About Homelessness

About Homelessness
According to Department of Housing and Urban Development 2013
Key Findings
In 2013;   610,042 people were homeless in the United States
  • Nearly 2/3 of people experiencing homelessness (65% or 395,698) were living in emergency shelters or transitional housing programs
 
  • More than 1/3 of all homeless people (35% or 215,344) were living in unsheltered locations such as under bridges, in cars or in abandoned buildings
 
  • 55% of all homeless people in families were children
 
  • In January 2013, 610,042 people were homeless on a given night.  Most (65%) were living in emergency shelters or transitional housing programs and 35% were living in unsheltered locations
 
  • Nearly one- quarter (23% or 138,149) of all homeless people were children, under the age of 18.  10% (61,541) were between the ages of 18 and 24 and 67% (410,352) were 25 years or older
 
 

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