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Alaska Homelessness Statistics

As of January 2020, Alaska had an estimated 1949 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, 160 were family households, 94 were Veterans, 188 were unaccompanied young adults (aged 18-24), and 357 were individuals experiencing chronic homelessness.

Public school data reported to the U.S. Department of Education during the 2018-2019 school year shows that an estimated 3576 public school students experienced homelessness over the course of the year. Of that total, 333 students were unsheltered, 646 were in shelters, 186 were inhotels/motels, and 2411 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


  • Total Family Households Experiencing Homelessness


  • Veterans Experiencing Homelessness


  • Persons Experiencing Chronic Homelessness


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


  • Total Number of Homeless Students


  • Total Number of Unaccompanied Homeless Students


  • Nighttime Residence: Unsheltered


  • Nighttime Residence: Shelters


  • Nighttime Residence: Hotels/motels


  • Nighttime Residence: Doubled up


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
Housing and Urban Development Contacts