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Delaware Homelessness Statistics

As of January 2017, Delaware had an estimated 994 experiencing homelessness on any given day, as reported by Continuums of Care to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Of that Total, 129 were family households, 91 were Veterans, 45 were unaccompanied young adults (aged 18-24), and 127 were individuals experiencing chronic homelessness.

Public school data reported to the U.S. Department of Education during the 2016-2017 school year shows that an estimated 3227 public school students experienced homelessness over the course of the year. Of that total, 15 students were unsheltered, 202 were in shelters, 561 were inhotels/motels, and 2449 were doubled up.

Use our map to compare Delaware homeless statistics with other states and filter statistics by the data source. You can also find contact information for each state under the map.

If you are experiencing homelessness, please contact the Continuum of Care in your local area for assistance.

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Homelessness Statistics for Delaware

  • Total Homeless Population

    994

  • Total Family Households Experiencing Homelessness

    129

  • Veterans Experiencing Homelessness

    91

  • Persons Experiencing Chronic Homelessness

    127

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

    45

  • Total Number of Homeless Students

    3227

  • Total Number of Unaccompanied Homeless Students

  • Nighttime Residence: Unsheltered

    15

  • Nighttime Residence: Shelters

    202

  • Nighttime Residence: Hotels/motels

    561

  • Nighttime Residence: Doubled up

    2449

Contact Info on Homelessness for Delaware

USICH Contact - Regional Coordinator

Joe Savage

(202) 494-1219

State Interagency Council

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State Homeless Education Coordinator
Housing and Urban Development Contacts