TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) – Homeless people are a familiar sight in some parts of Tucson, but you might be surprised to find out how many children live on the streets.

The state reports that there are more than 6,000 homeless or runaway youth in Pima County.

Another 1,000 are not in school.

At any given time, as many as 1,500 children and other young people, ages 12 to 21, are homeless and alone in our county.

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