Number of Women Veterans in the United States


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The following table shows the number of women in the United States and Puerto Rico who are veterans of the United States military, according to state of residence. The largest population of female veterans live in California, Texas, Virginia, and Georgia.

State Population1
Alabama 35,526
Alaska 8,549
Arizona 47,593
Arkansas 19,805
California 166,709
Colorado 38,095
Connecticut 15,211
Delaware 6,430
Dist. of Columbia 3,886
Florida 3,886
Georgia 76,745
Hawaii 11,634
Idaho 10,594
Illinois 57,121
Indiana 33,343
Iowa 14,927
Kansas 18,105
Kentucky 24,808
Louisiana 27,147
Maine 10,306
Maryland 49,129
Massachusetts 26,085
Michigan 45,420
Minnesota 23,157
Mississippi 17,897
Missouri 37,777
Montana 8,038
Nebraska 11,311
Nevada 21,433
New Hampshire 8,828
New Jersey 28,080
New Mexico 16,555
New York 64,535
North Carolina 69,617
North Dakota 4,647
Ohio 60,908
Oklahoma 26,646
Oregon 25,295
Pennsylvania 63,603
Puerto Rico 7,232
Rhode Island 5,007
South Carolina 35,540
South Dakota 5,985
Tennessee 39,215
Texas 155,625
Utah 10,963
Vermont 3,679
Virginia 92,036
Washington 55,675
West Virginia 11,870
Wisconsin 28,219
Wyoming 4,495
Terr./Foreign 9,089
Total Women Veterans 1,840,380

NOTE: 1. as of October 2010

Source: Women Veterans Population Fact Sheet

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