According to the National Coalition for the Homeless, 1.35 million U.S. children are homeless on any given night. (2000)
Families with children are the fastest growing segment of the homeless population, accounting for almost 41% of the nation's homeless. (2005)
In 2003, children under the age of 18 accounted for 39% of the homeless population.
42% of homeless children are under the age of five.