Nebraska Homelessness Statistics

As of January 2018, Nebraska had an estimated 2421 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, 236 were family households, 171 were Veterans, 157 were unaccompanied young adults (aged 18-24), and 455 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 3422 public school students experienced homelessness over the course of the year. Of that total, 210 students were unsheltered, 858 were in shelters, 331 were inhotels/motels, and 2023 were doubled up.

Use our map to compare Nebraska 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 Nebraska

  • Total Homeless Population

    2421

  • Total Family Households Experiencing Homelessness

    236

  • Veterans Experiencing Homelessness

    171

  • Persons Experiencing Chronic Homelessness

    455

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

    157

  • Total Number of Homeless Students

    3422

  • Total Number of Unaccompanied Homeless Students

    442

  • Nighttime Residence: Unsheltered

    210

  • Nighttime Residence: Shelters

    858

  • Nighttime Residence: Hotels/motels

    331

  • Nighttime Residence: Doubled up

    2023

Contact Info on Homelessness for Nebraska

USICH Contact - Regional Coordinator

Robert Pulster

(202) 754-1584

State Interagency Council

Pamela Otto

State Homeless Education Coordinator
Housing and Urban Development Contacts