States With the Most Unsheltered Homeless People

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45. Vermont
> Homeless individuals w/o shelter: 6.4% (total: 82)
> Overall homelessness: 1,291 (21 in every 10,000 people — 9th highest)
> Change in overall homelessness 2017-2018: +5.4%
> Change in overall homelessness 2008-2018: +35.3%
> Poverty rate: 11.3% (19th lowest)

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44. Wisconsin
> Homeless individuals w/o shelter: 7.8% (total: 382)
> Overall homelessness: 4,907 (8 in every 10,000 people — 13th lowest)
> Change in overall homelessness 2017-2018: -2.4%
> Change in overall homelessness 2008-2018: -9.9%
> Poverty rate: 11.3% (19th lowest)

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43. Delaware
> Homeless individuals w/o shelter: 8.6% (total: 93)
> Overall homelessness: 1,082 (11 in every 10,000 people — 22nd highest)
> Change in overall homelessness 2017-2018: 8.9%
> Change in overall homelessness 2008-2018: 16.0%
> Poverty rate: 13.6% (19th highest)

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42. Iowa
> Homeless individuals w/o shelter: 8.8% (total: 241)
> Overall homelessness: 2,749 (9 in every 10,000 people — 14th lowest)
> Change in overall homelessness 2017-2018: -0.3%
> Change in overall homelessness 2008-2018: -17.8%
> Poverty rate: 10.7% (12th lowest)

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41. North Dakota
> Homeless individuals w/o shelter: 8.9% (total: 48)
> Overall homelessness: 542 (7 in every 10,000 people — 6th lowest)
> Change in overall homelessness 2017-2018: -50.2%
> Change in overall homelessness 2008-2018: -11.9%
> Poverty rate: 10.3% (9th lowest)