How many homeless people are there in Catawba County?

It’s not unusual to see people on the side of the roads in Hickory holding signs and asking for money, food or work.

It’s obvious there’s a homeless population in the Hickory area. What’s less obvious is exactly how many homeless people are here.

That’s why Housing Visions Continuum of Care of Catawba County conducted a homeless count on Jan. 27.

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