States With the Most Unsheltered Homeless People

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50. Maine
> Homeless individuals w/o shelter: 3.9% (total: 98)
> Overall homelessness: 2,516 (19 in every 10,000 people — 11th highest)
> Change in overall homelessness 2017-2018: +10.4%
> Change in overall homelessness 2008-2018: -4.4%
> Poverty rate: 11.1% (16th lowest)

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49. Rhode Island
> Homeless individuals w/o shelter: 4.6% (total: 51)
> Overall homelessness: 1,101 (10 in every 10,000 people — 23rd lowest)
> Change in overall homelessness 2017-2018: -6.7%
> Change in overall homelessness 2008-2018: -7.9%
> Poverty rate: 11.6% (20th lowest)

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48. New York
> Homeless individuals w/o shelter: 4.7% (total: 4,294)
> Overall homelessness: 91,897 (46 in every 10,000 people — the highest)
> Change in overall homelessness 2017-2018: +2.7%
> Change in overall homelessness 2008-2018: +50.3%
> Poverty rate: 14.1% (16th highest)

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47. Massachusetts
> Homeless individuals w/o shelter: 4.9% (total: 985)
> Overall homelessness: 20,068 (29 in every 10,000 people — 6th highest)
> Change in overall homelessness 2017-2018: +14.2%
> Change in overall homelessness 2008-2018: +38.3%
> Poverty rate: 10.5% (10th lowest)

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46. Nebraska
> Homeless individuals w/o shelter: 5.9% (total: 144)
> Overall homelessness: 2,421 (13 in every 10,000 people — 17th highest)
> Change in overall homelessness 2017-2018: -3.2%
> Change in overall homelessness 2008-2018: -39.2%
> Poverty rate: 10.8% (13th lowest)