2019 List Best And Worst Cities For Veterans, Orlando Ranks Third Best!

Florida has four cities in the top ten including the number one city for veterans.

November 11, 2019
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Honoring our veterans is something that is easily said but what exactly are you doing for veterans? Many cities remember veterans during Veterans Day, Memorial Day or even July 4th holidays but it may end there. Not all cities are equal when it comes to helping our veterans get back to assimilating into regular life whether its with job opportunities, health care, education or even a  welcoming community. 

WalletHub has once again compiled a list of what American cities are the Best and Worst for our veterans to call home. Their criteria for their findings was "veteran friendliness, including median veteran income, the number of veteran owned businesses and housing affordability."

WalletHub compared the largest 100 U.S. cities in 20 key points including livability, affordability and veteran-friendliness. Happy to say the Sunshine state welcomes veterans with four cities making the top ten list including, Tampa and Orlando, coming in first and third respectively.


1.Tampa, Florida

2. Austin, Texas

3. Orlando, Florida

4. Raleigh, North Carolina

5. Scottsdale, Arizona

6. Colorado Springs, Colorado

7. Virginia Beach, Virginia

8. Gilbert, Arizona

9. St. Petersburg, Florida

10. Jacksonville, Florida


91. North Las Vegas, NV

92. New Orleans, LA

93. Chicago, IL

94. Toledo, OH

95. Philadelphia, PA

96. Indianapolis, IN

97. Memphis, TN

98. Jersey City, NJ

99. Newark, NJ

100. Detroit, MI

The City Beautiful was also listed as one of the top city for Highest Veteran Income Growth; for a complete list and other findings by Wallethub click here.

Whether your city made the best or worst city list if 2019 for veterans remember, as an individual you can make a difference. A great place to start is by donating to an organization that helps all veterans in a variety of ways that's the SEMPERFI FUND.ORG Please consdier donating, our veterans are counting on us. Thank you. ~grace