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2017-11-08 | Highlighting Our Nation’s Veterans

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 08, 2017

The Wealth of Veterans Report

NOV. 8, 2017 — The U.S. Census Bureau has released a new report “The Wealth of Veterans” that uses data from the 2014 Survey of Income and Program Participation to look at how military service may influence the lifelong financial well-being of veterans. The report describes differences in the components of wealth between male veteran householders and nonveteran householders 25 years and older.

Additional Products on the Nation’s Veterans

Webinar:

Learn how to access to the most up-to-date demographic, socio-economic, housing and business statistics about veterans from the American Community Survey and the Survey of Business Owners using a variety of data tools available online.

Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, at 1 p.m. EST

Register now for Veterans by the Numbers.

5-Minute Challenge: Honoring Those Who Served

This new Statistics in Schools warm-up activity guides students through an exercise of identifying states and territories with the largest and smallest percentages of veteran populations. Students are asked to analyze data on a map to find possible trends and to answer other relative questions.

News: 

Veterans Day 2017: Nov. 11
Female Veteran Characteristics
Nearly One-Quarter of Veterans Live in Rural Areas
Health Insurance Coverage of Veterans
Veteran Visualizations

Publications:

Characteristics of Female Veterans—An Analytic View Across Age-Cohorts: 2015
Veterans in Rural America
The Disability of Veterans
Service Over College
Other Information:

Surveys and Programs Contributing to Veterans
History and Evolution of Veteran Status Questions

The U.S. Census Bureau currently collects data on veterans of the Armed Forces using the American Community Survey, Current Population Survey, and Survey of Income and Program Participation.

No news release associated with this report. Tip Sheet only.

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