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Louisiana Homelessness Statistics

As of January 2020, Louisiana had an estimated 3173 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, 182 were family households, 378 were Veterans, 246 were unaccompanied young adults (aged 18-24), and 437 were individuals experiencing chronic homelessness.

Public school data reported to the U.S. Department of Education during the 2018-2019 school year shows that an estimated 17330 public school students experienced homelessness over the course of the year. Of that total, 373 students were unsheltered, 1399 were in shelters, 715 were inhotels/motels, and 14843 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

    3173

  • Total Family Households Experiencing Homelessness

    182

  • Veterans Experiencing Homelessness

    378

  • Persons Experiencing Chronic Homelessness

    437

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

    246

  • Total Number of Homeless Students

    17330

  • Total Number of Unaccompanied Homeless Students

    2942

  • Nighttime Residence: Unsheltered

    373

  • Nighttime Residence: Shelters

    1399

  • Nighttime Residence: Hotels/motels

    715

  • Nighttime Residence: Doubled up

    14843

Contact Info on Homelessness for Louisiana

USICH Contact - Director of National Initiatives

Beverley Ebersold

(202) 754-1585

State Interagency Council

Nicole Sweazy

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