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While nationally there was a 7% decrease in homeless veterans, Georgia had a 2% increase in its numbers.  Click on the image for a larger version and to check out numbers in your state.


DEMOGRAPHICS OF HOMELESS VETERANS

  • 13% of the homeless adult population are veterans
  • 20% of the male homeless population are veterans
  • 68% reside in principal cities
  • 32% reside in suburban/rural areas
  • 51% of individual homeless veterans have disabilities
  • 50% have serious mental illness
  • 70% have substance abuse problems
  • 51% are white males, compared to 38% of non-veterans
  • 50% are age 51 or older, compared to 19% non-veterans

 

 


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