Factoids about America’s Vets

A Revealing Profile

  • 22.7 million were living as of Sept. 30, 2010
  • Average age of all was 60
  • 39.1% of vets were 65 and older
  • 1.4% were under age 25
  • 60% lived in urban areas
  • 26% of those 25 and older had at least a bachelor’s degree
  • Purchasing power of all totalled more than $1 trillion annually
  • Annual median income was $35,402 (compared to $25,559 for the population as a whole)
  • 20% were purchasing or starting a business, or considering these options

Source: delivermagazine.com, August 2011 

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