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Alabama Homelessness Statistics

As of January 2019, Alabama had an estimated 3261 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, 236 were family households, 292 were Veterans, 320 were unaccompanied young adults (aged 18-24), and 369 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 15023 public school students experienced homelessness over the course of the year. Of that total, 527 students were unsheltered, 899 were in shelters, 670 were inhotels/motels, and 13924 were doubled up.

Use our map to compare Alabama 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 Alabama

  • Total Homeless Population

    3261

  • Total Family Households Experiencing Homelessness

    236

  • Veterans Experiencing Homelessness

    292

  • Persons Experiencing Chronic Homelessness

    369

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

    320

  • Total Number of Homeless Students

    15023

  • Total Number of Unaccompanied Homeless Students

    613

  • Nighttime Residence: Unsheltered

    527

  • Nighttime Residence: Shelters

    899

  • Nighttime Residence: Hotels/motels

    670

  • Nighttime Residence: Doubled up

    13924

Contact Info on Homelessness for Alabama

USICH - Regional Coordinator

Joe Savage

(202) 494-1219

State Interagency Council

According to our records, this state does not have an interagency council.

State Homeless Education Coordinator
Housing and Urban Development Contacts