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Missouri Homelessness Statistics

As of January 2019, Missouri had an estimated 6179 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, 707 were family households, 488 were Veterans, 477 were unaccompanied young adults (aged 18-24), and 1062 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.

Use our map to compare Missouri 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 Missouri

  • Total Homeless Population

    6179

  • Total Family Households Experiencing Homelessness

    707

  • Veterans Experiencing Homelessness

    488

  • Persons Experiencing Chronic Homelessness

    1062

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

    477

  • Total Number of Homeless Students

    36006

  • Total Number of Unaccompanied Homeless Students

    4254

  • Nighttime Residence: Unsheltered

    611

  • Nighttime Residence: Shelters

    2752

  • Nighttime Residence: Hotels/motels

    2409

  • Nighttime Residence: Doubled up

    30234

Contact Info on Homelessness for Missouri

USICH Contact - Regional Coordinator

Robert Pulster

(202) 754-1584

State Interagency Council

Sarah Parsons

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State Homeless Education Coordinator
Housing and Urban Development Contacts