Florida Homelessness Statistics

As of January 2018, Florida had an estimated 31030 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, 2757 were family households, 2543 were Veterans, 1892 were unaccompanied young adults (aged 18-24), and 5302 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 72042 public school students experienced homelessness over the course of the year. Of that total, 2001 students were unsheltered, 8346 were in shelters, 8113 were inhotels/motels, and 53582 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

    31030

  • Total Family Households Experiencing Homelessness

    2757

  • Veterans Experiencing Homelessness

    2543

  • Persons Experiencing Chronic Homelessness

    5302

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

    1892

  • Total Number of Homeless Students

    72042

  • Total Number of Unaccompanied Homeless Students

    6679

  • Nighttime Residence: Unsheltered

    2001

  • Nighttime Residence: Shelters

    8346

  • Nighttime Residence: Hotels/motels

    8113

  • Nighttime Residence: Doubled up

    53582

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