States With the Most Unsheltered Homeless People

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5. Washington
> Homeless individuals w/o shelter: 47.6% (total: 10,621)
> Overall homelessness: 22,304 (30 in every 10,000 people — 5th highest)
> Change in overall homelessness 2017-2018: +5.6%
> Change in overall homelessness 2008-2018: +1.6%
> Poverty rate: 11.0% (14th lowest)

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4. Hawaii
> Homeless individuals w/o shelter: 53.2% (total: 3,475)
> Overall homelessness: 6,530 (46 in every 10,000 people — 2nd highest)
> Change in overall homelessness 2017-2018: -9.6%
> Change in overall homelessness 2008-2018: +7.7%
> Poverty rate: 9.5% (4th lowest)

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3. Nevada
> Homeless individuals w/o shelter: 56.2% (total: 4,239)
> Overall homelessness: 7,544 (25 in every 10,000 people — 8th highest)
> Change in overall homelessness 2017-2018: -3.7%
> Change in overall homelessness 2008-2018: -13.5%
> Poverty rate: 13.0% (24th highest)

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2. Oregon
> Homeless individuals w/o shelter: 61.7% (total: 8,925)
> Overall homelessness: 14,476 (35 in every 10,000 people — 3rd highest)
> Change in overall homelessness 2017-2018: +3.7%
> Change in overall homelessness 2008-2018: -29.9%
> Poverty rate: 13.2% (23rd highest)

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1. California
> Homeless individuals w/o shelter: 68.9% (total: 89,543)
> Overall homelessness: 129,972 (33 in every 10,000 people — 4th highest)
> Change in overall homelessness 2017-2018: -1.2%
> Change in overall homelessness 2008-2018: -4.8%
> Poverty rate: 13.3% (22nd highest)