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Texas Homelessness Statistics

As of January 2019, Texas had an estimated 25848 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, 1919 were family households, 1806 were Veterans, 1355 were unaccompanied young adults (aged 18-24), and 3511 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 231305 public school students experienced homelessness over the course of the year. Of that total, 56174 students were unsheltered, 19797 were in shelters, 19942 were inhotels/motels, and 135392 were doubled up.

Use our map to compare Texas 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 Texas

  • Total Homeless Population

    25848

  • Total Family Households Experiencing Homelessness

    1919

  • Veterans Experiencing Homelessness

    1806

  • Persons Experiencing Chronic Homelessness

    3511

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

    1355

  • Total Number of Homeless Students

    231305

  • Total Number of Unaccompanied Homeless Students

    19136

  • Nighttime Residence: Unsheltered

    56174

  • Nighttime Residence: Shelters

    19797

  • Nighttime Residence: Hotels/motels

    19942

  • Nighttime Residence: Doubled up

    135392

Contact Info on Homelessness for Texas

USICH Contact - Regional Coordinator

Robert Pulster

(202) 754-1584

State Interagency Council

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State Homeless Education Coordinator
Housing and Urban Development Contacts
Veterans Affairs Contacts