Missouri Homelessness Statistics
As of January 2020, Missouri had an estimated 6527 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, 704 were family households, 453 were Veterans, 664 were unaccompanied young adults (aged 18-24), and 1090 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 36006 public school students experienced homelessness over the course of the year. Of that total, 611 students were unsheltered, 2752 were in shelters, 2409 were inhotels/motels, and 30234 were doubled up.
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If you are experiencing homelessness, please contact the Continuum of Care in your local area for assistance.