Rhode Island Homelessness Statistics
As of January 2020, Rhode Island had an estimated 1104 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, 121 were family households, 92 were Veterans, 23 were unaccompanied young adults (aged 18-24), and 226 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 1523 public school students experienced homelessness over the course of the year. Of that total, 26 students were unsheltered, 284 were in shelters, 112 were inhotels/motels, and 1101 were doubled up.
Use our map to compare Rhode Island 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.