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Florida Homelessness Statistics

As of January 2019, Florida had an estimated 28328 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, 2171 were family households, 2472 were Veterans, 1450 were unaccompanied young adults (aged 18-24), and 5729 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 95167 public school students experienced homelessness over the course of the year. Of that total, 2933 students were unsheltered, 8061 were in shelters, 10940 were inhotels/motels, and 73233 were doubled up.

Use our map to compare Florida 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 Florida

  • Total Homeless Population

    28328

  • Total Family Households Experiencing Homelessness

    2171

  • Veterans Experiencing Homelessness

    2472

  • Persons Experiencing Chronic Homelessness

    5729

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

    1450

  • Total Number of Homeless Students

    95167

  • Total Number of Unaccompanied Homeless Students

    7839

  • Nighttime Residence: Unsheltered

    2933

  • Nighttime Residence: Shelters

    8061

  • Nighttime Residence: Hotels/motels

    10940

  • Nighttime Residence: Doubled up

    73233

Contact Info on Homelessness for Florida

USICH Contact - Regional Coordinator

Joe Savage

(202) 494-1219

State Interagency Council

Erik Braun

(850) 922-4691 

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State Homeless Education Coordinator
Housing and Urban Development Contacts
Veterans Affairs Contacts