Tennessee Homelessness Statistics
As of January 2018, Tennessee had an estimated 7883 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, 526 were family households, 742 were Veterans, 485 were unaccompanied young adults (aged 18-24), and 1663 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 15404 public school students experienced homelessness over the course of the year. Of that total, 278 students were unsheltered, 1370 were in shelters, 1739 were inhotels/motels, and 11154 were doubled up.
Use our map to compare Tennessee 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.