Mississippi Homelessness Statistics
As of January 2020, Mississippi had an estimated 1107 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, 76 were family households, 68 were Veterans, 51 were unaccompanied young adults (aged 18-24), and 146 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 7003 public school students experienced homelessness over the course of the year. Of that total, 129 students were unsheltered, 249 were in shelters, 263 were inhotels/motels, and 6362 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.