Facts on the State of Homelessness in America 2015

References for Specific Homeless Populations
NJ Homelessness Declined by 2.8%

Facts on the State of Homelessness in America 2015The National Alliance to End Homelessness (the Alliance) has posted fact sheets on homeless populations using data from the Alliance’s State of Homelessness in America 2015.

The fact sheets serve as a convenient and accessible reference for advocates, teachers, journalists, and anyone else who cares about the fight to end homelessness in the U.S.

Examples of the overall national homelessness trends include:

  • Homelessness decreased by 2% from 2013 to 2014
  • 31% percent of the total homeless population was un-sheltered in 2014
  • The rate of homelessness decreased from 19 people per 10,000 in 2013 to 18 people per 10,000 in 2014
  • National un-sheltered homelessness decreased by 10 percent from 2013 to 2014
  • 34 states reported a decrease in homelessness from 2013 to 2014
  • 40 states reported a decrease in un-sheltered homelessness from 2013 to 2014

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