Arkansas Homelessness Statistics
As of January 2019, Arkansas had an estimated 2717 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, 132 were family households, 238 were Veterans, 336 were unaccompanied young adults (aged 18-24), and 691 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.