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United States: All Homeless People 2015-17

Point in Time National Estimates of Homelessness by Sheltered Status, United States
  2015 2016 2017
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
All Homeless People 564,708 100% 549,928 100% 553,742 100%
Sheltered Homeless 371,440 66% 373,571 68% 360,867 65%
Unsheltered Homeless 173,268 31% 176,657 32% 192,875 35%
All Homeless People by Age
  2015 2016 2017
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
All Ages 564,708 100% 549,928 100% 553,742 100%
Under 18 127,787 23% 120,819 22% 114,829 20.7%
18-24 Years 52,973 9% 50,001 9.10% 53,438 9.7%
25 Years and Older 383,948 68% 379,108 68.90% 385,475 69.9
Percent of Homeless People in Each Age Category by Sheltered Status
  2015 2016 2017
Under 18 18-24 Years 25 Years and Older Under 18 18-24 Years 25 Years and Older Under 18 18-24 Years 25 Years and Older
All Homeless People 22.6% 9.4% 68.0% 22% 9.10% 68.90% 20.7% 9.7% 69.6%
Sheltered Homeless 29.3% 9.2% 61.5% 29.10% 8.90% 62% 28.6% 8.8% 62.6%
Unsheltered Homeless 7.7% 9.8% 82.6% 6.80% 9.50% 83.70% 6.0% 11.2% 82.8%
Source:
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development(HUD)