A Visual Guide to Homelessness in America

There are over half a million homeless people in America. Nearly half of those have no access to shelter, and that number may be rising. The Data Face has put together an info-graphic to help us understand the problem.

Fast Facts

  • 553,000 homeless in America
  • Washington D.C. has the largest concentration in the country
  • Homeless rate is consistently increasing in the Northwest
  • Strong correlation between homelessness and housing prices

The Viz


The Source

Graphic: The Data Face

Data: HUD Exchange

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