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Appendix Unemployment and Homelessness Table 35.  Unemployment rates for Ohio and the United States, 2009–2013

Ohio United States

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

10.1%

10.0%

8.6%

7.4%

7.5%

5.7%

9.3%

9.6%

8.9%

8.1%

7.4%

6.2%

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Local Area Unemployment Statistics

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The unemployment rates for Ohio and the United States are both down from their respective peaks during the Great Recession Ohio’s unemployment rate is currently lower than the national rate

Table 36. Homelessness in Ohio, 2013 Continuum of Care county

Chronic homeless

Ohio, total

%

Homeless veterans

%

Total homeless

Homeless per 10,000 pop.

Share of all Ohio homeless 100.0%

1,658

13.5%

1,373

11.1%

12,325

10.7

Cuyahoga

303

14.2%

313

14.7%

2,129

16.9

17.3%

Franklin

309

20.8%

309

20.8%

1,488

12.3

12.1%

Hamilton

274

20.7%

175

13.2%

1,326

16.5

10.8%

Lucas

149

16.6%

54

6.0%

900

20.6

7.3%

Mahoning

42

18.5%

15

6.6%

227

9.7

1.8%

Montgomery

64

6.1%

131

12.6%

1,041

19.4

8.4%

Stark Summit Remainder of Ohio

71

13.6%

52

10.0%

522

13.9

4.2%

116

13.5%

97

11.3%

862

15.9

7.0%

330

8.6%

227

5.9%

3,830

6.2

31.1%

Source: Coalition on Homelessness and Housing in Ohio, 2013 Homelessness Report

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Among Ohio’s eight Continuum of Care counties, Lucas has the highest number of homeless for every 10,000 people (20.6) and Mahoning has the lowest (9.7) Among the same counties, Franklin has the highest percentage of homeless who are veterans (20.8%) as well as the highest percentage who are chronically homeless (also, 20.8%)

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