Veteran Employment and Education Statistics by County
Among Veterans in the civilian labor force, the proportion who are unemployed in highest in metropolitan counties of the West and small town (micropolitan) couties of the South. Among Nonveterans, the proportion who are unemployed is highest in metropolitan, micropolitan, and noncore counties of the South. Overall, in 64% of counties, Nonveteran unemployment is higher than Veteran unemployment.
The highest proportion of Veterans and Nonveterans with less than a high school education are in small town (micropolitan) and the most rural (noncore) counties of the South. Overall, in 84% of counties, the proportion of Nonveterans is higher than the proportion of Veterans with less than a high school education.