In Montgomery County, one of the nation's wealthiest counties, there are over 1500 homeless individuals.
The average age of a homeless person in the United States of America is 9 years old. 23% of the homeless population consists of children, of which 42% are under 5 years of age.
Many homeless people are employed. In the United States,
nearly a quarter of the homeless population work but still cannot afford a place to live.
It is estimated that 2.1 million adults in the United States experience homelessness over the course of a year.