States With the Most Unsheltered Homeless People

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15. Louisiana
> Homeless individuals w/o shelter: 34.8% (total: 1,065)
> Overall homelessness: 3,059 (7 in every 10,000 people — 2nd lowest)
> Change in overall homelessness 2017-2018: -7.4%
> Change in overall homelessness 2008-2018: -44.2%
> Poverty rate: 19.7% (2nd highest)

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14. Idaho
> Homeless individuals w/o shelter: 35.9% (total: 723)
> Overall homelessness: 2,012 (12 in every 10,000 people — 21st highest)
> Change in overall homelessness 2017-2018: -1.2%
> Change in overall homelessness 2008-2018: +37.4%
> Poverty rate: 12.8% (25th lowest)

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13. Tennessee
> Homeless individuals w/o shelter: 36.2% (total: 2,855)
> Overall homelessness: 7,883 (12 in every 10,000 people — 20th highest)
> Change in overall homelessness 2017-2018: -5.1%
> Change in overall homelessness 2008-2018: -18.8%
> Poverty rate: 15.0% (10th highest)

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12. Georgia
> Homeless individuals w/o shelter: 37.9% (total: 3,599)
> Overall homelessness: 9,499 (9 in every 10,000 people — 19th lowest)
> Change in overall homelessness 2017-2018: -6.6%
> Change in overall homelessness 2008-2018: -50.3%
> Poverty rate: 14.9% (11th highest)

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11. Colorado
> Homeless individuals w/o shelter: 39.9% (total: 4,329)
> Overall homelessness: 10,857 (19 in every 10,000 people — 10th highest)
> Change in overall homelessness 2017-2018: -0.8%
> Change in overall homelessness 2008-2018: -26.4%
> Poverty rate: 10.3% (9th lowest)