There is a homelessness problem in our area?
- Yes, Homelessness is a problem in our area
- No, I don't see people on the streets sleeping, we are fine
Rural homelessness is nothing like homelessness in the big cities where people sleep on the sidewalk and use the grates for heat. It's where people sleep under a bridge, or like in this picture make a makeshift home in the woods.
Per 100,00 people in central county there are 68 people who are homeless on average.
Northeast County has 69 people homeless per 100,000 people, and so does the southwest. The Northwest has the least amount with 63 people per 100,000.