Iowa Homelessness Statistics
As of January 2017, Iowa had an estimated 2756 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, 382 were family households, 171 were Veterans, 140 were unaccompanied young adults (aged 18-24), and 199 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 6774 public school students experienced homelessness over the course of the year. Of that total, 104 students were unsheltered, 1410 were in shelters, 507 were inhotels/motels, and 4753 were doubled up.
Use our map to compare Iowa 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.