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Delaware Homelessness Statistics

As of January 2019, Delaware had an estimated 921 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, 116 were family households, 65 were Veterans, 42 were unaccompanied young adults (aged 18-24), and 168 were individuals experiencing chronic homelessness.

Public school data reported to the U.S. Department of Education during the 2017-2018 school year shows that an estimated 3484 public school students experienced homelessness over the course of the year. Of that total, 8 students were unsheltered, 176 were in shelters, 378 were inhotels/motels, and 2922 were doubled up.

Use our map to compare Delaware 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 Delaware

  • Total Homeless Population

    921

  • Total Family Households Experiencing Homelessness

    116

  • Veterans Experiencing Homelessness

    65

  • Persons Experiencing Chronic Homelessness

    168

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

    42

  • Total Number of Homeless Students

    3484

  • Total Number of Unaccompanied Homeless Students

    351

  • Nighttime Residence: Unsheltered

    8

  • Nighttime Residence: Shelters

    176

  • Nighttime Residence: Hotels/motels

    378

  • Nighttime Residence: Doubled up

    2922

Contact Info on Homelessness for Delaware

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