Veterans Affairs Departments in Illinois

There are 321 Veterans Affairs Departments in Illinois, serving a population of 12,854,526 people in an area of 55,505 square miles. There is 1 Veterans Affairs Department per 40,045 people, and 1 Veterans Affairs Department per 172 square miles.

The state of Illinois is ranked 26th in Veterans Affairs Departments per capita, and 14th in Veterans Affairs Departments per square mile.

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Illinois Veteran Statistics

Find Illinois Veteran Status, VA Health Care Coverage, and Period of Military Service. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Illinois Veteran Status
 IllinoisUnited States
Veterans614,725 (6.2%)18,939,219 (7.7%)
Illinois VA Health Care Coverage
 IllinoisUnited States
VA Health Care Coverage212,348 (1.7%)7,061,913 (2.2%)
No Other Coverage26,614 (0.2%)936,914 (0.3%)
Age: Under 192,22494,103
Age: 19 to 64 Years85,4933,177,705
Age: 65 Years+124,6313,790,105
Illinois Period of Military Service
 IllinoisUnited States
Gulf War (2001+), no Gulf War (90-01), no Vietnam Era55,5961,976,087
Gulf War (2001+) and Gulf War (90-01), no Vietnam Era23,6751,108,890
Gulf War (2001+), and Gulf War (90-01), and Vietnam Era1,08962,944
Gulf War (90-01), no Vietnam Era68,1812,229,465
Gulf War (90-01) and Vietnam Era5,600289,837
Vietnam Era, no Korean War, no World War II212,8706,254,181
Vietnam Era and Korean War, no World War II2,023151,586
Vietnam Era and Korean War and World War II46330,712
Korean War, no Vietnam Era, no World War II60,6871,546,009
Korean War and World War II, no Vietnam Era2,03468,607
World War II, no Korean War, no Vietnam Era34,086854,052
Between Gulf War and Vietnam Era only83,3302,600,645
Between Vietnam Era and Korean War only61,5221,663,381
Between Korean War and World War II only3,24292,065
Pre-World War II only32710,758