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Illinois Homelessness Statistics

As of January 2017, Illinois had an estimated 10798 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, 1228 were family households, 864 were Veterans, 730 were unaccompanied young adults (aged 18-24), and 1475 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 50949 public school students experienced homelessness over the course of the year. Of that total, 447 students were unsheltered, 5674 were in shelters, 1795 were inhotels/motels, and 42223 were doubled up.

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

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Homelessness Statistics for Illinois

  • Total Homeless Population

    10798

  • Total Family Households Experiencing Homelessness

    1228

  • Veterans Experiencing Homelessness

    864

  • Persons Experiencing Chronic Homelessness

    1475

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

    730

  • Total Number of Homeless Students

    50949

  • Total Number of Unaccompanied Homeless Students

  • Nighttime Residence: Unsheltered

    447

  • Nighttime Residence: Shelters

    5674

  • Nighttime Residence: Hotels/motels

    1795

  • Nighttime Residence: Doubled up

    42223

Contact Info on Homelessness for Illinois

USICH Contact - Director of National Initiatives

Beverley Ebersold

(202) 754-1585

State Interagency Council

According to our records, this state does not have an interagency council.

State Homeless Education Coordinator
Housing and Urban Development Contacts