Per capita spending on homelessness.

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  • Massachusetts $13.28
  • New York $12.36
  • Connecticut $ 2.71
  • Florida $ 2.24
  • Washington $ 1.30
  • Arizona $ 1.06
  • Wisconsin $ .38
  • North Carolina $ .29
  • Georgia $ .26

“Per capita spending” is the total amount of money spent divided by the total state population or the average amount “spent by each person” in the state, not the amount spent on each homeless person.

Sources: Massachusetts Department of Transitional Assistance and U.S. Census Bureau.

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