Cleveland is one of the neediest cities in America, coming in second only to Detroit.
According to WalletHub, Cleveland has some of the highest poverty rates in the country, tying with Detroit for highest child poverty rate and falling second for highest adult poverty rate.
Cleveland's neediness was also based on the following:
- 4th - unemployment rate
- 91st - homelessness rate
- 17th - food insecurity rate
- 15th - % of homes with inadequate plumbing
- 8th - % of homes with inadequate kitchen
The City Mission provides emergency overflow shelter for women, children
Numbers not going down at City Mission's emergency overflow shelter