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Texas Homelessness Statistics

As of January 2020, Texas had an estimated 27229 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, 1912 were family households, 1948 were Veterans, 1408 were unaccompanied young adults (aged 18-24), and 4033 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 114055 public school students experienced homelessness over the course of the year. Of that total, 5823 students were unsheltered, 10952 were in shelters, 8159 were inhotels/motels, and 89121 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.

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Homelessness Statistics for Texas

  • Total Homeless Population

    27229

  • Total Family Households Experiencing Homelessness

    1912

  • Veterans Experiencing Homelessness

    1948

  • Persons Experiencing Chronic Homelessness

    4033

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

    1408

  • Total Number of Homeless Students

    114055

  • Total Number of Unaccompanied Homeless Students

    17193

  • Nighttime Residence: Unsheltered

    5823

  • Nighttime Residence: Shelters

    10952

  • Nighttime Residence: Hotels/motels

    8159

  • Nighttime Residence: Doubled up

    89121

Contact Info on Homelessness for Texas

USICH Contact - Director of National Initiatives

Beverley Ebersold

(202) 754-1585

State Interagency Council

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