Arkansas Homelessness Statistics

As of January 2018, Arkansas had an estimated 2712 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, 147 were family households, 251 were Veterans, 240 were unaccompanied young adults (aged 18-24), and 466 were individuals experiencing chronic homelessness.

Public school data reported to the U.S. Department of Education during the 2016-2017 school year shows that an estimated 11984 public school students experienced homelessness over the course of the year. Of that total, 268 students were unsheltered, 1014 were in shelters, 524 were inhotels/motels, and 10178 were doubled up.

Use our map to compare Arkansas 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 Arkansas

  • Total Homeless Population

    2712

  • Total Family Households Experiencing Homelessness

    147

  • Veterans Experiencing Homelessness

    251

  • Persons Experiencing Chronic Homelessness

    466

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

    240

  • Total Number of Homeless Students

    11984

  • Total Number of Unaccompanied Homeless Students

    592

  • Nighttime Residence: Unsheltered

    268

  • Nighttime Residence: Shelters

    1014

  • Nighttime Residence: Hotels/motels

    524

  • Nighttime Residence: Doubled up

    10178

Contact Info on Homelessness for Arkansas

USICH Contact - Regional Coordinator

Robert Pulster

(202) 754-1584

State Interagency Council

Lorie Williams

State Homeless Education Coordinator
Housing and Urban Development Contacts