Veterans Affairs Departments in Dakota County, Minnesota

There are 7 Veterans Affairs Departments in Dakota County, Minnesota, serving a population of 414,655 people in an area of 563 square miles. There is 1 Veterans Affairs Department per 59,236 people, and 1 Veterans Affairs Department per 80 square miles.

In Minnesota, Dakota County is ranked 69th of 87 counties in Veterans Affairs Departments per capita, and 3rd of 87 counties in Veterans Affairs Departments per square mile.

List of Dakota County Veterans Affairs Departments

Find Dakota County, Minnesota veterans affairs departments, or service organizations.


Dakota County Veteran Service 1 Mendota Road West Saint Paul, MN

Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs 1200 18th Street East Hastings, MN

Veterans Memorial Community Center 8055 Barbara Avenue East Inver Grove Heights, MN

Veterans of Foreign Wars 421 3rd Street Farmington, MN

Veterans of Foreign Wars 320 2nd Street East Hastings, MN

Veterans of Foreign Wars 275 33rd Street West Hastings, MN

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6690 1323 Sibley Memorial Highway Mendota, MN

About Veterans Affairs Departments & Services

Dakota County Veteran Service Organizations provide support for veterans of the US Armed Forces through a number of government agencies and nonprofit organizations at the Federal, Minnesota State, and local Dakota County, MN level. Veteran Services can include assistance with veteran benefits, support for veterans with disabilities, and access to insurance, medical care, and education benefits. At the Federal level, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) provides Veteran Services in Dakota County.

You may contact Veterans Services for questions about:
  • Dakota County military and veterans' benefits
  • Veterans Affairs Offices and Vet Centers
  • Dakota County VA Hospitals and health benefits
  • VA Burial services
  • Dakota County VFW and AMVETS posts

Dakota County Veteran Statistics

Find Dakota County Veteran Status, VA Health Care Coverage, and Period of Military Service. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2018 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Dakota County Veteran Status
 Dakota CountyMinnesota
Veterans23,229 (7.4%)310,097 (7.3%)
Dakota County VA Health Care Coverage
 Dakota CountyMinnesota
VA Health Care Coverage8,847 (2.1%)136,542 (2.5%)
No Other Coverage629 (0.2%)11,526 (0.2%)
Age: Under 191411,301
Age: 19 to 64 Years3,28847,067
Age: 65 Years+5,41888,174
Dakota County Period of Military Service
 Dakota CountyMinnesota
Gulf War (2001+), no Gulf War (90-01), no Vietnam Era2,30329,166
Gulf War (2001+) and Gulf War (90-01), no Vietnam Era1,20010,981
Gulf War (2001+), and Gulf War (90-01), and Vietnam Era67813
Gulf War (90-01), no Vietnam Era2,57328,513
Gulf War (90-01) and Vietnam Era2802,567
Vietnam Era, no Korean War, no World War II7,891114,840
Vietnam Era and Korean War, no World War II1091,249
Vietnam Era and Korean War and World War II14189
Korean War, no Vietnam Era, no World War II2,17830,014
Korean War and World War II, no Vietnam Era271,027
World War II, no Korean War, no Vietnam Era93115,023
Between Gulf War and Vietnam Era only3,41542,459
Between Vietnam Era and Korean War only2,02231,282
Between Korean War and World War II only1781,831
Pre-World War II only41143