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Alaska Homelessness Statistics

As of January 2017, Alaska had an estimated 1845 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, 165 were family households, 124 were Veterans, 162 were unaccompanied young adults (aged 18-24), and 257 were individuals experiencing chronic homelessness.

Public school data reported to the U.S. Department of Education during the 2016-2017 school year shows that an estimated 3784 public school students experienced homelessness over the course of the year. Of that total, 337 students were unsheltered, 920 were in shelters, 270 were inhotels/motels, and 2257 were doubled up.

Use our map to compare Alaska homeless statistics with other states and filter statistics by the data source. You can also find contact information for each state under the map.

If you are experiencing homelessness, please contact the Continuum of Care in your local area for assistance.

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Homelessness Statistics for Alaska

  • Total Homeless Population

    1845

  • Total Family Households Experiencing Homelessness

    165

  • Veterans Experiencing Homelessness

    124

  • Persons Experiencing Chronic Homelessness

    257

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

    162

  • Total Number of Homeless Students

    3784

  • Total Number of Unaccompanied Homeless Students

  • Nighttime Residence: Unsheltered

    337

  • Nighttime Residence: Shelters

    920

  • Nighttime Residence: Hotels/motels

    270

  • Nighttime Residence: Doubled up

    2257

Contact Info on Homelessness for Alaska

USICH Contact - Regional Coordinator

Katy Miller

(202) 834-4203

State Interagency Council

Carrie Collins

(907) 330-8276

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State Homeless Education Coordinator
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