COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - South Carolina was ranked among the 10 best states for military retirees, according to a recent study released by WalletHub.
According to the release, the Palmetto State is listed as the 10th best state for military retirees. In fact, the state also recognizes South Carolina for having the highest percentage of veteran-owned businesses
The report used three different dimensions to determine the best and worst states for military retirees -- economic environment, quality of life, and health care. From there, 29 metrics were calculated and averaged to determine the scores.
The report has Virginia listed as the top state for military retirees with Florida, Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts rounding out the top five.
The District of Columbia was last on the list.
To see the full report, click here.