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48 Major US Cities Struggling to Shelter Growing Homeless Population

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18. Seattle, Washington
> Note: Estimate includes King County
> Homeless population: 12,112 (includes 6,320 unsheltered)
> City population: 688,245

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17. Charlotte, North Carolina
> Note: Estimate includes Mecklenberg
> Homeless population: 1,668 (includes 209 unsheltered)
> City population: 826,060

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16. Fort Worth, Arlington, Texas
> Note: Estimate includes Tarrant County
> Homeless population: 2,015 (includes 678 unsheltered)
> City population: 835,129

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15. Columbus, Ohio
> Note: Estimate includes Franklin County
> Homeless population: 1,807 (includes 288 unsheltered)
> City population: 852,144

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14. Indianapolis, Indiana
> Homeless population: 1,682 (includes 136 unsheltered)
> City population: 853,431

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