THE STATE & HOMELESSNESS IN AMERICA



SEVENTEEN OUT OF EVERY 10,000 PEOPLE IN THE UNITED STATES WERE EXPERIENCING HOMELESSNESS ON A SINGLE NIGHT IN JANUARY 2019 DURING HUD'S ANNUAL POINT-IN-TIME COUNT. THESE 567,715 PEOPLE REPRESENT A CROSS-SECTION IN AMERICA. THEY ARE ASSOCIATED WITH EVERY REGION OF THE COUNTRY, FAMILY STATUS, GENDER CATEGORY, AND RACIAL/ETHNIC GROUP.


*TOTAL NUMBER OF PEOPLE EXPERIENCING HOMELESSNESS IN 2019

 -OVERALL - 567,715 

-INDIVIDUALS - 396,045 

-PEOPLE IN FAMILIES - 171,670 

-CHRONICALLY HOMELESSNESS INDIVIDUALS - 96,141 

-VETERANS - 37,085 

-UNACCOMPANIED YOUTH - 35,038 

*COUNTS AND RATES BY GENDER, 2019

-MALE - 343,187 

-FEMALE - 219,911 

-TRANSGENDER - 3,255 

-GENDER NON CONFIRMING - 1,362 

*COUNTS AND RATES BY RACE 

-WHITE - 270,607 

-BLACK - 225,735 

-HISPANIC/LATINO - 124,615 

-MULTIRACIAL - 36,868 

-NATIVE AMERICAN - 17,966 

-PACIFIC ISLANDER - 9,311 

-ASIAN - 7,228