Maine Homelessness Statistics
As of January 2017, Maine had an estimated 2280 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, 307 were family households, 131 were Veterans, 178 were unaccompanied young adults (aged 18-24), and 201 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 2271 public school students experienced homelessness over the course of the year. Of that total, 71 students were unsheltered, 472 were in shelters, 345 were inhotels/motels, and 1383 were doubled up.
Use our map to compare Maine 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.