment Rate #41 7.1% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Income Growth Since 2012 #2 9.6% Out of 0 to 100
    • 5 Year Rate of Job Growth #58 11.8% Out of 0 to 100
    • Housing Affordability #44 47.0% Out of 0 to 100
    • Percentage of Monthly Income Spent on Monthly Mortgage Payment #43 34.9% Out of 0 to 150
    • Percentage of Monthly Income Spent on Rent #23 27.2% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Population as a Percentage of the Total Population #58 4.8% Out of 0 to 100
    • Number of Higher Education Facilities Approved for VA Benefits #80 3.0 Out of 0 to 50
    • Number of VA Health Facilities per 1,000 Veterans #20 0.9 Out of 0 to 10
    • Number of Veteran-Owned Businesses per 1,000 Veterans #60 7.5 Out of 0 to 15
    • Number of Veterans Benefits Administration Facilities per 1,000 Veterans #76 0.0 Out of 0 to 2
    • Quality of VA Health Facilities #22 3.0 Out of 0 to 5
    • Homeless Veterans per 1,000 Veterans #16 0.1 Out of 0 to 1
    • Percentage of Veterans Living Below the Poverty Line #35 7.8% Out of 0 to 100

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    • Cost of Living Compared to the National Average #25 89.6% Out of 0 to 300
    • Median Veteran Income Adjusted for Local Cost of Living #35 37.5% Out of 0 to 100
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    • Civilian Unemployment Rate #46 7.5% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Unemployment Rate #20 5.9% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Income Growth Since 2012 #37 2.3% Out of 0 to 100
    • 5 Year Rate of Job Growth #89 5.3% Out of 0 to 100
    • Housing Affordability #78 54.0% Out of 0 to 100
    • Percentage of Monthly Income Spent on Monthly Mortgage Payment #26 31.0% Out of 0 to 150
    • Percentage of Monthly Income Spent on Rent #18 26.3% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Population as a Percentage of the Total Population #42 5.4% Out of 0 to 100
    • Number of Higher Education Facilities Approved for VA Benefits #53 6.0 Out of 0 to 50
    • Number of VA Health Facilities per 1,000 Veterans #46 0.5 Out of 0 to 10
    • Number of Veteran-Owned Businesses per 1,000 Veterans #35 8.5 Out of 0 to 15
    • Number of Veterans Benefits Administration Facilities per 1,000 Veterans #47 0.1 Out of 0 to 2
    • Quality of VA Health Facilities #9 4.0 Out of 0 to 5
    • Homeless Veterans per 1,000 Veterans #10 0.1 Out of 0 to 1
    • Percentage of Veterans Living Below the Poverty Line #55 9.9% Out of 0 to 100

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    • Cost of Living Compared to the National Average #64 110.2% Out of 0 to 300
    • Median Veteran Income Adjusted for Local Cost of Living #3 31.4% Out of 0 to 100
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    • Civilian Unemployment Rate #16 5.7% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Unemployment Rate #10 4.8% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Income Growth Since 2012 #34 2.7% Out of 0 to 100
    • 5 Year Rate of Job Growth #92 4.5% Out of 0 to 100
    • Housing Affordability #78 54.0% Out of 0 to 100
    • Percentage of Monthly Income Spent on Monthly Mortgage Payment #49 36.3% Out of 0 to 150
    • Percentage of Monthly Income Spent on Rent #34 28.7% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Population as a Percentage of the Total Population #1 13.2% Out of 0 to 100
    • Number of Higher Education Facilities Approved for VA Benefits #34 9.0 Out of 0 to 50
    • Number of VA Health Facilities per 1,000 Veterans #94 0.1 Out of 0 to 10
    • Number of Veteran-Owned Businesses per 1,000 Veterans #4 12.3 Out of 0 to 15
    • Number of Veterans Benefits Administration Facilities per 1,000 Veterans #40 0.1 Out of 0 to 2
    • Quality of VA Health Facilities #87 1.0 Out of 0 to 5
    • Homeless Veterans per 1,000 Veterans #25 0.1 Out of 0 to 1
    • Percentage of Veterans Living Below the Poverty Line #6 4.1% Out of 0 to 100

