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Early Childhood Homelessness State Profiles (ED)

This report from the Department of Education provides a snapshot of early childhood data available for children who are experiencing homelessness in each state, plus the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.

It includes publicly available data for 2017–2018 from the U.S. Census Bureau, ED, HUD, HHS, and the Annie E. Casey Foundation, and reports the following by state:

  • Total population under age six in 2018
  • Estimated number of children under age six experiencing homelessness in 2017–2018
  • Estimated extent of homelessness (e.g., one-in-[X] children under age six experienced homelessness in 2017–2018)
  • Estimated enrollment of children under age six in Federally funded early childhood programs (i.e., Head Start3 and school districts receiving McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act (McKinney-Vento Act)4 subgrants) in 2017–2018 
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