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Homelessness Statistics for California

  • Total Homeless Population

    134278

  • Total Family Households Experiencing Homelessness

    7168

  • Veterans Experiencing Homelessness

    11472

  • Persons Experiencing Chronic Homelessness

    37360

  • Unaccompanied Young Adults (Aged 18-24) Experiencing Homelessness

    15458

  • Total Number of Homeless Students

    246296

  • Total Number of Unaccompanied Homeless Students

  • Nighttime Residence: Unsheltered

    7533

  • Nighttime Residence: Shelters

    17061

  • Nighttime Residence: Hotels/motels

    10095

  • Nighttime Residence: Doubled up

    211607

Contact Info on Homelessness for California

USICH Contact - Regional Coordinator

Helene Schneider

(202) 754-1581

State Interagency Council

Cathy Kungu

(916) 263-2659

State Homeless Education Coordinator
Housing and Urban Development Contacts