Maryland Counties Receive Millions in VA Benefits

Thirteen Maryland counties were among the 664 counties nationwide that each received more than $50 million in VA benefits in 2017 within their jurisdictions. 

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13 of Maryland’s counties are in the highest category nationwide (dark blue) with regard to the amount of VA benefits they receive.

A majority of Maryland counties received more than $50 million in VA benefits, according to the National Association of Counties Analysis of U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Data from 2017. Almost all Maryland counties received more than average amounts of VA benefits in 2017 compared to other counties in the US.

Here are a few snapshots of Maryland county VA benefits funding:

For more information about this data set, including county benchmarks and other tools, see NACo’s County Explorer.