Colorado Homelessness Statistics

As of January 2020, Colorado had an estimated 9846 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, 665 were family households, 1044 were Veterans, 562 were unaccompanied young adults (aged 18-24), and 2954 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 21560 public school students experienced homelessness over the course of the year. Of that total, 1043 students were unsheltered, 2455 were in shelters, 2179 were inhotels/motels, and 15889 were doubled up.

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Homelessness Statistics for Colorado

  • Total Homeless Population

    9846

  • Total Family Households Experiencing Homelessness

    665

  • Veterans Experiencing Homelessness

    1044

  • Persons Experiencing Chronic Homelessness

    2954

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

    562

  • Total Number of Homeless Students

    21560

  • Total Number of Unaccompanied Homeless Students

    2646

  • Nighttime Residence: Unsheltered

    1043

  • Nighttime Residence: Shelters

    2455

  • Nighttime Residence: Hotels/motels

    2179

  • Nighttime Residence: Doubled up

    15889

Contact Info on Homelessness for Colorado

USICH Contact - Regional Coordinator

Katy Miller

(202) 834-4203

State Interagency Council

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

State Homeless Education Coordinator
Housing and Urban Development Contacts