Veteran Population: Did You Know?
The number of military veterans in the United States in 2017. Source: 2017 American Community Survey
The number of female veterans in the United States in 2017. Source: 2017 American Community Survey
The percentage of veterans in 2017 who were black. Additionally, 77.3 percent were non-Hispanic white, 1.6 percent were Asian, 0.8 percent were American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.2 percent were Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, and 1.4 percent were some other race. (The numbers for blacks, non-Hispanic whites, Asians, American Indians and Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, and some other race cover only those reporting a single race.) Source: 2017 American Community Survey
The percentage of veterans in 2017 who were Hispanic.
The percentage of veterans age 65 and older in 2017. At the other end of the age spectrum, 8.9 percent were younger than age 35.
More on Veterans
See a detailed profile on the Veteran population from the 2017 American Community Survey. Statistics include:
·When They Served
·Demographics – Sex, Age, Race and Hispanic or Latino Origin
(source: U.S. Census Bureau)