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    • Cost of Living Compared to the National Average #76 120.7% Out of 0 to 300
    • Median Veteran Income Adjusted for Local Cost of Living #22 36.0% Out of 0 to 100
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    • Civilian Unemployment Rate #2 4.7% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Unemployment Rate #7 4.4% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Income Growth Since 2012 #93 -8.2% Out of -100 to 100
    • 5 Year Rate of Job Growth #10 22.1% Out of 0 to 100
    • Housing Affordability #83 55.0% Out of 0 to 100
    • Percentage of Monthly Income Spent on Monthly Mortgage Payment #67 42.0% Out of 0 to 150
    • Percentage of Monthly Income Spent on Rent #33 28.5% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Population as a Percentage of the Total Population #64 4.5% Out of 0 to 100
    • Number of Higher Education Facilities Approved for VA Benefits #100 0.0 Out of 0 to 50
    • Number of VA Health Facilities per 1,000 Veterans #17 1.1 Out of 0 to 10
    • Number of Veteran-Owned Businesses per 1,000 Veterans #21 9.5 Out of 0 to 15
    • Number of Veterans Benefits Administration Facilities per 1,000 Veterans #76 0.0 Out of 0 to 2
    • Quality of VA Health Facilities #22 3.0 Out of 0 to 5
    • Homeless Veterans per 1,000 Veterans #69 0.4 Out of 0 to 1
    • Percentage of Veterans Living Below the Poverty Line #7 4.4% Out of 0 to 100

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    • Cost of Living Compared to the National Average #82 135.2% Out of 0 to 300
    • Median Veteran Income Adjusted for Local Cost of Living #39 39.1% Out of 0 to 100
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    • Civilian Unemployment Rate #19 5.9% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Unemployment Rate #9 4.6% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Income Growth Since 2012 #85 -3.2% Out of -100 to 100
    • 5 Year Rate of Job Growth #100 -1.3% Out of -100 to 100
    • Housing Affordability #31 45.0% Out of 0 to 100
    • Percentage of Monthly Income Spent on Monthly Mortgage Payment #68 44.5% Out of 0 to 150
    • Percentage of Monthly Income Spent on Rent #32 28.5% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Population as a Percentage of the Total Population #5 9.5% Out of 0 to 100
    • Number of Higher Education Facilities Approved for VA Benefits #47 7.0 Out of 0 to 50
    • Number of VA Health Facilities per 1,000 Veterans #85 0.1 Out of 0 to 10
    • Number of Veteran-Owned Businesses per 1,000 Veterans #8 11.0 Out of 0 to 15
    • Number of Veterans Benefits Administration Facilities per 1,000 Veterans #12 0.3 Out of 0 to 2
    • Quality of VA Health Facilities #22 3.0 Out of 0 to 5
    • Homeless Veterans per 1,000 Veterans #13 0.1 Out of 0 to 1
    • Percentage of Veterans Living Below the Poverty Line #2 3.2% Out of 0 to 100

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    • Cost of Living Compared to the National Average #21 87.4% Out of 0 to 300
    • Median Veteran Income Adjusted for Local Cost of Living #34 37.4% Out of 0 to 100
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    • Civilian Unemployment Rate #64 8.6% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Unemployment Rate #82 10.2% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Income Growth Since 2012 #5 8.4% Out of 0 to 100
    • 5 Year Rate of Job Growth #71 8.5% Out of 0 to 100
    • Housing Affordability #39 46.0% Out of 0 to 100
    • Percentage of Monthly Income Spent on Monthly Mortgage Payment #29 31.3% Out of 0 to 150
    • Percentage of Monthly Income Spent on Rent #24 27.3% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Population as a Percentage of the Total Population #65 4.5% Out of 0 to 100
    • Number of Higher Education Facilities Approved for VA Benefits #37 8.0 Out of 0 to 50
    • Number of VA Health Facilities per 1,000 Veterans #39 0.6 Out of 0 to 10
    • Number of Veteran-Owned Businesses per 1,000 Veterans #6 12.1 Out of 0 to 15
    • Number of Veterans Benefits Administration Facilities per 1,000 Veterans #76 0.0 Out of 0 to 2
    • Quality of VA Health Facilities #22 3.0 Out of 0 to 5
    • Homeless Veterans per 1,000 Veterans #15 0.1 Out of 0 to 1
    • Percentage of Veterans Living Below the Poverty Line #39 8.1% Out of 0 to 100

