1 in 449.6
The odds a person will be homeless in a night are 1 in 449.6 (US, 1/2008).
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The 2008 Annual Homeless Assessment Report to Congress. U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. July 2009.
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Odds more likely than 1 in 10, such as 1 in 3.42, are rounded to three significant digits. Odds less likely than 1 in 10, such as 1 in 420.4, are rounded to four significant digits. Trailing zeros after the decimal point are dropped for readability, even though they may still be significant.
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Odds you won’t see: 1 in 2.412; 63.042; 425,242c