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New Mexico Homelessness Statistics

As of January 2017, New Mexico had an estimated 2482 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, 191 were family households, 248 were Veterans, 181 were unaccompanied young adults (aged 18-24), and 814 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 10071 public school students experienced homelessness over the course of the year. Of that total, 844 students were unsheltered, 855 were in shelters, 438 were inhotels/motels, and 7930 were doubled up.

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

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Homelessness Statistics for New Mexico

  • Total Homeless Population

    2482

  • Total Family Households Experiencing Homelessness

    191

  • Veterans Experiencing Homelessness

    248

  • Persons Experiencing Chronic Homelessness

    814

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

    181

  • Total Number of Homeless Students

    10071

  • Total Number of Unaccompanied Homeless Students

  • Nighttime Residence: Unsheltered

    844

  • Nighttime Residence: Shelters

    855

  • Nighttime Residence: Hotels/motels

    438

  • Nighttime Residence: Doubled up

    7930

Contact Info on Homelessness for New Mexico

USICH Contact - Regional Coordinator

Robert Pulster

(202) 754-1584

State Interagency Council

According to our records, this state does not have an interagency council.

State Homeless Education Coordinator
Housing and Urban Development Contacts