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Alaska Homelessness Statistics

As of January 2019, Alaska had an estimated 1907 experiencing homelessness on any given day, as reported by Continuums of Care to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Of that Total, 161 were family households, 111 were Veterans, 176 were unaccompanied young adults (aged 18-24), and 269 were individuals experiencing chronic homelessness.

Public school data reported to the U.S. Department of Education during the 2017-2018 school year shows that an estimated 3769 public school students experienced homelessness over the course of the year. Of that total, 351 students were unsheltered, 678 were in shelters, 222 were inhotels/motels, and 2518 were doubled up.

Use our map to compare Alaska homeless statistics with other states and filter statistics by the data source. You can also find contact information for each state under the map.

If you are experiencing homelessness, please contact the Continuum of Care in your local area for assistance.

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Homelessness Statistics for Alaska

  • Total Homeless Population

    1907

  • Total Family Households Experiencing Homelessness

    161

  • Veterans Experiencing Homelessness

    111

  • Persons Experiencing Chronic Homelessness

    269

  • Unaccompanied Young Adults (Aged 18-24) Experiencing Homelessness

    176

  • Total Number of Homeless Students

    3769

  • Total Number of Unaccompanied Homeless Students

    875

  • Nighttime Residence: Unsheltered

    351

  • Nighttime Residence: Shelters

    678

  • Nighttime Residence: Hotels/motels

    222

  • Nighttime Residence: Doubled up

    2518

Contact Info on Homelessness for Alaska

USICH Contact - Regional Coordinator

Katy Miller

(202) 834-4203

State Interagency Council

Carrie Collins

(907) 330-8276

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State Homeless Education Coordinator
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