Associated statistics have changed since this article posted several months ago. At that time, the ratio of homelessness was declining. However, it may have increased as a result of unemployment associated with the current ‘situation’.
Homelessness may not be more prevalent in all big cities than it is here, but it can be more visible where it is more concentrated. Nearly one percent of the populace of California is currently homeless. If that many are homeless in Felton, they are not obvious about it. Some reside with friends, or camp out discretely in their vehicles. Others make camp where obscured by forest.
Residing temporarily with friends may be no more difficult in big cities than it is here, but the other options are. There are fewer places to park discretely, and fewer forests to obscure even a minimal campsite. Furthermore, there are many more homeless people competing for the same very limited supply of discrete and obscured real estate in which to park or establish camp.
The ratio of homeless people relative to the rest of the populace may be no greater in big cities…
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