Missouri Homelessness Statistics

As of January 2018, Missouri had an estimated 5883 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, 706 were family households, 507 were Veterans, 534 were unaccompanied young adults (aged 18-24), and 1043 were individuals experiencing chronic homelessness.

Public school data reported to the U.S. Department of Education during the 2016-2017 school year shows that an estimated 32133 public school students experienced homelessness over the course of the year. Of that total, 578 students were unsheltered, 2827 were in shelters, 2021 were inhotels/motels, and 26707 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

    5883

  • Total Family Households Experiencing Homelessness

    706

  • Veterans Experiencing Homelessness

    507

  • Persons Experiencing Chronic Homelessness

    1043

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

    534

  • Total Number of Homeless Students

    32133

  • Total Number of Unaccompanied Homeless Students

    3944

  • Nighttime Residence: Unsheltered

    578

  • Nighttime Residence: Shelters

    2827

  • Nighttime Residence: Hotels/motels

    2021

  • Nighttime Residence: Doubled up

    26707

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