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Homeless Rate by Age

The rates of homelessness among youth and adults are at their lowest in the last decade

When homelessness is viewed as a proportion of the population, a larger proportion of the 19 and under population in Lincoln was homeless compared to the 20 and over population through 2014. Since 2015, the homeless rate among youth is lower than the rate among adults.

  • Homelessness peaked in Lincoln in 2012, when there was a homeless rate of 4.4 children per 1000, and 3.4 adults per 1000.
  • In 2018, the homeless rate among children was 1.4 per 1000, and 1.6 per 1000 among adults.
    • These are the lowest homelessness rates per 1000 among both children and adults in the past decade.