Editor's Pick 2014, #8:
An aging rural veteran population declined over the last 20 years

Editor's Pick 2014, #8:<br>An aging rural veteran population declined over the last 20 years

Nearly 4 million veterans resided in rural (nonmetropolitan) America in 2012. They are a rapidly aging and increasingly diverse group of men and women who comprise over 10 percent of the rural adult population despite their persistently declining numbers; the number of veterans living in rural areas declined from 6.6 million in 1992 to 3.8 million in 2012

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