North Carolina Homelessness Statistics
As of January 2017, North Carolina had an estimated 8962 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, 911 were family households, 931 were Veterans, 434 were unaccompanied young adults (aged 18-24), and 1075 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 26361 public school students experienced homelessness over the course of the year. Of that total, 1163 students were unsheltered, 2667 were in shelters, 3565 were inhotels/motels, and 19131 were doubled up.
Use our map to compare North Carolina 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.