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    • Cost of Living Compared to the National Average #75 117.4% Out of 0 to 300
    • Median Veteran Income Adjusted for Local Cost of Living #50 41.8% Out of 0 to 100
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    • Civilian Unemployment Rate #7 4.9% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Unemployment Rate #26 6.2% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Income Growth Since 2012 #48 0.8% Out of 0 to 100
    • 5 Year Rate of Job Growth #3 26.5% Out of 0 to 100
    • Housing Affordability #44 47.0% Out of 0 to 100
    • Percentage of Monthly Income Spent on Monthly Mortgage Payment #74 51.2% Out of 0 to 150
    • Percentage of Monthly Income Spent on Rent #60 31.5% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Population as a Percentage of the Total Population #71 4.1% Out of 0 to 100
    • Number of Higher Education Facilities Approved for VA Benefits #12 17.0 Out of 0 to 50
    • Number of VA Health Facilities per 1,000 Veterans #92 0.1 Out of 0 to 10
    • Number of Veteran-Owned Businesses per 1,000 Veterans #39 8.1 Out of 0 to 15
    • Number of Veterans Benefits Administration Facilities per 1,000 Veterans #76 0.0 Out of 0 to 2
    • Quality of VA Health Facilities #22 3.0 Out of 0 to 5
    • Homeless Veterans per 1,000 Veterans #45 0.2 Out of 0 to 1
    • Percentage of Veterans Living Below the Poverty Line #22 6.7% Out of 0 to 100

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    • Cost of Living Compared to the National Average #49 99.6% Out of 0 to 300
    • Median Veteran Income Adjusted for Local Cost of Living #52 42.0% Out of 0 to 100
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    • Civilian Unemployment Rate #22 6.0% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Unemployment Rate #13 5.1% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Income Growth Since 2012 #25 3.4% Out of 0 to 100
    • 5 Year Rate of Job Growth #9 22.6% Out of 0 to 100
    • Housing Affordability #48 48.0% Out of 0 to 100
    • Percentage of Monthly Income Spent on Monthly Mortgage Payment #50 36.3% Out of 0 to 150
    • Percentage of Monthly Income Spent on Rent #48 30.4% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Population as a Percentage of the Total Population #52 5.0% Out of 0 to 100
    • Number of Higher Education Facilities Approved for VA Benefits #14 16.0 Out of 0 to 50
    • Number of VA Health Facilities per 1,000 Veterans #50 0.3 Out of 0 to 10
    • Number of Veteran-Owned Businesses per 1,000 Veterans #27 9.2 Out of 0 to 15
    • Number of Veterans Benefits Administration Facilities per 1,000 Veterans #48 0.1 Out of 0 to 2
    • Quality of VA Health Facilities #87 1.0 Out of 0 to 5
    • Homeless Veterans per 1,000 Veterans #57 0.2 Out of 0 to 1
    • Percentage of Veterans Living Below the Poverty Line #47 9.1% Out of 0 to 100

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    • Cost of Living Compared to the National Average #71 112.8% Out of 0 to 300
    • Median Veteran Income Adjusted for Local Cost of Living #37 38.9% Out of 0 to 100
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    • Civilian Unemployment Rate #35 6.8% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Unemployment Rate #53 7.6% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Income Growth Since 2012 #59 -0.2% Out of -100 to 100
    • 5 Year Rate of Job Growth #18 20.2% Out of 0 to 100
    • Housing Affordability #19 42.0% Out of 0 to 100
    • Percentage of Monthly Income Spent on Monthly Mortgage Payment #42 33.7% Out of 0 to 150
    • Percentage of Monthly Income Spent on Rent #45 30.2% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Population as a Percentage of the Total Population #22 6.7% Out of 0 to 100
    • Number of Higher Education Facilities Approved for VA Benefits #70 4.0 Out of 0 to 50
    • Number of VA Health Facilities per 1,000 Veterans #51 0.3 Out of 0 to 10
    • Number of Veteran-Owned Businesses per 1,000 Veterans #77 6.8 Out of 0 to 15
    • Number of Veterans Benefits Administration Facilities per 1,000 Veterans #29 0.1 Out of 0 to 2
    • Quality of VA Health Facilities #66 2.0 Out of 0 to 5
    • Homeless Veterans per 1,000 Veterans #91 0.5 Out of 0 to 1
    • Percentage of Veterans Living Below the Poverty Line #13 6.0% Out of 0 to 100

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    • Cost of Living Compared to the National Average #73 114.3% Out of 0 to 300
    • Median Veteran Income Adjusted for Local Cost of Living #8 33.6% Out of 0 to 100
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    • Civilian Unemployment Rate #2 4.7% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Unemployment Rate #5 4.0% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Income Growth Since 2012 #65 -0.9% Out of -100 to 100
    • 5 Year Rate of Job Growth #26 18.2% Out of 0 to 100
    • Housing Affordability #95 60.0% Out of 0 to 100
    • Percentage of Monthly Income Spent on Monthly Mortgage Payment #58 37.4% Out of 0 to 150
    • Percentage of Monthly Income Spent on Rent #52 31.0% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Population as a Percentage of the Total Population #45 5.2% Out of 0 to 100
    • Number of Higher Education Facilities Approved for VA Benefits #94 1.0 Out of 0 to 50
    • Number of VA Health Facilities per 1,000 Veterans #25 0.9 Out of 0 to 10
    • Number of Veteran-Owned Businesses per 1,000 Veterans #82 6.2 Out of 0 to 15
    • Number of Veterans Benefits Administration Facilities per 1,000 Veterans #9 0.3 Out of 0 to 2
    • Quality of VA Health Facilities #87 1.0 Out of 0 to 5
    • Homeless Veterans per 1,000 Veterans #81 0.5 Out of 0 to 1
    • Percentage of Veterans Living Below the Poverty Line #5 4.0% Out of 0 to 100

