Official Survey Shows Rise In Tulsa Homeless Population

Monday, July 1st 2019, 9:15 am
By: News On 6

A new survey from the Community Service Council of Tulsa reports a rise in homeless people in the City of Tulsa.

The report shows the homeless population went up 9.7 percent between 2018 and 2019. That's a total of 1,188 homeless people including adults and children. Of those surveyed the report shows 20% are employed.

49% of those surveyed were Caucasian and 62% were male. The report shows the number of homeless veterans actually went down 16%.