Best And Worst Cities For Veterans To Live


US soldier salute. US army. US troops

US soldier salute. US army. US troops

DETROIT, MI--Detroit, Michigan is the worst city in the country for veterans to live.

Over 19.2 million veterans living in the U.S., according to the Veterans Association, often face a range challenges when re-entering civilian life.

Wallethub Financial Writer, Adam McCann reports, “Despite Uncle Sam’s promises to provide health care as well as housing, employment and educational assistance upon their return from service, some cannot secure healthcare, jobs or shelter.”

WalletHub compared the 100 largest U.S. cities, looking at things like livability, affordability and veteran-friendliness to find the best and worst places for the nation's more-than-19-million veterans to lay down roots.

Other cities in the bottom five are Newark, New Jersey; Jersey City, New Jersey; Memphis, Tennessee; and Indianapolis, Indiana.

Tampa, Florida is ranked as the best city in the nation for veterans.

Best And Worst Cities For Veterans To Live