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Louisiana Homelessness Statistics

As of January 2019, Louisiana had an estimated 2941 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, 170 were family households, 360 were Veterans, 188 were unaccompanied young adults (aged 18-24), and 446 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 18320 public school students experienced homelessness over the course of the year. Of that total, 427 students were unsheltered, 1479 were in shelters, 755 were inhotels/motels, and 15659 were doubled up.

Use our map to compare Louisiana 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 Louisiana

  • Total Homeless Population

    2941

  • Total Family Households Experiencing Homelessness

    170

  • Veterans Experiencing Homelessness

    360

  • Persons Experiencing Chronic Homelessness

    446

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

    188

  • Total Number of Homeless Students

    18320

  • Total Number of Unaccompanied Homeless Students

    3088

  • Nighttime Residence: Unsheltered

    427

  • Nighttime Residence: Shelters

    1479

  • Nighttime Residence: Hotels/motels

    755

  • Nighttime Residence: Doubled up

    15659

Contact Info on Homelessness for Louisiana

USICH Contact - Regional Coordinator

Robert Pulster

(202) 754-1584

State Interagency Council

Nicole Sweazy

State Homeless Education Coordinator
Housing and Urban Development Contacts
Veterans Affairs Contacts