Tennessee Homelessness Statistics
As of January 2019, Tennessee had an estimated 7467 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, 558 were family households, 679 were Veterans, 366 were unaccompanied young adults (aged 18-24), and 1133 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 17766 public school students experienced homelessness over the course of the year. Of that total, 554 students were unsheltered, 1245 were in shelters, 1758 were inhotels/motels, and 14023 were doubled up.
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If you are experiencing homelessness, please contact the Continuum of Care in your local area for assistance.