Unmet Domestic Violence Shelter Requests

Percent of Unmet Domestic Violence Shelter Requests, 2010

(from highest to lowest)

State

Ranking

Percentage

Massachusetts

1

45.2%

Washington

2

36.9%

South Dakota

3

31.6%

North Dakota

4

26.8%

Nebraska

5

23.9%

Mississippi

6

23.8%

Idaho

7

23.2%

Rhode Island

8

23.0%

Alabama

9

20.2%

Colorado

10

19.3%

Virginia

11

18.7%

Oregon

12

18.3%

Illinois

13

18.1%

Kansas

14

18.1%

Georgia

15

16.6%

New Jersey

16

15.4%

Pennsylvania

17

15.1%

Ohio

18

14.3%

Idaho

19

13.4%

Oklahoma

20

12.9%

Utah

21

12.1%

Tennessee

22

11.5%

Arizona

22

11.4%

Wisconsin

23

11.4%

Arkansas

24

11.4%

Montana

25

11.1%

Alaska

26

11.0%

Connecticut

27

10.6%

Washington, D.C.

28

10.1%

Missouri

29

9.8%

California

30

9.7%

Michigan

31

9.6%

New York

32

9.3%

New Hampshire

33

8.6%

Arizona

34

8.2%

Texas

35

7.7%

Maryland

36

7.0%

New Mexico

37

6.8%

Indiana

38

6.5%

Vermont

39

6.4%

Kentucky

40

5.9%

South Carolina

41

5.0%

Florida

42

4.2%

Nevada

43

3.2%

Maine

44

3.1%

Louisiana

45

3.0%

Delaware

46

2.7%

North Carolina

47

2.1%

Hawaii

48

1.9%

West Virginia

Not available

Minnesota

Not available

Wyoming

Not available

 

This is from the American Almanac of Family Homelessness from the Institute for Children, Poverty and Homelessness released in 2013.