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Mississippi Homelessness Statistics

As of January 2017, Mississippi had an estimated 1472 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, 111 were family households, 57 were Veterans, 59 were unaccompanied young adults (aged 18-24), and 72 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 9284 public school students experienced homelessness over the course of the year. Of that total, 71 students were unsheltered, 380 were in shelters, 203 were inhotels/motels, and 8630 were doubled up.

Use our map to compare Mississippi 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 Mississippi

  • Total Homeless Population

    1472

  • Total Family Households Experiencing Homelessness

    111

  • Veterans Experiencing Homelessness

    57

  • Persons Experiencing Chronic Homelessness

    72

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

    59

  • Total Number of Homeless Students

    9284

  • Total Number of Unaccompanied Homeless Students

  • Nighttime Residence: Unsheltered

    71

  • Nighttime Residence: Shelters

    380

  • Nighttime Residence: Hotels/motels

    203

  • Nighttime Residence: Doubled up

    8630

Contact Info on Homelessness for Mississippi

USICH Contact - Regional Coordinator

Joe Savage

(202) 494-1219

State Interagency Council

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

State Homeless Education Coordinator
Housing and Urban Development Contacts