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Wisconsin Veterans Populations

Military Service of Wisconsin Veterans
(source: Wisconsin Blue Book, U.S. Department of Defense; Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs)

Military Action Number of Wisconsin Servicemembers Number of Wisconsin Casualties
Civil War 91,379 12,216
Spanish–American War 5,469 134
Mexican Border Service 4,168 not known
World War I 122,215 3,932
World War II 332,200 8,390
Korean War 132,000 729
Vietnam War 165,400 1,239
Lebanon; Grenada (Operation Urgent Fury) 400 1
Panama
(Operation Just Cause)
520 1
Persian Gulf War (Operations Desert Shield & Desert Storm) 10,400 11
Somalia (Operations Restore Hope & Continue Hope) 426 2
Pentagon, September 11, 2001 Unknown 1
Afghanistan War Theater of Operation (Operation Enduring Freedom) 34,543* 34**
Iraq War Theater of Operation (Operation Iraqi Freedom) 89**
 
* Source: Wisconsin Department of Military Affairs Deployment News.
** Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs: “Wisconsin Casualties of the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars” as of June 2013.
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Estimates of Wisconsin's Veterans Population
Total number of veterans living in Wisconsin – 20131 409,419
Total number of wartime veterans living in Wisconsin 298,054
Total number of peacetime veterans living in Wisconsin 111,365
Total number of Male veterans living in Wisconsin 371,313
Total number of Women veterans living in Wisconsin 38,514
World War I veterans 0
World War II Era veterans 24,608
Korean War Era veterans 40,554
Veterans of the Vietnam War Era (Feb. 21, 1961 – May 8, 1975) 145,129
Veterans of the Persian Gulf War Era (Aug. 2, 1990 – ) 95,262
Gulf War, Deployed2 10,400
Iraq and Afghanistan Wars, Deployed3 33,904
 
Notes:
1) Source: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, VetPop2007, September 30, 2013.
2) Gulf War, Iraq War, and Afghanistan War deployed veterans are included in the Gulf War Era.
3) Source: U.S. Department of Defense.

• “Era” service includes those who served in the U.S. Armed Forces anywhere in the world during the specified timeframe.
• Veterans with service in more than one war and/or era are counted under each war and/or era.

Source for all other data: U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs http://www.va.gov/vetdata/Veteran_Population.asp

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Wisconsin's Veterans By Age:
Vet Pop 2011 Projected for 2013
Total Veterans: 409,419 (76% of Wisconsin Veterans, 312,648, are age 50 and over)
Categories Veterans
Under 20 74
20-24 2,622
25-29 10,131
30-34 16,019
35-39 16,543
40-44 23,249
45-49 28,133
50-54 33,087
55-59 34,755
60-64 44,933
65-69 63,727
70-74 42,425
75-79 35,339
80-84 30,686
85+ 27,696
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Wisconsin's Veterans Combined Degree of Disability
VA Combined Service-Connected Disability Rating Total Disabled Wisconsin Veterans, by VA Disability Rating level, June 2012 Total Disabled Wisconsin Veterans, with this level of VA Disability Rating or Greater Percent of Wisconsin Veterans with this level of VA Disability Rating or Greater
  0% 234 234 13.9%
 10% 15,297 15,531 13.9%
 20% 8,198 23,729 10.2%
 30% 6,694 30,423 8.3%
 40% 5,749 36,172 6.7%
 50% 3,613 39,785 5.3%
 60% 4,418 44,203 4.4%
 70% 3,958 48,161 3.4%
 80% 2,953 51,114 2.4%
 90% 1,681 52,795 1.7%
100% 5,497 58,292 1.3%
Total 58,294    
 
Source: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Milwaukee VA Regional Office, VA Compensation and Master Record as of June 2012. Percent of Wisconsin Veterans is out of 418,461 total Wisconsin veterans.
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Veterans Data

