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In January 2013 three states – California, Florida, and New York – accounted for 44% of all homeless veterans across the country.*

In 2010, 68% of homeless veterans accessed residential services in principal cities. This concentration of veteran homelessness in principal cities is more notable considering that the general adult and total veteran populations have a very different geographic distribution; the majority of U.S. adults (63%) and the majority of veterans (69%) are located in suburban and rural areas.

By the numbers:

  • 57,849 homeless veterans on a single night*
  • 144,842 veterans use homeless housing programs each year
  • The number of homeless female veterans rose more than 140% from 2006 to 2010
  • State Homeless Resources Map: From U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness, with statistics and contacts for all 50 states




More info: Homeless veterans breakdown by local community, 2007-2011

Note: The above map represents the Point-In-Time estimates from The 2013 Annual Homeless Assessment Report (AHAR) to Congress
*Statistics from The 2013 Annual Homeless Assessment Report (AHAR) to Congress, Veteran Homelessness: A Supplemental Report to the 2010 Annual Homeless Assessment Report, and the 2011 Point-in-Time Estimates of Homelessness: Supplement to the 2010 Annual Homeless Assessment Report

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