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    • Cost of Living Compared to the National Average #35 95.1% Out of 0 to 300
    • Median Veteran Income Adjusted for Local Cost of Living #45 41.2% Out of 0 to 100
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    • Civilian Unemployment Rate #51 7.6% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Unemployment Rate #44 7.2% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Income Growth Since 2012 #17 4.2% Out of 0 to 100
    • 5 Year Rate of Job Growth #35 17.2% Out of 0 to 100
    • Housing Affordability #87 56.0% Out of 0 to 100
    • Percentage of Monthly Income Spent on Monthly Mortgage Payment #36 33.1% Out of 0 to 150
    • Percentage of Monthly Income Spent on Rent #68 33.3% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Population as a Percentage of the Total Population #8 8.3% Out of 0 to 100
    • Number of Higher Education Facilities Approved for VA Benefits #80 3.0 Out of 0 to 50
    • Number of VA Health Facilities per 1,000 Veterans #24 0.9 Out of 0 to 10
    • Number of Veteran-Owned Businesses per 1,000 Veterans #33 8.8 Out of 0 to 15
    • Number of Veterans Benefits Administration Facilities per 1,000 Veterans #25 0.1 Out of 0 to 2
    • Quality of VA Health Facilities #22 3.0 Out of 0 to 5
    • Homeless Veterans per 1,000 Veterans #67 0.3 Out of 0 to 1
    • Percentage of Veterans Living Below the Poverty Line #40 8.3% Out of 0 to 100

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    • Cost of Living Compared to the National Average #4 76.7% Out of 0 to 300
    • Median Veteran Income Adjusted for Local Cost of Living #32 37.3% Out of 0 to 100
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    • Civilian Unemployment Rate #92 11.8% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Unemployment Rate #83 10.3% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Income Growth Since 2012 #3 9.1% Out of 0 to 100
    • 5 Year Rate of Job Growth #86 5.9% Out of 0 to 100
    • Housing Affordability #44 47.0% Out of 0 to 100
    • Percentage of Monthly Income Spent on Monthly Mortgage Payment #2 21.1% Out of 0 to 150
    • Percentage of Monthly Income Spent on Rent #12 25.3% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Population as a Percentage of the Total Population #34 5.8% Out of 0 to 100
    • Number of Higher Education Facilities Approved for VA Benefits #60 5.0 Out of 0 to 50
    • Number of VA Health Facilities per 1,000 Veterans #44 0.5 Out of 0 to 10
    • Number of Veteran-Owned Businesses per 1,000 Veterans #86 5.3 Out of 0 to 15
    • Number of Veterans Benefits Administration Facilities per 1,000 Veterans #76 0.0 Out of 0 to 2
    • Quality of VA Health Facilities #9 4.0 Out of 0 to 5
    • Homeless Veterans per 1,000 Veterans #6 0.1 Out of 0 to 1
    • Percentage of Veterans Living Below the Poverty Line #76 11.6% Out of 0 to 100

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    • Cost of Living Compared to the National Average #34 94.7% Out of 0 to 300
    • Median Veteran Income Adjusted for Local Cost of Living #40 39.7% Out of 0 to 100
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    • Civilian Unemployment Rate #43 7.3% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Unemployment Rate #49 7.4% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Income Growth Since 2012 #91 -6.1% Out of -100 to 100
    • 5 Year Rate of Job Growth #20 19.5% Out of 0 to 100
    • Housing Affordability #39 46.0% Out of 0 to 100
    • Percentage of Monthly Income Spent on Monthly Mortgage Payment #21 29.1% Out of 0 to 150
    • Percentage of Monthly Income Spent on Rent #65 32.6% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Population as a Percentage of the Total Population #68 4.2% Out of 0 to 100
    • Number of Higher Education Facilities Approved for VA Benefits #94 1.0 Out of 0 to 50
    • Number of VA Health Facilities per 1,000 Veterans #15 1.2 Out of 0 to 10
    • Number of Veteran-Owned Businesses per 1,000 Veterans #49 7.8 Out of 0 to 15
    • Number of Veterans Benefits Administration Facilities per 1,000 Veterans #76 0.0 Out of 0 to 2
    • Quality of VA Health Facilities #22 3.0 Out of 0 to 5
    • Homeless Veterans per 1,000 Veterans #69 0.4 Out of 0 to 1
    • Percentage of Veterans Living Below the Poverty Line #9 4.9% Out of 0 to 100

