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Facts and Figures

3.5 million
Homeless at least once during 1996


1.8 million
Homeless at least once during 1987

842,000
Homeless at a given time 1996

600,000
Homeless at a given time in 1987

39
Percent of homeless in 1996 who were white

46
Percent of homeless in 1987 who were white

464
Percent of homeless in 1996 who were African American

41
Percent of homeless in 1987 who were African American

39
Percent of homeless in 1996 who were high school graduates

32
Percent of homeless in 1987 who wer high school graduates

38
Percent of homeless in 1996 who were children (No statistics available for homeless children in 1987)


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