Life after the armed forces can be tough, but living in Georgia may offer some solace. The state has been named one of the best states for military retirees by WalletHub.
Researchers compared the 50 states and Washington D.C. using 22 metrics across three major sections: economic environment, quality of life and health care.
The Peach City came in at No. 12 overall, while Florida, Montana and New Hampshire earned first, second and third place, respectively.
Those states also cracked the top five spots in these subcategories: most veterans per capita, highest percentage of veteran-owned business and most job opportunities for veterans.
Georgia’s high economic environment ranking (No. 11) helped it make it to the top 20 list, but it wasn’t the only Southern state to make the cut.
South Carolina was No. 5, Texas was No. 8 and Virginia was No. 10, overall.
Want to know how other areas fared? Take a look at the map of findings below.
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