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Georgia Homelessness Statistics

As of January 2019, Georgia had an estimated 10443 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, 815 were family households, 801 were Veterans, 596 were unaccompanied young adults (aged 18-24), and 1137 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 39571 public school students experienced homelessness over the course of the year. Of that total, 736 students were unsheltered, 2545 were in shelters, 7347 were inhotels/motels, and 28943 were doubled up.

Use our map to compare Georgia 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 Georgia

  • Total Homeless Population

    10443

  • Total Family Households Experiencing Homelessness

    815

  • Veterans Experiencing Homelessness

    801

  • Persons Experiencing Chronic Homelessness

    1137

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

    596

  • Total Number of Homeless Students

    39571

  • Total Number of Unaccompanied Homeless Students

    2423

  • Nighttime Residence: Unsheltered

    736

  • Nighttime Residence: Shelters

    2545

  • Nighttime Residence: Hotels/motels

    7347

  • Nighttime Residence: Doubled up

    28943

Contact Info on Homelessness for Georgia

USICH Contact - Regional Coordinator

Joe Savage

(202) 494-1219

State Interagency Council

Ronald Pounds

(404) 327-6864

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State Homeless Education Coordinator
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