With May being Military Appreciation Month and military retirees transitioning back to civilian life during America’s war against COVID-19, the personal-finance website WalletHub has released its report on 2020’s Best and Worst States for Military Retirees, as well as accompanying videos.
To help troops plan their years after service, WalletHub compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 29 key indicators of retirement-friendliness toward veterans. The data set ranges from job opportunities for veterans to housing affordability to quality of VA hospitals. The report was issued on Monday, May 18.
For the full report, visit: https://wallethub.com/edu/best-states-for-military-retirees/3915/
Here are the results for Military Retirement in California with 1 being the best and 25 being average.
• 47th – Veterans per Capita
• 3rd – Number of VA Health Facilities per Number of Veterans
• 48th – Percent of Homeless Veterans
• 37th – Veteran Job Opportunities
• 51st – Housing Affordability
• 49th – Percent of Veteran-Owned Businesses
• 5th – Number of VA Benefits-Administration Facilities per Number of Veterans