Published On: Oct 25 2013 03:38:22 PM CDTUpdated On: Nov 17 2014 11:15:34 AM CST
The number of homeless children in the U.S. has surged in recent years to an all-time high of 2.5 million, which means one child in every 30 will go to sleep without a home, according to a new report from the National Center on Family Homelessness.
Take a look at states with the most children who are homeless as of 2013, adjusted for state population. The rankings also take into account child well-being, risk for child homelessness and state policy and planning efforts:
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