The Best Cities for Veterans Ranked

November 12, 2015

WalletHub recently tracked 18 key metrics to find the best cities for veterans within the nation’s 100 largest metros.

WalletHub factored in veteran unemployment rates, income growth, housing affordability, veteran population, educational opportunities, number of VA health facilities, number of veterans living below the poverty line, among other factors.

The top city for vets: Irvine, Calif., which has the nation’s highest veteran income growth and lowest veteran poverty rate. Here are more from the rankings:

  1. Irvine, Calif.
  2. Scottsdale, Ariz.
  3. Raleigh, N.C.
  4. Orlando, Fla.
  5. Gilbert, Ariz.
  6. San Diego, Calif.
  7. El Paso, Texas
  8. Sacramento, Calif.
  9. Austin, Texas
  10. Lubbock, Texas
  11. Bakersfield, Calif.
  12. Chula Vista, Calif.
  13. Fort Worth, Texas
  14. Reno, Nev.
  15. Chandler, Ariz.

See where your city lands on WalletHub's list.

Source: WalletHub

Source: “2015’s Best and Worst Cities for Veterans,” WalletHub (November 2015)