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 2018-2019 school year shows that an estimated 34029 public school students experienced homelessness over the course of the year. Of that total, 643 students were unsheltered, 2396 were in shelters, 1921 were inhotels/motels, and 26069 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

    6527

  • Total Family Households Experiencing Homelessness

    704

  • Veterans Experiencing Homelessness

    453

  • Persons Experiencing Chronic Homelessness

    1090

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

    664

  • Total Number of Homeless Students

    34029

  • Total Number of Unaccompanied Homeless Students

    4241

  • Nighttime Residence: Unsheltered

    643

  • Nighttime Residence: Shelters

    2396

  • Nighttime Residence: Hotels/motels

    1921

  • Nighttime Residence: Doubled up

    26069

Contact Info on Homelessness for Missouri

USICH Contact - Director of National Initiatives

Beverley Ebersold

(202) 754-1585

State Interagency Council

Sarah Parsons

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State Homeless Education Coordinator
Housing and Urban Development Contacts