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Veterans in Wisconsin by County (Oct. 2013) Wisconsin Veteran Population by County PDF format
Veterans in Wisconsin by County (Sep. 30, 2012) Wisconsin Veteran Population by County PDF formatWisconsin Veteran Population by County Excel format
Veterans in Wisconsin by County (Sep. 30, 2011) Wisconsin Veteran Population by County PDF formatWisconsin Veteran Population by County Excel format
Veterans in Wisconsin by County (Sep. 30, 2010) Wisconsin Veteran Population by County PDF formatWisconsin Veteran Population by County Excel format
Veterans in Wisconsin by County (Sep. 30, 2009) Wisconsin Veteran Population by County PDF formatWisconsin Veteran Population by County Excel format
Wisconsin Vietnam Veteran Mortality Study, State of WI Dept. of Health and Social Services (March 1986 – 15MB) Wisconsin Vietnam Veteran Mortality Study pdf document
Military Casualty Information  Link to Military Casualty Information
State of Residence of Deployed Service Members
May 31, 2012 and Sep. 2001–May 2012 State of Residence of Deployed Military Service Members pdf documentState of Residence of Deployed Military Service Members Excel format
Apr. 30, 2012 and Sep. 2001–Apr. 2012 State of Residence of Deployed Military Service Members pdf documentState of Residence of Deployed Military Service Members Excel format
Mar. 31, 2012 and Sep. 2001–Mar. 2012 State of Residence of Deployed Military Service Members pdf documentState of Residence of Deployed Military Service Members Excel format
Feb. 29, 2012 and Sep. 2001–Feb. 2012 State of Residence of Deployed Military Service Members pdf documentState of Residence of Deployed Military Service Members Excel format
Jan. 31, 2012 and Sep. 2001–Jan. 2012 State of Residence of Deployed Military Service Members pdf document State of Residence of Deployed Military Service Members Excel format
Dec. 31, 2011 and Sep. 2001–Dec. 2011 State of Residence of Deployed Military Service Members pdf document State of Residence of Deployed Military Service Members Excel format
Nov. 30, 2011 and Sep. 2001–Nov. 2011 State of Residence of Deployed Military Service Members pdf document State of Residence of Deployed Military Service Members Excel format
Oct. 31, 2011 and Sep. 2001–Oct. 2011 State of Residence of Deployed Military Service Members pdf document State of Residence of Deployed Military Service Members Excel format
Sep. 30, 2011 and Sep. 2001–Sep. 2011 State of Residence of Deployed Military Service Members pdf document State of Residence of Deployed Military Service Members Excel format
May 31, 2011 and Sep. 2001–May 2011 State of Residence of Deployed Military Service Members pdf document State of Residence of Deployed Military Service Members Excel format
Apr. 30, 2011 and Sep. 2001–Apr. 2011 State of Residence of Deployed Military Service Members pdf document State of Residence of Deployed Military Service Members Excel format
Mar. 31, 2011 and Sep. 2001–Mar. 2011 State of Residence of Deployed Military Service Members pdf document State of Residence of Deployed Military Service Members Excel format
Jul. 30, 2010 and Sep. 2001–Jul. 2010 State of Residence of Deployed Military Service Members pdf document State of Residence of Deployed Military Service Members Excel format
Jun. 30, 2010 and Sep. 2001–Jun. 2010 State of Residence of Deployed Military Service Members pdf document State of Residence of Deployed Military Service Members Excel format
May 31, 2010 and Sep. 2001–May 2010 State of Residence of Deployed Military Service Members pdf document State of Residence of Deployed Military Service Members Excel format
Apr. 30, 2010 and Sep. 2001–Apr. 2010 State of Residence of Deployed Military Service Members pdf document State of Residence of Deployed Military Service Members Excel format
Mar. 31, 2010 and Sep. 2001–Mar. 2010 State of Residence of Deployed Military Service Members pdf document State of Residence of Deployed Military Service Members Excel format
