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Mississippi Homelessness Statistics

As of January 2019, Mississippi had an estimated 1184 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, 69 were family households, 72 were Veterans, 56 were unaccompanied young adults (aged 18-24), and 223 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 9815 public school students experienced homelessness over the course of the year. Of that total, 85 students were unsheltered, 209 were in shelters, 245 were inhotels/motels, and 9276 were doubled up.

Use our map to compare Mississippi 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 Mississippi

  • Total Homeless Population

    1184

  • Total Family Households Experiencing Homelessness

    69

  • Veterans Experiencing Homelessness

    72

  • Persons Experiencing Chronic Homelessness

    223

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

    56

  • Total Number of Homeless Students

    9815

  • Total Number of Unaccompanied Homeless Students

    332

  • Nighttime Residence: Unsheltered

    85

  • Nighttime Residence: Shelters

    209

  • Nighttime Residence: Hotels/motels

    245

  • Nighttime Residence: Doubled up

    9276

Contact Info on Homelessness for Mississippi

USICH Contact - Regional Coordinator

Joe Savage

(202) 494-1219

State Interagency Council

According to our records, this state does not have an interagency council.

State Homeless Education Coordinator
Housing and Urban Development Contacts