Iowa Homelessness Statistics
As of January 2020, Iowa had an estimated 2647 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, 245 were family households, 154 were Veterans, 141 were unaccompanied young adults (aged 18-24), and 368 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 7124 public school students experienced homelessness over the course of the year. Of that total, 146 students were unsheltered, 1451 were in shelters, 485 were inhotels/motels, and 5042 were doubled up.
Use our map to compare Iowa 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.