Jan. 31, 2010 and Sep. 2001–Jan. 2010 State of Residence of Deployed Military Service Members pdf document State of Residence of Deployed Military Service Members Excel format
Sep. 30, 2009 and Sep. 2001–Sep. 2009 State of Residence of Deployed Military Service Members pdf document State of Residence of Deployed Military Service Members Excel format
Jun. 30, 2009 and Sep. 2001–Jun. 2009 State of Residence of Deployed Military Service Members pdf document State of Residence of Deployed Military Service Members Excel format
Apr. 30, 2009 and Sep. 2001–Apr. 2009 State of Residence of Deployed Military Service Members pdf document State of Residence of Deployed Military Service Members Excel format
Federal VA Geographic Distribution of Expenditures (GDX)
2011 FY 2011 Geographic expenditures pdf document FY 2011 VA Geographic Expenditures Excel format
2010 FY 2010 Geographic expenditures pdf document FY 2010 VA Geographic Expenditures Excel format
2009 FY 2009 Geographic expenditures pdf document FY 2009 VA Geographic Expenditures Excel format
Federal VA Compensation Rates
Effective Dec. 1, 2013 Link to USDVA Compensation Rates
Federal VA Pension Rates
Veterans Pension – Effective Dec. 1, 2013 Link to USDVA Veterans Pension Rates
Survivors Pension – Effective Dec. 1, 2013 Link to USDVA Survivors Pension Rates
NASDVA Compensation and Pension Charts and Maps
Charts – Compensation and Pension by Cases
State by State Charts – Showing total county-level receipt of federal VA Service-Connected Disability Compensation and Non-Service Connected Pension.
2011 2011 Compensation & Pension Case by County pdf document2011 Compensation & Pension Cases by County Excel format
2010 2010 Compensation & Pension Case by County pdf document2010 Compensation & Pension Cases by County Excel format
2009 2009 Compensation & Pension Case by County pdf document2009 Compensation & Pension Cases by County Excel format
Charts – Compensation and Pension by Dollars
State by State Charts – Showing total county-level receipt of federal VA Service-Connected Disability Compensation and Non-Service Connected Pension.
2012 2012 Compensation & Pension Dollars by County pdf document 2012 Compensation & Pension Dollars by County Excel format
2011 2011 Compensation & Pension Dollars by County pdf document 2011 Compensation & Pension Dollars by County Excel format
2010 2010 Compensation & Pension Dollars by County pdf document 2010 Compensation & Pension Dollars by County Excel format
2009 2009 Compensation & Pension Dollars by County pdf document 2009 Compensation & Pension Dollars by County Excel format
Maps – Compensation Alone (%)
State-by-State Maps – Comparing county-level receipt of federal VA service-connected disability Compensation, by % of total Veteran Population in receipt, as compared to the National Average.
2011 2011 Compensation Map by County PDF document
2010 2010 Compensation Map by County PDF document
2009 2009 Compensation Map by County PDF document
Maps – Compensation\Pension Combined (%)
State-by-State Maps – Comparing total county-level receipt of federal VA service-connected disability Compensation and non-service-connected Pension, by % of total Veteran Population in receipt, as compared to the National Average.
2011 2011 Compensation & Pension Map by County pdf document
2010 2010 Compensation & Pension Map by County pdf document
2009 2009 Compensation & Pension Map by County pdf document
Maps – Compensation\Pension Combined ($)
State-by-State Maps – Showing total county-level receipt of federal VA service-connected disability Compensation and non-service-connected Pension, by average $ amount received, as compared to the National Average.
2012 2012 Compensation per Capita Map by County pdf document
2011 2011 Compensation per Capita Map by County pdf document
2010 2010 Compensation per Capita Map by County pdf document
2009 2009 Compensation per Capita Map by County pdf document
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Note: In all NASDVA charts/maps, "cases" means the aggregate number of veterans in receipt. It does not refer to new applications filed/opened, or new recipients.