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Center for Women Veterans

Center for Women Veterans: Statistics

Women Veterans Population
The total Veteran population in the United States and Puerto Rico, as of September 2009, was approximately 23 million. The population of women Veterans numbered 1,824,198. States with the largest number of women Veterans were California, Texas, Florida, Virginia and Georgia. State-by-state totals are as follows:

Alabama

34,902

Montana

7,921

Alaska

8,406

Nebraska

11,198

Arizona

46,992

Nevada

21,133

Arkansas

19,496

New Hampshire

8,793

California

167,086

New Jersey

28,438

Colorado

37,699

New Mexico

16,379

Connecticut

15,297

New York

65,116

Delaware

6,365

North Carolina

68,380

District of Columbia

3,881

North Dakota

4,567

Florida

139,474

Ohio

60,704

Georgia

75,198

Oklahoma

26,221

Hawaii

11,495

Oregon

25,226

Idaho

10,371

Pennsylvania

63,593

Illinois

56,656

Puerto Rico

7,216

Indiana

33,015

Rhode Island

5,053

Iowa

14,744

South Carolina

34,915

Kansas

17,844

South Dakota

5,873

Kentucky

24,372

Tennessee

38,669

Louisiana

26,958

Texas

152,571

Maine

10,230

Utah

10,740

Maryland

48,615

Vermont

3,696

Massachusetts

26,473

Virginia

90,234

Michigan

45,371

Washington

55,060

Minnesota

23,077

West Virginia

11,700

Mississippi

17,723

Wisconsin

28,023

Missouri

37,287

Wyoming

4,400

 

 

Territories/Foreign

9,355

Total Women Veterans: 1,824,198

Source: Department of Veterans Affairs, VetPop07 at http://www.va.gov/vetdata/

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