States With the Most Unsheltered Homeless People

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10. Arizona
> Homeless individuals w/o shelter: 41.2% (total: 4,066)
> Overall homelessness: 9,865 (14 in every 10,000 people — 13th highest)
> Change in overall homelessness 2017-2018: +10.3%
> Change in overall homelessness 2008-2018: -21.0%
> Poverty rate: 14.9% (11th highest)

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9. Texas
> Homeless individuals w/o shelter: 41.6% (total: 10,534)
> Overall homelessness: 25,310 (9 in every 10,000 people — 16th lowest)
> Change in overall homelessness 2017-2018: +7.5%
> Change in overall homelessness 2008-2018: -37.0%
> Poverty rate: 14.7% (13th highest)

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8. Florida
> Homeless individuals w/o shelter: 43.2% (total: 13,393)
> Overall homelessness: 31,030 (15 in every 10,000 people — 12th highest)
> Change in overall homelessness 2017-2018: -3.6%
> Change in overall homelessness 2008-2018: -38.1%
> Poverty rate: 14.0% (17th highest)

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7. Mississippi
> Homeless individuals w/o shelter: 45.9% (total: 621)
> Overall homelessness: 1,352 (5 in every 10,000 people — the lowest)
> Change in overall homelessness 2017-2018: -8.2%
> Change in overall homelessness 2008-2018: -31.1%
> Poverty rate: 19.8% (the highest)

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6. Arkansas
> Homeless individuals w/o shelter: 46.3% (total: 1,257)
> Overall homelessness: 2,712 (9 in every 10,000 people — 18th lowest)
> Change in overall homelessness 2017-2018: +9.9%
> Change in overall homelessness 2008-2018: -16.7%
> Poverty rate: 16.4% (7th highest)