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Homelessness Statistics by State

The map below shows state-level estimates of individuals and families experiencing homelessness, based on: 

  • Community point-in-time counts conducted on a given night in January 2019, as reported by Continuums of Care to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Children and youth who experienced homelessness at any point during the 2017-2018 school year, as reported by public schools to the U.S. Department of Education, and displayed on this map.

Please note that the two data sets should not be used for comparative purposes, since they represent different methodologies and capture different types of information. Learn more about how differentiated data sources can help drive local planning and action

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Homelessness Statistics for Alabama

  • Total Homeless Population

    3261

  • Total Family Households Experiencing Homelessness

    236

  • Veterans Experiencing Homelessness

    292

  • Persons Experiencing Chronic Homelessness

    369

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

    320

  • Total Number of Homeless Students

    15023

  • Total Number of Unaccompanied Homeless Students

    613

  • Nighttime Residence: Unsheltered

    527

  • Nighttime Residence: Shelters

    899

  • Nighttime Residence: Hotels/motels

    670

  • Nighttime Residence: Doubled up

    13924

Contact Info on Homelessness for Alabama

USICH - Regional Coordinator

Joe Savage

(202) 494-1219

State Interagency Council

According to our records, this state does not have an interagency council.

State Homeless Education Coordinator
Housing and Urban Development Contacts