New data in November
644 counties each received over $50 million in Veterans Affairs (VA) benefits in 2017 within their jurisdictions.
|VA Medical Care Expenditures
Medical care accounted for more than 39% of all VA expenditures in FY 2017.
37% of counties have veterans comprising more than 10 percent of the adult population.
41% of opioid-related offenses in counties involved prescription opioids in 2016.
*This includes offenses associated with crime incidents that were reported by law enforcement agencies that participate in the National Incident Based Reporting System (NIBRS).
28% of all dams across the nation are owned by local governments.
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