homeless veterans statistics

Homeless Veterans Statistics

Homeless Veterans Statistics Data
Estimated population of homeless veterans on any given night in U.S. 130,000
Estimated population of veterans held in state and federal prisons 140,000
Age distribution of homeless veterans Percentage
Between the ages of 18 and 30 9%
Between the ages of 31 and 50 41%
Ages 51 or older 50%
Demographics of Homeless Veterans Percentage
Veterans among the homeless adult population 23 %
Veterans among male homeless population 33 %
Homeless Veterans that reside in principal cities 79 %
Homeless Veterans that reside in suburban areas 16 %
Homeless Veterans that reside in rural areas 5 %
Homeless Veterans that are disabilities 51 %
Homeless Veterans that have a serious mental illness 50 %
Homeless Veterans that have substance abuse problems 70 %
Homeless Veterans that are white males 51 %
Statistic Sources & References
Sources: National Coalition for Homeless Veterans, Veterans Inc, National Homeless Organization
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: September 11, 2016

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