Special Report

48 Major US Cities Struggling to Shelter Growing Homeless Population

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48. Kansas City, Missouri
> Note: Estimate includes Jackson County, Missouri and Wyandotte County, Kansas
> Homeless population: 1,798 (includes 324 unsheltered)
> City population: 151,042

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47. New Orleans, Louisiana
> Note: Estimate includes Jefferson Parish
> Homeless population: 1,188 (includes 594 unsheltered)
> City population: 388,182

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46. Wichita, Kansas
> Note: Estimate includes Sedgwick County
> Homeless population: 573 (includes 58 unsheltered)
> City population: 389,054

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45. Tulsa, Oklahoma
> Note: Estimate includes city & county of Tulsa
> Homeless population: 1,083 (includes 226 unsheltered)
> City population: 401,352

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44. Minneapolis, Minnesota
> Note: Estimate includes Hennepin County
> Homeless population: 3,013 (includes 404 unsheltered)
> City population: 411,452