NC city makes list of best places for veterans

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RALEIGH, N.C. — A North Carolina city made the list of best places for veterans.

With Nov. 11 being Veterans Day and about 422,000 veterans struggling to find work in the U.S., the personal finance website WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis of 2015’s Best & Worst Cities for Veterans.

WalletHub’s analysts compared 100 of the most populated U.S. cities across 18 key metrics to help veterans find the most livable cities to call home. The data set ranges from the percentage of military skill-related jobs to the availability of VA health facilities.

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Best Cities for Veterans Worst Cities for Veterans
1 Irvine, CA 91 Lexington, KY
2 Scottsdale, AZ 92 Indianapolis, IN
3 Raleigh, NC 93 Memphis, TN
4 Orlando, FL 94 North Las Vegas, NV
5 Gilbert, AZ 95 Fort Wayne, IN
6 San Diego, CA 96 Miami, FL
7 El Paso, TX 97 Boston, MA
8 Sacramento, CA 98 Hialeah, FL
9 Austin, TX 99 Newark, NJ
10 Lubbock, TX 100 Detroit, MI


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