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Pennsylvania Homelessness Statistics

As of January 2017, Pennsylvania had an estimated 14138 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, 1946 were family households, 963 were Veterans, 756 were unaccompanied young adults (aged 18-24), and 1438 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 23164 public school students experienced homelessness over the course of the year. Of that total, 296 students were unsheltered, 7016 were in shelters, 1490 were inhotels/motels, and 14362 were doubled up.

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Homelessness Statistics for Pennsylvania

  • Total Homeless Population

    14138

  • Total Family Households Experiencing Homelessness

    1946

  • Veterans Experiencing Homelessness

    963

  • Persons Experiencing Chronic Homelessness

    1438

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

    756

  • Total Number of Homeless Students

    23164

  • Total Number of Unaccompanied Homeless Students

  • Nighttime Residence: Unsheltered

    296

  • Nighttime Residence: Shelters

    7016

  • Nighttime Residence: Hotels/motels

    1490

  • Nighttime Residence: Doubled up

    14362

Contact Info on Homelessness for Pennsylvania

USICH Contact - Regional Coordinator

Joe Savage

(202) 494-1219

State Interagency Council

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

State Homeless Education Coordinator
Housing and Urban Development Contacts