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Kentucky Homelessness Statistics

As of January 2017, Kentucky had an estimated 4025 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, 334 were family households, 489 were Veterans, 253 were unaccompanied young adults (aged 18-24), and 405 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 27603 public school students experienced homelessness over the course of the year. Of that total, 1753 students were unsheltered, 3465 were in shelters, 1057 were inhotels/motels, and 21328 were doubled up.

Use our map to compare Kentucky 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 Kentucky

  • Total Homeless Population

    4025

  • Total Family Households Experiencing Homelessness

    334

  • Veterans Experiencing Homelessness

    489

  • Persons Experiencing Chronic Homelessness

    405

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

    253

  • Total Number of Homeless Students

    27603

  • Total Number of Unaccompanied Homeless Students

  • Nighttime Residence: Unsheltered

    1753

  • Nighttime Residence: Shelters

    3465

  • Nighttime Residence: Hotels/motels

    1057

  • Nighttime Residence: Doubled up

    21328

Contact Info on Homelessness for Kentucky

USICH - Regional Coordinator

Joe Savage

(202) 494-1219

State Interagency Council

Karla Hale

(502) 564-7630

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State Homeless Education Coordinator
Housing and Urban Development Contacts