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    • Cost of Living Compared to the National Average #36 95.2% Out of 0 to 300
    • Median Veteran Income Adjusted for Local Cost of Living #46 41.3% Out of 0 to 100
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    • Civilian Unemployment Rate #31 6.6% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Unemployment Rate #46 7.3% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Income Growth Since 2012 #61 -0.3% Out of -100 to 100
    • 5 Year Rate of Job Growth #20 19.5% Out of 0 to 100
    • Housing Affordability #25 44.0% Out of 0 to 100
    • Percentage of Monthly Income Spent on Monthly Mortgage Payment #45 35.4% Out of 0 to 150
    • Percentage of Monthly Income Spent on Rent #50 30.8% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Population as a Percentage of the Total Population #82 3.6% Out of 0 to 100
    • Number of Higher Education Facilities Approved for VA Benefits #7 24.0 Out of 0 to 50
    • Number of VA Health Facilities per 1,000 Veterans #63 0.3 Out of 0 to 10
    • Number of Veteran-Owned Businesses per 1,000 Veterans #17 9.8 Out of 0 to 15
    • Number of Veterans Benefits Administration Facilities per 1,000 Veterans #76 0.0 Out of 0 to 2
    • Quality of VA Health Facilities #22 3.0 Out of 0 to 5
    • Homeless Veterans per 1,000 Veterans #69 0.4 Out of 0 to 1
    • Percentage of Veterans Living Below the Poverty Line #75 11.5% Out of 0 to 100

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    • Cost of Living Compared to the National Average #50 100.3% Out of 0 to 300
    • Median Veteran Income Adjusted for Local Cost of Living #49 41.7% Out of 0 to 100
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    • Civilian Unemployment Rate #37 6.9% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Unemployment Rate #30 6.4% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Income Growth Since 2012 #95 -9.1% Out of -100 to 100
    • 5 Year Rate of Job Growth #26 18.2% Out of 0 to 100
    • Housing Affordability #54 49.0% Out of 0 to 100
    • Percentage of Monthly Income Spent on Monthly Mortgage Payment #34 32.6% Out of 0 to 150
    • Percentage of Monthly Income Spent on Rent #39 29.2% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Population as a Percentage of the Total Population #28 6.1% Out of 0 to 100
    • Number of Higher Education Facilities Approved for VA Benefits #70 4.0 Out of 0 to 50
    • Number of VA Health Facilities per 1,000 Veterans #36 0.6 Out of 0 to 10
    • Number of Veteran-Owned Businesses per 1,000 Veterans #85 5.6 Out of 0 to 15
    • Number of Veterans Benefits Administration Facilities per 1,000 Veterans #13 0.3 Out of 0 to 2
    • Quality of VA Health Facilities #87 1.0 Out of 0 to 5
    • Homeless Veterans per 1,000 Veterans #81 0.5 Out of 0 to 1
    • Percentage of Veterans Living Below the Poverty Line #24 7.1% Out of 0 to 100

    See the methodology section for more information on how these scores were created.

    • Cost of Living Compared to the National Average #53 102.0% Out of 0 to 300
    • Median Veteran Income Adjusted for Local Cost of Living #55 42.4% Out of 0 to 100
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    • Civilian Unemployment Rate #32 6.7% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Unemployment Rate #20 5.9% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Income Growth Since 2012 #73 -1.9% Out of -100 to 100
    • 5 Year Rate of Job Growth #26 18.2% Out of 0 to 100
    • Housing Affordability #54 49.0% Out of 0 to 100
    • Percentage of Monthly Income Spent on Monthly Mortgage Payment #41 33.6% Out of 0 to 150
    • Percentage of Monthly Income Spent on Rent #46 30.2% Out of 0 to 100
    • Veteran Population as a Percentage of the Total Population #14 7.4% Out of 0 to 100
    • Number of Higher Education Facilities Approved for VA Benefits #60 5.0 Out of 0 to 50
    • Number of VA Health Facilities per 1,000 Veterans #57 0.3 Out of 0 to 10
    • Number of Veteran-Owned Businesses per 1,000 Veterans #51 7.7 Out of 0 to 15
    • Number of Veterans Benefits Administration Facilities per 1,000 Veterans #31