Homelessness in DuPage County, Illinois, United States of America

On any given night, approximately 750,000 men, women, and children are homeless in the US.

* 56% are living in shelters and transitional housing, while 44% are unsheltered.
* 59% are single adults and 41% are persons living in families.
* 98,452 are homeless families
* 23% are chronically homeless according to HUD’s definition.
(Cunningham, Mary and Meghan Henry. 2007. Homelessness Counts. Washington, DC: National Alliance to End Homelessness.)

Over the course of a year, between 3.5 and 5.5 million people will live either on the streets or in an emergency shelter.
(Homelessness in the United States of America. Prepared by the National Alliance to End Homelessness.)

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