50 State Counts, One Reality

Tuesday November 13, 2018

How many homeless students live in my state?

Homelessness is a national experience, but a local issue. Across the country, the number of homeless students nearly doubled over the last decade. But the numbers vary state by state. For example, while only two states (LA and MS) and Puerto Rico saw decreases in the number of homeless students, the majority saw their numbers more than double.

Varying levels of state trends underscore the need for tailored solutions when approaching the issue of child and family homelessness. Click below to explore child homelessness in your state as well as the differences in the U.S. ED and HUD PIT counts.