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Maryland Homelessness Statistics

As of January 2017, Maryland had an estimated 7247 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, 681 were family households, 536 were Veterans, 272 were unaccompanied young adults (aged 18-24), and 1520 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 16267 public school students experienced homelessness over the course of the year. Of that total, 267 students were unsheltered, 1641 were in shelters, 1549 were inhotels/motels, and 12810 were doubled up.

Use our map to compare Maryland 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 Maryland

  • Total Homeless Population

    7247

  • Total Family Households Experiencing Homelessness

    681

  • Veterans Experiencing Homelessness

    536

  • Persons Experiencing Chronic Homelessness

    1520

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

    272

  • Total Number of Homeless Students

    16267

  • Total Number of Unaccompanied Homeless Students

  • Nighttime Residence: Unsheltered

    267

  • Nighttime Residence: Shelters

    1641

  • Nighttime Residence: Hotels/motels

    1549

  • Nighttime Residence: Doubled up

    12810

Contact Info on Homelessness for Maryland

USICH Contact - Regional Coordinator

Joe Savage

(202) 494-1219

State Interagency Council

Heather Sheridan

(410) 767-6829

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State Homeless Education Coordinator
Housing and Urban Development Contacts