Georgia Homelessness Statistics

As of January 2018, Georgia had an estimated 9499 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, 812 were family households, 705 were Veterans, 494 were unaccompanied young adults (aged 18-24), and 1080 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 38474 public school students experienced homelessness over the course of the year. Of that total, 732 students were unsheltered, 3499 were in shelters, 6700 were inhotels/motels, and 27543 were doubled up.

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Homelessness Statistics for Georgia

  • Total Homeless Population

    9499

  • Total Family Households Experiencing Homelessness

    812

  • Veterans Experiencing Homelessness

    705

  • Persons Experiencing Chronic Homelessness

    1080

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

    494

  • Total Number of Homeless Students

    38474

  • Total Number of Unaccompanied Homeless Students

    2331

  • Nighttime Residence: Unsheltered

    732

  • Nighttime Residence: Shelters

    3499

  • Nighttime Residence: Hotels/motels

    6700

  • Nighttime Residence: Doubled up

    27543

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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