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.