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Army Reserve Units by State 2022

The United States Army Reserve (USAR) is a reserve force of the U.S. Army. A reserve force is a military organization comprised of citizen-soldiers of a country who combine a military role or career with a civilian career. Army reserve soldiers’ main role to be available and ready to fight when their military requires extra manpower.

Reserve forces allow a country to maintain a war-ready force while reducing its peacetime military expenditures. The U.S. Army Reserve was founded in 1908 as the Medical Reserve Corps. After World War I, the National Defense Act of 1920 authorized an Organized Reserve, which became the Army Reserve.

The U.S. Army Reserve has a congressionally authorized size of 199,000 soldiers, over 11,000 civilians, and 2,075 units that are present and operating and all 50 U.S. states, five U.S. territories, and 30 countries.

Army Reserve Units by State

Below is the number of Army Reserve units in every state. The number of units in every state is relatively proportional to that state’s population. States like Texas and California have the highest number of units, while less populated states, such as Wyoming and Vermont, have much fewer units.

Army Reserve Units by State 2022

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Army Reserve Units by State 2022

State Army Reserve Units 2022 Pop.
Texas31629,945,493
California28339,995,077
Florida18422,085,563
Pennsylvania18213,062,764
New York18120,365,879
Virginia1498,757,467
Illinois14712,808,884
Georgia13810,916,760
Washington1267,901,429
North Carolina12410,620,168
Maryland1136,257,958
Missouri1086,188,111
Ohio10511,852,036
Kentucky974,539,130
Alabama965,073,187
Wisconsin875,935,064
New Jersey869,388,414
Kansas762,954,832
Tennessee747,023,788
Massachusetts717,126,375
South Carolina715,217,037
Michigan7010,116,069
Colorado645,922,618
Oklahoma644,000,953
Arizona607,303,398
Indiana596,845,874
Iowa593,219,171
Utah563,373,162
Minnesota535,787,008
Mississippi512,960,075
Hawaii501,474,265
West Virginia501,781,860
Louisiana494,682,633
Arkansas473,030,646
Nebraska381,988,536
Nevada303,185,426
Connecticut263,612,314
Montana221,103,187
New Mexico182,129,190
New Hampshire171,389,741
Idaho161,893,410
Oregon164,318,492
Delaware111,008,350
Rhode Island111,106,341
Alaska9738,023
Maine91,369,159
North Dakota9800,394
Vermont6646,545
South Dakota5901,165
Wyoming3579,495

Army Reserve Units by State 2022

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