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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 2017-2018 school year shows that an estimated 22369 public school students experienced homelessness over the course of the year. Of that total, 931 students were unsheltered, 2588 were in shelters, 1970 were inhotels/motels, and 16880 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

    22369

  • Total Number of Unaccompanied Homeless Students

    2362

  • Nighttime Residence: Unsheltered

    931

  • Nighttime Residence: Shelters

    2588

  • Nighttime Residence: Hotels/motels

    1970

  • Nighttime Residence: Doubled up

    16880

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