Florida Homelessness Statistics

As of January 2020, Florida had an estimated 27487 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, 2294 were family households, 2436 were Veterans, 1331 were unaccompanied young adults (aged 18-24), and 5182 were individuals experiencing chronic homelessness.

Public school data reported to the U.S. Department of Education during the 2018-2019 school year shows that an estimated 91068 public school students experienced homelessness over the course of the year. Of that total, 6717 students were unsheltered, 7606 were in shelters, 11004 were inhotels/motels, and 65741 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


  • Total Family Households Experiencing Homelessness


  • Veterans Experiencing Homelessness


  • Persons Experiencing Chronic Homelessness


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


  • Total Number of Homeless Students


  • Total Number of Unaccompanied Homeless Students


  • Nighttime Residence: Unsheltered


  • Nighttime Residence: Shelters


  • Nighttime Residence: Hotels/motels


  • Nighttime Residence: Doubled up


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