Tennessee Homelessness Statistics
As of January 2020, Tennessee had an estimated 7256 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, 508 were family households, 570 were Veterans, 353 were unaccompanied young adults (aged 18-24), and 1153 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 19747 public school students experienced homelessness over the course of the year. Of that total, 585 students were unsheltered, 1367 were in shelters, 1903 were inhotels/motels, and 15892 were doubled up.
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If you are experiencing homelessness, please contact the Continuum of Care in your local area for assistance.